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Shell is painted.
Powdercoated front end is in.
Motor & box are in.

Next to do, swap out diff, bolt in radiator, fans, heater, brake booster/master, fuel tank, fuel system, wire it up, add fluids and start it. (I expect this to take a long while. lol)

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The old hq

My brother before he passed and the hq that now is being restored

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Old Servo

A couple of shots of the old servo in town,got them a bit late in the arvo so the light isn't the best. Its a family business and they don't open on a Sunday, which in these days is unusual.

I'd love a couple of those old signs for the shed.

Cheers John.

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Oldholden Mad Max

Found a front view of the ute from MM 4....well I did find a pic...but in no worky.
Try link in my reply..to myself!

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rim offset/backspace HG

Hi there,
more Tasman questions.
going to look at a set of 14 x 7 Tasmans. the style with the step along the spokes.
I know the hole centres need to be 64mm appart.
do I need to worry about offset or did they only come in one offset?

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Help wanted 202 engine rebuild

I have just rebuilt a 202 red engine and fitted the head done all the head tension fitted acl race series gaskets and there is water leaking out the back between the head and the block on the non exhaust side right at the back corner
Does anyone have any idea what the problem could be THANKS ALL FOR YOUR HELP WILL PULL APART AND FIND OUT CHEERS
THE HEAD GASKET WAS ON UPSIDE DOWN, I also used thread sealer on the head bolts put it back togehter and all well, thanks all for you help.

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It's not looking good.

Due to work and a 2yr old daughter I may soon be selling my other baby. I am after any genuine suggestions as to what I might get for her. I know what I have spent and am realistic about never in a million years getting the money back but close would be nice.
If you have any serious comments please let me know.

I am no mechanic but I had a dream - below is how far I have come:

WB Ute
LS1 GEN3 Crate motor and 6 speed from a VY Commodore - fitted up but not wired. Never done a mile.
Computer and harness included.
Plenem cut out and replaced.
WB350 Black and White number plates
floor repaired just need a touch up.
VT seats and ctr console
Complete Statesman Caprice rechromed front bling, grille, bar, headlamp surrounds/ eyebrows, rectangle remote mirrors, rear bar ends

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HJ van headlining

Hi people, quick question, did the hj panel van have a headlining in the rear when it was released, if not is it much of a job to fit some sort of lining to ward off the heat factor. thanks,

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My toy

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Can't wait to get it back on the road

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Ignition barrel

My ignition barrel in my hq has decided to crap it's self, I need to get it started, how do I go about hot wiring it until I get it fixed. I'm still in process of restoring do it's not an issue to stuff few things up. Any help please?

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Just a quick heater core change

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For those of you who have thought of givin up on the old olden well about 4 months ago the heater core in the tonner pooped its self of the side I the road all good wip out the flat head screwdriver join the hoses together all good last week fitted a new core as its getting colder in about half an hour.

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wb nose

Hi guys here's a pic I'm pretty sure all lights work as I have not seen the car yet. Looks ok for the price. Cheers

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wb holden 3.3 blue motor

hi all.
can any one tell me how much oil pressure the motor should have at ideal when (hot) and at full reves.

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How much

Im thinking of selling my EJ Sedan its all stock ,but i lowered it and a set of Tasmans Im the second owner have all paper work ,original plates needs paint as its original to any idea of a pay Im hereing 2000 to 7000 ?

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toowoomba

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$100 the lot in toowoomba Andrew 0412 042 052 (202 block)

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wb nose cones

Hi guys just got a few questions about wb 1 tonner front nose cones, I'm looking at buying wb 1 tonner but it needs new stone guard,both light surrounds and drivers indicator lens sounds easy but having trouble finding.g parts. I was thinking of just changing nose cones to a sedan wb front nose cone do they just bolt straight up? Any advice would be Awsome or if any1 has any wb tonner parts I'm in Adelaide. Cheers guys.

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Wb 253 on gas not running

Hi all
My Wb ute with a 253 simply won't start on gas, she runs beautiful on fuel but not on gas
Any ideas on what may b up with it?
Cheers

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Aussie 4 speed v8 nose cone input shaft cover

A good mate of mine is in a bit of strife he is after a nose cone or input shaft cover to suit v8 aussie 4 speed he is in berrigan nsw but is travelling to shepparton tomorrow does anyone have one They can spare he is driving the mrs car at the moment and needs the ute by Monday we built a gearbox for it today an his old one has broken and can't put it back together If anyone can help could they please contact me on 0431590894
Any help appreciated thanks jesse

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