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September 30th

Lumpy Gas

Hi,
Can anyone help ?, my duel fuel 253 runs fine on petrol but on gas it is erratic, will start fine but cut out several times till warm then run OK while moving but stall at junctions, lights etc, (always restarts ! ). When hot idle is lumpy and take off a bit shaky, will run a hundred klicks no worries then stall at end ??, This is my first gas vehicle after driving and maintaining for 30 years and I know nothing of maintaining a gas set up.

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Axles hd

hey
i have just modified the front brakes on my hd to suit commodore brakes and stud pattern. and are keen to match the rear brakes and pattern too, can you put a commodore/HQ axle in the rear or is it to long.

thanks

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253 into hq

hi, i have a 253+tri from a hz wagon that i want to put into a hq 1 tonner to replace the tired 202+tri.should ihave any probs with the conversion or is it straight forward?

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black heads?

Hozit. Can anybody shed light on the differences between black injected heads and the normaly asperated ones. I've been told injected ones are better but I'm not sure how to tell which of the two I've got on my red block.I plan to split them soon so internal or external differenses would be usefull. Any help would be much appreciated.

Chears phil

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308 heads on 253?

Just wanted to know if I can fit 308 heads onto a 253, and if so will there be any performance increase?

I have a red 253 and blue 308 heads with a 4 barrel manifold to suit, can I change em straight over to enable me to use the 4 barrel manifold + carb?

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REAR AXLE MOD'S HD

we are wanting to change the rear stud pattern on a HD To commodore/HQ to match the front commodore discs we are using on dropped spindals (With com caliper mounts)will
HQ axles & backing plates fit or are thay too long ?

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very pissed off

WHAT REALLY [Naughty Pottyword]S ME IS NOW I HEAR ON THE RADIO THAT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS THINKING ABOUT PUTTING AN EXCISE (TAX) ON LPG WHICH MAY MAKE IT MORE EXPENSIVE TO BUY THAN REGULAR PETROL!
IS THERE EVER ANYWAY OF GETTING AWAY FROM THESE ASSHOLES!!!!!!!

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MEGA MONARO HEADS AUSSIE ASSAULT

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Classic Adelaide

You won't miss Steve Coad's extraordinary 1971 Monaro GTS 350 in the Comunet Competition category of this year's Classic Adelaide from 19-23 November. And that's not just because of its immaculate 'Lone Oranger' paintwork.

With a very potent iron block 350 Chevy V8 engine under the bonnet, a roar that will cheer even the 'Blue Oval' brigade and a build quality that would shame many a V8 Supercar, it's one of the standout cars of this year's Classic Adelaide and a guaranteed crowd favourite at the event's many spectator points.

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September 29th

FOR SALE!

FOR SALE

One of a kind VK commodore with nissan 3 litre motor, electronic 4 speed auto, VS custom made body-kit including: both front and rear VS spoilers, custom side skirts, peter brock grille, HDT wing and bonnet scoop. rego, 16 inch clubsport mags, custom sports interior, tinted windows, 2 1/2 inch exhaust, new paint: copper bronze metallic over silver-2 tone, racing pod, hiclone, custom fan guard and pod guard, air horns, JVC stereo, and much more...too much to mention, regretful sale

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WANTED

can anyone please email me in to whitch i need a 2 barral holly with manifold for my 202? im also in need of a pair of extroctors for it too. please can some one help?
standard_ld_666@hotm...
Pub out...

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September 28th

Greymotor Alloy Sideplate

After an alloy sideplate for a Grey, can anybody help??

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HR wheels.

Hey guys,

I have a small problem. Ive almost finished my 3 yr FJ restoration and i want to get it on the road for my p plates coming up soon. My problem is that it has HR running gear and i dont have any wheels to that fit!!! I just need something to get my through a roadworthy. Does anyone have some stock rims/wheels for HR/HD or anything that would fit??? Im in Melbourne,
Cheers, Alex.

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Best place for second hand performance parts?

Hey All,

Does anyone know of a good place for second hand performance parts?

I'm looking for a second hand 'Street Scoop' (The crome one with the 3 butterflies that sticks out the bonnet) to fit onto my 253 with standard 2 brl carby.

Dean

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VK Fuel Tank Hoses

G'Day all, i had to take the tank out of my VK commodore (EFI), upon taking the tank out i had noticed all the vapour hoses had literally rotted away to nothing. I have the replacement hoses, but can anyone please tell me how they are wired, the picture in the gregorys is a little mis leading.
Any help greatly appreciated
Cheers
schmorgas

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Clutches for 6cyl's

Can any tell me the diamiter of a standard 6cyl clutch and a one-tonner 6cyl clutch and pressure plate? I just bought a 6 spring WB one-tonner clutch to fit to my HJ one-tonner using a UC torana cable operated bell housing. Now problem is, the pressure plate, is too big for the flywheel I have (Pressure plate to flywheel bolt spacing). I have two flywheels, both are part numbers 7420116 (and most likely originally out of torana's).

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September 27th

DESPERATE

Hi People
I have a SEXY HG and im not sure exactly where to go for help but i have a heap of HG parts(i.e taillights, armrests, a head thingy, mirrors, wheels or mags and heaps of other stuff all in really good nic but i dont know very much and id really like to learn if you have or love HGs and would like to teach me a few things you can have all the parts if you lived in melbourne that would be even better
Carly xxx :)

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September 26th

flywheel cover plate

While ago I had the car up on stands, and a mate of mine pointed out that my 253 was missing a flywheel cover plate. Supposedly u need this for rego, as without it the starter ring gear is exposed and it'll shred someone if u run over them (like they wouldn't be dead already). Its a pain in the arse to get hold of one where i live (gotta get it mailed) and I cant remember any rego check where this area of the car was given any attention.

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FJ Wont start

My Stock FJ hasnt been on the road for over 2 years, I have just re done all the brakes and purchased a new battery, went to fire it up, wouldnt start.. Added some petrol into her as it was rather dry (I presumed) still wouldn't start.

My fuel pump is not getting any fuel into it (its a grey motor and its 6 volt) My fuel pump seems to be pumping? is there anything else I should consider ??

Any ideas??

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Dash Face Swap

okay.. i own a VH SL/X Sedan. As some many know they come with the frightfully useless Economy Gauge instead of a tacho. So today i went out to commodore wreckers and found me a nice Tacho dashboard.. i understand how to mount the dash and fit the wiring (i'll need an auto technician to fit the tacho wire if there isn't one connected).. but my main problem is getting the old face out.. i took the black surround out..

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Any Ideas ?

Guys I am aware that this is a sensative issue but the dash on my HJ ute is shagged, I have fitted a smaller stearing wheel and I cannot now see the revs or the speed. I appreciate that not seeing this info is sometimes a good thing however I will need to replace the whole dash and wondered if anyone has fitted any other type of dash or modified an existing one. Is it posible to manufacture a custom one and does anyone know who I can contact in Melbourne for help with this. Keep the utes going.

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