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Today, 06:35 AM
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Posted By Charlie Jones

That's a lever type shock absorber Jim .

That's a lever type shock absorber Jim .
Forum: Ninety-Eight
Yesterday, 05:09 PM
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Posted By Charlie Jones

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Here's a diagram of a 1963 full size Olds . '64 is...
June 16th, 2019, 07:31 AM
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Posted By Charlie Jones

Welcome to classicoldsmobile .com . Nice car . ...

Welcome to classicoldsmobile .com . Nice car .
Come and join the "Darksiders " on this thread ;
https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/general-discussion-33/61-70-big-cars-darksiders-unite-83695/
June 15th, 2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By Charlie Jones

BTW please replace both lower ball joints . If...

BTW please replace both lower ball joints .
If one is " completely shot " , the other one probably isn't too far behind .

Original manuals are always better than aftermarket re-prints . Pictures...
June 15th, 2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,333
Posted By Charlie Jones

Get yourself an Oldsmobile Shop Manual . Both...

Get yourself an Oldsmobile Shop Manual . Both 1961 and 1962 , as the '62 book is a supplement to the 1961 manual .
I guarantee that it will be the best money spent on this project .
E-Bay has them...
June 14th, 2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By Charlie Jones

On the 2nd to 3rd shift , the coupling drains . ...

On the 2nd to 3rd shift , the coupling drains .
So there is a slight delay there too .
June 13th, 2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By Charlie Jones

Yes , It is normal for some slight delay when...

Yes , It is normal for some slight delay when changing from 3rd to 4th .
The 3rd to 4th shift is accomplished by filling a fluid coupling in the front planetary unit .
This takes part of a second...
Forum: Electrical
June 12th, 2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By Charlie Jones

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If you mean the circled one , I might have a spare...
June 8th, 2019, 06:22 PM
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Posted By Charlie Jones

Coil springs , radius rods , panhard bar , and...

Coil springs , radius rods , panhard bar , and lever shocks , Jim.
5X5 wheel bolt pattern .
June 7th, 2019, 06:58 AM
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Posted By Charlie Jones

As far as I know . All 37 thru 48 Oldsmobile and...

As far as I know . All 37 thru 48 Oldsmobile and Pontiac diff center sections will interchange as a unit .
1949 thru 52 Olds and 1949 thru 56 Pontiac will also interchange , but a two sized stud...
June 5th, 2019, 07:01 PM
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Posted By Charlie Jones

Restored four of the six exhaust hangers; ...

Restored four of the six exhaust hangers;
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Forum: Toronado
June 5th, 2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,268
Posted By Charlie Jones

I'm glad to see another piece of automotive...

I'm glad to see another piece of automotive history saved from the scrap crusher .
June 4th, 2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By Charlie Jones

Yes , by all means come and join the "Darksiders"...

Yes , by all means come and join the "Darksiders" at this thread ;
https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/general-discussion-33/61-70-big-cars-darksiders-unite-83695/
June 4th, 2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,333
Posted By Charlie Jones

x2 on Jaunty's advice . Trying to convert to...

x2 on Jaunty's advice .
Trying to convert to disc brakes is an unnessicary "can of worms" that you don't want to open .
Forum: Big Blocks
June 3rd, 2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,060
Posted By Charlie Jones

Kyle , Do you have any exhaust...

Kyle ,
Do you have any exhaust...
June 3rd, 2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,457
Posted By Charlie Jones

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I need two exhaust hangers .
One front one near the...
Forum: Body & Paint
June 3rd, 2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 659
Posted By Charlie Jones

The short answer is yes ,but , it depends on...

The short answer is yes ,but , it depends on which body style it is and whether it is an 88 or 98 .
Here is a couple of pages from my parts catalog ;...
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 2nd, 2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,473
Posted By Charlie Jones

100% on the thirties cars too . I wonder what...

100% on the thirties cars too .
I wonder what a twenty first century (2000-2019) cars test would be like .
WHO CARES ?
Forum: Eighty-Eight
June 1st, 2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 822
Posted By Charlie Jones

The frame and steering gear are your biggest...

The frame and steering gear are your biggest obstacles .
If you study the picture of the stock LH manifold above , you will see little clearance around the steering box .
Forum: Parts Wanted
June 1st, 2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 215
Posted By Charlie Jones

Exhaust hangers 63-64 full size

I need two exhaust hangers either used or NOS for my 63 '88' with duals .
The first one fits in front of the axle by the muffler. Both sides are the same , so either one will work .
This one fits...
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 1st, 2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,473
Posted By Charlie Jones

Aced that one too .

Aced that one too .
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 31st, 2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,473
Posted By Charlie Jones

Aced it , 100%

Aced it , 100%
May 29th, 2019, 09:12 AM
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Views: 1,163
Posted By Charlie Jones

The sequential number represents all Cutlasses...

The sequential number represents all Cutlasses built at that plant that year .
That would include not only convertibles , but 4 doors , hardtops , wagons , etc .
Forum: Small Blocks
May 27th, 2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,670
Posted By Charlie Jones

That's a winner ! 1952 & 53 Olds with 4 barrel...

That's a winner !
1952 & 53 Olds with 4 barrel .
May 26th, 2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,333
Posted By Charlie Jones

Try Rock Auto ; ...

Try Rock Auto ;
https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/oldsmobile,1962,f85,3.5l+215cid+v8,1346824,brake+&+wheel+hub

They list a pretty good selection of brake parts for a '62 F-85 .
The only thing...
May 25th, 2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,080
Posted By Charlie Jones

With a 5 digit number that pump is probably an...

With a 5 digit number that pump is probably an old aftermarket pump .
Aftermarket manufacturers often supplied cast iron pumps to replace the sometimes troublesome aluminum pumps of the time .
If...
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 25th, 2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 567
Posted By Charlie Jones

Thanks for posting this thread . It's a good...

Thanks for posting this thread .
It's a good reminder of what Memorial Day is REALLY about .
Forum: Small Blocks
May 25th, 2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,670
Posted By Charlie Jones

Please post the casting number on the manifold ,...

Please post the casting number on the manifold , and we can tell you if it's for a 303 .
Not all Olds manifolds will fit a 303 .
Forum: Small Blocks
May 22nd, 2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,670
Posted By Charlie Jones

Here's a thread on the H.A.M.B. that will tell...

Here's a thread on the H.A.M.B. that will tell you a lot .
https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/threads/motor-early-olds-rocket-tech-summary.47584/#post-607360
Used speed equipment is often offered...
May 22nd, 2019, 09:26 PM
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Views: 7,701
Posted By Charlie Jones

OTC makes the best & safest spring compressor . ...

OTC makes the best & safest spring compressor .
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May 22nd, 2019, 05:22 AM
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Views: 1,065
Posted By Charlie Jones

That bolt IS a grade 8 .

That bolt IS a grade 8 .
May 21st, 2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,065
Posted By Charlie Jones

Problem Solved !

Four USA made grade 8 bolts at Ace Hardware . $3.20 on Mastercard .
Piece of mind , priceless ! :D...
May 20th, 2019, 09:14 AM
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Views: 507
Posted By Charlie Jones

The 1960 - 1964 Chevy Corvair , 1961 -1963...

The 1960 - 1964 Chevy Corvair , 1961 -1963 Pontiac Tempest , 1961-1963 Olds F-85 & Cutlass , and 1961-1963 Buick Special & Skylark all shared the same basic
GM "Y" body .
The roofs , glass , and...
May 19th, 2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By Charlie Jones

TPC Global can mix paint in any factory color ....

TPC Global can mix paint in any factory color . Interior or exterior .
The interior colors are on page 2 of this link ;
http://www.autocolorlibrary.com/aclchip.aspx?image=1970-Oldsmobile-pg01.jpg
Forum: Parts Wanted
May 19th, 2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By Charlie Jones

The Oldsmobile part number is 385293 , if you...

The Oldsmobile part number is 385293 , if you would like to try to find a NOS tank .
The Hollander says that 61 - 64 tanks will fit , but vent tank hookups and gas caps may not be the same ....
Forum: Ninety-Eight
May 17th, 2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By Charlie Jones

I put a Scarebird setup on my 63. Everything...

I put a Scarebird setup on my 63.
Everything fit OK , but I don't have the rest of the car together . So I cant tell you personally how well they work .
Others report good results though on 61...
May 13th, 2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 789
Posted By Charlie Jones

Welcome to classicoldsmobile . You may post...

Welcome to classicoldsmobile .
You may post pictures anytime , so please post them .
Someone here may be able to identify which version of the Autocrat that your great grandfather owned .
Forum: Big Blocks
May 13th, 2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,869
Posted By Charlie Jones

I have seen that on my engine too . The paint...

I have seen that on my engine too .
The paint will appear more orangeish when first applied .
It should turn more reddish when it cures longer .
Was it paint from the same can ?
May 12th, 2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 550
Posted By Charlie Jones

59-64 Drums may interchange . 64 hub and drum...

59-64 Drums may interchange . 64 hub and drum assemblies will not . The 64 hubs are all by themselves .
Rear brake drums will not fit the front . They are too narrow .
Forum: Toronado
May 11th, 2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,268
Posted By Charlie Jones

All I can offer is $500 . It's a little more...

All I can offer is $500 .
It's a little more than the scrap man will give him .

It may be a couple of months until I can get up there to get it though .
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