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Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 05-03-17, 22:01
Replies: 6
Views: 2,908
Posted By EvilPet
Installed. Check out update in the "In Progress"...

Installed. Check out update in the "In Progress" section.
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 05-03-17, 21:56
Replies: 443
Views: 57,289
Posted By EvilPet
Still no update on this? I think the dude figured...

Still no update on this? I think the dude figured we'd all give up.
Forum: In Progress 05-03-17, 20:46
Replies: 327
Views: 154,760
Posted By EvilPet
UPDATE: What happens if you don't drive your VL....

As many who've been following this thread would know, I had the engine stripped and rebuilt. Thing is, as I'm not here most of the year, I don't drive all that often and the car hasn't even racked up...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 04-07-16, 07:16
Replies: 228
Views: 53,958
Posted By EvilPet
Yes. HDT can supply all details.

Yes. HDT can supply all details.
Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 22-03-16, 17:34
Replies: 6
Views: 2,908
Posted By EvilPet
Perfect! Thanks for the info. I bought the unit...

Perfect! Thanks for the info. I bought the unit so now designing where it should be moulded into the dash cowling.

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Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 22-03-16, 06:31
Replies: 6
Views: 2,908
Posted By EvilPet
Thanks. My cruise control isn't connected. The...

Thanks. My cruise control isn't connected. The switch is for show and plugs into the wiring harness. In the absence of cruise control, where can I get the signal?

This is the kit I want to design...
Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 21-03-16, 23:13
Replies: 6
Views: 2,908
Posted By EvilPet
HUD Unit and VSS Signal

I want to install a non-GPS HUD unit in my VL Turbo.

https://furoreproducts.co.uk/hud-speedometer?search=Canbus

Where do I get the VSS signal from?

Also do I need the CANBUS unit?
Forum: In Progress 03-01-16, 22:40
Replies: 327
Views: 154,760
Posted By EvilPet
Thanks! Will check it out.

Thanks! Will check it out.
Forum: In Progress 03-01-16, 12:53
Replies: 327
Views: 154,760
Posted By EvilPet
Steering Rack Replacement - Help

Does anyone know of a place in Perth I can either have my steering rack replaced / swapped / reconditioned? Seen some on eBay, not too sure whether anyone have tried those. Any tips on buying...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 02-01-16, 13:51
Replies: 443
Views: 57,289
Posted By EvilPet
I can't believe this dude ripped us off so many...

I can't believe this dude ripped us off so many years ago now. Still no refund. Still no justice.

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This was done awhile back as I sent in...
Forum: In Progress 20-09-15, 04:38
Replies: 327
Views: 154,760
Posted By EvilPet
Can someone please pass me the dimensions of the...

Can someone please pass me the dimensions of the VL rear view mirror? I'm thinking of installing a mirror cam and want to get one that's closest to the dimensions and want to sort one out before I...
Forum: In Progress 05-04-15, 05:20
Replies: 327
Views: 154,760
Posted By EvilPet
Straight replacement. The kits are available on...

Straight replacement. The kits are available on eBay. Refer post 75 on this thread.

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Still thinking of things to do. But sort of lost...
Forum: In Progress 11-01-15, 08:16
Replies: 327
Views: 154,760
Posted By EvilPet
Maintenance Issues

The thing about leaving a car sitting around for awhile is that issues crop up from time to time. And I've had my fair share even after a full rebuild.

1. Wasn't getting Injection Pulse

I...
Forum: Western Australia 12-05-14, 00:23
Replies: 52
Views: 11,182
Posted By EvilPet
Yup I got one in Perth. I live in London so see...

Yup I got one in Perth. I live in London so see it a couple of times a year. You've probably been following my build and customisations over the years.
Forum: In Progress 27-04-14, 22:41
Replies: 327
Views: 154,760
Posted By EvilPet
If you can please take a pic of the holder both...

If you can please take a pic of the holder both in and out and pass me measurements of the width, it would be appreciated.

The iPod dock was actually built out of wood. Then a guy in Perth who...
Forum: In Progress 27-04-14, 17:44
Replies: 327
Views: 154,760
Posted By EvilPet
Yes it's actually off a CD boombox. This one will...

Yes it's actually off a CD boombox. This one will take time to develop as I want an 80s "spring action" when the lid pops up. And it needs to do that all the time. Also, how to hide the gaps in the...
Forum: In Progress 27-04-14, 04:16
Replies: 327
Views: 154,760
Posted By EvilPet
That was the aim. Even with HUD, the digits must...

That was the aim. Even with HUD, the digits must look period correct. Every modification must look like it belongs.
Forum: In Progress 12-04-14, 17:10
Replies: 327
Views: 154,760
Posted By EvilPet
Seen the Maximite TFT stuff but unfortunately it...

Seen the Maximite TFT stuff but unfortunately it won't suit the aesthetics of my project. Everything should look like it belongs there. The HUD with simple green numerical display would as well if I...
Forum: In Progress 10-04-14, 22:01
Replies: 327
Views: 154,760
Posted By EvilPet
Thanks. I'll just be connecting it to the same...

Thanks. I'll just be connecting it to the same speed signal wire that does my digital dash so they both read out the same. However, the way to calibrate my current speed sensor is to hit the...
Forum: In Progress 08-04-14, 20:45
Replies: 327
Views: 154,760
Posted By EvilPet
UPDATE: Dash Lighting Finally Finished

Well after a couple of years of planning, I'm happy that the dash is finally finished. The last part was to illuminate the Speed Alert and Cruise Control Switches with 4 LEDs and now all the lighting...
Forum: In Progress 17-03-14, 11:34
Replies: 327
Views: 154,760
Posted By EvilPet
UPDATE: Fine Tuning Some Mods One of the...

UPDATE: Fine Tuning Some Mods

One of the LEDs in the centre console was gone so I had to replace the entire circuit board with a slightly brighter VY unit.
...
Forum: In Progress 12-03-14, 18:56
Replies: 327
Views: 154,760
Posted By EvilPet
Actually in Perth working on it now. So far...

Actually in Perth working on it now.

So far we've swapped the electric window console switch with another unit with brighter LEDs. Replacing LEDs in the dash as well for brighter units.

Still...
Forum: Other Car Discussion 15-12-13, 01:51
Replies: 29
Views: 8,224
Posted By EvilPet
Agree with you there. Even when I worked there...

Agree with you there. Even when I worked there late 90s there was even rumblings from senior management about long term viability should the subsidies be withdrawn.
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 15-12-13, 01:49
Replies: 110
Views: 15,762
Posted By EvilPet
Yeah I heard that too - He did make a tidy sum...

Yeah I heard that too - He did make a tidy sum from this forum though that it appears he'll never be brought to account for.
Forum: Other Car Discussion 14-12-13, 09:12
Replies: 29
Views: 8,224
Posted By EvilPet
A great article from The Age. Holden:...

A great article from The Age.

Holden: Numbers tell the story for the small fry of General Motors' ecosystem
MARK HAWTHORNE December 14, 2013
Infographic on local car manufacturing
Local vehicle...
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