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Forum: In Progress 05-01-18, 00:16
Replies: 336
Views: 173,184
Posted By Curly
Where have you sent your steering wheel to be...

Where have you sent your steering wheel to be restored?
Forum: Engines, Turbos, Exhausts, Intercoolers 09-05-17, 14:57
Replies: 6
Views: 1,976
Posted By Curly
M14 doesn't mean the internal thread will have an...

M14 doesn't mean the internal thread will have an ID of 14mm. Looking at this reference chart, http://www.carbidedepot.com/formulas-tap-metric.htm, an M14 x 1.5 thread is tapped from a 12.5 mm hole...
Forum: Western Australia 05-05-17, 12:22
Replies: 40
Views: 11,895
Posted By Curly
does anyone want these 18" wheels? tried selling...

does anyone want these 18" wheels? tried selling a while ago but cbf.

http://i.imgur.com/LmSKpsP.jpg?1

http://i.imgur.com/gY2sCmG.jpg?1
Forum: Western Australia 03-05-17, 18:35
Replies: 40
Views: 11,895
Posted By Curly
can anyone recommend a panel beater / painter in...

can anyone recommend a panel beater / painter in the northern suburbs (preferably close to Wangara as the windscreen is out and would rather not trailer it) who would be able to repair and paint my...
Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 03-05-17, 14:45
Replies: 4
Views: 1,774
Posted By Curly
They pass through a little hole in the chassis...

They pass through a little hole in the chassis rail too which makes it a bit of a prick to get back in on your own.

doesn't take too long to drop the tank. think the longest part is ****ing around...
Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 02-05-17, 20:02
Replies: 4
Views: 1,774
Posted By Curly
you'll probably have to drop the tank to replace...

you'll probably have to drop the tank to replace them as two small hoses and the larger hose connect to the top middle of the tank. can't tell you the sizes off the top of my head but it is easy...
Forum: Engines, Turbos, Exhausts, Intercoolers 29-11-16, 06:54
Replies: 3
Views: 2,916
Posted By Curly
Hi champ, This thread has a fair few engine...

Hi champ,

This thread has a fair few engine bay shots which will help give an idea of common power steering reservoir relocation or alternate reservoirs.

...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 15-09-16, 20:24
Replies: 3
Views: 1,690
Posted By Curly
the linked pack is just radiator hoses. air...

the linked pack is just radiator hoses.

air hose can be sourced from auto stores - just take samples or measure required diameter and they sell by the meter.
Forum: Western Australia 09-09-16, 19:43
Replies: 30
Views: 6,065
Posted By Curly
Steve, did this ever get off the ground? :ninja: ...

Steve, did this ever get off the ground? :ninja:

11 year bump, no ****s
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Gearboxes, Diffs 07-09-16, 19:14
Replies: 7
Views: 3,205
Posted By Curly
**** of a job ---------- Post added 07-09-16...

**** of a job

---------- Post added 07-09-16 at 17:22 ----------

http://www.calaisturbo.com.au/showthread.php?t=133678

There is some information in there. Pertinent points are to crack the...
Forum: Western Australia 25-08-16, 20:40
Replies: 2
Views: 3,189
Posted By Curly
Didn't see the edit! When are you available...

Didn't see the edit!

When are you available for me to come grab it and how much are you chasing for it?
Forum: Western Australia 23-08-16, 20:15
Replies: 2
Views: 3,189
Posted By Curly
WTB: VL fuel pump hanger

Hey champs,

Does anyone have a fuel pump hanger for standard sedan tank that they want to offload?

Cheers,

Josh
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 04-08-16, 21:02
Replies: 4
Views: 1,121
Posted By Curly
Generally around to underneath the intake...

Generally around to underneath the intake manifold. Factory line was hard piped from turbo to back of head then hose from back of head to under intake manifold.
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 10-06-16, 19:45
Replies: 12
Views: 1,723
Posted By Curly
I'd make sure you're putting in 98 at a minimum...

I'd make sure you're putting in 98 at a minimum and be on the look out for it pinging. I don't think you will be able to put much more in to it.
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 29-05-16, 17:43
Replies: 25
Views: 2,864
Posted By Curly
I found the same as SIroller - dash went more an...

I found the same as SIroller - dash went more an aqua blue/green rather than the nice stock green. Perhaps a warmer LED than white would work better but cbf
Forum: VL Turbos 26-03-16, 10:30
Replies: 495
Views: 146,011
Posted By Curly
Man, that looks awesome! Well done!

Man, that looks awesome! Well done!
Forum: Western Australia 19-12-15, 08:30
Replies: 40
Views: 11,895
Posted By Curly
Plans are to restore all the run down areas of...

Plans are to restore all the run down areas of the car that have deteriorated while i was dailying it at uni (and not maintaining it...). It needs a really good clean inside, wheels to be restored,...
Forum: Western Australia 18-12-15, 19:52
Replies: 40
Views: 11,895
Posted By Curly
I'm giving my ****box a bit of a birthday! ...

I'm giving my ****box a bit of a birthday!

http://i.imgur.com/6SeAsbG.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/I9m2lmd.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/QqwKhE4.jpg
Forum: Engines, Turbos, Exhausts, Intercoolers 29-10-15, 19:39
Replies: 3
Views: 1,568
Posted By Curly
This happened to me about 3 years ago after I...

This happened to me about 3 years ago after I slightly overfilled the engine oil. Did it twice, I thought the worst, but lo and behold car has been daily driven and fine ever since (albeit with other...
Forum: Western Australia 09-10-15, 20:02
Replies: 72
Views: 19,367
Posted By Curly
I bought a Ford, it's not that bad. My Calais is...

I bought a Ford, it's not that bad. My Calais is just sitting there now :( (probably a good thing as the paint is in an embarrassing state)

Sucks to read about the turbo set up in it. At least you...
Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 15-06-15, 17:00
Replies: 5
Views: 1,998
Posted By Curly
I bought a kit from Westside Custom Auto Parts...

I bought a kit from Westside Custom Auto Parts (http://stores.ebay.com.au/Westside-Custom-Auto-Parts) on eBay (was a little bit cheaper when I bought it).

Easy to install etc. The LED's are a bit...
Forum: Technical Articles 10-05-15, 17:43
Replies: 3
Views: 6,198
Posted By Curly
do the rear door switches work? it could just...

do the rear door switches work?
it could just be the master switch in the center console has given up the ghost.
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 08-10-14, 19:36
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By Curly
Its not a VLT but it still is cool Hunter...

Its not a VLT but it still is cool

Hunter Walkinshaw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1h5B6v6EsU
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 09-08-14, 20:32
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By Curly
I believe that there are two different...

I believe that there are two different distributors used on RB30's: Hitachi and Mitsubishi. For some reason the CAS from one costs over $200 and the other around $100. I recently replaced the CAS in...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 19-06-14, 13:20
Replies: 10
Views: 1,418
Posted By Curly
If I remember correctly, I put the other smaller...

If I remember correctly, I put the other smaller one on first and may have used cable ties to keep it secure, and the larger one just seemed to sit nicely around it.
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