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VR V6 verses VE V6

Discussion in 'VR - VS Holden Commodore (1993 - 1997)' started by Adrian's Vr, May 5, 2019.

  1. gtrboyy

    gtrboyy Well-Known Member

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    Comparing ve v6 to vr v6 reminds me of those YT clips were they cut or strip cars out then race down 1/4 stoill doing slow times like Scotty did with n/a Territory on StreetmachineTV
     
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    I started a war
     
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    lol, started a debate/discussion which is entertaining, not a war.
     
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    mate it is a figure of speech bud
     
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    vs-lover Well-Known Member

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    Now now play nicely.

    Hopefully no wars happening around here just good banter.
     
  6. immortality

    immortality No more smoky bacon :( Staff Member

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    Is it school holidays again?
     
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    woteva NEED 4 SPEED

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    All my neighbours in the street think our VE series 2 3.0 6 speed auto is a V8 with the way my missus drives it. .
    I was really surprised when we first test drove it as how well it does go with the 6 speed auto. Overtaking is a breeze when out on the open road.

    For VR vs VE, I would say our VE 3.0 would cream the VR v6 off the line as it would just be getting wheel spin when flooring it. The VE with traction control picks up great off the line.
     
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    Yeah i started it as a genuine question and it has alot of good discussion, successful entry
     
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    Wot? Hahahaha
     
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    I have an LSD and only get wheel spin in the wet. PITA when you pull out on T junction near home, which is really hard to see people on the left, when turning right because of some clown building his fence too close to the road. If I don't ease on the pedal I sit there and move about 3m, in 20 seconds even though the speedo says much more than that. Tricky in the dark when you pull out and then see headlights in your mirror that are nearly up your arse end.
     
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    Utes have always been that way inclined as the have absolutely no weight over the rear axle unless you throw half a dozen bags of cement in the tray, then it's carrying too much weight and slows it down.

    No win situation you've got there Losh.
     
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    Utes aren't as bad as everybody says. Good tyres make a MASSIVE difference here. Had re92's on mine when it had the v6 and would skate everywhere in the slightest drizzle with an open diff and the lsd - absolutely frightening. Have had r003's and kumho hs51's since and cant even get it to spin in the wet at full throttle without the brake with those - and it's a V8 now.
     
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    Yep RE92's are great circle work tyres so they tell me. They seem to be wanted for Saturday night entertainment by the younger generation.
     
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    immortality No more smoky bacon :( Staff Member

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    Sounds like the tune needs a tickle up. I think Holden kept the tunes lame for these types of reasons. I'm sure I had 235/45/17's R001's on my old VN V6 and even with the LSD it would smoke em if you have it a few revs and let the clutch go.
     
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    My ute will go like a bastard if you nail it. But I rarely do as I try to conserve fuel plus you end up going over the speed limit and my luck I would have an officer around the corner.
     
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    The IRS is the big factor I feel with how much they squat with soft springs. The live axle variants spin up much more easily, but good tyres still make a huge difference.

    Mines been tuned, small cam, twin exhaust etc and goes really well for what it is (heaps better than the l67’s I’ve had). Stock 3.08 gears though
     
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    immortality No more smoky bacon :( Staff Member

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    Ahh, yes IRS and that bloody squat....

    My solution for the Senator will be some Viking double adjustable shocks :)
     
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    Yeah early IRS Holden really struggled in those early days. I was put off a VT because of the terrible rear suspension which i needed a good rear end for towing. Ended up with a Falcon that had no suspension issues apart from tyre scrub on the front. Engine wise though I wish I had an Eco rather than the grey top.
     
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    I'm with EYY utes need decent amount of v8 power so they step out nicely...lol

    Tbh good tyres,decent suspension in good condition they're even with shiftkit & short diff gears.

    Back to moooooooo talk
     
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    Can we get this thread back on topic now? Isn't it about the comparison of the Buick and Alloy? :p:p
     

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