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    As an aside my late Father demolished a concrete...

    As an aside my late Father demolished a concrete bus shelter in Heidelberg in the '50's with a cable braked Austin device.
    A few paint scrapes and 'hammerable' dents, "Binned the Undies as I...
  2. Check the Vicroads site for details of both the...

    Check the Vicroads site for details of both the regulations on what has to be done and they may have a list of approved engineers to tick the paperwork.
    :cheers: Brendan.
  3. Thread: Tool Talk

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    The antidote for the LPG stench is basic bleach...

    The antidote for the LPG stench is basic bleach applied as a spray. The odourant is called ethyl mercaptan, used in Natural gas as well.
    Or just litter the workshop with empty baked bean cans.......
  4. Thread: 504 Dash

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    Just make sure you have an industrial vacuum...

    Just make sure you have an industrial vacuum handy as the debris over the decades is pretty dramatic!
    Dust (given), broken windscreen bits (nasty), plant bits and lots of CSI ponderables.
    :cheers:...
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    The 2.5 litres is the 'change' amount as per the...

    The 2.5 litres is the 'change' amount as per the book. There is a lot in the torque converter which is never drained in the old style auto's. The BW35 is the automotive tranny whore of the '60's,...
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    Sue the cage builder! Luck helped no deaths...

    Sue the cage builder! Luck helped no deaths involved. The co-driver has had a stay in hospital, Seb is well on the road to recovery!
    Nothing wrong with how Kris is driving and the notes are fine....
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    Peugeot used the same wiper motor on the Rear...

    Peugeot used the same wiper motor on the Rear window of the 505 wagon. A second hand would be decades younger and have much less use.
    :cheers: Brendan.
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    [QUOTE=blahblah;1560427]A bit of a random post......

    [QUOTE=blahblah;1560427]A bit of a random post...

    I dropped off a 306 body at the sims metal and while waiting in queue took this photo:

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    How close is the Caterpillar workshop?...
  9. My problem is the shop phone rings and I've been...

    My problem is the shop phone rings and I've been handed the poison challis. QED the passer on has 'done' their job, now it's my problem...no matter how busy I am and if they had asked a further...
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    They did serve their "Exile on Main street" in...

    They did serve their "Exile on Main street" in France.
    :cheers: Brendan.
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    Pottsy if Gaston is running at 95C in this...

    Pottsy if Gaston is running at 95C in this weather you should be fine. Jim Dymond said race engines perform best if the water is at 95C and the oil at 105C....so without water 95C oil temperature...
  12. Thread: Tool Talk

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    Shane just use the next few nights of sleep...

    Shane just use the next few nights of sleep deprivation as the heatwave passes to do things. Just make sure they are reasonably quiet, the dear wife is NOT going to thrilled with grinding at 3:00 AM...
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    Wasn't this at a time when there was Formula 750?...

    Wasn't this at a time when there was Formula 750? So Hot Rod kits for "modern" engines had a market place.
    Now days Formula 750 would be all motorbike engines.
    :cheers: Brendan.
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    The other side has the dog drive for the air...

    The other side has the dog drive for the air starter!
    :cheers: Brendan.
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    I've built top end stump grinders. Four wheel...

    I've built top end stump grinders. Four wheel drive, hydraulic motors on each wheel. Two pumps, one just to run the cutter wheel, and a 100 bhp diesel motor. $64 000 brand new.
    They lead a very hard...
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    Pottsy keep the bell housing surfaces clean. It...

    Pottsy keep the bell housing surfaces clean. It maybe possible to 'glue' the bits together. The piccies show SFA of material for 'hot work'. Maybe the use of Devcon putty and a bit of artistic...
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    To bring the cost into prospective at the 1991...

    To bring the cost into prospective at the 1991 Rally Australia the Lancia factory team had three cars running.
    The total cost was $2.3 million dollars for the event!:eek:
    Five star hotel...
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    'Tis only a baby! Three phase power and the...

    'Tis only a baby! Three phase power and the capacity to crimp a 2" 5000PSI hose.
    My old day job. Brake fittings when made from Stainless Steel braid are a test of fine motor skills and...
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    Wasn't the new format 'aiming' to contain costs?...

    Wasn't the new format 'aiming' to contain costs?
    So the new format of Group B 'light' still has Group B 'heavy' prices?
    Whilst the cost of homologation is 'pricey' the halcyon days of the late...
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    Is it because Peugeot are the Oldest company...

    Is it because Peugeot are the Oldest company making cars and therefore outlast the others?
    :cheers: Brendan.
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    None of these breaks are fun at all. Sneezing...

    None of these breaks are fun at all. Sneezing hurts, eating is difficult and if the collarbone is the 'preferred' hand just wiping your bum is a pain in the butt!
    Rossi however is racing tonight...
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    Bob wait until tomorrow or when the weather is...

    Bob wait until tomorrow or when the weather is warmer/visibility increases. Load up the wood burner and enjoy a night indoors.
    I think the collective wisdom on Aussie Frogs would be "We're too old...
  23. Thread: 504 Shock Oil

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    Try cross referencing oil with other brands....

    Try cross referencing oil with other brands. Castrol or Penrite might be able to help via the interwebs or e-mail/call them. I can remember associates in my hooligan car club increasing the stiffness...
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    If you try to stretch the hose from 12.7 to 15mm...

    If you try to stretch the hose from 12.7 to 15mm one or both layers of the rubber get separated from the fabric reinforcement. Then when you apply the clamp there tends to be a stress riser at the...
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    Arrh, that would be Tawonga Gap... :cheers:...

    Arrh, that would be Tawonga Gap...
    :cheers: Brendan.
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