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Forum: Technical Discussion 14-02-2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By 69JavelinMan
You either have really good fuel economy or an...

You either have really good fuel economy or an electrical problem :D
Forum: Importing to Australia 04-02-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 994
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Glad the forums was able to help answer your...

Glad the forums was able to help answer your question.
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 93,832
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Well it is pretty.

Well it is pretty.
Forum: Western Australia 22-01-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Online entries close on Wednesday night if you...

Online entries close on Wednesday night if you want to take advantage of the discounted $70 entry fee, otherwise its $90 on the day.
Forum: General Discussion 18-01-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Not knowing how old the trailers are, but these...

Not knowing how old the trailers are, but these days the VIN is stamped into the frame as well as being on the ID plate.

Just swap the number plate and don’t bother with the rest, realistically...
Forum: General Discussion 17-01-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By 69JavelinMan
My thoughts are that you shouldn’t post such...

My thoughts are that you shouldn’t post such plans on a public forum, you never know who is watching. Always say “I’m asking for a friend”.
Forum: Technical Discussion 09-01-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 864
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Holley Sniper will go on there for about $2K. No...

Holley Sniper will go on there for about $2K. No idea on specific VIC rego rules, but I’d say an engineer will need to be involved if you want to license it legally. In WA now you probably wouldn’t...
Forum: General Discussion 25-12-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 93,832
Posted By 69JavelinMan
I’ve ordered plenty of plugs from Rockauto...

I’ve ordered plenty of plugs from Rockauto without issue including NGK. Modern hemi takes 16 plugs, don’t want to be ordering them locally.
Forum: General Discussion 23-12-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 93,832
Posted By 69JavelinMan
I’d normally go Rockauto as well, but unless you...

I’d normally go Rockauto as well, but unless you have some other stuff to share the postage it’s easier to pay $4 each here when you only need 8 and don’t want to wait 2 weeks for them to get here.
Forum: General Discussion 22-12-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 93,832
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Not the most exciting Christmas present for the...

Not the most exciting Christmas present for the Gremlin, but they will have to do.

http://www.isaac.id.au/gallery/_data/i/upload/2018/12/22/20181222194615-df64e4b7-me.jpg
Forum: Western Australia 22-12-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Looks like it is all good to trailer cars for...

Looks like it is all good to trailer cars for racing and gates will be open at 11.30 to let competitors in for scrutineering before the general populace arrives.

Just hope the weather cools down a...
Forum: Western Australia 18-12-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By 69JavelinMan
No more permits to attend race meetings, so...

No more permits to attend race meetings, so that's the end of that idea.
Forum: Technical Discussion 07-12-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 857
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Also look for things like oil leaking onto...

Also look for things like oil leaking onto exhaust, most old cars leak either engine or transmission oil and if you have an x-pipe in your exhaust system, guess where it ends up and then smokes out...
Forum: Western Australia 04-12-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Any idea if I can drive down on a permit and...

Any idea if I can drive down on a permit and race? Last year I wasn't allowed to race because I trailered the car, which is unlicensed.
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,271
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Rodent, I thought you were asking why he was...

Rodent, I thought you were asking why he was reopening a thread from 2009. Given that it was nearly 10 years ago it would have been interesting to see how it all paned out.
Forum: General Discussion 29-11-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,271
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Never noticed how old the thread was, so by now...

Never noticed how old the thread was, so by now do we know if the OP's car is finished and converted to RHD or not?
Forum: General Discussion 29-11-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,271
Posted By 69JavelinMan
With my Gremlin it was RHD when I got it,...

With my Gremlin it was RHD when I got it, converted with RHD parts from a RHD Hornet, so essentially as it would have been done here.

That said, work on the firewall was still fairly poorly done...
Forum: General Discussion 28-11-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By 69JavelinMan
I have a 6.1 Hemi you can buy for $6500 and there...

I have a 6.1 Hemi you can buy for $6500 and there was a Whipple supercharger kit for one on eBay the other day for $4500.
Forum: General Discussion 27-11-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Crate only, you have to install it yourself.

Crate only, you have to install it yourself.
Forum: Western Australia 22-11-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Looking forward to this one.

Looking forward to this one.
Forum: Build Ups 21-11-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 48,680
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Exhaust porn, the other fab work is pretty...

Exhaust porn, the other fab work is pretty impressive too.
Forum: General Discussion 18-11-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By 69JavelinMan
That car would be wasted in this country I think.

That car would be wasted in this country I think.
Forum: Technical Discussion 16-11-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 694
Posted By 69JavelinMan
I'm thinking that if it is a fluid related issue,...

I'm thinking that if it is a fluid related issue, then you will experience a soft rather than hard pedal.

Could be overheated pads, but not sure if that's going to make the pedal hard or soft but...
Forum: Technical Discussion 14-11-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 694
Posted By 69JavelinMan
You can look at running better quality brake...

You can look at running better quality brake fluid with a higher boiling point and/or running a higher performance brake pad if this is something you plan to do on a regular basis. Adding some brake...
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By 69JavelinMan
I think the Holley EFI systems have support for...

I think the Holley EFI systems have support for that.
Forum: General Discussion 30-10-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Sandown has been under threat for a while, not...

Sandown has been under threat for a while, not sure if this is anything new.

As for Calder, who knows, maybe there could be some investment there, is anything operating these days other than the...
Forum: Technical Discussion 29-10-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By 69JavelinMan
The only thing that might catch you out is the...

The only thing that might catch you out is the size of and or any restrictions in the return line. I had an issue where there was an issue in the return line and the regulator couldn't regulate the...
Forum: Build Ups 29-10-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,639
Posted By 69JavelinMan
I’d definitely recommend an in-tank pump, the...

I’d definitely recommend an in-tank pump, the in-line one I have is noisey as hell. The new Fitch g-surge looks like it move ok too if you still don’t want to start from scratch. Have heard that the...
Forum: Readers Rides 26-10-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Nice looking rig, sounds like it should go...

Nice looking rig, sounds like it should go alright too.
Forum: Build Ups 26-10-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,639
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Marc, I've been really happy with the Sniper...

Marc, I've been really happy with the Sniper system so far and really love the data logging feature which suits my needs perfectly.

I think where the system gets a little more challenging for some...
Forum: Build Ups 26-10-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,639
Posted By 69JavelinMan
I cleaned up the oil spill, got it fired up and...

I cleaned up the oil spill, got it fired up and didn't find evidence of anything wrong. Then adjusted the shifter so that it works properly again.

The old analogue tacho in the car seemed a bit...
Forum: General Discussion 25-10-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By 69JavelinMan
RAC track in Perth was closed down after...

RAC track in Perth was closed down after complaints from just one person.
Forum: General Discussion 20-10-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 819
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Some cool stuff in that lot.

Some cool stuff in that lot.
Forum: Build Ups 19-10-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,639
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Yes, but it's too much oil and too far forward,...

Yes, but it's too much oil and too far forward, it's a bit hard to see in the photo, but that is a pool of oil sitting on top of the intake just behind the radiator hose, given the amount of oil, I...
Forum: Build Ups 18-10-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,639
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Bit of a mad panic to get the exhaust finished...

Bit of a mad panic to get the exhaust finished for 70's night on Wednesday:

http://www.isaac.id.au/gallery/_data/i/upload/2018/10/18/20181018235614-c3005754-me.jpg

Made it to the track at the...
Forum: General Discussion 16-10-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,177
Posted By 69JavelinMan
The only thing cars with 4 doors are good for is...

The only thing cars with 4 doors are good for is parts.
Forum: Build Ups 15-10-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,639
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Tempting to fire it up to annoy the neighbors,...

Tempting to fire it up to annoy the neighbors, but can't race it without mufflers anyway.

Old vs new, can't imagine it being too quiet with the new ones:
...
Forum: Build Ups 10-10-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,639
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Yes, I used postimage for a while and it did the...

Yes, I used postimage for a while and it did the job, then decided to do my own photo hosting so that I am not dependent on anybody else running a free service that might not be sustainable in the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Photobucket has had a change of management team I...

Photobucket has had a change of management team I believe and will have some more affordable hosting packages going forward. Not sure how long the unlocking will last and if they will be able to...
Forum: Build Ups 04-10-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,639
Posted By 69JavelinMan
They are completely different classes of header...

They are completely different classes of header in terms of quality, although the cheap Hedmans, would probably be better than what I have now. I do have a crusty old set of Hedmans tucked away in...
Forum: Build Ups 03-10-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,639
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Got my eye on a set of these, but not exactly...

Got my eye on a set of these, but not exactly cheap:

https://americanracingheaders.com/collections/amc/products/amc-small-body-headers

PS: I have my own photo hosting now, so will be immune...
Forum: Build Ups 01-10-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,639
Posted By 69JavelinMan
So onto the last couple of items. Added...

So onto the last couple of items.

Added some coolant, apparently non-glycol based inhibitor is the preferred option at the drag strip:
...
Forum: Build Ups 30-09-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,639
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Got a reprieve this weekend with the Nostalgia...

Got a reprieve this weekend with the Nostalgia Drags being postponed due to wet weather, although it looks like it's not going to rain now anyway.

The final last minute touch before putting the...
Forum: Western Australia 29-09-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By 69JavelinMan
yep

yep
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 28-09-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 420,566
Posted By 69JavelinMan
https://assets.hemmings.com/blog/wp-content/upload...

https://assets.hemmings.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/CAMARO-970x694.jpg
Forum: Build Ups 26-09-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,639
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Added a little bling with the new secondhand...

Added a little bling with the new secondhand electric water pump:

http://www.isaac.id.au/gallery/_data/i/upload/2018/09/23/20180923200940-ae3c99ec-me.jpg

I'm running SCE Accu-Seal intake...
Forum: Western Australia 26-09-2018, 01:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 435
Posted By 69JavelinMan
US theme night, 26th Sept

Don't forget that this Wednesday night is American Night at the Motorplex, half price to race your US car:

http://www.motorplex.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/EventPagePicAmericanNight1.jpg
...
Forum: Build Ups 26-09-2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,639
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Exactly, had to stop at 3 different stores on the...

Exactly, had to stop at 3 different stores on the way home tonight to pick up some more essential items:

http://www.isaac.id.au/gallery/_data/i/upload/2018/09/25/20180925234410-24ed0b5a-me.jpg
Forum: Build Ups 25-09-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,639
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Slap the head gasket down: ...

Slap the head gasket down:

http://www.isaac.id.au/gallery/_data/i/upload/2018/09/23/20180923200744-9fc3306b-me.jpg

Drop the head on and crack out the torque wrench, final round 110 ft/lbs...
Forum: Build Ups 25-09-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,639
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Moving right along with some cylinder head...

Moving right along with some cylinder head reassembly, clamp her down to the bench and install the valve stem seals:
...
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