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Yesterday, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Don R.

Welcome from Texas, congratulations on your good...

Welcome from Texas, congratulations on your good taste in big Oldsmobiles.
Forum: Big Blocks
June 13th, 2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By Don R.

If it is a molded hose I'd put a spring in there...

If it is a molded hose I'd put a spring in there no matter what they say.
Forum: Electrical
June 12th, 2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By Don R.

I recently thought I had this problem as the horn...

I recently thought I had this problem as the horn stopped working. I checked the horn relay on the fenderwell and it turned out the contacts for the wiring were dirty/corroded, I cleaned them up and...
Forum: Transmission
June 7th, 2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 581
Posted By Don R.

Jan, sorry I didn't answer your old post. My car...

Jan, sorry I didn't answer your old post. My car does have the slim-jim. I did not do the replacement myself so I can't be of much help, it should be covered in the shop manual.
June 4th, 2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By Don R.

I wanted to leave the honor to Charlie...

I wanted to leave the honor to Charlie...
Forum: Ninety-Eight
June 3rd, 2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,099
Posted By Don R.

If you ordered a system for a 98 it would not...

If you ordered a system for a 98 it would not include chambered pipes and should be very quiet.
June 3rd, 2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By Don R.

Welcome aboard and congratulations on your good...

Welcome aboard and congratulations on your good taste in big Oldsmobiles!
May 29th, 2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By Don R.

Back to the top again, make me an offer!

Back to the top again, make me an offer!
May 20th, 2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 789
Posted By Don R.

What a magnificent car, thanks for sharing. The...

What a magnificent car, thanks for sharing. The Olds Limited has always been one of my favorites, I especially like the "Two Story Running Board"!
May 11th, 2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By Don R.

Those are OEM PO-3 caps from a 63 Starfire, these...

Those are OEM PO-3 caps from a 63 Starfire, these came on my car.
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May 9th, 2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 914
Posted By Don R.

Welcome aboard and congratulations on you good...

Welcome aboard and congratulations on you good taste in big Oldsmobiles. That is a really nice Starfire, what are your plans for the wheels?
April 28th, 2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By Don R.

If you contact Vintage Air directly they should...

If you contact Vintage Air directly they should be able to give you a list of authorized dealers in your area. Any good shop that has experience with classic muscle cars will probably fit the bill as...
April 24th, 2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By Don R.

The kits are easy to find but can hard to...

The kits are easy to find but can hard to install. Does your joint have splined connectors on both ends? My 63 Starfire only had one on the steering box end, had to remove the steering column to...
April 24th, 2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,891
Posted By Don R.

Thanks. I've been trying to locate #74 with no...

Thanks. I've been trying to locate #74 with no luck. I restored and sold it to a Canadian buyer in the early 80s....
April 23rd, 2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,891
Posted By Don R.

Welcome aboard, very nice car. Do you know what...

Welcome aboard, very nice car. Do you know what number it is?
April 14th, 2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 747
Posted By Don R.

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April 9th, 2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By Don R.

That's pretty serious, don't drive your car until...

That's pretty serious, don't drive your car until you identify the problem.
April 7th, 2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,421
Posted By Don R.

Love the work you are doing on the interior, it...

Love the work you are doing on the interior, it will be a true "one of one" upon completion!
April 5th, 2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By Don R.

Nice car, love that color. Good luck with the...

Nice car, love that color. Good luck with the rebuild.
Forum: The Clubhouse
March 29th, 2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By Don R.

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March 25th, 2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,278
Posted By Don R.

Dealer prices are often ridiculously high,...

Dealer prices are often ridiculously high, especially when you zero in on the photos and see a lot of lipstick on the pig. Sometimes though there are real gems that may justify the high price....
March 23rd, 2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,773
Posted By Don R.

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March 23rd, 2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By Don R.

Is there no one here working on early 50s Olds?...

Is there no one here working on early 50s Olds? Really surprised to see no response. Make me an offer!
March 3rd, 2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By Don R.

Lookin good, I'm subscribed.

Lookin good, I'm subscribed.
February 23rd, 2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By Don R.

Nice job, listen to Joe about adding a rear strut.

Nice job, listen to Joe about adding a rear strut.
February 19th, 2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By Don R.

Thanks Charlie, that helps me also!

Thanks Charlie, that helps me also!
February 18th, 2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By Don R.

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Not sure if this helps but years ago I adapted a Sanden compressor to the...
February 18th, 2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,319
Posted By Don R.

That is a wonderful original car, glad to see you...

That is a wonderful original car, glad to see you preserving it.
February 16th, 2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By Don R.

Positive for B964

Bought a Rochester 4GC parts lot, great condition, reasonable price, great packaging and quick shipment. Thanks again!
February 13th, 2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,773
Posted By Don R.

I just ordered a set of the embossed ones from...

I just ordered a set of the embossed ones from Parts Place, I'll post back when I get them installed.
February 12th, 2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,773
Posted By Don R.

Those look like just what I need.

Those look like just what I need.
February 10th, 2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,773
Posted By Don R.

Don't worry, I'm still here. These are the Impala...

Don't worry, I'm still here. These are the Impala SS wheels I have, I just bought a new set of center caps which have a black center so I will get a set of the embossed adhesive back Olds emblems and...
February 9th, 2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,773
Posted By Don R.

Thanks for unearthing this thread, I just bought...

Thanks for unearthing this thread, I just bought a new set of center caps and need to do this. Are these adhesive backed stick-ons?
February 8th, 2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 434
Posted By Don R.

Welcome and congratulations on your good taste in...

Welcome and congratulations on your good taste in big Oldsmobiles. Let's see it!
January 18th, 2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,841
Posted By Don R.

I've taken my 63 Starfire out to shows and...

I've taken my 63 Starfire out to shows and cruise-ins for the last 7 years, in all that time only two people actually knew what it was. I tell everyone they probably won't see another one like it and...
January 11th, 2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By Don R.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com-vbulletin/1280x960/dscf2154_fb3131f12f0ff8095ad786735819e33471d53047.jpg...
January 8th, 2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,442
Posted By Don R.

Maintenance is definitely key to longevity. My...

Maintenance is definitely key to longevity. My Dad trained me to change the oil and filter often and I've done it all my life with good results. I've also changed transmission filters and fluid...
January 7th, 2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By Don R.

The wheels are 17" by 9" wide with 255-50-17 Z...

The wheels are 17" by 9" wide with 255-50-17 Z rated tires, surprisingly they fit perfectly with no rubbing, almost like the factory designed it.
January 7th, 2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,442
Posted By Don R.

Well, so far it looks like my impression of Olds...

Well, so far it looks like my impression of Olds longevity was right. I grew up in the Chicago Illinois area and totally agree with the comments about rust. For awhile in the late 70s and 80's I also...
January 5th, 2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,442
Posted By Don R.

High Mileage Oldsmobiles

This is about Oldsmobiles and how many miles they were used, NOT GAS MILEAGE.

I just saw a discussion in another post regarding the fact that 50s to 70s American cars were considered used up and...
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