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    Looking for some info on a 1998 Vectra GSi for my mate. Can anyone give me some pros & cons on them, if they are worth buying & what to look out for when viewing?

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    history.. they love servicing and hate neglect... you want a regular service history based around 10K intervals.. proof of cambelt changes etc etc..

    do a HPI check and look for crash damage....listen for knocks from the rear suspension ( void bushes) and check the tyres for even wear

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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt21385 View Post
    Looking for some info on a 1998 Vectra GSi for my mate. Can anyone give me some pros & cons on them, if they are worth buying & what to look out for when viewing?

    All help welcomed

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    hi m8

    i had a w reg 2.5v6 gsi,i had no problems really with mine but the things i do
    know about them and things to look out for is the head gaskets as they leak
    and chrode the outside of the heads,oil cooler and seals,coil packs,ignition leads,egr valve and pipe leak,cambelt.rollers,tensioner-listen out for noises etc,just the obvious things really but just have a good luck around the heads as i ave mentioned,give it a good look over b4 buying.



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    Cons.... 20mpg

    Pros.... Soooooooo much fun.... its not even a week and I'm missing mine....

    Terran

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    Ditto what Andy said...history is a must, great cars I had well over 100k on my one and not one bit of bother.

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    Thanks for the replys guys, ill let him know

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