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by FireKraka
Wed Apr 17, 2024 11:03 am
Forum: My FB EK
Topic: Project 2.
Replies: 1460
Views: 55086

Re: Project 2.

Barney's looking great there Brett and I love the FC beside him
by FireKraka
Tue Apr 16, 2024 10:45 am
Forum: General sharing advice and experience
Topic: Gearbox connecting rod. Bush needed?
Replies: 16
Views: 333

Re: Gearbox connecting rod. Bush needed?

Hi Shane'o Supercheap do sell steering wheel pullers I purchased one some years ago and it does the job just fine mate.
by FireKraka
Mon Apr 15, 2024 11:17 am
Forum: My FB EK
Topic: Neil's FB Station Wagon
Replies: 256
Views: 15238

Re: Neil's FB Station Wagon

Stop Clay my sides are hurting from laughing so much mate.

You must mean to 2026 Nats and even then I'm skeptical :lol: :lol:
by FireKraka
Mon Apr 15, 2024 11:06 am
Forum: My FB EK
Topic: Family Affair Ek Ute
Replies: 19
Views: 490

Re: Family Affair Ek Ute

Hi Sneezy, there is supposed to be a flap on the plastic bit that covers the core I assume this was so you could keep it shut and the hot air would go to the demister or open and the hot air came into the cab, yours is missing the flap, I have one and it looks like the heater lever would have had a ...
by FireKraka
Sun Apr 14, 2024 9:58 am
Forum: My FB EK
Topic: Neil's FB Station Wagon
Replies: 256
Views: 15238

Re: Neil's FB Station Wagon

Yesterday I got into the rear piece I had started, found that there is actually three pieces one on top of each other and they had spot welded all three at once, so once I removed the top one I had to redrill the same spot welds, I’ve made up the two pieces but they have to wait till next time. IMG_...
by FireKraka
Sun Apr 14, 2024 8:55 am
Forum: Other cars of interest
Topic: Harv's FED thread
Replies: 207
Views: 14202

Re: Harv's FED thread

You crack me up Harv :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by FireKraka
Sat Apr 13, 2024 9:30 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Hand-crank for grey motor
Replies: 16
Views: 323

Re: Hand-crank for grey motor

Apologies Harv I went to sea when I was 17 and the ship I was on had a 2 cylinder Lister emergency air compressor, if you got the cranking wrong when you dropped the decompression cocks it would throw you into the bulkhead :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Quite a few guys had also broken thumbs by not gettin...
by FireKraka
Fri Apr 12, 2024 10:00 am
Forum: My FB EK
Topic: Project 2.
Replies: 1460
Views: 55086

Re: Project 2.

Hey Brett are you bring Barney over for the Nats??? :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
by FireKraka
Mon Apr 08, 2024 11:33 am
Forum: Other Events, Shows etc
Topic: Old machines at McLaren Flat
Replies: 3
Views: 122

Re: Old machines at McLaren Flat

$90K :eh: :eh: :eh:
by FireKraka
Wed Apr 03, 2024 3:40 pm
Forum: My FB EK
Topic: Neil's FB Station Wagon
Replies: 256
Views: 15238

Re: Neil's FB Station Wagon

I've heard that Blacky, the EK beside the Reverend must have been almost completely gone then because I think all of the tinworm must have been hungry and looked for greener pastures looked at the Rev and thought why not we will give it a go :wtf: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by FireKraka
Tue Apr 02, 2024 2:29 pm
Forum: My FB EK
Topic: Neil's FB Station Wagon
Replies: 256
Views: 15238

Re: Neil's FB Station Wagon

Both Rear Quarters inside and out now done a bit of body work and they will be ok I suppose :lol: :lol: IMG_2018.JPG Moved to the very back now, more metal worm :roll: IMG_2020.JPG Cut it out but there is another piece that rolls inside at the bottom that is also stuffed on the top edge inside so I ...
by FireKraka
Mon Apr 01, 2024 10:42 am
Forum: My FB EK
Topic: Neil's FB Station Wagon
Replies: 256
Views: 15238

Re: Neil's FB Station Wagon

Passenger side rear quarter finished used the wet rag and tack tack still got a little shrinkage near the back end but maybe that was cause the gap between the two pieces may not have been wide enough, anyway doing the best I can.
Now to tackle another area at the back before going to outer sills.
by FireKraka
Fri Mar 29, 2024 11:35 pm
Forum: My FB EK
Topic: Neil's FB Station Wagon
Replies: 256
Views: 15238

Re: Neil's FB Station Wagon

Had to do another patch on the passenger side inner rear before going to the outer. As others have advised and oldmate Keith came and visited last weekend, go slower and take my time, Keith said ‘back in the day’ they used a wet rag to cool the welds mind you they were welding with oxy :crazy: :roll...
by FireKraka
Fri Mar 29, 2024 11:21 pm
Forum: My FB EK
Topic: Family Affair Ek Ute
Replies: 19
Views: 490

Re: Family Affair Ek Ute

Hi Sneezy having built a Ute myself I love the back story and hope to see lots of photos along the way lots of good advice on here if you need it.
by FireKraka
Fri Mar 29, 2024 11:17 pm
Forum: My FB EK
Topic: Clay’s Wedgewood Blue FB Ute
Replies: 4373
Views: 190617

Re: Clay’s Wedgewood Blue FB Ute

Glad you seem to be getting on top of it mate.