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Forum: Queensland 07-09-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,430
Posted By chevguy
Didn’t know you guys moved. Welcome :). Summer is...

Didn’t know you guys moved. Welcome :). Summer is a bit ordinary but not as bad as a Melbourne winter lol.
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By chevguy
Exactly the reason I bought my HQ SS. Hopefully...

Exactly the reason I bought my HQ SS. Hopefully they’ll keep climbing at a stupid rate. It is killing me restoring everything back to factory though. What I’m spending to rebuild the 253 would put a...
Forum: Parts Wanted 27-08-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By chevguy
I would think they would be the same as hq bud....

I would think they would be the same as hq bud. Just remember you can get shorter shocks for HQs as well.
Forum: Parts Wanted 26-08-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By chevguy
A lot of times thereíll be a holden equivalent....

A lot of times thereíll be a holden equivalent. You just need the measurements and what size mounting eyes.
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 529
Posted By chevguy
I didn’t know there were that many shows on....

I didn’t know there were that many shows on. Might have to get it.
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 31-07-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By chevguy
I really miss mine. I almost bought it back to LS...

I really miss mine. I almost bought it back to LS it.
Forum: General Discussion 30-07-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 914
Posted By chevguy
I’ve been with Shannon’s for years. No complaints...

I’ve been with Shannon’s for years. No complaints and paid out my car that got flooded no hassles.
Forum: General Discussion 18-07-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,224
Posted By chevguy
What I really Hate is getting the fine three...

What I really Hate is getting the fine three weeks later. I’m rooted if I can remember if I was speeding in that spot so how do you fight it? Also isn’t it their duty of care to correct your illegal...
Forum: Cars and Bikes Wanted 15-07-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By chevguy
Thanks anyway bought a matching numbers HQ SS....

Thanks anyway bought a matching numbers HQ SS. The way the prices are going up on these things I thought Iíd better grab one :)
Forum: Build Ups 07-07-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,372
Posted By chevguy
I’m with you. Absolutely love patina on the...

I’m with you. Absolutely love patina on the outside but looking like a restored car inside. I like the engine bay looking flash as well.
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,224
Posted By chevguy
I actually feel bad for most of the cops. They...

I actually feel bad for most of the cops. They went in thinking they were serving the community. They’re now glorified parking meter collectors for the polly’s.
Forum: Cars and Bikes Wanted 19-06-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By chevguy
Yeah first place I Look Deano. Bought a few cars...

Yeah first place I Look Deano. Bought a few cars off there now.
Forum: Cars and Bikes Wanted 19-06-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By chevguy
Might be a bit more expensive then I was hoping...

Might be a bit more expensive then I was hoping for bloke. Unless youíve got a super duper usmuscle comrade price :)
Forum: Cars and Bikes Wanted 18-06-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By chevguy
Mopar time.

Ok so I’ve now sold the 57 Belair and it’s time for mopar madness. Any of you guys know where I might find a reasonably priced dodge or Plymouth 68-71 coupe. Love the 70coronet/superbee style but am...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,660
Posted By chevguy
I would say it’ll be a lot harder now mate. The...

I would say it’ll be a lot harder now mate. The horror stories of slightly modified cars getting held at the docks scares me. I saw one for sale a year or so ago here that was sub $100k
Forum: Importing to Australia 06-06-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,394
Posted By chevguy
Ah sorry Deano I didn’t see you already run the...

Ah sorry Deano I didn’t see you already run the Vin with Qld transport. Sounds like a lot of hassle then.
Forum: Importing to Australia 06-06-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,394
Posted By chevguy
Yup this is the best way to go Deano. They should...

Yup this is the best way to go Deano. They should be able to run the vin.
Forum: Importing to Australia 05-06-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,394
Posted By chevguy
Ask the dept Deano it changes often. In Qld now...

Ask the dept Deano it changes often. In Qld now if it was registered there’s no issue. If it was LHD and mostly unmodified it doesn’t even need a blue plate now.
Forum: Readers Rides 05-06-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 34,469
Posted By chevguy
Just stunning

Just stunning
Forum: Build Ups 05-06-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 68,581
Posted By chevguy
That’s a whole lot of aluminium. Noice.

That’s a whole lot of aluminium. Noice.
Forum: Build Ups 05-06-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 16,194
Posted By chevguy
Well that sux. I still think itís really cool to...

Well that sux. I still think itís really cool to make something fast though that you canít buy stuff off the shelf and say ď with this part and that part it should make X power and run this timeĒ....
Forum: Build Ups 04-06-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 16,194
Posted By chevguy
No hypertectic pistons(spelt wrong I know)...

No hypertectic pistons(spelt wrong I know) available? Usually around $500 a set.
Forum: Build Ups 03-06-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 16,194
Posted By chevguy
Best way to go if your going to wail on it. Give...

Best way to go if your going to wail on it. Give it some decent compression(minimum 11-1), some decent slugs and a nice cam/springs. Not sure on what the heads look like but if possible give them a...
Forum: General Discussion 23-05-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,253
Posted By chevguy
Lol your a man of many tastes Chris. I just...

Lol your a man of many tastes Chris. I just bought a 26hp $8k John Deere. I think I should have gone your way :).
Forum: General Discussion 16-05-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,253
Posted By chevguy
The way itís going it might be safer to bring in...

The way itís going it might be safer to bring in a kilo of cocaine :)
Forum: Readers Rides 04-05-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By chevguy
Yeah thanks guys it is pretty cool. If it sells I...

Yeah thanks guys it is pretty cool. If it sells I think I’m going mopar next. Would love a 68 coronet or similar. Think I’m setting a new record for the least amount of time ownership on this one...
Forum: Technical Discussion 29-04-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,385
Posted By chevguy
Cougars had flashing brake lights as standard....

Cougars had flashing brake lights as standard. I’m sure other cars would have as well.
Forum: General Discussion 27-04-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By chevguy
To each their own I guess. Watched two episodes...

To each their own I guess. Watched two episodes and hated it. It should have been called redneck hillbillies versus pretentious knobs. :D
Forum: Readers Rides 27-04-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By chevguy
It has the factory 283 and a 4 speed. Man I...

It has the factory 283 and a 4 speed. Man I didn’t know a v8 could sound so lame lol. It has a Camaro front power steer/ disc brakes. The only down side is the steering box is around 10mm away from...
Forum: Readers Rides 26-04-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By chevguy
Never really chased the 57ís but they seem to...

Never really chased the 57ís but they seem to find me lol.
Forum: Readers Rides 26-04-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By chevguy
57 Belair.

Here's a little side project I'm doing. Put it up for sale but if I don't get good coin there'll be a small supercharger in it's future. Love the car, just stretched myself a tad thin with the 308 HQ...
Forum: General Discussion 26-04-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5,862
Views: 907,233
Posted By chevguy
And a 308 HQ sedan I just finished :). I bought...

And a 308 HQ sedan I just finished :). I bought the Belair around two weeks ago. Was at a customers who said they needed money and might have to sell
The Chev. My ears pricked up. Here was this 57...
Forum: General Discussion 20-04-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5,862
Views: 907,233
Posted By chevguy
Iíve noticed some 98ís are plain nasty. Spill...

Iíve noticed some 98ís are plain nasty. Spill some of them
On my shed floor and it chews straight into the sealed paint. Other chemicals donít seem to bother it.
Forum: General Discussion 19-04-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5,862
Views: 907,233
Posted By chevguy
Started rubbing back the peeling clear on my 57...

Started rubbing back the peeling clear on my 57 Belair. So hate prep work.
Forum: Technical Discussion 25-03-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,125
Posted By chevguy
That could mean you have a shallow m/c where...

That could mean you have a shallow m/c where before you had a deep piston one. Run into the problem many times.
Forum: Build Ups 09-03-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 16,194
Posted By chevguy
Now this is seriously cool. I love the idea of...

Now this is seriously cool. I love the idea of building stuff not buying.
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,631
Posted By chevguy
I just hope it gets the massive respect that it...

I just hope it gets the massive respect that it deserves. Steve built it to be driven so would be a huge shame to have it hidden in a shed. Steve would have hated that.
Forum: Build Ups 26-02-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 16,194
Posted By chevguy
A hoist is the present to yourself that never...

A hoist is the present to yourself that never stops giving :).
Forum: Build Ups 25-02-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,372
Posted By chevguy
Love it.

Love it.
Forum: Build Ups 21-02-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 46,468
Posted By chevguy
Yeah sweet. I use a soldering iron to melt the...

Yeah sweet. I use a soldering iron to melt the seat holes. Always make the holes bigger than you think you need :).
Forum: Build Ups 20-02-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 46,468
Posted By chevguy
Iíd finish the dash and everything else before I...

Iíd finish the dash and everything else before I fit the seat. I know itís awesome to have the seats in but there ainít much room to do anything else once theyíre in.
Forum: Technical Discussion 26-01-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By chevguy
I used the energy ones as well. Just make sure...

I used the energy ones as well. Just make sure they’re shielded from your extractors if they run close though.
Forum: Build Ups 10-12-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 46,468
Posted By chevguy
Looks wicked good to me. Nice touch.

Looks wicked good to me. Nice touch.
Forum: Build Ups 07-12-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 16,194
Posted By chevguy
How'd you go?

How'd you go?
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5,862
Views: 907,233
Posted By chevguy
Probably just an alternator that died Deano. May...

Probably just an alternator that died Deano. May have taken out a main fuse. The car still looks like porn though even on a tilt tray :)
Forum: Parts For Sale 04-12-2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 700
Posted By chevguy
Saw those for sale on Fb. Nice looking rims.

Saw those for sale on Fb. Nice looking rims.
Forum: General Discussion 20-11-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 846
Posted By chevguy
Had the same in qld. Welded in and passed...

Had the same in qld. Welded in and passed engineering.
Forum: Build Ups 11-11-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 16,815
Posted By chevguy
Sent you a pm bud.

Sent you a pm bud.
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,249
Posted By chevguy
You always had cool **** :)

You always had cool **** :)
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,631
Posted By chevguy
I’m just stunned. I haven’t been on here for a...

I’m just stunned. I haven’t been on here for a week or so. I saw the headline but not for a second thought it was a serious post. Absolutely devastated the car community and his family has lost such...
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