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Forum: Technical Discussion 02-08-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 911
Posted By Pencil
What thermos are they? What temp thermostat? ...

What thermos are they? What temp thermostat?
Can you post a picture of the shroud?
If it is ok on the freeway / highway it sounds like airflow issues.
Regards Richard
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,701
Posted By Pencil
Hi Jim No and no so far. Been on the car just...

Hi Jim
No and no so far. Been on the car just under 12 months.
Due to service everything in the next couple of weeks so will let you know.
Regards Richard
Forum: Technical Discussion 09-07-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By Pencil
Nah was thinking of the v6 - it was my 400 with...

Nah was thinking of the v6 - it was my 400 with the grout on the dyno:eek:
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,701
Posted By Pencil
Hey Jim, I used one on my El Camino, seems ok &...

Hey Jim, I used one on my El Camino, seems ok & looks the part
Regards Richard
Forum: Technical Discussion 09-07-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By Pencil
Interestingly one of the first signs was the cam...

Interestingly one of the first signs was the cam bearings moved.
Steve I think the damage that you can do will be a lot more expensive than a reblocked with a Big M.
I am interested in which way...
Forum: Technical Discussion 09-07-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By Pencil
Steve, I used to run a grout filled block but not...

Steve, I used to run a grout filled block but not a big block. It was a 400sbc.
On the dyno we found oil temps were 20% higher and at wide open throttle we struggled to keep water temp below 220f. ...
Forum: General Discussion 22-05-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5,872
Views: 915,808
Posted By Pencil
Don't get too warm and fuzzy, it's the wrong...

Don't get too warm and fuzzy, it's the wrong forum for that :D
Forum: General Discussion 21-05-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5,872
Views: 915,808
Posted By Pencil
Very nice Jim!

Very nice Jim!
Forum: Technical Discussion 24-10-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,600
Posted By Pencil
Traction Tyres won't be able to do it either -...

Traction Tyres won't be able to do it either - same issue

I got Amberley Wheel Alignments in Dandenong. Been around for over 25 years
Can do just front or square up a 4 link rear and 4 bar front...
Forum: General Discussion 28-09-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,996
Posted By Pencil
Dean, there is a strong possibility the mixing of...

Dean, there is a strong possibility the mixing of coolant has caused blockage down the tubes in the core.
You may need to pull it out and take it to Race Rads where you purchased it and have it...
Forum: General Discussion 28-09-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,275
Posted By Pencil
Frank I had Supa Trik Engineering in Dandenong do...

Frank I had Supa Trik Engineering in Dandenong do it
Delivered the car and picked it up finished. No noises very happy. Regards Richard
Forum: General Discussion 28-09-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,275
Posted By Pencil
Frank, I recently got the same done to my 65 El...

Frank, I recently got the same done to my 65 El Camino 10 bolt and was $550 labour! Must be the going rate. Regards Richard
Forum: Technical Discussion 21-07-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,177
Posted By Pencil
Geoff if you are happy with what you purchase...

Geoff if you are happy with what you purchase that is great.
Fact is if it is Type B it is known in the industry as a corrosion inhibitor but if you believe it is a coolant it must be!
This whole...
Forum: Technical Discussion 20-07-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,177
Posted By Pencil
Geoff Glad the product works for you. Clearly...

Geoff
Glad the product works for you. Clearly when you flush your system you do it properly.
Interestingly you pointed out the product is "Type B"
Type B is a conditioner and not a coolant which...
Forum: Technical Discussion 19-07-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,177
Posted By Pencil
GM red / orange which is for LS onwards (AC...

GM red / orange which is for LS onwards (AC Dexcool) is also perfect for cast iron with alloy radiators. This is the same as used by GM in the USA for the vortex engines with alloy radiators in all...
Forum: General Discussion 30-06-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,075
Posted By Pencil
Talking Anytime Jim, did Shane give the correct one?:D

Anytime Jim, did Shane give the correct one?:D
Forum: Technical Discussion 02-05-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,337
Posted By Pencil
Amberley Wheel alignment in Dandenong. Ask for...

Amberley Wheel alignment in Dandenong. Ask for Brett. Has been around for 30+ years.
Just recently did my 65 El Camino and was spot on.

unlike the mob in Rowville who stuffed me around and then...
Forum: Technical Discussion 25-01-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,142
Posted By Pencil
Try Darren at TrikFab, Quist Crt Dandenong. M:...

Try Darren at TrikFab, Quist Crt Dandenong. M: 0417 967 731
Forum: Parts Wanted 10-01-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,062
Posted By Pencil
Hey Jim, how many? New or S/H? I think I have...

Hey Jim, how many? New or S/H? I think I have some in my garage. I will check tomorrow night. Regards Richard
Forum: General Discussion 29-12-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,352
Posted By Pencil
Jim, if the car is a driver I can recommend...

Jim, if the car is a driver I can recommend Radiator Workshop in Mornington. Ask for Rohan. He is an importer of Vintage Air product. Not sure of anyone around Ivanhoe. Regards Richard
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,352
Posted By Pencil
Correct guys same principle and yes you record...

Correct guys same principle and yes you record the weight of the amount of R134a you put in. Unfortunately most cars with a Vintage Air system are different especially with hose and pipe lengths and...
Forum: Parts For Sale 08-11-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 943
Posted By Pencil
F/S: Bench Lathe

Bench metal lathe 240v 550w motor
18 inch centre
95mm from jaws centre to bed
Rails 830mm long
Variable speed adjustment.
No longer required and lack room
Can send photos by email or SMS....
Forum: Parts Wanted 26-04-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 862
Posted By Pencil
WTB 12 bolt

WTB 12 bolt rear end to suit 64/5 Chevelle or El Camino or even 67-9 Camaro.
Currently have 10 bolt rear and already have brakes to suit a 12 bolt
Any assistance appreciated.
Thanks, Richard
Forum: Technical Discussion 17-02-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,755
Posted By Pencil
Hi Russ, you should check your authorities about...

Hi Russ, you should check your authorities about using stainless as I am pretty sure only certain tube is acceptable. I used a coated "bundy" tubing just recently. Rgds Richard
Forum: Technical Discussion 01-02-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,283
Posted By Pencil
Blocked radiator, when you ran flush in the...

Blocked radiator, when you ran flush in the system was it alkaline or caustic based. Chances are it has dislodged all the crap from the cylinder wall and dumped it into the top tubes of the radiator....
Forum: Technical Discussion 08-01-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,941
Posted By Pencil
Use a Denso unit - 140 amp from a Hilux. The...

Use a Denso unit - 140 amp from a Hilux. The Denso regulator ramps up amps a lot earlier than anything in the market. By using a late Hilux you also get a bar wind stator (also known as hairpin or...
Forum: General Discussion 29-12-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,280
Posted By Pencil
All Supercheap stores can mix a spray can to...

All Supercheap stores can mix a spray can to match a specific code.
Regards Richard
Forum: Technical Discussion 23-11-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,315
Posted By Pencil
Ian, so long as the tank is still sound you can...

Ian, so long as the tank is still sound you can turn the tank over so the rust is on the bottom then make a strong dose of hydrochloride acid and water (enough to cover the whole bottom of the tank)...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,948
Posted By Pencil
Get a threaded bung put into the top tank and...

Get a threaded bung put into the top tank and then use a Tridon switch (I think TFS142 is the one) activates on at 87c off at 85c. As an additional you can also use toogle as an override.
Forum: Technical Discussion 31-08-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,117
Posted By Pencil
Those caps are still made CPC part no. 508 13...

Those caps are still made CPC part no. 508 13 from memory. This is a large neck standard reach non recovery cap. I have over 100 of them if you want to corner the market!
Forum: USM Group Buys and Advertisers 19-08-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,943
Posted By Pencil
What have you bought now Shane!

What have you bought now Shane!
Forum: Parts For Sale 06-07-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,392
Posted By Pencil
What are you doing Shane?

What are you doing Shane?
Forum: Cars and Bikes For Sale 02-04-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,593
Posted By Pencil
We are now considering parting out this vehicle ...

We are now considering parting out this vehicle
Pls call if interested
Forum: Cars and Bikes For Sale 11-03-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,593
Posted By Pencil
1960 Chev Impala 2 dr H/Top "PROJECT"

1960 Chev Impala 2 Dr Hard Top - PROJECT
Car is disassembled was complete minus motor & trans prior to disassembly

Car was originally a 348W Big block car

What you get
- Chassis has got...
Forum: Parts For Sale 05-03-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,766
Posted By Pencil
Thanks Steve, the 67 is different to the 68 & 9....

Thanks Steve, the 67 is different to the 68 & 9. If you have a 67 unit I am interested ifvit works. Thanks Richard
Forum: Parts For Sale 05-03-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,766
Posted By Pencil
Would you have a wiper motor to suit a 67 camaro,...

Would you have a wiper motor to suit a 67 camaro, thanks, Richard
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