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Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 368
Posted By Frenchy666
hahahaha fast NBN is like a honest politician... ...

hahahaha fast NBN is like a honest politician...

i have a chrome cast and just stream the stuff off my phone/apps... no issues with it or ADSL2+ connection :)
Forum: Technical Discussion 23-07-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By Frenchy666
is it a silly answer to say just get bolts from...

is it a silly answer to say just get bolts from your local fastener shop that are 1" longer?? Just so long as the thread is the same and the bolt heads/cap heads clear the cover??
Forum: Build Ups 14-05-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 45,060
Posted By Frenchy666
My old's were like that too, my dad always says...

My old's were like that too, my dad always says "it sounds broken".... my response is usually the same --> because muscle car :)

Never get sick of cruising pics, especially of my old home town....
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,632
Posted By Frenchy666
APS did the engineering on my 69 camaro to get it...

APS did the engineering on my 69 camaro to get it certified with a 502BBC in it. The previous owner did this at my request before i purchased the car and they seemed to be quite easy to deal with...
Forum: Build Ups 02-05-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 45,060
Posted By Frenchy666
looks awesome Darren... what car club are you...

looks awesome Darren...
what car club are you in there??
I have a friend that is the president of the Caboolture Car Club..
Forum: Readers Rides 19-03-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,934
Posted By Frenchy666
With the wiper install i first had to cover up...

With the wiper install i first had to cover up the big hole and multiple drill holes that someone has attempted to fit a wiper at some stage. I just utilized a few existing threaded inserts that...
Forum: Readers Rides 16-03-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,934
Posted By Frenchy666
cheers mate, yeah those DSE wipers are quite cool...

cheers mate, yeah those DSE wipers are quite cool but i didn't really want to part with $500+ when i never use the wipers/drive in the wet so i just ripped one off an old HZJ79 cruiser and made up a...
Forum: Readers Rides 15-03-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,934
Posted By Frenchy666
Also wrapped the exhaust in an attempt to reduce...

Also wrapped the exhaust in an attempt to reduce engine bay temps for fuel issue.

actually works quite well as u can still touch them after a 20 minutes drive (i say touch quite liberally) but a...
Forum: Readers Rides 15-03-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,934
Posted By Frenchy666
Been a while since my last post but have had a...

Been a while since my last post but have had a few wins with the old girl.

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Last photo i have taken of it was for a friends wedding. Also have new plates on it too "GOTCUBES" - wife still...
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By Frenchy666
try pontiworld for a new one, otherwise good luck...

try pontiworld for a new one, otherwise good luck for sourcing a 2nd hand one...
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Forum: Build Ups 22-12-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 14,777
Posted By Frenchy666
ooohhhhh SNIPER, am looking forward to seeing the...

ooohhhhh SNIPER, am looking forward to seeing the results and your install. Make sure to take lots of pics please as i am wanting to get one of these for my 502 eventually.... :)
Forum: Build Ups 19-12-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 45,060
Posted By Frenchy666
looking good daz, i did the same thing on my...

looking good daz,

i did the same thing on my cowl panel when i had it off for wiper repairs :)

it is the little things that make a difference between a "nice" build and a "detailed" build
Forum: Parts For Sale 26-11-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,387
Posted By Frenchy666
thought so, worth a shot :)

thought so, worth a shot :)
Forum: General Discussion 25-11-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 533
Posted By Frenchy666
most gilmer setups only run one accessory, p/s or...

most gilmer setups only run one accessory, p/s or a/c

they usually have a "v" groove on the crank pulley for either accessory

serpentine setup is probably more effective if running both a/c and...
Forum: Parts For Sale 22-11-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,387
Posted By Frenchy666
this still for sale??

this still for sale??
Forum: Technical Discussion 03-10-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,666
Posted By Frenchy666
if the prop valve is in backwards could it act...

if the prop valve is in backwards could it act like a check valve??
Once the brake fluid is heated and expands it cant return to the master cylinder/reservoir due to the "check" and causes the wheel...
Forum: Technical Discussion 01-10-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 902
Posted By Frenchy666
Lemons headers are great, bit expensive but you...

Lemons headers are great, bit expensive but you get what you pay for...

http://www.lemonsheaders.com/products/bbr-505.htm
Forum: General Discussion 15-09-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,078
Posted By Frenchy666
i will be soon, but it would cost you more to get...

i will be soon, but it would cost you more to get it from Kalgoorlie, WA to Melbourne than what it costs from the States ;)
Forum: Build Ups 02-09-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,245
Posted By Frenchy666
argh photobucket.......

argh photobucket.......
Forum: Technical Discussion 16-08-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 989
Posted By Frenchy666
New Fuel Tank Vent

Hey gang,

I am in the middle of fabricating a new alloy "drop" tank style fuel tank (bit bigger than the old 60l version) and i have noticed upon removal of my old tank that there is no vent line...
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 951
Posted By Frenchy666
Awesome, thanks for that info....

Awesome, thanks for that info....
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 951
Posted By Frenchy666
69 Camaro Cowl Tag...

Hey Guys,

I have just deciphered my original cowl tag on my 69 Camaro and can't find out what one of the codes means....

I can tell that it is a 69 Coupe, made in Van Nueys on the 4th week of...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5,860
Views: 892,250
Posted By Frenchy666
backed into a closing garage door (stupid mrs...

backed into a closing garage door (stupid mrs thought i was stopped so she started to close it) promptly ripping into my spoiler :(

Minor fibreglass damage and scratch to rear guard........... not...
Forum: Build Ups 24-07-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 45,060
Posted By Frenchy666
awesome work with the windows, just be glad you...

awesome work with the windows, just be glad you don't have crappy rear quarter glass, painful and annoying to adjust....
Forum: General Discussion 10-07-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5,860
Views: 892,250
Posted By Frenchy666
Heat wrapped my headers in hope to drop under...

Heat wrapped my headers in hope to drop under bonnet temps...

Fitted one side last night, now onto the other side......

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Forum: General Discussion 27-06-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,506
Posted By Frenchy666
it is always easy to spend someone else's money,...

it is always easy to spend someone else's money, so go twin turbo ls for sh!ts and giggles.......
Forum: Victoria 27-06-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,141
Posted By Frenchy666
it was definitely sarcasm..... they are huge... ...

it was definitely sarcasm..... they are huge... :)
Forum: Victoria 26-06-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,141
Posted By Frenchy666
i think u need bigger exhaust ports.........

i think u need bigger exhaust ports...... wowsers....
Forum: Victoria 20-06-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,306
Posted By Frenchy666
that black camaro is pretty slick ;)

that black camaro is pretty slick ;)
Forum: Readers Rides 10-06-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,934
Posted By Frenchy666
Dyno time.... 34620 34621 A little...

Dyno time....

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A little dissapointing, but not too shabby out of a stock crate 502.

Pulled 360rwhp and 799ftlb

Was plagued with fuel issues as the fuel was boiling in the...
Forum: Technical Discussion 08-06-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 926
Posted By Frenchy666
My thoughts exactly, replace ign swtich or just...

My thoughts exactly, replace ign swtich or just run a bypass around it after 29 tries and see if it does it on the 30th go without using the ign switch :)
Forum: Technical Discussion 31-05-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,975
Posted By Frenchy666
I also have the Goodyear hose, it is the red one...

I also have the Goodyear hose, it is the red one -10 . It was required when i got mine engineered as it originally had just a hydraulic type hose with re-usable fittings that the engineer didn't...
Forum: Technical Discussion 25-05-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,955
Posted By Frenchy666
so are they lemons or good?? haha, cheers mate

so are they lemons or good?? haha, cheers mate
Forum: Technical Discussion 25-05-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,955
Posted By Frenchy666
What headers are they?? The look like there is...

What headers are they?? The look like there is good clearance around ur steering box and shaft.... mine have been banged up pretty bad with a hammer to pass engineering as they were too close to...
Forum: Technical Discussion 25-05-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 739
Posted By Frenchy666
speedo is only new so not really wanting to...

speedo is only new so not really wanting to change it out, i like ur thinking though...
Forum: Technical Discussion 25-05-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 739
Posted By Frenchy666
Speedo cable to electric

Probably has been covered before but can't find much info...

Have a cable operated speedo coming out of a TK3550 and goes to an electronic adapter under the dash. This then goes to a digital...
Forum: Readers Rides 24-05-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,934
Posted By Frenchy666
Ha Ha, yeah mate, there is a few 69's in town so...

Ha Ha, yeah mate, there is a few 69's in town so will be good to get out and meet everyone....
Forum: Readers Rides 23-05-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,934
Posted By Frenchy666
FULLY REGISTERED NOW!!!!!! After a bit of...

FULLY REGISTERED NOW!!!!!!

After a bit of stuffing around (me being paranoid about inspections) she is finally registered. Passed with flying colours all thanks to the engineering plate for the...
Forum: General Discussion 23-05-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5,860
Views: 892,250
Posted By Frenchy666
Pulled out these bad boys from the header...

Pulled out these bad boys from the header collector pipes....

Someone put them in to reduce the noise, also make her bog down and cough like a 80yr old smoker over 3000rpm.

ALSO now fully...
Forum: General Discussion 14-05-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
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Views: 1,680
Posted By Frenchy666
as in buy it, do it, go ahead, go for it, grab it...

as in buy it, do it, go ahead, go for it, grab it by the b@lls, take a chance, do your thing, go for broke, etc............
Forum: General Discussion 14-05-2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 11
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Views: 1,680
Posted By Frenchy666
run it :) ha ha good luck anyway .....

run it :) ha ha

good luck anyway .....
Forum: General Discussion 13-05-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
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Views: 1,680
Posted By Frenchy666
U looking at buying it?? It does look very cool,...

U looking at buying it?? It does look very cool, don't get me wrong :D
Forum: General Discussion 13-05-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
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Views: 1,680
Posted By Frenchy666
maybe because of how heavily modified it is and...

maybe because of how heavily modified it is and how much import rules have been tightened???
Forum: General Discussion 13-05-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
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Views: 1,680
Posted By Frenchy666
Be wanting to get all documentation before...

Be wanting to get all documentation before putting any money down. Says it is registered in QLD so it should have a blue plate on it. If it is legitimate it looks like a nice C-10...
Forum: Build Ups 09-05-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,654
Posted By Frenchy666
Looking good mate, Pretty sure hyrdoboost...

Looking good mate,

Pretty sure hyrdoboost has a accumulator setup that stores a bit of pressure in case of engine/pump failure. Much like a regular vacuum brake booster if your engine dies u get...
Forum: Readers Rides 09-05-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,934
Posted By Frenchy666
Also got a chance to start adjusting the windows...

Also got a chance to start adjusting the windows as there were massive gaps between the front and rear quarter seals.

Not too bad a job to do but i found the rear quarter window rollers were non...
Forum: Readers Rides 07-05-2017, 12:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,934
Posted By Frenchy666
Had to run the exhaust out the back (was dumped...

Had to run the exhaust out the back (was dumped before the diff) bit of fun getting it up and over and around diff, springs and fuel tank... Got it sorted and am really happy with the work. Did it...
Forum: General Discussion 29-04-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5,860
Views: 892,250
Posted By Frenchy666
today i welded up a bracket onto my rear licence...

today i welded up a bracket onto my rear licence plate holder to have to out further than usual so i don't have to bend the licence plate like every other car with a US style carrier does....

work...
Forum: General Discussion 28-04-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,166
Posted By Frenchy666
I am keen to see how you go with the install as i...

I am keen to see how you go with the install as i am going to have to do the same on my 69... Pics would be helpful :)

As for crimping, are they special crimp ends or just like blade type...
Forum: Readers Rides 27-04-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 92,961
Posted By Frenchy666
same goes for "whatever" or "you...

same goes for "whatever" or "you choose"
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