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    ..I have just had a new Inlet Manifold, Cambelt Kit and EGR valve fitted and picked the car up tonight, WOW - its like a new car, the power is unbelievable, I thought it was quick before but now its like its been remapped. I feel that I have been robbed of power until now

    Just thought I'd share that, as I'm delighted with my car again

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    Have you paid the bill yet? Was it expensive?

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    That's the first bit now hit me with price....

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    Can I ask how much? And can you be more specific about the improvement to performance? Lets just say it sounds like something I may be interested in

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    The price was £850 all in, and I supplied the EGR (which was an eBay bargain).

    Seeing how the car drives now, I now know that previous it was always slightly uneven in its running, slightly hesitant in its pick up and the turbo didn't always kick in as it should, all this meant a quick car that sometimes felt sluggish and had a slow pickup.

    Now its perfectly even in its running, the turbo spool is quick and precise and there is no sluggishness at all.

    An expensive job yes, but boy has it made a difference !!

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    Result,but an expensive one.........

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    What engine?

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    2004 Vectra CDTi 150 is in his sig

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    Quote Originally Posted by glenboy View Post
    Result,but an expensive one.........
    True, just means my twin exhausts has been delayed

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ste View Post
    What engine?
    Which do you think? Which engine needs inlet manifolds replaced?

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