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  1. M

    VY S2 Calais bonnet on a VY SS S1?

    G'day. Unlike the username might suggest (changed cars) I have a quicksilver VY SS with some badly damaged paint on the bonnet. I'm always keeping my eye out on various sites to find a wrecking VY bonnet but can't seem to find one in quicksilver. I understand you can't really fit a VZ bonnet...
  2. holdencallous

    Do I dare get a VY/VY II Calais as my first car?

    Hey guys, I've researched a fair bit into my first car, and I've settled on a VY/VY II Calais. Are there any drawbacks to this?, I was thinking of getting a VZ but those early rattletecs are cactus over 230,000km (or so I've been told). I'm also in the nanny state of Pricktoria, and I'm not...
  3. M

    [VIC] Quick Question!!1

    how does a vy v6 supercharged hold up against a ford xr6, who would win in a 1/4mile also whats the 0-100 specs on both cars. reason being is a stock xr6 makes 195kw (approx.) while a stock vy supercharged makes 171kw (approx.)
  4. J

    What brand of brakes best suit a VY?

    I had a series 2 VE in manual and after 4 years the brakes still had about 80% left (I know engine braking would have helped). I now have a series 2 VY Calais Auto (3.8L S) and need to change the brakes but I'm hearing that most brakes only last about 10,000kms. Is this because of the way the...
  5. Miickyy

    PLEASE HELP!!!! VZ pillars and map lights to Vx ss

    G'day boys. I got my self a Vz calais rooflining and pillars in black to do the conversion in my Vx ss. Best thing I've ever done love the black look over the beige crap it had. My question is it also came with the map light sunglass holder which I've fitted everything in looks great. The Vz...
  6. Miickyy

    Vx to Vz interior pillar upgrade. With lights

    G'day boys. I got my self a Vz calais rooflining and pillars in black to do the conversion in my Vx ss. Best thing I've ever done love the black look over the beige crap it had. My question is it also came with the map light sunglass holder which I've fitted everything in looks great. The Vz...
  7. N

    VY SII Calais Trim in a VY SS

    Hey all! Hoping someone can help me out, I have a VY Series 1 SS Sedan with the leather interior, and that awful looking cream headlining and trim. I am hoping to swap the headlining and trim for the black lining and trim from a VY Series II Calais. Can the interior trim be swapped between an...
  8. M

    Series 2 vy what's the difference between a spac and a Calais ?

    Hey guys just wondering if someone can tell me some of the different features are between a series 2 vy Calais and a series 2 vy spac Had a series 2 vy Calais that I loved but unfortunately was in an accident and she is gone now having a lot of trouble trying to find another but also wouldn't...
  9. Aaronthestig

    Vy2 lsd clunk

    Hey guys i have been having trouble with my LSD only spinning one wheel and was advised that i should change the diff oil, so 2days ago i replaced the diff oil with Red Line Heavy ShockProof oil as recommended to me (Red Line Synthetic Oil - Gear Oil for Differentials - Heavy ShockProof®) & now...
  10. P

    vy ss diff into a vy v6 calais.

    hi, i am looking at putting a lsd 3.46 diff out of a vy v8 into a vy v6 calais and was wondering if i have to change the tail shaft and half shafts? or can i still use my v6 ones? thanks.
  11. K

    VY Calais LCD Issues

    Hi I have a VY Calais Series 2 V6 and the middle LCD on the dash cluster is not displaying, It lights up and all but is just completely blank. Do you have any ideas on what the issue could be or how to fix it?
  12. Holden1856

    VY Air Con Won't Blow Air

    My 02 VY Calais won't blow any air out any vents, it doesn't matter what fan setting i have it on nothing comes out. Any help on this would be greatly appreciated! Thanks Kieran.
  13. J

    VY or VZ Calais??

    Hey there peoples! Sorry if this isnt in the right section or if VZ stuff isnt meant to be in the VY section!!! Im about to sell my Valiant and buy a family car and im tossing up whether to get a VY or a VZ Calais?! Ive owned an Ecotec (VT) before and have driven an Alloytec in a VE as a...
  14. G

    GrittBilmour, 2002 VY Calais.

    This is my 2002 VY Calais. 154,xxxk's. Blue leather interior. The first few photos are of when I first got her about 2 years ago. So much has changed ha, not so stock anymore.
  15. G

    Headunits and Boot mods

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  16. C

    Suspension combinations possible ?

    Hey guys Recently purchased a 2003 VY Calais and have begun to modify. VE SS 18' wheels are on and have now turned to suspension. A friend of mine is offering very cheap Lovells Superlow suspension for the rear and Super low King Springs for the front. I know their will be a minor...
  17. iaydemir

    [VIC] VY Berlina for sale!

    ITEM: 2002 sII VY Berlina LOCATION: Victoria, Northern Suburbs YEAR: 2002 (October) SERIES: VYII BADGE: Berlina ENGINE: 3.8L Ecotec V6 TRANSMISSION: Stage 2 Shift kitted auto COLOUR: Martini Green EXTERIOR CONDITION: Very good INTERIOR CONDITION: Very good TYRE CONDITION: 85% tread all...
  18. K

    Does anyone know where i could purchase a Vy Calais Series II bodykit from?

    Any suggestions of places i could purchase a Vy Calais Series II bodykit from, would be appreciated. thanks.
  19. R

    [VIC] 2003 VYII Calais

    ITEM: Holden VYII Calais LOCATION: Coleraine, Vic YEAR: Oct 2003 SERIES: YVII BADGE: Calais ENGINE: V6 TRANSMISSION: Auto COLOUR: Ruby Red EXTERIOR CONDITION: Good INTERIOR CONDITION: Excellent TYRE CONDITION: 60% rear, 98% front TYRE SIZE INCLUDING LOAD RATING...
  20. Z

    Vy/vz calais supercharged on lpg?

    Hey there folks, just want to know the facts, not really opinions on makin a supercharged v6 vy/vz calais DUal Fuel? I know many people would say it cannot be done, or should not be done.... but is it actually problematic? and why so?
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