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Forum: General Discussion 28-08-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 402
Posted By *rayman*
Any sydney members around Burwood area?

As the title suggests, any sydney members around the Burwood area that would be prepared to pick something up for me and send it to me. May require boxing, but should be straightforward.

Not car...
Forum: General Discussion 13-04-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 664
Posted By *rayman*
My USPS package latest update: April 13,...

My USPS package latest update:

April 13, 2018, 10:36 am
Processed Through Facility
AUSTRALIA
Your item was processed through a facility in AUSTRALIA on April 13, 2018 at 10:36 am. The item...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 664
Posted By *rayman*
Summit racing order

For anyone interested and doing orders with Summit, I thought you might be interested in the following experience.

I ordered a torque converter from Summit last thursday, selected the Global...
Forum: Parts For Sale 25-11-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,538
Posted By *rayman*
nah, long gone mate. I'm now running a serpentine...

nah, long gone mate. I'm now running a serpentine setup.
Forum: General Discussion 16-10-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,532
Posted By *rayman*
Plenty of them up here in North QLD too. ...

Plenty of them up here in North QLD too.

They will be the donor cars for the ford boys in years to come. Like commodore provided LS's for the early holdens. What will the holden boys do now the...
Forum: Parts For Sale 18-09-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,323
Posted By *rayman*
got a pic of the recaro seat runners?

got a pic of the recaro seat runners?
Forum: Parts Wanted 24-08-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,004
Posted By *rayman*
I had a quick dig through my stuff and couldn't...

I had a quick dig through my stuff and couldn't find it. I can't get to all my gear easily at the moment. Sorry mate.
Forum: Parts Wanted 19-08-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,004
Posted By *rayman*
I reckon i have one amongst my stuff. I will have...

I reckon i have one amongst my stuff. I will have to dig through to find it though. Will try have a look for it today.
Forum: Technical Discussion 25-07-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,888
Posted By *rayman*
1st gen Camaro / HQ Holden control arms interchangeable?

Noticed this ad on Gumtree where the guy is saying they are the same. HQ uppers look different, but is the top ball joint in the same location if you use a Camaro arm, or is this guy way off?
...
Forum: Importing to Australia 18-07-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,138
Posted By *rayman*
Sitting just over 79 at the moment

Sitting just over 79 at the moment
Forum: Technical Discussion 18-07-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,245
Posted By *rayman*
so a detroit locker is acceptable/legal on the...

so a detroit locker is acceptable/legal on the street, but not a mini spool?



I believe the yanks are referring to the Eaton posi style centre when they say they have a posi unit. (or the yukon...
Forum: Technical Discussion 17-07-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,245
Posted By *rayman*
Truetrac looks like the go. The americans...

Truetrac looks like the go.

The americans all like the posi units by the looks of things.

Picking a ratio for my combo is probably my next issue.

Combo is/will be a 454-TH400-12 bolt. 18"...
Forum: Technical Discussion 17-07-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,245
Posted By *rayman*
I know this will be a challenge, When you back in...

I know this will be a challenge, When you back in town? Feel like putting a carrier and gears in for me? :)
Forum: Technical Discussion 17-07-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,245
Posted By *rayman*
Hmm, might have to reconsider. Didn't realise the...

Hmm, might have to reconsider. Didn't realise the mini spool was frowned upon or illegal. Maybe a thread title change is in order, and discuss what centre is best option for street use.

What sort...
Forum: Technical Discussion 17-07-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,245
Posted By *rayman*
12 Bolt diff centre options?

Anybody using a mini spool in their classic?

So who's running a mini spool on the street?
Would you use one again?
Any of them better than the others?
Forum: General Discussion 28-06-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,944
Posted By *rayman*
I watched a few youtube videos on this DIY soda...

I watched a few youtube videos on this DIY soda blasting the other day, seems to be a cheap way to get some decent results on smaller parts:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PM9gKJjVV2w

On a...
Forum: Importing to Australia 20-06-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,927
Posted By *rayman*
I have been getting emails from ebay about the...

I have been getting emails from ebay about the 'netflix tax' as they are calling it.
Forum: Importing to Australia 13-06-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,138
Posted By *rayman*
just hit .756 again this morning.:eek:

just hit .756 again this morning.:eek:
Forum: General Discussion 17-04-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 85,649
Posted By *rayman*
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170417/7fa370af...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170417/7fa370afda61b299853ea72952e46fab.jpg

Got myself a new Powermaster 140amp polished alternator and a Billet Specialties serpentine conversion kit. Removing...
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,949
Posted By *rayman*
Ironic that 'where has everyone gone' is one of...

Ironic that 'where has everyone gone' is one of the more popular threads on this forum.
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,949
Posted By *rayman*
Unless you like something on Facebook when you...

Unless you like something on Facebook when you see it, finding it again 10 minutes later is near on impossible sometimes.

---------- Post added at 07:55 PM ---------- Previous post was at 07:52 PM...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,949
Posted By *rayman*
More and more people going to facebook land....

More and more people going to facebook land. Forums are becoming less popular.
Forum: Importing to Australia 05-04-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,138
Posted By *rayman*
There's a lot of stuff that Trump is planning...

There's a lot of stuff that Trump is planning that comes into effect in 12-18 months that will not make things progress for them. I've read a few things indicating the US will have a short term...
Forum: Importing to Australia 04-04-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,927
Posted By *rayman*
Things have gone a bit quiet on this topic...

Things have gone a bit quiet on this topic lately, everything after june 30 will be eligible for the duty regardless of the $1000 threshold.

Here's the bad news straight from the horses mouth:...
Forum: Importing to Australia 04-04-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,138
Posted By *rayman*
old thread revival warning!!!! Opinions on...

old thread revival warning!!!!

Opinions on where the exchange rate is headed from here?
Forum: Technical Discussion 03-04-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,823
Posted By *rayman*
Cheap crossmember fit ok deano?

Cheap crossmember fit ok deano?
Forum: Technical Discussion 02-04-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,823
Posted By *rayman*
Wow, I am surprised that 2 people have suggested...

Wow, I am surprised that 2 people have suggested building the t350 up. I thought that would be the last thing I heard recommended
Forum: Technical Discussion 01-04-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,823
Posted By *rayman*
The amount of t400's going into ve's and xr6...

The amount of t400's going into ve's and xr6 turbos, surely there must be a miriad of choices of tough boxes out there.

Yeah I knew there is different lengths in the boxes, I thought it came...
Forum: Technical Discussion 31-03-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,823
Posted By *rayman*
The 4l60 was in a VT R8 i had a few years back. ...

The 4l60 was in a VT R8 i had a few years back.

Looking at the prices of 4L80's, and availability (they are a bit thin on the ground here by the looks), plus the additional expense of a controller...
Forum: Technical Discussion 31-03-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,823
Posted By *rayman*
I kinda had a bad experience with a 4L60E in a...

I kinda had a bad experience with a 4L60E in a clubsport a few years back. $3500 rebuild on it, babied it for a few months then sold the car. The guy that bought the car killed the gearbox that night...
Forum: Technical Discussion 30-03-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,823
Posted By *rayman*
I forgot you had a glide, thought it was T400. ...

I forgot you had a glide, thought it was T400.

Yeah, i'm expecting clearance problems. Is currently on original big block T350 crossmember, and we've changed engine mounts out to small block...
Forum: Technical Discussion 30-03-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,823
Posted By *rayman*
Upgrades to Big block - T350 to T400 change

So i'm trying to prepare for a change from T350 to T400 in my 68 Camaro. It looks like a pretty expensive exercise. New T400 box, crossmember, converter, slip yoke, and possibly a tailshaft and...
Forum: General Discussion 14-03-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,812
Posted By *rayman*
Jegs website sucks to find anything on. I use...

Jegs website sucks to find anything on. I use google to find parts on the jegs website it's that bad.
Forum: General Discussion 14-03-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,812
Posted By *rayman*
Yeah, the link is hidden down the bottom of their...

Yeah, the link is hidden down the bottom of their page on the bottom right: Beat a price guarantee
Forum: Parts For Sale 14-03-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,076
Posted By *rayman*
Big Block Chev LWP Alternator bracket

Big Block Chev top mount alternator bracket suit long water pump. Chrome plated bracket with heim joint turnbuckle tension adjuster. Solid bracket, alternator showed no deflection/movement with...
Forum: General Discussion 14-03-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,812
Posted By *rayman*
Summit price matched for me

We all know the pain of buying parts and then factoring in the USD/AUD conversion and freight.

I've been procrastinating a purchase for the last fortnight, watching the exchange rate and looking...
Forum: General Discussion 13-03-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By *rayman*
I have driven in Melbourne before, so not...

I have driven in Melbourne before, so not completely unfamiliar with the place. I think the place is probably a lot busier now though, last time I was there was about 10 year ago.
Forum: General Discussion 13-03-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By *rayman*
Melbourne visit

Hey guys,

I'm heading to melbourne with the family in June.

We are staying in the cbd, haven't bothered to get a rental car as most of the activities we intend to do are accessible with...
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,605
Posted By *rayman*
So looking at a Billet Specialties serpentine...

So looking at a Billet Specialties serpentine conversion for my big block. A bit of googling turned this up:
...
Forum: Parts For Sale 04-03-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,538
Posted By *rayman*
Big Block Chev Gilmer drive kit

I'm removing the gilmer belt drive kit from my big block for a serpentine conversion (so i can fit an A/C compressor).

Originally purchased as a pro-comp kit, but I also purchased a new Aeroflow...
Forum: Technical Discussion 23-01-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,351
Posted By *rayman*
Have you progressed with this Angry?

Have you progressed with this Angry?
Forum: Technical Discussion 20-01-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,351
Posted By *rayman*
I have a optima red top in the boot, one of those...

I have a optima red top in the boot, one of those chrome '100 amp' cheapy alternators, twin AU thermos, msd 6AL, and H4 upgraded headlights.

I took the car for its first night time cruise last...
Forum: General Discussion 14-01-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,303
Posted By *rayman*
Thanks for the heads up. I've been meaning to buy...

Thanks for the heads up. I've been meaning to buy one of these. I'll head in and get one of these tomorrow at a great price.

Hopefully it'll recondition an Optima I have here that won't charge,...
Forum: Technical Discussion 02-01-2017, 11:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,761
Posted By *rayman*
Not that I need to justify to anyone, I am a tall...

Not that I need to justify to anyone, I am a tall guy near on 7ft. I don't have a lot of room in driver area of this car. I am looking at the tilt column as an option to give me a little more leg...
Forum: Technical Discussion 28-12-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,761
Posted By *rayman*
Thanks Russ, I will do a bit more research

Thanks Russ, I will do a bit more research
Forum: Technical Discussion 28-12-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,761
Posted By *rayman*
Floor shift auto. Yeah, i did think of both...

Floor shift auto.

Yeah, i did think of both of those options.

Finding a parisienne or impala is really about the only likely option. Most of the GM column have interchangeable parts from what...
Forum: Technical Discussion 28-12-2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,761
Posted By *rayman*
Steering column - indicator stalk RHD

After some advice, or to find out if i'm in unchartered territory.

So, my car is converted to RHD. Still using standard GM 68 non tilt column at this stage. My indicator stalk is on the wrong side...
Forum: General Discussion 19-12-2016, 10:26 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 29,015
Posted By *rayman*
Just tried to use that code on a set of Speedtech...

Just tried to use that code on a set of Speedtech control arms 6pakdave, wouldn't work for me.
Forum: Recreation 20-11-2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,567
Posted By *rayman*
Anyone noticed the AUD is taking a hiding since...

Anyone noticed the AUD is taking a hiding since Trump was voted in? All the pre-election talk suggested the AUD would strengthen against the USD if trump got in, indicating he would ruin the country...
Forum: Technical Discussion 17-11-2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,160
Posted By *rayman*
Chevguy - i have limited clearance on the other...

Chevguy - i have limited clearance on the other side of the steering box. Will be too close to the extractors. godd suggestion though. It would also change the alignment with column.

Blackout - I...
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