Al’s Holden VZ Commodore is a great example of a budget LS build. Not lavish in any one area it shows you can piece together a quick street V8 without a huge outlay.
One of only 28 VZ Executive models sold with a factory 6L, Al has performed much of the work on the car himself.
2006 Holden VZ Commodore Executive (factory V8)
GM L76 6L V8 engine
Hand ported LS3 cylinder heads
Howards hydraulic roller camshaft
LS3 inlet manifold
Genie 1 7/8in extractors, twin 3in exhaust
TCI 3200rpm stall converter, 4L65E trans by Hi-Flow
Truetrac LSD, Motive 4.11:1 gears
Pump 98-ron unleaded fuel, MT 235mm street radials
Power: 315kW / 422hp @ wheels
Built at home, driven to and from the track
Heathcote Park Raceway, Australia – February 2016