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#121 The Matt

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Posted 06 October 2009 - 05:58 PM

Looking good, matey.

Anyways, how much did you hire your noble Stigmund for? :P

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Posted 06 October 2009 - 06:05 PM

reason i ask, is ive just been given a 2.0 vectra (96). is there much difference between this and the red-top.

if I was thinking about fitting this into a clubman, is there any reason why the cavalier engine seems to be favoured over the vectra?

other than, im assuming the older 'red-top' is a quicker engine?

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The engine out of the vectra would be an ecotec so it would be around 130bhp, the redtop would have had 150bhp (or 155bhp without the cat.)

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Posted 06 October 2009 - 09:37 PM

The engine out of the vectra would be an ecotec so it would be around 130bhp, the redtop would have had 150bhp (or 155bhp without the cat.)


but apart from that, are they the same physical size... ie would it still fit in an allspeed 'big block' vauxhall subframe?

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Posted 06 October 2009 - 09:45 PM

Yeah, theyre the same size, the block is basically the same to look at i believe. They use exactly the same mounts and the same gearboxes. So shouldnt be any trouble mounting in an allspeed frame.

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Posted 06 October 2009 - 09:50 PM

What 'box you using at the mo Maph? The F20?

#126 maph2

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Posted 07 October 2009 - 07:20 AM

Looking good, matey.

Anyways, how much did you hire your noble Stigmund for? :)


we had an "arrangement"... :)

but he does very good rates for supply and fit. he might even do a mini collection service too as a job lot price

Edited by maph2, 08 October 2009 - 03:14 PM.


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Posted 07 October 2009 - 07:20 AM

What 'box you using at the mo Maph? The F20?



currently F20 but moving to F18 WR

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Posted 07 October 2009 - 08:16 AM

Looking good, matey.

Anyways, how much did you hire your noble Stigmund for? :)


we had an "arrangement"... :)



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Posted 07 October 2009 - 09:22 AM

Did he do it for a packet of Nurburgring shaped pasta, as we all know that’s the Stiggy’s favourite food? :)

Any more plans for lighhtening the car? (Or was the fg roof done to remove the sunroof)

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Posted 08 October 2009 - 12:49 PM

Did you pay him with packets of Teddys'hit?

I love them.

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Posted 08 October 2009 - 03:16 PM

was all out of ' hit. and pombars aren't quite the same

it was secret, special arrangement >_<

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Posted 08 October 2009 - 03:21 PM

Any more plans for lighhtening the car? (Or was the fg roof done to remove the sunroof)


was a weight saving plan but mainly to get rid of the sunroof - tis heavy and a lot of weight to be carrying up top.

other plans for weight saving are >_<

- completely flat boot floor, to get rid of spare wheel well and battery box so that i can run the back box right up tight.
- external door handles will be drilled (more bling than anything)
- might drill out the inner door frame where thwe winder mechanism fits, will keep the wind up windows though.
- investigate lightening the front end to reduce nose weight

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Posted 25 February 2019 - 05:18 PM

Holy thread resurrection!  My redtop  mini is for sale. Best to message me but i'll put a sale advert on the clubman section. 


Edited by maph2, 25 February 2019 - 05:19 PM.





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