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Charged E3 Clubby

Discussion in 'VE - WM' started by Maccas90, Oct 16, 2012.

  1. Maccas90

    Maccas90 We're only young once.

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    Hey Guys, well after many undecided months on whether go for an FI FPV (fantastic engines) or another Holden (HSV). I couldn't go past the Clubsport...

    I finally sold my other cars and went for a test drive in an E3 Clubby.
    This car was the whole package. Looks, Power and Gadgets.

    She was beautiful, combined with the rumble the engine made is something I just couldn't go past.

    So I picked her up on the weekend :D
    First car for a while with 4 doors too!

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    2011 E3 Clubsport R8.
    Heron White.
    Full Leather and 20's.
    Dark Window Tint.
    Fully Adjustable XYZ Coil Overs.
    Slim Sub under passenger seat.

    MAFless Tuned by FAT333
    VCM OTR
    Magnuson MP1900 Supercharger
    Siemens 60lb Injectors
    Comp Cam 232/234
    Double Valve Springs
    Heavy Duty 6 Puk NPC Performance Clutch
    Billet Fly Wheel
    Di Filippo 1 7/8" Headers
    Stainless Hi-Flo Cats
    KPM Stainless 3" Cat Back Exhaust

    Mods to come:

    New set of shoes.
    Aftermarket gauges.
    LED Lights.


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    That's amazing mate, best thing about buying a car that's had all the work done is you save money , looks so sleeperish, just gotta spray them pentagons black ;)
     
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    Looks good mate...decent set of mods already done too:goodjob:

    Sent from my GT-I9100T using Tapatalk 2
     
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    Jesterarts Your freedom ends where mine begins

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    Nice car, nice car, nice power.

    Would have gone the FPV myself though. :p

    Plans for this or happy with how it already is?
     
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    Nice... Perfect mods as well. Probably saved around 10K to do it yourself! A set of black rims would set if off IMO
     
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    Very nice mate. Looks great. And perfect colour........ :boxing:
     
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    Yeah, I agree! :spot on:
     
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    Looks awesome! Definitely an upgrade from the VE.
     
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    Mike08 No Back seat drivers

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    Very nice mate, well done on the pic up.

    Good sounding mods as well.

    Cheers.
     
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    Nice pick up mate! Mean mods aswell bro!

    4 doors ftw!

    Which part of Brisibane you in?
     
  11. Maccas90

    Maccas90 We're only young once.

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    Thanks guys, I'm really enjoying her! Sometimes she can be a bit of a rough ride with the cam (mainly at low speeds), but I'm sure once I get used to the power and driving style it will be fine :thumbsup:

    It pretty much has all the performance work done to it that I wanted to do so that was a big reason why I got it.

    I do have a couple of ideas for her though...

    Trying to work out what to do with the rims. Pretty keen on the black on white idea, even though it has been done so many times... not sure whether to go aftermarket or paint the pentagons.
    I wouldn't mind maybe some 5 spoke black rims with a chrome dish/lip.

    I'll probably de-badge the rear, only leaving the HSV Badge. Goodbye to 'R8' '317' and the 'Red Flag'.
    Presuming there aren't any holes under the Red Flag??

    I like the look of the 4" Quad Tips also, currently still running the Chrome Octagons.

    Already made a couple of little cosmetic changes, my personalised plates, stubby aerial, 'bright white' rear number plate lights. I think these little things make a big difference.

    Let me know what you think
     
  12. Maccas90

    Maccas90 We're only young once.

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    Thanks mate, I live in Ipswich. I'm in brissy a fair bit though.

    Might try and get to munchies tomorrow night, depends on how the weather is.
     
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    Check out Bonners E3 Clubby for some ideas.... he has a great black on white theme happening.

    Maybe try coating the wheels with some plastidip.... it'll give you a better idea what it'll look like in person (its always better in person than pics or photoshop)

    I'm not a big fan of the factory octagon tips... you can see the twin pipes behind them when you're following a E2/3 HSV... quad 4 inchers look sweeter than a sweet thing from sweetville :spot on:

    Definitely de-badge the back.... the E2/3's have a lot going on back there and they look a lot better when they're less cluttered

    one last thing.... more pics please! we all know what they look like but still.... pics or it didnt happen hahaha
     
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    Maccas90 We're only young once.

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    Yes I know Adam (Bonners), saw him and his Clubby at Munchies last night. Which confirmed i'll definitely be going for the quad 4" tips!

    I think I'm keen on just painting the pentagons black, they are quite a nice wheel. Pain in the ass to clean though lol.

    Filled up yesterday, fuel averaged 23.8L/100km for the week haha. Hopefully I'll get that down a bit when the novelty wears off ;)

    The car is currently handling like a boat, also bouncing around the road a lot.
    I don't know much about adjustable coil overs but I'm presuming if I get it lowered and tightened up then it will handle a lot better?
    I'm booked into Pedders next Saturday so it's all good for C4C on Sunday :thumbsup:
     
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    Mate your new E3 looks awesome, as does all the E3 owners on here.

    White is just a fanstastic colour IMO (I am a bit bias). I'd be waiting a long time for the novelty thing to wear off though.... :)

    4" Walky exahust tips look awesome on the E2/E3...

    All the best with it.

    Cheers
    Phil
     
  18. Maccas90

    Maccas90 We're only young once.

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    Cheers mate.

    Still ironing out my insurance...
    Just got off the phone to Shannon's they are asking for over $3,000 per year to insure her. What a joke!
     
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    one sexy car you have there.
     
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    Haha I pay $2800 for my S15 with Shannon's, under 25 rules r fkd hah
     

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