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Discussion in 'VR - VS Holden Commodore (1993 - 1997)' started by losh1971, Jun 19, 2017.

  1. vs-lover

    vs-lover Well-Known Member

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    That used to be Holden's test track as well when they had a new model release and all the first ones off the end of the line would go for a squirt up through there for evaluation purposes.
     
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    Yeah worked for holdens...never got to drive but was normally the first to yell shotgun :)
     
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    Yell Shotgun ??
     
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    Wozza Well-Known Member

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    Oh my...haven't you heard of yelling/riding shotgun???? google it ;)
    where have you all been hiding......... or is it Im now really old :D
     
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    Just make sure your weapon is not loaded.....;);)
     
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    Wozza Well-Known Member

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    Pffft at my age...I wouldn't have a clue how to load it ;) that said... back it in the 70's I packed heat 24/7 :D
     
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    Smart move using that as a test track....Near a school, a playground and a sporting club.....Then we have a couple of shopping centres near by, with one of them having a 24 hour take away shop.....

    Won't go any further with my comments
     
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    Hohum...back to the cars and working on them........
     
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    Fitted a Mace CAI to the ute today, quite simple to do

    Was going to do the rear brakes and rotors but CBF will do them tomorrow
     
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    how did you find the improvement, much gain like i got?
     
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    TBH i have not driven it.
    I have one on my VZ SV6 which i did notice a difference but cant say on the ute.
     
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    Do you have any other performance mods on the ute, Phil? Improvement on my ute was huge but i do have memcal and Pacies.
     
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    The ute is a work in progress, still got to get around to fitting the L67. Got the 328mm front slotted and dimple disc with VE calipers and 278mm rear slotted and dimple, 10psi pulley to fit, 69mm TB and memcal. Just fitted to CAI today.
    So i got all the bit just got to get the chance to fit it all.
    I also have the exhaust/extractors lined up to fit once everything else is done
     
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    I changed the right front break pads because they have a slow speed squeak that's really embarrassing. I also found out that my washer bottle was full of slimy black ooze, so I changed that out.
    The car still has a issue in the sensors for closed loop but I'll get that fixed eventually.
     
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    Changing only one side especially the front can be dangerous...next time they sequel(and they will) paint some enamel paint on the backs of the pads..and replace the left side now to be safe;)
     
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    Closed loop, as in O2 sensors? Have you replaced them. I replaced mine and unknowingly fitted a faulty one from factory. Fitted a second brand new one and all good ever since.
     
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    Changed the rear brakes today, put Slotted and Dimple rotors on and a set of new pads
     

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    Replaced the speedo cogs by following the Utube video. Only comment I have is that the screws are torx and not phillips head and to make sure that all broken bits of the old gear are remove. It didn't work the first time, so pulled it apart again and found a few bits of the old gear.
     
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    I broke Berlina today, oil light press switch started leaking, so I drove a liitle way to car parts store, turning off at all stops on the way. grabbed a new switch, fitted it, it takes a one inch spanner..., so tighten, tighten, tighten, and heard a CRACK........I split the housing for the switch and filter.... so guess what I'm doing tomorrow.....sigh....
     

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