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  1. F

    vy hard lid modification

    Right so im new here (first post) but ive been searching the web for a while now and i cannot seem to find what im looking for , which is a vy hardlid with sports bars like the ve utes, ive looked at my own ute and i cant see a reason one couldnt be fabricated! Is there a reason no one makes...
  2. Lingsmith633

    Raven B171 VT CALAIS: Thoughts?

    I’ve put ss foggies in instead of the Calais ones as they were shagged, just wanted to know peoples thoughts?
  3. M

    Want a stock full l67 system from headers back

    Hi all again, just posting an add wanting some help on the gold coast region, I'm just wondering if anyone has a stock l67 twin system exhaust from the headers back? You know like where the y piece is on the ecotec on the l67 it's a twin cat and stays twin the whole way down. If anyone has...
  4. J

    Basic modifications

    Hey guys, I’m fresh to the group and forum here, having just bought my first decent car. VF SS Auto Sedan with just under 90k on the clock. Looking for some advice on some baseline/starting modifications that I could get done to make it more of a sleeper. Also if anyone knows of a good place...
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    355 stroker as a daily driver?

    I sent my VT 5.0l in to get all it's leaks fixed. It was leaking from every place possible and more. I saw myself the chunks of gasket they pulled out of the sump. Anyway they've had it a while now and I'm being told I'd near be better off getting a stroker kit put in while it's all pulled apart...
  6. Aaron Dobkowski

    Exhaust whistle problem

    so I recently got a new 2 1/2 inch cat back system with a set of J pipes on my ve ss. They sound awesome on idle and for general cruising but as soon as I get into the high revs and put a heavy load on it, it seems to make an awful whistle sound (sounds a bit like a flute or recorder or...
  7. 2002 Vy Commodore, Wagon

    2002 Vy Commodore, Wagon

    SS front bar. SS side skirts. Stock rear bar with a custom lip. SS headlights. SS grille. Painted by my dad and myself in DNA Candy Paints Violet Thunder, with different purls and base coats to make it one of a kind. Aftermarket taillights which I actually ordered by accident. :') Recently...
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    VE Exhaust

    Hey guys, I fairly recently bought a VE SSV ute and would like to tweak my exhuast, when I purchased the car it came with a cat-back 3" xforce exhuast system but had muffler eliminator pipes (Ugly 3" mild steel single pipes), I don't mind the sound, but I am looking at getting extractors in the...
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    Ls conversion

    Hey team, im hoping someone can help me with a few questions about the ls1 as I’m looking at putting one in a car and require some information. Is the vt manual t-56 a slip yolk tail shaft? What size fittings are on the power steering pump and if possible can someone add a picture of the pump...
  10. J

    Ve SS Series 2 Hardcover wont open!

    Hey guys! My 2010 series 2 hardcover wont open, the key doesnt works but the button wont realise the arms when pushed in! Anybody have and sneaky tips/tricks to get it open, would be much appreciated
  11. S

    2008 SS wont start or display anything on Cluster

    Hey guys, I'm new to this forum but I have a 2008 SS and it was driving fine the other day, but the next day, it wouldn't start and it doesn't even beep when the key is turned. There's no lights, no power getting to anything at all. Cant even open the boot with the button or the doors. I have...
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    Will Maloo/clubby VE’s seats fit in my series 1 SSV ute.
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    Walkinshaw Exhaust

    Hey, im about to purchase a secondhand Walkinshaw exhaust. The system is similar to the picture linked below. http://www.powerhouseautorepairs.com.au/gallery_files/vlb_images1/1513816_404318076380954_1962859566_n.jpg The problem is the seller has no idea the specs of the system. I was under...
  14. J

    VS SS 3 Seater from factory?

    Does anyone know of anyone having a 3 Seater option on a VS SS? Or even an V8 3 Seater?
  15. L

    Gear lever boot and plate

    Can anyone point me in the right direction on where to buy the inner gear lever boot and floor pan bracket that rivets to the floor on a manual vs?
  16. M

    Just bought a 6L VZ Thunder

    Just bought a 2006 Vz Thunder Ute (L76) Just wondering what are some small mods for power gain and faster acceleration. Apart from Otr, exhaust, tune As the Ute has 200xxx kms, I was wondering what are some common problems with the L76, I bought it dirt cheap btw! Cheers boys
  17. LucasG-SS

    2012 VE SS Infotainment Screen Doesn't go Bright and Stays Dimmed

    I have a 2012 SS Commodore and the Infotainment screen stays dimmed. During the day I cant see a thing! The screen is supposed to go bright when it is sunny, and dim when its night time, my screen stays on dimmed. It rarely goes bright, and hasn't gone bright for months now! I am not sure if...
  18. JohnnykerkhamVPcommodore

    Highest horsepower NA SS/ 1/4 mile time

    Hey guys just curious as to what the highest horsepower NA SS is with a 1/4 mile time, wouldnt mind forced induction down the track but i also know that would change what mods are happening to the car, cheers guys.
  19. M4NNY

    VE SS glovebox handle

    Hi all I have seen a few posts about the glove box on the VE but I dont think it covers this. I have a VE SS, the glovebox is stuck shut the glovebox handle I believe seems to have come off the mechanism which actually allows you to open the glovebox. What is the best way to get the glovebox...
  20. B

    Cammed 2005 VZ SS, Yellow sticker.

    Hey new here, I bought a 2005 VZ SS Gen III LS1 5.7L, 4 speed auto. ( about 6-7 weeks ago ) I've got a lot of questions about the car but ill start off with the fact I got a yellow sticker a few days after driving outa the car yard. Also being an idiot and fact it was from a car yard I didn't...
  21. C

    Ve ss diff swapped with a Ve v6 diff

    Wanting to swap me VE ss manual diff with a mates flogged out VE V6 manual diff. Housing only as I’m rebuilding internals with 4.11 and Harrop trutrack. Im pretty positive I can do it just want to make sure? Anyone do this before?
  22. A

    VF fuel cap

    Hi has any one had problems with the fuel cap not opening
  23. monstar

    VE SS -/+ 10 years

    Drive has done a review of the VE SS as a second hand vehicle buy, let them know if you agree.
  24. Sunnycoastcommodores

    VZ SS THUNDER - Weird noises and vibrations

    Hi all, Am looking at buying a 2006 vz Thunder SS ute and upon driving it (brother in laws ute, lost his license) have noticed some noises and vibrations that I have no idea what they could be. First one is when the ute is in gear and you let the clutch out it will sometimes grind. This...
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    My VY SS, I Finally Got One

    Hi all, Just bought a VY SS not too long ago, and having rather enjoyed browsing the other cars in this part of the forum I thought I'd put mine up too. I have owned a VY S in the same hot house green for the past 4 years, but it was always just a little disappointing to drive knowing that...
  26. M

    [NSW] VX SS Commodore Quiksilver 6 Speed

    DESCRIPTION: Wanted to Buy ITEM: VX SS Commodore LOCATION: Central Coast, NSW CONDITION: Used DELIVERY/PICK UP INFORMATION: Pick Up PAYMENT OPTIONS: Cash/ Bank Cheque CONTACT DETAILS: luke.kaluza@gmail.com OTHER INFO: Looking to purchase an 2002 Model VX SS Commodore...
  27. C

    VX SS Clutch poped and dropped

    Hello all, I have a question for anyone who thinks they know. I was taking off from a set of lights and my clutch seemed to just pop. I could push the pedal but there was no pedal pressure and the clutch wouldn't engage, it was just dead, it seemed like something had snapped but I don't...