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Offline salt27

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #5175 on: July 24, 2016, 02:13:03 AM »
Or he can use our 3 gallon solar heated, J-handled garden sprayer shower.   :-D

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #5176 on: July 24, 2016, 07:17:38 AM »
Gee Don, if you'd had a shower set up the last time I saw you at Speed week then you must have had a dead cat up your shirt, I thought you just smelled as if you did. :-D
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #5177 on: July 24, 2016, 08:21:50 AM »
James, I've gotta ask -- are we now privy to an Aussie phrase hitherto unknown in the civilised northern portion of the world?

"Dead cat up your shirt" -- what a fine turn of the phrase, and the visual I've got running through my head -- on the way out of it, by the way, is very nasty.

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« Reply #5178 on: July 24, 2016, 10:15:30 AM »
Gee Don, if you'd had a shower set up the last time I saw you at Speed week then you must have had a dead cat up your shirt, I thought you just smelled as if you did. :-D

James, no dead cat (they are too scratchy), it was a possum.   :wink:

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #5179 on: July 25, 2016, 04:22:37 AM »

Any pics of the new engine in the car??

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James, no dead cat (they are too scratchy), it was a possum.   :wink:

He wouldn't have thought of a possum, as they are a protected species in Australia

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #5180 on: July 25, 2016, 07:48:30 AM »



James, no dead cat (they are too scratchy), it was a possum.   :wink:

He wouldn't have thought of a possum, as they are a protected species in Australia

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And that is why I was hiding it under my shirt.

It's totally logical if you think it thru.    :roll:

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« Reply #5181 on: July 25, 2016, 10:04:25 AM »
But wait a minnit, Don,  If you were ostensibly trying to protect it -- wouldn't having it underneath your shirt and right next to your nekkid bare skin be a health hazard to it?  How the heck is that gonna protect any danged thing?

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #5182 on: July 25, 2016, 10:12:21 AM »
Come on, everybody knows possums don't care for sunlight... they are nocturnal.  Keep up the good work Don, the Possum In Shirt Society will OFFer their support.
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« Reply #5183 on: July 25, 2016, 10:15:09 AM »
Yo, Stainless.  You musta majored in criptology in 4th grade.  Pretty good!
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #5184 on: July 25, 2016, 10:19:12 AM »
Acronyms were part of my military Super High Intensity Training
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #5185 on: August 04, 2016, 09:04:25 AM »
That poor Possum and the English language!. :-D

Here we use honey badgers. :wink:

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #5186 on: August 04, 2016, 09:57:34 AM »
Here we use honey badgers. :wink:

If I found a cobra in my shop, I would use a honey badger too!   :-o

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #5187 on: September 02, 2016, 04:04:11 PM »
OK we got the Lakewood and the Greek coupler from Don and Sid.

Good news is they'll save us nearly six inches. That is what we needed although it will also means the heads will definitely intercept the body line. The less good news is that there's a little more slop in in the output shaft fit up than we're comfortable with, our box has the same 27 spline shaft as the 10 bolt pinion, the Greek is Turbo 400 size...they weren't meant to be lovers......

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #5188 on: September 02, 2016, 11:05:38 PM »
I just checked out my stuff here for size & you're saying your trans is the same spline as the 10 bolt pinion so this is what I'd do if you're set on keeping your Holden trans. Assuming your yoke is steel & not cast iron, wack the end off it, take it to a machinist & get it splined on the outside to a tight fit in the Greek coupler & press it in.
The outside I can't advise on until I see what you have so show me some pics of your rear housing & shaft Mate.
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #5189 on: September 03, 2016, 12:14:38 AM »
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