EK JAY'S FB WAGON PROJECT (some color)

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Post by Mick » Fri Mar 25, 2016 6:37 pm

EK JAY wrote:
Mick wrote:this won't be to bad but it's the worst thing you can do get out of them in into late model stuff for a long period, i was driving the austin around on the weekend and it was extremely hard to enjoy :oops: :(
:lol: that's because it's a bloody Austin :lol:

Yeah the Dailey drive is a Honda Odessy at the moment comfy and quite but just not cool 8)
i been driving a VY SS ute and recently picked up a VY aclaim and it even feels a bit crappy after the SS :shock: :lol:
sometimes yor just better off shitting in yor hands and clapping

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Post by EK283 » Sat Mar 26, 2016 6:04 am

Hi Jay,

I used the HT/G column but still had to modify it somewhat. I cut the end off both the shaft and housing to achieve the correct length, used a brass bush and turned the shaft down to accept a torana uni. I also had to modify the dash mount bracket to fit snug against the pedal box, that also had to be fabricated so the slip tabs would still be utilised.
The good thing about the HT column is you can buy a shroud from rare spares that deletes the shifter honey pot so it all looks like it should be there.

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Post by kelleigh54 » Sat Mar 26, 2016 1:36 pm

You are probably aware already , but I don't want to see anyone caught out . The LJ has a different spline count for the wheel .
As for new cars spoiling you , I guess I am just twisted . I was lucky enough to be given a VE SSV ute as a work vehicle and found it boring as bat shit . Yeah , it did everything right , it handled exceptionally well , especially when pushed hard . Was quite perky , very comfortable and had all the bells and whistles which I am not in favor of as I found them distracting . Biggest down fall was brakes . Anyway just wanted to say that no matter how good the newer car is , they lack character and all those things that annoy the shit out us in our older cars is a part of their " character ". STYLE and CHARACTER , 8) that's what it is about ...... unlike me .. I have neither :ebiggrin: , but I am as cantankerous as they are :evil: "angryy: :lol: :lol:
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Re: EK JAY'S FB WAGON PROJECT (some color)

Post by EK JAY » Sat Mar 26, 2016 2:35 pm

:( Yeah I won't be able to the fb steering wheel on it but I do have a
A nice wooden style one to go on it similar to the htg monaro wheel
It matches the wood I have in The cargo area and on the door trims
So it keeps the theme I wanted going
You can get the fb wheel to fit the ht column though with out to much trouble

And yeah I much prefer to drive a classic then a plastic :lol:
But doesn't stop me driving newer cars :shh:
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Post by Mick » Sat Mar 26, 2016 9:40 pm

oh yeah the VY has no style but 98% of my driving is open country roads and they just don't mix well with no suspension :( people say well lift the car up :shock: :shock: :shock: then i might aswell keep the VY cause a 4WD FB/EK is a vile thing to me :thumbsdown:

maybe one day :?
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Post by EK JAY » Wed May 18, 2016 7:48 pm

:thumbsup: Motor back in and rear gearbox bracket made

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Post by In the Shed » Wed May 18, 2016 10:17 pm

That looks very nice indeed Jay.

What a pity the General didn't offer these as an option in the day for a few extra pounds and shilling.

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Post by Trev » Thu May 19, 2016 4:19 am

Very nice Jay, the factory look.

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Post by Devilrod » Thu May 19, 2016 8:30 pm

How yHolden should have built it, looks great Jay :thumbsup:
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Post by the rocket » Fri May 20, 2016 10:56 pm

looks like it was made to fit :thumbsup:

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Post by SunnyTim » Sat May 21, 2016 6:45 am

Good on ya mate must be very motivated to get her going

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Post by EK JAY » Sun May 22, 2016 10:41 am

:thumbsup: thanks guys I really like the factory paint no chrome look on a v8
Must be getting old or something :lol:

:lol: Motivation is the key Tim as you know it comes and go's
Weather is cooling off now so the temptation of the surf / beach is getting less and more shed work is being done :D
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Post by EK JAY » Fri Jul 22, 2016 9:17 pm

8) brought the wagon home from the shed today to do some wrirring and glass in
Needed a wash though some Image

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Post by NoMAD » Fri Jul 22, 2016 11:17 pm

Looks sweet outside mate :thumbsup: colours really nice

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Post by Trev » Sat Jul 23, 2016 5:30 am

Beautiful

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