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My 83 VH SL

Discussion in 'VB - VC - VH - VK' started by 180sc, Apr 21, 2012.

  1. 180sc

    180sc Member

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    Model: 83' VH
    Engine: 202
    Gearbox: trimatic
    Exhaust:stock pea shooter
    Suspension: Kings super lows all round with monroe gt shocks, nolathane adjustable strut tops and panard bar
    Brakes: stock disc drum
    Rear Axle: stock 3.08 salisbury
    Wheels: stock 14" but have some 16X8 ROH chicanes to go on once they have a refurb
    Interior: stock blue vynal
    other mods: clear indicators pioneer head unit and chrome dress up parts on engine
    power: 5rwhp
    future mods: Repaint, retrim and new driveline unsure of what exactly but leaning more towards 308/355 turbo 350 combo

    Car is currently off the road getting much needed rust repairs and a repaint but it may take a while. I need to find a new front left guard and door but otherwise the car is pretty straight so hopefully not to much work to do there.
    Going to go for a lambo color called "blu cephus" which is a pearly baby blue color with grey trim inside and out. i want to keep it older style with pretty much stock body with era appropriate wheels (which i beleive the roh are)
    but with a bit of grunt for the drags but still be able to get out and cruise it when i want to., not a show car and not a go car but a good balance with a bit of both.

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    Looks mint as it was in those first two photos!
     
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    Very nice mate, clean as!
     
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    James VY I like Nirvana too.

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    very clean mate! how many k's has she done?
     
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    Its got 146000 on the clock but photos do hide a bit. its had a sideswipe down the passenger side which had a substandard repair and typical commodore rust at bottom of front and rear screens which has lead to a bit in the boot aswell but nothing to major.
    Its a good canvas for what i want to achieve so time will see how ell it comes out.
     
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    Dam nice looking rig! Turf the 202 and the new paint itl be awesome..
     
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    wheels i have for it will go on once they have been refurbished and new rubber.

    ajvx01 i cant wait to ditch the 202 lol.
     
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    Very nice wheels.. What are the specs?
     
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    wheel spec i assume u mean? they are 16x8 3 peice and will have 225 front with 235 or 245 rears depends on whats gunna fit best with a vl diff under the bum.

    i want at least 2 of the outside hoops/rim what ever you call them replaced but if the other 2 dont polish up that good i will replace all 4 so they will look brand new. The only down side in doing that is cost but with $70 difference between polishing and replacing i might just replace them all.
     
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    Yea fairo theyl look good..
    What's the ofset?
     
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    Darren_L Well-Known Member

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    ah I found it :)
    that's a very tidy looking 'H' Trev.

    body is bloody straight, paint looks good too. And very original
    Will be watching this thread with great interest!
     
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    ajvx ill have a look on the weekedn at what offset they are they are covered up in my shed.

    darren she isgood down the drivers side only a few small carpark dings in the drivers door but unfortuneatly the left side isnt very good. it has been repaired badly from a minor side swipe but rear 1/4 is good and rear door is usable but there forward id like to replace. the paint si pretty good which will make a great base no need for a bare metal job which will save a few dollars. i cant wait to really get stuck into it but have to wait until june july but hope fully body and paint will go quickly and i will make a start on trim by replacing the hoodlining but then it will go back on the road untill the engine is built.
     
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    FORGIVEME no substitute for cui

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    Dude that looks really straight and tidy cant wait to see wat u do with it
     

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