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Forum: General Discussion 19-04-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,956
Posted By Geoff 4
As I said earlier in this thread, somebody has to...

As I said earlier in this thread, somebody has to pay for all that advertising Shannon's does.....

And that will be you, the customer!
Forum: Parts For Sale 17-04-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By Geoff 4
No, not on the edge with good parts. And I have...

No, not on the edge with good parts. And I have those: factory crank, H beam rods, Ross forged pistons.

My mate who drag races his LeMans has the same module, goes to 6200 rpm. Chinese crank, H...
Forum: Parts For Sale 16-04-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 50
Posted By Geoff 4
Roller cam for Pontiac V8 engine

Custom ground cam from Comp Cams. Solid roller, very low miles, in perfect cond. Can email pics. Big cam in a 400, quite streetable in a 455. PM for specs if genuinely interested.

Last Comp custom...
Forum: Parts For Sale 16-04-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By Geoff 4
Bonne, I had this on my GTO, 455, & had it set...

Bonne,
I had this on my GTO, 455, & had it set at 5500....
Forum: Parts For Sale 08-04-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By Geoff 4
MSD ign module for HEI

MSD #83645 module. It switches 7.5 amps for a hotter spark v 5.5 amps for the stock module.
This module has a built in rev limiter, simply adjusted with a dial: 5000-10,000 rpm. According to the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,956
Posted By Geoff 4
I just got my renewal, I am with Enthusiast....

I just got my renewal, I am with Enthusiast. Premium has gone down $10 compared to last year, same coverage!!
Forum: Parts Wanted 05-04-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By Geoff 4
Turbo 400

Turbo 400, BOP bolt pattern wanted for rebuild. Short extn housing preferred.
Forum: Parts For Sale 04-04-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 990
Posted By Geoff 4
This has been sold. Thanks.

This has been sold. Thanks.
Forum: Parts For Sale 04-04-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,302
Posted By Geoff 4
These have been sold. Thanks.

These have been sold. Thanks.
Forum: General Discussion 26-03-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By Geoff 4
Steel bonnets weigh quite a bit, so unless it is...

Steel bonnets weigh quite a bit, so unless it is a 6000 funeral hearse, FG bonnet is probably worth the trouble. Also helps with weight transfer. I would be using the scoop for cold air induction,...
Forum: Parts For Sale 24-03-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,302
Posted By Geoff 4
Paul, Sent you a PM.

Paul,
Sent you a PM.
Forum: Parts For Sale 22-03-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,302
Posted By Geoff 4
Yes they are.

Yes they are.
Forum: Build Ups 27-02-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 23,530
Posted By Geoff 4
Nice, neat, clever cold air induction system.

Nice, neat, clever cold air induction system.
Forum: General Discussion 20-02-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By Geoff 4
The wheel acts like a flywheel at each corner of...

The wheel acts like a flywheel at each corner of the car. If you add weight towards the outer diameter of the wheel, the car will not accelerate as fast because the heavier weight has to be...
Forum: Technical Discussion 13-02-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By Geoff 4
The resistance range of the sender has to match...

The resistance range of the sender has to match the gauge. If the 90 ohm sender is GM, a full reading on the factory gauge [ when the tank is less than full ] could be:
1. Faulty gauge
2. Faulty...
Forum: Parts For Sale 03-02-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 411
Posted By Geoff 4
RPM switch

Summit RPM switch. Adjustable from 2000-9000 rpm. Output at desired rpm can activate a warning light, buzzer etc. $30.
PM if interested.
Forum: Parts For Sale 03-02-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 207
Posted By Geoff 4
MSD HEI module

#83645 module, fits inside HEI dist. Has adjustable rev limiter, switches 7.5 amps [ stock is ~ 5.5 amps ] for more spark energy. $50. PM if interested.
Forum: Technical Discussion 26-01-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 431
Posted By Geoff 4
Sam at Universal springs can make them. He is at...

Sam at Universal springs can make them. He is at Hoxton Park. 9607 4682
Forum: Technical Discussion 09-01-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,090
Posted By Geoff 4
Sounds like a huge amount of expense for not much...

Sounds like a huge amount of expense for not much gain.
Forum: General Discussion 02-01-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 97,216
Posted By Geoff 4
Here is another rip off. Gates Barricade fuel...

Here is another rip off. Gates Barricade fuel line, 3/8" ID. $27 a metre from Repco. Bet our American cousins are not paying anything like.....
Forum: Parts For Sale 01-01-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,302
Posted By Geoff 4
Anti sway bars

AS bars for sale.

[1] Hellwig rear bar #55864, 1.125" diameter suits GM A body 1964-67. This bolts to the diff housing, much more effective than the useless factory bar. Has three adjustable...
Forum: General Discussion 24-12-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 97,216
Posted By Geoff 4
Nev, Found the same thing with Summit &...

Nev,
Found the same thing with Summit & NGK.

NGK Iridium plugs, $32 each here, I think at Summit they were about $9 ea, but would send to Oz.

Did I here someone say something about free...
Forum: General Discussion 24-12-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,956
Posted By Geoff 4
I am old fashioned, so with things like insurance...

I am old fashioned, so with things like insurance I ring the company, do not sign up online. When the premium is due I just phone & give my credit card details & the receipt & renewal is then emailed...
Forum: General Discussion 22-12-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,956
Posted By Geoff 4
Rodent, I did have my car insured with...

Rodent,

I did have my car insured with Shannons when they first came on the market. Back then, there not many companies insuring vintage cars.

Companies like Enthusiast & Rino do not have the...
Forum: General Discussion 21-12-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,956
Posted By Geoff 4
I have been with Enthusiast for a few years now....

I have been with Enthusiast for a few years now. No complaints. Shannon's was always more expensive.

Someone has to pay for all those Shannon ads......
Forum: General Discussion 19-12-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 97,216
Posted By Geoff 4
Wife bought me some tie rod ends for Chrissy....

Wife bought me some tie rod ends for Chrissy. Blow'd if I know how she knew I needed them....
Forum: Technical Discussion 08-12-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,202
Posted By Geoff 4
As I said in post 10, increased cam duration...

As I said in post 10, increased cam duration brings with it a smelly exh. Nature of the beast. Just like your 14:1 race engine isn't going to like running on 91 octane; nature of the beast.

The...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 915
Posted By Geoff 4
I have used DHL many times & they have been very...

I have used DHL many times & they have been very fast. I have ordered parts from Summit on a Sunday, on my doorstep Thurs morning.
Forum: Technical Discussion 05-12-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,202
Posted By Geoff 4
That is a sizeable cam for that size engine, so...

That is a sizeable cam for that size engine, so with a carb, expect to have some smell from the exh.

You firstly need to optimise the fuel burn at idle. Try this simple test & report back with the...
Forum: Technical Discussion 28-11-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By Geoff 4
If it's 2" too deep....not much you can about it....

If it's 2" too deep....not much you can about it.

Roadstar in Sydney have a large range of alum radiators, ph 02 9477 7666, some direct fit for certain cars.
Forum: Technical Discussion 15-11-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,176
Posted By Geoff 4
He says the hard pedal 'comes good', so unlikely...

He says the hard pedal 'comes good', so unlikely to be a booster problem,
Forum: Technical Discussion 14-11-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,176
Posted By Geoff 4
Brake fluid absorbs moisture over time, which...

Brake fluid absorbs moisture over time, which lowers the boiling point of the BF. I would flush the system & fill/bleed with new high temp brake fluid.
Forum: Parts For Sale 05-11-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 990
Posted By Geoff 4
Bump

Bump
Forum: Parts For Sale 01-11-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 990
Posted By Geoff 4
Do-it-yourself wheel alignment kit.

Sick of mechanics at the wheel alignment shop scratching your guard with their belt buckle?

This do it yourself Tenhulzen kit allows you to adjust camber, caster & toe in YOUR garage. It fits...
Forum: Readers Rides 27-10-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 793
Posted By Geoff 4
Looks in god nick, nice colour. Enjoy.

Looks in god nick, nice colour. Enjoy.
Forum: General Discussion 25-10-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,717
Posted By Geoff 4
No, they were overrated. As a road car, they were...

No, they were overrated. As a road car, they were balky to drive, not fun. As a race car from the factory they were a failure because the engines blew up. Only after extensive engine modifications...
Forum: Technical Discussion 24-10-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By Geoff 4
Easily fixed, depends on how creative you are....

Easily fixed, depends on how creative you are. Acc pedal can be extended/lengthened/raised to position it where you want it.
Forum: General Discussion 24-10-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,060
Posted By Geoff 4
Yes, these brain-dead politicians never...

Yes, these brain-dead politicians never learn.....

If you like golf, plenty of golf courses...
If you like cricket, plenty of parks indoor venues.
Same with bowls, swimming, basket ball,...
Forum: General Discussion 21-10-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,004
Posted By Geoff 4
Heard of a 66 GTO sold here recently for $100k....

Heard of a 66 GTO sold here recently for $100k. Apparently it was a 4bbl, 2 speed auto.

If it had been Tri-power, 4 speed, even more $$$.
Forum: General Discussion 16-10-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,717
Posted By Geoff 4
Bonne, It is all in the eye...of the beholder....

Bonne,
It is all in the eye...of the beholder. You have probably seen the Shannon's ad that claims the 1971 Ford GT Ph 3 Falcon was the fastest 4 door car in the world. Absolute rubbish. Numerous...
Forum: General Discussion 14-09-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,519
Posted By Geoff 4
I wouldn't buy a bread crumb from DSE. I...

I wouldn't buy a bread crumb from DSE.

I bought one of their light weight power steering boxes for my GTO.

The box had a clunk in it right near the centre of travel where you do most of the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,154
Posted By Geoff 4
Ahhhhh, the Peugot, France's revenge against the...

Ahhhhh, the Peugot, France's revenge against the world....

Bardahl makes a good seal softener.
Forum: Technical Discussion 22-08-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,043
Posted By Geoff 4
Correct Frank. A smaller crank pulley spins the...

Correct Frank.
A smaller crank pulley spins the accessories slower. A smaller w/pump pulley spins the pump faster. A smaller pump pulley should be tried first for a hot runner. Some A/C cars had...
Forum: Technical Discussion 15-08-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,043
Posted By Geoff 4
Nev, You are correct. I just mentioned...

Nev,
You are correct.

I just mentioned the 3000/1500 rpm thing as something for people to think about & how the poor old cooling system can be overtaxed trying to keep us happy.....
Forum: Technical Discussion 14-08-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,043
Posted By Geoff 4
Shan, I am using a pressed steel...

Shan,
I am using a pressed steel factory type WP pulley. My engine is a 455 Pontiac. I recently switched from a 160 to a 180 stat because it was running too cool!

The problem with March...
Forum: Technical Discussion 11-08-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 847
Posted By Geoff 4
Some pictures might help. Without seeing the set...

Some pictures might help. Without seeing the set up:
- different brand of pump
- spacers to move the pump away from the block.
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,346
Posted By Geoff 4
Wheel brgs. Noise does not change from accel to...

Wheel brgs. Noise does not change from accel to decel to coasting.

Tyre noise also does not change under load, it is either ' there' or it isn't.

Worn crown wheels & pinions that are noisy....
Forum: Technical Discussion 02-08-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,043
Posted By Geoff 4
The elec fans are not helping. Elec fans evolved...

The elec fans are not helping. Elec fans evolved for use on modern cars with 195* or higher stats. Our old bangers came with 180* stats for moderate climates. There is not an elec fan[s] made that...
Forum: General Discussion 30-07-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,986
Posted By Geoff 4
Shannons are great, but guess who pays for all...

Shannons are great, but guess who pays for all those ads.......

I am with a company called Enthusiast, based in Brisbane, ph 1300 679 888
Forum: General Discussion 19-07-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,546
Posted By Geoff 4
Cali, Speaking for myself & what I observe...

Cali,

Speaking for myself & what I observe on the road, a lot of people are getting fined for the wrong thing. No allowance is made for drivers using common sense. With a rising road toll in NSW,...
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