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my old and new ute

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couple pics of my old ute (white one) and new one (purple)

the white one is a 1996 series 2 vs ute powered by a ecotec 3.8ltr v6 n/a 147kw 5spd

the purple is my new ride a 2007 vz svz ute powered by a 3.6ltr allotec ly7 190kw n/a 6spd

would like to do some engine mods but cant seem to find much info on the aftermarket parts for the ly7

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will only let me upload one pic so cant show new ute pic

Just make another post, it should let you upload another pic (unless it is too big).

I'd like to see it.

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i WISH WE COULD HAVE HAD A rwd 3800 POWERED vehicle

in the USA with a 5-speed manual.

Well there was the Camaro & Firebird but it would have been

awsome to have a 1987 Grand Prix or Regal with the 3.8 and

5-on-the-floor.

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i WISH WE COULD HAVE HAD A rwd 3800 POWERED vehicle

in the USA with a 5-speed manual.

Well there was the Camaro & Firebird but it would have been

awsome to have a 1987 Grand Prix or Regal with the 3.8 and

5-on-the-floor.

Welcome Sir!

They offered manuals in Grand Prix and Cutlass Supremes in 1988-1990, but they were not popular.

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98-R:

Yes I know but the 88-90 cars lacked two crucial things:

-RWD

-BOF

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hope fully that works this is me svz plans to dump it soon and a exhaust system ,sounds like a electric motor scooter atm

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Sweet rides, man. Definitely one of the few that make bright purple look so good. Welcome to C&G!

Hope GM brings these over soon.

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cheers guys,yer utes and wagons are the $h!,never owned a sedan nor do i plan to love me utes to much espicially in the wet :ph34r: cant see why gm didnt send em over years ago to you guys you reckon you'd have a strong enough market for em?

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Very cool! And it's got the CV8-R wheels!

I love those wheels.

As for the market here, yes I think they would do well.

But I'm a bit biased. :AH-HA_wink:

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Y'know...if the Ute ever comes to the US, I'd have a hard time chosing between Ignition, Redhot, and Morpheus. I really do like that purple.

Very nice ride, sir.

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couple pics of my old ute (white one) and new one (purple)

You danged Aussies get all the cool stuff!

:hissyfit:

Killer lookin utes, sure would like to see those sold here!

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Anyone over THERE slap elCamino badges on a ute?

There's more than a few GTOs here with Holden emblems. :P

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Welcome Sir!

They offered manuals in Grand Prix and Cutlass Supremes in 1988-1990, but they were not popular.

Manuals were offered in all W-bodies except the Regal. Unfortunately for our DOHC hating friend here, all the cars that could come with manuals either had the Quad4, 3.4 DOHC, or the 3.1 and 2.8 liter pushrod V6s. The pushrod V6es, while decent engines were boat anchors in cars this heavy. They were much more suited to the lighter J-bodies and A-bodies.

Where was never a 3800 powered W-body with a manual transmission.

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My eyes, oh God my eyes!!! :P Welcome to C&G! :smilewide:

Hey i thought you left.... i was posting an add in the wanted papers for a Holden Hater... i guess i can put that on hold for now.... :lol:

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How about you help us ship one or 46 up to the states? im sure i can find some buyers.... cough Camino cough cough

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