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by Johann Grobler
Mon 05 Oct 2015, 22:06
Forum: Parts wanted
Topic: chevy 305/400C.I. pistons and rods
Replies: 4
Views: 1357

Re: chevy 305/400C.I. pistons and rods

Glen wrote:hi me looking for rods and pistons for BOWTIE 305 pistons /400 chevy RODS
Have a chat with Mantaray :mrgreen:
by Johann Grobler
Mon 05 Oct 2015, 16:57
Forum: Restoration
Topic: 1970s GM Ranger Resto starts!!!
Replies: 258
Views: 40741

Re: 1970s GM Ranger Resto starts!!!

There must be some pretty strong glue to be used as temps inside car on hot day can really soar 8O As the pic shows the radio panel veneer is coming away from the base plate and seems to be another pattern & color. There other options, such as removing the veneer and resurfacing with a black plasti...
by Johann Grobler
Mon 05 Oct 2015, 13:54
Forum: Restoration
Topic: 1970s GM Ranger Resto starts!!!
Replies: 258
Views: 40741

Re: 1970s GM Ranger Resto starts!!!

Ranger1 wrote:Hi Reg
I've seen guys strip the dash down completely and redo with actual veneer sheets.
Mark
Hi Reg,
Mark is right! It can be done, provided the right match can be found. Do not try different pattern! Looks terrible! I did my 1966 Hillman superminx, some effort!! :mrgreen:
by Johann Grobler
Sun 04 Oct 2015, 14:25
Forum: Cars and Parts on Other Sites
Topic: Datsun 240Z
Replies: 7
Views: 1501

Re: Datsun 240Z

Gone! 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O
by Johann Grobler
Sun 27 Sep 2015, 15:30
Forum: Events
Topic: Wiele skou - Strand Helderberg
Replies: 17
Views: 4518

Re: Wiele skou - Strand Helderberg

They are trying to revive the car show from years past. I got delayed today and was there from 12:30 - 2pm. Pretty disappointing. :( Not gonna make tomorrow, Sunday. About an hours drive each way and the Ranger is running pretty good!! :mrgreen: The toughest engine that GM ever built! 50 yr old eng...
by Johann Grobler
Sun 27 Sep 2015, 15:25
Forum: Restoration
Topic: 1970s GM Ranger Resto starts!!!
Replies: 258
Views: 40741

Re: 1970s GM Ranger Resto starts!!!

RangerReg wrote:THANKS Johann :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
Never thought of audio places :idea:
Just 72 years of experience!! :mrgreen:
by Johann Grobler
Sat 26 Sep 2015, 14:35
Forum: Restoration
Topic: 1970s GM Ranger Resto starts!!!
Replies: 258
Views: 40741

Re: 1970s GM Ranger Resto starts!!!

Ok so went to the Helderberg Car show...slow start. See events thread for pics. Will be there today Saturday for half day I think.Does anyone know where I can get the clips that hold the 2500 badges or holds the "slats" on the rear of the Ranger? Here is a pic badge clips.jpg Car Radio and Audio fi...
by Johann Grobler
Sat 26 Sep 2015, 14:23
Forum: Events
Topic: Wiele skou - Strand Helderberg
Replies: 17
Views: 4518

Re: Wiele skou - Strand Helderberg

bmwmaniac wrote:I drove past there sometime this morning and it didn't look like much was going on. certainly didn't look like R40 worth. will drive past tomorrow again and decide.
Is somebody pulling a Vaal Old Wheels down there? 8O First time I hear that displayers had to pay!!! 8O
by Johann Grobler
Sat 26 Sep 2015, 13:21
Forum: Events
Topic: Wiele skou - Strand Helderberg
Replies: 17
Views: 4518

Re: Wiele skou - Strand Helderberg

Ranger looks good! :D Pity about the poor attendance! Must be the rugby!! :roll:
by Johann Grobler
Sat 26 Sep 2015, 13:14
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: Forum going slowly down?
Replies: 34
Views: 6414

Re: Forum going slowly down?

Membership going slowly up??? :mrgreen: