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    HI,

    Is this the right one for my car?? Vectra 3.0 V6 CDTI! Cheers

    Will this make a huge difference on my car?? And how??

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/33-2848-K-...item5892a9abb2

    Cheers!

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    Just an idea, how about asking the seller? That's what i usually do. Any seller worth their salt will give the best advice & point you in the right direction if you're asking about the wrong item.

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    All vectras have the same k&n panel filter.
    Apparently they can make a noticeable difference to throttle response and can up the bhp by a couple

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    Less likely on a diesel, though.

    Now after having trashed the catalyser, it might be worth trying something on the intake side... I'll tell you if I notice any improvement.

    My airbox has broken brackets so it shudders like hell at idle (when the EGR valve opens). As I have to do something anyway, I intend to try a BMC.

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    I wouldn't expect a massive difference, bit more turbo whistle if you're lucky and no more buying air filters, just clean, oil and refit.

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    Still something interesting all in all. ^^

    Another major improvement I can see : easier access to the damn right side headlight.


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    Cheers guys

    I am going to order mine and see if there are any improvements..

    Will kp u posted! My 3.0 V6 goes like a train, anything to improve that would b quality!

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    That would be a useful update mtqn, thanks

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    Induction roar is always worth 20bhp, regardless

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    I doubt you would gain so much power this way on a diesel, but it could improve turbo response at low revs.

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