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VF2 SS Redline new upgrades for The Hulk!

Discussion in 'VF Holden Commodore (2013 - 2017)' started by TheHulkcar, May 17, 2018.

  1. TheHulkcar

    TheHulkcar New Member

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    Hello there fello car nutbags,

    Just wanted to say this forum has been extremely informative and has some great info and advice. I recently have been reading through loads of posts and decided on my upgrades and wanted to let others know how I went about it.

    I'm booked in to JDR Motorsports Picton to get work done and will take the time to say these blokes are awesome to work with! It is a Walkinshaw outlet but Luke and John there are so professional and helpful taking the time to find out WHAT I WANT and not what they can sell me. Highly recommended.

    So I'm getting the following:

    1. Full 3" Di Filippo, 1 3/4" headers ceramic coated
    2. VCM OTR
    3. MAF tune
    4. H&R coilovers

    Needless to say I cant wait to hear what The Hulk sounds like, power gains and how good he handles and sits on the ground afterwards. I think it'll be like driving a whole new car.

    By going down the track of getting direct from DPE and VCM I've saved about $1100 instead of getting the W375 package. The warranty and badges did not concern me. I also could have got the Walkinshaw springs with Bilstein shocks but again the guys at JDR not once pushed for me to get Walkinshaw products.
     
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    EternityDre Well-Known Member

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    Awesome work, good to hear the various discussions have helped another person make an informed decision. I have the same bits (minus coilovers as I have MRC on my MSE) and can tell you you'll love the end result.
     
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    Nice! I had the W375 kit from new, from the dealer. I just put in a WSM cam, two-thirds the price of the W407 upgrade.

    The cars sound so much better, you’ll be happy!
     
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    TheHulkcar New Member

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    Nice work mate, I tell ya it does pay to do the research and we all can save a bomb of cash! ;)
     
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    Hi Tryg
    I too have a W375 from new as well and was wondering why you chose to change and what identifiable improvements you noticed?

    Cheers
     
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    Hi, I wanted that good old-fashioned pant you get from a cammed car. Also, there’s so many W375 cars around Toowoomba, I wanted to step up one rung. I’m 47 years old and my first V8 had a stroker 383 (412c.i.) and that lumpiness was nice.

    The bigger brakes, different wheels and lumpy cam are all I’ve done, on top of the W375.
     
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    id look into a workshop that uses the same brands as walkinshaw (difilippo/vcm) and provided the workshop is a reputable tuner you will save yourself up to $2k, c & a autofashion, dpm and autotechnique in melbourne all do the same as a walkinshaw kit for around $5000 (w375 is $6990)
     

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