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Author Just bin offered a combi van 4 a tenner with fooked engine should i take it?
Born_corsa02
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23rd Jul 03 at 21:19   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

My mate has just offerd me a combi van with a shagged engine for a tenner it has rot on the wind deflector bit on the roof and i have a 1.2 8v engine will it be easy to swap my engine in wat bits will need replacin i.e fuel tank etc.

cheers
chris
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23rd Jul 03 at 21:20   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Yes
MikeE
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23rd Jul 03 at 21:21   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

10... get it neways
Born_corsa02
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23rd Jul 03 at 21:23   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Yea but the engine needs swappin will this be hard i need some advice ?
Tiger
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23rd Jul 03 at 21:25   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

for a tenner mate get someone to swap the engine for you and flog it make some money.
Born_corsa02
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23rd Jul 03 at 21:28   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

no i can probably do the engine myself just need to know if i hve to replace fuel tank etc. or has ne one got a cheap diesel engine layin around
Ned
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yes, get it, u could sell it for scrap or parts for more.
Craig6682
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23rd Jul 03 at 22:58   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

If i had a drive way then i would buy it mate and do it up.
Munchie
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23rd Jul 03 at 23:07   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

u culd sell bits of the interior for more than a tenner lol
Kris TD
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23rd Jul 03 at 23:22   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

replace it with a diesel engine, more hassle than its woth trying to stick a petrol in a diesel car.
luca2020
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yer replace it wiha diesel engine, otherwise ull have to get a new fuel tank, fuel lines and injecters

just look about and scrappies or vaux specalist centres for the engine, their bound to have 1
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break it & sell it,

have a look & see what the front brake setup on them is

old astra diesel vans use to run the Astra GSI setup

 
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