My broken V6

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Re: My broken V6

by v6 steve » Sun Jan 31, 2016 8:54 pm

dont think i said you need to spend 1000's on after market parts to make it work properly but you will need to get a remapped ecu ,

now your comments are what will put people off doing 3.2 conversions
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Re: My broken V6

by BigDaz » Sun Jan 31, 2016 9:07 pm

I think i have opened a can of worms with this thread oops :doh:
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Re: My broken V6

by DanSE4 » Sun Jan 31, 2016 9:12 pm

v6 steve wrote:now your comments are what will put people off doing 3.2 conversions


No mate, your comments have put people off because I just said it will work. You piped up about everything else because of the Drain.

Still love you loads though dude (I'll send you a kiss on FB message shortly, you'll probably tell me to f*ck off lol) & remember that the Drain is something that not all of us plan to aspire to cos we haven't the patience for it!
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Re: My broken V6

by v6 steve » Sun Jan 31, 2016 9:30 pm

the Drain has nothing to do with this, i put the 3.2 in my £500 v6 after i blow the engine before the Drain became any thing, and after driving it for a while and disappointed with the power i took it too a well known engine builder tuner and and he put it on the RR and after he blow the gearbox off it he told me every thing that the management wasnt doing and came up with a solution, now my memory isnt that good but your car will be down more than 25% of its power that it would have had in the omega,


its a bit like yes a sprinter can run in boots and be faster than me but why would he wear boots rather than wear running shoes
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Re: My broken V6

by craigyboy » Sun Jan 31, 2016 10:13 pm

How did you get on with that guy from Oakley mate?
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Re: My broken V6

by BigDaz » Sun Jan 31, 2016 10:18 pm

craigyboy wrote:How did you get on with that guy from Oakley mate?


Those engines were gone mate but cheers for the heads up. But i have a lead on a 2.5 V6 thanks to certain member :dance:
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Re: My broken V6

by DanSE4 » Sun Jan 31, 2016 10:25 pm

That's a good answer Steve & I respect that totally. Now get back to where I was coming from.....

If a 2.5 needs to come out for whatever reason then we all know it's got to go back in again. We all also know that the 3.0/3.2 block & heads are absolutely identical to the 2.5 so there's no problem there so why not put the 3.0/3.2 back in it's place? There's no additional work to do to get a 3.0/3.2 back in instead.

That 3.0/3.2 will give an instant, massive improvement over the 2.5 that came out & it will work fine with the existing management, F25 etc.

If anyone then wants to play that's their choice but they don't have to, the rest is down to what you want to spend.

There's absolutely no comparison with the 2.5 & the 3.0/3.2, you know that too lol, so don't pretend that a 2.5 can get close without wasting a load of money on it!
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Re: My broken V6

by v6 steve » Sun Jan 31, 2016 10:49 pm

i think there is a certain red 2.5 v6 that would prove that wrong, but yes it will go in and it will work but unless your going to do the other things at a later date why bother with a 3.2 just go with the 2.5 or 3.0
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Re: My broken V6

by BigDaz » Sun Nov 06, 2016 8:09 pm

Been a while so its time for an update so after much talking back and fourth with my dad and what to do with his 95 plate v6 strip it or fix it we have made the decision to finally fix her and get her back on the road for spring 2017 :handgestures-fingerscrossed: with myself doing 90% of the work so step 1 is done picked up other 2.5 v6 lump many thanks to v6 Steve and Ally for this so it looks like many a cold night for me stuck in the garage there is a lot to do the car has not moved a wheel since been parked in the garage back in 2011 so a major over haul will need done brake lines fuel lines etc that stuff doesn't put me off it all basic stuff the part i need to get my head around is the v6 lump its self as i have never worked on one before so i think i will be asking many questions to fellow v6 owners when i get stuck in the coming weeks so once again it look's like my se2 project going on back burner again no surprise there really i got the engines unloaded yesterday and got the good 1 bolted to my engine stand this morning and started getting stuck in cleaning on the muck and oil cleaned off and noticed something strange now i know i don't no much about these lumps but it looks like this engine has a VW stamp on it so 1 day one and am confused already can anyone tell me what this marking is doing on the block

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Re: My broken V6

by v6 steve » Sun Nov 06, 2016 9:37 pm

cant say iv noticed that before ill need to look at mine while its out in january
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