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Forum: Parts Wanted 25-01-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,180
Posted By Dillons69
Thanks for the post about the engine on...

Thanks for the post about the engine on ebay.com.au it wasnt what i was after. I managed to source two early 1969 date coded blocks from the states last week will ahve to wait a few weeks to see what...
Forum: General Discussion 25-01-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,952
Posted By Dillons69
nice build, looks cool, 434rwkw is awsome from a...

nice build, looks cool, 434rwkw is awsome from a 427.
Forum: General Discussion 25-01-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,437
Posted By Dillons69
excellent read, good for project builders or...

excellent read, good for project builders or people thinking about engine swaps.
Forum: General Discussion 23-01-2009, 05:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,182
Posted By Dillons69
thankyou, wheels are billet specialties, rear 20...

thankyou, wheels are billet specialties, rear 20 x 8.5 with 4.75 backspace with 255,35,30 fronts are 18 x 7 with a 4.25 backspace with 235,40,18 and still running original 12 bolt diff.
Forum: General Discussion 20-01-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,182
Posted By Dillons69
I thought i might post some pics of my car, I...

I thought i might post some pics of my car, I bought it 2 years ago and have made a few changes. I still havent finished it yet, but almost there.
Forum: Website Info and Feedback area 20-01-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 34,472
Posted By Dillons69
test

test
Forum: General Discussion 17-01-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,860
Posted By Dillons69
I am about to change exhaust too, let me know...

I am about to change exhaust too, let me know what you think of your new system and post some pics.
Forum: General Discussion 17-01-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,683
Posted By Dillons69
I agree with a 15 x 8.5 you would need min 4.5...

I agree with a 15 x 8.5 you would need min 4.5 back space, I run 20 x 8.5 with a 4.75 back space lowered over the tyre and fits awsome. I had 16 x 8 with 4 back space looked great with a big dish but...
Forum: General Discussion 17-01-2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,415
Posted By Dillons69
I Agree too, I am also running GM HEI with no...

I Agree too, I am also running GM HEI with no problems. Only one little problem if you run a drop base 14 inch air cleaner it just hits, but you can bend it a little to just clear.
Forum: Parts Wanted 17-01-2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,180
Posted By Dillons69
sorry to reply so late i have been away, what are...

sorry to reply so late i have been away, what are the block and head casting numbers. I am chasing early 69 either jan or feb as i have march built. The numbers should be located at the back of the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,908
Posted By Dillons69
I have a 4 car garage and still it seems i can...

I have a 4 car garage and still it seems i can only get 1 car to fit at the best of times.
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,274
Posted By Dillons69
I just teed mine and it seems to work fine, i...

I just teed mine and it seems to work fine, i also put it as close to the carb as possible. good luck
Forum: General Discussion 26-12-2008, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,416
Posted By Dillons69
If you do decide to lift the front i found the...

If you do decide to lift the front i found the pedders small block coils about an inch higher than what we have now so that would sit good with 2 inch drop spindles. I was thinking about changing too...
Forum: General Discussion 26-12-2008, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 934
Posted By Dillons69
I had a look at drop spindles for my camaro as...

I had a look at drop spindles for my camaro as well and came to the conclusion that with big off set rims on the front they dont work. I went the lowered coil option and worked out ok.
Forum: General Discussion 26-12-2008, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,416
Posted By Dillons69
I learned that lesson too with the coils after...

I learned that lesson too with the coils after about 4 sets i ended up just running the pedders big block coils with no cutting and sits good, about 15 mm from bump stops.
I think the part number...
Forum: General Discussion 23-12-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,212
Posted By Dillons69
Gotta ditch the booze.

Gotta ditch the booze.
Forum: General Discussion 23-12-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,416
Posted By Dillons69
You also have to be careful with the back space...

You also have to be careful with the back space on the rear. I bought a set of 20s with a 4.75 back space looks awsome but really close to shock mount, and mine has multi plate. How far are you going...
Forum: General Discussion 23-12-2008, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,286
Posted By Dillons69
Do you have a 350 badge of a front guard for a 69...

Do you have a 350 badge of a front guard for a 69 camaro ?
Forum: General Discussion 23-12-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,476
Posted By Dillons69
That is one kick ass Cuda, I love em. Looks...

That is one kick ass Cuda, I love em. Looks awsome post lots of pics please.
Forum: General Discussion 23-12-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,376
Posted By Dillons69
sorry cant help you there, i once had a problem...

sorry cant help you there, i once had a problem with the rod on the master cyclinder side too long.
Forum: General Discussion 23-12-2008, 06:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,935
Posted By Dillons69
So the ICE thermo fans go good, I just bought a...

So the ICE thermo fans go good, I just bought a single 16inch to mount to a Be cool radiator i brought out from the states. I too are going for a pull through radiator set up.
Forum: General Discussion 14-12-2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,212
Posted By Dillons69
Yeah, it seems he wants cheap rent, but...

Yeah, it seems he wants cheap rent, but Government wants him to clean up his act. He told the local paper he has been in negotiations with WSID for next year. They seem to be keen and are willing to...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2008, 08:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 740
Posted By Dillons69
Troy from rides at summernats

Found out today that Troy from the tv show in US will be at summernats this year. wonder if he is bringing any of his cars out here ?
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2008, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,212
Posted By Dillons69
Summernats

I am going again to possibly the last summernats in canberra if anyone is going let me know.
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,026
Posted By Dillons69
Welcome and thats one nice looking car. I like...

Welcome and thats one nice looking car. I like the rs front and dont tt2s look hot on 69 camaros. What size is that air cleaner filter as i have just changed to a cowl hood bonnet and the 2inch...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2008, 10:23 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 45,619
Posted By Dillons69
Jason, Landscaper and Horticulturist.

Jason, Landscaper and Horticulturist.
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2007, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,847
Posted By Dillons69
Thats just bloody awsome !!!!!!!!!!!, nothing...

Thats just bloody awsome !!!!!!!!!!!, nothing like the sound of a big block.
Forum: Parts Wanted 30-10-2007, 05:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,180
Posted By Dillons69
Thanks for your reply, on the back of the block...

Thanks for your reply, on the back of the block at the top there should be a date stamp it should read something like 3 d 9 meaning 3 april 1969 etc, could you check it for me although from the...
Forum: General Discussion 26-10-2007, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,139
Posted By Dillons69
I like the old skool look of traction bars too,...

I like the old skool look of traction bars too, my camaro had them when i first bought it. When i took it to rego in the ACT they only knocked them back because they sat too low. I think this is the...
Forum: Parts Wanted 11-10-2007, 09:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,180
Posted By Dillons69
still interested but what is the date code on the...

still interested but what is the date code on the back of the block say.
Forum: General Discussion 25-09-2007, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,366
Posted By Dillons69
Those hinges look so nice !!!!, to good to be...

Those hinges look so nice !!!!, to good to be hidden in the engine bay.
Forum: General Discussion 23-09-2007, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,221
Posted By Dillons69
Hi, Jim from gold coast muscle cars is probably...

Hi,
Jim from gold coast muscle cars is probably the best importer on the east coast, I agree you pay a bit more but the old story is you pay for what you get, He can also source a car in the states...
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2007, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,726
Posted By Dillons69
my 69 camaro runs a 4.10 chev 12 bolt, 4 sp...

my 69 camaro runs a 4.10 chev 12 bolt, 4 sp manual with a 350 small block again a bit to high, good around town and not to bad on the highway but 3.5 would be ideal as a cruiser. What size rims and...
Forum: General Discussion 21-08-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,849
Posted By Dillons69
the small block lowered had a part number 2084 ...

the small block lowered had a part number 2084
the big block lowered had a part number 2090
they were listed under 69 Camaro but aslo had references to Hq - WB.
there was also a third set which...
Forum: General Discussion 20-08-2007, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,849
Posted By Dillons69
I am using stock spindles, considering drop...

I am using stock spindles, considering drop spindles later down the track although on the usa camaro forums they dont give them a very good wrap.
Forum: General Discussion 19-08-2007, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,269
Posted By Dillons69
Import question

This has proberbly already been done but i am trying to import some big heavy stuff from the states. does any body know who could help me out and secondly what costs will i have to pay eg taxes or...
Forum: General Discussion 18-08-2007, 11:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,849
Posted By Dillons69
I got a new set of coils today, this time i got a...

I got a new set of coils today, this time i got a set of lowered big block coils still same brand, supposed to be the same lowered height as my lowered small block ones but with a stiffer rate and it...
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2007, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,849
Posted By Dillons69
Lowering coil problem

Hi,
I am currently trying to lower my 69 camaro and having a few problems, firstly i went to local suspension place to see if you could buy lowering coils here in Australia he told me they are the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2007, 09:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,141
Posted By Dillons69
Hi, I am interested in those rims and tyres...

Hi,
I am interested in those rims and tyres thanks for posting the pics, what size are they ? they look like 14 x 6 ?, what kind of money where you after ?
Cheers
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2007, 08:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,141
Posted By Dillons69
Interested in rims and tires, have you got a pick...

Interested in rims and tires, have you got a pick or quick description.
cheers
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2007, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,664
Posted By Dillons69
Hi, I have just changed the rear suspension on ...

Hi,
I have just changed the rear suspension on my 69 camaro and found that on the standard mount brackets the shock sits too low for big off set rims, so check if it sits low the best off set you...
Forum: General Discussion 16-07-2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,470
Posted By Dillons69
Summernats cheaper entry before end of july

Hi, If anyone is interested in entering this years ( jan 08 ) street machine summernats i have been told it is cheaper to enter before 30th july so contact the summernats office and get them to mail...
Forum: General Discussion 16-07-2007, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,702
Posted By Dillons69
I thought it had something to do with cooling, ...

I thought it had something to do with cooling, as the heads on my friends boat look different, and he said it was to do with cooling ?, Because he says no radiator on his boat and most he knew off.
Forum: General Discussion 16-07-2007, 02:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,798
Posted By Dillons69
thats awsome !!! 87 cents , i am ordering my...

thats awsome !!! 87 cents , i am ordering my wheels today !! YEAH !!!.
Forum: General Discussion 14-07-2007, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,184
Posted By Dillons69
From what i could make out they just had no...

From what i could make out they just had no information, what was standard or modified and were just guessing. Originally at first they had a problem with no left hand drive sticker on the back of...
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2007, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,184
Posted By Dillons69
Long rego inspection

Ha has anyone had a long rego inspection ? . I just had a beauty 3 hours waiting. I live in the ACT and for import or first time rego you have to make a appointment at a govt run inpection station....
Forum: Parts Wanted 09-07-2007, 10:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,180
Posted By Dillons69
I managed to get a set of 041 casting heads (...

I managed to get a set of 041 casting heads ( 300hp) of a 350 about 2 years ago with the right date codes but cant find a block with the right date codes always early 68 or late 69 trying to get jan...
Forum: Parts Wanted 08-07-2007, 03:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,180
Posted By Dillons69
Yeah trying ebay and a few salvage yards nothing...

Yeah trying ebay and a few salvage yards nothing close.
Forum: Parts Wanted 07-07-2007, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,180
Posted By Dillons69
wanted 69 camaro 350 engine

Chasing a correct code 69 camaro 350 chev engine or block, prefer a HA ( 350 manual, 300hp ) code if possible or if anyone knows where to look.
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2007, 09:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,640
Posted By Dillons69
Chris, I have been trying to do the math on my...

Chris,
I have been trying to do the math on my 69 camaro for a little while and have been doing the forums even once you have the measurements there can be millions of tyre combos ( there all have...
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