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    vxr gearbox gone on cs3

    Hi ive just had to have the gearbox replaced on my vxr. It has the cs3 upgrade on it and is driven quite hard sometimes but i wouldnt expect the gearbox to die after just 12000 miles. Has anybody else heard of or know anybody who has had the same happen?

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    I have seen a few dead M32's

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    did you have to pay for the new gear box or did vauxhall do it for you ??

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    So no better than the f23 then really??

    (Andy btw)

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    had it done through vauxhall

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    did you have Cams or a CS Flywheel fitted ????

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    no i didnt but only because the stage 3 doesnt suggest u need them.

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    the light fly wheel they sell an cams = one dead gear box on the M32

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    Are light weight flywheels not too friendly on gearboxes then?
    - 2004 Vauxhall Zafira GSi - Silver, work in progress..
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    Quote Originally Posted by Patrick View Post
    Are light weight flywheels not too friendly on gearboxes then?
    on the m32 no they are not
    I think they are ok on the F23

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