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ITEM: VE Calais.
LOCATION: South Australia, Adelaide Hills.
SERIES: Example: Series 1.
Almost ran over a turtle.
Pulled over picked him up and dropped him in the next creek I found.
Hook them up through a relay with a timer through the ignition, when the key is on accessories the timer starts.
Glows the plugs at full power...
Check you have a good earth.
The cd player in my VL recently stopped working.
The factory earth wire must have broken at some point along it...
Dont quote me but I think diesel oils have a high level of detergents to help with build up and and other additives to deal with the levels of...
Send Michael Bay up this time, nobody puts on excessive explosions better than him.
Quick we better start killing each other off faster.....
Having an interest in astronomy
Its mind boggling how many things had to...
Might not be the only way, but I did it by removing the top half of the inlet manifold giving me access to the fuel rail.
Removed the rail...
ITEM: Calais VE.
LOCATION: South Australia, Adelaide Hill's.
SERIES: Series 1.
Put it up for sale.
I'll add one more of favourites.
Only costs a trivial 1.17 billion dollars.
Carries about 2400 tonnes of fuel which lasts about...
Put the finishing touch to the ute project.
Looks a completely different vehicle compared to when I bought it.
55kw of raw naturally...
Holden 186 for old, and probably the Nissan RB30 for newish.
You'll need to add the oil pressure sensor for the gauge to display properly, the car you took the cluster from should have it.
As for the fuel...
Did your car have the Berlina/Calais cluster to begin with or have you just upgraded from the SL/Executive version.
If you just swapped it over...
Started replacing the radio and speakers in the Triton.
New head unit harness and speaker wire fitted up, just need to fit them all in and...
Ground f&%king zero.
Damm heater core's.
They must build the vehicle around the bloody things.
Redbook would be useless for a VL Commodore.
VL's vary so much in condition and appearance, original, modified etc.
Mine will be up for sale...
Beat me to it.
I bought Lukey extractors for the VL for that very reason.
I get a noticeable effect from about 1600rpm to 2800rpm...
Recently did this on a friends VL, he bought an injector recondition kit from Nissan around $70-$80, the O rings in the suspect injectors were...
Started work on the new project.
Budget model Mitsubishi Triton.
Picked it up cheap from work
Made some new light holders and fitted up...
I have them on my VL because I didn't want to get alloy wheels for it and they look better than standard VL wheel trim.
Probably wouldn't put...
One can dream:yeah:
A system like this would get rid of the lack of range, wouldn't have to fill up for years.
I'm not sold on the idea of...
The cost of fuel isnt the only cost of running a car.
You have to take all the other costs into consideration.
Servicing and repairs, cost of...
Urethane can also squeak like hell.
Doing a home recondition on a VL diff at the moment, Im going to go rubber this time.
Captain America, the first avenger.
Indeed, I'll give it a good clean to begin with, pull everything off that i can get off clean it up give it a service.
I'll put a rebuild kit...
Here's the latest purchase.
Complete disc brake rear end off a Calais.
Need's a good clean up/service, maybe a paint.
New radiator and a good clean out.
Replaced the diff centre, only a standard one, freebie.
Still a little to be done....
Calais front is fitted up, needs to be adjusted a little.
Once my diff issue is sorted I'll book it in for a new radiator as I discoverd mine...
I always thought flowers were the traditional mothers day gift.
Cant complain with $600.
I agree get rid of the 'rebel' sticker.
Thanks for the offer but Im going to try for a borg warner rear end out of say a Calais.
Best of luck with the thread.
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