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Thread digging, I know but instead of starting a new one I'll just ask here. If I change front and rear shocks, should I replace my standard...
OK, cheers for that, I'll replace the reg. Thanks.
OK, can that cause too little amount of charge to be generated to the battery? Also that's the little black box on the back, held in place with...
OK so I was at the shops today and my 'check alternator' warning came on, along with battery light. Car has done 180,000. I wired in a GPS and...
I got"Formula one" on the VY and love it.
At the time, Midnight express was
darkest legal at Tint A car but had ten
year warranty. F1 has...
I don't think Monroe are genuine. However
I replaced my standard ride
rears with Monroe GT Gas and found them
excellent quality for the...
I may be biased but VY is a good car, easy
to work on/obtain parts. Not the best
fuel econ, but not bad for a V6.
What are your thoughts of the original
factory raddy hose clamps, you know the
ones that press together with multi's to
On this subject; I started a thread in the
GENERAL section on having a small amount
of oil in my coolant, but no coolant in
the oil, 165,000...
Sounds like A bigger job than I've been
led to believe, water pump 'o' rings?
Injector seals? Doh!
ari666, would you not consider oil in the...
As the title says. I'm using a small
amount of coolant, though none is
getting into the oil or trans. Small
amount of what looks like engine...
I got a CPC brand, which are a well
renowned brand. Just be sure the PSI is
the same as your genuine. Available from
all the big auto...
Yep, installed said new sender- all good
now. Thanks for your help.
OK, ari666 I just finished installing the
new gauge, it was a single wire, and I
left the old sender in.However
now it's running 20-30 PSI...
Well my 52 mm
Calibre oil pressure gauge ****
itself, surprise, surprise! Repco have
Autotecnica on sale ATM. Would the
wiring be the same...
I installed DRL's on the VY yesterday, ran
all new wiring through the firewall and
tapped an ignition sourced wire, with a
switch added so...
As you named the thread - Oils aint oils
and this thread could go on to
join the thousand other oil threads as
another endless debate....
I disconnected the rear door speakers and
tapped their wires for the parcel shelf
install. Mine were round, though, not
I got a PRO LIFT one from Repco on sale a
few months ago. I think there on special
again, now in the current catalogue.
There's no need for gasket goo with a
standard calk gasket. The torque specs
are in my how-to on this subject.
The over tightening will have...
My old VS didn't show engine light, tech 2
was the only way I knew one was stuffed.
I put my AC Delco (genuine) ones in and
havn't noticed much difference in
economy/power. But with over 160,000 on
the clock, I just thought...
I use TOYO TEO's and will never use
anything else. I got three years out of
one pair and four out of another. They
are quiet on the road and...
My VY doesn't ask for a radio code if I
disconnect the battery.
Bought my two from Holden dealer on
tuesday. $102 each for AC Delco, will
put them in on saturday.
I was surprised that genuine were so...
I rang local Holden dealer last week and
was told $120 each for genuine,two wire.
When I ordered them today I was told
$102 each. So it...
OK, thanks guys. Good idea about the ECU
resetting itself, I hadn't thought of
Should I disconnect the battery to change
oxy sensors? Also, will they unscrew out
of the exhaust easier if it's hot or if
it's cold? Thanks.
When jump starting, connect positive leads to
battery terminals and negative to a
metal part of the engine.
Bought two brand newies toay, cleaned up
the wiring connectors and taped up the
connections, all good, not blowing
Yeh, Cal, they sound fine. They worked
fine for a day or so with the new relay,
then blew the relay again. I might buy
two new horns.
Thanks, fellas. I'll pull them out on the
weekend, check them and tape up the
plugs once re-installed.
I ordered two genuine relays from...
Hey guys I'm having trouble with my horn
relay. I drove through some shallow
floodwater and the horn was fine. Then I
used the horn and the...
I use Nulon, but slightly weaker than is
recomended. And I always run Caltex
Vortex 95. I don't believe injector
cleaners will unblock dirty...
I don't know if trans fluid is much
different to engine oil, but when the
heat exchanger in my rad cracked and
let heaps of trans fluid...
I have a mechanic mate (who is now 73
years of age, and been a mechanic all
his life) who says he's filled up to the
'U' on 'FULL' on the...
I'm no expert, but I agree with ABS module.
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