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He’s referring to 3.7 ratio diff gears mate (std is 3.45) which gives you better acceleration and pickup and usually better fuel economy too only...
Would expect it to get louder if anything once it carbons up mate
What engine mate? and how many kms? Ticking noises can be caused by a lot of different things it’s not necessarily terminal
Replace both banks of o2s mate
o2 sensors are a service item anyway mate I’d just replace them and be done with especially if your fuel economy figures are that bad
Can’t go wrong with Penrite hpr5 mate run it in my L98 and it’s good stuff
Ve ss models never came out with an ls3 only the hsv did
Are you wanting to replace like for like? You could get a v8 manual diff which has a 3.46 ratio and get better pickup
Rockers make no difference to the type of oil you use mate, if your current oil is working fine then keep using it
Got an excedy heavy duty put in my old manual vx ss which had the usual exhaust otr tune mods and was good and strong, seemed to handle a bit of...
Go the stainless x force if you can, not so much for sound more for longevity due to stainless last’s a lot longer have a stainless 3 inch xforce...
The lifters get noisy if they are going bad, if u don’t have ticking noises (which can be other things too) I wouldn’t be concerned
U need to get the codes scanned so u know why the engine light came on otherwise your just guessing
Any chances of you borrowing a known good tps and trying that to see if it helps or buy one?
I’d be getting a 2nd opinion from someone else, Holden dealerships are known for ripping people off
Yip an aftermarket oil catch can
Don’t forget you’ll need to upgrade your clutch as well, the standard clutch won’t hold up to all that extra power
Dunno mate I didn’t do the work myself was already done before I got it but yea could imagine you’d have to drop the gearbox to get access to the...
I think my 07 ssv manual had the lines that go from the master to the slave cylinder replaced when I 1st bought it apparently it’s fairly common,...
Safest bet would be to replace the radiator mate rather than try and do a bodgy patch up job that won’t last radiators in ve commodores are known...
Just need some new gaskets mate piss easy job to swap them out
Let us know how it goes mate
If the headers are a 4 into 1 style you will get a deeper throatier sound, the hi flow cats will help too mate
With a decent sized turbo also ;)
Have you done diff gears? Although it won’t physically give you any more power shorter diff gearing gives you quicker pickup and acceleration and...
Wouldn’t see any point unless they were worn down and sloppy but at that point you may as well just replace the regulator assembly like you said
Stock is 2 1/4
If it’s valve train damage then good excuse to throw a decent cam in there with new lifters,valve springs,pushrods etc
No harm in cutting or removing it altogether mate I run the vcm Otr with the bonnet strip removed completely
Yip definitely mate mines been removed too
Go for the v8 model and avoid the crappy v6 issues
I’ve had a true trac before also and yea they are smooth as silk, no clunks or noises but when ya wanna put the boot in there’s no 1 wheel...
Most likely gone thru the pcv system into your air intake mate, LS engines are known for it
If your u want a decent lsd unit bite the bullet and get a harrop true trac mate, it’s a far superior unit to anything Holden or hsv have ever...
Could be a number of things heavy foot etc, o2 sensors definitely make a difference with that too if they’ve never been done
Geez you may as well have a v8 with those figures mate lol my ss sedan does about that
Harrop truetrac centre in your current diff
Yea mate it makes a very noticeable difference well worth doing if u can afford it
You might wanna start with describing the symptoms u have that make u think u have a blown head gasket
Did you put some copper grease on those little retainer clips and the edges of the brake pads that slot into them? That helps also pull the slide...
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