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WTB: Quadrajet metering rods

Hello Ladies and Gents,
I'm currently looking for some primary metering rods to suit a Quadrajet carby. I'm looking for some 48M rods though would consider 46M or 47M rods aswell, but they must be M series rods.
An obscure request, I know. Hopefully someone has a crate of parts kicking around the shed Very Happy

I would also consider secondary metering rods other than AN, CX, CH, DH, or DA as a way to broaden my collection.

Whilst I don't necessarily need any more carb cores, I would certainly be interested in buying any complete or incomplete quadrajets that are headed for the bin or the scrap yard as a way to preserve them.

Let me know what you've got


Ej Holden sedan Boot and locks, what other old holdens fit?

Hi I was wondering what other model locks fit an Ej Holden sedan? All I know is that the ej and eh are different with the boot locks but not sure what models will fit. Also I am having trouble getting a set that has the ignition, boot and doors all matching is that normal? All help appreciated.

gearbox for vs statesman

just after some advice as I am building a charity car for camp quality escarpade and my question is

I want to convert a vs supercharged statesman from auto to manual will a full conversion from a vs commodore fit and are the motors the same thanks for any advice cheers

Wanted to buy! 308

Hi all!

I'm chasing a good condition running 308 if anyone can help me out!

Cheers do

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69 HK Belmont - What should I do?

Hi Everyone,

I'm 17 and I've got some ideas of what I might do to my family's (bought new by my dads' grandma) HK Belmont Sedan. It sat in a well sheltered shed for about 10 years until I was old enough to like and be part of mechanics.
I'm pretty sure this was the base model car so is it worth restoring?
Controversially, I would like to make this car look as "modern" as possible (sporty I guess...), I'm really into old Jap cars but seeing as I already have this - including its' heritage - I may as well use it.

It has a rust hole under the right chassis rail at the very front. Is that patchable or does it have to be fully replaced.

wb statesman no high beams when clicked on

hey guys. ive just bought a wb caprice. and the high beams wont work when clicked on(all the lights go out). it has a new dimmer switch. now when i pull the switch on just before it clicks they work but once theyre clicked on they wont. any ideas?

Cheap Soda Blasting

I've been researching soda blasting for car restos for about a year and a half and last week I stumbled on the Karcher accessory. 1 bag of soda and the accessory was $200, will need to test on a complete door to work out the ROI. SPONSOR

After hx hz twin headlight wiring loom

G'day guys just purchased another 1 tonner and I'm gonna tidy it up a bit. Previous owner has modified the wiring looms to add a sound system and all that garbage and I was gonna start again from a standard loom. If anyone has one they wanna get rid of email me at:

Anyone keen for my FX, QUICKSALE

If my account doesnt sort out and my sale falls through for my fx. Ready to be restored. For a measly $1900, is anyone else interested? Its missing a few things but has doubles of other things. She is fx, with nearly all the driveline. It has totally complete motor, gearbox, diff, brakes, suspention, wheeks etc and some chrome, no seats or left hand doors, she needs sills and floor. Maybe? Parts are worth about $4500. Im in the Newcastle area and would hand it over for $1900 cash on pick up, but before the 23rd of January. Call Chris on 0402492393, Thanks everyone, have a good arvo.

Father Son HQ van restoration project

My son, who is 14, and my husband are starting a ground up complete restoration of a 1973 HQ van. They want me (wifey) to update their photo gallery and shed. I can't work out how to get started with creating our gallery which I need to link to the shed..... any hints and tips welcome...

shed clean out

shed clean out have parts as listed

vn bonnets 1 red and 1 white $50 each

vn guards white $20 each

hr bootlid with badges and boot trim $80

hr passenger guard minor rust in ok condition $80

vlcommodore bonnet $60

vn front bumper $30

hr front bumper in ok condition with all brackets $15

vl commodore and vn commodore front bumper supports $10 each

parts are in penrith cheers

First Drive

had my first drive today after 9 years in the shed,stoked like you cant believe,was a great day

here is the link on youtube:

Lower control arm bushings

Hey all was haut wondering how big of a job replacing the front lower control arm bushings is? Cheers


Lh drums

Hey all I'm helping my nan out with her lh torana, she drove with the hand brake on and now the rear drums are siezed, was wondering are the drums cactus?? Or is it as simple as adjusting the handbrake?? Any help would be great! Cheers


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V8 head ID

Have a pair of heads in the shed with part number 92032427 and a very rough X cast into them believe these to be VL group A can anyone confirm this or tell me to find the info I am looking for Thanks

sparking battery shorting out car

I've been having a fair few problems lately!
Today as I was driving the car just shorted out and stopped. No lights nothing. The battery was really hot and spitting small bits of the terminal off. We put a new battery in thinking that it had died but it sparked even more and the wires on the earth melted. The earth from the battery onto the alternator was sparking on the alternator end too. We are thinking it is in the alternator. The alternator was quite hot.

Any suggestions? Thanks

possible big end in 350 chev

Gday. I've got A Holden wb with a 350 chev. I've been getting a knocking noise when a reach about 2000 revs. It's more sounds like a slightly heavy flutter. It's only when I'm driving. Never does it in neutral. No matter how much I rev it. A few of my mate's reckon it could be a big end but I'm not too sure. We can't seem to diagnose the problem. From in side the Car it sounds like it's on the drivers side at the back of the motor. The more the revs go up the faster it flutters.

Any ideas? Thanks guys

Blue 202 idling rough

Hey guess I have just swaped a blue 202 for a different blue 202 because I piston come out the side of the motor and when I went and had a look at the one I just put in it was running perfect but is soon as I done the swap ova and went to start it it either idles rough as or it doesn't idle at all I have check for vaccum leaks and there's none to be found so know I'm stuck and need help if anyone knows what mite be causing this please tell me thank you

Registering a vehicle without tags - NSW

Hello all,

Does anybody have any experience registering a vehicle that has lost its ID tags? Are previous rego papers along with a letter of sale sufficient? It still has the chassis no. Stamped on it.

Any help or knowledge from previous experiences would be appreciated!

HQ 73 Panel van

New user first time on any forum. I have just purchased a 1973 HQ complete panel van. It's been in someones shed for the last 10 years and is a Queensland car and looks like that could be the case. I have a 14 year old son and I decided to re live my youth and buy it and restore it with him over the next few years. It has all GTS parts on it including the guards,dash,bucket seats and third seat in the middle, On the compliance plate it states its a 3 seater and has flutes behind your head in the body work on both sides on the outside of course. It has a colour code that the paint shop could not find but I have found out via google that it was a 1 off silver metalic type colour.
Does anyone know much about these models and can you shed some light on what i have bought?

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