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Forum: Technical Discussion 30-07-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By RAW454
I can't offer much based on my RHD setup as it's...

I can't offer much based on my RHD setup as it's a BBC & has (tight fit) custom tri-Ys.

But I'd also be thinking and HQ SBC header would be the go given the considerable similarities of the front...
Forum: Readers Rides 08-07-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,738
Posted By RAW454
Bloody sensational mate!! Looks mint :cool::cool:...

Bloody sensational mate!! Looks mint :cool::cool:

(Have resized a couple of the ginormous images for you so we can all enjoy;))

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Congrats again! :D:D
Forum: Technical Discussion 16-06-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,234
Posted By RAW454
Starter re-watching some of the older Roadkill...

Starter re-watching some of the older Roadkill episodes (as got MotorTrend subscription & watched near everything else:p) and noticed when the Crusher Camaro had the blown 489 big block, they had...
Forum: General Discussion 13-06-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,407
Posted By RAW454
Both look awesome fun Jim. The Yammy is an...

Both look awesome fun Jim. The Yammy is an imaculate restoration - Any issues finding parts? (Or similar concerns for the GG?). Enjoy!
Forum: Technical Discussion 06-06-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By RAW454
The bottom cushion has a metal catch underneath...

The bottom cushion has a metal catch underneath with a back facing notch. You have to sit on the cushion or push down on it very hard and then at the same time, push the cushion toward the back of...
Forum: Technical Discussion 02-06-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,234
Posted By RAW454
Cheers Coxy. Looks like a sweet set-up. Wish...

Cheers Coxy.
Looks like a sweet set-up. Wish I'd need it before drilling breather holes & getting baffles welded in:rolleyes: May look at that next time or if swap covers, but probably only after a...
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5,938
Views: 1,032,204
Posted By RAW454
Congrats Ken! nothing like a full size 60's coupe...

Congrats Ken! nothing like a full size 60's coupe for cruising ;) Enjoy! Oh, with pix, the instructions are here still

http://www.usmuscle.com.au/Forum/showthread.php?t=16
Forum: Technical Discussion 27-05-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,234
Posted By RAW454
Bit of reading on topic. Seems is not uncommon......

Bit of reading on topic. Seems is not uncommon...

https://www.hotrod.com/articles/0712phr-breather-system-installation/

https://www.hotrod.com/articles/venting-to-cure-crankshaft-pressure/
Forum: Technical Discussion 27-05-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,234
Posted By RAW454
Breather Blow-by / BBC Catch Can Ideas?

Heyaz, so I could probably extend one of these threads, but.. nah:p

BBC Valve Cover Baffle Threads
http://www.usmuscle.com.au/Forum/showthread.php?t=12945...
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 27-05-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 426,379
Posted By RAW454
Noticed in the latest Roadkill (Ep #93: 76 Camaro...

Noticed in the latest Roadkill (Ep #93: 76 Camaro burnout contestant) that they guys had to swipe a credit card to pay for air & water at a service station!?

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Is that common in the...
Forum: Build Ups 07-05-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 27,190
Posted By RAW454
Awesome. So no further development/mods for a...

Awesome. So no further development/mods for a while? Just enjoy those (brilliant) upper-mid 11's & dial in consistency?
Forum: Parts For Sale 03-05-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 981
Posted By RAW454
Maybe identify off the website Adam? There are...

Maybe identify off the website Adam? There are many styles so hard for anyone to consider ;)

https://corbeau.com/sport-reclining.html

Any of these?
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Forum: Readers Rides 02-05-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,738
Posted By RAW454
Sweeeeet.... (latest update posted on your behalf...

Sweeeeet.... (latest update posted on your behalf :))
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Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5,938
Views: 1,032,204
Posted By RAW454
That looks amazing Philip. I can't recall seeing...

That looks amazing Philip. I can't recall seeing an Impala with such a clean, contemporary engine bay (but dig the 'old skool' finned valve covers remaining ;)).

Do you have a separate thread? I...
Forum: General Discussion 26-04-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5,938
Views: 1,032,204
Posted By RAW454
Was wiping down the car & was about to pull this...

Was wiping down the car & was about to pull this sticker off... as USM is all but dead now. Certainly compared to the glory days only a few short years ago.

But then I was reminded that if it...
Forum: General Discussion 15-04-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,422
Posted By RAW454
Look forward to updates here as about to start...

Look forward to updates here as about to start sniffing options ;) (But very sorry to hear about incident & injuries :()
Forum: Technical Discussion 01-04-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,865
Posted By RAW454
So new pads, fluid & cylinders? The rears shoes...

So new pads, fluid & cylinders? The rears shoes wouldn't have been the "fade" issue you spoke of, so my money is on old fluid boiling sooner or pads glazing. Either way, great it's sorted. A brake...
Forum: Build Ups 24-02-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 27,190
Posted By RAW454
Awesome!! Brilliant stuff Darren :D:D

Awesome!! Brilliant stuff Darren :D:D
Forum: Build Ups 12-02-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,892
Posted By RAW454
Great ti see the thread resurrection Justin!...

Great ti see the thread resurrection Justin! Gotta love those days of goodies deliveries.. but that Tremec is next level drop off compared to fender badges and seat belts that I get :D Keep it up!
Forum: Readers Rides 29-01-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,226
Posted By RAW454
G'day Allan. Car's looking trick! A cool 18mths...

G'day Allan. Car's looking trick! A cool 18mths since your last post on the build thread.

http://www.usmuscle.com.au/Forum/showthread.php?t=8204

I reckon keep that one going rather than start...
Forum: Build Ups 25-01-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 86,169
Posted By RAW454
Epic. I think we need a shot of that glorious...

Epic. I think we need a shot of that glorious contraption with the trumpets ASAP... :D (though it may be considered R-rated content...)
Forum: General Discussion 21-01-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,422
Posted By RAW454
Thanks for sharing Chris.

Thanks for sharing Chris.
Forum: General Discussion 18-01-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,422
Posted By RAW454
Who backs them? Nice being cheaper & covering...

Who backs them? Nice being cheaper & covering higher value, but what is there to say they won't fold / vanish with your coin? Can't see anything on their website how long been around etc. Their FB...
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 10-01-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,583
Posted By RAW454
Thanks guys. Appreciate the kind words.. and...

Thanks guys. Appreciate the kind words.. and agree the photos look the biz.

Yeah, Alex was just walking backwards as I drove at walking pace while he took long-exposure shot, making the...
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 26-12-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,583
Posted By RAW454
Pro Shoot: 1967 Camaro RAW454 & Fstylephoto.com

I had the good fortune of being approached by a hugely talented automotive photographer, Alex Jovanovic of Freestyle Photography with the desire to shoot my Camaro to expand his portfolio (already...
Forum: Build Ups 26-12-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 68,936
Posted By RAW454
Awesome. Been so obsessed with the drool-worthy...

Awesome. Been so obsessed with the drool-worthy metalwork, didn't even consider that it will have an interior one day :D But those door panels & console look the biz already ;)
Forum: Technical Discussion 10-12-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 826
Posted By RAW454
Hi Glenn, I guess the first step is to clearly...

Hi Glenn, I guess the first step is to clearly identify what sections of the floor you believe need replacing. From there you can see if one of the wider range of replacement panels will cover the...
Forum: Technical Discussion 07-12-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,865
Posted By RAW454
Hey Nik - Did you sort this out? Am curious what...

Hey Nik - Did you sort this out? Am curious what it was... ;)
Forum: Cars and Bikes For Sale 05-12-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 988
Posted By RAW454
Wow.. that's the neatest '74 I've ever seen. And...

Wow.. that's the neatest '74 I've ever seen. And a lot of package for the coin (compared to what some pretty run-down Gen1's are commanding). Good luck with the sale!
Forum: Build Ups 28-11-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,646
Posted By RAW454
Sweet shot!

Sweet shot!
Forum: Build Ups 27-11-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 53,709
Posted By RAW454
This is insane. Can't wait to hear the "exotic...

This is insane. Can't wait to hear the "exotic sound" the dual crossovers deliver!
Forum: General Discussion 19-11-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,165
Posted By RAW454
Imagine the guy who ticked the extra couple of...

Imagine the guy who ticked the extra couple of boxes over the $4200 sticker price when ordering new in '69 seeing their now car worth US$1.3m...

Bit of a step up from one sold in 2016 at...
Forum: Technical Discussion 16-11-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,865
Posted By RAW454
Looks like running a booster, but the vacuum line...

Looks like running a booster, but the vacuum line appears to loop around behind the booster in a tight 180?
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Not sure about others, but mine runs a direct line (albeit different inlet side...
Forum: Technical Discussion 16-11-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,865
Posted By RAW454
Still worth finding out if running a booster?...

Still worth finding out if running a booster? Just to rule out any vacuum line issues (eg rubber hose getting hot when fanging and kinking on a curve? Dunno). Strange immediate 'come good' if...
Forum: Build Ups 16-11-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,646
Posted By RAW454
All good fun stuff. How did it run to Bright? Saw...

All good fun stuff. How did it run to Bright? Saw some mate's pics & looked like great weather for it.
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,868
Posted By RAW454
I was fortunate enough to see Top Fuellers a...

I was fortunate enough to see Top Fuellers a couple of times at Calder back in the day. Like everyone, the videos I tried to take are just a wobbly mess and huge noise, then everyone laughing in...
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,868
Posted By RAW454
Totally going to steal that line.. haha :D:D

Totally going to steal that line.. haha :D:D
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,901
Posted By RAW454
Great to see it still doing the rounds! Been 5yrs...

Great to see it still doing the rounds! Been 5yrs since a thread update :D

http://www.usmuscle.com.au/Forum/showthread.php?t=10488
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,832
Posted By RAW454
Looks like you just slide it slowly......

Looks like you just slide it slowly... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIUJu970RG8

$40 https://www.autobarn.com.au/cc06483
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,108
Posted By RAW454
Good to see you back Nik. Black & polished billet...

Good to see you back Nik. Black & polished billet engine bay looks the bizz! :cool:

PS - I'm sure you know that brake clean or any thinners gets the blue of the white-writing on tyres p!ss easy.....
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,431
Posted By RAW454
"Only option" to change the walnut trim you say!?...

"Only option" to change the walnut trim you say!?

Don't give up that quickly... There's always options...

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Forum: General Discussion 31-10-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,431
Posted By RAW454
Not quite the same thing (as not machined billet)...

Not quite the same thing (as not machined billet) but I got an aluminium plate cut from a local joint for $15 or something... I just took them in a template.

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Forum: General Discussion 30-10-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,373
Posted By RAW454
Same ones that move into a room above a live...

Same ones that move into a room above a live music venue and get gigs shut down. I don't get it... Where's the "What did you expect, d!ckhead" clause with all this stuff...
Forum: Readers Rides 30-10-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,399
Posted By RAW454
Still looking the biz Marc. Loving the stance.

Still looking the biz Marc. Loving the stance.
Forum: General Discussion 30-10-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,220
Posted By RAW454
FFS :( Any word on what's happening with...

FFS :(

Any word on what's happening with Calder now the Bob's passed?
Forum: Readers Rides 26-10-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,140
Posted By RAW454
Awesome. She looks a beauty. Super clean....

Awesome. She looks a beauty. Super clean. Congrats!
Forum: Build Ups 26-10-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 27,190
Posted By RAW454
Brilliant! Great to hear the zorst allows you to...

Brilliant! Great to hear the zorst allows you to now make the most of your hard work on the engine. Enjoy!
Forum: Technical Discussion 25-10-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,016
Posted By RAW454
Seems to be some good tips on techniques in this...

Seems to be some good tips on techniques in this thread:

https://ls1tech.com/forums/road-racing/1268903-new-road-racing-heel-toe.html

And apparently some suitable pedal kits around (from same...
Forum: General Discussion 23-10-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,478
Posted By RAW454
Haha.. Indeed. "Nuts" being the operative...

Haha.. Indeed. "Nuts" being the operative word:p
Forum: General Discussion 22-10-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,478
Posted By RAW454
it's been a bit nuts, eh. Was almost going to...

it's been a bit nuts, eh. Was almost going to have to get my car insurance value re-done to cover the wheels :D
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