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<--- 1991 Holden Vn2nV --->

1991_Vn2nV

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91 VN Berlina & 03 VY Berlina
I bought my VN with tint (which I had defected, removed and replaced) and 2.5" cat back after having my first car (a 1988 VL SL) get written off by a lady that ran a stop sign lol...Since then I've done a fairbit and had a few other cars (a VS, Liberty, now an 03 VY Berlina) but the VN's stayed my favourite even though its been a quiet few years for it lately. But heres a run down on the car anyway:

Car: 1991 VN Series 2
Engine: 3.8L V6


Bodykit: Finished!
HSV VY Clubsport Front Bumper with Mesh and Fog Lights (to suit VS)
Custom HSV VY Clubsport Rear Bumper
Custom HSV VX GTS Coupe Style Side skirts
Cobalt Blue Highlights on Bodykit
VP Calais International Bootlip Spoiler


Engine Modifications & Fuel System:
Removed Bellmouth between throttle body and intake plenum
2.5" Cat Back Lukey Exhaust with resonator removed
Ceramic Coated Pacemaker PH 5029 Tuned Design Competition Headers
VS S/C CAI
K&N panel filter
NGK Iridium IX Spark Plugs
Top Gun 8mm Leads
Stage 2 Crow Cam
'Foam Racing' Tune
Bosch 023 Fuel Pump
2 in 1 Fuel Pressure Regulator and Fuel Filter

Diff, Brakes, Transmission & Cooling
VX Brake Booster and VX Master Cylinder with VS Reservoir
VN Calais 5L LSD Diff
3.91 Diff Gears (installed Jaycar Speedo Corrector kit to maintain speedo as well)
Stage 2 Transgo Shift Kit
Corvette Servo
0.500" Boost Valve
300mmx200mmx50mm Trans Cooler
All Alloy Radiator with 50mm core (dual)
Front UPC 343mm x 32mm curved slotted and vented rotors
Rear UPC 315mm x 18mm curved slotted and vented rotors
Front Red Powder Coated PBR Twin Piston Calipers
Rear Red Powder Coated PBR Single Piston Calipers
High Performance Spec Brake Pads Front & Rear
Custom made ADR 7/00 braided brake hoses Front & Rear



Wheels, Suspension & Handling: Finished!
19" Chrome XHP Design Sabres
245/35 R19 Tyres
Whitewalls
Rear - Superlow King Springs with KYB Shocks
Front – Ultralow Lovells Springs with KYB Shocks
Nolathane Heavy Duty Sway Bar Link Upgrade Kit
Nolathane Evolution Adjustable Strut Tops
Whiteline Adjustable Rear Panhard Rod Kit - Premium On Car Adjustable
Whiteline Strut Brace
Urethane Bushes
Rolled Guards


Exterior: Complete VS Front End Conversion!
VS Guards with VZ SS Fluted Vents
VS Clear Altezza Headlights and Indicators (Depo brand, ADR Approved)
Isotta Chrome Windscreen Wipers
Number Plates: VN2NV (Silver on Black)
Colour Coded Door Handles & Colour Coded Mirrors
Removed Exterior Berlina Door Trim
De-badged
Chrome/Metal Polished Window Surrounds
VP Commodore Rear Garnish & Number Plate Lights
Chrome Oval Zorst Tip
Reflective Window Tint (35% all round but 20% on rear windscreen)


Interior and Options: Completely Converted to Calais Spec! Including Climate Control:
Remote Start
Level 3 LCD Calais Dash with Metal Fascia (with Holden logo)
Trip Computer
Cruise Control
Climate Control
Power Windows with VZ Switch
Power Mirrors with VS Switch
Electric Aerial
Remote Boot Release
MAP Lights, Reading Lights and Berlina style Interior Light
VN SS Fog Light Switch to run Fog Lights in the Front Bar
Modified VS Statesman Series 3 Centre Console with VS Caprice Console Lid
Black VQ Statesman Dash with Black gloss trim
VQ Statesman Door Trims with VR Door Pods
VS Indicator Switch
VZ SS Foot Pedals (with Full VZ Accelerator Pedal with Fly By Wire Setup)
Blue Leather Isotta Zulag steering wheel with Collapsible Boss Kit
WH Statesman Front & Rear Seats
All Interior Lights Converted to Blue L.E.D.'s
EL Dash Gauges


Car Audio:
Pioneer 7"/18cm AVH-P5950DVD Motorised DVD Player
2x Soundstream R1 15" Subs (R1-15L), 900wrms each
Soundstream SCX-4 4 Farad Capacitor
Soundstream Powerplant
Stinger SHD842 Digital Inline Midi Fuseholder (2x150amp)
Stinger SHT303 0 guage Positive and Negative Battery Terminals
Soundstream RCA's (17ft 2 channel x 3, 1F2M Splitters x 2)



Future Modifications:
Custom painted interior panels (black and cobalt blue) with leather inserts
Black Carpet
New VS Parcel Shelf with Blue fabric
Re-cover VE GTS Front Seats in Black and Blue Leather to replace WH Statesman Seats
Re-cover WH Stato Rear Seat in Black and Blue Leather
New AC Autotechnic Guages
Custom GTO Stingray Bonnet
Engine Conversion
Dual 2.5" exhaust









Video's:
My exhaust: YouTube - VN2NV Exhaust
Cold Idle: YouTube - VN2NV Cold Idle

Conversions and Walk through's:

Climate Control - I've attached the instructions for climate control, but here are the links to the pages with all the pictures you should need. Also shows the issues I had as well.
Page 18: <--- 1991 Holden Vn2nV ---> - Page 18 - Just Commodores
Page 19: <--- 1991 Holden Vn2nV ---> - Page 19 - Just Commodores
Page 20: <--- 1991 Holden Vn2nV ---> - Page 20 - Just Commodores

VS Front End Conversion for VN/VP - Information and all pictures can be found on the following pages:
Page 28 - Steps 1, 2: <--- 1991 Holden Vn2nV ---> - Page 28 - Just Commodores
Page 29 - Steps 3, 4 and 5 as well as pics while waiting for Front Bar: <--- 1991 Holden Vn2nV ---> - Page 29 - Just Commodores

VX Brake Booster and Master Cylinder Upgrade for VN/VP - Not a how to I have written but excellent information if you wanna do it yourself, otherwise contact Markovr in regards to purchasing a pre-made kit:
VT booster and master cylinder into a VN

If you need any extra pictures or information for any conversion, just send me a pm or add me: [email protected] in case I missed anything out.
 

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BeastVS

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Now that is one sexy VN, you have done a very good job with it. Your's is the first VN i have seen with a later model kit on it that doesnt look sh1t house.
 

jack.mc

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Also, how does it go with the cam? How did it effect fuel consumption/power? If you're willing to say, how much was it? Every time I come onto JC I want more power :)
 

Benji_36

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I love how you have fiberglassed the gauges on the inside looks awesome
nice work
 

fitzy2005

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very nice vn berlina you got there, keep posted on mods you do :)
 

NickVR

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That is looking sweet mate. the console looks awesome. keep up the good work.
 

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i love it mate the kit suits it well i think
 
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