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Discussion in 'VR - VS' started by nathg, Jan 31, 2009.

  1. nathg

    nathg New Member

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    Hey everyone, I have been a member here for a while now so thought I would show you all my car. Enjoy!

    Name: Nathan
    Model: 1994 VR Berlina
    Colour: Dark Blue
    Bodykit: 0
    Engine Type: 3800
    Engine Mods: CAI, removed bellmouth
    Exhaust: Pacemaker extractors, 2.5" Redback single muffler cat-back. Lukey 'turbo' exaust/muffler getting worked on soon.
    Gearbox: Automatic
    Brakes: Front: VT upgrde with DBA Slotted discs, Rear: standard with bendix, will eventually be replaced with slotted items and QFM pads.
    Suspension: compressed kings ultras and shortend shocks (rear), kings ultras and shortend struts (front)
    Wheels/Tyres: Speedy 'Cheetah' 18", Whitewalls On Dunlops
    Interior: Aftermarket cup holder
    Other Mods: Grill mesh insert in front bumper and painted grill inserts, tinted tail lights, custom plates, clear side indicators
    Stereo: Sony bluetooth h/u, fusion splits up front, fusion 6.5" in parcel shelf, clarion dual 12" sub box powered by a small clarion amp
    Build Period: 9th Jan 08-ongoing
    Cost: $4200 completely stock
    Future Mods: Upcoming weeks-Tint, venetians
    Upcoming months-Adjustable panhard rod, Yella Terra bits :D , foamy tune, stage 2 shift kit, new speakers and amps ...fix minor things like roof lining.

    SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE PICTURES :)
     

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    grech's spk fat.14u

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    nathan! good starting point! love the berlina's! good luck with the future mods mate!
     
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    thanks bro, post your wheels in the forsale bit yet?
     
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    Philthy That dent guy

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    Why oh why do you have stockies on the back?


    Apart from that it looks like a good starting point
     
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    hey mate go the berlinas :D nice looking car good luck witht he mods mate.
    -Terry
     
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    Thanks fella's, mods are coming slowly, but atleast they are happening.

    the only reason I have stockies on the back was to pass rego cause I got them cheap from the wreckers, a better option IMO than buying new tyres cause the tread on both of them was above 90%. Soon im gonna take them into work and change the tyres back to the berlina rims, and then hopefully get some new rims :)
    I don't like the look of it, but its the only way i can drive untill i can swap the tyres over.
     
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    Recently changed the waterpump, very easy thanks to some handy threads off this forum. Seems to have hopefully fixed a small leak as the old one was pretty worn.
    There still seems to be some loss of water/coolant when the engine cools down, I'll take it into work soon so i can get a good look underneath.
     
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    I am on the hunt for a new or second hand left tail light..any one who can help, would be much appreciated :)
     
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    Yay, got my newish tail light today, the reflector is pretty worn, but it makes it so much more appealing than what it used to look like :D
    Also painted my stockies a nice alloy silver, and whilst yes I am expecting to get flamed by some becuase they are not original stockies, IDC..It will do untill i get some new rims, or proper chaser rims with some nice fat rubber :)
     
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    rch-13z Former Photoshop Whore

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    my brother painted a black chaser silver years ago..... blardy hell it was bad.... these days that rim in black, silver and rust lol

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    Nice looking colour mate, personally I'd go black stockies all round! Hills hoon mobile lol
     
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    Thanks buddy, yeah I have always liked the idea of just the stock rims, cheap tyres :D
    i just want some newish ones of a vz, or maybe even machine some newer ones from a ve, i think they are bigger, maybe 17 x7.5?
    But I want silver ones cause they blend in nicely with the chrome strips around the car.
     
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    your berlinas not a bad looking car either ....aye whered did yu get ur springs compressed and how much did it cost? ?
     
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    Cheers, when I got my car lowered, they compressed the spring for me for no added cost, but id assume it couldnt be much more than $50 a spring i reckon. Any steering or suspension workshop, or even Peddars should be able to do them.
     
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    Currently awaiting economic crisis money from K.Rudd..budgeted already, if everything thing goes to plan, should end up with a new 2.5" catback exhaust, window tint and some REAL silver interceptors with fat rubber.
    IF ALL GOES TO PLAN lol
     
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    DannyboyDS Just hand me the pliers.

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    Nice Berlina, I love Berlinas.
     
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    Very neat looking Berlina.
     
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    ^^ Thanks fella's..I try and keep it clean, not hard when i have free carwash open to me whenever I want, but sometimes I just can't be stuffed.
     
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    Going for my green P's tomorrow afternoon!! Going to be so much better without as many restrictions. Wish me luck? haha
     
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    Just got my Green's :D
     
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    Thinking of the HID conversion. Anyone done this or seen it done before? I wouldn't think it is that hard.
    Any opinions?
     

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