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    Gearbox problems?

    Buying a GSi in the next few months but a pal keeps giving me horror stories about GSi's. (even tho he has never owned one)

    He says the 5th gear fecks up pritty quickly!

    Is he just a jealous git that canny take that im gona have a better car than him or is this true?

    Please advice.

    Cheers Michie
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    Not had a problem with mine mate...... Lovely car. Gears are a little stiff when cold but this goes away once warm. With a stage 1 remap its quicker than a VXR if you can get the power down. lol

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    dont know where he got that from, i've never heard of 5th going even on the older cars
    Astra Gsi Turbo... With a few choice mods

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    Never heard of fifth being too much of a drama on the F23's. The common problem is the pre 52 plate ones that didn't have a mod done to improve 1st and 2nd.

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    Cheers boys

    Thought he was talking crap,seems to have a new horror story every week.Not that any have put me off the buying of a GSi as im an astra man thru and thru

    Just thought id be best to check this out tho.

    Thanks, Michie
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