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Old 17-04-17, 17:49   #1
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buy this one or keep looking????

Hey ive been watching all these clips of vl turbos slaying v8s at powercruise and power play etc and thought i might get myself a vl turbo to play with, they are not as common over here in nz as over there but this one has come up, I can only tell you what iv'e been told but he recons it eats his mates 250kwatw vl and he said he ran a 13.6 doing a half track skid which he has slips for, my concerns are the 20det box wont last long at all, hes been through 3 of them and he said 2nd is hard to change into if you try high rpm shift but is completely useable. 13.6 with a heap of wheel spin sounds fast considering it has standard injectors but idk ive never owned an rb. it obviously needs a paint and he said the windscreen leaks somewhere too...prob rust! back windows been done properly and boots been done. I reckon it would be a nice little toy with a paint job and I will prob end up needing to put a 25det box in it. what are your thoughts? would really appreciate some advise, should I snatch it up or keep looking, maybe import one from over there????
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Old 02-05-17, 13:14   #2
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keep looking lol
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Old 02-05-17, 17:20   #3
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That's off its head I'm surprised it only ran a 13
I'd only add chrome valve caps to the tyres and keep it as it is
Easily worth $18k so $10k is a steal
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Old 02-05-17, 17:25   #4
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Old 02-05-17, 19:05   #5
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How would you go with buying here and shipping?
What are the costs like?
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Old 03-05-17, 16:05   #6
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fair POS... that gearbox are no good in a VL turbo. Looks pretty average!
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Old 07-05-17, 22:24   #7
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Keep looking. For $10k you could buy better
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