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Hi All,
I am currently building up a 202 and would like some advice on different areas.
- Should I get the crank cross-drilled and lightened?
- Should I use cast or forged pistons and what clearance should I use? I think cast pistons swell more with heat.
- What bearing clearance should I have?
- Do I need the hardened valve seats in the head or is high octane unleaded ok to use without?
Thanks,

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carby adjustment

how do I adjust the varijet carby on my 3.3L 1985 vk (fuel/air, idle speed etc.)

any help would be greatly appreciated thanx.

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how do you adjust, fuel air ratio on a 202 black, varijet carby

I would like to know which screw is which on the varijet carby,thanks

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runs like sh*t

I have a 1985 vk with carby and 3 speed trimatic auto trans, the car idles badly, when you first start it, it puffs a cloud of black smoke out and if its cold sometimes the whole car starts skaking and stalls, the only way to prevent this is to full on rev it just after you get it started.

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Got a VL

Dose anyone know what the engine sise on a 3l VL is (eg. 202,253,308)?

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Tuning a Rochester 4 barrel (VC 253)

Can anyone provide, or point me in the direction of, informaton on how to tune (or possible recondition) this carbie?

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Eh V6 conversion

Hi has any one got any info, pictures, tips on a v6 conversion into a manual eh sedan, i spoken to r hatfeild, and p gardener, just wondering if anyone out ther has done one of these swaps,

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manifold/carby

hey, i have a hz kingsy with a red 202. i just bought a 186s manifold and ww carby to fit on my 202. i was just wondering do i need to get anything else for it to fit? what pipes fit on the manifold and carbie, and where? need help!!!

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Hx 253 performance

I have a HX 253 that i recently rebuilt, it has a 5 speed manual, 465 holley, edelbrock performer manifold, ACL flattop pistons, stage 2 crane cam, stainless steel valve seats, oversize valves, ported heads, electronic ignition genie extractors and twin 2" exhaust.
I was wondering what sorts of times should it run and how much fuel should it use, cause it is pretty thirsty.

Thanks for your help

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186s Carbie?

Gday,
How can you tell the riggy didge 186s Carb form the 2 barrel 253 carb.

Is it just a matter of ww or ww2, or is there a serial No.?

Also any one know what the linkage looks like or where to get one?
Cable is a no go.

Cheers
Bob

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Red 308 EFI Conversion

G'day guys

I'm about to purchase a FJ45 Cruiser Ute with a Red 308 conversion running the standard 4 barrel carb.

Just wondering how easy an EFI conversion on this engine is??

Replacing the engine with a later model isn't really an option.

Thanks in advance
Wokket

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Looking for 308 Motor

Hey, Im looking for a 308 motor for a WB ute that currently has a 202 in it. If anyone knows where I can get one, can you email me at: tracybarnes_@msn.com. I am in the canberra region.

Thanks

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oil pressure sender

does anyone know where the oil pressure sender for a 307 chev is situated
thanx

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Carby or EFI

Hi all. As most of you know i am in the process of purchasing a 327 chevy for my HZ kingswood. I was at my mechanics place yesterday speaking to him about this motor that im getting and how i want a complete rebuild of it. He is at the moment doing up a 68 HK wagon with a 400 chev in it. He is going to fuel inject it and told me to that i should do the same. What do you guys/girls think (cant be sexist nowadays). If i dont go injected i will be going for a rochester 4 barrel to suit. Unsure as to what i should do. Appreciate your views and comments.

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WB engine swap

I live in NSW and I currently have a WB ute with a 202 in it. What I would like to do is put a red 308 into it. Does anybody out there know what the regulation for engine conversions in NSW are or what I would have to do for the change. Thank for any help. Matt

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Specs for 253 Blue engine

Can anyone tell me "guessstamate" how much power my ute would have if it runs

253 blue engine
gas heads
5 speed supra gearbox
extractors and 2 1/4 exhaust
3.36 diff

its nothing special, but i like to be informed
thank you to anyone who has a go

steve

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any help would be appreciated

hi,

ive just dropped in a blue 202 into my vc and i have absolutely no idea where the oil and water temp sensor thingys are on the engine.

any help would be great. thanx

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x2 air cleaner for sale

I have a x2 air cleaner for sale that is in good condition but the paint is faded. It has no dents and all the clips and carby ring adjusters are complete and working.This is a good buy if you already have the carbs and manifold as most places wont sell bits seperately.....anyway if interested call on 0415119054 Im in melb, preston/ reservoir area.....$100 no offers, cheers, Pete

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Twin carbs

I am wanting to run 2x 4bbl carbs on my 308. I believe that there are problems with doing this.What are they and how do you get around them.what is a B cast head.

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engine swap info, FB-EK

Hi guys, am looking at buying an FBthrough EK station wagon and have a 186s in great nick.

My Qn is, do I need to have any engineering done to the car (front end, discs, chassis etc.) or is the power increase still legally OK for these models??
If not, any ideas of a ball park total cost and what would need to be done?
Im in Victoria. Any help appreciated
cheers
Sim

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