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Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 04-07-17, 14:28
Replies: 90
Views: 12,764
Posted By joe185i
Good stuff Kalay. Thank you

Good stuff Kalay. Thank you
Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 04-07-17, 08:37
Replies: 3
Views: 2,733
Posted By joe185i
Cheers Deano! I know I've seen pics before in...

Cheers Deano! I know I've seen pics before in build threads plenty of times but never paid attention to it over the years
Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 03-07-17, 15:38
Replies: 3
Views: 2,733
Posted By joe185i
Bump from the dead. Does anybody have pictures of...

Bump from the dead. Does anybody have pictures of factory black outs behind the bars and tailights? I've seen some vl's with original paint with them and some without them
Forum: Drag racing/Track racing 02-07-17, 22:43
Replies: 29
Views: 5,227
Posted By joe185i
I've built a borgy for exactly 3k with new dana...

I've built a borgy for exactly 3k with new dana spicer gears, torque lock truetrac and 28 spline custom billet axles. I went with the billet 28's because thats what that truetrac will take. I'm...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 28-06-17, 00:10
Replies: 90
Views: 12,764
Posted By joe185i
Take your time and get them right. You will sell...

Take your time and get them right. You will sell these in the hundreds... I'm down for one
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 22-04-17, 11:42
Replies: 13
Views: 2,518
Posted By joe185i
Had a drive of that one. Was a genuine LW5 MX7...

Had a drive of that one. Was a genuine LW5 MX7 BT1 morning blue. Engine went well but was pretty dodgy. Boot floor was glued together (tried to tell me it came like that factory) bashed in sill...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 27-02-17, 16:52
Replies: 43
Views: 5,894
Posted By joe185i
I knocked one back probably the mintest stocker...

I knocked one back probably the mintest stocker 1d008-d for 13k only a few years ago. Dunno wtf has happened lol
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 10-02-17, 17:39
Replies: 6
Views: 2,293
Posted By joe185i
From an old thread

From an old thread
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 31-01-17, 13:56
Replies: 6
Views: 2,101
Posted By joe185i
Not revving beyond 2000 is usually air flow meter...

Not revving beyond 2000 is usually air flow meter either not plugged in properly or busted. Check that first.

What colour is the smoke and is it turbo or n/a? White or more blue? Does it smoke out...
Forum: Engines, Turbos, Exhausts, Intercoolers 28-01-17, 12:17
Replies: 26
Views: 6,917
Posted By joe185i
Worth it for the long term. Don't need fuel pump...

Worth it for the long term. Don't need fuel pump noise to impress people or do my own head in.
Forum: Engines, Turbos, Exhausts, Intercoolers 25-01-17, 15:24
Replies: 26
Views: 6,917
Posted By joe185i
You can chop your old tank up and get a modified...

You can chop your old tank up and get a modified swirl pot put in or get an aftermarket aluminium tank made with better pick ups.

I'd stick with an external undercar surge tank and quiet...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 12-01-17, 16:24
Replies: 43
Views: 5,894
Posted By joe185i
Coming from someone who currently owns one and...

Coming from someone who currently owns one and not looking to make a buck! 20-30k depending on mods and paint.

Do not pay 20k for one thats in parts or "needs a full resto"

Do not pay more...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 07-01-17, 22:46
Replies: 2
Views: 2,264
Posted By joe185i
Cool I'll keep trying! Not after rooflining,...

Cool I'll keep trying! Not after rooflining, carpet etc just want 2 new fronts to get trimmed in Melbourne. Better than wearing out my calais seats
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 06-01-17, 18:11
Replies: 2
Views: 2,264
Posted By joe185i
Scheel Australia

Has anybody here used this lot? I Tried to contact them a couple of times this week but has rang out. Their bolster and headrest shapes seem to be spot on from what I've seen. A lot of the Scheels...
Forum: V8 Discussion 04-01-17, 23:55
Replies: 6
Views: 3,102
Posted By joe185i
I'm in the process of dropping an LS1 into my VL...

I'm in the process of dropping an LS1 into my VL so I can help a bit.

A. You can notch the rear corners out of your sump and re-weld them to gain extra clearance or you can lip your K-frame so the...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 21-12-16, 20:42
Replies: 244
Views: 65,526
Posted By joe185i
Serious question. For 25k would you take a clean...

Serious question. For 25k would you take a clean N/A LE or a clean genuine VLCT? To me 25k is a lot for an N/A Calais with a HDT kit.
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 21-12-16, 20:36
Replies: 9
Views: 2,278
Posted By joe185i
Only my 86's had chrome. Others had black

Only my 86's had chrome. Others had black
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 17-11-16, 18:35
Replies: 46
Views: 12,948
Posted By joe185i
Great job mate, can I ask you what you did with...

Great job mate, can I ask you what you did with the bootlid mould? Paint it yourself or get a pro to do it?
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 16-11-16, 15:21
Replies: 5
Views: 2,303
Posted By joe185i
Depends on how much boost you run. You could hit...

Depends on how much boost you run. You could hit 300rwkw on a n/a with a gt3582 safely with a good tuner and the right supporting mods.
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Gearboxes, Diffs 02-11-16, 22:39
Replies: 18
Views: 4,778
Posted By joe185i
Yep I had M78 fitted into the carrier and my diff...

Yep I had M78 fitted into the carrier and my diff guy said he grinded the pinion down. No biggy really it's just something extra to do.

3.89's I'm running now backed with a T56 so it drives quite...
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Gearboxes, Diffs 01-11-16, 21:50
Replies: 18
Views: 4,778
Posted By joe185i
They're on ebay

They're on ebay
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Gearboxes, Diffs 30-10-16, 08:16
Replies: 18
Views: 4,778
Posted By joe185i
M75 is correct for VL. Everyone seems to call the...

M75 is correct for VL. Everyone seems to call the Commodore diffs M78s, but they have 7.5 inch crown wheels (not 7.8 inch like the later Falcons for example). I know that the VK 1/2 to VS / VT1...
Forum: For Sale - Drivetrain 18-10-16, 22:01
Replies: 1
Views: 969
Posted By joe185i
sold

sold
Forum: For Sale - Drivetrain 17-10-16, 13:27
Replies: 1
Views: 969
Posted By joe185i
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 19-09-16, 19:30
Replies: 244
Views: 65,526
Posted By joe185i
That paint crack along the door sill looks like...

That paint crack along the door sill looks like it's just copped a $2k respray.
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