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    Hi im from Portsmouth, Currently at the university Studying IT

    I am looking at getting a facelift Vectra C 1.9DTCI At the moment as some one wrote off my VW Bora on Friday.

    Is there anything i should know about them when looking to buy one bar the obvious things??

    James

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    Year : 2005

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    Welcome to the site.

    I am also from Portsmouth.

    The 1.9 cdti suffer from the swirl valve linkage falling off and leaking, rattling duel mass flywheels, the 3rd injector plug getting lose and failing egrs.

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    Thanks mate not to much different from the Bora or BMW then

    Can you get a swirl Valve Delete kit for them?

    James

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    Vehicle : Vectra and a Signum

    Trim : top of the line in both

    Engine : Z18XE,Z19DTH,Z20NET

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    welcome... I am heading into portsmouth this afternnon for my clients xmas dinner then on the lash...
    My old Signum, the animal; she now rests in pieces in several other members cars.. https://www.vectra-c.com/forum/garag...vehicle&id=200
    The wifes vec show car, started as a standard daily driver and ended up like this. https://www.vectra-c.com/forum/garag...vehicle&id=709



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    Haha have a nice time

    James

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    Welcome mate I am just north of Petersfield... unfortunately having to sell my Signum Shame as nice to have a meet sometime down that way!

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    Welcome to the site matey...

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    Thanks for the welcome messages Guys

    The more i look in to the Vectras the more i cant wait to get the cheque through for the Bora and go and get one

    James

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