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Old 09-09-10, 18:57   #1
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my VL Calais Turbo genuine

Hi everyone, Just joined the VLcalais turbo clan I picked up it on the weekend needs some TLC but its a original calais turbo unmolested just what i wanted I have started to strip it to repaint it. It has genuine A8 block i want to retore it to its original condtion. The engine is going to a couple of mods done to it after its painted cant wait to start driving it.I want to post some pics but i cant yet so i will later on
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Old 10-09-10, 15:58   #2
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Old 10-09-10, 16:06   #3
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did you get it off fleabay? i seen an orig vlct on there last week, was cheap too if thats the one.
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Old 10-09-10, 16:39   #4
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Sounds good, what colour and specs is it?
Use tinypic.com to upload the pictures
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Old 10-09-10, 17:31   #5
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Hi all its all stock at the moment i am stripping it to repaint it i want it to look standard and maybe fiddle with the engine it was from flea bay LOL
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Old 10-09-10, 17:56   #6
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yeh we got that, but what colour, where did you find it, more car details pls
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Old 10-09-10, 17:59   #7
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As Russ said, we want details! LSD? what colour? what trim colour? how many Ks? 86, 87 or 88 model?
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Old 10-09-10, 18:21   #8
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ok cool all stock its red over silver with sadle trim it has 156000kms 86 model it has a lsd also.I have been looking for months especially a red one this came up so i grabbed it it needs work though i think i was lucky cause i wanted a genuine factory unit which this is all the numbers match A8 block turbo auto and LSD

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Old 10-09-10, 18:40   #9
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Old 13-09-10, 20:43   #10
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Old 14-09-10, 18:41   #11
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seen you towing it. good buy, i was next in line to snap it up if you didnt turn up lol
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Old 14-09-10, 20:37   #12
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LOL was i passing you in the ute. The mazda BT-50 is like a train pulling it up mount Ousley was a dream,I nearly didnt take it the guy was willing to return my deposit and all i got a little worried about the rust but spoke with panel shop who is doing the repairs and he said dont worry easily fixed .I had the screens removed today The rear screen only has a small amount of rust but the front is in need of some TLC
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Old 26-04-11, 20:28   #13
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i thought i would up oad some progress photos

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Old 26-04-11, 21:20   #14
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coming along nicely mate
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Old 11-05-11, 21:54   #15
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well here is the engine bay painted whoooooooooo hooooooooooooo
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Old 11-05-11, 22:05   #16
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Nice work cant wait to see the end result
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Old 13-05-11, 10:56   #18
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I suggest getting an alarm system put in before it's complete as there will be alot of eyes waiting for it to be finished before they pinch it happened to me
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Old 16-05-11, 20:37   #19
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I did buy it from Flea bay but over 10 months ago

mmmmmmmm yes this has crossed my mind on several occasions if they get from where it is they can have it

some more pics i took today

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Old 30-07-11, 23:23   #20
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Its been slow i have more pic

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Old 31-07-11, 13:48   #21
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that looks mint man, glad to see the progress
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Old 03-08-11, 20:23   #22
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Old 31-08-11, 20:30   #23
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Hey people i thought i would add some more progress pics
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Old 31-08-11, 21:02   #24
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Nice, coming along well. How's your rust in the windscreen?? Good, Bad??
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Old 02-09-11, 22:36   #25
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the rust was one of the reasons i nearly didnt buy the car but it was a genuine factory turbo so i took it i was looking for ages for a genuine one.The rear has a small spot but the front bad and the spare wheel well its all been cut out and repaired properly.
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