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    Hey guys,


    My brother is looking at one of these on Saturday and asked me about it but I have no experience of that engine!

    What's it like! Many problems? Anything to look out for?

    Cars done 102k on an x plate!

    Thanks for any help or advice!

    Ozy

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    I think these are the ones with the leaky injector seals making starting an absolute pain, my brother had one and I'm sure it was the same engine, quite common I think. He changed the seals with the head in place and all was good again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neve'o View Post
    I think these are the ones with the leaky injector seals making starting an absolute pain, my brother had one and I'm sure it was the same engine, quite common I think. He changed the seals with the head in place and all was good again.
    Cheers mate, I've got no idea about older vauxhalls! My vec is my first one! Always been a vw man before that!!

    I've told him to get a mechanic to check it all over first but my brother is a bit of a drip lol

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