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HR identification

Hi,
Could someone please let me know what these numbers and letters represent.

BODY: HR235 475 S
TRIM: 892 E66
PAINT: 587 8754
TOP: 585 9582

Thanks,

Wahoodie

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Generator light EH red Motor Update

Thanks guys for all the comments and advice. I did follow the diagrams and fitting instructions, but it still doesn't go out. So I thought I would post a picture of the alternator.

Thanks

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HT brake master cylinder

Hey guys,
I need to redo the brake master cylinder. Can anyone comment on what to avoid here? I have heard the aftermarket ones are fine but would like to check on peoples experiences her. Also is 6cyl & v8 the same??
thanks
Al

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Make a WB ute into HZ ute

I was wondering if it is at all possible to convert a WB ute into HZ ute. I know the front guards are different along with the bonnet. But are the front frames that are bolted to the cab the same for both models ?

Thanks in advance for clarification.

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Engine and date code

Hi I've got a red 253 with the number 253H26403 and the date code is 19C6. From my understanding of how these work the engine code relates to a HT engine and the date code is for a engine made in 1976. Given that the engine number can be re-stamped (if someone reconditions an engine and shaves it off), does this mean it's a 1976 engine with a changed engine code? Also I'm not sure if it's normal or not, but the middle figures of 9C in the date code is much higher than the outside ones.
Rod

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HQ suspension diagram anyone?

Gday. Im assembling the HQ suspension right now in the Brodie Belmont build. I have the correct bolts with correct nuts... yet do these cars have flat washers under the control arm nuts? Same bolts used front and rear for lower control arms.
I have three cars here- all have been mucked with over their lives. Some have washers some seem to have none. The new kits are showing no washers supplied. Just seems a little rough to expect the nut to spin up on the nicely painted bracketry.

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Generator light EH red Motor

Hi al I've recently fitted a Bosch alternator to my 149 as it had nothing when I got it. The alternator has 4 connections 1 for power, 1 for warning light, and 2 others 1 is marked D+ and I can't remember what the other is. I have connected the original power wire(red) to the B+ on the alternator and the generator light wire(brown)to the warning light terminal and it charges well but the generator light does not go out( it has a 12V2w globe fitted. I know this question has probably been asked before but I want the generator light t go out.

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WB tonner

G'day one and all

Looking at buying a tonner and would like some help with Tag id please, June 1984 build

Body no 129277-A
Trim 3038-66V or W
Paint 1J 052-D
Eng L36?
Trans M20 (4 speed manual yeah?)
Axle GV7

Its has a 253 and 4speed floor shift manual

Cheers all
Al

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Help! 6 cylinder engine identification And Transmission?

Help! Help!

I Got a 1962 Special Holden Ek , It has a Unoriginal 186P Red Inline Engine supposedly in it...bit suspicious about it though... and Unknown transmission

I Cant track any info on Engine Nor Transmission down,Can Someone Please Read codes and Tell Me everything possible about both and what they actually are ,weather its a legit complete engine or mix and match parts, and there original source/s????

Attached Pictures of Number's..

Thanks

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Torana V8 engine mount brackets Post By John

John, would you have a look at my reply to your info about the mount brackets I was asking about, thanks Mal

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Engine paint codes

G'day lads just inquiring about block colours need a head resprayed to the blue of the old 202 block anyone have the code?

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77 hx gts

hi can anyone let me know the best place to get new trim for my 77 hz gts 4 door ive seen seat cover on ebay but im looking for better bang for buck im wanting the lot door cards seat covers hood linning armrests all factory specs if anyones knows or has brought befor let me know i am in new zealand but will freight no problems

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VB SLE 308 310 Pack

I just bought a VB SLE 308
I was advertised as a 310 Pack

It does not have the vehicle IT Tags

No Tag on left strut bar.

I have a feeling this is not a real 310 Pack

Also car has a choke which is disconnected, is it correct that only 6 cylinders have a choke?

As per the roadworthy

VIN is AVB0248895

Engine number is VT 41275

I have a bad feeling that this is a SLE V6 converted to a V8

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Holden HX sandman tailshaft colour

Can anyone please tell the original colour for a HX sandman van tailshaft with 308 , 4 speed,
Thanks

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Aussie Gearbox

What years did the Smooth case gearbox come out in
3 Speed??
4 Speed??

I have a A201 which is a 4 speed casing January 20th 1971
What years did the split reverse idler com out in?

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Waggot Power

Merv Waggot Power!

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253/308 engine mount brackets

Could someone please let me know the difference between HQ-WB and LH-LX V8 engine mount brackets? I thought they were one and the same but I'm hearing they are different.

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HQ DOORS

Pro,s an con,s off fitting a HZ door to a HQ does the inner handles match ,l know the ash tray needs to be sorted an a triangle an chrome clips to make it look legit ,Hz have a trusion bar as well,
Think the window mechanism might be a bit different?
I got rust free front HZ doors an my HQ already is a Frankenstein
Cheers

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Replace EH brake master cylinder

Hi I am replacing the standard (plastic bottle) type brake master cylinder on my EH Hydramatic this weekend - it's raining so good time to do it. Any tips as I haven't done one for years. Also do you recommend dot 3 or dot 4 brake fluid thanks

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