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EK Barn find it will be mine....

my wife and I was walking the dog and she saw in the corner of her eye a pinkie colour tail fin in a neighbours shed. Later that day I went over and asked to have a look, BAM a rust free ek sitting in the shed since 1975, complete, just had the engine out. I asked if I could buy it and the old lady there said she will have a think. Now I'm just waiting for that phone call, I walk past every day just to check that fin is still there. Its very promising. Yes I'm excited, and I love my wife for spotting it. Yippie.

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The General Lee

My introduction to appreciating american muscle. Apparently its banned now??
It came on once a week Channel NBN 9. We only got 2 channels where I lived in the 80's on the Mid North Coast of NSW. The other was the ABC
I couldn't wait to watch it!

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Hump Day

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Hump Day...

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FLoor Pan ID for NOS Panel

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This is the story of the.......

New addition to the collection.Can't believe it is nearly a 50 year old design

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FNP

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F.N.P...

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Adelaide early 60s

random photo of Adelaide street in early 60s - symbolic of number of Holdens on the road...

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Rares Fuel sender unit. Issues?

Im not sure what is going on with my sender unit. The car gauge works fine, thats an easy test.I replaced the original sender unit as the cork had disintegrated, with a new rares unit. It would work from full but after about halfway on the car fuel guage, it would not read lower. Just stay around half . Pulled it in and out of the tank a couple of times with no change.

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Hump Day

Pic courtesy of sgo!..:)

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Hump Day

pic courtesy of sgo...:)

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Humpy Day...

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Not something you see every day

Driving past one of the local car yards recently and saw this sitting in a prominent position. To my uneducated eye, it looks pretty original except for wheels. but with only 6200 miles on the clock and split seams on the passenger seat, something did not look quite right. If anyone is interested it is in Gosford NSW.

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Powerglide shift kit

is there a shift kit available for a 6 cyl powerglide in a HR? looked at a Transgo PG-2S, but was told they are for the v8 glide. any help appreciated, thanks

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Unleaded fuel availability slowly declining?

Question:- A new BP servo has opened up at the Northern end of Nambucca where the new highway bypass will go. I noticed that they dont sell 91 unleaded fuel? The Caltex in Macksville doesn't either?
Why? I thought unleaded was the most popular and therefore would contribute to more sales and profit.
I have heard it said that the government isn't allowing it in new servos in an effort to phase it out to push people into E10?
Any ideas?
Alby

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hr panel van

hi all new to this forum. thanks for any help. i have a hr panel van that requires repairs to get re registered but dont want to waist my time if i cant get it on the road. it seems the identification plates are missing. all i have is a chassis number i have done a ppsr check and no issues but no info either.

is there any way this can be registered (in tasmania) simply with the chassis number or do i need to have the past rego history. i know it was previously registered here but do not know the number.

any help apprieciated.
shawry

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Hq Rubber Kits

Hi Guys.
My Hq Premier Wagon is about to be painted.
Need complete rubber kit. Are they all the same or are some better than others? Thanks.

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What model is this from?

This was part of todays score , but not sure what model it suits?
anyone have any ideas?

3rd pic is the rest of the score

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202 red Motor dies when I put the throttle on

Hey having a pretty hard time working out what's wrong with my hq ute...
I had it sit for a while when I did some painting and rust work, it ran fine before that.
But now the revs just climb up and down when idling and if I pull the throttle on it dies?
I've put a reconditioned carby on, new head and manifolds gaskets, checked the fuel pump, checked the point gaps, it's got plenty of fuel.
Anyone had a similar issue? I'm all out of ideas on how to fix this one... I jut want to drive my old ute again :(

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