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#1 snuff1966

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Posted 28 January 2019 - 07:04 PM

Hi all, just about to start on my G pack, all good so far. A bit of rust underneath the back window and a dent in the passenger door. Hope to have the paint off in the next couple of weeks and out to the paint shop. DaveAttached File  IMG_0008.jpg   383.94K   27 downloadse02bf7d1eec224224c4def55237ddfab.jpg


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Posted 28 January 2019 - 07:15 PM

Awesome mate. Always good to see a kick off. What’s your plans? Cheers Scott

#3 snuff1966

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Posted 28 January 2019 - 08:06 PM

Just back to pretty much standard, a little lower and a set of wheels. Dave



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Posted 29 January 2019 - 08:53 AM

G-Pak's look ace! good luck with the build and keep the pics coming.



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Posted 31 January 2019 - 10:00 AM

Woah that looks like a great starting point.

G-Pak's are a ripper of a spec of Torana out of the box. I don't mind your plans one bit.

#6 snuff1966

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Posted 03 February 2019 - 03:51 PM

Did a bit today, got the screens out. Front looks great, a few holes in the rearAttached File  IMG_0014.jpg   281.97K   11 downloadsAttached File  IMG_0015.jpg   477.67K   11 downloadsAttached File  IMG_0018.jpg   258.01K   12 downloadsAttached File  IMG_0019.jpg   507.91K   11 downloadsAttached File  IMG_0016.jpg   348.13K   13 downloads


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Posted 04 February 2019 - 01:32 PM

That would be considered "very good" condition by today's standards.

Nice original crossply on the front. Is that a Firestone?

#8 snuff1966

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Posted 04 February 2019 - 04:48 PM

It's an Olympic. It came off my FE which was last registered in 1974 when I got it in 2009, I reckon it my have gone a little hard by now



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Posted 04 February 2019 - 11:00 PM

No rust in the radiator support panel, or behind the bonnet hinges. What a great body.



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Posted 06 February 2019 - 08:54 PM

That would be considered "very good" condition by today's standards.

Nice original crossply on the front. Is that a Firestone?


Id say excellent for a unrestored car.

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Posted 11 February 2019 - 05:52 PM

A bit more disassembled Attached File  IMG_0023.jpg   519.3K   22 downloadsAttached File  IMG_0024.jpg   455.93K   22 downloads.
Floors are good Attached File  IMG_0021.jpg   424.7K   21 downloads
Tidy the console up Attached File  IMG_0020.jpg   255.86K   21 downloads
These are the wheels I’m using

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Posted 12 February 2019 - 05:19 AM

Wow Very clean G Pac Dave

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Posted 14 February 2019 - 08:24 PM

What a great car in great condition, G paks are awesome  :spoton:



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Posted 18 February 2019 - 06:16 PM

Them rust free floors <3

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Posted 03 March 2019 - 08:59 AM

Stripped some paint and a bit of etch till they get blasted Attached File  IMG_0027.jpg   552.7K   7 downloads
A bit of a hole in the drivers door but not too bad. It’s been replaced at some stage as it’s a later one with the intrusion barAttached File  IMG_0030.jpg   422.46K   6 downloads


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Posted 03 March 2019 - 09:32 AM

Did you find the original stripes under the red paint?



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Posted 03 March 2019 - 01:52 PM

Yep, the drivers door had the stripe under the last coat of paint and was chamois under that. 



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Posted 14 March 2019 - 07:15 PM

Panels blasted and 2 pack etched Attached File  IMG_0040.jpg   371.85K   7 downloadsAttached File  IMG_0037.jpg   379.59K   6 downloads
Seats ready Attached File  IMG_0044.jpg   250.81K   6 downloads
Some tunes for the dash Attached File  IMG_0042.jpg   459.8K   6 downloads
And some for the glove boxAttached File  IMG_0043.jpg   423.19K   6 downloads
A query guys, who have people used for checking and recalibrating gauges and how much should it cost?


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Posted 15 March 2019 - 07:28 AM

For the gauge cluster talk to Chris Curtis aka VDO who is on here. He's in Brisbane and very helpful. Cost will vary depending on what needs to be done. My tacho was shot. He sent me a new board which I installed and calibrated with his support. I think that was around $120 from memory.

 

http://www.gmh-toran...user/54057-vdo/

 

Cheers, Steve.



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Posted 15 March 2019 - 04:20 PM

Thanks Steve    I'll give him a yell






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