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Or a DTM 2.5 - they were producing around 400bhp, but seem to be rare as rocking horse shit.  I seem to recall one company bought them all up and stripped most of them for parts for the hill climb lot?

 Found one ;D
https://racecarsdirect.com/Advert/Details/139055/opel-calibra-v6-25l-itc-race-engine-phase-3

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General Car Chat / Re: Adblu top up
« on: 25 February 2024, 15:35:27 »
When buying adblue, take a empty 10-20L drum to garage and use the adblue pump that the trucks use,, it's cheaper than pre-packaged 10L drums.

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Use either a 3.0L or 3.2 doesn't make much difference, run the 2.5 wiring and ECU, and fit whichever sensors fit that loom,.
If you can find an MSD Super-touring inlet plenum+ manifold with Throttle body all is well, they were flowed and larger, you could also fit x4 G-cams. I think the MSD cars had different exhaust manifolds too, I can't remember.

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Omega General Help / Re: Guess what? - An Oil question!
« on: 10 February 2024, 16:36:29 »
I've bought 20l of this oil for the Omegas from Smith & Allan and it seems fine. Difficult to say anything other than that - the engines run sweetly on it, no mayo in the filler neck, and they've ve not gone bang....
It is the correct API and ACEA rating for the Omega too.
I did look at Mannoil too, but I wasnt convinced,  and I steered towards the Smith & Allan from past experience of their oils.
I've have also used their ATF and EP90 gear oil in my Triumphs and it has been absolutely fine. I would not hesitate to buy more when the time comes.
Their prices seem pretty good too with very quick delivery.


I've used smith+Allen for there dexos2, use it in everything.

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Car Parts, bits For Sale & Wanted / Re: Wanted: Rear Saloon window
« on: 10 February 2024, 16:33:02 »
Yeh i'm watching that one while I wait to see if Insurance will pay for the fitting.  :y

Was wondering if the windscreen fitters over the road from Serek would remove the remnants of the old one and fit this one....

 They would for a fee, you'd have to ask before you went, would be easier if you removed old one and cleaned it all up

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Car Parts, bits For Sale & Wanted / Re: Wanted: Rear Saloon window
« on: 09 February 2024, 11:22:47 »
120 about 75 miles from you clicky not me  ;)
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Slight detour on your next visit to Serek at SOS.  :y

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General Car Chat / Re: Big Vaux Storage
« on: 26 December 2023, 13:50:49 »
Should of said you was coming up, could of had a coffee while I stripped all the useful bits off your Omega!

Fixed that for you BG!  :y

 Oi ya bloody apple juice drinking yokal,,,  I'm not that bad,,, well not anymore  :y

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General Car Chat / Re: Big Vaux Storage
« on: 24 December 2023, 12:19:26 »
Should of said you was coming up, could of had a coffee

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Use to stop regularly at a chippy on high street,, the Holiday makers use to get upset, about big smelly artics stopping on high street. :y

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General Discussion Area / Re: That crept up fast
« on: 11 December 2023, 15:35:06 »
O yeah,,,  :y :D

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General Discussion Area / Re: Dolting along
« on: 09 December 2023, 21:56:38 »
2hrs,, from LBA, to Scarborough,  Sounds like your the one dawdling along. :o

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Some dealership used outside fitters to install GM phone kits,, or Phone kits of choice, aerial were fitted either front or rear,,

Service vehicles had aerials fitted wherever the force or service requirements demand, also depending on equipment fitted,  Covert had aerials+ amplifier fitted in boots, even on rear parcel shelfs. 

Saw some interesting communication equipment fitted in cars for HMG, and aerial in funny places..

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General Car Chat / Re: Latest money spinners
« on: 18 November 2023, 07:37:03 »
https://www.screwfix.com/c/tools/angle-grinders/cat830694?powersupply=cordless

These seem to stop them working,and work against ulez camera too.

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James empty your inbox....

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