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hq holden one tonner diff saddle rubbers

can someone tell me where l can buy diff saddle rubbers thanks
salisbury diff housing

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Free manual steering box HZ

Anyone need a manual steering box, drag link, steering arms for a HZ?

Campbelltown NSW area.

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Hx hz ute chasis

When did rts start on holden utes

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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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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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Locating stub axle identification on Holdenpaedia

Sorry in advance folks, I've tried to find A9X stub axle identification on Holdenpeadia without any luck and I'm sure this has been asked a thousand times [about A9X stub axles] would someone be able to help me find the page please.
Thanks mal

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HQ-WB short steering arms wanted

Hi all, I'm after a pair of short steering arms for a HQ-WB for a power steering conversion. If anyone has some for sale pls let me know.
Thanks mal

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HT POWER STEERING RAM

G’day all,

I was told some years back that the Ram used in HK to HG Power Steer is interchangeable with the C2 Corvette Ram of the same era. Does anyone know if that is that correct? If not, what other options are there?

Cheers

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Front wheel bearing seal?

I've just replaced front wheel bearings on my WB. There was a slight amount of play in the bearings on one wheel and while the bearings looked okay when I pulled them out (no discolouration or scoring, pitting etc) I thought it'd be cheap insurance to just replace them. Even with the new bearings, it has exactly the same amount of play... if I tighten the castellated nut to the next opening for the split pin, it just seems too tight, as in the torque applied on the nut increases a fair bit. I'm familiar with trailer bearings and the amount of play is acceptable but is it on a WB?

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WB Caprice Rear Ride Height

was wondering if someone could tell me what the standard rear ride height should be with std 15 inch rims and 225/60 tyres and where you have taken measurement from eg ground to lower edge of chrome trim of wheel arch...Mine is sitting quite high, the service records show it was fitted with some h/d pedder springs - the part number corresponds to std height but the old fella I bought the car off said he had higher springs fitted for towing his van and they look like it to me.

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steering rack

hi guys,im currently running lh front mounted ack on hr fron in my fx sedan.i was thinking of changing to a rear mount rack to improve turning circle and bump steer.
seeing as I already havea shortened rack an old holden fan told me thatif I just change the main worm drive from an srly vb/vc commodore rack then I can then just rear mount without any other work.i don't know if this will work or not.what are your ideas.thanks or allyour input

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HR steering

Hi.Can anybody advise me on how to improve the steering on my HR?Its a beautiful Premier sedan but she tends to wander a bit,especialy on a road with uneven surface.Thanks.

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Hq power steering hoses.

Hello everyone. I have a complete power steering set up for a six cylinder but not the hoses. It's a imperial pump and i was wondering if anyone has the lengths for both hoses so i can make new ones. Thanks.

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Leaf spring brands

Hi all, I am replacing my old leaf springs in my HG with new ones lowered. Chasing people's opinions on a good quality brand replacement.

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Leaf spring lowering 'reset vs brand new'

Hi all, brand new lowered leaf springs vs resetting, chasing people thoughts, ideas and experiences in relation to this, next job on my HG sedan. Cheers

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WANTED: HR Steering box & column

G'day all,
It's been quite some time since I've been on here, the HR has barely changed though.

Does anyone have a HR steering box and column?
SE QLD (I'm in Beenleigh)

Preferably complete and assembled - doesn't need to look pretty.
Needs to have no cracks in the outer steering column housing.
Mine's split pretty bad across the gear change hole near the steering box.

Cheers
Dec

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HR Sedan - 13 x 7 rims

Hi everyone,
Just joined the group and will probably pester you all from time to time for some advice / tips . So thanks in advance .
I just got myself a HR sedan late last year and would love to keep the original look going . I used to run widened rims on a HR ute I had years ago . Pretty sure I had 6's on the front with 205/60's and 7's on the back with 225 / 60's . I would like to do the same with the sedan except run the same width all round so I can rotate tyres .

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Power steering HJ sedan

Hey Guys ,

I have fitted a power steering box to my HJ sedan.
Im pretty sure i took the box off a WB i wrecked years ago.
It has 4 mounting bolts where the old Manual box from the HJ had 3.
Do you think its necessary to drill the chassis to mount the 4th bolt or it will be ok just to run the original 3 ?
Years ago when i changed the one over in the 1 tonner i think it only had 3 .

Cheers Quent...

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HX suspension sag

HX premier. One inch low Kings all round. From rear looks sagged on left side at rear approx 10 mm and front is 12mm. Rear springs are within 1mm when removed as is fronts. Have put a 6mm spacer in front and still same . Have also swapped the left front to other side and still same sag on left. Anyone got any thoughts. Annoys the hell as is very noticeable from behind. Have thought about putting a 50 kg bag of sand in the boot on RHS to compensate.
Cheers
Dave

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HD HR

Are the upper control arms the same between hr and hd ball joint front ends. I know the low arms are different wondering about the uppers?
cheers

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