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VNJ37 - VN V6 Turbo

VNLEMN

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Engine: Holden 3.8l V6
Exhaust: 3" Turbo Back + 3" Hiflo Cat
Suspension: Kings GT Shocks & Springs. Whiteline swaybars & Strut brace
Wheels: 15x7 Interceptors (chrome metal centercaps & chrome surrounds :))

Modifications:

Brakes:
- twin piston front calipers
- drilled & slottered front rotors
- 1.25" Brake master (VZ)
- dual diaphragm brake booster (VZ)

Driveline
- LSD 3.45 rear diff ratio
- T700 Manualized Auto (All the good bits)
- B&M Pro Ratchet Shifter

Engine
- VR Motor
- Yella Terra 1.8 Roller Rockers
- T3/T4 Turbo
- 440cc Injectors
- Apexi adjustable FPR
- Wallbro GSS342 Fuel pump
- Haltech E6GMX engine management
- 600x300 Speedfreak Intercooler
- K&N Pod filter (Located outside engine bay)
- Turbosmart boost controller
- 65mm throttle body

All Engineered & Blue plated

Stereo Audio / Visual:
- JVC Headunit
- 15in Sub
- 6x9's Shelved

Estimated Power:
- Previous Owner hit 165rwkw @ 7psi (Power maxing out at 4500rpm) with a few boost leaks on a very safe tune.

Since then ive installed roller rockers yt 1.8 ratio, changed intake location, Removed xr6t intercooler and replaced with 600x300 intercooler and changed all piping (which fixed many/all boost leaks), given the car a full service with better quality plugs/leads etc and upped the boost to 12psi. So im estimating it to be around 200rwkw. But untill its next tune i wont know for sure but its definatly a TOTALLY different car to drive now.

Other
The car was purchased as a Green VP Executive. I Then converted the car to a VN (i think they look better :p)) included alongside a respray was....

- Front Guards (Vn have shorter indicators)
- New Headlights
- New Indicators
- New Front Bar (vn)
- New Rear Bar (vn)
- New Boot Garnish (vn)
- New Tail Lights
- New Tail Light Wiring Lumes
- New Door/Boot Seals

and a stack load of other stuff. The Car has been painted "Absynth Yellow". Here are a few progress pictures. (before and after)











Latest Addition (pictures coming shortly)

- Added HSV Coulsen Front Seats
- Added VS Senator Rear Seat
 

greenfoam

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:p I like this, you forgot the sill panel and the all important rubber strip but I still like it :)
 

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wow some great work goin on there mate!

i like that colour on vn's
 

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thats tuff
 

Bz Kn33z

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Very nice mate, looks tuff, should paint the cooler and pipes black to.
 

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Nice ride, can u run more than 7psi into it?
 

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Bloody nice, i love the yellow interceptor look on VN's and VL's. Looks tough when it's clean. I like this car!!! You did a bloody good job converting her from a VP to a VN.
 

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looks good mate, nice and bright, just don't like the front, i would of left it as a vp.
Matt
 

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the car is running 12psi at the moment. and running really nice.

Ive been adjusting the tune myself (road tune) but ill be taking it to my tuner in townsville in the coming weeks to finish the tune.


the picture of the car when it was a vp and green shows the old intercooler and home piping job haha..


The next big move for the car would be a new turbo manifold (i hate were the turbo sits on this setup amongst other things) and upgrading to a internally gated gt3540.

Ive got another engine that im slowly building up with forgies, cam etc etc for when this engine goes bang lol.
 
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