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    Which of the following would you suggest converting to a track car:

    2002-4 1.8L TDI Vectra. Heavy interior, weight reduction could yield good results, don't forget the vectra was a BTCC car back in the day.

    1998-9 1.5L VTEC Civic. Superfast accelerator response, but smaller engine than the Vauxhall.


    What would one expect to pay a base car for the civic, or a base car for the vectra?
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    The Civic transmission is generally faster, but you'd probably change that out anyway. Civic probably has more parts ready to be installed as the conversion, it's a more popular amateur race car.

    I would go with the Vectra if you got a 2.0 or higher - the police used those in traffic for a reason! But if you are deciding on <2L cars, then I would be tempted towards the civic more.

    Considering the age, I wouldn't pay more than £1000, probably in the £500-800 range.

    Maybe up to £1200 for the vectra.
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    Would not be going for a tdi vectra for a track car. like. at all. a 1.5 civic would be much more usable and fun with the right mods..
 
 
 
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