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Original owner, bought new August 2008, 88k miles. Engine repaired under partial GM warranty at 52k. Repairs included; new cam shaft, cam bearings, lifters, push rods, oil pump, water pump and all associated seals / gaskets. Overall, body / interior in good condition (non-smoker). New Goodyear GT tires (less than 500 miles), new lower control arms. Asking $15k or best reasonable offer.
 

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Title status? Pictures? Location?
 

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Thats Voodoo Blue in Australia. I have had one since new. I am surprised at the engine damage there though. Unheard of here. Mine is still like new. We also don't have the big snout on them. They tried to sell off the remaining G8 fronts here in a small run but you don't see any around.
 

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L76 used in our cars are known to drop lifters and wiping out the motors. This looks like one that had that happen.
 

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Isn’t that the same engine in (L76) Australia? Variation of the LS2 but installed in Escalades and other large SUV’s and pickup trucks.
Holden released the VE Commodore around 2006 with the L98 V8 engine. It did not not have the cylinder turn off technology.

The L98 engine was only supplied in Australian Commodores

I have this engine in the 2008 Model.

After Jan 2009 they re introduced the L76 V8 with cylinder turn off technology. The L76 V8 was in the previous model and shape Commodore in 2005 but had the cylinder technology turned off.
 

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It's called AFM(Active Fuel Management), or DOD(Displacement On Demand). Not cylinder turn off technology.
 

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If you look at the description of the L76 engine in the 2005 VZ Commodore it's called cylinder turn off technology which they didn't use

AFM wasn't used until they put the 'Old" L76 engine back into the 2009 VE Commodore which they nailed an AFM badge onto the side then nailed another badge on, ripped the wheel off and nailed it onto the left, then sold it to you as a "Pontiac" which you call DOD

Schooled.
 

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They sure use a lot of nails down under
 

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Sometimes referenced as cylinder deactivation.
 

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Is the car still FS? If so, would like to know some more info and if any issues with the car? Interested in looking at it in person as well

Original owner, bought new August 2008, 88k miles. Engine repaired under partial GM warranty at 52k. Repairs included; new cam shaft, cam bearings, lifters, push rods, oil pump, water pump and all associated seals / gaskets. Overall, body / interior in good condition (non-smoker). New Goodyear GT tires (less than 500 miles), new lower control arms. Asking $15k or best reasonable offer.
 

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Original owner, bought new August 2008, 88k miles. Engine repaired under partial GM warranty at 52k. Repairs included; new cam shaft, cam bearings, lifters, push rods, oil pump, water pump and all associated seals / gaskets. Overall, body / interior in good condition (non-smoker). New Goodyear GT tires (less than 500 miles), new lower control arms. Asking $15k or best reasonable offer.
Is the car still available?
 
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