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1989 Vn (Manual) Wagon RIP CJP

Discussion in 'VN - VP - VG - VQ' started by poelwyk, May 19, 2014.

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    Where do you get that sound deadener from?
     
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    i dont know my boss had it sitting for ages and said i could have it
     
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    put the clubbys on it

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    i also started fitting the bay off

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    i fitted a ve horn

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    just some over all pics of here

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    testing out lights

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    fitted some more stuff

    chrome handels

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    statesman power outlet

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    now some issues i started to pull down the motor to find this so i was on the hunt for a replacement

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    i then was given a lsd and 345 diff from a ef/el so i removed the center for the wagon

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    Now to yesterdays update i was given cj's subs back (the ones with paint on there) trying to work out what to do

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    some updates
    brought another motor

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    then i stared the paint it and cleanup
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    fitted the blue leads from the other motor

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    painted the bananas black

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    pulled the sump off to have a look

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    pulled the rocker covers off bit of buildup in there but no a issue as ill be pulling my other heads and cams and stuff on it in a later date

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    brought a blue house kit

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    i also got a new coolent bottle

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    i started to repair the vn 5l look that was looking a bit worse for it

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    fitting new sump gasket

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    re fitted sump

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    now yesterday was a big day
    pulled the front end out and swaped some of the stuff over to the v8 kframe

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    V6 kframe

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    bits that are getting use used

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    a mate giveing a hand to pull down the bits from the vs v8 kframe

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    v8 kframe before cleanup

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    how the car was fitting for a bit

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    how the kframe turned out after

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    and this is where we are at now the v8 springs went in with the kmac tops motor was droped in and bolted in ... iv also go to swap the racks over as the vs one will not work with the vn as its longer

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    P plater the immortal misguided one

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    Love how it is going keep up with the awesome job :)
     
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    another update :)

    a little more to update

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    throttle cable all connected

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    stuffed around getting the k frame bushes in

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    fitted up swaybar and new swaybar links

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    a little overall again

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    with covers

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    Gearbox is fitted

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    i also used the Vs starter motor as its a quick start

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    fitted up a V8 fuel pump for the tank

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    just a little update i got my hands on the trim bits that go around the back windows and a brand new looking roof liner

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    i also go around to fitting up the fuel tank again

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    coming up real nice looks great!
     
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    Just seen this, awesome work mate!:)
     
  11. poelwyk

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    just some updates

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    Bar and grill bolted in not just sitting there
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    got some true 0 gauge cable

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    bolted the headers on

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    swapped the alternator to a VS one witch is a bigger amperage

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    replaced the boot carpet

    new /old

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    a bit more work on getting the 5l to run

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    put a VS mirror in as i did not want to cut the roof liner

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    almost ready to start

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    little outside pic

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    tryed to start the old girl and no go so i brought this and she started

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    had the exhaust fitted

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    a little clanup

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    1st test drive

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    well the 2nd time i took it out this happend (issue was a bad coil)

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    better air intake (had to cut it to fit)

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    started to make this

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    now come to the 5th of oct to show my mate who passed away his wagon

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    now to the latest things

    i brought a full gillmore kit for her

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    i also fitted the strut brace iv had for months

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    mate this wagon has come out real good, great job your mate will very proud of what u have done
     
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    thank you still have a few issues that are getting sorted bit by bit..

    my next issue im sorting is when the car gets to about 1/4 left in the tank the pump wont pick up fuel so i have brought this just got to work out how to fit it up

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    i hae alo gotten my covers back form getting pollished

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    my next thing to sort out is getting the aircon back in being a 8 now the v6 stuff is no good
     
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    love it man! good work!
     
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    thought id update how she looks now

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    That looks really good. Glad to see you finished it.

    The only thing that's bugging me is the fit of the front bumper under the drivers headlight.... Is it a non genuine bar?
    It would also look really good with the black/red Berlina pinstriping (if the door moulds were to go back on)

    The VN SS foglights would be a nice touch as well.
     
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    thanks mate

    yeah the front bar is a none genuine one as i could not find a good genuine one when i was haveing it painted

    the inside will be getting a full retrim and a year or 2 (funds) im going full puffy old school leather seats and custom door trims just time and money
     
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    not much to update i had the windows tinted a month ago

    and i did a alternator

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