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ecotec v6

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    V6 ecotec gilmore kit info

    Seen a v6 gilmore belt kit for sale cheap, and looked cool, have no idea what it is or does, has anyone got any information on them? Do they increase horsepower? Etc
  2. MR VXS2

    [General] Customise Your Engine Cover - Ecotec V6

    I got sick of looking at my standard engine cover on the old Ecotec, so I decided to Modify it. Anyone can do this, all you need to do is work out which sections you want to keep and use an angle grinder with cutting disc to slice away the parts you don't want there any longer. I decided to...
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    Engine Cutting Out

    So engine has had trouble starting recently. Replaced DFI module and CAS which has fixed the starting issue but now it will spontaneously cut out while idling. Haven't tried to drive it because I don't want it to cut out in the middle of a road but when it's idling the engine will nearly stall...
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    Cleaning Vt 1998 eco tec v6

    Hi all, I have a few questions to ask, I bought a VT 1998 v6 ecotec a few months ago, Yesterday i removed the engine cover and there was a lot of caked on oil or something like that under the metal box thingy lol still learning about engine areas , my question is is that normal? or can...
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    Vs Series III V6 Ecotec Engine Rattle

    Recently bought a series 3 vs v6 ute that didn't drive. After a few seconds it was obvious the last guy that owned it tried to replace the clutch. Being that he didn't know his face from his a*** about cars.. he put it in wrong. So after fixing the clutch issue, I fired it up to find a...
  6. xDriiftPrincess

    [QLD] WTB: 3.8L Ecotec Turbo Complete Kit

    DESCRIPTION: Wanted to buy ITEM: Complete turbo kit to suit a 3.8L V6 Ecotec. LOCATION: Logan Surrounds. Will Travel. CONDITION: good. DELIVERY/PICK UP INFORMATION: Will travel a reasonable distance for pickup. PAYMENT OPTIONS: COD CONTACT DETAILS: PM OTHER INFO: Looking...
  7. djdomohudson

    Smell of petrol inside

    Hey, Today I could smell petrol while I was idling but on the highway it wasn't there. When I got to my destination the smell was back. This has been going on all day. A phonecall with my mechanic said it might be the rubber hose leading to the injectors and I thought oh right no worries that...
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    VX Power steering struggling and groaning at low speeds

    Hey guys, I have an issue with the power steering in my VX (Ecotec V6). It has gotten worse recently, basically when I'm not moving, the power steering is near dead, I essentially cannot move the wheels. WHen I'm travelling slowly (5kmh) it struggles, and is a pain to move. As you can...
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    URGENT!!!!! Holden 3.8l v6 WHAT IS THIS PART????

    Hey, Can anyone identify this part please!!!!! :rofl2:
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    v6 cooling issue? help please!!

    hey guys need help with my ecotec A few weeks ago i was pulling into my driveway and my bottom radiator hose blew off so i replaced that and that solved that problem anyway, a few days later i was driving for about 10 -15 minutes when i noticed my temp gauge was quite high (3/4) so i pulled...
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    hey there ive got a vs t5 manual just got exhaust tb oversize air flow chip but will get stock comp retune when done... coil packs. would 4.11 gears go good what are some more bolt ons thanks
  12. iaydemir

    [Ecotec] VY Ecotec Turbo Build!

    Hey Guys, I've gathered/ordered most of the parts to get my low comp Ecotec rebuild started! It's home will eventually be my current daily VY Berlina which is intercooled and supercharged: http://forums.justcommodores.com.au/vy-vz-wk-wl-v2/138907-vy-v6-berlina-project.html The plan is to...
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    [QLD] Wrecking VS V6 commodore, many parts still available, Rochedale, Brisbane

    ITEM: I have a series 1 V6 commodore acclaim that i am in the process of pulling apart. Getting to the point that i need it all gone, no reasonable offers refused. The car is a dark greeny blue colour, code b148, although the clear coat is either peeling or completely gone on most panels...
  14. kingy2511

    Me VS Ute

    Name: Kingy Model: 2000 VS Series III Ute Colour: Tungsten Engine Type: 3.8L V6 Engine Mods: Nil Exhaust: 2.5" Redback wit Hig Flow Cat Gearbox: 5sp Manual Power: Standard Wheels/Tyres: 17" VT SS Mags Suspension: Pedders Sports Rider Springs and Shockys all round. Ajustable Panhard Rod...