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Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 28-08-19, 16:51
Replies: 159
Views: 20,443
Posted By tubular2
i still have my vl, been in the shed for to long...

i still have my vl, been in the shed for to long now mucking around trying to make my holset turbo fit lowmount, finally just got atop mount so will see if that works. just rebulit and reinstalled my...
Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 19-12-16, 20:13
Replies: 7
Views: 5,514
Posted By tubular2
and yes this did work. i have now removed...

and yes this did work. i have now removed windscreen two times with out having to cut out the rubber. just had to trim 10mm off one side of the rubber to expose enough of the windscreen metal...
Forum: New Zealand 29-09-16, 04:47
Replies: 260
Views: 75,591
Posted By tubular2
thats looking great man. i especially like the...

thats looking great man. i especially like the super smooth intercooler pipework. very cool.
Forum: Technical Articles 10-09-16, 06:07
Replies: 56
Views: 46,334
Posted By tubular2
So now i have done the above and engine going...

So now i have done the above and engine going better. also found my ellerys manual and suggests same process for reinstalling cam BUT i have asked 3 mechanics and 2 out of 3 have said i need to check...
Forum: Technical Articles 02-09-16, 20:41
Replies: 56
Views: 46,334
Posted By tubular2
ha ah i thought that at first but then reckoned i...

ha ah i thought that at first but then reckoned i needed to consult google and find out what the process is. came back to calaisturbo ,thanks again this site has saved me heaps in $$$ for diagnostic...
Forum: New Zealand 25-06-15, 07:13
Replies: 7,401
Views: 774,764
Posted By tubular2
[QUOTE=outlawNZ;3063636][QUOTE=VL-Dan;3063403]:)...

[QUOTE=outlawNZ;3063636][QUOTE=VL-Dan;3063403]:) Any kiwi's out there actually using their VL's? :p


looking good alright. and whats that shiney set up comning out the bonnet? blo thru turbo v8?...
Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 22-03-15, 16:40
Replies: 7
Views: 5,514
Posted By tubular2
just for anyone out there in the same postion (...

just for anyone out there in the same postion ( as i have been ) with these bloomin exposed wire rubber laces to hold headlining in.

i happened across a panel beater who i shared this problem with...
Forum: New Zealand 20-01-15, 06:59
Replies: 7
Views: 6,834
Posted By tubular2
had a thought last night.I think i am going to...

had a thought last night.I think i am going to look for an automotive strip thats just rubber/plastic without wire through.
got guards off now just going to remove bonnet and boot and wipeback my...
Forum: New Zealand 19-01-15, 15:19
Replies: 7
Views: 6,834
Posted By tubular2
yeah its been a flippen nightare. seems that it...

yeah its been a flippen nightare. seems that it was that wire/rubber combo that holds the hood/piller lining in place that impairs the urethane from sealing properly. i am going with the vt/universal...
Forum: New Zealand 18-01-15, 06:16
Replies: 7
Views: 6,834
Posted By tubular2
hi jono in the effort of the the panel beater to...

hi jono in the effort of the the panel beater to suck as much funds out of me as possible ( on the hunt for the infamous leak ) he convinced me to weld that up. i dont want fans and blowers unless...
Forum: New Zealand 14-01-15, 16:19
Replies: 7
Views: 6,834
Posted By tubular2
berlina plus T long slow build

happy 2015 everyone .

finally got my stuff together to start a thread since my car is pretty much dismantled.

heres an over view of what i have done so far

owned for 7 years
5spd
cracked...
Forum: New Zealand 24-12-14, 05:13
Replies: 8
Views: 5,471
Posted By tubular2
sorry to hear that jono. many condolances...

sorry to hear that jono.

many condolances to you and family.
Forum: New Zealand 20-12-14, 09:28
Replies: 8
Views: 5,471
Posted By tubular2
Good luck and i hope for a good result

Good luck and i hope for a good result
Forum: New Zealand 18-12-14, 14:33
Replies: 8
Views: 5,471
Posted By tubular2
**** thats no good man. hope it turns out all ok ...

**** thats no good man. hope it turns out all ok for him.
i do have some extended family down there and if there was anything specific you needed help with just pm me your contact and i will get...
Forum: New Zealand 18-12-14, 14:19
Replies: 7,401
Views: 774,764
Posted By tubular2
yeah sorry bout that works been killer and with...

yeah sorry bout that works been killer and with kids off school i have only just had time to vacum all the garnet dust out of the interior.
i will try get some pics up after i give the exterior a...
Forum: New Zealand 12-12-14, 05:39
Replies: 7,401
Views: 774,764
Posted By tubular2
cheers, I have saved my car from the panel...

cheers, I have saved my car from the panel beaters----phhewww that was close to breaking me bank !!!
I do have quite a few photos of the process annd starting a thread on it is a good idea thanks. i...
Forum: New Zealand 28-11-14, 06:13
Replies: 7,401
Views: 774,764
Posted By tubular2
cheers for that gaz, some mean rust there...

cheers for that gaz, some mean rust there alright. will take these pics to the panel guy. also did you remove your dash to do the welding?
Forum: New Zealand 25-11-14, 15:15
Replies: 7,401
Views: 774,764
Posted By tubular2
ha ha what a sham cheers for the advice convert....

ha ha what a sham cheers for the advice convert. and i might need those pics as i have already ordered a rarespares item !!! rush of blood to the head !!!! or credit card !!!!

I love my vl...
Forum: New Zealand 25-11-14, 11:40
Replies: 7,401
Views: 774,764
Posted By tubular2
sad day for me today . my windsscreen cowel that...

sad day for me today . my windsscreen cowel that was supposedly repaired 3 years ago wasnt and is full of holes and bog !!!! f*****n sick of getting ripped off by c****s in the automotive industry....
Forum: New Zealand 21-11-14, 19:03
Replies: 260
Views: 75,591
Posted By tubular2
hi guys cheers for the response on this, i am...

hi guys cheers for the response on this,
i am onto my 3rd one already:( . (yes i had my window out now 4 times ((broke two on the way :mad: )) trying to sort this bloody leak.

have used my...
Forum: New Zealand 21-11-14, 05:40
Replies: 260
Views: 75,591
Posted By tubular2
far out thats low as already man. looks mean. i...

far out thats low as already man. looks mean.
i notice that you have got a different rubber for your front screen. i have been pulling my hair out at times over last few years with a leaking...
Forum: New Zealand 19-11-14, 05:26
Replies: 260
Views: 75,591
Posted By tubular2
primo !!!! good stuff going into your beast. ...

primo !!!! good stuff going into your beast.

be interested in 1/4 mile times with your turbo refitted.

i cant wait to have a drive around a track. only been passenger at powercruise : (
Forum: New Zealand 08-11-14, 06:52
Replies: 7,401
Views: 774,764
Posted By tubular2
heres some pics of my driveshaft loops and the...

heres some pics of my driveshaft loops and the state its in at moment

http://i.imgur.com/oc6d3OC.jpg


front driveshaft loop secured up next to handbrake and drivers side of tunnel...
Forum: New Zealand 30-10-14, 16:08
Replies: 7,401
Views: 774,764
Posted By tubular2
hey just wanted to say a big thanks from the...

hey just wanted to say a big thanks from the Taranaki Holden Club to all you guys who travelled from far and wide to be part of our first official club show.
We had great weather and a variety of...
Forum: New Zealand 24-09-14, 06:28
Replies: 208
Sticky: NZ VLT Register
Views: 79,587
Posted By tubular2
As far as I know they just sit under tarps slowly...

As far as I know they just sit under tarps slowly going up in value day by day.[/QUOTE]


and rusting into oblivion :eek:
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