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by Will
17 Apr 2018, 08:45
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: Buster Skiff Restoration
Replies: 38
Views: 2568

Re: Buster Skiff Restoration

Yes Bob the high point bleed seems the obvious reason but the lack of a thread is odd - will fix that
Re SUs - yes I think I had a bit of a mental block about the triple SUs - canting each carb is the most sensible solution and relatively easy with an adapter and remote throttle actuation
by Will
13 Apr 2018, 14:55
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: Buster Skiff Restoration
Replies: 38
Views: 2568

Re: Buster Skiff Restoration

I will be going with a system similar to DaveD am accumulating the parts. Have a 'vintage' ( old) dry sum tank scavenge pump heat exchanger and pipework with a bypass system of sorts similar to one suggested by Bob a couple of questions for the more learned ! 1- The holden head has a 7/16 hole drill...
by Will
24 Mar 2018, 13:46
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: Buster Skiff Restoration
Replies: 38
Views: 2568

Re: Buster Skiff Restoration

A lot of helpful info from you guys - thanks for input. DaveD guess you mean use an oil cooler as a raw water preheater? , at one stage while racing cars I used one of these as a water cooler - it this similar to what you refer to? https://www.merlinmotorsport.co.uk/p/laminova-oil-water-cooler-245mm...
by Will
23 Mar 2018, 08:09
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: Buster Skiff Restoration
Replies: 38
Views: 2568

Re: Buster Skiff Restoration

Hmmm not only do your SUs work well they really look the part! My problem is that I have the weber (s) left over from race car days and also a Lynx manifold. It seems I should try to make the weber work because the plan is to only have the holden in there for a few months (maybe!) I see you are usin...
by Will
19 Mar 2018, 17:38
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: Buster Skiff Restoration
Replies: 38
Views: 2568

Re: Buster Skiff Restoration

Guess I should be here rather than the 'do you need this' page Have checked over the Pug engines and done a bit of research - lots of helpful info from the WA connection however lot of work to build the peugeot 403 engine the way I want it - that will be the eventual outcome In the meantime the 149 ...
by Will
19 Mar 2018, 10:12
Forum: Do You Need This?
Topic: Buster for sale
Replies: 26
Views: 1354

Re: Buster for sale

Thanks Bob will do
my mob # 0402111875
Kevin
by Will
13 Mar 2018, 15:43
Forum: Do You Need This?
Topic: Buster for sale
Replies: 26
Views: 1354

Re: Buster for sale

Hi Bob
Yes was me on M7 /M1 between 11and 12 -home at Coal Point Lake Macquarie around 12.30
Where are you?
Yes catch up would be good
by Will
08 Mar 2018, 21:59
Forum: Get Togethers and Events
Topic: Balranald Wet Together
Replies: 48
Views: 3481

Re: Balranald Wet Together

Sorry to say sometimes the 'best plans' just aren't meant to work, was going to pick up Buster today then head to Balranald fri /sat to say G'day . Blew a turbo - intercooler hose and spent the day waiting for parts /repairs . 14hrs with nothing to show but a $800 bill! I feel sorry for Phil who has...
by Will
06 Mar 2018, 11:15
Forum: Get Togethers and Events
Topic: Balranald Wet Together
Replies: 48
Views: 3481

Re: Balranald Wet Together

Is there anybody likely to be at Balranald on the friday /early sat?
I may be able to pick up Buster thurs pm and return home via the lake to meet some of the mob and see some boats
- at this stage a possibility!
by Will
05 Mar 2018, 21:58
Forum: Do You Need This?
Topic: Buster for sale
Replies: 26
Views: 1354

Re: Buster for sale

I suppose it is no surprise after the past few posts that I bought Buster - thanks Phil I have never purchased anything 'sight unseen' but thought this too good an opportunity to pass up -Im sure I wont regret it No previous experience in ex race boats or pug engines so I look forward to the challen...

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