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Discussion in 'VY - VZ - WK - WL - V2' started by Essassin, Oct 11, 2010.

  1. Essassin

    Essassin Bends spacetime

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    Hey guys, I've been browsing these forums for a while but never bothered to join up until now.
    Anyway this is my new car, picked it up last week for $9,300 with 180,000km on the clock. Only had one owner and a full service history all signed off by holden.
    Very happy with it so far, goes much better than my last ride which was a VT S1 acclaim in horrible condition and had just about every problem you could have with a car..so I'm pretty stoked about finally getting something decent!

    Year: 2002
    Model: Commodore S
    Colour: Quicksilver
    KM's on purchase: 180,000
    Factory options: SS foglights, window tint
    Purchase price: $9,300

    Current mods:

    EXTERIOR
    - All badges except Holden lions removed
    - Spoiler removed
    - SS headlights
    - DIY pinstripe tail lights
    - 5000k headlights (Phillips Diamond Vision)
    - 4300k fog lights and high beams (Phillips Blue Vision)
    - White LED parkers and number plate lights
    - LED 3rd brake light to replace the one on the spoiler
    - DIY colour coded mirrors
    - Calais chrome window trim

    INTERIOR
    - Alpine CDE-102E head unit
    - Alpine SPS-609 6x9" speakers 80W RMS
    - Alpine MPR-F600 amp 100W RMS per channel 300W RMS bridged
    - 12" JL Audio W0V2 subwoofer 300W RMS

    WHEELS
    - 19x8.5 GMAX Monza with 245/35/R19's

    SUSPENSION
    - FE2 springs and shocks
    - King Lows in the back

    BRAKES
    - Standard rotors with RDA Extreme pads

    EXHAUST
    - 2.5" mandrel bent mild steel single pipe with a Redback muffler in the middle, no rear resi and twin 2.5" tip

    Future mods:
    - More low
    - Calais boot garnish
    - Boot lip spoiler
    - Alloy face pedals
    - Dash lighting change


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    Exhaust video:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYaMGrW5odQ
     
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  2. Essassin

    Essassin Bends spacetime

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    Small update..

    Took off the wing and tinted the lights today (only 1 coat, didn't wanna go too dark and this way I can always do another if I change my mind), will probably chuck the wing back on soonish, just wanna see how it looks without it for a while :) hence the holes are only covered with duct tape :p

    Also the audio is booked in for this Thursday :D

    pics aren't the best, need for it to stop raining so I can wash her and take some decent ones haha

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  3. Essassin

    Essassin Bends spacetime

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    Stereo is now installed :D all of it is gear from my last car apart from the head unit, which is a massive step up from old $50 Sony one, I love it. Would recommend to anyone, comes with RCA out x2, front aux in, front usb in and rear ipod connection.

    I also managed to give it a wash and get some decent photos..

    Edit: Pics moved to 1st post

    Next up..exhaust
     
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    Hey mate nice ride looks heaps better with out the spoiler i think
     
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    Thanks mate. I've decided to leave it off and thus ordered a 3rd LED brake light to replace to one that was on the spoiler..a steal at $7 with free shipping! I've also purchased a workshop manual which has come in handy already.

    Other than that no updates unfortunately..the audio is all paid off as of yesterday so the exhaust should be done in a couple of weeks
     
  6. tim005

    tim005 Yet Another VS Ute Owner

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    hey mate, very very nice ride.
    i love the no spoiler look, it makes it so clean.
    by the way, instead of duct tapes to mask the holes you can buy little rubber grommet things that go in the holes.
    they are from clark rubber and stuff, they are like 50 cents.
     
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    Oh yeah I forgot to mention that..I have the rubber grommets filling the holes now too. I sprayed them silver so they dont stand out so much..didnt turn out that great but better than black.
    Also does anyone know where I can get the chrome number plate surround from the calais? No dice on eBay and a couple of other sites so I guess either buy it from holden or paint the existing one? Thoughts?
     
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    hey mate give your local holden dealer a call for one of the chrome number plate surroundings if they dont have one try a car wreckers
     
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    2004_VZ_Acclaim Bonkers

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    Where did you get it from if you don't mind me asking?

    Nice car by the way, silvers a nice timeless colour in my opinion, will look even better once your future mods are completed :thumbsup:
     
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    Cheers for that

    Thanks mate. I got the brake light off ebay..
    24 LED Car Red Third Brake Stop Tail Light Lamp 12V (eBay item 170542954021 end time 20-Nov-10 05:50:45 AEDST) : Cars, Bikes, Boats

    I haven't got mine yet so I cant really comment on how it is..the only issue i can see is there not being enough wire included with the light, but that shouldnt be too hard to fix

    Thanks again for the comments everyone :)
     
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    Well it's been a while, but I finally got around to getting the exhaust done. Ended up going with a 2.5" pipe (mandrel bent) and a redback muffler. Doesn't sound too bad and doesn't really drone. Most importantly I'm very happy with it. :)

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    And here's a video:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYaMGrW5odQ

    I've also wired up the 3rd brake light which was a piece of cake, just needed to cut the plug part of the cable attached to the spoiler and wire it up to the new light. Unfortunately the adhesive that came with the light was crap but araldite solved that problem. Don't have any pics atm, will try and get some up soon.

    Next thing I think will be the SS headlights, after a service which the car is due for very soon.
     
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    Awesome ride mate, if possible, are you able to sit the phone in your car and record the exhaust as you're driving around? (If it's auto)

    Cheers.
     
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    Yeah sure, I'll try to remember next time i drive it. It is indeed an auto
     
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    Thanks heaps mate :)
     
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    im looking at buying a VY S and all of your mods so far look and sound great!
    love the exhaust, keep us all updated :D
     
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    Hey mate, any updates on that sound clip? :)
     
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    Yeah sorry mate I couldnt find my camera and the microphone on my phone is terrible so I didnt want to use that. Anyway as promised here is the video. I was giving it the beans a bit just to show off the note. :p And yes that really annoying squeaky sound is coming from the car...somewhere in the dash but Im not sure how to fix it :(
    The camera was on the front passenger seat. I would recommend watching the vid with decent speakers/headphones, otherwise you cant hear it very well.

    YouTube - Redback exhaust note from inside car

    And a few random photos..

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    Have also ordered the SS headlights which should be here my Monday. After that will be the VZ SS tail lights, then get the back lowered a bit..its shitting me at the moment being higher than the front.
     
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    Very nice car...I have a red one of these :p Awesome car!
     
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    looks awesome matee, might take my wing off until i order the senator wing.. looks so nice
     
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    SS headlights arrived today, got them for $160 with $28 postage on eBay.

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