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Old 15-04-18, 09:18   #301
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Wonder if we can drag that stranger CraigVltwhite1 back here for some small talk.
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Old 22-04-18, 01:34   #302
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What I was trying to get across is that Craig loves black cars and we havenít heard from him here for a while here
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Old 22-04-18, 08:36   #303
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What I was trying to get across is that Craig loves black cars and we havenít heard from him here for a while here
Agree mate!
Craig, where is the love mate ffs!
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Old 22-04-18, 09:06   #304
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That didn't last long, how much was it advertised for?
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Old 22-04-18, 15:07   #305
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Old 23-04-18, 11:34   #306
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Cause no one was paying 20k for it lol
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Old 17-05-18, 17:59   #307
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lf1 mf5 1koo1d berlina with madeira interior, sunroof and turbo conversion popped up for sale on facebook yesterday. no price as of yet. needs paint and a few bits
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Old 18-05-18, 06:49   #308
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lf1 mf5 1koo1d berlina with madeira interior, sunroof and turbo conversion popped up for sale on facebook yesterday. no price as of yet. needs paint and a few bits
Can u posts links from fb?
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Old 18-05-18, 17:57   #309
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it was taken down last night. it was put up as an expression of interest lol..
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Old 20-05-18, 00:39   #310
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jesus you ****s are still alive cant remember how many years since i logged in haha
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Old 01-06-18, 21:36   #312
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Old 06-06-18, 12:01   #313
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Can u posts links from fb?
Someone in Adelaide bought it. I saw it at a recent meet.
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Old 09-07-18, 18:45   #314
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I love Black VL's

Sorry it's not Craig. I'm Chris and I love Black VL's because I'm a bit biased towards them. I have only just last year become a member of Calais Turbo.com as I never checked the site because I have a v8 Calais not a turbo. I didn't realise that all VL's are accepted on this site. The 1k001 register was interesting to me as I have a factory tuxedo black V8 VL Calais sedan that I have owned since 1997. It was originally a special order council members car in NSW and only had 70,000kms on it at that time. Its now in SA with me and has about 200,000kms as it was my daily driver until 2012. Now it's in my shed next to my 2 door LJ Torana. Both need a tidy up. I had my Cal on the road last year (2017) and got heaps of attention and even though it is in average condition at the moment I still had several people offer me over $20k for it. Its not for sale, friends are saying I'll be buried with it. I think it's very rare as it is a v8 of which not many black ones were v8 and it's an auto and the other VL tuxedo Calais V8 sedan on the register I think is a manual and one other is V8 auto.

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I just checked the compliance plate and my tuxedo black VL Calais sedan is May87 build, LV2 engine and M40 trans with full grey trim including the front and rear seats having enclosed headrests with matching velour trim same as the seats. When I first got the calais there were polished VL Calais rims on it but I traded them in on a brand new set of original walkinshaw wheels and had a set of kelly charger tyres installed. The tyres lasted for approx 80,000ks. I'm considering buying another set of polished VL calais wheels as a spare set and I'm also considering a set of black 5 spoke simmons wheels with polished rim edges or a spare set of walkinshaw wheels that I will get the centres painted black and leave the rim edges polished. SA now have great rego laws with log book rego so I might finally get it on the road more often as it is an 87 model it is now 30yrs old and qualifies for that type of rego. Yaye!

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I cant put any pictures up until I work out how to go about it. Apparently it has to be done through a photo upload site and then the links posted here. Anyone know of any good easy to use current photo sites that I could use?

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Old 09-07-18, 21:59   #315
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I cant put any pictures up until I work out how to go about it. Apparently it has to be done through a photo upload site and then the links posted here. Anyone know of any good easy to use current photo sites that I could use?
Great share Chris and welcome.

Always good to see more content here.

Glad SA has stepped up with club rego too.

Use tinypic app for iPhone (it’s a bit fiddly to start with but is quite good).
There’s a desktop version too.

http://tinypic.com

All the best, keep coming back.

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Old 10-07-18, 18:03   #316
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Great share Chris and welcome.

Always good to see more content here.

Glad SA has stepped up with club rego too.

Use tinypic app for iPhone (itís a bit fiddly to start with but is quite good).
Thereís a desktop version too.

http://tinypic.com

All the best, keep coming back.

Cheers,

David
Hi David,

Thanks for the info about Tinypic. I will be checking it out on my laptop computer as I don't have an iPhone. Standby for some pics sometime in the near future when I get sorted out.

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Old 10-07-18, 18:32   #317
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Hi David,

Thanks for the info about Tinypic. I will be checking it out on my laptop computer as I don't have an iPhone. Standby for some pics sometime in the near future when I get sorted out.

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No worries, keep checking in.
Thereís quite a few good members who check in.

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Old 10-07-18, 22:07   #318
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1Koo1 VL Calais

Most of these pictures are taken on my old mobile phone when street lights had just come on for the night so unfortunately they are not the highest quality. The picture on the beach is when I had my friends mags on it back in 1999. The compliance plate picture I have edited my body number out of the picture, because I'm like that with any ID stuff including the number plates on my car.
Here goes my first attempt at putting pictures on a forum.




I'll send more images in a minute when i check that this has worked.

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More pictures...



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Resized picture, but I don't know how to remove the same picture that is too large in the previous post. I thought it would let me edit the previous link out but I can't see how to do that!!



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Most of these pictures are taken on my old mobile phone when street lights had just come on for the night so unfortunately they are not the highest quality. The picture on the beach is when I had my friends mags on it back in 1999. The compliance plate picture I have edited my body number out of the picture, because I'm like that with any ID stuff including the number plates on my car.
Here goes my first attempt at putting pictures on a forum.


I'll send more images in a minute when i check that this has worked.

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More pictures...


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[/COLOR]Resized picture, but I don't know how to remove the same picture that is too large in the previous post. I thought it would let me edit the previous link out but I can't see how to do that!!
Finally, I was able to edit out the link to the oversized photo. Much better now

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