Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2001 21:57:16 GMT From: paulnopsam.douglasfamily.au.com (Paul Douglas) Subject: Re: Whats wrong with the V6?
In article <OLZ3kLAvRyD8EwR0nopsamscott.net>, Jeremy wrote: >I keep reading postings advising people to stay away from the GM V6 >engine (in the NG 900). > >I have one, it hasnt been any trouble, and is beautifully smooth and >powerful. There was much I preferred about my old classic 900i 16v, but >not its engine. > >I know theres the timing belt issue, so OK I will get it replaced as >necessary. But why does everyone slag off this engine? > I have a V6 and reliability hasn't been a problem; the only thing to have gone wrong was the water pump and it was very cheap because it was a stock GM item. But, it's pretty stodgy to drive, at least in auto guise, compared to the turbo. Paul