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    Help please VS SS BT1 304 not firing

    have recently replaced the spark plugs, leads and the distributor, rotor button and cap in my vs ss set the timing drove it for a week and it still wasn't responding the way it should felt sluggish. Yesterday after a big drive it wouldnt start straight away and left me stranded for over an hour...
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    Urgent VN-VS 304 5L pwr steer pump fit a vt 304 5L?

    Will a VN - VS 304 5L Power Steering Pump be the same as the one on the VT1 304 5L? Cheers in advance for replies (note if repeated post, sorry, will remove if someone could confirm) thanks heaps.
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    M78 Diff Qn and basic info please.

    Hi guys, have a 98 vt ss 5L with an M78 Diff, 3.04 ratio? or 4.07? not sure, but it's standard Limit Slip. Can anyone suggest or help me find diff gears to suit an M78 and the cheapest, say 3.9 gears for the M78, can only seem to find stuff for the M80... thanks guys
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    VT 98 Commodore SS 5.0L 304 a/c compressor

    Hi all, suffering the usual a/c problems, red devil quoted $120 new o rings and free regas after already paying 140 first time (diagnostics). Compressor makes it icy cold only holds the air for 4-5 days, ran a UV light over the whole system, the compressor is leaking from what looks like a...
  5. vnstu

    [QLD] VN V8 auto Berlina wagon while - to wreck or restore

    ITEM: VN V8 auto Berlina wagon while - rolling wreck/restoration project PRICE:$1500 neg LOCATION: Brisbane, QLD YEAR: 1989 SERIES: series 1 BADGE:Berlina ENGINE: 5.0L V8 TRANSMISSION: Auto TH700 COLOUR: white EXTERIOR CONDITION: average to poor INTERIOR CONDITION...
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    VS Calais 5.0 litre Coolant leak. HELP

    Hi everyone My first post here. I have picked up a sweet 1996 VS Calais Series 2 5.0 litre. Sweet paint, clean interior and engine bay. Just under 200 thou km's. Seems to drive well, little bit of diff whine, but I expect that with a car of this age. Since having it though, I have noticed that...
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    need info on Vl V8 ignition fuse blows under acceleration

    Hey guys, Just wondering if anyone can give me some advice on what my gremlin might be on my Vl 5.0L. Every time I accelerate in my car it blows out the ignition fuse and after having it off the road for a month waiting for a rebuilt Quady i finally get it going it idled away for...
  8. Nevin

    Nevins VS Clubsport Build

    Hi, this is my 96 Clubby. Bought her completely original a few months back with 216xxx on the clock. People tell me to keep it original but I am a car modifier and this will be my first worthy project, and there’s nothing I like more than a blank canvas. This will be a fairly slow moving project...
  9. Azrael1003

    96 vs ss

    Manual 96 VS SS Name: Chris Year: 1996 Model: VS SS Colour: White Bodykit: SS Engine Type: 5.0L V8 Engine Mods: HSV enhanced 185kw HSV CAI Pacemaker Extractors Twin 2.5" exhaust with twin hi-flow cats Gearbox/Transmission: T5 Suspension: Pedders full sports ryder suspension Wheels &...
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    [VIC] vs caprice v8 gas vapour injection

    ITEM: vs caprice v8 gas vapour injection LOCATION: Ballarat vic YEAR: 1995 SERIES: vs series 1 BADGE: statesman caprice ENGINE: 5.0 v8 TRANSMISSION: Auto COLOUR: green EXTERIOR CONDITION: good INTERIOR CONDITION: good TYRE CONDITION: good TYRE SIZE: depends which...
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    vs 304 (5.0L) engine wiring diagram - engine dyno runs

    I've got a 5 litre out of a VS on our engine dyno at the moment, and just need a look at an engine wiring diagram - can anyone help me out? For the record, I'm going to be testing three 5.0L in a row on our engine dyno, and thought some people may be interested in the results. The first...
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    vt clubby 195i

    vt clubsport 195i 5 speed manual standard tints lowered ssl kings front an back standard 17 inch rimz sound system pacemaker headers twin 2 1/2 inch exhaust in to single k&n filter pretty much stock at the mo.... getting new wheels 2morow hopefully
  13. S2_VR_

    [NSW] CLEAN VN SS.... Dual Fuel, All Original, 227,XXXkms

    ITEM: 1989' VN SS LPG LOCATION: Lismore NSW, Jiggi NSW. SERIES: VN BADGE: "SS" ENGINE: Stock 5.0L V8. TRANSMISSION: Auto COLOUR: Burgundy EXTERIOR CONDITION: Good INTERIOR CONDITION: Good ODOMETER: 227,500km's REGO OF CAR: NSW, LATE NOVEMBER PLATES INCLUDED: Yes...
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