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PostPosted: Tue Sep 27, 2011 10:05 am 
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heres an updated pic of mine...v70 2.5 xlt turbo......200 bhp and a top end of 160 and 0 to 60 in just under 8 seconds...its got puple wipers at the front too..
160 top end? Can't help thinking that's a bit ambitious. Not sure T5s are quite that quick, never mimd the lpts.


They are near enough bar the shouting, remembering unless it has a calibrated speedo it will be a little short on indicated.

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My toy. Room for the bikes 300bhp 400lbft and its hit 173mph before :D

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That R5 on previous page is sum find?! How why wer wen I want it 8)
And what's that ^^ above^^? a sub legacy?? Covert boy racer slayer 8)


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If you mean mine, Its a vectra c :D

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Nice vectra that wot engine's in it? 2.5L?


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Its a 2.8. Its basically a VXR but with out all the chav extras


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gibbleking wrote:
its what the brochure says..

For the T5, or 2.5T?

Realistically - a stock, unchipped 200bhp 2.5T (lpt) ain't gonna do 160. Maybe the R would - but I think the T5s, T5Rs and Rs from that era had an ECU imposed 155, anyways.


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Neil wrote:
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heres an updated pic of mine...v70 2.5 xlt turbo......200 bhp and a top end of 160 and 0 to 60 in just under 8 seconds...its got puple wipers at the front too..
160 top end? Can't help thinking that's a bit ambitious. Not sure T5s are quite that quick, never mimd the lpts.

They are near enough bar the shouting

What T5s or the 2.5T (lpt)?

T5s have at least 25bhp more than the 2.5T, Rs 40 - 50 (depending on transmission).

And T5s, in the real world, would probably struggle to get to 160, the lpt engine isn't going to be as quick.

Even Parkers says that not all the T5s get to 155 (and that will likely be an ECU imposed limit), and say the fastest 2.5T does 140. You've only got to look at the numbers, though ~200bhp in a large estate, without tweaking and lightening, ain't going to trouble 160.


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Neil wrote:
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Neil wrote:
gibbleking wrote:
heres an updated pic of mine...v70 2.5 xlt turbo......200 bhp and a top end of 160 and 0 to 60 in just under 8 seconds...its got puple wipers at the front too..
160 top end? Can't help thinking that's a bit ambitious. Not sure T5s are quite that quick, never mimd the lpts.

They are near enough bar the shouting

What T5s or the 2.5T (lpt)?

T5s have at least 25bhp more than the 2.5T, Rs 40 - 50 (depending on transmission).

And T5s, in the real world, would probably struggle to get to 160, the lpt engine isn't going to be as quick.

Even Parkers says that not all the T5s get to 155 (and that will likely be an ECU imposed limit), and say the fastest 2.5T does 140. You've only got to look at the numbers, though ~200bhp in a large estate, without tweaking and lightening, ain't going to trouble 160.


I thought it was a T5, don't know why and I did not read closely.

Indeed it would need chipping, etc.

I have been in a T5 knocking the limit, takes a LONG time getting there, but as you say the shape is against it.

Rather like boats.

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its true the purple wipers make it go faster...i read it on the internet...


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