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Profile Hits: 9198
Drivetrain Class: RWD
Engine Class: 6 Cylinder Turbo Charged
Rating: average rating is 2.81 from 21 Votes  (2.81)
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Ranking: 9/356 9 / 356
Average Rating
Ranking: 36/51 36 / 51
Drivetrain Class HP
Ranking: 39/75 39 / 75
Engine Class HP
Ranking: 9/10 9 / 10

General Information Car Directory
Vehicle: 1988 Holden Commodore VL Turbo ( More )
Location: Australia
Last Updated: 20th May, 2004
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RB20DETCALAIS's Comments:

I have owned this immaculate VL for 2 years now. It was bought as a non turbo factory 5 speed manual VL Calais. It is now powered by a Nissan RB20DET with all the work being carried out by Tony Rigoli Performance in Sydney.

Modification Listing

Microtech LT8 Computer

Exhaust System:

4" Dump Pipe, With 3" Straight Through Exhaust System


Respayed in 2Pac Marlin Blue, Rolled Rear Guards, 3 Autometer Gauges Mounted On Bonnet

Fuel System:

Malpassi Fuel Pressure Regulator, 700HP Bosch Fuel Pump, Mood Motorsport Custom Surge Tank

Intake System:

K&N Pod Filter


Momo Race Steering Wheel, Autometer Pro Comp Liquid Filled Silver Series Boost Gauge

Rolling Stock:

18"x7" Alba Bank Chrome Wheels

Stereo System:

Pioneer Head Deck, Splits & 6x9s


Pedders Shocks, Springs & Adjustable Pan Hard Rod


Mood Motorsport Front Mount Intercooler

Performance Statistics Top Rankings
Power Output: 210 wheel hp

Performance Comments:

The car is currently dynoed at 210 rear wheel horsepower. All it needs is a bigger turbo and injectors for 220+ KW at the wheels

Photo Album Members Gallery

VL Turbo's

VL Calais Turbo

New Wheels

VL Calais Turbo

Engine Bay

Low VL Calais Turbo

VL Calais Turbo

VL Turbo's

VL Calais Turbo
Readers Comments
Posted by: Fake_xu1 on April 1, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

That is one very nice car!!! immaculate is the word cool.gif great effort, if i could spare the money i would buy it in a heartbeat... just so u knew it went to a caring home thumbup.gif

Posted by: Fake_xu1 on April 1, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

Looks really sweet with the VS Senator wheels..... *wonder what they will look like on the torry?* cool.gif

Posted by: Rollin_AE102 on April 1, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

Very sweet car dude................ same as fake, if i could splash the cash it would be awesome.....

im jealous

Posted by: das_moogan on May 16, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

Mate, that is one hot calais. You can see the hours of work you've put into it, I take my hat off to ya. Nothing like a VL with a big intercooler hangin out the front!

Posted by: chucky on July 26, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

hey mate !! sweet ride!! printed out a pic of it for inspiration blink.gif haha i have just obtained a vl wagon 5 spd and got a price on an rb20det silver top but need some onfo on installation wondering if you have any hints? cheers man

Posted by: mr_esp_au on September 23, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

hey nice car i have done the same thing to mine but mine is a complete sleaper i have a typhoon xr6turbo intercooler vg30 ball bearing turbo running 13 psi boost with 4:11's at the wheels im getting 181kw which is good enough to pull on a xr6turbo with a stage 2 kit that runs 12.98

Posted by: twitch268 on December 8, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

sexy car man sick on looks the rims are choice now wat bout the owner! cool.gif

Posted by: Van454 on December 13, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

That's one sweet ride, and smart engine swap. Looks awesome. cool.gif

Posted by: GNETIX on February 2, 2005 [ Car Profile ]

thats one sik ride bro, apparently my ex has bought this exact car did u sell it to a chick bro just curious?

Posted by: calaisturbo on May 29, 2005 [ Car Profile ]

nice car man, u sold it???!!!????!! huh.gif u must have a sweet ride now if u sold it. u must of sold it 4 something betta,right wink.gif anyway sweet ride.calaisturbo

Posted by: steve_tdk on August 20, 2005


bro...this car is sick as... u did a good job u twat...GET A SKYLINE

Posted by: wishihadaVL on November 9, 2005

dont listen to that steve guy
imports have nothing on purebred holdens
ps why did u sell it?

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