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January 31st

Putting A/C into an HZ ute

I'm considering buying an HZ ute without AC, however I would like to install AC without molesting the ute. The choices are find a complete unit from anything up to a WB, get a modern compressor and and install, or go for something after market (I prefer no knee freezer).

Does anyone have experience in this area and I would be grateful for any suggestions. I don't have time, tools or experience to fit myself so would be after someone to do it for me.

Thanks

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Hump Day...

Australia Day...[ missed it by that much ]

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Humpy DAY

Lotto tonight lol

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Gas struts

Hi all ,I have searched the site for info on converting the old upper tail gate to gas struts ,one post was to use VS boot struts but found all of the Vs boots didn't have gas struts sooo,what I would like to hear from guys that have done this conversion ,what strus were used and photo's would be fantastic!!!!!
I'm so close to having the old girl on the road,body work,paint all done ,just putting her back together,cant wait to be rolling again !!
Cheers Kev
Ps piks are just after paint.

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Hump Day

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73 HQ 4 door - Monaro or not

HI all,

Recently purchased a 73 4 door . Some people telling me its a monaro , and others not . so thought to post the numbers here and get some advice. Any help appreciated.

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202 Camshaft & Crank gear oil Nozzle Sprout

Hi everyone, am hopefull someone can assist me. I am building a 202 engine and am in urgent need of Camshaft & Crank gear oil Nozzle Sprout. I search high & low and it seems no one sells them anymore, does anyone have one to sell ? or maybe suggest something else

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January 30th

WB kingswood

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😝😝😝😝

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Monaro madness

Restorers delight, or nightmare

https://rover.ebay.c...

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202 Camshaft & Crank gear oil Nozzle Sprout

Hi everyone, am hopefully someone can assist me. I am building a 202 engine and am in urgent need of Camshaft & Crank gear oil Nozzle Sprout. I search high & low and it seems no one sells them anymore, does anyone have one to sell ? or maybe suggest something else

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Roughen those head bolt washers

http://www.enginelab... Interesting but does it apply to TTY bolts where perhaps the final torque angle might take into account the washer turning especially those I have seen with radial lines under the bolt cap obviously designed to ensure the supplied washers turn with the bolt e.g. these http://i.imgur.com/o...

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HZ Kingswood fuel emission problems

hey guys im in need of a little help. i just bought a 68 HZ kingswood and a wanting to put my dads old 406 chev motor in there once i restore it.

what do i have to do inside the engine bay to be legal according to the ADR 27A fuel emission regulation.

what is the best way the doesn't reduce power from the motor significantly?

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1975 HJ Premier

Hi everyone,

Just joined and thought I'd share my new 1975 HJ Premier.

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January 29th

Bit off interesting read

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Volvo 240 diff for sale

Volvo 240 diff for sale

$400

Castle Hill NSW

0405-299-962

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Not-so-old Holden..

Guys, my VP Commonbore front doors are a pain in the ar$e to close. Slightly open the windows, they shut OK. Back doors, perfect, they shut with a slight *click*, as they should. The car is very low K's, so it's not worn out. Anyone got a quick fix for them please?
(-: Ta.

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Service Manuals Sale. As New Condition.

HQ volume 2 M37016. $50
HQ volume 3 M37017. $50

Improved performance L6,v8 March 1980. $50

VN Calais vol 1 M39733A, vol 2 M39733B, vol 3 M39733C, vol 6 M39733F, vol 7 M39733G. $50 EACH

VH 1981 M38731. $50

Starfire 1978 M38108. $50

Torana 1600 LC M36764. $50
Torana 1600 LC M36988A standard times. $10

LB Astra M39137. $15

Camira "J" M39197. $50

Dealer Communication Books,SD28246 1991, SD 28227 1990, and 1987. ALL BOOKS ARE EX GMH and in as new condition. Ring 0409135900

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HJ Premier

Hi guys,

I've just purchased a 1975 HJ Premier sedan and was wondering if someone would be able to assist me in working out the model plate, and what it all means.

I've been able to work out most of it, but the model number and trim code have me beat.

model: 8WP69JR
body: 868431-S Body assembled in Sydney
trim: 1899-60Y
Paint: 567-15945 metalic Jade

Engine: L20 202 cu in high compression L6 engine
Trans: M40 3 speed trimatic
RRAXLE: GU4 3.80:1

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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January 28th

Tail light conversion

How hard is it to convert the WB Ute tail lights to the "H" series set ....and is it legal and do you reckon i have to notify insurance and QLD. transport of the change .....thanks in advance.

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help needed

Hi guys

Need some help here...
Vin 80180QJ332818
Trim 2133-24-A
Paint 568-3856
Body stamp 24503 A

The above is suppose to be a HQ one tonner??
Having trouble trying to put all this together with the info I can find on the net.

Thanks keiran

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