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VB to VL series

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Modified VC SL 4.2L V8

Here is Greg's modified VC SL station wagon. Mods include: 253, Extractors, Rochester Quadrajet 4 Barrel Carb, Mild Cam, Yella Terra Heads, L34 Valves, Celica 5 Speed, 278 Diff, Brock Suspension, CD Player, amp + subwoofer.

Modified VL Calais

Here is Clinton's modified VL Calais.

Modified VL Wagon

Here is Andrew's VL 5 litre wagon, it has Walkinshaw rims, 330mm front discs with twin piston calipers, Bilstien shocks, Quadrant springs, the motor has the lower half of a VL Brock cold air intake (the under bonnet bit which cuts through the firewall), auscar cam, balanced, ported heads, rollar rockers, Grp A valves, extractors, the dizzy has been regraphed and is now mechanically advanced only. The auto is standard except for the 2,500 stall convertor, I still run 3.08 diff gears and a single wheeler which is not much good for dragging, my only trip to Calder saw a 14.63 with plenty of wheel spin. As the dollars become available it will change to a turbo lsd diff.

Modified VB

Here is Michael's pride and joy, a 1980 5.0Litre VB Commodore. It has a VK SS body kit, VK tail & front lights. He has just finished building the motor which is a blue 308. The engine has Yella Terra Heads, Mild Cam, Roller Rockers, 4 Barrel Quadrajet Rochester Carby, H/E Ignition. Other mods include LSD Diff, with a 700 Turbo gearbox, Goodrich 14" 245 tyres, CD player, 400 Watt amp, subwoofers run off amp, 280 Watt rear speakers (no amp input) and 200 Watt front speakers (no amp input).

Modified VH

This is Chris's ex-pursuit/chaser 1984 VH 5 Litre Commodore. It's powered by a 308 (bored 60 thou, L34 Heads, Crow cam, Edelbrock Performer Manifold, double row timing chain, high volume oil pump, brock cold-air intake, twin 14" thermo fans, extractors and 2.5" Exhaust), Shift kitted and strengthened Trimatic with 2000 stall, 3.08 LSD, FE2 Suspension, 14x7" mags with 235/60 Eagers, SAAS steering wheel, Kenwood/Pioneer sound system, alarm and rear spoiler. It runs low 14 second quarters.

Modified VL Turbo Modified VL Turbo

Here is Lui's VL Turbo.

VH Rally VH

Here are some good VH pics from Brett.


Here is Tim's VL.


Here is Rob's VC SL/E.


Here is Luciano's stock standard late 1987 VL Commodore with 3.0L 6 cylinder non-turbo and auto gearbox. He has a 2.5 inch exhaust system and 2 inch extractors, a cold air induction modification (larger throttle air system which ends up in a sports air filter). He has a customised interior red/black, with momo sports steering wheel and with a big sound system: a Pioneer 6CD stacker, a Sony Xplod 400w subwoofer fitted in parcel shelf, and a pair of Sony Xplod 4 way 220w speakers running from a sony Xplod amplifier.

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Luciano's VL Commodore - Stage 3: Lowered with Pedders (Sports Ryder) at the front, and the back with Pedders (Comfort Gas) and lowered King Springs, Grp A body kit, front spoiler, rear skirt. Also Vs SS side skirts, Lee rear spoiler (lip), Calais stop lights, Grp A grill + Consworth style bonnet vents (for air filter) painted in VT golden colour (Tiger Mica), extractors, with sports exhaust 2.5" all the way with Super Flow Turbo muffler & high flow cat converter and ending in a 4inch droopy pipe, custom one piece V8 tail shaft, new lower arm bushes, new upper arm bushes, new tie ends, new ball joints, reconditioned power steering rack, interior red & black, with nearly new black carpet, Nikken racing sports pedals and custom made parcel shelf by JB HiFi to fit a pair of 6X9 Sony X-Plod 4 way 230W speakers (are ported ) and a 10" Sony X-Plod subwoofer 400W running from a CDX-C6800X head unit (CD/MD changer control), Sony as well, Audioline Splits and Audioline 4 channel 600W amp; car alarm with central locking, and sports steering wheel is Authentica (red & black).



Here is Janene's 1987 Holden Commodore Berlina. It has a std 3.0L EFI engine, but has been lowered and fitted with a sports exhaust system. It has 15" Auscar Racing Rims with 215 60 15 Bridgestone V'Grids most of the time, with 16" VT Calais Rims some of the time. She uses it in Motorkhana's here in QLD.


Here is Rob's VL wagon.


Here is Ben's VK GTS.



Here is Adriaan's VB SLE. ENGINE: Type: Holden V8, Capacity: 253", Induction: Holley 390, Heads: Stock - Ported and over sized valves, Cam: Crow + Peter Jackson Timing Gears, Ignition: Points, Exhaust: Custom 2.5". DRIVELINE: Trans: Holden 4 Speed, Diff: Holden LSD. SUSPENSIONS & BRAKES: Springs: Pedders Springs Front and Back, Shocks: Pedders SportsGas Front and Back, Front Brakes: Vented & Slotted DBA Discs, Rear Brakes: DBA Discs. WHEELS & TYRES: Wheels: Holden HSV VX GTS 17 x 8", Tyres: Hankook Ventus K102 235/45/17, Paint: Holden Metallic Blue

VK Berlina

Here is Donald's 1986 VK Berlina fuel injected black 202 - bored out 30 thou, crow cam, K & N pod air filter, flat top pistons, yella terra roller rockers, kmac adjustable front end, metallic red rocker cover w/202 insignia, extractors and 2 1/2" sports exhaust, lowered diff gears, air horn, nolathane strut bar, kenwood head unit, kenwood 6" fronts and 6x9" rears, kenwood 500W amp, pioneer 12" sub, respray and "stock-as-a-rock" bodywork (my girlfriend's father is a panelbeater) and 17" VX SS wheels w/235s.


Here is Andrew from New Zealand's VL Commodore. Its a 2.0ltr 5speed, lowered on 17" CSA's with 235/45's on it. I put a pod filter and tints on and it has an rx7 exhaust system so it sounds pretty sweet. Its got some sounds in it too, pioneer headunit plus pioneer front and rear 6x9's and tweeters, also has a rockford fosgate 12" sub by a sony amp.

VK Calais

Here is Leigh's (member of the Commodore Owners Car Club of S.A.) VK Calais. It features a 5L v8 auto, 3inch exhaust, extractors, K&N air filter, holley 600 dp, clarion dxz735mp player, clarion rear speakers, mb quart front splits, clubsport mags, lowered, sports suspension, alarm/immobiliser, sports steering wheel. That's it so far and I'm only 16 still in yr 11 at school cheers.

VL Berlina

Here is Lee's 1987 VL Berlina. It features 18" Momos.

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