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Forum: VL Non-Turbo Discussion 05-01-18, 12:02
Replies: 3
Views: 1,017
Posted By OriginalG
If you left fuel in it it wont have just...

If you left fuel in it it wont have just evaporated, the new fuels go bad unlike the old days and probably rooted fuel lines and pump. Learnt the hard way with mine last year.

If its already...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 07-10-17, 14:32
Replies: 3
Views: 1,787
Posted By OriginalG
Check the fuse for the boot release, it is its...

Check the fuse for the boot release, it is its own fuse not labeled if I remember correctly. Did my head in trying to fix mine the first time around such a simple fix replaced the boot release mech...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 20-08-17, 18:02
Replies: 115
Views: 62,541
Posted By OriginalG
If you right click the photo and copy the image...

If you right click the photo and copy the image address and paste the pictures are still there. Just photobucket losing their marbles thinking they can get away with charging. I'll host the images...
Forum: V8 Discussion 17-08-17, 17:43
Replies: 1
Views: 2,171
Posted By OriginalG
Dealer packs add pretty much nothing to the price...

Dealer packs add pretty much nothing to the price of a clean V8. A lot of the dealer options make the vehicle look worse in my eyes. Not to say they don't look different and cool sometimes as well...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 17-08-17, 17:40
Replies: 90
Views: 12,705
Posted By OriginalG
Probably the man himself :rolleyes:

Probably the man himself :rolleyes:
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 30-07-17, 18:44
Replies: 6
Views: 2,596
Posted By OriginalG
Got no problem with the styling, and the engine...

Got no problem with the styling, and the engine seems like a goer. But don't name it a commodore. Will be interesting to see how hard this punches.
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 30-07-17, 18:42
Replies: 90
Views: 12,705
Posted By OriginalG
Keep it up mate, doing gods work.

Keep it up mate, doing gods work.
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 22-06-17, 02:52
Replies: 90
Views: 12,705
Posted By OriginalG
Does anyone have a new one of these unused or...

Does anyone have a new one of these unused or easily removable one? Could easily get these reverse engineered and manufactured in China.
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 11-06-17, 21:59
Replies: 46
Views: 6,801
Posted By OriginalG
Just trying to start some actual discussion and...

Just trying to start some actual discussion and hard numbers :rolleyes: :rolleyes:

Here's a complete rust wreck 86v8 sold for $6,000.
...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 09-06-17, 19:02
Replies: 46
Views: 6,801
Posted By OriginalG
Going to start posting actual sold prices on here...

Going to start posting actual sold prices on here for us to keep track of, proven sold prices like SIrollers is.
...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 30-05-17, 12:08
Replies: 6
Views: 2,332
Posted By OriginalG
Come on mate, I slapped some subway tiles and...

Come on mate, I slapped some subway tiles and polished concrete in a kings cross unit with some shipping crates as furniture just before lunch today and made double that :p

Joking aside but, even...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 29-05-17, 20:55
Replies: 6
Views: 2,332
Posted By OriginalG
Loving this thread title. I actually am a...

Loving this thread title.

I actually am a property investor, I don't buy VLs for investment. That said I wouldn't let mine go no matter the sum you throw at me. And I hope no one considers them as...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 29-05-17, 19:51
Replies: 46
Views: 6,801
Posted By OriginalG
Mate not to be a smartass but that sold within 5...

Mate not to be a smartass but that sold within 5 minutes of being posted this morning and was just a shell, me and about 10 other people just I know of just personally where trying to contact him as...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 29-05-17, 16:40
Replies: 46
Views: 6,801
Posted By OriginalG
$1,100 for a LW5 Calais shell? Mate, I'll take 30...

$1,100 for a LW5 Calais shell? Mate, I'll take 30 tomorrow. People are asking that for the hubcaps.

And half decent condition LW5 Calais for $5-$7? I don't usually have a good chuckle but you...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 29-05-17, 14:55
Replies: 46
Views: 6,801
Posted By OriginalG
VP wouldn't change prices for me in the slightest...

VP wouldn't change prices for me in the slightest unless obviously if its a genuine BT1 absinthe yellow to make money on. Not my cup of tea but people paying $50k for one and still can't find them to...
Forum: For Sale & Wanted - VL - Turbos ONLY 24-01-17, 16:04
Replies: 9
Views: 6,902
Posted By OriginalG
Where was all the work done at mate? Any photos? ...

Where was all the work done at mate? Any photos?

Cheers,
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 12-01-17, 15:43
Replies: 43
Views: 5,888
Posted By OriginalG
Doesn't exist.. I know people who would snap up...

Doesn't exist.. I know people who would snap up mint yellow BT1's for $20k

Realistically $25k-$30k for a mint example.
Forum: V8 Discussion 05-01-17, 20:45
Replies: 6
Views: 3,096
Posted By OriginalG
1. You can buy the kframe etc kits to do this...

1. You can buy the kframe etc kits to do this cheap enough, couple hundred.

2. Will need to be engineered in your state, complete over the pits etc.


My mates in the process of doing he's,...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 23-12-16, 23:03
Replies: 9
Views: 2,278
Posted By OriginalG
Early models where still using the handles from...

Early models where still using the handles from the VH/VK parts bin which where chrome. Gradually transitioned to black. Prefer the black myself, and seen some tuff white VK's etc go black and look a...
Forum: For Sale - Everything Else 19-12-16, 19:51
Replies: 3
Views: 3,447
Posted By OriginalG
Inboxed you with contact details mate.

Inboxed you with contact details mate.
Forum: For Sale - Everything Else 13-12-16, 22:14
Replies: 3
Views: 3,447
Posted By OriginalG
Can we get some pictures up mate? Spares are...

Can we get some pictures up mate? Spares are always good. Cheers,
Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 10-12-16, 11:36
Replies: 0
Views: 2,452
Posted By OriginalG
VL Venetians / Shades, How to tell if original?

Hey guys, thought I would throw some pictures up and ask for everyone's opinion on this. I tried searching the web, and this forum and didn't find any answers unless someone wants to point me in the...
Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 10-12-16, 11:12
Replies: 2
Views: 2,864
Posted By OriginalG
Sorry for the late reply just got back from being...

Sorry for the late reply just got back from being away for work and finally got another crack at the old girl.

Car was in park and dizzy went in same as it came out. Turns out the starter motor...
Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 22-07-16, 19:35
Replies: 2
Views: 2,864
Posted By OriginalG
Help, No idea what I've done? Won't start now.

Recently finally acquired an original VL Calais Series 2, 140,000km sandalwood interior immaculate 2 owners from Factory one only held it for a few months before selling it to me. Will be off to...
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