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    Default what gearbox

    need a new gearbox but dont have a clue what one my car has,

    its a 1.8 04 plate vectra c energy


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    no one help me here?

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    please??

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    Sorry mate, no idea
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    is it 5 or 6 speed ??

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    5 speed

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    not sure mines a f28 with reverse at bottom right (5 speed) HTH

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    Will go and get Haynes manual from garage, back in 10 mins.

    Right, well according to Haynes manual, the 1.8 has, and I quote, "F17+WR/CR", where WR = wide ratio and CR = close ratio.

    The final drive ratio is the same for WR or CR @ 3.94:1, but the 5 forward gears have different ratios depending on whether CR or WR.

    Hope this helps.
    Last edited by gtr1000; 27th December 2008 at 18:39.

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    Sorry, forget to add that the Haynes manual covers the 1.8 from June 2002 to September 2005 models.

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    Look through the specs on gmproductforum and of the opinion that only the sxi's and sri's got the close ratio box, so looking like a F28 Wide ratio.


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