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Old 30-05-15, 10:11   #1
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Blu 747

James' VL BLU 747

Hey guys Ive been building my VL for quite a while now I've only recently been able to fund its completion so I've decided to make this thread to show everyone a little about my car an my ups an downs building it

Initially i thought it was a Bt1 given what the interior was like
as the vin plates don't say so now after inspection but the car hasn't been in trustworthy hands over the period of its build

Make / Model / Coliur:
Holden (GMH), 4 door sedan
VL Commodore "Calais" Turbo
Built 1986
"Turismo Blue" Metallic over
Asteroid Silver

Engine Block:
Fully rebuilt RB30ET block has been rebored .50 oversize
Forged ACL Race pistons
New crank (balanced)
Ross TuffBond Harmonic Balancer
Spool H Beam Forged rods
The head is brand new with a full port-polish job
Cometic Head Gasket
Oversize valves, new valve springs
Adjustable cam gear
818b wade cam
Oil Filter Relocation Kit
19 Row Oil cooler -10
High Energy 6.5L Racing Sump

Exhaust:
Extreme Turbo Manifold Top Mount
HPC Coated
50mm Turbosmart Progate
4" HPC coated dump pipe
4" Polished Stainles steel exhaust
Magna Flow 7" Round Muffler

Inlet:
JD Customs Bellmouth Polished Plenum
Match Ported Intake Runners
Plasmaman Billet 72mm Throttle body

Turbo & Intercooler:
Garret To4Z Ball Bearing Turbo
Rear Housing HPC coated
Plasmaman Polished Intercooler
JD Customs Polished Intercooler Piping

Fuel Delivery:
Fuel Cell
2x AeroFlow Black Pick ups
2x Petersons Billet 100 micron fuel filter
2x Polished Surge Tanks
4x Bosch 044 Inline Pumps
2x Speedflow 40 Micron fuel Filter
Plasmaman Billet Fuel Rail
Bosch ev14 2200cc Injectors
Plasmaman Turbosmart2000 Fuel Reg
Race works & Speed Flow Fitting throughout
Teflon -8 Braided lines front to back

ECU:
Haltech Series 2000 Rb30 flying lead wiring harness
Haltech Coolent sensor
Haltech Air Temp sensor
Haltech Oil Pessure Sensor
Haltech Oil Temp Sensor
Haltech O2 Sensor
Haltech O2 sensor can Hub
Haltech Flex Fuel Sensor
Haltech IQ3 Display Unit

Ignition:
Haltech Flying lead coil packs harness
6x Bosch Ls1 Ignition Coil Pack
Space2d Coil pack rack
Champion Iridium Spark Plugs
MSD 8.5 MM Super Conductor Leads

Transmission:
5 Spd Manual R33 Gearbox
Nismo Slave cylinder
Direct Twin Plate 8" Clutch

Differential:
Borg Warner 4 Pinion 28 Spline LSD
3.45:1 Ratio

Brakes / Suspension
VX Twin Piston Callipers Front
Standard Callipers Rear
Hel Braided Brake Lines
VX Hub adaptors VX Rotors
XYZ Coil Over Suspension Front and Rear
Nolathane Front & Rear Bushes
Whiteline 27mm Front sway bar
Whiteline 22mm Rear Sway bar
Nolathane Adjustable Rear PanHard Rod

Interior:
To be Confirmed originally was blue but heading towards
stock grey interior
Roll cage have not decided yet need to clarify road regulations
Kirkey Racing Alluminium 17" Pro Street Drag Race Seats
4 Point Racing seat belt harness

I Think that about wraps it up may have missed a few things but I've done my best would like to thank everyone who has help me contribute to this car an helped me along the way they know who they are an the people that took me for a ride also know who they are but alas its getting close to being finished
ill post whatever piks i can find thorough different stages of its life
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