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Here are some pics of my new toy a 1964 1595cc Vauxhall Victor deluxe.At the moment its all stock but soon to be lowered all round stud pattern changed and a set of american torque thrusts.





These are what are going on it.

 

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Jees! I passed my test in one of those, but only hav 3 on the tree. Failed on liss use of gears! That look very pretty, kind a sad to change it really. just my 2p worth.
 

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If i can get the fb vx490 axle and hubs it would be good,big if, im finding them hard to find,so may end up getting the 4 stud ones re drilled.At some point i will be changing the engine maybe to a rover v8 with 5 speed manual but not sure,the 3 speed on the tree is a pain but use to it now. Trev.
 

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Ive heard that mgb calipers fit the vx4/90 front hubs and ford escort mk2 axles have been used on the back of these in the past, but again with the escort axle, youve still got the stud pattern problem.
Ah well, good luck with it, its a great looking car and with a lowering job and those wheels, it'll look the bollocks.:tup:
 

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Thats right,the mgb calipers do fit on the vx490 hubs.A guy called Russ Hancox built a green V8 FB wagon who fitted them with no problems,i just happen to have the copy of custom car it was in so its helping me out.
 

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I know and love russ's car well, that was the car that got me into vauxhalls in the first place, im trying to get in touch with russ to talk to him about that car but hes a hard man to get hold of. Hopfully hes gonna be at billing this year.
 

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Lovely looking thing. Looking forward to seeing it with some altitude adjustment and the Torque Thrusts, should look fantastic :tup:
 

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very nice!.i had 1 as a daily,painted by steevie wonder.you could surf in the runs down the back doors!just agreed a deal on an fb wagon for a daily,tho she wont be here 4 2 months.mines got the 5 stud hubs and discs up front.
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Ive heard that mgb calipers fit the vx4/90 front hubs and ford escort mk2 axles have been used on the back of these in the past, but again with the escort axle, youve still got the stud pattern problem.
Ah well, good luck with it, its a great looking car and with a lowering job and those wheels, it'll look the bollocks.:tup:
years ago i had a minor with an escort axle,got the stud pattern changed to US 5-stud by a local rodshop (long gone :( )....my be worth a thought?...sweet looking ride :tup:
 

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Hi Kookie.Look forward to seeing pics of your wagon when you get it,oh & do you want to swap your 5 stud hubs & discs for my 4 stud hubs & drum breaks.Trev :sniff::sniff:
 

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Hi Ray if thats you, hope you & jo are both keeping ok,they should look famillar they were on your humber at one stage.:tup: Trev.
 

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Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Just what i'm after. Looks lovely, super clean. Know of any others going, just put up for one in the wanted section?

Cheers Dan:tup:
 
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