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Forum: Electrical
October 28th, 2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 27,331
Posted By Lady72nRob71

No prob, Tom - glad to see this vintage thread...

No prob, Tom - glad to see this vintage thread still gives assistance where it is needed.
So now that these repro gauges have been out for around 10 years, does anyone know if the poor lighting...
Forum: Cars Wanted
August 5th, 2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 38,690
Posted By Lady72nRob71

I cannot believe it has been this long! I...

I cannot believe it has been this long! I thought this thread died away a while back.
Time to close it up then. I ended up buying a new truck last month, which I had recently decided would be...
Forum: The Clubhouse
August 3rd, 2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 478
Posted By Lady72nRob71

Hey John - how you liking those Texas...

Hey John - how you liking those Texas temperatures? We had temps like that for over a month straight back in 2011 when I did my engine bay resto; not sure how I survived it. At least you do not...
July 26th, 2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 40,702
Posted By Lady72nRob71

A fresh one today... Your discount code is: ...

A fresh one today...

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This discount code expires on September 25, 2016 so don't wait!
April 2nd, 2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 40,702
Posted By Lady72nRob71

Here's a new one I just got! Your...

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Your discount code is:

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Forum: Electrical
April 2nd, 2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By Lady72nRob71

Is that piece formed or just a sheet? How about...

Is that piece formed or just a sheet? How about a piece cut from a plastic bottle, like a milk jug? There are some plastic painting drop-sheets that are very thick and could be used... Hope this...
March 15th, 2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 40,702
Posted By Lady72nRob71

Just giving back for the one I used above! ...

Just giving back for the one I used above!

Your discount code is:
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How to Use Your Discount Code
Enter the code above in the "How Did You Hear About Us?" space on the...
March 10th, 2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,634
Posted By Lady72nRob71

Here is a thread on my experience with the heater...

Here is a thread on my experience with the heater box. If you have a bench seat and no console, then you should be able to do this fine with the seat in. I only had access through the drivers door...
December 27th, 2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 57,407
Posted By Lady72nRob71

Many thanks - I still admire my interior work...

Many thanks - I still admire my interior work even after 7 years since I had done it. I am pretty sure the assembled panels do NOT include the door pulls, but you can do them yourself with my...
Forum: The Clubhouse
December 27th, 2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,631
Posted By Lady72nRob71

Eric, lemme know if you need any details on foam...

Eric, lemme know if you need any details on foam replacement if you decide to do it. I refoamed a pair of 10" woofs a few years ago and it was pretty easy - just takes an hour or two. I even made a...
Forum: Body work
September 30th, 2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By Lady72nRob71

At a quick glance, I did not see any good info on...

At a quick glance, I did not see any good info on that brand, except in patent infringement cases of years past... :rolleyes:

The best idea is to ask your upholstery shop about them. If they have...
September 28th, 2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,141
Posted By Lady72nRob71

And then there is the redneck (or cheap-man)...

And then there is the redneck (or cheap-man) version of the same tool... :D
https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/chassis-body-frame/33383-lady-gets-front-end-job.html#post287934
Worked for me!
September 24th, 2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 753
Posted By Lady72nRob71

Between 50 and 400 for me. Anything less will...

Between 50 and 400 for me.
Anything less will barely get us out of the city and into the 'enjoyable' territory! :D
September 22nd, 2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By Lady72nRob71

The problem with the parts stores is that they...

The problem with the parts stores is that they just might order the incorrect one, like for the gage or light.
If you have a local pick and pull bone yard, i would grab a couple from there from...
September 21st, 2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By Lady72nRob71

Nothing like a hay-wagon-hauling wagon! :D

Nothing like a hay-wagon-hauling wagon! :D
September 21st, 2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By Lady72nRob71

There are two separate coolant temperature...

There are two separate coolant temperature sensors on the 307. The one with black and yellow wires are for the computer to read. On my 86 Cutlass, that sensor is on the drivers side.
The other...
September 19th, 2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By Lady72nRob71

Did you try pulling the SEEK and SCAN buttons...

Did you try pulling the SEEK and SCAN buttons with ignition on, radio off?
September 17th, 2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,527
Posted By Lady72nRob71

Sorry to hear about the misfortune... Since...

Sorry to hear about the misfortune...
Since the whole front end on these is a bolt-together, repair is very possible. Just depends how bad the frame is bent (and of course that unbolts, too.)
...
September 17th, 2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By Lady72nRob71

I have installed a set of these in 2007 and they...

I have installed a set of these in 2007 and they still work fine.
You WILL need to disassemble them and paint the inner cans and trim rings white with a hint of sky-blue to get them to light up...
September 16th, 2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By Lady72nRob71

No problem; glad I could help. I would...

No problem; glad I could help.
I would certainly use solder and heat shrink tubing, as you only want to do this once. Crimp connectors can fail in a few years or sooner due to oxidation caused by...
September 15th, 2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By Lady72nRob71

Aside from having it rechromed (and since it is...

Aside from having it rechromed (and since it is potmetal, I am not sure if that is easily possible or worth it), you can disassemble it and use some chrome polishes on it to help subdue the...
Forum: Electrical
September 13th, 2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 27,331
Posted By Lady72nRob71

The real test for a fan clutch is if it is locked...

The real test for a fan clutch is if it is locked during the hottest running.
When you know it is hot, pop the hood and verify a hot blast of air. Hold a folded 8x11 sheet of regular printer...
September 3rd, 2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,206
Posted By Lady72nRob71

Scott, sorry to hear about her passing on. But...

Scott, sorry to hear about her passing on. But like you said, and I believe, she is not suffering anymore. You being there at the final second was the best you could do. I want to do the same...
September 2nd, 2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,206
Posted By Lady72nRob71

I know how you must feel - I am glad you are with...

I know how you must feel - I am glad you are with her.
My prayers are with both of you, as well as your families.
Take care my friend!
August 30th, 2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,651
Posted By Lady72nRob71

These also look like the 81-88 G-body jacks,...

These also look like the 81-88 G-body jacks, which would work great also.


I carry a small scissor jack also. Takes little room and no chance on me really needing it and not work (The seals...
Forum: The Clubhouse
August 29th, 2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,245
Posted By Lady72nRob71

Everyone - I greatly appreciate the comments and...

Everyone - I greatly appreciate the comments and insights - thank you!
I do understand that this is a basic vehicle but they have proven as small workhorses. Although they have more creature...
Forum: The Clubhouse
August 27th, 2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,245
Posted By Lady72nRob71

1984-2001 Jeep Cherokee / Cherokee Sport / XJ - Owner's Experience?

One of these:
158168

My Vista Cruiser search has been depressing (especially when I am ready to buy :mad:) so this is my next alternative that ~might~ suit my cargo carrying needs. Not near as...
August 25th, 2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,144
Posted By Lady72nRob71

As far as I know, they do not offer kits. ...

As far as I know, they do not offer kits.
While it might be easier to get an 'interior in a box', there are downsides, like getting something you do not need, one part not nice enough, having an...
August 25th, 2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,685
Posted By Lady72nRob71

But hey - the lugnuts are good! :D :rolleyes:

But hey - the lugnuts are good! :D
:rolleyes:
Forum: Electrical
August 24th, 2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 27,331
Posted By Lady72nRob71

That would be Rob... ;) You are correct, the...

That would be Rob... ;)
You are correct, the IRT will display surface temp of the engine. Held about 1/4" above the surface right beside the water sending unit on the intake, you will get a...
Forum: Parts Wanted
August 23rd, 2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By Lady72nRob71

While the ETR's can still be found, finding a...

While the ETR's can still be found, finding a working one would be a little on the rare side. Cold solder joints are common in them. Displays have issues too.
What is rare is the ETR versions with...
Forum: Electrical
August 23rd, 2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 27,331
Posted By Lady72nRob71

What i would do is buy an IR thermometer to check...

What i would do is buy an IR thermometer to check your engine's real temperature and correlate the lines on the gauge with real temp numbers. I did that so I know what line is approximately what. ...
Forum: Parts Wanted
August 23rd, 2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By Lady72nRob71

The one circled in red below is the one he seeks....

The one circled in red below is the one he seeks. :)

https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=122135&stc=1&d=1440374020
Forum: The Clubhouse
August 22nd, 2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 854
Posted By Lady72nRob71

Hats off to these guys for making the right...

Hats off to these guys for making the right decisions to protect the innocent.
Glad to see some good news from time to time....
Forum: The Clubhouse
August 22nd, 2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,563
Posted By Lady72nRob71

Great to hear Pat! I look forward to see that 48...

Great to hear Pat! I look forward to see that 48 complete soon.
May the transition go well for you!

Mmmmm...... Potatos........ :D
Forum: Cutlass
August 22nd, 2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,775
Posted By Lady72nRob71

Good point on this thread. Many repairs go bad...

Good point on this thread. Many repairs go bad because simple stuff is overlooked and new parts are thrown at the problem, often causing other potential problems.
Troubleshooting is an essential...
Forum: Parts Wanted
August 22nd, 2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By Lady72nRob71

I think the analog tuner was standard equipment...

I think the analog tuner was standard equipment for those models, but are you willing or wanting to go to electronic tuning? Both were available in the 2700 series.
Willing to splurge for the...
Forum: Electrical
August 21st, 2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,054
Posted By Lady72nRob71

X2. Like most DIN size head units, this...

X2.

Like most DIN size head units, this radio will be lucky to output 10 watts total. Forget its internal amp and get an external one. If you have a bench seat you could also mount the amp...
Forum: Site Help
August 21st, 2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 774
Posted By Lady72nRob71

Firefox and adblock and set up correctly -...

Firefox and adblock and set up correctly - problem solved.
I call it "neutering the net".


No need to even try.
With all of the surface mount components, fragile multilayer PCBs, tiny flex...
Forum: Site Help
August 18th, 2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,006
Posted By Lady72nRob71

This works. I have been doing this for years...

This works. I have been doing this for years with firefox. Comes up with my latest unread posts.
You might have to get into your browser and delete all the other classicoldsmobile references...
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