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    I've blown a head gasket.

    I've blown a head gasket on my series 1 VR, I've got almost everything to do it but I have a couple questions before I go tearing into it. What sealant should I use on the head bolts? Gasket goo or rtv, where and why. Where can I find the torque specs for a series 1 Buick? And last but...
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    FIRST CAR - 2008 VE SV6 !!

    ************ Live in Victoria so dont tell me to buy a v8 ************ about to hop on my p's and im looking at a 2008 VE sv6 with 138000 kms, he already did the exhaust, cold air - with a custom tune and he done the LSD cause the autos don't come with them apparently, iv'e got a fair bit on...
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    Buying First Car Advice- 1997 Holden Commodore S VS II Manual

    Hi everyone, I'm looking to buy my first car and looking for some advice on buying a 1997 Holden Commodore S VS II Manual ute. -274,976 km -5 speed manual -6cyl 3.8L Petrol The dealer is trying to sell for $4880. My main questions are: Is this overpriced due to the age and km's? What would the...
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    What to buy a used 2001 VX for?

    HI All, I'm looking to to buying my first commodore... (First car). I was looking at prices but I keep wondering what is the going price for a commodore? More specifically a 2001 Commodore Wagon VX, it is Automatic, has air-con, cruise control (do all commodores have cruise control), Yes...
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    vb to be vc satin black brock

    Gday this is my 1979 vb commodore witch has been a long time first car project, i've had it for about 3 years and worked on it lots but not haveing much of an idea been doing extra work and going around in circles, ive done all the work my self with minimal help from my dad. when i got the...
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    My 2009 Red VE SV6

    I'm currently in year 11 and been working for a while saving hard to try and get a VE for my first car! Picked it up today and so happy with it, exactly what I wanted. Details MY10 SV6 Lowered on pedders suspension Series 2 SSV wheels SSV taillight Future mods planned Exhaust...
  7. jayden.2.2

    My '07 Berlina

    Name: Jayden Model: 2007 VE Berlina Sedan Colour: Nickel Engine: 3.6L Alloytec V6 Exhaust: X-Force 2 1/4 Stainless Steel Cat-Back Gearbox: 4 speed Auto Suspension: Stock Wheels/Tyres: Advanti Injection - 20 x 8.5 Body: Stock Other Mods: Tinted windows, bee sting antenna, calais...
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    Ideas for what commodore i should buy

    hello fellow members I am new to just commodores and im curious on all the opinions on what kind of commodore i should buy, as i am about to get my red p plates in queensland. Ive been pretty set on getting a vz sv6 but ive been reading and apparently its known to not be one of the fastest...
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    First car, S2 acclaim, replace seats..

    Hey guys.. First post, hoping for some good advice. I Recently got my first car, a VT series II acclaim. Pretty much stock, except for some ugly Altezza rear lights.. I'm brainstorming some ideas to replace my seats with leather. I'd been tossing up black or cream, until I came...
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    MOZ-7 1997 VT Wagon

    Name: Michael Model: 1997 vt excecutive Colour: White Bodykit: Stock Engine Type: ecotec v6 Engine Mods: none Exhaust: 2.5 inch lukeey catback Gearbox: Auto Brakes: Stock Suspension: SL All around. (backs have ultras but have to take them in and out for footy as roads are too rough)...
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    1998 black vt calais

    My First Car 1998 VT CALAIS Model: VT Calais series 1 Engine: Ecotec V6 Trans: Auto Kilometres: 220,xxx Colour: Raeven Interior: - Electric windows - Electric front seats - Cruise control - Driver and passenger air bags - Woodgrain - Sunroof Suspension: - Rear: SSL - Front: SL...
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    vs ute working progress

    this is my first car! much to improve on but goes hard please show me photos if you own nd have done stuff too you ute for inspiration :) i picked her up for 1500!! Model - vs ute 96 Colour - White Engine - 3.8 Ecotec V6 i think, 185 xxx on the clock. Engine Mods - Pacemaker Extractors...
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    First car cheap modifications

    OK guys I am getting my hands on a 60th Anniversary Commodore (Omega) in a few weeks, what are some cheap ways to make the car look better? I was considering neons, spraying the calipers & mags and getting a straight through muffler. I am thinking my cap will be about $800.
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    My VY S II, first car :)

    This is my first car, it’s a VY S series 2, completely stock when I bought it 7 months ago. I don’t plan on doing any performance mods because in my opinion I don’t see it being worth the money.. So, I went for slight cosmetic changes and a nice audio system :) Let me know what you think...
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    My VZ Executive - First Car

    This is my VZ Executive I bought it stock standard and have slowly made it into something I am quite happy with. I would like a body kit but I also need some kind of cash influx. I have added... Wheels - 19 inch SSV genuine Holden Led Daytime running lights Removed mud flaps Lowered with...
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    [VIC] WTB: non-turbo manual VL commodore or calais.

    DESCRIPTION: Wanted to Buy ITEM: I'm looking to buy a vl, this is for my first car so it cant be turbo or a v8. preferably under 300 000 kms and in good nick. looking in the price range of 3000-6000. LOCATION: Gippsland VIC PICK UP INFORMATION: More than happy to travel a bit for a good...
  17. barra218

    My first VT

    Hey guys, im new to this site and still figuring it out,, i've been meaning to put up a post for a while but here is my vt. Name: Jonathan Barra Age: 17 Model: VT Acclaim II Colour: White Body kit: Standard bumpers SS side skits Engine: Stock Exhaust: Pacemaker Extractors...
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    My VT

    Hey guys, im new to this site and still figuring it out,, i've been meaning to put up a post for a while but here is my vt. Name: Jonathan Barra Age: 17 Model: VT Acclaim II Colour: White Body kit: Standard bumpers SS side skits Engine: Stock Exhaust: Pacemaker Extractors...
  19. JAKE-26

    Buying from a car yard questions

    Hey guys. Im looking to buy a vs ute for my first car and have seen one in a car yard. the yard is "skygrove pdy ltd" or something, located in moorabin, Vic if anyone wanted to know. The car is a 95 Vs ute with 190k's with reg+rwc for $6,999. looks ok Im pretty sure i would be able to...
  20. JAKE-26

    Question about buying VS UTE for first car

    Hey guys, I'm new to this but i'l give it a shot. Im 17 and soon wanting to buy a vs ute. ive seen alot with like 180,000ks. I know it seems like a fair amount, but ive also some with 250000-300,000+ around, which i think means they can last. :hmmm: so my question is, for this type of car...
  21. Lamby22

    My VR Executive - First Car!

    Name: Nick Location: South Australia Car: VR Commondore 1993 Gearbox: Stock Auto Stereo: JVC Headunit, Stock Speakers, US Audio Amp, 1x US-Audio 15" sub. Wheels: 15" Stocks (not for long :D) FUTURE MODS: White Side Mirrors VY SS 17's Calais Taillights Whats everyone reckon? It's starting...
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    Finally Have Pics Of My VT !

    Look On My Profile, Got Pics There Of The Baby... Not The Greatest But All Things Start Small =) I would Put Them here but it won't let me for some queer reason =( comment them, give me your ideas...
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    first car

    hey guys, new to this site. first car i'm getting is a 99 VTS series II its currently stock except for the rims which are some monaro rip off one's which i will proably keep cause they really do look good on the car. and gives me an extra 4k to spend somewhere else. the modifications im...
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    black VS commodoree!

    hey guys, this is my 1996 vs Executive, new to this site so i thought i would post a few photos and up for any advice on what to do next as its my first car, cheers, Matty. Engine: V6 Eco, High Flow Injectors Km: 190,000 Exterior: King Superlow Spring (looking to go ultra-low) w/...
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    Help wanted! buying a vs statesman V8

    rightio just about to buy my first car, for a while now ive wanted a holden(of course) vs statesman 5ltr and i hav $7000 tops! most the cars i find are at a decent stage of there life sayin round 250-300 and if im lucky a bit lower. im looking for a completly stock stato, for then it has a less...
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    Help wanted! buying a vs statesman V8

    rightio just about to buy my first car, for a while now ive wanted a holden(of course) vs statesman 5ltr and i hav $7000 tops! most the cars i find are at a decent stage of there life sayin round 250-300 and if im lucky a bit lower. im looking for a completly stock stato, for then it has a less...
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