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Mounting intercooler in Hq

Hi everyone I am trying to set up front mount intercooler in my hq on a vn 5ltr. does anyone have ideas or pictures as a guide. Thanks in advance

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253 mods

Hi i have a blue 253 engineered into a 1980 hilux
i want to make it go better and every one says online chuck a 308 in it. but i cant with out re engineering the car. unless i can use the 253 block and bore it to a 308... any ideas ???

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HZ Engine No Identification

Hi,
I recently purchased a HZ sedan which seems to be untouched by the one owner. I am curious to see whether the 202 is relative to the build date of the car. If someone could decipher or point me in the right direction it would be much appreciated.
Build date on tag: 09-78
Engine No. QL7xxxxx
Engine date stamp: 6Dx (either a 6 or 8, need to remove oil filter)

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Removing 202 from WB

G'day Brainstrust
I'm about to remove the 202 from my WB tunna. My query is that the motor is connected to the aussie 4speed with the bench seat shifter, so is it necessary to remove the whole shifter assembly with linkages to get the engine out with box attached or can the shifter come through the trans tunnel hole with a bit of wriggling and jacking up the front of the car? Having never done this before with a aussie 4speed box a bit of sage advice would be greatly appreciated.
Cheers all
Al

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Help me fix my strata turbo

Hey I’m abit lost on how to get a new housing for my turbo it’s off a 202 strata kit and I’ve rebuild the turbo but the exhaust housing has cracks and needs replacing and I’ve look up on google and ebay but can’t find the right housing for my turbo if anyone can help me that would be awesome

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Bloo Yoot Fairwell

Gday guys,
Not sure if anyone would remember me or me old ute I did up about 10 years ago but today I put her away in the shed... Shes had enough.... It may be back one day but wont be until my Windowless van is done. Just thought Id check back in and have a look around.. 😁

https://youtu.be/7VI...

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Spark Plugs for Red 202 with HEI Dizzy

G'day folks,

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Cain Vs Lynx

Wondering what the preference was for Cain and Lynx manifolds on 202 with 350 holley? Cheers

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Hz one tonner issues

Hi I have a hz tonner with a 202 with holly carby it’s running rough n not driving with out choke on what may be some issues thanks

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HJ Kingswood stock Stromberg

Hi, I'm about to put a carby kit in the old single Strommy. What's a good starting point for the idle mixture screw to get it running well enough to get to the servo for a tune up? All the way in, back it out "X" times. That kinda thing. Thanks Gerry

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Bell Housing Pattern

What other engines in the Chev/GM range share the same bell housing bolt pattern at the Holden (red/blue) engines? Any four cylinders in the 2.0 - 3.5 litre engine size?

Cheers, Mick.

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173

I'm putting together a 173 with twin strombergs for my hq tonner project . Haven't painted my ctractors yet but they will be black soon . Cheers aj

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Silvolite Pistons

Hi guys, does anyone here have any experience with or opinions on Silvolite brand pistons? I've noticed they are being sold in common overbore sizes for 186s on ebay as of late. Seller says "manufactured in America (Mexico) by Silvolite", I never knew Mexico was part of the USA, I wonder if The Donald knows?

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HG engine identification - 253 or 308?

Hi all,

I'm lookin at a HG ute that I need some help identifying what the original engine was.

From the tags I've worked out it's a Kashmir White/Green interior V8 Kingswood. It's running currently running a 308 Trimatic and banjo diff (single wheeler). The current owner has said the engine had been replaced when he bought it however the Trimatic and diff are 100% factory original.

Is there any way to determine from the ID plates if it was 253 or 308 when it left the factory?.

Cheers - Neil

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Getting the twins ready on the HD

Getting the twins ready on the 179 before the 202 go's in, it sems to be running fine but it ain't returning properly.
I think the springs ain't strong enough & supercrap don't carry them, I'll need to wait until a decent shop opens tomorrow😀
https://youtu.be/rFK...

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GEN light on dash

Hey Team
I have a 73 HQ and yesterday after switching her off then trying to start again there was nothing. Not even trying to crank over. The only light on is the GEN one in the dash! Any similar faults?

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CD175

This photo is for Holdenpaedia to be added to CD Stromberg
section. These triple CD-175 carbies are off LJ 202 XU1 and
the CD-150 carbies were off LC 186 XU1.

I am pretty sure this is the original triple fuel block and
linkage set up, except for the centre linkage which needs
replacing.

Donno

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Brougham

Hi all does anyone have a picture of the bosch breaker distrubtor with the roter at number one position on a 308 (see attached picture)please? just want double check as I have only worked on 6 cyl
TIA

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Engine number I’d

Hi all
How do you identify an engine , ie capacity by engine number ?
Or can you ?

Wayne

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X2-ish bling

Bit more work done on the custom air cleaner for the twins, whilst the 202 is in the shop.

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