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Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2017, 12:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,181
Posted By tiderspy
Hi Jim, welcome aboard... You shouldn't have...

Hi Jim, welcome aboard...
You shouldn't have too much trouble finding a reasonable 70 Chevelle, getting popular.
Best of luck.
Forum: New South Wales 22-05-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,119
Posted By tiderspy
Can't see pic Steve? I have previously gone to...

Can't see pic Steve? I have previously gone to this when it was at other locations. Looks like Harbord is holding up ok.
Good that you need to register prior, keep the riffraff out.
Might come...
Forum: Parts Wanted 16-05-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,489
Posted By tiderspy
Yep electric is an option but I'd like to find...

Yep electric is an option but I'd like to find the stock set up preferably. If not it will be a case of skinny tyres with psi assistance....
Forum: Parts Wanted 10-05-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,489
Posted By tiderspy
Yep, will keep looking and have also considered a...

Yep, will keep looking and have also considered a donor option if the search is prolonged.
Forum: Parts Wanted 09-05-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,489
Posted By tiderspy
Not on Facebook but will use the brides account...

Not on Facebook but will use the brides account to sign up yo it.
Thanks
Forum: Parts Wanted 09-05-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,489
Posted By tiderspy
Long shot - HG parts

Hi all, I picked up a rock stock HG Kingswood last weekend. Was going to drop a spare 350 into it but the wife has decided she wants it and now I have a problem.
It will stay stock with original 186...
Forum: New South Wales 02-05-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,098
Posted By tiderspy
Wings over Illawarra

Anyone going to this event over the weekend?
I'm booked into the car show element and taking the Pontiac. Was free to enter the car and got a free pass to the air show. Car safely parked = win....
Forum: General Discussion 02-05-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,850
Posted By tiderspy
Have to agree with Geoff on this, many have no...

Have to agree with Geoff on this, many have no idea. I generally do my research and ensure I'm able to speak with confidence. Works at RMS...
I to have a bill buckle 66 Pontiac that I brought back...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5,872
Views: 926,542
Posted By tiderspy
Gave the Pontiac a tune before we take her for a...

Gave the Pontiac a tune before we take her for a run down the coast this weekend. Was running a little lean and idling rough. All good now.
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,930
Posted By tiderspy
Check in daily as well, not even on...

Check in daily as well, not even on Facebook....nor will I. Would post more if it was easy to add pics using iPad...
99% finished build on 66 ponti and did an engine swap on the Chevelle (now 454). ...
Forum: General Discussion 20-03-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,399
Posted By tiderspy
Saw that thing last night...thought I was seeing...

Saw that thing last night...thought I was seeing things. Don't you love that front grill!!!
https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/132131243675
Forum: Technical Discussion 28-02-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,007
Posted By tiderspy
Thanks for that, was looking into upgrading only...

Thanks for that, was looking into upgrading only yesterday.
Forum: Website Info and Feedback area 27-02-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,355
Posted By tiderspy
Hey Admin, got another pm from this bot.

Hey Admin, got another pm from this bot.
Forum: General Discussion 26-02-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,394
Posted By tiderspy
Wee wee mon ame

Wee wee mon ame
Forum: Website Info and Feedback area 24-02-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,355
Posted By tiderspy
Got same

Got same
Forum: Technical Discussion 23-02-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,240
Posted By tiderspy
Bursons have them in clear, just paint/tint...

Bursons have them in clear, just paint/tint yourself.
Bought 4 this week no problems.
Forum: Parts Wanted 02-02-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,222
Posted By tiderspy
Come on boys! Nobody has one of these that they...

Come on boys! Nobody has one of these that they woul parts with?
Forum: Parts For Sale 31-01-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,047
Posted By tiderspy
Pm sent

Pm sent
Forum: Parts Wanted 31-01-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,222
Posted By tiderspy
Thanks anyway mate.

Thanks anyway mate.
Forum: Parts Wanted 30-01-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,222
Posted By tiderspy
Nearly finished. Sorry hopeless at resizing pics...

Nearly finished. Sorry hopeless at resizing pics from iPad....
Forum: Parts Wanted 30-01-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,222
Posted By tiderspy
Wanted - Retractable lap belt

Hi all, I'm looking for a Chev/Gm retractable lap belt for my project. I have one but need a second for the passenger side.
I have attached a pic to help. Will collect in Sydney or cover courier.
...
Forum: Parts For Sale 31-12-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,138
Posted By tiderspy
Hi mate any pics?

Hi mate any pics?
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,751
Posted By tiderspy
I have had to do this about 6 months ago. Lost my...

I have had to do this about 6 months ago. Lost my original papers. Pretty easy actually.
Email the address in then link below and provide your details and those of the car (vin). I was not the...
Forum: General Discussion 21-11-2016, 06:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,129
Posted By tiderspy
Pic of ceiling

Pic of ceiling
Forum: General Discussion 21-11-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,129
Posted By tiderspy
I looked at the one Dave has bought and probably...

I looked at the one Dave has bought and probably would have got it had the Molnar not popped up at the right price.
In terms of ceiling height I had a challenge. Single garage (pitched roof) with...
Forum: General Discussion 16-11-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,129
Posted By tiderspy
You may be right on that. I spoke to several...

You may be right on that. I spoke to several companies and it ranged between 100 and 150mm. For me the best option was the 4 post.
Forum: Importing to Australia 15-11-2016, 11:10 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 62,005
Posted By tiderspy
I can recommend these guys. Always happy to...

I can recommend these guys. Always happy to discuss freight options. Have recently used them and had to split the shipment between air and sea. This was not a problem.Will definitely use them again.
Forum: General Discussion 15-11-2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,129
Posted By tiderspy
Went through this exercise of 2 or 4 post just...

Went through this exercise of 2 or 4 post just recently. Main purpose for me was storage and ability to work easily when the need arose.
Sadly my garage is a single one which did come into the...
Forum: General Discussion 26-10-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,438
Posted By tiderspy
Sorry 307 frame mounts are the issue....I recall...

Sorry 307 frame mounts are the issue....I recall doing a lot of checking on this to ensure I could get the job finished.
Below is a cut n paste of one of the many Chevelle forums saying the same...
Forum: General Discussion 25-10-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,438
Posted By tiderspy
Yep, Allan is right they are not all the same...

Yep, Allan is right they are not all the same having just gone through a SB to BB swap. 327 mounts won't work on BB. 350 mounts should work though. I had issues with clearance of the sump and...
Forum: Technical Discussion 20-10-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By tiderspy
Thanks boys. The tech came back after colour...

Thanks boys. The tech came back after colour matching in the states and it appears that Kia twilight blue is the closest that we can get.
Could get fancy and have someone experiment to get closer...
Forum: Technical Discussion 19-10-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By tiderspy
Paint formula

Gents, my 66 Pontiac is going back to its original colour, charcoal blue.
She is ready for paint and my painter is having trouble finding the formula for this colour.
I have a tech from protech...
Forum: Technical Discussion 05-09-2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,075
Posted By tiderspy
Had a very similar issue. Checked cable - no,...

Had a very similar issue. Checked cable - no, checked lifters - no, checked header gasket - yes.
New gasket - no noise.
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,655
Posted By tiderspy
Looks fantastic mate! When's the house warming?

Looks fantastic mate! When's the house warming?
Forum: General Discussion 28-08-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,426
Posted By tiderspy
That is gold, what a moron....

That is gold, what a moron....
Forum: Parts Wanted 08-08-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,167
Posted By tiderspy
All sorted and fitted. Dave, you were a great...

All sorted and fitted. Dave, you were a great help mate!
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,185
Posted By tiderspy
Ditto, the current scheme works for most all...

Ditto, the current scheme works for most all wanting to enjoy a weekend drive if the sun is out. How hard is it to take a few mins while the car warms up and fill in the log.
Forum: Parts Wanted 25-07-2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,167
Posted By tiderspy
Pm sent

Pm sent
Forum: Parts Wanted 23-07-2016, 10:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,167
Posted By tiderspy
Need 68 Chevelle BBC headers

Ok, I'm looking for a set of headers that will bolt up to newly installed 454 in a 68 Chevelle.
As far as I know they can be from anywhere between a 68 and a 72 Chevelle.

I have a set that I...
Forum: Readers Rides 19-06-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,170
Posted By tiderspy
Yep, just a bonus if that's the case, didnt know...

Yep, just a bonus if that's the case, didnt know when I was buying... I will write to PHS on it. Plenty to do though but paint will come first....
Cheers Rob
Forum: Readers Rides 19-06-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,170
Posted By tiderspy
Here are a pic of what I have to work with.

Here are a pic of what I have to work with.
Forum: Readers Rides 19-06-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,170
Posted By tiderspy
Talking some guys in the states and they sent me...

Talking some guys in the states and they sent me this info and link. Just checked the my block casting and it's a 9778789.

Link
http://www.wallaceracing.com/enginesearch4.htm
...
Forum: Readers Rides 19-06-2016, 12:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,170
Posted By tiderspy
1966 Lemans to be GTO tribute

Picked up a 1966 Lemans a few days ago as a stable mate for the Chevelle with a view of making a GTO clone.
Mechanically great with plenty of punch. Investigation shows that it is an XS coded 389...
Forum: Cars and Bikes Wanted 02-04-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,695
Posted By tiderspy
Wanted - 1966 Pontiac Coupe

Guys, I'm looking for a 66 Pontiac coupe. Can be Gto or lemans, I'm not really fussed. Not looking for a show car but not a junker either.

Happy to look at straight purchase or trade my 68...
Forum: Build Ups 01-04-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 18,521
Posted By tiderspy
Looks like the template plans I bought from the...

Looks like the template plans I bought from the states for my chevelle. Spare tyre can go behind the back panel.
Forum: Technical Discussion 23-03-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 912
Posted By tiderspy
Hi mate, could be an earth or flasher problem and...

Hi mate, could be an earth or flasher problem and a quick search says your not alone....http://www.camaro-firebird.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=3937&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=0

Was everything...
Forum: General Discussion 16-03-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,437
Posted By tiderspy
Mmmm mood lighting. All you need now is the right...

Mmmm mood lighting. All you need now is the right company and some lube....
They look good. Better than gathering dust in the corner.
Forum: General Discussion 14-03-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,908
Posted By tiderspy
Looks great. You missed your calling!!

Looks great. You missed your calling!!
Forum: Readers Rides 14-03-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,565
Posted By tiderspy
More

More pics
Forum: Readers Rides 14-03-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,565
Posted By tiderspy
My 68 Chevelle

About time I posted some pics of my Chevelle. Thankfully didn't have to paint her but have replaced most of the interior and some wiring demons conquered.
Next on the agenda is to pull out the 350...
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