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  1. D

    Ve Sv6

    He guys I’ve had my 2008 VE SV6 for about 6 months beautiful car had no issues until now :/ so whenever I’m turning slightly going around 20 kmh sometimes the engine will cut out randomly and I’ll loose power steering this has happed about 6 times in a week also the car while in a drive thru or...
  2. B

    Svs Not oil pressure sensor

    Hey all im a newbie here, I’ve got the service vehicle soon message come up on my 2012 ve sv6 z series. I’ve taken it to the mechanic and he had a scan & look over & the oil pressure sensor fault came up, so he has replaced it to a new one(good brand one he’s used multiple times) but I am still...
  3. Dechlan Tutty

    New-to-Me '04 SV6: General Help & Maintenance/Aesthetic Suggestions

    Hi everyone, I'm not sure if this is the right spot to be posting this, so point me in the right direction if not! :) Anyway, I bought myself an '04 SV6 (Auto) a couple of months ago to replace my 1st car which was a very unreliable BMW 320i (Only thing I miss is that it was manual :(). I...
  4. V

    Rear window

    Hi guys, So, my ride. I have issues with the rear demister. I've changed the fuse/ relay and the thing isn't working. I've noticed that my tint is a bit old and needs replacement. Could anyone recommend any ideas besides turning on the heater lol. Cheers
  5. T

    Will a 3.27 Series 2 lsd replace 2.92 Series 1 lsd

    I'm in the market for a new diff for my 07 sv6 manual. I assume the only difference between the series 1 and 2 is the different ratio. I'm here to make sure I don't have any weird issues with coupling to the drive shaft ect. Cheers
  6. Apex8

    [VIC] WTB VE Sedan FE2 or FE3 Springs/Shocks/Assembly.

    DESCRIPTION: WTB VE Sedan FE2 or FE3 Springs/Shocks/Assembly. ITEM: Looking for an HSV/SS Stock suspension setup for my 08 VE SS sedan. Happy to pay $250-350 for a low kms set in good condition. I'm not having much luck so I'll consider higher kms for less cash. LOCATION: Victoria - Ringwood...
  7. F

    VF SII Sportwagon Sv6 Subwoofer

    Hi all, I'm picking the question has probably already been asked many times however I cant seem to find the answers (that in itself possibly answers the question). I'm wanting to add a sub to the boot of my sportwagon. Only a 10 inch in a small box so wont take up a lot of boots pace, though...
  8. JSV6

    VF SV6 Catback

    Hey guys, I want to know if I will lose power putting a 3” catback exhaust on my stock SV6. For those wondering, the brand of the 3” catback is Empire Performance. Advise that I am not going to do a tune after putting on the exhaust. I know slapping on an exhaust without a tune on my SV6 will...
  9. JSV6

    Best rear mufflers SV6

    I’m wondering what are the best sounding aftermarket mufflers to get for a VF1 SV6. Yes I know it’s a V6, but I just want my car to be a tiny bit louder without having to go for a whole cat-back. Not really interested in straight through tail pipes, I’ve had a look at OPG/Ultrex mufflers but I’m...
  10. M

    VF Evoke missfire (shudder) at idle and at 1500rpm

    Hi all, putting this post up for my mum as I'm trying to do my best to not have her spend money at a mechanic. So story goes like this Mums car (2014 Holden evoke sports wagon) has a 3.0 v6 so basically a lfx or an alloytec, about 10 months ago mums car developed a slight missfire at around...
  11. O

    Looking for a LPG vapour converter, SV6 Wagon VF 2013, mine is dead..

    Hi, n00b here.. I have a Sports Wagon VF SV6 LPG 2013, and my vapour converter is now dead; I took it to Holden and to one more place in Carrum Downs in VIC, and both told me that this part is nowhere in Australia, on Back Order with Holden, ETA is 6-8 weeks... It kills me, I need to work...
  12. A

    Ve ssv exhaust with sv6 muffler issue

    hey guys I just put a ssv exhaust on my omega. And I didn’t notice till after that it’s a few cm shorter then the omega exhaust. Is this normal? And I have to use cable ties on my mufflers cause it doesn’t reach the mounts, could it be cause I have sv6 mufflers on the ssv or just the cm difference?
  13. Charles

    CHECK RIGHT/LEFT DIPPED BEAM LAMP

    I have recently changed my lo beam bulbs to H7 HID aftermarket bulbs in my VF SF6.The new bulbs work fine but when i start the car I'm now getting a message asking me to check the right / left dipped beam lamps. Does anyone know why this message is coming up. Is it something i have done wrong...
  14. J

    VE LY7 Engine

    Would anyone know if I can still get/where to get a LY7 SV6 Crate engine or reconditioned engine? Or possibly even cost to get full recon and what would be needed due to a bearing putting metal shavings all thru the engine?
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    Ssv headunits

    Look i know there has been threads on installing ssv headunits in to sv6’s But coudnt find the answer i need. I have no knowledge in installing stuff like this but would appreciate it a lot if someone can give me info thats is a specialist in Brisbane. Basically i want to find someone in...
  16. A

    VF sv6 exhaust recommendations

    Hi, I have just purchased a 2016 Vf sv6 and I am looking to put a new exhaust kit on it, would like some recommendations of good kits/bands to buy. Obviously i want the car to sound louder but don't want any droning cabin noise. Any recommendations would be great.
  17. Fredwillows

    VE sv6 Rear brake light cover hanging

    I noticed about a week after buying my ve sv6 second hand that the cover that is meant to be up against the rear windshield is hanging a few centermetres off the glass, When I push the cover up against the window where it should sit the side of the cover where the actual brake light is located...
  18. Fili

    Front fascia buttons repair or replacement on 09 Ve sv6

    I've been trying to find out how to go about repairing my front fascia buttons . I tried to do it myself ended up stuffing the buttons on it cause my aircon button wasn't working. Went to get a different fascia from wreckers and they said I'd have to change the whole thing.no idea where to start...
  19. C

    2011 sv6 motor knock/tap. Please help!!

    Can anyone help me diagnose this?? Brand new timing chains, new oil/filter ect. Oil pressure is all good. 2011 sv6 Series 2 commodore llt 120,000kms Is my motor f***ed!?? Someone help. The tap is quite inconsistent and on idle will go away untill it’s under revs. The car still runs like a...
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    2011 VE sv6 motor knock/tap. video attached

    Can anyone help me diagnose this?? Brand new timing chains, new oil/filter ect. Oil pressure is all good. 2011 sv6 Series 2 commodore llt 120,000kms Is my motor stuffed Someone help. The tap is quite inconsistent and on idle will go away untill it’s under revs. The car still runs like a dream...
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    Help! 2011 VE sv6. What timing kit to buy??

    Hey guys, YES another VE timing chain thread! LOL I have a 2011 VE sv6 with a rooted timing chain. My only question is any recommended kits? I’ve seen a bunch of cheap ones on eBay but a little weary of them - And been quoted about $1200 from Holden ( excluding labour ) Don’t mind paying the...
  22. H

    Sv6 commodore ute clicks when trying to start

    Hey guys and gals, When I try to start my 2010 commodore ute sv6 it clicks and doesnt start. Does anyone have any pointers as to what I might be?? I tried to jump start and nothing. I have radio and lights though wont start. Had to clutch start though hear it's bad for the car. Thanks Matt
  23. J

    Exhaust system for my car!

    Hey everyone! I have a 2017 SV6 Series 2 VF Commodore and I am looking for a new exhaust system or even just the back part, which I belive is a muffler (idk what its called, roast me if you want). Any suggestions??
  24. A

    Lowering VF on coil springs

    Hey guys just wondering would it be ok to get lowered springs on stock shocks? I only plan on getting sl all front and back. I read somewhere that they would be fine, but I wasn't convinced enough. Anyone have experience with this? Also. What is a suitable price to have springs installed...
  25. Andrew98

    VF Aftermarket Sat Nav

    Hey guys I was wondering, if you can get Aftermarket satnav on a VF 2013 (series 1). It's sv6 so doesn't come with it standard. What's the easiest way to get it on my car? Cheers
  26. Vonix

    VE/VF Sv6 or Integra Type R

    So im looking for a P plate legal car, and im stuck between the two, Now should i go with BRUTE Power and Torque, or Swift VTEC and Light weight. Im looking at Ve and Vf sv6's or DC5 and DC2 Type R's. (Including MODS for both) So once modified what would be the best pic?
  27. N

    HELP! Head Unit leading to battery drain!

    Hey guys, I'm sorry if this post is in the wrong forum but recently I've installed a Kenwood DDX4018bt head-unit into my 2005 VZ SV6 and all was great until I noticed a few days later it drained the battery, so I changed it up and alas, it drained again. Not only does it seem to be drawing...
  28. K

    Set date and time with aftermarket stereo

    Hi Guys, I'v just fitted an aftermarket stereo to my ve sv6 and was wondering if there is any way to set the date and time for the console that is just above the stereo. I've removed the original one so I don't know how to access the date and time settings. If someone knows how to do this...
  29. K

    Set date and time with aftermarket stereo

    Hi guys, I've just fitted an aftermarket stereo to my ve commodore sv6 and was wondering if there was a way to set the date and time for the original console above the stereo. If anyone knows how to do this, please let me know. It's only been a day and it's already starting to bother me.
  30. L

    How to remove me wagon rear bumper

    Does anybody have any info on removing a ve sv6 wagon rear bumper. My wife's got dinged in car park and I've got anreplaa replto go on tomorrow but other than the screws in wheel arch I'm a little stumped. Any help would be appreciated
  31. S

    Check engine / immobilizer?

    Howdy. Just got my 2010 sv6 back from getting hail repaired, check engine light came on as soon as it started.. The repairers put code checker on it and they said it was an immobilizer error? It cleared and hasn't come back on so far(1 day) Ive never had a check engine light so it freaked me a...
  32. Papadoc

    VF Sv6 Sensors not working

    Hi all, I have a VF Sv6 but both the front and back sensors don’t work. The reverse camera works fine however there isn’t any beeping whatsoever. How can I fix this?
  33. J

    Transmission issues

    hi guys, I have a vz sv6. Starting to get some minor tranny issues, when overtaking sometimes makes a unusual noise hard to explain, I guess slipping noise. Also having a slight odd smell inside car after accelerating. Car staggers somewhat going 80 and 100 and uphill. Once or twice I have put...
  34. N

    2004 VZ Commodore Battery Draining (recently installed aftermarket head-unit)

    Hey guys, cheers for any help, and sorry if I've posted this in the wrong thread, I'm not new to just commodores, but I'm a first-time poster! :) Here's the go - my VZ SV6 has recently been having battery troubles, the car seemed to run completely fine until I installed the aftermarket head...
  35. Shayluuuh

    2011 VE Series 2 SV6 Sportwagon Shuddering

    Hi guys, have owned this wagon for 5 months now and haven't had this issue before. Just took it on an hour and a half - 2 hour drive this morning, and no problems. Got home, went inside for about half an hour before jumping back in the car. As soon as I turned it back on, instantly started...
  36. M

    12mm vs 25 mm manifold insulators for LFX

    Hey all. Looking to grab some manifold insulators for my 2013 lfx. Not sure to get 12mm or 25mm. Would there much of a difference? Please help
  37. MikeyB

    New Proud Owner - VE SV6 - 2006 Auto

    1st post & couldn't find a forum to introduce myself :) Mikey up until the last hailstorm we had in NSW penrith, i owned a chery j11 cough cough, i know, give it to me 17 hail dents later, 2 major ones, saw NRMA say it's gone, thank gawd :) so after little discussion with the better 1/2 (...
  38. Connor Newman

    Sv6 series 2 (lpg)

    Hey guys just question about exhuast set up for ve sv6 series 2 lpg My partner picked up a hazard series 2 ve running on lpg and only has a single exhuast on one side the diffuser only has the one cut on that side for exhuast tip Was wondering if anyone has set up a dual exhuast system on...
  39. N

    SV6 LFX High Flow Cats?

    Hi, I have a LFX sv6 auto thats already been MAF tuned with 185rwkw (everything stock) I've been wanting to make that bit more power and be a little louder so I looked into getting some high flow cats. Will they be worth it? and How will it affect the sound of my car on the stock system?
  40. DAJOKER

    LLT oil recommendations - higher mileage

    My 2010 SIDI SV6 has been maintained over and above what the service book requires. Im up to 165***km now. Does anyone have an recommendations, should I go from a 5W - 30 to a 5W - 40 to make it just that bit thicker? We bought the car new in Darwin so its always been in the heat, humidity and...
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