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Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2018, 04:47 AM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Couple of pics turned up in mail today...

Couple of pics turned up in mail today Credit-James Smith

https://i.imgur.com/bUc0XZxl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/TmR8DBdl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/PkNYkQyl.jpg
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Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2018, 04:56 AM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Some more video Gets some footage in...

Some more video


Gets some footage in first half

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKxk0YY_p_Y
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2018, 07:00 AM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Just got back from Sydney for 2018 Muscle Car...

Just got back from Sydney for 2018 Muscle Car Masters and car performed faultlessly and I managed to better my previous best time by 6 seconds a lap at this track and am now competitive with a number...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-29-2018, 01:42 AM
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Posted By peterwgpa
We ran joint entry sprints over past weekend and...

We ran joint entry sprints over past weekend and each had 7 runs and trouble free runs so we are set to race in Sydney in 2 weeks after a general check over and a new set of tyres.

Here is link to...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-01-2018, 04:58 PM
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Posted By peterwgpa
:)

:)
Forum: projects & restorations 04-01-2018, 02:37 AM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Easter Sunday and some much needed extra time so...

Easter Sunday and some much needed extra time so shouted her a full detail including paint cleanse and finished off with a good quality coat of carnauba wax.

Back in shed under car cover ready to...
Forum: showroom 03-30-2018, 04:06 PM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Bathurst Globe (original) or Performance...

Bathurst Globe (original) or Performance Challenger (current brand and model name) in 15 by 7

https://i.imgur.com/g1s02Bz.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/RrVsACi.png
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2018, 04:09 PM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Thanks for tip Thanks for thoughts everyone...

Thanks for tip

Thanks for thoughts everyone else. I read with interest.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2018, 05:16 AM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: projects & restorations 03-26-2018, 08:21 AM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Thanks As for steering shaft - yes turbo...

Thanks

As for steering shaft - yes turbo heat and rubber in steering shaft joint not a good mix
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2018, 03:47 PM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Yes Rubber well on way to perishing and it has...

Yes Rubber well on way to perishing and it has some movement

Heres the post that put me onto the solution for us. Look in middle of page 4 for photo comparing Volvo to Coleman
...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2018, 03:20 PM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Some fine tuning on Camber settings after data...

Some fine tuning on Camber settings after data collection from last two outings. In short we backed some negative camber out of front right. Will be interesting to see how this goes as I have a...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2018, 04:09 AM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Nothing earth shattering but should have sent it...

Nothing earth shattering but should have sent it in years ago for a proper job. Hang the exhaust properly.

Tank cleaned out and new foam in.

Also had car trailer fixed ready for a couple of...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2018, 06:10 AM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Self inflicted stuff up. Missed changing...

Self inflicted stuff up.

Missed changing foam in fuel tank and will not do that again.

Tank out and clean up in isle 5 and some new foam to go in on weekend.

The fuel pick up prepump...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-07-2018, 08:17 PM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Thanks Ben

Thanks Ben
Forum: projects & restorations 03-07-2018, 02:13 AM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Looking forward to seeing this progress

Looking forward to seeing this progress
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2018, 11:37 PM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Thanks Ian.

Thanks Ian.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2018, 03:35 PM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Link to professional photos from weekend ...

Link to professional photos from weekend

Myself

http://www.trapnellcreations.com/p228096888


Kris

http://www.trapnellcreations.com/p474976348
Forum: projects & restorations 03-05-2018, 03:01 PM
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Posted By peterwgpa
We dual entered the car in super sprints at...

We dual entered the car in super sprints at Morgan Park Raceway in Warwick last weekend where we have run many times in past so we had plenty of performance history in lap times to measure current...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2018, 05:12 AM
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Views: 123,639
Posted By peterwgpa
Thanks Chris for note and link. I often...

Thanks Chris for note and link.

I often wonder interest in adding extra posts as dont want to overkill track photos etc so try to stick to milestones or learnings thsy may interest others.

If...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-25-2018, 05:18 AM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Shakedown day today at Lakeside raceway to gauge...

Shakedown day today at Lakeside raceway to gauge just how effective last 5 months of fettling has been. Very happy with outcome and we had a very successful test day so its ready for 2018 season...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2018, 10:15 PM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Nice. Look forward to following progress

Nice. Look forward to following progress
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2018, 05:03 AM
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Posted By peterwgpa
We are changing from Kumho S700 Slicks 200/580/15...

We are changing from Kumho S700 Slicks 200/580/15 this year to Dunlop DZ03G 215/50/15 R Compound so it will be interesting to see how they feel. We will no longer take wets away with us and the...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2018, 04:42 AM
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Posted By peterwgpa
We got to negative 4 and small change. Target was...

We got to negative 4 and small change. Target was negative 5. Thats the most we can get with what we are allowed to work with.

Will see what it reveals and can dial back if needed.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2018, 04:28 AM
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Posted By peterwgpa
A different look. Standard 14's and dress rims...

A different look. Standard 14's and dress rims with 185/70/14 tyres

Dont worry its just resting on them while we get new Dunlops sorted.

Front end and suspension is all sorted and just has we...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-01-2018, 03:24 PM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Loving the progress. Thanks for sharing

Loving the progress. Thanks for sharing
Forum: showroom 12-27-2017, 04:05 AM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Yes original interior shade

Yes original interior shade
Forum: website & board 12-26-2017, 04:25 PM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Cant see yours yet Mark.

Cant see yours yet Mark.
Forum: website & board 12-26-2017, 04:07 PM
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Posted By peterwgpa
All good

All good
Forum: showroom 12-26-2017, 03:50 PM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Like the detailed info. Thanks Tuff

Like the detailed info. Thanks Tuff
Forum: showroom 12-26-2017, 03:35 AM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Our 1976 264GL with 123,000 kms bought from the...

Our 1976 264GL with 123,000 kms bought from the second owner.

Original paint and original interior and we have done many maintenance jobs to get it reliable

We have the original wheels but...
Forum: showroom 12-25-2017, 08:53 PM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Thanks V-O-L-V-O

Thanks V-O-L-V-O
Forum: showroom 12-24-2017, 09:55 PM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Last outing <a...

Last outing

<a href="https://imgur.com/4mz3zns"><img src="https://i.imgur.com/4mz3znsh.jpg" title="source: imgur.com" /></a>
Forum: performance & modifications 12-22-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,828
Posted By peterwgpa
Liking the history and insight from someone who...

Liking the history and insight from someone who was in the thick of it at the time.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2017, 02:32 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 123,639
Posted By peterwgpa
Christmas came early with the call from Peer and...

Christmas came early with the call from Peer and Ryan at GLT that she was ready to pick up before Christmas.

Will buy some new inner tie rod ends before it goes to suspension guy for set up for...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,828
Posted By peterwgpa
Mark If you wanted to email me a selection...

Mark

If you wanted to email me a selection of photos with what you want written happy to put them up on this post for you.

Regards

Peter
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By peterwgpa
Thanks Ian for the Baldwin read too. Love it

Thanks Ian for the Baldwin read too. Love it
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By peterwgpa
Appreciate the read Mark

Appreciate the read Mark
Forum: projects & restorations 12-15-2017, 07:27 AM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Looking forward to seeing it progress

Looking forward to seeing it progress
Forum: projects & restorations 12-03-2017, 05:36 AM
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Posted By peterwgpa
December 2017 - I finally finished rebuilding...

December 2017 - I finally finished rebuilding thread and replacing all non working Photobucket links with Imgur links. A very time consuming process but thankfully now complete.

Approximately 10%...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2017, 07:34 PM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Great to hear Once this round of work is...

Great to hear

Once this round of work is completed the car has a date in January for a sleep over for a week at a friend of mines house as he sets up race suspension for some big names and he is...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2017, 06:33 PM
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Posted By peterwgpa
4:56 gears on way in - It has since all been put...

4:56 gears on way in - It has since all been put back together and diff is now back in car

Thanks to Ian from HiperFauto for source and supply to Australia and in turned up in 5 days which was...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2017, 03:56 PM
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Posted By peterwgpa
The link on the page/post of this thread page 4...

The link on the page/post of this thread page 4 takes you to their website. Yes part number has changed but pretty sure it was for a HQ Holden station wagon tailgate and if you contacted them with...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-03-2017, 09:17 PM
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Views: 123,639
Posted By peterwgpa
Patrick I am hoping we change gearing once...

Patrick

I am hoping we change gearing once and that's it. Fingers crossed
Forum: projects & restorations 11-03-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 123,639
Posted By peterwgpa
I ran the gearing, speed,rpm and tyre diameter...

I ran the gearing, speed,rpm and tyre diameter calculations through a number of the online calculators and cross checked them and don’t think any of the tracks will run us into trouble. Even the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2017, 12:17 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 123,639
Posted By peterwgpa
We are going to give a set of 4.56 Diff gears a...

We are going to give a set of 4.56 Diff gears a whirl and will be fitted and tested before Christmas.

Thanks to Ian from HiperFauto for supply and decent freight rate to Australia. Supplied and...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2017, 03:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,850
Posted By peterwgpa
Nice work

Nice work
Forum: projects & restorations 10-07-2017, 06:47 AM
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Views: 1,938
Posted By peterwgpa
Good to see this beast finally go to a good home....

Good to see this beast finally go to a good home. looked at it so many times

Look forward to watching it come together
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 123,639
Posted By peterwgpa
Both toyos you mention have British Touring Car...

Both toyos you mention have British Touring Car history as well as Australian with the Supra having run Spa as well

Heres some history on the Supra

John Abbott’s (current owner and driver)...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 123,639
Posted By peterwgpa
All genuine race cars with period history...

All genuine race cars with period history covering group C from early 1970's to 1985 and Group A 1986 to 1992 before we moved onto our own V8 category in Australia from 1993. The earliest car in...
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