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Heart & Lungs transplant for da Dirty D

G'day all, thought I'd give an update on the HD, ghe old 179 ain't has healthy as I first thought & it's time for an upgrade.
I've got a 202 to strip & rebuild with a mild cam, 161 head with some port work, X2 carbys & headers along with a blue dizzy a trimatic.
I'm hopeful of a little bit more kick than stock😎😎

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Maximum Wheel size for HR Sedan

What is the maximum wheel size that will fit under unmodified HR wheel arches? I have Commodore VS stub axles on front & commodore VN diff on rear. Need to know diameter & width. I am sure plenty of you have done this. Don't want to buy & be disappointed. Cheers for any help.

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Torque specs

Chasing the torque specs for 304 vn.. manifold, flex plate, harmonic balancer etc. any help would be awesome.. cheers guys

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IFS for my HR

Just bit the bullet today. Paid deposit for a new IFS from V6 Conversions. I'm told 6-8 weeks for delivery. Looked around & researched a lot over the last few years. The ability to fit all standard Commodore components to it really appealed to me. Best option for my street machine. Can't wait now!

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Old EK crash box compatible clutch kits

Hi there,
I have an EK Holden that is currently powered by a 173. We put the 173 in a few years ago so I could still drive it while I had the 138 rebuilt. Six years later, no progress on rebuild, but I need to replace the clutch.
My memory is hazy, but I recall that the old EK crash box was fitted to the red to save on modifying the drive shaft?

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v6 conversion into fj holden

im putting a vn holden 3.8lt v6 into my fj holden (using the kit from v6 conversions) all ready have hr front end but jut wondering about the engine mount brackets are there ones you can buy or do you have to fabricate them any info would help
cheers

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Fb Holden fuel tank

Hi ,I wish to purchase a s/steel fuel tank ,can you give me details where they are available.regards Mark

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Are you still here Alfio??

Is Alfio Musumeci still in business?

Are you still at unit 8b,9 lyn parade prestons nsw?

If you are I would like to give you a call regarding panel work on my EH.

email me at russell.tacken@green...

Regards, Russell

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HK Wagon to Monaro

Dear friends,

OK, this sounds stupid but what the hell...I am from Sri Lanka and I found an abandoned hearse (Holden HK). I know a top panel beater guy. I am thinking of making a HK monaro. Yes, you read it right.

I figured out that the front doors are longer in the monaro and B-pillar (yes, it has none) to rearwards are totally different.

But what about the front? Aren't they the same?

And does the HK wagon too have a semi-chassis in the front like the HX sedan and wagon? Or is it unibody?

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Removing side moulding from wb statsmen

Hi just brought a wb statsmen previous owner screwed several screws in the side moulding to hold them on making it look crap I want to take them off and refit the properly please any advice in removing them without damaging paint work and moulding also the mouldings area faded can they be repainted cheers any advice would be appreciated thanks

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EH radiator conversion

Have posted about my EH having overheating probs, when stationary or under load. Have done everything that was suggested, head coming off next week, to be crack tested, although there has been no indication of water and oil mixing, and cleaning/flushing water jacket. Fitting a HQ V8 radiator has also been suggested, what needs to be done to fit same, I would imagine dimensions would be different, presently running STD 202 with trimatic

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HT/G? 4x4 Pretty sure this isn't factory. Would make a good surf mobile though

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253 and 308 strip down

If one wanted to fully strip down a 253 and a 308 down to the block what would be the minimum amount of tools I would require. Could this be done with a few sockets and spanners. If so what would be the sizes needed if possible.

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HT Wagon Seat Belts

G'day,
I am about to fit Lap sash ( non retractable) belts to my HT wagon. I was hoping someone who has done this might ba able to offer up some tips or even photo's if possible. I have removed the back seat to find 2 captive nuts. Not sure if they were meant for belts or not but my main concern is the pillar. any advice would be greatly appreciated
mick

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Stroker

Hi guys i have just been given a two 308 with gearboxes that have been sitting for a long time. I know one come out of a HQ 1tonner the other not sure on also not sure if there are running or not either.

Thinking of pulling them down cleaning them up and maybe get a stoker kit to put in at least one of them.

Is there much demand for this sort of setup or are people going for a small block chevs or a VN to VT 304 style with a stroker kits now days.

Have nothing to put it in. Would mainly be a talking point in the man cave or something like that.

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fixed vs colunm shift auto on my ute

My selector indicator stopped working, I took the cover off and found it was connected to a small cable to the gear stick, I went to a fishing tackle shop and bought a roll of 10lb steel tracer line. I then very carefully and patiently used it to replace the selector indicator cable and it worked fantastic. I am very clever and it only cost $5 and 2hours to fix.

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Electronic Ignition

Just a quick and straight forward question....
Replacing the points dizzy on the HQ 308 with an Electronic one from from a Blue motor - Do I need to change the coil out as well?

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hq holden inner sun visors

will any other holden model internal sun visors fit hq holden
l am asking this because it seems that most visors that are for sale are either
damaged or are vey expensive
was hoping that other models visors will fit

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lowering back of ht ute

i was wondering if i could lower the back of my ht ute with 235s on 14's and not have it hit my guards? if not how low?

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Tub to tray

Hi all. I've got an old WB ute which I'm seriously considering cutting the tub off of and whacking a tray on the back. This is mainly due to all the rust being in the tub. It's been hit in the back corner too and had a bodge repair job. I'm not interested in turning it into a tonner as such. Just want to put the tray on the back. I know some guys on here would have done something similar, so I'm after some pointers. Thanks in advance. Tonners aren't cheap here in tassie so selling the ute and buying a tonner isn't really an option for me

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