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Forum: Build Ups 13-09-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 582
Views: 69,641
Posted By Ranga350
Been too busy with work so lost some momentum...

Been too busy with work so lost some momentum over the last couple of months.

But heres where I'm up to and the plan going forward....
Mock up stage about 2 years ago.
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Heres the Hiram...
Forum: General Discussion 29-07-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Ranga350
That is mega cool !! Started my apprenticeship...

That is mega cool !!
Started my apprenticeship as a VW mechanic so these things bring back cool memories for me.
Forum: Build Ups 24-07-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 69,641
Posted By Ranga350
Im definitely gettin' old....i had to google it,...

Im definitely gettin' old....i had to google it, hahaha
Thanks Frank....me too
Forum: Build Ups 23-07-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 582
Views: 69,641
Posted By Ranga350
More stuff set up this week. Rocker covers are...

More stuff set up this week.
Rocker covers are temporary for the dyne only, nice pretty ones coming later.
IAC block & valve to be piped up under the manifold.
Have to remove the sump & windage...
Forum: Build Ups 19-07-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 69,641
Posted By Ranga350
Injection time is coming....Yay 35390

Injection time is coming....Yay

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Forum: Build Ups 16-07-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,419
Posted By Ranga350
Thats awesome Sean Its a build like this that...

Thats awesome Sean
Its a build like this that pushes the limits of a car build to new levels
Thumbs Up mate
Forum: Build Ups 15-07-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 582
Views: 69,641
Posted By Ranga350
Yes Lyndsay it was a PITA but i had a few issues...

Yes Lyndsay it was a PITA but i had a few issues to resolve.
- I have a bracket at the back of the head that holds the fuel reg and trans dipstick so i had to find something to fit underneath it.
-...
Forum: Build Ups 10-07-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 69,641
Posted By Ranga350
This was mock-up stage Deano Final height will...

This was mock-up stage Deano
Final height will be an inch or so higher but a 2 inch reverse cowl is going on for rego and probably very short trumpets.
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Forum: Build Ups 10-07-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 28,136
Posted By Ranga350
Nice work Chris

Nice work Chris
Forum: Build Ups 10-07-2018, 03:56 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,419
Posted By Ranga350
Nice work Sean, being anal pays off for this sort...

Nice work Sean, being anal pays off for this sort of work.
Forum: Build Ups 08-07-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 582
Views: 69,641
Posted By Ranga350
Todays status, waiting on a couple more fittings...

Todays status, waiting on a couple more fittings to finish the steam lines.
IAC & crankcase breather fitted after the photo, all hidden under the manifold.
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Forum: Build Ups 06-07-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 69,641
Posted By Ranga350
Cheers boyz, still pottering away every Saturday...

Cheers boyz, still pottering away every Saturday on it.
Measure up a lid & mock up the injection next, so look out...
Forum: Build Ups 04-07-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 69,641
Posted By Ranga350
Getting closer to the dyno. 35340

Getting closer to the dyno.
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Forum: Readers Rides 19-06-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By Ranga350
Look forward to seeing at a cruise night sometime.

Look forward to seeing at a cruise night sometime.
Forum: Build Ups 04-06-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 87,909
Posted By Ranga350
Ear plugs old fella....or Frank & Dean up loud

Ear plugs old fella....or Frank & Dean up loud
Forum: Build Ups 04-06-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 69,641
Posted By Ranga350
Cheers boys, interior panels this weekend, maybe,...

Cheers boys, interior panels this weekend, maybe, just maybe body next week ??

Engine update:
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Forum: Build Ups 31-05-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 69,641
Posted By Ranga350
Well painting starts in a week, colour took a...

Well painting starts in a week, colour took a massive left turn but you'll have to wait for the 'unveiling' for that.
Heads should go on this weekend so engine will be all sealed up finally. Thats...
Forum: Build Ups 31-05-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 87,909
Posted By Ranga350
Great to see you're pretty much done Lyndsay. ...

Great to see you're pretty much done Lyndsay.
Get out and enjoy it now while you contemplate the next one.....haha
Forum: Build Ups 24-05-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 47,391
Posted By Ranga350
What an awesome way to spend a day out cruising

What an awesome way to spend a day out cruising
Forum: Build Ups 16-05-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 47,391
Posted By Ranga350
Keep driving it and keep the photos comin!!

Keep driving it and keep the photos comin!!
Forum: Build Ups 01-05-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 28,136
Posted By Ranga350
I like that one better !!

I like that one better !!
Forum: Build Ups 19-04-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 44,191
Posted By Ranga350
Sensational Luke, LOVE the low stance !!

Sensational Luke, LOVE the low stance !!
Forum: Build Ups 19-04-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,079
Posted By Ranga350
I love the patina'd outside-glossy inside look. ...

I love the patina'd outside-glossy inside look.
Had a mate in our club with a half built bare metalled A model with magnificent gloss colour on all the running gear & interior, looked F@#K'n...
Forum: Readers Rides 19-04-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,139
Posted By Ranga350
Nice work Phil

Nice work Phil
Forum: General Discussion 17-04-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,203
Posted By Ranga350
Update...Taige had a heart attack last year (all...

Update...Taige had a heart attack last year (all ok after stents inserted). No longer works there, he sold up to the other guys and i think they've changed the company name.
Forum: General Discussion 17-04-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,129
Posted By Ranga350
Eastern Suburbs - Motorvation, Burgess Rd...

Eastern Suburbs - Motorvation, Burgess Rd Bayswater, ask for Tim. Tell him Pete with the Nova sent you. Great bunch of guys, they do heaps of resto work.
Forum: Build Ups 17-04-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 582
Views: 69,641
Posted By Ranga350
Hi Adam High comp, naturally aspirated LS1-383,...

Hi Adam
High comp, naturally aspirated LS1-383, around 11.7?, shaved deck & heads, pistons hang out of the bore a smidge. Cam is .635, 254@50 on a tight LSA. Holley HiRam & injection. Should push...
Forum: Build Ups 12-04-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 69,641
Posted By Ranga350
Holley Hi-Ram Lyndsay with injection ports on the...

Holley Hi-Ram Lyndsay with injection ports on the manifold, 'EFI Hardware' throttle bodies on top. Haven't worked out plenum volume of butterfly sizes yet. Probably in the 40-45mm range.
Forum: Build Ups 10-04-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 18,036
Posted By Ranga350
Wow, thats sexy!!

Wow, thats sexy!!
Forum: Build Ups 10-04-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 69,641
Posted By Ranga350
Thanks Lyndsay It'll be heading to the dyno...

Thanks Lyndsay
It'll be heading to the dyno soon enough, first up will be to bed it all in, do some baseline power pulls with a carby manifold, then later with tunnel ram & injection.
Forum: Build Ups 09-04-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 69,641
Posted By Ranga350
Bottom end is buttoned up, just waiting on...

Bottom end is buttoned up, just waiting on lifters before the heads go on.
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Forum: Build Ups 09-04-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 28,136
Posted By Ranga350
I wish i could steal that idea....damn...too...

I wish i could steal that idea....damn...too late, great work Chris.
Forum: Build Ups 29-03-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,079
Posted By Ranga350
Nice work Al

Nice work Al
Forum: Build Ups 22-03-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 582
Views: 69,641
Posted By Ranga350
Thanks Al The Effie's looking very cool. Keep...

Thanks Al
The Effie's looking very cool.
Keep chipping away at it mate, every little job is a step closer.
Forum: General Discussion 21-03-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,358
Posted By Ranga350
If you haven't already found someone, I can...

If you haven't already found someone, I can highly recommend 'Motorvation Custom Paint & Panel' in Bayswater.
They do a stack of resto's & repairs on classics & rods.
Ask for Tim, tell him I sent...
Forum: Readers Rides 20-03-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 96,410
Posted By Ranga350
Did you get her number mate??? Its hard to find...

Did you get her number mate???
Its hard to find a women who will let you bring car parts home....
Forum: Build Ups 20-03-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 69,641
Posted By Ranga350
Sorry Al, haven't been around much lately. ...

Sorry Al, haven't been around much lately.
There has been movement though.....

383 Stroker LS is being built ... rotating assembly & cam are in, AFR heads are ready to be fitted, still some check...
Forum: Readers Rides 28-02-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 96,410
Posted By Ranga350
CPP Vic ? Looks identical to mine I'm betting...

CPP Vic ?
Looks identical to mine
I'm betting they'll put your head into the windscreen.
Forum: Build Ups 28-02-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,079
Posted By Ranga350
Looking good Al, love the dash insert

Looking good Al, love the dash insert
Forum: Build Ups 21-01-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 28,136
Posted By Ranga350
Nice Chris, gotta love a delivery !!

Nice Chris, gotta love a delivery !!
Forum: Build Ups 11-01-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 69,641
Posted By Ranga350
I agree. Orange is the new.....Well....Orange. ...

I agree. Orange is the new.....Well....Orange.

Im making a commitment to finish it this year !!
I'll be loading up progress pics again.
And with a lot of help, money and anticip.p.p.p.ation,...
Forum: Build Ups 11-01-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,733
Posted By Ranga350
Great news Mark, surely it looks worth the wait,...

Great news Mark, surely it looks worth the wait, beautiful car.
Im sure you've had some pretty darks days over the years waiting but now....finally....
Have fun.
Forum: Build Ups 02-01-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,435
Posted By Ranga350
You have Toyota Coronas in your backyard too?? ...

You have Toyota Coronas in your backyard too??

Interested in how she starts up and tunes Darren, looking to chuck one of these on my pickup in the near future. Ive heard other guys had great...
Forum: Build Ups 27-12-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 69,641
Posted By Ranga350
Here's a hint of whats to come....No not twin...

Here's a hint of whats to come....No not twin turbo....Just the Colour!!
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Forum: Build Ups 27-12-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 69,641
Posted By Ranga350
Thanks Guys, hope everyone had a great Christmas....

Thanks Guys, hope everyone had a great Christmas.

Finished up partly blocked for the break, have another test panel (in orange) being done, hopefully this will be the final decision on...
Forum: Build Ups 13-11-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 69,641
Posted By Ranga350
Cheers Guys Motorvation Custom Paint & Panel...

Cheers Guys

Motorvation Custom Paint & Panel
Burgess Rd Bayswater
They're earning themselves a reputation for good resto work & paint.
Ask for Tim, tell him i sent you.

The short list is...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,651
Posted By Ranga350
Good on you guys for holding this event. I was...

Good on you guys for holding this event.
I was shocked and saddened to hear of Steve's passing.
Sorry i can't make it, i'm at the Yarrawonga Rod Run.
My condolences to Steve's family & friends.
Forum: Build Ups 06-11-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 69,641
Posted By Ranga350
Very little Al. Nova's been in the panel shop...

Very little Al.
Nova's been in the panel shop for quite a while now and i haven't been back to my engine build for a long time.
It's sitting in high-fill at the moment drying out until i decide on...
Forum: Build Ups 07-09-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 47,391
Posted By Ranga350
Looking good Darren, getting excited!!

Looking good Darren, getting excited!!
Forum: Build Ups 30-08-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 582
Views: 69,641
Posted By Ranga350
Hi Lyndsay Now i have engine envy.... Im...

Hi Lyndsay
Now i have engine envy....
Im still sticking with the LS1 but its stroked to 383cubes, AFR heads, Holley Hi-Ram manifold and stack injection.
I kick myself now & then for not going the...
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