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Hingo's VZ Calais

hingo1983

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Hey guys. Been posting on here for a long time but never posted pictures of my car so I thought I'd better get out and take a couple of photos.

My car is a silver 2006 VZ Calais and I bought it in roughly October '08. My previous car was a '93 VR Calais and as much as I loved it, it was starting to show signs of its age and I felt it was time to upgrade.

I knew I wanted a VZ Calais because I have always thought they were one of the best looking Commodores ever made. I set off on my search for a VZ Calais around Canberra but after hours of searching, the only one I could find for sale was in the colour Martini which I very much dislike. I made one last attempt and had a look at the car yards in Fyshwick where I found one in silver with bone leather interior. Perfect! I took it for a drive and bought it that afternoon.

I have no plans for any mods at all. I like to keep my cars stock and in good condition. I think it is perfect how it is.


 

DUK13Y

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Looks good but I don't like the rims. I know you don't want aftermarket stuff so maybe some other holden rims?
 

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Thanks for the comment DUK13Y. I know not everyone is a fan of the Calais rims but I like them because they are a bit different. I like to keep things the same as it rolled out of the factory. I'm probably a bit old fashioned :)

Thanks Mike. I would have taken one if it had a spoiler but I'm kind of glad it doesn't. I reckon it looks cleaner without it.
 

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Very nice. I agree about the rims though. My brother had a calais and the ssz wheels look soooooo much better, plus they're 18's!
Glad you're not looking at getting a spolier, looks so much better without it.
 

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Nice, but I hate the rims they look like really wide helicopter blades
 

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for those of us that have them, they grow on you.
 

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I like the standard VZ Calais rims too, but I prefer the VY Series 2 ones "just a little bit more". (Which is why I put them on my Berlina!)
 

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Wow! Two fans of the VZ Calais wheels! I must be dreaming! ;) Here I was thinking I was the only person in the world who likes them.

I like VY Series 2 rims as well Calaber. I prefere the VZ's because they don't have those funny little round indentations on them but they are still nice classy wheels.
 
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