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2006 VZ SS Thunder 6.0ltr

Discussion in 'VY - VZ - WK - WL - V2' started by ZOMBIE, Jul 11, 2010.

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    Wikky,

    All good, I appreciate your advice and I've heard that it is a good idea to go in all cars with different Forced Induction so you know exactly what you want as you said.



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    haha i wish i had the money to both, its a bit tough when im trying to save for a house though.
    Would you go the blower.. haha. Ive heard gearbox conversions are never as good as the ones that come out stock though.


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    Hey guys,

    Just a quick update.

    The car is booked in this weekend for:
    - new rubber all round
    - new brake pads to get fitted (HPX pads from gsl rallysport)
    - new Pedders rear shortened shockers
    - new Pedders lower rear springs

    I'll post some pictures up when its all finished.


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    Kingston_99 383ci HTV2300 blown LS1!!

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    i'd go the blower aye, then maybe "MAYBE" do the conversion down the track.
     
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    Hey guys,

    So i got the rear suspension all fixed up yesterday, I got new Pedders lowered shockers and some new lower rear springs.
    Im really happy how it turned out and it rides a dream, so smooth.
    The rear guard now sits over the tyre about 20mm and the stance sits equal and flat, I love it... turns a lot of head now.

    Let me know what you think...

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    New brake pads and tyres go on tomorrow, ill take some more photos soon when its all done.

    Im thinking now painting the calipers red to go with the red pedders springs and to jazz it up.


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    I got the new tyres fitted today along with HPX brake pads.

    It rides so smooth with the new suspension and the new tyres on, dont feel any harsh bumps anymore.
    The brake pads are great too, no brake squeal which is awesome... I hated having such a nice car and then when you put the brakes on it would squeal.
    The pads are police spec pads and there stopping capability is amazing, If anyone ever needs pads i recommend gsl rallysport. I got the pads within 2 days of ordering them from brisbane to Melbourne and buying the pads through them saved me $500 instead of holden trying to stitch me up.


    Below are some more pics since having the rear suspension fitted.


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    Let me know what you think of how it sits now.


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    Kingston_99 383ci HTV2300 blown LS1!!

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    sits just like mine now, looks good buddy.

    you got a camber kit on the rear of yours? some people say its a waste but i have in mine and you can notice a difference in handling and also tire life has increased a little.
     
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    Hey kingston,

    Looks alot lower in person, when its in drive it drops about another 10mm.
    Nah i havent got a camber kit yet, I have also heard that camber kits dont do anything on VZ's, ill see how the tyre wear goes and then ill make my mind up.


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    i'd say mine is the same as yours VY II to a VZ, and my tires arnt dead flat, but they are alot better then before with out a camber kit. if you do end up getting one, which i would if i were you :p go the 4 bush kit. if you go the cheap 2 bush kit, you wont notice a thing.
     
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    very nice zombie love the new ride stance . . looking tuff as . . what other mods do you have planned for her in the near future?
     
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    He states in the first post what his future mods are.
     
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    thanks zombie
     
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    Hey mate,

    Yeah really happy with the new stance, as ive said it looks much lower in person and when its in drive it drops another 10-15mm.
    Ill try and get some better photos soon which show the stance better.

    Im thinking of installing the lower grille soon, will get photos of that too.
    I have also got an idea for the main holden grille, ill see how it goes and put some pics of that up.

    Thanks for the comments guys.

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    Quick update,

    On Saturday I installed the lower honeycomb grille and it makes the front of the car so much better and is completes the front bumper,
    they should of come out stock on all the bumper i think.

    When down to holden parts and pick a brand new one up for $4.50 (that is not a typing error).

    I'll try and get some new photos up for the weekend.


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    Hey guys and girls,

    Washed my ride today and took some photos while it was nice a shiny.
    Installed the lower grille and i'm really happy with it, also modified the main grille and added some chrome to it, looks really good in my opinion.
    Took some better photos to show the ride height with the new springs.. settled in now and it looks slammed, no scrub or anything.

    1000+ views of my ride, thanks to everyone who has had a look and left a comment.

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    Let me know what you think of the new mods and the photos.


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    Very nice ute mate, i bet its a pleasure to drive.
    Cheers.
     
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    Hey sweefu,

    Its a dream to drive, im really happy how its looking at the moment.
    Thinking about painting the calipers soon and changing all the globes to Phillips Crystal Vision or something similar.

    Hey dijm8,

    Im extremely happy with the new stance of my ride, its fairly slammed but not crazy.
    As for the grill i got some chrome vinyl and applied that, i think it turned out really well..


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    Loving this ute fella, what springs are in it?
     
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    Hey RicheCV8,

    Thanks for the comment mate, its good to know people like it as much as i do.
    As for the springs they are Pedders Sportsryder Springs.
    The fronts are SL and the rears are SSL. I have the part numbers if you would like them.

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