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My 1990 VN (ex cop car)

swiftymcfeat

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Hey there,
im james and ive been on my red p plates for about 8 months now. I got this car just after i got my p plates and it looked like CRAP. Well please have a look now and tell me your thoughts.

Its only got 121,000 on the odo and it is my first car. I always get teased about the colour but i really do not think it looks that bad myself, and at least i know it will rip their jap hatchcraps in a drag. I polish it once a fortnight and try to keep it in the best condition i can. When i get the cash together im getting it:
-Sprayed black
-Dark tint
-Bigger chrome rims

Please rate and tell me what u think and what it needs :D thanks!

So a few things ive done to it so far:
- Sound system of course (cbf going into detail)
- Lowered (not too low)
- New air intake filter
- New pumps and filters for everything
- New radiator
- 2.5 inch exhaust from cat back
- resprayed boot inside (bit dirty atm though)
- put vt rims on it
- replaced rubbers ect, just lots of small things ive done
- also notice the black painted strip on each side of the rear window. Well i had my back windscreen smashed so i used it as an opportunity to fix all rust and all leaks.

Pictures....









 
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not a big fan of the color either but its nice and clean and can tell you look after it, i didnt realize the v6 bt1's got an 80ltr fuel tank, you should paint it like ive done, it makes the vn's look tougher i reckon.

also whats the reservoir on the right hand side next to the pod for? looks like an overflow for the radiator but none of the vn s1's ive seen have ever had one there as you got the reservoir already on the left side.
 

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not a big fan of the color either but its nice and clean and can tell you look after it, i didnt realize the v6 bt1's got an 80ltr fuel tank, you should paint it like ive done, it makes the vn's look tougher i reckon.

also whats the reservoir on the right hand side next to the pod for? looks like an overflow for the radiator but none of the vn s1's ive seen have ever had one there as you got the reservoir already on the left side.
Yep its the overflow...

Ya ive been looking around at paint and im still at school so im on a budget meaning ti will be either white or black...i think black looks neat with chromies
 

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That's one good looking VN :D, I'm sure the others with highly devolped taste will agree
 

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Yep its the overflow...

Ya ive been looking around at paint and im still at school so im on a budget meaning ti will be either white or black...i think black looks neat with chromies
nah i mean paint the petrol tank, i think theres a decent pic in my ride thread so you'll know what i mean
 

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Yeah it does look good, unusal colour. Have you thought about putting ceptors back on it or...

Dazz
 

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god damn vn's were not the best model out were they....

car would not start, got it to start and was running rough as hell. Got a new coil pack and DFI. Hope this bloody well fixes it....
 

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CAS? that looks like an ebay rage exhaust is it?
 

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CAS? that looks like an ebay rage exhaust is it?
Was going to buy one off ebay but i found a place in VIC who would sell + post one for $200. Super-cat brand, im not complaining.
 
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