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2002 Holden Commodore

  • My names Brent and this is my first car.
    I bought it back in 2008 off a mate that wanted a car with better fuel economy [he bought a 2008 suzuki swift]. He bought it from the auctions as a repairable write off as it had fresh water damage.

    As i was looking for a car it was a tough choice between a 1998 Ford XR6 manual with the tickford vct motor or The VX.

    Needless to say i got my sanity back and bought the vx for $11,500 with 105,000 k's on it.

    Since then it's gone through the paces from getting a cammed LS1 & 6speed

    It also copped a full genuine vx hyper yellow ss dash, seats & cluster, Kings low suspension with monroe gt sport shocks and Genuine vx gts rims.

    Although the vx presents very well, it flaws are a few hail stone dents from the last big storm, paint faded on the roof and stone chips on the bonnet so its due for a re-spray.

    Future plans are to get some 3.89.1 or 4.11 diff gears and a re-spray.

    For those who don't know, THIS CAR IS DAILY DRIVEN!

    ]Model: 2002 VX Commodore Series II
    Colour: H154 Quicksilver
    Bodykit: Complete VX SS
    Engine Type: 5.7 LS1
    Engine Mods: Maffless Tune, race bearings, 228/230 cam, double row timing chain, pak springs, shortened pushrods, rods, diamond pistons, lifters, ls6 manifold, 90mm fast throttle body, 20 thou up pistons, 10 thou off the heads, flowed & ported heads
    Transmission: T56 6 Speed Manual, Malwoord Automotive short shifter [plus, hsv shortened stick], Exceedy Race seris clutch
    ]Power: 258rwkw [350rwhp]
    Exhaust: Pacemaker Tri-y extractors, redback 100 cell cats, 2.5 inch X-Force exhaust
    Brakes: Bendix General CT pads, dba front & rear rotors, Castrol dot 4 brake fluid
    Suspension:
    ]FRONT: Low Kings springs, Monroe GT Sport Struts
    REAR: Low Kings Springs, Monroe GT Sport Shock absorbers
    Wheels/Tyres: Genuine 19 inch VX GTS Rims [Painted switchblade silver], 245/35/19 tyres
    Interior: Hyper yellow SS cloth interior, leather console lid, leather handbrake boot, Chrome door handles [Interior], SS gold Dash & rear console facia, hyper yellow ss floormats, vz air vents [door], vz ss satin silver pedals, calais interior light, calais rear courtesy lights, vx senator series 2 steering wheel, monaro silver steering wheel controls, berlina adjustable seatbelt trim & adjuster, ve leather gear knob & new map pockets
    Stereo: Pioneer Headunit with iPod connectivity
    Other Mods: philips 100% more light headlight bulbs
    Cost: Purchased 2008 for $11,000, $600 head unit, $1000 Vx gts rims with tyres, front & rear bar $25 each, SS headlights $210, Fog light switch $30, $770 heavy duty Clutch, $30 exhaust bracket, $85 Seat pre-tensioners, $60 Leads [ls1], Monroe front struts, monroe rear shocks, front rotors and front bendix general ct pads $400, Oxy sensors $80, hyper yellow ss floor mats $120, $160 vz ss satin silver pedals, pacemaker tri-y extractors $400, 2x Redback 100 cell cats $320, 2.5inch xforce catback exhaust $470, Maffless tune $600, Otr $200, Ls1 fan belt $30, Rad support cover decals $30 [$15 each], 18% Carbon based window tint $350, $3000 new motor, $650 retune, $140 Senator steering wheel, $40 monaro steering wheel controls, $14 berlina seat belt trim sliders, $295 Malwood Automotive short shifter
    Build Period: 2008-present
    Future Mods: Respray
    Contacts: Brayden for selling me the car, For all the help with the ls1 upgrades [Cam Jones, Greame Jones, Dean Mosert],


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