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Old September 16th, 2011, 04:24 PM
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70 w30 question

Could you get a 70 w30 with a tach but no oil or temp guages only lights
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Old September 16th, 2011, 04:33 PM
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No you couldn't. The ralley pac was also an option, it included the tic-toc-tac, speedometer and the temp/oil/fuel gauge. it was not actually included in the W30 package. Many folks think the gauges, rear wing on the hardtops and the sport steering wheel were part of the W30 package - they were all options
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Old September 16th, 2011, 09:03 PM
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Hell you could even order the O.A.I. setup (W25) without getting a W car.
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Old September 16th, 2011, 11:41 PM
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Just trying to figure the car out it is a 70 4 speed car f heads ram air set up with the tach but oil and temp lights instead of guages 77k mile car thanks for the info
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Old September 17th, 2011, 05:35 AM
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Just trying to figure the car out it is a 70 4 speed car f heads ram air set up with the tach but oil and temp lights instead of guages 77k mile car thanks for the info
If it's a factory clock/tach, then someone swapped it in without also adding the gauge pod.
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Old September 17th, 2011, 07:22 AM
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Joe's probably right again. I'm sure as he said someone slapped in the gauge, that doesn't mean its not a W30 though. Problem is it is easier to prove a W30 is not a W30 than to prove it is.

F Heads is a good start but those can be bolted.
What are the first few numbers of the VIN? If is says 344870M it may be as all W30s were made in Lansing and that is what the M designates.

What is the number on the carb? on the drivers side back end of the carb
how about on the distributor
does it have red inner fender wells
does it have the ram air hood
does it have sport mirrors (left and right side mirrors)

Since I unfortunately have never had a 4-speed car I'm not sure about the trans on those cars but I do think you cold have special ordered the same 4-spped trans on any 442, the W30 auto had a secific tag on th trans


As you can see everything on a 4speed W30 could have been bolted on.
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Old September 17th, 2011, 07:38 AM
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All the vins are right for a w30 as is all of the other stuff you said about car only thing odd is the cluster
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