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Forum: VL Turbos 28-06-18, 08:11
Replies: 66
Views: 22,716
Posted By Skinkis
Wheels work quite well in certain lights I...

Wheels work quite well in certain lights I reckon, but they desperately need 20mm spacers to bring them out a bit more, they sit too far in for my liking.

:)
Forum: VL Turbos 17-06-18, 11:27
Replies: 66
Views: 22,716
Posted By Skinkis
Have started buying some parts to upgrade my fuel...

Have started buying some parts to upgrade my fuel system so I can push a bit more boost.
The plan is to get rid of the undercar surge tank with single 044 and go with a 3 litre surge tank in the...
Forum: VL Turbos 05-06-18, 22:56
Replies: 66
Views: 22,716
Posted By Skinkis
The diff is in. Driveline seems tighter which...

The diff is in.
Driveline seems tighter which is nice. Paints lovely lines now too.
Apparently the stock centre was pretty tired according to the shop who fitted it for me.

Also helped a mate...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 07-05-18, 08:20
Replies: 11
Views: 1,111
Posted By Skinkis
Currently in the same position as you, it's time...

Currently in the same position as you, it's time to upgrade the old fuel system which looks very much the same, stock tank, catch can, single 044.
Cheap and cheerful way would be to add a second 044...
Forum: VL Turbos 04-05-18, 08:20
Replies: 66
Views: 22,716
Posted By Skinkis
The diff centre rolled up late last week, dropped...

The diff centre rolled up late last week, dropped it off to Final Drive along with the rear axle.
Got it all back Yesterday with the centre fitted and new seals and bearings.
Kinda keen to get it...
Forum: Technical Articles 30-04-18, 07:46
Replies: 5
Views: 1,471
Posted By Skinkis
Nice one! Have the same brake kit sitting in a...

Nice one!
Have the same brake kit sitting in a box in the garage waiting to go on, need to do booster and master first, and get some new lines made up for the calipers.
Keen to get it happening...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 29-04-18, 10:43
Replies: 120
Views: 6,288
Posted By Skinkis
I've only been on here for a few years, found the...

I've only been on here for a few years, found the forum when I bought my VL, and I still come to have a look almost every day.

There's so much good info on this forum, such a shame it isn't on...
Forum: VL Turbos 18-04-18, 08:28
Replies: 66
Views: 22,716
Posted By Skinkis
Have just ordered myself a TorqueLine diff...

Have just ordered myself a TorqueLine diff centre, couldn't find too many reviews online, so keen to see what they're like.

Can't be any worse than a 32 year old LSD.
Forum: VL Turbos 20-02-18, 08:31
Replies: 66
Views: 22,716
Posted By Skinkis
Time for that yearly update I guess. Decided...

Time for that yearly update I guess.

Decided to make some changes, so engine and box came out.
Converter was sent away and tightened up a smidge along with a service.
Now drives a lot nicer on...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 02-02-18, 08:22
Replies: 15
Views: 3,524
Posted By Skinkis
That's interesting, I always thought the...

That's interesting, I always thought the Bresciani was the same as the Nizpro, just with their name on the top, wasn't aware that they actually made any changes internally to the manifold.
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 01-02-18, 08:02
Replies: 15
Views: 3,524
Posted By Skinkis
Are those Nizpro or Bresciani plenums any good in...

Are those Nizpro or Bresciani plenums any good in comparison with whats on the market today, like the Plazmaman or a CPC?
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 18-10-17, 08:22
Replies: 2
Views: 1,715
Posted By Skinkis
Measure. Once you've measure your clearances,...

Measure.
Once you've measure your clearances, then you measure again.

Other than that, the obvious things like using quality parts, quality torque wrench, a clean work area and a good quality...
Forum: Western Australia 05-10-17, 08:28
Replies: 20
Views: 4,880
Posted By Skinkis
Mine's running, but waiting for a trigger kit to...

Mine's running, but waiting for a trigger kit to make it bettererer.
Keen once it's done though =)
Forum: For Sale - Drivetrain 27-09-17, 20:53
Replies: 8
Views: 2,169
Posted By Skinkis
Any updates on this at all?

Any updates on this at all?
Forum: Western Australia 03-06-17, 10:15
Replies: 747
Views: 78,846
Posted By Skinkis
Would it be accepted with an LS1 rather than the...

Would it be accepted with an LS1 rather than the LS3 under the bonnet perhaps?
Forum: Western Australia 15-04-17, 10:09
Replies: 20
Views: 4,880
Posted By Skinkis
Same here, realisticly atleast 2-3 months out. ...

Same here, realisticly atleast 2-3 months out.
I hate cars.
Forum: VL Non-Turbo Discussion 18-03-17, 09:25
Replies: 128
Views: 56,021
Posted By Skinkis
Go back to Repco with your receipt, ask for money...

Go back to Repco with your receipt, ask for money back, tell them you want a Japanese made GMB pump, not their China made home brand.
They're about the same money either way.
Forum: VL Turbos 26-02-17, 22:39
Replies: 66
Views: 22,716
Posted By Skinkis
Went out and snapped a few quick photo's. It...

Went out and snapped a few quick photo's.
It has now done about 700kms since build, and seems to be working alright, touch wood =)

The photos are, much like my driving, far from pro. Either way,...
Forum: VL Turbos 23-02-17, 08:27
Replies: 66
Views: 22,716
Posted By Skinkis
It's been a hectic month, that's for sure. ...

It's been a hectic month, that's for sure.

Car went back on the dyno a few days after it was started, it didn't quite perform as we wanted and didn't respond well to boost what so ever, it just...
Forum: Western Australia 23-02-17, 00:19
Replies: 9
Views: 11,680
Posted By Skinkis
I just ran an 11.38 @ 121mph with a 1.81 60' in...

I just ran an 11.38 @ 121mph with a 1.81 60' in my VL :)
Forum: For Sale - Drivetrain 21-01-17, 08:47
Replies: 8
Views: 2,169
Posted By Skinkis
So this will be similar to what is available...

So this will be similar to what is available through Ross Performance I guess?


Would be interested pending price.
Already have LS1 coil setup, and a Ross balancer, but would be keen on cam...
Forum: VL Turbos 13-01-17, 08:20
Replies: 66
Views: 22,716
Posted By Skinkis
Well, the car is running, great success, no rods...

Well, the car is running, great success, no rods out, no fuel leaks, no electrical fires.

Feels incredibly good hearing it running again after such a long time, and we had relatively small issues...
Forum: VL Turbos 09-01-17, 08:36
Replies: 66
Views: 22,716
Posted By Skinkis
Got some more work done yesterday. Got my last...

Got some more work done yesterday.
Got my last two hoses for the oil cooler sorted, so that's now all done.
Also fitted some knock sensors off a Falcon.

Sparky was there finishing off the last...
Forum: New South Wales 28-12-16, 00:07
Replies: 230
Views: 74,647
Posted By Skinkis
Geez, that looks sensational, what a wicked build!

Geez, that looks sensational, what a wicked build!
Forum: VL Turbos 27-12-16, 02:27
Replies: 66
Views: 22,716
Posted By Skinkis
Whilst waiting on the sparky to finish off the...

Whilst waiting on the sparky to finish off the loom, I assembled the seats and trial fitted the drivers seat to make sure it was all good with the new rails etc.

Quite chuffed with the seats,...
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