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  1. A

    Sports Armour Removal

    Been wanting to removal my Sport Armour for a while now. I notice that the armour is attached to the bumper with the scrivets and is (glued on?). My question is how hard is it to remove it myself without scratching/damaging the bumper? Or would you advise to get a shop to do it? Anyone had...
  2. M

    VS Engine Harness Removal

    Hi peeps, new to the forum so g'day. Currently in the process of removing the 5 litre out of my VS ute. In regards to the engine harness, the manual I have says to disconnect it from the ECM just underneath the glove box and pull it through the fire wall... Once I disconnect it from the ECM...
  3. PaulVZWagon

    VE Ute centre console rear removal

    Hi, Maybe I have missed it somewhere, but how do I remove the back of the centre console in a VE Ute. I mean the upright bit behind the lid. I have found the two covers that clip off, and removed the visible screws (4 top, 3 bottom). I suspect the panel then just clips off, but I have tried...
  4. Fandango68

    Rear window demister and removing old tint - VY Wagon

    Noob, but a Commodore lover here. I want to remove the rear window tint as it's bubbling, but I stupidly started peeling it by hand and now I have flaky bits and glue left behind. Most of the plastic layer is still there. I've Googled techniques from plastic black bags to create heat and melt...
  5. D

    How do i remove the front frame of a vz

    Hey guys just wondering I have some front end damage to my car, the front metal frame of the car is a bit pushed down than normal so I'm just wondering on how I would go on to remove the front frame of the Commodore not too sure what it's called but it's where the bonnet latch goes into and also...
  6. John Revill

    Alternator Removal on LS1 VX Commodore Advise wanted

    Hi All, I'm new to this forum so please go easy on me. I have a VX Commdore with an LS1 that has a failing alternation. The Front bearing seems to have crapped itself and temporarily shorted out the internals. After a high pressure hose, the alternation surprisingly is working again, but sounds...
  7. D

    VZ how to drain fuel and remove fuel filter

    Hey guys just wondering if anyone can help me out, I own a 2005 VZ Calais V8 gen, which hasn't been started up and driven for about 4 years, I've already replaced the oil and oil filter and new battery, all that's left is to drain the fuel out of car and put new fuel in. I was just wondering if...
  8. N

    Replacing VT drivers seat - airbag removal

    Hello, I'm replacing the front seat on my VT Executive, the donor car has a side impact airbag and I would like to remove it rather than leave it there. I understand it can be dangerous and I don't want it to go off in my face while I'm removing it. I've peeled back the seat cover and exposed...
  9. V

    Engine and Transmission removal from the car

    Hi Guys, Is t it possible to remove both of them together? And install together of course. I just have more confidence in torqueing up all the bolts on the bench, then in the engine bay. Have you done it? Thanks for your help.
  10. B

    Removing Heater Assembly - (Primarily A/C lines)

    Hey everyone, new to both this forum and using forums in general so apologies in advance for any noob-ish material in this post. So I have recently had an issue with overheating, which has been narrowed down to a very tired heater core (absolutely no heat in cabin when engine temp is almost...
  11. M

    aux input for the OEM headunit (http://www.thelug.com/radio/gtoradio.html) - help pls

    So I wanna perform this "hack" on my headunit.. I'm thinking of having the mini-stereo plug come out near the arm rest so I'm thinking I need to remove the centre console (the one with the window controls) at least. some questions/help needed: 1. Any ideas what other trims do I need to...
  12. D

    Removal of Head Unit - Help

    Hello, I have been researching ways of removing the factory head unit from my Commodore wagon for a week now, so I thought I'd have a go at doing it myself today and boy was it a lot harder than what it appeared on Youtube. At the moment I can't remove the head unit. I've seen and read about...
  13. W

    VZ SV6 Seat Swap

    Hi guys, I have a 2005 VZ SV6 and the drivers side seat cushion has collapsed. I have bought another drivers side and passenger seat from another VZ SV6 and am currently changing the seats over. I have just realised that the seats i have bought do not have the yellow clip that connect to the...
  14. R


    gday guys just wondering if yous can tell me about despoilering my vz sv6 is it easy? and should i get it done professionally or what?
  15. A

    VT Holden Commodore 1999 Power Steering Pump Removal

    Hey, I'm looking for some help on how to remove the power steering pump out of a Holden Commodore VT 1999 model. It's my step fathers car but he's asked me to remove it. As this is my first time attempting this I was hoping for either some pointer or detailed instructions on the removal process...
  16. M

    Vt engine removal

    Hia guys, first post so sorry if its in the wrong section or any thing like that, i use these forums CONSTANTLY when working on my car, and iv finally gotten stuck with some thing that i cant work out Im part way through replacing the engine in my old VT i have the engine mounts off the...
  17. C

    Cleaning/Restoring headlamp glass in Vz

    Hi My headlight glass on the LHS has yellowed. I have headlight cleaner/sealant but I'm not sure if I have to remove the whole headlight to get to the inside glass. Also if I do have to remove the light does that involve removing the bumper to get the light out?
  18. D

    [General] How To Remove and Install the Harmonic Balancer on a VR Commodore

    Hey guys, The Harmonic Balancer on our 1994 VR Commodore was rattling and needed removing and replacing with a new one. After browsing the forums here & on youtube we decided we could do it ourselves, which we did successfully. So we thought we would share how we went about it. Parts...
  19. S

    Tailshaft Removal - Yip i've searched!

    Hi all, Have read through the wealth of info on the prop shaft removal, I just have a couple of quick ones to confirm. Vehicle is a VS Wagon, Manual. Need to replace the rear seal on the g/box - allegedly just 4 bolt removal from the diff, then the bearing hanger and voila, she's out -...
  20. Jaffa

    Steering wheel removal etc

    I own a 1995 VS V6 Executive and I want to customise and personalise it. I am currently having trouble with the steering wheel and have a few questions concerning this. 1. How do you remove the steering wheel? 2. What is the bolt pattern of the factory steering wheel? The steering wheel I...
  21. E

    Removing VY side strips

    Does anyone know the process of removing?
  22. bmarriott.live

    Vx headlight removal

    Does anyone know how to remove the headlights in a vx executive, do i need to remove the front bumper. Thanks in advance
  23. A

    how to remove steering surround?

    i just brought myself a VT been driving it round. today i noticed the indicator was making the 'indicator flashing' noise but no indicators were active. i replaced the flasher can, but that did nothing. i also noticed small amounts of smoke comming from behind the steering wheel, so i reckon...
  24. JSTCOZ

    remove centre caps

    Hey Guys, Was looking at my VT S-pack stock rims and was curious what they would look like without the centre caps. Can i just take a screwdriver and pop the centre cap off where the gap is?? (can fit a finger in the gap on the cap) Thought id ask in advance as i dont wanna crack it or...
  25. MattyC

    House moving Company, Western Suburbs Perth

    hi guys, would anyone recommend any good moving company's/people, my parents are moving houses in 2 weeks, the new house is only 3.2km's away so it's not that far. By the looks of it the one I have found so far costs $60 call out and $120/h Cheers, MattyC
  26. 2004_VZ_Acclaim

    Need some VZ Tail light removal help

    Hey all I've done a bit of searching for this but couldnt find what i was after so here goes... Made an attempt to remove my VZ tail lights (Acclaim model '04) and everythings going fine until i get to removing the wires/globes attached.i can get the indicator globe out fine but the other...
  27. R

    VE gts rear bumper removal

    hi, my boss has a ve gts 307kw and one of the reverse parking sensors has fallin inside the bumper somehow. was wondering on how to either remove the bumper to get to the sensor, or if there is an easier way or something to fix it. any help would be great :beer chug:
  28. F

    VU Side mirror loose

    Hey all i've been seaching around for a while now but to no avail, the left mirror on my vu doesnt seem to have the impact spring attached (i realise its prob not called that), the previous owner has put a screw through the bottom of the housing to hold the mirror in place but i'd like to...
  29. C

    VY Ute - Tail Light Globe Removal

    Hey, I seem to have a problem. my issue is that I have a blown left brake light on my ute and I haven't had to change one yet so I dont know how to get into the light globes. It looks like you maybe able to access it from the back, but I have a tub liner which is bolted down and an LPG tank...
  30. C

    VL calais rocker removal and polishing

    hey could anyone explain how to remove the rocker on a VL calais... i am planning to strip the remaining paint off and polish it up. What is the best way to do this? i need a hand, can anyone help?
  31. M

    Steeering Lock Removal

    Just wondering if anyone knows how to remove the steering column lock, I cant take the ignition out because its seized up, i am able to hot wire it to start but cant remove the steering lock to steer, any ideas? Any help appreciated. Cheers
  32. D

    ABS Module Removal?

    Allo All, Is it ok to remove the front part of the ABS module by itself and keep driving. I was thinking about sending it in to one of those repair service places. I removed the 6 bolts but there seems to be two little pipes(?) right underneath where it is very difficult to see/access...