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253 into an EH?

Hi guys, Looking at doing up an EH ute, and I allready have a 253 I rebuilt in Year 12 in 1990. never been started! So Id like to use it.
My questions are 1, Is it legal in NSW and Is there a conversion Kit available to make it simple? Id also be puting a disc front end in, HR I guess.
And advice would be appreciated
Thanks

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seatbelt positions on an EH Sedan

Hey Cats

I am looking to get a blue slip in NSW for a QLD car.
Because of the additions I need to have all seats with seatbelts. Does anyone have recommendations or a picture on where they mounted their inertia seat belts?

My front ones are mounted on the pillar - but these will need to be changed apparently because they are bolted thru the pillar

Sheesh

Any ideas?

Many thanks Adam

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Swapping my tonner chassis for a sedan?

I understand the sedan chassis for the HQ etc are a bit longer than the tonner versions. Also a few mounts need to be made/transplanted.. is that correct? I'm wondering if changing the complete chassis to something with IRS and non-leaf rear might improve my handling in a street car rather than converting to a 4 link rear.

Any thoughts? I need to make the decision soon though as I'm taking the cab off today lol.

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is it worth it to hot up a 253?

I know you bore it out, bigger valves, lumpy cam all that sort of thing, but can you, like a 308 to 355, stroke it a bit? is it worth it to hot up a 253? AND if I did, will the motor be small enough to run a small 8 bolt salisbury diff a trimatic and a standard brake booster ... Im just throwing it out there I wouldnt mind an 8 in my commy but I if I put an 308 worked I think ill have to change too many things to accomodate the extra horses. if someone could enlighten me on the old 253 capabilities and incapabilities and what I need to change from 6cyl running gear.

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crossmembers

hi people.
I am after advice on crossmember for toyota 5 speed into HG
HG ute, 186, aussie 4sp.
I have a steel toyota 5 spd (W50? are they called ?)
Is a standard cross member easily modified for this?
I may have seen adds for an auto cross member and one already to suit a supra 5 speed.
Any of those likely to be a better bet bet than the others?
whats the chances the supra one will work for my steel box?

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HZ GONE 304efi whats best way to go with fuel tank & pump

hi all what a good easy way to give my hz wth 304 inj it fuel ive heard that commodore vl fuel pump ? surg tank ? dont want to make it any harder than it needs to be ?????????????????????

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GOING TO GO MANUAL HZ CLUTCH INFO HELP !!

HI All im putting a t5 manual gear box in my hz gts its was a auto so no clutch pedal yet just want to here from people that have done this conversion will cable be ok ? or do i have to go hydrolic ? looked on line for a pedal and see the HQ had a contraption called a rat trap is a hz set the same as hq ? if hz is a cable set up will cable work on a t5 any good info will be appreciated

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IFS for Holden HR

Thinking about bringing my HR into the 20th Century. I have been looking at all the different bolt in IFS front ends. They ain't cheap! Has anyone done this upgrade and who's unit did you use? The web sites just show pics & of course theirs is the best. Plus racks mounted front or back. Does anyone have any real experience to save me from the pitfalls. Cheers in advance.

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UC sunbird conversion Question

Hello all I am thinking about getting a 78 UC sunbird off the father inlaw which is a one owner and is perfect inside and out. It has the 4 cylinder model with the starfire motor.
My question is to do a v8 convention on it I know I will need to change box and diff and upgrage the brakes and suspension. do I need to change the K frame or is there convertion adaptors that will work. And anything else I should know . Thanks

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single strommie

Have a blue head and fitting to red motor but want to fit single strommie to keep looking original recon blue head painted red what manifold should i use thank you.

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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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WB Buckets seats

Will the '81 statesman buckets fit the '81 WB ute without drilling new holes.......

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Wb engine swap 202 - 350

G'day

Just wondering how much work would be involved in changing a 202 to a 350 chevy.
The ute currently has the 3 speed on the three and I hope on keeping with a 3 speed manual

Thanks

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W58 Supra box

Happy to say I am the proud owner of an almost complete W58 5 speed conversion for my HR. Rebuilt box, CRS bellhousing, clutch fork, two brand new clutches, cross member & tail shaft with the correct spigot. May need the tailshaft adjusted for the HR but a long way to getting everything together. I love Gumtree!

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Hi body id

Hi
Does anyone know if the 4door hi Monaro has a stamped no. On the body or just on the I'd plate

Many thanks

I'm trying to establish if mine has had a body replaced

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EH Wagon Fuel Tank

Hi guys

I'm putting a355 into my Wagon and wasnt sure if I would be needing to get a larger fuel tank in . If so who has do it and what did they go with any pics would be appreciated .

Thanks

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EH Wagon Fuel Tank

Hi guys

I'm putting a355 into my Wagon and wasnt sure if I would be needing to get a larger fuel tank in . If so who has do it and what did they go with any pics would be appreciated .

Thanks

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W50 into HR Sedan

Thinking about a W50 steel case 5 speed into my HR Sedan. What mods need to be done to the floor/tunnel? Anyone done the conversion before? It has a Trimatic in now & was previously a Powerglide.

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VN Auto into HR Premier Sedan

Planning on putting a VN (Pre electronic) TH700 Auto into my HR Sedan. Was wondering about any problems with the Tunnel & Fire wall. I have done a bit of research and looked at the V6 Conversion web site. They say only slight modification. But that is with a V6 motor. Mounting may be slightly different. I want to stay with my 202. Anyone got any info?

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Vn304 into Hq

Hey jim here . I'm putting already built 304 vn into my Hq one tonner. I currently run a 253 trimatic pattern with a 350 Holley and a celica 5 speed . The vn 304 turbo pattern has been totally rebuilt with balancing porting flat tops Roller rockers head work and ground. I'm putting a carbie on top.. I'd like to put a 650 hp .. it's a daily drive and I would like it not to stop at every fuel station .. is their much difference between a double pumper and a vac sec 650 in fuel economy.. do I need thermo fans ?? How efficient is getting new pace makers coated for heat transfer..

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