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Forum: Build Ups 19-04-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 40,317
Posted By seanj
wicked! Lower than a pregnant ant

wicked! Lower than a pregnant ant
Forum: General Discussion 16-04-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,822
Posted By seanj
dunno how closely VIC applies the Australia Wide...

dunno how closely VIC applies the Australia Wide VSB standards, but here is an extract that may help you



Ie. the Engineer needs to be happy the ridetech system meets the VSB criteria and the...
Forum: Build Ups 05-04-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,614
Posted By seanj
That subframe looks too good to put hanging...

That subframe looks too good to put hanging panels over it
Forum: Build Ups 05-04-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 25,128
Posted By seanj
Looking good. I’m probably going to steal the...

Looking good. I’m probably going to steal the idea to recess the rear floor for mufflers!
Forum: Build Ups 02-04-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,695
Posted By seanj
nah, gas MIG. Running about 16L/min. might be too...

nah, gas MIG. Running about 16L/min. might be too high if anything?

Maybe I should increase the pre-flow too?
Forum: Build Ups 01-04-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,695
Posted By seanj
I wasn't comfortable with these panels being...

I wasn't comfortable with these panels being disconnected, so I decided to kill 2 birds with one stone. I made a sandwich panel which went up behind the pitted floor area which would allow me to weld...
Forum: Build Ups 01-04-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,695
Posted By seanj
Took my first big leap into the world of metal...

Took my first big leap into the world of metal replacement the last few weekends. It's a big step for me, so excuse the saga! :o

I started with the drivers side floor as it is out of sight, so my...
Forum: Readers Rides 15-03-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,362
Posted By seanj
any more pics on the wiper motor replacement?...

any more pics on the wiper motor replacement? Hard to install / adapt?
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,410
Posted By seanj
that's very good news

that's very good news
Forum: Build Ups 10-03-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,211
Posted By seanj
you going to run the steel rims Alan? I reckon...

you going to run the steel rims Alan? I reckon they look great. Ride height is perfect too
Forum: Build Ups 28-02-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,695
Posted By seanj
A few things to update on. The body is now...

A few things to update on.

The body is now on a purpose designed 69 Camaro frame courtesy of Greg (aka. mr Crisis).
...
Forum: Parts For Sale 07-02-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,000
Posted By seanj
yeah the tank works fine. includes pump and...

yeah the tank works fine. includes pump and sender.

Should be about $70 to the Geelong depot. will have to be depot-depot as the tank is too big to go through Aus Post.

Send me a PM if you want...
Forum: Technical Discussion 26-01-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By seanj
I think you mean 4l80e. 4l60e =electronic th700....

I think you mean 4l80e. 4l60e =electronic th700. 4l80e = th400 + overdrive + electronic. 4l80e isnít easy to get in Australia, i donít believe it was sold in any cars here.

4l60e is superior to a...
Forum: Build Ups 25-01-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 25,128
Posted By seanj
Parts porn

Parts porn
Forum: Build Ups 22-01-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,695
Posted By seanj
It's even the correct colour!

It's even the correct colour!
Forum: Build Ups 20-01-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 25,128
Posted By seanj
Looks sweet. I’ve got one of these on my shopping...

Looks sweet. I’ve got one of these on my shopping list
Forum: Build Ups 04-01-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 13,163
Posted By seanj
Acceleration enrichment doesn’t self learn. Only...

Acceleration enrichment doesn’t self learn. Only the base fuel table. You’ll need to tweak that stuff to get it perfect.

You’ll probably find it goes into ‘open loop’ for most of your runs as it...
Forum: Build Ups 04-01-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 13,163
Posted By seanj
Looks like you need to increase your acceleration...

Looks like you need to increase your acceleration enrichment. There's a few settings to play with. You can progressively increase you AE vs TPS and check your data logs each run. I found it effective...
Forum: Parts For Sale 20-12-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,000
Posted By seanj
very confident. Impact was dead on and stopped at...

very confident. Impact was dead on and stopped at the subrame. The tyres didn't impact.

There's a scratch on one upper control arm where the inner fender contacted the arm. All steering,...
Forum: Parts For Sale 18-12-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,000
Posted By seanj
FS camaro bits and rims

Aeromotive stealth fuel tank for 69 Camaro. Has inbuilt EFI pump that supports up to 1000 hp N/A. https://www.aeromotiveinc.com/product/69-gm-f-body-stealth-fuel-tank/. Disclaimer, this tank is not...
Forum: Parts For Sale 12-12-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By seanj
Sold

Sold
Forum: Parts For Sale 10-12-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By seanj
guffer, your inbox is full. can't reply to your...

guffer, your inbox is full. can't reply to your message
Forum: Parts For Sale 08-12-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By seanj
SOLD FS: First Gen Camaro Dana 60 (Strange S60)

For sale. Strange S60 rear end for 1st gen camaro.

Aftermarket Dana 60 to fit 67-68-69 Camaro.

http://www.usmuscle.com.au/Forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=35026&stc=1&d=1512734688
...
Forum: Build Ups 03-12-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 13,163
Posted By seanj
Is that factory? :eek: My 4x4 bumper isn't...

Is that factory? :eek:

My 4x4 bumper isn't as beefy as that
Forum: General Discussion 22-11-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,174
Posted By seanj
happy to help mate. send me a PM when you're...

happy to help mate. send me a PM when you're ready



That's why I went EFI. I persevered for years with the carb. Bought an O2 sensor, spent $500 dyno tuning and it was still a pig. Once I...
Forum: Build Ups 20-11-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,695
Posted By seanj
That settles it then... you'll have to get a new...

That settles it then... you'll have to get a new front subframe



That's good to know Adam. The 275 tyre restriction was a bit of a turn off. That's true that most of the Optima and similar...
Forum: General Discussion 20-11-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,174
Posted By seanj
Another convert Andy! Best thing I ever did...

Another convert Andy!

Best thing I ever did to my car was convert it to EFI. I found that for cruise and acceleration the system tuned itself well, but it took a bit of manual tuning (computer) to...
Forum: Build Ups 15-11-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,695
Posted By seanj
Been doing a bit of research lately about full...

Been doing a bit of research lately about full chassis vs a front subframe and rear clip

The best full frame option is the Fast Track chassis from The Roadster Shop.
...
Forum: Build Ups 11-11-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,695
Posted By seanj
Let me know Luke. Mine boot and fuel tank...

Let me know Luke. Mine boot and fuel tank brackets/stiffeners are rusted out. I will possibly not need them if I go to a full chassis or even an AME rear clip.



Tell me about it! There were a...
Forum: Build Ups 08-11-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,695
Posted By seanj
Well she's back from Stripped Bare! looks very...

Well she's back from Stripped Bare! looks very different now with all her dirty secrets expposed

http://www.usmuscle.com.au/Forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=34913&stc=1&d=1510142508

Time to...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By seanj
What incidents could you possibly be talking...

What incidents could you possibly be talking about? :p

No experience with AGI, however sign me up for some sort of cage, either bolt in or close fitting weld in. I like the fact that AGI cages...
Forum: General Discussion 29-10-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,410
Posted By seanj
F*ck. What a loss. His input and knowledge will...

F*ck. What a loss. His input and knowledge will be missed around here
Forum: Build Ups 21-10-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,695
Posted By seanj
loaded it up and took it down to Stripped Bare...

loaded it up and took it down to Stripped Bare yesterday. Will let the experts down there do their thing and reveal all the dirty secrets of the car
...
Forum: Build Ups 09-10-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,695
Posted By seanj
Thanks for all the support. Feels like it's...

Thanks for all the support. Feels like it's needed at the moment. It's about as far away from a running and driving car as it could possibly be!

Jamie, thanks for the thought. I'm still committed...
Forum: Build Ups 07-10-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,695
Posted By seanj
Well after a full day of making grinding and...

Well after a full day of making grinding and cutting dust in the shed, I've got a pretty good understanding of the condition of the car. Went through 4 cutting disks and coated everything in the shed...
Forum: Build Ups 25-09-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,695
Posted By seanj
I had some help come over to move heavy stuff...

I had some help come over to move heavy stuff around today

Seperated the body from the subframe. A hoist makes this rather easy.
...
Forum: General Discussion 13-09-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 900
Posted By seanj
I've found their shipping costs for small items...

I've found their shipping costs for small items pretty cheap. I ordered a new tie-rod end last week and it was about $20 shipping and duty
Forum: Build Ups 03-09-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,695
Posted By seanj
Things are still ticking along. The doors...

Things are still ticking along.

The doors are free from glass and locking mechanisms.

I took a big leap today and cut out my first panel that i'll be replacing. This was the infil panel...
Forum: Build Ups 21-08-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 30,636
Posted By seanj
Nah, give it away to someone who doesn't have a...

Nah, give it away to someone who doesn't have a driving camaro
Forum: Technical Discussion 17-08-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 825
Posted By seanj
nah, it's not possibly for fuel to leak into the...

nah, it's not possibly for fuel to leak into the boot from the vent in a rollover. I used teflon lined braided lines, it doesn't leach. No smell.

Use a rollover valve (easily attainable AN...
Forum: Technical Discussion 16-08-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 825
Posted By seanj
Yep, used a bulkhead style II Much fabrication...

Yep, used a bulkhead style II Much fabrication vent on mine. Nice piece, does exactly what it needs to do. bought if off Summit Racing

http://www.usmuscle.com.au/Forum/showthread.php?t=9016&page=11
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,415
Posted By seanj
That's what I'm going to look at doing while i...

That's what I'm going to look at doing while i rebuild the car.

I've got the harness already, but I'm planning on cutting it and splicing into a firewall connector.
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 02-08-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,822
Views: 363,529
Posted By seanj
That's not the same thing mate. That's a screen...

That's not the same thing mate. That's a screen on the end of the Fitech pump, not a Hydramat

You'll suffer from starvation without good baffling or a hydramat in your tank when running EFI
Forum: Technical Discussion 19-07-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,533
Posted By seanj
68 camaro's have less room in the rear tubs vs...

68 camaro's have less room in the rear tubs vs 67/68.

Best resource I've found on this one is here for 67s:
http://www.camaros.net/forums/17-wheels-tires/153144-1967-wheel-tire-combos.html
...
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 15-07-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1,822
Views: 363,529
Posted By seanj
only in the USA could there be a viable market...

only in the USA could there be a viable market for this. https://youtu.be/pztE9MmKIpQ
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,211
Posted By seanj
Lightning. Tried most of the rest. It's the...

Lightning.

Tried most of the rest. It's the only one that seems really good at getting rid of really grimey dirt, grease, oil mix found under the car.
Forum: Build Ups 02-07-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,695
Posted By seanj
making slow progress still, which is better than...

making slow progress still, which is better than none.

Interior is completely gutted now. Removed the front and rear windscreens. Salvaged the rear window, but cracked the front while removing....
Forum: Western Australia 29-06-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By seanj
I'll head down in the suburban... with the new...

I'll head down in the suburban... with the new Apocalaps sticker on the windscreen. May scare a few people off Apocalaps due to being intimidated by the competition
Forum: General Discussion 28-06-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,826
Posted By seanj
Cast aftermarket Cranks are good for 500hp....

Cast aftermarket Cranks are good for 500hp. You'll have a fairly wild (read cammed) 383 to produce more than that. Probably only $500 extra for an entry level forged crank (1500hp). You'll light the...
Forum: General Discussion 27-06-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,826
Posted By seanj
smiles per $, hot sbc will win by a mile ...

smiles per $, hot sbc will win by a mile

Keeping your current accessories, exhaust and bolt-ons will buy you a lot of fuel money
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