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Forum: 442
Yesterday, 12:06 PM
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Posted By allyolds68

This is about the best you're going to get: ...

This is about the best you're going to get:

https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/general-discussion-33/1968-442-production-numbers-114584/
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 14th, 2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 852
Posted By allyolds68

I'm 56 so I'm in a similar boat as you (although...

I'm 56 so I'm in a similar boat as you (although my youngest is only 10). I grew up in the Northeast (CT) and moved to Central NY 10 years ago because my wife is from the area. Aside from the...
June 12th, 2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 969
Posted By allyolds68

Eightupman (John Herald Jr) on ClassicOlds has a...

Eightupman (John Herald Jr) on ClassicOlds has a great reputation and he just spent about 15 minutes on the phone with me talking me down from the ledge on a carb that I bought from a reputable q-jet...
June 11th, 2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,372
Posted By allyolds68

It's funny but I get that "chatter" or "shudder"...

It's funny but I get that "chatter" or "shudder" in reverse but not in first. Makes no sense since the first and reverse gear ratios of the M20 are very close
Forum: Big Blocks
June 10th, 2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By allyolds68

I just went back in looked. It was only M21...

I just went back in looked. It was only M21 equipped W30's and all W31's that didn't get them. It wasn't added until 1/29/68. so earlier W30's would have had a shroud. No idea why they stopped...
Forum: Big Blocks
June 10th, 2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By allyolds68

A/C and Heavy Duty Cooling: ...

A/C and Heavy Duty Cooling:
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com-vbulletin/2000x1550/1968_asm_sec_06_1_2_210_369f391fc9117693116812539c85a36c60f0f6d2.jpg
Forum: Big Blocks
June 10th, 2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By allyolds68

68 used a 4 blade fan without a clutch for...

68 used a 4 blade fan without a clutch for standard cooling. All 68 A-Bodies had a shroud except W30's and W31's.

I like to use an infrared heat gun. It does a great job at telling you the exact...
June 4th, 2019, 04:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,558
Posted By allyolds68

I don't know how soon you're looking for one but...

I don't know how soon you're looking for one but I have the correct 68 442 shifter (actually used late 66 to 69). It's in my car now but I'm going to be switching it out in the next month or so for...
May 30th, 2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,421
Posted By allyolds68

This is the same one guy that was here on CO,...

This is the same one guy that was here on CO, OldsCentral, and other places.

I always try to buy low and sell high, it's the American way!...
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 20th, 2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,529
Posted By allyolds68

I only go to ROP to post about politics.....lol ...

I only go to ROP to post about politics.....lol

Andy has a FB group now. He spends a lot more time on that and it's surprisingly tame (you kind of have to be on FB). He doesn't really bother me. I...
May 15th, 2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By allyolds68

I remember that I had to cut the rear of the...

I remember that I had to cut the rear of the piece to fit under the pinch weld molding and it never fit quite right. I searched everywhere for a pic of it on the totally original 68 convertible I...
May 9th, 2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By allyolds68

yes, youíre right. I also used them because a...

yes, youíre right. I also used them because a couple studs were short
May 9th, 2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By allyolds68

You and also put the acorn nut on backwards with...

You and also put the acorn nut on backwards with a pair of needle nose pliers and they grip deeper so they won't spin. I did that to at least two of my studs.
May 2nd, 2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,405
Posted By allyolds68

The upper control arms were not boxed from the...

The upper control arms were not boxed from the factory. They are open to allow rotation so the arms don't bind
May 2nd, 2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,405
Posted By allyolds68

I think I sold it to a guy named Julius in...

I think I sold it to a guy named Julius in Alabama or one of the other gulf states but I think he had since sold it too
May 1st, 2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,405
Posted By allyolds68

I sold a console top plate with three holes in...

I sold a console top plate with three holes in the same location a few years ago
May 1st, 2019, 04:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,891
Posted By allyolds68

You should have bought that 69 H/O that he had...

You should have bought that 69 H/O that he had about 10 years ago. As I recall he consigned it at Amelia Island and took a bath on it (who knows what really happened, it is "reality" TV after...
May 1st, 2019, 04:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,405
Posted By allyolds68

Welcome Matt, The only thing I can add that...

Welcome Matt,

The only thing I can add that others haven't is that 940 is black vinyl (which you have already noted) and bucket seat. Depending on how original it is you may also find a Fisher...
April 29th, 2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By allyolds68

The most famous dealer conversions I can remember...

The most famous dealer conversions I can remember were the 72 Hurst/Olds that were dealer converted. There have been a few documented ones over the years
April 29th, 2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By allyolds68

It's kind of tough with them all bunched together...

It's kind of tough with them all bunched together but I see what looks like some 68-69 peak molding fender and door trim as well as convertible pinch weld molding bundled on the ground

I could use...
Forum: Small Blocks
April 29th, 2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,104
Posted By allyolds68

Every four or five years someone pulls this crap....

Every four or five years someone pulls this crap.

Remember BearBear.....
April 16th, 2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 882
Posted By allyolds68

the middle rear convertible 1/4 panel clips are...

the middle rear convertible 1/4 panel clips are completely different than the ones used on the doors. There arenít any studs on the 1/4 panels. The front and rear clips on the convertible 1/4 panel...
Forum: Electrical
April 11th, 2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By allyolds68

If you lost both itís likely a bad ground. 68...

If you lost both itís likely a bad ground. 68 Backup light sockets themselves are known for not grounding but the first thing Iíd check is the main ground off the harness that screws into the side...
April 8th, 2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By allyolds68

I've got it scanned in hi-rez in JPG and PDF. If...

I've got it scanned in hi-rez in JPG and PDF. If you give me your email address I'll send it to you
Forum: 442
April 5th, 2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By allyolds68

Thornton is getting a lot of bad press lately. ...

Thornton is getting a lot of bad press lately. They prime the hoods before they gas out and if you don't strip the primer off and let them sit for a couple months the paint jobs are bubbling off
April 3rd, 2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By allyolds68

sold

sold
April 3rd, 2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,170
Posted By allyolds68

Sold

Sold
Forum: The Clubhouse
April 1st, 2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By allyolds68

Thanks. I just sent him a message. He wants...

Thanks. I just sent him a message. He wants $3500. He's going to own that for a long time
Forum: The Clubhouse
April 1st, 2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By allyolds68

FWIW I'm fortunate that I don't pay for gas.......

FWIW I'm fortunate that I don't pay for gas.... It's just my time. If these cars were worth real money I'd consider it, but they're not....yet
Forum: The Clubhouse
April 1st, 2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By allyolds68

Luke, It's pretty easy to convert to a T5. ...

Luke,

It's pretty easy to convert to a T5. The GT that I had a handshake deal on was an auto. Use can use an auto computer for a T5 but not visa versa, so the harness works. You need the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
April 1st, 2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By allyolds68

I did, I would expect that I don't have to ask...

I did, I would expect that I don't have to ask for a picture of the title to prove that it has 178,000 miles and not 78,000 miles...... Nor would pictures have picked up the overspray on the the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
April 1st, 2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By allyolds68

I'm Surrounded By Idiots

I posted a couple months ago that I brought my dad's 87 Mustang 2.3 convertible home from my mom's where it's been garaged for the last five years since he passed away. I've been feverishly been...
March 20th, 2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 885
Posted By allyolds68

It's very nice here, the taxes aren't..... ...

It's very nice here, the taxes aren't.....

My wife is from the area so that's how I ended up here

What accounts did you have in Seneca Falls? (they're probably long gone now as most industry...
Forum: Parts Wanted
March 20th, 2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 652
Posted By allyolds68

That doesnít even look like a 68 air cleaner ...

That doesnít even look like a 68 air cleaner

The two links to ďfor saleĒ posts I posted above are the correct air cleaners bases for the 68ís. There are other variations but other than the OAI and...
March 20th, 2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 885
Posted By allyolds68

The wires are black and gray, and yes, black is...

The wires are black and gray, and yes, black is ground and grey is hooked to your dashboard lights
Forum: Parts Wanted
March 20th, 2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 652
Posted By allyolds68

I'm not sure what you mean. An OG air cleaner...

I'm not sure what you mean. An OG air cleaner snout tapers, just not as much

OG:

https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/parts-sale/96733-1968-olds-442-air-cleaner-og.html#&gid=1&pid=2...
March 20th, 2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By allyolds68

That was a smoking deal! It's interesting to...

That was a smoking deal!

It's interesting to see that the lock actuator has a bend in it. The NOS one I bought is bent but was also broken:
...
March 20th, 2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By allyolds68

John, Thanks....I just saw that on Nick's...

John,

Thanks....I just saw that on Nick's for sale thread as well. I have no idea how that rivet could have broken like that but I know I didn't do it...... Still no reply from oldsobsolete.com...
Forum: Parts Wanted
March 20th, 2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 652
Posted By allyolds68

The snout opening is smaller

The snout opening is smaller
March 19th, 2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By allyolds68

I sent them the email Saturday and haven't gotten...

I sent them the email Saturday and haven't gotten a response yet
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