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Forum: V8 Discussion 06-06-12, 12:54
Replies: 49
Views: 7,751
Posted By GLD-086
Yeah as xAsh- said mate my VL was a daily. It...

Yeah as xAsh- said mate my VL was a daily. It wasn't a weekender I got out once a month. Bare in mind it was also an N/A so this is a massive step up for me.

I'm sure whenever I see a clean VL...
Forum: V8 Discussion 05-06-12, 20:32
Replies: 49
Views: 7,751
Posted By GLD-086
I agree. Since driving this around I'll never buy...

I agree. Since driving this around I'll never buy a VL as a daily again. I still have a soft spot, but yeah really happy to behind the wheel of something newer and much more reliable.

My first V8...
Forum: Other Car Discussion 04-06-12, 15:17
Replies: 66
Views: 30,833
Posted By GLD-086
Speaking as a VZ newbie they look awesome.;)

Speaking as a VZ newbie they look awesome.;)
Forum: V8 Discussion 04-06-12, 15:11
Replies: 49
Views: 7,751
Posted By GLD-086
Can't believe I made this thread almost a year...

Can't believe I made this thread almost a year ago. Well a lot has changed. I went from contemplating between a VL, VS, VT, VX and even a Mazda 6 at one stage (:eek:), but just a few weeks ago I...
Forum: V8 Discussion 06-07-11, 16:37
Replies: 49
Views: 7,751
Posted By GLD-086
I'm 25, but I just got off my Ps in April. My...

I'm 25, but I just got off my Ps in April. My current VL is $68 a month.
Forum: V8 Discussion 06-07-11, 10:09
Replies: 49
Views: 7,751
Posted By GLD-086
Thanks for all the opinions guys. I'm not really...

Thanks for all the opinions guys. I'm not really fussed about modifying which is why I'm not really drawn to the LS1s, but I didn't factor in the high insurance cost. That maybe something I'll have...
Forum: V8 Discussion 04-07-11, 14:04
Replies: 49
Views: 7,751
Posted By GLD-086
Don't really like the VT/VX. I mean there are...

Don't really like the VT/VX. I mean there are nice examples around, but overall I prefer the VR/VS shape.

I've actually been looking around. Build 004 VS Clubsport for $9,900 OMG.:eek:
...
Forum: V8 Discussion 04-07-11, 11:45
Replies: 49
Views: 7,751
Posted By GLD-086
So I've seen the light

Ok after years of owning a 6 cylinder it's now time for me to step into a V8.:)

I had my heart set on another VL. This time a 5L Calais, but after thinking about it as much as I love VLs I want...
Forum: Other Car Discussion 23-06-11, 00:01
Replies: 43
Views: 10,535
Posted By GLD-086
Daily- VE Calais sportwagon The "toys"-...

Daily-

VE Calais sportwagon

The "toys"-

HK GTS Monaro
1969 GTO Judge
1957 Bel Air
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 08-05-11, 23:57
Replies: 89
Views: 11,396
Posted By GLD-086
Hahaha so true. I'm always attending to things on...

Hahaha so true. I'm always attending to things on mine. Just fixed the window winder, but next job is the steering column, then fuel sender. It's basically ongoing.:D

Wouldn't have it any other...
Forum: VL Non-Turbo Discussion 07-05-11, 16:42
Replies: 25
Views: 4,840
Posted By GLD-086
The very first one (top left hand corner) looks...

The very first one (top left hand corner) looks like a R31 Skyline had sex with a Pontiac of some kind.

I hate VNs, but I'm even glad they didn't turn out like that. That's some Back To The Future...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 07-05-11, 16:38
Replies: 194
Views: 16,016
Posted By GLD-086
My ex. She was a Ford girl. Moving on now.:p ...

My ex. She was a Ford girl. Moving on now.:p

Mum. Always liked it.

Dad. Well he owns a 5L VL Calais. He's always liked them since his brother (my uncle) bought a brand new one in 1988.

The...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 07-05-11, 14:29
Replies: 89
Views: 11,396
Posted By GLD-086
I've often thought about it. Everything from...

I've often thought about it. Everything from Supras, Falcons, and later model Commodores, but I think I would only sell it to buy another VL. I finally got my opens last week (after 5 years on green...
Forum: V8 Discussion 07-05-11, 14:08
Replies: 10
Views: 2,901
Posted By GLD-086
Garth Tander. I've always liked him since his GRM...

Garth Tander. I've always liked him since his GRM days. Of course I like Brock, Skaife, Lowndes etc, but Tander is the one who I find I support as an individual driver. With every event I often find...
Forum: VL Non-Turbo Discussion 10-04-11, 23:12
Replies: 611
Views: 294,453
Posted By GLD-086
Old thread I know, but one wheel I've liked for a...

Old thread I know, but one wheel I've liked for a while is the VE Super Sports. I've seriously been thinking about getting them for a while.

They don't seem to be that common on VLs (From what...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 01-02-11, 13:02
Replies: 83
Views: 6,083
Posted By GLD-086
Although I do like other Commodores (VB-VK in...

Although I do like other Commodores (VB-VK in particular) I still have the same soft spot for VLs that I did years ago.

I only just started driving mine again as a daily after about 5 years of...
Forum: VL Non-Turbo Discussion 20-09-10, 11:30
Replies: 33
Views: 3,290
Posted By GLD-086
Agreed. This is my current set up. ...

Agreed. This is my current set up.

http://img821.imageshack.us/img821/474/picture019m.jpg
Forum: VL Non-Turbo Discussion 14-09-10, 22:14
Replies: 33
Views: 3,290
Posted By GLD-086
I had a pod filter, with a heat shield on mine...

I had a pod filter, with a heat shield on mine for about 6 years, but went back to panel filter a few months ago.

Honestly the pod done sfa. It looked cool, but that was about it.

Panel>Pod IMO.
Forum: VL Non-Turbo Discussion 22-08-10, 13:06
Replies: 19
Views: 1,440
Posted By GLD-086
Hahahaa I agree, but I gets that's why I love...

Hahahaa I agree, but I gets that's why I love them. A VL is like a woman.

You can keep them happy for a while when you throw money at them. As soon as you stop they get pissy, and demand more.;)
Forum: VL Non-Turbo Discussion 20-08-10, 14:36
Replies: 19
Views: 1,440
Posted By GLD-086
What have you modified your VL more for?

This is primarily for N/A VL owners, but Turbo, and V8 owners are welcome to post.:)

Basically what have you modified your VL for? Power? Cruising? Handling? A bit of everything?

For me I...
Forum: VL Non-Turbo Discussion 20-08-10, 14:29
Replies: 42
Views: 8,618
Posted By GLD-086
I used to have a Momo Silverjet on mine, but I...

I used to have a Momo Silverjet on mine, but I went back to a woodgrain SAAS steering wheel. I used to have one when I first bought the car, but went to a Momo one in 2004. I've always liked the...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 17-08-10, 21:43
Replies: 235
Views: 36,634
Posted By GLD-086
Someone should throw a BMW straight 6 into a VL.:)

Someone should throw a BMW straight 6 into a VL.:)
Forum: Other Car Discussion 17-08-10, 21:40
Replies: 41
Views: 13,413
Posted By GLD-086
I don't know about that mate. XDs, and XEs are...

I don't know about that mate. XDs, and XEs are pretty cool.:cool:
Forum: VL Non-Turbo Discussion 17-08-10, 21:38
Replies: 16
Views: 2,586
Posted By GLD-086
Honestly sounds better than some turbos that I've...

Honestly sounds better than some turbos that I've heard. Wouldn't be a slug either.
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 13-08-10, 17:38
Replies: 235
Views: 36,634
Posted By GLD-086
Holy sh*t it returns hahaha.:eek: Honestly...

Holy sh*t it returns hahaha.:eek:

Honestly if I was going to do this conversion I would leave the Ford badge on the engine cover, or to be a smart arse I would get rid of the blue oval badge, and...
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