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Taillight tinting removal?

Any pointers for removing taillight tinting, if at all possible? A previous owner of one of my babies thought this delightfully tasteful modification might be a good idea. I disagree. I'd really love to avoid replacing the lenses altogether.

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Oil pressure problem

Yo people
Does any one no how to unblock a suction screen on a VS commodore with out taking off the sump. I think this is the problem. Any help would be great.
Cheers.

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VN commodore electrical problem help please?

my VN commodore lost all power the other day as I was driving with my headlights on (hadnt driven with headlights on for a really long time b4 that),..battery drained and car stopped . Dash light for battery doesnt light up ,..bulb isnt blown.
Recharged the battery and put it back in and have done over 500k no problems - but I reckon that when I try to use the headlights again I'm gonna have the same problem.
Can someone please help a dumb girl figure out what the problem is please?

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Gumball3000 Rally 2004. Insane driving.

I downloaded these video's last nite... insane stuff...
Nutty rich doods in expensive automobiles going hammer and tongs.

Not for Dialuppers though, each movie is in excess of 200Mb.
Playable through windoze media player with the right codec.

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vn springs

Does anyone know if the FE2 BT1 springs for the vn's are any lower than standards. I'm setting up a rally car and i dont want to sacrifice to much clearance.

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Parts For Sale

Mallory Twin Point Dizzy, suit 253 - 308, excellent condition: $70. Mallory Coil: $70. Holley Carbie, 650 double pumper spread bore, good condition: $170. Holden Commodore Wagon Diff, drum brake, good condition, suit VB to VK: $40. Aussie 4 speed 6Cyl M20, excellent condition: $200. HQ Heavy Front & Rear sway bars: $40. HQ - WB Chrome Sill Strips, good condition: $30. 4 Wheels, 14x7, suit HQ to WB, with 1 new retread: $80. Holden V8 253 - 308 Starter Motor, good condition: $40. Holden Commodore VC 12 Port Head, off blue motor, suit recondition: $30. Pics at, www.holdenparts.tk/, Mail-kanga110@yahoo.com, Newcastle.

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Mixture

Can anybody out there let me know what the mixture setting is on a standard Stromberg Carby on a 186 as my motor is running rich , Motor has been Rebuilt not long ago IE Rebore/new Pistons/Rings ETC or could it be something else as it seemed fine prior to Build, For some reason i seem to have it in my head that you fully screw in mixture screw then back it off one or to times. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance

Camel 1 PA

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trying to date holden body badge and id plate

Trying to date an id plate from an old vehicle from a farm. Holden body badge seems to be the first style designed but cant find any info on the id plate. It is as follows:
HOLDEN'S
BODY E2176
CHEV.CAB
SERIES M
JOB No
Thanks in advance

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VN auto into VR manual

Can anyone advise me of problems etc that I may encouter if I try to replace my manual gearbox in my VR V6 ute with an auto out of a VN. I don't want to use a VR as the electronics associated with this gearbox would make the conversion difficult. Thanks, Phil.

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Valiant

Hi all, Looking for Valiant info for a friend. Anyone know any site on them

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Location

G'day rusty, is it possible to create anouther node for location in posts ?? ( like the engine node, but with cities / states listed instead of engines ) would make it alot easier for people selling items.

also, what forum engine are u using ?

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valve stem clearance

Hey guys,
im new to this site and was just wondering if anyone knows the valve stem clearance for a vn v6 commodore 91 model.
cheers Deano

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rust prevention

just after anyones experience or views on e.r.p.s {electronic rust prevention systems}, the ones that run off your battery . I have seen a few of these advertised and wondered what there like. are they worth the 400-500 bucks to buy and are there better ones than others. just trying to keep the kingy for many more years. cheers mark.

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mr no bodge jobs

Hi There, Im the owner of the website nobodgejobs.com I have just read some comments that were made about my web site. I would like to say that it was fixing other peoples stuff up that drove me to do something about it. It is very scary about what really goes on out there and how qualifications mean stuff all. Like it was mentioned any moron can open a mechanic shop, but even worse is the fact that they can repair a majorly damaged car and slap some bog on it spray some body deadner underneath and away it goes.

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New VZ Commodore

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I just received this from my brother earlier today and though I'd post it up. This is the new mag from the VZ series SS Commodore. Notice anything interesting about the indicator light?

Webber

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Holden Drover

G'Day all
Just wanted 2 know what ppl thought about a 1984 Holden Drover?
I saw 1 today that i might buy for a run around car. The car lot is asking $1990 but with any luck i will get it for less.
Was there any specific things i should be looking for with this model? Is that price any good? Any help would be great thanks.

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wotchamacallit wheels

the other day someone on here was after these wheels ( l forget what they are called, they are like peanuts but have 8 circle holes )anyway l have 2 of em if they are interested

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No Bodge Jobs!!!!

Finally Some ledgend is doin something about not gettin shafted. I just found this site www.nobodgejobs.com they are settin up a site for blokes like me who want find a business where things are done properly! They even visit these workshops too see for themselves the quality of the work. I just got off the phone to this bloke cos he needs help finding good repaires, gave him a couple of names of people who had worked on me Eh Ute recently. CHECK IT OUT!!!!!!

cheers James.

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VN Wiring diagram (Stereo)

HI,
Just wondering if anyone could help me out, ive got a 1989 VN Berlina.. and i have recently taken a stereo out, and i am about to replace it with a new one, i just dont know which colours mean what. If anyone could help me, much appreciated :)
ipk086

--Holdens, a man's best friend.--

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