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Forum: Technical Discussion 13-02-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By Geoff 4
The resistance range of the sender has to match...

The resistance range of the sender has to match the gauge. If the 90 ohm sender is GM, a full reading on the factory gauge [ when the tank is less than full ] could be:
1. Faulty gauge
2. Faulty...
Forum: Parts For Sale 03-02-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 205
Posted By Geoff 4
RPM switch

Summit RPM switch. Adjustable from 2000-9000 rpm. Output at desired rpm can activate a warning light, buzzer etc. $30.
PM if interested.
Forum: Parts For Sale 03-02-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 88
Posted By Geoff 4
MSD HEI module

#83645 module, fits inside HEI dist. Has adjustable rev limiter, switches 7.5 amps [ stock is ~ 5.5 amps ] for more spark energy. $50. PM if interested.
Forum: Technical Discussion 26-01-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By Geoff 4
Sam at Universal springs can make them. He is at...

Sam at Universal springs can make them. He is at Hoxton Park. 9607 4682
Forum: Technical Discussion 09-01-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 864
Posted By Geoff 4
Sounds like a huge amount of expense for not much...

Sounds like a huge amount of expense for not much gain.
Forum: General Discussion 02-01-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 93,735
Posted By Geoff 4
Here is another rip off. Gates Barricade fuel...

Here is another rip off. Gates Barricade fuel line, 3/8" ID. $27 a metre from Repco. Bet our American cousins are not paying anything like.....
Forum: Parts For Sale 01-01-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 886
Posted By Geoff 4
Anti sway bars

AS bars for sale.

[1] Hellwig rear bar #55864, 1.125" diameter suits GM A body 1964-67. This bolts to the diff housing, much more effective than the useless factory bar. Has three adjustable...
Forum: General Discussion 24-12-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 93,735
Posted By Geoff 4
Nev, Found the same thing with Summit &...

Nev,
Found the same thing with Summit & NGK.

NGK Iridium plugs, $32 each here, I think at Summit they were about $9 ea, but would send to Oz.

Did I here someone say something about free...
Forum: General Discussion 24-12-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,024
Posted By Geoff 4
I am old fashioned, so with things like insurance...

I am old fashioned, so with things like insurance I ring the company, do not sign up online. When the premium is due I just phone & give my credit card details & the receipt & renewal is then emailed...
Forum: General Discussion 22-12-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,024
Posted By Geoff 4
Rodent, I did have my car insured with...

Rodent,

I did have my car insured with Shannons when they first came on the market. Back then, there not many companies insuring vintage cars.

Companies like Enthusiast & Rino do not have the...
Forum: General Discussion 21-12-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,024
Posted By Geoff 4
I have been with Enthusiast for a few years now....

I have been with Enthusiast for a few years now. No complaints. Shannon's was always more expensive.

Someone has to pay for all those Shannon ads......
Forum: General Discussion 19-12-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 93,735
Posted By Geoff 4
Wife bought me some tie rod ends for Chrissy....

Wife bought me some tie rod ends for Chrissy. Blow'd if I know how she knew I needed them....
Forum: Technical Discussion 08-12-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 850
Posted By Geoff 4
As I said in post 10, increased cam duration...

As I said in post 10, increased cam duration brings with it a smelly exh. Nature of the beast. Just like your 14:1 race engine isn't going to like running on 91 octane; nature of the beast.

The...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 619
Posted By Geoff 4
I have used DHL many times & they have been very...

I have used DHL many times & they have been very fast. I have ordered parts from Summit on a Sunday, on my doorstep Thurs morning.
Forum: Technical Discussion 05-12-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 850
Posted By Geoff 4
That is a sizeable cam for that size engine, so...

That is a sizeable cam for that size engine, so with a carb, expect to have some smell from the exh.

You firstly need to optimise the fuel burn at idle. Try this simple test & report back with the...
Forum: Technical Discussion 28-11-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By Geoff 4
If it's 2" too deep....not much you can about it....

If it's 2" too deep....not much you can about it.

Roadstar in Sydney have a large range of alum radiators, ph 02 9477 7666, some direct fit for certain cars.
Forum: Technical Discussion 15-11-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By Geoff 4
He says the hard pedal 'comes good', so unlikely...

He says the hard pedal 'comes good', so unlikely to be a booster problem,
Forum: Technical Discussion 14-11-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By Geoff 4
Brake fluid absorbs moisture over time, which...

Brake fluid absorbs moisture over time, which lowers the boiling point of the BF. I would flush the system & fill/bleed with new high temp brake fluid.
Forum: Parts For Sale 05-11-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 713
Posted By Geoff 4
Bump

Bump
Forum: Parts For Sale 01-11-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 713
Posted By Geoff 4
Do-it-yourself wheel alignment kit.

Sick of mechanics at the wheel alignment shop scratching your guard with their belt buckle?

This do it yourself Tenhulzen kit allows you to adjust camber, caster & toe in YOUR garage. It fits...
Forum: Readers Rides 27-10-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 620
Posted By Geoff 4
Looks in god nick, nice colour. Enjoy.

Looks in god nick, nice colour. Enjoy.
Forum: General Discussion 25-10-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,166
Posted By Geoff 4
No, they were overrated. As a road car, they were...

No, they were overrated. As a road car, they were balky to drive, not fun. As a race car from the factory they were a failure because the engines blew up. Only after extensive engine modifications...
Forum: Technical Discussion 24-10-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By Geoff 4
Easily fixed, depends on how creative you are....

Easily fixed, depends on how creative you are. Acc pedal can be extended/lengthened/raised to position it where you want it.
Forum: General Discussion 24-10-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By Geoff 4
Yes, these brain-dead politicians never...

Yes, these brain-dead politicians never learn.....

If you like golf, plenty of golf courses...
If you like cricket, plenty of parks indoor venues.
Same with bowls, swimming, basket ball,...
Forum: General Discussion 21-10-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 811
Posted By Geoff 4
Heard of a 66 GTO sold here recently for $100k....

Heard of a 66 GTO sold here recently for $100k. Apparently it was a 4bbl, 2 speed auto.

If it had been Tri-power, 4 speed, even more $$$.
Forum: General Discussion 16-10-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,166
Posted By Geoff 4
Bonne, It is all in the eye...of the beholder....

Bonne,
It is all in the eye...of the beholder. You have probably seen the Shannon's ad that claims the 1971 Ford GT Ph 3 Falcon was the fastest 4 door car in the world. Absolute rubbish. Numerous...
Forum: General Discussion 14-09-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,239
Posted By Geoff 4
I wouldn't buy a bread crumb from DSE. I...

I wouldn't buy a bread crumb from DSE.

I bought one of their light weight power steering boxes for my GTO.

The box had a clunk in it right near the centre of travel where you do most of the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 908
Posted By Geoff 4
Ahhhhh, the Peugot, France's revenge against the...

Ahhhhh, the Peugot, France's revenge against the world....

Bardahl makes a good seal softener.
Forum: Technical Discussion 22-08-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,748
Posted By Geoff 4
Correct Frank. A smaller crank pulley spins the...

Correct Frank.
A smaller crank pulley spins the accessories slower. A smaller w/pump pulley spins the pump faster. A smaller pump pulley should be tried first for a hot runner. Some A/C cars had...
Forum: Technical Discussion 15-08-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,748
Posted By Geoff 4
Nev, You are correct. I just mentioned...

Nev,
You are correct.

I just mentioned the 3000/1500 rpm thing as something for people to think about & how the poor old cooling system can be overtaxed trying to keep us happy.....
Forum: Technical Discussion 14-08-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,748
Posted By Geoff 4
Shan, I am using a pressed steel...

Shan,
I am using a pressed steel factory type WP pulley. My engine is a 455 Pontiac. I recently switched from a 160 to a 180 stat because it was running too cool!

The problem with March...
Forum: Technical Discussion 11-08-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 692
Posted By Geoff 4
Some pictures might help. Without seeing the set...

Some pictures might help. Without seeing the set up:
- different brand of pump
- spacers to move the pump away from the block.
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,042
Posted By Geoff 4
Wheel brgs. Noise does not change from accel to...

Wheel brgs. Noise does not change from accel to decel to coasting.

Tyre noise also does not change under load, it is either ' there' or it isn't.

Worn crown wheels & pinions that are noisy....
Forum: Technical Discussion 02-08-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,748
Posted By Geoff 4
The elec fans are not helping. Elec fans evolved...

The elec fans are not helping. Elec fans evolved for use on modern cars with 195* or higher stats. Our old bangers came with 180* stats for moderate climates. There is not an elec fan[s] made that...
Forum: General Discussion 30-07-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,724
Posted By Geoff 4
Shannons are great, but guess who pays for all...

Shannons are great, but guess who pays for all those ads.......

I am with a company called Enthusiast, based in Brisbane, ph 1300 679 888
Forum: General Discussion 19-07-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,218
Posted By Geoff 4
Cali, Speaking for myself & what I observe...

Cali,

Speaking for myself & what I observe on the road, a lot of people are getting fined for the wrong thing. No allowance is made for drivers using common sense. With a rising road toll in NSW,...
Forum: General Discussion 18-07-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,218
Posted By Geoff 4
We get treated like mugs in this country. And it...

We get treated like mugs in this country. And it will continue until the mugs get off their a**e & start taking action.

Just two examples:

[1] If you are booked for speeding, you should be...
Forum: Parts For Sale 06-07-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 649
Posted By Geoff 4
Conical valve springs

Comp Cams #7228. The latest technology. New in the box, $250.
Forum: Parts For Sale 06-07-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 587
Posted By Geoff 4
Pontiac V8 solid roller cam.

In perfect condition, low miles. Can email pics. This is a CUSTOM ground cam from Comp Cams. Cost $AU600 for a new one........then there is the shipping, plus the GST you have to pay now to Mr....
Forum: Readers Rides 27-06-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,218
Posted By Geoff 4
Is it a later 318 or Poly 318?

Is it a later 318 or Poly 318?
Forum: General Discussion 27-06-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 661
Posted By Geoff 4
You could try Roadstar in Sydney, ph 02 9477 7666

You could try Roadstar in Sydney, ph 02 9477 7666
Forum: General Discussion 27-06-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By Geoff 4
I fitted AU fans to my GTO. Ran noticeably hotter...

I fitted AU fans to my GTO. Ran noticeably hotter than my trusty factory clutch fan. AU fans came off the same day, now gather dust, & the factory fan continues to work fine...
Forum: Technical Discussion 01-06-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 712
Posted By Geoff 4
They should be welded [ or brazed ], then ground...

They should be welded [ or brazed ], then ground flat. If you just file the pads, shoes will sit at angle, which might cause uneven wear, pulling to one side etc.
Forum: Technical Discussion 22-05-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,273
Posted By Geoff 4
The low CR is not helping vacuum. The single...

The low CR is not helping vacuum. The single pattern cam would be better. The 268 Hi Energy cam would probably work well.

And a cam with short seat timing will help with vac & idle quality. Get a...
Forum: Technical Discussion 21-05-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,273
Posted By Geoff 4
Darren, Something doesn't sound right with...

Darren,

Something doesn't sound right with the numbers. Light car, 4.10 gears & it is a dog off the line with a 360 engine? Sounds like you might have more wiped lobes. Have you checked for coil...
Forum: Technical Discussion 20-05-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,273
Posted By Geoff 4
What size engine? It makes a huge difference. ...

What size engine? It makes a huge difference.

Most good cams have longer closing ramps to close the valves more softly & prevent valve bounce. Sign of a quality made cam.

232/238 @ 050 110LSA...
Forum: Technical Discussion 14-04-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,106
Posted By Geoff 4
I bought Ferd wheels for my GTO, could not find...

I bought Ferd wheels for my GTO, could not find the Holden [ HQ ] pattern, which also fits the GTO.

I had the holes elongated. It was done by a company called Neale Wheels in Sydney, who were...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By Geoff 4
Yeah, Aust Post is a joke. I have had three money...

Yeah, Aust Post is a joke. I have had three money orders go missing, at the time we taxpayers were paying some Arab $5m to 'improve' services.
Forum: Technical Discussion 11-04-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 715
Posted By Geoff 4
Try Classic Chev 02 9609 7228 or USGMSP ...

Try Classic Chev 02 9609 7228

or USGMSP 02 4257 1230
Forum: Technical Discussion 09-04-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,090
Posted By Geoff 4
The term EFI is a very broad brush. As I...

The term EFI is a very broad brush.

As I said in qualifying my earlier post, if you are going to fit/adapt EFI to a 4bbl manifold, I don't think there would be much performance improvement, maybe...
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