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[SA] [WTS] 88 VN Calais, leather, electrics, lowered, exhaust, K&N, CAI ect... **SOLD**

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ITEM: VN Calais - $800

LOCATION: SA, South Adelaide/Aldinga Beach/Victor Harbor. (Currenrly in Aldinga Beach but I get down to Victor Harbor a few times a week)

YEAR: 1988

SERIES: Series 1

BADGE: Calais

ENGINE: 3.8L

TRANSMISSION: 4 speed auto

COLOUR: White over silver

EXTERIOR CONDITION: Fair

INTERIOR CONDITION: Fair

TYRE CONDITION: 50% or more on all

TYRE SIZE INCLUDING LOAD RATING: 215/65/15 (unsure of load rating, will look later and update)

ODOMETER: 270xxx

SERVICE HISTORY: No

REGO OF CAR: SA

REGO TILL: 1 month left, can add another 3 months for an extra $180

PLATES INCLUDED: Yes

RWC: No RWC in SA

PRICE: $800 Firm

DELIVERY/PICK UP INFORMATION: Can deliver in 50km radius or you pick it up.

PAYMENT OPTIONS: Cash only.

CONTACT DETAILS: Reply here or PM

OTHER INFO: Selling due to buying another car. Where I am staying there is already 5 cars and I cant bring a 6th, as it is 3 already park on the road and have been told I cant bring it here until I sell this one.

I have done a lot of work on this car and would love to keep it but sadly I cant have 2 cars at this time.

Its a Series 1 motor, that means the torque kicks in earlier than the other Buick 3.8L's and no bellmouth.

Very regretful sale, this car has far better acceleration and bottom end torque than my 3.8L Ecotec VT. I am unsure of some of the mods that it had before I purchased it but I suspect it has a cam as it sounds very lumpy.

100% firm on the price, only selling so I don't have to drive 50km+ every time I want to work on my newer car, and don't want to be paying rego for 2 cars. If I could keep it I would but I looking for a house while staying at my brothers and cant keep it here. If I had another place already I would keep it forever as its a very nice car to drive and I have become very attached to it over the years I have owned it.

Features:
3 window dash/trip computer, fuel till empty ect..
Electric windows
Dark grey leather interior

Bad Points:
Tear in drivers seat (have seat covers on them, don't notice or feel it)
Gages sometimes dont work and come good again (common for VN's, happens less than once a month)
Roof lining saggy, I got told $150 to fix at a local place but decided I would do it myself... Never happened.
Needs a flexplate, $20 at the wreckers or $120 new. Because of the flexplate it has a slight rattle when warming up but its fine to drive, I have been driving it 2+ years without problem, just a occasional faint rattle.
Front side windows tint not great, the rest is fine. All looks fine from outside.

Good Points:
Had a bad ECU when I first got it, fixed that and everything has been trouble free for 2+ years.
Stars first time every time
Very reliable
Tons of power for a V6
New battery
New spark plugs
New leads
Oil change
New oil filter
New air filter (also comes with cleaned and oiled K&N filter in the box)
New Z bars and nolathane bushes
New Lukey muffler
Munroe gas shocks
King springs (aprox 2" lowered)
Adjustable panhard rod
Chrome strut brace
K&N air filter
Anger OTR CAI
2 1/5" exhaust
3" oval exhaust tip
Beautiful note (deeper and louder than my brothers V8 VN Calais)
Very dark tint
Ice cold A/C

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I have no doubt I can get more money for this but I need to sell it ASAP, if it doesnt sell with in the week I will put on on ebay starting at $1000 and on notice boards for $1200.

I wont hold it for anyone. I don't want to wait a week for someone to get the money then say they cant get it, unless you want to give me a non refundable deposit to ensure you dont change your mind and don't stuff me around.

I'll take more pics tomorrow after I give it a wash and a buff and take some interior pics too.
 
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Added a interior pic, waiting for it to cool down more before giving it a polish. Might have more pics up tonight if its not too dark to take them.
 

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Still for sale, need it gone fast if anyone is interested. I doubt you will find a better car for this price anywhere especially running and registered, more pics will be up tonight.
 

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can you pm me your mobile number? would like to come check this out tomorrow at some stage
 

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Gave it a quick polish, come up good but could still do with a cut and polish but it looks good enough as it is.

4 more pics up (under interior pic) that I took since I gave it a polish.
 

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pm me your phone number
 

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PM sent.

Getting lots of mail to come look at the car but no one has viewed it yet. 3 people didn't turn up and another 3 people have confirmed to view this week so far, first in best dressed as I wont hold it.

I put this ad up on Gumtree today and it will be going up on ebay and noticeboards during this week as I urgently need it gone.
 

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OH DAMMIT! I just signed up right this minute to grab your number! Mate, if it falls through, let me know, I have the cash here and can be down on short notice....
 
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