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Omega General Help / Re: v6-x20xev transplant
« on: 12 September 2017, 18:32:43 »
Not worth it - my opinion only. I had one before, sold it after HG failed. It never ran again after next owner tried to fix it. Why not buying good X25XE engine? MPG is the same, only thing that is different is as you said maintenance work. But when you have engine out you can replace alternator and starter motor which are in akward places.
Just found one close enough...rottten as hell, no MOT but running engine and a lot of parts...and LPG

Omega General Help / Re: Is it urgent?
« on: 31 August 2017, 14:47:09 »
The result....
After checking on cambelt and timing - everything is still spot on and looking ok.
Then I went to search for a coolant leak and found oil cooler plate leaking.
Assembled it all together without touching anything than aux belt which was close to failure. Sometime next year omega will need cambelt replacement due to mileage and I'll do it all together while I'm there.

Has anyone tried ebay oil cooler that cost around 150?
Those are the cheapest I could find. Regards, Stan

Omega General Help / Re: Is it urgent?
« on: 26 August 2017, 10:00:33 »
Just bought new aux belt, water pump and thermostat while I'm there. Going to open cambelt cover anyway to see what does the cambelt look like.
Well it's a good thing I noticed it before it it did two and a half years before :-\

Omega General Help / Re: Is it urgent?
« on: 25 August 2017, 07:55:07 »
Well, I'm going to buy new aux belt today, and while I'm at it new tensioner roller and water pump too - I added some UV collouring into coolant to find a leak and the only place I could find it was under water pump. The V-valey is dry, hbv is dry...
And while I'm there I'm going to take off cambelt cover...I'm afraid that cambelt looks the same as aux belt

Omega General Help / Re: Is it urgent?
« on: 24 August 2017, 19:46:11 »
Anyone with the link to buy an entire set?
Aux belt + tensioner + water pump and cambelt + tensioners?
Problem free set that can last 60.000km ...unlike mine

Omega General Help / Re: Is it urgent?
« on: 24 August 2017, 19:43:15 »
Nah...I'd rather push Omega :P

Omega General Help / Is it urgent?
« on: 24 August 2017, 18:30:24 »

Done only 45.000km....who knows what cambelt looks like  :-X :-[

Test Zone / Re: Dropbox test
« on: 24 August 2017, 18:28:30 »
Ah....f... it....Anyone with "how to" paste a pic via android? :-\

General Car Chat / Re: Thank you
« on: 22 August 2017, 12:52:13 »
You wrapped an abs unit in so many layers of those small air filled packaging thingy it will keep both kids entertained for two days at least ;D
Thanks again :y

General Car Chat / Thank you
« on: 22 August 2017, 10:56:44 »
Omegod, for aranging delivery of abs unit to me - thank you million times and thank you for this forum guys.
My Omega runs with abs, tc and speedo working now...if I ignore just a little bit of rust on rear wheelarch, she will stay my daily runner.
Many thanks again  :y

General Car Chat / Re: Buying advice
« on: 15 August 2017, 19:27:22 »
Finally someone who understands  ;D :y
 And Zirfeld....I've been searching on for years now and just can't understand how can Omegas in Germany be so expensive...beside you finding for a hundred. Most of them are 2.000+ and rusty, nice example is usually from 3.000 up

General Car Chat / Re: Buying advice
« on: 15 August 2017, 13:31:04 » my wife using STEMO nick here?
You sound the same :-X ;D

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