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    Vehicle : Vectra

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    Engine : 2.0 turbo

    Year : 2005

    Talking Old Newbie its been a while

    Hi guys and girls

    Well its been a few years now since i had my 53 plate vectra c it was a 1.8 sxi, well after the Veccy i had a bmw 323 i had that for nearly 2 years and after getting used to the power i decided to get me a 55 plate Mondeo ST220 great car very fast but decided to sell it has it was a little thirsty only averaging 18.8mpg.
    Well having sold it i have spotted a 55 plate Vectra 2.0t with the snowflakes and vxr styling kit looks lovely and only got 45000 on the clock guy is asking £4650 for it so im thinking bargain.

    Is there any way of increasing the Bhp and torque figures has it only has 175Bhp and ideally i would like more than 200hp any comments are greatly appreciated.

    Cheers

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    a decent remap and a exhaust bud and you will get 200 bhp thats what im saving up for
    VXR IS FOR LIFE NOT JUST FOR THRILLS !



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    Great cheers are the any things i should look out for before i hand over the cash and drive away this will be my first turbo car

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    the turbo engine is a saab unit and is a excellnt engine chain driven not a belt so make sure the engine is stone cold when u view when u start it look for smoke from the exhaust when u rev it and drive it, the engine should be very quiet too,
    then just the normal car stuff look for damage etc listen when u drive it for knocks and rattles from the suspension and make sure it steers and stops straight
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    Hello and to vec c m8

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