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Forum: V8 Discussion 30-09-08, 01:16
Replies: 11
Views: 1,402
Posted By vlcalais8
Remember think about the rest of the car, diff,...

Remember think about the rest of the car, diff, box, brakes and suspension wont really like the extra power if driven hard more power always opens up the can of worms which live off the $$$$
Forum: V8 Discussion 30-09-08, 01:13
Replies: 11
Views: 1,303
Posted By vlcalais8
Very nice mate how about a 355 stroker with that...

Very nice mate how about a 355 stroker with that blower :D
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 30-09-08, 01:05
Replies: 50
Views: 2,747
Posted By vlcalais8
lol was gonna post up the exact same thing, one...

lol was gonna post up the exact same thing, one cop was accusing me of having turbo and got a bit ****ty when I corrected him saying its a LPG mixer. Then he tries to get me for out of date system...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 30-09-08, 00:59
Replies: 60
Views: 2,969
Posted By vlcalais8
I know I dont own a VLT but Ive actually lost...

I know I dont own a VLT but Ive actually lost alot of interest in my 5.0 calais, just over the VL's in general but funny thing is I've always had a soft spot for em and probably always will. I'm...
Forum: V8 Discussion 28-09-08, 02:05
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By vlcalais8
yeah she looks pretty stuffed, if I was you I'd...

yeah she looks pretty stuffed, if I was you I'd unbolt the rear muffler too. Turn it upside down and I bet you will hear all sorts of crap "sloshing" around. Might be time for a whole new system
Forum: V8 Discussion 24-09-08, 22:42
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By vlcalais8
dodgy exhaust component on any car will affect...

dodgy exhaust component on any car will affect how it runs, if its really blocked you might of even noticed the engine temp up lately?
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 21-09-08, 03:25
Replies: 10
Views: 845
Posted By vlcalais8
You could always take your existing rack and get...

You could always take your existing rack and get it reco'd at a power steering/gearbox shop last time I checked about a year ago it was about 140 to get done but most probably different places will...
Forum: V8 Discussion 21-09-08, 03:08
Replies: 17
Views: 3,785
Posted By vlcalais8
Don't forget the rest of your mods and...

Don't forget the rest of your mods and strengthening of diff, gearbox etc etc you'll need a good ignition system, good fuel delivery system, toughened box, nice strong diff, then you got things like...
Forum: V8 Discussion 20-09-08, 01:23
Replies: 23
Views: 1,669
Posted By vlcalais8
Q: fat lot of good that is with out tags mate...

Q: fat lot of good that is with out tags mate what a waste of time. my guts are still hurtin from laughing at you. good luck getting 5 bucks i recon 02-Sep-08
A: i feel sorry for you , i would...
Forum: Other Car Discussion 04-09-08, 14:35
Replies: 44
Views: 2,245
Posted By vlcalais8
The bosses work hack, 92 Hyundai Excel, see its...

The bosses work hack, 92 Hyundai Excel, see its actually not a bad car but the condition is a shocker - front window stuck shut, glovebox hangs open, front wheel bearing that sounds like a school...
Forum: VL Non-Turbo Discussion 04-09-08, 14:21
Replies: 19
Views: 1,103
Posted By vlcalais8
hey welcome mate just to let you know you have...

hey welcome mate just to let you know you have entered the car world now, you need $$$ for rego, insurance, mods, fixes, maintenance, possible accidents (hopefully that doesnt happen), petrol,...
Forum: Other Car Discussion 03-09-08, 15:07
Replies: 22
Views: 1,158
Posted By vlcalais8
my view is if it wasnt for Holden there'd be no...

my view is if it wasnt for Holden there'd be no HSV so HSV cars are Holdens modified by HSV
Forum: V8 Discussion 30-08-08, 01:08
Replies: 11
Views: 1,001
Posted By vlcalais8
nice toughened up trimatic should be ok, but the...

nice toughened up trimatic should be ok, but the turbo box will be stronger although it will sap more HP to get turning. VL Borgwarner LSD should hold up very well as long as its built right, not...
Forum: V8 Discussion 28-08-08, 22:50
Replies: 16
Views: 1,054
Posted By vlcalais8
yeah still have the calais that wont be going...

yeah still have the calais that wont be going anywhere any time soon, as for the water pump a bit of blue or grey silicon will be fine, its not expensive only 6-7 bucks a tube, they are both...
Forum: V8 Discussion 28-08-08, 15:50
Replies: 16
Views: 1,054
Posted By vlcalais8
Who?

Who?
Forum: V8 Discussion 28-08-08, 00:31
Replies: 16
Views: 1,054
Posted By vlcalais8
good idea its pretty easy too and remember summer...

good idea its pretty easy too and remember summer is coming up so best thing to do is have the whole cooling system up to scratch
Forum: V8 Discussion 23-08-08, 02:14
Replies: 11
Views: 1,027
Posted By vlcalais8
You know when your donk is out of oil while...

You know when your donk is out of oil while driving when the temp shoots up and it looses lots of power, once that happens its pretty much rebuild time something is sure to stuff up
Forum: V8 Discussion 23-08-08, 02:10
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By vlcalais8
Apparently the 304's are roughly 50 KG's lighter,...

Apparently the 304's are roughly 50 KG's lighter, something to do with Group A racing. Not sure if its the cars or the motors themselves
Forum: V8 Discussion 09-08-08, 19:42
Replies: 42
Views: 13,476
Posted By vlcalais8
lol unfortunately Ive seen it done plenty of...

lol unfortunately Ive seen it done plenty of times, even to a nice 71 camaro 350 chev. The bloke chucked in a big cam nothing else and sat there scrathing his head in wonder as to why this thing was...
Forum: V8 Discussion 07-08-08, 22:41
Replies: 42
Views: 13,476
Posted By vlcalais8
Also like other have mentioned its mostly in the...

Also like other have mentioned its mostly in the set up, everything has to work together ie cam, heads, intake, carb/ ecu + injectors, extractors, zorst etc etc the list goes on. You get some bone...
Forum: V8 Discussion 06-08-08, 23:32
Replies: 42
Views: 13,476
Posted By vlcalais8
Wonder how a stock RB30T in an auto low geared...

Wonder how a stock RB30T in an auto low geared 1600KG car would pull :o any way also think about a small stall converter, nothing too big say 2500-2800 this should get things going better off the...
Forum: V8 Discussion 01-08-08, 23:08
Replies: 42
Views: 13,476
Posted By vlcalais8
Just chucked a stock exhaust back on my car from...

Just chucked a stock exhaust back on my car from a 2 1/2 inch (with usual mods like cam, heads, intake, pacies etc etc), really can't be bothered tip toeing around the cops anymore and the power and...
Forum: V8 Discussion 29-07-08, 13:08
Replies: 6
Views: 1,134
Posted By vlcalais8
A simple wet and dry compression test will reveal...

A simple wet and dry compression test will reveal if its the valves or not, double check your ignition coil, each spark plug lead (using an ohm meter), double check dizzy cap and rotor button as well...
Forum: V8 Discussion 24-07-08, 20:50
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By vlcalais8
just rebuild the trimatic with steel servo piston...

just rebuild the trimatic with steel servo piston and some tougher gear plus a shift kit mod to the valve body, chuck in a higher stall and enjoy the difference
Forum: V8 Discussion 24-07-08, 20:48
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By vlcalais8
Sounds like he either put in richer secondary...

Sounds like he either put in richer secondary rods, pulled up the rod hangers or he's backed off the secondary flap tension a tad. If he's chucked in the richer rods more fuel is being dumped for the...
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