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  1. 0

    Dash light problem

    hey guys, I have just finished swapping out the dashboard in my wk caprice, but am now having a problem with the cluster. Now when I turn the key on the dash lights light up on without having the headlight switch on, and when I indicate, the dash lights cut out.... everything else still works as...
  2. LachieCaprice

    Holden WL CAPRICE

    Hey Guys hoping your all well and hoping corona is leaving you alone I’m still looking for a Caprice mostly the whs but I recently took a liking to the wl caprice and had a few questions if you could help it would be much appricated how do the sensors work just sound or do they show on the...
  3. LachieCaprice

    Wh Statesman vs Caprice

    Hey guys looking at buying a Holden wh statesman or caprice and just wanted to know the difference between the Statesman and Caprice both are v8 thanks for your time
  4. F

    Weird engine knock

    Hey guys, i have a strange light knocking noise that i can hear when i'm just idling (when the engine is hot / cold). Ive attached a link where i did my best to capture the sound (its easier to hear on full volume). First thing that popped into my head was engine knock but i don't hear it at all...
  5. LachieCaprice

    Holden Wh Statesman

    Hello all hoping your well I’m currently looking for my first project car , I’m looking at wh Holden Statesman or Caprice v8 I’ve always had a great respect for the old Caprice and Statesman and would like to restore to former glory as a weekender do you think these are going to be...
  6. LachieCaprice

    Holden Vr Caprice

    Hello All (new to justcommodores) hoping your all well I’m in the market for my first project car, I have always loved the old Statesman’s and Caprices. I’ve been offered a Vr v6 caprice in good condition but I’m not sure whether I should be chasing a v8 or not. This has nothing to do with...
  7. blueray95

    New battery and alternator = no luck

    Hi, I've holden caprice ss 2009 and the issue started 4 months ago I got the battery saving mode on the dash and it was loose ground cable to I've tighten it up but 3 months later I got same problem but the ground wasn't loose and I've replaced the battery and the alternator 3 times one of them...
  8. Inthepanelshop

    [VIC] WH statesman/caprice/grange

    Anyone out there ever cut up a WH for mini tubs? If so hit us up with link, pics and some advice too! TIA
  9. T

    Alternator warning and red light Charging issue ...

    Warning and red light still on after replacing the alternator .. thinking it maybe the engine management system ... I've been disconnecting the battery to reset an ABS warning and limp mode issue .. anyone able to enlighten me .. it's sending Me Silly .. ?!
  10. S

    Omenous 1st experience; should I try again?

    Hello everyone, My name is Shady and I live in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. So, here's a little story. last year, I sold my old Mercedes Benz (which probably was my 14th or 15th) after 10 joyous, tumultuous years. I'm not exactly in a desperate need to have a motor vehicle in my garage, but in...
  11. M

    good morning everybody, I bed for soem help with my WM!

    Good morning, 'I am new here, writing from Poland..I just bought Chevrolet Caprice Royale 2009, V8 I read it is the same as Holden Statesman WM and I have big problem ,as it is one car in Poland like this...nobody has spare parts and I need shock abosorbers, rear brake pads, lower control arms...
  12. F

    Wh 8-way into Vx Exec

    now before I start I just wanted to say that yes I have searched this topic quite thoroughly and I’m bloody stumped, I have a blue leather drivers seat out of a wh Statesman with the memory function and I can’t get it to function, at all, it has an 11 wire plug and I have tried so many wire...
  13. ig109

    VE S2 Help an American?

    Hi All, I have a 2013 Chevrolet Caprice which I think would be considered a VE S2 Caprice or "WM"? Anyway from what I can tell they fitted the car with the Ute version of the silver faced Holden IQ for 2013 model year only. The unit itself doesn't have wiring internally to run anything but...
  14. J

    WK LS1 Caprice - Trans Cooler clarification

    G'day ladies and gents, Wanting to get a trans cooler for my 2003 WK Caprice with the LS1 - now I've got the PWR trans oil cooler in mind, but I've noticed some talk about towing packages for holdens of this model, and what they came with, along with a heap of confusion. my WK appears to have...
  15. J

    wn caprice v to vf gts front end

    Hey all Ok, so, just picked up a wn cappy v and its basically gone straight on the hoist for a host of upgrades, but, i don't (and i don't think anyone does) like the front ends. So that brings me to my question, vf front end swap? To my knowledge the front frame is identical back to 2006...
  16. E

    WK Caprice Electrical Issues

    Hey guys I'm new here, I've just taken ownership of a WK Caprice 5.7 model When I start the car, it displays on the dash, ABS failed, SRS failed along with a check engine signal and a few other things. I've inherited the car and my uncle, the previous owner, says he's had it looked at and the...
  17. J

    Favourite model of Holden Statesman / Caprice?

    I've looked around for this question and peoples opinions, but I haven't been able to find anything. So, I thought I'd make it myself! What was your favourite Model of Statesman / Caprice? I'd have to say mine would be the WK / WL. I reckon it had a whole lot more class than anything from the...
  18. J

    Diff Clunking/Grinding AFTER Diff seal replacement?

    G'day to you all. I've recently purchased a 2003 WK Caprice with 233,000ks on the clock. Ran like a gem, no odd sounds. Took it to my local mechanic, good reliable guy, stated that the Diff Pinion Seal was leaking -and to get it sorted "sooner rather than later" The week after, I made the...
  19. K

    Wm Caprice

    Hey guys, I've had a look on the forums and can't find any info anywhere, just need some info on headlights. Everywhere I look it says I'm supposed to have hid headlights installed in the car, however my headlights only have the h7 halogen headlight. They are in a projector housing however. I'm...
  20. S

    Voltage is key

    Not a question but just wanted to share some experience with you. Picked my 2007 caprice up for the dealer yesterday, took it home and put the child seats in and went off for a drive in the new whip... The the trouble started. After turning the car on (sounded like the battery was low when it...
  21. O

    V8 Exhaust

    hi I got a WM v8 Caprice and wanting to do a rear muffler delete to get a better note. Found a - 2.5" tail pipe with J pipes - 2.5" tail pipe with J pipes and Hotdogs - 2.5" tail pipe with hotdogs Wondering which one would be loud but with the least amount of drone. cheers
  22. J_Caprice

    Jordy's Vs Series 3 Caprice - Build Thread

    Hey guys, been using these forums for years (even since before my account was made) but have never posted anything until now. Thought id throw up a bit of an overview of my weekender as you don't see to many clean ones anymore. I've had the car for about 2 years so have a few things to cover and...
  23. G-Rex

    Front end noise wn series II caprice

    hi new member here first post , have a 2017 caprice and it has this slight noise/wine in the left hand front side of the car ? have taken it to tyre shop for balance/align and they said everything was fine but they could hear the noise? is there any factory problems/ recalls I've missed thanks
  24. vthed

    WL RPM not displaying correctly/faulty tacho?

    Having some issues with my WL Caprice 5.7L. Car runs great bar the issue I'm having with the tacho. The car never misses a beat and is great on fuel and power. When I start driving the RPM seems to be correct but as I drive (probably within 5-10 minutes), the RPM starts to drop and eventually...
  25. T

    WN Caprice Headphones

    Hi all, Recently bought a WN Caprice V and havent been able to find the wireless headphones. I emailed the previous owner but he had never seen or used them. Any idea where to find them?? have had a hunt in all the obvious places. The headphone icon does light up when the DVD is playing. Does...
  26. VXBaz

    [LS3] WN Caprice LS3 to GTS power - how?

    Hi, I'm a chauffer driver/owner operator and also a car nut and am considering upgrading my current WN seies 1 (6.0 litre) to a newer LS3 powered WN Series 2...just because I want to own the last and greatest Caprice ever made. What are the differences between the GTS LS3 (325kw?) and the...
  27. D

    VX Calais Brake Lights are haunted

    Haunted. Yes. Haunted. Now I have your attention, does anybody know why or have the same issue as this? My Brake lights decide to stop working occasionally. Like they will be on and fine for a while, then they stop working and start working again when they feel like it. We have replaced...
  28. S

    Supercharged 6 in vu ute

    Hi there, I'm 16 and got my L's on my birthday 2 months ago, in saying that i needed a ride, i bought a golden/hyper metallic yellow. V6 3.8 ecotec VU ute 2002 model (MANUAL) for $5.200... my parents have a wh caprice with the 3.8 super 6 in it and they are looking to sell it soon, i was...
  29. D

    Wh caprice bonnet ornament blank?

    So I have a wh caprice with the stand up bonnet ornament and have had to take it off due to where I have to park my car during the day at the moment and have a question: since the paint underneath is starting to chip off is there any way I can buy kinda like a blank piece to cover it like the...
  30. K

    Checking Disptick Oil level

    Hi all , Hope everyone is fine, I have a question about my car ( Holden Caprice V8 6.0 2008 ) same as holden ve commodore 6.0 , I recently changed the engine oil (about a month ago ) After 2000 kms these are the results of my engine ! before ( see pic )...
  31. B

    Vr/vs statesman dash conversion!

    I am aware that there is alot of threads about this topic but i can not find what im looking for :( I have a Vr spac 3.8l and i want to put a statesman dash in it (cluster and all), i have heard that you need to get the dash out of the same model statesman for example i would need a vr 3.8l...
  32. H

    which fuse is for the mirrors

    Hi all i cant work out which fuse is for the mirrors - either under the dashboard or in the engine bay both mirrors dont work on my WL caprice - so im assuming its the switch or fuse [ checked/swaped over the switch with no success ] if not the fuse and switch - any other ideas? just...
  33. R

    VE Sv6 series 1 Stereo upgrade

    Does anyone know if a Caprice 'Bose' stereo deck will work in my series 1 sv6 ?? tired of all the errors popping up on the stock headunit . Cheers
  34. HOLDENLOVER1998

    WM Caprice Automatic Headlamp Leveling Failed

    I have a 2010 Holden Caprice. I keep getting the error "Automatic Headlamp Levelling Failed". This warning flashes and beeps constantly while you are driving. What could be the cause of this issue? I have unplugged the battery to try and reset the system but this did not work. What should I do?
  35. RB_KG_Caprice

    VS Caprice 5.0L - What should i look out for?

    Gday Everyone New to the site and to holden (dont hate me) My wife and I have just bought a VS Caprice with a 5.0L It was a family owned vehicle since pretty much new (1st owner was SA Government 96-99) It has 300ish kms, all the mod cons and is in fantastic condition. I just wanted to...
  36. V

    Can I convert my vs acclaim interior to statesman/caprice interior?

    Hello I just purchased a 1996 VS Commodore/Acclaim. It isnt in the best condition and I would like to clean it up alot and I was wondering if I could get the statesman or caprice complete interior like door trims, dash, seats an all to fit straight in? I also wanna get a new boot and so on...
  37. theking

    E-cutouts for WM Caprice Statesman

    Hi guys, So this difference in model names is really giving me a hard time and throwing me off a lot. According to Wiki, my car is named the WM Caprice Statesman. But I do know that it is really close to the American Pontiac G8 but not quite exactly. Anyways, I'm planning on ordering either...
  38. theking

    Back up camera?

    Hi guys, First of all, I am happy to be part of your great forum, and I look forward to learn from you guys and try to give back. So I just bought a 2009 Caprice SS, back home, my brother bought it for me, I still haven't seen it, can't wait till summer is here so I can drive it! I know...
  39. J

    wk caprice speedo out (changed diff) south australia

    Hi all, i have a 04 caprice 5.7L auto, have recently changed my diff from the standard 3.08 to 3.46. now my speedo is out and wondering if you know anyone in adelaide who can adjust it. alot of mechanics dont want to know about it or dont have a tech 2 computer, and i cant justify paying...
  40. HOLDENLOVER1998

    Holden IQ/ GPS FOR WM CAPRICE 2011 V8

    Hi, I recently bough a 2011 Holden Caprice. It did not come with the IQ system/GPS. I have been looking for one so I can install it myself. Does anyone know where i will able to purchase one?
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