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« Reply #100 on: February 20, 2018, 10:18:14 AM »
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Hey Whealey
Mate my arms are not spaced out, there are I think 3 different arms which I know have been discussed here before do a search mate and you will see some photos; from memory the discussion was about the effect of the different arms on steering and I think that was why I stayed with the HR ones (it was a while ago  Grin)

Somebody on here should have a set of standard HR springs; I have not had any problem with the standard spring and have not found them too soft probably would have made the front end too stiff if I had of used beefed up springs.

Be careful with the tyre calculators mate I used one when I went looking for tyres for the new mags I bought for the sedan, before I got it registered ,and it said I could use 50 profile but when the engineer and I were doing the final checks before he did his last inspection he told me that I had to have a minimum of 60 profile to stay within the guide lines, this is WA I'm talking about maybe different with you side of things.

Always pays to double check or you may end up with a brand new set of 50 profile tyres sitting in you shed  Shocked Roll Eyes Embarrassed

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« Reply #101 on: February 20, 2018, 10:50:37 AM »
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Thought I would show you a photo mate
15 x 7 x 60, CRS drop spindles, standard HR springs, guards slightly rolled with a guard roller I bought from ebay, 100mm under the HR cross member which is the lowest point on my car
60 profile tyres just touch on full lock if I had 50 profile no problem

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« Reply #102 on: February 21, 2018, 11:58:48 AM »
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Great info Neil. Will call my engineer

Found some standard springs close to me
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« Reply #103 on: February 21, 2018, 03:50:46 PM »
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Hey Wheatley, donít know how you are going with the diff mods? but I have a shortened 9Ē diff with commodore bearing ends fitted with a new set of billet multi fit axels if you are interested.
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« Reply #104 on: February 21, 2018, 06:56:30 PM »
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Thatís about the perfect stance by the looks. Fills up guard and only rubs on extreme travel. With the stock height HR springs youíve got plenty of travel though.

My EK 215 had stock HR front for a long time. When I lowered it I tried stiffer shorter springs but ride was harsh. Went to lowered HR springs in the end. It flung the big block 202 around well with gas shocks and 25mm front bar. Iíve stuck with the stock HR disc setup old school lazy thatís me.


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« Reply #105 on: February 22, 2018, 09:25:32 PM »
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Hey Wheatley, donít know how you are going with the diff mods? but I have a shortened 9Ē diff with commodore bearing ends fitted with a new set of billet multi fit axels if you are interested.
Jim
Maby. Where do you live?

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« Reply #106 on: February 23, 2018, 10:06:51 AM »
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Oakdale NSW, southwestern Sydney
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« Reply #107 on: June 17, 2018, 07:28:35 PM »
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Thanks to FCwrangler I now have a 9" in the making. Obviously the car has to have more power now to justify the big diff LOL.
Thinking Turbo 202.....

Am now living in Perth and have lots of time by myself to work on the car.

Should be pumping along and plan to finish to drive it back home to NSW in 2020

Went to do photos but having size issues
Will try again later.

Anyone near rockingham have a pipe bender, flair and cutter I could borrow to do the brakes.

Cheers

Luke

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« Reply #108 on: June 17, 2018, 07:33:56 PM »
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Works when you attach as documents

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« Reply #109 on: June 18, 2018, 06:51:44 AM »
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Glad to see it went to a good home, looks right at home under there, any issues or did it bolt straight in.
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« Reply #110 on: June 18, 2018, 09:49:25 AM »
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Hi Luke;
Mate I have a flare kit and pipe cutter, broke my pender, live in Serpentine and work in Henderson also 59Wagon (john) on here lives down your way he may also have.

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« Reply #111 on: June 18, 2018, 08:31:06 PM »
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Didnít waste any time putting the housing in there Luke 👍


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« Reply #112 on: June 18, 2018, 08:32:22 PM »
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Youíll need plenty boost to justify that hardware 😈😈


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« Reply #113 on: June 20, 2018, 03:55:47 PM »
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Hi Luke;
Mate I have a flare kit and pipe cutter, broke my pender, live in Serpentine and work in Henderson also 59Wagon (john) on here lives down your way he may also have.

Regards
Neil

First up, welcome to Rockingham, Luke.  Unfortunately I don't have any brake gear, but if you need a hand with stuff at anytime, give me a call - I'm not real clever but can lift heavy things and can hold a spanner.

Be keen to catch up and see your project. I'm doing a wagon as well, though it's on the back burner at the moment due to other priorities.

Cheers,

John
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« Reply #114 on: June 21, 2018, 12:56:55 PM »
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Hope those straps hold under acceleration!!  Grin
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« Reply #115 on: June 21, 2018, 01:45:57 PM »
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Hope those straps hold under acceleration!!  Grin
They look like theyíre made of Kevlar - sheíll be right 😄
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« Reply #116 on: June 22, 2018, 09:17:38 AM »
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Hey Whealey
What size pipe are you using I have to buy new bender so let me know and I will make sure I have what you need to borrow.

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« Reply #117 on: June 23, 2018, 05:33:09 PM »
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Glad to see it went to a good home, looks right at home under there, any issues or did it bolt straight in.
Jim
Have to weld saddles on. They line up but won't bolt on. I assume it was set up for lowering blocks. It is in the diff shop now

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« Reply #118 on: June 23, 2018, 05:34:28 PM »
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Youíll need plenty boost to justify that hardware 😈😈


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« Reply #119 on: June 23, 2018, 05:44:57 PM »
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Thanks for the offers guys

Will be running 3/16 and 1/4 brake lines

Keen to catch up with the locals on any weekend for a coffee. Just PM me.

I am sure the straps will be fine until I upgrade the engine. They are pretty strong

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