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Forum: The Clubhouse
August 23rd, 2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 28,137
Views: 721,123
Posted By Bluevista

Hey everybody. Nothing new going on so not...

Hey everybody.

Nothing new going on so not much to say lately.
I've been bummed out since learning my 12 year old little girl dog Heidi has the C word and just haven't been in the mood. My ...
August 22nd, 2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,135
Posted By Bluevista

Geez people, lighten up and give the guy a break....

Geez people, lighten up and give the guy a break. It's like feeding on your own, he is an Oldsmobile owner just like most people here and a shifter lever on the column sure isn't any major...
August 22nd, 2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,749
Posted By Bluevista

The car was just listed a few hours ago on ebay....

The car was just listed a few hours ago on ebay. He seems to be legitimate with a 100% feedback and has been on there since '05. The facts in the listing are a little disconcerting, he may be a...
August 22nd, 2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 785
Posted By Bluevista

How is a person that sells licensed CD copies of...

How is a person that sells licensed CD copies of GM manuals online a "scammer"? Don't they have a right to sell them as long as it's done legally?? On Wild About Cars it says you can use the...
August 21st, 2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,808
Posted By Bluevista

:D:D:D Funny...I was just thinking how that ...

:D:D:D

Funny...I was just thinking how that "Type-Bil Kompressor" fuel saving device that Joe P. posted looks like something you'd see for sale in a head shop.:D
August 21st, 2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By Bluevista

Neat-o find.:) Mopar called those...

Neat-o find.:)

Mopar called those "Confidential Buyers Guides" and dogged-out the the GM and Fords models in them with pics. :D

Here are a couple of pages from a '73 copy that covers wagons. ...
August 21st, 2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 801
Posted By Bluevista

She's got you trained well.:D They say no...

She's got you trained well.:D
They say no then let you stew then say yes or just do what you wanted to do to begin with and make you think they did you a favor.:rolleyes:

I've been going...
August 20th, 2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 440
Posted By Bluevista

My condolences to his family and friends. I...

My condolences to his family and friends.
I never met him but from what I read it looks like he was a really good guy and an Olds lover through and through.
August 20th, 2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By Bluevista

Al you had to do is look at a '69 trunk lid...

Al you had to do is look at a '69 trunk lid compared to a '70.




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Forum: Small Blocks
August 20th, 2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,080
Posted By Bluevista

Pontiac hoods don't fit on Oldsmobiles??:D ...

Pontiac hoods don't fit on Oldsmobiles??:D

I'm not trying to be a noodge but it's called an Outside Air Induction/ OAI hood or W25 hood. I know places that sell the repos use the Ram-Air name...
Forum: The Clubhouse
August 20th, 2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 28,137
Views: 721,123
Posted By Bluevista

Good Morning.:) My wife need one of those...

Good Morning.:)

My wife need one of those plumber's shirts.:D
She wears those low rise hiphugger jeans and every time she bends over I ask her if she does plumbing work. She gets really...
August 20th, 2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,249
Posted By Bluevista

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:D:D:D

Those Cheeto graphics look airbrushed on???
I wonder if the owner even knows ...
Forum: Eighty-Eight
August 20th, 2013, 04:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 734
Posted By Bluevista

Yes, they're hydraulic. I'd check the fluid...

Yes, they're hydraulic.
I'd check the fluid level first, the pumps use type A transmission fluid. There are specific procedures for checking the level and topping off the reservoir if needed,...
Forum: Eighty-Eight
August 20th, 2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By Bluevista

According to the Second Chance Garage site it's...

According to the Second Chance Garage site it's 18 gallons, at least with the 303 engine. I don't know if they came with a different size engine or if it would be a different size tank if they...
Forum: The Clubhouse
August 19th, 2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,110
Posted By Bluevista

Cool.:cool: I still have some of my Lionel ...

Cool.:cool:

I still have some of my Lionel train stuff from when I was kid. I staged train wrecks like Gomez did in The Addams Family TV show with them so they aren't in real good...
Forum: The Clubhouse
August 19th, 2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 28,137
Views: 721,123
Posted By Bluevista

I told you that AACA show judging would be brutal...

I told you that AACA show judging would be brutal Sandy.
They want as close to a perfect nut and bolt correct factory original resto you can get, just the raised white letter tires can knock you...
August 19th, 2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
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Views: 422
Posted By Bluevista

Welcome.:) Custom Cruisers Rule!!:D

Welcome.:)

Custom Cruisers Rule!!:D
August 19th, 2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,301
Posted By Bluevista

Not even a couple of lousy window stickers??...

Not even a couple of lousy window stickers?? :rolleyes:

They rest on their laurels because they have the Olds market cornered and don't really care what you think, they got their money. The...
Forum: Small Blocks
August 18th, 2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By Bluevista

Go to "Tech Tools" at the top of the page then...

Go to "Tech Tools" at the top of the page then click on "Oldsmobile Tech" and it has all the info to do engine and head indentification.
Why would it be strange to have a Turbo 400 transmission...
August 18th, 2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,591
Posted By Bluevista

I think you should go with the Buick Riviera...

I think you should go with the Buick Riviera wheels. Those Polycasts would look much better on my Custom Cruiser.:) I think they may weigh a bit more than the stock aluminum jobs on there now? I'm ...
Forum: Cars For Sale
August 18th, 2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,853
Posted By Bluevista

x2 Way better looking than the office...

x2

Way better looking than the office cubicle divider looking interiors cars have now.
At least it doesn't look like the interior of a French house of ill repute like a lot of car's...
August 17th, 2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,245
Posted By Bluevista

You can make one of those tools out of a deepwell...

You can make one of those tools out of a deepwell socket, a washer and a nut and bolt. I have one in my toolbox and and it's worked every time for me. BF Hammers can damage the steering knuckle and...
Forum: Body & Paint
August 16th, 2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,399
Posted By Bluevista

I bought my '68 GTO convertible from a guy in...

I bought my '68 GTO convertible from a guy in Texas in '95. It needed a top so I made a deal with him to get it done at an upholstery shop in Mexico before the car was shipped.
It's a top quality...
Forum: The Clubhouse
August 16th, 2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 28,137
Views: 721,123
Posted By Bluevista

Good pre-Morning, an hour to go. I didn't fall in...

Good pre-Morning, an hour to go. I didn't fall in the Septic tank Sandy.:rolleyes:
I hate when that happens.
The excavator at my previous house backed over the old septic tank with his backhoe...
August 16th, 2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,968
Views: 102,823
Posted By Bluevista

Finished converting the way-back rear vent...

Finished converting the way-back rear vent windows from manual to power on my '92 Custom Cruiser. The actuators are small cable operated electric units from '78-'80 4dr G bodys like the Malibu...
August 16th, 2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,458
Posted By Bluevista

The way the cars are shaped I still think those...

The way the cars are shaped I still think those stripes make the cars look like a knocked over bowling pin.:D
August 16th, 2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By Bluevista

Ethanol will do that. I failed to check the gas...

Ethanol will do that. I failed to check the gas gauge on my GTO on the way to a show a couple of years back. I put in ten bucks of off-brand ethanol impregnated gas because it was the only station...
August 16th, 2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,405
Posted By Bluevista

The car shouldn't need a bottle if the cooling...

The car shouldn't need a bottle if the cooling system is up to snuff. Something else is wrong if they spit out coolant. Good to have one just in case for environmental reasons. You don't want...
August 16th, 2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By Bluevista

Two of the Sullivan guides recently sold on...

Two of the Sullivan guides recently sold on evilibay for 40 and 21 bucks.
If I found that they sold for the big bucks mine would of been listed on there in a New York minute.:D
It does have a lot...
Forum: The Clubhouse
August 14th, 2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 28,137
Views: 721,123
Posted By Bluevista

Good Morning. It's freezing outside, 52...

Good Morning.

It's freezing outside, 52 degrees is not summertime..:(
A Hummingbird even did it's overnight suspended animation deal on the feeder, cool to study it up close. They can't move...
Forum: The Clubhouse
August 13th, 2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 28,137
Views: 721,123
Posted By Bluevista

I'll plan on coming down with Sandy and Larry...

I'll plan on coming down with Sandy and Larry since you so graciously invited me to go along with them Jamesbo.:)
Have room for Redgoat too Sandy??

Are we flying or taking Tincanio?:confused:...
Forum: Body & Paint
August 13th, 2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,542
Posted By Bluevista

The Fisher Body manual shows that the lower...

The Fisher Body manual shows that the lower windshield reveal molding screws on.
I know it does on my '68 GTO convertible, my '71 Vista Cruiser was the same deal.
Can you post a pic of it if...
Forum: The Clubhouse
August 13th, 2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 28,137
Views: 721,123
Posted By Bluevista

Good Morning.:D Sandy gets another trophy,...

Good Morning.:D

Sandy gets another trophy, sound like the title of a children's book.:)
That clock in the pic should say "Time to get another Trophy" on it.:D

Thanks for the compliments on...
August 13th, 2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,413
Posted By Bluevista

When I finished my GTO back in '96 a guy at the...

When I finished my GTO back in '96 a guy at the big weekly cruise-in offered me 25K cash or a straight trade for his his wife's brand new Jaguar XJ something. His wife wanted the car and would...
August 13th, 2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,842
Posted By Bluevista

x2 I've been through them all and the...

x2

I've been through them all and the Duststop is the best one hands down. No dust infiltration and no scratches at all, the car will look exactly like it did before you put it on when you take...
Forum: The Clubhouse
August 10th, 2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 28,137
Views: 721,123
Posted By Bluevista

Good Morning... it's always morning somewhere,...

Good Morning... it's always morning somewhere, afternoon and evening too come to think of it? :rolleyes:
I've been busy boneyarding the last few days and Redgoat was painting Funk & Wagnall's...
Forum: Other
August 9th, 2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By Bluevista

Me too. Not one person here with a 1972 Cutlass...

Me too.
Not one person here with a 1972 Cutlass is willing to go open their trunk and get the jack out and snap a few pics of it?:confused:
Come on guys.
Are there any part numbers on it? The...
August 8th, 2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By Bluevista

I think you have things reversed, air conditioned...

I think you have things reversed, air conditioned cars with steel hoods didn't have hood louvers, if that's what you're talking about. None of the OAI hoods had louvers in the rear as far as I...
Forum: Parts Wanted
August 8th, 2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By Bluevista

I''ve got the big piece but it isn't mirrored and...

I''ve got the big piece but it isn't mirrored and it has a deep scratch or two on it, IIRC it has very little delamination. Better than nothing but not show car material.
It's sitting in my...
August 8th, 2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,136
Posted By Bluevista

Unless you have a dual point distributor points...

Unless you have a dual point distributor points float is the biggest reason to get rid of them.

I've had a Mallory Unilite pointless conversion on my '68 GTO for almost 20 years and it's never...
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