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Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 06-06-18, 12:01
Replies: 328
Views: 62,689
Posted By VL_JOHN
Someone in Adelaide bought it. I saw it at a...

Someone in Adelaide bought it. I saw it at a recent meet.
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 24-05-18, 10:07
Replies: 117
Views: 5,259
Posted By VL_JOHN
Lol. Yeah, just over two years off the road...

Lol.

Yeah, just over two years off the road for a new engine and bay painting, only to have the car rear ended buy an idiotic 'foreign' driver before it was even run in. That was late last year.
...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 20-05-18, 10:34
Replies: 46
Views: 12,606
Posted By VL_JOHN
Nice car mate!

Nice car mate!
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 20-05-18, 09:38
Replies: 40
Views: 2,027
Posted By VL_JOHN
Agreed. Club VL on facebook is a toxic...

Agreed. Club VL on facebook is a toxic environment. As are many other VL related pages. I feel a lot better having removed myself from all of them.
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 20-05-18, 09:22
Replies: 117
Views: 5,259
Posted By VL_JOHN
Hi!

Hi!
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 14-10-17, 15:32
Replies: 18
Views: 2,567
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: 2,567
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: 2,511
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: 6,638
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: 6,638
Posted By VL_JOHN
Well put.

Well put.
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 20-04-17, 09:43
Replies: 13
Views: 2,472
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: 8,369
Views: 657,251
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: 2,844
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: 2,844
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: 2,261
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: 5,100
Posted By VL_JOHN
NG. No good to be a Commodore.

NG. No good to be a Commodore.
Forum: South Australia 30-06-16, 10:52
Replies: 8,369
Views: 657,251
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: 2,774
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: 8,369
Views: 657,251
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: 8,369
Views: 657,251
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: 1,403
Posted By VL_JOHN
No worries!

No worries!
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 23-04-16, 14:10
Replies: 9
Views: 1,403
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: 1,403
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: 1,403
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: 1,403
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...
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