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Re: VP V6 Calais

Postby Comcal76 » Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:59 pm

Will do thanks delco

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Re: VP V6 Calais

Postby Holden202T » Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:21 pm

Comcal76 wrote:Vents to atmosphere for now but will be plumbed before turbo.

Be careful with this, we did the same on my brothers turbo setup, ends up sucking too much into the front of the turbo under boost, was blowing craploads of smoke, put the hose into a coke bottle and it stopped! (then got a proper catch can)

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Re: VP V6 Calais

Postby Comcal76 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:13 pm

Thanks for the info :thumbup:

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Re: VP V6 Calais

Postby Comcal76 » Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:06 am

I have set IAC steps to 10 but haven't been driving yet because I have no wheels on, I have been restoring them back to there former glory.

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Re: VP V6 Calais

Postby 0081 » Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:27 pm

Nice work what was the process you used to get them looking that good?

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Re: VP V6 Calais

Postby Comcal76 » Wed Oct 17, 2018 10:15 pm

Removal of clear coating on the chrome only I used wet and dry 180 grit until all clear was removed.

Time to remove the scratches the 180 grit left behind i started with 320 then 800 sand paper was dry then i finished off with 1500 wet you can use 2000 or finer if you want.

Now the black I used a chux heavy duty scourer pads all you want to do is rough up the clear to give the new clear something to stick too, time to give the wheels a wash and let dry.

Now it's time to polish the metal I use autosol tube stuff now you see all that hard work sanding pay off, once you finished polishing it's time to wash and let dry again now put the wheels where your going to clear coat them, and give them a wipe over with grease and wax remover and lint free cloth.

Clear coat time I just use 2k high gloss clear coat purchased from a automotive paint supplier's I used 2 cans on all 4 wheels. ( Wear a approved safety mask when spraying this stuff )

My total cost was only $150 much cheaper than new wheels.

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Re: VP V6 Calais

Postby Comcal76 » Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:47 pm

I've been driving the car for the last two days and it no longer stalls thanks delco and Vlad for your help.

Just done the 500km oil & filter change do you think i should start turning up the boost yet (current boost 6psi) or should I wait until after the 1000km oil change.

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Re: VP V6 Calais

Postby delcowizzid » Mon Oct 22, 2018 8:31 pm

Nothing seats rings like boost lol we go straight out and hit big numbers on the vb straight after new bearings fitted you'll be fine unless you are waiting for the ring gaps to get bigger lol
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Re: VP V6 Calais

Postby Comcal76 » Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:01 pm

Time to turn up the boost it is then :lol:

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Re: VP V6 Calais

Postby delcowizzid » Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:26 pm

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