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    Vehicle : Vectra C

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    Engine : 1.9 cdti 150

    Year : 2005

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    just wondering if i got the exact same engine (z19dth) for my vectra 05 plate, and wanted to swap;

    * what would need to do to ecu etc?
    * if the engine is out, is it easier to get clutch and flywheel done at same time?
    * anything else need to be done

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    u would need the ecu of the donor car
    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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    and if didnt come with it?

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    usless unless it was programeed uo via tevh 2
    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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    Thought it was only the injectors that were coded to the engine ?

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    wich is connected to the cim in a ideal world u need the cim moduals and ecu from donor car then it would just work
    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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    so with my current ecu, it could be re programmed. just see a lot of used engines for sale, but not ecus with them

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    not just easier than swapping injectors then?

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    Quote Originally Posted by scourslane View Post
    just wondering if i got the exact same engine (z19dth) for my vectra 05 plate, and wanted to swap;

    * what would need to do to ecu etc?
    * if the engine is out, is it easier to get clutch and flywheel done at same time?
    * anything else need to be done
    You can swap the engine with no problems so long as the vin numbers are in range for the engine code.(exact same engine)

    You dont need an ecu or anything else.

    Injectors
    1. use your old ones
    2. reprogram with tech 2 or Vaux-com
    3. dont do anything as they will re-learn after driving for 100 miles or so.

    Clutch
    Do this as its easy with the engine out.

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    Vehicle : Vectra C

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    Cheers for the reply.

    mine is a 05 z19dth

    Looking at getting block and head with glow plugs, nothing else,
    rest of car would be my bits.

    Re clutch, guessing flywheel comes into this as easy to do as as well cheers pal

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