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Mikey's VN Calais

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Mikey's VN Calais *With new pics!*

I decided that 4 Banger Nissans were crap, so I swapped sides and bought an 88 VN Calais.
As you can see in the pics, its fairly neat. Theres a couple of electrical bugs in terms of 2 or 3 switches not working, but thats easy fixed.
Car had only 98,960km on it when i bought it last friday.
For $2,500 im not complaining.
It was a lady owner I purchased off, even had SA - The Rose State plates which I quickly swapped for some normal ones!
Theres a bit of tint on the rear windows but nothing earth shattering, apart from that, no mods so far, but when I have time I will be swapping the Alpine CD player from my old car into this one, and also the Pioneer 69s and Fusion 6.5inch splits (probably wont bother putting subby in)
Alarm/immob getting put in on weekend and also hoping for some better tint and maybe a set of 18s.
Mainly I purchased this car because the outside was tidy, the inside is immaculate and the car has lower KM on it than most VT/VX commies I have seen, and best of all unlike a tempremental CA18DET powered EXA, the Calais just drives and does it cheaply, reliably and without getting abuse hurled at you haha!

Heres some pics:
Car Front (bonnet not quite straight, but noticed this with a LOT of VNs)



Car side/rear



Interior pics (notice no cracks in dash - I was impressed)





Engine Bay






Updated pics (look crap at night)









 
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Damn thats in good condition!! It looks brand new!! Talk about a bargain! Low k's, immaculate, calais.....*sigh*

just think of all those buttons.....
 

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Ok. its been a while since i mentioned anything on this thread, so heres an update.
Completed:
Alarm install.

Tomorrow night:
Booked in to have installed my JVC DVD player and Response 7inch pull out screen.

Saturday morning:
Booked in to get 2.5inch Cat back put on at 8:30am... groan.

Waiting on delivery:
a beautiful set of 18x8.5 inch rims which I ordered today.:
 

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Those mags are gonna suit it good. Post pics once they're on!
 

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That thing is VERY impressive, Such low k's, Such low price, Such straight body... =| That's a very very nice example of a VN Calais.
I know some people wont agree with me, But some VT Calais badges really look nice on the VN's, but each to their own!
 

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got the DVD player fitted tonight, im extremely happy with the results.
Ill post up some photos when i take some, but its mounted quite well and is very accessible and fuctional.
I am going to pick up a set of VS door pods if i can, so that i can install my 6.5inch splits, and rear speakers and that should complete the sound package... for now...
I have a 15inch sub waiting to slip in but i'm not really in much of a hurry to get that going just yet.
Also got a call about my rims, they are due on monday, so again..photos when i can be bothered.
 

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Bargain !!! Looks to have been well cared for !!!
 
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