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Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 14-10-17, 15:32
Replies: 18
Views: 2,092
Posted By VL_JOHN
See, I said it was the afm. :)

See, I said it was the afm. :)
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 28-09-17, 15:37
Replies: 18
Views: 2,092
Posted By VL_JOHN
My old VL only ran on LPG when I bought it. It...

My old VL only ran on LPG when I bought it. It ran perfectly.

After replacing the stuffed fuel pumps and injectors, it ran on petrol but was running rich, spluttering and carrying on. It would run...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 27-07-17, 11:14
Replies: 6
Views: 2,103
Posted By VL_JOHN
Call it anything but a Commodore. Ford allowed...

Call it anything but a Commodore. Ford allowed the Falcon name to die, so why couldn't Holden?
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 21-06-17, 09:55
Replies: 46
Views: 5,654
Posted By VL_JOHN
No probs. Red beast has been off the road...

No probs.

Red beast has been off the road for nearly 2 years. I am currently getting the engine bay painted before I fit a freshly built forged A8. It should be on the road later in the year. :)
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 02-06-17, 09:22
Replies: 46
Views: 5,654
Posted By VL_JOHN
Well put.

Well put.
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 20-04-17, 09:43
Replies: 13
Views: 2,291
Posted By VL_JOHN
Morning Blue is a run of the mill metallic...

Morning Blue is a run of the mill metallic colour. The Blue used on SA BT1s was a solid colour called Police Blue.
Forum: South Australia 29-01-17, 00:15
Replies: 8,348
Views: 649,432
Posted By VL_JOHN
UCX is James. He lives up that way.

UCX is James. He lives up that way.
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 29-12-16, 14:10
Replies: 8
Views: 2,722
Posted By VL_JOHN
Yes you can get reissued R and S series plates. U...

Yes you can get reissued R and S series plates. U V W and X you can't. If you were to get a set of R or S on your car and you looked them up on ezy reg, it will often come up with the details of the...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 28-12-16, 15:08
Replies: 8
Views: 2,722
Posted By VL_JOHN
U was about late 1981/1982 W was late 1997/1998...

U was about late 1981/1982
W was late 1997/1998
R was 1966
S was about 1973

The U series didn't go in alphabetical sequence, they released them in all sorts of weird patterns years apart.
...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 28-12-16, 14:50
Replies: 9
Views: 2,103
Posted By VL_JOHN
My NOV '86 has black handles from Factory. It was...

My NOV '86 has black handles from Factory. It was Adelaide built.

From what I've gathered around September/October '86 the handles went black, but is not always the case.

I've seen an original...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 09-12-16, 15:42
Replies: 31
Views: 4,828
Posted By VL_JOHN
NG. No good to be a Commodore.

NG. No good to be a Commodore.
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 25-07-16, 23:09
Replies: 44
Views: 11,278
Posted By VL_JOHN
Get rid of the walls vlaka. Go the original look!

Get rid of the walls vlaka. Go the original look!
Forum: South Australia 30-06-16, 10:52
Replies: 8,348
Views: 649,432
Posted By VL_JOHN
James G from AVLCG on facebook. He lives up that...

James G from AVLCG on facebook. He lives up that way. Nice car. :)
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Gearboxes, Diffs 13-05-16, 14:10
Replies: 2
Views: 2,443
Posted By VL_JOHN
3.7 or 3.9 diff gears would be more suitable. ...

3.7 or 3.9 diff gears would be more suitable.

You can also fit the cog from an auto R31 skyline. They are 3.9 (white cog) and will be much closer than the 3.45. Its just a matter of tapping out...
Forum: South Australia 12-05-16, 16:40
Replies: 8,348
Views: 649,432
Posted By VL_JOHN
Yeah U plates and converted. It is very well kept.

Yeah U plates and converted. It is very well kept.
Forum: South Australia 10-05-16, 14:42
Replies: 8,348
Views: 649,432
Posted By VL_JOHN
That would belong to Jessie who's a member of...

That would belong to Jessie who's a member of AVLCG on facebook.
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 24-04-16, 14:07
Replies: 9
Views: 1,320
Posted By VL_JOHN
No worries!

No worries!
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 23-04-16, 14:10
Replies: 9
Views: 1,320
Posted By VL_JOHN
Ahh good it's going at least. I've had the...

Ahh good it's going at least.

I've had the same issue before with aftermarket plugs not fitting the sensor and vice versa.

I honestly don't know about the polarity off the top of my head. I...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 22-04-16, 15:32
Replies: 9
Views: 1,320
Posted By VL_JOHN
Ignition key in 'on' position. In park or...

Ignition key in 'on' position. In park or neutral.

Pull the spade connector for the pink wire off the starter solenoid terminal. (This pink wire should lead to a big grey plug and continue up the...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 22-04-16, 12:55
Replies: 9
Views: 1,320
Posted By VL_JOHN
Okay, you're on track. Yeah, now check that...

Okay, you're on track.

Yeah, now check that the spark plugs aren't fouled with fuel from playing around with the CAS. I've had that happen too.
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 21-04-16, 13:36
Replies: 9
Views: 1,320
Posted By VL_JOHN
Has the computer got power while cranking? ...

Has the computer got power while cranking?

I had a vl that wouldn't start. It had no spark so I changed the CAS and tested everything else spark related with no faults found.

With the key in...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 18-04-16, 14:32
Replies: 5
Views: 1,324
Posted By VL_JOHN
It can be quite easily converted to NA. Its just...

It can be quite easily converted to NA. Its just a matter of swapping bolt on items - injectors, ecu, exhaust manifold, air intake etc. (You will need to fit a factory exhaust manifold as extractors...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 11-04-16, 14:20
Replies: 1,265
Views: 182,091
Posted By VL_JOHN
This has popped up on Gumtree this morning. ...

This has popped up on Gumtree this morning.

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/adelaide-cbd/cars-vans-utes/vl-calais-wagon/1109779552
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 05-02-16, 09:46
Replies: 5
Views: 1,534
Posted By VL_JOHN
The tags on the fire wall are around the wrong...

The tags on the fire wall are around the wrong way.. Sus..
Forum: South Australia 01-02-16, 10:29
Replies: 8,348
Views: 649,432
Posted By VL_JOHN
It's a mock. Local guy recently bought it. Very...

It's a mock. Local guy recently bought it. Very nice car.
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