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Old 12-04-08, 09:34   #1
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|| MEANVN WAGON || L7s fTW

NAME: David
MODEL: 1989 s1 VN Commodore Wagon(executive)
COLOUR: blue with green/gold pearl highlights
BODYKIT: VX Clubsport, GRPA bonnet scoop, vz ss flutes
ENGINE TYPE: pre ecotec 3.8ltr v6 s1
ENGINE MODS:70mm t/b,V8 CAI ,reprogramed memcle (was blown with m90 power)
POWER: enough for a wagon (for now)
EXAUST: 2.5inch redback exhaust with cat & turbo muffler
GEAR BOX: a strong stage 2 auto
DIFF: strong 3.08
BRAKES: gridlock and pbr
SUSPENSION: dobsens superlows and ultimate lowered shocks to match
heavy duty sway bar and new rubbers
WHEELS/TYRES: 19z tak legends with 245 nankangs ultra sports 2
INTERIOR: vs s2 statesman dash with caprice roof, full vr statesman
bcm and loom, front vn calais, rear vs s2 berlina with rear arm rest
and head rests 60/40 split retrimed in black leather/blue stitching/hsv logos on all seats
OTHER MODS: ongoing (soon to be released)
STEREO:jvc dvd/tv,7inch lcd (indash)3 pairs 6.5inch soudstream components
2 pairs 6by9 inch soundstream, 2 eqs.farad cap, 2g wiring,
2 4ch amps(jaycar)2 x 750, 1 mono amp, 2 x 12s L7s kicker solobaric subs
2 x 4 way distributor block, dry cell battery
BUILD PERIOD: 12 months so far (ongoing)
COST: ongoing
FUTURE MODS: more stereo going in, suspension bagged later,
custom seats with monitors in heads rest, sunroof, car-puter installation,355stroker maybe twin turbo

CONTACTS: myself

BEFORE 14 MONTHS AGO



NOW





New interior



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Old 04-11-08, 17:37   #2
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just some updates




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Old 07-11-08, 17:48   #3
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VT seats are in as a test fit and look good sa far,, next is to cover them..



you can see the brackets i made up to fit them,,worked out well

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Old 07-11-08, 17:55   #4
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It's definately come a long way... but gees... only some people are going to be on the same wavelength.

Are those seat covers?
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Old 07-11-08, 18:00   #5
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I like it, needs an 8 though
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Old 07-11-08, 20:50   #6
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will probably have an 8 in it sometime,, i work for ultimate auto trim ,, they are seat covers,,, some are 50/50 on em.. but there just for our backsides lol
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Old 07-12-09, 20:35   #7
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statesman rear


my rear






and some fancey seat throw overs lol

and i have coverd all the interior plastics in black velour
also i still need to cover the back seat frame soon in the grey on the floor.


here it is
caprice rear seat moded to fit wagon frame
will cover the metal frame with some material later on
once i choose a colour i will use through out the rear section




VERDE SCORPIONS


AND THE v8 IN ATLAST
Looksie What Turned UP
just have to paint the sananab blue lol


trying to get a good pic of the little fuse cover and strut caps

[img]http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l152/nedwob1/new%20vn/DSCF4234.jpg
and the caprice front on


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Old 08-12-09, 07:10   #8
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thats lookin better mate!
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Old 08-12-09, 12:37   #9
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that looks 100x better
should be tuff as when its all painted
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Old 08-12-09, 16:25   #10
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thanks guys im happy with it so far just waiting on the tailgate to be done and some paint soon
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God, it's turned from the ugliest wagon in to something that's kinda cool! Love the front on it. You've done a lot of work to it, well done.
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Old 12-12-09, 14:02   #12
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PROGMH i think i have to agree this build is what was originaly planned but at the time stato/caprice parts were hard to find at the right price but its getting there
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Old 30-12-09, 20:06   #13
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well im happy andrew (BUDWIZER) come over today in the scoring sun (yes we are 2 lobsters) as he took out the old heater box
like so

master at work

and in with the new climate control

also we put in the 2nd glove box



then i had some fun painting the bannanas blue and put the CAI back on



also fixed the front passenger door ( it opens now)
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Old 31-12-09, 00:10   #14
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Old 05-01-10, 18:32   #15
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well more work today =D>
i replaced the drivers side spot light and while i was at it i installed the clear altezza headlights and indicators. :-D









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Old 14-01-10, 19:31   #16
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just some more ha ha



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Old 14-01-10, 19:57   #17
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that is hands down the uglyiest wagon when it was blue.
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Old 14-01-10, 20:03   #18
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Now that looks trick!
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Old 14-01-10, 20:34   #19
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will look sick when its all painted mate. top work
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that is hands down the uglyiest wagon when it was blue.
jelous much? lol i like the blue
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Old 23-01-10, 19:43   #21
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some progress pics more 2 come



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Old 26-01-10, 13:28   #22
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put the side strips on and cleaned the wheels


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Old 26-01-10, 14:48   #23
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that looks 50times better that before with the vx body kit
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Old 26-01-10, 15:46   #24
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looks great.
nice work
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Old 26-01-10, 20:07   #25
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thanks guys. i like the look of the caprice 100x better than the vx kit that was on it
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