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Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,267
Posted By steya
Russ, I contacted Dash Original. They want...

Russ,

I contacted Dash Original. They want around $895 for a reconditioned 65 dash pad. Wow !!
Forum: General Discussion 23-09-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,267
Posted By steya
Will do. I'll check out "dash original" as well....

Will do. I'll check out "dash original" as well. Thanks guys.
Forum: General Discussion 15-09-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,267
Posted By steya
Impala dash pad restoration

Hi,

Does anyone know a good, reliable business in Oz that does dash pad restoration? I need to get the dash pad in my RHD 68 Impala recovered, repaired. The Aussie 68 Impala actually has the 65...
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By steya
Found a universal 4 door kit on EBay for $179.00...

Found a universal 4 door kit on EBay for $179.00 from a place called "Parts au"....... Mmmmmm I guess you get what you pay for. They reckon the motors are made in Japan.
Forum: General Discussion 01-07-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By steya
Power window kits suit Impala.

Hi,

Just wondering if anyone has installed an electric power window kit into a 65-68 Impala (The Aussie delivered ones). Any recommendations on a kit? I'm looking at fitting a kit for the front...
Forum: Technical Discussion 20-02-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,997
Posted By steya
After much thought and measuring I've decided to...

After much thought and measuring I've decided to go with what Kev suggested and mount the cooler just to the rear and above the diff area. Plenty of room there . Thanks for the offer of the Jag ones...
Forum: Technical Discussion 13-02-2017, 06:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,997
Posted By steya
Only has a 2,500 stall converter. I have heard...

Only has a 2,500 stall converter. I have heard stories where the tanks and coolers have split in the radiators and people have had coolant in their transmissions.
Forum: Technical Discussion 12-02-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,997
Posted By steya
Think I'll go with Nev's idea and purchase a...

Think I'll go with Nev's idea and purchase a Derale frame rail cooler. Cheers.
Forum: Technical Discussion 10-02-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,997
Posted By steya
Yeah sorry, meant to say 2" thick and 4.3" thick....

Yeah sorry, meant to say 2" thick and 4.3" thick. Not wide.
Forum: Technical Discussion 10-02-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,997
Posted By steya
I have an A/C condenser at the front of the...

I have an A/C condenser at the front of the radiator which is 2" wide. The fan mounted cooler is 4.3" wide. Plus a receiver dryer and A/C hoses so there's no room behind the grille. That's why I'm...
Forum: Technical Discussion 10-02-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,997
Posted By steya
External tranny cooler mounting suit TH350.

Hi,

I have purchased a Derale remote mount fan driven tranny cooler for my TH350. Problem now is, I have no room behind the grille of my Impala to mount the unit. The car being 2 1/2" lower as...
Forum: General Discussion 26-01-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,184
Posted By steya
Thanks for the info guys. Man that is one tough...

Thanks for the info guys. Man that is one tough looking Camaro!
Forum: General Discussion 24-01-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,184
Posted By steya
Anyone air bagged a 65-68 Impala?

Has anyone installed an air bag suspension kit to their 65-68 B body Impala at all? Can anyone recommend a good brand? I'm after a kit that has everything included. Anyone know if these kits are a...
Forum: Readers Rides 21-12-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,198
Posted By steya
Dave, What size tyres front and rear are you...

Dave,

What size tyres front and rear are you running now?
Forum: General Discussion 28-11-2016, 07:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 676
Posted By steya
Anyone have a HAPP Hoist?

Looking at a 4-5T 4 post hoist. Came across these HAPP Hoists. A HAPP 27 5T 4 poster. Price $5,300 in GST. Does anyone have this brand of hoist? Any feedback?
Are they a "good thing?" Thanks in...
Forum: General Discussion 21-11-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,960
Posted By steya
Have just come across these BendPak HD-9 series...

Have just come across these BendPak HD-9 series hoists. They look like a good thing, I have contacted them for a quote on the 9 series but no reply as yet.
Forum: General Discussion 18-11-2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,960
Posted By steya
Hi Dave, Which model of the AutoLift hoist...

Hi Dave,

Which model of the AutoLift hoist do you have? Would this model be suitable (length and width wise) to put something like an Impala or Parisienne on? Any reason why you chose this...
Forum: General Discussion 12-10-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,198
Posted By steya
Recommendations for gps speedo & car alarm system

Hi,

Just after some recommendations for a dash mounted gps speedo and a car alarm system to suit a 68 Pontiac Parisienne. Any particular brands that come to mind? Brands to stay away from? Alarm...
Forum: General Discussion 22-06-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,596
Posted By steya
$800 each !! Thought that was a little steep?? ...

$800 each !! Thought that was a little steep??

Anyone used Pine Rivers Electroplating, Custom Chrome Plating on the Gold Coast or Qld Chrome Plating at Tingalpa?

Has anyone used Wizard Classic...
Forum: General Discussion 21-06-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,596
Posted By steya
Rechroming bumpers Brisbane area.

Hi,

Just looking at getting my front and rear bumpers rechromed on my 68 Pontiac Parisienne. Can anyone suggest a place in the Brisbane area where I could get these done at all? Any...
Forum: General Discussion 28-05-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,764
Posted By steya
Might go with the Pingjing product. Can purchase...

Might go with the Pingjing product. Can purchase 5.76 sq. meters for $215 with free postage. Thanks for the feedback.
Forum: General Discussion 26-05-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,764
Posted By steya
Anyone used these sound deadener brands before?

Just wondering if anyone has used these sound deadener brands before. "Underdog", "Pingjing" and "Happy Tiger". I'm guessing they are all Chinese brands. 3.9 sq.M of Underdog for $120, 5.76 sq.M of...
Forum: Technical Discussion 23-04-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,502
Posted By steya
Decision has been made, I've placed an order & ...

Decision has been made, I've placed an order & I'm gonna go with the Dynomax Ultra Flows. Thanks for the Youtube links Stephen. Sounds like you had a win with your mufflers Al.
Forum: Technical Discussion 21-04-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,502
Posted By steya
Have been doing a little more research and I'm...

Have been doing a little more research and I'm leaning towards the Dynomax Ultra Flows. See how I go.
Forum: Technical Discussion 19-04-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,502
Posted By steya
Anyone using these mufflers?

Just looking at a pair of mufflers to suit a 2 1/4" dual system for a mildly worked 350 Chevy small block. I've narrowed it down to the Dynomax Performance VT muffler, the Dynomax Ultra Flow and the...
Forum: Build Ups 17-04-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 81,705
Posted By steya
Thanks for the pic Russ.

Thanks for the pic Russ.
Forum: Build Ups 12-04-2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 81,705
Posted By steya
Hey Russ, I see those X Force mufflers you...

Hey Russ,

I see those X Force mufflers you have fitted to your Impala are, Inlet side an Offset configuration but I can't see what the outlet side is from the photo's. Is the Outlet side of the...
Forum: Technical Discussion 12-03-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,076
Posted By steya
PM sent to you Sammy.

PM sent to you Sammy.
Forum: Technical Discussion 12-03-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,076
Posted By steya
Also try looking around for an Australian...

Also try looking around for an Australian delivered 67-68 RHD Pontiac Parisienne that someone might be wrecking. I did see a 68 Parisienne on Ebay a few weeks ago. These cars share the same...
Forum: Technical Discussion 25-02-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,691
Posted By steya
Can anyone tell me the difference between a GM...

Can anyone tell me the difference between a GM cs130 alternator casing and a GM cs144?
Forum: Technical Discussion 24-02-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,691
Posted By steya
What size (amps) alternator are you guys running?...

What size (amps) alternator are you guys running? Did you stick with the pulley size that came with the alternator or did you have to go a larger diameter size? Any idea how many amps they put out at...
Forum: Technical Discussion 24-02-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,691
Posted By steya
Which alternator to buy?

Hi,

Just looking at purchasing a 120 or a 140 amp alternator for my build. Alternator will be mounted up to a small block Chev, running a/c, twin thermo fans, tranny cooler with fan, electric...
Forum: Build Ups 14-11-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 81,705
Posted By steya
Thanks for the info Russ. Cheers.

Thanks for the info Russ. Cheers.
Forum: Build Ups 13-11-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 81,705
Posted By steya
Stainless exhaust.

Hey Russ,

Just looking at fitting a 2 1/4 inch stainless system on my RHD 68 Parisienne. I can buy a stainless Flowmaster dual pipe kit from Summit for a total price including freight for $721 AU....
Forum: Technical Discussion 04-11-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 848
Posted By steya
No mate. Looks the same but not the right one....

No mate. Looks the same but not the right one. Have already spoken to Dave at Pontiworld. I've been able to track down a GM part number. 7802186 and two interchange numbers 7806142 & 7804200. All I...
Forum: Technical Discussion 03-11-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 848
Posted By steya
68 Impala steering column bearing.

Hi,

Just wondering if anyone knows the part number or a cross reference number for the lower steering column bearing, the stepped bearing, (column auto) for a 1968 Chevy Impala. Having trouble...
Forum: Technical Discussion 10-09-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,083
Posted By steya
Thanks for the info guys. Cheers.

Thanks for the info guys. Cheers.
Forum: Technical Discussion 08-09-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,083
Posted By steya
GM Saginaw power steering pressures.

Hi,
Just wondering if anyone knows the supply pressure to the steering box and return pressure back to the steering pump for the old style GM saginaw power steering pumps? Pump is attached to a 1968...
Forum: General Discussion 16-07-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,744
Posted By steya
Hey Johnno, Your Blog is awesome mate !!...

Hey Johnno,

Your Blog is awesome mate !! Heaps of info in there. Well worth the read.
Forum: Technical Discussion 20-05-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,027
Posted By steya
Yeah, Bloody iMac computer, loads the image but...

Yeah,
Bloody iMac computer, loads the image but now can't view it ???
Thanks for info guys.
Forum: Technical Discussion 19-05-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,027
Posted By steya
Impala brake distribution block.

Hi,

Just wondering whether anyone knows where I can source a B Body 1968 Impala brake distribution block from as per the photo. Car has disc brakes on the front and drum on the rear. Have been...
Forum: Technical Discussion 18-05-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,174
Posted By steya
Thanks for all the info guys. Will keep doing...

Thanks for all the info guys. Will keep doing more research.
Cheers.
Forum: Technical Discussion 11-05-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,174
Posted By steya
Brake booster/master cylinder combo.

Just in the process of upgrading the braking system on a 68 RHD small block Impala. I have a set of Hopper Stopper disc brakes on the front and the standard drums on the rear. Kit is supplied with a...
Forum: Parts For Sale 11-02-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 898
Posted By steya
1968 Firebird front park lenses

1968 Pontiac Firebird front park light assemblies. Complete left and right hand side. Brand new, never been used, still in the plastic bags and boxes. Replacement costs around $450.00. Sell $320.00.
Forum: Technical Discussion 03-02-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 869
Posted By steya
1968 Impala steering column.

Can anyone tell me if the 1968 Australian delivered Impala's have the same steering columns as the US 1965 Impala's? I know the dash lay outs are the same, just wondering if the steering columns are...
Forum: Technical Discussion 08-01-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,907
Posted By steya
Yes Steve your right, around 40 amps on start up....

Yes Steve your right, around 40 amps on start up. No chance of spinning the small block over 6, She's just a big old cruiser.
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,826
Posted By steya
Yeah......... We still got that 30% coal tax on...

Yeah......... We still got that 30% coal tax on everything Ken.
Forum: Technical Discussion 07-01-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,907
Posted By steya
Will be running all up, twin Ford Falcon themo...

Will be running all up, twin Ford Falcon themo fans, 12V electric heater/demister, under dash A/C unit, fan driven tranny cooler, set of driving lights and a cd player with amp.
Thanks for those...
Forum: Technical Discussion 04-01-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,907
Posted By steya
140 amp alternator recommendations.

Can anyone recommend a good brand of alternator? Looking for a 140 amp GM one to suit a 350 small block. Proform and Powermaster seem to pop up quite a fair bit when searching on the net. Anyone use...
Forum: Build Ups 04-01-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 81,705
Posted By steya
Thanks for the info Russ......... Cheers.

Thanks for the info Russ......... Cheers.
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