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Forum: Importing to Australia 06-06-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,027
Posted By alp003
That all happened in 2014. I called a few...

That all happened in 2014. I called a few engineers and was quoted between $600 and $1200. However, if the car was highly modified the inspection would also have required track testing (lane change,...
Forum: Importing to Australia 06-06-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,027
Posted By alp003
I purchased a 67 Chev that was imported,...

I purchased a 67 Chev that was imported, converted and sold brand new through a Victorian dealership in 1967. It hadn't been registered since 1980 which pre-dated VicRoads electronic database so...
Forum: Importing to Australia 05-06-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,027
Posted By alp003
You mention that there is "no system proof" but...

You mention that there is "no system proof" but do you have old rego papers, a window sticker, etc?
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,139
Posted By alp003
An awesome all weather car cover. I've been using...

An awesome all weather car cover. I've been using them both indoors and outside for years without issue. I often wash the cover while its on the car with no penetration of water whatsoever.
...
Forum: Parts Wanted 04-07-2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,775
Posted By alp003
Thanks to everyone for getting back to me, I've...

Thanks to everyone for getting back to me, I've now found a set rally wheels.
Forum: Parts Wanted 01-07-2016, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,775
Posted By alp003
Thanks for the Ebay lead and the offer of 15x6s....

Thanks for the Ebay lead and the offer of 15x6s. But I'm after 2x15x7 and 2x15x8, or I'll settle of 2x14x8 if I can't get the 15s.
Forum: Parts Wanted 30-06-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,775
Posted By alp003
I've had no luck finding a set of 15 inch Rally...

I've had no luck finding a set of 15 inch Rally Wheels so putting out a call for anyone who might have a pair of 14x8 Rally Wheels for sale. Thanks
Forum: Parts Wanted 19-06-2016, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,775
Posted By alp003
WTB: Chevy Rally Wheels

I'm after a set of Chevy Rally Wheels and ideally looking for two 15x7s and two 15x8s (or 15x9s). Please send a PM if you have anything for sale. Thanks.
Forum: Parts Wanted 12-05-2016, 11:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,730
Posted By alp003
WTB - Holley Spreadbore Carby

I'm after a Holley Spreadbore Carby.

Carb Model Number: 4165
Carb Number: 6211, 6212 or 6213

Please PM if you are interested in selling one of the above carbs. Thanks for your help.
Forum: Parts Wanted 08-05-2016, 11:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,779
Posted By alp003
Chevy 396 Intake Manifold

Hi everyone, I'm after a factory 396 Big Block Cast Iron Intake Manifold (oval port to suit a Holley), casting number #3866948. Thanks.
Forum: Parts Wanted 26-03-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,907
Posted By alp003
Looks like it's not something that members might...

Looks like it's not something that members might have lying around. No one manufactures an original looking reproduction of the switch so I'll have to find a second hand one.

Can anyone suggest a...
Forum: Parts Wanted 23-03-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,907
Posted By alp003
WTB - Turbo 400 Kick Down Switch

I'm chasing a Turbo 400 kick down switch, the switch mounts to the intake manifold/carby base and works with a Q-Jet Carby, they were used during the late 1960's. I have attached a couple of photos...
Forum: South Australia 26-01-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,806
Posted By alp003
The 'special interest carpark' sounds a little...

The 'special interest carpark' sounds a little mysterious, what's it all about?
Forum: South Australia 28-12-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,086
Posted By alp003
I found the car park walk around at TTP very...

I found the car park walk around at TTP very interesting. No where else will you find such a wide variety of interesting cars in one spot. Everything from muscle cars to an Isuzu Bellet GT and a 1969...
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,281
Posted By alp003
The Australian Muscle Car Club of SA is...

The Australian Muscle Car Club of SA is continually growing with around 140 members now days. Members must own a muscle car and the majority (if not all) being of either American or Australian...
Forum: South Australia 30-11-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,219
Posted By alp003
For those who went to the show last year, were...

For those who went to the show last year, were you as disappointed as I was at this years event? Don't get me wrong, there we some very nice cars at the expo and you have to be pleased with the...
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 15-08-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,559
Posted By alp003
The Camaro and Impala V Galaxie commercials are...

The Camaro and Impala V Galaxie commercials are brilliant. Here's are a couple of Chevelle commercials:

1970 Chevelle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ZXk1Ca7b6M
1967 Chevelle...
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,812
Posted By alp003
This is not the first time (and it wont be the...

This is not the first time (and it wont be the last time) that a race driver has run on to a track and showed anger at a driver that has knocked him out of the race. Anyone remember the Mark Skaife /...
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,075
Posted By alp003
My motivation was originality and therefore I ...

My motivation was originality and therefore I needed to find a battery that would fit under the Delco Energizer Battery Topper and was black in colour. I found that the posts on many modern...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 33,523
Posted By alp003
Alfa Romeo Tipo 182 27930

Alfa Romeo Tipo 182

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Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 33,523
Posted By alp003
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Forum: Importing to Australia 21-05-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,323
Posted By alp003
Here in SA an imported LHD drive must have...

Here in SA an imported LHD drive must have Australian complying standard belts fitted for vehicles manufactured from 1 Jan 1967.

Here is the interesting bit. If you arrive for your inspection in a...
Forum: Technical Discussion 10-04-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,070
Posted By alp003
I looked into this at length last year. Repairing...

I looked into this at length last year. Repairing scratches was very expensive and some suggest that the glass can look rippled if it's not polished correctly. I realise that you only need side glass...
Forum: Cars and Bikes For Sale 14-01-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,798
Posted By alp003
I like your rims. What is the brand and size of...

I like your rims. What is the brand and size of the rims?
Forum: Technical Discussion 26-10-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,196
Posted By alp003
I've asked for quotes and purchased from many US...

I've asked for quotes and purchased from many US companies during the last three years and the quickest turnaround times and cheapest shipping prices I've found are from National Parts Depot (NPD)...
Forum: Build Ups 27-09-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 36,533
Posted By alp003
Beautiful job on the steering wheel, you...

Beautiful job on the steering wheel, you certainly had a bit of work to do on that one. I also used the NuMetal Epoxy Putty on a steering wheel restoration last year and it is very easy to work with....
Forum: Cars and Bikes For Sale 27-09-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,735
Posted By alp003
I didn't realise until your last post that you...

I didn't realise until your last post that you are also the owner of the 70 for sale recently. Wow, two beautiful Chevelle's but one must go, I can only imagine how hard it has been to choose to keep...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 16,184
Posted By alp003
Originally I was quite positive about the...

Originally I was quite positive about the formation of this party, I was hoping that this would give motoring enthusiasts a national voice. However, I just finished watching the ABC Report and the...
Forum: General Discussion 21-08-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,081
Posted By alp003
Agreed. Seems like you have had it good for a...

Agreed. Seems like you have had it good for a long time in Victoria and that the authority in your state is finally bringing Victoria inline with the national standard. I realise that no one in...
Forum: General Discussion 20-08-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,081
Posted By alp003
Just to clarify that I have this right, the main...

Just to clarify that I have this right, the main concern is the implementation in Victoria of a new state regulation that will result in post 1982 vehicles having a 90dB noise limit and 1982 and...
Forum: General Discussion 14-08-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,765
Posted By alp003
I like the look of chrome mirrors on 1st gen...

I like the look of chrome mirrors on 1st gen Camaro's, while painted plastic is better suited in the 2nd gens.
Forum: Technical Discussion 14-08-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,018
Posted By alp003
I re-wired the whole car using American Autowire...

I re-wired the whole car using American Autowire (AAW) harnesses and every single item worked perfectly the first time around. Their harnesses are correctly coloured coded and the right length for...
Forum: Cars and Bikes For Sale 20-07-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,876
Posted By alp003
Well spotted, that's one ugly looking firewall.

Well spotted, that's one ugly looking firewall.
Forum: Cars and Bikes For Sale 19-07-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,876
Posted By alp003
I'm pretty sure he stopped the last auction with...

I'm pretty sure he stopped the last auction with bidding at about $100,000 and now he wants a buy it now price of $150,000. That will annoy many of those who bid the first time around.
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,344
Posted By alp003
Second that, will be a hell of lot easier and can...

Second that, will be a hell of lot easier and can be accomplished in house without possible compliance/registration/engineering issues. Also, I thought that the Australian assembled Impala's rolled...
Forum: Technical Discussion 06-07-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,193
Posted By alp003
Thanks for your suggestions, oil level is OK but...

Thanks for your suggestions, oil level is OK but I'll take a closer look at the parking detent.
Forum: Technical Discussion 06-07-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,193
Posted By alp003
Powerglide Rattle

I'm wondering if anyone can help with identifying a rattle in my newly rebuilt 67 Powerglide.

- The rattle only occurs when the car is in 1st or drive and when moving (you can't replicate the...
Forum: Parts Wanted 22-06-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,326
Posted By alp003
Powerglide plenetary gear set wanted

I'm after a 1.76:1 planetary gear set for a Chevy V8 powerglide. If you've set up your powerglide for drag racing and wish to off load the original gear set please let me know.

Otherwise, any...
Forum: Build Ups 19-06-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,342
Posted By alp003
Love the colour. Nice stance, was size are the...

Love the colour. Nice stance, was size are the rims?
Forum: Technical Discussion 16-06-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,532
Posted By alp003
If rust and pitting is a problem. Sandblast (but...

If rust and pitting is a problem. Sandblast (but cover and protect those bits you don't want blasted), high build primer (immediately after blasting), rub/rub/rub, paint. Go for a satin finish as...
Forum: General Discussion 13-05-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 155,243
Posted By alp003
Wow,,,,and I'm not talking about the girl :D ...

Wow,,,,and I'm not talking about the girl :D

I'm obviously out of touch. I didn't realise how expensive Aussie car parts are now days. $395 for Holden arm rests, $595 for Holden wheel arch moulds,...
Forum: Technical Discussion 11-05-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 18,638
Posted By alp003
'Church look',,,,,,,,that's hilarious. That's...

'Church look',,,,,,,,that's hilarious. That's just the look that some owners want, original looking car with original styled wheels. I really like the look of the black Camaro but the Corvette has...
Forum: Technical Discussion 11-05-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 18,638
Posted By alp003
Very nice, what size are they and who makes them?

Very nice, what size are they and who makes them?
Forum: Technical Discussion 09-05-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,325
Posted By alp003
I was talking with an engineer this week about...

I was talking with an engineer this week about older RHD conversions. Yes, some are dodgy but others were done well.

We spoke of a 1960s RHD Mustang purchased from interstate (older conversion)....
Forum: General Discussion 27-04-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,391
Posted By alp003
I also like attending events but with living...

I also like attending events but with living costs on the rise many are starting to question whether certain entry fees are value for money.

The upcoming Yorke Peninsula 'Copper Coast Classic...
Forum: Parts For Sale 24-04-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,875
Posted By alp003
14x6 Rally Wheels, trims & tyres for sale

Set of four original 14x6 Rally Wheels, code YW.

Including a set of wheel trims which have numerous marks. Tyres are Dominator Touring MR 2 195/70x14, each offering good legal tread depth.

For...
Forum: General Discussion 16-03-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,846
Posted By alp003
Second that. They were very good to deal. If its...

Second that. They were very good to deal. If its a tinted windscreen with blue band that you are after, when I ordered he had them available in stock.
Forum: General Discussion 06-03-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,867
Posted By alp003
I was in the exact same position last year, I had...

I was in the exact same position last year, I had all the company paint codes for a GM colour but we could not source it anywhere in Australia. My painter who uses PPG also told me that the...
Forum: General Discussion 14-01-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,781
Posted By alp003
What are they saying on other forums?

What are they saying on other forums?
Forum: General Discussion 14-01-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,781
Posted By alp003
As you all know the car enthusiast gets no...

As you all know the car enthusiast gets no favours here in SA. We have lobbied unsuccessfully for everything from a decent drag strip to modified LHD rego. Many enthusiasts have given up and now keep...
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