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 Post subject: Greetings
PostPosted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:24 am 
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Good morning from Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia and thanks for the add.

My 12/15 sold '16 Holden WN2 Caprice in Phantom Black with factory sunroof...this is my second one, my first was a '10 that I retired in 2015 with 180k miles. I use mine as a corporate livery limo sedan here and its much loved by my clients.

I also worked in holden dealers for 13yrs and know these pretty well. Happy to help out.

Cheers to you all.


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 Post subject: Re: Greetings
PostPosted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:24 am 
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Location: North Jersey
Great looking car, welcome!

I think I know the answer but lemme ask you...

There is no such thing as a "factory" blackout trim part for the Caprice, correct? I know the G8 and SS (I would imagine VE and VF commodore over there?) had them, but I never saw and would imagine don't believe the Caprice has one...

-J

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 Post subject: Re: Greetings
PostPosted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:34 pm 
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Location: Omaha, NE area
Not to cut in front of the new guy, but, Welcome to the group, Looking forward to your insight regarding Holden! There was a paint to match grill surround available for the Caprice. I had it painted to match along with the side repeaters and trunk lip spoiler.

Maurice

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2011 Caprice Phantom Black 9C3
2012 Impala 9C1
1995 9C1 Caprice
1996 GMC Sierra C1500
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 Post subject: Re: Greetings
PostPosted: Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:21 am 
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Joined: Tue Jun 13, 2017 4:35 am
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Location: Ottawa, ON Canada
Greetings from another Commonwealth Country! She is a beauty.

I do have one question. How has the supply of parts been? Although some part are available from the US, others, like those needed for center console conversions, are from Oz.

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 Post subject: Re: Greetings
PostPosted: Wed Aug 01, 2018 11:58 am 
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Location: Appleton, WI
Beautiful ride!

Jim

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