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Discussion in 'VE - WM' started by 2t4me, Nov 18, 2013.

  1. 2t4me

    2t4me New Member

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    Probably a silly question, but is the engine cover just clipped in place or do you have to undo something to lift it off - curious to see what lies beneath!
     
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    me too lol
     
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    I believe it is just clipped in place,have a look in the owners manual or do a search on the forum under ve
     
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    rx2_freak Smokes, let's go.

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    Clipped on
     
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    Thanks peoples
     
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    its what were all here for lol
     
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    Forgot to attach this - in case anyone's interested!

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    Ill consider the above to be the staring point!

    Now I need to convince the minister for finance that it needs an OTR, cat back and tune!

    (Mind you, at this point I don't really think it needs more power but it definitely needs more sound throughout the range!!)
     
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    View with the engine cover removed
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    good starting point imo-lol
    if you go a full exhaust system including headers etc then get a tune you will get more waspies and also get a way better sound,mine has the full system which was done but needs a proper dyno tune etc but still sounds way better than all the other vz ss's round town,always gets people looking when you give her some,but quiet when idling which is what I wanted
     
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    A couple of spur of the moment photos whilst my son was at his swimming lesson!

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    And my favourite!!

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    hows it going with the gas,bit of a bitch with the gas going up in price
     
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    Had a minor issue where I couldn't put any gas in it but all fixed under warranty with no issue...

    The price going up does suck but its still 50+cents a litre cheaper!

    Looking forward to doing a trip to Adelaide and then onto Yorktown in march and seeing what it returns on the open road!
     
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    should be good with the system you have,what type of km's per litre are you getting
     
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    rx2_freak Smokes, let's go.

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    What sort of km's are you getting per fill. Also how big is the gas tank.
     
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    Gas tank is 80 litres - 65 usable.
    First tank of gas I got 23L /100... With a very heavy right foot! As a comparison, My first tank of petrol I got 21l/100...

    Only on my 2nd tank of gas now and again have been giving it a hiding... Next fill I'll drive a bit more sensibly and see what it returns.

    I seriously think I need to at least put a cat back on which should make a big difference to my economy - at the moment I'm flooring it at every opportunity as its the only way o hear any sort of rumble!!!
     
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    catback would be good for the rumble you are after,2.5in would make a big difference,i personally would go the whole system but that's just me-lol
     
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    A not so merry Christmas thanks to a moron in a hire van that didnt stop for an ambulance like the rest of us all did.. :(

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    You can even see what make it was..

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    bloody hell matee,what a biatch,Toyota I guess,if the rear door has closed up they will write the car off I would think
     
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    Bastard.......................................
     
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    As much as I hate to say it mate I'm hoping that will be the case....

    Thankfully I insured it for what it's worth not what I paid and then up'd it again when I did the conversion.... I know I won't be able to find another privately owned spotless one with less than 10k on the clock at the price I paid but there seems to be a few ex Holden execs with sub 15k....

    It goes in on Monday to shop that I've worked with in the past so well see what they say when they get a good look at it...
     

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