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Forum: Conversions, modifications and performance Sun 3rd December 2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 47
Posted By El_Freddo
If you strip an exhaust stud in the head get a...

If you strip an exhaust stud in the head get a helicoli kit. I had to do one on Sunnie the Brumby recently - Drilled through the steel spacer plate then into the head. Tapped both and ensured that...
Forum: Open slather Sat 2nd December 2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 37
Posted By El_Freddo
I think part of that comes down to timing! I...

I think part of that comes down to timing!

I usually search Australia wide as well. Also check out liberty as ppl are now labelling the L series as a liberty on these sites.

Otherwise it's...
Forum: Conversions, modifications and performance Fri 1st December 2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,531
Posted By El_Freddo
Hey DT, that's not surprising about the...

Hey DT, that's not surprising about the driveshafts. Custom??

Or make up a set of custom R180 output stubs to mate your standard driveshaft to the diff (I would like this for an R180 locker to...
Forum: Conversions, modifications and performance Fri 1st December 2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 47
Posted By El_Freddo
G'day Auster, I believe it is possible to...

G'day Auster,

I believe it is possible to put the rack in without removing the exhaust manifold and the jacking plate on the engine crossmember.

I'm not 100% sure about the exhaust manifold,...
Forum: Forum help area Mon 20th November 2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By El_Freddo
I'd be happy to be a mod too and do my best to...

I'd be happy to be a mod too and do my best to keep up with this (teaching and all, you know, lots of holidays and no work at home :p).

Cheers

Bennie
Forum: Subaru chat Mon 20th November 2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By El_Freddo
Not cool. Sad to hear he had an illness. Good...

Not cool. Sad to hear he had an illness. Good thing is that it sounds like he was loved by his family and took pride in what he did.

I didn't have much to do with you T'subaru, but RIP all the...
Forum: Contact a moderator Sat 18th November 2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 99
Posted By El_Freddo
Agreed. This would just push the cost...

Agreed.



This would just push the cost onto the forum as they'll have to pay for more space to store the pics.

Could be opened up to just technical pics of builds etc. Trip reports can...
Forum: Contact a moderator Sat 18th November 2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 99
Posted By El_Freddo
I guess to make an informed decision we would...

I guess to make an informed decision we would need to know the cost of each option and who is definitely able to take on the work if we go with the new platform.

I'd be happy to donate, I'd just...
Forum: My Car Sun 12th November 2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 16,200
Posted By El_Freddo
Looking good mate! Front hub, are you...

Looking good mate!

Front hub, are you talking about the 36mm castellated nut? If so I've always cracked these with the tyre on the ground with 3/4 inch drive breaker bar by jumping on the breaker...
Forum: Troubleshooting Thu 9th November 2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 274
Posted By El_Freddo
Last I saw, Lonsdale U pull it had two MY wagons...

Last I saw, Lonsdale U pull it had two MY wagons with complete power steering units. I'd love to pull one for the shelf in the event that I end up with another MY of some sort that doesn't have PS....
Forum: Conversions, modifications and performance Thu 9th November 2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,220
Posted By El_Freddo
Sam, if these are the units I think they are I'll...

Sam, if these are the units I think they are I'll dig up a pic of the "adaptors" and send it to you ;)

I'm yet to check for that other part we discussed too, I haven't forgotten!

Cheers
...
Forum: My Car Thu 9th November 2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 15,249
Posted By El_Freddo
Ooh, nice rear end addition! And going for a...

Ooh, nice rear end addition!

And going for a 5 speed?

Cheers

Bennie
Forum: Troubleshooting Sun 5th November 2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 274
Posted By El_Freddo
Good to hear that it's finally fixed Pedro. ...

Good to hear that it's finally fixed Pedro. Shame it took $800 to work it out :(

Could've got power sterring for that price, maybe including fitting!

Cheers

Bennie
Forum: Troubleshooting Sun 29th October 2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 274
Posted By El_Freddo
G'day Pedro, Sorry to hear you've had all...

G'day Pedro,

Sorry to hear you've had all these issues and no luck with driving your brumby. Any steering issue is a concern.

I'd be looking at the strut tops - make sure they're not cracked...
Forum: Read before registering - New members Sun 22nd October 2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By El_Freddo
Ah, so you do remember back that far :twisted: ...

Ah, so you do remember back that far :twisted:

Cheers

Bennie
Forum: Subaru chat Sun 22nd October 2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,379
Posted By El_Freddo
Yeah I'm just a bit over 6'1". The integra seat...

Yeah I'm just a bit over 6'1". The integra seat feels like it sits me up higher than I remember - but the original seat I had was collapsed so this could have something to do with it. I might swap...
Forum: Open slather Sun 22nd October 2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By El_Freddo
Probably :???: To be honest the RS was...

Probably :???:

To be honest the RS was parked up and pretty much left alone since moving towns and the engine build came to a halt :evil:

I really need to look into it as I think most of what I...
Forum: Read before registering - New members Sat 14th October 2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By El_Freddo
So what happened last week? :lol: Cheers ...

So what happened last week? :lol:

Cheers

Bennie
Forum: Restorations and build ups. Sat 14th October 2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,024
Posted By El_Freddo
That's awesome. I still have to fix the AC...

That's awesome.

I still have to fix the AC in my brumby and Sunnie the Brumby needs a re-gas. I think it's got a leaking O ring some where...

I'd also like to do my L series - it was awesome...
Forum: Fitting EJ motors to earlier models Fri 13th October 2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,959
Posted By El_Freddo
Well if it's only the caliper that's not really...

Well if it's only the caliper that's not really going to help as I've heard the skyline caliper of the same era is a bolt on affair and it also incorporates the handbrake into the rear caliper.
...
Forum: Read before registering - New members Sun 8th October 2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By El_Freddo
Use firefox to access the forum!

Just a thread title to try and get others to use an internet browser that works with the current forum issues.

Hopefully this thread will stay at the top of this page so that it's title can be...
Forum: Fitting EJ motors to earlier models Sun 8th October 2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,959
Posted By El_Freddo
Bit of a thread dig while trying to find other...

Bit of a thread dig while trying to find other info...

How has this project progressed neo? Did you get it all sorted?

I'm hoping you got some answers through just looking around. Engineer...
Forum: Subaru chat Fri 6th October 2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,379
Posted By El_Freddo
Shimmed as in? Got any pics to share? I'm...

Shimmed as in? Got any pics to share?

I'm currently in the process of fitting the new seats from the Honda Integra DA9. Half way through and a little more involved than I remembered :(

I'll...
Forum: El Freddo Fri 6th October 2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,268
Posted By El_Freddo
All fixed now and looking mint - on the front...

All fixed now and looking mint - on the front right corner. I need to bring the rest of the car up to speed with that new, freshly painted guard :/ :D

I'll get pics soon ;)

Cheers

Bennie
Forum: My Car Fri 6th October 2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,240
Posted By El_Freddo
Lazy! The trick is to resize each image before...

Lazy! The trick is to resize each image before you upload to the host site. Works a treat for me ;)

Fair effort on the swap. What did you do with the different thermostat housing position and...
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