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186 stromberg on a 202

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HQ Air Cleaner Decal Detail

Hi all, Trying to figure out what (if any) is the correct Air Cleaner Decal for a 1974 HQ Wagon, 202 6 Cyl. Any help appreciated. Cheers

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HQ 308 - Rebuild

Afternoon all,

Im after a good credible/reliable place to recondition my 308 into a nice warm cruiser. In the Melbourne Area.

Was thinking about flowcraft in Deer Park, but unsure . Any advice or experience with Flowcraft would be great .

Thanks all,

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173 stumble

Giday guys I've been trying to get my old 173 running abit smoother off idle. I have noticed that there is no vacuum advance. I pulled the hose off the dizzy while engine running and there is no vacuum at the dizzy. The port is not blocked either as I can blow back through line to carby. Any ideas?
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202 black motor build

Hello all i need help i want to build a 202 black motor efi. I am doing away with the distributor and going crank angle sensor ,getting a stage three yella terra alloy head compleat roller rocker package. I getting a set of spool conrods and forged flat top pistons. I have a manafold from aussie speed shop for eaton 90 blower and fuel injection. I want to achieve over 500 hp at wheels. Any help to add this with more knowledge to get me over that mark.
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Replacement Ignition Coil

Hi all. In the middle of replacing the ignition coil in my '75 HJ Premier. Engine is the red 202.
The ignition coil in there at the moment is an old Lucas with little to no other markings on it. What would be the best replacement for this? I've been looking at the Bosch SU12R which seems to be the best bet but just wanted to double check.

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186 crankshaft timing gear.

I have to replace the cam gear on a 186. I bought a new set of metal gears to replace the fibre one and I'm wondering how important it is to change the crank gear. It doesn't appear to have much wear and it's stuck on there pretty well so I'm tempted to leave it rather than open a can of worms in trying to get it off. My concern is that I've heard it will whine if I don't swap it, however I've heard other people say not to bother because the new gears will whine anyway. Anyone have experience with this? Thoughts?

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first start oil?

whats best oil to use for first start up for a freshed up engine? also a how to pre lube/ get up pre start oil pressure?

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350 holley fuel rich running issue

for some reason my holley 350 is leaking fuel in the vacuum chamber behind the power valve making my car run really rich, but still pretty good.
I have a lumpy cam in it, with 107 lobe sep and 287 #50 duration with 430 valve lift.
the vacuum is at 13inch which is normal for a hot motor to have low vacuum like that, so ive got currently a 7.5 power valve.
at first I thought the power valve that was in it was faulty so I replaced it.

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202 Blue extractor leak.

Hi guys, I’ve been batltling a extractor leak on my 202, I’ve tried everything to fix it but can’t get it to seal, the manifold and extractors don’t sit flush so the previous owners cut the outer studs etc to get it right although now I can’t figure what goes where.

It’s running a Redline Torker 2 manifold and a unbranded set of exrtractors.

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Changing engine mounts ej holden

Thinking of changing my engine mounts on my ej, have changed the front before but never the rear.

Can I change the rear ones easy enough without needing to lift the engine.I haven't got equipment for lifting it, but was wondering if it is possible to jack it up from underneath and use blocks of wood to protect the sump.

Anyone know the process?

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Testbench 202 not starting. Ignition issue/No spark.

Hi fellas.
I've just setup a 202 on a testbench frame and looking to get this thing firing up. For whatever reason I've got no spark. I've even changed distributors and coils from a running vehicle and still no change.

I've hooked up the +ve from the battery terminal to the +ve of the coil, then have a +ve wire going to the +ve of the distributor.

On the negative side, I've got from the -ve of the battery terminal to the -ve of the coil and then to the -ve of the distributor.

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Holly Sniper EFI 2bbl or 4bbl ???

I am trying to decide on 2 barrel 2300 or 4 barrel Holly Sniper EFI for my EH.

I have a reasonably worked 202 blue motor.
The head is pretty good it used to be on a speedway car (red block with a balanced bottom end and produce power to +7000rpm.
The bottom end is a reco blue 202 with standard bore.

I currently have 465 holly on it with a Cain manifold that I modified to fit the blue head.

What I want to know is should I run the 2bbl system on the 4bbl manifold with an adapter or put a blue motor manifold back on there with a 350 holly adapter plate?

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Holden Red HP Block Identification?

Hi all.
I've been given an old holden red motor today, and on one side it's stamped HP. On the other side the engine number is M101XXX. Inside the bore, is't got repco flat-top pistons "RA2027 STD". I'd assume that the motor's had a re-bore to 202 specs?, but what size would have it been as factory? what was it originally out of? and what's its likely displacement?

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Changing engine mounts ej holden

I am wanting to change my engine mounts on my EJ, have changed the front one before but never the rear ones. I don't have any means of lifting the engine, can it be done by jacking up the engine from underneath and using blocks of wood.

Anyone know the procedure?

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rebuild a 253 or replace it - What do ya reckon and how much $$

Hi Guys, 1st time poster .... i have just purchased off a mate a 73 HQ UTE with a 253V8 in it .. It hasn't been driven or started in over 2 years ... and its on gas/petrol as well ...although i will get rid of the gas crap... It does leak some oil but was running good before he parked it in his shed, and let the rego run out ... My questions are 1) What would it cost ( APPROX) to rebuild the engine and work it a bit ... Give it a lumpy cam and make it sound nice at idle ...

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Strata turbo

Hey the turbo in my strata kit has died anyone know a good bolt up replacement to would be easy

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Genuine original Carby HZ 253

Does anybody know what is the correct number a HZ 253 Auto should have for a Carby. I am currently looking at replacing mine, the number on mine is a 23-1111. Is that the original number that the car should have or is there other options?

It’s a 2 barrel Stromberg.

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Early 6cyl timing gear dimensions

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Im looking at using the timing gears on a non Holden application. Can some one give accurate dimensions:
each ID and distance between centers.

Thanks,
Mike

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