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1  Galleries / Project Cars - FEs and FCs Under Construction / Re: Fc ute on: December 10, 2018, 11:18:19 AM
Hey Greg
Looks like a nice solid start to your project.
Thanks for sharing and good luck with the build.
Regards
Alex
2  General / General Board / Re: fc ambulunce on: November 12, 2018, 01:11:28 AM
Gary's Ambulance.

Regards
Alex
3  Technical Board / General Technical / Re: Holden grey motor speed/power record holders on: September 16, 2018, 03:05:00 PM
Well, the Crater Critter was campaigned by dairy farmers Bob Buchanan and Allan Gamble, so not Bruce Martin who is mentioned in the above article.
The article you posted a link to is from a Jan '69 Rod sports mag and in that it states that the critter ran in the 14's.
There is an uncaptioned photo in the '68 Hot Rod magazine which I suspect id the Martin altered Holden. Check out that cool driver position.

Regards
Alex
4  Technical Board / General Technical / Re: Holden grey motor speed/power record holders on: September 16, 2018, 02:18:41 PM
Just pulled out the June '68 Hot Rod magazine which has a report on the Calder meet.
The report states "Making a debut appearance, and a pretty wild one at that, was the Corvette-milled Holden of Bruce Martin which, running C/A, stamped down the distance with impressive reliability to stop the clocks at 12.12 and collect class win. This new jigger is one of the wildest to hit the scene for some time and is going to be one of the real hard chargers."
I would think based on the description, that this record was set with a small block Chev (Corvette) on-board.
It may have competed with a grey at some point, but I don't think it was on-board when running 12s.
Regards
Alex
5  Galleries / Project Cars - FEs and FCs Under Construction / Re: Butchered Fc ute on: August 13, 2018, 09:15:05 PM
Cool!!
Thanks for sharing the pics.
Can't wait to see it finished.
Regards
Alex
6  For Sale and Wanted / Cars For Sale / Re: Modified FC Special sedan for sale on: August 03, 2018, 11:47:23 PM






Regards
Alex
7  For Sale and Wanted / Cars For Sale / Modified FC Special sedan for sale on: August 03, 2018, 11:42:13 PM
For Sale - highly modified FC Special Sedan.
Velocity Blue and White pearl.
Supercharged V6 Buick crate engine.
Supra 5 speed.
Borg Warner diff.
VT Commodore interior.
15 inch Weld Racing Billet wheels.
Won Top 10 at this years FE FC Nationals.

Posting for a mate.

Geoff is looking for expressions of interest over $40k.
Contact Geoff during daylight hours on: 0408 685 176.
Located Lithgow NSW.

8  General / General Board / Re: Air compressor advice please on: June 19, 2018, 11:08:24 PM
Some good advice, thanks for sharing your opinions.
Regards
Alex
9  General / General Board / Re: Air compressor advice please on: June 16, 2018, 10:13:36 PM
Thanks for the advice guys. I see nothing at supercheap is suitable then.
I found this unit on ebay which looks workable.....thoughts?

Regards
Alex
10  General / General Board / Air compressor advice please on: June 15, 2018, 09:00:20 PM
I would like some feedback on the below compressor currently on sale at Supercheap.
I am looking for something to spray acrylic at home in the garage.
As it will not get a great deal of use, 1 car, perhaps 2 and some touch up work, the odd air tool use.
I realise it is a cheap unit, but would like some advice on whether this would do the job.

Direct drive construction
Lubrication - oil splash
40 Litre tank capacity
180 Litres/min Free Air Delivery

4 Piece Spray Gun Kit
(340074)

10m Air Hose



Regards
Alex
11  For Sale and Wanted / Parts For Sale / Re: Dash rack on: May 24, 2018, 10:43:53 PM
Here is the Nasco dash rack.



Regards
Alex
12  Technical Board / Restoration Help / Re: My new fc ute on: May 07, 2018, 10:25:57 PM
Greg sent me some pics to share here.






Regards
Alex
13  Technical Board / Restoration Help / Re: My new fc ute on: May 06, 2018, 10:15:27 PM
http://forum.fefcholden.club/index.php?action=profile;u=47
You can find my email at the link above or by double clicking on my username at the left.
Regards
Alex
14  Technical Board / Restoration Help / Re: My new fc ute on: May 06, 2018, 10:13:14 PM
Hello Greg, welcome to the forum.
Sounds like you have a nice modified ute.
Returning it to stock should keep you busy.
Look forward to seeing pics someday.
If you would like to email the pics to me, I could post them here for you.
Regards
Alex
15  General / General Board / Re: FC Holden Convertible on: April 22, 2018, 09:04:36 PM
Hey John.
A google search should bring up some convertibles, as there are at least 4 on the road at the moment.
There were several convertibles back in the 60/70's and most have not survived.
There is one that is believed to be a survivor and not a recent conversion.
It has some specific mods that could be compared.

When first put back on the road after being found in a chicken coop.


A change in paint colour.


I believe this is probably the same car today.


Do you have more details and/or photos?
Colour? mods? etc.

Regards
Alex
16  General / FE-FC Holden Nationals / Re: Nationals on: March 22, 2018, 01:04:00 AM
We will be on the road on Friday morning also, exact time not decided.
Thanks for the heads up re registration Richard.
Regards
Alex
17  For Sale and Wanted / Cars For Sale / Re: 1957 FE SPECIAL FOR SALE on: March 16, 2018, 08:40:07 PM
THE BEGINNING OF FERGIES FACELIFT!
18  General / General Board / Re: PhotoBucket.com/p500 chrome and firefox fix on: March 12, 2018, 10:48:45 PM
Works great.
Thanks for sharing.
Regards
Alex
19  Galleries / Project Cars - FEs and FCs Under Construction / Re: Ruby - my FC Ute on: February 18, 2018, 02:43:51 PM


Regards
Alex
20  General / Events, Shows etc / Re: Toowoomba Swap on: January 25, 2018, 12:15:01 AM
Went to Toowoomba swap back in 88, didn't pick up much. Walking out to the car, a guy approached and mentioned he had some bits and pieces for FC at home he would sell. Called around his home and walked away with some goodies, worth the trip.
Regards
Alex
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