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Old 05-06-06, 13:07   #1
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Location: Adelaide, east
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Vl Calais Turbo 5spd

Hi lads and ladies,
I finally got some pics together of my baby.
I have owned her for about 2 and a half years. Mechanically she is pretty stock,
which is they way i like it. She will be up for sale late next week for $8000.
She has only done 126000 kms.

Love to read your comments. Cheers.

Engine - 3.0 turbo (RB30ET)
Type: Conventional, watercooled, four-stroke, reciprocating piston type.
Capacity: 2.962 Litres (181 cubic inches)
Cylinders: Six
Configuration: Front mounted, longitudinal, inline
Head design: Pushrod and rocker actuated Overhead Camshaft with two valves per cylinder
Turbo: Water cooled Garrett AiResearch T3 turbocharger @ 9 psi
Fuel system: Electronic fuel-injection
Bore and stroke: 86 x 85mm (3.39 x 3.35 inches)
Power output: 140kw (201 bhp) at 5600rpm
Torque: 296Nm (2181 lbs/ft) at 3200rpm
Compression ratio: 7.8:1
Bosh BOV, adjustable boost.

Front: Kmac, Linear rate front springs, Koni shocks
Rear: Progressive rate coil springs, adjustable panhard rod, double-acting dampers and stabiliser bar,
gas pressure dampers, fuel tank guard.

289mm diameter front and 230mm solid rear disc brakes plus Girlock's finned Corvette-style callipers
Bosh Qik Stop pads

Borg Warner 4 pinion 28 spline LSD 3.45:1.

Calais plush velour grey
Momo race, 350mm
Autometer Boost gauge
Pioneer deck; 50x4 output, pioneer 3way 6x9ís
Greddy turbo timer

17 in WH HSV Grange with 235/45 Generic rubber

Performance when new:
Top speeds in gears
Calais 5speed manual
1st (3.58:1): 54km/h (34mph)
2nd (2.08:1): 94km/h (58mph)
3rd (1.36:1): 143km/h (89mph)
4th (1.00:1): 195km/h (121mph)
5th (0.76:1): 218km/h (135mph)
Elapsed time 0-100km/h 7.8 seconds
Standing 400 metres 15.5
(source 'wheels' magazine, February 1987)

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Old 25-07-06, 17:33   #2
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haha did you sell this?

How much did you get for it if you dont mind me asking
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Old 25-07-06, 18:14   #3
805fwhp/ 34psi/ pump fuel
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Location: Adelaide, City
Car: 805 fwhp VLCT, BA XR8 Supercharged/Intercooled 340rwkw
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why dont u come out this friday night for a drive. would like to see it in the flesh.
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