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Forum: Readers Rides 30-06-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 35,655
Posted By zappa
Ha! I only just saw the first page of this thread...

Ha! I only just saw the first page of this thread and realised I haven't read it! :eek:

Cant believe how the car was when it started! Chain Steering...thats a new one for me! Will be grabbing a...
Forum: Readers Rides 28-06-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,621
Posted By zappa
Nice Car Marc! Bet your happy to be putting some...

Nice Car Marc! Bet your happy to be putting some KMs on it ;)

Do you have the dyno sheet for the power run? Once you get the fuel sorted some fine tuning will bring the HP up, they quote 502 FWHP...
Forum: General Discussion 28-06-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,117
Posted By zappa
I won't lie it did get me thinking :rolleyes::D ...

I won't lie it did get me thinking :rolleyes::D

If your going SBC + chasing 400-500 rwhp thats achievable on a budget...(do you have one yet?)

Theres a million ways to to attack this and its...
Forum: General Discussion 27-06-2017, 11:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,117
Posted By zappa
While its hard to beat the sound of a nicely...

While its hard to beat the sound of a nicely worked Small Block or even LS, its even harder to beat the fun of a fuel injected big block! caveman or not! :D

I have a heavily worked small block in...
Forum: Readers Rides 21-06-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 35,655
Posted By zappa
Good to meet you at the show Justin, love your...

Good to meet you at the show Justin, love your car! something tells me its going to top the charts at the next event without too many issues! :rolleyes: Really keen to see the difference the shifting...
Forum: Build Ups 21-06-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,213
Posted By zappa
Looking good mate! really keen to see this one...

Looking good mate! really keen to see this one come together! some killer parts on this unit!

Just make sure you take 1000's of photos to the point you think its overkill.....

Nothing worse...
Forum: Build Ups 21-06-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2,879
Views: 664,933
Posted By zappa
Yep they have definitely had a bit of a peak...

Yep they have definitely had a bit of a peak lately, they were cheap as a few years back but i think the Hipsters have driven the price back up again...shame they only wear them as fashion accessory...
Forum: Build Ups 20-06-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2,879
Views: 664,933
Posted By zappa
I mainly use digital but have a decent collection...

I mainly use digital but have a decent collection of film cameras as well, all fully functioning, I would like to get to the point where I can develop at home and then I would use them a lot more I...
Forum: Build Ups 19-06-2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 2,879
Views: 664,933
Posted By zappa
Heres a few film processes for you ;) 34682...

Heres a few film processes for you ;)

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Forum: Technical Discussion 29-05-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,647
Posted By zappa
x2 here too! I have the one in link and it works...

x2 here too! I have the one in link and it works really well and arrived in Perth after 3 business days from Summit using DHL and I still saved a decent amount of $$! :D
Forum: General Discussion 29-05-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,397
Posted By zappa
My other toy is a '68 HK PanelVan....Looked like...

My other toy is a '68 HK PanelVan....Looked like this when I bought it....

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It was fully stripped for a freshen up but instead copped a whole lot of damage from a painter who closed up and...
Forum: General Discussion 29-05-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,397
Posted By zappa
Damn I love that Workshop!! :D

Damn I love that Workshop!! :D
Forum: General Discussion 27-04-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 78,603
Posted By zappa
Couple of new bits arrived today: ...

Couple of new bits arrived today:

Aeromotive Stealth 340 Fuel Pump Kit
Classic Intruments Tube Sender kit
New Screamin Demon Coil
Bussmann 150A Breaker

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Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,223
Posted By zappa
Bit the same, I check-in here every day but have...

Bit the same, I check-in here every day but have noticed it has been a bit quiet lately.....im always recommending people jump on and check it out when they have or are considering buying USM!

Im...
Forum: Technical Discussion 29-03-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,702
Posted By zappa
Mine is a Ricks Stainless EFI Tank (see here:...

Mine is a Ricks Stainless EFI Tank (see here: Ricks Stainless EFI Tank 3091 (http://www.jegs.com/p/Ricks-Hot-Rod-Shop/Ricks-Hot-Rod-Shop-Stainless-Steel-EFI-Gas-Tanks/758723/10002/-1)) from what I...
Forum: General Discussion 28-03-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,266
Posted By zappa
post a couple of photos and some detail and we...

post a couple of photos and some detail and we will let you know pretty quickly what you could get for it....this is predominantly an Australian based forum however as the title says our interest is...
Forum: Technical Discussion 27-03-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,702
Posted By zappa
I think there are already plenty of good options...

I think there are already plenty of good options on here but for what its worth the I'm running the Ricks stainless tanks and they have a special baffled section for the pump which appears to work...
Forum: General Discussion 27-03-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,266
Posted By zappa
Yep not worth much at all really...in fact I am...

Yep not worth much at all really...in fact I am happy to help ease the burden of trying to find a buyer and will give you a coupe of grand for it right now :)
Forum: Western Australia 27-03-2017, 02:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,264
Posted By zappa
This was without doubt one of the best cruises I...

This was without doubt one of the best cruises I have been on in a long time! (excluding the Camaro cruise of course :D), saying it was bloody massive would be an understatement and the...
Forum: Western Australia 21-03-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,264
Posted By zappa
Pretty keen to get along to this one, anyone else...

Pretty keen to get along to this one, anyone else going?
Forum: Build Ups 21-03-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2,879
Views: 664,933
Posted By zappa
some great pics on the site too, Car Looks...

some great pics on the site too, Car Looks fantastic Steve!
Forum: Western Australia 20-03-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,624
Posted By zappa
Time to NAME AND SHAME these low life clowns! :)

Time to NAME AND SHAME these low life clowns! :)
Forum: Western Australia 19-03-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,603
Posted By zappa
Sorry guys, I won't make it today as I have had...

Sorry guys, I won't make it today as I have had something come up that I can't get out of :( seriously spewin, not happy Jan!!
Forum: Readers Rides 15-03-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 35,655
Posted By zappa
Thanks Justin, Yep I will be there on Sunday...

Thanks Justin, Yep I will be there on Sunday albeit only for an hour or so as I have had something come up that I can't get out of......def keen to chat further ;)
Forum: Build Ups 15-03-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,340
Posted By zappa
Dash harness re-wired, wrapped + completed ...

Dash harness re-wired, wrapped + completed

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Forum: General Discussion 14-03-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,584
Posted By zappa
Same here, I have purchased a truckload of gear...

Same here, I have purchased a truckload of gear over the last two years and they have price matched a few things and the one I was most impressed with was when they replaced an item that had...
Forum: Readers Rides 14-03-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 35,655
Posted By zappa
Timely discussion...I have a Ricks Stainless tank...

Timely discussion...I have a Ricks Stainless tank but now the new EFI setup is installed I have discovered the existing in-tank pump is struggling to maintain pressure (getting 38-40psi @ idle and...
Forum: Western Australia 11-03-2017, 11:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,603
Posted By zappa
MWAAHAHA I will be at this one for sure....and on...

MWAAHAHA I will be at this one for sure....and on WA plates this time:D ! The Car is done (for now) and I had it out on a couple of test runs this weekend to make sure I don't have any unexpected...
Forum: Build Ups 08-03-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 53,250
Posted By zappa
DAMN!!! This build is off the hook, love...

DAMN!!! This build is off the hook, love everything about it! These 2nd Gens are really growing on me :)
Forum: Build Ups 28-02-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,147
Posted By zappa
Nice work! hahah Marine Traffic....it was my #1...

Nice work! hahah Marine Traffic....it was my #1 visited website for the 6 weeks my car was sailing on the high seas....recon I must have reloaded the page 20 times a day so see every little movement...
Forum: Website Info and Feedback area 24-02-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,876
Posted By zappa
+1 here

+1 here
Forum: Readers Rides 22-02-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 35,655
Posted By zappa
Cant wait to see this one come to life :) :)

Cant wait to see this one come to life :) :)
Forum: Build Ups 18-02-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 16,197
Posted By zappa
Awesome! Thats the next big purchase for mine...A...

Awesome! Thats the next big purchase for mine...A set of custom Forge's :) I may be waiting a while though cause they aren't cheap and rarely do you find them second hand like this! Good score!
Forum: Build Ups 18-02-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,340
Posted By zappa
Which controller do you have?

Which controller do you have?
Forum: Build Ups 16-02-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,636
Posted By zappa
Only 1 photo is working for me :/ Maybe a...

Only 1 photo is working for me :/

Maybe a Coyote Motor just for something a bit different :)
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 14-02-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 19,645
Posted By zappa
Lol... 34075

Lol...
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Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 12-02-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 19,645
Posted By zappa
Skills!

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Forum: Build Ups 12-02-2017, 03:32 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,340
Posted By zappa
heheh thanks mate! I recon if I can do it anyone...

heheh thanks mate! I recon if I can do it anyone can ;)
Forum: Build Ups 12-02-2017, 03:31 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,340
Posted By zappa
Done!

So next I just had to add the switch inserts back in which was way harder than expected as they don't have any way to stay in :confused: but once it was done it was ready to put it all back together...
Forum: Build Ups 12-02-2017, 02:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,340
Posted By zappa
Electronics 101

Alrighty heres something a bit new! My first DYI explainer post :D :

HOW TO: Make custom LED lighting for your car!

For this project I am using 4 x High Brightness LEDs in the AC controller...
Forum: Build Ups 11-02-2017, 11:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,340
Posted By zappa
Cool Thanks guys, I will keep on rolling it out...

Cool Thanks guys, I will keep on rolling it out then ;)



OOOO LSA....Hell Yes! :eek:*Drool* :roll eyes:

I was an Auto sparky + AV Installer when I was younger but that was quite some time...
Forum: Build Ups 10-02-2017, 11:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,340
Posted By zappa
Dash is back!

Cheers mate! ;) yeh I am totally OCD when it comes to this stuff but thats mainly because I know it will only fail when i am miles from nowhere with no one to help so I try to minimise the...
Forum: Western Australia 10-02-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 817
Posted By zappa
well I'm pissed! Just got out of hospital and...

well I'm pissed! Just got out of hospital and can't do squat until end of next week which means not only is my car not ready but it also means I won't make the last Big Als......not happy Jan
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,223
Posted By zappa
Hmmmm it will be interesting to see if anything...

Hmmmm it will be interesting to see if anything actually materialises from these posts (do you have the link?).....I have seen many rumours about this over the past 4-6years with many similar posts...
Forum: Build Ups 10-02-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,340
Posted By zappa
re-wire part 2

Distribution blocks - I installed a new "accessories" power block under the dash (simplifies the wiring, centralises fusing and allows for easy expansion) and this is also where I added an earth...
Forum: Build Ups 10-02-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,340
Posted By zappa
The re-build....

After dropping a ton of excess and unknown wiring and segmenting what I was keeping into groups, it was time to start the re-wire.

I can't remember if I mentioned it earlier but I bought this car...
Forum: Build Ups 10-02-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,213
Posted By zappa
Looking good mate! Love the nice clean gauge...

Looking good mate! Love the nice clean gauge look, I may have missed it but what colour are you going to do the insert?

The callipers look the goods, I'm keen to see how you go with them, I am...
Forum: Technical Discussion 01-02-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,308
Posted By zappa
Have a look here, they have both options (Hyd...

Have a look here, they have both options (Hyd slave or HTOB), I have the HTOB also recommend going down this path ;)

http://www.mcleodracing.com/index.php/hydraulics/hydraulic-conversion-kit.html
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By zappa
I assume the article is meant to read "14,000...

I assume the article is meant to read "14,000 clicks not 140,000"

Big price to pay but they are just as rare as the XY GTHO which go for a fair hit more than that, and in that condition the value...
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,927
Posted By zappa
I used CEVA for my panel van QLD - VIC door to...

I used CEVA for my panel van QLD - VIC door to door, if you want fully enclosed end-to-end guaranteed you need to request their prestige/race carrier service.

Flawless service however as noted by...
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