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After help
« on: 04 February 2018, 09:19:10 »

Hi all I've just brought an 2.0 omega estate looking to get her looking good give her abit of a nicer sound. Does any one no of any good back boxes for them.

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Re: After help
« Reply #1 on: 04 February 2018, 10:31:59 »

Welcome  :y

Forum advise is to fit ETS/Eternal systems from eBay, as they are good quality for the price and way better than kwikfit type crap.

But, they are not there to make it sound better, just as close to factory setup as possible.

Very few of us run stainless as the cost of ETS (sub £100 for cat back) make stainless or other systems bit pointless.
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« Reply #2 on: 04 February 2018, 13:33:54 »

Nice one thank you don't no why I put sound just want a better exhaust system as I no the 2.0 134bhp aren't exactly fast but didn't buy it for speed just want to update the exhast spend time and money on my car. Need to get the cambelt done first as there's not allot of history with the car so better to be safe as she's on 99,759 miles now
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Re: After help
« Reply #3 on: 04 February 2018, 16:10:11 »

If your near hoof'land give serek a call regarding service work.
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Re: After help
« Reply #4 on: 04 February 2018, 16:19:56 »

Yep, or even if you are not that near to Serek's - still go there!  :y 8)

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« Reply #5 on: 04 February 2018, 16:39:55 »

Nice one thank you don't no why I put sound just want a better exhaust system as I no the 2.0 134bhp aren't exactly fast but didn't buy it for speed just want to update the exhast spend time and money on my car. Need to get the cambelt done first as there's not allot of history with the car so better to be safe as she's on 99,759 miles now

ETS from eBay is best bet  :y
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Re: After help
« Reply #6 on: 04 February 2018, 20:26:38 »

Thanks to all I'm in Hertfordshire area and looking for some one to do cambelt on mine and my partners diesel zafira so I'll try any recommendations provided I'm not going to far out the way
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« Reply #7 on: 04 February 2018, 20:59:18 »

IIRC Serekís base of operation is near Kettering. So 1-2hrs away from you. You should make the journey. Heís worth it ;)
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« Reply #8 on: 04 February 2018, 21:08:03 »

Seconded! I suggest that if at first you don't succeed in contacting him, keep trying. He is a very busy man, for obvious reasons - he is skilled, honest, thorough and a good bloke as well.
Serek (sos-automotive.com)   12 Phoenix Court, Huntingdon, PE29 6EB

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Re: After help
« Reply #9 on: 04 February 2018, 23:09:05 »

Iím not far from you and will do your omega cam belt free of charge. Pm me to arrange  :y
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Re: After help
« Reply #10 on: 04 February 2018, 23:40:28 »

Sorry James, I was going to suggest that the OP contact you, but I wasn't sure what you could take on nowadays.
I may need to talk cambelts to you soon, as it has been 4 years since the last excellent job you made of my cambelt (doesn't time fly?). It hasn't done anywhere near 40,000 miles, though!  :y

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Re: After help
« Reply #11 on: 05 February 2018, 02:55:02 »

Sorry James, I was going to suggest that the OP contact you, but I wasn't sure what you could take on nowadays

Very little  :-[ after taking the head off a little corsa I hurt for a week  :'( but the 4 pot cambelt is an hours work :y
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Re: After help
« Reply #12 on: 05 February 2018, 10:33:09 »

Gosh, you were up early/late this morning: I tend not to surface until the streets are aired these days!
James, you still need to take things easy - but you know that.
Is a V6 cambelt within your range? How far are you from me?
I have (another) coolant leak, more serious this time, so until I can locate and cure it, I ain't going nowhere!

DO take care,
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Re: After help
« Reply #13 on: 05 February 2018, 13:51:23 »

Hi Ron,

Where are you losing the coolant from - given the seriousness, can you see it dripping / gushing anywhere?

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« Reply #14 on: 05 February 2018, 14:08:03 »

No, I cannot really see any evidence, that's the problem.
I got the "Coolant Low" message on Friday after about 3 miles, and found the coolant tank nearly empty. Topped it up and drove home - half down by then.
I've not touched it until today, and it's down just a little. The only witness marks I've seen are some red antifreeze on the apron under the engine, just belowthe aux. belt area, but no wetness near the water pump at all.
I've ordered some UV tracer dye and hope that will identify the leak; it seems that the engine needs to be running and the system under pressure, but I couldn't do that over the weekend as my neighbour has a young child feeling poorly and the engine noise wouldn't have been welcome.

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