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Forum: New Zealand 18-10-15, 12:49
Replies: 176
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Posted By 308vl
Just a few update photos, hopefully get it on the...

Just a few update photos, hopefully get it on the road by Christmas??
All the glass is in, which was **** to fit, especially the rear regulators ...
Forum: New Zealand 19-07-15, 14:23
Replies: 176
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Posted By 308vl
Quick update - have started to put the bodykit...

Quick update - have started to put the bodykit on. Also refitted the headlining after cleaning.

http://i1149.photobucket.com/albums/o591/308vl/IMG_15351_zpsbn41dhjo.jpg...
Forum: New Zealand 12-07-15, 16:09
Replies: 176
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Posted By 308vl
Been a while... have finally got the car painted....

Been a while... have finally got the car painted. Its been a bit of a mission to get to this stage, have put some of the bodykit on (not pictured) and started fitting lights and trim. Very happy with...
Forum: New Zealand 31-12-13, 16:02
Replies: 176
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Posted By 308vl
Just a quick update. Waiting to sort out a few...

Just a quick update. Waiting to sort out a few mechanical bits, so made a start on prepping body and body kit for paint.

The boot lid had been sprayed with crap black paint, so I stripped it back...
Forum: For Sale & Wanted - NZ ONLY 31-12-13, 15:46
Replies: 2
Views: 1,007
Posted By 308vl
Wanted: V8 power steering pump & alternator bracket

I am after a passenger side v8 power steering pump bracket (a Commodore one), and a driver side alternator bracket. These are for my VL which has a 308 in it.

Cheers
Forum: New Zealand 17-12-13, 18:11
Replies: 176
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Posted By 308vl
Thanks mate, I have got hold of some rubber...

Thanks mate, I have got hold of some rubber rocker cover gaskets that Im gonna use. Hoping that father Christmas in feeling generous this year haha! The alternator in the pic is just an old one that...
Forum: New Zealand 15-12-13, 17:53
Replies: 176
Views: 51,217
Posted By 308vl
Thanks mate and for the advice, 50/50 about using...

Thanks mate and for the advice, 50/50 about using the rocker covers. Im going to run an oil catch can - not sure whether this will help the problem if they are that bad. Might have a look around for...
Forum: New Zealand 14-12-13, 15:07
Replies: 176
Views: 51,217
Posted By 308vl
Made some progress. Installed all the brake...

Made some progress. Installed all the brake calipers and lines.
http://i1149.photobucket.com/albums/o591/308vl/IMG_20131208_171824_zps81287425.jpg

Also started putting engine parts back together...
Forum: New Zealand 25-11-13, 15:27
Replies: 176
Views: 51,217
Posted By 308vl
Achieved a milestone - got the rest of the...

Achieved a milestone - got the rest of the bodykit mounted on the car! :D Sorry if the pics are a bit similar to the last ones. The guard caps make a huge difference in the look of the car.
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Forum: New Zealand 10-11-13, 16:33
Replies: 176
Views: 51,217
Posted By 308vl
I thought about doing that so there would be no...

I thought about doing that so there would be no gaps, it would look good. But I might leave it separate for now as the fit is pretty good. Might look at it again before paint, can always change it...
Forum: New Zealand 10-11-13, 15:46
Replies: 176
Views: 51,217
Posted By 308vl
Fitted the side skirts. A ****en bitch of a job....

Fitted the side skirts. A ****en bitch of a job. Took two days to fit them, and I still have to fit the guard caps.

Proved to be a very frustrating exercise. The curve in the top edge that sits...
Forum: New Zealand 03-11-13, 17:09
Replies: 176
Views: 51,217
Posted By 308vl
Thanks mate, received the new door mouldings -...

Thanks mate, received the new door mouldings - got them from Aerotech (was cheaper for some reason?) Build quality and mounting method is very good. Mounted these yesterday, the fit is good with...
Forum: New Zealand 20-10-13, 17:38
Replies: 176
Views: 51,217
Posted By 308vl
Have been spending weekends working on the body...

Have been spending weekends working on the body kit - been very time consuming.

Finally got the front bumper mounted. Ended up up making attachment points, which were fiberglassed onto the bumper....
Forum: New Zealand 08-09-13, 19:36
Replies: 176
Views: 51,217
Posted By 308vl
Cheers mate:D

Cheers mate:D
Forum: New Zealand 08-09-13, 17:50
Replies: 176
Views: 51,217
Posted By 308vl
The scoop already had a number of bolts fibre...

The scoop already had a number of bolts fibre glassed to the underside. It is bolted on in the second photo. I might add a few on the sides where there are still a few small gaps. Cheers
Forum: New Zealand 08-09-13, 15:31
Replies: 176
Views: 51,217
Posted By 308vl
Spent a few hours today fitting the bonnet scoop....

Spent a few hours today fitting the bonnet scoop.

First fit was a bit rough. Had to many gaps and wasnt sitting flat.
http://i1149.photobucket.com/albums/o591/308vl/IMG_09191_zps28bbc5eb.jpg
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Forum: New Zealand 07-09-13, 13:28
Replies: 176
Views: 51,217
Posted By 308vl
Been pretty quite, but have been working away....

Been pretty quite, but have been working away. Completely stripped out all the doors - was a bugger of a job!! Will probably need to recondition all of the window motors as nothing works. Few...
Forum: New Zealand 28-07-13, 17:43
Replies: 176
Views: 51,217
Posted By 308vl
Cheers mate. Gas strut was the best idea. Also...

Cheers mate. Gas strut was the best idea. Also have a pair to fit to the bonnet eventually. Bodykits starting to take shape. Havent been able to spend as much time as Id like. How are you getting on...
Forum: For Sale & Wanted - NZ ONLY 23-07-13, 17:31
Replies: 2
Views: 1,084
Posted By 308vl
Hey mate. I know youve probably heard enough of...

Hey mate. I know youve probably heard enough of it, but sorry about the car. Buggers should be strung by their balls!. Id be keen on the pair of rear window switches. I'll pm you later on to sort out...
Forum: New Zealand 22-07-13, 19:15
Replies: 176
Views: 51,217
Posted By 308vl
No worries. The strut is a Stabilus PU36 (605mm...

No worries. The strut is a Stabilus PU36 (605mm fully extended). This is 300 Newtons. Id probably suggest getting a slightly less powerful one as the Walkinshaw boot spoiler is quite a bit heavier...
Forum: New Zealand 22-07-13, 18:43
Replies: 176
Views: 51,217
Posted By 308vl
Thanks mate. I got the strut and bracket from...

Thanks mate. I got the strut and bracket from Repco. Altogether was about $70. I can give you the part numbers if you like.
Forum: New Zealand 21-07-13, 16:27
Replies: 176
Views: 51,217
Posted By 308vl
Just an update on progress. Got most of the rear...

Just an update on progress. Got most of the rear bodykit sorted - still needs a bit of filling and sanding in a few places, but they are attached to the body. Has proved to be fairly time consuming...
Forum: New Zealand 10-07-13, 18:32
Replies: 176
Views: 51,217
Posted By 308vl
Cheers mate. Was your suggestion that tempted me...

Cheers mate. Was your suggestion that tempted me to the T5. Definitely the right decision. Progress has slowed a bit, but will hopefully push things along and make some real progress :). Is that your...
Forum: New Zealand 09-07-13, 19:26
Replies: 176
Views: 51,217
Posted By 308vl
Started fitting the bodykit. Began with the rear...

Started fitting the bodykit. Began with the rear bumper. Used bolts with oversized washers and wignuts to bolt on the lower lip so it is easy to remove. Attached bolts to the mounting blocks and...
Forum: New Zealand 24-06-13, 16:08
Replies: 176
Views: 51,217
Posted By 308vl
Thanks mate. Will definitely make sure it all...

Thanks mate. Will definitely make sure it all fits properly before painting. Will keep you posted

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Good point. Thanks for that. Yup I...
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