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hq rear bumper

after a rear bumper for hq around penrith if any one has one give me a buzz

Petes fm ute

Hi I am after some information about my fj ute ,I need some internal sun visors but are finding it hardto locate can anyone tell me if other Holden models fit or any other car visors thanks Peter.

wanting to make ej holden clutch cable not hydrolic

Hi I have an ej Holden that I am putting a Celica 5 speed in and was wondering how easy is it to change the clutch to a cable? any help is great regards Brett

question for a mate

Question me mate wanted to know is hes just recently bought a VN that has a v8 he's in the process of sticking the auto and engine back in he wanted to know if theres a exact amount of oil that goes in the torque converter?

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HK Monaro electrical problem

Hi Guys,
Have just got my HK Monaro up and running after 8 years in hibernation. Put a new battery in a few months ago and everything was fine.

A couple of weeks ago the temp, fuel, amp and oil pressure gauges stopped working but eventually came on after about 10-15 mins of driving. When they do come on the red amp light illiminates as well. While all this is happening if I engage reverse (turbo 350 trans) all the gauges die again and the amp light gets brighter. When I disengage reverse everything goes back to normal.

Last night was the first time I drove it in the dark and there are no dash lights or courtesy lights, but the headlights work.

I'm thinking the alternator requires replacing?


Hi All

Surfing the net and stumbled across a unusual thing..
The Holden 308 flexplate.
Is it a 10" 153 tooth plate?
Is it a 10" 158 tooth plate?
(AT Racing sells this)
Can someone explain this please

186s with powerglide

Hi all, I am changing the motor in my HK Prem to a 186s. The motor has been fully rebuilt to correct specs. I have the 186s manifold and WW stromberg carby. Running the standard powerglide transmission. Does anyone have this set up already in their car and can put up some pics please? I need to see how the kickdown fo the powerglide works on the 186s manifold. If anyone has the linkages and would be willing to part with them please let me know
Thanks in advance

Wanted 186A 82375

Gday Oldholden community.
I am trying to find the origonal 186A engine from a Hr wagon that I am restoring back to origonal. It was sold in the Albury area about 5/6 years ago. Engine # 186A 82375.
I have a virgin bore 186P to maybe do a swap or deal with.
Has been in dry storage for 25 plus years. My contact number is 0459 991 048.
Thanks all for your time. Cheers Ron

EJ idiot lights

Hi, can any EJ owners tell me if all 3 idiot lights ( gen, oil, temp ) turn on when you turn on an EJ ignition (without engine running). I've had mine off the road for a while and noticed that the temp light isn't working when ignition is on, but i've tested the temp circuit by earthing the wire at the sender and the temp bulb works fine. Also, is it the same for EH??

eh seats need to install

can someone help me out with a picture of a eh special sedan floor that had a bench seat fitted
and also need picture of a floor eh premier sedan that had buckets fitted
my floor has been modified has five speed in was a eh special with bench

Engine identifcation

With my HQ Monaro purchase came a spare block and I would like to identify the block;
numbers on block are
please help!!

Does someone know the whereabouts of this old HX Prem wagon??

Hi all,

Im looking for help to try and locate a Contessa Gold 7/1976 HX Premier wagon my Dad owned between 1977 and 1995.
The car was Victorian registered from new, i do know its last Victorian address was in Frankston somewhere and that it left Vic in 2004 and was last registered in the Northern Territory with its matching numbers 253, but its registration was cancelled in 2006.
It was the family wagon i grew up with and my Dad and i pampered it until we eventually parted with it.
Over Christmas the family were watching old home movies which sparked my interest to try and locate the wagon. Ive got a whole collection of paperwork relating to it knowing one day i would want to try and find her again.

Ht hk hg diff

What model Commodore diff is the same as a ht as wanting to upgrade to 4 link and disc rear end thinking of airbaging has anyone done a 4 link rear end conversion before (ht panel van

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Rocker Cover Breather

Hello All

I have posted before about the breather smoking and also dropping a small amount of oil after running the engine to temp and turning the engine off (dropping oil)

Is this normal amount of smoke

should I change the gasket?
or is there a bigger problem?


holden fj fx ute for sale

has any body got a fj or fx ute for sale 6 or v8
finished or unfinished

RB30 engine swap

Hi everyone, it's been a long time since last posted, but just letting anyone who is interested, I have a complete RB30 Nissan motor and auto box for sale. Now I know there are some people out there who are against putting later model engines into old cars, but that's what this hobby is all about, doing what you want with your car, so I'm offering it here to any Old Holden members who may be interested doing this swap to there car. The Nissan is complete at the moment and you can have all the parts needed, so motor, tranny, wiring computers, exhaust, if it's fitted or needed to make the engine work it goes with it, the engine runs fine, and the price for it all is $500.

what does this mean

Model ht81169
Body 44a
Trim 1276-14t
Paint 567-10974
Top 568-11401

Thats first plate


Second plate


Can this identify what engine it ran what trans
It ran auto/manual column or floor shift diff etc
Mate trying to fix up and wants factory specs
Any other help would be appreciated

G'day fellas

Been a while since I've worked on the WB. Just
Starting to sort out late model Vortec 4200 Six
Swap. These are out of 2002 -2009 Chevy Trailblazers
And are everywhere around here. Sits tall in engine
compartment , but should be cool.
Cheers , James

Bedford wheels

Hi all, new boy here. I have had a string of CF & CFL Bedfords but only have bits and pieces left. I am trying to get a handle on the value of some wheels which need a new home, I have tried many searches but came up with nothing. So if any one knows or has heard of recent sales I would appreciate it. They are as follows, set of four Bedford pattern 14"x7" Jelly Bean mags, three Bedford original steel hard shell rims one has the brake drum still in it with original wheel nuts and a couple of HQ 14"x7" mags. Condition "need a good polish" all have old rubber on them. Thanks

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