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December 8th, 2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By Chumley

Or maybe even 1972

Or maybe even 1972
Forum: Cutlass
August 14th, 2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,902
Posted By Chumley

Unhappy I don't see the Y79 option on the build sheet...

I don't see the Y79 option on the build sheet either, seems like it would be there if was an SX. You still have a great power train though. I miss my SX from over 40 years ago now. Also I have never...
Forum: Cutlass
January 21st, 2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,268
Posted By Chumley

There is never a dumb question. If you don't know...

There is never a dumb question. If you don't know something, you learn by asking. Back in the day, I had Gabriel Hi-Jacker air shocks. Just added or released air as needed to get the desired height....
January 21st, 2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,171
Posted By Chumley

What I took away from a couple of hours watching...

What I took away from a couple of hours watching was they glorified the restomods with full camera coverage, interior, motor, chassis-cam,etc. when a '70 442 came across the block they parked it and...
Forum: Electrical
January 14th, 2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By Chumley

Just a note for those who might not know, when I...

Just a note for those who might not know, when I bought my Cutlass I turned the brightness up on the dash using the headlight switch during the test drive. The owner was like," How did you do that? "...
Forum: Electrical
January 12th, 2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By Chumley

Got it, I installed a new engine harness at the...

Got it, I installed a new engine harness at the same time, modified for HEI. Voltage was never an issue, also the engine was running great at all throttle ranges. 16-18 seems a bit much for an...
Forum: Electrical
January 12th, 2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By Chumley

No, I would not say rapid, just like its missing...

No, I would not say rapid, just like its missing badly. I admit I have not checked the timing recently. It was around 8-10BTDC when I originally installed the distributor. All the wire connections...
Forum: Electrical
January 12th, 2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By Chumley

I have drove the truck a couple of times, starts...

I have drove the truck a couple of times, starts right up and runs fine until I put my foot in it to accelerate, then I get some stumbling and popping, no power. Engine NEVER did this before, even...
Forum: Electrical
January 8th, 2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By Chumley

HEI issue

Well, not an issue anymore. After a week or so of troubleshooting the problem ended up being a worn out control module on the HEI distributor on my Chevy big block. ( don't worry I also have a 72...
June 23rd, 2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,059
Posted By Chumley

I think that's a first for me, a console in a...

I think that's a first for me, a console in a column shift car...Looks great
Forum: Cutlass
April 11th, 2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 923
Posted By Chumley

My first car was a 70 SX (see avatar) 6 years...

My first car was a 70 SX (see avatar) 6 years new. I regrettably sold it back in '78, and would love to have another, but for me it would have to be the real deal. I'm not much of a clone fan. I...
Forum: Cutlass
April 5th, 2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 996
Posted By Chumley

I installed an 8 track player in my SX in the...

I installed an 8 track player in my SX in the ashtray compartment, but did not have to remove the lighter. It was the perfect "hideaway" stereo back in the day. :D
Forum: Cutlass
April 5th, 2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,082
Posted By Chumley

That explains why I always grab the wrong female...

That explains why I always grab the wrong female buckle when I go to drive. I didn't realize the shoulder belt was a different size( I'm always learning something new about these old cars):o
Forum: Cutlass
April 5th, 2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By Chumley

After market parts are often less than perfect...

After market parts are often less than perfect fit. Glad you got them installed
Forum: Cutlass
March 27th, 2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By Chumley

Great tip, I'll remember that next time it comes...

Great tip, I'll remember that next time it comes up:D
Forum: Cutlass
March 26th, 2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By Chumley

Shouldn't be difficult. Are these what you are...

Shouldn't be difficult. Are these what you are talking about? They are actually called license plate bumpers. Usually you do need some type of lubricant to make them install easier, but might you...
March 15th, 2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By Chumley

So it looks like the Vacula is operated with...

So it looks like the Vacula is operated with compressed air?
March 14th, 2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By Chumley

Bleeding disc/drum combo

I need a refresher on the use of that button on the proportioning valve- Is it to be depressed and held open when bleeding part or all of the system? I bled the rear drums after wheel cylinder and...
Forum: Body & Paint
March 13th, 2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Chumley

Yeah, someone gave me the info on the Michigan...

Yeah, someone gave me the info on the Michigan guy several tears ago but I never contacted him. These I got from The Parts Place through thru a link on Ebay, and yes they have them for the front as...
Forum: Paint
March 12th, 2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,033
Posted By Chumley

Here's a more flattering picture...

Here's a more flattering picture...
Forum: Paint
March 12th, 2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,033
Posted By Chumley

I restored my '72 Supreme grilles a few years...

I restored my '72 Supreme grilles a few years ago, and it wasn't too labor intensive prepping them, as they were pretty smooth to begin with. I had a local paint shop match the color and load it into...
Forum: Body & Paint
March 12th, 2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Chumley

Bumper guards again!

Hi all from the west coast. Well, after a few years and a long, wet winter, I finally got new impact strips for my rear bumper guards. Been waiting a long time for these to be reproduced. Overall...
December 23rd, 2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By Chumley

If I recall correctly, I think the other sale is...

If I recall correctly, I think the other sale is around May, Memorial Day maybe?:confused:
December 20th, 2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By Chumley

I went with Legendary a few years ago for my '72...

I went with Legendary a few years ago for my '72 Supreme, and was completely satisfied. I'm sure the other big name vendors are good also. Legendary usually has a big sale a couple times a year, so...
December 13th, 2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 19,115
Posted By Chumley

Smile I don't know how things could not line up, I'm...

I don't know how things could not line up, I'm certain everything is put back correctly, springs in correct location attached to correct points. I assume I can just replace the adjuster screw without...
December 13th, 2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 19,115
Posted By Chumley

Good to see the tutorial back. I finished rear...

Good to see the tutorial back. I finished rear passenger side yesterday. Only problem when I finished was the adjuster lever does not engage star wheel teeth. VERY close, but not enough to engage....
December 10th, 2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 19,115
Posted By Chumley

Thanks, I've been doing some you tubing and think...

Thanks, I've been doing some you tubing and think I have it down. All I'm doing is replacing shoes and wheel cylinders. I forgot that the parking brake lever just hangs there while doing the rest of...
December 10th, 2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 19,115
Posted By Chumley

Link to the Yukon brake job very useful, however...

Link to the Yukon brake job very useful, however no mention of how parking brake cable is attached to the lever inside backing plate. Is this easy to disassemble when taking things apart? Its been...
December 8th, 2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 19,115
Posted By Chumley

Viewed this tutorial a few weeks ago, now it has...

Viewed this tutorial a few weeks ago, now it has disappeared. At least the link does not work for me. Did it get moved?
Forum: Cutlass
December 8th, 2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,109
Posted By Chumley

Looks fresh off the showroom floor. You don't see...

Looks fresh off the showroom floor. You don't see many 68's out here in Ca. let alone anything 68-72. Nice work!:D
Forum: Transmission
August 23rd, 2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 897
Posted By Chumley

As far as shift kit, I used B&M 40 years ago, but...

As far as shift kit, I used B&M 40 years ago, but I don't know if they still exist. Awesome performance though, just in the intermediate mode.:D
July 31st, 2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 873
Posted By Chumley

I'm impressed with the vacuum bleeder as well,...

I'm impressed with the vacuum bleeder as well, the best part is you can do it without another person having to pump the pedal.
July 31st, 2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By Chumley

Thanks guys, that's what Im going for, no...

Thanks guys, that's what Im going for, no rattling. The old pads did, and I thought I was missing the clips that go on the inboard pads, but they were there. Ive only done one side, so now only one...
July 31st, 2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By Chumley

Stock pad replacement

Just started replacing front pads on 72 Supreme. Is there something you need to do with outboard pads, they are in correctly, but seem really floppy in the caliper. Chassis manual described some sort...
May 5th, 2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By Chumley

They're listed as 68-72. I looked at one of the...

They're listed as 68-72. I looked at one of the fenders ( removed several years ago) and there are some holes I'm not sure are bolt holes. The piece count includes the U-nuts, five per side. I...
May 5th, 2016, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By Chumley

Inner fender bolts

I see bolt kits advertised as 40 pieces. Will this cover both sides? they don't say
May 5th, 2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By Chumley

While we're on the subject, are there supposed to...

While we're on the subject, are there supposed to be holes in the perimeter of the dash for mounting the chrome bed trim?
Forum: Electrical
June 22nd, 2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,177
Posted By Chumley

I discovered that the heat /cool lever has to be...

I discovered that the heat /cool lever has to be slid over to heat/defrost for the switch to work. Don't remember that from 40 years ago with my first Cutlass. Anyway, I have all speeds except high....
Forum: Electrical
March 14th, 2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,177
Posted By Chumley

Thanks for all the input, guys. Yes, I DO have a...

Thanks for all the input, guys. Yes, I DO have a wiring diagram. I'm familiar with the high speed resistor, replaced one in my Chevy truck, although that affected high speed operation ONLY as I...
Forum: Electrical
March 1st, 2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,177
Posted By Chumley

Fan switch

Where would you start to troubleshoot blower motor not working when fan switch is turned on? I thought I would pull the switch first and check it with ohm meter, but once I got contorted and under...
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