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Thoughts on VLt gearboxes

I am searching for a new gearbox and I came across these whats peoples thoughts on them

VL TURBO RS5F30A BOX (FITS RB25DET RB30ET AND RD 26DETT ENGINES. THIS BOX IS THE SAME AS THE GTR BOX BUT WITHOUT TRANSFER FOR 4 WHEEL DRIVE. $1500

RB20DET box. ( ratios are 3.3 1.9, 1.31, 1, 0.76) limited availability. These boxes have monster (wider) gears than normal 71C boxes (eg SR and CA) and double synchros on 2nd and third gear. Also has iron shifter instead of aluminium on 3-4. Very tough box. $750

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Needing Help

Gday,

I need some help!

I want to know what is involved in putting in Commodore Steering (VK) and what sort of things do I need to do to get it?

I wanna know installation tips and everything. So yeh if anyone can help me PLEASE DO HELP!

Matty
Blowneh@hotmail.com

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Ute Tray

I am looking at making changes to my tray on a HZ tonner, I am also hoping to put a drop tank under it, does anyone know the specs or if any special mods need to be done to get a certificate.

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Dash & Interior Modifications

I am at present looking into having my GTS Dash slightly modified and possibly a retrim of the interior for my HZ. Being a new comer to the world of car restoration I was wondering if anyone had contacts in melbourne that could help me.

I would basically like to re-vamp my dash lights and taco sets so that they are more visible and attractive than the standard hard to see green. Is this possible and does it require expert attention or is it possible for a home job?

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fitting rear speakers

Hi all. Am looking at putting in a stereo into the ol' beast. Ive been into a couple of stereo shops and some say that i cant put 6x9's on my rear shelf and some say that i can. Has anybody "LEGALLY" fitted 6x9's on the rear shelf of a 78 HZ sedan. Im also looking at getting a custom made rear shelf carpeted as well if that helps. Info would be greatly appreciated.
Cheers matt

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My Eh Ute Plan ..Take A look An Let Me Know Wat Ya Think

My Eh Utility Ute Plan

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Neeed a little help with EH

I currently own a 64 EH stationwagon. I have a 161 with twin strombergs, extractors, 2 inch exhaust front to rear, tinted windows, and lowered it 2 inch at the front, courtesy of King Springs. While this is good i would like to perform an operation on the old girl and replace the engine with a 253. But i need to know what specifications are needed i.e. engine mounts, transmission e.t.c. Any information on this matter would be greatly appreciated as i have asked many people online and offline, nobody answers.

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how?

hey guys, just wondering how to bore a 179 to 192?

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help

hey
i need some help, i want some power out of my hj van currently running red 202, im unsure whether to supercharge the 202 with a crs kit soonish or to keep saving for a bit longer and convert back to 308 (previous owner changed to 202). the van is undergoing a slow rebuild but i want power soonish as im a p plater and now is when im invincible. i really really wanna whip the turbo 4's at the lights! in the short term blown 6 or mildly built up 8

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355 stroked

I have recently purchased a reco'd short red 308 and I was wondering if anyone could give me advice as to stroking it out to 355.. Any help would be appreciated.

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leaded to unleaded

g'day
i have a red 308 in my HJ and i want to convert it into a unleaded motor... what is the best way to do this and what do i have to do to make it work well.. can you just change the heads or do you have to change the crank to reduce the compression.... any help apreciated..

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34 adm webber

i was thinking about putting a 34 adm webber on my 202 blue motor. wat needs to be done before i can put it on? e.g.
- rejetting
- does the carby need a different float

and how much does it usually cost to get it professionally rejetted and/or re floated?

cheers

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bore

i have just stripped my 179 and in the middle of degresing it to get it clean. in one of the cylinders there is a light scratch up the side , do i need to bore it?? if so what would be a good bore eg:186 ,192
cheers

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New Engine 4 HR

Hi, I Bought A HR Holden Recently And Am lookin for a replacment engine for it.It has the original engine,im look for a engine that has GRUNT + SPEED but cant be a V8,SuperCharge, Or Turbo... I was thinking VL Engine but i am an amatuer at restorations on ol' classics... pls ne help will be great? !

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manual conversion

how much usually does a ordinary 4 spd manual conversion cost for a vc. caus i dont want anything special as im still a student.

and would it be worth running a torque converter?

thanx

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WB guards

Does anyone out there have a good pair of WB guards? I need a pair for my WB statesman ute project.

Does anyone know who can weld flutes into WB guards and leave a professional look?

Reply here or at jayston.spindler@afp...

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Advice on engine transplant needed.

Hi all,
Has anyone had any dealings with the Nissan VH41 4.1ltr quad cam alloy V8? I'm thinking of putting one in my HR wagon but cant find much info on it. I know that in stock form it puts out over 200kw and revs its tits off. I know brakes and driveline will need to be beefed. Also, if it can actually be fitted, would it be better retaining factory injection or running straight gas for rego and performance?(The car is currrently dual fuel) Any constructive advice would be appreciated.

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gts dash

hello..
i have a HJ 75 kingswood and have just purchased a gts dash and i am going to put in into the kingswood..has anyone done this before..i was wondering if the dash just plugs into the plugs from the old dash..any info appreceated..

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WB GTS GUARDS

Does anybody out there know where I can get some fluted WB guards (GTS). I know the WB did not come out with fluted guards but there are plenty running around with them.

Can anyone tell me where I can get some or maybe details of someone who can make them or alter other guards.

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V6 into Kingswood

Hi
Would be interested to hear from anyone who has fitted a Commodore V6 to their HQ/WB and how it all went.
I'm in the process of doing it and not surprisingly it no simple task.
Don't believe any of the websites that tell you that its a bolt in affair. The engine mount plates have to welded in for a start plus you old engine mounts need to be cut of the crossmember to clear. Also, if running an air con the crossmember will have to be clearanced as the pump will hit it.

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