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Cam change with engine still in car?

Hey guys, Just wondering if it's possible to do a cam, lifters and timing chain swap on a HJ Statesman without pulling the engine?
Thanks for any advice.

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202 Auto stammering in gear and running rough.

So I've got a 202 blue with a trimatic behind it. Running a varajet manifold and using an adaptor plate for the carbie. I'd had this issue where the motor was stammering, like there was some kinda major miss going on there, but in park or neutral it didn't seem as bad "although I'm sure it was still happening". It was running bloody rough as guts! Today I thought I'd really investigate it. Thought of what possible probs could be going on so I:

Installed brand new manifold gasket and tightened the guts out of it! - No difference!

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HJ 308 water pump and thermostat

Hey guys, I have a question about a leaking thermostat housing and water pump on an old red 308.
I recently replaced both with new ones,and used new high tensile bolts, but they are still leaking. Any ideas? Is it the high tensile bolts? Thanks.

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HJ 308 water pump and thermostat

Hey guys, I have a question about a leaking thermostat housing and water pump on an old red 308.
I recently replaced both with new ones,and used new high tensile bolts, but they are still leaking. Any ideas? Thanks.

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HJ 308 water pump and thermostat

Hey guys, I have a question about a leaking thermostat housing and water pump on an old red 308.
I recently replaced both with new ones,and used new high tensile bolts, but they are still leaking. Any ideas? Thanks.

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Hump Day

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Water pump failure, internal damage?

hey fellas,

I was driving home from work and I'm guessing the water pump bearing failed causing it and the fan to explode into the rad. Damage includes all pulleys,timing belt slipped off,balancer,radiator and the obvious of course. My question is would there be any internal damage at all, I'm guessing there would be chunks of metal from the pump where the pump is on the block.The car ran for another 10 meters as I was mid corner and to get the the side of the road to avoid traffic. My concerns are for the internals versus the list above.

Stocker 202 no mods

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202 Adjustable Timing Gears

Hi guys,

Can anyone explain to me the correct way to adjust the timing with these gears. I don’t understand why there are why there are one set of marks on the inside of the crank gear and a different set on the outside.

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Engine Number Query

308 QT919915 no date code as its been smoothed off. Just interested to know what it might be out of....all i know is HQ to Late HZ. TIA

Franco

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202 Camshaft info?

Can anyone tell me the difference between 2 x GM cams I have. One is a GM7 and the other is a GM11. I've got no idea what they were originally from, but they're currently sitting in a couple of 3.3/202 blue motors.

Thanks in advance fellas!

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350 holley vs single barrel stromberg

Hello i have a hq premier with 202 red motor. It has a 350 holley on it atm but i also have a single barrel stromberg set to xu1 specs from a torana with the same engine. Just wondering about pros and v cons between the 2.

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Holden 179 choking out

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I don’t know a lot about engines. My old hr has a 179 in it. Was running a year or so ago, now I have gone to start it. Recharged battery, chucked in some fuel etc. will turn over and run for about 10 seconds then just stalls/chokes out. Any ideas? Try cleaning carby?
Cheers..... Haz

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hard to start torana 202 uc

have had this problem for some time, decided to do some thing.I started by giving carby a good clean even the throat with 900wet using petrol as lubricant,make sure you take the main jet out as well as the metering jet which is above main jet(it just pushes out).Clean all parts,blow jets out with compressed air including all gally's (air holes in body of carby).

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Stromberg Carby - hesitation on light throttle

was wondering if anyone may have had a similar problem? It's a Stromberg BXUV-2 on a 161 HR. Carby has been cleaned and had a basic kit put through inc new pump, float level, fuel pump and filter etc fine. Car starts and runs well, no problem with power or wide open throttle or idle. No missing. When cruising and slight throttle applied I feel a minor surge or hesitation. If I close the choke a little it goes away. So it's running a little lean on slight/partial throttle.

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186 that stalls at lights

G'day all,

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Heavy throttle on 202 with trip SUs

Hi all

I have a mild red 202 with triple 1 3/4 SUs. My acceletor pedal is extremely heavy getting off idle. Feels light enough once Im moving. I believe it relates to manifold vacuum but how do I resolve?

My setup is not uncommon. Im hoping someone has had this problem and worked out a nice solution. Im keen for ideas.
Thanks
L

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Is the FB coil a ballast coil?

I've replaced the points with an electronic ignition and "standard" 3 ohm coil. Starts ok and runs for two minutes or so then starts missing under load, backfiring etc. is this because I should have a ballast coil with 1.5 ohms? Thanks in advance.

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Holden Six thread types and lengths?

Can someone tell me the thread type and lengths for:

Flywheel bolts
Clutchplate bolts
Startermotor bolts
and Bellhousing Bolts

for a holden 202 with 4 speed gearbox. Thanks in advance.

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Holden 179HP Carbie Options?

Hey Fellas,
I've really started to rebuild my old HP motor for my old girl, and just wondering some carbie options?...

The motor has had a 202 re-bore "so is essentially a 186?", and crow 35667 cam with new JP Helical timing gears. I've got a HEI setup for it and a worked 9 port head which will be running roller rockers. The head has 1-3/4" Intake Valves and 1-1/2" Exhaust valves. Valves are stainless steel ones. I've also got extractors to fit upto it.

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308, Trying to find a rattle

Hi All,

I got my 308 rebuilt, about 2 years ago. Has a Quadrajet, Bosch HEI, edelbrock performer, crane 276, 30 thou flat tops L34 heads always running 98 octane.

It would have all of about 500kms at this point. Starts and runs well. Issue i have is when cruising in 4th (Aussie 4 speed) If i lower the revs then accelerate theres a funny sort of flapping/rattle noise. It dosent sound nasty but it is annoying. I have found that if i accelerate and pull the choke slightly in (manual choke) it stops, but the engine bogs down.

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