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Forum: projects & restorations 04-29-2019, 08:35 AM
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Posted By peterwgpa
I have had a question on window channel in my...

I have had a question on window channel in my post.

It appears it may have changed part number.

Contact Better Auto rubber and confirm if old part number BR1012 but pretty sure this is new part...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-05-2019, 05:29 PM
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Views: 887
Posted By peterwgpa
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: projects & restorations 03-28-2019, 05:59 AM
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Views: 158,340
Posted By peterwgpa
Got new fan shroud and the 850 fan fitted ready...

Got new fan shroud and the 850 fan fitted ready to put in car



https://i.imgur.com/58gZa3Kl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Hud0Xmil.jpg

Looking at photos I will reverse bolts on outside so its...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 158,340
Posted By peterwgpa
Thanks Quiilic for info. I already have the...

Thanks Quiilic for info.

I already have the 740t shroud on the way now as well as the hardware to make it happen. It should come together pretty quick. There is a good online article on ozvolvo...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 158,340
Posted By peterwgpa
We got the car back together yesterday after...

We got the car back together yesterday after shouting it a little more work to the head and like the way the clutch feels.

The company that did it does their own modified version and they say it...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-27-2018, 01:29 AM
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Views: 158,340
Posted By peterwgpa
Thx All good We have hydraulic clutch...

Thx

All good

We have hydraulic clutch setup
Forum: projects & restorations 12-26-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 158,340
Posted By peterwgpa
We spent boxing day afternoon playing in the...

We spent boxing day afternoon playing in the shed.

Pulled gearbox to fit new clutch as the old one was on its last legs with clutch plate almost down to rivots. It was just a standard Sachs Clutch...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 158,340
Posted By peterwgpa
Found full race footage from race 4 from 2018...

Found full race footage from race 4 from 2018 Muscle car masters

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClooxTjRnhQ

And some in car footage from one of the faster cars in our group at the Bathurst...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-03-2018, 01:14 PM
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Posted By peterwgpa
A bio on 1979 race ...

A bio on 1979 race
...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-20-2018, 06:49 AM
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Views: 158,340
Posted By peterwgpa
After 39 years we took the car back to Bathurst...

After 39 years we took the car back to Bathurst to run last weekend

It was a big thrill for us to actually get it back to the track that wrote her a little chapter in history.

Car ran...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2018, 04:19 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 158,340
Posted By peterwgpa
Couple of pictures credit to Angryman Photography...

Couple of pictures credit to Angryman Photography

https://i.imgur.com/5edX1CEl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/a6ScEBfl.jpg

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

https://i.imgur.com/ZldEDrdl.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 158,340
Posted By peterwgpa
Link to photo gallery for category from last...

Link to photo gallery for category from last weekends racing. Just swipe to scroll



http://https://opticalnote.com/p293788502/hb80f11a6 (https://opticalnote.com/p293788502/hb80f11a6)
Forum: projects & restorations 09-23-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 158,340
Posted By peterwgpa
M.H - For us it was drive 2000 kms to Melbourne...

M.H - For us it was drive 2000 kms to Melbourne and you catch the spirit of Tasmania to Devonport. Get on boat about 6pm and it sails overnight and arrives approx 12 hours later in Devonport...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-23-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 158,340
Posted By peterwgpa
Well we made the 2400km journey from Home to...

Well we made the 2400km journey from Home to Baskerville raceway in Hobart Tasmania for the 2018 Baskerville Historics.

We had a good weekends racing with over an hours practice Thursday, Practice...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2018, 03:03 PM
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Views: 17,994
Posted By peterwgpa
Great document Richard

Great document Richard
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2018, 05:29 PM
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Views: 158,340
Posted By peterwgpa
Thanks Couple more pics - Credit Pete...

Thanks

Couple more pics - Credit Pete Trapnell

https://i.imgur.com/sMz9Urnl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/qZS38LJl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/W4eVLoVl.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2018, 08:03 AM
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Posted By peterwgpa
Couple of pictures from Morgan Park outing -...

Couple of pictures from Morgan Park outing - Credit Ian Welsh

https://i.imgur.com/lQSCz9Vl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/MWMbBq4l.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/xVWIgj9l.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 07-18-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 158,340
Posted By peterwgpa
Vince having a moment in his 164 on cold tyres. ...

Vince having a moment in his 164 on cold tyres.

http://www.trapnellcreations.com/p445821782/hb1628e42

And all is good

http://www.trapnellcreations.com/p445821782/hb1628e82
Forum: projects & restorations 07-18-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 158,340
Posted By peterwgpa
http://www.trapnellcreations.com/p445821782/hb161b...

http://www.trapnellcreations.com/p445821782/hb161bca8

Link to other Volvo racers from weekend
Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 158,340
Posted By peterwgpa
https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=ind...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=indO9O1PJxc&t=27s

Link to footage from an awesome car and a very accomplished driver from our first race on Sunday.

Our category covers Genuine...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2018, 07:03 AM
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Views: 158,340
Posted By peterwgpa
We raced at Morgan Park on the weekend and car...

We raced at Morgan Park on the weekend and car ran faultlessly and knocked 4 seconds off PB. Nice to race close over many laps with a pack of 4 to 6 cars

Here is a link to over 500 photos from our...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2018, 04:47 AM
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Views: 158,340
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
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2018, 04:56 AM
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Views: 158,340
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
Replies: 441
Views: 158,340
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
Replies: 441
Views: 158,340
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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Views: 858,311
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
Replies: 441
Views: 158,340
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
Replies: 441
Views: 158,340
Posted By peterwgpa
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: projects & restorations 03-26-2018, 08:21 AM
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Views: 158,340
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
Replies: 441
Views: 158,340
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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Views: 158,340
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
Replies: 441
Views: 158,340
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
Replies: 441
Views: 158,340
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
Replies: 441
Views: 158,340
Posted By peterwgpa
Thanks Ben

Thanks Ben
Forum: projects & restorations 03-07-2018, 02:13 AM
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Views: 2,411
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
Replies: 441
Views: 158,340
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
Replies: 441
Views: 158,340
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
Replies: 441
Views: 158,340
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
Replies: 114
Views: 26,218
Posted By peterwgpa
Nice. Look forward to following progress

Nice. Look forward to following progress
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 158,340
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
Replies: 441
Views: 158,340
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
Replies: 441
Views: 158,340
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
Replies: 190
Views: 41,567
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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Views: 4,284
Posted By peterwgpa
Cant see yours yet Mark.

Cant see yours yet Mark.
Forum: website & board 12-26-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,284
Posted By peterwgpa
All good

All good
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