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EFI 5.0L/ 4L60E into HT/HG

Currently droppin a 304 & 4L60E into the old girl. Just wondering what options are available for the speedo as far as I can tell I can fork out $895 to CRS for a "SCB BOX-ELECTRONIC TO MANUAL SPEEDO DRIVE" or try to use a electric speedo.
It would probably be easier if I had a T400 or 350, but I would prefer if possible to use the gear I already have.
Would love to know if there is another option(s) that I have missed in my searching, so any help particularly from someone who has done this conversion would be awesome.

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Hi mate, off topic to your speedo but have you got your extractors for it yet?
A mate of mine is putting a 304 into his HK and been hearing different ideas on what to use?

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Adam

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Nah mate havent gone there yet, hoping to get engine trans and diff etc in 1st.
Apparently the best way to eat an elephant is one bite at a time, and thats the approach I am taking.
Would be interested to hear what approach he ends up taking though.

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hi mate ive been using a GPS speedo made in america by speedhut
they make all sorts of gauges in many styles
mine are in a HR i got a GPS speedo and also a quad guage that at a quick glance looks like a X2 guage set
and they can change the guages in the quad set to what ever you want
they are also in metric if you want
only thing wrong with them is they dont work in tunnels
http://www.speedhut....

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Cheers for the feedback mate, is this running behind a 304 using its ECU or other set up.
Also is the GPS feed coming from a seperate unit (Navman, Tomtom etc.) and could you please advise their part number that you have used.
I would like to keep any changes to the dash as subtle as possible.

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Emu

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I am re-biulding my Hz 1 tonner and went with 5 ltr and 4L60E gearbox, I don't like to assume but by way heading is worded have you kept the 304 as fuel injected...I would be interested to keep in touch to compare problems/benifits between EFI and carby install....

I have really bitten off more than I can chew....But I'm still chewing..haha

Some things I have learnt never doing/knowing anything about re-building a car....

:Buy 2 wallets....you will wear one out opening it all the time.
:The 5 volume "Holden service manual"....A must have (well me anyway)
:People....Some along the way "WILL" rip you off.
:"NOTHING" will ever fit exactly how you want it to.
:Photo's and Zip lock bags....you can never have to many.
:It's okay to change your mind...It's just the cost that varies which is why you changed it in the first place.
:Being a "Murphy" does NOT exempt you from "Murphy's Law"...it actually doubles and then some.

Cheers
Murphy

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"Dream it...Build it...Drive it."

The plan is to run the ECU minus Vats.
Where abouts in the build are you, I would imagine you will have or have had the speedo issue too.
Happy to stay in touch as you can never have too much relevant information.

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Hi
I just finished the chassis for the second time and ready to put rear suspension in with the 9 inch...Engine gearbox etc are near complete, had to get a new x-member...My headache at the moment is the transmission controller (which I think will run my speedo... everything crossed)the instructions that came with it talk about "square wave tach signal" and "clean processed tach signal"....But it does say about speedo that if I have a electronic speedo there is a supplied wire that conects straight to it and is controlled by the handheld unit....
I have just wanted to do this ute up for a long time but with very very little knowledge of cars I just hope I am doing it right...I am trying my hand at everything..I built a overhead console, I did the upholstery on the door trims, I made a new dash and have done a lot of wiring.
I am enjoying the challenge but it would be nice if somebody in Perth could come around and just have a look to assure me that its right.
Im not looking to go down the 1/4 mile or anything I just wanted a good solid motor in a ute that I have built with my own hands...and maybe inspire some others to save a "old Holden" instead of turning them into paper clips.

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"Dream it...Build it...Drive it."

i cant put a pic of mine up here but my uncle recently bought similar ones and he has put his pick up a couple of days ago
but yeah just have a read of the stuff on the sit

daniel d

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Hi
I can adapt an electronic speedo into your original fascia if needed.
Please contact me on 0417 126 795 for details.
Cheers

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