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Discussion in 'VL' started by VL_5SPEED, Oct 30, 2009.

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    Car: 1987 VL SL fagwagon

    Engine: RB30ET

    Engine Mods: t3 high flow, front mount intercooler, external waste gate, screamer pipe.

    Body: White

    Body mods: none

    Gearbox: N/A mf5 manual

    Stereo: None

    Interior mods: shitty wood grain wheel

    Wheels: Ceptors, stockies soon to be cr8r 18s

    Future mods: no idea!! maybe respray and sell it. If it grows on me ill respray it, and put a fake calais nose cone on it.

    Price: 2k



    Saw this baby for sale this morning and on the side of the road... ended up buying it. I dont know why i bought it, i dunno what im going to do with it... It goes ****ing hard.
    Its got N/A 5 speed, N/A injectors and N/A ecu. Doesnt knock or ping. I believe the turbo seal is gone as it blows LOTS of smoke after boost. I was told the exhaust is 2.5". Its cut off before the diff so its pretty ****.... old owner said its got a decompression plate... it probably does because its laggy as **** off boost compared to my berlina. Everytime ist starts spooling it makes me smile :beer chug:

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    pics up now. i dont have a proper camera atm but.... nah its been converted. More pics up now. Turbo looks like its been high flowed comparing it my other t3 in the shed.
     
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    id gear up the berlina mate, it looks way nicer..pitty ur a distance.. id buy it off yah for the engine :p

    could even swap the turbos and slap the engine in ur berlina..or sell it for more and go extra hard on the berlina!

    nice ride overall mate, only turbo wagon ive ever seen..
     
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    cv8r rims on, looks a **** load better now. Going in to workshop on monday to talk about tune and fix smoko problem. Turbo will most likely get rebuilt. And then will be saving up for paint and respraying it :)

    Im thinking hot house green with green flakes.

    I restored the SL badge today
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    CV8R rims. Thats all the pics for now untill i get a camera. gotta go for my full licence this week im not legally allowed to drive it :p

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    Yay got my full licence today so ive been driving it everywhere. It had a split vacum line from turbo to waste gate so it was over boosting.... No wonder it was going so hard hahaha. Fixed it but it doesnt go anywhere neer as hard now... time for a boost controller.

    edit... just bought a boost controller. Plans for now are... send it down to auto electrition to wire up front blinker and fix some electrical gremlins. Dash lights/ tail lights only work when they want to. Then have the turbo rebuilt. And then respray. Have to getit pink slipped next month as well. rebuilt turbo and exhaust manifold with external gate will end up being bolted onto the berlina and stock t3 and manifold will be put on the wagon.
     
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    sounds like a great plan mate!!! congrats on the open licence!!!!!

    hot house green with flakes, fk yeah!!!
     
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    Got the blinkers wired up yesterday, and today it went down to the exhaust shop. The exhaust was cut before the diff now it has 2.5 pipe with rear muffler. Also had the screamer pipe extended so now it dumps under the cabin. Exhaust note is heaps quiter now. The turbo used to sound like a truck spooling now i can barely hear it :(
     
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    Nice mine comes out neer the end of the dump pipe. Hahaha I love screamer pipes.


    Next couple of weeks is to modify the cooler piping so it requires no holes and then im going to the wreckers to get the bottom half of the airbox so i can hide the hole.
     
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    love a turbo'd wagon mate, looks nice (Y)
     
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    I hated vl wagons now i love them haha calais front end will make it look heaps better when i spray it.

    Turbotech boost controller arrived in the mail today yay. Ill install my boost gauge and controller on my next day off.
     
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    Little update. Radiator is ****ed ordered a new 3 core today. Boost gauge installed. Its running 7 pound
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    Hopefully getting a camera today or tomorrow.
     
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    thats ****ed. howd it happen
     
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    Such scum out there it disgusts me...

    Bad luck dude, hope you get it back.
     
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    Came out of work and it was gone... learnt my lesson. I shouldnt have been driving it as it had no alarm, worn out door locks and ignition barrel. I would of been followed. No one steals a old hunk of **** looking car.

    Probably getting stripped or burning out as we speak


    Chin up i guess i dont have to sell the berlina anymore
     

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