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    Vehicle : vectra-c

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    Year : 2004

    Mileage : 98,000

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    is there anyone with a 150 cdti that has the new modified inlet manifold and has done at least 40-50 k, I'm thinking about getting mine done but haven't had any feed back about the new style manifold regarding wear + tear, i have seen 1 at the local dealers that was showing signs of a slight oily residue (sweat) around the black discs, any feed back would be great, this would help make my mind up to keep it as its only 53k or to treat my self to a golf 170 gt tdi dsg 57/58 rg, don't really want to wast £800 if the manifold wont do 50k problem free.

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    How do you know if you have the new manifold ? I didnt realise there was a revision available ?

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    I would like to know that too. What age vecs have the dodgy manifold?

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    Vehicle : Insignia

    Trim : SRI VX-Line Nav

    Engine : 2.0 CDTI [170 PS]

    Year : 2015

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    Bits of Sweat are normal but a black manifold which is usually the case with older ones is a sure sign the swirl flap bearings have failed.

    As for finding out which manifold you have then I dont know.

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    there is a visual difference as well as a upgrade in manufacturing design to stop wear letting oily resadue and fumes escaping, here are pics of the new one, having a different design.
    Last edited by the-wizard; 27th September 2009 at 19:11.

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    no feedback on new manifolds then ??

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    I have a new one, but only done about 2K on it (sorry) its just as clean as the day it was fitted.... early signs are good. Not sure if the revised manifolds have been out long enough for the average person to do those sorts of mileages though.

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    Vehicle : Vectra Estate

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    only a few K on my new one also - but as above clean as the day it was installed.

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    Vehicle : Vectra C Facelift

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    I've done 11,000 miles on my new revised manifolds & its still clean
    it was fitted in June 2008

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    great info as any will help! would be nice to hear of higher mileage though, many thanks guys.

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