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    I have been noticing that the Wife's 07 SRi goes like stink in first gear but in 2nd 3rd etc it is not near as nippy - when the throttle is put to the floor it just doesn't take off like you would expect - any ideas ?

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    Which engine?

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    what engine do you have as SRi normally just means low trim spec but 15mm lower
    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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    Sorry, it's the Z18XER.

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    ok, the 1.8vvt, good engine. When was the fuel filter, spark plugs and air filter last changed?
    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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    Mine doesn't really go much in second and third. Still moves like but as soon as you change from first to second it doesn't pull like other cars do that I've owned.

    Its almost like the ECU limits the amount of power hitting the gearbox when you change gear at high revs.

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    Yes that sounds about the same.
    Just got the car in July so don't know when any of it was changed exept the timing belt - although the guy that I bought it from said he would give it a service ???

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    Sounds normal then.

    Hard to describe but it doesn't pull your head back when changing from 1st to 2nd at high revs. Almost like it bogs down for a second or so.

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    i would do the air filter to start with

    try the air filter mod type that into the search

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    Tried searching for air filter mod but can't seem to find it - have been reading about air box mod as in the trumpet part being cut off or taken out ?

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