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Forum: Technical Discussion Today, 06:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 26
Posted By Texas big block
1968 Camaro seat

Gday,

I have a cloth trim black/white houndstooth original seat. Not ready to lash out and replace the covers just yet. Cloth trim has some tears in it so want to cover them.

I tried posting a...
Forum: Technical Discussion 05-08-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 228
Posted By Texas big block
Chevrolet engine rear main seal

Gday,

Has any members replaced a rear main seal on a 350/396 engine whilst it is still in the car?

Pros/Cons?

Thank you.
Forum: General Discussion 26-06-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By Texas big block
Headers for bb camaro

Gday,

I have a stock 396, power steering, ac etc.

Looking to go with short headers.

Does anyone one have experience with this type of set up or suggest company's who I could purchase shortys...
Forum: Parts For Sale 17-03-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,136
Posted By Texas big block
Gday, Could you send a photo please? PM...

Gday,

Could you send a photo please?

PM that might be better.

Thank you
Forum: Technical Discussion 18-01-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By Texas big block
Some good advice. Thanks Javelinman and Geoff 4. ...

Some good advice. Thanks Javelinman and Geoff 4.

Defo pretty limited with the rim size. Running a big block and sliding around a little with size I have at the rear. More into factory specs.
...
Forum: Technical Discussion 18-01-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By Texas big block
Gday, Thanks for the advice lads. Good...

Gday,

Thanks for the advice lads.

Good grip in the wet? Sticks when you put your foot down?

Cheers.
Forum: Technical Discussion 17-01-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 735
Posted By Texas big block
Gday, Thanks for the heads up. Leaning...

Gday,

Thanks for the heads up. Leaning towards Tech Edge. Tech support is a bonus. Product looks simple and user friendly.

Cheers.
Forum: Technical Discussion 17-01-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By Texas big block
Tire performance

Gday,

Looking for some feeding regarding tire performance grip and handling. I have a original set of rally rims 14x7. Leaning towards 225x60x14.

Any suggestions with brands and model number?
...
Forum: Technical Discussion 30-12-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 735
Posted By Texas big block
Air fuel logger

G'day,

Did a little reading today regarding air and fuel loggers for your car. Some interesting points made regarding sensors, calibration and reading speeds. Some sites have listed a top 5...
Forum: Technical Discussion 30-09-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 990
Posted By Texas big block
396 CID Headers

Gday,

Any feed back on headers that suit a 68 bb Camaro?

Original AC camaro.

Any advice is appreciated.

Cheers.
Forum: Technical Discussion 02-05-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,246
Posted By Texas big block
Gday, I got some horns done years ago. I...

Gday,

I got some horns done years ago. I shall have a dig around at home for the details Steve. They came up nice. Not expensive either.

The booster is not much unlike Steves except not as...
Forum: Technical Discussion 01-05-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,246
Posted By Texas big block
Gday, Emailed Steve in the USA happy to sell...

Gday,

Emailed Steve in the USA happy to sell a kit.

4-5 shops in Melbourne can rebuild and plate them. $300-$355

Not ready to restore the brake booster but do need the diaphragm etc...
Forum: Technical Discussion 30-04-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,246
Posted By Texas big block
Gday, Looks the buisness Steve. Yes,...

Gday,

Looks the buisness Steve.

Yes, they seem to be worth a pretty penny. I'm going to do a ring around tomorrow and also hope a good working one just pops up! That would be nice.
Not having...
Forum: Technical Discussion 30-04-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,246
Posted By Texas big block
Booster

Gday,

68 camaro with a 11 " booster that is not assisting under breaking. Proven to be leaking within.

Does anyone sell kits in Oz?

Would like to keep set up original.

Thank you
Forum: Importing to Australia 19-10-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,465
Posted By Texas big block
G'day, Yeah mate I'm after the...

G'day,

Yeah mate I'm after the numbers....local is much easier but I have had no luck obtaining one.

Sea freight is fine, I'm in no rush :)
Forum: Importing to Australia 16-10-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,465
Posted By Texas big block
Shipping from USA to Oz

G'day,

No doubt this has been covered a million times but I thought I would post. I need to get a flywheel from the USA.

I don't think the company offers International shipping, so I'm hoping...
Forum: Parts Wanted 04-07-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,179
Posted By Texas big block
G'day, I have 4 GM new old stock ones,...

G'day,

I have 4 GM new old stock ones, excellent condition exact design as shown in Franks pictures if you need them down the track or if anyone else is interested.

Cheers :)
Forum: Parts Wanted 03-07-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,179
Posted By Texas big block
G'day L88 racer, I have a set of the disk...

G'day L88 racer,

I have a set of the disk brake caps x4 NOS(new old stock)GM.

I have a set of 4 rally wheel tall caps also GM and driver quality.

Are you still after a set of 4 of the above...
Forum: Parts Wanted 02-07-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 867
Posted By Texas big block
68/69 camaro console

G'day,

I'm after a complete GM console or GM console top to suit a 68/69 camaro. Black in colour please.

Cheers :)
Forum: Parts For Sale 25-02-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,685
Posted By Texas big block
G'day Steve, Just the 2 piece throttle...

G'day Steve,

Just the 2 piece throttle linkage it's a little offset but they meet in the middle and screw into each other.

Thanks mate.
Forum: Parts For Sale 18-02-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,685
Posted By Texas big block
G'day mate, Any GM brackets, throttle...

G'day mate,

Any GM brackets, throttle linkages or console base?

Cheers.
Forum: Parts Wanted 10-02-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,934
Posted By Texas big block
G'day, Still in the market for a console...

G'day,

Still in the market for a console base for a 68 camaro.

Prefer Australia just to keep shipping rate down.

Cheers.
Forum: Technical Discussion 10-02-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,528
Posted By Texas big block
G'day, Thanks for getting involved in the...

G'day,

Thanks for getting involved in the thread. Think I best start doing a ring around see who is doing what.

I was planing on rebuilding myself once plated. Nice to see company's that plate,...
Forum: Technical Discussion 10-02-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,187
Posted By Texas big block
G'day, Yeah, they look good for the 69. ...

G'day,

Yeah, they look good for the 69.

I guess I should have a chat to a couple of chroming company's and go from there.

I would like to work on them myself and have them chromed by others...
Forum: Technical Discussion 09-02-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,187
Posted By Texas big block
Hi Steve, You are correct. I was lucky...

Hi Steve,

You are correct. I was lucky enough to find a set that suits my bb heads. The changed from year to year. The set that suit my year model has no wire harness clip drivers side and have...
Forum: Technical Discussion 08-02-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,187
Posted By Texas big block
GM bb valve covers

G'day,

I have a set of big block valve covers I would like restored. They have some dings, pitting and scratches but all in all are a good set.

Anyone tackled this type of task?

Cheers.
Forum: Technical Discussion 08-02-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,528
Posted By Texas big block
G'day, Thanks for the heads up. I...

G'day,

Thanks for the heads up.

I believe Nigel is not into the plating process.

I probably need to do a ring around. I know what finish I'm after so that should help some what.

Cheers.
Forum: Technical Discussion 08-02-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 960
Posted By Texas big block
G'day fellas, Thanks for the heads up. ...

G'day fellas,

Thanks for the heads up.

Crane cams looks like my best options.

Cheers.
Forum: Parts For Sale 02-02-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,685
Posted By Texas big block
Gday, Im after some ac air outlets vents if...

Gday,

Im after some ac air outlets vents if you have some?

Cheers.
Forum: Technical Discussion 02-02-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,528
Posted By Texas big block
Carb. plating

G'day,

Thinking of restoring my Quadrajet carb.

I only need the parts cleaned and plated.

Has anyone had success with company's in Melbourne performing the mentioned task?

Cheers.
Forum: Technical Discussion 02-02-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 960
Posted By Texas big block
GM distributor

G'day,

I have an original GM distributor in my 396.

Is there a supplier that would stock a variable advance vac unit?

I'm not sure if the unit would mount in my set up.

Cheers.
Forum: Technical Discussion 27-01-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 891
Posted By Texas big block
Camaro Power steering box and pump kit

G'day,

I would like to rebuild my original power steering box and pump off my 68 camaro.

Any suggestions with respects to a complete rebuild kit for both items?

Cheers.
Forum: Parts Wanted 09-12-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,934
Posted By Texas big block
Gday, Correct 68, thanks bud. Might...

Gday,

Correct 68, thanks bud.

Might have to pass on the console.

Cheers.
Forum: General Discussion 28-11-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 998
Posted By Texas big block
Muscle cars, Gearheads etc

Gday,

Im out West and was wondering if there are any lads/clubs etc that go cruising out this way.

Lots happening out East....

Cheers.
Forum: Technical Discussion 28-11-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,635
Posted By Texas big block
Gday gents, I had the 4 speed trans....

Gday gents,

I had the 4 speed trans. Hydroblasted by Woodys in Sandringham.

Champion fella and the job came out perfect.

Thanks Greg for the heads up.

Cheers.
Forum: Parts Wanted 28-11-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,934
Posted By Texas big block
Camaro

Gday,

After a GM console black in colour.

Cheers
Forum: Technical Discussion 05-11-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,330
Posted By Texas big block
Gday, Looks good. Thanks fellas.

Gday,

Looks good.

Thanks fellas.
Forum: Technical Discussion 04-11-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,330
Posted By Texas big block
Transmission gear oil

Gday,

I have a 4 speed manual trans.

Im after some 80w90 GL4 mineral oil.

The closest i can find so far is made by Oztech 75w85 GL-4.

Has anyone located 80w90 GL-4 mineral oil in...
Forum: Technical Discussion 28-10-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,635
Posted By Texas big block
Gday, Nice work Tonner. Very hard to beat...

Gday,

Nice work Tonner. Very hard to beat experience.

There is a company called Hydroblast here that performs the work you mentioned.

Ummm as with everything one task and so many ways to do...
Forum: Technical Discussion 28-10-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,635
Posted By Texas big block
Gday, Thanks for getting involved in the...

Gday,

Thanks for getting involved in the thread.

Ok, what i would like to media blast is my transmission case, case extension etc.

I started by degreasing/washing the parts. Then white...
Forum: Technical Discussion 27-10-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,635
Posted By Texas big block
Media blasting

Gday,

I have some parts i would like to get media blasted and i would prefer plastic media.

Has anyone had any luck with the above media?

Any prefered companys?

Im out west but happy to...
Forum: Technical Discussion 17-10-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2
m20
Views: 1,131
Posted By Texas big block
G'day, Thanks blackoutsteve. I need 2...

G'day,

Thanks blackoutsteve.

I need 2 bushes installed in the main case were the countershaft runs through the case.

So probably lathe work making up bushes. I have a new countershaft.

If...
Forum: Technical Discussion 15-10-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
m20
Views: 1,131
Posted By Texas big block
m20

Gday,

Have a m20 that requires some maching work to the case.

Tried the recomended suppliers on this site.

Can anyone recomend companys who could perform this work?

Thank you.
Forum: Technical Discussion 08-10-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 853
Posted By Texas big block
Muncie shifter

Gday,

Is there any experienced car enthusiasts out there that have rebuilt muncie shifters?

I have mine apart and would like to see diagrams/photos of a working shifter.

Im sure i have bits...
Forum: Technical Discussion 30-09-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,435
Posted By Texas big block
G'day fellas, Thank you all very much. ...

G'day fellas,

Thank you all very much.

Looks like Ponti world may have the right u-joints also.

I shall try Melbourne first.

Cheers.
Forum: Technical Discussion 30-09-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,435
Posted By Texas big block
Universal joints

G'day fellas,

I'm replacing the universal joints on my 68 camaro.

My location is West Melbourne has anyone got a good supplier out this wayish?

I checked the suppliers list first.

Cheers.
Forum: Parts Wanted 24-08-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,152
Posted By Texas big block
68 camaro console

Hi there,

Im after a console to suit a 68 camaro.

Cheers.
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,320
Posted By Texas big block
Gday gents, Thank you for your comments. ...

Gday gents,

Thank you for your comments.

Yep, i watched those Youtube videos last week they inspired me to source the information and collect some pieces to practice on.

There are some DVDs...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,320
Posted By Texas big block
Stainless steel polishing

Gday,

I have read a couple of posts on my topic.

Would appreciate comments from people regarding there success/failures with this task.

Thank you.
Forum: Parts Wanted 29-07-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,058
Posted By Texas big block
Big block GM valve covers

Hi there,

Im after some bb block valve covers for my 68 camaro 396.

Thank you.
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