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Forum: Technical Discussion 08-06-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By Frenchy666
Al, i don't think anyone has won that medal mate,...

Al, i don't think anyone has won that medal mate, it has cobwebs and dust on it still, ha ha
Forum: Technical Discussion 07-06-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By Frenchy666
easier with front seats out too, kind of have to...

easier with front seats out too, kind of have to push down on the seat cushion then use your knee to push the base backwards towards rear of car. do it without swearing or sweating and you win a...
Forum: Technical Discussion 06-06-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,038
Posted By Frenchy666
didn't want to sound like a douche... ha ha ...

didn't want to sound like a douche... ha ha

i haven't experience the blow by yet, but my engine is a stock 502 with few miles on it so i figure i won't for a while. Mine just has a vent back to...
Forum: General Discussion 29-05-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5,938
Views: 1,055,213
Posted By Frenchy666
does it chew through the juice a lot more or...

does it chew through the juice a lot more or better on fuel??
Forum: Technical Discussion 28-05-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,038
Posted By Frenchy666
don't want to be "that guy" but obviously there...

don't want to be "that guy" but obviously there is more of an issue present for it to have that much blow by... maybe sort that out instead of band-aiding it???

otherwise i recon 69SSBB's setup...
Forum: General Discussion 29-04-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,774
Posted By Frenchy666
For me shannons only had a 750 excess where as...

For me shannons only had a 750 excess where as enthusiasts is a 1500 excess which drops my yearly premium down (bit of Barefoot investor stuff going on)

Other than that i would say there are a few...
Forum: General Discussion 26-04-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,774
Posted By Frenchy666
i just swapped my camaro over from shannons to...

i just swapped my camaro over from shannons to enthusiasts with an agreed value of 85k which is the same as shannons ($920/yr) and got it down to $385/yr which seems pretty good to me.

I am about...
Forum: Technical Discussion 15-04-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 833
Posted By Frenchy666
I had to do the same thing, i ended up using a...

I had to do the same thing, i ended up using a Toyota wiper motor and re-wired it the same way. Much slimer and out of the way than factory or any of the more $$$ aftermarket ones.

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Forum: Technical Discussion 02-04-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By Frenchy666
cheers mate, but was not wanting a TBI style...

cheers mate, but was not wanting a TBI style conversion....
Forum: Technical Discussion 01-04-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By Frenchy666
If it was an LS that would be a good option, but...

If it was an LS that would be a good option, but it is a carb fed 502 crate motor...

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are you running...
Forum: Technical Discussion 01-04-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By Frenchy666
so no one has any opinion on these at all ???

so no one has any opinion on these at all ???
Forum: Technical Discussion 27-03-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By Frenchy666
Edelbrock Pro Flo 4

Hey Gang,

Has anyone used or been involved with the Edelbrock Pro Flo 4 fuel injection system before?

I am looking into injection options and thought Sniper was the way to go, but have stumbled...
Forum: General Discussion 20-02-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,891
Posted By Frenchy666
don't know about traction but ride quality would...

don't know about traction but ride quality would be reduced due to a lack of sidewall in the 20's
Forum: Technical Discussion 15-02-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 950
Posted By Frenchy666
Or the fuel tank only holds the 20l of fuel i put...

Or the fuel tank only holds the 20l of fuel i put in from my jerry can, ha ha
Forum: Technical Discussion 13-02-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 950
Posted By Frenchy666
New fuel tank but different fuel sender

Hey all,

I just installed a "new" aeromotive stealth fuel tank and now my fuel gauge is always full.

I know my gauge is a 240-33ohm type and the sender in the fuel tank is a 0-90ohm style. My...
Forum: General Discussion 30-01-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,431
Posted By Frenchy666
way i do it is open the file in paint, then click...

way i do it is open the file in paint, then click re-size (top left), then choose pixels and make the larger of the 2 numbers 1024 and that should be all you need to drop the size.
Forum: General Discussion 20-12-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 108,903
Posted By Frenchy666
my wife and kids just bought me a new fuel system...

my wife and kids just bought me a new fuel system --> 1/2" ally hard lines and -8 PTFE stainless hosing with all AN fittings.... such wonderful family knew every fitting i needed and length of hose...
Forum: General Discussion 19-12-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1,626
Sticky: Spotted in Oz
Views: 453,607
Posted By Frenchy666
shame its right stick

shame its right stick
Forum: Readers Rides 10-12-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,055
Posted By Frenchy666
Finally took some engine bay pics, all new wiring...

Finally took some engine bay pics, all new wiring (hidden), gilmer drive, new 120amp alt, new overflow and washer tanks, battery moved to trunk and just general tidy up.
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Forum: Technical Discussion 05-12-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,141
Posted By Frenchy666
i understood what you were saying, i was telling...

i understood what you were saying, i was telling you my problem with fuel smell and how i fixed that one.

As everyone has said, tuning seems to be the issue.....
Forum: Technical Discussion 05-12-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,141
Posted By Frenchy666
My issue was the fuel smell in the garage with it...

My issue was the fuel smell in the garage with it not running and just sitting there. I hooked up a charcoal canister and pretty much halved the amount of smell in the garage. I just made one up...
Forum: Technical Discussion 05-12-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,141
Posted By Frenchy666
maybe its just running rich?? Do u have a...

maybe its just running rich??

Do u have a standard vented tank?? perhaps u may need to hook up a charcoal type cannister??

A few guys on here have hooked up the Sniper system, but if your not...
Forum: General Discussion 28-11-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,953
Posted By Frenchy666
what about the SB4 mercury racing LS7?? quad...

what about the SB4 mercury racing LS7??

quad cam LS7 with 750hp....
Forum: Readers Rides 10-11-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,055
Posted By Frenchy666
With the tunnel shield product it seems that is...

With the tunnel shield product it seems that is more designed for outside the car, just not sure how it would go being underneath the car with just adhesive backing?? Has anyone out there tried this...
Forum: Readers Rides 07-11-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,055
Posted By Frenchy666
Hey Nik, The main reason i did mine was to...

Hey Nik,

The main reason i did mine was to stop the fuel boil issue i was having and that has worked. They run a lot cooler than before and you can almost touch them after a big drive. The only...
Forum: Readers Rides 29-10-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,055
Posted By Frenchy666
Been a while and put a few more km's on the old...

Been a while and put a few more km's on the old girl, with no major dramas....

couple of sneaky "arty" shots while out driving around with the kids..
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Forum: Technical Discussion 29-10-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,254
Posted By Frenchy666
Thanks sean, have sent u a PM

Thanks sean, have sent u a PM
Forum: Technical Discussion 29-10-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,254
Posted By Frenchy666
Cheers for the quick reply Justin. I am...

Cheers for the quick reply Justin.

I am going to be running mostly Holley stuff but good to know that a normal low pressure bypass reg should be ok.
Forum: Technical Discussion 29-10-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,254
Posted By Frenchy666
Fuel system advice

Hey fellow revheads,

I am looking into going EFI on my 502, but need to sort out fuel system first.

My question is whether i can run an EFI in-tank fuel pump through to a carb style bypass...
Forum: Build Ups 29-10-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 28,706
Posted By Frenchy666
Thanks darren, i have always tossed up between...

Thanks darren, i have always tossed up between the sniper or the fi-tech. I have heard mixed reviews on both (am on both their Facebook tech pages) so always hearing the things that go wrong. Still...
Forum: Build Ups 26-10-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 28,706
Posted By Frenchy666
wow, what an improvement a free flowing exhaust...

wow, what an improvement a free flowing exhaust makes, good stuff mate!!

Have u had many issues with the sniper system?? am looking at getting one for my 502 but have heard mixed reviews....
Forum: Technical Discussion 22-08-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,821
Posted By Frenchy666
It may have already been said but i had a similar...

It may have already been said but i had a similar issue with my 502 big block. Would just cook and i have twin 12" thermos, big ally radiator and a Davies Craig temp controller hooked up the the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,509
Posted By Frenchy666
hahahaha fast NBN is like a honest politician... ...

hahahaha fast NBN is like a honest politician...

i have a chrome cast and just stream the stuff off my phone/apps... no issues with it or ADSL2+ connection :)
Forum: Technical Discussion 23-07-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,362
Posted By Frenchy666
is it a silly answer to say just get bolts from...

is it a silly answer to say just get bolts from your local fastener shop that are 1" longer?? Just so long as the thread is the same and the bolt heads/cap heads clear the cover??
Forum: Build Ups 14-05-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 61,291
Posted By Frenchy666
My old's were like that too, my dad always says...

My old's were like that too, my dad always says "it sounds broken".... my response is usually the same --> because muscle car :)

Never get sick of cruising pics, especially of my old home town....
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,341
Posted By Frenchy666
APS did the engineering on my 69 camaro to get it...

APS did the engineering on my 69 camaro to get it certified with a 502BBC in it. The previous owner did this at my request before i purchased the car and they seemed to be quite easy to deal with...
Forum: Build Ups 02-05-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 61,291
Posted By Frenchy666
looks awesome Darren... what car club are you...

looks awesome Darren...
what car club are you in there??
I have a friend that is the president of the Caboolture Car Club..
Forum: Readers Rides 19-03-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,055
Posted By Frenchy666
With the wiper install i first had to cover up...

With the wiper install i first had to cover up the big hole and multiple drill holes that someone has attempted to fit a wiper at some stage. I just utilized a few existing threaded inserts that...
Forum: Readers Rides 16-03-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,055
Posted By Frenchy666
cheers mate, yeah those DSE wipers are quite cool...

cheers mate, yeah those DSE wipers are quite cool but i didn't really want to part with $500+ when i never use the wipers/drive in the wet so i just ripped one off an old HZJ79 cruiser and made up a...
Forum: Readers Rides 15-03-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,055
Posted By Frenchy666
Also wrapped the exhaust in an attempt to reduce...

Also wrapped the exhaust in an attempt to reduce engine bay temps for fuel issue.

actually works quite well as u can still touch them after a 20 minutes drive (i say touch quite liberally) but a...
Forum: Readers Rides 15-03-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,055
Posted By Frenchy666
Been a while since my last post but have had a...

Been a while since my last post but have had a few wins with the old girl.

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Last photo i have taken of it was for a friends wedding. Also have new plates on it too "GOTCUBES" - wife still...
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,034
Posted By Frenchy666
try pontiworld for a new one, otherwise good luck...

try pontiworld for a new one, otherwise good luck for sourcing a 2nd hand one...
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Forum: Build Ups 22-12-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 28,706
Posted By Frenchy666
ooohhhhh SNIPER, am looking forward to seeing the...

ooohhhhh SNIPER, am looking forward to seeing the results and your install. Make sure to take lots of pics please as i am wanting to get one of these for my 502 eventually.... :)
Forum: Build Ups 19-12-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 61,291
Posted By Frenchy666
looking good daz, i did the same thing on my...

looking good daz,

i did the same thing on my cowl panel when i had it off for wiper repairs :)

it is the little things that make a difference between a "nice" build and a "detailed" build
Forum: Parts For Sale 26-11-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,596
Posted By Frenchy666
thought so, worth a shot :)

thought so, worth a shot :)
Forum: General Discussion 25-11-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,338
Posted By Frenchy666
most gilmer setups only run one accessory, p/s or...

most gilmer setups only run one accessory, p/s or a/c

they usually have a "v" groove on the crank pulley for either accessory

serpentine setup is probably more effective if running both a/c and...
Forum: Parts For Sale 22-11-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,596
Posted By Frenchy666
this still for sale??

this still for sale??
Forum: Technical Discussion 03-10-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,307
Posted By Frenchy666
if the prop valve is in backwards could it act...

if the prop valve is in backwards could it act like a check valve??
Once the brake fluid is heated and expands it cant return to the master cylinder/reservoir due to the "check" and causes the wheel...
Forum: Technical Discussion 01-10-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,005
Posted By Frenchy666
Lemons headers are great, bit expensive but you...

Lemons headers are great, bit expensive but you get what you pay for...

http://www.lemonsheaders.com/products/bbr-505.htm
Forum: General Discussion 15-09-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,014
Posted By Frenchy666
i will be soon, but it would cost you more to get...

i will be soon, but it would cost you more to get it from Kalgoorlie, WA to Melbourne than what it costs from the States ;)
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