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    Ive looked around google for problems and running costs as im thinking of changing but thought id ask on here for some help?

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    er turbos mate make shore they run nice and abused one has a verr ruff tickover two friends have them one looks after his other hammers it belive it or not the one who looks after his its a dream to drive

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    I already had a look on there was just wondering peoples views on here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnnyboy1985 View Post
    I already had a look on there was just wondering peoples views on here.
    Not many people on here would have owned a Astra VXR mate

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    Quote Originally Posted by MAF 3.2 V6 GSi View Post
    Not many people on here would have owned a Astra VXR mate
    i dont think you have to of owned one as i said two of my friensds have them and i work on there cars with both of them they seem to suffer with the turbos dont no why and people mapping them wrong as my mate learnt

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    Quote Originally Posted by paulvectrac View Post
    i dont think you have to of owned one as i said two of my friensds have them and i work on there cars with both of them they seem to suffer with the turbos dont no why and people mapping them wrong as my mate learnt
    I would only take someone's opinion if they have owned a car

    My mate owns one and has had no issues

    Never heard of a problem with the turbos on the Astra, I have heard about the issues with the M32 gearbox though

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    Valve stem oil seals are weak and cause a puff of oil some times

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    From hanging around vxr online here is what I have heard. Ive not heard much of turbo problems although manifolds are prone to cracking and the gearboxs are very weak.

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