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Discussion in 'VL' started by seans VL Calais, Sep 29, 2009.

  1. seans VL Calais

    seans VL Calais New Member

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    got genuine a8 motor coming, and a full driveline to swap.
     
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    nice and clean mate love it!
     
  3. seans VL Calais

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    started putting interior in. seat still needs a good clean, and roof lining isnt quite perfect yet.
    diff and tailshaft is out, motor ready to be pulled out
     
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    motor,gearbox,and tailshaft out. cant get diff out coz of center brake line, cant get the bloody thing undo no matter what i try. started cleaning bay got a **** load of grime,junk,grease off but still heaps to go, went through 7 cans of degreaser already lol. also cooler arrived yesterday will be fitting the core soon. turbo motor is here jsut at the depo should be delivered during the week

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    Lookin good mate. keep up the good work:thumbsup:
     
  6. seans VL Calais

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    VT brake upgrade arrived today. will be giving the calipers a coat of paint. most likely black or red dunno yet.

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    Bit more done in bay, dunno what to do about master and booster yet.
     
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    "Bit more done in bay, dunno what to do about master and booster yet. "

    mate, get a vs v6 plastic booster and a vt 1 and 1/4 inch master cylinder. hoppers stoppers do a flare adaptor kit and i'm telling you my vl has never had better pedal feel. i can pm you an article on how to do the conversion if you like?
     
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    motor arrived today, now to start the build.
     
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    good luck with the build mate :spot on:
     
  12. Jordzz

    Jordzz VL Calais 5 Spd ### yea

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    mint i love it great job mate.
     
  13. seans VL Calais

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    turbo isnt on properly yet just put it on for the pics.

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    new clutch, extra hevy duty pressure plate, ceramic cushioned button disc. 1100 killo clamp force, comfortably handle 250rwkw.
     
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  17. seans VL Calais

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    Thanks mate. thats what im planing to do nothng to over the top just nice and clean.
    what i managed to get done tonight,

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    bottom half is painted to, just needs to be put back together.
    also sprayed exhaust manifold with flame proof silver. looks real nice now, dunno how long it will last though.
     
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    another update, motor is near complete. will be going into the car like this anyway, rest will be put on after.

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    looking very good Sean
    very neat and clean

    so when we looking at going through regency.......
     
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    thanks bud. umm not 100% sure still. im going to summer nats so that will pit a bit of a dent in the process but i recon im gonna ring up this week and see when i can get in, probably be looking for around the 14th - 18th.
     

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