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Thread: vec B 2.5 V6 - Any good?

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    Default vec B 2.5 V6 - Any good?

    Think theres a few people with experience of this engine out there....

    Might buy one, cheap for a little bit of fun!

    Anything I should watch out for ? They any good ?

    Thanks, Mark

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    Quote Originally Posted by mark_647 View Post
    Think theres a few people with experience of this engine out there....

    Might buy one, cheap for a little bit of fun!

    Anything I should watch out for ? They any good ?

    Thanks, Mark
    i like them m8, but flat untill around 4k revs, my m8 has a vectra b gsi 2.5 and he got wasted by a fiesta zetec s .....but a very nice car and quite good on fuel for the engine size

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    Go for the gsi as they have the 3ltr omega cams IIRC? they also done a 2.6sri i think?

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    I see, ive seen a local 2.5 on a T plate, seems a nice little buy. Only buying due to a cheap toy, GSi's seem more expensive !


    They reliable units ?

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    I have been looking at a "special" one too, just not sure if i can justify the expense
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Craig1985 View Post
    Go for the gsi as they have the 3ltr omega cams IIRC? they also done a 2.6sri i think?
    yes they did m8 thay were the late ones

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    the facelift GSIs look so much sexier plus have all the recaro n irmy bits inside

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    So does anyone know if the 2.5 is a good engine, service intervals etc?
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Craig1985 View Post
    the facelift GSIs look so much sexier plus have all the recaro n irmy bits inside
    i love the steering wheel in the newer ones

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