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Forum: General Discussion 27-10-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 77,295
Posted By BlackoutSteve
Hey Peter! :)

Hey Peter! :)
Forum: Victoria 26-10-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,231
Posted By BlackoutSteve
$7.86 plus a $12.39 invoice fee on CityLink. ...

$7.86 plus a $12.39 invoice fee on CityLink.

Not sure if Eastlink are doing the same..
Forum: Victoria 26-10-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,231
Posted By BlackoutSteve
Just got an invoice. Seems they are now...

Just got an invoice.
Seems they are now charging tolls to club permit vehicles.
Forum: Technical Discussion 25-10-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,063
Posted By BlackoutSteve
Your cam should work with a mechanical vac...

Your cam should work with a mechanical vac advance can.
It will improve driveability in a huge way.
Run cooler. More responsive. Stronger idle. Better fuel economy.
HEI is good.
Forum: Technical Discussion 25-10-2017, 05:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,063
Posted By BlackoutSteve
Only worth spending the money if you buy a...

Only worth spending the money if you buy a programmable controller. This way you can have all your rpm and load related ignition advance done so much more accurately than by using mechanical springs...
Forum: General Discussion 23-10-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By BlackoutSteve
Strip and repaint. $20K minimum. There is bound...

Strip and repaint. $20K minimum.
There is bound to be metal work.
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 20-10-2017, 05:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 930
Posted By BlackoutSteve
I assisted in a photoshoot of a new Honda Odyssey...

I assisted in a photoshoot of a new Honda Odyssey some years ago.
We sand-bagged the sh!t out of that piece of crap in order to get it to look "good".
Never look at promo photos for a factory ride...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,844
Posted By BlackoutSteve
Thanks Jim.. To Hell with this fxcking place.

Thanks Jim..
To Hell with this fxcking place.
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,844
Posted By BlackoutSteve
Now there's one well below the belt.. Showing...

Now there's one well below the belt..
Showing your colors..
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,844
Posted By BlackoutSteve
Can't help but agree.

Can't help but agree.
Forum: Recreation 03-09-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 29,169
Posted By BlackoutSteve
Slightly off topic.. ...

Slightly off topic..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4y37aRSn7Uw
Inside Space Shuttle Challenger STS-51L During The Accident (Higher Quality)
Forum: Technical Discussion 01-09-2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,139
Posted By BlackoutSteve
Had the same issue on my old 9". I rewelded it. ...

Had the same issue on my old 9". I rewelded it.
Unless you can clean inside the crack, good luck with having any sealer do anything.
Me, I'd create a vacuum in the housing through the vent and use...
Forum: Build Ups 31-08-2017, 10:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,910
Posted By BlackoutSteve
All of your Photobucket pics not showing.

All of your Photobucket pics not showing.
Forum: Technical Discussion 31-08-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,364
Posted By BlackoutSteve
Have you contacted Walbro? maybe you got a dud?

Have you contacted Walbro? maybe you got a dud?
Forum: Technical Discussion 30-08-2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,364
Posted By BlackoutSteve
I know it's spending more money, but perhaps...

I know it's spending more money, but perhaps consider an Aeromotive 340 pump. I imagine that it would be a direct swap with the Walbro as the Aeromotive tanks are a Tanks Inc product.
This is what I...
Forum: Parts Wanted 27-08-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,362
Posted By BlackoutSteve
Tin snips.

Tin snips.
Forum: Readers Rides 27-08-2017, 10:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,831
Posted By BlackoutSteve
There are 3 of the Photobucket images I can't...

There are 3 of the Photobucket images I can't see.

I loved the Fathom Green. Was that the original color?
Forum: Technical Discussion 27-08-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,347
Posted By BlackoutSteve
From experience.. :) I persisted with a stock...

From experience.. :)
I persisted with a stock TH350 behind what was maybe a 450-500hp BBC years ago. I blew the rear sprag in it twice, had it repaired both times and rather than waste even more...
Forum: Technical Discussion 27-08-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,347
Posted By BlackoutSteve
If you are expecting to fit standard TH350 behind...

If you are expecting to fit standard TH350 behind a BBC, forget it.
Any TH350 can be (will have to be) modified to be able to handle the additional torque.
A TH400 in relatively stock form will be...
Forum: Website Info and Feedback area 25-08-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 874
Posted By BlackoutSteve
That's called Blackmail. Great customer...

That's called Blackmail.

Great customer service policy.
Forum: General Discussion 24-08-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 674
Posted By BlackoutSteve
http://www.usmuscle.com.au/Forum/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.usmuscle.com.au/Forum/showthread.php?t=14734

Make me an offer. :)
Forum: Western Australia 24-08-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 948
Posted By BlackoutSteve
I rationalized it this way.. I can either break...

I rationalized it this way..
I can either break the law by bending my rear plate so it fits and have it illegible from side views (ie: speed cameras) or..
I can break the law by making a legible...
Forum: General Discussion 24-08-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By BlackoutSteve
Where's the group these days? :confused:

Where's the group these days? :confused:
Forum: Western Australia 23-08-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 948
Posted By BlackoutSteve
If I can buy stick on digits for my trailer and...

If I can buy stick on digits for my trailer and clearly display them, I can't see how a plate is any different. I think you'd need a cop with a real attitude to give you flack over them. That's if he...
Forum: Western Australia 23-08-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 948
Posted By BlackoutSteve
Just buy US plates that aren't embossed, get the...

Just buy US plates that aren't embossed, get the font cut out of vinyl by a sign-writer and make them.

I have never been pulled over as a good job goes un-noticed.
...
Forum: General Discussion 23-08-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,213
Posted By BlackoutSteve
It certainly depends on the color as a cheap...

It certainly depends on the color as a cheap black paint job for example will suck and show every defect. You'll hate it and wished you saved your money.
It totally depends on how much prep the body...
Forum: Parts Wanted 23-08-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,362
Posted By BlackoutSteve
I'm sure it would break as opposed to brake.

I'm sure it would break as opposed to brake.
Forum: Recreation 22-08-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 29,169
Posted By BlackoutSteve
https://youtu.be/Xyiy2fiV_Mc ...

https://youtu.be/Xyiy2fiV_Mc

https://3d.si.edu/apollo11cm/index.php
Forum: Build Ups 21-08-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 30,728
Posted By BlackoutSteve
If you have to hear it from us, then maybe yes.

If you have to hear it from us, then maybe yes.
Forum: General Discussion 17-08-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,168
Posted By BlackoutSteve
GM did for a few years, then they shredded them.....

GM did for a few years, then they shredded them..

If your GM was sold out of Canada then you might have some chance, but after 60 years, I seriously doubt it.
Forum: Parts Wanted 17-08-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,362
Posted By BlackoutSteve
I have a 71 Nova pedal but apparently it's...

I have a 71 Nova pedal but apparently it's different. :p
Forum: General Discussion 16-08-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By BlackoutSteve
Hi Robert.. Welcome aboard.. A Camero huh? :p

Hi Robert.. Welcome aboard..

A Camero huh? :p
Forum: Technical Discussion 16-08-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 677
Posted By BlackoutSteve
If it's LHD, then buy an off the shelf header and...

If it's LHD, then buy an off the shelf header and even full system for it. That's easiest, cheapest and the best factory fitting system, but you just have to source and import the parts.
A fully...
Forum: General Discussion 15-08-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,168
Posted By BlackoutSteve
Original engine won't be of any help and would be...

Original engine won't be of any help and would be extremely rare if it still had it.
The VIN number would be the only number that will help you.
Forum: Technical Discussion 14-08-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,213
Posted By BlackoutSteve
As recently said in another thread, the rears...

As recently said in another thread, the rears locking before the fronts, creates an over-steer panic stop situation which is to be avoided at all costs. It's deadly.

I was actually thinking to...
Forum: Recreation 11-08-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 29,169
Posted By BlackoutSteve
Relative how?

Relative how?
Forum: Technical Discussion 08-08-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By BlackoutSteve
Not sure how far down that is in your pic. I...

Not sure how far down that is in your pic.
I used the original route too and had some stainless spring made into OE style gravel guard for 1/2" line.
It's plenty strong.
...
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,984
Posted By BlackoutSteve
Are you trying to see the logic with these...

Are you trying to see the logic with these fxcking idiots Russ?
Forum: Recreation 07-08-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 29,169
Posted By BlackoutSteve
Get your head around this! Project Apollo...

Get your head around this!

Project Apollo Reentry Simulation ~ 1965 NASA; How Atmospheric Re-entry Was Simulated in the 1960s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ix5SzrPdS7U

Who are these...
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5,860
Views: 867,516
Posted By BlackoutSteve
It's not that bad. I enjoyed it actually. ...

It's not that bad. I enjoyed it actually.
FatMat is supposed to be quite good. I only went with Dynamat because of it's availability at the time. Price is good and a good product.
I have some...
Forum: Build Ups 05-08-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2,879
Views: 655,768
Posted By BlackoutSteve
The exhausts on these heads do not have inserts. ...

The exhausts on these heads do not have inserts.
They are bare alum threads. ;)

Anyway, a steel bolt on a stainless thread is not an issue. Just don't marry stainless. :)
Forum: Build Ups 04-08-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2,879
Views: 655,768
Posted By BlackoutSteve
I was able to just gain enough room on the mill...

I was able to just gain enough room on the mill to recoil the threads.
I bought this used angle plate to set the head up as the intake holes are tapped in at 15 to the deck....
Forum: Build Ups 04-08-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,879
Views: 655,768
Posted By BlackoutSteve
https://youtu.be/sMkT-0i6e9I :p ----------...

https://youtu.be/sMkT-0i6e9I :p

---------- Post added at 02:26 PM ---------- Previous post was at 12:40 PM ----------

The shoulder on the crank for the timing gear was said to have never been...
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 03-08-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1,822
Views: 363,854
Posted By BlackoutSteve
An old BBC Series but probably the best crash...

An old BBC Series but probably the best crash investigation documentary I have seen.
There are 3 episodes and each episode has been uploaded in 10 minute sections as were the YouTube "rules" of the...
Forum: Build Ups 02-08-2017, 10:29 PM
Replies: 2,879
Views: 655,768
Posted By BlackoutSteve
I was going to accurately repair two intake...

I was going to accurately repair two intake threads that were a bit iffy, and thought I'd just Recoil the lot on both heads.
I should have bought a bigger mill. That's at full height.
Just one...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,429
Posted By BlackoutSteve
63mm.. A bit smaller and would needs mods, but...

63mm.. A bit smaller and would needs mods, but food for thought..
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Wiring-Grommet-Black-Rubber-63mm-x-20mm-Pack-of-5-/252749665490?hash=item3ad90dd4d2:g:A70AAOSwA3dYF-jB
...
Forum: General Discussion 31-07-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,429
Posted By BlackoutSteve
Russ! :p

Russ! :p
Forum: General Discussion 30-07-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,429
Posted By BlackoutSteve
Try an industrial electrical supplier perhaps.. ...

Try an industrial electrical supplier perhaps..
Maybe a trucking parts supplier.
Forum: Parts For Sale 27-07-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,113
Posted By BlackoutSteve
Bid received, so now sale is committed to eBay....

Bid received, so now sale is committed to eBay....
Forum: General Discussion 26-07-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5,860
Views: 867,516
Posted By BlackoutSteve
...and the oil pump. :rolleyes: Chevrolet...

...and the oil pump. :rolleyes:

Chevrolet knew their engines would produce reliable G-forces and correctly put dizzy & pump the rear. :p
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