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Forum: Build Ups 22-08-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 41,454
Posted By Ranga350
Sorry Chris....no numbers. Well that just...

Sorry Chris....no numbers.

Well that just sounds 'Next Level' mate, looking forward to the next lot of progress shots.
I checked out Cary's FB page....nice work, did it cost much ?
So is the...
Forum: Build Ups 21-08-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 41,454
Posted By Ranga350
Crikey...did you win the lotto or something,...

Crikey...did you win the lotto or something, thats a huge shopping list.
The car is looking absolutely killer.
You're like a dog with a bone, when you get an idea of what you want you gotta stick...
Forum: Build Ups 21-08-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 88,967
Posted By Ranga350
Garage is getting smaller but taller Frank, 3.6m...

Garage is getting smaller but taller Frank, 3.6m ceiling for 2x single poster hoists.
Plan is to store 2 above and daily's below.

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Forum: Build Ups 06-08-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 41,454
Posted By Ranga350
Hows it goin' Chris, where are you up to mate. ...

Hows it goin' Chris, where are you up to mate.
Wheres all the pics??
Forum: Build Ups 06-08-2019, 12:59 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 88,967
Posted By Ranga350
Thanks Vic Maybe i shouldn't build the suspense...

Thanks Vic
Maybe i shouldn't build the suspense too much...it is only a paint job after all, everyone has one.
Forum: Build Ups 04-08-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 88,967
Posted By Ranga350
Cheers Damon, colour pics is coming mate. Waiting...

Cheers Damon, colour pics is coming mate. Waiting to do a mini reveal for my Hot Rod Club so everything has been kept under wraps until then.

Hi Frank.
Its easier to pay the experts than stuff it...
Forum: Build Ups 01-08-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 88,967
Posted By Ranga350
Hey Fellas Sittin on top of the world at the...

Hey Fellas
Sittin on top of the world at the moment, the Nova has passed the torsion & beam testing without any visible signs of stress or damage. ThankFk - many sleepless nights panicking about...
Forum: General Discussion 31-05-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,904
Posted By Ranga350
Hey Shan Ive had my Nova done at Motorvation,...

Hey Shan
Ive had my Nova done at Motorvation, they did a magnificent job and i couldn't recommend them high enough.

But.... if you feel they're not for you, try Rod in the shop next door -...
Forum: Build Ups 31-05-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 88,967
Posted By Ranga350
That is one draw back Ive heard of about 8 stacks...

That is one draw back Ive heard of about 8 stacks n lively motors....

btw,...Bloody nice garage mate,...lovin your Pickup....did you ever do a post on its build ????

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Thanks Al, i...
Forum: Build Ups 29-05-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 88,967
Posted By Ranga350
With 8 throttle bodies, Al, Im expecting it to...

With 8 throttle bodies, Al, Im expecting it to jump out of its skin every time i touch it. I might have to detune it off idle to avoid rear ending every car in front of me...haha

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Forum: Build Ups 28-05-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 88,967
Posted By Ranga350
Engine is back home and painted, trans is painted...

Engine is back home and painted, trans is painted ready for fitment, just waiting on a converter before installation.

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Forum: Build Ups 28-05-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 88,967
Posted By Ranga350
RESULTS ARE IN................ 641hp @ 6600 ...

RESULTS ARE IN................

641hp @ 6600
530ft.lb @ 5500
420ft.lb @ 3000

Built by Tony at Speed Works Engines and tuned by Louis from APS Service Centre Frankston running EFI Live on a...
Forum: General Discussion 16-04-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,746
Posted By Ranga350
Talk to Lumleys, I've been with them for 10...

Talk to Lumleys, I've been with them for 10 years. Got all our cars with them (5) and have had a couple of claims with absolutely no hassles, they're even looking at paying out for tools i had stolen...
Forum: Build Ups 29-03-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 88,967
Posted By Ranga350
Yeah Nev, it'll probably spend a few days on...

Yeah Nev, it'll probably spend a few days on there.
We'll run it in and do lots of tuning and power pulls. As much as we can to make sure its right when it goes back in the car, then it'll need road...
Forum: Build Ups 28-03-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 88,967
Posted By Ranga350
'Speed Works Engines' dyno, firing it up this...

'Speed Works Engines' dyno, firing it up this week.
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Forum: Build Ups 27-03-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 88,967
Posted By Ranga350
Its on the dyno....Yay!! ....pics coming soon

Its on the dyno....Yay!! ....pics coming soon
Forum: Build Ups 28-02-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,708
Posted By Ranga350
Damn, thought i had it

Damn, thought i had it
Forum: Build Ups 22-02-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,708
Posted By Ranga350
Clever work Al, my guess is the right one??

Clever work Al, my guess is the right one??
Forum: Build Ups 18-02-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 88,967
Posted By Ranga350
Latest progress pic, all mocked up ready to fit. ...

Latest progress pic, all mocked up ready to fit.

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Forum: Build Ups 29-01-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 88,967
Posted By Ranga350
Cheers guys, it still gives me a chubby just...

Cheers guys, it still gives me a chubby just thinking about it.
More photos coming next week Deano, all the injection will be mocked up by then.

The new shade of "Orange" will be revealed after...
Forum: Build Ups 23-01-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 88,967
Posted By Ranga350
35663 It is progressing....but slowly. Had...

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It is progressing....but slowly.
Had the plenum lid CNC'd instead, was worth the wait.
Car is home at least, body wiring loom is fitted with all the electrics mostly done.
Still...
Forum: Build Ups 13-09-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 88,967
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: 1,385
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: 617
Views: 88,967
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: 617
Views: 88,967
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: 617
Views: 88,967
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: 26,068
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: 617
Views: 88,967
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: 617
Views: 88,967
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: 259
Views: 41,454
Posted By Ranga350
Nice work Chris

Nice work Chris
Forum: Build Ups 10-07-2018, 03:56 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 26,068
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: 617
Views: 88,967
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: 617
Views: 88,967
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: 617
Views: 88,967
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: 17
Views: 3,743
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: 104,486
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: 617
Views: 88,967
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: 617
Views: 88,967
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: 104,486
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: 61,267
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: 61,267
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: 259
Views: 41,454
Posted By Ranga350
I like that one better !!

I like that one better !!
Forum: Build Ups 19-04-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,214
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: 93
Views: 14,708
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: 21
Views: 6,239
Posted By Ranga350
Nice work Phil

Nice work Phil
Forum: General Discussion 17-04-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,314
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: 2,156
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: 617
Views: 88,967
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: 617
Views: 88,967
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: 103
Views: 25,735
Posted By Ranga350
Wow, thats sexy!!

Wow, thats sexy!!
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