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 on: Yesterday at 08:08:12 PM 
Started by JohnBM - Last post by Errol62
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 on: Yesterday at 06:40:24 PM 
Started by THEGURU14 - Last post by parry
If you wait till tomorrow I will check the condition of my spare in the shed I'm sick and tired of people ripping us off I'm in Hillman WA




If you’re interested let me know

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 on: Yesterday at 01:18:52 PM 
Started by JohnBM - Last post by JohnBM
Thanks Errol , I see you use Moreys as well , good to see . It seems that using 80/90 oil is the go & whatever brand is a personal choice . Thanks for reply .cheers John.

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 on: May 16, 2021, 08:11:39 PM 
Started by ardiesse - Last post by Errol62
That's how I interpereted it when installing on my ute.

Nice work on the floor. I have a rear passenger pan from RS. Only goes up 60mm from memory.

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 on: May 16, 2021, 07:45:48 PM 
Started by Mal W - Last post by Mal W
While waiting on the sand blaster I did a bit more work in the tray.
I finished of the lid





I used the same profile in the lid as the inside tailgate










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 on: May 16, 2021, 07:44:18 PM 
Started by ardiesse - Last post by ardiesse
Harv,

No, he didn't.  After establishing the correct location for the shoulder anchor plates in the B-pillars, I asked him about the locations of the others in my grey FC, and he said they were fine.  So I guess that the >200 mm dimension is an along-the-surface measurement, and not necessarily straight-line.

Rob

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 on: May 16, 2021, 06:14:14 PM 
Started by TroyH - Last post by Diamond Dog
I have one in Brisvages. R u still chasing top of oilbath aircleaner? 0421661427

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 on: May 16, 2021, 05:23:42 PM 
Started by ardiesse - Last post by Harv
Did the engineer get toey about the separation between the anchor plates (165mm minimum "across the hips" of a passenger and 250-350mm recommended, >200mm between any two adjacent bolts, no two belts may share a bolt)?

Cheers,
Harv

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 on: May 16, 2021, 04:42:27 PM 
Started by ardiesse - Last post by ardiesse
I arranged a second inspection with the engineer, and in the course of conversation found out that he needs to inspect all the anchor plate installations (not just the ones inside the B-pillar).  There's no point in getting him out twice, so I postponed the inspection until I have all six anchor plates in place.  So the order of tasks has been shuffled around again.

I mounted an anchor plate inside the driver's side B-pillar, but only put one plug weld in.  The inner face of the B-pillar will be the last piece to be repaired, and I'll most likely have to cut off above the lower plug weld hole.



Putting the driver's side transmission tunnel anchor plate in was "just" a case of getting flat on my back under my other FC and transferring measurements to "Found Object".  The transmission tunnel on the driver's side is sound, quite unlike -

- The Floor Pan of Festiness.



The seat belt anchor plate would attach to thin air on this side.  I called up Rare Spares late last week to enquire about a LHR floor pan.  Good thing I did, as availability is the classic builders' "Narkup" (refer entry in Lauder, Afferbeck, Let Stalk Strine: Sydney, 1965).  So . . . I made up a newspaper pattern for the transmission tunnel and part of the rear floor.  But what I was running short of was 1 mm sheet.

There used to be a long-running ad in the "Accelerator" magazine which said, "Keep Your Holden All Holden".

So I am keeping my Holden Holden, rather than, say, Simpson, or Westinghouse, or Brownbuilt.  I sliced the skin off an old FJ rear door, traced the pattern onto the skin, and brushed up on my tailoring skills.



I had serious doubts about the wisdom of fabricating a repair section, when surely a replacement floor pan would be a better idea.  But I'm almost certain that the replacement floor pans don't reach as far up the tunnel as I want to go.  Yet, it came together a little more easily than I thought.  Still have to graft it in though.  And then I still have to attach the seat belt anchor plate.

Rob

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 on: May 15, 2021, 07:38:37 PM 
Started by Laszlo - Last post by Laszlo
Thanks Harv !

At the moment I am  looking for a few option.
I will let you know - hopefully shortly - what's happening.
Thanks again !

Laszlo

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