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Old January 12th, 2018, 09:14 AM   #1  
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Hello all.

Joined today and will be picking some brains prior to the start of my project. looks like a great site and hope to find info on my build. I do not want to re-invent the wheel but I will use the box it came in.
I have a 66 442 with Mondello pro-street 455, offenhouser duel quads, 4 speed, buckets, mostly original. came from the west coast 30+ years ago and was given to me by my mom and dad at age 17. Its been through 6 junkyard replacement motors two trannies and one rear end. first project is.... research, disk brakes, coil overs and a 2'' drop. love Gearheads78 66 olds and hope to start there.

Thanks for all the input in advance, ( good, bad, funny, and just way out there )
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Old January 12th, 2018, 09:20 AM   #2  
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Welcome to the site, we like pictures. Richards 66 was a cool project.
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Old January 12th, 2018, 09:30 AM   #3  
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Yes, pictures. all i have so far.
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Old January 12th, 2018, 09:57 AM   #4  
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I would lose the air cleaners and those fuel filters. They are pure junk and a fire waiting to happen.
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I am not a fan either and agree with you. As you can see in one of the pics I have the air cleaner that is going on and it requires a saws-all and my junkyard find hood that is burried in snow. It will be easy to find.. All you have to do is walk in the area and hope when you fall you do not dent it.
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any idea how to find richards 66 build thread?
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Old January 12th, 2018, 01:45 PM   #7  
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Here are all of Richards threads. Look at page 10 and work your way back.
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Here are all of Richards threads. Look at page 10 and work your way back.
https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums...archid=4078233
Thank you. Had a email exchange with CPP today. I am still not positive if their parts fit. But got alot of sales pitch to purchase a new steering box. Lol
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Thank you. Had a email exchange with CPP today. I am still not positive if their parts fit. But got alot of sales pitch to purchase a new steering box. Lol
Thanks for the link. I am not sure how to open it up. I get an error code?
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Try this one, click on statistics and then all threads started by:
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