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Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 18-10-17, 08:22
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By Skinkis
Measure. Once you've measure your clearances,...

Measure.
Once you've measure your clearances, then you measure again.

Other than that, the obvious things like using quality parts, quality torque wrench, a clean work area and a good quality...
Forum: Western Australia 05-10-17, 08:28
Replies: 20
Views: 2,843
Posted By Skinkis
Mine's running, but waiting for a trigger kit to...

Mine's running, but waiting for a trigger kit to make it bettererer.
Keen once it's done though =)
Forum: For Sale - Drivetrain 27-09-17, 20:53
Replies: 8
Views: 1,888
Posted By Skinkis
Any updates on this at all?

Any updates on this at all?
Forum: Western Australia 03-06-17, 10:15
Replies: 743
Views: 67,915
Posted By Skinkis
Would it be accepted with an LS1 rather than the...

Would it be accepted with an LS1 rather than the LS3 under the bonnet perhaps?
Forum: Western Australia 15-04-17, 10:09
Replies: 20
Views: 2,843
Posted By Skinkis
Same here, realisticly atleast 2-3 months out. ...

Same here, realisticly atleast 2-3 months out.
I hate cars.
Forum: VL Non-Turbo Discussion 18-03-17, 09:25
Replies: 126
Views: 48,876
Posted By Skinkis
Go back to Repco with your receipt, ask for money...

Go back to Repco with your receipt, ask for money back, tell them you want a Japanese made GMB pump, not their China made home brand.
They're about the same money either way.
Forum: VL Turbos 26-02-17, 22:39
Replies: 55
Views: 16,131
Posted By Skinkis
Went out and snapped a few quick photo's. It...

Went out and snapped a few quick photo's.
It has now done about 700kms since build, and seems to be working alright, touch wood =)

The photos are, much like my driving, far from pro. Either way,...
Forum: VL Turbos 23-02-17, 08:27
Replies: 55
Views: 16,131
Posted By Skinkis
It's been a hectic month, that's for sure. ...

It's been a hectic month, that's for sure.

Car went back on the dyno a few days after it was started, it didn't quite perform as we wanted and didn't respond well to boost what so ever, it just...
Forum: Western Australia 23-02-17, 00:19
Replies: 9
Views: 9,244
Posted By Skinkis
I just ran an 11.38 @ 121mph with a 1.81 60' in...

I just ran an 11.38 @ 121mph with a 1.81 60' in my VL :)
Forum: For Sale - Drivetrain 21-01-17, 08:47
Replies: 8
Views: 1,888
Posted By Skinkis
So this will be similar to what is available...

So this will be similar to what is available through Ross Performance I guess?


Would be interested pending price.
Already have LS1 coil setup, and a Ross balancer, but would be keen on cam...
Forum: VL Turbos 13-01-17, 08:20
Replies: 55
Views: 16,131
Posted By Skinkis
Well, the car is running, great success, no rods...

Well, the car is running, great success, no rods out, no fuel leaks, no electrical fires.

Feels incredibly good hearing it running again after such a long time, and we had relatively small issues...
Forum: VL Turbos 09-01-17, 08:36
Replies: 55
Views: 16,131
Posted By Skinkis
Got some more work done yesterday. Got my last...

Got some more work done yesterday.
Got my last two hoses for the oil cooler sorted, so that's now all done.
Also fitted some knock sensors off a Falcon.

Sparky was there finishing off the last...
Forum: New South Wales 28-12-16, 00:07
Replies: 230
Views: 67,696
Posted By Skinkis
Geez, that looks sensational, what a wicked build!

Geez, that looks sensational, what a wicked build!
Forum: VL Turbos 27-12-16, 02:27
Replies: 55
Views: 16,131
Posted By Skinkis
Whilst waiting on the sparky to finish off the...

Whilst waiting on the sparky to finish off the loom, I assembled the seats and trial fitted the drivers seat to make sure it was all good with the new rails etc.

Quite chuffed with the seats,...
Forum: VL Turbos 21-12-16, 23:37
Replies: 55
Views: 16,131
Posted By Skinkis
Cheers guys! Pretty damn keen to get it...

Cheers guys!

Pretty damn keen to get it going now, it's been far too long since it's been on the road...
Forum: VL Turbos 20-12-16, 22:18
Replies: 55
Views: 16,131
Posted By Skinkis
Some more progress, this time with wiring. ...

Some more progress, this time with wiring.
Body loom is pretty much done with a new custom fuse box, the sparky has moved on to making the engine loom.
...
Forum: Engines, Turbos, Exhausts, Intercoolers 29-11-16, 08:10
Replies: 3
Views: 2,030
Posted By Skinkis
I've got mine bolted to the manifold next to the...

I've got mine bolted to the manifold next to the timing belt cover.

http://www1.garaget.org/gallery/images/4/3106/3106-256f32b3cf9789daad69f2c37fd29040.jpg
Forum: VL Turbos 28-11-16, 23:46
Replies: 55
Views: 16,131
Posted By Skinkis
Seats trimmed. That's pretty much the only...

Seats trimmed.

That's pretty much the only update I have.
Hoping to have it running around New Years, however wiring is still being done and that's out of my hands.

...
Forum: Drag racing/Track racing 25-09-16, 08:46
Replies: 5
Views: 2,352
Posted By Skinkis
Pending price, a 3.2 stroker could be of interest.

Pending price, a 3.2 stroker could be of interest.
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 21-08-16, 12:52
Replies: 10
Views: 1,586
Posted By Skinkis
Never ever add the costs up if you're building a...

Never ever add the costs up if you're building a car.

Ignorance is bliss for your sanity :)
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 28-07-16, 08:26
Replies: 12
Views: 1,311
Posted By Skinkis
If you're increasing the power and building a...

If you're increasing the power and building a fuel system on a 30-yr old car, it would probably be advisable to go through the whole lot and replace both pumps along with lines and filters. Would not...
Forum: VL Turbos 17-07-16, 21:34
Replies: 55
Views: 16,131
Posted By Skinkis
started making up a bracket for the Coulsen seats...

started making up a bracket for the Coulsen seats today.
Drivers side pretty much done.
Will have to do passenger side at a later stage as I need to start getting it ready for wiring.
...
Forum: VL Turbos 09-07-16, 11:51
Replies: 55
Views: 16,131
Posted By Skinkis
That's something I'll be doing once the wiring is...

That's something I'll be doing once the wiring is done and the interior goes back together :)
Forum: VL Turbos 05-07-16, 22:14
Replies: 55
Views: 16,131
Posted By Skinkis
Dash is pretty much done. Drilled some...

Dash is pretty much done.

Drilled some holes in an alloy plate.

http://www1.garaget.org/gallery/images/4/3106/3106-ba7f25e176f0f480b2156dc61e435757.jpg


All together. Sort of.
...
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Gearboxes, Diffs 15-06-16, 08:37
Replies: 2
Views: 1,782
Posted By Skinkis
Have a read of this PDF from Penrite, it goes...

Have a read of this PDF from Penrite, it goes through the basics and might make your choice a bit easier.
...
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