Holden EK 215 "Rare Standard Auto" Snowcrest White

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Sputzwagon wrote: I know a bloke around these parts that has front struts on an EK & a &*#@ diff??
Scotty! Struts is right but &*#@ diff, NAHHHHHH :lol:
It's a Toyota Supra diff.

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Tim has got it right, but you haven't got the whole "Unbiased" story.

On the economics ...

General Motors Holden spent 7,850,000 pounds :shock: developing the FB Holden. To test the market to see if it could withstand a downgrade (for the forth coming EK model :D :D ), Holden made the FB 215 Poverty Pack. :lol: :lol: :lol:

However, Holden did put a few bucks into the EK .... It was a stroke of genius holding back the Hydra-matic for the EK, to make it feel like an advancement in technology :lol:

Anyway, that's the story I got from Sunny Tim 8)
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:roll: :roll: here we go again...... :lol:
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Well there you go, Thanks Guys!

Thats a question that Google did not know, See I always thought that the knowledge here was huge.
Sunnymick and Steve you guys should put out a little book on FB/EK history, on the info that all the other writers left out.
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Hey Old Neck, I have been in the Sunny's ears for years about a book on "FB" Holdens ... Wonder what the hold up is ... 8) 8) 8)
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Hey Tim, Wayne took the K-Mart wheel trims off just for you ..... :D :D :D

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This one for sale on eBay soon Steve?
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No, :) Some of the ones on eBay are not for sale ;)
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God I love this car.
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Steve Jackson wrote:No, :) Some of the ones on eBay are not for sale ;)
That's a shame. Always wonder what you think it would be worth, Larry Harped and Harped for me to buy it for $7k just before you bought it. Would have but didn't have the moneyvat the time, He even tried to sell it to me the day u went to see it :lol:
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Couldn't remember what we paid for it, was it that much? ;)

Hard to put a value on it now days. Regular 215's in similar condition are fetching over $20k

I think of Larry when I am on my way to Dr Terry's every time I pass Berala Railway station :)

Sure was a find!
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Steve Jackson wrote:Couldn't remember what we paint for it, was it that much? ;)

Hard to put a value on it now days. Regular 215's in similar condition are fetching over $20k

I think of Larry when I am on my way to Dr Terry's every time I pass Berala Railway station :)

Sure was a find!
He didn't want to let it go for the 6k u offered but was in a very bad place and had no choice, unfortunately not much later he lost his job.. Think of poor old Larry everytime I see that car.
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And I has second thoughts on buying that day too. Specially when Larry started the car in gear and the wheel went over my foot. :x

The car drove terrible and I almost walked away. It had four unmatched retreads :shock: Once they were changed the next day, it drove much better.

Back then when I purchased this car, there were a lot of great FB's and EK's for around the 6-7K I purchased some of them too :thumbsup:
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