Hi guys hope you are all well.
Several months have passed nearly since my engine ceased its being in dramatic fashion and i have my lil astra f saloon back on the road and am pulling my vectra to my m8s garage so i can work on it on an extremely gratefully made available 2 post lift for the foreseeable.
I am shopping around for an engine now that i have saved an amount towards the cost. Im looking in the region of 1.5-2k to cover cost of an engine/turbo+ or complete engine/loom/ecu or complete salvage car.
On to the topic of the thread now, i am wondering whether or not anyone has any information or has attempted to fit an A20DTH from an insignia.
I understand the insignia is built on a differing platform (epsilon II) as opposed to the vectra (epsilon I) but can they be mounted?
The main reason being that i am yet to find an engine that meets my requirements. Obviously being low mileage, the right price range and newer the better for updates etc.
Some ballparks are:
08 c cdti sri 150, severe front and side damage, mileage 20k+, £2.6k
06 c cdti sri 150, severe front, ecu loom damage, mileage 50k, <£2k
11 insignia A20DTH 5-20k short block £800-1.1k, complete £1-£1.5k
05-08 Z19DTH 50-80k short block £600-1.1k, complete £1-1.5k
Once this is out the way i think id require a m32-6 speed with low mileage rather than use my old box (f40?) which with 115k on it ill be asking for problems anyway surely?
Thanks in advance, anything is greatly appreciated.