Project 2.

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Thanks Blacky.
Question without notice: are EK front shock absorbers same as HR ones?
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Brett027 wrote: Thu Aug 11, 2022 6:05 pm Thanks Blacky.
Question without notice: are EK front shock absorbers same as HR ones?
They are not the same to look at but thay are the same length etc and are interchangable.

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FB through HG are interchangeable.

Tidy work indeed Brett and exciting progress. I wonder if I might try leaving the mounts on the chassis like you have, when I remove mine soon. Did you need to extend the leads on the fraud wiper motor at all?


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In my view much the easiest way is to leave the mounts on, but loose.

I cut Pete's connector off so I could get it through the firewall without need for the oxy😁. I will put lots of connectors on my new wiring, including seperate ones for the instrument panel, headlight switch, indicators and wipers.

Thanks for the shockers info Greg, Clay.
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Looking good Brett really powering along, assembly is the most rewarding of the long process I reckon.
Mate did you say that you purchased a V6 conversions gearbox mount/support/yoke thingy but didn’t use it :lol: I might be interested if you still have and won’t to get rid of it. 🙄😂😂
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Yes I do Neil, but the top part is pretty hacked about as I had to cut it out. If you're keen I'll pm a few piccies.
A bit of mock assembly today to work out a few things.
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Brett,

Top part of fuel pump needs to be rotated one screw hole counterclockwise. Normally inlet is at 7 o'clock and outlet is at 1 o'clock . . .
Just being picky.

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Really?!
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Looking the goods mate.
Yes interested PM me some picks mate.
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8) :thumbsup:

Triples, and a chrome rocker cover on a red painted block look awesome.

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Harv wrote: Fri Aug 12, 2022 5:32 pm 8) :thumbsup:

Triples, and a chrome rocker cover on a red painted block look awesome.

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Awesome is the look BRS is going for😀. Thanks Neil, Harv, Stephen. Sam and I kicked the tyres again this arvo and it was smiles all 'round.
Next weeks job is to mount the aircon compressor. It will be low...
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Spotless. Yes the jugs and manifold look top notch. Like Rob says fuel pump will work better with top turned one hole anticlockwise.

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No it won't. Will work just the same and currently inlet and outlet align to where I'm running my pipes. Not sure if you and Rob have noticed but I'm not running a standard fuel ine🤪
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You'll need a shorter fan belt, it wont work with that one. :lol: :lol: :lol:

Good work Brett.

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