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Discussion in 'VY - VZ - WK - WL - V2' started by maginoodle, Nov 25, 2007.

  1. maginoodle

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    Hi, this is my crewy. Its a daily driver.

    Its mostly stock. The only mods are
    Cat back zorst. Phreddied dash and Tuff tonneaus hard lid.

    Plans for the future include
    Lowering- rear first probably 2 inches, should cost no more than $100. then then the front.
    Wheels- i need some crome. staying with 17's to keep the ride nice.


    Ps- yeah i know i probably should have washed it. But there is a drought on.

    pics didnt work will try to post them again
     
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    Hi i will try this. I did a search todat to find out why i couldnt upload and discovered photobucket so i will try this.

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    Hope it works.
    Cheers Shane
     
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    nice ride there mate....yep, i agree - lower her asap...mate of mine has one exact same and lowered it two inch on the rear and 1/2 inch - inch on front with 17in chrome rims...looks sweet as now 100% better...
     
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    DUK13Y When in doubt, slide it out

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    nice car.. i am looking to purchase one, are they are good car to drive?
     
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    nicko Carbon Positive - DO IT!!

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    OH YEH BABY!!!! thats my dream car rite there. Love it mate post MANY pics when u get her lowered and slap some rims on there. maybe a charger??:whistling
     
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    "nice car.. i am looking to purchase one, are they are good car to drive"- lovely to drive. its a 4 speed auto i just sit the cruise on the limit and sit back relax. i get 9-100 on the highway.
    no plans for a charger but never say never.
     
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    couple of new pics it got washed then of course it rained on me. i'm working out photos betta. hope its easier this way.
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    couple more pics, one on the speed limit and one from front on
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    just got my rims today. to get the correct load rating i had 6 crome rims to choose from. will change the pic when i wash it again. it has rained every day for the last week.
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    nicko Carbon Positive - DO IT!!

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    when i looked into buying a crewy i remember reading that when u lower them u need to be careful that the axle doesnt come into contact with the fuel tank. i saw on a web site that someone installed a custom fuel tank just to have it lowered.? it kinda put me off them but i have seen a few lowered since then. Have u or anyone heard about this problem?
     
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    nicko Carbon Positive - DO IT!!

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    just had a dig then;

    QUOTE CAPA WEBSITE;

    Crewman Fuel Tank, Now Available 22nd April, 2004
    Have you ever wanted to lower your Crewman, Cross8 or Adventra? Be aware that lowering the rear axle will bring the tailshaft in contact with the fuel tank, being plastic it doesn't take long to wear through. Our new aluminium fuel tank sits higher off the ground than the factory unit, allowing you to lower your car by more than 3 inches.

    Recommended Retail is $1085.00 inc. GST.


    picture here:http://www.capa.com.au/pics/news_crewman_tank.jpg
     
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    thanks for that m5vt2. Hadnt heard of that prob before, but i had better look into it before i do it. I have 3 sets of blocks for the rear to choose from, 1 1/2, 2 and 3 inch.
     
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    my crewman

    ive just started to do my crewman up full exhaust air intake and maf tune made 209 rwkw, now trying to find out what else i can get done to make her a bit quicker with out spending to much, u can lower ure crewman as i did i lowered it 2 inches in the rear sits alot better now pretty much even with the front u cant go any more then 2 inches though as it hits on the tail shaft sumthing along those lines anyways
     
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    just got my new mirror on friday
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    new rear springs are on the way pics next weekend
     
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    new engine covers are here and they are installed for testing before paint.
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    dont know if you can tell in this pic but i have put my new rear springs in. it now sits about 1 and 3/4 inches lower in the rear. will get a better pic friday after i give it a bath.
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    just got my covers back today. i sprayed them with 2 pac Sting Red.
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    elemeNtz It's my first day :3

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    looks good mate
     
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    hey how do you make your dash that blueish colour or was it just like that?
     
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    Love ya work m8.

    It's quite true about lowering of a Crewman however you can get them alot lower than is being suggested, I had mine lowered all around by Pedders and am only running 17's currently so when I put the 19" on will come down further.
    Link to my car, look towards the end of the post http://forums.justcommodores.com.au/vy-vz-wk-wl-v2/147234-black-vz-ss-crewman.html
     
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