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    hi been offered a 3.2gsi but it has no history so was woundring if any one has done a cambelt change on one and weater it was a pig and time scale please cheers

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    Had mine done at the stealers when I had a GSi, a bit pricey but takes the hassle out of doing yourself.


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    dont mind doing with my mate just want rough idea really

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    In the "How 2's" but gawd knows where the pics have gone .

    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=50847

    VX quote 2.4 hours. Same amount of strip down work is required if you were going to do the water pump so you might as well do the WP whilst you're in there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rick7363 View Post
    dont mind doing with my mate just want rough idea really

    if you end up doing it can you take some pics as the how 2 has lost the pics and would like to see whats involved mines due to be changed after new year around feb im hoping to do mine

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    had mine done at a garage cost about £300 iirc

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    Watching this with interest. Mine needs doing too. I too don't mind having a go. It would be good to be able to borrow the camshaft and crankshaft locking tool set, though. That little lot is almost £100 by itself.

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    would strongly suggest you get it done by someone who knows what their doing ! these can be a ****** to get spot on EVEN with the timing kit

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    Its not officially due untill 80k but most get them done at 40-60k to be on the safe side. Also consider the water pump at the same time, its not driven by the cambelt but it normally needs the cambelt off to change it.
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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