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  1. J

    Brake/suspension upgrades in Adelaide

    Hey guys, Looking for advice on what and where to get some initial mods done to my new (second hand) VF SS (L77 auto motor). Figuring I should start with making sure i have a stable ride and can stop with confidence. I have between about $2k - $5k to spend on just the brakes and suspension...
  2. Vonix

    Vz Missfire

    Hey guys, my vz is miss firing fairly bad, espicially @1900rpm, in 5th gear. The idle isnt rough, occasional surge when air cons on, obd2 picked up no codes, the misfire usually happens at 1900rpm with some throttle. Any ideas?
  3. B

    Buying Recommendation.

    G'day people of JustCommodores. I am thinking of purchasing a 2005 VZ Auto Executive Commodore, it is rather cheap and has some nice bodywork done to it. It is priced at $3500 (negotiable), and only has 97,000 kms. I was unable to determine the low price, and when questioned on the issues of...
  4. Mattricho

    Trusted mechanic for modified cars Brisbane Southside

    Hi all as the title says I’m planning on getting a cam and OTR and tune done on the mistress and just wondering who you use to service your modified cars around brisbane??
  5. D

    Performance parts install

    Hey guys I just purchased some headers (1 3/4) for my VE 6.0, which should bolt directly on to my 2.5" xforce catback system. Was wondering if anyone knew of a decent workshop/mechanic who installs aftermarket parts for a reasonable price and quality. Located in Western Sydney, cheers.
  6. T

    Good mechanic near Orange in NSW?

    Hi, Anyone know of a good mechanic near Orange that knows old commodores?
  7. B

    VZ wagon randomly losing power, then fuel leak minute after ignition stop

    Hi, I'm hoping someone has some idea what's going on with my car. I'd really appreciate if anyone can help to figure out what's wrong with my car, so thanks in advance for any info you can provide. I don't know enough to do much to fix or diagnose this myself, but hoping someone can help me...
  8. C

    Oil leak vy s ??

    I don't know much about cars but I bought a 2003 series two vy spac three days ago after driving it home there was a drip from the coolent it will need to be replaced my radiator guy said, Next day I noticed an oil leak it's small but I'm still worried it's coming from a metal pipe connecting...
  9. W

    Mechanical carrier

    Hi guys i was wondering what experience is needed to work at a performance shop? i would really like to change jobs in something in the lines of that and would like to know if you would need to be a mechanic first or could you get a apprenticship at one of the shopd or would i need to be a...
  10. C

    getting my VZ serviced next week any tips to save money??

    Hi everyone, im getting my car serviced next week and would like to know if theres anything i could do before i take it in to reduce the cost of it. I know chaning the oil/oil filter but i want to leave this to the mechanic its a 2006 SVZ alloytech, and just hit 200,000, i drive lots :)...
  11. C

    help, getting my SVZ 2006 serviced

    Hi everyone, im getting my car serviced next week and would like to know if theres anything i could do before i take it in to reduce the cost of it. I know chaning the oil/oil filter but i want to leave this to the mechanic its a 2006 SVZ alloytech, and just hit 200,000, i drive lots :)...
  12. V

    Tools?

    How's it goin guys will be starting my apprenticeship soon as a diesel fitter Just wondering what tools Do you guys recommend and should I buy a kit or just build up Muchly appreciated
  13. Man

    [VIC] My car

    Hey JC'ers. I havent been online for say 2 years but I just wanted to get some feedback on incompetent mechanics you have encountered and to have my own little bitch... A little while back, i decided it was time for my VR ute to get a clutch/brake overhaul and rebushed. Long story short and...
  14. L

    Does anyone know of any good transmission mechanics in south aus (port pirie/port aug

    Hey guys just found out today i got a stuffed gear box in my vr ss and instead of putting a reco auto in im just gonna look into a manual conversion and trying to find a good mechanic that can do it ... any help would be great.
  15. D

    good mechanic open saturdays, campbellfield areas

    just looking for a good reasonable priced mechanic thats open on a saturday as i work all week pretty early to pretty late preferabaly in the campbellfield, epping or thomastown areas.
  16. K

    Trustworthy mechanic to work on my car?

    anybody know of any decent mechanics around where they can work on my car, not charge thru the nose but do a good job? western suburbs (st albans/lakes)
  17. C

    VX SS Clutch poped and dropped

    Hello all, I have a question for anyone who thinks they know. I was taking off from a set of lights and my clutch seemed to just pop. I could push the pedal but there was no pedal pressure and the clutch wouldn't engage, it was just dead, it seemed like something had snapped but I don't...
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