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Which Colour

Black Omega
Or Silver Omega?
128.000 Mile
Or 62.000 mile 11 owners

Voting closes: 13 September 2019, 22:17:54


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Which Omega
« on: 14 August 2019, 22:17:54 »

Hi I am (soon to be owner) of a b2 omega facelift MV6
THING IS? Should I go for a black omega mv6 with 128.000 miles
Or silver omega with 62.000 miles?
Any help and or answers or questions appreciated cheers.
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Re: Which Omega
« Reply #1 on: 14 August 2019, 22:57:44 »

Hi, welcome to the forum.

Low mileage cars especially small engined ones, are attractive. The Omega V6ís if well maintained can do huge mileages.

The key question to ask is vehicle condition and maintenance. Cambelt changed to schedule, what are the wishbones like, is the car rotten and so on.? If you look at the maintenance guides all problems that the car suffers from are well covered .

Without looking over both cars , it is an impossible question. You need to compare both and then make the decision .
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Re: Which Omega
« Reply #2 on: 15 August 2019, 02:44:23 »

Either or, but budget a grand or two to get either car squared away :y
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Re: Which Omega
« Reply #3 on: 15 August 2019, 07:57:35 »

Hello and welcome to the forum.If you're not used to the V6 engines check out the maintenance guides for things to look out for/how to check them-cam covers,oil cooler etc-armed with this then go and look at each car.If there's no evidence of it being done budget for the cost of a timing belt kit change-should be 40,000mls/4yrs.Any mechanical issues can usually be fairly easily be sorted though so really pay attention to bodywork-check sills as best you can[they're hidden for the most part by the sill covers though],rear arches and front chassis rails where the subframe attaches.Then buy the best condition one.
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Re: Which Omega
« Reply #4 on: 15 August 2019, 08:08:07 »

Buy the one that has the least rot, best interior, paint, frequent use, maintenance and price.


In that order.


Very low mileage on a nearly 20 year old car is something I would try to avoid.
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Re: Which Omega
« Reply #5 on: 15 August 2019, 09:27:12 »

62k with 11 owners? :D Have you checked its MOT's?
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Re: Which Omega
« Reply #6 on: 15 August 2019, 18:01:22 »

Why do you want an Omega when you don't drive?
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Re: Which Omega
« Reply #7 on: 15 August 2019, 21:40:45 »

Why do you want an Omega when you don't drive?
For track drifting one would assume  ::)
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Re: Which Omega
« Reply #8 on: 16 August 2019, 00:04:37 »

Why do you want an Omega when you don't drive?
For track drifting one would assume  ::)


in which case he needs a 3.0l, or a 3.2 as a second choice. It needs to run and the gearbox change gears OK. And be cheap. Nothing else matters.
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Re: Which Omega
« Reply #9 on: 16 August 2019, 21:52:23 »

Doesn't really matter, they're going to die, pretty quickly going round in circles, so buy all 3.
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