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Forum: General Discussion 23-05-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,052
Posted By Tim 454
Me also...

Me also...
Forum: General Discussion 15-05-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,802
Posted By Tim 454
That's what my chevelle looked like under the...

That's what my chevelle looked like under the paint....
Forum: Recommended Suppliers 27-03-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,871
Posted By Tim 454
https://www.facebook.com/NostalgiaGaragePedalCars...

https://www.facebook.com/NostalgiaGaragePedalCars

Nostalgia Garage on the Gold Coast, QLD is a supplier, I've never used them apart from ordering a bit of metal flake, but seem good guys.
Forum: Build Ups 24-02-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,347
Posted By Tim 454
Made by Hercules in Canada... Funny thing I...

Made by Hercules in Canada...

Funny thing I saw if you click here http://herculestire.com.au/hercules-hp-4000/ they talk about their awesome muscle car tyres yet the Camaro pictured is clearly...
Forum: General Discussion 24-02-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 35,038
Posted By Tim 454
A local bloke here in Mackay had plenty of dramas...

A local bloke here in Mackay had plenty of dramas on an engine for his racecar/showcar.. I don't know the full story so I won't pass judgement but I do know it took a bloody long time and a couple of...
Forum: Build Ups 23-02-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,347
Posted By Tim 454
So the weather gods we're kind enough to let me...

So the weather gods we're kind enough to let me get a coat on the truck, and for a project i cared little about to start with she turned out pretty good if I do say so.. Not a single run..
...
Forum: Build Ups 22-01-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,347
Posted By Tim 454
Well didn't muck around too much, although I...

Well didn't muck around too much, although I never usually do when I strip a car, it's the putting back together that gets me..

Stripped the front and rear bumpers, going to swap the big ass...
Forum: Build Ups 21-01-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,347
Posted By Tim 454
78 F100 "the seriously what am I doing build"

So I still haven't finished my Chevelle, haven't done anymore to my Bel Air. Trying to sell the missus 350ci Hunter moto instead I swap it for this F100..

Not exactly the coolest car on here or...
Forum: Build Ups 13-10-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,358
Posted By Tim 454
Don't know what I'm more jealous of.. The quality...

Don't know what I'm more jealous of.. The quality of the build or the fantastic photo documentation of it !!
Forum: Technical Discussion 13-10-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,149
Posted By Tim 454
I have them on the rear of the chevelle,...

I have them on the rear of the chevelle, 295/50-15, served me very well for 2 years (while she was on the road) and still have plenty of life left in them.. Certainly not a "pro-touring" tyre but I'd...
Forum: Technical Discussion 16-09-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,861
Posted By Tim 454
I seem to in the same boat as most, 2 girls, 6...

I seem to in the same boat as most, 2 girls, 6 months & 5yr plus fiancee`.

I average about 4/5 hours during the week and an extra few hours Saturday mornings, as bad as it sounds if i wasn't...
Forum: Technical Discussion 16-09-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,232
Posted By Tim 454
http://www.die-making.com/images/pictures/photos/p...

http://www.die-making.com/images/pictures/photos/products/bu2/1-die-makers-steel-rules/white-paint-marker.jpg Used an artline standard $1.5 paint pen on my Harley years ago, used acetone to clean up...
Forum: Importing to Australia 12-09-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,268
Posted By Tim 454
Nah Rowan they are repro and have always been a...

Nah Rowan they are repro and have always been a little twisted..
That's probably going to be my next option Ken, if you have some details send them through please mate.
Only place I can find Allan...
Forum: Importing to Australia 12-09-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,268
Posted By Tim 454
Body Panels

I know this was covered only a couple of months ago but can you guys throw a couple of shipping prices and time frames my way on some chevelle panels? Using the Shipporter calculator actually comes...
Forum: Queensland 10-09-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,923
Posted By Tim 454
I hope so! Gives me motivation to get the darn...

I hope so! Gives me motivation to get the darn thing finished. I'm hoping he sticks to his guns, there is a lot of new age "plastic" cars having a whinge they can't attend. (Or are being pushed to...
Forum: Queensland 08-09-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,923
Posted By Tim 454
I'll be there for breakie and a chat but I don't...

I'll be there for breakie and a chat but I don't think either chev will be ready for a while...
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,586
Posted By Tim 454
Definitely Steve, I'm not the most exciting bloke...

Definitely Steve, I'm not the most exciting bloke these days with a new baby and 2 cars to finish but there's usually a cold beer or 2 in the fridge.
Forum: Queensland 08-09-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,923
Posted By Tim 454
Covered in Chrome - Old School Breakfasts

When The 2nd Sunday of every month, starting October 12 from 7.00am until 9.30am

Where Mackay Harbour Car park in the vicinity of Casu Jacks Restaurant

Cost free, just pay for breakfast...
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,586
Posted By Tim 454
Yeah actually hit me pretty hard, we were old...

Yeah actually hit me pretty hard, we were old Thursday nighter mates at mossies, for a long time back when I thought turbo 6 imports were cool.... Don't know where his rig ended up do you Steve?
Forum: Readers Rides 02-09-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,108
Posted By Tim 454
Nice find Ken, to think I watched an old mate let...

Nice find Ken, to think I watched an old mate let his genuine HJ GTS rust away in my back yard many moons ago.

If and when you go big block ;P I have a recored WB 4core in the shed, oil cooler...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 987
Posted By Tim 454
http://starcarcentral.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/...

http://starcarcentral.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/46658_149815355047766_100000579061601_355998_2176378_n.jpg

Agreed does look like a Hurst..
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,586
Posted By Tim 454
Yeah steady as she goes, I'll get her done soon...

Yeah steady as she goes, I'll get her done soon enough, it has empowered me with some new skills though, like patience...

Hey Steve, more of a friend of a friend but I'm pretty sure he sold it a...
Forum: General Discussion 26-08-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,586
Posted By Tim 454
Hard to believe it's been over 12 months since...

Hard to believe it's been over 12 months since last post, but having a family will do that. I even got a little nostalgic looking back through the thread.

Well here she sits to date. Engine runs...
Forum: Readers Rides 17-02-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 18,425
Posted By Tim 454
Bloody hell Ken, is it staying local? Haha...

Bloody hell Ken, is it staying local?

Haha blown Jag time??
Forum: Technical Discussion 17-10-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,280
Posted By Tim 454
Hey Peter, I have a similar thought to you. This...

Hey Peter, I have a similar thought to you. This is my set up, while it's far from being running I'm hoping to use the stock ECU as well with EFI-live, I've adapted most factory sensors into it, so...
Forum: Readers Rides 05-09-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 18,425
Posted By Tim 454
My theory has always been, wide whites with small...

My theory has always been, wide whites with small hubcaps and thin whites with full caps.. But any whites in my opinion are cool..
Forum: Build Ups 27-08-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,772
Posted By Tim 454
Don't tempt me Ken!!

Don't tempt me Ken!!
Forum: Build Ups 25-08-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,772
Posted By Tim 454
Thanks guys, was pretty stoked stumbling across...

Thanks guys, was pretty stoked stumbling across the ITB manifold, I know it won't be used to it's full potential and probably cause me endless grief but it'll look right at home in the sled.

Never...
Forum: Build Ups 23-08-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,772
Posted By Tim 454
Freebie VE SS headers that amazingly fit like a...

Freebie VE SS headers that amazingly fit like a glove and a pair of HSV tri-Y's on the way too that I'll trial fit as well.

Also a new manifold that will go on after compliance. Custom ITB base...
Forum: Build Ups 10-08-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,772
Posted By Tim 454
Got my sump and extras from summit so it's mock...

Got my sump and extras from summit so it's mock up and measurement time, decided to go 6 speed instead of auto (Mal Woods T56 was going to be for the chevelle but oh well)
...
Forum: Build Ups 31-07-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,772
Posted By Tim 454
Not much of an update but whilst gerni'ing the...

Not much of an update but whilst gerni'ing the chassis, most of the old chassis black just flaked off and to my surprise revealed this.. After 60 years she still has the General's signature :D
...
Forum: Technical Discussion 30-07-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,120
Posted By Tim 454
Can't really offer any help Skip but if you do...

Can't really offer any help Skip but if you do end up going 9", that 12 bolt will bolt nicely into my 53 Bel Air with very minimal fuss. I'll take it off your hands if you do sell it.. Cheers Tim
Forum: General Discussion 26-06-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,586
Posted By Tim 454
Thanks Denton, yep I've seen literally hundreds...

Thanks Denton, yep I've seen literally hundreds of build ups between Lat-G and Protouring.com, I'm running QA1 adjustable coilovers, big sways front and rear, new brakes and new 4-link arms, just...
Forum: General Discussion 25-06-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,586
Posted By Tim 454
Haha you're dead right Ken but Smithy's doing the...

Haha you're dead right Ken but Smithy's doing the work so at least she'll be done right..
They are a Goodyear Wrangler that someone has skimmed to give the whitewall, I think I'll have to get new...
Forum: General Discussion 25-06-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,586
Posted By Tim 454
Can't believe it's been 6 month since the...

Can't believe it's been 6 month since the chevelle got a mention. Rebuilt the motor from the inside out, just a stout street spec with boost capable (maybe down the road). She's heading to body/paint...
Forum: General Discussion 25-06-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,537
Posted By Tim 454
-- sold --

-- sold --
Forum: Build Ups 25-06-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,772
Posted By Tim 454
So I said I wasn't going to touch the sled until...

So I said I wasn't going to touch the sled until the chevelle was painted but a couple of bargains came up that I jumped on.. Plus I want to get her weather proofed so I ripped the body off...
...
Forum: Readers Rides 12-06-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 18,425
Posted By Tim 454
love it mate!! One of these days we're going to...

love it mate!! One of these days we're going to have to catch up so I can pick your brain about how my 53's supposed to look when all the pieces are put back together...!!
Forum: Readers Rides 03-05-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 18,425
Posted By Tim 454
you 've probably already seen these guys but seem...

you 've probably already seen these guys but seem to have cheap repro items for 49's-54's..

http://www.nationalchevyassoc.com/

What rear end is in yours Ken?
Forum: Readers Rides 01-05-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 18,425
Posted By Tim 454
Guess we must just have good taste Ken. Love it,...

Guess we must just have good taste Ken. Love it, admittedly I'm jealous that yours will be hitting the road quicker than mine.. Looking forward to seeing this in person..
Forum: Build Ups 27-04-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,772
Posted By Tim 454
I'd be nice if I could Nev, not counting on it...

I'd be nice if I could Nev, not counting on it though.. Not a huge issue, a company out of the states (NCA) stock pretty good repro parts for just about every inch of the car..
Forum: Build Ups 27-04-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,772
Posted By Tim 454
Well I'll be F'd Ken, this is what happens when I...

Well I'll be F'd Ken, this is what happens when I don't check the forum enough!! Love your rig mate, she's a lot more finished than mine is but I'm following true to form, clear coat over patina,...
Forum: Build Ups 26-04-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,772
Posted By Tim 454
53 Chevy 150 Sled

Hey guys, while the chevelle is in getting painted, I raced down to Melbourne to pick up this old girl. 1953 Chevy 150, base model Belair.. (5,500km drive in 4 days wasn't the best roadtrip)
Not...
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,083
Posted By Tim 454
My guess is they are probably not "user...

My guess is they are probably not "user controlled" or the "loudest" setting is under emission and noise reg's..?
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,083
Posted By Tim 454
More the comparison than the quality I was...

More the comparison than the quality I was getting at.. I actually have hookers on the chev and love em.. But having the ability to virtually silence your exhaust I can see as a plus..
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,083
Posted By Tim 454
A couple of my "ricer" mates are running x-force...

A couple of my "ricer" mates are running x-force varex mufflers which appear very similar to these.. The sound difference on the varex is pretty impressive between open and closed..
Forum: General Discussion 23-12-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,537
Posted By Tim 454
2010 HD Sportster "Bobber"

2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster - Iron 883 - $14,700 neg

Garage Built this at home, It's "finished" so, she's up for sale so I can throw some funds at the chevelle..
...
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,586
Posted By Tim 454
Car hasn't progressed much since I started...

Car hasn't progressed much since I started ripping her apart, sanding, dismantling, general distruction...

Motor back in after her rebuild
Heads decked and ported, new cam and valve train...
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,567
Posted By Tim 454
Mate the convo's set that off nicely!!

Mate the convo's set that off nicely!!
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,711
Posted By Tim 454
Mate, I really like this one, good luck with the...

Mate, I really like this one, good luck with the sale.. If I could justify a shop truck I'd have it!!
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