Shed find ute

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Re: Shed find ute

Post by WesternWagon » Tue Oct 18, 2016 7:03 pm

Cheers for the comments, firewall back the ute is in great condition almost no rust at all.

Need a new fuel pump (Blackie?)

Gave the seat a bit of a clean with simple green so I can send some pics to the trim matiral place door cards and roof are fine just need some love.


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Re: Shed find ute

Post by In the Shed » Tue Oct 18, 2016 9:57 pm

Yikes there's a few years sweat & grime on that seat........ :esurprised:

So any chance of a pic under the bonnet Gaz?

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Re: Shed find ute

Post by WayneXG95 » Wed Oct 19, 2016 9:36 am

parisian62 wrote:8) 8) 8) Wow. Green with envy. :mrgreen:
Your like me Stewart - Wishful thinking but nowhere to put them :(
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Re: Shed find ute

Post by FireKraka » Wed Oct 19, 2016 1:42 pm

Hi Gazza what's wrong with the seat mate :errr: and just remember I still have that sub chassis that you gave me it still has a lot of good bits mate if you want it back.

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Re: Shed find ute

Post by WesternWagon » Wed Oct 19, 2016 9:18 pm

Looks like I have all the parts for a 283 auto? Tempting :evil: :evil:


Nah sticking to original plan - clean and drive 8)
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Re: Shed find ute

Post by WesternWagon » Tue Dec 20, 2016 4:48 pm

New fuel pump in and blew out the fuel lines today runs fine.

Some plugs, points and clutch slave cylinder and a quick test drive if feel. Then up on the hoist for some under carriage love.

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Re: Shed find ute

Post by WesternWagon » Thu Dec 29, 2016 9:34 pm

Started on the undercarriage today, must have been 30 kgs of red dirt.

Firewall back its the cleanest rust free EK I've seen.

Chasing a gearbox X member as this one is rotten.


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Bit or Aqu Kleen, lots of wire brushing, rust blast and some KBS. Starting to look cleaner.

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Re: Shed find ute

Post by WesternWagon » Thu Dec 29, 2016 9:41 pm

Typical farmer check out the "Wheatbelt" chassis kit, sub frame is completely gone, bit of 3/8 flat bar in its place :shock:




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Re: Shed find ute

Post by 60Special » Fri Dec 30, 2016 11:36 pm

It looks like a bit of effort has gone into that repair, usually farmers would use fencing wire.

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Re: Shed find ute

Post by FJWALLY » Sat Dec 31, 2016 1:43 pm

There is some of that there also - look to the right hand side - she looks pretty good though apart from front end - drag link has some nice shape about it also to match the sump - must have been working on some wind drag reduction - haha
Great to see these old girls saved - keep the pics coming - I need to do the underbelly of mine soon also.

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Re: Shed find ute

Post by WesternWagon » Mon Dec 18, 2017 9:58 pm

Get the ute back next week, getting some rust love on the fenders, apart from that it's an awsome body.

I'll load some pics as soon as I can work out how to get rid of that bloody speedo

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Re: Shed find ute

Post by Blacky » Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:49 pm

WesternWagon wrote:
Mon Dec 18, 2017 9:58 pm
Get the ute back next week, getting some rust love on the fenders, apart from that it's an awsome body.

I'll load some pics as soon as I can work out how to get rid of that bloody speedo

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Re: Shed find ute

Post by WesternWagon » Sun Dec 31, 2017 10:17 pm

Cool Ill give it a go
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Re: Shed find ute

Post by WesternWagon » Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:17 am

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Re: Shed find ute

Post by WesternWagon » Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:19 am

WesternWagon wrote:Image


Got the pics sorted I think, (thank Blacky)
picking the ute up today had some rust work done, lazy I know but I want it done.

Now to shoe horn that small block in :twisted:

More pics soon

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