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Re: Omega conversions "How To"

Post by turbster » Thu Apr 25, 2013 12:56 pm

Ah, fair enough that's one to research.

Fitting the engine further forward.. don't like the sound of that :wink:


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Re: Omega conversions "How To"

Post by DarrylWebb » Thu Apr 25, 2013 2:20 pm

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DarrylWebb wrote:You mean us breadvan boys are showing you wedgies how it should be done? :D :wink: :w
not really, even the CVH is modern compared to the coal-fired Essex, the Omega conversion just moves it past Trevithick and into the heady days of electric lights and indoor kazi's... :wink:
I meant documenting the conversion, but I won't let that get in the way of some good banter :)


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Re: Omega conversions "How To"

Post by philhoward » Thu Apr 25, 2013 3:58 pm

turbster wrote:Ah, fair enough that's one to research.

Fitting the engine further forward.. don't like the sound of that :wink:
I don't think mine is any further forward than the standard Essex position - everyone else seems to have gone further back but it's a lighter engine to start with so weight distribution is already improved.


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Post by Smiler » Thu Apr 25, 2013 5:46 pm

What a top idea! I didn't even realise google offered this service. I reckon this could very easily catch on across other car communities.


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Re: Omega conversions "How To"

Post by lozzzzzz » Fri Apr 26, 2013 7:56 am

I've added, flywheel, clutch (i.e. which clutch plate is used), and propshaft :)


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Re: Omega conversions "How To"

Post by DarrylWebb » Fri Apr 26, 2013 9:47 pm

'Auxiliary Drive-belt' row added to cover the deleted air-con and PAS-pump-converted to idler


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Post by philhoward » Fri Apr 26, 2013 10:05 pm

Added link to my idler ;)


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Re: Omega conversions "How To"

Post by Smiler » Fri Mar 25, 2016 10:10 am

philhoward wrote:I've started a google spreadsheet of "how to" fit an Omega engine into a GTE as we've all done it slightly differently:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc ... sp=sharing

Not sure of the limitations of the Google Spreadsheet at the moment, but it's a start!
Do you mind if I copy your idea and create an identical spreadsheet for the blossoming Jaguar V6 conversions that are out there? I have heard of at least three including my own SE5.


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Re: Omega conversions "How To"

Post by philhoward » Fri Mar 25, 2016 10:22 am

No problem :)


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Omega conversions "How To"

Post by Roger Pennington » Sun Dec 31, 2017 6:22 pm

DarrylWebb wrote:
Sat Dec 30, 2017 6:58 pm
Incidentally, I found Omega 'micro-fiche' diagrams, which might be a useful resource for others.
https://vauxhall.7zap.com/de/car/v94/e/5/
Darryl's find (in his project thread here) looks like it could be very handy to people going down this route, so I've copied it here for posterity :)


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Omega conversions "How To"

Post by philhoward » Sun Dec 31, 2017 6:41 pm

Cheers Roger :D


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Omega conversions "How To"

Post by DarrylWebb » Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:52 pm

I wondered about posting it here. Thanks, Roger. :)


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