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Forum: Technical Discussion Today, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 22
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: 2
Views: 144
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: 215
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: 258
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: 18,224
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: 239
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: 18,224
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: 18,224
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: 281
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: 309
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: 18,224
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: 18,224
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: 1,050
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: 18,224
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: 18,224
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: 362
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: 18,224
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: 18,224
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: 18,224
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: 18,224
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: 577
Posted By 69JavelinMan
yep

yep
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 28-09-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 408,908
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: 18,224
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: 163
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: 18,224
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: 18,224
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: 18,224
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:
...
Forum: Build Ups 23-09-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,224
Posted By 69JavelinMan
So there were some consequences of the last head...

So there were some consequences of the last head porting exercise:

http://www.isaac.id.au/gallery/_data/i/upload/2018/09/23/20180923200119-c3272c04-me.jpg

After about a week of suffering, I...
Forum: Western Australia 22-09-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By 69JavelinMan
I'll be busy this weekend trying to get the car...

I'll be busy this weekend trying to get the car back together.

Don't forget half price for US cars this Wednesday night it you need to test and tune beforehand.
Forum: General Discussion 14-09-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Try the Steel Bumper group on Facebook if you...

Try the Steel Bumper group on Facebook if you don’t get a response here. I’ve only ever done the traditional DOT pits myself.
Forum: Build Ups 10-09-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,224
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Another day on the porting bench: ...

Another day on the porting bench:

http://www.isaac.id.au/gallery/_data/i/upload/2018/09/09/20180909213250-1aed3035-me.jpg

Hope this is worth the effort amd makes some sort of difference:
...
Forum: Build Ups 03-09-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,224
Posted By 69JavelinMan
This weekend's installment: Got those pesky...

This weekend's installment:

Got those pesky oil galley plugs installed:

http://www.isaac.id.au/gallery/_data/i/upload/2018/09/03/20180903125216-487103fd-me.jpg

Then it was time to break out...
Forum: Build Ups 27-08-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,224
Posted By 69JavelinMan
One of the major reasons for this engine rebuild...

One of the major reasons for this engine rebuild was to allow me to modify the crank flange so that I could fit a decent high stall converter.

Thanks to one of the local Mopar guys, one of the...
Forum: Build Ups 25-08-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,224
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Quick update, remaining piston installed. ...

Quick update, remaining piston installed.

Got the new Milodon timing set out and immediately noticed a problem with the cam gear.
...
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 18-08-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,743
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Know that feeling well.

Know that feeling well.
Forum: Build Ups 17-08-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,224
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Success, old retired engine builder with a...

Success, old retired engine builder with a factory unit full of left over stock, sure beats buying another full set:
...
Forum: Build Ups 14-08-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,224
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Made a start on assembly, crank installed: ...

Made a start on assembly, crank installed:

http://www.isaac.id.au/gallery/_data/i/upload/2018/08/12/20180812202542-77954459-me.jpg

Got 7 pistons in their holes:
...
Forum: Build Ups 06-08-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,224
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Things are starting to come together, picked up a...

Things are starting to come together, picked up a pile of parts from the machine shop recently:

http://www.isaac.id.au/gallery/_data/i/upload/2018/08/06/20180806182141-3e604025-me.jpg
...
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Google box = Chromcast, if you have the choice...

Google box = Chromcast, if you have the choice between bigger or smart, just go bigger, but pretty hard to buy a non-smart TV these days.
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By 69JavelinMan
I wouldn’t bother with the smart TV, most are...

I wouldn’t bother with the smart TV, most are rubbish operating systems, just get a Google box or similar.
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,161
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Been with Shannons for years also, only had to...

Been with Shannons for years also, only had to claim on home and contents so far after some storm damage to the house, no issues there. Did have to hit them up for some better prices a while back as...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By 69JavelinMan
You need a poll option of “I’m keen, but need...

You need a poll option of “I’m keen, but need that $8 for car parts”.
Forum: Technical Discussion 02-08-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,051
Posted By 69JavelinMan
I have seen people cut flaps into the flat sheet...

I have seen people cut flaps into the flat sheet metal thermo fan shrouds to allow more airflow at highway speeds.

I found that adding Mondeo thermo fans instead of a 5 blade factory fixed fan...
Forum: Technical Discussion 02-08-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,051
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Check the thermostat is working correctly, pot of...

Check the thermostat is working correctly, pot of water on the stove with a thermometer in it, make sure it opens and closes, what temperature range is it?

What temperature/temperatues are the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By 69JavelinMan
How is the motor sports coverage?

How is the motor sports coverage?
Forum: Western Australia 31-07-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Going to have to get cracking on the engine build...

Going to have to get cracking on the engine build to be ready for this one.
Forum: General Discussion 25-07-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,292
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Really depends on what is going into it in terms...

Really depends on what is going into it in terms of parts, but $2800 with everything new is probably in the ball park.
Forum: General Discussion 22-07-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,532
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Might stop you next time, now that you know they...

Might stop you next time, now that you know they are out and about at that time in the morning.
Forum: General Discussion 22-07-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,532
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Even though I think the US has a better system,...

Even though I think the US has a better system, which seems to focus on a much more visible police presence on the highways and picking out those who are driving well above the general speed, they do...
Forum: Importing to Australia 06-07-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,838
Posted By 69JavelinMan
That's pretty cool, just build an off road race...

That's pretty cool, just build an off road race truck out of it an problem solved.
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