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vs calais - what should i do to it

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ive had the car for about 3 months now and i have no idea what to do it and what order to do things in so i would appreciate your ideas cheers...

heres what it looks like...
 

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definitely needs rims, lowering and exhaust...they are the basis mods...but it does look really nice as it is, calais' have always appealed to me.
 

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I think you should give it a good service first, tranny and engine, replace plugs, air filter, oil filter and fuel filter, check to see if any fault codes pop up. Then get stuck into the mods:
1) Wheels
2) Lowering (make sure you get camber kit fitted being irs)
3) Cai and exhaust (let her breath a little easier)
4) Stereo
5) Tinting
6) Upgraded exhaust (extractors and high flow cat)
Then leave it at that, but if you're desperate for more, possibly cam upgrade, s/c injectors, k&n panel filter, shift kit, and then finally a good old blower or stroke it :dance: lol. Nar stick with the basics, exhaust, cai, wheels, and lowering.

I've given up on the stereo and extractors department as i'm thinking about parting with my VS and getting a 5L VT :yeah:

Cheers,
Boojakz.
 

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yeah ive had it all serviced and raa check and everything, there was absolutely nothin wrong with it cept the spare tyre was bald, whoopdy do. and the tint on it at the moment is not even legal. i will probably get rims first then lower it, then look at exhaust. cheers for ur feedbak
 

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some cheap but good mods:
CAI, Paint yer engine cover(black looks better than silver IMO)
Clear oval side indicators, exhaust tip, debadge the 'holden'
and 'calalis' badges from rear (neatens it up)
if you want some shine under the hood get a strut brace (more for looks than handling!) hope that helps a bit
 

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yeah i wanted cheap mods, the clear side indicators are in the post lol :p and i am gunna paint the engine cover, it makes it look much better. i wouldnt take off the calais badge but concidering taking off the ecotech and 'holden' badges. i would keep the lions aswell.

cheers for yah suggestions.
 

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u on ur L's mate? Luky man getting a calais on ur L's, i originally wanted one for my first car but didnt have the money for it, 3 yrs later i got myself one! nice looking calais tho, paint looks good. I rekon just rims,lowered, exhaust, cai + K&N, and ull have a nice ride ready for u 2 cruise around in when u get ur p's.

Good Luck!
 

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name it and bless it

or, christen it :p
 
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