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VZ SSZ Ute.... Whipple Install Underway

Discussion in 'VY - VZ - WK - WL - V2' started by SSZ666, Nov 8, 2014.

  1. SSZ666

    SSZ666 New Member

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    Been playing with the ute. Some progress pics. Bit more happening but ill leave it for later.

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  2. Jecs

    Jecs PAVTEK Race Engines Staff Member

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    welcome to the 'seeing your speedo is over rated' group lol


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    wraith Hand over the dog bikkies

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    Don't you have to drive it to even get something on the speedo?
     
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    Jecs PAVTEK Race Engines Staff Member

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    shots fired!


    correction... i need to have the car, to drive it, to get something of speedo lol
     
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    Trayner Fresh prince of Pakky

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    Digital speedo for the win
     
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    Police mode ftw
     
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    Drawnnite Obviously Unsensible

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    loving the engine bay.
    so tidy.

    just need to get it fired up and out for a cruise.
    get ready to be pushed back into the seat
     
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    Cheers. The to do list when it goes to paint is longer than the to do list to finish it lol

    Swapped over the 2 5/8" blower pressure gauge to a smaller 2 1/16" boost gauge. Much neater and same size as air/fuel gauge

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  9. Jecs

    Jecs PAVTEK Race Engines Staff Member

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    i agree, the smaller gauge is alot neater
     
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    So much better! No doubts about ability to see speedo now.
     
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    Yeah easier to see the speedo now (not that i care lol) but in a few weeks time it will look alot cleaner again

    Washed and polished her for the first time in year and a bit. With a years worth of dust build up on her looked a little sad. Once water hit the paint it just beaded off beautifully. Still feels like glass when run your hand over it.

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    Bought a new center console compartment to replace the busted one that came with the piano black facia. Neat and tidy. Conditioned all the leather. Baby soft still

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    DevilDRake Braaaap

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    I'd murder for a set of seats like those
     
  14. K-BAGZ

    K-BAGZ De Plane! De Plane!

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    They are literally that good. Only downfall is hot as #### in summer. I always park with the sunshade up and a towel over the cluster and steering wheel. A hot leather seat does make you sweet a little though...
     
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    Trayner Fresh prince of Pakky

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    Its been a while

    Still not running lol

    Got a duel pod cluster and got it painted up to look like a factory piano black surround. Gonna get rid of the a/f gauge.

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    Masked up and painted the ve throttle body. Looks fantastic now right at home with the other black parts. Ultimate conversion wiring are making the vz to ve throttle body module and hopefully send it off soon.

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    Sorted out my fuel feed hose issue. The pic is of what yella terra supply in the kit and my hose.

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    Managed to pick up some simmons very cheal in mint condition and near new 245/30 tyres. Only 8.5 all round but for the price i paid ill let it slide. Will eventually get 9.5 rears with a 275 tyre. Just one issue which is explanatory in the pic :(

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    With all the work and good thats been happeneing, something shit was bound to happen. Put the belt on and this happened. YT is sorting it out now and hopefully send me a replacement tensioner.

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    Have a few quotes for body/paint work to do cowl and few other touch ups. Gonna be costly but want it sone right.

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    Mate of mines been playing around with few ideas for the solid mount w2a resi bracket

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    As can see with both clearance is a minor issue but we working around it.

    Eventually decided this will work best

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    Just need to swap that bottom straight fitting to a 90*

    And yella terra are warrenting the tensioner so hopefully get that back soon
     
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    Started off as an idea. Then a piece of paper, cardboard then a mdf template. Had a mate draw it up in CAD and then send the file to be laser cut. Big cheers to Chris :)

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    Got it polished up nice

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    And now its mounted finally

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    Have another idea to mount the water block up neatly too.

    Close but no cigar
     
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    No more zip tie

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    Nice bit of fabrication there! Looking good mate
     

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