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  1. tennuteproject

    Knocking noise on 2010 Sv6 (with video)

    Hi so don't have any context for how and when it happened because I bought the car not running, managed to turn her over but its making a knocking noise. Any ideas on what this sound could be, i know its a stretch but maybe someones heard something similar. Cheers!
  2. Adrian's Vr

    Unexplained whine

    hey so this morning as I turned into work my car started whining like a kettle, since then it will start doing it as soon as i got into 2nd or 3rd (T5) does not do it idling, still makes sound with clutch in and rolling in neutral, shifts ok, noticed it happens when its given load, when i slow...
  3. T

    Will a 3.27 Series 2 lsd replace 2.92 Series 1 lsd

    I'm in the market for a new diff for my 07 sv6 manual. I assume the only difference between the series 1 and 2 is the different ratio. I'm here to make sure I don't have any weird issues with coupling to the drive shaft ect. Cheers
  4. J

    What oil for v6 getrag?

    Hey guys, just got my new ute and going to be doing a much needed service for it, I was just wondering what type of oil would be ok to use with the v6 getrag gear box? Had some nulon 75w85 full synthetic (gl-4?) In an unopened bottle in the shed but not sure if it would be ok to use? Also the...
  5. Heffo72

    Fault Code P0502 HELP

    Hey getting fault code p0502, replaced rear harness and wheel sensors anything else I should check? Replaced battery as well.
  6. M

    VE gearbox

    Hi just wondering if I can fit a vz gearbox onto my ve s1 anyone done this does anyone know if I can do it, it is the same box
  7. zeropalooba

    Modifying idle control when converting to manual

    Hi guys, I hate starting new threads but I've had a quick search but no luck finding an answer. I have converted an L67 to Getrag manual. Everything is hunky dory but idle control. Issues - On start up the car idles at 2000 rpm for 2 seconds or so and then settles to 900 rpm where it idles...
  8. J

    Advice on best car to purchase

    So I’ve just started a new job and I’m looking to buy my second car, I previously owned a VT executive series 2, in very interetsed in a manual SS either a VT, a VX or a VY, was interested to know what people would recommended considering the pros and cons such as power, handling, mechanical...
  9. B

    Can't seem to find any info on t/c globes

    Pulled out of a manual VY spac 2003, does anyone know info on these globes? Thanks in advance
  10. Turtl3

    Tr6060 gearbox 2nd gear problem

    Hey all, Has anyone experienced issues with the ve manuals not enjoying stationary shifting into second at high rpm? I know it sounds ominous, but before anyone jumps to conclusions we were breaking in a new pad at a mates farm. Car is tuned, torque management is disabled, esc was off. Clutch...
  11. Adrian's Vr

    Need wiring help

    Can anyone tell me what this wire connects to? This wire comes out of the loom right next to where the loom comes into the engine bay, it is a manual loom (converter from auto)
  12. 355vscommy

    500hp+ 355 VS Ute Build

    hey guys thought I’d put up about my ute Got it as a blown up V6 auto with lsd Cleaned it up removed a heap of stuff including motor and trans Already had 304 and T5 gearbox from my old VN BT1 Got the block machined to 40’ and line bored 2bolt studs with steel stud girdle. I did cam bearing oil...
  13. M

    Thoughts on my 2008 Sv6

    Hey guys, I’m brand new to the commodore world and bought this manual 2008 VE SV6 yesterday. what are your thoughts? Any feedbacks great so be brutally honest. Also first time using a forum so please let me know if I did something wrong.
  14. C

    Vz ecu help!!

    Hey guys, so I own an optioned out 2004 vz SV6 manual. Not very common as I've come to realise but need clarification with these dang ecus. Sadly there is basically no information and if there is, no one is sharing or it's hard to find. My ecu is basically fried. Fuel gauge error occasionally...
  15. D

    Clutch Recommendations

    I'm starting to need a new clutch in my 2010 L77 SS-V. Just after peoples advice on which clutch to choose. I've been looking at the Exedy twin-plate organic which is about $2800 installed. Other people have suggested Z-grip's or NPC's - no idea on how much or where to get these. The car will...
  16. Y

    VZ manual cruise control problems.

    Hey guys I'm on my last straw here I've tried every trick I can think of to fix this damn cruise control. I've got a VZ SV8 manual and the cruise enabled but wont set. Sometimes the set will flash on and then off when you try and set it but generally nothing happens. I've tried cruise...
  17. jasevessvR

    [NSW] WTB VE II L98 Wagon Parts (Manual)

    ITEM: stock airbox including Maf, and full stock exhaust LOCATION: NSW but open to offers CONDITION: Used PRICE: Let me know please DELIVERY/PICK UP INFORMATION: PAYMENT OPTIONS: COD, Direct Deposit, Funds Transfer or Other CONTACT DETAILS: 0425303667 OTHER INFO: needs to fit a manual...
  18. K

    vs v6 electronic issues

    hi all first time poster here, you guys have already been a great help. okay so my vs v6 manual ute sometimes won't start when I turn the key (fuel pump does start) it will however start if I turn the key off and on again a few times. (or if I hit the unlock button on the key whilst in the...
  19. A

    VE SS 3.45 diff problem

    Pretty certain it’s diff related but it only started happening yesterday, at low speeds a clunk in the rear occurs when turning sharp both left/right, when turning right up a hill it felt like both were about to lock up but just shuddered. No whine or anything driving or any clunks 20kmh+ Drives...
  20. jprior2912

    Manual Conversion - VZ Alloytec

    Hi all, I have the opporutnity to purchase a written off VY commodore (t-boned) that has had a manual conversion. I have a VZ executive and was wondering if I bought it, could I swap the gearbox in it to the manual form the VY, or, because it's an Ecotec motor, are they different...
  21. L

    Vs 5l clutch issues

    Hopefully someone can help. I'm completing a manual conversion in my vs club sport but for some reason the clutch will not disengage . I've checked the cable and pedal which all seems fine. But the clutch is stuck on the whole time. The clutch and thrust bearing are brand new. Any suggestions...
  22. JohnnykerkhamVPcommodore

    Highest horsepower NA SS/ 1/4 mile time

    Hey guys just curious as to what the highest horsepower NA SS is with a 1/4 mile time, wouldnt mind forced induction down the track but i also know that would change what mods are happening to the car, cheers guys.
  23. W

    VX SS T56 into VY Berlina wagon

    H Guys, So i’m wanting to convert my vy ls1 auto berlina to a manual, I have a vx ss sitting around with all the parts in good knick - just wondering what the easiest option would be to do the conversion if I just take the transmission and loom from the VX or if I take the whole lot? Not sure...
  24. RedVrclubby

    Vr Manual gearbox sitting crooked

    hey guys I done a manual geaebox conversion on my vr clubby and my gearbox is sitting really far over to the drivers side i have measured up my Chassis and k frame etc to see if its bent and it all seems ok the entire box appears to Be on a angle and dosent seem like a engine mount issue ...
  25. F

    Vx Surging Under Load

    Hey guys, new member here so be prepared to read :) I got my self an automatic vx v6 berlina and as with most vx' it's had it's minor faults but there been one that no one can work out. I noticed it the very first time I drove it, under heavy load it surges (no miss fire or anything) I knew...
  26. guppy303

    Weighted shift knobs

    Hey guys, Looking for some info on weighted shift knobs for my VE commodore. After searching online I have found little info on thread sizes and compatible knobs. Also there seems to be no shift knobs made specifically for VE commodores (unlike other brands such as Subaru) Anyway, any...
  27. RedVrclubby


  28. C

    Manual conversion help......

    Hi all. I realise this question has been brought up several times but I haven't found a proper answer so here it goes. I am converting my auto v6 to manual car basically cost me nothing and engine had to come out anyway so why not. The conversion I got came with the box, pedals, ECU and a...
  29. C

    VF Driveline issues

    Hey everyone... ive been reading for awhile never actually posted or started a thread... My vf ssv manual has been making some harsh clunking noise which sounds to be coming from the diff... its around the 330rwkw mark has Detroit locker and all fresh diff rebuild 12 months ago (broken 3 rh...
  30. Sandman

    [VIC] 2005 Holden Commodore Ute S Manual

    ITEM: 2005 VZ S Ute, Manual PRICE: $9,000 ONO LOCATION: Lysterfield Vic, 3156 YEAR: 2005 SERIES: VZ BADGE: S ENGINE: Alloytec 3.6 175kw TRANSMISSION: 6 Speed Manual COLOUR: Impulse blue WHEELS: PDW 19" TYRE CONDITION: Fronts 80% Rear 95% ODOMETER: 230,000 REGO OF CAR: Vic reg till...
  31. S

    VT S Manual - Clutch issue, need a solid answer!

    Hey guys, new to the forum here. So last night I got abit angry and started caning my VT S manual which I just bought about a week ago, the car is in my name and had a rwc done too. Let me start off by saying the clutch before this issue happened, the friction point was 2 inches in when you put...
  32. VEZ LFX V6


    I'm just throwing it out there about EXEDY clutches and how piss weak they are and how they don't back there own warranty. My EXEDY Heavy Duty Sports Tuff Clutch SMF conversion for my 2012 Holden ute 3.6L SIDI that I paid $1,200 for has failed in a big way with less then 20,000KM on it (6 months...
  33. J

    5 to 6 speed conversion

    Hey guys just wondering what work is required to convert from t5-t56 and 5 speed getrag-t56, my brothers is a 95vs ute which has a t5 trans in it mine is a 99 S3 vs ute getrag trans going. We both want to go to a 6 speed t56 trans so I'm wondering what work is required for each and how much. I...
  34. S

    [WA] WTB: VE SS V Manual

    Want To Buy: VE Commodore SS / SS V Location: Perth, WA Transmission: Manual Body Style: Sedan or wagon Color: Prefer black, dark, or business appropriate colors; loud colors may be ok depends on price Interior: Leather, black or grey Price: 10-15k, could go up for wagon Payment: Cash...
  35. C

    VN manual gearbox fit into VS SS

    Im enquiring on behalf for a friend if anyone can tell me if a VN manual gearbox will fit into a VS SS?
  36. D

    VS/VR Commodor Ute not changing gears

    Hi All, I have a 1993 Holden commodore VR or VS ute and it won't go into gear. The clutch is always all the way in and having to use force but still won't go in gear. Could really use some help
  37. myls362

    VFII MY17 Redline Manual driveline vibration

    Ive got a MY17 manual Redline which has driveline vibration and noise at about 80kmh. I first noticed it with less than 200km on the clock. It mainly does it when slowing down from more than 80kmh when in 5th or 6th gear. Push the clutch in, speed up or down from 80kmh, drop it into 4th and the...
  38. guppy303

    Faulty catalytic converters in VE SV6

    Hi guys, looking for some advice. After taking my 2010 SIDI down to the mechanic to inspect a check engine light, I was informed that I needed two new cats at a cost of around 1k all up. I was wondering whether it would be advantageous to instead purchase some hi flow cats , since I have to...
  39. moocow

    WH LS1 Manual Conversion

    Hi all, So I'm looking at converting my LS1 WH Statesman to a manual. I have the opportunity to use a VY SS ute as the donor car, the ute would get my auto in return. As far as I understand, I'll need the clutch and brake pedals, the clutch lines, cylinder and reservoir, the flywheel, clutch...
  40. Brayden Dewie

    A Red Holden for the Red Dirt

    2012 VE II SS-V Redline Well, its not a show pony. Not full time, anyway. My Ute is my pride and joy, my weekend escape, my ticket around this beautiful country we call home. I have lived most of my adult life on cattle stations, driving hundreds of dirt road kilometers each day. Or should I...