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Forum: Technical Discussion 16-11-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 164
Posted By RAW454
Looks like running a booster, but the vacuum line...

Looks like running a booster, but the vacuum line appears to loop around behind the booster in a tight 180?
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Not sure about others, but mine runs a direct line (albeit different inlet side...
Forum: Technical Discussion 16-11-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 164
Posted By RAW454
Still worth finding out if running a booster?...

Still worth finding out if running a booster? Just to rule out any vacuum line issues (eg rubber hose getting hot when fanging and kinking on a curve? Dunno). Strange immediate 'come good' if...
Forum: Build Ups 16-11-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,724
Posted By RAW454
All good fun stuff. How did it run to Bright? Saw...

All good fun stuff. How did it run to Bright? Saw some mate's pics & looked like great weather for it.
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By RAW454
I was fortunate enough to see Top Fuellers a...

I was fortunate enough to see Top Fuellers a couple of times at Calder back in the day. Like everyone, the videos I tried to take are just a wobbly mess and huge noise, then everyone laughing in...
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By RAW454
Totally going to steal that line.. haha :D:D

Totally going to steal that line.. haha :D:D
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By RAW454
Great to see it still doing the rounds! Been 5yrs...

Great to see it still doing the rounds! Been 5yrs since a thread update :D

http://www.usmuscle.com.au/Forum/showthread.php?t=10488
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By RAW454
Looks like you just slide it slowly......

Looks like you just slide it slowly... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIUJu970RG8

$40 https://www.autobarn.com.au/cc06483
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By RAW454
Good to see you back Nik. Black & polished billet...

Good to see you back Nik. Black & polished billet engine bay looks the bizz! :cool:

PS - I'm sure you know that brake clean or any thinners gets the blue of the white-writing on tyres p!ss easy.....
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By RAW454
"Only option" to change the walnut trim you say!?...

"Only option" to change the walnut trim you say!?

Don't give up that quickly... There's always options...

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Forum: General Discussion 31-10-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By RAW454
Not quite the same thing (as not machined billet)...

Not quite the same thing (as not machined billet) but I got an aluminium plate cut from a local joint for $15 or something... I just took them in a template.

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Forum: General Discussion 30-10-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By RAW454
Same ones that move into a room above a live...

Same ones that move into a room above a live music venue and get gigs shut down. I don't get it... Where's the "What did you expect, d!ckhead" clause with all this stuff...
Forum: Readers Rides 30-10-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,019
Posted By RAW454
Still looking the biz Marc. Loving the stance.

Still looking the biz Marc. Loving the stance.
Forum: General Discussion 30-10-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By RAW454
FFS :( Any word on what's happening with...

FFS :(

Any word on what's happening with Calder now the Bob's passed?
Forum: Readers Rides 26-10-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By RAW454
Awesome. She looks a beauty. Super clean....

Awesome. She looks a beauty. Super clean. Congrats!
Forum: Build Ups 26-10-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,309
Posted By RAW454
Brilliant! Great to hear the zorst allows you to...

Brilliant! Great to hear the zorst allows you to now make the most of your hard work on the engine. Enjoy!
Forum: Technical Discussion 25-10-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By RAW454
Seems to be some good tips on techniques in this...

Seems to be some good tips on techniques in this thread:

https://ls1tech.com/forums/road-racing/1268903-new-road-racing-heel-toe.html

And apparently some suitable pedal kits around (from same...
Forum: General Discussion 23-10-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By RAW454
Haha.. Indeed. "Nuts" being the operative...

Haha.. Indeed. "Nuts" being the operative word:p
Forum: General Discussion 22-10-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By RAW454
it's been a bit nuts, eh. Was almost going to...

it's been a bit nuts, eh. Was almost going to have to get my car insurance value re-done to cover the wheels :D
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By RAW454
Holy cr@p.. right you are!! Tested on two of...

Holy cr@p.. right you are!!

Tested on two of my fave build threads that got emptied out with no pix;

- De-Resting the 69 Camaro : http://www.usmuscle.com.au/Forum/showthread.php?t=5469

-...
Forum: Readers Rides 05-10-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,190
Posted By RAW454
Bet you can't wait to sink into all that plush...

Bet you can't wait to sink into all that plush velour :D Looks sweet!!
Forum: Cars and Bikes For Sale 05-10-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By RAW454
You stopped sharing pricing on here Dave? You...

You stopped sharing pricing on here Dave? You reckon would help...

PS - Flashbacks to days when more 'graphic equaliser adjustment' = 'more awesomeness' :D
Forum: Build Ups 04-10-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,309
Posted By RAW454
I'm sure you're across it, but are these no good?...

I'm sure you're across it, but are these no good? US$200 over the $1600 ones you linked.. https://www.summitracing.com/int/parts/hed-98310
Forum: Build Ups 03-10-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 43,642
Posted By RAW454
:eek::eek::cool:

:eek::eek::cool:
Forum: Build Ups 03-10-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,309
Posted By RAW454
Brilliant stuff Darren! Us USM long-termers sure...

Brilliant stuff Darren! Us USM long-termers sure miss these pic-heavy build threads (that Photobucket changes killed, & took the forum with it). Much appreciated :)

I'm sure you've already go...
Forum: Build Ups 21-09-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,724
Posted By RAW454
Goddamn that looks super rad :cool: Love...

Goddamn that looks super rad :cool:

Love the schmick interior (that actually complements the polar-opposite patina outside). Those GT40-esque seat rivets are sweet too. Congrats & enjoy!!
Forum: Build Ups 16-09-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,309
Posted By RAW454
Good stuff Darren. Have no doubt you'll see some...

Good stuff Darren. Have no doubt you'll see some results for your hard work.. and more satisfying than swiping a credit card ;)
Forum: General Discussion 16-09-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By RAW454
Try not to remind me about it... Got offered the...

Try not to remind me about it... Got offered the Sidchrome Marketing Manager job in charge of arranging the build & promoting it... and turned it down. Still shaking my head in disbelief at my...
Forum: Motor Sport - Drag/Track Racing. 30-08-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By RAW454
Acceleration Apps - Any Good Ones?

Just wondering if anyone has had success with mobile phone apps that give reasonably accurate 0-100km/h, 1/4mile times etc?

Or are they never gonna work as the signal to a phone GPS is too...
Forum: General Discussion 16-08-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,184
Posted By RAW454
Is an interesting one here, eh. Even in the last...

Is an interesting one here, eh. Even in the last 4yrs that I've had my Camaro (& two of my bikes, but they are way overpriced for my modern Audi), the market value of our musclecars has easily...
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 858
Posted By RAW454
Plenty of it Darren. But seems to be more the...

Plenty of it Darren. But seems to be more the smaller series rather than the main ones that have broadcast rights tied up with the big players. Still good for a look!
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Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 03-08-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 388,661
Posted By RAW454
Trying to attract 'Mustangs' to follow him?...

Trying to attract 'Mustangs' to follow him? :rolleyes: (Is that the same 'Vette with the trailer too?)
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 858
Posted By RAW454
Motor Trend On Demand

So USM has guided me many times over the last decade, including an introduction to Roadkill on YouTube some years ago. Like most, I got hooked and from there explored the other Motor Trend channel...
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 29-07-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By RAW454
Definitely very cool to watch. Super humble owner...

Definitely very cool to watch. Super humble owner too, eh. (Didn't know Murica produced any humble folk :p)
Forum: Build Ups 10-07-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 29,008
Posted By RAW454
Far out.. Sh!t just got real in the rigidity...

Far out.. Sh!t just got real in the rigidity department :cool:
Forum: Build Ups 10-07-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 70,630
Posted By RAW454
Jayzus Peter. Madman stuff right thar... How much...

Jayzus Peter. Madman stuff right thar... How much is gonna hang out the bonnet / what kinda scoop is planned? Keep up the awesome stuff.
Forum: Build Ups 09-07-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,939
Posted By RAW454
Great stuff Sean. Must feel good rectifying what...

Great stuff Sean. Must feel good rectifying what was lurking beneath for so long.
Forum: Importing to Australia 02-07-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,895
Posted By RAW454
Hey guys, so thanks for your replies around this....

Hey guys, so thanks for your replies around this.

I was looking at a 1976 Chevy Blazer with RHD conversion & factory 400 SBC.

It was advertised in the low/mid-teens for a while, but got dropped...
Forum: Cars and Bikes Wanted 19-06-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,124
Posted By RAW454
Checked this FB group Ken? Even as a wanted...

Checked this FB group Ken? Even as a wanted post?https://www.facebook.com/groups/641293115889953/

FOR SALE HOT RODS OLD CARS AND PARTS EAST COAST AUSTRALIA
Forum: Importing to Australia 06-06-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,895
Posted By RAW454
Sweet. Cheers for that. Anyone want to have a...

Sweet. Cheers for that. Anyone want to have a punt on ballpark engineer report cost? $500? $1000? $2000?
Forum: Importing to Australia 06-06-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,895
Posted By RAW454
Thanks guys. So just to clarify; - There is no...

Thanks guys. So just to clarify;
- There is no rego plate, sticker, old rego papers or history of what the rego number was. Not even a photo.
- It changed hands (unregistered) within a family over...
Forum: Importing to Australia 05-06-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,895
Posted By RAW454
Yeah, it's not on the national database so no...

Yeah, it's not on the national database so no system proof it was previously rego'd (in Qld or anywhere). So as far as they're concerned it doesn't exist. Hence assume need engineer, but wasn't sure...
Forum: Importing to Australia 05-06-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,895
Posted By RAW454
Import Approval For Local Car Not on Database?

Hiya all,

Just wondering the required steps for the below case:

- 70's US-produced vehicle, with local RHD conversion in 90's
- Was successfully registered & driven in QLD for years
-...
Forum: General Multimedia - Pics/Vids 31-05-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,523
Posted By RAW454
Anybody Want 2018 Pics?

Hey guys, thought I'd dig up this 3yo thread just to see if any appetite for me to share a handful of the 200-odd pics I took at 2018 MotorEx on the weekend?

Or are the shots on their FB page...
Forum: Build Ups 30-05-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 48,271
Posted By RAW454
Agreed! Brilliant stuff Darren. Nothing like...

Agreed! Brilliant stuff Darren. Nothing like being on the track, even at a moderately sedate pace it still feels special. And the car is looking trick as.. those wheels & size set off the silver...
Forum: Build Ups 28-05-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 89,060
Posted By RAW454
Brilliant stuff mate. Has come together...

Brilliant stuff mate. Has come together super-trick. Hope you enjoy!
Forum: General Discussion 14-05-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By RAW454
Sorry to hear about the dramas mate. Is it the...

Sorry to hear about the dramas mate. Is it the lack of guarantee from the insurer that you're worried about - And panel shops don't give this directly? is surely still something the panel shop has to...
Forum: Readers Rides 03-05-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 934
Posted By RAW454
Nice one Ken. Like your variety, eh! ;). Can't...

Nice one Ken. Like your variety, eh! ;). Can't blame you - What's not to dig about these classic lines. The ultimate 50's cruiser :cool:

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Forum: Build Ups 03-05-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 48,271
Posted By RAW454
Congrats man. Must be stoked after so long off...

Congrats man. Must be stoked after so long off the road & having it set up so sweet :cool:
Forum: Build Ups 18-04-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 44,891
Posted By RAW454
Sensational stuff :cool:

Sensational stuff :cool:
Forum: General Discussion 18-04-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,193
Posted By RAW454
I'll send you a PM of the old school guy, Gavin...

I'll send you a PM of the old school guy, Gavin Lean, I used out Seville way for some floor repairs (http://www.usmuscle.com.au/Forum/showthread.php?t=3910&page=3) out of his shed at home through a...
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