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V8 tri matic diagram for dummies!!

Hi i have a 1974 Statesman Deville , it has the 308 and 3spd tri matic. The engine and trans were removed and thats how i got it. The engine and trans have now been re installed but i have no idea where the cooler lines go and was hoping someone would have a detailed diagram?
Any help would be much appreciated , Thanks..

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Access help for a prodigal son

Morning all. It has been a long long time since I have been on here and wanted to sign back in but cannot remember my password. Problem 8s that the email address associated with my account is also defunct. Is there asny help that anyone can give me in accessing my account please.
Cheers
Porch Monkey

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Engine Number Query

308 QT919915 no date code as its been smoothed off. Just interested to know what it might be out of....all i know is HQ to Late HZ. TIA

Franco

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wb power steering-WB Holden ute

Greetings all.
I have a slow weepy leak thats coming out of the high pressure hose side of the power steering pump.
Dribbles out and under the pump itself and drops itself straight on top of the rag joint , which is now munted. I have unscrewed the hose for a look thinking that it may have an O ring that is dried out but alas there is no o ring of any sort.
Is there supposed to be an o ring around the threaded end so when its tightened up it seals ?
I spoke to Repco who found a listed part but its only the size of the flared end of the pipe itself.

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CRS Hydraulic Clutch

Hi Guys,

Im looking to do a hydraulic clutch conversion when i put the supra box in my HQ.
Ive got a CRS belhousing, and was looking at geting the CRS hydraulic clutch kit as well.
My concern is ive seen a few posts on various forums that say they arent a good fit etc.
Has anyone fitted one recently? Have they improved the design in any way?

Thanks in advance.
Crowley

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HQ Coupe glass

Okay due to the fact that my door and quarter glasses are scratched I have decided to replace them with new. I have spoke to a couple of guys in Queensland 2 different businesses one of them to tells me that the HQ two-door has 2 different door glasses is this true also is there anywhere else that I could buy them in New South Wales any help would be appreciated

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wb drum brakes

Greetings all,
in the process of replacing drums, shoes and wheel cylinders on my WB ute( V8)
Ive taken pics so that I remember where everything goes but one thing I have noticed is that that there is no self adjustment on it.
This normal for WB?

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1978 HZ Sandman Panelvan

Hi

I have had this HZ panelvan since 1993. I have been told it is a genuine Sandman.
The Chassis number is BHZ1990S.
Can you send me the details of this vehicle.

Many Thanks.

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WB Holden ute

Greetings all, I have an 81 WB that is mocked up to look like a Sandman ute. Within 10 minutes of driving the car home the indicators stopped working. Thought it was the sloppy indicator stalk, bought a new one , nope, not that. Checked flasher cans (hazard and indicator) both working fine, fuse ok.

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Fan blower motor bearing repair

Hi all

I have a HJ Caprice 1976. It's the "stronger" 4-speed fan used for the factory aircon. As per usual, the heater / A/C fan motor is squawky and generally noisy. I've purchased another used one at not an insignificant price and, despite the seller (and I) testing it before mounting where it appeared to be OK, it too is noisy - probably worse.

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HZ SLE Statesman

Hi all

Can someone please tell me what I have got as not sure

Thanks

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308, Trying to find a rattle

Hi All,

I got my 308 rebuilt, about 2 years ago. Has a Quadrajet, Bosch HEI, edelbrock performer, crane 276, 30 thou flat tops L34 heads always running 98 octane.

It would have all of about 500kms at this point. Starts and runs well. Issue i have is when cruising in 4th (Aussie 4 speed) If i lower the revs then accelerate theres a funny sort of flapping/rattle noise. It dosent sound nasty but it is annoying. I have found that if i accelerate and pull the choke slightly in (manual choke) it stops, but the engine bogs down.

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308, Trying to find a rattle

Hi All,

I got my 308 rebuilt, about 2 years ago. Has a Quadrajet, Bosch HEI, edelbrock performer, crane 276, 30 thou flat tops L34 heads always running 98 octane.

It would have all of about 500kms at this point. Starts and runs well. Issue i have is when cruising in 4th (Aussie 4 speed) If i lower the revs then accelerate theres a funny sort of flapping/rattle noise. It dosent sound nasty but it is annoying. I have found that if i accelerate and pull the choke slightly in (manual choke) it stops, but the engine bogs down.

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Rochester tuning

Hey guys, I need a bit of help with a Rochester on my 308. It’s a factory commodore unit which runs absolutely perfect on the primaries, it actually goes rather well and will rev out, but once you hit the throttle and open up the 4 barrel it really dies, it struggles to get to 3500 rpm! I pulled the air cleaner off it and manually opened up the throttle to see if I could see what was going on, on the primary circuit its pumping fuel but once you open the secondaries no fuel squirts in?

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HQ Coupe roof strip

Hi I am wondering if anybody can help me with some information about this strip that I have pictured for my HQ Coupe
I know that it screws to the roof of my car but these strips had silicon all over them and I am wondering does this need to be applied to the strip before I screw them on also is there a rubber in my kit that I should fit prior to fitting them on.

Les

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Old Holden oil change. How often?

At the moment, my HT V8 is no longer a daily driver. I usually change it every 5000 Miles. But these days, fact is , its lucky to see 5000 miles in 2 years.
Question is should i change it at 5000 miles or maybe once a year? even though the mileage isnt up or more often? The oil is clear and im sure its still good but just wanted to know expert thoughts. For the record I use the penrite HPR 30 20w-60. The engine was rebuilt 3 years ago so it's nice and tight.
Your thoughts appreciated,
Alby

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Wheelspin Wednesday

Something different for hump day :)

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HQ speakers

Hi guys I am about to fit my rear windscreen in my HQ Coupe but before I do I want to cut some holes for some speakers what size speakers is everybody using

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HZ Boot Mould holes

Has anyone ever drilled / re-drilled the holes in a HZ boot lid to use the correct boot mould clips?

Mine has a hole at each end, but nothing in between.

Would it be as simple as using a string line from one hole to the other, and marking drill points in a straight line?

Thanks in advance.

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Evaporator Box insulation

Hi guys does anyone know what the moulded insulation attached to the evaporator box behind the engine on a HJ- WB Air cond is called and where a new one can be sourced or how an old one can be tidied up?

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