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Forum: Parts For Sale 13-06-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,044
Posted By niknitrous
PRICE DROP $1,500 Beryl needs horsepower!

PRICE DROP $1,500
Beryl needs horsepower!
Forum: Readers Rides 23-05-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,387
Posted By niknitrous
Wow Al she looks amazing as is. I know the twinge...

Wow Al she looks amazing as is. I know the twinge of wanting to make changes and what not but are you sure?
Forum: Parts For Sale 20-05-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,044
Posted By niknitrous
Billet wheels for sale

Selling my beloved Billet Specialties wheels to fund buying new heads!. The model is 'Dagger' from the Legends series. They are in great condition as always meticulously cared for etc.
Specs:...
Forum: Technical Discussion 02-04-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,844
Posted By niknitrous
Thanks Deano, yeah I just figured while I'm at at...

Thanks Deano, yeah I just figured while I'm at at it change everything. Yes pads were glazed and even to the point I had to replace the friggn rotors! Even the bolt kit on the Wilwood rotors got...
Forum: Parts For Sale 01-04-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 361
Posted By niknitrous
Bonnet (hood) for sale, 1st Gen Camaro SS

I'm keen to change to a 2" reverse cowl hood, so throwing it out there to see if anyone is interested in buying my current bonnet (hood). As you can see its in good condition with the 67 style SS...
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,623
Posted By niknitrous
Yep steel for me then, thanks for the input.

Yep steel for me then, thanks for the input.
Forum: General Discussion 28-03-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,623
Posted By niknitrous
Thanks for the voice of reason Jim. You are...

Thanks for the voice of reason Jim. You are right... if it ends up costing more than $1,000 then surely not worth it.
What car is your Harwood FG on?
Forum: Technical Discussion 27-03-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,844
Posted By niknitrous
Cheers. I have learnt a valuable lesson e.g....

Cheers.
I have learnt a valuable lesson e.g. do regular 'health check' on your brake system... and don't wait for something to go wrong
Forum: General Discussion 27-03-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,623
Posted By niknitrous
Spoke to these guys based in VIC and they can...

Spoke to these guys based in VIC and they can make a 2" reverse cowl hood for 68 Camaro - but will need to make a FG mould... anyone else interested in getting one? (can split the cost of the mould)...
Forum: Technical Discussion 26-03-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,844
Posted By niknitrous
Sorry for the long response time. Did a full...

Sorry for the long response time. Did a full overhaul of the brake system, new pads, rear shoes cylinders etc. Stops great now!
Thanks all
Forum: General Discussion 26-03-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,623
Posted By niknitrous
Steel vs fiberglass hood

Looking at 'upgrading' to a 2" cowl hood
1. for engine bay cooling & 2. for looks.
What do you think about opting for a fiberglass hood for weight saving?? I do some track work (SMSP & Wakefield...
Forum: Technical Discussion 19-11-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,844
Posted By niknitrous
Thanks all for responses, especially Deano going...

Thanks all for responses, especially Deano going the extra mile with the mark-up... nice one. I do have a separate vacuum boost canister. So a hose runs from the manifold to the canister and a...
Forum: Technical Discussion 15-11-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,844
Posted By niknitrous
:confused: good question, how would you tell?

:confused: good question, how would you tell?
Forum: Technical Discussion 15-11-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,844
Posted By niknitrous
Thanks chaps, I have the high temp wilwood fluid...

Thanks chaps, I have the high temp wilwood fluid in there. I'll check the pads as well but i would have thought if the pads were on the way out then performance would be consistently down rather...
Forum: Technical Discussion 14-11-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,844
Posted By niknitrous
Brake fade?

experienced some disturbing brake fade today. after about half hour of 'spirited' driving in Sydney the brake pedal felt very hard and very poor stopping power. I have wilwood discs on the front and...
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,841
Posted By niknitrous
haha yes please do share... make it viral! :p ...

haha yes please do share... make it viral! :p
seriously have you been? the sound and power is unbelievable
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,841
Posted By niknitrous
East coast thunder

Did anyone else get along to this on the weekend?
Awesome event, super charged outlaws, door slammers and of course the big guns of top fuel rupturing vital organs with their brutal power :D
...
Forum: Readers Rides 02-11-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,381
Posted By niknitrous
Very nice 1st gen! hey I'm thinking of wrapping...

Very nice 1st gen!
hey I'm thinking of wrapping my headers to reduce under hood & hopefully cabin temp as well...
how has it been in the 7 or so months you have had them done?
less temp in the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,105
Posted By niknitrous
Thanks man, yeah what a punish to get off until...

Thanks man, yeah what a punish to get off until you go to the chemicals! Was trying to high pressure it off with no success... duh
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,105
Posted By niknitrous
68 Camaro update

Been 'off the line' from the forum for a while, too busy with family and what not BUT have still been doing heaps to the Camaro.

Put ASR oil pan on the Dart motor - really nice piece, low profile,...
Forum: Parts For Sale 01-11-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 784
Posted By niknitrous
Black Rally Wheels f/s

Brand new never run, pair of black Chevy Rally Wheels 15 x 10, 5 x 4.75 bolt pattern, 5" backspace.

$400 for the pair negotiable... Free postage Oz wide!

Brand is Wheels Vintique, made in USA -...
Forum: Parts For Sale 01-11-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 772
Posted By niknitrous
Rear-Shock-Crossmember-1967-69-Camaro-Firebird

Competition-Engineering-Rear-Shock-Crossmember-1967-69-Camaro-Firebird.

For sale brand new unused Competition Engineering Rear Shock Cross member. Designed to relocate the shocks inboard the...
Forum: Parts For Sale 08-03-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,052
Posted By niknitrous
Actually got a special order upgrade through...

Actually got a special order upgrade through rocket. Worked out well.
Forum: Build Ups 01-11-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 24,199
Posted By niknitrous
Very tidy mate congrats

Very tidy mate congrats
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 13,045
Posted By niknitrous
Sorry to hear this. All the best to those that...

Sorry to hear this. All the best to those that were close to Steve.
The messages here show the depth of this great forum and the lasting nature of the personalities that contribute.
Steve was...
Forum: Parts For Sale 25-09-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,052
Posted By niknitrous
little bumpage...

little bumpage...
Forum: Parts For Sale 19-09-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,052
Posted By niknitrous
Polished -...

Polished - http://www.billetspecialties.com/tru-trac-serpentine-system-small-block-chev/
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Forum: Parts For Sale 18-09-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,052
Posted By niknitrous
Tru trac system for SBC for sale

Anyone interested in one of these?
I have Billet specialties kit with power steering but no AC.
Now I want to upgrade to AC kit. (Typical)
Really nice system that presents as new.
Make me an...
Forum: Readers Rides 20-12-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,966
Posted By niknitrous
Drool... very tuff with black rims and Hoosier...

Drool... very tuff with black rims and Hoosier tyres. LOVE it.
Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Technical Discussion 12-11-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,113
Posted By niknitrous
My sincere apologies Joe... I must have been in...

My sincere apologies Joe... I must have been in one of those moods.
Totally out of context and out of line.
Best of luck with your project!
It will do your head in from time to time but totally...
Forum: Technical Discussion 10-11-2016, 10:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,113
Posted By niknitrous
Why would anyone restore an 80's Camaro??? ...

Why would anyone restore an 80's Camaro???
Hideous and valueless. Get a real muscle car mate
Forum: Parts Wanted 14-09-2016, 10:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,448
Posted By niknitrous
Forum: Parts Wanted 06-09-2016, 11:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,594
Posted By niknitrous
2" cowl hood for 68 Camaro

Anyone have one for sale?
Forum: General Discussion 30-05-2016, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,384
Posted By niknitrous
Track day

I did a track day at Sydney motor sport park (Eastern creek) on Monday. Was awesome... has anyone else taken their beast out there for a bash?
If not I highly recommend it - just rock up and go hell...
Forum: Motor Sport - Drag/Track Racing. 30-05-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,553
Posted By niknitrous
Great feedback thanks I will definitely look at...

Great feedback thanks I will definitely look at the Kumho's. What do you think about getting some dedicated wheels for track as opposed to using my Billet 18's?
What suspensions upgrades do you...
Forum: Motor Sport - Drag/Track Racing. 27-05-2016, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,553
Posted By niknitrous
Thanks Justin. Not sure why this section is not...

Thanks Justin. Not sure why this section is not more popular or why it doesn't show up in the main forum posts :confused:
Car went brilliantly... Turned, stopped, stayed cool, went hard... Very...
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 27-05-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,846
Posted By niknitrous
Love it!! Long live the ace of spades

Love it!!
Long live the ace of spades
Forum: Motor Sport - Drag/Track Racing. 26-05-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,553
Posted By niknitrous
Track day at SMSP

I did a track day at Sydney motor sport park (Eastern creek) on Monday. Was awesome... has anyone else taken their beast out there for a bash?
If not I highly recommend it - just rock up and go...
Forum: Technical Discussion 21-05-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,352
Posted By niknitrous
Twin spal electric fans... You will never have...

Twin spal electric fans... You will never have over heating issues again
Forum: General Discussion 21-05-2016, 10:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,612
Posted By niknitrous
Man after me own heart. Lost 8 points since...

Man after me own heart. Lost 8 points since rebuild. Burn out off the line didn't help either... Oops. I said to the copper "sorry I am still getting used to the new engine " :D

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Forum: Technical Discussion 27-03-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,601
Posted By niknitrous
Steve is bang on. I installed dynamat then...

Steve is bang on. I installed dynamat then Dynaliner and it has worked a treat!
No more punishing floor temp / cabin temp.
Trust me DO IT. Tried to upload pics but no success from phone sorry. ...
Forum: General Discussion 23-02-2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,021
Posted By niknitrous
:rolleyes: quater windows... best thing they did...

:rolleyes: quater windows... best thing they did was delete those brrr
Forum: General Discussion 23-02-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,021
Posted By niknitrous
So I asked Billet specialties if my 'non-air con'...

So I asked Billet specialties if my 'non-air con' tru trac could be upgraded to include air con... they said "no you will need to buy a new kit" :eek: not going to happen, what a joke.
32669
So...
Forum: General Discussion 19-02-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,021
Posted By niknitrous
YES! this is exactly the ticket... slimline under...

YES! this is exactly the ticket... slimline under dash. Won't have to move ignition and coil. thanks for the heads up

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Forum: General Discussion 19-02-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,021
Posted By niknitrous
good idea and cheap! could be an uber driver :D ...

good idea and cheap! could be an uber driver :D

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awesome!
Forum: General Discussion 17-02-2016, 10:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,021
Posted By niknitrous
To air or not to air (conditioning)

Driving around in summer is a punish in a muscle car. Too damn hot in the cabin... Enough to plan driving around weather forecasts!
This is not on, there must be a solution. To air or not to air......
Forum: General Discussion 15-02-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,353
Posted By niknitrous
Thanks heaps guys. I didn't do any engineer...

Thanks heaps guys. I didn't do any engineer reports on my 'upgrades'... E.g once I had my blue slip and full NSW ergo I went ahead and did whatever I wanted. :D
So I will import the nice looking GM...
Forum: General Discussion 13-02-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,353
Posted By niknitrous
Thanks mate will him a buzz. Yeah want...

Thanks mate will him a buzz. Yeah want retractable lap sash for the kids

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Thanks yeah seen these... Dumb...
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,353
Posted By niknitrous
Lap sash seat belts for 68 Camaro

Hi all does anyone know who can supply and fit lap sash seat belts for 68 Camaro in Sydney?
Cheers
Forum: Build Ups 29-09-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1,192
Views: 248,376
Posted By niknitrous
Where did you get the seats or are they original...

Where did you get the seats or are they original numbers buffed n trimmed?
Interior looks absolute mint. Well played
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