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    hi guys im hopfully going to be buy a 03 plate vectra c 1.8 sri just wondering what i should be looking out for problem wise anything that is a common fault??

    cheers colly

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    clunks and rattles and warning lights are a good start

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    look out for the engine being too small and the fact that it has too work hard to move a vectra......lol

    only joking.

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    Vehicle : Facelift Insignia/Corsa D

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    Engine : 2.0 cdti/1.6 Turbo

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    Not being funny mate but try to hold out for a 2.2DTi, I've driven both and the DTi wins hands down every time

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    Not much to write home about Chris, uber reliable engine's and perfect for your need's

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    Vehicle : VXR8 6.0 muscle SRI ESTATE XP1

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    broken springs and faulty aircon
    VXR IS FOR LIFE NOT JUST FOR THRILLS !



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    funny you should mention springs the guy told me one had broke so has been upgraded to koni springs!!!!

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    Sorry buddy didn't realise you had one in mind, worth checking the upper tie bars at the rear. Not expensive but a pig to do

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    drop links an rack ends mate o shock as any one will tell you
    Vectra vxr custome remaps egr deletes dpf and diagnostic work all remaps are custome bench tuning avalible all genuine equipment PM for info

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