This is the first ever drive of a gemini we did a LS1 conversion on by ourselfs. Motor has a bigger cam in it and valve springs, engine has been retuned, Standard turbo 700 gearbox and locked diff. To all those haters that said it couldn`t be done this one is for you and we have more to come. Thanks to everyone else for their help through the project it has been much apreciated.
HQ Holden Restoration 27: How I weld patch panels
This is how I go about my welding, this is A way to weld, not THE way to
weld. Hope this helps someone out there, apologies if it's a bit boring.
Also wrote up this
this is my gem!
5L EFI v8, manual, cage, locker, buckets, harnesses, full gauged dash
it is awesome, spins up so easily, but this is just the first weekend of it
goin, so more videos will come of her havin some real fun!
tuff vk group 3 2
this is my first drive of my group 3 replica.510hp manual its going to be
wild on the street.i`m not even using half throtle on this effort.
B+M Blown holden 308
Holden 308 fitted with a B+M 174 blower. Engine is being run in a cradle
set up to HQ to WB spacings which allows the engine to be run and sorted
before being dropped into the car. Carb is a Holley 750CFM Vac Sec and the
ignition is HEI. The homemade zoomie headers allow individual cyl EGT's to
be read, this 308 will go into a Sandman Van.
V8 EFI Holden Gemini Burnouts
Also off the Street Commodores (stage 2 i think) DVD
What a weapon!
See Blownhemi's youtube profile, for original (better quality) videos.
Holden 308 355 stroker on engine dyno 424HP
Holden VC commodore 308 block bored .020
VN heads ported and flowed at 550 potential HP
355 scat crank
Scat H rods
SRP forged pistons
Crane cam hydraulic roller 230 and 234 degrees at 0.050 lift
Comp hydraulic roller lifters and pushrods
Holley 750 mechanical carb
Torque power dual plane manifold
Built by Me
Dyno'd and tuned by
Will now go back into the VC ex cop car...
Update - motor is in car...
Mark Hayes LC Torana Australia's quickest street car 2009
Street Car Superstars was held on the 26th Jan 2009 at WSID, it's mission
to find Australia's quickest street car. A mandatory 45km cruise, D.O.T
tyre and quickest ET of the day will be crowned Australia's quickest street
car. Mark Hayes LC Torana took the crown with a 8.33 ET, he also won his
bracket "street assisted". This car has run as fast as 8.0 on a Drag Radial
and 7.7 on a full slick.