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    Default Im after info on a vec b gsi 3.0

    ive been looking for a second car and have come accross a vec b 3.0 gsi any of you had the pleasure or not of having dealings with one???? any help would be greatly appreciated

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    i had a vec b sri 2.5 v6. i would imagine it has a similar engine. everything went wrong with it. egr cam/crank sensors engine mounts, one mount in particular (middle rear) which at the time no one but vx would touch. That was many years ago tho

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    TBH, I didnt know they did a 3.0 GSi in the Vec-B. I thought it was a 2.6 V6 max....is it an aftermarket upgrade?


    Bye bye Vec B
    - Hello Siggy!

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    i didnt think they did a 3.0 in anything other than the omega and senators. not sure if thats right tho. pm me with the reg and ill check it out tho

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    don't get a 3.0 Vec b must be an engine transplant. Been in a couple and pretty quick seen one put out 233bhp at a rolling road.

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    any one heard of msd conversions. there are a number of things flagging up with this car but im unsure its a bit too interesting to just let go

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    it has a dyno with it at 243bhp but there is a bad history to follow. it was bought by a local guy to me with a blown head gasket hes fixed it and its all running fine. it needs an induction kit and a cat as it currently decat and very loud as its straigt through

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    its reged as 2.5 v6

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    Quote Originally Posted by sberrow View Post
    any one heard of msd conversions. there are a number of things flagging up with this car but im unsure its a bit too interesting to just let go
    all Vec b preface gsi's were done by msd and sorry don't recognise the reg you sent me

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    Its a 3ltr mv6 omega engine the only one i no of local is in Swansea owners name is James i think there is another one in Machen way if you go on vvoc a few members are doing conversions and few other have done it look for a member called Jimbob Gsi 3.0 he is the best to ask he is also a member on here

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