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Finished My UC

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Its been a long haul but I got there, I have fully re done the whole car, engine suspension brakes body rubbers seals,carpet, everything I could replace I did. I even fitted a new 3 core radiator. Drives like new, reg next week then mega cruise.

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I just cannot believe how well it drives, very pleased.

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I Know It's Old But It WORKS.

and by passed that switch, also an after market petrol pump and Im not sure but the 173 sticker belongs to the hq model. Thought I would mention it for the purists. hehehe.

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I Know It's Old But It WORKS.

funny cos as soon as i looked at the pic i saw the fuel pump and thought to myself thats not original lol
cudos though nice job,
one of the best pieces of advice i ever go tabout my cars was build it to suit yourself not the people looking at it

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The UC I had was pretty much identical except I had the different master cylinder [Commodore I think] and wire headlight guards and it was red [173]

They are a very nice car to drive and yours looks like new.

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Disclaimer :- The above is purely speculation and is only posted for entertainment purposes!!!

It is a great feeling to finally have your pride and joy on the road. It really looks great and is a credit to you. I know the feeling. After 12 yrs i finally got my old Ht back on the road late last year. before i took it off the road, it used to get a bit of attention but 12 yrs later, it really turns heads. These old girls just aren't around anymore but it doesn't mean they aren't appreciated or popular.
Be prepared for a lot of craned necks and possible unwanted attention from the ladies. I don't like taking my wife out in it anymore in case i get tempted to give them a 2nd look which means an ear bashing from the bride of 17 years God love her.
Again, congrats, enjoy her but leave the wife at home;)

Alby

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I have rust free bonnet in that colour if you're interested.

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T

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Holdenpaedia, they're the brakes Mate.

for a roadworthy check and was swamped be people wanting to check it out, on the way home I had drivers flashing lights, plenty of thumbs up, Its a bit of a shock, really a UC? last week when I was getting a wheel alignment the mechanic noticed that its only done 58000km,I was chatting to him about it an out of the blue he wanted to buy it, I said if you can cover the 400 hours I put in plus the cost of the build, including the thousands of miles driving chasing parts he could buy it, I was chuffed to think that it has a lot of interest. I better call Shannons.

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I Know It's Old But It WORKS.

nice one.
I havent done a big resto.
I imagine it feels pretty good to finish.

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Craig
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looks like a great car - well done....hope you get a lot of enjoyment from it now you have finished - and hopefully also enjoyed the 400 plus hour journey to reach this point...I think that model may have only had the decals on the air cleaner housing and not the rocker cover

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Andrew

well done mate, looks great, enjoyment time now.

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Cheers, Lindsay.

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Nice ride Dave, looks unreal..

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Great job Daves UC. Well done buddy.

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Keith

Great job on the UC, well done.

Make sure you keep the bonnet hinges well lubricated, it doesn't take much to bend the bonnets on those when the hinges get a bit stiff.

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Cheers
David

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My Shed

Looks great, job well done. Now enjoy it.

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Bryan

She's a fine looking machine, Dave &,by far the best driving Torana ever built.

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Cheers Shane

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great job Dave,

looks schmick

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steve..
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Agree with Dr Stitch...

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Disclaimer :- The above is purely speculation and is only posted for entertainment purposes!!!

credit to you Dave,very nice mate!...

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