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cold air intake

Gday,has anyone fitted cold air intake to a 186 red motor with a webber 34 carby.Would it make a difference or not.

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cold air intake

Gday,has anyone fitted cold air intake to a 186 red motor with a webber 34 carby.Would it make a difference or not.

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Ipswich Electroplaters

Has anyone had and experience from using Ipswich electroplaters? how was the time on getting your things done? and what was the quality like?

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I’ve been away...but I’ve been busy

Been 16 years since I last raced. This ol’ girl spent most of that time in the shed at Mum and dads, bent. Straightened, rebuilt, resprayed. Now it’s the young bloke turn. Still running my tuff little 186.

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1970 HG Premier Wagon

Hi I'm starting to restore my 1970 HG Premier Wagon, the car will not be modified and the car is in pretty tidy nick apart from the usual rust area's. If anyone has information to share or parts to sell feel free to contact me

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HK Kingswood For Sale

A change in life circumstances has me parting ways with an old friend. If anyone is interested there's a contact number in the ad.

https://www.ebay.com...

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T. Tuesday - Pretty HK Belmont Ute

There is a VERY pretty HK ute up on ebay ATM. Its @ 30K now, and no surprise at the time of posting.
Some won't like the spats on what was originally a plain jane, run of the mill workhorse but, its a very attractive old girl.

https://www.ebay.com...

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Hg idler set up

Hi
Does anyone know what the height/gaps are for setting up the steering idler on a HG Holden.
The shop manual tells how to set the distance between the face of the idler and idler bracket but no info on how far to screw the end in that goes into the draglink to get it to the right height, any help much appreciated.
Mark

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Silvolite Pistons

Hi guys, does anyone here have any experience with or opinions on Silvolite brand pistons? I've noticed they are being sold in common overbore sizes for 186s on ebay as of late. Seller says "manufactured in America (Mexico) by Silvolite", I never knew Mexico was part of the USA, I wonder if The Donald knows?

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HG starts

Been hanging around here for years watching and reading

Now is the time to start the rebuild of the HG wagon

Pictures 1,2 and 3 are what I am starting with.

And picture 4, is what I am hoping for.

Plus a few cosmetics, along the way

Been inspired by "68surfwagon" pictures

Kel

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Road Trip

As Alby said I went up to Arrawarra and Woolgoolga,the old girl didn't miss a beat.The only slight problem was a couple of pinholes in the thermostat housing (original one)so off to Supercrap and got some Kneadit to get me home,worked a treat.On the way home on the M1 I had a really nice GTR XU1 pass me we both had the thumbs up then not long after a nice XW Fairmont wagon came passed and the thumbs up again,coool weekend.A couple of pics of my mates VF and my HK,old and new!.....

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The people ya run into on your way to work!

On my way to work this morning and I get a call from this guy on his way back from a surf trip up at Arrawarra Headland! He helped get me out of a meeting and brought me a coffee too!
The HK is looking SWEEEEEET mate!
;) Alby

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Wanted - HR Holden Station Wagon Tailgate

Hi Old Holdeners,

I've just rescued an HR wagon from life as a rally car. It's got an HD tailgate, rusted and falling apart.

Looking for an HR tailgate.

I have HR parts galore to trade or cash is fine.

Cheers, Mike (QLD)

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HR wagon seat belt mount position

Hi all,

I'm working on a HR rebuild with my Dad (the original Old Holden guy ;)

We're putting three-point seat belts into the back seats, but we're not sure where to attach the top mount of the seat belts.

Has anyone put these belts into a HR (or similar model) wagon, and be willing to share advice or photos of how this was done?

Thanks very much all.

Cheers,
JB

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Can't hear ya ..

Your gunna have to speak up
(result of mismatched straight cut gears when giving an old cam, already fitted with a straight cut cog, a try)

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EH Holden for sale on eBay

PURCHASED FROM 1st OWNER AND PUT INTO STORAGE---

BEEN LOCKED AWAY IN SHED FOR 10 YEARS---

DRIVES WELL, EVERYTHING THAT SHOULD WORK WORKS--

UNREGISTERED ---

PREMIER FRONT AND PREMIER REAR SEATS WITH ARM REST -- --

HOLDEN EH SPECIAL SEDAN 186 RED MOTOR ---

5 SPEED CELICA GEAR BOX---

HR DISC BRAKE FRONT END--

COMPLETE CAR FOR RESTORATION ----

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FNP

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Tonner thursday

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Let me guess .. Tonner thursday ?

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red motor

Not humpday but the super-cool, period artwork has to count for something

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