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GT's New daily clapper Anthracite VR SS

GTP 85

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Name: GT

Model: 1994 VR SS, some power options: elect. aerial, Cruise, ABS,

Colour: Anthracite Grey

Engine Type: EFI 304 v8

Engine Mods: Something's been done to it internally, dunno... dont really care, it goes good

Exhaust: Big tri y's, twin 2.25 with 100 cell ballistic cats, twin 2.25 stainless VX R8 catback adapted, deleted H pipe, straight pipes on the rear

Power: Engine made about 180 odd rwkw in my VN

Gearbox: T5 manual, brass button clutch

Diff: freshly built M80 LSD with 3.46's

Suspension:
Pedders Sports Ryder F, Ultima HD R, King low front springs, King SL HD rear, 4 point camber correction kit

Wheels/Tyres: VE SSV 19x8, Dunlop rubber

Brakes: Stock

Interior: Stock VR SS

Audio: Crap sony MP3, and holes in the parcel shelf where 6x9's used to be

Bodywork: Stock VR SS

Other Mods: Nothing so far really....

Future Mods:

-maybe a dyno tune
-Respray bonnet and a few panels
-Fit electric windows
-New SS sticker kit

Other:

I got sick of my VN Berlina v8, cause it was old, needed paint and was **** for towing my track car. Plus i wanted to go back into the VR VS shape. Started looking and found this shitta, for $2k i got what i paid for! Neglected, dirty, leaking, scratched, belt slap and the rest.. But i saw potential so i bought it. needed heaps of work, and still does... but i absolutely love it!

The engine in my VN has had some special treatment (not by me lol), so that engine was to be transferred into the VR SS.

The VR was running so the plan was to sit both cars (My VN v8 manual, and the VR SS auto) side by side and do a running gear swap. SO pulled each engine out and did gaskets throughout and welch plugs on both. Had to source a VN v8 auto for the engine going into the VN, and obviously the engine and trans FROM the VN went straight into the VR SS. Confusing, i know

So thats pretty much where im at right now. The plan was to daily this b!tch, and sell off the VN.. Thats going as planned, so i'm happy

Here's some of the pics. Taken throughout the first few days of owning it





NEW PICS: Fitted some 100cell metal cats and an adapted a VX R8 stainless exhaust.





and one pic of both my cars together :)

 
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Not a bad pick up for $2k. Looks like an interesting project. Good Luck with it.
 

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But i saw potential so i bought it.

Good luck mate.
 

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Nice work Gilbs. Good bargain.
 

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Couple more pics.......





 

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It scrubbed up alright Gilbs. Good job.
 

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nice pick up for 2grand :) gotta love the vr/vs shape
 

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Well finished my exhaust upgrade a few days ago, was tricky... but worked out well.

I bought a VX R8 stainless steel twin 2.25 catback and adapted it to my SS, also deleted the rear ressy. Sounds really good! best $150 ive ever spent on an exhaust!

Pics and vids to come!
 

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Im gonna be fitting my new diff to this beast at my tuner's workshop this Wed, fresh LSD and 3.46's...can't wait :)
 

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New diff and exhaust work a treat! very happy. First post updated with some new pics
 
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