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Forum: Website Info and Feedback area 09-01-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,518
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Appreciate your efforts Steve, a couple of other...

Appreciate your efforts Steve, a couple of other forums I used to frequent have fallen over in recent times. Can be a battle keeping on top of the spammers and compatibility issues if you are not a...
Forum: Build Ups 04-01-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,420
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Painting eventually, but I anticipate it might...

Painting eventually, but I anticipate it might take a few years to complete the bodywork. Ideally it would be bodywork in the winter and racing in the summer.
Forum: Build Ups 29-12-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,420
Posted By 69JavelinMan
So I finished the rocker off with some 2Kvprimer...

So I finished the rocker off with some 2Kvprimer a little while back:

http://www.isaac.id.au/gallery/_data/i/upload/2019/12/01/20191201203444-61f67e88-me.jpg

Managed to bolt some bits back on...
Forum: General Discussion 16-11-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,141
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Me sitting in a restored Alabama State Trooper...

Me sitting in a restored Alabama State Trooper Javelin back in 2014, so cool, well the car, not me.

http://www.isaac.id.au/gallery/_data/i/upload/2019/11/16/20191116233227-91294634-me.jpg
Forum: Build Ups 19-10-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,420
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Javelin still in pieces, been side tracked with...

Javelin still in pieces, been side tracked with Gremlin stuff. Had this crazy idea to start some bodywork on it:
...
Forum: Build Ups 28-09-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By 69JavelinMan
I'd say a lot depends on having the money to...

I'd say a lot depends on having the money to finish the Camaro without selling the Firebird and if you have the time and patience to finish two projects. It can be frustrating if you are in the...
Forum: General Discussion 22-07-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5,939
Views: 1,092,088
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Borg Warner 11B from my Javelin, too much drag...

Borg Warner 11B from my Javelin, too much drag racing.
Forum: General Discussion 22-07-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5,939
Views: 1,092,088
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Done nothing, pulled the driveline out a while...

Done nothing, pulled the driveline out a while back to address some transmission problems:

http://www.isaac.id.au/gallery/_data/i/upload/2019/04/21/20190421185849-8d3bb58c-me.jpg
Forum: Western Australia 09-07-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,724
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Good variety of cars, I only made it to the start...

Good variety of cars, I only made it to the start since the steel bumper is broken.
Forum: Build Ups 11-05-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,420
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Has anyone ever said their race car is fast...

Has anyone ever said their race car is fast enough and really meant it, ha ha. Car is actually getting more consistent but reaction times are something that really does need some work.

One or...
Forum: Build Ups 03-05-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,420
Posted By 69JavelinMan
11.75 @ 114.3 mph this week with some colder air,...

11.75 @ 114.3 mph this week with some colder air, pretty happy with that.
Forum: Technical Discussion 02-05-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,139
Posted By 69JavelinMan
I did think Fitech was doing a multi point system...

I did think Fitech was doing a multi point system as well as the TBI.

Sniper is certainly working for me. The Pro Flo has always been pretty expensive, so probably not a lot of takers.
Forum: General Discussion 27-04-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5,939
Views: 1,092,088
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Couple of days ago did some dismantling of the...

Couple of days ago did some dismantling of the Javelin:

http://www.isaac.id.au/gallery/_data/i/upload/2019/04/27/20190427213458-82accd18-me.jpg

Small transmission issue that needs attending to:...
Forum: Western Australia 22-03-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 628
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Everything Chrysler Day 2019

http://www.chargerclubofwa.asn.au/admin/Uploads/Images/114TBAEverythingChryslerDayA4Flyer31stMarch2019Proof4(2).jpg

Gates open at 7.00am for display vehicles.$20 per vehicle
Gates open at 9.00am...
Forum: General Discussion 27-02-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,150
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Traction is going to be more related to tire...

Traction is going to be more related to tire selection and tread compounds than the diameter of the wheel and it will depend somewhat on what you define as traction as a tire designed for going...
Forum: Website Info and Feedback area 27-02-2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,928
Posted By 69JavelinMan
I think you should just spill the beans here and...

I think you should just spill the beans here and we can all give you inappropriate and unwanted advice on how to solve your problem.
Forum: Build Ups 24-02-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,420
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Haven't done an update for a little while, did go...

Haven't done an update for a little while, did go on a little bit of a weight loss program, took out the back seat and rear seat belts as well as loosing the rooftop spoiler (less drag perhaps) and...
Forum: Technical Discussion 14-02-2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,152
Posted By 69JavelinMan
You either have really good fuel economy or an...

You either have really good fuel economy or an electrical problem :D
Forum: Importing to Australia 04-02-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,048
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Glad the forums was able to help answer your...

Glad the forums was able to help answer your question.
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 115,833
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Well it is pretty.

Well it is pretty.
Forum: Western Australia 22-01-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,597
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Online entries close on Wednesday night if you...

Online entries close on Wednesday night if you want to take advantage of the discounted $70 entry fee, otherwise its $90 on the day.
Forum: General Discussion 18-01-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,877
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Not knowing how old the trailers are, but these...

Not knowing how old the trailers are, but these days the VIN is stamped into the frame as well as being on the ID plate.

Just swap the number plate and don’t bother with the rest, realistically...
Forum: General Discussion 17-01-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,877
Posted By 69JavelinMan
My thoughts are that you shouldn’t post such...

My thoughts are that you shouldn’t post such plans on a public forum, you never know who is watching. Always say “I’m asking for a friend”.
Forum: Technical Discussion 09-01-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,940
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Holley Sniper will go on there for about $2K. No...

Holley Sniper will go on there for about $2K. No idea on specific VIC rego rules, but I’d say an engineer will need to be involved if you want to license it legally. In WA now you probably wouldn’t...
Forum: General Discussion 25-12-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 115,833
Posted By 69JavelinMan
I’ve ordered plenty of plugs from Rockauto...

I’ve ordered plenty of plugs from Rockauto without issue including NGK. Modern hemi takes 16 plugs, don’t want to be ordering them locally.
Forum: General Discussion 23-12-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 115,833
Posted By 69JavelinMan
I’d normally go Rockauto as well, but unless you...

I’d normally go Rockauto as well, but unless you have some other stuff to share the postage it’s easier to pay $4 each here when you only need 8 and don’t want to wait 2 weeks for them to get here.
Forum: General Discussion 22-12-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 115,833
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Not the most exciting Christmas present for the...

Not the most exciting Christmas present for the Gremlin, but they will have to do.

http://www.isaac.id.au/gallery/_data/i/upload/2018/12/22/20181222194615-df64e4b7-me.jpg
Forum: Western Australia 22-12-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,259
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Looks like it is all good to trailer cars for...

Looks like it is all good to trailer cars for racing and gates will be open at 11.30 to let competitors in for scrutineering before the general populace arrives.

Just hope the weather cools down a...
Forum: Western Australia 18-12-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,259
Posted By 69JavelinMan
No more permits to attend race meetings, so...

No more permits to attend race meetings, so that's the end of that idea.
Forum: Technical Discussion 07-12-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,534
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Also look for things like oil leaking onto...

Also look for things like oil leaking onto exhaust, most old cars leak either engine or transmission oil and if you have an x-pipe in your exhaust system, guess where it ends up and then smokes out...
Forum: Western Australia 04-12-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,259
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Any idea if I can drive down on a permit and...

Any idea if I can drive down on a permit and race? Last year I wasn't allowed to race because I trailered the car, which is unlicensed.
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 21,795
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Rodent, I thought you were asking why he was...

Rodent, I thought you were asking why he was reopening a thread from 2009. Given that it was nearly 10 years ago it would have been interesting to see how it all paned out.
Forum: General Discussion 29-11-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 21,795
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Never noticed how old the thread was, so by now...

Never noticed how old the thread was, so by now do we know if the OP's car is finished and converted to RHD or not?
Forum: General Discussion 29-11-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 21,795
Posted By 69JavelinMan
With my Gremlin it was RHD when I got it,...

With my Gremlin it was RHD when I got it, converted with RHD parts from a RHD Hornet, so essentially as it would have been done here.

That said, work on the firewall was still fairly poorly done...
Forum: General Discussion 28-11-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,157
Posted By 69JavelinMan
I have a 6.1 Hemi you can buy for $6500 and there...

I have a 6.1 Hemi you can buy for $6500 and there was a Whipple supercharger kit for one on eBay the other day for $4500.
Forum: General Discussion 27-11-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,157
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Crate only, you have to install it yourself.

Crate only, you have to install it yourself.
Forum: Western Australia 22-11-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,597
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Looking forward to this one.

Looking forward to this one.
Forum: Build Ups 21-11-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 57,105
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Exhaust porn, the other fab work is pretty...

Exhaust porn, the other fab work is pretty impressive too.
Forum: General Discussion 18-11-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,040
Posted By 69JavelinMan
That car would be wasted in this country I think.

That car would be wasted in this country I think.
Forum: Technical Discussion 16-11-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,769
Posted By 69JavelinMan
I'm thinking that if it is a fluid related issue,...

I'm thinking that if it is a fluid related issue, then you will experience a soft rather than hard pedal.

Could be overheated pads, but not sure if that's going to make the pedal hard or soft but...
Forum: Technical Discussion 14-11-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,769
Posted By 69JavelinMan
You can look at running better quality brake...

You can look at running better quality brake fluid with a higher boiling point and/or running a higher performance brake pad if this is something you plan to do on a regular basis. Adding some brake...
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,538
Posted By 69JavelinMan
I think the Holley EFI systems have support for...

I think the Holley EFI systems have support for that.
Forum: General Discussion 30-10-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,520
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Sandown has been under threat for a while, not...

Sandown has been under threat for a while, not sure if this is anything new.

As for Calder, who knows, maybe there could be some investment there, is anything operating these days other than the...
Forum: Technical Discussion 29-10-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,430
Posted By 69JavelinMan
The only thing that might catch you out is the...

The only thing that might catch you out is the size of and or any restrictions in the return line. I had an issue where there was an issue in the return line and the regulator couldn't regulate the...
Forum: Build Ups 29-10-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,420
Posted By 69JavelinMan
I’d definitely recommend an in-tank pump, the...

I’d definitely recommend an in-tank pump, the in-line one I have is noisey as hell. The new Fitch g-surge looks like it move ok too if you still don’t want to start from scratch. Have heard that the...
Forum: Readers Rides 26-10-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,566
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Nice looking rig, sounds like it should go...

Nice looking rig, sounds like it should go alright too.
Forum: Build Ups 26-10-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,420
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Marc, I've been really happy with the Sniper...

Marc, I've been really happy with the Sniper system so far and really love the data logging feature which suits my needs perfectly.

I think where the system gets a little more challenging for some...
Forum: Build Ups 26-10-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,420
Posted By 69JavelinMan
I cleaned up the oil spill, got it fired up and...

I cleaned up the oil spill, got it fired up and didn't find evidence of anything wrong. Then adjusted the shifter so that it works properly again.

The old analogue tacho in the car seemed a bit...
Forum: General Discussion 25-10-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,639
Posted By 69JavelinMan
RAC track in Perth was closed down after...

RAC track in Perth was closed down after complaints from just one person.
Forum: General Discussion 20-10-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,492
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Some cool stuff in that lot.

Some cool stuff in that lot.
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