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Forum: Build Ups Yesterday, 06:08 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 93,619
Posted By RAW454
Great to hear Peter. Nothing like the sound of...

Great to hear Peter. Nothing like the sound of that first fire up, eh :D Awesome about MotorEx too! Can't wait to check it out ;)
Forum: Build Ups 27-01-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,915
Posted By RAW454
This is going to be killer. Thanks for sharing...

This is going to be killer. Thanks for sharing Steve :cool:
Forum: Build Ups 14-01-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 28,745
Posted By RAW454
Damn mate!! Been busy with the saws-all...

Damn mate!! Been busy with the saws-all indeed:eek:

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Great to hear still at it and creating something that will live on for many more decades. Keep it up!
Forum: Website Info and Feedback area 06-01-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,001
Posted By RAW454
They are all false auto-generated USA spam...

They are all false auto-generated USA spam accounts. Click any of the 'members' to see. Detail fields are all rubbish.
Forum: Website Info and Feedback area 05-01-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,001
Posted By RAW454
Hey Steve, I'm sure I speak for many here...

Hey Steve,

I'm sure I speak for many here that the constant downtime on USM over recent months must just about the final nail in it's coffin.

Such a shame as it's given so much to so many over...
Forum: General Discussion 21-12-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,886
Posted By RAW454
https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/artarmon/cars-vans...

https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/artarmon/cars-vans-utes/1976-chevrolet-camaro-coupe/1236304230
Forum: General Discussion 13-12-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,886
Posted By RAW454
Welcome back Goran. Good luck with the search for...

Welcome back Goran. Good luck with the search for a $10-12k project car. I suppose you get what you pay for, but budgets are budgets ;) Enjoy!
Forum: Build Ups 11-11-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 49,051
Posted By RAW454
Holy snotballs!!:eek: That is going to be...

Holy snotballs!!:eek: That is going to be EPIC:cool::cool:
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,679
Posted By RAW454
Funny timing as my taillights went out last week...

Funny timing as my taillights went out last week for the same reason (except the clip corrosion was so bad it snapped clean off..) Glad solved.
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,679
Posted By RAW454
Wow.. bit of a broad brief here Pete :) -...

Wow.. bit of a broad brief here Pete :)

- Are the instrument lights out as well? (Sign that is related to the fusebox, as these go out when your taillight fuse blows)
- Are front indicators still...
Forum: Build Ups 22-09-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 27,539
Posted By RAW454
Far out Jake! This sh!t is next level. Stunning...

Far out Jake! This sh!t is next level. Stunning stance & direction. Thanks for sharing & can't wait to see more!!
Forum: Build Ups 22-09-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 816
Posted By RAW454
So what was your question Richard? "Do I sell the...

So what was your question Richard? "Do I sell the 50% Camaro to fund the Firebird bodywork/RWC, or cut it loose as-is & focus on the Camaro?"?

Pretty hard one to for anyone to offer insight with...
Forum: Build Ups 22-09-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 49,051
Posted By RAW454
Epic detail :cool:

Epic detail :cool:
Forum: Technical Discussion 22-09-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,189
Posted By RAW454
Thanks heaps for sharing Shanan. Interesting...

Thanks heaps for sharing Shanan. Interesting about the baffle design results on your link. I'm limited for space with roller rockers and as I say, this is only a factor when under high load on dyno...
Forum: General Discussion 22-09-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,424
Posted By RAW454
True dat "aye" (Shame only 8 episodes. Good to...

True dat "aye" (Shame only 8 episodes. Good to see gumboots at the height of fashion again though...:p )
Forum: Build Ups 30-08-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 954
Posted By RAW454
Great score Philip! Who doesn't love a survivor...

Great score Philip! Who doesn't love a survivor story :)

It's a hugely personal question you ask though, as it depends what you want from this car in comparison to the rest of your extensive...
Forum: Build Ups 28-08-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 49,051
Posted By RAW454
DAYUM!! Had no idea you go were taking this so...

DAYUM!! Had no idea you go were taking this so far Chris! Congrats on the awesome work to date and can't wait to see more!
Forum: Technical Discussion 27-08-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,645
Posted By RAW454
I used to use Dave from Roadrunner glass. Not...

I used to use Dave from Roadrunner glass. Not sure if the business is still going, but he may still be able to assist.

Best phone number for a Chevy guy too... 04XX 427 454



EDIT: Phone...
Forum: Technical Discussion 30-07-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,261
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: 7,027
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: 11
Views: 7,189
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: 10,988
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: 1,259
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: 11
Views: 7,189
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: 5,939
Views: 1,098,924
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: 11
Views: 7,189
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: 11
Views: 7,189
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: 446,044
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: 191
Views: 31,906
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: 7
Views: 2,584
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: 7,027
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: 5,939
Views: 1,098,924
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: 5,939
Views: 1,098,924
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: 11,504
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: 2,907
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: 191
Views: 31,906
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: 20,060
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: 1,674
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: 621
Views: 93,619
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: 11,504
Posted By RAW454
Thanks for sharing Chris.

Thanks for sharing Chris.
Forum: General Discussion 18-01-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,504
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: 3,319
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: 3,319
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: 74,475
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: 1,215
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: 2,907
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: 1,372
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: 16,420
Posted By RAW454
Sweet shot!

Sweet shot!
Forum: Build Ups 27-11-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 57,621
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: 3,088
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...
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