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by deonne
Thu Jun 07, 2012 8:08 am
Forum: Performance
Topic: JK's v6 book
Replies: 266
Views: 111018

Re: JK's v6 book

Hey Jim , I used your pointers and info to modify the dizzy on my recently rebuilt SA Carby 3.0 GTV ; very happy with the response and crisp acceleration. I am running about 18 degrees static and 36 degrees centrifigal / max advance. No ping or detonation at full throttle acceleration on pump gas. I...
by deonne
Thu Jun 07, 2012 7:44 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: THE FEISTY OLD LADY !
Replies: 10
Views: 6182

Re: THE FEISTY OLD LADY !

Next pic of wire locking on the cap screws that attach the filter body to the carbs 8)
by deonne
Thu Jun 07, 2012 7:39 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: THE FEISTY OLD LADY !
Replies: 10
Views: 6182

Re: THE FEISTY OLD LADY !

Hey Kevin , saw your post about Konrads race machine and thought I might let you have some pics with regards what I had to do to sort my carbs out properly. The PO was the second owner , he gave up trying to stop the carbs leaking fuel , after a while every single fuel delivery hose would slowly wor...
by deonne
Sun Jun 03, 2012 10:04 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: THE FEISTY OLD LADY !
Replies: 10
Views: 6182

Re: THE FEISTY OLD LADY !

Hi Kevin , tried to post previously but struggling to get pics attached. At any rate , thanks very much for that airbox , I should have it in my hands today ! A little feedback concerning progress with my Baby , done about 7000 ks now and seems nicely loose and generally running like a good one. Ver...
by deonne
Fri Nov 25, 2011 6:03 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: THE FEISTY OLD LADY !
Replies: 10
Views: 6182

Re: THE FEISTY OLD LADY !

Hi Kevin ; man thats great , thanks very much for your kind offer ! Please email me your address or where it can be collected and what times would suit you , I will arrange from my side !!! I currently have 140 main jets in which seem good across the rpm range and loading , will I have to re - jet f...
by deonne
Sun Nov 13, 2011 11:35 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: THE FEISTY OLD LADY !
Replies: 10
Views: 6182

Re: THE FEISTY OLD LADY !

Hi deonne , great to have that carbi gtv on the road. If yougo wider on those compo offsets it will catch on arches and spoiler. There are some 8 j dishes still floating around. Regarding suspension and trying to keep it standard then. What you need is a set of 28mm torsion bars with those konis . ...
by deonne
Wed Oct 26, 2011 11:30 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: THE FEISTY OLD LADY !
Replies: 10
Views: 6182

THE FEISTY OLD LADY !

Well guys ; this is a seriously sweet driving car ! With reference to my previous post on Engine Rebuild information to Kevin and Barry , the Engine rebuild and replacement of various chassis parts , my 3.0 is now running beautifully ! And after 1500 kilometres I can add that she is as Feisty as can...
by deonne
Sat Apr 30, 2011 8:35 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: ENGINE REBUILD Q FOR BARRY / KEVIN
Replies: 16
Views: 9471

Re: ENGINE REBUILD Q FOR BARRY / KEVIN

Thanks Kevin ; I will be sure to give you a call. My objective is to keep the car as stock as possible ; with some savy upgrades mostly centred around the chassis , braking and handling. Each of which can be done at my leasure and returned to stock easily being " BOLT ON " only . I do not...
by deonne
Thu Apr 07, 2011 4:03 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: ENGINE REBUILD Q FOR BARRY / KEVIN
Replies: 16
Views: 9471

ENGINE REBUILD Q FOR BARRY / KEVIN

Hi guys ; I am looking for some guidance and basic costings. I have a '84 3 Litre in pretty good shape for her age and I am looking at doing some extensive restoration and recommission work on her. The car has 126k kilo's on her , of which I have driven 80k kilo's. What can I expect to spend on an E...
by deonne
Thu Apr 23, 2009 10:14 pm
Forum: Body (exterior)
Topic: RESTO / Q FOR ALL S.A. Members
Replies: 1
Views: 3542

RESTO / Q FOR ALL S.A. Members

Hi Guys ; I have a clean 84 gtv6 3.0. Who can you recommend for bodywork in South Africa ; for resto of my gtv6 ??? What did you spend and what was done ??? Not looking for a concourso job ; the vehicle gets driven often and is not a garage queen ; just want to take care of some small corrosion issu...