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Forum: For Sale & Wanted - NZ ONLY 08-01-12, 08:26
Replies: 2
Views: 1,095
Posted By VL Royale
VL Calais wreck/ parts car for sale.

Hi,

Its time to move on my old Calais. I brought it with the intention of restoring it but don't really have the resources to do it.

It has the motor and automatic transmision, although I have...
Forum: For Sale & Wanted - NZ ONLY 27-12-11, 16:35
Replies: 1
Views: 703
Posted By VL Royale
wtd: chrome bumper strip to suit royale / calais

passenger side l/h rear quarter, clips on to the moulding that sits above the bumper. cheers
Forum: New Zealand 27-12-11, 05:40
Replies: 492
Views: 33,586
Posted By VL Royale
Spotted VL5000 yesterday near Wairau Rd offramp....

Spotted VL5000 yesterday near Wairau Rd offramp. Looked mint especially on the polished Momo rims.
Forum: New Zealand 14-11-11, 16:35
Replies: 3,273
Views: 294,666
Posted By VL Royale
Doing the brakes on my VL, going to do a fluid...

Doing the brakes on my VL, going to do a fluid change too, how much fluid for a complete flush? Dot 4 will do the job?
Forum: New Zealand 09-10-11, 05:58
Replies: 3,273
Views: 294,666
Posted By VL Royale
Yesterday I brought my VL home after 18 months of...

Yesterday I brought my VL home after 18 months of storage. Can't believe it started first time and made the 70km trip home no probs.

The brakes arn't the best, I have a complete Calais for parts...
Forum: New Zealand 28-09-11, 16:48
Replies: 3,273
Views: 294,666
Posted By VL Royale
I ripped my A/C condensor out to get more airflow...

I ripped my A/C condensor out to get more airflow over the radiator, but that was before I installed a new 3 core radiator. Mine never worked but I kinda regret not getting it looked at, might have...
Forum: New Zealand 27-09-11, 18:16
Replies: 3,273
Views: 294,666
Posted By VL Royale
I'm taking my Royale out of hibernation this...

I'm taking my Royale out of hibernation this weekend driving it the 70km trip back to my house. It hasn't been started in about a year, is there anything I need to do before starting it? (to bring up...
Forum: New Zealand 01-05-10, 15:39
Replies: 3,273
Views: 294,666
Posted By VL Royale
Lucky ba5tard, my VL a/c is long gone. Do the...

Lucky ba5tard, my VL a/c is long gone. Do the condensor fans spin when you have the a/c turned 'on'?
Forum: For Sale & Wanted - NZ ONLY 01-05-10, 14:53
Replies: 7
Views: 620
Posted By VL Royale
I have a white Calais with an excellent tan...

I have a white Calais with an excellent tan leather interior but I'm in Auckland.

Condition of the car isn't best but the interior is great.
Forum: New Zealand 10-04-10, 13:16
Replies: 130
Views: 9,401
Posted By VL Royale
Sounds interesting, I'd be keen as long as it...

Sounds interesting, I'd be keen as long as it involves no butchering.

What sort of gains can one expect from an air box modification? I've seen some rough hole saw jobs claiming a 3 to 8hp gain.
Forum: New Zealand 05-04-10, 14:45
Replies: 3,273
Views: 294,666
Posted By VL Royale
Did you do anything to the tail lights on the 2L,...

Did you do anything to the tail lights on the 2L, they seem way darker than any other VL tail lights that I've seen?
Forum: New Zealand 05-04-10, 14:41
Replies: 7,401
Views: 773,105
Posted By VL Royale
VL Dan, your a *******! Always getting all the...

VL Dan, your a *******! Always getting all the rare brochures and now service manuals!!

Good finds!!!
Forum: New Zealand 25-03-10, 14:19
Replies: 521
Views: 51,154
Posted By VL Royale
I hope you are going to paint the dash the...

I hope you are going to paint the dash the factory blue colour, other than that, looking great.
Forum: New Zealand 20-03-10, 07:42
Replies: 36
Views: 3,167
Posted By VL Royale
Should have gone for a Chev motor imo. Maybe...

Should have gone for a Chev motor imo.

Maybe they will try a VK and a similar era Falcon hybrid sometime?


95bFM FTW!

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damn hq's look...
Forum: New Zealand 14-02-10, 15:13
Replies: 133
Views: 17,514
Posted By VL Royale
I love that original head deck. I wish I'd left...

I love that original head deck. I wish I'd left mine in :(
Forum: New Zealand 13-02-10, 17:34
Replies: 7,401
Views: 773,105
Posted By VL Royale
Yuck! What a pig! She cost you $500 right?

Yuck! What a pig!

She cost you $500 right?
Forum: New Zealand 13-02-10, 17:30
Replies: 133
Views: 17,514
Posted By VL Royale
Looks great Steve. You re-sprayed the whole car? ...

Looks great Steve. You re-sprayed the whole car?


Did you spray the bumpers and plastic mouldings grey? I ask because mine is the same as yours except it is silver bumpers etc.

Any more plans...
Forum: New Zealand 08-02-10, 06:44
Replies: 7,401
Views: 773,105
Posted By VL Royale
They derserve to be charged with arson, does that...

They derserve to be charged with arson, does that mean you won't be allowed into US etc?

They will probably be let off with a slap on the hand with a wet bus ticket though.

Will be keen to hear...
Forum: New Zealand 07-02-10, 17:59
Replies: 7,401
Views: 773,105
Posted By VL Royale
I hope the Police display the full force of the...

I hope the Police display the full force of the law to these c*nts and now let them off due to thier age.

What is the usual penalty for this sort of action?
Forum: New Zealand 07-02-10, 17:20
Replies: 7,401
Views: 773,105
Posted By VL Royale
Should have brought the VL wagon, sounds pretty...

Should have brought the VL wagon, sounds pretty nice!
Forum: New Zealand 07-02-10, 14:09
Replies: 7,401
Views: 773,105
Posted By VL Royale
Did anyone go to the Galaxy Of Cars today at...

Did anyone go to the Galaxy Of Cars today at MOTAT?

Some great old Holdens there, esp from the 1970s era. A couple of VH police/ fire vehicles, but were powered by Aarons favourite, the mighty...
Forum: New Zealand 03-02-10, 19:01
Replies: 3,273
Views: 294,666
Posted By VL Royale
Thats a pretty good price, thats the AC Delco...

Thats a pretty good price, thats the AC Delco one? is that trade only or is that $8 for anyone off the street?

I'm paying $20 for the genuine Nissan one.
Forum: New Zealand 03-02-10, 18:58
Replies: 3,273
Views: 294,666
Posted By VL Royale
Heaps of dudes with aftermarket turbos etc on the...

Heaps of dudes with aftermarket turbos etc on the Oz forum use it.
Forum: New Zealand 03-02-10, 06:35
Replies: 3,273
Views: 294,666
Posted By VL Royale
He tried selling you the Calibre brand oil as I...

He tried selling you the Calibre brand oil as I think its Supercheaps inhouse brand.

Its probably made my a reputable company though, just like Mobil do the oil for Repco.
Forum: New Zealand 02-02-10, 04:59
Replies: 3,273
Views: 294,666
Posted By VL Royale
Penite HPR 30 (20W-50) from Supercheap seems to...

Penite HPR 30 (20W-50) from Supercheap seems to be the go, thats what all the guys on the Aussie forums use if you do a search.

I use a genuine Nissan oil filter too...costs a few dollars more...
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