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Re: Calibra Turbo LE register (FAO all LE owners)

by carlossuperstar » Wed Jul 06, 2011 12:45 pm

O and le00 is in as good condition as when it rolled out of the showroom when it was brand new!
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Re: Calibra Turbo LE register (FAO all LE owners)

by Fraz » Wed Jul 06, 2011 12:59 pm

But where is it ?
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Re: Calibra Turbo LE register (FAO all LE owners)

by carlossuperstar » Wed Jul 06, 2011 1:02 pm

Kettering, Northamptonshire i am ....the car is in a lock up in irthlingborough, northamptonshire!
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Re: Calibra Turbo LE register (FAO all LE owners)

by Allys Cally » Wed Jul 06, 2011 2:43 pm

carlossuperstar wrote:O and le00 is in as good condition as when it rolled out of the showroom when it was brand new!

do you have any photos of this and your other ones?

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Re: Calibra Turbo LE register (FAO all LE owners)

by carlossuperstar » Wed Jul 06, 2011 3:23 pm

i will sort out some photos ... i correct myself i think it was .com that i belonged to all those years ago
the cars i own now .....k reg 92 blue turbo k 16v mr owned since it was 2 years old .... was daily drive and i clocked 100k plus miles in it ....kept for spares........96 n reg grey turbo with irmscher factory fit bodykit zender?? n777dsl brought in 2002 1 owner going to be modified heavily when i get round to it......l315fnb 94 ex calibra club car very very heavily modified brought as a donor for my n reg in 2003 23k of receipts with this car ...... and my le00 brought from complete knob head mslturbo in 2008! car in mint condition however after being lowered by fore mentioned plank transfer box let go so been off road :( since 2008 ... i have the original irmmy springs to put back on but the transfer box issue being a real pain ...after another weekend at billing this year i have got the calibra bug again! i have tried the usual transfer box 'quick' fixes but pour in the oil and its pours out just as fast out again! i really need a quick cheap fix saw a vts locked box on ebay but dont want to pay the 350 it was up for!
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Re: Calibra Turbo LE register (FAO all LE owners)

by Callyman » Wed Jul 06, 2011 5:07 pm

I wish I could buy a new seal as My 'old' Tbox only has 40k on it.
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Re: Calibra Turbo LE register (FAO all LE owners)

by carlossuperstar » Wed Jul 06, 2011 5:19 pm

apart from wiring up a tractiion control button as a 2wd-4wd on off button i dont know anything about transfer boxes as even with all the miles i have driven i have never had a problem with 1 until i brought the le!! i have a 27k transfer box in lock up but believe it to be a different type to the box fitted to le
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Re: Calibra Turbo LE register (FAO all LE owners)

by Callyman » Wed Jul 06, 2011 5:32 pm

As far as I know, there are 2 types of transfer box, one for the non turbo 16v and one for the turbo.
The turbo one can have either a twin or single wire temp sensor.
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Re: Calibra Turbo LE register (FAO all LE owners)

by carlossuperstar » Wed Jul 06, 2011 6:07 pm

its a turbo transfer box ... i might be wrong but i thought where the single wire+ twin wire enters box its either a big or small sensor???? im going from memory of 2 years ago
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Re: Calibra Turbo LE register (FAO all LE owners)

by GreyDJ » Mon Jul 11, 2011 10:50 pm

carlossuperstar wrote:its a turbo transfer box ... i might be wrong but i thought where the single wire+ twin wire enters box its either a big or small sensor???? im going from memory of 2 years ago

There are indeed two sizes of sensor.
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Re: Calibra Turbo LE register (FAO all LE owners)

by carlossuperstar » Tue Jul 12, 2011 12:22 am

at least i remember that correctly
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Re: Calibra Turbo LE register (FAO all LE owners)

by LE16 » Thu Jul 14, 2011 1:21 pm

38. GreyDJ, Reg: P979MRF (sticker on plaque says 16) - she's my wife now :) - and named Vivienne lol
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Re: Calibra Turbo LE register (FAO all LE owners)

by AnT2nY » Thu Jul 14, 2011 4:50 pm

No. ?? P123 BNR is now in kent owned by me :) ...

headgasket gone and coolant hose split at 179.75/180miles its currently sitting round the corner of my house where it broke down

Engine rebuild time new pistons etc, or might buy a reconditioned engine and swap them
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Re: Calibra Turbo LE register (FAO all LE owners)

by LE16 » Thu Jul 14, 2011 5:00 pm

I contacted Vauxhall and they will exhange the engine for £1600+vat. Well worth consideration!!
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Re: Calibra Turbo LE register (FAO all LE owners)

by LE16 » Thu Jul 14, 2011 5:01 pm

Also.....the LE has the HH7 (strong block) I wouldn't ruin it with a substitute.
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