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by IndianaJones
Sun 17 Nov 2019, 18:59
Forum: Technical
Topic: Granada VIN plate
Replies: 3
Views: 176

Re: Granada VIN plate

I don’t have the decode info for Granada’s, but a calculated guess at decoding the data plate as follows: E = Source ~ Ford of Germany S = Assembly ~ South Africa GC = Granada Coupe N = Year of Assembly ~ 1973 D = Month of Assembly ~ November 81460 = Serial Number 179285 = Sido number M = Engine ~ 3...
by IndianaJones
Fri 25 Oct 2019, 16:45
Forum: Technical
Topic: Mk1 Ford Granada Chassis Number
Replies: 5
Views: 672

Re: Mk1 Ford Granada Chassis Number

I can’t be certain, as I don’t have the decode info for Granada’s, but an educated guess at decoding the data plate as follows: O = Source ~ The “O” is odd, could be correct or perhaps mis-stamped from the factory, but it is usually “C” for Ford of Britain, or "E" for Ford of Germany X = Assembly ~ ...
by IndianaJones
Tue 22 Oct 2019, 19:53
Forum: Other Manufacturers
Topic: British Leyland Cape Town
Replies: 13
Views: 6379

Re: British Leyland Cape Town

Thanks for sharing Shock Diamond. Did you stay in the automotive industry after those years?
To which operator was the Guy "Victory J Trambusses sold, do you know?
Interesting about the Australian Leyland P76 evaluation, know why it was dismissed? The fuel crisis perhaps?
by IndianaJones
Sat 15 Dec 2018, 00:16
Forum: Technical
Topic: Inverted Engine
Replies: 2
Views: 1844

Re: Inverted Engine

Can't comment on the Ford Flathead, but in the case of this motorcycle, my guess would be to improve cooling. You would notice that it is aircooled, inverting the engine would definitely cause "regular" sump to become a dry sump, eliminating frictional losses from the crankshaft, although I don;t kn...
by IndianaJones
Fri 31 Aug 2018, 19:02
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: GRIZZ, CRAIG, DENNIS’ 2018 USA Road Trip
Replies: 15
Views: 4392

Re: GRIZZ, CRAIG, DENNIS’ 2018 USA Road Trip

Hi Grizz I'll sure be following your endeavors, was just wondering what you were up to recently when that Kommando came up for sale again, and still keeping an eye out for SAP plates, not that I get many chances to do so. Meeting up with the Fast & Loud guys previously surely must have been a high, ...
by IndianaJones
Sun 26 Aug 2018, 20:58
Forum: Cars and Parts on Other Sites
Topic: 96-98 Falcon
Replies: 7
Views: 2472

Re: 96-98 Falcon

Saw this on Gumtree...

1997 Ford Falcon XR6 4Litre
https://www.gumtree.co.za/a-cars-bakkie ... 0181476309
R25000
by IndianaJones
Sun 26 Aug 2018, 20:55
Forum: Cars and Parts on Other Sites
Topic: Mag Wheels (4 x 108 PCD)
Replies: 0
Views: 659

Mag Wheels (4 x 108 PCD)

Saw this on Gumtree...

13", 108pcd
https://www.gumtree.co.za/a-car-tyres-r ... 0941858409
R1100
by IndianaJones
Sun 26 Aug 2018, 20:50
Forum: Cars and Parts on Other Sites
Topic: Small block Ford 5spd Getrag conversion
Replies: 0
Views: 624

Small block Ford 5spd Getrag conversion

Saw this on Gumtree... "Ford 302 V8 bell housing(Gilo Engineering), Gertrag 265 gearbox, Flywheel, starter, clutch nd pressure plate works with E30 BMW slave cylinder(not included)" https://www.gumtree.co.za/a-car-replacement-parts/athlone/ford-302-bell-housing-gertrag-265-gearbox/100266100500091020...
by IndianaJones
Sun 26 Aug 2018, 20:12
Forum: Cars and Parts on Other Sites
Topic: 82-87 Skyline 2.8
Replies: 23
Views: 7943

Re: 82-87 Skyline 2.8

Saw this on Gumtree...

1984 Nissan Skyline GTX
https://www.gumtree.co.za/a-cars-bakkie ... 1391895209
R89500
by IndianaJones
Sun 26 Aug 2018, 20:07
Forum: Cars and Parts on Other Sites
Topic: Daan Jacobs V6 Microbus
Replies: 7
Views: 1888

Re: Daan Jacobs V6 Microbus

Saw this on Gumtree...

1985 Volkswagen Kombi (Daan Jacobs V6 Conversion)
https://www.gumtree.co.za/a-cars-bakkie ... 1441424709
R59000