After having a 1981 SLE 308 with all the options stolen back in 1997 I've always had a soft spot for the VH. In 2010 I bought myself a 1983 SLE with shadow tone (Blue on Silver) with a 202 and converted it to a 304 efi. My wife and I then had our first kid and I lost interest in the project and sold it in 2013. What a mistake that was. About 6 months after that I started looking for another and last weekend I managed to find myself a one owner 1981 Indigo Blue SLE. Details are as follows. Engine - 253 4.2L V8 It has 93,000kms and has been in the one family since it was purchased off the showroom floor from Boyd Holden South Wollongong. Owned by one man who later passed it on to his daughter. It sat in a garage from approximately 2008 until 2014 when it received a slight overhaul and was registered. The car is completely original apart from a new window master switch from a VL. I picked it up Saturday from Canberra and drove it back all the way to Sydney and am pleased and surprised to say that the car made it without any issues at all. Plans for the time being are to just enjoy it get it mechanically sound and cruise around with the 253 in it. Eventually I'll be looking at an engine swap. I'm in two minds on doing a 304 conversion or keeping it carby by going with a 308. either way I'll be upgrading the suspension, brakes and drive line first. Now for the photos. Not very attractive in it's standard form Clean roof lining. Just need to replace the light cover Original and clean interior and original log book. The owner was a non smoker so it has no burn marks in the seats and the ashtrays are all clean. unmarked rear seats Boot with original carpet and jack 93,000kms on the clock The powerhouse 253 First thing I did when I got the car home was throw on the FR19s I've had sitting under the house. The front are 19x7 with 215 rubber. The rear are 19x9 with 245 rubber. I thought I was going to have to shorten the diff to fit the rear but they clear with no issues on the standard suspension. As I type the car is at Pedders having a few bushes replaced as well as shocks and lowered springs and adjustable pan hard rod. Hopefully the rear don't rub once she's lowered. Here it is with the Simmons and the standard suspension. I have a new set of headlights arriving next week with the clear indicators and I'll be ripping off the yellow fog lights and mud flaps shortly too.