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Old 21-09-07, 18:51   #1
Join Date: 16-07-02
Location: Melbourne
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'79 VB - V6 Conversion, Resprayed, VH SL/E Interior, on R8's - Lots of Pics -

Hey all, been a member on here for a while and thought why not throw some pics of my commodore up here since a few were spotted in TEMPAs thread....

She started life as a standard VB Commodore with no options and a vinyl interior and was originally painted atlantis blue, that same car is the one my parents owned secondhand from 1982 - 1999. Anyways, car has been resprayed, with a new everything just about being added and had power steering and air con fitted when she was a 202, although air con had to give way when the V6 went in as the budget didnt cover it

Although its taken along time its now at a level where im happy with it and i see it as something to be proud of.

Anyways enough of the crap enjoy the pics and specs

Name: Dave
Model: 1979 VB Commodore
Colour: Custom Blue Mix
Bodykit: Nil
Engine Type: Buick 3.8lt V6
Engine Mods: Stock ATM
Power: 125kw at the fly
Exhaust: Shortened VN Exhaust modded to fit and a hotdog
Gearbox: 4 speed automatic t700
Diff: VL V8 diff with 3.45s
Brakes: Disc all round, slotteds on front
Suspension: Lowered, King Springs, monroe shocks etc...
Wheels/Tyres: Was on Interceptors/VY S1 hubcaps then got the SL/E 15s blasted clean, and finally went to 18" VX R8s
Interior: Complete VH SL/E S2 Interior
Other Mods: Tinted windows etc..
Stereo: Big enough.
Build Period: Long time... small bits here and there...
Cost: lost count
Contacts: Thanks go out to dad for all his help with this whole build
Future Mods: get some money in the bank and go from there...

When it was on VY caps

Engine Bay


Lowered on sssl's on 15's

New Wheels

VK Mirrors

Ive since shined these up as they were quite dull straight outta the box!


Nolathane sticker is long gone was just as a bit of a laugh....

Hope you like the ol' girl
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Old 06-10-07, 21:46   #2
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Very nice mate, I always like to see a VB - VK commodore tastefully restored / modified

Well Done
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Old 06-10-07, 22:43   #3
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Location: SA, Port Pirie
Car: R33 Skyline [OUTCAST], WL Caprice and VX R8 Clubsport
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that looks sweet thats what i want my vh sle to turn out like but im painting it mexican fire (thats harlequin) any problems with police with it being that low???
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Old 07-10-07, 11:44   #4
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Location: VIC, Albury/Wodonga Region
Car: VZ HBD Calais 5.7, XR5 Turbo with the lot lol
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Welcome davoooooooo!!!!!!!!

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Old 11-10-07, 23:48   #5
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very nice mate
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