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Old 29-12-04, 14:48   #1
STEALTHY
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Join Date: 13-12-04
Location: SA, Out Cruizin
Car: VP Calais International 5L 6SPD VP Berlina LX Wagon 5L 5SPD
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STEALTHYs VL UTE, RB20 Turbo

Name: 1OFAKND(plate) 1 of a Kind

Model: Was a VL SL station Wagon, now a Ute

Colour: Custom Red (similar to Permanent Red on the VL Group A)

Bodykit: VL Group A Front Bar, BOnnet scoop, side door panels removed

Engine: RB20DET (twincam turbo for those that didn't know)

Power: ???? Bout 180RWKW cause it kills my international!

Exhaust: stock from RB20 with custom Duel 4 inch dumpers located in centre of rear bar (in line with the number plate lights!)

Gearbox: R32 skyline heavy duty 5 speed.

Diff: stock open wheeler til i an afford the 28 spline axels with a spool.

Brakes: stock VL turbo

Suspension: 2.5inch lowered king springs all round, rest stock

Wheels/Tyres: 18inch ANZ SENSEI rims chromed, 17inch VS Senator rims Chrome dipped (depends what i'm runnin on the international)

Interior: Custom rear shelf in the standard VL grey colour, Berlina door trims, berlina dash, Custom chequer plate surrounds for glovebox and around steering coloumn, custom black centre console with silver overspray (also same on under glovebox), silver inserts in centre console (shifter surround, berlina add on), VP Calais seats, Fire extinguisher on trans tunnel (passenger side!

Stereo: JVC Deck, Fusion 6.5in fronts, Alpine 6x9s S seriers, DLS 12 inch sub and 2 channel amp in custom box!

Cost: $3,500 purchase, 10,000 in mods and reworking of body, including respray

Tyres Used: None, its only been built for 1 month or so!

Other Mods: Severe reworking of rear section, boot used to make rear panel (didn't want a swinging tailgate but can be modded to open, massive bracing to get an engineers certificate, still uses standard wagon rear lights, but tinted, Rear window is from a charade hatch (it just fits so perfectly), soft tonneau cover (studded type)

Build period: 8months so far

Future Mods: Maybe a full Aero Kit if i can find a set of the Pop up lights with the Aero centre

Thanks to: CURLY and the boys.




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Old 10-01-05, 22:21   #2
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mate you'll just need a calais front, then buy the aero/director grille for around 150 from holden to replace the middle section on the calais front.
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Old 10-01-05, 23:27   #3
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Cheers, didn't realise the centre could be changed!
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Old 11-01-05, 06:38   #4
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good job Stealthy! im actually makin one myself out of a wagon, but will look completely different to that one.

did u run into any major drama's building it?
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Old 12-01-05, 22:57   #5
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i like it, ive wanted a vl ute or panel van for a while now but i think the costs involved are a little too high for my budget
cant wait to see what yours will look like psi wagon....
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