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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 68
Posted By qik66
There not giving them away are they! you would be...

There not giving them away are they! you would be looking at $250K+ by the time you landed one here even if it was the most basic one. then there would be all the hoops of trying to get it registered...
Forum: Technical Discussion 07-04-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By qik66
Rob basic things to check would be the timing...

Rob basic things to check would be the timing with a timing light, make sure you are getting advance, check the cap for cracks and the leads for damage and resistance. Just because there a 1000km old...
Forum: General Discussion 27-01-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By qik66
What's the deal? are you relocating from the cold...

What's the deal? are you relocating from the cold south to the sunny north?
Forum: General Discussion 29-12-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,879
Posted By qik66
Easiest suggestion would be to go back to a...

Easiest suggestion would be to go back to a mechanical pump, would think it would have more than enough to supply the surge tank.
Forum: Technical Discussion 19-11-2017, 12:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By qik66
Without actually see them I would suggest all you...

Without actually see them I would suggest all you will need is the 3rd gen rag joint as I would think the only difference is spline size
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 855
Posted By qik66
Yes like the pick up too. but how many sets of...

Yes like the pick up too. but how many sets of wheels have you had on it so far?
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,616
Posted By qik66
Looks like the new Mustang has something in...

Looks like the new Mustang has something in common with old Muscle Cars, bot a death trap if you have an accident. Only 2 star ANCAP rating! This means your as safe in a Great Wall Ute!!...
Forum: Technical Discussion 31-10-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By qik66
Chris easiest thing to check is that you are...

Chris
easiest thing to check is that you are getting vacuum at the hose, it has been a long time since I have had anything with a vacuum advance but doesn't it come in until you start to lift the...
Forum: General Discussion 19-10-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,046
Posted By qik66
Could be a case of the money ran out! End of 2013...

Could be a case of the money ran out! End of 2013 was when the bottom fell out of the mining industry here in Queensland so a lot of project and toys got sold when the six figure pay packets dried...
Forum: General Discussion 23-09-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,165
Posted By qik66
Yep The control arms were from Hotchkis, as for...

Yep The control arms were from Hotchkis, as for the brand of the steering box I don't know but purchased it from Detroit Speed.

http://www.detroitspeed.com/Steering/090204-600-steering-gear.html
Forum: General Discussion 22-09-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,165
Posted By qik66
What I did with mine was bye one of Hotchkis TVS...

What I did with mine was bye one of Hotchkis TVS kits. and a 600 series steering box and tubular control arms. with all that fitted it turned the cars handling into go-cart like. only thing I would...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,322
Posted By qik66
I would go in and start demanding action. It will...

I would go in and start demanding action. It will be a case of them trying to get the best price for the wreck or holding out till they can find someone that will lower their price to repair. how...
Forum: General Discussion 31-07-2017, 05:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,400
Posted By qik66
To be honest Nev I have no idea there too high...

To be honest Nev I have no idea there too high and never really pay much attention to them as they never cause us any grief.
Forum: General Discussion 29-07-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,400
Posted By qik66
Nev The workshop I work in has LED High Bays...

Nev

The workshop I work in has LED High Bays installed these are on 24/7 as it is a 24hr operation. the lights offer a much "brighter" light than the old gas vapour type lights and I find it much...
Forum: Technical Discussion 18-07-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,512
Posted By qik66
Wave trac centres are not a direct replacement,...

Wave trac centres are not a direct replacement, need 35 spline axles and from memory carrier bearing are non standard. if you ring Western Suburbs Diffs in Brisbane he will be able to fill you in as...
Forum: Technical Discussion 17-07-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,512
Posted By qik66
Not a problem :D, home now but off again on...

Not a problem :D, home now but off again on Wednesday, back again on the 28th . In all reality will have no free time till late October to do any work but after then I am sure we can work something...
Forum: Technical Discussion 17-07-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,512
Posted By qik66
Ray a spool on the street not a good idea, would...

Ray a spool on the street not a good idea, would make the car a pig to drive and scrub tyres badly. imagine every time you try and turn the wheels the car just wants to go straight! Mate had one...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 73,745
Posted By qik66
What freight company did you use? Use to do my...

What freight company did you use? Use to do my head in all the time tracking stuff out of the states, seeing it land in Sydney in under 24Hrs then take another week to ten days to get to Townsville,...
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By qik66
Classic car market is a good barometer of the...

Classic car market is a good barometer of the economy. silly money was paid when it was booming, old mate out at Emerald paid close to a mil for that phase 3 in the middle of the mining boom, think...
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,074
Posted By qik66
What Chris!! classic aussie movie how can you not...

What Chris!! classic aussie movie how can you not like it? so many classic lines. Though have my doubts about a sequel sometime better to leave a classic in the past.
Forum: General Discussion 28-01-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,746
Posted By qik66
"Caveat emptor" Lets hope for you it turns out...

"Caveat emptor" Lets hope for you it turns out to be as described. you could end up with a hole lot of hurt especially if it has never been registered in Australia. But then again depends on your...
Forum: Technical Discussion 12-01-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,805
Posted By qik66
Tyre size has always been a funny one in...

Tyre size has always been a funny one in Queensland as the law was tyres could not be more than 1inch wider than the widest tyre that came from the factory and had to be the same size all round,...
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2017, 01:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,879
Posted By qik66
Don't know the reason down south but here in...

Don't know the reason down south but here in Queensland the excuse used is to support the sugar industry. has just become law all servos must sell E10, funny thing is if they wanted to support the...
Forum: General Discussion 20-12-2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,124
Posted By qik66
What do you mean by "gunky"? is the inside...

What do you mean by "gunky"? is the inside covered by tarnish or is there lumpy bits? maybe caused by lack of oil changes? where is this "Gunk" ? Bit hard to give advice without seeing the issue. But...
Forum: General Discussion 18-12-2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,518
Posted By qik66
I think you will find there has been a lot of...

I think you will find there has been a lot of pressure from the Federal government on this one. over the last few years they have been slowly standardizing the regulations Australia wide. Up here in...
Forum: General Discussion 18-12-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
Posted By qik66
450HP no wonder there were engine issues! back in...

450HP no wonder there were engine issues! back in the 80's I worked for a Mitsubishi dealer for a short time they use to sell the Starion, a FWD turbo rocket ship, they use to go like stink but were...
Forum: Technical Discussion 25-11-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,724
Posted By qik66
If starting from scratch on a new setup I think...

If starting from scratch on a new setup I think you would have to be mad to go with a carby these days. and with a lot of the EFI setups self tuning no need to worry about fuel quality ect. if you...
Forum: General Discussion 15-11-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,450
Posted By qik66
I have a two post, takes up less room than a four...

I have a two post, takes up less room than a four post. need to make sure the concrete floor is strong enough to support a two post as all the weight is supported by the anchor bolts and they can...
Forum: Technical Discussion 06-10-2016, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,133
Posted By qik66
I would leave the thermostat in, gets engine to...

I would leave the thermostat in, gets engine to temp faster therefore less wear and better fuel economy. Also the thermostat acts as a restrictor slowing the speed the coolant moves through the block...
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,457
Posted By qik66
good to hear one more step forward!

good to hear one more step forward!
Forum: General Discussion 28-09-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,036
Posted By qik66
If you have access to a hoist, leave it in there....

If you have access to a hoist, leave it in there. if not would be a lot easier to do it on the bench. just make sure you have some way of holding onto it as you will need to put a bit of force into...
Forum: General Discussion 28-09-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,036
Posted By qik66
No price sound right to me, a bit of work...

No price sound right to me, a bit of work involved in setting up pinion height ect, so 5.5 -6 hrs labour about right.
Forum: Build Ups 28-09-2016, 12:50 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,095
Posted By qik66
Ouch!! That looks like a hard hit, count yourself...

Ouch!! That looks like a hard hit, count yourself lucky to walk away. as for the car I think you will find the chassis is bent, would pay to put it on a straighten table to see if it has twisted.
Forum: General Discussion 27-09-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,457
Posted By qik66
Stuck thermostat I'd say, pull it out and drop it...

Stuck thermostat I'd say, pull it out and drop it in some hot water to check if opening.
Forum: General Discussion 25-09-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,024
Posted By qik66
Sorry Chris but you are wrong Cops in Queensland...

Sorry Chris but you are wrong Cops in Queensland can and have been demoted for disciplinary reasons. I have to agree I think it would be a stretch to be demoted for not issuing enough fines but...
Forum: General Discussion 25-09-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,457
Posted By qik66
Ray I think I have still got a fan shroud lying...

Ray I think I have still got a fan shroud lying around the shed somewhere you can have if you want
Forum: General Discussion 20-09-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,013
Posted By qik66
Was given one of these, have use it to start my...

Was given one of these, have use it to start my bike when battery flat, work a treat. not sure how it would go starting a large V8 as cable are quite small.
Forum: General Discussion 16-09-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,488
Posted By qik66
They work fine I got four of them a while back on...

They work fine I got four of them a while back on special. mates had a set for forever and have used them all the time. one of his leaks a bit of oil but apart from that no issues, easy to move the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2016, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,530
Posted By qik66
Would be well worth it if you only had out door...

Would be well worth it if you only had out door parking or shared parking in a complex. Would be a bit bulky for the home garage. Though if I was that worried about dust and crap getting on the car...
Forum: Technical Discussion 04-09-2016, 09:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,069
Posted By qik66
from you photos the pattern looks Ok as long as...

from you photos the pattern looks Ok as long as there is no pitting or signs of the hard facing worn away they should be good to go again.
Forum: Technical Discussion 27-08-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,069
Posted By qik66
easiest way is to take the old bearing and hit...

easiest way is to take the old bearing and hit the mounting faces on a grinder so the just slide in and out and use which ever half of the bearing the shim is under to set the shim height. But in all...
Forum: Technical Discussion 26-08-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,069
Posted By qik66
Steve your pinion depth is set by shimming the...

Steve your pinion depth is set by shimming the inner bearing. the pinion bearing preload is set by the adjusting the gap between the inner and outer race. the use of the collapsible spacer is to...
Forum: Build Ups 17-08-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,738
Posted By qik66
Gee's Greg going green with envy over here, would...

Gee's Greg going green with envy over here, would you like to adopt another son? are the centre locks going to be street legal? I enquired about using them and was told they were a no go on the...
Forum: Parts Wanted 17-08-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,203
Posted By qik66
I've got a 10 bolt complete drum to drum with...

I've got a 10 bolt complete drum to drum with 3:73 gears, mono spring mounts. Located in Nth Qld. PM me if interested.
Forum: Parts For Sale 15-08-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,008
Posted By qik66
Sorry sold to another forum member pending payment

Sorry sold to another forum member pending payment
Forum: Build Ups 28-07-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 78,222
Posted By qik66
Looks like only one thing left to do! drive the...

Looks like only one thing left to do! drive the wheels off it!! looks fantastic you must be happy.
Forum: General Discussion 25-07-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,781
Posted By qik66
Bargain cost you more to get something into the...

Bargain cost you more to get something into the country these days. can't go wrong.
Forum: Technical Discussion 22-07-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,654
Posted By qik66
There are three basic groups of coolants sold...

There are three basic groups of coolants sold these are ethylene glycol-based ,Propylene glycols and salts based.In most heat transfer applications ethylene glycol-based fluids are your best choice...
Forum: Technical Discussion 19-07-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,654
Posted By qik66
I used Cummins TEC PGXL Coolant mainly due to the...

I used Cummins TEC PGXL Coolant mainly due to the fact I use to buy it in 20L drums to run in my truck, plus have used it for years on most mine site I have worked on running Cummins engines. It is a...
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,616
Posted By qik66
I just rely on one very loyal and protective...

I just rely on one very loyal and protective German Shepard! She is usually as gentle as a lamb and loves playing with the local kids but have a go at her family, well your a braver man than me. Her...
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