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Engine block

Does anyone know the difference between the HP engine? How does it difference from the red engine? I just come across it on the weekend when i shop around for 186 and the guy say he have a hp block he want $100 for it. It is worth it? (there
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The loss of a icon (people are stupid!)

Why are people so stupid!!!
just 3 weeks ago I came across a HQ monaro coupe sitting neglected in a old service stations yard, there was little left of her but the body was in good condition, I found the owner and offered to buy the HQ for $300, and tow it away that day, he said "ill think about it", after a week of waiting to hear from him, I called in, only to be told that the coupe was taken to the tip the previous day.
So off I went to see about buying it from the tip operators, only to arive in time to see a loader crush it flat.

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commodore websites

does anyone know of sites with commodores in them.

thanx

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Holden 186 Electronic Ignition

Hey there,
I have a 186 with a good head, cam , flow exaust etc. Good snappy engine for street use. I am going to put an electronic ignition on. I have looked at Pertronix at around a hundered bucks US and Scorcher at around three hundered bucks $AUS. Anyone else know of a good high energy ignition unit I could investigate? Pertronix is around my price range.

Cheers
Boyd N.Z.

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Diagrams i have had a lot of requests for!

Hi guys, ive had alot of people emailing me wanting to get a copy of the VK EFI wiring diagrams, so here it is on my website for yas.

VK EFI Wiring Diagram
VK Engine Wiring Diagram

and of course all of this is on my website at www.mrtaylor.id.au

Sammy.'

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stromberg carbies

Gday folks.

Can anyone tell me what the size of the standard stromberg found on 202 red motors is in cfm.

Im looking at getting the head flowed a bit more, bigger valves etc, and was wondering whether i would need to change the standard carby.

I am not after power gains at the expense of economy otherwise i would have bought a Holley 350. (id rather stick with the stocky or pick up a 2 barrel off a late model commodore)

Also on a standard engine (202), what would be the maximum rpm?

cheers cobbers

Simmo

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Supra gearbox specs

I am considering replacing the T400 in my WB ute(aka mongre) with a Supra box. As I understand it these boxes have various type(ie W57....)
Can anyone shed any light on which version would be suitable for the mongrels 308 engine?

Thanks

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my aging engine

My original standard 173 in my LX Torrie isn giong to last a hell of a lot longer. She's done 240000kms without any sort of rebuild (no internals anyway) and still uses no oil. My question is, should I get hold of a 202 to replace my engine, or spend the money getting mine rebuilt? Does anyone know of good places in Sydney to got a new engine or get an engine rebuilt? Thanks. '

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Free vh wagon

To any one who interest. But i want to keep starter and alternator though. It got a ding in the front panals and the left blinker broke, rear quater driver side is broke as well (someone stole it for a joy ride befor), the rego run out 26/08. few usual rust, been in garage for 6 month. I just want to give to other people rater than the wrecker. The car is in syd. Take it or the wrecker will, wich is before the weekend of the 17/11 cause i have to move. my number is 0412 073 499.'

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v6 mod on hr front

Hi there, i need some info on how to putting in a ectotech v6 in eh which i have a Hr front. Are there a big mod? do i have to get difference front end? how much of the damage do i looking at $$$ ?

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sandblasting.

hi all should i sandblast my hk body or not thanks.adrian jaylan@dodo.com.au

not help apreciated adrian '

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VH to VK Lookalike

Hi all, i own a VH Commodore sl/x and was hoping to get it like a VK, ive already put the back lights and bumper etc on, but im just wondering about the front end, will a Vk front end bolt straight on?? like stoneguard, grill etc. Cheerz

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sammy

just wanna say that the people running this website should be paying sammy cos he seems to be the backbone of this website and has the answers for just about everything...............ONYA SAMMY

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5 speed conversion from automatic

ok, heres da info. i recently purchased a 5speed out of a vk. what clutch system should i use (pedals, cable, flywheel, pressure plate etc), the one out of a vk, or should i get a system off a 4spd vh.

thanx

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Diffs ratios on LJ Torana

gday all,

i have a 1973 LJ Torana with a stock 173 in it and a 2 1/4" exhaust with extractors. the car was orginaly an auto and has the 2.79 (2.97? or somthing similar) diff in it. since i have converted the car 2 a manual i have looked at changing the diff just 2 make the car accelorate a bit quicker. Now the manual Toranas i believe came with a 3.08 or 3.36. What do u suggest i use? i ocassionaly do country trips but the car is manly an around town machine...

thanks Steve

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4, 6, 8 cyl.

ok just got my license and im dont know much about the old holden motors. i know, that there is the 186, 202, 253, 308. which ones are 4 cyl, 6 cyl. i know the 253 and 308 are v8s. i also want to know how many litres are in the 6s. such as the 186 and the 202.

any help is much appreciated.

cheers'

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vk 6 cyl efi onto blue motor

how easy is it to hook up efi from a vk 6 to a blue motor do i have to use an aftermarket computer or can i use the vk one

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legal brake setup

If an HR front end disc conversion has been done to an EJ and all I have is one cylinder going to the front and cable for the back, what options are there for a more legal setup. I dont like the idea of brakes going totally...
garth@wingchun.com.au

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manual conversion

do i have to tell anyone such as queensland department of transport and change my details when i do my manual conversion. caus my car is regoed as an auto.

any help would be great. thanx

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Celica 5speed with 202

Which Celica model has the 5 speed that is quite often put into commodores? Ive got my hands on a 5 speed already if i want it, but i need to make sure its the right one before i go off and get a conversion kit...any help would be great...ps my motor is a blue 202

Cheers

deejay_alchemy@hotma...

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