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Forum: Technical Discussion 08-12-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 471
Posted By Geoff 4
As I said in post 10, increased cam duration...

As I said in post 10, increased cam duration brings with it a smelly exh. Nature of the beast. Just like your 14:1 race engine isn't going to like running on 91 octane; nature of the beast.

The...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By Geoff 4
I have used DHL many times & they have been very...

I have used DHL many times & they have been very fast. I have ordered parts from Summit on a Sunday, on my doorstep Thurs morning.
Forum: Technical Discussion 05-12-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 471
Posted By Geoff 4
That is a sizeable cam for that size engine, so...

That is a sizeable cam for that size engine, so with a carb, expect to have some smell from the exh.

You firstly need to optimise the fuel burn at idle. Try this simple test & report back with the...
Forum: Technical Discussion 28-11-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By Geoff 4
If it's 2" too deep....not much you can about it....

If it's 2" too deep....not much you can about it.

Roadstar in Sydney have a large range of alum radiators, ph 02 9477 7666, some direct fit for certain cars.
Forum: Technical Discussion 15-11-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By Geoff 4
He says the hard pedal 'comes good', so unlikely...

He says the hard pedal 'comes good', so unlikely to be a booster problem,
Forum: Technical Discussion 14-11-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By Geoff 4
Brake fluid absorbs moisture over time, which...

Brake fluid absorbs moisture over time, which lowers the boiling point of the BF. I would flush the system & fill/bleed with new high temp brake fluid.
Forum: Parts For Sale 05-11-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By Geoff 4
Bump

Bump
Forum: Parts For Sale 01-11-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By Geoff 4
Do-it-yourself wheel alignment kit.

Sick of mechanics at the wheel alignment shop scratching your guard with their belt buckle?

This do it yourself Tenhulzen kit allows you to adjust camber, caster & toe in YOUR garage. It fits...
Forum: Readers Rides 27-10-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By Geoff 4
Looks in god nick, nice colour. Enjoy.

Looks in god nick, nice colour. Enjoy.
Forum: General Discussion 25-10-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,402
Posted By Geoff 4
No, they were overrated. As a road car, they were...

No, they were overrated. As a road car, they were balky to drive, not fun. As a race car from the factory they were a failure because the engines blew up. Only after extensive engine modifications...
Forum: Technical Discussion 24-10-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By Geoff 4
Easily fixed, depends on how creative you are....

Easily fixed, depends on how creative you are. Acc pedal can be extended/lengthened/raised to position it where you want it.
Forum: General Discussion 24-10-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By Geoff 4
Yes, these brain-dead politicians never...

Yes, these brain-dead politicians never learn.....

If you like golf, plenty of golf courses...
If you like cricket, plenty of parks indoor venues.
Same with bowls, swimming, basket ball,...
Forum: General Discussion 21-10-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By Geoff 4
Heard of a 66 GTO sold here recently for $100k....

Heard of a 66 GTO sold here recently for $100k. Apparently it was a 4bbl, 2 speed auto.

If it had been Tri-power, 4 speed, even more $$$.
Forum: General Discussion 16-10-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,402
Posted By Geoff 4
Bonne, It is all in the eye...of the beholder....

Bonne,
It is all in the eye...of the beholder. You have probably seen the Shannon's ad that claims the 1971 Ford GT Ph 3 Falcon was the fastest 4 door car in the world. Absolute rubbish. Numerous...
Forum: General Discussion 14-09-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 832
Posted By Geoff 4
I wouldn't buy a bread crumb from DSE. I...

I wouldn't buy a bread crumb from DSE.

I bought one of their light weight power steering boxes for my GTO.

The box had a clunk in it right near the centre of travel where you do most of the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By Geoff 4
Ahhhhh, the Peugot, France's revenge against the...

Ahhhhh, the Peugot, France's revenge against the world....

Bardahl makes a good seal softener.
Forum: Technical Discussion 22-08-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,315
Posted By Geoff 4
Correct Frank. A smaller crank pulley spins the...

Correct Frank.
A smaller crank pulley spins the accessories slower. A smaller w/pump pulley spins the pump faster. A smaller pump pulley should be tried first for a hot runner. Some A/C cars had...
Forum: Technical Discussion 15-08-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,315
Posted By Geoff 4
Nev, You are correct. I just mentioned...

Nev,
You are correct.

I just mentioned the 3000/1500 rpm thing as something for people to think about & how the poor old cooling system can be overtaxed trying to keep us happy.....
Forum: Technical Discussion 14-08-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,315
Posted By Geoff 4
Shan, I am using a pressed steel...

Shan,
I am using a pressed steel factory type WP pulley. My engine is a 455 Pontiac. I recently switched from a 160 to a 180 stat because it was running too cool!

The problem with March...
Forum: Technical Discussion 11-08-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By Geoff 4
Some pictures might help. Without seeing the set...

Some pictures might help. Without seeing the set up:
- different brand of pump
- spacers to move the pump away from the block.
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,533
Posted By Geoff 4
Wheel brgs. Noise does not change from accel to...

Wheel brgs. Noise does not change from accel to decel to coasting.

Tyre noise also does not change under load, it is either ' there' or it isn't.

Worn crown wheels & pinions that are noisy....
Forum: Technical Discussion 02-08-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,315
Posted By Geoff 4
The elec fans are not helping. Elec fans evolved...

The elec fans are not helping. Elec fans evolved for use on modern cars with 195* or higher stats. Our old bangers came with 180* stats for moderate climates. There is not an elec fan[s] made that...
Forum: General Discussion 30-07-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,393
Posted By Geoff 4
Shannons are great, but guess who pays for all...

Shannons are great, but guess who pays for all those ads.......

I am with a company called Enthusiast, based in Brisbane, ph 1300 679 888
Forum: General Discussion 19-07-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,749
Posted By Geoff 4
Cali, Speaking for myself & what I observe...

Cali,

Speaking for myself & what I observe on the road, a lot of people are getting fined for the wrong thing. No allowance is made for drivers using common sense. With a rising road toll in NSW,...
Forum: General Discussion 18-07-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,749
Posted By Geoff 4
We get treated like mugs in this country. And it...

We get treated like mugs in this country. And it will continue until the mugs get off their a**e & start taking action.

Just two examples:

[1] If you are booked for speeding, you should be...
Forum: Parts For Sale 06-07-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 463
Posted By Geoff 4
Conical valve springs

Comp Cams #7228. The latest technology. New in the box, $250.
Forum: Parts For Sale 06-07-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 392
Posted By Geoff 4
Pontiac V8 solid roller cam.

In perfect condition, low miles. Can email pics. This is a CUSTOM ground cam from Comp Cams. Cost $AU600 for a new one........then there is the shipping, plus the GST you have to pay now to Mr....
Forum: Readers Rides 27-06-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,665
Posted By Geoff 4
Is it a later 318 or Poly 318?

Is it a later 318 or Poly 318?
Forum: General Discussion 27-06-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 525
Posted By Geoff 4
You could try Roadstar in Sydney, ph 02 9477 7666

You could try Roadstar in Sydney, ph 02 9477 7666
Forum: General Discussion 27-06-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 740
Posted By Geoff 4
I fitted AU fans to my GTO. Ran noticeably hotter...

I fitted AU fans to my GTO. Ran noticeably hotter than my trusty factory clutch fan. AU fans came off the same day, now gather dust, & the factory fan continues to work fine...
Forum: Technical Discussion 01-06-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By Geoff 4
They should be welded [ or brazed ], then ground...

They should be welded [ or brazed ], then ground flat. If you just file the pads, shoes will sit at angle, which might cause uneven wear, pulling to one side etc.
Forum: Technical Discussion 22-05-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 996
Posted By Geoff 4
The low CR is not helping vacuum. The single...

The low CR is not helping vacuum. The single pattern cam would be better. The 268 Hi Energy cam would probably work well.

And a cam with short seat timing will help with vac & idle quality. Get a...
Forum: Technical Discussion 21-05-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 996
Posted By Geoff 4
Darren, Something doesn't sound right with...

Darren,

Something doesn't sound right with the numbers. Light car, 4.10 gears & it is a dog off the line with a 360 engine? Sounds like you might have more wiped lobes. Have you checked for coil...
Forum: Technical Discussion 20-05-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 996
Posted By Geoff 4
What size engine? It makes a huge difference. ...

What size engine? It makes a huge difference.

Most good cams have longer closing ramps to close the valves more softly & prevent valve bounce. Sign of a quality made cam.

232/238 @ 050 110LSA...
Forum: Technical Discussion 14-04-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 846
Posted By Geoff 4
I bought Ferd wheels for my GTO, could not find...

I bought Ferd wheels for my GTO, could not find the Holden [ HQ ] pattern, which also fits the GTO.

I had the holes elongated. It was done by a company called Neale Wheels in Sydney, who were...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By Geoff 4
Yeah, Aust Post is a joke. I have had three money...

Yeah, Aust Post is a joke. I have had three money orders go missing, at the time we taxpayers were paying some Arab $5m to 'improve' services.
Forum: Technical Discussion 11-04-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 530
Posted By Geoff 4
Try Classic Chev 02 9609 7228 or USGMSP ...

Try Classic Chev 02 9609 7228

or USGMSP 02 4257 1230
Forum: Technical Discussion 09-04-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By Geoff 4
The term EFI is a very broad brush. As I...

The term EFI is a very broad brush.

As I said in qualifying my earlier post, if you are going to fit/adapt EFI to a 4bbl manifold, I don't think there would be much performance improvement, maybe...
Forum: Technical Discussion 08-04-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By Geoff 4
If your car starts, idles & runs well with a...

If your car starts, idles & runs well with a Holley carb [ a bonus ], then an EFI throttle body that bolts to the manifold will do little except lighten your wallet. Because all the flow/distribution...
Forum: Technical Discussion 07-04-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By Geoff 4
Tell us more about the engine & components. Has...

Tell us more about the engine & components. Has idle quality changed? More info needed.
Forum: Technical Discussion 29-03-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,548
Posted By Geoff 4
If you have auto adjusters & they are working,...

If you have auto adjusters & they are working, then unlikely to be the problem.

If you have a high brake pedal, it is a good sign that the adjusters are working & probably no need to go any...
Forum: Technical Discussion 28-03-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,548
Posted By Geoff 4
Shaun. When the m/c pilot is too long, the...

Shaun.
When the m/c pilot is too long, the symptoms of a fault would be the brakes staying on [ not releasing ]. You didn't have that problem. Also, since I believe you said there is only one hole...
Forum: Technical Discussion 27-03-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 923
Posted By Geoff 4
Yep, that's it. Modified two of those, running on...

Yep, that's it. Modified two of those, running on cars.
Forum: Technical Discussion 26-03-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 923
Posted By Geoff 4
Sorry, don't have a part #. I get them from...

Sorry, don't have a part #. I get them from Summit, prices here are outrageous for these.
Forum: Technical Discussion 23-03-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 923
Posted By Geoff 4
You lighten the spring. I use the Hayden severe...

You lighten the spring. I use the Hayden severe duty clutches. The anchor point needs to be moved CCW on those. There is enough metal on the alum boss to grind a new anchor slot. I use a small cut...
Forum: Technical Discussion 22-03-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 923
Posted By Geoff 4
Don't think the distance is critical. Reason for...

Don't think the distance is critical. Reason for saying that is some cars had the option of an in-line 6 or V8 engine. With the V8 engine being shorter, a very deep fan shroud was used with the V8...
Forum: Technical Discussion 20-03-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,548
Posted By Geoff 4
There is a place in SA that can repair boosters,...

There is a place in SA that can repair boosters, ph: 08 7070 1065
Forum: Technical Discussion 19-03-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,548
Posted By Geoff 4
Shaun, The first thing to check are...

Shaun,
The first thing to check are the brake linings. Make sure there are no leaking wheel cyls & /or grease on the linings.

If these check out, then it is most likely the booster....
Forum: General Discussion 14-03-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By Geoff 4
Cops released the names of the thieves: Dumb &...

Cops released the names of the thieves: Dumb & Dumber
Forum: General Discussion 13-03-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By Geoff 4
Could not have been very smart thieves to steal...

Could not have been very smart thieves to steal such a visual car.....
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