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Discussion in 'VN - VP - VG - VQ' started by VNexecutive, Sep 16, 2008.

  1. VNexecutive

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    hey guys, heres my newest toy;

    Model: VN Calais
    Colour: imperial blue over neutral silver :)
    Bodykit: Stock, with a vq caprice lip.
    Engine Type: 304 v8, dual fuel.
    Engine Mods: havent put it on but the cold air intake is there from the ss and a Greenfoam tune :)
    Power: 144.8 rwkw
    Exhaust: 4 into 1's, high flow cat, 3 inch cat back straight through exhaust.
    Gearbox: stock slipping automatic. new one getting built very shortly.
    Diff: fresh LSD, 3.73 diff gears
    Brakes: crap ones?
    Suspension: king spring superlows all round
    Wheels/Tyres: 18 inch WM Caprice, 235/45 rubber.
    Interior: dash mat :D
    Stereo: JVC headunit, amped soundstream splits up front, alpine 6 inch 2-way speakers in the rear

    well there she is. the reason i got her is mainly because she is on gas (waits for stealthy to tell me to remove it..), and because of how clean it is. i know this car was well looked after (previous owner was middle aged and used it as his family car). has an awesome note to it. in general i fell inlove with the car as soon as i saw it, and i plan to have her for a while longer than my other cars.
     

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    STEALTHY™ So Wet For You!

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    Looks mint!


    Gooo caprice bootlip ;)


    Tis screaming out for a lowering job tho....
     
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    haha thanks nath. yeah lowering will happen when i sell the ss. cant wait to get it looking sweet :)
     
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    STEALTHY™ So Wet For You!

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    Swipe the bodykit and spotties for this one ;)
     
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    Nice pickup Pauly, now lets hope you dont have to tow it again :p
     
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    haha its not worth swiping. there isnt much of the bodykit left on the ss.
    i like the way the calais looks at the moment so its staying that way for now :)
     
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    did you really have to bring that up? hahaha

    yes, it got towed 5 hours after purchasing it. the ignition seized up out of no-where. was fun trying to get the car onto the truck with the steering lock on though. :whistling
     
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    4WD calais ftw!
     
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    4WD BBQ calais!!
     
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    Haha, i knew it was on gas when i looked at the first pic with the red smudge. Figured i'll let you off another lecture.


    And yes, its a VQ Caprice bootlip, also stolen by Calais Internationals ;)
     
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    we totally rock with our bootlips.

    my mate has a vq caprice, but my bootlip seems a bit different to his. ill have to investigate next time i see him.
     
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    Theres a few types. Mine and yours are the standard VQ Caprice bootlip. The HSV Caprice (and statesman) one has a sharper edge and the HSV letters on the righthand side.

    Then theres the SV90 one with is the same with as the bootlip (doesn't wrap around the 1/4s)
     
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    oh okay. sick. would that have been fitted to my car in the factory or were they not an option?
     
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    I'd say its aftermarket, of dealer fitter when 2nd hand.
     
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    how much you selling it for mate?
     
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    Needs to be lowered asap, and paint the fuel tank silver with black straps to make it look tougher.
    BTW its imperial blue/ asteroid silver. I had one the same colour
     
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    dunno yet. no reg or rwc, hoping for 3,500 ono.

    thanks mate ill chuck that up there. and the painted tank was on the list :)
     
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    Hey man, looks like a good Calais there. I hope you lower it, it will make it look down with my sickness. Good buy.
     
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    pauly, when you up for a shoot, I have some new toys and need to play :D
     
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    its already down with my sickness :D but yeah it'll be lowered either as soon as my ss sells or as soon as my spare engine sells.

    whenever you want man :) just give me notice so i can shine her right up
     

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