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My VTII Calais

MikesVT

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My VTII Calais - My first car!

Name: Michael.
Model: 1999 VT II Calais.
Kms: Purchased with ~133,400, now ~150,000
Colour: Amazon Blue.
Engine Type: Ecotech V6.
Engine Mods: None.
Exhaust: Standard.
Suspension: Standard- IRS, Auto-levelling.
Wheels: 16" VTII Calais alloys.
Interior: Standard- Beige, Full wood-grain, Leather steering wheel, gear stick & hand-break, Green glow under dash, dual zone climate control.
Mods: Upgraded alarm system and darkest legal tinted windows.
Stereo: Standard- 8 speaker, 10 disc.
Cost: (Car and neccissary repairs) approx. $15,000
Future Mods: Chrome exterior door handles (already purchased just have to put them on), Lowered, resprayed or touched up, Leather interior (Beige).




 
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haha, yeah I try, at the moment I give it a wash about once every 2 weeks, wax every couple months. Talking about looking classy, I want those chrome door handles (exterior), does anyone know where i can get a set?
 

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I need some help. I've been quoted $1100 for a 10.4" roof mounted screen with DVD player installed, but it does not come with TV (would need to buy TV tuner - approx $250 to $300 OR digital TV tuner approx $800 but much better reception). Is this a fair deal!?? Also, How much would it cost me to get two screens put into my headrests? Would i need new headrests? or would it be easier to get headrests with screens already in them (eg. WK Caprice) however these headrests would then not match my seats. What is the best and cheapest option? Any help from anyone who has had screens installed or knows anything about it would be much appreciated!
 
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get the WH Grange wheels and fe2 suspension

sweet car otherwise
 

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Thanks Misaprop. I'd love to get some nice rims but my insurance is already a killer. And as for the FE2 suspension, driving my dad's VY SS was a great ride, it's just that you feel the bumps alot more and alot harder than mine. Considering it though.
 

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hehe yeah I know all about insurance woes, being a P plater and under 25.

Lowering is excellent for looks with big wheels. I was gonna get the WH Grange wheels, but they too pricy for me, getting other ones now.

Also I think it depends on the type of lowering you do, if its just springs, then it becomes bumpier, if its shocks as well then it almost keeps its ride quality.
 
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