The Holden Grey motor is often referred to as the Holden side plate. The engine earned its name as they were painted grey from the factory. They came in 2 sizes, 138ci and 132ci. More engineering and after market modifications have gone into this engine than any other engine in Australian automotive history.

March 24, 2016


08:58 Posted by GreyFC No comments

Lindsay Wilson chose the FJ as many have before him to make his modifications.  The body is a 1955.  Engine is a 1955 Holden six modded to 154 cube inches, engine has solid lifters ( as do all grey motors ), wade cam has 154 grind.  Lukey muffler.  Trans is 55 Holden with H pattern floor shift.  Motor has been balanced.  Pressure plate is 186 Holden.  Swap was done by Lindsay and Neil Burston.

The FJ have been lowered 3 inches at front, stock at rear.  Sway and lift bars fitted.  Shockers all around are Armstorng double action.  Diff ration is 3.89  1955 vintage.  Original steering box is topped with a Max Rob steering wheel.  Wheels are Hinchcliffe mads with Bridgestone and Firestone tyres.  Taillamps are a trailer accessory unit.  Headlamps are EJ Holden.

Full set of Smiths gauges with an addition of radio stereo player.

Paint color is popular yellow enamel with black deerhide roll and truck interior.  Custom work features flared and filled fenders.

Original Source : Custom Rodder date unknown.
Facts double checks with Lindsay Wilson himself March 23rd 2016


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