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  1. spanners replied to the thread Projects 1957 Hillman Husky...yes I know.....

    What about a Buick V6? They use them in the early Commodores over here and with a factory blower they're fairly quick on the 'strip.

    Jun 17, 2021 at 7:27 PM
  2. spanners replied to the thread Flyin' Brick II build & race thread. (ex-Flyin' Brick car).

    After watching the video, are you sure it was the 'gearstick' knob you were searching for?

    Jun 17, 2021 at 4:33 PM
  3. spanners replied to the thread HA/GR & SDRA photos..

    Shutting the thread down is up to you Dick. I'm with the others regarding using it as a history tool. Imagine someone finding it in 20...

    Jun 17, 2021 at 4:28 PM
  4. spanners replied to the thread Flyin' Brick II build & race thread. (ex-Flyin' Brick car).

    Congrats to you Dick. You're making me green with envy. The whole Covid thing here is still rearing it's ugly head affecting travel to...

    Jun 17, 2021 at 4:19 PM
  5. spanners replied to the thread Projects Lawn Art.

    Doesn't look too bad to me. I've seen builders start with a lot shittier items.

    Jun 17, 2021 at 2:52 AM
  6. spanners replied to the thread Projects rebuilding after the crash.

    If you need a laugh, look up 'Showing up the tuners' on YouTube. Says it all.

    Jun 17, 2021 at 1:12 AM
  7. spanners replied to the thread Hot Rods Mis-named Automotive Equipment....

    Channel locks we call multis or in most cases when they are a bit sloppy in the pivot and pinch my finger or knuckle I call them an...

    Jun 16, 2021 at 5:09 AM
  8. spanners replied to the thread Projects I'm getting old!.

    I'm 64 and retired. Try to put in a good day in the shed or around the 5 acres. My saying if I get strung out about getting something...

    Jun 16, 2021 at 4:55 AM
  9. spanners replied to the thread Technical The Main Fuse.

    Allthreads are lower amperage.

    Jun 15, 2021 at 4:35 PM
  10. spanners replied to the thread Technical Vacuum hose.

    I can't remember when I last bought vacuum hose but just normal 3/8" fuel hose over here was $11/metre (bit more than 3ft) and had to...

    Jun 15, 2021 at 4:30 PM
  11. spanners replied to the thread Projects Belly Tank Build UK.

    The HA/GR in my avatar has only rear drums and a hand operated trailer master cylinder but changed it to 1" from 3/4". I can lock up the...

    Jun 15, 2021 at 7:22 AM
  12. spanners replied to the thread Hot Rods Mis-named Automotive Equipment....

    I worked on EH Holdens when doing my panelbeating apprenticeship in the early seventies and you phoned the Holden parts place up and...

    Jun 15, 2021 at 4:50 AM
  13. spanners replied to the thread Got another one. M38A1.

    That jump seat looks like an animal catchers spot like they used in that old movie 'Hatari' with John Wayne

    Jun 14, 2021 at 7:41 AM
  14. spanners replied to the thread Hot Rods Mis-named Automotive Equipment....

    Don't forget the cogbox or the sludge-a- matic transmagression (old car yard ad from years ago). Or sailing down the hill in sloppy cog...

    Jun 13, 2021 at 6:27 PM
  15. spanners replied to the thread Technical The Main Fuse.

    My theory is that glass fuses are just a fancy type of light globe. After years of having electricity shoved through it, the filament...

    Jun 13, 2021 at 7:38 AM
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