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Today, 04:46 PM
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Posted By Run to Rund

American Racing Headers, not cheap, just the best.

American Racing Headers, not cheap, just the best.
June 5th, 2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By Run to Rund

I weighed the convertible reinforcements at about...

I weighed the convertible reinforcements at about 42 lb.after cutting them off a 67 frame.
June 5th, 2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By Run to Rund

I would guess closer to 200 lb.

I would guess closer to 200 lb.
June 5th, 2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 749
Posted By Run to Rund

The problem is sine wave vs. square wave. You...

The problem is sine wave vs. square wave. You need a tach adapter.
Forum: Big Blocks
June 1st, 2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By Run to Rund

big blocks, all caps 120. Go in steps and bump #3...

big blocks, all caps 120. Go in steps and bump #3 so the thrust surfaces are aligned, cap to block. I bump the crank and then use a big screwdriver to hold the crank forward while tightening the...
Forum: Small Blocks
May 30th, 2019, 05:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,052
Posted By Run to Rund

On a stick car, you can thread a bolt into an...

On a stick car, you can thread a bolt into an unused pressure plate bolt hole, from the engine side. You need "only" 160 ft-lb with the bolt threads oiled.
Forum: Body & Paint
May 28th, 2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,028
Posted By Run to Rund

Can't say for all years, but around 1966, it...

Can't say for all years, but around 1966, it would be semi-gloss black.
Forum: Small Blocks
May 28th, 2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,299
Posted By Run to Rund

BTW, I agree that no sealant is needed or desired...

BTW, I agree that no sealant is needed or desired on Fel Pro and Corteco composition head gaskets with iron heads.
Forum: Small Blocks
May 28th, 2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,299
Posted By Run to Rund

I use K&W Koppercoat with steel shim gaskets,...

I use K&W Koppercoat with steel shim gaskets, including intakes (RTV at water ports on intake gaskets). I have heard both ways on Cometic head gaskets--K&W vs. nothing. All assumes good flat...
May 27th, 2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 783
Posted By Run to Rund

66-7 also had boxing behind the rear wheels. ...

66-7 also had boxing behind the rear wheels. True, 66 Olds is unique--wider for the crossflow radiator, rear spring perches for tangential coils at top (not pigtail like 67-up).
Forum: Big Blocks
May 26th, 2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,642
Posted By Run to Rund

ideally you will choose pushrod lengths to give...

ideally you will choose pushrod lengths to give about .020" preload on the lifters. The rocker slots should be long enough for the lift of your cam. With significantly higher lifts, you would have...
May 22nd, 2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 7,701
Posted By Run to Rund

I have notched the LCA's to clear header tubes,...

I have notched the LCA's to clear header tubes, and keep the springs partially compressed by fitting clamps onto them. They are made from 3/16" thick, 1" wide steel straps with the ends bent over...
Forum: Big Blocks
May 17th, 2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 825
Posted By Run to Rund

Do you need different rockers? I have found...

Do you need different rockers? I have found stockers to work well even at over .6" lift if the slots are elongated, and up to about 370 lb. open spring pressure. Until recently, NHRA stockers had to...
Forum: Hurst/Olds
May 16th, 2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By Run to Rund

I would like to see some verification of the...

I would like to see some verification of the above--it was my understanding that there was only one car, updated for 67, and later cut apart and buried, etc. I believe only the hood and maybe front...
Forum: Big Blocks
May 16th, 2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By Run to Rund

I can bring some Corteco's to the OCA Nationals...

I can bring some Corteco's to the OCA Nationals if others want some.
Forum: Hurst/Olds
May 15th, 2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By Run to Rund

Some owners have added HO emblems that were...

Some owners have added HO emblems that were commercially available to other years. Hurst employees were actively involved in the development of the 66 W30 but it was not an official situation.
Forum: Big Blocks
May 12th, 2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By Run to Rund

While Corteco was alive, before being bought by...

While Corteco was alive, before being bought by ROL, I purchased a bunch of 55661, and can sell some of them. IIRC, they are in plastic bags inside of the boxes. so should remain fresh over time.
Forum: Parts Wanted
May 10th, 2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By Run to Rund

license plate door 66-7 PN 390700. I have used...

license plate door 66-7 PN 390700. I have used and NOS, PM me.
April 26th, 2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By Run to Rund

Some bumper bolts have a square shoulder like a...

Some bumper bolts have a square shoulder like a carriage bolt, but with a chromed head.
April 22nd, 2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By Run to Rund

The line bore may have to be re-done as it is...

The line bore may have to be re-done as it is affected by the type of hardware. I agree that there is nothing wrong with the stock bolts for your application.
Forum: Cars For Sale
April 20th, 2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,813
Posted By Run to Rund

sorry, no enjoyment here. lol

sorry, no enjoyment here. lol
April 18th, 2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,676
Posted By Run to Rund

While the dust is off this thread, I nominate...

While the dust is off this thread, I nominate 396996 front bumper for the 1966 W30. The monthly price schedules show it was listed after 6/66 and discontinued 9/1/66. I don't have the July and...
April 13th, 2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By Run to Rund

I recommend the convertible frame and a 6-point...

I recommend the convertible frame and a 6-point chrome moly roll bar.
Forum: Parts Wanted
April 10th, 2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By Run to Rund

I have several, blocks, short blocks, heads, etc....

I have several, blocks, short blocks, heads, etc. in Vegas.
April 9th, 2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By Run to Rund

I have a 66 differential for parts in Vegas. The...

I have a 66 differential for parts in Vegas. The parts book indicates that they are all the same (B and P differentials), but if you want them, or someone else's, I suggest measuring length and...
April 3rd, 2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By Run to Rund

Eastwood makes tank tone silver spray paint. For...

Eastwood makes tank tone silver spray paint. For a weathered look, Rustoleum stainless steel color.
Forum: Big Blocks
April 2nd, 2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By Run to Rund

The spit hole sends oil to the cylinder on the...

The spit hole sends oil to the cylinder on the opposite bank. Olds discontinued using those holes about 1972.
March 26th, 2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By Run to Rund

The three speed pattern is cast into the plate.

The three speed pattern is cast into the plate.
Forum: Electrical
March 19th, 2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By Run to Rund

There were two switches, depending on which motor...

There were two switches, depending on which motor you have, rectangular or round. The wires are the same but the connector orients them differently.
March 19th, 2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,067
Posted By Run to Rund

It turns out that the drag strip is not available...

It turns out that the drag strip is not available on Friday, so we will race on Thursday, June 27.
Forum: Parts Wanted
March 9th, 2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By Run to Rund

1966 free in Vegas.

1966 free in Vegas.
March 8th, 2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 755
Posted By Run to Rund

The beautifully restored car was at the OCA...

The beautifully restored car was at the OCA Gettysburg show. Unfortunately, rain prevented the racing venue from happening. Hopefully, he will bring it to Wichita this year for the race on Thursday...
March 5th, 2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,709
Posted By Run to Rund

In summary, the stock class is for stock; street...

In summary, the stock class is for stock; street stock is for bolt-on mods with the correct engine and stock body. Race cars are about workmanship and presentation on a car that actually races. ...
March 4th, 2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,709
Posted By Run to Rund

I have been an OCA member since 1976. The club...

I have been an OCA member since 1976. The club is now more open to new ideas, and valuable than ever before. As above, the internet is not a good, consistently accurate source of information.
March 3rd, 2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By Run to Rund

The original stiff bushings were 388266 but they...

The original stiff bushings were 388266 but they were superceded with the soft bushings. For a while Lakewood made some even a bit stiffer PN 20590. That is what I use for racing.
March 2nd, 2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,842
Posted By Run to Rund

my two 66s had L69W30 and W30L69.

my two 66s had L69W30 and W30L69.
March 2nd, 2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By Run to Rund

check out Dayco D70650

check out Dayco D70650
March 1st, 2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,205
Posted By Run to Rund

Any brakes perform better with premium linings. ...

Any brakes perform better with premium linings. I use Abex linings from Ott's Friction supply with original size drum brakes on my 66. Stops fine from 119 mph in the quarter mile. I also have a...
February 27th, 2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,325
Posted By Run to Rund

The cam has stock lift but ramp rates and...

The cam has stock lift but ramp rates and duration are not anywhere near stock. Valve spring pressures of 550 lb. are common.
February 23rd, 2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,325
Posted By Run to Rund

U16 was the tach, and it came on most W30s afaik;...

U16 was the tach, and it came on most W30s afaik; a couple had the rally pack option instead.
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