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Vibration

I have a vibration in my ute that is getting worse, you can see the t-bar, steering wheel and mirrors all shaking as soon as you take off. I can't go over 80kmph without it getting really bad, it seems to be affected by road speed, not engine revs. I just changed the front and rear uni joints today and I've changed the rear gearbox mount, but it made no difference.

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Hanling Problems

My cars all over the road at the moment and i know that my steering box is on the way out and was wondering if that would be the problem? if so can i tighten it up or something? Or could i get a power steering unit to fit, if so were would i find one or would a unit of another car be o.k.

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Burst of smoke!

Still got my pinging problem, i know its the timing, but me and a mate found when we rev it a burst of smoke comes from near the carby or the manifold?? Is this a vaccum leak?? what could this be??

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Oil?

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Found oil out of the holes in the top of the tappet cover 2day, ive got a blue 202, so i drained some oil out about 1 litre, started her up went for a run, came back and theres oil everywhere again! what would be the cause of this?

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Oil leak - help needed

Hi all - am in need of some help. I have a bit of an oil leak, spots left on the ground after parking, there's also a more creamy 'liquid' in both consistency and colour. What could this be?. lubrication of some sort(????). The car also smokes a fair bit from under the hood, very noticeable at night when the headlights are on. Could this be a result of the leaking onto the trans or something??? I havent had the car for long, so am still getting used to its characteristics. Are these leaks etc. just part and parcel???????

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cooling system worries

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Having a few problems with my cooling system at the moment. Radiator is overflowing every so often, i notice it when i've stopped and i get out. Its not a major overflow, but its happened about 3 times now. A while back i topped it up, it needed a little under a litre of coolant to bring it back to full. After that, i had another overflow, and when it had cooled down i checked the water level, which was now much higher than usual, hence the overflow. I checked it this morning and it's back to being a little low. i have noticed when it's low that there are a few bits of scale here and there. i figure they could be blocking up passages and maybe causing the problem.

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serious answers please!!!!

not having a good week with the vl, first battery dies, replaced the battery. now the ignition barrel has shat itself, so its touch and go to get the car started. the other day while driving along, 2 spark plugs blew themselves off. Wat could of caused that??????

now the car sounds like a choking vaccuum cleaner, and it has no throttle response, e.g. revving, it coughs and splatters, havent tried revvin it high as it sounds like [Naughty Pottyword] at 2000rpm.

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Sick vb

I have a vb commodore. My prob is when i gear down for traffic lights round abouts etc. the old girl stops dead on me can anyone tell me what the cause of this is.

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Sick vb

I have a vb commodore. My prob is when i gear down for traffic lights round abouts etc. the old girl stops dead on me can anyone tell me what the cause of this is.

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HZ Temp and Fuel

I am having probs with hte fuel and temp gauges dropping out from time to time. This usually lasts a week or so then both come back on line. Test lamp shows all appears well. Can anyone give us some advice or recommend and further fault finding exercises.I thought of removing it and getting it tested... How does the assembly wire out to the main feed and what would cause both to drop out if the line and power appear fine????????? Suggestions would help.

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Ignition Lamp Remains On

Hi guys, just wondering if anyone knows the problem with my VC. The ignition lamp remains on after the car has started and nothing I have done seems to help. I replaced the alternator belt and that fixed the problem for about a week but then it came back. It doesn't seem to effect the running of the car at all but is annoying and I am hoping it's nothing major. I've got a feeling it's linked with the alternator as the alternator doesn't seem to be generating enough power, ie. if headlights are on and I indicate then the length of time between indicator flashes is very long compared with during the day when headlights are turned off.

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Rings on blue 202

Hi all,
I checked my spark plugs last night and discovered oil on them particulary number 3 and 6 so im suspecting rings.
Where can i buy rings for my motor (blue 202) im in queensland, and also to change them to i need to bore it out or what. do u just need a ring compressor and no-how?
how hard is it to do?

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blowing in all the wrong directions

howdy all,
heres one thats got me stumped... last sunday my aircon decided that it would blow to the floor on all settings, ive checked the vacuum hoses and they all appear fine, i replaced the control unit and still nothing, anyone got any ideas before i start pulling the whole thing apart,
thanks

rahman

viva la pano

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Handbrake Removal

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I'm in the process of replaceing the rear axle on a HZ Panelvan, but I cant for the life of me work out how to remove the Rear section of the handbrake cable (Between the Drums and the First Join). Are there any tricks? or am I missing something incredibly simple?

Thanks.

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Diff on the way out

My diff has just about S@#t itself in my HQ ute. Its running a 308, trimatic with shift kit and 3000 stall. Dynoed at 180HP at the wheels. Just wondering what would be the best diff ratio to get? It doesn't do a lot of work but it does mainly highway miles, so fuel economy is a factor as well (people do ask me why a V8, I tell them once you drive one you know).

Any help appreciated.

Brad

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automatic stalling

i asked the question b4 but got no answers that were helpful, so here it is again.

i recently put another trimatic in my commodore as the old one went kaboom! but, now when i take it for a drive, the car just dies on decelleration.

any help plz,

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HELP! 253 Rocker Problems

*PS* i posted this in another thread but didnt think anyone noticed and im in need for some help pretty urgently.. i went and bought a screw in compression tester, torque wrench, some of the Lead replacment and a How to rebuild your Holden v8 book.. ANYWAYS... here is my question..

Hey all thank you VERY much for the help with my car :D Out of all my mates (they have Swift GTI's and 4age's etc..) im the only one with a DECENT engine and they cant help me much, and it doesnt help either that i live with my mum so i dont have anyone to help me out :P

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Lost VK

G' day lost VK hope you got the message I sent reguarding paint questions. Still learning how to operate this site forum.
cheers streetneat

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Lost VK

A message to lost VK hope you finally got my answer - I still can't drive this web site succesfully.
Cheers streetneat

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Wiring to starter motor

I bought a vh sle, and the starter sounded [Naughty Pottyword]ed so i changed it, now when i turn the key all i can here is the solenoid clicking in, and my battery is not dead, is it possible the relay between the starter is [Naughty Pottyword]ed or do i need another starter motor.

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