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Mmmmm baby yeah!!

Discussion in 'VB - VK Holden Commodore (1978 - 1985)' started by traindriver, Jul 24, 2006.

  1. traindriver

    traindriver New Member

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    Nothing more satisfying than giving your baby a wash, dry and wax :wax: to get her looking good.!!:yeah:

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    Got my head unit installed no worries, tweeters mounted on the dash.
    Next mission to get some speakerz. I am fast becoming a Fusion convert after listening to some 5.25's at Repco along with 6's and a sub...

    MMMM:D

    After that I think I might get her lowered a bit to combat that 4 wheel driver road clearance.

    Any point in getting low profile 15" rubber rings for the standard wheels? (45 or 50's?)

    Andrew
     
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    If the year was 1985, I'd think that car just came out of the showroom. :thumbsup:
     
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    Get some new rollers. Nothing over the top but at least 16's with 45 profile rubber. The bigger the wheel on a VK the better.

    Paint the grey bars in the body paint and she'll look awsome.

    Kain
     
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    Dunno about the big rims.

    I was wanting to keep her looking original as.

    What I thought might work is to get some 15" cop rims and low profile tyres.
    Could then fit some budge-o Holden 15" plastic wheel covers so she "looks" standard.

    Then after that I might lower her a bit so she doesnt have that 4 wheel drive look.

    Goona keep the paint exactly the same, just get the wee dents taken out and have her resprayed.
    Then, in 20 years time I can take her to car shows and people can oohhh ahhhh at the "standard" old arse VK

    :yeah:
     
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    OR

    Could get some big rims and keep the small arse stockies so when I am in a "classic" and "original" mood I can put them back on for those old school moments? :D
     
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    Yes. That sounds alright :)
     
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    clean your mud guards ;) a bit of tyre blacker will fix them. don't remove them though or the side of the car will get dirty as quickly as you can clean it.
     
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    Well I rang the local Holden dealer and they have some slightly used 15" hubcaps from a VR that were "upstairs collecting dust".

    Going to see them tomorrow - reckon they will do nicely. :thumbsup:

    Now just have to get the rims and tyres.
     
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    phat_com VR IS A BEAST WITH NEW V6

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    the car wasn't made then:p says in sig that its an 86 vk:yeah:
     
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    Well it was first registered in 1986, so officially according to police / MOT its registered as a 1986 Holden Berlina.

    When I bought it and did the change of ownership papers I wrote down Holden Commodore and the lady wouldnt process the paper untill I had the "correct" information :shooting: as my application did not match what was on the computer, so after 5 mins of head scratching :unsure: I put Holden Berlina and she was happy.

    I guess it probably is a 1985 Commy but without knowing how to cross reference the build number I couldnt tell ya, thus I stick with 86.

    :D
     
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    have you thought about the VK calais wheels??? still 15" and look great after a polish... Just a thought...
     

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