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1991 VP Calais - HSV Enhanced

Discussion in 'VN - VP - VG - VQ' started by MasterOfReality, Oct 14, 2007.

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    I'm posting up a new thread as the old one was lost.

    Model - 1991 VP HSV Enhanced Calais
    Colour - Imperial Blue
    Odometer - 138,000km
    Transmission - Auto
    Exhaust - Twin cat 2.5" system into 3", no resonator
    HSV Enhancements:
    • 5L 180kW engine pack
    • HSV 16 x 8 Family wheels
    • HSV Suspension kit
    • HSV Body kit
    • Momo steering wheel
    Also has electric sunroof and stereo (JVC Exad hu, Focal splits, Pioneer sub and amp, Alpine V12 amp).

    Here are some pics. The first pic was when I first bought it in 2003, it had 103,000km on it.

    The rest of the pics are from my mobile and the car is filthy, hasn't been washed in 6 months and has spent the last 4 years living outside :(

    Will post up new pics with digital camera and when the car has been fully detailed soon.

    Just bought a new house so its going to go into the garage where I can spend some time bringing it back to mint condition like it was when I first bought it.
     

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    car nice n tidy man i like it
     
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    what the exhaust cost ya to get done? I'm thinking of going with the same system 2.5" twin cat into single 3" with no resi.
     
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    $530 including fitting and tip.

    Used the existing cat and used a second hand one they had in stock.

    It originally was installed with a resonator where the intermediates usually go, but I cut it out cos it droned too much. Sounds good now.

    Have a listen to Airstrikes VN (he has a soundclip somewhere), as that sounds pretty bloody good. I might think about changing to that setup (twin cat, full twin 2.5" system with a hotdog in each branch with a balance pipe....I think).
     
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    MAN its like looking at my car all over agaiN!!!!!

    i like it.. enhanced ftw!

    btw what build numbers yours??

    mines 153 (92 model)


    btw check the vin with HSV, it will come up.. thats what mine did anyway, came up as 185kw however...
     
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    lol i rekon its written on the number plate:p

    nice lookin VP too... and a sunroof:)
     
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    hot looking vp! gota love a hsv enhanced 1 too :yeah:

    should post a sound clip of ur exhaust getting my
    twin 2.5" into 3" soon wana hear wat it sonuds like
     
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    Ah, this thread has been revived. Forgotten about it :p

    Odometer is up to 145,000km now.

    Its build number 56, its a late Dec 91 model. Those HSV numberplates are now in storage at the RTA in case I decide to sell them.

    I have a authentication letter from HSV with the enhancements that are listed in my first post.

    Cheers.
     
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    Cheers, electric sunroof is good. A bit noisy but nothing a oil can't fix.
     
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    Here is one, video style shamelessly copied off Mack :p

    I'll try and get a better one in the next few days.

    Video of Exhaust - Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting
     
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    I had plans for this car, they have been put on hold now as I have a mortgage.

    I was planning on lowering, fitting some charcoal coloured 18's and converting it to manual.
     
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    Ur sunroof man do u have some sorta door or cover that closes in ur hoodlining 4 it?
     
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    Yeah, its a sliding cover in the hoodlining, with the same hoodlining material on it.
     
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    Should start a thread for the 121:p
     
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    Can u take a couple pics of it? mine doesnt have 1 but would like 1 if i can find 1 in the right colour lol wat colours ur roof? looks like it'll b a pain 2 re do the hood lining.
     
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    sounds pretty nicee :) i like the crackle when u back off
    should sound better when driving :thumbsup:
     
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    I know exactly what you mean.

    I need my roof lining redone and its going to be a pain in the ass to get it right with the sunroof.

    I am heading overseas for work for 10 days as of tomorrow so I'll take some pics when i get back.
     
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    It actually sounds quite flat in the car, nothing at all what it sounds like from outside the car.

    Its basically a twin 2.5", twin cat, into 3" at the rear muffler.

    No intermediates or no resonator. It used to have a resonator but it was a bit too loud, deep and droney in the cabin. Used to get a headache after driving it for a while. Still using the HM headers that were fitted to the 180kW engine pack.
     
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    exactly what im getting :)
    the exhaust guy told me i have HM Stainless headers
    are they any good or ? worth changing them ??
     

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