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  1. 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...
  2. Z

    VS brake upgrade help

    Hi all, I currently have a vs commodore which I plan to upgrade the brakes on. I have so far got calipers and dba slotted rotors from a vy. I am aware I need to buy shims for the rotors already, but also in regards to the upgrade I have seen vs commodore booster/master cylinder combos listed...
  3. D

    Key battery missing when car was purchased, car won't start anymore.

    I've recently purchased a 99 VT equipe from my mother, who has upgraded, the key was already buggered and has been taken apart.. so it has no battery, which means no use of buttons, door lock entry etc.. but car would 99.9% of the time start second attempt at turning over. Now it cranks and...
  4. Hannah B

    Car running rich/jolts/black smoke/faults on dash after engine swap 2011 holden equipe ve series II

    Basically I got my engine swapped due to an engine knock, cost about $5k altogether (got a loan from the bank) and i don't have much money left I got the engine from JJ auto parts with 1 year warranty and it's a 2012 omega engine After the swap the car drove fine, turned on fine, EXCEPT engine...
  5. Hannah B

    Putting SV6 engine into Equipe Ve series II 2011 ?

    Hey need some help here, basically i know basics about cars but when it comes to engines i have no idea what i'm talking/reading about. Long story short, my Equipe ve series II 2011 has developed an engine knock and i've got a good mechanic who's been trying to find an engine to swap for me and...
  6. Hannah B

    VE commodore 2011 Engine Mount/Bad Fluids?

    Hi guys I've kind of had a dilemma and (kind of really upset about it) I bought a second hand VE commodore 2011 a couple of months ago and didn't leave enough back up money incase something went wrong.. and just recently about 2 days ago it started to have strange rattling sounds and the cars...
  7. Z

    Vs Statesman courtesy lights

    I have just installed series 3 statesman door trims in my VS equipe and didn't have the harness for the courtesy lights, I was wondering if there's a way to utilise the lights without the harness? Thanks
  8. Z

    VZ struts in a VS

    Hey all, Im just wondering if its possible at all to install VZ struts into a VS commodore? Also what components would be needed to make it all work together? any response would be greatly appreciated Thanks
  9. Z

    Streering knock

    Hey guys, just lately I've noticed a clunk or knock in my steering when i turn left on the odd occasion, I've been told it could be a tie rod end. Does anyone on here have any ideas as to whats causing the noise? Thanks
  10. B

    VX Equipe | 345rwhp! | LS1 228/230 cam & ported heads + t56 conversion

    The VX | Broken :( | LS1 228/234 cam & ported heads 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...
  11. M

    VS II 1996 Equipe and ODBII (CAN Bus)

    Hi Folks I am not sure if my car is modern enought but I'd like to find out if my Commodore uses the CAN bus. I hav 2 projects in mind (Depending on the Bus) 1. Advanced Engine Monitoring system. This will be a small microcontroller that will read and display on a small display the...
  12. V

    Electric seat cover thingy :S

    Hey guys I have the VY Equipe with the driver side seat electric controls The cover where the switches and levers are has somehow snapped and just sort of hangs down a bit. The seat still works and everything it just looks hell dodgy and i dunno how to fix it :/ I tried using super glue...
  13. M

    VX Equipe II Aircon Problem...

    My aircon work's fine when i have it on the fan setting 1, 2 or 3 but when i go Max Setting or wateva it is, it just just completly shuts off. Any ideas on what this could be and how i can fix it? Thanks.
  14. J

    VS Performance

    Hi, I have a 96 VS Equipe completely stock sedan. Today I planted it on the on-ramp for the M4 and It was gutless until 3rd gear (80kms), but when it was in 3rd it really started to move. It feels the same accelerating 40 - 80 vs 80 - 120. Is there a performance limiter? or is this the same for...