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Vp - 5 litre tradie ute

gtrboyy

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Started life as lowest spec v6 t5 benchseat tradie ute...bought $900,rough as hell with couple of months rego left on it.

Ended up liking it so first rebuild had to fix every common vn/p fault then used as daily untill clutch let go 18 months later...


Current specs:


vs 304/4l60e 3.08 single spinner

Got complete vs v8 ute conversion from Pick & Payless for $1100 with warranty...reco'd 304/4l60 with small c.o.m.e cam
 

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Hmmm, I seem to recognise that brake pedal box......:):):):)
 

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Parts of atleast 10 different cars in this thing...owned it 3 or 4 years,on it's 2nd build...first of which started not long after being made redundant money was tight & not much else to do but work on house or ute to keep busy.

Iirc pedal box,shifter wiring,clutch firewall blockoff come from Tassie.

Not sure if aldl plug/wiring,t-bar shifter assembly & handbrake came from you or cousin in laws vr wreck OR possibly both as ended up with some spares for another efi 5l conversion project car.

Swapped out benchseat for vp ss seats...wanted height adjustable seat,much lighter then bench setup but also wanted to centre handbrake so can go twin cats & 4l60e deep pan.

Also scored $10 Pick & Payless vr non-airbag steering to replace ugly troublesome aftermarket woodrim shite that was swapped for vs v6 thermofan setup.

Started to like working on cars again because of this ute...not much cash in it but plenty of parts swapping or cheap deals/help from forum members & funny ass stories why or how certain parts ended on ute.
 
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