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Discussion in 'VY - VZ - WK - WL - V2' started by DUK13Y, Dec 27, 2007.

  1. DUK13Y

    DUK13Y When in doubt, slide it out

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    Name: James
    Car: Stock VYII Berlina (10/03 model)
    Engine: V6 Ecotec
    Trans: Auto
    Suspension: Stock
    Options: 35% window tint, towbar, fog lights, 'SS' style spoiler


    What i want to do in order of preference:
    Paint Brakes - How To
    Custom plates
    Phillips Crystal Visions in Low beam + Xtec 4700k in high beams
    Alloy pedals
    VY Calias/Clubsport Headlight Conversion (http://forum.streetwagons.com/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=5247)
    phreddied dash (full) - Blue w/needle morph
    Pioneer Speakers in all doors
    Twin 10" subs in custom ported box
    JVC 4x60wrms amp
    Manta 2.5" cat back
    6000k HID kit for low beams
    Chrome bonnet garnish


    Possible future mods:
    VZ Calais tail lights + VZ rear reflector insert
    18"-20" Black rims w/chrome lip
    Kingsprings super lows all round
    YT or MACE high ratio roller rockers

    Heres a few pics of my berlina.


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  2. EvoVIIIJDM

    EvoVIIIJDM Got Evo?

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    another chev badge holy jebus.
    No kit, dump it, black tints, big chromies.
     
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    dufus Donating Member

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  4. DUK13Y

    DUK13Y When in doubt, slide it out

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    not going to put chromes on it as im not a big fan of chrome rims on commos.

    'What i want to do' list updated.
     
  5. bludeck

    bludeck Wishlist = Blowa

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    do it your way ur style, wish i had that as a L plate car thats for sure.
    Make it look good not fast ;)
    i suggest rims, tints and suspension as 1st mods.
    and plz no mirror tint! i beg of u. just get a 20% tint, from ur pics ur windows arnt tinted.

    Good luck with, cant wait for the updates
     
  6. DUK13Y

    DUK13Y When in doubt, slide it out

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    trust me they are tinted. I want to make it faster but the bloody rta won't let me "add engine performance".

    The only downside of this car as a first car is that the insurance isn't cheap. So any upgrades may take a while. I do want it to look nice though:thumbsup:

    I sorta have the idea of darkest legal tint (black) and smoked tail lights. Sorta like the calais or SS ones but i want it smoked heavily so that its close to the same colour as the paint so its more of a stealth car:yeah:. It's just an idea as my cousin put it to me the other day.

    Only problem with that is i don't know where to get it done.
     
  7. bludeck

    bludeck Wishlist = Blowa

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    check with the rta as smoking ur lights isnt exactly legal depending how dark u go.
    the car should be fast enough as it it, theve got plenty power std speshly for a learner ;) (had to do it)
    as for insurance check out just cars dot com. there pretty good with young drivers with mods to their cars, but u can only pay yearly no monthly's. much better imho.
     
  8. DUK13Y

    DUK13Y When in doubt, slide it out

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    Yeah. I was just thinking if i smoked them it would become illegal because the Berlina has the reflectors in the tails and i don't know if they would work properly if they are smoked. As i said, we'll see what happens next when i get the money:thumbsup:
     
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    Head_is New Member

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    Nice car, although it's a hard colour to keep clean but its the best when it's clean :D Choice!
     
  10. DUK13Y

    DUK13Y When in doubt, slide it out

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    I finally got the plates.:yeah::w00t::thumbsup:

    Check first post for pics.
     
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  11. DUK13Y

    DUK13Y When in doubt, slide it out

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    Painted the calipers. I think it looks heaps better.

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  12. witto123

    witto123 witto123

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    Gday mate not sure if you have tinted ur tail lights yet eh but i removed my tail lights and tinted them when i bought my Vy S. I purchased a product called Night shades from Autobarn and there is enough in the can to do your car and two of your mates cars.
     
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    witto123 witto123

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    oh and by the way my reflectors still work awesome after i tinted them. I have had no interest at all from the police or transport.
     
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    DUK13Y When in doubt, slide it out

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    Thanks mate,

    How dark did you make them? Pics would be great:thumbsup:
     
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    witto123 witto123

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    Tail lights

    This is a pic of the back of the car Duckman. They dont look real dark eh but I do intend to give it another coat.
     

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  16. DUK13Y

    DUK13Y When in doubt, slide it out

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    finally got her back from the shop after being fixed for extensive hail damage. All panels replaced (including roof!!!) and car fully resprayed. looks brand new. Got a spoiler put on her too. I like em.

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  17. rch-13z

    rch-13z Former Photoshop Whore

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    nice car mate, specially for an L plater, I was lucky to cruise in a broke-a** VN....

    I actually liked the little lip, very subtle...
     
  18. XLR87N

    XLR87N LS1 BABY!!!

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    good start mate, that was like my first car

    i got the 1:1.97 rockers they go hard :)


    bit of advice tho, and i got told it heaps too, dont go too mental on a v6
    i learnt the hard way

    i had a VY S2 V6, bought it for 15k
    spent 12 grand on it
    sold it a year later for 13k to get the VZ SS ute

    you don't get anywhere near the same power/torque or return on investment that an 8 will.

    enjoy it by all means, but you will want an 8 eventually

    the raptor kits are rubbish, good for like 170rwkw but you spend like 7 grand to get them running, for 4k you can buy a crate LS1 :)

    anyway man sorry to bring the mood down, again congrats on the car, just be sensible :)
     
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    DUK13Y When in doubt, slide it out

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    Thanks mate. I'm not really looking into huge performance. More for interior looks and exhaust sound. I doubt I will get anything more than the exhaust system and rockers.
     
  20. radarak47

    radarak47 I lean to the right

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    Also remember DUK13Y that all of our comments are opinions only :)

    and for about $5500 you can have the raptor kit. If you have a decent exhaust/extractors and the high ratio Roller rockers you will put out closer to 220rwkw's

    As for the Ls1 that is a good choice too, but it will be closer to the 7-8k mark by the time it has been installed, new loom ecu etc :) But it does have a lot more potential for working it later.

    You have plenty of time to work out what you want, for when you finally get your unrestricted licence.
     

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