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January 21st, 2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 925
Posted By Oldsguy

thanks for the clarification Joe, I missed that.

thanks for the clarification Joe, I missed that.
January 17th, 2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 731
Posted By Oldsguy

We saw walls and walls of crushed vehicles at...

We saw walls and walls of crushed vehicles at both the yards we were at. They were fifteen feet high and ran along the back of the properties. What a shame.
January 17th, 2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 731
Posted By Oldsguy

Yeah, I surely miss those times. Like you, I...

Yeah, I surely miss those times. Like you, I would rather do that than almost anything else.
January 17th, 2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 925
Posted By Oldsguy

In the pictures you posted the passenger side...

In the pictures you posted the passenger side manifold looks like the end was either cut and re-positioned and welded to point down at a more severe angle to a enable clearance at the firewall, or...
January 17th, 2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 925
Posted By Oldsguy

To be honest, that modification was a poor...

To be honest, that modification was a poor work-around at best because headers wouldn't fit and all existing dual exhaust manifolds wouldn't work either without modification. Nothing short of a...
January 17th, 2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 925
Posted By Oldsguy

After thinking hard about this I remember...

After thinking hard about this I remember something. I removed the 455 that was in the '69 to put it in a '48 model 88. I put a stock, unimproved 455 back in the '69 but left the exhaust (with the...
Forum: Cars For Sale
May 7th, 2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,657
Posted By Oldsguy

I just sold it to a fellow from Louisiana. Hope...

I just sold it to a fellow from Louisiana. Hope he enjoys it.
April 24th, 2017, 05:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 482
Posted By Oldsguy

Very nice car, the color is great!

Very nice car, the color is great!
April 18th, 2017, 05:27 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,002
Posted By Oldsguy

Nice car, I would go for a ride in it if you...

Nice car, I would go for a ride in it if you offered.
April 18th, 2017, 05:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By Oldsguy

Good looking start. I always liked the old post...

Good looking start. I always liked the old post war cars with the rounded fenders. Should turn out nice, good luck.
Forum: Cars For Sale
April 18th, 2017, 04:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,657
Posted By Oldsguy

Thanks guys. Nothing yet but being patient.

Thanks guys. Nothing yet but being patient.
Forum: Cars For Sale
April 15th, 2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,657
Posted By Oldsguy

Link to new Craigslist posting. Pictures are...

Link to new Craigslist posting. Pictures are right side up in this.

https://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/cto/6089812084.html
Forum: Cars For Sale
April 15th, 2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,657
Posted By Oldsguy

Hmmm. I don't know why some are upside down,...

Hmmm. I don't know why some are upside down, they weren't when I previewed the post. Oh well, I guess stand on your head. Sorry:(
Forum: Cars For Sale
April 15th, 2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,657
Posted By Oldsguy

Thank you. Here are some pictures.

Thank you. Here are some pictures.
Forum: Cars For Sale
April 15th, 2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,657
Posted By Oldsguy

No not yet. I am re-listing it. The Craigslist...

No not yet. I am re-listing it. The Craigslist posting has of course expired. I need to get more pics. Even the ones on this site have been deleted due to my in-attention so I will have to get...
Forum: Cars For Sale
November 11th, 2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,657
Posted By Oldsguy

I should probably get better pictures of it but...

I should probably get better pictures of it but the camera on my smart phone isn't too good. It is all original.
Forum: Cars For Sale
November 6th, 2016, 05:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,657
Posted By Oldsguy

Thanks. A man drove by today to look at it. He...

Thanks. A man drove by today to look at it. He was wondering about the mileage and doubted that it was original. I replied that I really thought it was because of the condition of the car overall...
Forum: The Clubhouse
November 5th, 2016, 06:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 504
Posted By Oldsguy

I had not heard about that in the news but it...

I had not heard about that in the news but it makes sense that the company would do their best to keep it under the lid :p . How much pressure can be generated inside a washing machine bowl (or...
November 5th, 2016, 06:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,492
Posted By Oldsguy

I really like the engine bay too, everything is...

I really like the engine bay too, everything is neat, organized and clean. Looks nice. I hope your air cleaner fits under the hood, like you I think the matching color on the Moroso lid looks good....
Forum: Cars For Sale
November 5th, 2016, 05:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,657
Posted By Oldsguy

Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Cars For Sale
November 2nd, 2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,657
Posted By Oldsguy

1977 Cutlass Supreme ***SOLD***

I am selling my Cutlass.


Red Oak Texas, $6,000 OBO
December 16th, 2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 942
Posted By Oldsguy

Unfortunately not much we as users can do. Sites...

Unfortunately not much we as users can do. Sites like ours have to be paid for some way, just like commercials on broadcast television......a necessary diversion.
December 3rd, 2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,007
Posted By Oldsguy

I would call it evolution. The name was created...

I would call it evolution. The name was created years ago and the forum has simply evolved. Classic means different things to different people. Don't want to get a big discussion started where...
Forum: Small Blocks
October 21st, 2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,158
Posted By Oldsguy

Please folks, stop arguing. It is not against...

Please folks, stop arguing. It is not against any guidelines and nobody has flamed anyone else (thank you) but I don't think arguing or "calling out" somebody's statements about performance is going...
Forum: Site Help
October 2nd, 2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 917
Posted By Oldsguy

We are going to see what IB can do for us guys. ...

We are going to see what IB can do for us guys. Will keep you posted.
September 29th, 2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 525
Posted By Oldsguy

Congrats and welcome to CO.

Congrats and welcome to CO.
September 29th, 2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By Oldsguy

Nice looking car!

Nice looking car!
Forum: The Clubhouse
September 26th, 2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 987
Posted By Oldsguy

How I miss Saturdays searching for parts. There...

How I miss Saturdays searching for parts. There were at least six "you pull it" wrecking yards I could go to and almost always find what I needed. Then there were the yards that you couldn't go...
September 26th, 2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,314
Posted By Oldsguy

Nice car to have and good that it has the 455. ...

Nice car to have and good that it has the 455. Too bad about the rust but as you said it can be repaired. I think you should get it. Welcome to CO.
Forum: Small Blocks
September 25th, 2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,015
Posted By Oldsguy

No, run the hose from the heater core directly to...

No, run the hose from the heater core directly to the back of the engine, you can use a nipple instead of the control valve, don't remember the thread size but not too hard to figure it out by...
Forum: The Clubhouse
September 25th, 2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,184
Posted By Oldsguy

I had a problem in the house I bought a few...

I had a problem in the house I bought a few months back when we moved in. We used a two pronged approach, bait traps (little tins with windows) inside and a general purpose killing spray outside on...
Forum: Big Blocks
September 24th, 2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,833
Posted By Oldsguy

I must admit I was wrong, when I saw the photo of...

I must admit I was wrong, when I saw the photo of the positive cable end I thought for sure that would be it. That starter is definitely DOA.
September 24th, 2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 13,757
Posted By Oldsguy

59 years old Learned to drive in a '61 Ford...

59 years old

Learned to drive in a '61 Ford Falcon

First car was a '62 Chevy Biscayne

First Olds was a '64 f85

Now '77 Cutlass
Forum: Big Blocks
September 24th, 2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,833
Posted By Oldsguy

Before buying anything try this. If you have...

Before buying anything try this.

If you have a voltmeter then it should also be an ohm-meter, most of them are now, called volt-ohm meter. Anyway, set it on the lowest setting for ohms, possibly...
September 22nd, 2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 629
Posted By Oldsguy

That '36 five window on the second page is really...

That '36 five window on the second page is really nice!
Forum: Eighty-Eight
September 19th, 2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By Oldsguy

Welcome to CO. I don't think you will find it...

Welcome to CO. I don't think you will find it easy to source aftermarket performance suspension and brakes for the B body car. I didn't look for much when I owned my '69 Delta so I can't say, just...
September 19th, 2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,635
Posted By Oldsguy

I agree with you wholeheartedly on that point. ...

I agree with you wholeheartedly on that point. If we (I) could just control the desire to "get that new one" and live a little more modestly I think life would be much more pleasant, definitely...
September 19th, 2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,635
Posted By Oldsguy

That is a true statement my friend. I was down...

That is a true statement my friend. I was down in Houston and Galveston over the last three day Holiday weekend and was really impressed by the number of refineries that were in the area.
September 17th, 2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,635
Posted By Oldsguy

It was $3.15 just south of Dallas yesterday.

It was $3.15 just south of Dallas yesterday.
September 17th, 2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,635
Posted By Oldsguy

I missed Virgina, and think that maybe Tennessee...

I missed Virgina, and think that maybe Tennessee isn't included so I am not sure of the reason at all now.
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