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  1. M

    Hello guys I'm new here, just wondering any tips on how to remove a seats on VY SS ute series 2

    Hello guys I'm new here, just wondering any tips on how to remove a seats on VY SS ute series 2 thanks in advance
  2. D

    VY SS SERIES 2 FOG LIGHT QUESTIONS

    Hi guys, probably an odd question but I picked up a VY SS Series 2 last week and today I took the front bar off to see why the fog lights weren’t working and there was no wiring/plug for the fog lights behind. Checked the relay box and there was no relay in it. I thought fog lights were...
  3. ONROADYNO

    What CV shafts to buy.

    I have a VY SS ute and need new rear half shafts. There is a lot on Ebay and don't know where to start. Sorry if this has been covered before. Thanks
  4. ONROADYNO

    Head Unit turns off sometimes opening door?

    I have a VY SS ute and my head unit (and previous head unit) will turn off when I open door with key removed but only sometimes. Can anyone shed light on this please?
  5. M

    Lowered front end, stock rear height?

    G'day, My VY SS has been lowered like crazy (I imagine it's SSSL in the rear but I haven't checked) and I'm trying to raise the car because it's not really suitable like that for a daily and I don't fancy getting defected anytime soon. I've bought some stock rear springs that came off a VY...
  6. vldriver

    Need answers on vy ss ecu

    Hey Probably been asked before and I've done some research but Can I change my ECU with no maf tune to a mafless tune ECU out of a car like plug and play or is there more to it? my problem is I guess bought a vy ss and it has a check engine light on and they guy I bought it off said it's been...
  7. 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...
  8. J

    Vy needs to be jump started after turning car off

    Hello everyone I have a 2004 vy ss it has a lumpy cam head work done exhaust diff etc for some reason it normally runs fine but every now and then when I start it then drive for a bit it's 100% fine but say I stop to put fuel or get to were I'm going park then turn the car off sometimes when I...
  9. ONROADYNO

    Windscreen Lower Wiper Deflector New

    Where can I buy a new wiper deflector for my VY? Thankyou.
  10. Schmimzie

    Exhaust Brown note...

    Ok guys, about 6 months ago I replaced a munted Lukey cat back exhaust with a brand new cat back 2.5 inch twin pipe system from Redback. Initially it sounded mint, then the donut clamps had worked loose creating a condensation leak and awful flapping sound. That was glued and tightened back up...
  11. B

    Seeking vy ss

    hi guys I'm Ben just joined up here but been watching for years I'm after a vy ss auto sedan Nothing stock I've found one with 3 months reg and a rwc for $13000 It has Vcm head and cam Stage 2 shift with 3k high stall Standard lsd diff Pacey extractors 2.5 catback Otr Maf tune Lowered Vz ss...
  12. G

    VY SS exhaust on a V6

    Hi guys. This is purely curiosity. Is it possible for a VY SS/V8 exhaust to fit on a VY V6? Obviously just the pipe and cats, not the headers/manifolds. And if so, does it depend on if its sedan, wagon or ute?
  13. T

    vy ss will start, rev high than cut straight out.. help please

    so the other day driving home in my vy ss manual a ignition lead decided to pop off on its own and started running real rough, i pulled over and upon inspection the lead was corroded so i tried clipping it back on and continued on my way home okay on 7 cylinders, got home pulled all the leads...
  14. ONROADYNO

    Antenna Moves When Opereating Power Windows

    With my factory stereo off (antenna down) my antenna starts to rise then falls when I power down (only) my elect windows. I have just replaced antenna. Earthing problem? Any ideas? Thankyou in advance.
  15. ONROADYNO

    Xtrons HU Wiring Questions

    I am installing a Chinese head unit and a Aeropro Install Kit/Patch lead set. HU has one wire for power antenna. Do I need to use a relay? Where do I tap into to get Illumination power in my car? Thankyou in advance
  16. ONROADYNO

    Headlights. Polish or Clearcoat?

    I have just polished my headlights and are happy with the outcome. Should I clear coat them? For and Against please. Cheers
  17. ONROADYNO

    VY Tailshafts. How to Tell Type Apart?

    I have a VY SS S1 manual ute that I removed my tail shaft from to replace centre bearing. I could not separate it. I took to my family mechanic to have a go and still no movement. Is there a serviceable tail shaft and a non serviceable tail shaft and how do you tell them apart please? Cheers
  18. N

    [LS1] VY SS UTE Diff modifications for burnouts

    Hi all, I have a VY SS ute which I'm turning into a skidpig :D whats the best option on locking the diff ? I've seen the diff spools online but not sure if they work with LSD ? Id get the welder out but she's no banjo o_O
  19. A

    Stage 2 shift kit?

    Ok a few years back I bought a '03 VY SS Ute (auto) off a family member, now apparently he had transmission issues (blew 2 of them) then he "upgraded" to a "stage 2 **** kit" that apparently set him back $2500, and didn't have any issues after that, what are these shift kits? Mechanical "heavy...
  20. 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...
  21. J

    Swapping torque converters help?

    Hey just had a question about swapping torque converters I want to put a cam into my vy ss and will need a bigger converter, a bloke is selling a high stall converter from a t400 and was wondering if that would fit into my cars 4l60e box and if it would bolt up to my current flex plate(ls1)...
  22. A

    VY SS Ute Rear Left indicator blinks dim

    Hi, Having an issue with my VY SS Ute, the rear left indicator is blinking very dim, so dim it can barely be seen at night. I have replaced an indicator bulb on that side recently (think it was front though) and that side often blows brake light globes. Any ideas? Suggestions? Would be much...
  23. J

    Question about swapping converters

    Hey just had a question about swapping converters I want to put a cam into my vy ss and will need a bigger converter, a bloke is selling a high stall converter from a t400 and was wondering if that would fit into my cars 4l60e box and if it would bolt up to my current flex plate(ls1) without...
  24. 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...
  25. N

    [LS3] LS3 PCV Setup Advice

    Hi All, Does anyone have any advice on the PCV piping/hose setup on an LS3 dropped into an earlier model Commodore? I have my LS3 crate motor ready to drop into my VY SS Sedan, but can't find factory hoses that match the fitting locations on the engine. Have people made their own...
  26. 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...
  27. N

    Vt-Vz LS Oil Cooler Adapter Clearance

    Has anyone on here used this ProFlow GM LS Oil Cooler Adapter? I have my motor out of the car currently and looking at this adapter it really looks like the fittings coming off the bottom would foul the cross member. Anyone got any experience? Recommendation of fittings/angles etc? For...
  28. N

    VY LS1 to LS3 Troubles

    So my LS3 has arrived to replace my (very) tired LS1. I will use the converter box for the reluctor wheel, sensors etc, and replace the throttle body with a cable (probably Holley) TB. I had thought that all of the LS1 bolt-ons would fit the LS3 however, and it seems I'm wrong. The LS1 P/S Pump...
  29. 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...
  30. W

    Vy ss running rough

    Hey Guys, I have a 2002 VY SS and has been running great the past 3 years iv had it, all of a sudden its started running really rough to the point it stalls trying to idle. I think its a bit of a coincidence that it happened after I filled up the other day. Any way seen that it happened after I...
  31. N

    Aeroflow Coolant & Steering fluid tank issues

    Has anyone installed the Aeroflow Radiator overflow tank and/or power steering reservoir to their Series 1 LS1 VY? The plastic bottles on my car are pretty aged and looking pretty rough and I'm keen to replace them with the much nicer black finish aeroflow options...
  32. N

    Clubsport R8 Spoiler on an SS

    Hi All, Has anyone here put the spoiler off an R8 Clubsport Sedan (VY) onto an SS Sedan (VY)? If so did anyone have any troubles and are there any pics around? The whole car is getting re-sprayed anyway so not that worried about paint/colour related issues, just wondering if it would be an...
  33. N

    VY LS1 Coolant leak in exhaust

    Hi everyone, I've got an 02 VY SS Sedan (GenIII LS1) that leaks a lot of coolant. I was looking over the car and found coolant leaking out the join between the flange on the drivers side headers and the exhaust/pipe to cat. The car chews through litres of coolant within weeks, but never...
  34. ONROADYNO

    Sedan Springs in Rear of VY Ute KH46HD

    Can anyone tell me what height my VY SS ute will sit with KH46hd springs in the rear compared to my FE2 springs? Thanks
  35. ONROADYNO

    VY SS Clutch Fail Problem

    I have a standard VY SS Ute and just went to put into gear and as I did the clutch pedal went to the floor. I pressure bled the slave cylinder and problem still there. Any Ideas? What is a good clutch/pressure plate to buy if I need a new one. I drive normally till my inner bogan rears its...
  36. N

    VZ SSZ L76 6.0L into a VY SS Sedan

    Hi All, Seen a bit of info around on this one but got some questions that I haven't seen covered elseware. The LS1 in my VY SS has kicked the bucket, and I'm not hugely keen on fixing it. Got an L76 6.0L from a VZ SSZ on offer to me, and I'm pretty keen on getting a 6.0L motor into the VY...
  37. ONROADYNO

    VY SS Starter Motor Clicking

    My ute has good voltage at rest 12.5v and charging under load 13.5v. Car runs if bump started or jumped but not off key. I can only hear solenoid clicking. Is there anything else to check before changing starter? Recomended brands to buy and to stay away from please. Thanks guys
  38. ONROADYNO

    Check Engine comes on and off intermittently

    I have a 2003 VY SS ute. The "Check Engine" warning comes on sometimes. The car seems to drive fine and has done for a week. Does this just mean the warning parameter is JUST tripping? Thankyou
  39. XMB_BROOKSBY

    [SA] WTB: VY VZ SS Rear Bumper

    DESCRIPTION: Wanted to Buy ITEM: I'm after a VY VZ SS Style Rear Bumper in Heron White LOCATION: Gawler, South Australia CONDITION: USED or NEW DELIVERY/PICK UP INFORMATION: I will pick up the item. Prefer to be located within 50kms of Gawler, SA but may travel further depending on...
  40. ONROADYNO

    VY SS UTE Series1 Battery Drain

    My VY was hard to start after just 24hrs of not driving and have done some basic checks. My car is a manual and no "code" are showing on dash. Battery at rest is 12.6V and charging, under load 14V. Current draw test after 30 minutes, 500mA draw till I pulled the ENG CONT/BCM fuse out and got...
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