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Jeff's 2004 VZ Acclaim

2004_VZ_Acclaim

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Hey all, been a member of this site for a little bit now, making slow progress on the car and have finally gotten around to posting a my ride thread. Nice upgrade from the parent’s 30th Anniversary Ea Falcon. So technically my first car. Hope you enjoyed looking at the car, because I’m certainly enjoying driving it haha :thumbsup:


Jeff’s 2004 VZ Acclaim

Engine: Alloytec 175 – standard all ‘round except stated otherwise
Colour: Phantom Mica
Cost: $10.5K at Auctions - August 2009
K’s on purchase: 127130
K’s now: 141xxx
Wheels: Had VX S wheels, now on 20" Zenetti Legend's :thumbsup:
Tyres: Unknown haha


Stuff done

[*]Rear mufflers have been removed according to people who listen to my car

[*]Tinted windows (bought with it)

[*]Tinted taillights

[*]Tinted headlight covers (only comes out for cruises)

[*]Had VX S wheels powder coated gloss black

[*]De-badged minus the lions, which are painted black

[*]Painted interior plastics – black, metallic blue and that shoddy VHT plate finish

[*]Painted engine covers and radiator shroud - black and metallic blue

[*]Assorted stickers haha

[*]Exhaust tip – twin

[*]Rear Shocks: Pedders Gas Sports Riders

[*]Lukeys air filter

[*]Phillips Diamond Vision headlight globes

[*]Paint front grille black

[*] Black 20" wheels with 3" chrome lip ;) < Zenetti Legends

Stuff to do

[]Lower it properly :p maybe fe2 springs sometime soon
[]Repaint engine covers and radiator shroud
[]Put in a lower grille
[In progress]Maybe paint intake manifold - Sanding down and polishing instead
[]Maybe tint the indicators...it’d make sense. sort of haha
[x]Black Chev badges! Haha jokes


Wish list/stuff would like to do, but can’t afford it/can’t be bothered/ wouldn’t waste my time etc.
(Won’t be on green P’s forever! Haha)
(VZ Calais is the dream, in black naturally haha)

[*]SS headlight mod or buy actual VZ SS headlights

[*]Black roof conversion

[*]Personalised plates, black with white text

[*]Black chrome tail lights

[*]Replace pedals


Thanks and shout outs to


[*]To everyone who made this possible, helped my car in anyway and made or tagged along on the great cruises etc. You know who you are but the list would go on haha

[*] Shout out for Gavin aka B£å¢kÐðg for the wheels and springs

Prepare for lots of pictures haha. Most of the interior shots couldn’t make it. (They are in the link below)
So here is a link to my photobucket album, which features all the pics of car, in cruises, new wheel pics etc.> My Car pictures by Jeffery_Robertson - Photobucket
A video of myself doing some driving > YouTube - Brisbane Mountain Cruise - Leaving the park - Black VZ Acclaim
 

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sweet still got first post lol, nice list you have there, maybe instead of tinting the indicators remove them all together and make it one smooth panel. love the video as well, i see you had to take it down, but if its allowed put it back up. and definatly get the ss headlights, look better then the mod that people do.good job on a nice clean ride, need to put some interior pics up though
 

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sweet still got first post lol, nice list you have there, maybe instead of tinting the indicators remove them all together and make it one smooth panel. love the video as well, i see you had to take it down, but if its allowed put it back up. and definatly get the ss headlights, look better then the mod that people do.good job on a nice clean ride, need to put some interior pics up though
Haha nice work and thanks. remove them all together? doesn't even sound legal haha. the link to the video should still be up there? about the SS headlights, I'll keep it in mind haha. first post has been edited to show where my interior shots are (photobucket :p )
 

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Haha nice work and thanks. remove them all together? doesn't even sound legal haha. the link to the video should still be up there? about the SS headlights, I'll keep it in mind haha. first post has been edited to show where my interior shots are (photobucket :p )
no worries, yea just shave them off and make it all smooth, that was what i was thinking before converting my front end. haha you should link them lol but nice shots of the interior, love the stickers.
Or was it this video you were talking about? YouTube - Hitler reacts to Chev badges on Commodores haha.hilarious :p
yea this was the video i was talking about, friggin hilarious.

oh and when you edit you hyper link in your sig do My Ride - Click Here
ok just add the [/URL] onto the end of this to make it work - and also remove the unserscores as well_
[B_]_My Ride - Click Here__[/B]
 

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Good work Jeff nice to read all about the black beast.
Might have to get into making one now lol
 

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no worries, yea just shave them off and make it all smooth, that was what i was thinking before converting my front end. haha you should link them lol but nice shots of the interior, love the stickers. [/QUOTE] Hmm until i find out whe...ha. Thanks for the Url help.i just had [URL] as was wondering why it didn't work.seems i've forgotten all i've learned in year 12 ipt haha.

Good work Jeff nice to read all about the black beast.
Might have to get into making one now lol
Haha thanks. Do it!
 
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