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HELP! My HQ Pano needs a new wedge! Looking for anything 253-350, cheap, stock or mild, running and in good condition. Currently rat[Naughty Pottyword] 253 and T400. SMS 0410385108

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350 holley prices

hey all
just wondering what a decent price for a 350 holley is? seen one on ebay that looks to be a winner, just wanna know what anyone thinks is a good price or what they paid for one thanks

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FJ or FX Wanted

Hi looking to buy FX or FJ that is completed or nearly complete, must be in good condition. Have cash just waiting for right car.

CHEERS BARRY...

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FJ ute parts for sale

I have a number of FJ ute parts available, including:

rear window glass,
LH windscreen glass section,
starter button,
wiper arms and actuating mechanisms,
front door handle scratchplates, lion design style (NASCO),
LH door lock,
1/4 window locking mechanisms (the section that mounts on the door inner),
rear brakedrum,
1 x wheel,
bosch regulator,
1 x door pull handle,
1 x Holden bonnet badge
ute ID plate, and
1 x headlamp holder.

Open to offers on these items, please email peteramanda@iprimus.... to discuss further, or phone 0417 662 541. Located near Wodonga VIC but can post most items.

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BUYING F.J FROM INTERSTATE.

Hi new to this, but Im in SYD thinking of buying F.J in BRISBANE.Trying to find out what is required to get car registered in N.S.W the car has been modified and is registed in QLD.
Can I hand QLD Rego plates back at Motor Registry in SYD,think car will need some work to pass N.S.W registry requirments.
CHEERS BARRY.....

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white walls

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hey guys n gals!
if there's anyone interested in getting white or red walls or original style tyres for your restoration in the sydney area please dont hesitate contacting me on griezy202@hotmail.com as i have a mate that owns antique tyres in sydney,if i get enough orders,every one will get a 10% discount

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Question Rusty

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someone asked for some info on 'how to'
I have scanned my college text book and am prepared to submit a section in my shed with the whole 2 volumes in appropriate sections.
It contains everything that the non mechanic would need to know starting from 'this is a spanner and this is a nut'
Now the question is ; how many people would want this ,and, would posting this be a violation of copyright laws?
given that I would correctly site the authors, or would we need their permission?
Automotive Mechanics (third edition)
Ed May
William H.Crouse.

:)

john

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Cutaway Red Motor

Cut-away of a red motor...taken in the National Road Transport Hall Of Fame
in Alice Springs on my recent Holiday.

Rusty, I also have a highres version (3561 x 2312). If you want to put it on the site somewhere, I'll mail it to you....

Cheers...Dave

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Black Shadow

Many years ago there was an FJ called The Black Shadow does anyone know where it is

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new member,happy to help where possible

new member, we have three cars in our shed, a newly purchased v8 fc (the mrs) my brother has a 308 powered toyota, and my tonner is still in build, must be ready for supernats
we have a spare parts store with access to rare spares as well as all performance parts

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Holley part numbers and model numbers

Does anyone know of any web-links for holley part numbers and model numbers?

i have seen a few but not what i am looking for......any help appreciated........

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number crunching wheel offsets AGAIN!!!!!!

I am reposting this AGAIN!!!

It is quite important to get the terminology correct when ordering or inspecting new wheels (or second hand)...Offset and Backspace are different terminologys that describe the same thing....Offset is the distance between the rims centreline and mounting face...if the mounting face is exactly in the middle, The wheel has zero Offset....If the mounting face is closer to the bacck off the rim/mag, The wheel is said to have negative offset....Naturally if the mounting face is further towards the front,then the wheel has a positive offset...Older cars (LIKE OLD HOLDENS) use negativley offset wheels (DEEP DISH)....While newer cars (LIKE COMMODORES) use a positivley offset wheel...Backspace is simply the measurement from the wheels/mag mounting face to the back off the rim/wheel.....PCD- pitch circle diameter is the imaginary circle that passes thru the centre of the wheels mounting holes....Falcon has a 5 on 114.3mm PCD while commodore has a larger 5 on 120mm...PCD is independent of the number of studs,you could have 4,5 or 6 stud wheels on the same PCD....Finally the last one is the wheel spigot or centre bore (THE HOLE IN THE BACK OF THE WHEEL)...The wheels spigot must fit the hub perfectly as it carries the cars weight-NOT THE WHEEL STUDS AS MANY PEOPLE BELIEVE!!!!! This is why older-style mag wheels that use shank lug nuts are illegal (even tho you can buy them)SO IF YOU ARE WONDERING IF YOUR MATES WHEELS OF HIS COMMODORE WILL FIT ON YOUR H SERIES HOLDEN....THE ANSWER IS NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO!!!!!!!

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Speedo Driven Gear

G'day,
Just wondering if any one can help me establish which driven gear ( the plastic gear cog thing at the gear box end of the speedo cable ) suits which diff ratio.I pulled a dark green one out of a hq with a m21 and a 3.36 diff, and am assuming it's only the diff ratio's that determine which colour driven gear is required. If anyone knows all the colours of driven gear there are and what they suit I would be very greatfull.
Any info at all appreciated.
Regards CQ Holden.

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All Holden Day 2004

All holden Day at Claredon Showground opposite Richmond RAAF Base in Western Sydney 1st August 04 plus 2 day swap meet 31st July & 1st August
costs $30 to enter get a goody bag worth $50 and enjoy a great day with about 500 other Holden nuts like myself
Last year over 520 cars attended and over 5000 people attended the show and shine without those that attended the swap meet. All proceeds go to worthwhile charities and All Holden Day is non profit, and is run by the combined Holden Car Clubs in NSW with support from Holden.

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FX-FJ MOVIES

A number of reels of super8 movies have been unearthed, featuring Early Model Holden Club of Vic., club runs and the first and second state titles from the late 70’s. These will be available on DVD in late July and for sale at $27 delivered to your door.
If you are interested in this historic and entertaining footage please contact George at
sgomachen (at ) hotmail.com

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HOW TO: Diagnose and fix that rough idle

Ok, some thoughts and tips on the painful and elusive yet generally simple to fix problem of a rough as guts idle which makes your baby seem like the rusted out old crapbox that we all know it is not. I am attempting to explain the circumstances at engine idle, the systems used to make it work and some simple yet effective methods of getting yourself out of trouble. Please anyone feel free to correct me on any misinformation I may accidentally put down here.

Engines as many of us will know can be set up (mostly through valve timing) to be more efficient at different ranges of RPM's, the most ideal situation would be a motor moving at extremely low RPM with none of the adverse effects of high speed operation (but none of the benefits either) in which case the valve timing can be set to optimize low speed operation. This is however not the case for domestic vehicles and in order to get any power with some degree of economy we need to optimize a certain higher RPM range, this is generally NOT the idle speeds. To counter the problems of idle, being that low air velocity makes the fuel and air not mix properly, engine manufacturers generally (and still to this day) make the idle mixture rich. The other problem needed to counter is that the spark is generally weaker at idle RPM and the fuel more difficult to ignite due to its poor mixing. There are many systems on both new and old cars used to counter these effects, vacuum and centrifugal advance in the distributer and idle circuits in the carbie.

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diff codes

Does anyone no how or where to look to decifer the diff codes on the id tags on holdens. ie: gv2 gv4 gu7 etc etc.
Any help much appreciated.
Regards CQ Holden.

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HYDRAULIC SLAVE BRACKET

HI, DOES ANYONE HAVE A BRACKET TO FIT A HYDRAULIC SLAVE CYLINDER

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HOW ABOUT A 1MONTH TRIAL?

I just had an idea rusty....how about letting people join oldholden.com for a months free trial then at the end of the month they have a choice to pay the ten bucks or be removed as members? i know it may seem a bit harsh and i have no idea how you would monitor such a thing (or if it would even work) but it would soon seperate the good eggs from the bad so to speak.....just a thought....

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2004 NSW ALL HOLDEN DAY

Hi folks. I just happened to notice that the link on this page for the All Holden Day is 2002.
Tho I've nothing to do with the organisation of this show I'll give it a plug, especially since I and my club will be there :)

The 19th All Holden Day will be held at the Hawkesbury Showground on 1st August 2004. This is at Clarendon, opposite the Richmond RAAF base. Show entry enquiries should be made to 0414 449 275.
The show is accompanied by a 2 day swap meet which opens at 6am on July 31st.
Last year was my first and it was a pretty big day out. Heaps of cars (about 470 I think), heaps of parts to sift thru, band, food, helicopter rides.

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