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Forum: General Discussion 22-07-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5,938
Views: 1,045,166
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: 5,938
Views: 1,045,166
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: 1,503
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: 187
Views: 28,080
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: 187
Views: 28,080
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: 819
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: 5,938
Views: 1,045,166
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: 395
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: 2,625
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: 3,450
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: 187
Views: 28,080
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: 859
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: 1,717
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: 107,280
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Well it is pretty.

Well it is pretty.
Forum: Western Australia 22-01-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,322
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: 2,566
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: 2,566
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: 1,623
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: 107,280
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: 107,280
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: 107,280
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: 1,004
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: 1,004
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: 2,028
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: 1,004
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: 20,734
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: 20,734
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: 20,734
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: 2,760
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: 2,760
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: 1,322
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: 54,607
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: 2,767
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: 2,062
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: 2,062
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: 2,318
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: 1,291
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: 1,202
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: 187
Views: 28,080
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: 1,249
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: 187
Views: 28,080
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: 187
Views: 28,080
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: 1,440
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: 1,347
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Some cool stuff in that lot.

Some cool stuff in that lot.
Forum: Build Ups 19-10-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 28,080
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Yes, but it's too much oil and too far forward,...

Yes, but it's too much oil and too far forward, it's a bit hard to see in the photo, but that is a pool of oil sitting on top of the intake just behind the radiator hose, given the amount of oil, I...
Forum: Build Ups 18-10-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 28,080
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Bit of a mad panic to get the exhaust finished...

Bit of a mad panic to get the exhaust finished for 70's night on Wednesday:

http://www.isaac.id.au/gallery/_data/i/upload/2018/10/18/20181018235614-c3005754-me.jpg

Made it to the track at the...
Forum: General Discussion 16-10-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,962
Posted By 69JavelinMan
The only thing cars with 4 doors are good for is...

The only thing cars with 4 doors are good for is parts.
Forum: Build Ups 15-10-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 28,080
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Tempting to fire it up to annoy the neighbors,...

Tempting to fire it up to annoy the neighbors, but can't race it without mufflers anyway.

Old vs new, can't imagine it being too quiet with the new ones:
...
Forum: Build Ups 10-10-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 28,080
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Yes, I used postimage for a while and it did the...

Yes, I used postimage for a while and it did the job, then decided to do my own photo hosting so that I am not dependent on anybody else running a free service that might not be sustainable in the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,182
Posted By 69JavelinMan
Photobucket has had a change of management team I...

Photobucket has had a change of management team I believe and will have some more affordable hosting packages going forward. Not sure how long the unlocking will last and if they will be able to...
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