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Is the Rares indicator switch ok?

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Oil leak

Hi guys trying to source a slow oil leak (1 drop ever 6 seconds or so) that appears to be coming from rear main. I can see oil marks on front of inspection cover but not on the back of the engine block. I thought rear mains leak down the back of the engine block. Anyway leak is very dark almost black but oil in sump is clean as a whistle, no sign of contaminants. Any ideas? Im stumped by this leak especially why its so different in colour to the rest of the oil. This is a newly rebuilt motor not even a km on it yet. Any help would be great. Thanks

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Distributor timing

Hi all, i have been tuning my timing and im curious about vacuum advance. The dizzy is regraphed and designed to run at 8-10 degrees advance at idle and thats where i have set it. I disconnected the vacuum advance before starting and proceded to balance the timing and idle to read 9 degrees at 650rpm and it idled nicely. So i turned it off, reconnected the vacuum advance to the timed spark port and when it started up again it wasnt idling as nice. I was told that i would then have to readjust again after vacuum advance was connected.

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Hg holden demister

I was wondering, seeings as engine bay air is always warm would it work as a demister. In my hg holden there is a warm air heating element in the under dash ducting, seperate from the heater box/ core. Now what im thinking is if i remove the heater box but leave the ducting that creates an area for hot engine bay air to escape and i thought i could use that as a sort of demister. It is a ute and could probably be heated by a candle. My theory is that cold air enters the engine bay in the usual way and instead of it heating up and staying there.

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186 BATTERY ISSUES

My HG kingswood has gone through 2 batteries in the last few months, the first one sent acid through the engine bay and now the second one is bubbling out acid from the top. Just wondering if anyone knows what the cause of the issue could be. Also the starter motor died and was replaced with a unit from a HJ 202, unsure if related but the issues have occurred since then.

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Original engine number

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Im just after how you would go about matching the engine number to a HG Monaro to see if it was the original engine still in the car

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Sacrilege..But not a bad idea??

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Steering column alignment

I have rebuilt the steering box (using a eare spares rebuild kit) and have taken the column out to clean and inspect (it was making a slight grinding sound) so it got cleaned and lubed. I put it back in but the column no longer sits straight in the housing. It is off to one side and rubs against my gear selectors (three on the tree) and when the steering wheel is it certain positions i cant change gear because of the rubbing. I have tried adjusting the mounting plate but it doesnt seem to move much. Is there something im missing or not doing? Any help would be great.

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HG tail light

Any tips on how to fit hg sedan tail lights, (sealant etc.) would be greatly appreciated

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HG holden rim colour

Looking at repainting the original rims on hg kingswood, they are kind of an off white/cream, does anyone know the actual name

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F.N.P...

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Adrian's HG ute

Fixed it the right way up for ya mate!...

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Nearly there.....

Nearly 6 years on, finally got the ute registered and took it for the first drive. Lots of little things still to do but can't wipe the smile off my dial. Thanks OH'ers for the info on the site, helped me heaps.

Adrian

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Performance exhaust for 186

Hi all, I have a HG with a stock 186 and auto trans. Looking to put on a performance exhaust system from top to bottom. I have a decent no brand set of extractors. Looking for some advice on setup and muffler to use with a descent note.

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Door material

G'day All,
Just wondering what the best adhesive is to use to stick the material back onto the inside of a door, as in behind the door trim, the material covering the window and door lock mechanism holes.
I hope that makes some sense.
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Al

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I'm back

Gday OH'ers

My old account was Perth Mick, Rusty help me get it back and i've changed it to Perth Neil as i don't really go by Mick anymore.

Anyway I'm in the process of looking for a HK HT HG 4 door. End goal is a good solid car with a 308 or later on 355.

I've found a hg Kingswood. I did the PPSR search but it came back with no vehicle info under NEVDIS (never heard of it before anyway)

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Bargain ??

Just when I thought the boom was over.

http://www.ebay.com....

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161 HG ENGINE

I am looking for the original engine from my HG Panel Van. It was removed form my Van in 1980 and was later that year fitted to a HR Panel Van with the rego number JTR 325. I have a copy of the original Victorian rego card for my Van showing the rego number of KST 093, Chassis Number HG 00013A and Engine Number 161H322145. I also have a pic of the rego card for the HR Van showing when my engine was fitted to it.
If you or anyone you know have a HR Van that previously had that rego number (the rego number is no longer in use)check your engine number? Please.......

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Mechanic search Nth west Brisbane

Looking for a reliable and trustworthy Mechanic, brendale, Starthpine, Keperra.
Cheers guys
Al

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Electronic ignition conversion

Has anyone converted 186 red motor in HG to electronic ignition using VK distributor.

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