Red Rattler Revamp

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Red Rattler Revamp

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Well the old red rattlers lack of oil pressure was becoming a bit of a concern so it was decided by myself and the voices in my head that the only sensible thing to do was to build a blown injected red motor to replace the ailing 186 ImageImage
I also figured I was going to have to upgrade the box diff and brakes etc as well so last weekend we yanked all the bits out and got the old strumpet ready for Dr Redbeard and my good self to perform an "addagruntome" Image
New motor going together
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Basic idea is 202 with a T700 behind it , narrowed VS Commondore diff which has been fitted now , HR front with Cortina rack and Landcruiser brakes - have fitted an in tank fuel pump from a VE Commode and will run a 7" dual diaphragm booster and dual circuit brakes . The rest of the car will stay looking as crusty as it is now Image


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Cool. You’ll be re naming it the tyre fryer.


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Looking good Blacky. That'll get the old girl moving a bit quicker :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Love the look of the eaton blower sitting there Blacky.

Is the block a bored 186 or a bored 202?

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3.3 on the block. Late 202 or a blue block.

Will eh sump fit over the girdle Blacky?


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Looks the goods

Nice to see you back in the shed




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Errol62 wrote: Mon Oct 22, 2018 2:37 pm 3.3 on the block. Late 202 or a blue block.

Will eh sump fit over the girdle Blacky?


It will now after a bit of quilting with a BFH , no room for the oil pickup though so will be fitting an external pickup line
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quilting eh? Hidden talents B.


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Unreal

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Awesome addagruntome.

How many PSI you aiming for Mr Black? (please let it be lots, please let it be lots, please let it be lots).

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Harv wrote: Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:33 pm Awesome addagruntome.

How many PSI you aiming for Mr Black? (please let it be lots, please let it be lots, please let it be lots).

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Have 2 pullies Harv , gonna start at 12 then go to 15 , according to Shane who supplies the kits anything over 15 PSI and reliability becomes an issue and this old hooker does a lot of miles .......
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Blacky wrote: Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:38 amHave 2 pullies Harv , gonna start at 12 then go to 15
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15 psi it is then.
This is a great project mate great work. Ill be following it with great interest
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Epic. Love it Blacky, keep us posted.
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mph wrote: Wed Oct 24, 2018 5:58 pm 15 psi it is then.
What he said!
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