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One Tonner hubcaps

Hi,

Would anyone know the colour of one-tonner hubcaps, either HQ, or HJ/X/Z?

I can't remember if these were silver of grey, matt, satin or gloss?

I'm not too fussed about an exact match, have some old ones for the shed wall!

cheers and thanks
Henry

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Gilmer kit

Hey guys I'm wanting to put a gilmer kit on my 173 just wondering how would I keep the radiator cool? As I believe I will have to take off the fan. Any pros and cons on putting a gilmer kit on besides its whine? Cheers

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Old EK crash box compatible clutch kits

Hi there,
I have an EK Holden that is currently powered by a 173. We put the 173 in a few years ago so I could still drive it while I had the 138 rebuilt. Six years later, no progress on rebuild, but I need to replace the clutch.
My memory is hazy, but I recall that the old EK crash box was fitted to the red to save on modifying the drive shaft?

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uc for sale

gday all,

one of me mates is selling his mum's (she just passed away)
torana uc. I think he said it's grey or brown...

I don't know much about these ol' girls but he told me it's
got a 2850, trimatic, no rust apparently. I've never seen it.

it would've been surely nursed for a while. it's at cronulla

I think he wants $5k.

bij.

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Gilmer kit

Hey guys have a 173 wanting to put a gilmer kit on it just wondering how would I Ben able to keep the radiator cool as I will be having to remove the fan and what are the pros and cons on gilmer kits besides the whine cheers

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173 engine ID

I was given a red 173 motor today. I think it might be from an LJ Torana.
Engine number: CD 428759
Head part no: 7438296
Date code; middle of head on manifold side: J2 0
Number at back of head on manifold side: 6 H
Can anyone confirm what it is?
Supposed to be a YT head but has single valve springs and ports look stock.
If it's just a stock head I'll probably just pass the whole motor on if anyone needsa 173 for an LJ resto.
It has the sump on it.

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Are you still here Alfio??

Is Alfio Musumeci still in business?

Are you still at unit 8b,9 lyn parade prestons nsw?

If you are I would like to give you a call regarding panel work on my EH.

email me at russell.tacken@green...

Regards, Russell

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re nd ne ng replacement blocks

Hi there
does anybody have such a thing as a ng holden six block ?
or a nd replacement block ?
cheers grant

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My UC

Since I finished the resto I have loved every second driving it, runs so smooth. Its proof that if you dedicate yourself to a project and don't rush it will get finished. My advice is don't keep or look at the receipts after buying parts, and don't add up what it cost and ignore the fact that you spent 500 hours restoring it . That's my secret to completing a project.

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Blooo Yooot

Hey guys

Been a few years between posts but good to see the page still going! The old ute I had so much help from O.H is still a goer and just passed the 8 years on the road mark and is still daily driven 😊

Keep em crackin!

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My UC

Have had a great time driving my UC went for a few cruises, drove through the Grampians, Great Ocean rd and also down to Warrnambool. runs great. And yes full reg, Dice and Fox Tail.

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Paint for LX sedan

Hello all, looking for the paint code and Perth supplier for Valencia Orange to paint my LX.
Going with acrylic I have decided. Tim

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Finished My UC

Its been a long haul but I got there, I have fully re done the whole car, engine suspension brakes body rubbers seals,carpet, everything I could replace I did. I even fitted a new 3 core radiator. Drives like new, reg next week then mega cruise.

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73 lj 202

Hi All,

Looking at rebuilding an engine for my lj currently has the original 173 with small leaks everywhere.

What 202's fit i read there are short and long versions? Red, blue?

Also are all the bolt ons e.g. starter, radiator, alternator suitable?

From my reading any red will fit but will need to ise original sump. Just want to confirm. Cheers All.

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My UC

finally finished all the repairs on the body the next is to block it down and start painting colour. So far its been 5 years doing a bit here and there, all the mechanicals done new rubbers carpet, infact everything I could buy new or new old stock I have replaced. but now can see light at the end of the driveway, hoping it will be finished and on the road in April 2017. enjoyed every second of the refurbishment.

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1974 Lh s Torana

THE CAR IS NOW IN PIECES BUT IS COMPLETE

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blue high comp head

Hello all. I am wanting a virgin 2.8 blue head. 173 in the old days.Happy to buy whole engine if anyone has one sitting around. Will organize and pay freight and good dollars for the right one. Thanks all

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blue head

Has anyone got a blue 2.8 or 173 motor for sale. Or just the high compression head. I need on that is virgin if possible. Happy to pay freight and good money for the right one. Thanks all

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Daves UC , finished mechanicals yippy!

Reco Drive train, complete suspention redone, brakes, all accessories engine related, alloy timing gear, steel dizzy gear, so on. Completely stock. Might just get a set of centrelines and chrome exhaust tip. Best of all completely rust free and no oil leaks.

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Daves UC

I finally finished all the mechanical work on my torana, now to finish of the paint then fit new rubber kit, door furniture, carpet and so on. Because I have gone in so deep I want to fit re-chromed bumpers but $500 bucks each? dose that sound right. any suggestions on where to have the chroming done? I'm in western Vic. Thanks

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