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Discussion in 'VE - WM' started by turbodragon, Aug 11, 2014.

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    Looooovvve this car it's definitely my second favorite VE (behind mine of course lol) the front reminds me of how I used to have mine, looks awesome with those rims
     
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    Thanks for that mate, have cleared my inbox now :)




    Thanks for your thoughts guys. I want to change the bonnet around a little bit but haven't found anything I liked yet. I do like the current Walky bonnet now but probably looking to get it moulded into the bonnet to get rid of the "stuck on" look.




    Haha thanks mate!





    Thanks matey, were you at the SS Owner's cruise to geelong?
     
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    yeah I was that was a good day yours was definitely a standout for me
     
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    This thing lives up to it's name!!!

    Love it!
     
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    Yeah, was a ripper of a day! Good choice of location I reckon :)



    Thanks mate!
     
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    Anyone had any dealings with Water Meth Injection? I hear they're excellent for cooling the intake charge but would it be a worthwhile investment?
     
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    Sick car mate, love your old 33 as well. Which do you like driving the most?
     
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    Thanks for the link mate, will have a read :beer chug:



    Thanks mate. To be honest, loved driving them both. Love driving the 33 cos it was raw, aggressive and was a driver's car. Love driving the SS-V cos it was comfortable, torque rich and felt "strong".
     
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    hey mate,

    love your car. 1 question, were did u get the front ss badge from? or did u make it? looks killa

    cheers
     
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    Nothing really new, just getting the car out and about to enjoy the weather Melbourne has been experiencing lately. First off, the ECM cruise:

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    Awesome car Turbodragon. Couple of questions for you. What size tyres did you go front and rear and what offsets are you running? Is there any reason you went for a staggered setup? Was it because that was only what was available? You were saying you wanted to get the fronts like the rears, would you consider doing maybe 10" rims front and rear?
     
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    Thanks mate! Tyres are 225/30/20 at the front adn 245/30/20 at the rears. Yeah, I have considered going 10s all 'round but thinking it might make the front look to "nose heavy", but yet to see someone with 10s all 'round with dish.

    I'm keen to see what other people have done with 10s all round, especially with dish though.
     
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    How come a 30 profile over 35 profile? I might get a couple of extra 10" rims and try them on for size on the front, but I tend to agree with you too big in the front can make it look nose heavy. What offset did you end up going front and rear?
     
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    Oops, maybe the profile is 35? Not sure mate, car is at home and I'm at work so can't check lol whereabouts you located mate?

    Can't remember the offsets exactly mate, but I do remember the rears were way off from +20. You might have some major clearance issues with +20, depending how low you want to go.
     
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    I'm in Brisbane. I was well down the track of my project when I came across your wagon. So that's I thought I'd pick your brains. Offsets etc are so bloody confusing. So I'm having my wheels custom made with a wide offset die which the manufacturuer just machines back anyway to the correct offset. I will probably come back to a +25 or +30 offset.
     
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    Yeah, there's not really any "concrete" information on offsets for commodores cos one person's idea of "perfect fit" is completely different to another person's.

    Was gonna say if you were local, you're more than welcome to check the wheel fitment for yourself and make a decision from there :)
     
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    20x10s all round :yeah: I would have added it as a thumbnail but not sure how

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    Needs to be lower. Looks bloody awesome though. Loving the gun metal centres.
     

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