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Discussion in 'VB - VC - VH - VK' started by vps231, Feb 6, 2016.

  1. vps231

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    New daily/Weekend family cruiser.

    1983 Vh wagon, Blue 202, Auto, Dual fuel and a/c.

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    SquishyShoes or something like that

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    Nice man, sle rims look good on it. Any major plans for her? Or just keep her tidy?
     
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    Just gonna keep it tidy for now. Undecided on future plans but will either be a straight gas turbo 202 or a straight gas vk/l 304.
     
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    the_boozer no more VK

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    for the way people drive these days as in jump on the brakes flat out out of now where, I think the early commodores brakes are a bit ordinary compared to new cars maybe thats just me but I did drive a vk for years until about 6 months ago I've thought this for the last few years mostly when I lived in Melbourne and had a few close calls of people jumping in front of me under brakes on the freeway. My vk had disks all round . Upgrade the brakes b4 you put a hot motor in it I'll vote for the injected v8 from a VP .
    Vh used to be my favorite model when I was a kid the last holden with chrome bumpers, piss off the gas would be my other thought wheres the bottle in the back of the wagon?
     
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    Yeah the brakes are shocking even with new drums on the rear, But will be upgrading to disk rear and v8 front struts/brakes later down the track. Gas tank is in the wagon running along the side, I'm thinking about getting a tank for the spare wheel well so I don't have to look at the ugly thing every time I look in the rear view mirror. I was thinking efi 5l but I'm sticking with L.P.G so I don't need all the injected gear.
     
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    just transferred my vh drum diff to vl turbo borg w. more gear choices and 12mm wider than standard vh.
     
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    the_boozer no more VK

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    is the vl turbo diff a 3.45:1 28 spline axle diff?
    The 3.23:1 25 spline vk diff makes the 3.3 thirsty as don't do that if you drive the car alot i did that once to get disks under on the back then moved to gippsland the commodore was thirstier than the prado i drive now even with the 3.23 I doubt the vk would of beaten the prado over a standing 1/4 .
     
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    Do the rear tyres rub with the extra 6mm each side?
     
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    Go the turbo 202 would be cool as in a daily and a lot less common than the 304 swap.
     
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    I'm leaning more towards a carby 304 just for that v8 sound.
     
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    I had the 253 version of your car with green velour interior. Loved it
     
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    Scored a free 202, been sitting under a bench for 8 years. Took the rocker cover off and its a lot cleaner than I was expecting.
     
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    Nice wagon mate. Very clean
     

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