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VX calais S2 rear cradle in VX S1 Spac? WILL FIT????

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hey guys, this afternoon i have the chance to buy a Series 2 Calais ajustable rear cradle but before i buy i was woundering if anyone would know if it would bolt strait up to a series 1 VX Spac??
Im pretty sure it would but i thought i should just make sure first..Thanx heaps.
 

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I looked into this when I was looking at this schmick 15th anniversary VX1 R8 and from what I remember pretty sure it just bolts straight in but you also need to use the later shocks as there is a slight difference in length.
You will also need to get a rear wheel alighnment after you fit it.
 

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It will bolt straight in no probs. Good idea to replace the sub frame to chassis bushes while you are there. Make sure you replace the 2 mount bolts as they are the most highly torqued bolt on the car (except the balancer bolt) and are a one shot deal at 180Nm of torque.
 

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Thanx guys, would have thought holden would have got this problem sorted in the series 2 VT. So i will need new shocks? anything else i will need?, the cradle im buying comes complete with tailshaft- LSD diff -axles ect but i think if possible i will use all my stuff just coz i know it all works.(LSD also)
Once i start i wont be able to get around so want to make sure i have all the bits before i start. hopefully all will go well coz at the moment i really dont like what the original one is doing to my tyres, I have factory fitted FE-2 suspension and after only 1500K's they are very badly worn on the inside.
Thanx heaps for the quick help.
 

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Don't worry about shocks. They are a bolt in proposition so as long as yours are in good order they will be fine
 
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