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Forum: General Discussion 23-04-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,675
Posted By Oz64Wagon
A reminder to be careful people...

Tragic story from the Gold Coast.

Car falls off jack and/or stands and crushes owner. Body discovered a few days later.
...
Forum: Build Ups 13-03-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 35,611
Posted By Oz64Wagon
As a final cherry on top, I put on the number...

As a final cherry on top, I put on the number plates. I have had these plates for 20 odd years and over that time they have been on a Ford Fairlane, a Ford Laser, a Toyota Corolla and my wife's Ford...
Forum: Build Ups 13-03-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 35,611
Posted By Oz64Wagon
My final build thread post. There are lots of...

My final build thread post. There are lots of photos here and about 1600 words.... so you may like to grab a refreshment!

So...in order to get full registration, I had 21 days to get things right...
Forum: Technical Discussion 10-03-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,814
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Rustproofing doors...Fish Oil..?

I'm just about to clip on my door panels and was thinking I should coat the insides with something.

What are you guys using - I've of course heard of fish oil and recently heard of some wax...
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 22,960
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Wow, great stuff Paul. Keep at it!

Wow, great stuff Paul. Keep at it!
Forum: Build Ups 07-03-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 35,611
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Guys, many thanks for the comments and Lyndsay,...

Guys, many thanks for the comments and Lyndsay, it does feel unreal to have it back so to speak. I still pinch myself everytime I go out to the garage and think "did I really just do that!"

Craig...
Forum: Build Ups 06-03-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 35,611
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Ok I'm back. I have made excellent progress...

Ok I'm back. I have made excellent progress since the paint went on and it's now fully registered and driving. I have plenty of progress photos which will be too many for one post so Iíll split...
Forum: Build Ups 11-01-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 90,155
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Clever stuff Peter - enjoying your build.

Clever stuff Peter - enjoying your build.
Forum: Build Ups 26-12-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1,192
Views: 256,527
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Top quality work as usual Allan

Top quality work as usual Allan
Forum: Build Ups 22-12-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 97,387
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Great stuff Russ - my xmas eve deadline has been...

Great stuff Russ - my xmas eve deadline has been dashed by a $5 set of windscreen molding clips. I've posted up in the wanted section but I'm not hopeful.

Will be great to have your old girl...
Forum: Parts Wanted 22-12-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,490
Posted By Oz64Wagon
1962-64 Impala/Belair Windscreen Molding clips

Anyone got some lying around..? They are plentiful among the repro outlets in the states but I need some yesterday!

http://i846.photobucket.com/albums/ab24/bpmhigh/windscreenclips_zps50bfd30a.jpg
Forum: Build Ups 12-12-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 35,611
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Thanks for the comments guys, and I look forward...

Thanks for the comments guys, and I look forward to catching up with you Canberra guys when it's rego-ed.

Cluxford, I'll be dragging my other Impala out of the bushes when this one is done so I'll...
Forum: Build Ups 11-12-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 35,611
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Block sanding and paint! I guide coated the...

Block sanding and paint!

I guide coated the remaining panels first of all with $2 matt black spray cans - yes, they work but for dry sanding it does tend to gum up the paper. I switched to dry...
Forum: Build Ups 11-12-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 52,185
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Ditto, exciting news. Looking forward to seeing...

Ditto, exciting news. Looking forward to seeing how it comes together.
Forum: Build Ups 01-12-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 97,387
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Good stuff Russ - looking forward to seeing it...

Good stuff Russ - looking forward to seeing it finished.
Forum: Build Ups 27-11-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,931
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Awesome Andrew - although that's the strangest...

Awesome Andrew - although that's the strangest shade of factory green I've ever seen!;)

Love the lines and I reckon you could do worse than to get some "stance and styling" ideas from Troy...
Forum: General Discussion 20-11-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,058
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Phil, my $0.02....they are indeed horn. Guy...

Phil, my $0.02....they are indeed horn.

Guy in my building at work has one. White with molten rubber in and around the wheel arches. Easily the coolest car in the carpark.
Forum: Build Ups 12-11-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,304
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Yep, looks really good. Look forward to seeing...

Yep, looks really good. Look forward to seeing it all back together.
Forum: Build Ups 10-11-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 35,611
Posted By Oz64Wagon
After the excitement of getting the car back...

After the excitement of getting the car back together and to the block sanding stage, I unfortunately took a few very big steps backwards which has cost me a month.

If I wasn't such a...
Forum: Build Ups 02-11-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1,192
Views: 256,527
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Stunning Allan - great choice. ...and yes,...

Stunning Allan - great choice.

...and yes, those are some big brakes!!
Forum: Build Ups 29-10-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 33,062
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Great stuff Mark - post a vid of the start-up.

Great stuff Mark - post a vid of the start-up.
Forum: General Discussion 28-10-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,734
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Wow Craig - I have officially put your garage on...

Wow Craig - I have officially put your garage on my list of places to visit when the car is finished!
Forum: Build Ups 24-10-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 97,387
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Do it once, do it right. Looking good Russ.

Do it once, do it right.

Looking good Russ.
Forum: General Discussion 24-10-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,731
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Agree. From a filming point of view, it's a...

Agree.

From a filming point of view, it's a step up from Gasolene. Suction mounts, sliders, cranes, shallow depth of field shots and nice post production have really improved it. I didn't read...
Forum: Readers Rides 22-10-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,112
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Sweet ride Sweeney - I'm hoping to have my 64 on...

Sweet ride Sweeney - I'm hoping to have my 64 on the road by xmas. Even though I have airbags and 20 inch 100 spokes in the garage roof unused, I've decided to go Grandpa spec.

Speaking of 100...
Forum: General Discussion 22-10-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,417
Posted By Oz64Wagon
I have seen this one ...

I have seen this one (http://www.amazon.co.uk/standby-Real-Time-Waterproof-Immobilize-function/dp/B007XSS4AU)in operation.

Has the common features of remote shut down, geofence, battery back up...
Forum: Recreation 22-10-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,093
Posted By Oz64Wagon
http://www.fireblades.org/forums/australia/ ...

http://www.fireblades.org/forums/australia/

Obviously of limited value if you dont have a Blade.
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 20-10-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,144
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Monster Jam - wow!

Drove up from Canberra with the family to Homebush to watch Monster Jam on Saturday night.

All I can say is wow - was never really a monster truck person but my young boys are. After 3 hours of...
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 20-10-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,980
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Great tips Russ. I bought my first DSLR his year...

Great tips Russ. I bought my first DSLR his year to document the build on my car - a Nikon 3200.

In the lens pack I got, I included a 50mm f1.4 lens which gives those stunning shallow depth of...
Forum: Build Ups 18-10-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 996
Views: 268,237
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Totally agree. This is a masterclass on how to...

Totally agree. This is a masterclass on how to do it right.
Forum: Build Ups 18-10-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 35,611
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Cheers Mark Been a few steps backward of...

Cheers Mark

Been a few steps backward of late - started blocking and realised the doors needed a lot more work - it's sorted now but it's about 60 hours extra work I could have done without.
...
Forum: Cars and Bikes For Sale 14-10-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,675
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Checked down the back of the lounge Ken but only...

Checked down the back of the lounge Ken but only $1.25.

Good luck with the sale - a superb old cruiser.
Forum: Build Ups 14-10-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,932
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Looks like a nice solid example Marty, keep us...

Looks like a nice solid example Marty, keep us updated.



...and it looks like a great candidate for the ratrod/patina treatment - just clear coat it!
Forum: Technical Discussion 12-10-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,095
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Good news James Stick your camera down the...

Good news James

Stick your camera down the back of the motor on the left hand side to get the block casting number.

http://www.mre-books.com/chevy/engines/parts_interchange/

(see the first...
Forum: Build Ups 12-10-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,192
Views: 256,527
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Great way to watch the V8's Al, I was doing the...

Great way to watch the V8's Al, I was doing the same in my garage!
Forum: Build Ups 12-10-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,192
Views: 256,527
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Great stuff Al - really looking forward to seeing...

Great stuff Al - really looking forward to seeing it going.
Forum: General Discussion 12-10-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,248
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Would love to get along to one of these Craig. ...

Would love to get along to one of these Craig.

Still wrestling with bodywork on my car - have spent the day shrinking metal out of my doors to get them straight. Struggling for a xmas completion.
Forum: Technical Discussion 11-10-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,095
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Gold Nev, absolute gold!

Gold Nev, absolute gold!
Forum: Technical Discussion 11-10-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,095
Posted By Oz64Wagon
James - of those 3 issues, I can't see anything...

James - of those 3 issues, I can't see anything that would be ringing alarm bells for the rego people.

Discs were original factory equipment, the turbo 700 is as you say "hard to tell" and the...
Forum: Cars and Bikes Wanted 11-10-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,136
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Not sure about engineering James - if you end up...

Not sure about engineering James - if you end up owning it just roll up and see what they say.

Also, the engine has an 'early' inlet manifold with the oil filler in the front. This to me suggests...
Forum: Cars and Bikes Wanted 10-10-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,136
Posted By Oz64Wagon
No interest in the one owned by Ivan..? I saw it...

No interest in the one owned by Ivan..? I saw it yesterday on Carsales.
Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,297
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Memories of Bathurst (...not the race!)

With the big race upon us and with a comment recently that racing around Mount Panorama in a video game would be more authentic if they included drunken bogan spectators.....it reminded me of the 6...
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 08-10-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,861
Posted By Oz64Wagon
...and for those with smart phones who dont want...

...and for those with smart phones who dont want to spend any money, check out the Mount Panorama in Real Racing 3.

The greatest free racing app out there (and includes a recent muscle car update...
Forum: Build Ups 07-10-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 35,611
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Lots of painting before the car...

Lots of painting before the car gets.....umm....painted (!)

First up was the rear floor pan which houses the luggage compartment and the spare wheel well (in behind the right quarter panel). They...
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,303
Posted By Oz64Wagon
58 to 64 Facebook group here Brett: ...

58 to 64 Facebook group here Brett:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/177956039043745/

Have been a few posts from guys looking for trim - worth a post.
Forum: Build Ups 05-10-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 35,611
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Great stuff Warwick - looks good. Would love to...

Great stuff Warwick - looks good. Would love to see some more pics

Keep at it and if I can help you out with anything, send me a PM.
Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,626
Sticky: Spotted in Oz
Views: 459,412
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Feature car in the current Street Machine...

Feature car in the current Street Machine Magazine - page 95 from memory.
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,872
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Apparently it was a circus - thousands of people...

Apparently it was a circus - thousands of people went to the auction just wanting to touch them and be photographed with them. 63 and 64 Impala coupes went for $97k and $75k respectively.
...
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 30-09-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,069
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Great idea Vic A little bit of poetic...

Great idea Vic

A little bit of poetic license but this is the first car I bought with my own money. (the one before was funded by the folks)

On our way to a gig in some country town...
Forum: Build Ups 27-09-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 35,611
Posted By Oz64Wagon
Thanks guys Nev - hoping to have it done by...

Thanks guys

Nev - hoping to have it done by xmas.

alp003 - yes, the KBS Youtube vid was what made me have a go. A great product and very easy to work with.
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