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    I got word today that i need a diesel pump @£1300 plus fitting
    do I scrap the car or break it and sell the parts on ebay
    its a sri 2.2 dti 2004
    what do you all think

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    break it yourself we all need parts on here lol

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    shame but it depends can you be arsed to stip it and then find somewhere to keep the parts

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    Drastic matey. would it not be cheaper to try and repair it rather than dismantle it, time, effort and your still gonna have to buy another car which will be more than 1300 quid....
    Last edited by Big-Pete; 5th November 2009 at 12:10.

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    I would certainly shop round for a couple more prices before I condemned it to the scrap yard.

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    Don't always have to get new

    I think stripping it is being quite defeatist, have a look around and you'll get a solution that won't cost £1300 plus fitting.

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    I think stripping it is a bit drastic.
    Last edited by Big-Pete; 5th November 2009 at 12:11.

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    Second hand pumps are no use for the Vec C, and that is a pump for a vec b. What is wrong with the pump is it mechanical or electrical. Couldn't you get someone to repair?

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    They are coded to the car and can't be re-coded, tech 2 or otherwise

    It's alway a worry for us dti owners that the pump may fail

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