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Grey 138 electronic ignition

Is there a suitable electronic ignition system for a grey motor? I have a one in three miss on number two cylinder. Rebuilt the bloody distributor which was great for 150 miles. Worse when cold. I checked this with an induction timing light. Changed leads and plug. No difference.

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Spark Plugs for Red 202 with HEI Dizzy

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HQ-HZ GTS MIRROR ADJUSTMENT ??

Hello,

I’m trying to find out how to tighten the pivot point up that’s inside a HQ-HZ GTS mirror but so far I’ve come up blank ?? I’m hoping someone can help as every time I close either the drivers and/or passenger door the glass mirror moves and need to be readjusted !? I’ve come down to carrying a thin piece of bamboo to reposition the passenger mirror but it soon moves out of place anyway !?
I’m sure there must be a way but it’s got me beat at the moment so I’m hoping that the brains trust of oldholden.com must have an answer for me, fingers crossed ?! ‘Many Thanks’ !!

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Hz one tonner issues

Hi I have a hz tonner with a 202 with holly carby it’s running rough n not driving with out choke on what may be some issues thanks

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HJ Kingswood stock Stromberg

Hi, I'm about to put a carby kit in the old single Strommy. What's a good starting point for the idle mixture screw to get it running well enough to get to the servo for a tune up? All the way in, back it out "X" times. That kinda thing. Thanks Gerry

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Acdelco products

Hi, Just wondering if anyone uses Acdelco products and are they any good? I like the thought of using "genuine parts" next time I have to replace spark plugs a battery or oil. Also does anyone use holden PF10 oil filters rather than aftermarket bits on their red motor?

Thanks Luke.

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HJ Kingswood Speedo

The speedo needle has dropped off :( It was bouncing for a while then just fell off. The odometer is working fine so I assume the cable etc is fine. Where do I start to fix this? Can I get the speedo out without removing the whole dash? Thanks Gerry

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Stolen car

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Red Motor - know nothing, need help

Anyone with any mechanical knowledge, your wisdom will be greatly appreciated:

I have recently inherited an HZ SL, it runs very nicely at the moment but that may be more due to good luck rather than good management. I have next to no experience with engines.

I was having a look at the motor, and found this black rubber tube that seems to run nowhere, which seems odd. All its mates are plugged into something on both ends, but not this little fella.

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EH front bumper install

Question, how or where do I get a spanner, to secure the 4 nuts, attaching front bumper. Have removed 2 studs, didn't reliase they actually have nuts not welded/fixed to body, so how do I reattach those bolts to the nuts now floating around inside the sub chassis?

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Park Pawl advice needed for HJ Trimatic transmission

Hi I need advice on my park pawl.
It's a HJ 253, Trimatic.
I have previously removed and reinstalled the extension housing and since then have not been able to get it to engage into Park. Prior to this extension housing reinstall the transmission worked fine.

Forums suggest the Park pawl is the issue.

With both rear wheels jacked up i can rotate the tailshaft and get the park pawl to lock... but after driving it however, it will not shift into park.

Have tried to adjust selector to be in the optimal position.

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Gearbox Help Needed!

Hi All. I'm having trouble with a Three on the Tree. It's in a very original 74 HQ (hasn't been driven in about two years). I can move the shifter up and down (in neutral ?) but it wont budge forward or backward (with or without clutch depression).

From the engine bay I can click the rear (closer to firewall)linkage arm into three different positions but the back one will only wiggle a bit. (i.e. linkages not jammed together)

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Help on which spark plug for a red 202

I'm servicing my recently purchased HR with a red 202 (QL code block) so figured I'd just replace the spark plugs as part of that and thought it should be as easy as taking out a spark plug then buying another set of the same.

The existing plugs have carbon build up on the thread. They are NGK-BP5EFS.

I just would have thought only the head should extend into the combustion chamber and not the thread or am I wrong?

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Air Conditioning

Thanks in advance for any advice please:
Have just had A/C installed to my 202. Compressor is A6 Delco. Problems wth belt slipping. Belt is 13A, and gets pulled down into the pulley on the compressor. 15A looks like better width, but too long.
My installer believes that the problem is the compressor is too powerful for the motor, not a belt issue. He has four 308's that he runs this set-up on himself, no problems. Just hasn't fitted on a 202 before.
His suggestion is that we replace with Sandon compressor.
Any thoughts/advice?
Many thanks,
Todd

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Rochester rebuild

Looking for recommendations. where would be the best place to take a quad Rochester carby for rebuild in melbourne?

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need bumpers rechromed

Hi,
I'm in Sydney and need to get my HZ front bumper and bumperettes rechromed or do a changeover for a chromed set. Is there anyone who can recommend someone in Sydney or is it better to get them from Victoria? Are we allowed to do the copper thing up here?
Cheers

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fuel pump help

hey,
is there a trick to fitting a glass bowl fuel pump to a 186?
I tried 3 times and still get a dribble of oil from the bottom.
run out of gaskets now.
using some loctite gasket sealer.
no leaks when I took it off.
pretty sure its coming from the join, not the little hole.

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202 cracked head?

Hi. Red 202 overheated last week. Symptoms:
White smoke from exhaust then engine bay
Plenty of coolant in radiator
Coolant pi$$ing out of radiator overflow pipe when running
Watery oil leaking from rear of motor
Engine dies after a few seconds even with choke

I suspect I've cracked the head.
What you guys reckon?
Cheers 72MYQ

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Automatic choke WB 202

G'day one and all

The automatic choke on my 202 (WB Tunna) stopped working all of a sudden and now the car won't idle at all, just conks out.
Worked before I changed the plugs (1.5mm gap), air filter, oil and oil filter.
Any ideas from the Brains trust?
Cheers All
Al

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