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Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 15-06-17, 15:24
Replies: 90
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Posted By VL_Nick
email sent

email sent
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 08-06-16, 14:55
Replies: 1
Views: 931
Posted By VL_Nick
I had mine welded up when I got my VL painted....

I had mine welded up when I got my VL painted. Currently don't have any antenna, who needs a radio anyway!

Most likely done by previous owner. Pull the inner guard liner out and check for it...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 11-02-16, 17:37
Replies: 1,274
Views: 191,867
Posted By VL_Nick
wonder if he's checked for the build sheet?

wonder if he's checked for the build sheet?
Forum: VL Non-Turbo Discussion 09-02-16, 18:01
Replies: 5
Views: 3,734
Posted By VL_Nick
don't pull the compressor off. if it works right...

don't pull the compressor off. if it works right now but isn't very cold its most likely just low on gas. just book the car in somewhere for it to be checked out.
Forum: VL Non-Turbo Discussion 09-02-16, 17:09
Replies: 5
Views: 3,734
Posted By VL_Nick
Just recently rebuilt my system with a new...

Just recently rebuilt my system with a new compressor. AFAIK no other compressor will fit. I believe the RB30 compressor was used on a small number of other models from the late 80's and early 90's...
Forum: Engines, Turbos, Exhausts, Intercoolers 06-01-16, 14:41
Replies: 6
Views: 2,299
Posted By VL_Nick
you most likely have to remove the rockers to...

you most likely have to remove the rockers to install the head bolts anyway. dowel on cam sprocket should be at top and turn crank until number 1 piston is at the top of the cylinder. probably best...
Forum: Engines, Turbos, Exhausts, Intercoolers 05-01-16, 15:40
Replies: 6
Views: 2,299
Posted By VL_Nick
If everything is bolted on tight then that is...

If everything is bolted on tight then that is normal. Depending on the position of the cam the lobes will be holding a valve or several valves partially or fully open. Loosen off the rocker shafts...
Forum: Engines, Turbos, Exhausts, Intercoolers 04-01-16, 16:53
Replies: 6
Views: 2,299
Posted By VL_Nick
is there a cam in the head?

is there a cam in the head?
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 09-12-15, 10:51
Replies: 1,274
Views: 191,867
Posted By VL_Nick
A9Y wagons don't have a centre rear armrest do...

A9Y wagons don't have a centre rear armrest do they? So a sedan seat fitted into wagon maybe? It is definitely a blue interior so my money is on it not being a genuine A9Y, maybe a HDT Calais wagon...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 26-11-15, 08:21
Replies: 1,274
Views: 191,867
Posted By VL_Nick
Series 1 headrests?

Series 1 headrests?
Forum: For Sale - Everything Else 04-11-15, 07:25
Replies: 12
Views: 1,954
Posted By VL_Nick
Says I cant PM you? Chasing original GM...

Says I cant PM you?

Chasing original GM carpet. PM me please.
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 19-09-15, 22:48
Replies: 10
Views: 1,921
Posted By VL_Nick
Still would take longer to put newspaper down...

Still would take longer to put newspaper down than undoing 2 nuts.
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 31-08-15, 17:03
Replies: 10
Views: 1,921
Posted By VL_Nick
Or just take the two 12mm nuts off and remove...

Or just take the two 12mm nuts off and remove them. About a 60 second job. How long does masking the whole car take. I prefer my car without overspray on it.

I sanded mine back with 600 - 1200...
Forum: Technical Articles 28-08-15, 13:12
Replies: 364
Views: 176,214
Posted By VL_Nick
Turns out I had the wrong master cylinder. The...

Turns out I had the wrong master cylinder. The AWD VY Crewman, Adventra etc has a different master cylinder. Got the right one and it fitted up fine.
Forum: Technical Articles 14-08-15, 10:59
Replies: 364
Views: 176,214
Posted By VL_Nick
Has anyone come across this issue before. I am...

Has anyone come across this issue before. I am replacing the master cylinder which is from a VY commodore. I ordered a new master cylinder to suit VY commodore and when I went to bolt it on the rear...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 13-08-15, 17:36
Replies: 1,274
Views: 191,867
Posted By VL_Nick
Hard to tell but it doesn't appear to be a A9Y...

Hard to tell but it doesn't appear to be a A9Y Calais wagon. Looks like green interior?
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 13-07-15, 08:39
Replies: 22
Views: 4,034
Posted By VL_Nick
Yeah Because blinding every oncoming car so they...

Yeah Because blinding every oncoming car so they can't see what's in front of them is safe!
Forum: In Progress 02-07-15, 11:27
Replies: 86
Views: 31,009
Posted By VL_Nick
+1 for engine bay pic.

+1 for engine bay pic.
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 30-06-15, 09:00
Replies: 22
Views: 4,034
Posted By VL_Nick
Please do not put HID kits in a VL headlight. ...

Please do not put HID kits in a VL headlight.

They only suit a projector headlight, which the VL headlight is not. They will blind every oncoming car. They are also illegal for this reason.
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Gearboxes, Diffs 07-06-15, 17:34
Replies: 0
Views: 1,616
Posted By VL_Nick
power steering seal

Does anyone know where you can get the small O-ring seals that go onto the hoses where they screw into the steering rack?
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 30-05-15, 13:10
Replies: 5
Views: 1,376
Posted By VL_Nick
Did you gap the plugs?

Did you gap the plugs?
Forum: Western Australia 25-05-15, 17:26
Replies: 11
Views: 3,819
Posted By VL_Nick
If I had one I would give it to him in exchange...

If I had one I would give it to him in exchange for a drive of his Walky!
Forum: Western Australia 23-05-15, 10:18
Replies: 11
Views: 3,819
Posted By VL_Nick
Aahh Walky, I understand now.

Aahh Walky, I understand now.
Forum: Western Australia 22-05-15, 07:50
Replies: 11
Views: 3,819
Posted By VL_Nick
Can I ask what the attraction is to genuine? I...

Can I ask what the attraction is to genuine? I would much prefer a nice new aftermarket screen with no pitting than a 30yo genuine screen.
Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 21-05-15, 13:24
Replies: 6
Views: 1,131
Posted By VL_Nick
can only think that either a faulty battery or...

can only think that either a faulty battery or coincidence that the alternator has failed.
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