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Forum: Small Blocks
Yesterday, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By Kennybill

I'd find a 403. All your 330 accessories will...

I'd find a 403. All your 330 accessories will bolt up.
Forum: Small Blocks
June 16th, 2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By Kennybill

They say they'll fit 1967 Cutlass "small block"....

They say they'll fit 1967 Cutlass "small block". I think there's a decent market for those headers.
Forum: Big Blocks
June 15th, 2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By Kennybill

I'd buy it also. Seeing as how your going to put...

I'd buy it also. Seeing as how your going to put it in a Cutlass, I'd be willing to trade you a 425 or a 455, virgin non spun, std/std crankshaft choice of engine for it. Pm me if you want to talk,...
Forum: Big Blocks
June 14th, 2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 772
Posted By Kennybill

I have those pistons in a near 20 year build. I...

I have those pistons in a near 20 year build. I asked my Machinist/friend for .0045 clearance. I'd known him since grade school till his passing, over 60 years. He said to me, "by the way, you GOT...
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 14th, 2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By Kennybill

Huh, what you guys say? I'm in the club also. I...

Huh, what you guys say? I'm in the club also. I jokingly say it sounds like crickets, all the time. I can "tune" it out some but it's always there. I'm resisting the hearing aids. I have good set of...
Forum: Cars For Sale
June 14th, 2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By Kennybill

I 2nd it, nice 1968. Those parking lenses get...

I 2nd it, nice 1968. Those parking lenses get spiderwebbed from over tightening. Hard to come by.
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 14th, 2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 852
Posted By Kennybill

The grass always looks greener, till you get...

The grass always looks greener, till you get there. If you have children there's a good chance one/all will end up in another part of the country. No sense wasting time on trying to find the perfect...
Forum: In Memoriam
June 13th, 2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By Kennybill

His dream project 40 Willys was a unique choice....

His dream project 40 Willys was a unique choice. I was hoping for a miracle outcome. God Bless and R.I.P. Gascoupe.
June 13th, 2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By Kennybill

Here's an older post about bucket seats. ...

Here's an older post about bucket seats.

https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/clubhouse-43/1968-bucket-seats-109574/
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 11th, 2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,690
Posted By Kennybill

Thanks for the update. I'm praying for you. Good...

Thanks for the update. I'm praying for you. Good luck.
June 7th, 2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 677
Posted By Kennybill

That was a 1971 from 3 projects ago, 11 years...

That was a 1971 from 3 projects ago, 11 years ago. Time flies by.
June 7th, 2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 677
Posted By Kennybill

Tiger Eater

https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/06/06/tiger-eater-in-retirement/?refer=musweekly
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 6th, 2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,690
Posted By Kennybill

I've been a participant in a trials study for...

I've been a participant in a trials study for right around 4 years. This study was looking for men over 60 without cancer or heart problems and somehow they contacted me. The Mars foundation (the...
Forum: Small Blocks
June 3rd, 2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,363
Posted By Kennybill

It's possible that there's a message in the the...

It's possible that there's a message in the the pass where you "goofed." I would try a pass shifting @ 5400/5500 rpms. That may be more in the power band. That's a nice car and fast.
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 1st, 2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,690
Posted By Kennybill

I had that book, I loaned it out and you know the...

I had that book, I loaned it out and you know the "rest of the story." (As Paul Harvey use to say) As I remember Dirk Pierson and Sandy Shaw were the Scientists. I've listened to talk radio for near...
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 31st, 2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,690
Posted By Kennybill

Firewalker, I like your attitude and courage to...

Firewalker, I like your attitude and courage to try an alternative treatment. I've given the information to two cancer survivors. One a Lady that has had breast and lung cancer. Both are in remission...
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 31st, 2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,473
Posted By Kennybill

92%

92%
Forum: Big Blocks
May 31st, 2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,407
Posted By Kennybill

Modified? Does that mean machine work? There are...

Modified? Does that mean machine work? There are lots of videos on YouTube. Put in Oldsmobile. Bill Travado has a series of an Oldsmobile engine assembly. Some tools will be needed.
May 29th, 2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,776
Posted By Kennybill

Read up on 403s. They are a direct bolt in for a...

Read up on 403s. They are a direct bolt in for a 350.
Forum: Big Blocks
May 29th, 2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,570
Posted By Kennybill

I guess I should have explain my answer better....

I guess I should have explain my answer better. If you want to put nitrous on your car, you have to upgrade your complete drivetrain. I think you should think out your plans for your car then stick...
Forum: Big Blocks
May 29th, 2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,570
Posted By Kennybill

First what are your plans for your "69 conv?"...

First what are your plans for your "69 conv?" Weekend ice cream driver or National Record Holder? Your cost will change with your goals.
May 28th, 2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By Kennybill

Sold, the whole interior went to Nova Scotia.

Sold, the whole interior went to Nova Scotia.
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 28th, 2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,690
Posted By Kennybill

I remember reading that article in the Daily...

I remember reading that article in the Daily Mail. Thanks for your post. I'm pulling for you. Good luck. Ken
May 27th, 2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,594
Posted By Kennybill

If one has to have an addiction, you picked the...

If one has to have an addiction, you picked the correct one.
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 26th, 2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,315
Posted By Kennybill

I spent a few months in Gawga in the summer of...

I spent a few months in Gawga in the summer of 1969 BAC, before air conditioning, at Fort Gordon MP school. The second floor of the WWII barracks kept us nice and toasty.
Forum: Big Blocks
May 25th, 2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,583
Posted By Kennybill

All 1965 "Big Blocks" 425 A block engines and 400...

All 1965 "Big Blocks" 425 A block engines and 400 B block engines were all 45 camshaft engines. 1966 425 D block were 45 except the Toronado 425 engines were 39 camshaft plus "big" lifters 0.921"...
May 25th, 2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 957
Posted By Kennybill

Actually I'm always taken back by when someone...

Actually I'm always taken back by when someone says "thanks for your service." I was cashing a couple of checks last week and the teller notice the veteran on my license and thank me. It took me a...
Forum: Big Blocks
May 24th, 2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,583
Posted By Kennybill

X2 I tried to hint at the fact it's a 45 block...

X2
I tried to hint at the fact it's a 45 block with 39 heads. Do you have the cam card? If so does it say it's a 45 camshaft? I doubt it would make 385 hp with a 39 cam but there is hp missing...
Forum: Big Blocks
May 24th, 2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,583
Posted By Kennybill

One more thing, I don't want to be a negative...

One more thing, I don't want to be a negative nellie but I would cut the oil filter open to inspect them for metal at least for the first few oil changes. Pushrods rubbing, camshaft wiping, etc....
Forum: Big Blocks
May 24th, 2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,583
Posted By Kennybill

385 true hp is a lot for a street car, plenty of...

385 true hp is a lot for a street car, plenty of torque. Just deduct all the bells and whistles amount that you didn't use and the cost seems more reasonable. Are you running tube headers or factory...
Forum: Big Blocks
May 24th, 2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,583
Posted By Kennybill

Not that one could bet their life on the factory...

Not that one could bet their life on the factory numbers, I think the 1965 425 engine from say a 98 model was 365 hp.Your engine vs stock 365 engine has a small plus in the cubic inches, a wash on...
Forum: Big Blocks
May 23rd, 2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,583
Posted By Kennybill

1965 A block =45 camshaft, factory had thin...

1965 A block =45 camshaft, factory had thin steel head gaskets. Decked C heads with fat Fel-Pro head gaskets = pretty much stock compression ratio but 432 cu in. Your short block is basically a...
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 21st, 2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,597
Posted By Kennybill

My newest "Friend"

I'm always trying to find ways to save my back. Some of my "Friends" are a two post lift, cherry picker in each building, transmission/rear end jack for the lift, hydraulic table and having...
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 21st, 2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 627
Posted By Kennybill

Early 1960s Cleveland had a live show on Fridays....

Early 1960s Cleveland had a live show on Fridays. They played science fiction B movies. It was hosted by "Ghoulardi" Ernie Anderson. Ernie and Tim were buddies plus Tim would write and perform in the...
May 17th, 2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,865
Posted By Kennybill

Nine years later and my thoughts are the same....

Nine years later and my thoughts are the same. The forum has had quite a few members pass since this thread was started.
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 12th, 2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 301
Posted By Kennybill

Lost and Found

Strange Oldsmobile story.
https://jalopnik.com/man-finds-wedding-ring-lost-inside-oldsmobile-engine-45-1831647762/amp
May 3rd, 2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By Kennybill

Ahhh, the good old "fun" days! I'm presently...

Ahhh, the good old "fun" days! I'm presently suffering from moving a turbo 400 transmission 2 days ago.
April 30th, 2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By Kennybill

On one hand, it'll definitely not be a National...

On one hand, it'll definitely not be a National Record Holder but should be a decent stock driver engine. They all have decent torque. Call them for more info/guarantee etc. Says free shipping but...
April 30th, 2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 631
Posted By Kennybill

"May need engine rebuild. When engine is hot only...

"May need engine rebuild. When engine is hot only getting 3psi at idle."

Are you talking "oil pressure?"
Forum: Small Blocks
April 30th, 2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By Kennybill

ARH are nice and they fit (talking BB). I saw a...

ARH are nice and they fit (talking BB). I saw a pair 65-67 on a car @the Miller meet. The owner said his car was the "test mule" for fitment. I checked out the site and there's and ad for making...
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