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  1. Managed to pull a couple of thermofans out of a dirty ol excel at the wreckers. Almost perfect fit. Just had to trim some of the shroud and have to make some securing tabs for it.
  2. We had some inspiration from your build Noddle. Getting the trigger laser cut so it should bolt up nicely. Really just waiting on the intake manifold situation. Umming whether i fork out for a canon/redline manifold or try persevere with what I have. Finding a decent manifold is proving tricky
  3. So finally moved back to Brisbane area and had some time to work on the 240k. When I came down, the car was running. Had to lend someone my pertronix setup for a few weeks, upon reinstallation, the carbs started leaking, pulled them apart, cleaned them out but lost a washer somewhere. Tried making a new one which worked for a little while until it backfired and then back to square one. Might need to rebuild them again. While it wasn't running I decided to started pulling out the interior to inspect and clean. The car had been sitting for a while previously and acquired a not so nice amount of rat poo and mud wasp nests in the heater system, dash, floor and glove box :s. So cleaned as much as I could see and get too. Initially i was going to keep the car carbie but decided i wanted a bit reliability and have gone down the efi path. I ordered this a while ago through streeter <a href="http://smg.photobucket.com/user/ill-minded/media/Cars/YonMeri/DSC_5076.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v511/ill-minded/Cars/YonMeri/DSC_5076.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo DSC_5076.jpg"/></a> Got to dummying up the throttle body setup with the supplied manifold but ended up fouling on the headers. So either the headers need modifying or possibly angling the manifold to help clear it. Still not sure the way to go, might even be a combo of both. The manifold is pretty rough, so may end up having to get something longer. <a href="http://s164.photobucket.com/user/wingfay/media/DSC_0940.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u13/wingfay/DSC_0940.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo DSC_0940.jpg"/></a> <a href="http://s164.photobucket.com/user/wingfay/media/DSC_0944.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u13/wingfay/DSC_0944.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo DSC_0944.jpg"/></a> Am planning on using megasquirt with a MSD 6AL. So ordered a kit and put it together. Still needs a bit of wire tidying. <a href="http://s164.photobucket.com/user/wingfay/media/DSC_0938.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u13/wingfay/DSC_0938.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo DSC_0938.jpg"/></a> Have sent away a L28 block for testing to see if its worth putting money into. Also ordered some new fuel lines, surge tank and pump to keep it all flowing nicely. Removed the fan and need to go to the wreckers and sort out a thermofan/shroud setup to suit. My brother is sorting out getting a crank trigger made up that will bolt in directly. <a href="http://smg.photobucket.com/user/ill-minded/media/Cars/YonMeri/DSC_5417_zps4b4d14ee.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v511/ill-minded/Cars/YonMeri/DSC_5417_zps4b4d14ee.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo DSC_5417_zps4b4d14ee.jpg"/></a> Have pulled out the wiring loom in the engine bay to see if I can remove anything redundant and upgrade the wires to the headlights. So am waiting on a few things, hopefully they arrive soonish so I can get the current engine running on the efi setup
  4. I upgraded my radiator to an aluminium one with an overall Size is 690w*474h*70t mm. Anyone got something similar? Trying to find a thermo fan and shroud that would fit nicely but haven't had much luck.
  5. sure is, he parted with it around this time last year, was a case of right place right time
  6. Got them made in Brisbane with the ss exhaust. Haven't seen em in the flesh yet but very impressed from what I have seen.
  7. Hey guys. This is my 1976 Datsun 240k. Has spent the last year slowly getting some new stainless extractors and exhaust. Currently getting some love with my brother to get it trucked up to FNQ.
  8. That is some awesome luck. If i had to try and get it up here I would have still missed out haha. Looking forward to seeing you get some progress under way
  9. nice find swarf. Im from up Cairns way, how did you find it?
  10. Is the parcel shelf in decent nick?
  11. If only it was a tad closer, I would take it off your hands. May need parts for my 4 door.
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