JoKer

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JoKer last won the day on December 9 2016

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  1. Since the new forums can display FB Vids I can share this Video that I remember I forgot about on here now too (never got around to d-loading & yt'ing it etc) 2011 post fresh rebuild of the Current motor & setup (possibly still on Solexes pre-tune) but still heaps fun, also did track day / drift that weekend to this 'motorkhana' was after the trackday
  2. So turns out there's more than a few configurations to make these go Mechaniccal which is what I was used to in my old 78 and ate slowly away at the firewall and seen here in the brown 75 1500 parts car And the Chrysler pedal cable I have, and the blue 76 alpine has the same setup I need repaired
  3. Managed to snap me accelerator cable coming over the Saddle Road tonight right at the tip just after passing a couple of slow pokes so I looked like a right chode coasting and pulling over and up onto a curb Bonnet up assess options and a helpy fellah pulls up and promptly gets stuck in the bog in front of me Think about the choke or kickdown cable.... Went with robbing the choke connection and a Brazilian zip ties we're good! Quick call to Graham Etkins and he's got a couple in stock for around $20 each! Zip into palmy a bingo, not quite what I need (didn't check till I got home but the man is the dude for parts Need a short motorbike cable with lead bit at each end for the setup I've got so should be able to get home and sort it tomorrow
  4. 200,000km in 41 years Not bad. Jpg Tho she's a bit like mum's dad's axe (Swapped Diff G box Head etc Body & Bottom end of Block are OEM etc Tho OCD me is not happy with the crooked 00000's Edit : they have evened out with a few more KM on the clock
  5. ON Nats 17 looks like this that's another 400mile's on the clock or 640 metric KM's Departed Thurs Night caught up with the Akl convoy at Ashhurst, gave @64vauxhall some cream for his special area then took them over the Saddle Road Credit to @Threeonthetreel for that image Friday went and watched them do this out in a paddock so I went for a jaunt down here (I won) Back to camp for din din's & the yummiest Meat soup and some refreshments Sat was Scavenger Hunt day, went & saw stuff and things then back to camp for Prizegiving & Rocker cover racing I placed 4th this yeah after a few tense knock out rounds 3rd to Trev oh yea dressups Sunday packup & group Photos then a hoon into Featherston to catchup / meet a mate then Long way home via a Lighthouse & some cool machines could Just see Max & Furiosa at the wheel of these Birds like it fin
  6. that is so satisfying to look at even the 'failures (shrinking in the corners?)
  7. Things wernt begin captive in the rear since I swapped out the diff so nabbed the shocks to match top set had been in it since I bought it & had never been an issue til now shorter (proper) shock on the bottom i out of an 80's Chrysler Avenger but noticeably an improvement straight away also nah could not be arsed tidying them up, she'll be right : or I'll buy actual new shocks next time
  8. needs more Fosters / ocker beers
  9. I know this is a video of a Disco' but it's related so I'll post here for you rover fiends to enjoy also I like your build and enjoy reading your updates!
  10. Home at last : I dunno how many miles I clocked up! Should do Clac's shortly since last Friday 27th DVK>AKL>Leadfoot>Whitianga x3>Napier>DVK Feb 8th Here's my last pic from Leadfoot, note they updated the Mobil 'livery' Car never missed a beat, used no water or oil that I could tell & a few of the other volunteers there also "used to have an Avenger once" half a tank of gas / 20L from Taupo via Napier to Dannevirke aint too bad i reckon edit : 1000 Miles or 1654km's round trip
  11. So Snuck up to the big A Last Saturday for a Surprise 40th (no not mine or the cars) then most of this week I've been pottering around this place then tonight @BillyTong checked in the campground for duties cooking up to be a fab weekend
  12. this just popped up on the faceballs : relevant to thread? edit : dang link wont work for me / spam? & this guy seems to know his stuff
  13. Somewhere on all this I miss out the part where I bought this from Napier & sold this 80's Chrysler Avenger to a Local mate around 2012-2013 (also updated & edited some lost links, pic's & vids for the new forum software over the past 3 pages) When I owned a Hon-duh Accord (Jesus drove one dontcha know) for a short but fun period of time (sold it the day I picked this car up in the image above) They turned it Orange, not just any old Orange : its feckin' ORANGE!!! (some say my car is Orange : I enjoy a game of "wind em up" & say it's Red) which some will connect with Then not long after it turned turtle RIP 2013 in other boring Avenger news, temp gauge did a dance today & had been running cold so threw the thermostat I had bought in, ordered spare housing & top pipe from Ross ready for next years Leadfoot 2017 adventure "just in case" dreaming of moving the High Beam light and installing a Alternator warning light and a CD player that can eject, and a Aerial that can receive Frequency Modulated Stations discuss :