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Post by Gingerninja » Tue Oct 01, 2019 6:59 am
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Hello. I’m thinking of buying my first classic, a CF2 1986 drop side.

Wondering if the 2.0l cih engine uses unleaded? As I can’t find the info anywhere. If it doesn’t is it expensive to change the valve seats?

Also how available are parts? I’m a decorator and would be using it as my daily driver, so need it to be reliable.... an I barking up the wrong tree looking at one of these beauty’s or can you still get oem parts off the shelf?


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Post by Phil Bradshaw » Club admin » Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:50 am
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Hi and welcome to the club. :thumb:

The Opel CIH engine is fine on unleaded petrol without modification and the CF2 is very reliable once any inherited problems are sorted.

Parts are available still but some are more scarce than others so can come expensive. For help in finding spares ask at the Parts Department Front counter.
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Post by Packern Contact Packern » Subscribing Member » Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:52 am
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Hi and welcome :)
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Post by VDUB384 » Club admin » Tue Oct 01, 2019 6:48 pm
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Hi welcome to the club
Whilst good maintainece is the best prevention"If its not broken don't fix it."

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Post by rich4you » Club admin » Wed Oct 02, 2019 3:59 am
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Hi welcome to the club :brew:

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