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Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,037
Posted By cluxford
Shaun, I had to have mine brake tested. We just...

Shaun, I had to have mine brake tested. We just did a quiet road out of town. The machine they use suction cups to the windscreen. The guy doing mine, didn't get it right and it dropped onto my...
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,037
Posted By cluxford
Shaun, I had to have mine brake tested. We just...

Shaun, I had to have mine brake tested. We just did a quite road out of town. The machine they use suction cups to the windscreen. The guy doing mine, didn't get it right and it dropped onto my...
Forum: Technical Discussion 22-01-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By cluxford
Yes highly likely. The timelines goes like...

Yes highly likely.

The timelines goes like this in the US.

in 1970 The Clean Air act came in. Car Manufacturers started getting impacted around 1973, and that saw a lot of the use of asbestos...
Forum: General Discussion 18-01-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 997
Posted By cluxford
I've only ever blown one clutch, it wasn't even a...

I've only ever blown one clutch, it wasn't even a high powered car, but it was really hard driving through U turn windy roads uphill and downhill. For those in NSW it was Galston Gorge. I drove it...
Forum: General Discussion 18-01-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 997
Posted By cluxford
How'd you blow the clutch Jim, that takes some...

How'd you blow the clutch Jim, that takes some effort...usually hard driving
Forum: General Discussion 18-01-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 997
Posted By cluxford
and that inspection, I was told, bring it to...

and that inspection, I was told, bring it to Sheparton and we'll look at it. I said sure give me petrol money and I will.

Re Enthusiast and who are they backed by, here's the answer I got when...
Forum: General Discussion 18-01-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 997
Posted By cluxford
if it's classic yes...they insured mine. ...

if it's classic yes...they insured mine.

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Geoff, all my dialogue with Enthusiast was on the phone other...
Forum: Technical Discussion 13-01-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 862
Posted By cluxford
Wife doesn't know it Frank, but I did a head...

Wife doesn't know it Frank, but I did a head gasket in it about 3 weeks ago. Ingested over 5 Litres of coolant into the block. I could just fix it in the shed, but I'm thinking yank it and...
Forum: Technical Discussion 13-01-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 862
Posted By cluxford
Are you sure Roger? I'm still dreaming of...

Are you sure Roger? I'm still dreaming of supercharging mine (come on Lotto) as I'm not sure 600Hp IS more than enough for the street :)
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 08-01-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,338
Posted By cluxford
Really like the last pic, amazing how they do that

Really like the last pic, amazing how they do that
Forum: General Discussion 25-12-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By cluxford
Holy smokes just seen that how did that many get...

Holy smokes just seen that how did that many get through the filters
Forum: General Discussion 23-12-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 997
Posted By cluxford
Jim. Shannon’s looked at mine 3 times in 6 years....

Jim. Shannon’s looked at mine 3 times in 6 years. Every time they said same thing. It’s custom. Custom cars don’t increase in value and as such wouldn’t change the insured value. In that 6 years my...
Forum: General Discussion 21-12-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 997
Posted By cluxford
Enthusiast Insurance

Been talking with these guys for a few weeks now. Very very impressed.

I'm about to move all my cars over to them.

Agreed value increased, cost to me, less than half of what I was paying.
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Forum: Readers Rides 26-10-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By cluxford
wow that's nice...way to get back in

wow that's nice...way to get back in
Forum: General Discussion 26-10-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By cluxford
Bowls...those old f$#@*rs clog up the road...

Bowls...those old f$#@*rs clog up the road driving 20 Ks below the speed limit to get there and home...I might have to start complaining about that
Forum: General Discussion 23-10-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By cluxford
^ ha ha...spot on Jim. Now are they making...

^ ha ha...spot on Jim.

Now are they making em in 17s ??? I'd love a set of 17" Convo pro's on mine
Forum: Queensland 07-09-2018, 03:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,345
Posted By cluxford
Peter I've been here since mid July...agree, 2...

Peter I've been here since mid July...agree, 2 days of rain and 22-25 degrees. Loving it so far, but not looking forward to summer
Forum: General Discussion 20-08-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 894
Posted By cluxford
wow

wow
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2018, 02:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,717
Posted By cluxford
^ oh and lots more than that. You've just...

^ oh and lots more than that. You've just mentioned the automotive ones
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2018, 02:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,524
Posted By cluxford
I'm hooked on Musclecar right now. It's not MTOD...

I'm hooked on Musclecar right now. It's not MTOD I don't think, but it is on Foxtel. Not the big budget builds, but simple stuff most of us can tackle. My only thing is I'd like them to go into a...
Forum: General Discussion 31-07-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,717
Posted By cluxford
Shannons are good right up to agreed value. My...

Shannons are good right up to agreed value. My car they won't insure for anywhere near what I believe it is worth, moreover with 6 years now as built they claim it's depreciated not appreciated due...
Forum: General Discussion 29-07-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,204
Posted By cluxford
^ x3 In fact I am looking at a new Kenwood head...

^ x3 In fact I am looking at a new Kenwood head unit for the Buick that has Apple Car Play. In Sept Apple Car Play will enable access to other navigation apps like Waze, so when I get in, it will...
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 29-07-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 841
Posted By cluxford
Seen that car before...killer !

Seen that car before...killer !
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2018, 02:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,204
Posted By cluxford
^ where's the like button Alan

^ where's the like button Alan
Forum: Build Ups 05-07-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 75,880
Posted By cluxford
looking great !

looking great !
Forum: Readers Rides 17-06-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,203
Posted By cluxford
Love it...cool little rod

Love it...cool little rod
Forum: General Discussion 12-06-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,037
Posted By cluxford
fingers and toes crossed !!

fingers and toes crossed !!
Forum: Importing to Australia 07-06-2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,784
Posted By cluxford
Agree if highly modified and in Vic, you will be...

Agree if highly modified and in Vic, you will be in for over $2K. Brake test alone in time will be close to $1000
Forum: Technical Discussion 01-06-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 902
Posted By cluxford
I'm running 17's but can't really help as my...

I'm running 17's but can't really help as my rears are fully tubbed, new rails 390x40x17
Forum: General Discussion 23-05-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,525
Posted By cluxford
Well these F#*kers better get their sh1t...

Well these F#*kers better get their sh1t together, I've decided that given I'm moving to an acre, I' buying and hot rodding a 1967 112 John Deere Round Fender. I've been looking at a few last few...
Forum: Cars and Bikes Wanted 17-05-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 931
Posted By cluxford
Chris, yes I know of one in Vic, Yellow, rarely...

Chris, yes I know of one in Vic, Yellow, rarely driven. PM me and I'll connect you with guy selling it
Forum: Build Ups 17-05-2018, 03:02 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 52,746
Posted By cluxford
My mum had the exact opposite reaction she loves...

My mum had the exact opposite reaction she loves it. So much so I put her behind the wheel (although she was nervous driving mine, she still enjoyed it)
Forum: General Discussion 15-05-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,525
Posted By cluxford
Got a package from summit today. Ordered a week...

Got a package from summit today. Ordered a week ago. Includes carb caskets. When I return from US in 2 weeks I’m bringing brakes shoes back in with me. Fingers crossed
Forum: General Discussion 14-05-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 790
Posted By cluxford
cash or not, wouldn't it still be guaranteed...

cash or not, wouldn't it still be guaranteed given they "paid out" for repairs ? What does their PDS say
Forum: Readers Rides 26-04-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,380
Posted By cluxford
nice Ken

nice Ken
Forum: General Discussion 22-04-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,037
Posted By cluxford
Bill was fantastic with mine. Say gday when you...

Bill was fantastic with mine. Say gday when you chat to him
Forum: General Discussion 20-04-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,037
Posted By cluxford
Did you try Talk Torque ?

Did you try Talk Torque ?
Forum: Build Ups 05-04-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 62,051
Posted By cluxford
what he said ^^^^^

what he said ^^^^^
Forum: General Discussion 26-03-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5,872
Views: 967,912
Posted By cluxford
Oh no....the only silver lining when this happens...

Oh no....the only silver lining when this happens is tell us it was pulling a massive burnout with a huge smile on your dial
Forum: Technical Discussion 25-03-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,040
Posted By cluxford
That means the boosts is doing its job. It...

That means the boosts is doing its job. It assisting. Problem is elsewhere
Forum: Technical Discussion 19-03-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,040
Posted By cluxford
yep could be, pull the drums and get a part...

yep could be, pull the drums and get a part number stamping. These are cheap and easy to get ABs can get them. They got the right wheel cylinders for mine in less than 24 hours
Forum: Technical Discussion 19-03-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,040
Posted By cluxford
Shaun, I recently went through brake hell after...

Shaun, I recently went through brake hell after my Buick had awesome brakes but then didn't (basically my booster shat itself and the brand new booster was poorly manufactured with 1mm of movement,...
Forum: General Discussion 18-03-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,267
Posted By cluxford
I love it. But I do like custom

I love it. But I do like custom
Forum: General Discussion 23-02-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
Posted By cluxford
Can’t be the real deal running a late model touch...

Can’t be the real deal running a late model touch screen
Forum: General Discussion 20-02-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 927
Posted By cluxford
There was one last week on Gumtree that needed a...

There was one last week on Gumtree that needed a rebuild. It was cheap. $400 from memory, it may still be there

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Forum: General Discussion 15-02-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,199
Posted By cluxford
VPW ain't bad, I buy there if in a hurry or hate...

VPW ain't bad, I buy there if in a hurry or hate Summit delivery fees. For immediate need now stuff. Eagle. I can drive there in 30 mins
Forum: General Discussion 15-02-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,199
Posted By cluxford
we sure do Chris, I buy a lot of small stuff like...

we sure do Chris, I buy a lot of small stuff like that on my trips to the US and throw it in my luggage. I save a bomb
Forum: Technical Discussion 08-02-2018, 03:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,183
Posted By cluxford
I have 390's...have to import every time. It's...

I have 390's...have to import every time. It's actually pretty cheap
Forum: General Discussion 06-02-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,858
Posted By cluxford
ah man, sorry to hear that. You know I will...

ah man, sorry to hear that. You know I will recommend Stylerod in Kilsyth. They built my car and do a LOT of high quality muscle car work. Owner has 2 killer mid 50's ford and his son a wicked XC...
Forum: Technical Discussion 05-02-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,149
Posted By cluxford
Been there. My first deep pan leaked like a...

Been there. My first deep pan leaked like a sieve out the bolt holes. Tried everything - tightened, new gaskets, different gaskets...everything. Then I punched a hole in it on a speed hump. ...
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