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Discussion in 'VE - WM' started by McFly The Slacker, Aug 22, 2015.

  1. McFly The Slacker

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    2010 E2 GXP Maloo

    Colour: Black.

    Engine: 6.2l LS3.

    Transmission: 6 speed Automatic.

    Exhaust: Pacemaker 1 7/8 Headers
    Pacemaker Race Cats
    3" Mild Steel Manta cat back.

    Suspension: Pedders Extreme XA Coilovers.

    Wheels: Ferrada FR1's 20x10.5 +28 fronts and 20x11.5 +30 rears
    255/35 Michellen Pilot Super Sports and 285/30 Federal Evoluzions tyres.

    Other: VCM V2 OTR
    Bee Sting Aerial.
    De-badged.
    LED Tail lights.

    Power: 385.5hp and 684.9nm

    Future Mods:Black out all the chrome.
    Heads/Cam or maybe a new LSA crate motor.
    Hardlid.

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    Was never a big fan of the GXP’s originally with half the bodykit. But most of the HSV features, leather, LS3 plus not having to deal with the overly chunky Maloo hardlid is win-win in my book.

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    What body kit does it miss out on the ute other than the tailgate faux lights and lid? Nice color, just something about black that works so well with the shockwave aero front on the ute.
     
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    Tailgate, side skirts, rear bar, sailplane and hardlid. Looks cleaner without all that rubbish in my opinion.
     
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    New wheels on for a trial fitting, Vertini Magics 20x10 all round. Still need guards rolled which isn't the easiest thing to get done in Kalgoorlie. Just dont quite clear the brembos up front though. 50/50 on how far I want to go to get them to fit as finally buying a house is so much more tempting. Looks so much better than the R8s though.

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    Looks pretty good.
     
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    what specs are the wheels? looks like a 245 on a 9.5-10 and 30P offset?
     
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    245 on 10s and yeah a 30 offset. I didnt ideally want to go that extreme an offset but was advised they should fit. I'm doubtful they wont scrub without some negative camber and/or pumping the guards a bit. Its a tight fit. Hopefully I can get them to work as it does sit really well.
     
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    Asuuming you haven't had a wheel alignment since it was lowered, you will probably have -3 or 4 degrees ATM. Just done the maths and your wheels poke 4mm more then mine. I've had a slight roll which does pump the guards too maybe 10-15mm and mine tuck and there zero rubbing. My cambers maxed out and is about -1 degrees.
     
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    Bought some spacers to clear the Brembos up front and see how it sits...way too much poke unfortunately.

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    Yeah looking at it there's already a few degrees of neg camber on it, can see it by eye.
     
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    What specs are the fronts? I do have max neg camber up front at -2 so I can get my rims under (20x9.5 28P alround) what size spacer 3, 5 or 8mm??
     
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    20x10, 30p. I went with an 8mm spacer to make sure they'd clear the brakes and I could see how it sits. Could probably drop back to 5 and still clear.
     
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    I've seen 20x10 20Ps with a front guard roll or otherwise you'll need neg camber to tuck them. Personally I love how agressive your wheels are and would make the effort to make them fit
     
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    Yeah i want to get them to work. The aggressiveness has grown on me. Someones selling a set of pedders coilovers locally as well that I might have to pick up to aid the fitment. And 3mm spacer might just clear the brakes as well, decent gap between them and the wheels now.
     
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    Bought a set of Pedders Extreme coilovers today. Hopefully fit them this weekend and then get the guards rolled sometime next week. Then go from there.
     
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    Im pretty set on selling/trading the Magics due to the fronts needing to be so extreme to clear the brakes. Found out that the genuine Brembos on a GXP are bigger than the standard HSV brakes...looking at a set of Koya SF04's at the moment, maybe 10.5s on the rear and 9.5 fronts.

    But might end up getting a decent exhaust put on it first.
     
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    So I sold the Magics and have a stagered set of E1 GTS's on it at the moment. Going to order a set of Koya SF04s this week. 20x9.5 front and 20x11 rears.
     
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    Been a change of plans. Trial fitted some Vertini Dynastys and they clear the front brakes and sit just how I want them. 20x10 all round at +30.
     
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    I put the Dynasty's on last week, fiddled around with the coilovers to reduce the scrubbing. But its been parked up since the weekend until I get the guards rolled on Monday. Already slightly bent one of the front guards, just on the lip from where they grabbed. Hopefully get the exhaust sorted next week as well, going a 3" Manta. Actually haven't taken any photos yet, but I was even considering getting a HSV bodykit just to toughen up the rear end but the wheels have solved that issue. Might end up buying some new tyres though as the ones that came with them are stupidly noisy. I'll get some photos up this weekend.
     
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    Had the guards rolled and resprayed the front bar as well due to all the stone chips and scraping on low driveways. Still scrubs a little bit but I think I've wound the drivers side front coilover down a little bit more than the passengers so will adjust that and hopefully its all sweet.
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    Looks good................................
     

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