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Old 30-06-03, 19:48   #51
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A car like that in top nick would be worth a bit.
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Old 01-06-04, 15:13   #52
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wont be so fresh dude the suspension would be up the creeck on it
if you were to put a walky or the likes up on stands since new, then decided to sell it or drive it or whatever, what damage/deterioration would you expect? Like what would you have to replace that gets stuffed up over time just sitting there??

For example, i had a calais turbo which spent alot of time sitting around and i had to change the centre bearing where the tailshaft sits as the mass over time warped it in that single direction, downwards! Had a shocking shudder under acceleration! I also think it had some effect on the diff side as well...
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Old 01-06-04, 15:44   #53
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AUS880, i know your' a collector of nice clean vlt's.

A year or so ago there was a genuine vl calais turbo down my way which was like a garaged car one owner, had less than 40,000km's k's genuine and a rare manual model, i think it was ice blue. I wanted it soo bad, it was asking for $17.5k back then and had trouble selling it, saw it advertised again for $14.5k six months later! If only i had the money!
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Old 02-06-04, 05:57   #54
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Brendon: I may have actually seen the car .. I was in Traralgon when I saw a MINT ice blue calais turbo that was being driven by an old lady! It looked totally original
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Old 02-06-04, 09:42   #55
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yeah i would say that's the one, and that's one nice car to buy! For sunday drives anyway.
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