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Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,016
Posted By Grumpy
NRMA for me. Cheap and I trust them to pay if I...

NRMA for me. Cheap and I trust them to pay if I need to claim



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Forum: Technical Discussion 14-06-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,503
Posted By Grumpy
Spoke to the guy who does my rego checks about...

Spoke to the guy who does my rego checks about this today. He is pretty much a stickler for the rules and rightly so. He has not heard anything from RMS about it.



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Forum: Technical Discussion 02-03-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 878
Posted By Grumpy
Without checking properly it looks like you have...

Without checking properly it looks like you have the same set up as me. The horn button should attach to the fibre disc in GR 3162 kit just by sitting the horn on with a partial turn to engage the 3?...
Forum: Technical Discussion 20-02-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 878
Posted By Grumpy
Not sure what vehicle you have but you may be...

Not sure what vehicle you have but you may be able to use a Grant GR3162 adaptor. I got one recently from "engine master" at Albury. You can find them on eBay. Fitting it was a bit painful but it...
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,709
Posted By Grumpy
Blackout Steve Cruise

Here’s to you Steve
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171111/9fc76d6e002c2a739b89084efe049910.jpg

Phil

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Forum: General Discussion 29-10-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,811
Posted By Grumpy
Chris I'm struggling to believe what i just...

Chris
I'm struggling to believe what i just read.
I dont post much but read heaps.
RIP Steve and condolences to all his family and friends.
Forum: Parts For Sale 31-08-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,202
Posted By Grumpy
Thanks Tex It's always difficult to know if...

Thanks Tex
It's always difficult to know if these guys are spinning us a line just to get a sale. Be nice to see a dimensioned drawing just to settle it 100%.

Phil


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Forum: Parts For Sale 23-08-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,202
Posted By Grumpy
Hi mate quick question for you. I have a similar...

Hi mate quick question for you. I have a similar kit on my firebird fitted by PO. The car was originally drum brake front and uses a spacer on the spindle to position the disc correctly in the...
Forum: General Discussion 21-08-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,326
Posted By Grumpy
Av gas phase out

Petition signed

Phil
2570


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Forum: General Discussion 12-06-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,374
Posted By Grumpy
New daily ... It's a US car and has muscle , so ...

Harsh but fair Frank.

Phil.


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Forum: General Discussion 11-06-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,374
Posted By Grumpy
Have a friend who did F and I at a Jeep dealer....

Have a friend who did F and I at a Jeep dealer. She reckons first option to tick is the extended warranty.
Phil


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Forum: Technical Discussion 11-05-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,404
Posted By Grumpy
Give these blokes a call been around for ages....

Give these blokes a call been around for ages. Had a tractormeter repaired there a couple of years back.
Old school no website!!!
Digital ODO & Speedo Repairs
Address:
19-21 East Street,...
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 02-05-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1,823
Views: 380,274
Posted By Grumpy
Really interesting thanks for posting it. Shame...

Really interesting thanks for posting it. Shame they didn't compare the cooling efficiency as that seems to be the main argument for a street car.

Phil


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Forum: Technical Discussion 18-04-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,052
Posted By Grumpy
Thanks Vic sounds good. Looks like a trip to the...

Thanks Vic sounds good. Looks like a trip to the trimmer is in order before spending the coin.

Phil


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Forum: Technical Discussion 15-04-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,052
Posted By Grumpy
2nd gen seat part interchangeability?

Hey Vic when you had your seat fixed did you supply the trimmer a new foam from the US or did he make one?
Reason I ask is I have a similar problem but I'm baulking at the cost of the premade foam...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,772
Posted By Grumpy
Present sir. Nothing intelligent to add. ...

Present sir.
Nothing intelligent to add.


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Forum: General Discussion 14-03-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,623
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Posted By Grumpy
Not exactly muscle but still a nice old car....

Not exactly muscle but still a nice old car. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170314/11df8d7e5b4155dc62d9149477b7e2ff.jpg


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Forum: Motor Sport - Drag/Track Racing. 08-02-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,182
Posted By Grumpy
Watched a bit on the day for the first time....

Watched a bit on the day for the first time. Thought it was pretty good. Shame the Ferrari was in a class of its own.


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Forum: Technical Discussion 19-10-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,464
Posted By Grumpy
It's the difference between pressure and volume...

It's the difference between pressure and volume the way I see it. Return line allows excess volume of fuel somewhere to go other than thru carby.


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Forum: Technical Discussion 08-09-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,034
Posted By Grumpy
A bit left field but have you checked the front...

A bit left field but have you checked the front uni joint? Sometimes noises take odd pathways from source to ear in cars.


Phil
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 04-09-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,431
Posted By Grumpy
And likely 29% of the wider population as well.

And likely 29% of the wider population as well.
Forum: Motor Sport - Drag/Track Racing. 01-05-2016, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,074
Posted By Grumpy
Tex

Nice work Tex.
Contender for the track championship this year?
Forum: Technical Discussion 30-03-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Grumpy
I think that's why the FITech system with the...

I think that's why the FITech system with the additional "command centre" looks attractive.


Phil
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 83,685
Posted By Grumpy
I too have had my eye on the FItech. Will need to...

I too have had my eye on the FItech. Will need to replace the carby on the firebird at some stage and this looks the way to go.


Phil
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 04-03-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,823
Views: 380,274
Posted By Grumpy
Not a ken block fan but I thought it was a lot...

Not a ken block fan but I thought it was a lot better than some recent efforts. Not as much replay of the same thing from 47 different camera angles.


Phil
Forum: New South Wales 16-02-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,883
Posted By Grumpy
Yep. Only short on 3 things. Money ...

Yep.
Only short on 3 things.

Money
Time
Skill

Although extra 1 and 2 can offset a lack of the third.
Forum: New South Wales 13-02-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,883
Posted By Grumpy
Ditto for me. Don't yet trust the firebird to...

Ditto for me.
Don't yet trust the firebird to get me home.
Soft **** I know.



Phil
Forum: Technical Discussion 05-02-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,210
Posted By Grumpy
Take Russ' word for it. Check your local Masters...

Take Russ' word for it. Check your local Masters they have a range of those Champion specialty fasteners that's second to none.


Phil
Forum: General Discussion 06-01-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,434
Posted By Grumpy
Seen a few american barn style sheds over the...

Seen a few american barn style sheds over the years and all had columns. Maybe look at a Quaker barn style if you want something different.
BTW I am at Mt Hunter not far from you.


Phil
Forum: Motor Sport - Drag/Track Racing. 27-11-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,861
Posted By Grumpy
I can't see much sense in not racing as a show of...

I can't see much sense in not racing as a show of support for ANDRA. If the track is IHRA and the above is all correct about licenses and tech inspections, the boycott only hurts the racers and the...
Forum: Motor Sport - Drag/Track Racing. 27-11-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,861
Posted By Grumpy
Why would the racers be boycotting? Phil

Why would the racers be boycotting?


Phil
Forum: Motor Sport - Drag/Track Racing. 24-11-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,861
Posted By Grumpy
I reckon so. The big 3 tracks seem to be unified...

I reckon so. The big 3 tracks seem to be unified against ANDRA. Not making any judgement on who is right or wrong but Drag racing appears to be shooting itself in the foot again.


Phil
Forum: General Discussion 29-10-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5,872
Views: 914,891
Posted By Grumpy
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/10/28/deca3dc725...

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/10/28/deca3dc72513f1bc9b475144ffd662f6.jpg
Rego finally.
Fancy plates can come later.



Phil
Forum: General Discussion 14-10-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,103
Posted By Grumpy
Phil ---------- Post added at 11:13 AM...

Phil

---------- Post added at 11:13 AM ---------- Previous post was at 11:11 AM ----------

I dare say crap wages for the workers on top of the lower cost parts compared to what we pay. Plus the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,378
Posted By Grumpy
Watching cricket Phil

Watching cricket


Phil
Forum: Technical Discussion 09-09-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,196
Posted By Grumpy
Wrong See post #5 for correct info. ...

Wrong
See post #5 for correct info.


Phil
Forum: Technical Discussion 07-09-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,196
Posted By Grumpy
Blue slipped my 67 firebird with 4 x lap only...

Blue slipped my 67 firebird with 4 x lap only belts a fortnight ago in NSW. No questions even though I reckon they are a bit too faded. Car is not modified except 15" wheels.


Phil
Forum: Technical Discussion 05-09-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,854
Posted By Grumpy
NM Marking for future reference. Phil

NM
Marking for future reference.


Phil
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,457
Posted By Grumpy
Close to Bundy red I think. But it's prolly 12...

Close to Bundy red I think. But it's prolly 12 months since I drank anything but the Red Kelpie.
Skype you are a sick man.


Phil
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,457
Posted By Grumpy
As suggested photo of coasters in use....

As suggested photo of coasters in use. http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/09/03/86c5e228fe63fc8fdb2f24a040da72e4.jpg
The Red Kelpie rum is distilled in Young NSW good drop and can be ordered online. ...
Forum: Website Info and Feedback area 31-08-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,098
Posted By Grumpy
Bring back Marauder. He generated lots of post...

Bring back Marauder. He generated lots of post activity.

Joking


Phil
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 27-08-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 44,072
Posted By Grumpy
Do you reckon there are seats under the tarp? ...

Do you reckon there are seats under the tarp? Would not be real legal if there are.


Phil
Forum: General Discussion 26-08-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,457
Posted By Grumpy
The bird is looking left instead of right. I...

The bird is looking left instead of right.
I hang my head shame for knowing that
Phil


Phil
Forum: Recommended Suppliers 09-04-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,522
Posted By Grumpy
Just a note to consider with this type of post....

Just a note to consider with this type of post. We had this style at a previous workshop. Inside the roller door with hoops on the door bottom edge to prevent the being opened. Only problem was water...
Forum: Technical Discussion 08-04-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,461
Posted By Grumpy
Use one the same on the firebird (which doesnt...

Use one the same on the firebird (which doesnt often move).
Its nice to be able to just hit the key and and have full cranking voltage with out having to forward plan and charge a battery.
Would...
Forum: Readers Rides 24-03-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,805
Posted By Grumpy
Looks a great car, any track times? I can see...

Looks a great car, any track times?
I can see why Tex likes it.


Phil
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,784
Posted By Grumpy
Furniture?

Here's me thinking I was the only one who didnt know!
Forum: General Discussion 26-12-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,449
Posted By Grumpy
Car Cover

Santa went shopping at SCA for a car cover for the Firebird. Just something to keep the dust off while it rests in the shed. ...
Forum: General Discussion 26-12-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,569
Posted By Grumpy
Looks like a good reason for rego on push bikes...

Looks like a good reason for rego on push bikes to me.
Then we can return the favour by providing dash cam film of them running red lights, not stop at stop signs, not signalling lane changes and...
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 21-12-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 44,072
Posted By Grumpy
So do the big wheels increase the payload? So...

So do the big wheels increase the payload?
So you can cart your fat arse girlfriend around.


Phil
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