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Forum: General Discussion 06-02-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By Russ
If you watch via apps - AppleTV etc - download...

If you watch via apps - AppleTV etc - download the PowerNationTV app. Plenty of watchable content.
Forum: Parts For Sale 30-01-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 689
Posted By Russ
All sold. Thanks folks.

All sold. Thanks folks.
Forum: Parts For Sale 29-01-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 689
Posted By Russ
Morris Classic "Clear Shot Mirrors". Round. For pre-68 GM vehicles.

SOLD.

Thanks folks.



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Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 04-12-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 43,901
Posted By Russ
https://i.imgur.com/kVixotP.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/kVixotP.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/sHcNYtS.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 24-11-2017, 06:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,781
Posted By Russ
I had a similar issue with the same carby. If it...

I had a similar issue with the same carby. If it was tuned for WOT on the dyno, it drive like a pig putting around, but if it was tuned for daily driving, it performed like a pig under WOT. Could...
Forum: General Discussion 23-11-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5,869
Views: 912,784
Posted By Russ
I remember the video footage :D

I remember the video footage :D
Forum: General Discussion 23-11-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5,869
Views: 912,784
Posted By Russ
Did that (the lottery bit). Unfortunately...

Did that (the lottery bit). Unfortunately avoiding that accident used all of my luck :)
Forum: General Discussion 22-11-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5,869
Views: 912,784
Posted By Russ
Exclamation Today's job: Hunt down some torque specs and grab...

Today's job: Hunt down some torque specs and grab some Loctitie to fix this situation.

Having done a full suspension bushing swap, it turns out I left a few control arm collar bolts not as tight...
Forum: General Discussion 13-11-2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,746
Posted By Russ
Sorry if it has been answered, but there is...

Sorry if it has been answered, but there is another question I'm sure most are wondering.

What happens to BLKOUT?

I know it's none of our business. Just hope it finds its way to a good home....
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,595
Posted By Russ
Nice. Thanks Jay ... and now I know why he drank...

Nice. Thanks Jay ... and now I know why he drank it. It has Stephan in the name, which it a derivative of Stephen, which bore the name Steven. :cool:
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,595
Posted By Russ
Nice work fellas. I can't be there, but I'll...

Nice work fellas.

I can't be there, but I'll try and be there in spirit. I'll use that evening to drink in his memory.

Does anyone remember that funky German beer Steve use to rave about? Some...
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,746
Posted By Russ
F*ck. Never had the pleasure of meeting the...

F*ck.

Never had the pleasure of meeting the man, but upon joining this forum it didn't take long to note that Steve made an indelible mark on anybody that truly gave a f*ck about pursuing their US...
Forum: Website Info and Feedback area 29-10-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,250
Posted By Russ
The way to view it on a Laptop or PC is to simply...

The way to view it on a Laptop or PC is to simply drag and drop the photo into a new browser tab.

The current software version of this forum is 8 years old. I don't believe upgrades are a priority...
Forum: Build Ups 24-10-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 42,380
Posted By Russ
No updates. Will be for sale soon. Took over...

No updates. Will be for sale soon.

Took over 12 months to finish the LS swap on my Impala, for no other reason than the guys working on it couldn't be bothered. Plus I was unemployed for the...
Forum: General Discussion 23-10-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,393
Posted By Russ
... and looks better.

... and looks better.
Forum: General Discussion 19-10-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 14,048
Posted By Russ
It's an inherent problem with a lot of...

It's an inherent problem with a lot of Australian's when put in front of a camera.
They get over-excited. All of a sudden their accents and mannerisms become exaggerated, and they end up sounding...
Forum: General Discussion 18-10-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 14,048
Posted By Russ
That's an unfavourable show for me :D About...

That's an unfavourable show for me :D

About as bad as that Man & Machine nonsense.
Forum: General Discussion 15-10-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,287
Posted By Russ
God dammit Frank! I got all excited. Thought...

God dammit Frank!

I got all excited. Thought we finally had video embedding added. :eek:

Friday 13th brought the evil out in you :D
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,292
Posted By Russ
:eek: I think I can find better things to...

:eek:

I think I can find better things to spend my money on.
Forum: General Discussion 21-09-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5,869
Views: 912,784
Posted By Russ
Had to replace a rusty boot floor full of holes...

Had to replace a rusty boot floor full of holes in my old Dodge because of that. Fumes were getting through and into the cabin. Had to pull over once after getting dizzy and nearly passing out.
Forum: General Discussion 20-09-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5,869
Views: 912,784
Posted By Russ
Still on the Impala. Got it registered today,...

Still on the Impala. Got it registered today, drove it to the local BP to fill up, then noticed I had a massive fuel leak. Waiting on a new, hopefully not so loud fuel pump to rock up before sorting...
Forum: General Discussion 15-09-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,292
Posted By Russ
Good question. Will need mine done soon.

Good question. Will need mine done soon.
Forum: General Discussion 15-09-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5,869
Views: 912,784
Posted By Russ
Did the math (sort of). The work I was billed for...

Did the math (sort of). The work I was billed for was carried out over less than 20 days, and most of those days weren't even full days. :(
Forum: General Discussion 15-09-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5,869
Views: 912,784
Posted By Russ
Engineering on the LS swap is done and dusted....

Engineering on the LS swap is done and dusted. Just need Green Slip, then rego.

That only took 16 months :eek:
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,082
Posted By Russ
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d99/rookskickz/H...

http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d99/rookskickz/Humour/leowows.gif~original
Forum: Importing to Australia 11-09-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,689
Posted By Russ
GST = Goods and Services Tax. Shipping is a...

GST = Goods and Services Tax.

Shipping is a service, therefore, it is taxed.
Forum: Technical Discussion 07-09-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,642
Posted By Russ
Am I missing something? Gorilla Snot is...

Am I missing something?

Gorilla Snot is Gasket Sealer.
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5,869
Views: 912,784
Posted By Russ
Very nice, Jim.

Very nice, Jim.
Forum: Build Ups 02-09-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,500
Posted By Russ
When scouring sites for parts, do yourself a...

When scouring sites for parts, do yourself a favour and send an email regarding stock before placing an order.

I did that, and I found Impala Bob's was one of the worst. Everything was on...
Forum: Build Ups 02-09-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,500
Posted By Russ
They're all working for me now.

They're all working for me now.
Forum: Build Ups 02-09-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,500
Posted By Russ
You need to keep/add " ~original " to the end of...

You need to keep/add " ~original " to the end of your image links for them to work. Should be put immediately after .jpg. So the end of the image linke should read .jpg~original
Forum: Build Ups 01-09-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,500
Posted By Russ
Sweet. I vote LS swap :cool:

Sweet.

I vote LS swap :cool:
Forum: General Discussion 31-08-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,298
Posted By Russ
Thumbs up All good. Please delete.

All good. Please delete.
Forum: Technical Discussion 31-08-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,120
Posted By Russ
The Walbro pump came included with the Tanks Inc...

The Walbro pump came included with the Tanks Inc module. Not much I can do at this point other than let everyone know how ridiculously loud it is.

Lots of info out there with people complaining...
Forum: Technical Discussion 31-08-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,120
Posted By Russ
It should be a direct swap. I think they're all...

It should be a direct swap. I think they're all designed off the same base so they can be direct replacements. Only differences are usually plug type, and some have offset outlets. At this point it's...
Forum: Technical Discussion 30-08-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,120
Posted By Russ
The exhaust is currently 2 decibels under the...

The exhaust is currently 2 decibels under the legal max :cool:
Forum: Technical Discussion 30-08-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,120
Posted By Russ
Here's a video if anyone is interested in hearing...

Here's a video if anyone is interested in hearing it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqgP-EgfYS4

Pretty disappointed. Definitely going a different route once I've got it on the road. I can...
Forum: Build Ups 30-08-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,874
Posted By Russ
Cheers. Mines pretty bad. Here's a video:...

Cheers. Mines pretty bad.

Here's a video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqgP-EgfYS4
Forum: Readers Rides 28-08-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,536
Posted By Russ
Nice Nova :D ...

Nice Nova :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5sBOES4fXs
Forum: Western Australia 22-08-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,262
Posted By Russ
If it's anything like NSW, they will release a US...

If it's anything like NSW, they will release a US style plate, classify it as a custom vanity plate, then charge you an annual arm & leg for it.
Forum: General Discussion 22-08-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5,869
Views: 912,784
Posted By Russ
Had the engineer take a final look at the...

Had the engineer take a final look at the Impala's LS swap today. Everything is good. He just wants me to add rear lap belts (never had rear seat belts) - and I'm good to go.

Now just a matter of...
Forum: Build Ups 21-08-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 33,382
Posted By Russ
What are you not liking?

What are you not liking?
Forum: Technical Discussion 16-08-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,162
Posted By Russ
Pontiworld have a few options:...

Pontiworld have a few options: https://pontiworld.com.au/usgmsp/advanced_search_result.php?keywords=wheel+stud&osCsid=28f6efb7b259802f3ce9ae9fc140e4ce&x=0&y=0
Forum: General Discussion 16-08-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,464
Posted By Russ
That looks sweet. Love these in black.

That looks sweet. Love these in black.
Forum: Technical Discussion 15-08-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,470
Posted By Russ
Cheers Steve. We figured out as much as tests...

Cheers Steve. We figured out as much as tests continued on.

One thing I couldn't find out was if there was a required pressure min/max per pedal. Whilst the engineer wanted 70% for the front -...
Forum: Technical Discussion 13-08-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,470
Posted By Russ
I think it was simply because of the cars...

I think it was simply because of the cars size/weight. With no ABS, airbags, or even shoulder belts, I'm guessing the engineer just wants to be sure the rears won't lock up before the fronts can do...
Forum: Technical Discussion 12-08-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,470
Posted By Russ
Ok. More on this, as I'm sure you're all chomping...

Ok. More on this, as I'm sure you're all chomping at the bit for an update.

Sorted the difference between the left and right rear brakes. The left drum handbrake adjustment was wound back a bit....
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,445
Posted By Russ
Heard an ugly story today. A guy (we share...

Heard an ugly story today.

A guy (we share the same mechanic) imported a couple of bikes that, upon local import inspection, were suspected of containing asbestos.

He had to pay a fine for...
Forum: Recreation 11-08-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 32,118
Posted By Russ
It's a mockumentary. I'm sure Stephen found...

It's a mockumentary.

I'm sure Stephen found something relative in there somewhere.
Forum: Technical Discussion 09-08-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,470
Posted By Russ
Well I only paid $25 for the test :D (They also...

Well I only paid $25 for the test :D (They also didn't set up the brake system. I did.)

They ran me through the basics, but said it could be a couple reasons. A seized wheel cylinder, air in the...
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