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    Big shout out to gman

    Well my zafira blew the old engine a week after pvs and had been sitting idle since until today

    I contacted Gman and he managed to get me a low mileage z20ler and m32. He fitted a vxr clutch and flywheel to the engine and stuck it in his garage till I had the cash to get it sorted, which was this weekend.

    I got the zafira trailored to his house on fri and it arrived around 4pm. Gareth got home from work shortly after and we made a start on things. By 8pm the new angine and box was in place(i had already removed the old engine and box before it went down) with a replacement subframe, steering rack and pump. Sat morning we bled the clutch(had a slight problem with it leaking), fitted the rad pack and connected all the wires and hoses before filling all the fluids and trying to fire the engine. It started no problem but was making a squeeling noise from the clutch slave cylinder(which went away after a drive) and leaking water from the aux water pump. We had tried a few different ways to route them and forgot to put the clips on

    So 12 noon the car was running and that was me ready for my 6 and half hour drive home I got home just after 8pm and the car never missed a beat

    So HUGE thanks to Gareth for getting me sorted out and giving me a go of his vxr van Wow that has some go in it
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    never heard a bad word about this man!!
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    Nice one Gareth.

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    Looks like people are coming far and wide for his conversions.

    I wonder who will be the first international 'GMAN' conversion
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    like other have said i have never heard anything bad about this man! any idea on prices for this ?
    Back in an astra and loving it

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    gman is a top bloke help me in the past. cant say a bad word about him keep up the good work

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    Another satisfied customer then

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    Glad to hear things only getting better for gareth, reminds me must start saving up
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    Quote Originally Posted by fourteenhundred View Post
    Glad to hear things only getting better for gareth, reminds me must start saving up
    its well worth saving for. unfortunatly i didnt get a vxr lump but i'm more than happy with the ler and 6 speed thats in there only 8000miles they have covered
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