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by Kiwistage1V8
Sat Aug 19, 2006 8:40 am
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Diff Difference
Replies: 7
Views: 4405

mikeinbeverley wrote: Anyone want to swap a none water- eating V8 for a set of lightweight springs & a 50cc (old) Yamaha ?
as tempting as the offer sounds, I think I'll have to decline.

but thanks anyway........

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by Kiwistage1V8
Fri Jun 16, 2006 11:24 am
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Fuel pump
Replies: 6
Views: 3899

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bendix fuel pump filter
by Kiwistage1V8
Sun May 07, 2006 1:50 am
Forum: Sales and Wants
Topic: WANTED: transmission tunnel parts
Replies: 9
Views: 5546

Re: WANTED: transmission tunnel parts

I am seeking the piece of steel that fits to the front of the seat box and then the next piece forward for a Stage One 109 (what else?). I would need part shipped to Huddersfield in the UK. I remember one of the guys I get parts off here in NZ offering a brand new one of these for sale recently. Fr...
by Kiwistage1V8
Wed May 03, 2006 8:42 am
Forum: Introductions and Photos
Topic: West Aussie Stage 1
Replies: 11
Views: 9068

They think that the zenith stombergs need overhauling.( they cant find any other cause for the performance problem) So the issue is now , whether to persist with the strombergs or convert to another system. Any thoughts gentlemen? Yep. 4 barrel holley and a manifold to suit. easy to tune, and bette...
by Kiwistage1V8
Wed May 03, 2006 8:32 am
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: engine tuning
Replies: 6
Views: 3897

get rid of the twin carbs for starters :wink: then get electronic ignition :wink: If you are one of the purists, then you will need to have the carbs balanced, probably needs to be done by a professional. but ask them to set your mixture at around 5-6% carbon monoxide as for ignition timing, if you ...
by Kiwistage1V8
Mon May 01, 2006 5:03 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Carb / Inlet manifold restrictors
Replies: 13
Views: 8004

Would you mind sending a pic of the throttle bracket? will do. just off to work now, damn it. :wink: It won't be until the weekend arctic, but I will do it. Its pretty simple, a piece of flat steel with a couple of holes and the original bracket off the old twin carb setup ("s" bend thing...
by Kiwistage1V8
Sat Apr 29, 2006 9:41 pm
Forum: Introductions and Photos
Topic: Kiwi Stage 1
Replies: 3
Views: 4030

Kiwi Stage 1

Hi there, I have a great stage 1. Ex-NZ armed forces and was stationed on one of our small offshore islands towing a radio trailer, and consequently has done a genuine 40,000 km's. The other great thing about it is that the chassis was undersealed from new, and as such the chassis and bulkhead are i...
by Kiwistage1V8
Sat Apr 29, 2006 7:36 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Carb / Inlet manifold restrictors
Replies: 13
Views: 8004

I have a 465 and edelbrock performer on my stage 1. It all goes in sweetly. I made a bracket for the throttle cable myself, very easy to do, it bolted on to one of the bolt holes on the top of the manifold. The throttle cable attaches straight on to the carby linkage without any mods. I just ignored...
by Kiwistage1V8
Sat Apr 29, 2006 7:27 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Carb / Inlet manifold restrictors
Replies: 13
Views: 8004

:wink: go 4 barrel holley :wink:

:wink: then ya don't have to worry about the restrictors , you'll be slapping on an edelbrock or similar :wink:
by Kiwistage1V8
Sat Apr 29, 2006 8:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Overdrive
Replies: 37
Views: 29604

I have a '83 stage1 ex NZ Army. I fitted an overdrive off a rangie to the lt95. It does make a difference. I am also thinking I will get a transferbox gear set from a range rover, as these are also higher geared.


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