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  1. LetterioCaruso

    VZ v6 to 6 litre conversion

    Hi all just wanting some help in regards to fitting a 6 litre into my VZ V6 Sedan. Before I start getting just sell it and buy a v8 I completely agree with you that it’s heaps easier but due to sentimental family reasons results in why I want to do the conversion. I have a 6 litre engine out of...
  2. J

    2005 VZ Commodore Parking brake shoe

    When pulling the handbrake of my vz commodore the drivers side sinks right down when in drive, and when in reverse the opposite occurs. Is this to do with the rear suspension - normal braking works perfectly fine. Or does the parking brake shoe need to be adjusted ?? This area isn't my expertise...
  3. J

    Strange rubber cylinder mounted on exhaust pipe

    There is this strange rubber cylinder mounted to exhaust pipe of my 2005 vz commodore Equipe, towards the rear left of the car. Its held on by a welded bracket and has clearance all around to the chassis. The rubber cylinder sits parallel to the exhaust pipe so it cant be a rubber mount. I...
  4. BoB_The_Ninja

    Vz Crewman idle surge/safetymode

    Hey guys, I'm new here. What happened: I've been swearing my head off at my car for a couple months now. Originally the car had blown the ODD injector fuse (replaced fuse, and rebuilt injectors, replaced the injector harness). In my excitement of "woo-hoo I can drive the car again" I have...
  5. K

    Vz Running Rough

    Started my vz v6 lumina drove for a little bit, car started running very rough and misfiring. Checked all areas for vacuum leaks, there were non. One by one I disconnected the coil packs while the car was running and found that “cylinder 1” had no change when disconnected. I than swapped coil...
  6. Z

    VZ Calais Alloytec Surging, Rough Idle issues

    Hi, I’ve been a long-time reader, but this is my first post! Hoping someone can help me out! I have a small but annoying issue with my 2005 VZ Calais alloytec. I got it in mid 2015 and I love it. Since getting it, I noticed it surges every now and then (usually under load). When starting up...
  7. Damsix420

    VZ V6 Holden Commodore Motors

    Hi all, got a couple things I just wanna check.. Just bought a VZ wagon V6 auto, pretty rough but got a good deal for it. It's done 275,00kms. Not long after it overheated on me while idling at work. Ended up being a water pump, so fixed that my self with a new one. Easy as but it keeps using...
  8. C

    will not fire!!!

    So was parked car in car park. Turned off then turned back on as my mrs cant park. Turned back on to fix her parking. Apon returning to the car about a hour later this is what happened. Key in turned to start and was like no fuel. Wouldn't start. Got some more petrol into it and still nothing...
  9. N

    VZ SV6 Cam

    Ok guys, I am wanting a cam upgrade for 2005 vz sv6, I have seen other posts however none answer my questions. As we all know the alloytech 190 are difficult as hell to get a sound out of, im wondering how this will effect a cam. - Will this sound like crap - Expected power? - Video if anyone...
  10. V

    Sv6 diff

    Howdy, all. Recently I've been experiencing some issues with my diff on my 2005 VZ SV6 commodore (stock 2.87:1 ratio) it's been clunking, whining,and well...just been a general pain in the ass. I have decided that I want to buy a good second hand diff but I have found doing so to be difficult...
  11. S

    Suspected blown head gasket....what now?

    My beloved 05 VZ SV6 has a suspected blown gasket after 3 independent reviews. Symptoms: - milky, creamy sludge under coolant cap. - coolant cap split. - engine over-heating - Alloytec 102k on the dial Checked coolant and it head completely drained. Replaced it and it took about 7L for...
  12. W

    Black 2005 WL Statesman.

    I just had this delivered last night after purchasing the car on Saturday. A 2005 Holden Statesman. Having previously come from the Soarer community, and after that, being landed with a Miata, this is the upgrade I was looking for. I spent 12 months looking for this exact car -- big, black...
  13. D

    Vz transmission sticking but not slipping

    I have a vz sv6 5 speed auto 190kw 193,xxx Kim's the gears seem to hold when accelerating at a normal pace the power button is off but the gears really stretch out and the third gear is quite jolty, the gears kick back faster than they should it seems I'm pretty sure the transmission is due...
  14. matsv6

    My IMPULSE VZ SS LS1 ute, sl's, 6 speed.

    Name: Mat Car Type: Ute Colour:: Impulse Blue Model: VZ MY05 SS Engine: LS1 Trans: 6spd Manual Rims: 19'' ssv's Interior: Black Leather Exhaust: 2.5" catback, pacemaker extractors Other mods: Growler kit Suspension: king spring sl's monroe gt shocks
  15. Owned

    [NSW] Holden by design vz sv6 commodore - high output 250 hp

  16. N

    2005 vz ute

    Hi all I'm new to forums and got told to start a thread to get advice.. I got a 2005 vz ute for my first car only done 144000 it's stock standard but i am planning a few things such as -Audio Pionneer head unit deh3350 Pioneer splits# Tweeters 4 channel pioneer gmd 950# #sws 1023#alpine...
  17. dah_man_ben

    [SA] 2004 VZ Berlina, 3.6, Auto, Good nick

    ITEM: My mate has asked me to chuck his VZ Berlina, 3.6L alloytec on here... so here ya are. PRICE: $11k ONO LOCATION: SA, Southern Suburbs YEAR: 2004 (not sure on month) SERIES: VZ BADGE: Berlina ENGINE: Stock 3.6L alloytec TRANSMISSION: Auto COLOUR: Silver EXTERIOR...
  18. K

    Oxygen sensor info ?

    Hey everyone this is my 1st post loving the site! I have an 05 vz executive and have owned it for a month. Very concerned though! I put my foot down and the car feels like its struggling. Its hard to explain, im not the best when it comes to cars and how they work yet! Anyways to cut a...
  19. jdrVZute

    My 2005 VZ Ute doesn't have ABS

    Why doesn't my 2005 VZ Ute have ABS Anti-lock Brakes? Shouldn't it be standard for a 2005 model? If anyone knows, please reply, Cheers.
  20. amos_executive

    My '05 VZ Exec/My first car

    Hey all, from Perth so anyone from Perth or W.A who can point me in the right direction for good places to get some of my future installs would be much appreciated. As the title says this is my first car, hope you all enjoy. will be moving into a new car once the house is complete, hopefully...
  21. M

    Incorrect wiring for interior lights

    Hey guys Putting some LED's in to replace the current bulbs in my centre interior light hub for my 05 VZ Acclaim. Chucked them in, turned them on and they don't work. I spoke to the guy where I got the LED's from and he reckons a few models like the VY and VZ were incorrectly wired during...
  22. V

    2005 Holden VZ Storm Ute

    Hello guys, I'm new here and I've been reading around in a few threads and I have noticed there are alot of experienced people here that have a wide range of knowledge on cars. I decided that I am going to use these forums to get guidance from you guys towards some of the questions that I...
  23. P

    Advise on new car

    2005 HOLDEN COMMODORE SV6 VZ Private Cars For Sale in VIC - carsales.com.au Im wanting to buy this car as my first as I am turning 18 in a couple of weeks. Just interested in some advise to whether this is a good price and all for the car itself. Cheers, Paul
  24. topdzl

    Monaro 05-06 good and bad

    hey everyone I'm thinking of buying manual Monaro, I checked the market and what's available is 2005 and 2006, the later the better. I just want to know whats the good and bad things in this car and if there's big differences between 2005 and 2006 models - I heard there's a problem with the...