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VP V6 Calais

Postby Comcal76 » Mon May 07, 2018 11:33 pm

Hi all

Thought I would share some picture's of my money pit I purchased this six years ago, the car was completely stock with flaking paint and had 253000k's when i got it, this is how it sits now after a lot of work and has almost 300000k's on it now.

Things done
3 resprays ( fukchead driver's ).
SSL king springs Monroe gas shock's.
Nolathane camber kits front and rear.
Front sway bar upgrade with Nolathane link pin and bushes.
C4 front brake upgrade with 1inch master cylinder and booster.
19inch speedy cheetah's

Engine is pretty stock, gearbox has been rebuilt and shift kitted have a 308 LSD not fitted yet.

New engine (not fitted)
Vr v6 series 2
Forged mahle piston's with molyrings
Compression ratio 9.4:1
Rebuilt heads
Regrind cam
Double row timing chain
1.7 yella terra rockers
60lb deka's
Cometic head gaskets
ARP headstuds
ARP rod bolts
Street series balancer
Fully balanced
Front mount tuned length turbo manifolds
T70 turbo
38mm wastegate
Fmic with blowoff valve
3inch dump to cat
Tune by delcowizzid (thank you)
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Re: VP V6 Calais

Postby ejukated » Tue May 08, 2018 9:47 am

Really nice clean example!

Considered an oval or twin exhaust tip?

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Re: VP V6 Calais

Postby Comcal76 » Tue May 08, 2018 5:27 pm

ejukated wrote:Really nice clean example!

Considered an oval or twin exhaust tip?


Thanks mate

No need for a tip will be dumped at the diff.

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Re: VP V6 Calais

Postby antus » Tue May 08, 2018 5:36 pm

Looks nice, good work.
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Re: VP V6 Calais

Postby Holden202T » Tue May 08, 2018 8:40 pm

yeah nice work considering how you got it!

leave the stock exhaust, sleeper factor :)

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Re: VP V6 Calais

Postby vlad01 » Tue May 08, 2018 9:12 pm

Looks great (except for the side indicators) :thumbup:
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Re: VP V6 Calais

Postby Comcal76 » Tue May 08, 2018 11:08 pm

antus wrote:Looks nice, good work.


Thanks antus

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Re: VP V6 Calais

Postby Comcal76 » Tue May 08, 2018 11:34 pm

Holden202T wrote:yeah nice work considering how you got it!

leave the stock exhaust, sleeper factor :)


Thanks it's all been worth it.

But the exhaust is not loud enough tho :D

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Re: VP V6 Calais

Postby Comcal76 » Tue May 08, 2018 11:47 pm

vlad01 wrote:Looks great (except for the side indicators) :thumbup:


Thanks vlad.

I'm not a fan of the factory one's :lol:

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Re: VP V6 Calais

Postby vlad01 » Wed May 09, 2018 5:36 pm

Well the problem is it's oval ;)

Can't have oval stuff on a Holden, it might jinx it
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