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Discussion in 'VY - VZ - WK - WL - V2' started by Cozmo858, Jul 28, 2013.

  1. Cozmo858

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    So picked this baby up yesterday was pretty happy to get it for $6,700 for my first car goes pretty good to compared to the Barina that i learnt to drive in :p

    Planned Mods ( So Far )
    18" Wheels ( Now on the car posted page 2 )
    New Speakers, Subs, Amp, Headunit ect
    Redback Catback System
    Lower springs ( unsure still on what to get )
    New Front/Rear lights
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    Good stuff mate, nice clean starting point, first few things I would do.

    Remove mudflaps.
    Lower.
    Holden sport wheels SS/SSV/HSV.
    Car wash once a week :p
     
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    where are the pics mate?
     
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    Looks good. Nice colour.
     
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    Pretty much some of the things on my early to do list :p When its not all wet and muddy outside wanna pull the mud flaps off it and already looking around for some wheels dont know what i want yet... Defiantly want them black
     
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    Don't go completely black, you can't even see them at night, just looks like stockies.

    Your pics aren't there any more?
     
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    Think hostingbytes went down the place my pic was on... uploaded it again.

    Does anyone know that the go is with the rules of changing wheels in NSW? Im looking at getting some 19" wheels but the car currently has the standard 16" wheels and have been told that any more then a 2" increase is a defect?
     
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    Have a search on here and you"ll be able to find plenty of thread about it, the overall consensus seems to be as long as the rolling diameter isn't more than 2" off standard (so you need the correct load rating tyres etc).

    I"ve got 19" SSV Thunders on my VY S and my best mate has had 20's on his VZ Sv6 for 4 years and been pulled over plenty of times but never defected for wheels (this is all in vic though)
     
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    I've always been told (not 100% on it though) that you can go 2 inches larger than the largest size wheel holden offered from factory on that series. So I know VY HSV's had 19" as a choice so 21" would technically be the largest you could legally go on a VY. Ill add, most people I know who have thought of going larger than 20" have had fitting or scrubbing issues so 20" seems a good size to go to.
     
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    You will scrub on 20's without rolling your guards, even then it can happen easily with a loaded car.

    In my eyes 19's are a perfect size for the VY-VZ, can get nice and low with them without scrubbing and depending on the wheel choice it can fill the guard quite well.

    If you want to go smaller than 19's/20's be aware that anything with a lip/not full faced wheels will make them seem smaller because they aren't going to fill the guards and the tire will be thicker.
     
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    I have 19" 245 front and 19" 265 rears no scrub towing a load, lowered on lovells super lows ;)
     
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    Nothing special just took her for a drive today.... Booked in for a service on Friday after that time to try put some money into it.... Really need new wheels not a fan of these ones at all!

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    So today marks 1 year exactly since i bought my car and a little sad to think so much time has past with very little done.

    Didnt even realize that today was 1 year since i bought it but spent most of the day outside working on it cleaning it ect bought some new seat covers.

    Booking it in for its major service this week after that looking to get new wheels for it ASAP but i did pick up some speakers, subs ect today from a mate at work and was wondering if anyone had a rough estimate price to get it all wired up and installed?

    Got 4 6" speakers, 4 2" tweeters, 2 12" subs, Pioneer touch Screen DVD head unit, Pioneer amp but no idea on price of installation and ive never done any wiring work before so not keen on doing it myself.

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    Picked up the new wheels yesterday but driving from Bathurst to Sydney in the rain and getting stuck behind a truck moving very muddy excavators in roadworks/no passing means the car is now in desperate need for a wash.

    Happy with how the 18" Advanti Chopper's look on the car want to get it lowered just a little bit now so it sits nicer.

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    I like those rims, just needs to be lowered a little bit now :)
     
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    Thanks mate yeah lowering it is on the cards soon :) Picked up all the audio equipment today so next is to install it, Anyone know how much it will cost to get all the stuff posted above installed roughly?
     
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    Looks nice mate.

    Re the car audio, do it yourself. It's seriously not that hard and would save you heaps of cash. I done my whole system myself and would never even think of paying someone to do it.
     
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    Not bad. Personally, I'd change the color through. Silver gets old fast, at least for me it does. Lower it a bit, then you got yourself a pretty awesome car.
     

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