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    Well didnt have a clue where to post tthis so am sorry if its wrong mods well my question is has anyone permantly removed the air con rad mines mullered not bothred about aircon plus extra room for my huge fmic is there any probs with leaving it off
    Vectra vxr custome remaps egr deletes dpf and diagnostic work all remaps are custome bench tuning avalible all genuine equipment PM for info

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    Yup, took mine out three or four years ago.. I may put it back in this year, but I have said that the last few years. No issues..
    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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    The only problem you'll have once its off is if you ever decide to try and get it all working again.

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    Personally I'd miss my air-con, However if your removing the condenser, what about removing the compressor, changing the belt arrangement, Pipes, drier and evaporator?

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    Remove it and plug the end of the connections up with something so you don't get dirt in there if you want to refit in the future.

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    Mines running without the air con rad, but the pipes are there hanging. To be honest I'm not bothered if they all break or whatever. Paid £900 for the car, probably scrap it when I'm done with it.

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    You would be better off leaving it in place so that it can protect the cooling system radiator from any stone damage.

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    Which size are you getting Paul? any links... When you fitting it too, might bob over

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