You are here

186 X2

Headers

found this, Thort it may be of interest

Image: 
Topic: 
Engine: 
Section: 
  • Like1
  • no like0
  • Holdenpaedia idea0
  • Funny0
  • Wrong Category0
Please use, Holdenpaedia will get the first box on the left side. Post any suggestions.

Wanted to buy

Looking to buy a 186k or 186 X2 Holden HR Premier engine

Model: 
Topic: 
Engine: 
Section: 
  • Like0
  • no like0
  • Holdenpaedia idea0
  • Funny2
  • Wrong Category0
Please use, Holdenpaedia will get the first box on the left side. Post any suggestions.

New Clutch Plate - Wear it in Warning

Example of how good this book is - they warn you
at the front of the clutch section to.......yes.

Image: 
Model: 
Topic: 
Engine: 
Section: 
  • Like1
  • no like0
  • Holdenpaedia idea0
  • Funny0
  • Wrong Category0
Please use, Holdenpaedia will get the first box on the left side. Post any suggestions.

HR 1966 Shop Manual

Hi from Perth.

Found the manual I'd been looking for a while.

My mate Dave (has a torana & stato) and I were at
a Car Part car boot sale in Perth on the weekend.

Anyway got a good FJ instrument cluster, good HR
rear view mirror.

But the HR was falling apart so put in a large
white envelope in a pile of other manuals.

I have my mate Dave to thank as I never saw it.

Donno

Image: 
Model: 
Topic: 
Engine: 
Section: 
  • Like2
  • no like0
  • Holdenpaedia idea0
  • Funny0
  • Wrong Category0
Please use, Holdenpaedia will get the first box on the left side. Post any suggestions.

HR steering

Hi.Can anybody advise me on how to improve the steering on my HR?Its a beautiful Premier sedan but she tends to wander a bit,especialy on a road with uneven surface.Thanks.

Model: 
Topic: 
Engine: 
  • Like0
  • no like0
  • Holdenpaedia idea0
  • Funny0
  • Wrong Category0
Please use, Holdenpaedia will get the first box on the left side. Post any suggestions.

186K V/S 186S

Can anyone tell me if my assumption that the HR performance 186 remained stamped 186K right to the end of production of the HR, or as some has suggested a engine stamped 186S was introduced just before the end of production?
A couple of people have claimed that the HR had a 186S fitted right at the end of HR production, while I know the cam, crank and everything else was the same ( slight change to the head exhaust port )

Model: 
Topic: 
Engine: 
Section: 
  • Like0
  • no like0
  • Holdenpaedia idea0
  • Funny0
  • Wrong Category0
Please use, Holdenpaedia will get the first box on the left side. Post any suggestions.

HR 1966 Brochure

Hi Guys - I joined the HR brochure pages back together
to make it look better.

Anyway here's the revised pdf.

Enjoy :)

Donno

Image: 
Model: 
Topic: 
Engine: 
Section: 
  • Like3
  • no like0
  • Holdenpaedia idea0
  • Funny0
  • Wrong Category0
Please use, Holdenpaedia will get the first box on the left side. Post any suggestions.

HR Sales Brochure

Happy Australia Day from Perth.

For all HR lovers - I found the ultimate HR buyers guide.

The Holden facts must be from 1966 as there is no 186S option.

I loved green special centrefold as it is exactly like my pops.

The X2 - not premier option cream HR standard is so clean
with only X2 on the front quarter panel.

I've never seen a list of the HR interior colours before.

Happy 50th anniversary to all HR's (hit 51 in April!!)

Donno

Image: 
Model: 
Topic: 
Engine: 
Section: 
  • Like2
  • no like0
  • Holdenpaedia idea0
  • Funny0
  • Wrong Category0
Please use, Holdenpaedia will get the first box on the left side. Post any suggestions.

And what time do you call this!!??

I've been away from Oldholden for a while now.....better try and get back into the swing of things!
It's funny how life gets in the way....or stufff get in the way of life!!
I still have "Alice" & stilll looking after the Father-outlaws HZ. My young bloke gets his L's soon and has a manual VS ute waiting for him. Pretty handy having a dad who is also a mechanic, we bought it cheap because the clutch was knackered.
My students have been fantastic, I was also a joint co-ordinator for the year 8's this year, very rewarding, but very full on, no spare time.

Topic: 
Engine: 
  • Like3
  • no like0
  • Holdenpaedia idea0
  • Funny0
  • Wrong Category0
Please use, Holdenpaedia will get the first box on the left side. Post any suggestions.

Wanted to buy

Totally original HR Premier Sedan. No rebuilds, modifications or re sprays.

Model: 
Topic: 
Engine: 
Section: 
  • Like0
  • no like0
  • Holdenpaedia idea0
  • Funny0
  • Wrong Category0
Please use, Holdenpaedia will get the first box on the left side. Post any suggestions.

X2 Bolt Holes 2

Here is a better shot of the bolt holes on a X2 manifold.

I am wondering if some exhaust extractors may have needed the
extra space - so often bolt hole tab's were knocked off and
it was done deliberately or do the bolt tab's brake easily if
they were done up too tightly.

If the bolt hole tab's are gone - can the manifolds still be
attached to the engine ok or are they scrap?

Donno

Image: 
Model: 
Topic: 
Engine: 
Section: 
  • Like0
  • no like0
  • Holdenpaedia idea0
  • Funny0
  • Wrong Category0
Please use, Holdenpaedia will get the first box on the left side. Post any suggestions.

X2 Manifold with Bolt Holes

These are what the X2 manifolds with the bolt holes look like.

Donno

Image: 
Model: 
Topic: 
Engine: 
Section: 
  • Like0
  • no like0
  • Holdenpaedia idea0
  • Funny0
  • Wrong Category0
Please use, Holdenpaedia will get the first box on the left side. Post any suggestions.

Are there 2 X2 manifold types

186 X2 Experts - I have a question.

Some X2 twin Stromberg manifold photos have engine attach holes
at the location where other X2 manifolds appear to have none.

The example on the X2 Holdenpadia page - shows the one without
bolt holes.

Question is : Are there two types of manifolds or have some of
them had the bolt hole - snapped off?

Donno

Image: 
Model: 
Topic: 
Engine: 
Section: 
  • Like0
  • no like0
  • Holdenpaedia idea0
  • Funny0
  • Wrong Category0
Please use, Holdenpaedia will get the first box on the left side. Post any suggestions.

Possible LC XU1?

Hi guys,

As much as I don’t want to be one of those guys who asks the question "Is my car an XU1" and the reply is "Check your plates!", I have hit a brick wall and need some help. I have been tasked with finding a car for my old man for some time now. Preferably an LJ Torana in either 4 or 2 door but I have come across something a little different and he is definitely interested.

It's an LC 2 door with XU1 flutes, rear spoiler, 'Bathurst' fuel tank, brake booster, GTR dash and a couple of other bits and pieces. It has been a race car at some stage of its life as its been fitted with triple Delortto's, big cam and a roll cage but the interior has now been restored to match the original black vinyl by the current owner.

Model: 
Topic: 
Engine: 
  • Like0
  • no like0
  • Holdenpaedia idea0
  • Funny0
  • Wrong Category0
Please use, Holdenpaedia will get the first box on the left side. Post any suggestions.

Tapping dip stick

Has anyone ever had their 186 dip stick tap like crazy on something down low?

Model: 
Topic: 
Engine: 
Section: 
  • Like0
  • no like0
  • Holdenpaedia idea0
  • Funny0
  • Wrong Category0
Please use, Holdenpaedia will get the first box on the left side. Post any suggestions.

Disc Brake Master Cylinder rebuild

I'm rebuilding a disc brake master cylinder for a HR. Which way does the last cup go onto the grooves on the piston? They are tapered so does the taper face towards the rear (the circlip) or the front where the spring is inside?

Model: 
Topic: 
Engine: 
Section: 
  • Like0
  • no like0
  • Holdenpaedia idea0
  • Funny0
  • Wrong Category0
Please use, Holdenpaedia will get the first box on the left side. Post any suggestions.

186 hr x2 engine for sale

Please see ebay entry
http://www.ebay.com....

Model: 
Topic: 
Engine: 
Section: 
  • Like0
  • no like0
  • Holdenpaedia idea0
  • Funny0
  • Wrong Category0
Please use, Holdenpaedia will get the first box on the left side. Post any suggestions.

Could end up like this

The project posted earlier could end up like this one ??

Image: 
Model: 
Engine: 
Section: 
  • Like0
  • no like0
  • Holdenpaedia idea0
  • Funny0
  • Wrong Category0
Please use, Holdenpaedia will get the first box on the left side. Post any suggestions.

Single Weber 45mm DCOE Jetting for a hot 186 street engine

GF

Model: 
Engine: 
Section: 
  • Like0
  • no like0
  • Holdenpaedia idea0
  • Funny0
  • Wrong Category0
Please use, Holdenpaedia will get the first box on the left side. Post any suggestions.

Hr x2 decal

Any one know the exact measurements for the x2 engine decal kit?

Or clear good quality picture references

Model: 
Topic: 
Engine: 
Section: 
  • Like0
  • no like0
  • Holdenpaedia idea0
  • Funny0
  • Wrong Category0
Please use, Holdenpaedia will get the first box on the left side. Post any suggestions.

Pages