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    Can anyone tell how far could be drilled 1.6 engine on 2005 C.
    Who can do it?
    Thank you

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    Don't know about Ireland, but in Britain there isn't a 1.6 engine in the Vectra-C. It's 1.8 and upwards.

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    Was the 1.6 available in Ireland (Eire)? it is in most other European countries...

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    Realy? OK
    i want go up to 2000cc with my 1600cc
    is that posible on my 05 C ?

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    Yes i got it here, i wanted something ECOnomic
    travel too much you know, but not anymore
    now i want more power
    so i want upgrade like 2T!

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    Are you saying that you want to rebore from 1.6 to 2.0??

    Seems quite a lot to me. Are you wanting to keep the existing stroke too?

    Sounds like a lot of trouble and FIE or gearbox may not be up to the job. Why not either live with 1.6 or change car for a bigger engined one?

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    the simple answers are it 'can' be done, BUT it'll just be cheaper to get another car with the bigger engine you want factory fitted in it..

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    Probably.

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    hm, i know guys and they have done it on diferent rides
    like 1.3 to 1.6
    im just asking, but now looks like too dificult
    but that what we tuners do
    is that so dificult as you saying?

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    Not necessarily difficult, just a waste of money compared to changing the car for a 2.0T

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