EK JAY'S FB WAGON PROJECT (some color)

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Post by Mick » Fri Dec 23, 2016 9:25 pm

EK JAY wrote: That first cruize will be priceless :clap:
they always are :wink: 8)
sometimes yor just better off shitting in yor hands and clapping

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Post by Mick Jagger » Sun Dec 25, 2016 7:16 pm

yes ,skids and pics :whistlinggg: :whistlinggg:
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Post by kelleigh54 » Thu Jan 26, 2017 10:45 pm

Sweet ! 8) I am with Blacky regarding the trim to rear of roof and down the tail gate . You can stand tall with this one !
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Post by EK JAY » Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:52 pm

All my photo's have disappeared from here too :thumbsdown:
Couple of fresh ones putting bits and pieces on and fighting with the wirring atm
Not my favorite job :evil:
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Post by oz_ek » Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:57 pm

Very nice!....The 253 looks very much 'at home' in the EK engine bay. :thumbsup:

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Post by Errol62 » Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:03 pm

Looks like Christmas


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Re: EK JAY'S FB WAGON PROJECT (some color)

Post by Harv » Fri Jul 21, 2017 6:36 am

oz_ek wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:57 pm
Very nice!....The 253 looks very much 'at home' in the EK engine bay. :thumbsup:
Jay has done a damn nice job on that engine bay. He's tidied up, but left enough original wiring/clips/fittings etc that it looks like a genuine engine bay. If GMH had the 253 in 1960, I imagine, the outcome would have looked something like this.

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Post by EK283 » Fri Jul 21, 2017 7:45 am

Very nice looking indeed !

Wiring is easy, especially if you're a sparky like me :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

I do love the simple look without the clutter, good job Jay.

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Post by EK JAY » Fri Jul 21, 2017 9:15 am

Thanks guys :wave:
Most of the wirring will be tucked up under the Chanel in the engine bay
So you will only see where it connects to the lights block etc
So still looks factory like well that's the aim anyway :ebiggrin:
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Post by NoMAD » Fri Jul 21, 2017 9:51 am

Looking real sweet mate... love the direction you have taken. :thumbsup:

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Post by D-MAN » Fri Jul 21, 2017 10:20 am

looks amazing mate!

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Post by EK JAY » Sat Sep 09, 2017 9:52 am

So with a little bit of sorcery :twisted: :lol: I've managed to get the original style exhaust manifolds to fit in the engine bay left side is ht right side is early commodore they are slightly different in angle through the models so was a trail and error thing this combo worked the best with good clearence on all the right area's
Much happier with the factory look rather then extractors for now at least
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Post by Errol62 » Sat Sep 09, 2017 10:19 am

Genius. I've always had drama with tubular headers and through the guards well don't go there. A fair bit of work no doubt to find the right fit but not more than fabricating a pair and a lot cheaper than buying a set that can often require rework. The factory look is just further advanced now. You must be pretty stoked with it.
I'm not that keen on squeezing V motors in pre hk road cars but this build really floats my boat. Always been a sucker for the phantom factory option look (oh yeah didn't you know GMH trialled the 253 in fb back in 1960 lol).
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Post by Harv » Sat Sep 09, 2017 1:23 pm

Errol62 wrote:
Sat Sep 09, 2017 10:19 am
Always been a sucker for the phantom factory option look (oh yeah didn't you know GMH trialled the 253 in fb back in 1960 lol).
Amen. Please tell me there is a nice WW Strommie under that aircleaner and not some Holley monstrosity 8) .

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Post by EK JAY » Sat Sep 09, 2017 5:15 pm

Harv wrote:
Sat Sep 09, 2017 1:23 pm
Errol62 wrote:
Sat Sep 09, 2017 10:19 am
Always been a sucker for the phantom factory option look (oh yeah didn't you know GMH trialled the 253 in fb back in 1960 lol).
Amen. Please tell me there is a nice WW Strommie under that aircleaner and not some Holley monstrosity 8) .

Cheers,
Harv
:thumbsup: Here you go Harv
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