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Forum: General Discussion 22-07-2019, 05:52 PM
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Posted By Geoff 4
What trans is that?

What trans is that?
Forum: General Discussion 19-07-2019, 07:03 PM
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Posted By Geoff 4
White gets a lot of criticism on US websites for...

White gets a lot of criticism on US websites for selling 'Chinese' parts. I have used many, many Chinese HEIs from Road Star in Sydney, zero problems. They appear to be well made, lubricated where...
Forum: Technical Discussion 28-05-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By Geoff 4
Try these guys: Classic Chev 02 9609 7228 ...

Try these guys:

Classic Chev 02 9609 7228

USGMSP 02 4257 1230

All American Auto Parts 03 5339 6533
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2019, 08:16 PM
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Posted By Geoff 4
Are those holes in the side of the vent tubes...

Are those holes in the side of the vent tubes standard?
Forum: Technical Discussion 02-05-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By Geoff 4
I don't think you can beat a cable for throttle...

I don't think you can beat a cable for throttle actuation. Unaffected by engine movement etc. Linkages/rods need connection points, adds places that have clearance/wear issues.

To keep your...
Forum: General Discussion 29-04-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,738
Posted By Geoff 4
Most companies allow you to choose the excess...

Most companies allow you to choose the excess amount & the premium is adjusted accordingly. I am with Enthusiast & my excess is $250.
Forum: General Discussion 27-04-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,738
Posted By Geoff 4
Poor old Shannon's...... If the 'desertion'...

Poor old Shannon's......

If the 'desertion' rate continues, they might have to start pulling some of the channel 10 ads....
Forum: General Discussion 19-04-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,738
Posted By Geoff 4
As I said earlier in this thread, somebody has to...

As I said earlier in this thread, somebody has to pay for all that advertising Shannon's does.....

And that will be you, the customer!
Forum: Parts For Sale 17-04-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By Geoff 4
No, not on the edge with good parts. And I have...

No, not on the edge with good parts. And I have those: factory crank, H beam rods, Ross forged pistons.

My mate who drag races his LeMans has the same module, goes to 6200 rpm. Chinese crank, H...
Forum: Parts For Sale 16-04-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 265
Posted By Geoff 4
Roller cam for Pontiac V8 engine

Custom ground cam from Comp Cams. Solid roller, very low miles, in perfect cond. Can email pics. Big cam in a 400, quite streetable in a 455. PM for specs if genuinely interested.

Last Comp custom...
Forum: Parts For Sale 16-04-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By Geoff 4
Bonne, I had this on my GTO, 455, & had it set...

Bonne,
I had this on my GTO, 455, & had it set at 5500....
Forum: Parts For Sale 08-04-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By Geoff 4
MSD ign module for HEI

MSD #83645 module. It switches 7.5 amps for a hotter spark v 5.5 amps for the stock module.
This module has a built in rev limiter, simply adjusted with a dial: 5000-10,000 rpm. According to the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,738
Posted By Geoff 4
I just got my renewal, I am with Enthusiast....

I just got my renewal, I am with Enthusiast. Premium has gone down $10 compared to last year, same coverage!!
Forum: Parts Wanted 05-04-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 433
Posted By Geoff 4
Turbo 400

Turbo 400, BOP bolt pattern wanted for rebuild. Short extn housing preferred.
Forum: Parts For Sale 04-04-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,301
Posted By Geoff 4
This has been sold. Thanks.

This has been sold. Thanks.
Forum: Parts For Sale 04-04-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,658
Posted By Geoff 4
These have been sold. Thanks.

These have been sold. Thanks.
Forum: General Discussion 26-03-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,395
Posted By Geoff 4
Steel bonnets weigh quite a bit, so unless it is...

Steel bonnets weigh quite a bit, so unless it is a 6000 funeral hearse, FG bonnet is probably worth the trouble. Also helps with weight transfer. I would be using the scoop for cold air induction,...
Forum: Parts For Sale 24-03-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,658
Posted By Geoff 4
Paul, Sent you a PM.

Paul,
Sent you a PM.
Forum: Parts For Sale 22-03-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,658
Posted By Geoff 4
Yes they are.

Yes they are.
Forum: Build Ups 27-02-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 26,435
Posted By Geoff 4
Nice, neat, clever cold air induction system.

Nice, neat, clever cold air induction system.
Forum: General Discussion 20-02-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,540
Posted By Geoff 4
The wheel acts like a flywheel at each corner of...

The wheel acts like a flywheel at each corner of the car. If you add weight towards the outer diameter of the wheel, the car will not accelerate as fast because the heavier weight has to be...
Forum: Technical Discussion 13-02-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 713
Posted By Geoff 4
The resistance range of the sender has to match...

The resistance range of the sender has to match the gauge. If the 90 ohm sender is GM, a full reading on the factory gauge [ when the tank is less than full ] could be:
1. Faulty gauge
2. Faulty...
Forum: Parts For Sale 03-02-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 600
Posted By Geoff 4
RPM switch

Summit RPM switch. Adjustable from 2000-9000 rpm. Output at desired rpm can activate a warning light, buzzer etc. $30.
PM if interested.
Forum: Parts For Sale 03-02-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 388
Posted By Geoff 4
MSD HEI module

#83645 module, fits inside HEI dist. Has adjustable rev limiter, switches 7.5 amps [ stock is ~ 5.5 amps ] for more spark energy. $50. PM if interested.
Forum: Technical Discussion 26-01-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 644
Posted By Geoff 4
Sam at Universal springs can make them. He is at...

Sam at Universal springs can make them. He is at Hoxton Park. 9607 4682
Forum: Technical Discussion 09-01-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,426
Posted By Geoff 4
Sounds like a huge amount of expense for not much...

Sounds like a huge amount of expense for not much gain.
Forum: General Discussion 02-01-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 103,136
Posted By Geoff 4
Here is another rip off. Gates Barricade fuel...

Here is another rip off. Gates Barricade fuel line, 3/8" ID. $27 a metre from Repco. Bet our American cousins are not paying anything like.....
Forum: Parts For Sale 01-01-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,658
Posted By Geoff 4
Anti sway bars

AS bars for sale.

[1] Hellwig rear bar #55864, 1.125" diameter suits GM A body 1964-67. This bolts to the diff housing, much more effective than the useless factory bar. Has three adjustable...
Forum: General Discussion 24-12-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 103,136
Posted By Geoff 4
Nev, Found the same thing with Summit &...

Nev,
Found the same thing with Summit & NGK.

NGK Iridium plugs, $32 each here, I think at Summit they were about $9 ea, but would send to Oz.

Did I here someone say something about free...
Forum: General Discussion 24-12-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,738
Posted By Geoff 4
I am old fashioned, so with things like insurance...

I am old fashioned, so with things like insurance I ring the company, do not sign up online. When the premium is due I just phone & give my credit card details & the receipt & renewal is then emailed...
Forum: General Discussion 22-12-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,738
Posted By Geoff 4
Rodent, I did have my car insured with...

Rodent,

I did have my car insured with Shannons when they first came on the market. Back then, there not many companies insuring vintage cars.

Companies like Enthusiast & Rino do not have the...
Forum: General Discussion 21-12-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,738
Posted By Geoff 4
I have been with Enthusiast for a few years now....

I have been with Enthusiast for a few years now. No complaints. Shannon's was always more expensive.

Someone has to pay for all those Shannon ads......
Forum: General Discussion 19-12-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 103,136
Posted By Geoff 4
Wife bought me some tie rod ends for Chrissy....

Wife bought me some tie rod ends for Chrissy. Blow'd if I know how she knew I needed them....
Forum: Technical Discussion 08-12-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,724
Posted By Geoff 4
As I said in post 10, increased cam duration...

As I said in post 10, increased cam duration brings with it a smelly exh. Nature of the beast. Just like your 14:1 race engine isn't going to like running on 91 octane; nature of the beast.

The...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,697
Posted By Geoff 4
I have used DHL many times & they have been very...

I have used DHL many times & they have been very fast. I have ordered parts from Summit on a Sunday, on my doorstep Thurs morning.
Forum: Technical Discussion 05-12-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,724
Posted By Geoff 4
That is a sizeable cam for that size engine, so...

That is a sizeable cam for that size engine, so with a carb, expect to have some smell from the exh.

You firstly need to optimise the fuel burn at idle. Try this simple test & report back with the...
Forum: Technical Discussion 28-11-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 999
Posted By Geoff 4
If it's 2" too deep....not much you can about it....

If it's 2" too deep....not much you can about it.

Roadstar in Sydney have a large range of alum radiators, ph 02 9477 7666, some direct fit for certain cars.
Forum: Technical Discussion 15-11-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,723
Posted By Geoff 4
He says the hard pedal 'comes good', so unlikely...

He says the hard pedal 'comes good', so unlikely to be a booster problem,
Forum: Technical Discussion 14-11-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,723
Posted By Geoff 4
Brake fluid absorbs moisture over time, which...

Brake fluid absorbs moisture over time, which lowers the boiling point of the BF. I would flush the system & fill/bleed with new high temp brake fluid.
Forum: Parts For Sale 05-11-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,301
Posted By Geoff 4
Bump

Bump
Forum: Parts For Sale 01-11-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,301
Posted By Geoff 4
Do-it-yourself wheel alignment kit.

Sick of mechanics at the wheel alignment shop scratching your guard with their belt buckle?

This do it yourself Tenhulzen kit allows you to adjust camber, caster & toe in YOUR garage. It fits...
Forum: Readers Rides 27-10-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,076
Posted By Geoff 4
Looks in god nick, nice colour. Enjoy.

Looks in god nick, nice colour. Enjoy.
Forum: General Discussion 25-10-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,724
Posted By Geoff 4
No, they were overrated. As a road car, they were...

No, they were overrated. As a road car, they were balky to drive, not fun. As a race car from the factory they were a failure because the engines blew up. Only after extensive engine modifications...
Forum: Technical Discussion 24-10-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 965
Posted By Geoff 4
Easily fixed, depends on how creative you are....

Easily fixed, depends on how creative you are. Acc pedal can be extended/lengthened/raised to position it where you want it.
Forum: General Discussion 24-10-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,313
Posted By Geoff 4
Yes, these brain-dead politicians never...

Yes, these brain-dead politicians never learn.....

If you like golf, plenty of golf courses...
If you like cricket, plenty of parks indoor venues.
Same with bowls, swimming, basket ball,...
Forum: General Discussion 21-10-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,214
Posted By Geoff 4
Heard of a 66 GTO sold here recently for $100k....

Heard of a 66 GTO sold here recently for $100k. Apparently it was a 4bbl, 2 speed auto.

If it had been Tri-power, 4 speed, even more $$$.
Forum: General Discussion 16-10-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,724
Posted By Geoff 4
Bonne, It is all in the eye...of the beholder....

Bonne,
It is all in the eye...of the beholder. You have probably seen the Shannon's ad that claims the 1971 Ford GT Ph 3 Falcon was the fastest 4 door car in the world. Absolute rubbish. Numerous...
Forum: General Discussion 14-09-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,760
Posted By Geoff 4
I wouldn't buy a bread crumb from DSE. I...

I wouldn't buy a bread crumb from DSE.

I bought one of their light weight power steering boxes for my GTO.

The box had a clunk in it right near the centre of travel where you do most of the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,364
Posted By Geoff 4
Ahhhhh, the Peugot, France's revenge against the...

Ahhhhh, the Peugot, France's revenge against the world....

Bardahl makes a good seal softener.
Forum: Technical Discussion 22-08-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,506
Posted By Geoff 4
Correct Frank. A smaller crank pulley spins the...

Correct Frank.
A smaller crank pulley spins the accessories slower. A smaller w/pump pulley spins the pump faster. A smaller pump pulley should be tried first for a hot runner. Some A/C cars had...
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