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Forum: Technical Discussion 03-06-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By 68ls1
I run Front: 18 x 8" with 4.75" backspace ...

I run

Front: 18 x 8" with 4.75" backspace
Rear: 18 x 9" with 5.375" backspace

ATS spindle, with C5 brakes on front. Changed inner fender bolts to flat head

Rear needed a little lip massage,...
Forum: Build Ups 08-04-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 55,612
Posted By 68ls1
SEMA no longer in plans for car. I would like to...

SEMA no longer in plans for car. I would like to get myself there.
Forum: Build Ups 05-04-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 55,612
Posted By 68ls1
Once we missed having it ready for SEMA I lost...

Once we missed having it ready for SEMA I lost some motivation and asked Southern Rods give it a rest. Last week I ordered some new parts, should arrive soon, and then will look at doing some work.
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,573
Posted By 68ls1
Bumped in to the car and new owner Gerry this...

Bumped in to the car and new owner Gerry this morning. He knew Steve for over 25 years, and it is in good hands and will be cared for. Sounds tough as still.

RIP Steve
Forum: General Discussion 22-12-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,077
Posted By 68ls1
And that's a no from me :confused:

And that's a no from me :confused:
Forum: General Discussion 21-12-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,733
Posted By 68ls1
I'm in

I'm in
Forum: General Discussion 21-11-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By 68ls1
The guy who did my convertible is not on Vic...

The guy who did my convertible is not on Vic Roads list, probably retired (google, VASS List Report - VicRoads)

I used Bonneville for C10, also he had an early look at the DSE stuff for 70 Camaro...
Forum: General Discussion 20-11-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By 68ls1
DSE weld ins in my 68, approved by engineer ...

DSE weld ins in my 68, approved by engineer

Who did you talk to, where abouts are you?
Forum: Build Ups 31-10-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 17,502
Posted By 68ls1
All the usual spots for rust damage We found...

All the usual spots for rust damage

We found the AMD (Auto Metal Direct) to be best fit
Forum: Build Ups 13-10-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,387
Posted By 68ls1
Looks superb!

Looks superb!
Forum: General Discussion 25-09-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,693
Posted By 68ls1
I would look at the Ridetech StreetGrip set up,...

I would look at the Ridetech StreetGrip set up, all matched to work together.

http://www.ridetech.com/products/suspension-packages/ridetech-1967-1969-camaro-streetgrip-system/

Add an upgraded...
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,017
Posted By 68ls1
Is Van Nuys tracking code Q 17th letter of...

Is Van Nuys tracking code
Q 17th letter of alphabet = 17th day of month
571 = Yours was the 571st car down the line on that 17th day.
Forum: Technical Discussion 21-07-2017, 11:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,920
Posted By 68ls1
Thanks Front, has ATS spindle with Hotchkis...

Thanks

Front, has ATS spindle with Hotchkis 2" lowered spring , so probably 2.5" lower, rear is DSE 2" with a small spacer block, so also around 2.5"
Forum: Technical Discussion 20-07-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,920
Posted By 68ls1
Hi I run on my 68 front 18 x 8 bs 4.75"...

Hi

I run on my 68

front 18 x 8 bs 4.75" 245/40

rear 18 x 9 bs 5.375" 275/40

If rear was 9.5", bs 5.5" should be right
Forum: Readers Rides 15-04-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,163
Posted By 68ls1
Nice looking car I am a fan of AAW wiring...

Nice looking car

I am a fan of AAW wiring kits.

Classic update, will help with A/C install, http://www.americanautowire.com/view-product/1969-chevrolet-camaro/
Forum: Technical Discussion 31-03-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,685
Posted By 68ls1
69SSBB has a 4L80e in his 69 Camaro, no tunnel...

69SSBB has a 4L80e in his 69 Camaro, no tunnel mods

The 4L80e is way stronger than the 4L60e, is T400 with overdrive. What model Clubsport, as HSV should have been a 4L65e?
Forum: Technical Discussion 31-03-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,685
Posted By 68ls1
Did you consider a 4L80e?

Did you consider a 4L80e?
Forum: General Discussion 21-03-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,251
Posted By 68ls1
As Russ said, they are custom fit, I ordered that...

As Russ said, they are custom fit, I ordered that one through Supercheap.

Just tick options, spoilers, mirrors etc

Also come in different materials, for interior or exterior use.
Forum: General Discussion 15-03-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 918
Posted By 68ls1
They cannot build that quick enough, but I fear...

They cannot build that quick enough, but I fear you are correct
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,251
Posted By 68ls1
Nailed it, no more to add, I have 3 also...

Nailed it, no more to add, I have 3 also currently, 68 Camaro, 70 Camaro & 2013 GTS, all fit great
Forum: Technical Discussion 12-03-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,476
Posted By 68ls1
A good T350 will live with a LS2, but why. You...

A good T350 will live with a LS2, but why. You have computer to run electronic trans. If you get an LS2 from a HSV, should have 4L65e, can handle plenty. Will need to think about diff ratio though,...
Forum: Technical Discussion 12-03-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,079
Posted By 68ls1
I had a good result with rebuild of TH200-4R for...

I had a good result with rebuild of TH200-4R for the pick up with Knox Automatics, http://www.knoxautomatics.com.au/

Definitely went the extra mile

Call me for details
Forum: Readers Rides 07-03-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 37,341
Posted By 68ls1
I have always had great customer service. Carl is...

I have always had great customer service. Carl is building a product that others try to copy, and continues to listen to his customers request.

All the guys I know who make good horsepower and...
Forum: Readers Rides 07-03-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 37,341
Posted By 68ls1
Just go with the Vaporworx set up, you'll be glad...

Just go with the Vaporworx set up, you'll be glad you did :)
Forum: Build Ups 07-03-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 55,612
Posted By 68ls1
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Forum: Build Ups 07-03-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 55,612
Posted By 68ls1
Been awhile, back in to it now. Fesler flush...

Been awhile, back in to it now. Fesler flush mount glass due to ship to forwarder tomorrow, hopefully here early April, last big piece of the puzzle.

And now why you come here, for the pics
...
Forum: Victoria 05-03-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,250
Posted By 68ls1
You know me so well :D I was committed to...

You know me so well :D

I was committed to going, good cause, with good guys organising
Forum: Victoria 05-03-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,250
Posted By 68ls1
What is this magic you speak of :) Checked...

What is this magic you speak of :)

Checked radar, no rain, put roof down, drove down to petrol station, filled her up, took off, 1 km later I am getting very wet, horizon looked worse, decided to...
Forum: Victoria 05-03-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,250
Posted By 68ls1
Nice pics Headed off, hit rain at Wellington...

Nice pics

Headed off, hit rain at Wellington Road, looked worse ahead, turned around and came home :cool:
Forum: Victoria 04-03-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,250
Posted By 68ls1
I'll be meeting a few guys at Chevs Performance...

I'll be meeting a few guys at Chevs Performance Centre, http://www.chevsautorepairs.com.au/ and cruising together to the show. Plan is to leave around 8.00 am if you are interested.
Forum: General Discussion 01-03-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,278
Posted By 68ls1
If you want to add mirror, I recommend these ...

If you want to add mirror, I recommend these

https://www.morrisclassic.com/collections/mirrors/products/rectangularmirrors

I have them on my 68 Camaro and viewing is far improved
Forum: General Discussion 13-01-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,161
Posted By 68ls1
Yes, I use it on the Optima in Camaro and on the...

Yes, I use it on the Optima in Camaro and on the GTS

Does the normal style that is in C10 and Malibu VTX Wakesetter

Great charger
Forum: Technical Discussion 11-12-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,213
Posted By 68ls1
I'm pretty sure they don't do this anymore, but...

I'm pretty sure they don't do this anymore, but they may put you on to their builder/supplier

I'd touch base with Supa Steer down here in Victoria first, would be easier. http://supasteer.com.au/
Forum: Technical Discussion 11-12-2016, 03:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,213
Posted By 68ls1
Yes, I supplied box, it was from RHD Impala, they...

Yes, I supplied box, it was from RHD Impala, they changed ratio and pressure (feel), came back with a valve analysis sheet

Just looked back at records, this was done 2001. Has a 14:1 ratio as this...
Forum: Technical Discussion 10-12-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,213
Posted By 68ls1
Detroit Speed did my RHD box, so good :)

Detroit Speed did my RHD box, so good :)
Forum: General Discussion 30-11-2016, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5,862
Views: 905,847
Posted By 68ls1
Nice job, sounds good

Nice job, sounds good
Forum: Technical Discussion 29-11-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,771
Posted By 68ls1
Why not just put an upgraded power steering box...

Why not just put an upgraded power steering box in it and get best of both worlds

https://www.turnone-steering.com/collections/power-steering-gears

http://www.steertechgrp.com/
...
Forum: Victoria 14-11-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,383
Posted By 68ls1
I'll be there

I'll be there
Forum: Technical Discussion 02-11-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,038
Posted By 68ls1
Will work, but driveline angle is compromised....

Will work, but driveline angle is compromised. Not sure if headers will fit.

For the very small price difference do the whole kit, the way it is designed to work best. The clamshells also have the...
Forum: Build Ups 01-11-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 55,612
Posted By 68ls1
Not a lot to look at. Took a month off from...

Not a lot to look at. Took a month off from build, clear my head while on leave. Has mostly been the hidden stuff, all fuel and brake lines done etc. The list of things to do before paint is getting...
Forum: Technical Discussion 01-11-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,038
Posted By 68ls1
Yes the Holley Hooker is a very good way to go....

Yes the Holley Hooker is a very good way to go. Note you need to change your engine stands to the 2nd gen clamshell mounts, such as these, https://www.summitracing.com/int/parts/ani-2292/overview/
...
Forum: Technical Discussion 27-10-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,335
Posted By 68ls1
The differences I could see, JW has a cast back v...

The differences I could see, JW has a cast back v plastic on Truck Lite, JW is projector, Truck Lite is reflector.

Yes got the 27291C, that is ADR compliant.

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Forum: Technical Discussion 27-10-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,335
Posted By 68ls1
As with most things plans change, I ended getting...

As with most things plans change, I ended getting the Truck Lites.

I got them from Patterson Cheney Trucks in Dandenong VIC. If you want to contact Darrell Kerr 0412 385 181, very helpful

They...
Forum: Technical Discussion 24-10-2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,561
Posted By 68ls1
I've been pleased with the alignments that...

I've been pleased with the alignments that Traction Tyres in Rowville have done.
They work with a lot of race cars so not afraid of the unusual.

http://www.tractiontyres.com.au/
Forum: Technical Discussion 22-10-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,335
Posted By 68ls1
My current plan is to use the JW Speaker 8700...

My current plan is to use the JW Speaker 8700 evolution 2 on the 70 Camaro. Should have them in next couple of weeks, I can give you some feedback then.
Forum: Technical Discussion 21-10-2016, 06:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,188
Posted By 68ls1
Maybe a 11 Much Fabrication vent might help ...

Maybe a 11 Much Fabrication vent might help

https://www.iimuch.com/collections/fuel-differential-vents/products/fuelvent2
Forum: Technical Discussion 19-10-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,188
Posted By 68ls1
My understanding is that A) you have cooler...

My understanding is that
A) you have cooler fuel at carb as there is no deadhead to hold fuel and let it heat. The fuel just continues to circulate.
B) it always has 6 psi (or whatever you set reg...
Forum: Technical Discussion 19-10-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,188
Posted By 68ls1
To back up Guffer's advice we had another BBC,...

To back up Guffer's advice we had another BBC, big cube, strong HP with what sounds like similar symptoms. After lots of fiddling with carb and fuel regs etc, finally fixed it with return line...
Forum: Build Ups 02-10-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 46,348
Posted By 68ls1
Looks great!!

Looks great!!
Forum: Technical Discussion 02-10-2016, 12:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,719
Posted By 68ls1
Yes, adjustable, set at softest setting. The...

Yes, adjustable, set at softest setting. The technology in Koni's is now very old.

FYI, you cannot roll a painted guard successfully, the metal in these old cars is too thick
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