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Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,646
Posted By JaseSV8
Just found out about this from the 60sAMCC fb...

Just found out about this from the 60sAMCC fb feed ... shocked!
Such a tragedy ... condolences to his family and friends.
Forum: Build Ups 21-06-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
That'll be my next step. Up to this point, it's...

That'll be my next step.
Up to this point, it's been a fairly safe process to hack bits away whilst sitting on the rotisserie.

However ... as I go further (from what I've researched) I'll need to...
Forum: Build Ups 18-06-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
Day 25

Spent a couple of hours in the garage today ripping more old metal off the car.
Progress is slow, because I'm 'feeling my way' and learning as I go along ... but I'm having fun!

Decided to tackle...
Forum: Technical Discussion 13-06-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,575
Posted By JaseSV8
Wow! That looks seriously nasty! ----------...

Wow! That looks seriously nasty!

---------- Post added at 09:25 PM ---------- Previous post was at 09:18 PM ----------

Thanks for the feedback guys.

I'd pretty much resigned myself to...
Forum: Build Ups 13-06-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
Handbrake kit

Got some more parts in today.

This time, a smaller parcel from Summit Racing containing my parking brake 'kit'.

As already documented for this build, I'll be running Corvette C6 Z06 brakes....
Forum: Build Ups 13-06-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
Thanks Nev ... I probably should have mentioned...

Thanks Nev ... I probably should have mentioned in my post that I've already inspected them (just haven't "unboxed" them at home, so to speak).

Agree that it's important to ensure that everything...
Forum: Build Ups 11-06-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
Thanks mate, will do. Appreciate the guidance.

Thanks mate, will do.
Appreciate the guidance.
Forum: Build Ups 10-06-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
Mate ... far from it. It's the closest icon I...

Mate ... far from it.
It's the closest icon I could see that resembled 'gritted teeth'.

Looks like I'll need to do a bit more research.
Do you have a recommendation for a good epoxy primer?
Forum: Build Ups 10-06-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
The product that the blaster's said they used is...

The product that the blaster's said they used is 'Wattyl Super Etch'.
According to the data sheet on the website ...
...
Forum: Build Ups 10-06-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
I've got zero knowledge or experience with this...

I've got zero knowledge or experience with this phase of the build.
The car has been done in 'etch primer' ... is this not enough to protect the metal whilst I replace panels? :confused:

You've...
Forum: Technical Discussion 10-06-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,575
Posted By JaseSV8
Help! Pitting from vinyl roof damage ... repairable or replace?

Help!

I'm hoping that the panel beaters and other gurus amongst you might be able to steer me in the right direction.

I've just got my '69 Camaro back from the sandblasters, where they removed...
Forum: Build Ups 10-06-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
New body parts

Started unboxing and sorting the parts that I bought from 'East Coast Mustang and Camaro' yesterday.

I hired an 8x5 trailer and drove to Lilydale with the intention of picking up all of the 'big...
Forum: Build Ups 10-06-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
Day 23

So ... today (Saturday) having just got the car back from the blasters, I decided to have a good look at the results.

Have to say that I'm mostly happy with the outcome.
There were 3 areas that...
Forum: Build Ups 10-06-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
Back from the blasters!

My baby came back home yesterday!!!

I think that the blaster has done a great job.
Every square inch has been blasted clean and etch primed.
(I've been told that they used "Wattyl Super Etch")....
Forum: Build Ups 09-06-2017, 10:37 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 17,577
Posted By JaseSV8
Wow ... love the detail on the motor and box.

Wow ... love the detail on the motor and box.
Forum: Build Ups 03-06-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
Off to the blasters!

Yesterday was both stressful and exciting.
The flatbed arrived nice and early to pick up my car ... and took it away to the blasters.

After initially trying to be thrifty and hire my own trailer...
Forum: Build Ups 30-05-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
Thanks ... yeah, it was actually a relief to see...

Thanks ... yeah, it was actually a relief to see how bad the panels were when I took them off.
It confirmed that I've made the right choice (to replace).

No ... I haven't bought any lines for...
Forum: Build Ups 30-05-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
The guy told me he'd be using glass beads? I'm...

The guy told me he'd be using glass beads?
I'm not sure what's good and what's not ... but he tells me I don't have to worry about warped or distorted panels.

As for the clamp ... I don't know...
Forum: Build Ups 28-05-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
Day 22

Had to split this job over two days, after running out of cut-off wheels yesterday. :mad:

Started back into it just before lunch on Sunday.
After all my 'path-finding' on the drivers side, it was...
Forum: Build Ups 28-05-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
Day 21

Finally got a free weekend to do some real work on the car again!
Last lot of work I did was back in February!

Freed up some time during the week to sort out an appointment with a sandblaster....
Forum: Build Ups 21-05-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
KORE3 2 of 2

Finally got my second parcel of KORE3 goodies released from customs.

The remainder of parts in this second parcel form the majority of the kit for the rear of the car.
(The mounting hardware...
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,956
Posted By JaseSV8
I was doing the same research into this issue...

I was doing the same research into this issue last year.
I will also be running RideTech gear (front and back) in the '69 Camaro I'm building.

Like you ... I also want to ensure that my car is...
Forum: Build Ups 03-05-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
KORE3 1 of 2

Box 1 of 2 arrived from KORE3 today!

Box 2 of 2 is marked as 'Held by Customs' ... which I kind of knew was coming ... it's got a little over $1k worth of goodies.
Just have to do the paperwork,...
Forum: Build Ups 03-05-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 17,577
Posted By JaseSV8
Coming along nicely! That subframe and steering...

Coming along nicely!
That subframe and steering rack look tough as nails!
Like your choice of brakes too.
Forum: Build Ups 02-05-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
Brake goodies

Sooooo ....

Been extremely busy with work over the past couple of months, so the poor old Camaro has been sitting neglected in the garage :(

Got notification recently from Tobin at Kore3 that...
Forum: General Discussion 14-03-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,247
Posted By JaseSV8
This is effectively the second season. The show...

This is effectively the second season.
The show was originally called "Mobsteel" - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4952806/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

Agree ... good show!
Forum: Build Ups 28-02-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
That's good to hear! I was looking at the DSE...

That's good to hear!
I was looking at the DSE unit too, as well as the RideTech unit (TurnOne) ... but they were $750USD and $800USD respectively.
I ended up getting the one from Rick's Camaros for...
Forum: Build Ups 27-02-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
Steering Goodies

On the back of last week's flood of goodies ... I've had even more parts turn up today.
Wasn't expecting these quite so quickly.

First up was my order from Rick's Camaros.
I bought a Delphi 600...
Forum: Build Ups 27-02-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
Thanks for the heads up. The fitment of the box...

Thanks for the heads up. The fitment of the box sections feel pretty good ... reasonably tight tolerances and start to 'bind' easy when under load or on an angle.
I've gone over all of the screws a...
Forum: Build Ups 26-02-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
Day 19

After missing out last weekend due to being crook ... I got stuck into the car again this weekend.

First job was to pull the front subframe out of the way and strip it bare.
I'd removed it from...
Forum: Website Info and Feedback area 24-02-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,172
Posted By JaseSV8
Me too! Just received a 'junk' PM from them. ...

Me too!
Just received a 'junk' PM from them.
Contained two images and a whole page of garbled text.
Forum: Build Ups 22-02-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
More parts again!

Can't believe it ... two days in a row!
Yesterday it was my spindles ... today my order from Summit arrived.

Here's my new "Tanks Inc" fuel tank, pump and sender.

34093 34094

The finish on...
Forum: Build Ups 21-02-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
More parts

Another midweek update and delivery :D

I ordered a whole raft of goodies for the car last week ... mostly from the US.
One of my orders actually ended up being a local one (for once!).

I...
Forum: Build Ups 12-02-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
Day 18

Stopped playing around with all my new toys today and got stuck back into the serious stuff :cool:

Picked up a rotisserie recently and started assembling it yesterday.

I spent the early part of...
Forum: Build Ups 12-02-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
Absolutely. They have loads of options on their...

Absolutely. They have loads of options on their website for you to pick and choose what you want.
You can start with a kit and simply add/remove components as you see fit.
Alternately you can just...
Forum: Build Ups 10-02-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
Thanks! To be honest ... I haven't settled on...

Thanks!
To be honest ... I haven't settled on the 'finish' for the panel just yet.
I'm still "on the fence" with a lot of aspects of my interior.
Still shopping for seats and door cards at the...
Forum: Build Ups 10-02-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,257
Posted By JaseSV8
Great work! As a major metal head and AV buff...

Great work!
As a major metal head and AV buff ... I love what you're doing with your wiring and sound system.

Like you, I too have always been a firm believer in having good quality wiring and...
Forum: Build Ups 08-02-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
I've been speaking directly with Tobin at KORE3...

I've been speaking directly with Tobin at KORE3 (http://www.kore3.com/) in the US, who supply kits for this.

I will be using this kit (http://www.kore3.com/proddetail.php?prod=10103-03) for the...
Forum: Build Ups 06-02-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
Gauges arrived

Received a nice parcel from the postie today! :D

My gauges arrived from http://www.speedhut.com/.

I ordered a set during the 'Black Friday' sales in the US last December.

34008

Here's...
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,370
Posted By JaseSV8
Awesome news ... I love 'Running On Empty'! ...

Awesome news ... I love 'Running On Empty'!

One of my favourite aussie movies as well as one of my favourite car movies.

Will be very interesting to see how ROE2 turns out.
Forum: Build Ups 31-01-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
Day 17

So I made a start on my DSE/Fesler inspired dash insert.

I mentioned a few posts back that I was wanting to have a crack at doing my own (sheet metal) dash insert.

To start off ... I went out...
Forum: Build Ups 29-01-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
Yes mate it is. What makes you ask that? ...

Yes mate it is.
What makes you ask that?
Is there something about the firewall that's unique to LA builds?
Forum: Build Ups 29-01-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
Day 16

Following on from the previous days work ... I thought I should return briefly to the right hand cowl shoulder (area).

Due to the accident damage ... most of which was easily removed ... there was...
Forum: Build Ups 29-01-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
Day 15

Got stuck back into removing the left hand cowl shoulder from the car.
This side was in much better shape than the right hand side (ie; no accident damage) but is very rusty.

Same process as the...
Forum: Build Ups 29-01-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
Brakes finally arrived

After a bit of messing around, all of my brake calipers have finally arrived. :D

I had a full set of C6 Z06 calipers on order with Summit, but they kept having trouble getting the fronts.
After...
Forum: Build Ups 04-01-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
Day 14

The next major task on my list is to get the car sent out and stripped back to bare metal.
I plan on taking it somewhere to get it stripped and epoxy coated ... but I want ALL surfaces done ......
Forum: Build Ups 04-01-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
Day 13

One of the biggest changes I will be making to the interior of my car is the dash.

Personally I don't like the '69 Camaro standard dash at all. I don't like that it's made of plastic and I really...
Forum: Build Ups 04-01-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
There are loads of these available from a whole...

There are loads of these available from a whole variety of sources, both here and overseas.

I ended up buying some 'cheapies' off eBay : http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/322267708583

33835

The...
Forum: Build Ups 07-12-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,257
Posted By JaseSV8
All the pics are working fine for me.

All the pics are working fine for me.
Forum: Build Ups 07-12-2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,496
Posted By JaseSV8
Thanks for the advice guys. Yep ... already...

Thanks for the advice guys.

Yep ... already doing all of the above. I've been taking huge amounts of photos as well as detailed notes whilst I tear everything down.
I have all of the small parts...
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