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    Are there any cheap and easy ways to get a bit more power out of a standard 1.8 Vectra? Any tips appreciated.

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    K&N Air Filter is the easiest way I suppose, I havent got to that stage myself yet - the whole age and mods thing dont mix

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    start with a panel filter ! you will def notice a difference ! then get it chipped @ courtenays ?? then a de-cat pipe ! thats as far as i would go on that engine as £ 4 bhp are a little too heavy on the £££££ ! hope that helps !?

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    If you have enough money go to regal and get yourself a turbo conversion. they also do a range of things there to help out Link

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mugualigwian View Post
    If you have enough money go to regal and get yourself a turbo conversion. they also do a range of things there to help out Link
    Mmmm.... I think I'll save up and get a Veccy with a bigger engine!

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    Yup, Save the pennies and go for a 1.9 CDTi 150 m8

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    what should i look for when buying 2.2 sri vectra 2002

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    TBH if i was looking again i'd try and find a 2.0 turbo ! dont get me wrong , i love my 2.2 its so smooth ! but its not that economical round town ! a turbo would have been a better choice for me !!! if your set on a 2.2 ? just check body for damage , FSH is a must ! give it a good test drive as the dual mass fly wheel can go even on low milleage cars !! hope this helps fella !?

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