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Phantom Black SSV Wagon

ASxTecH

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I have done it again. Another car to the collection!
After recently selling my E3 Maloo for a house, i picked up a VZ for daily use but have really been missing the newer styling.
The plan was to start looking for a nice Sv6 wagon again. Honestly shouldn't have sold my white one i loved it.
Just something to drive to and from work, Sometimes quiet some distances comfortably with a bit of style.

If you haven't seen any of my other Threads head over and take a look :)
http://forums.justcommodores.com.au/ve-wm/207619-voodoo-thunder-ute.html
http://forums.justcommodores.com.au/ve-wm/246331-voodoo-blue-e3-maloo.html
http://forums.justcommodores.com.au/ve-wm/243250-heron-white-series-2-wagon.html
http://forums.justcommodores.com.au/vy-vz-wk-wl-v2/253695-impulse-blue-vz-sv6-sedan.html

Came across this SSV via work and once i seen the interior it couldn't stop looking at it.
Sure enough the next couple of days i had the keys.

Here is my 2010 Series 2 SSV wagon in manual. I believe manual was quiet rare and the Redline interior it was quiet the find!
After driving 4 and a half hours to pick her up and with work the next day i only have a few crap quality photos so far.
If you follow my threads you know how we do this. Clean. simple and bold.
More photos to come on the weekend...

Year: 2010
Gearbox: 6 Manual
Suspension: K-Sport Coilovers.
Engine: HSV Headers and cat, 2.5" X-Force cat back.

Future plans:
New wheels.
Complete Cut back to remove all swirls and marks + Protection.
Paint the brakes. Possibly Yellow again. - Done.
Repaint the rear bumper due to a crack.
Replace the gear shifter due to wear.
Cat back exhaust with HSV headers and Cats - Done.
Lowering suspension. Either just springs again or coilovers. Done.
Sound system.I have left over gear from my Sv6 Ute and have the opportunity for cheap gear. - Done.
Possibly more later. I don't really want to spend to much as i normally don't hang onto cars but i'm feeling like this one might stay for a while.







First thing to go is these. I don't believe in giving car yards free advertising.





More to come :)
 
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Bloody hell....you're gonna need a motor traders licence before too long.
 

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Me likey !
this will be another epic thread.
 

Heron SSV

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We need another section on here just for your cars lol
 

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Just recently bought a black manual wagon too. Will be following this thread closely!
 

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Back for more updates.

First thing on the chopping block was the exhaust. At first thought the exhaust had been aftermarket once upon time because it seems it had the AMF cat back. Further investigation found the wagons got it for the drone issues.
I picked some HSV Headers and cats up off gumtree on a Friday arvo on my way home from work. Saturday morning set to work installing them before i had to duck to a birthday around lunch time.



















Tips are not perfect but will do for now, ill fix them later because i might swap them yet. Had a issue with the midsection hitting the tail shaft. Little adjustment fixed that.




As you can see the stock cast heads are very restrictive compared to the HSV headers. Its very noticable under the peddle and gives a better note.
Now some time Saturday a cat back was listed very cheap that was next to knew and here i am off to Sydney to get it. Couldn't resist but putting it on that night.

Now you might ask why didn't i go aftermarket heads and cats and a 3"? Comes down to price and availability and the fact i can keep the stock tune. For sure i can blow thousands on this wagon but knowing me tomorrow i might find another car i want. This setup only cost me a few hundred. For a wagon i wanted 2.5" simply because i need to drive to clients businesses without being unprofessional. All in all very happy with how it sounds, Loud under the pedal and quiet on the highway. No drone as yet!




 

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Back tyres are looking a bit low.... Must've been the previous owner hey.... lol
 
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