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fuel pump help

hey,
is there a trick to fitting a glass bowl fuel pump to a 186?
I tried 3 times and still get a dribble of oil from the bottom.
run out of gaskets now.
using some loctite gasket sealer.
no leaks when I took it off.
pretty sure its coming from the join, not the little hole.

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Temp switch answered

Recently wanted to know about temp switch, red six EH on. Correct one to use, if it should screw all the way home (if below thermostat) and the supposed myth of dash warning light coming on when cranked? Found my answers on fb, and the myth proven fact. See pics, cheers all. ps Dr Terry is still God πŸ˜‰

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EH Temp switch.

Thanks all for advice, think Andrew summed it up. Will go for flip down guage being original car however would still like to see a pic of someone's unmodified 179 with switch below thermostat, also light deffinately meant to come on when cranked from EH on and originally below thermostat on 179hp! PS has anyone seen one flash on when key first turned? Thanks again all, Archie.

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Grey motor fuel/vacuum pump

Hello, I'm looking for a fuel/vacuum pump for a grey motor.

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Grey motor fuel/vacuum pump

Hello, I'm looking for a fuel/vacuum pump for a grey motor.

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EH Coolant Sensor for dash light

What to do next? Was sold a Fuelmiser CTS123 as being correct for EH179, didn't work, turns out meant for guage. Downloaded catalogue to check and bought a Fuelmiser CTS124 meant for dash light. Wouldn't screw all the way in (below thermostat) but didn't leak, didn't work anyway because light not coming on when turn the key (checked light by earthing and it does work). Called Fuelmiser today and was told info correct but catalogue now obsolete and only oil sender being sold now for EH 2.9litre. Both senders still being made however no longer listed as suitable?

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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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VK 3.3 Recon'd Long motor for sale, Perth (VK Sump)

Hey guys, I have for sale a new Recon 3.3 Black motor, heads set up for gas. Located in Perth
I needed a new donk for the pig, which I purchased from an engine builders in Warrnambool, VIC. Lo and Behold, I bought both off the fella, as freight was an easy setup.

I've set mine up for the HQ, and have the other sitting here, hoping for a good home (Otherwise I'll move it to Sydney with me in December).

If you're genuinely interested, you can email me at nstyhj@gmail.com

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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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Fuel Tank Removal Holden Hx 1976 wagon

Need some help on how to drop the fuel tank out of Hz wagon. Trying to put the new fuel sender in,
Cheers Nath

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Fuel Tank Removal Holden Hx 1976 wagon

Need some help on how to drop the fuel tank out of Hz wagon. Trying to put the new fuel sender in,
Cheers Nath

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red ,blue or black 253 motor

what if any, quality of the 253 motors
which one not to buy

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202 cracked head?

Hi. Red 202 overheated last week. Symptoms:
White smoke from exhaust then engine bay
Plenty of coolant in radiator
Coolant pi$$ing out of radiator overflow pipe when running
Watery oil leaking from rear of motor
Engine dies after a few seconds even with choke

I suspect I've cracked the head.
What you guys reckon?
Cheers 72MYQ

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Commadore vt 6 cylinder

Hi, people,
I have a Commodore that is causing me a load of trouble since I bought. It overheats all the time. I have had the engine checked, I have had a new thermostat installed, new hoses, had it bled, and yet it is still overheating. I got stuck in traffic because of, and when it overheats like to the absolute hot level the fan won't turn off. I have had it at the Mechanics three times and now it's going back in morning, but I am starting to dought him now. Can someone please tell me what is wrong with it????????

Thanks, Karlsie.

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Automatic choke WB 202

G'day one and all

The automatic choke on my 202 (WB Tunna) stopped working all of a sudden and now the car won't idle at all, just conks out.
Worked before I changed the plugs (1.5mm gap), air filter, oil and oil filter.
Any ideas from the Brains trust?
Cheers All
Al

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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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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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Plug gap WB Blue 202

G'day all
Can anyone please assist with the plug gap for Blue 202 on a WB Tonner
Cheers
CARNA TIGERS

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holden 179 motor

recommended engine recondition adelaide also having the motor balanced worthwhile thanks warren

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OK, what am I doing wrong?

Timing on 253 HJ Tonner, thought I was setting timing at factory spec of 6Β° BTDC (see picture) but when running and using a timing light, big surprise, was at about 24Β° BTDC! What the... Where did I go wrong?

Here's how I did it:

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