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Forum: Readers Rides 13-04-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,955
Posted By kiwicamaro
Just a few more progress shots. RideTech...

Just a few more progress shots.

RideTech suspension all installed (when its slammed down to the bottom still has about 10mm at the lowest point.) So Chassis basically finished

Hydroboost and...
Forum: Build Ups 09-04-2018, 04:58 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 51,101
Posted By kiwicamaro
WOW that is a thing of beauty. The only problem...

WOW that is a thing of beauty. The only problem of going to SEMA 1/2 way thru a build, is you see all new gear that wasn't available when you started the build and you start changing things which...
Forum: Readers Rides 20-03-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,955
Posted By kiwicamaro
Firewall all painted ...

Firewall all painted

http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa79/kiwiwoosh/IMG_0024_zpsqsq4ydhg.jpg


Diff has been rebuilt and Wilwood brakes being installed
...
Forum: Readers Rides 13-03-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,955
Posted By kiwicamaro
Resto Mod

Well a lot has happened since these pics were posted. I decided to go down the resto mod route. Big Brakes, Wilwood on all four corners, Hydroboost, Air suspension and a LS3 Power plant, new Fuel...
Forum: General Discussion 15-03-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,493
Posted By kiwicamaro
I have used both Summit and Jegs and found them...

I have used both Summit and Jegs and found them both very helpful and receptive. I recently purchased the LS3 motor and box of Summit. GM was offering a factory rebate to US residents after speaking...
Forum: Build Ups 16-12-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,598
Posted By kiwicamaro
Brendon Im doing the exact conversion over...

Brendon

Im doing the exact conversion over the Christmas break on the same vehicle.

All the goodies arrived yesterday so its just in time for Xmas. I purchased the conversion kit from LSx,...
Forum: Build Ups 20-11-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,723
Posted By kiwicamaro
Hi Russ Thanks for the reply. I ordered the...

Hi Russ

Thanks for the reply. I ordered the LSx Conversion kit which includes mounts , sump, Trans crossmember, etc
...
Forum: Build Ups 19-11-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,723
Posted By kiwicamaro
"Adele" 1965 Impala SS Convertible Pro Street

Adele is getting a make over. We call her Adele cause she's big, white and loud.

The plans are to basically update her running gear to make her a bit more comfortable to drive.

After a trip...
Forum: Technical Discussion 25-10-2016, 03:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,179
Posted By kiwicamaro
Great detailed writeup but unfortunately 2 weeks...

Great detailed writeup but unfortunately 2 weeks too late as I have already ordered the complete LS Tank. Just about to embark on the same LS Conversion on my 65 Impala so am waiting for all motor...
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 14-10-2016, 03:30 AM
Replies: 704
Views: 388,713
Posted By kiwicamaro
http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa79/kiwiwoosh/...

http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa79/kiwiwoosh/IMG_6315_zpsfq93au7y.png

Just some more racing stripes on a truck
Forum: Build Ups 24-09-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,862
Posted By kiwicamaro
Got the rocker covers back after getting the fins...

Got the rocker covers back after getting the fins powder coated.

http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa79/kiwiwoosh/IMG_8954_zpsoux51msm.jpg...
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 10-09-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 704
Views: 388,713
Posted By kiwicamaro
Does it count that I was in the car when I...

Does it count that I was in the car when I downloaded the pic...?http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa79/kiwiwoosh/IMG_6126_zpspqcfkzcy.jpg
Forum: Readers Rides 10-09-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,955
Posted By kiwicamaro
65 Impala 396 Convertible SS

Well its been a week since I picked it up and the first really fine day to drop the top and go for a cruise....
Forum: Build Ups 06-09-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,862
Posted By kiwicamaro
Well I don't think the Mrs is too happy with me,...

Well I don't think the Mrs is too happy with me, While I was looking to fill the spare slot in the garage with a convertible, which I did with the Black 68 I found this 65 Impala SS Big Block, I have...
Forum: Build Ups 30-08-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,862
Posted By kiwicamaro
Big Brother has arrived

Just new to the garage a 68 Convertible Manual BB with Pro charger.

Will post more picks later
http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa79/kiwiwoosh/IMG_3040_zps0xqgyfrj.jpg...
Forum: Technical Discussion 05-04-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,386
Posted By kiwicamaro
After different Master Cylinders and Boosters I...

After different Master Cylinders and Boosters I went down the Hydraboost route and its the best Bang for Bucks spent on the Camaro.


http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa79/kiwiwoosh/P1030828.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 875
Posted By kiwicamaro
Building all Alloy 427 from scatch

Don't know if this has been posted before, but what a great video

http://speedsociety.com/building-an-all-aluminum-427-engine-block-from-scratch/
Forum: General Discussion 06-02-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 35,428
Posted By kiwicamaro
Yes correct Mitch. I used unistrut and threaded...

Yes correct Mitch. I used unistrut and threaded rod to hang the box section shelf with reinforcing mesh as the base and got it powder coated.
...
Forum: General Discussion 20-12-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 35,428
Posted By kiwicamaro
Heres some pics of mine finally sort of finished ...

Heres some pics of mine finally sort of finished
http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa79/kiwiwoosh/IMG_1934_zps0fc2cbab.jpg
...
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,064
Posted By kiwicamaro
So far I haven't found it a problem, I was...

So far I haven't found it a problem, I was thinking of putting the solid tiles by the bench for that reason but the odd occasion I have dropped a small washer etc my pen magnet retrieves it no...
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,064
Posted By kiwicamaro
My Boxes

This is my set up still not finished but then again I suppose it never will be.

This is the overall perspective
http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa79/kiwiwoosh/IMG_1934_zps0fc2cbab.jpg

Just...
Forum: Technical Discussion 27-04-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,681
Posted By kiwicamaro
I did the conversion from the Powerglide to the...

I did the conversion from the Powerglide to the T700. I had to shorten the drive shaft and modified and shifted the existing trans cross member. It was a relatively painless operation with no major...
Forum: Recreation 05-01-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,760
Posted By kiwicamaro
Watches

Just wondering if there are any members out there that are into wrist watches. If so whats your collection involve?
Forum: General Discussion 20-11-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,441
Posted By kiwicamaro
I got my from SEMA 3 days delivery to my door. ...

I got my from SEMA 3 days delivery to my door. The promo code will only work once and you can only buy a maximum of 2 units. i.e you can't use the code once to buy one unit then go back in with the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,119
Posted By kiwicamaro
Remember if you are using NGK spark plugs the...

Remember if you are using NGK spark plugs the lower the number the hotter the plug

A BP5EY is a Hotter plug than a BP7EY. :)
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,019
Posted By kiwicamaro
Make sure you head to the Old Vegas and check out...

Make sure you head to the Old Vegas and check out the "Heart Attack Grill" if your lucky enough to weigh over 350lbs you get to eat there for free
...
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,953
Posted By kiwicamaro
[QUOTE Thanks Philip. Who did you buy the B&M...

[QUOTE
Thanks Philip.
Who did you buy the B&M unit through?[/QUOTE]

Hi Nev

I got my trans direct from B&M. I had a container coming from the states for work so freight wasn't an issue and...
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 03-05-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 388,713
Posted By kiwicamaro
I hope this qualifies ...

I hope this qualifies
http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa79/kiwiwoosh/ScreenShot2013-05-03at64049PM_zps1c481903.png...
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,953
Posted By kiwicamaro
Hi Nev When I purchased my 700R4 I was going...

Hi Nev

When I purchased my 700R4 I was going to go with Monster but after a bit of snooping around there was plenty bad press about them I ended up purchasing a B&M kit and have been extremely...
Forum: General Discussion 25-04-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,891
Posted By kiwicamaro
Smile I think Australia will have to let the FREE...

I think Australia will have to let the FREE market dictate what happens to Holden. If all Australians feel passionate about the product and your car industry they will support it and it will...
Forum: Build Ups 10-04-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 202,603
Posted By kiwicamaro
WOW $13K USD thats only about $10K in your...

WOW $13K USD thats only about $10K in your money.. I know its dear but holy hell that is one seriously nice looking and great sounding bit of kit, and it would pull better than a school boy. I know...
Forum: General Discussion 31-03-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,021
Posted By kiwicamaro
I have used SHIPITO.COM quite a few times and...

I have used SHIPITO.COM quite a few times and they are excellent. They are really good if you have several packages coming from different suppliers and want it consolidated into one package. As...
Forum: Technical Discussion 16-02-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,014
Posted By kiwicamaro
Buy one of these under $10 in NZ anyway and it...

Buy one of these under $10 in NZ anyway and it makes it a breeze to remove. On my last vehicle ended up scratching the vehicle wrestling with the arm that was partially seized...
Forum: General Discussion 22-01-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,018
Posted By kiwicamaro
Okay here are the last pics for tonight, there...

Okay here are the last pics for tonight, there were plenty of Rat Rods on display but the one here was bar far my favourite (and its for sale) Notice No radiator No belts etc. The alternator,...
Forum: General Discussion 22-01-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,018
Posted By kiwicamaro
and more...

and more...
Forum: General Discussion 22-01-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,018
Posted By kiwicamaro
Local Hot Rod Show Pics

Hi Guys,

Thought I would post up some pics of our local Rod show (Kuemu Show) over the last weekend. There was a real good turn out of cars my guess well over 2000 vehicles. There were a lot of...
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 10-01-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 388,713
Posted By kiwicamaro
http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa79/kiwiwoosh/...

http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa79/kiwiwoosh/ScreenShot2013-01-11at20328AM_zps200d27e4.png

Objects in the mirror may be closer than they appear....(Yeah I wish)[COLOR="Silver"]

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Forum: Readers Rides 01-01-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 39,519
Posted By kiwicamaro
Used 7mm Custom wood for our build, but modified...

Used 7mm Custom wood for our build, but modified it so we could angle the rear speakers for better sound.

http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa79/kiwiwoosh/P1010086.jpg...
Forum: Cars and Bikes For Sale 11-09-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,407
Posted By kiwicamaro
HQ Holden Wagon 1 owner for sale

This might appeal to you guys over the ditch... When you convert the $ its quite a cheap vehicle


http://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/used-cars/holden/auction-511267341.htm
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 09-09-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 704
Views: 388,713
Posted By kiwicamaro
http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa79/kiwiwoosh/...

http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa79/kiwiwoosh/ScreenShot2012-09-08at13018PM.png

Okay technically speaking this is not a muscle car (although still a cool vehicle) but it is definitely has the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,848
Posted By kiwicamaro
I have always used Avis, and have never had a...

I have always used Avis, and have never had a problem. They are especially good if something goes wrong or if you want to change vehicles for whatever reason as there are thousands of outlets.
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,132
Posted By kiwicamaro
I would hire the car in Vegas a drive back thru...

I would hire the car in Vegas a drive back thru theMojave Desert, you can have a look at the Airplane graveyard among other things and you get to see what middle america really looks like. I reckon...
Forum: Recreation 02-08-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 41,155
Posted By kiwicamaro
Mens Advice column

http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa79/kiwiwoosh/ScreenShot2012-08-02at84931PM.png
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,236
Posted By kiwicamaro
I would invest the money in a new vehicle not a...

I would invest the money in a new vehicle not a house.


As they say you can sleep in your car but you can't drag race your house :)
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,794
Posted By kiwicamaro
I'm with Chris and the others, This would be the...

I'm with Chris and the others, This would be the best single bang for bucks that I spent on the vehicle by a country mile. Dealt with Hydratech Direct as I wanted the black anodized master cylinder....
Forum: General Discussion 31-05-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,225
Posted By kiwicamaro
Who cares if it complies or not this is one hot...

Who cares if it complies or not this is one hot looking vehicle. Buy it now and worry about the compliance later. Don't kick yourself in the arse again that you missed out on it. The fact that the...
Forum: General Discussion 22-05-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,191
Posted By kiwicamaro
If you want to give your speakers a work out and...

If you want to give your speakers a work out and test the true surround sound with some some awesome base response I think you can't go past "Super Speedway" This movie was created for the IMAX...
Forum: General Discussion 21-05-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,305
Posted By kiwicamaro
Thumbs up Cheers thanks for that looks like I will have to...

Cheers thanks for that looks like I will have to get some Naviwax
Forum: General Discussion 21-05-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,305
Posted By kiwicamaro
Hi Mitch Maybe we need a section just for...

Hi Mitch

Maybe we need a section just for Detailing. As much as I would like you to do my vehicles unfortunately distance prevents this... What is your opinion on the Mothers and the Meguires...
Forum: General Discussion 21-05-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,305
Posted By kiwicamaro
Hey Mitch Love your work, just wondering do...

Hey Mitch

Love your work, just wondering do you do any vehicles apart from Black ones....:D
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