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Old 06-05-08, 11:19   #1
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Name:
Andrew
Model:
'97 VS Caprice
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Colour:
Solid White over Metallic Grey
Bodykit:
Series 3 Front Skirt
Engine Type:
Was Originally A V6, But Converted To 5.8lt
Engine Mods:

Built By PAVTEK
- VT 5.0 Litre V8 engine
- Harrop 355ci 5.8L Stroker Crankshaft
- Crane 286 Cam
- Hot tanked, R & R Cam bearings
- Line hone main tunnels
- 2 Bolt Main Stud Kit, Bore & Torque plate Hone
- Deck Block to Square
- 9.8:1 Compression Ratio
- Romac Steel Balancer
- Moly Rings
- Pacemaker Extractors
- Groove Lifter Bores
- VS HSV GTS 24lb 775 Injectors (Sonic Injection Reco)
- ICE 9mm Leads, Irdium Spark Plugs
- Rollmaster Double Row Timing Chain Kit
- PWR Heavy Duty Transcooler
- Dominator 3500 Stall
- Custom Memcal By Electronic Automotive

Parts
- Fan Belts x3
- Top/ Bottom Radiator Hoses
- Heater Hose Kit
- Colder Thermostat
- Oil Sensor
- Temp Sensor
- Temp Sender
- Ignition Coil
- Water Pump
- Engine Mounts
- Breather Filters

Power:
206rwkw with Standard Manifold
Exhaust:
- Pacemaker Extractors into
- Twin 2 1/2" pipes
- Twin cats
- Cross-Over section
- Balance Pipe
- Short, Straight thru mufflers
- Twin 2 1/2" pipes
- Into Twin Rear Resonators
Gearbox:
3500 Hi Stall, Stage 2 Shift Kit, PWR Transcooler
Diff:
Rebuild LSD and tighten with 4.11 Gears
Brakes:
Standard
Suspension:
has had kings lows, super lows, ultra lows, pedders BMW and now on live axel cut springs
Interior:
Grey Leather
Other Mods:
580 cca battery
Stereo:
Pioneer H/U with 15" MTX Sub
Build Period:
owned the car 5 years.
Cost:
20+
Defects:
2
Future Mods:
- Rebuild/ Strengthen Auto
- Dual Plain Manifold, 4 barrel t/body







The Donor Car.
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Old 10-06-08, 02:21   #2
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been reading up on this on VSS, fcuking love it
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Old 10-06-08, 14:05   #3
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Thats pretty cool mate !! nice work with conversion.
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Old 10-06-08, 14:41   #4
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Is the second line on the dyno graph torque or fuel?
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Old 10-06-08, 16:45   #5
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been reading up on this on VSS, fcuking love it
yeah been posting on alot of forums so if any one wants to attempt something like ive done but has alot of question, least they can ask someone.

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Thats pretty cool mate !! nice work with conversion.
haha thanks man, come along way from a jacked up v6

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Is the second line on the dyno graph torque or fuel?
line with the nice power curve is kW. other line is torque. electronic auto said the hi stall converter stuff up the reading, but 700nm of torque sounds about right.
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Old 15-07-08, 18:06   #6
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looks good andrew, we share the same rims now bout time u finished the conversion, seen it out front of cinemas a month back....
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Old 15-07-08, 21:00   #7
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this has to be one of my favourite statos.. *** love this thing.. nice look and power package.. got any more pics?
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Old 07-08-08, 12:26   #8
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thanks boys, couple pics




The Engine.




























The Exhaust







The Interior

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Old 07-08-08, 14:43   #9
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please change the manifold and let that motor breathe!
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Old 12-08-08, 11:52   #10
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on the list, but first rebuild auto.

harrop/ TP dual plain, 4 barrel throts, new tune = $2500 mark
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Old 12-08-08, 23:11   #11
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harrop/ TP dual plain, 4 barrel throts, new tune = $2500 mark[/QUOTE]

Yep, thats the price you $$$pay$$$ for performance

btw tuff looking car, looks the same like mine
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Old 12-08-08, 23:17   #12
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please change the manifold and let that motor breathe!
ahmen! lol
the dyno graph would look the way it does because the motor wants to be set free!
would be a different car with a new manifold
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Old 20-08-08, 10:45   #13
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ahmen! lol
the dyno graph would look the way it does because the motor wants to be set free!
would be a different car with a new manifold
for the time being i just want it to look like a stock 5lt so i dont get hassled by cops as much. when i get off my P's (nov) ill do the manifold. and the figures it pulled are good for the standard **** manifold.
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Old 20-08-08, 11:11   #14
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yeh they are fantastic figures, im very jealous. This car is awesome
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