1985 Holden Calais Review
85 Vk Calais — It's a 85 VK Calais with a 92 VP SS injected 5ltr engine and all the running gear. It's as solid as a rock you can drive it hard as and it just takes it. The body is rust free for such an old car it's great and i want to keep it that way and the interior is flawless and completely original. Cost is not a issue it's a whole love thing don't enjoy modified cars then don't bother buying one. The fun part of this baby is going for nice hard drive through the Adelaide Hills and i can't wait to get it setup for Collingrove Hillclimb and Mallala race track.
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