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Discussion in 'VE Holden Commodore (2006 - 2013)' started by Clinster, Jul 28, 2006.

  1. Clinster

    Clinster New Member

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    Im sure i read somewhere that cars with ESP (inc. VZ's) cant be optioned with
    FE2 susupension.
    FE2 will upset the settings with the ESP module/sensors hence the reason.

    Doesnt look good for anyone wanting to modify/lower cars with ESP.

    Can anyone confirm this?
     
  2. andyman

    andyman The Only 6sp VZ Wagon

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    there would probably be some sort of alternative then if that was true, the ss and ss-v etc are still lower
     
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    The article said about how ESP was not an option for SS variants.
    Surely Holdens are working on ESP for SS's with FE2.....
     
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    VZ SV6/SV8/SS is factory standard with FE2 and ESP..

    Besides, isn't the VE going to get a total suspension overhaul anyway? FE2 probably won't exist...
     
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    FE2 is no more. The VE has a totally new suspension setup.
     
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    Full Spectrum Bro it's a VW your Audi!

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    VZ Calais with FE1.5 had ESP:)

    They will need a new name but Fe2 just makes you think sports so i would like them to go on with it. I don't know anyone else thats uses a system like that to describe there sports suspension settings?.
     
  7. Marty's_SV6

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    As mentioned ESP is std on all models so those with sports suspensions like SV6 & SS will aslo have ESP.
     
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    Stretcher Bearer A.R.N.G.

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    FE2 and ESP is standard on VE Calais and Calais V though it will be obviously a next generation of Sprts suspension.

    We'll have Sports suspension on our packs at work so they'll have something..
     
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    Scotty_Doesn't_Know Don't Tell Scotty...

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    All VE's come STANDARD with "Sports Suspension" except the Omega and Berlina (which can both be options with Sports Suspension". Also, it is no longer referred to as FE2 suspension... ESP is standard accross the VE range.
     
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    In the current Motor magazine or Wheels... one or the other. The designers refer to it still as FE2 suspension.
     
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    Scotty_Doesn't_Know Don't Tell Scotty...

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    That would be a mistake the magazine made - ie, mis-quote or something. FE2 is no more. It is now simply referred to as "Sports Suspension". Ask you Holden dealer :D
     
  12. LeBoofer

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    Im pretty sure thats right. I cant give solid quotes (cant remember where abouts sorry), but I remember reading on several websites that the sports set-up was referred to as FE2 suspension.
     
  13. Scotty_Doesn't_Know

    Scotty_Doesn't_Know Don't Tell Scotty...

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    Not according to Holden...
     
  14. LeBoofer

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    Fair enough chief, you seem to have the evidence :)
     
  15. Scotty_Doesn't_Know

    Scotty_Doesn't_Know Don't Tell Scotty...

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    Was only at Holden yesterday talking VE with two different salesman...
     
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    so, whats the new abbreviation for "sports suspension" on the assembly line then? as thats what "fe2" was wasnt it
     
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    Scotty_Doesn't_Know Don't Tell Scotty...

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    I don't know. I was at my local dealer, not at the production line and the dealer was adament that FE2 is now a thing of the past... The new setup is apparently not called FE2 by Holden.
     
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    maybe it is now just referred to as "sports suspension" by dealers, so the average joe knows what theyre on about. maybe doc bob can find out for us.
     
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    Every site I've read about the VE calls it FE2 and I call it FE2 and everyone else that's ever owned a Commodore will call it FE2 so Holden may as well keep the name :)
     
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    The VE designers said that the new sports suspension was called FE2 although it is obviously different to the old FE2...

    They were quoted calling it FE2 several times, so I dont think it was a misquote. It would still be the codename for the sports suspension setup.

    The dealers probaly were adament about it being called sports suspension as thats what they will be selling it as... They wouldnt necessarily know/care about the codename for the production line.
     

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