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yeeeezy

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Hey, not sure if this is even the right spot for this but here goes.

Been on this site for a bit but never signed up and decided to now .

got my L's and almost got my P's so ive started looking around for some decent commodores or even a nice Calais or somthing.

So i was wondering what you goes think would be a good price for me 2 pick up a VL, VR or a VS Commodore/Calais for, not expecting that much just anuf for it too run so i can get it home and then start making if mine.

any help would or advice would be great thanks.
 

nemesis_adrasteia

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you could get an alright VR/VS for under $3000 im not sure sure about the VL i was never a fan, i bought my VR acclaim for $3500 in 2007 it was in good condition. you might get a calais for around that probably more im not really sure
 

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forget vl's they are overpriced tbh, vr/vs calais would be reasonable, even a nice berlina
 

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if you can afford a VT theyre nice bit slower than the earlier models but i reckon theyre a nicer ride youd be looking around 5500-6000 for a really basic one, it really depends on what your looking for in a car, do you want fuel economy, something you can cruise around with your mates in, power, smooth ride, do you want a big car or a small car? yeah so iif you looking for something small with fuel economy in mind you could look at something like an astra or a vectra, something on the larger side would be you commodore, or larger again to a stato, personally i reckon a VL isnt the way to go because theyre old and generally have high Ks VR/VS are good and cheap also your VN/VP which are also a good car i personally dont like the look of them but if thats what takes your fancy, i personally wouldnt go older than a VN unless youve got dollars to fix things that are gunna break after high Ks and a flogging the last P plater gave it before you got it.... lost my train of thought anyway um if theres something specific your looking for in a car look for that maybe make your decision from there
 

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yeh looking for somthng that has a bit of power (not V8 cause of that stupid rule there bringing in lol) but also somthng that is good for a smooth ride, so yeh looking at a few good VR/VS's or even a VT as you said. Just chucked the VL in there cause IF you can get a nice 1 that hasnt been fkd around with and what ever you can make it a really good car
 

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buy a vs mate, heaps of them around to source parts, good to learn your way around a car on and in, reliable, and with some bolt on mods, can be quick too. VS was my first car, got a solid two years out of it, hardly babying it either, plus still runs after being hit in the arse end too :)
 

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Our local Holden dealership sold a VT SS 5.0L for $5250 yesterday....they only got it the other day as a trade in, and gone yesterday. Not that it helps u much, but they're definitely getting cheaper.
 

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Try to get something that already has some nice stuff done to it already, I kind of wish I took that path, as it will save you a fair bit, and dont get an executive, get something like a Berlina at least as they have the better things to them e.g. chrome trim, power windows, trip computer etc, and the prices are not much different to the pov packs
 
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