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Discussion in 'VR - VS' started by two-bit, Nov 9, 2011.

  1. two-bit

    two-bit old enough to mang better

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    thought i'd throw a my ride thread up for my newest toy
    went and looked at it from a dealer in traralgon last friday put a deposit on it there and then, caught the train up on tuesday and drove it home :)
    so here it is a 1997 VS s series 2 with some options, 2 owner country car its entire life, coming from a vr that was getting old this is sooo smooth to drive and the modding bug has been itching for some time and there's only so much you can do to a vr.


    1997 VS 'S' Commodore Series 2
    Odo: 220586
    Colour: botanic mica
    Engine: stock 3.8 ecotec
    Trans: 4spd Auto
    Exhaust: redback 2.5inch cat back
    Diff: standard 3.08
    Interior: standard vs s seats electric windows, cruise
    Stereo: Alpine cde 102e, alpine type R splits and component speakers, type r 12inch sub jaycar response amp
    Brakes: stock front slotted rotors, abs
    wheels: vr clubby replicas
    suspension: IRS stock fe2's monroe gt sports shocks
    Exterior: S pac body kit and boot lip

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    ill get some more shots up in a bit

    Future plans:
    customs plates
    Exterior: de badge, fix the side skirts, cut and polish fog lights (maybe)
    engine: Mace manifold and pleanum spacers lpg conversion
    trans: shift kit stage 2
    interior: Lvl 3 dash conversion statesman dash and centre console as well as seats, vy/vz eletric window switch , caprice cup holder, clear door lights calais head lining with lights in the back and maps lights in front, change the steering wheel to a airbag cover
    wheels: undecided

    things that need fixing:
    side skirts need to be aligned, front bumper re spray( stone chips)
    adjust handbrake
    heavy steering
    install remote boot realese
    reco injectors
    ac not working either button or regas
    headlining ( currently being held up with staples)
    wipers a bit slow
    paint chips in door sills
    trans could use a service
    install the front fan on the radiator
    install lock barrel in driver door
    rubber strips on the windows so they dont rattle when closing door
     
  2. HamaTime™

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    Sounds like you want to do everything that I've done to mine.

    Make it easy on yourself and buy mine? :D
     
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    Seems good mate just a lot of little things to fix.
    I`ve got 220000k on mine and it is running great.
    Good luck with it.
    Cheers Pete.
     
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    two-bit old enough to mang better

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    haha yeah hama i googled the color plus s pac to see what other people where doing to there's and yours popped up and i'm like heyyyyyy that what i wanna do!!!
    if you where selling yours this would be on ebay in a second.
    but then again there's no fun in buying a car pre modfied, more fun to get your hands dirty, stand back with a cold beer and go i did that :beer chug:

    i might have to shoot you a few question about you lpg setup if that's alright im thinking of going vapor, i got the tank and im gonna spend the money i get from the sale of vr as well plus the gov rebate

    @ pete cheers mate little things dont worry me hopefully i can keep her neat and clean which didnt happen on the drive down empty coke bottles and lolly packets every where haha
     
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    two-bit old enough to mang better

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    been a bit lazy,
    last week gave her a cut and polish with some mates as we wanted some photos of our cars together
    2 hours later and the wrong camera

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    30 mins later after the drive home

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    a quick wash and some proper pictures where taken

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    also got my windows tinted so much better now :)

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    No stress mate, hit me up with a PM if you need a hand/advice/info for anything mate.

    P.S. Car needs lowering bud ;) Get a set of WH Grange 18's on it, set it off ;)

    Looks a clean car as well man, keep it nice and clean and street original ;)
     
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    Im going to cut n polish my VS soon... looks like yours came up mint, and looking heaps nicer with the tinted windows.

    Curious, how much did it set you back? And what % did you go with? :)
     
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    two-bit old enough to mang better

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    dunno bout lowering the body kit barely makes it over the concrete thingy they put at the end of car parks,
    i've wanted granges for soooo long was thinking vx r8's ve sv6's dunno got heaps of ideas

    480 inc removal of tint on the back windows, went to tint-a-car hoppers crossing 35% front 18% rears, very happy with it :)
     
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    lol i still gotta get mine done, ive driven past it a few times and does look alot better

    ps: still quite happy with how those pics came out xD
     
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    480? Sweet.. seems ill be getting a pretty sweet deal through a work mates connection then :)

    I was thinking of going 15% all round, but not to sure coz I still want to be able to see out fairly decent at night still and especially when I have to drive at night out in the country where there is no street lights. How is the 18% for ya at night?
     
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    two-bit old enough to mang better

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    380 for the tint 100 for tint removal and i dont blame them back window was a bitch came out it bit and pieces.
    geez i had 15% maybe darker on the calais that was bad couldn't see the side mirrors the 18% at night is great don't get the bright lights from idiots running highbeams in a city area, the visiblity is still good defo the way to go
     
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    True.. Might go with 18% then, seems to look like enough darkness that I'd like.. just not sure how light I should go on the front, maybe a tad darker then you've gone. Hopefully get my VS tinted sometime this week if the guy isn't to busy :)
     
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    Looks nice and clean needs some bigger wheels imo.
     
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    bigger wheels and more low!

    id say put the calais springs in but that might be a bit too low lmao
     
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    yes yes spotted wh granges in the for sale section so if the tyre's are good im grabbing them!!!

    no no no calais springs arn't going in this a) body kit b) i like driving over speed bumps and having people in my car with out the exhaust smashing into the ground
     
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    looks nice man, ive always been a fan of the s-packs, and this colour is nicee.

    the tint really set it off, i was gunna go for legal all round, but now im thinking the same as you.
     
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    $480 for your tint, you got ripped off...

    I paid $260 for full re-tint including stripping old tint
     
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    The VN in those pics has the engine cover's on backwards ;)
     
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    so little update can't get a gas syetm till next year, im going to rapidflow in hoppers crossing, very nice bloke told me everything i needed to know, told me not to worry about going vapor injected waste of money for the gains, recommend me to go a gas research throttle body to keep the install clean, ts all impco stuff as well.

    not going to bother with the granges in ther for sale section they need a couple of tyres and bank doesn;t extend to new tyres atm.

    had to replace the manifold gasket *yuck* must have been leaking for a bit sooooo much sludge but all clean now :) and top of the motor looks to be in good nick
    after fighting with the thermo fan not turning on its decided to start working again at low speed, vs's run to hot for my liking so ill get around to fixing that up.

    there is white powder around the bottom of my battery tray so that must be the corrosion from the battery terminal and its eating away at the paint of the battery tray ><.
    whats the blue anti corrosion stuff they put on battery terminals called? and where do i get it from asked at autobarn super cheap they had no idea wth i was on about. so thats the plan for next week fix that up
     
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    Show that to the guy at Rapidflow. Don't get IMPCO...it's rubbish standard stuff.

    How much are you paying for the conversion? Government rebate is still $1,250 as far as I know. I'm $300 out of pocket for mine, get all my tuning for free as well ;)
     

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