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VN Calais 5 Speed - Slammed on Sigz, Big Sound System, Pearl Paintjob!

markER717

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This is my first car, a Imperial Blue 1990 VN Calais. I really love the car and I have big plans for her, so its just a matter of time and money before I can take this car to its full potential. Heres what I've done so far:
Model:
VN Calais

Year:
1990

Colour:
Imperial Blue with Green Pearl, over Asteroid Grey

Exterior:
VN Calais Body with Group A Bonnet Scoop, Tinted Tail lights, Shaved boot lock, Letterbox Style Grill, Chrome dipped door handles, VT Calais Badges (otherwise badgeless) & VP Calais window surrounds

Engine Bay:
VP Bonnet Struts, Painted Rocker Covers, Painted Intake Manifold, Shaved Airbox, Billet Oil and Power Stearing Cap, Buick 3.8ltr V6(reco), with: Super 6 GMH Cold Air Intake, K&N Panel Filter, Chrome Intake Pipe, Greenfoam Tune & V8 Throttle body(modified butterfly shaft).

Exhaust:
2.5inch sports exhaust & pacemaker extractors.

Transmission:
Manual 5 speed (reco)

Differential:
Factory 3.08 Open Wheeled (soon to be 3.7 LSD)

Wheels/Tyres:
19" VY Signature Rims with Pierelli Sotto Zero 265 Tyres 235/35/R19 (had Maloo R8 SII 18"s but sold)

Suspension:
SL King Springs(legal height), Lowered Shocks, Nolathane Link pin kit and Various Nolathane bushes.

Breaks:
Painted Calipers, Protex Slotted Rotors & Bendix Ulitmate CP Pads

Interior:
VN Calais Velour Seats, VR Calais Center Console Lid, Saas Leather & Chrome Steering Wheel, Boot Install (see below), Climate Control (blue), Electric Windows (blue), VR Door pods & Blue Dash light conversion with LCD screens.

Sound System:
Alpine IDA-X001 Head Unit,Polk Audio Splits (front) Polk Audio Coaxials (rear) 2X 1000W Clarion PXW1251 12" Subs,1550W Clarion DPX11551 Mono Block Amp & PC20 2 Farad Capacitor.

Future Mods:
VR or VQ Statesmen dash, Possibly FR19s, Finish Boot Install, LS1 5.7ltr Conversion with Borgwarner T56 Gear Box & Custom Black leather seats and matching interior.
 

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Bz Kn33z

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i like it, looks good i like your plans and its manual a bonus, should do some head and cam work not that hard and wont cost much
 

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I wonder if back in the days, people were as excited to see a VN Calais manual, as we are today?....
 

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If there the rims in the picture, then there the factory VN Calais wheels, 15's.
Do you know what other options it came with? Obviously manual was an option, but you could also tick sports susp and also an LSD..
 
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