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    i was just wondering if its possible to do an engine transplant with a vec c, at the mo i have a 2.2 sri and from what i can gather there is not alot tuning wise you can dom with them.

    would it be possible to stick a 2lturbo engine in or what ever

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    engine transplants are on the cards for the vectra c
    just need to overlay the loom on the vectra as you would with anyother car

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    There are a lot of tuning bits for the 2.2. I'n not sure if yours is a direct or not but have a look here - http://www.z22se.co.uk/forum/welcome.php. I'm sure no matter if yours is a direct or not they will give you the answers you need
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    It's alway's possible to put just about any engine in any car the main limiting factor is alway's gonna be money .............Yep 2lt turbo should be a straight forward swap if you can find a rear ended car !!!!

    Back in a V6 !!!!!!!!!!!! And lovin it !!!

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    2.8 turbo lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by blackbeauty View Post
    2.8 turbo lol


    Time to see the Bank Manager me think's

    Back in a V6 !!!!!!!!!!!! And lovin it !!!

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    i wouldn't bother with the 2.8T...i'd stick to a 2ltr LET....easliy tuned up to well over 300Bhp..

    Buy a whole car for around £500 and you've got all you need..

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    500?

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    cheap damaged calibra turbo.....they are out there.....

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    don't mess about if your going to do the job proper ac cobra engine!!

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