hey guys. ive just bought a wb caprice. and the high beams wont work when clicked on(all the lights go out). it has a new dimmer switch. now when i pull the switch on just before it clicks they work but once theyre clicked on they wont. any ideas?
I've been researching soda blasting for car restos for about a year and a half and last week I stumbled on the Karcher accessory. 1 bag of soda and the accessory was $200, will need to test on a complete door to work out the ROI.
G'day guys just purchased another 1 tonner and I'm gonna tidy it up a bit. Previous owner has modified the wiring looms to add a sound system and all that garbage and I was gonna start again from a standard loom. If anyone has one they wanna get rid of email me at: email@example.com
If my account doesnt sort out and my sale falls through for my fx. Ready to be restored. For a measly $1900, is anyone else interested? Its missing a few things but has doubles of other things. She is fx, with nearly all the driveline. It has totally complete motor, gearbox, diff, brakes, suspention, wheeks etc and some chrome, no seats or left hand doors, she needs sills and floor. Maybe? Parts are worth about $4500. Im in the Newcastle area and would hand it over for $1900 cash on pick up, but before the 23rd of January. Call Chris on 0402492393, Thanks everyone, have a good arvo.
My son, who is 14, and my husband are starting a ground up complete restoration of a 1973 HQ van. They want me (wifey) to update their photo gallery and shed. I can't work out how to get started with creating our gallery which I need to link to the shed..... any hints and tips welcome...
shed clean out have parts as listed
vn bonnets 1 red and 1 white $50 each
vn guards white $20 each
hr bootlid with badges and boot trim $80
hr passenger guard minor rust in ok condition $80
vlcommodore bonnet $60
vn front bumper $30
hr front bumper in ok condition with all brackets $15
vl commodore and vn commodore front bumper supports $10 each
parts are in penrith cheers
had my first drive today after 9 years in the shed,stoked like you cant believe,was a great day
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Hey all was haut wondering how big of a job replacing the front lower control arm bushings is? Cheers
Hey all I'm helping my nan out with her lh torana, she drove with the hand brake on and now the rear drums are siezed, was wondering are the drums cactus?? Or is it as simple as adjusting the handbrake?? Any help would be great! Cheers
Have a pair of heads in the shed with part number 92032427 and a very rough X cast into them believe these to be VL group A can anyone confirm this or tell me to find the info I am looking for Thanks
I've been having a fair few problems lately!
Today as I was driving the car just shorted out and stopped. No lights nothing. The battery was really hot and spitting small bits of the terminal off. We put a new battery in thinking that it had died but it sparked even more and the wires on the earth melted. The earth from the battery onto the alternator was sparking on the alternator end too. We are thinking it is in the alternator. The alternator was quite hot.
Any suggestions? Thanks
Gday. I've got A Holden wb with a 350 chev. I've been getting a knocking noise when a reach about 2000 revs. It's more sounds like a slightly heavy flutter. It's only when I'm driving. Never does it in neutral. No matter how much I rev it. A few of my mate's reckon it could be a big end but I'm not too sure. We can't seem to diagnose the problem. From in side the Car it sounds like it's on the drivers side at the back of the motor. The more the revs go up the faster it flutters.
Any ideas? Thanks guys
Hey guess I have just swaped a blue 202 for a different blue 202 because I piston come out the side of the motor and when I went and had a look at the one I just put in it was running perfect but is soon as I done the swap ova and went to start it it either idles rough as or it doesn't idle at all I have check for vaccum leaks and there's none to be found so know I'm stuck and need help if anyone knows what mite be causing this please tell me thank you
Does anybody have any experience registering a vehicle that has lost its ID tags? Are previous rego papers along with a letter of sale sufficient? It still has the chassis no. Stamped on it.
Any help or knowledge from previous experiences would be appreciated!
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New user first time on any forum. I have just purchased a 1973 HQ complete panel van. It's been in someones shed for the last 10 years and is a Queensland car and looks like that could be the case. I have a 14 year old son and I decided to re live my youth and buy it and restore it with him over the next few years. It has all GTS parts on it including the guards,dash,bucket seats and third seat in the middle, On the compliance plate it states its a 3 seater and has flutes behind your head in the body work on both sides on the outside of course. It has a colour code that the paint shop could not find but I have found out via google that it was a 1 off silver metalic type colour.
Does anyone know much about these models and can you shed some light on what i have bought?
I am after a set of halfway decent doors for my HK ute. It is a daily driver so I would like to keep it on the road while I get the current ones blasted and some new metal in them. Loan or sale would be appreciated. I am located in South Sydney. 0481 317 922 Cheers.
Hi all I have a clunk noise coming from the front right hand side of my wb panelvan, it only seems to happen when I'm turning left and hit a bump, I've been under the car and can't find anything that seems to be loose or hitting on the chassis! The power steering box is also leaking and I was wondering if this could at all be related. Any help would be great!!
Can anyone tell me if a 68 Camaro has the same wheel stud pattern as a HQ. I'm just looking at a set of alloy wheels that were on a Camaro but aren't sure if there the same. Thanks
I am thinking about re painting my 1974 HQ kingswood ute in the near future and cannot firmly decide on a cool colour for it. I want something that will stand out yet not then be impossible to sell in the future (I dont think hot pink is a very wanted colour).
Just thought I would pose the question to see what peoples ideas on some cool colours could be.
Hi Guys I am wanting to re kit the HR PBR brake callipers for the front of my EJ project and was wondering if the pistons are hard to get out and what's involved in re kitting them?