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My Project Ute - First Car

Discussion in 'VE - WM' started by LukeO, Mar 17, 2013.

  1. LukeO

    LukeO New Member

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    MY07 VE Omega Ute 3.6L V6 Auto
    Colour: White

    Puchased in late 2010 as my first car! 42000kms on the clock.

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    After 6 months of hard work, I finally decided it was time to start changing the look a bit, so I did this:

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    Mods:
    - 20" Versus VA wheels black/machined lip
    - White Tuff Tonneau
    - Darkest legal window tint
    - Custom grill (made myself)
    - LED DRL headlights with 6000K 35W HID xenon globes
    - Painted brake calipers red
    - Sound system (Pioneer 12 inch subwoofer, 500w amp, 2 x polk audio coaxials)
    - Deleted rear muffler, replaced with straight-through pipe and stainless tip

    After a year or so, I decided it needed More aggression about it so I did what most would do, I lowered it and painted the front bar
    - King SL's and Monroe GT short shocks
    - Also installed K&N air filter

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    I also got sick of the disgustingly boring interior, so I pulled it out and painted it

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    One day I was browsing Gumtree.com.au and I managed to find an SS front bar in the same colour for little over $200 so I jumped at the opportunity and got it. Really made a difference. Painted the rear bar section around the exhaust at the same time.

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    Would love to hear feedback of what everyone thinks and I would love any suggestions on what to do next
    If I had the funds, I would love to do some more performance modifications
     

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  2. SUP3RST4R_DJ

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    Hey mate, everything sounds the goods, but unfortunately only one of the pics is working. Try fixing up your links or talking to a moderator to help you out.

    Keen to see your ute though
     
  3. LukeO

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    They appear on my macbook when using google chrome but on any other browser or computer they arent showing :/
    I'll try posting them again I guess
     
  4. SUP3RST4R_DJ

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    Righto mate, I use Google chrome on a Windows and they aren't showing up, do you use photobucket or anything similar to load them up?
     
  5. K-BAGZ

    K-BAGZ De Plane! De Plane!

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    I can see all of them.
    Looks great!
     
  6. LukeO

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    All sorted now I think
     
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    Love your work mate.
    I wish I had them wheels
     
  8. WogBoyz

    WogBoyz 435rkw/590rwhp

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    looks good mate! have u thought about getting a twin zorst on it?
     
  9. LukeO

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    The next thing I want to do is a proper exhaust system, the straight through pipe is just too loud and it drones and rattles at certain rev ranges. My neighbours have complained about it before. Wanting to put some pacemakers on at the same time
     
  10. rx2_freak

    rx2_freak Smokes, let's go.

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    Pretty nice car for a first one, i like it. The SS bumper makes it look a heap better than the pov box omega.

    Next mods should be to finish off the SS kit, and color code the mirrors.
     
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    Looks heaps good buddy, specially with the tonneau! Cant complain for your first car!
     
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    Yeah got pics now too

    Looks the goods mate, very nice first car :)
     
  13. LukeO

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    Yeah I'm keeping my eye out for a secondhand kit from wreckers or something. The side skirts are the rarest pieces to find. Would love a set of maloo skirts
     
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    Yeah I'd love to get the whole kit but they are rare to get secondhand. I'll just wait until I have a bit saved up as they are not cheap when bought new.
     
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    Nice car! Love it man! Keep up the good work! Keep us updated with more mods to come :)
     
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    Been a while since I've made a post. When I was overseas through July, I got a text saying that my wheels had been stolen. Not only that, but also some kit stolen from my toolbox. Bodywork damage was quite bad too. Left quite a few scrapes and dints. Still waiting on my insurance company to get back to me. I've got

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    F***ing Scum bags! hope you get it all sorted mate
    Any leads to who they are?
     
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    I was very certain it was the couple that were busted for a big warehouse full of stolen goods in South Brisbane but I'm not chasing it up until my insurance comes through. Already picked out my new wheels too.
     
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    Wow how stupid can you get, stealing in front of the camera. Ute looks good anyway mate, hope it all gets sorted
     
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    Yeah but police are too busy pointlessly defecting everyone else to care about a set of wheels even with a decent amount of evidence showing who it was
     

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