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Discussion in 'General' started by stocky, Jul 17, 2006.

  1. stocky

    stocky New Member

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    im just wondering, what are peoples opinions on 5 litre SS's? ive considered maybe buying a VN SS, not for driving, just to leave in the garage and do it up a bit. Would the VN be a good choice, or should I look at a VR or VS maybe?
     
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    look @ some of th vn ss getting around mine is now in the shed awaiting the work to the old school 5L. They are a nice performance commodore v8 under 8k
     
  3. 1991_Vn2nV

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    Go the VN SS... VN, VP, VR and VS SS Commodores are all 165kw (Except VS S2 SS which is 168kw). But the VN has a power to weight advantage over the VR VS Commodores.
     
  4. Andre's SS

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    How come my VS 5 ltr ute came with the 185kw motor then?

    Said HSV enhanced!
    Engines

    3.8 L ECOTEC V6 – 147 kW

    3.8 L Supercharged ECOTEC V6 – 165 kW

    5.0 L V8 (Series I) – 168 kW

    5.0 L V8 (Series II) – 185 kW

    5.7 L HSV V8 – 215 kW

    All thats off this site :http://www.myholden.com.au/commodores/vs.php
     
  5. Doctor Sodways

    Doctor Sodways Legendary Baby!

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    Ive always though a nice VN SS, with a 383 stroker kit, some twin throttle bodies and a manual trans would be a sweet NA ride, and the VN SS kits are subtle and classy
     
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    Atlas grey VN SS - in love at first sight. Almost affordable now. Yep I'd have one in the shed any day. Just need to talk some one into parking one there!
     
  7. 1991_Vn2nV

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    Learn how to read buddy... Taken from THAT site.
    Those engines are referring to the Limited Edition models. Why else do you think it said HSV Enhanced...

    Series 1 VS SS is 165kw, Series 2 VS SS is 168kw... :bop:
     
  8. Andre's SS

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    5.0 L V8 (Series II) – 185 kW I can read can you??

    Your compairing series 1 with 2!
     
  9. AirStrike

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    HSV uses the 185kw engine, the Holden one is 165, and series II VS 168kw.
    Stocky are you coming to the VIC meet end of this month? You can check out my VN SS then.
    AirStrike :air:
     
  10. Andre's SS

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    Ok fair enuff why does it then say 5.0 L V8 (Series II) – 185 kW

    I didnt alter it!
     
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    Because the site is clearly wrong. I would like to know who actually made the site.
    AirStrike :air:
     
  12. 1991_Vn2nV

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    oh my god... :bop:

    Dude read the site properly and the quote I pasted in!

    Read this very carefully now....Its from the site you pasted in as well...
     
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    oh, didnt know you had an SS. wouldnt mind checking it out so ill try get there
     
  14. Andre's SS

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    1991_Vn2nV yes numb nut it states its for the "series I" Not Series II

    Series II is 185kw.

    Not unless you can see some thing i can't.
     
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    Just got it. 91' VN SS in Phoenix red.
    AirStrike :air:
     
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    :rofl:

    Here.. I even highlighted it out on the webpage for you:
     

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  17. Andre's SS

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    I can read! Whats the **** in the box below about the engines then>?
     
  18. 1991_Vn2nV

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    That information is wrong. Perhaps meant to be an add on to the Limited Edition section. Remember that the 5.0L V8 in the VT is only 179kw... why would they go backwards?

    Here:
    From another site: http://www.users.on.net/~nweber/commodore/vs/index.html


    And
     
  19. Andre's SS

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    True mate cheers for clearing that up!
     
  20. 1991_Vn2nV

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    Sorry things got a bit rude there for a bit man, I apologise for the cant you read comment etc... long day.

    :thumbsup:
     

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