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R.I.P Banjo

Well after 52 year's the old banjo went BANGO on Saturday arvo.

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eh holden changes during model run

am after changes made to eh holden during model run thanks warren

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hd prem sedan trim code help

hello everybody i am trying to figure out what these codes are please from a prem sedan. any help would be greatly appreciated as i am having no luck discovering what they are. i think the paint code is merridan green metallic? the trim is fawn coloured but i have had no luck finding out exactly what it is. thanks in advance for any help. rick

trim code . 868-D67
paint 587-6719 (merridan green metallic ? )

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helper springs

after pros/cons helper springs for rear springs of eh sedan

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gear/box value

okay had my crash gearbox overhauled new side with internals all new nasco gears i had-sourced over 10 years snchro hub/ gears / and all the other bearings/shaft/gear clutch/ and all the other parts in holden master catalouge what would the value be charged $200.00 Also gave back parts he said would be of use in the future regards warren

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Rocker gear on a 202 head.

I'm putting a old 202 yella-terra head on my 179,, Do I have to use original rocker gear (saddles) or can I use the old (179) adjustable type. Cheers, Norm.

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Niceeeeeeeee little score for the Dirty D

Scored a Nasco gear shift for the HD thanks to Mr HD.

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HD trimatic conversion pics for T

These are pics of the trimatic conversion & it's just an aftermarket kit that allows the use of the factory column.

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Trimatic conversion for the Dirty D

After wanting to do it since I bought the HD I swapped the powerglide for a reco'ed trimatic & geeze it's already made a big difference to the bottom end performance of the tired old 179 this done by using a rod off the column to a right hand shift trimatic.

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Sunday Special

Dirty D SundieπŸ˜‰

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My LC GTR Torana Engine

Have had to say goodbye to the 179 engine as it has finally given up after years of me driving it hard. So now i am in the process of building my new engine..I will upload pictures of the build

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Hp 179 in a land rover

Hi,

I have a siezed hp179 in an old landy.

I have been able to get the fly wheel going a bit , maybe 3” to the right and left. Dosing the cylinders with diesel. In order to help things along , i was wondering if anyone can tell me what size the bolts are that fit onto the harmonic balancer so i can make up some kind of wrench.

Cheers,

David

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EH Front End Spacers

G'day all,
One of the spacers on my front end has rusted pretty badly. It's one of four that go through the subframe - the four subframe bolts run through each spacer to hold the front end on to the subframe. I've searched high and low for a replacement with no luck. Any ideas on where I can get a replacement? I was thinking that I could get one cut from some tube stock but they are a weird size...
Cheers,
Darren.

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A Merry Holden Xmas to all

& all the very best for the new year.

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windscreen wiper blade

have a problem with my rubber wiper blade on right side never happened before slides-out from wiper feels quite firm in wiper thanks warren

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Ridgy Didge 1965 HD Interceptor

Got lucky on the weekend & scored this genuine 1965 HD highway patrol car.

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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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insectscreen

am after insect-screen for eh holden thanks warren

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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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