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Old 06-10-2015, 07:04 PM
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I couldn't believe I did not have a thread for this car. It was registered just before I joined here by the look of it.
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How I found it in US in 1988

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I know most have seen pics, but as it looks these days

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Well after nearly 6 years of trouble free motoring (except pulley belt tensioner and idler arm), on the way to Flemington it hiccuped, decided to turn around and head home. When home was clear it was pretty hot, with steam coming from front of motor. Front seal on water pump had failed.
Took it to Chev's for new water pump. Found a hole in radiator tank so had that fixed. We swapped out ECU so we could add some parameters for fans. Chev put a new tune in. Made 385hp or 287kw at wheels.
Feels new again. All ready for summer cruising.
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Old 06-10-2015, 07:49 PM
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Nice car Roger,....pity you had to head off.....
Got some pics as you took the off ramp....
Didnt think youd wanna see em though..
Great to hear shes alive n going.
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Old 08-10-2015, 05:20 PM
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Didn't realise it started out looking like that Roger.
Beautiful car.
I'd love to get a LS motor in my 68 one day
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Old 08-10-2015, 05:26 PM
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PS:Rog, are you still using your old rad support?
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Old 08-10-2015, 07:34 PM
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PS:Rog, are you still using your old rad support?
Are you after the one from the 70?
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Are you after the one from the 70?
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Still keen Rog when it comes time to discard the puppy
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No problem. It is currently holding front panels together
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Old 08-10-2015, 08:46 PM
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It is due to go to Southern Rods in December, where they will then tear it down
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Amazing resto Roger, very impressive. Is the LS1 stock?
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Amazing resto Roger, very impressive. Is the LS1 stock?
Thanks Lyndsay. Stock short, small cam 230/240, Higgins heads, Fast 90 intake & TB
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I knew you'd owned for a while from conversation one day, but I also didn't realise it started out as a bitza.... Great job Rog....
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Thanks Lyndsay. Stock short, small cam 230/240, Higgins heads, Fast 90 intake & TB
Nice numbers Roger! Love an LS!
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Got some new wheels

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Very nice !
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Looking cool Roger
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Looks great a couple of pics from under the hood would be appreciated
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