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Posted: Mon Sep 05, 2016 1:18 pm 
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I agree Tony, stalker book group's suck.

Been a bit busy for pics of much car stuff, been working on my house.

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ToranaGuy

 

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Posted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 8:31 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: ToranaGuy - Got my kicks on Route 66! :-)
Posted: Sun Jan 15, 2017 10:09 am 
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Lol.......

Thanks but no thanks. I've got myself a new project in a dodge dual cab truck. Also bought a single cab and road killed it home...

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Been way to busy in last year with houses to do much with the cars, but this year the main house gets finished and on I go to playing with cars and trucks again.

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 Post subject: Re: ToranaGuy - Got my kicks on Route 66! :-)
Posted: Fri May 12, 2017 1:32 am 
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Ok Fordmods,

So I haven't updated the thread since January. Lots been going on this year.

Finished the house I was renovating
Been busy setting up my new workshop.
Baby #2 was born. Family complete.
Wife bought another car, I think that takes us to 13 or so. I'm loosing count.
Had a few issues with the Ghia due to old age of some electrical components, replaced them.
Currently doing a heart transplant on Bombcar.
Done some work on a mates '39 Willys hotrod.
Done some design work on a hydraulic clutch setup for my Eseries. Might even try sell a few kits once I make up the mounting hardware. Wonder if there is much interest?


Stuff I need to get done this year....

Red Xr8 needs welsh plugs done, and I'm considering converting it to an auto with a high stall...
Get the dual cab truck running, and drivable to roadkill it home.
Roadkill my white Xr8 home from it's hiding place.
Rebuild the engine in the Tx5 turbo
Front end rebuild on a mates Ef v8 Wagon.
Minor rust repair and respray on Mighy Boy
Make hydraulic clutch setup ( have master & pull type slave ready, need to make hardware to fit them)
Make a couple of work benches on castor wheels for the new workshop.

I think that might take me the rest of the year, as I'm sure long the way I've got plenty to do to the new place.

Cheers

ToranaGuy

 

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Posted: Fri May 12, 2017 7:59 am 
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Its gonna be a busy rest of the year for you.
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 Post subject: Re: ToranaGuy - Got my kicks on Route 66! :-)
Posted: Tue May 16, 2017 9:24 pm 
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foggy wrote:
Its gonna be a busy rest of the year for you.


It sure will. Not that last year wasn't either....

I just looked back over that list. Looks a bit daunting. Im making progress on the bombcar, which is a nf 4.0 engine getting Ed accessories fit and dropped into the bay. Might have that back in by the end of the week.....

Here's something non car related I did to the house. Bathroom reno.

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ToranaGuy

 

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 Post subject: Re: ToranaGuy - Got my kicks on Route 66! :-)
Posted: Thu Jun 01, 2017 11:15 pm 
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Got the new engine into the bombcar and it's running. Has a few electrical gremlins tho, might be the battery getting weak, I'm getting a poor pip signal in the dizzy during a cold crank situation. Hot crank is no issue at all. I've changed the dizzy, checked over earths ect, can't solve the issue just yet, so tomorrow I'm going to swap the battery for the one in my ghia and see what happens.

I've also been in contact with a mate who has bought himself a dingo, he is looking to trade some of my excessive firewood for some dingo work, which works well for me. I've got 6 or 7 tree stumps in the way of building two new sheds, so now I've got a way to remove them. The plan is to dig around the stumps a bit, then rip them out of the ground with either my yellow dodge truck or my landcruiser.

Then I can get onto building a shed to house a few more of my cars. Another project for this year....

Cheers

ToranaGuy

 

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