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What fuel

What Fuel do we all run our old holden 6's on. I currently drive a vk it only ever gets 91 unleaded in it, the head on this 1 hasn't been done up for unleaded eventually If I ever rebuild the motor it will get done up for unleaded. I don't bother with any additives I don't drive that hard usually I'm asking this as I was surprised at some of the answers in another thread by blokes saying to use 98 why bother how much further in k's per tank does it go? My oldman did the same that motor went 10 years out lasted the car.

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cyclamen metallic

Hi, just wondering if anybody has a rough idea on how many hjs were painted in cyclamen metallic

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HZ Statesman Caprice Vinyl Roof Colour

Hi there,

I am looking at replacing the vinyl roof on my Sage Green 1977 HZ Statesman Caprice and was just wondering if anyone could shed some light on the colour name, if there is one, for the vinyl roof. Also if anyone could recommend a motor trimmer in Victoria (Melbourne/South East Suburbs) who knows what they are doing as far as replacing a vinyl roof.

I have added the vehicle details below if that helps anyone with the information I'm after and any help would be really appreciated!

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Not good

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Dont know if this old or what but not good.l

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fibreglass hq dashpad?

just doing research as always.. came across these fibreglass dashpads for a hq. has anyone used them?

http://www.ebay.com....

cheers

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SNVM

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HR holden Hi all I amnew to this , just joined I have just bought myself an HR and have a few questions. I am in Busselton WA and looking to see where I can get hold of replacement windo door seals as in the strips that go across the top of the door to st

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24 Volt Bulbs

Blew an indicator bulb yesterday, so popped into Supacheap today and grabbed a couple of replacements. On getting home and putting it in it flashed twice as fast as it should and wasn't as bright. Looked at the pack and bugger me they're 24 volt bulbs! I didn't know such a thing existed, every car I've ever owned has been 12 volt. You learn something every day I guess!

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Off Topic - Bloody 3/4 Trailer Master Cylinders... any helps with the flared nuts?

Hey Guys,

Sorry - off topic here and a bit of a rant!

Hoping someone has shared my pain and found a solution?

Trailer/Hydraulic brake 3/4 Master Cylinders... these things:

http://www.superchea...

Well, fair enough... easy enough part to get!

But bloody useless if you can't get the flared nuts to screw the brake line in!!!

These things (I think)

http://www.titanbrak...

(3rd from top)http://www.titanbrak...

Anyway...

You can get these master cylinders virtually anywhere... but its annoying, because the places that sell the cylinders... DON'T SELL the nuts you flare on your copper brake line.

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Vehicle Inspections for SA?

Not sure if this has come up on here already but the Motor Trades Association in SA is calling for vehicle inspections to be introduced whenever a car is sold, similar to the RWC system in Victoria. This is after a family was gassed the other week while driving an AU Ford with a dodgy exhaust and door seals. The 8mth old boy died.
I'm not against the idea, I've lived in NT and WA so I've taken a few cars over the transport dept pits for interstate rego change overs.

But my question for those in the eastern states and NT: What do you think of your yearly inspections or RWC's at point of sale? Old Holdens, or other cars. How much does it add to your costs, and do you think that mechanics rip you off?

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WANTED

WANTED. If you have an EJ or EH shell that is beyond repair and destined for the scrap yard you may be able to help. I need the plenum area of the firewall to use as a template for wiper motor conversions. If you are in the Sydney area and can help out please let me know..

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fj brake mod

hi all

can any one tell me if the rear drum brake mounting plate and all the shoe sprinngs on the ht is the same as the the vb rear drum

i know the shoes are diffrent but are all the shoe mountings and spring mountings the same

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hz tonner returning back to stock or keep it the same

hi guys I almost got my tonner on the road after a few months of working on her.
after I get the roady done I will be using the ute as a work car (cavil construction) so she will be getting muddy in winter and dusty in the warmer months.
now the plan is to slowly clean for up starting with in the engine bay, then body to cut out rust and have her in primer and putting that vinyl wrap to help protect the car until I stop using her for work ( will be buying a Hilux or something like that in a few years) last I will be cleaning up the inside of the car.
now the tonner has a caprice front end and a caprice dash.
should I return it back to stock or keep/replace worn out and cracked with the caprice parts?

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Clutch conversion

I am at the stage of doing a trial fit of the 304EFI and T5 manual box into the HG Ute.

Does anyone know the right way to set the clutch up? The mechanic helping me thinks that the HG pedal box (manual) needs to be modified with the VN (donor car) clutch pedal fitted to it. I rang a well known conversion company the other day and they said that this is wrong and to use the original pedal box and that I just need to put the correct slave cylinder on it to make it all work.

Thanks in advance.

Adrian

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What carby for a red six

What size Weber carb is best for a 186 or any suggestions of another brand of carby.
i am not hotting the motor up but just want to improve low to mid range performance and get better pulling/towing ability. Have a crow towing cam to put in it as well.

Thanks in advance.
Cheers, Mick.

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using women to sell cars on ebay

and most of you thought the girl for muscle car sales was a bit out there.

http://www.ebay.co.u...

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