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Messages - SkippyThBushKangeroo

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For Sale / Re: 77 cf swb for sale
« on: March 04, 2014, 10:12:05 PM »
onya rumax..  ;) the beddy whisperer  ;D  ;D  ;)

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Test Board / Re: Introduction
« on: January 26, 2014, 02:48:18 PM »
and a wealth of awesome people too mty  ;)

23
CF Bedford Chat / holden ID plate
« on: December 30, 2013, 11:37:03 AM »
hi all .. i read somewhere that holden did at one time assemble a few beddys with a 253 motor over the usual 6 cylinders... have been looking at my compliance plates..   and 1 am not really sure how to dechipher it an 2 there is no mention of engine no in it..  tho it is registered as having a 253 V8 in  it also it is registered as a "touring van" was just curios as in was this a factory manufactured V8 or if someone had done a conversion with eng reports..any of u guys know how to read the compliances ??? pictured below .. cheers skippy

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Driveline / Re: diy steering alignment..
« on: December 30, 2013, 10:46:57 AM »
just talked to the old guy i use for wheel aligning ( arthur from southern wheel alignment clarence gardens for u adelaide bugas if u want a good alignment at half the price of anywhere else in town) he,s not open till next week but he  informed me that the toe in as matte said should be zero... bit of info for u groovers ... so today is the day i head north ( sigh..finally) woohooo keep u all posted on my adventure ...take it easy an all of u have an awesome new year... cheers skippy :-)

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Driveline / Re: diy steering alignment..
« on: December 30, 2013, 10:37:01 AM »
thanks for input guys i used mattes  method...   plus a stringline also  and i also equalled both tie rod threads around the same  length  till i had the same measurement of 1951mm both front and back of front wheels, which at an educated guess would make the wheels straight ahead... are u saying kiwi that i will now have to adjust them both 15 degrees toe in ??  which would be rumaxs measurements in mm ??

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Driveline / diy steering alignment..
« on: December 29, 2013, 12:47:34 PM »
hi groovers .. am doing a  :o steering align  :o on ol futile  ::) backyard like  ::) and thought ..  ??? (unusual)..  ???  if any of  you buga,beddicts  . had your own ways of checkin your steering at home... assuming of course it is on straight level ground.. also had a look around site but couldnt fond any specs on what toe in and camber etc  is  :'( ...anyone have this info  ??? or an opinion,    ???  idea ,  ??? understanding of,  ??? or even bugaweigian religious view  ???  ???  ??? on this request... cheers dears skippy  ;)

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CF Bedford Chat / Re: rear bearings
« on: December 19, 2013, 10:24:20 AM »
 ;D  ;D  ;D  ;D all good mty fitted like a glove never known "ol futile" to be so quiet... back on the road ... n continue headin north.... thanks again mty your a gem.... words of warning to beddophiles.... all the aussie distributors have bought cheap shitty chinese bearings for the rear axle that have ALL had the o ring seal groove machined on THE WRONG SIDE OF THE BEARING!!  :  :o  :o :o .. :o all every single one in stock in aus... also my receipt read SKF bearing 415691B.. at $187.00... when i pursued this further CBC admitted they were CHEAP chinese bearings being charged at the well made bearing price ..pretty bloody naughty i reckon... so unless they have the manufacurers name stamped in thenm .. they are cheap copies. an we should all arc up at them for this blatent deception in trading!!  greed is a horrible thing and we are all being taken for a ride over this .... so bear in mind when ordering these things ... cheers dears skippy  ;)

28
CF Bedford Chat / Re: rear bearings
« on: December 17, 2013, 02:05:46 PM »
thanks mty u are more awesome than awesome itself ..  ;) skip

29
The Sump / Re: Lpg gas
« on: December 16, 2013, 11:31:16 AM »
97 cents a litre here in adelaide   jumped from 82 cents overnight .. their lust for greed nows no bounds.. sigh  :P








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Introduce Yourself / Re: Hi from Adelaide
« on: December 14, 2013, 05:16:11 PM »
bit late for advice now  :'(  .. but worth remembering.. usually if one books it into lonsdale  they are known to be "not as thorough" as regency park by a long shot ...  ;)

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