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Forum: Electrical
Today, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By Vintage Chief

What you can try is a high quality ($$)...

What you can try is a high quality ($$) electronic contact board cleaner (did I mention 'high quality?). Use the supplied straight nozzle, pull the light switch all the way to the ON position -...
Today, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By Vintage Chief

You might call the guy named Steve which is...

You might call the guy named Steve which is identified in the posting on this CO site which is not listed on the URL link you provided. Evidently he was the person selling the vehicle.

Please call...
Today, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By Vintage Chief

I believe the below listed post is the same car...

I believe the below listed post is the same car posted here on CO

https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/cars-sale-10/auto-air-pw-bench-70-w-30-pa-120888/
Today, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By Vintage Chief

Of course another option is to buy the RAM ROD...

Of course another option is to buy the RAM ROD 350, cut out the 350, have a local print shop create you the same size letter & font 455 and place the 455 below the RAM ROD pistons from the cut-out...
Today, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By Vintage Chief

Have you tried calling Phoenix Graphix?...

Have you tried calling Phoenix Graphix? Generally, vinyl sticker stencils are maintained w/in a computer S/W program. You call up the program, the stencil is sent to the graphics machine where the...
Forum: Electrical
Yesterday, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By Vintage Chief

Well, that makes more sense. Additionally, you...

Well, that makes more sense. Additionally, you can grab that pair of backup light housings tru-blue 442 mentioned. When you get your mind wrapped around it, you can decide if you want to R&R the bulb...
Forum: The Clubhouse
Yesterday, 04:50 PM
Replies: 28,418
Views: 737,704
Posted By Vintage Chief

Greg - Was this a departure gift you received on...

Greg - Was this a departure gift you received on your release date?

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Forum: The Clubhouse
Yesterday, 04:39 PM
Replies: 28,418
Views: 737,704
Posted By Vintage Chief

Greg - "I love my wife and I am not considering...

Greg - "I love my wife and I am not considering divorce"...LMAO
I admire Mike's forward thinking. The more cars he can pile up in his yard the less lawn he'll have to mow. ;)
Forum: Electrical
Yesterday, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By Vintage Chief

^^^THIS^^^ is also another alternative. Very good...

^^^THIS^^^ is also another alternative. Very good price for the pair if they are in working order. The sockets probably need a thorough cleaning, is all. You can purchase new spring/contact wire...
Forum: Electrical
Yesterday, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By Vintage Chief

Your appearance in incorrect. The bulb socket is...

Your appearance in incorrect. The bulb socket is 'pressed' into a hole. The hole was there when your bumper was manufactured. The bulb socket was installed via a hydraulic ram, a pneumatic ram, or an...
Forum: The Clubhouse
Yesterday, 02:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 594
Posted By Vintage Chief

^^x2^^ But sprinkle Boric Acid everywhere - in...

^^x2^^ But sprinkle Boric Acid everywhere - in particular a nice big fat 3" wide line along every single piece of flooring which runs next to a baseboard and cabinet. Look for any known areas such as...
Forum: Big Blocks
Yesterday, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By Vintage Chief

If you can visually detect fuel leaking from the...

If you can visually detect fuel leaking from the top of the carburetor, it most likely needs rebuilding. Sitting for 10 years has probably dried out the gaskets (at least) and at a minimum the...
Forum: Electrical
Yesterday, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By Vintage Chief

You didn't want to break what - the socket which...

You didn't want to break what - the socket which is already broken? What am I failing to comprehend?
Forum: Cars For Sale
July 21st, 2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By Vintage Chief

OMG, I haven't seen a Tricky Dick Spiro sticker...

OMG, I haven't seen a Tricky Dick Spiro sticker in years! That is classic in itself.
Forum: Electrical
July 21st, 2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By Vintage Chief

This is the 'style' of backup (1156) bulb socket...

This is the 'style' of backup (1156) bulb socket you need. The type which press-fits into the hole and allows you to crimp the blades down firmly to successfully hold the socket in place. BTW, this...
Forum: Electrical
July 21st, 2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By Vintage Chief

I just replaced both of my back-up lamp (1156)...

I just replaced both of my back-up lamp (1156) sockets. They're readily available at most automotive parts stores. Disconnect/Cut the wires, remove the socket, clean the paint and corrosion from...
Forum: Big Blocks
July 21st, 2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By Vintage Chief

How do you know there is an issue with the...

How do you know there is an issue with the current Quad? What are the symptoms? Are the gaskets leaking at the base? At the air horn? Are the metal throttle bushings leaking? Is the accelerator pump...
Forum: Small Blocks
July 21st, 2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By Vintage Chief

I play a lot of golf. Therefore, you're getting...

I play a lot of golf. Therefore, you're getting this information because there's a good chance I'll be playing golf; but, there are tons of folks on here who can assist. None-the-less, considering...
Forum: Small Blocks
July 21st, 2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By Vintage Chief

Your timing INDICATOR is for a V-8. The timing...

Your timing INDICATOR is for a V-8. The timing INDICATOR is located on the bracket above the harmonic balancer mounted to the engine. The timing MARK is located on the harmonic balancer - that big...
Forum: Small Blocks
July 21st, 2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By Vintage Chief

So, tomorrow when you get going, make certain you...

So, tomorrow when you get going, make certain you can (1) find your timing mark located on a bracket above your harmonic balancer mounted on the engine block; and (2) you can identify where the bolt...
Forum: Small Blocks
July 21st, 2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By Vintage Chief

With the window open, you can see my adjustment...

With the window open, you can see my adjustment screw located on the right-hand side. It's actually both flat-head blade and/or Allen Wrench. Bad picture, lighting not optimal and angle difficult....
Forum: Small Blocks
July 21st, 2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By Vintage Chief

No extra points in my parts bin. If I burn...

No extra points in my parts bin. If I burn through a set of points, they generally are tossed out as is the case here. Anyways, to the point. I opened my distributor window and my points are adjusted...
Forum: Small Blocks
July 21st, 2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By Vintage Chief

Image of the distributor window: ...

Image of the distributor window:

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Forum: Small Blocks
July 21st, 2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By Vintage Chief

When viewing your distributor cap, you'll notice...

When viewing your distributor cap, you'll notice a (generally) metal window on one side (generally the driver's side) of the distributor cap. That metal windows moves up & down - it generally has a...
Forum: Small Blocks
July 21st, 2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By Vintage Chief

Leave all vacuum hoses hooked up while...

Leave all vacuum hoses hooked up while establishing the dwell. You only need to unhook and plug the vacuum advance hose when establishing your ignition timing.
Forum: Small Blocks
July 21st, 2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By Vintage Chief

On the off-chance you may be wondering what the...

On the off-chance you may be wondering what the dwell angle is all about - it isn't that difficult. The engine camshaft is situated at a 90* orientation from the alignment of the distributor. The...
Forum: Small Blocks
July 21st, 2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By Vintage Chief

If by chance you're not comfortable w/ adjusting...

If by chance you're not comfortable w/ adjusting the dwell, 29* would suffice, but it would not be optimal. Ensure you get a good reading at various RPMs while establishing dwell - from the base idle...
Forum: Small Blocks
July 21st, 2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By Vintage Chief

Do you have the tune-up specification label on...

Do you have the tune-up specification label on your fan shroud? It should identify the items I discussed above in Post #21...
July 21st, 2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By Vintage Chief

If you're looking for a used wheel your best bet...

If you're looking for a used wheel your best bet is to place a WTB ad in the Parts Wanted section (below). Good Luck!

https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/parts-wanted-13/
July 21st, 2019, 04:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 809
Posted By Vintage Chief

Looks great....:D

Looks great....:D
Forum: Small Blocks
July 20th, 2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By Vintage Chief

You're trending in the correct direction. A...

You're trending in the correct direction. A proper tune-up is always performed in the following sequence as noted above. Dwell will effect timing, timing does not effect dwell. Therefore,...
Forum: The Clubhouse
July 19th, 2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 28,418
Views: 737,704
Posted By Vintage Chief

Our corn here was already tasseled on July 4th.

Our corn here was already tasseled on July 4th.
Forum: The Clubhouse
July 19th, 2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 28,418
Views: 737,704
Posted By Vintage Chief

41/43 Greg - I haven't heard of Ashley....

41/43

Greg - I haven't heard of Ashley. Maybe they can get in a quick growing crop of sorghum or medium red clover?

Last year we had one of the wettest years on record (much resulting from...
Forum: Big Blocks
July 18th, 2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,638
Posted By Vintage Chief

https://youtu.be/MJsd5P49vuQ

https://youtu.be/MJsd5P49vuQ
Forum: The Clubhouse
July 18th, 2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 28,418
Views: 737,704
Posted By Vintage Chief

Heat is absolutely oppressive - high humidity...

Heat is absolutely oppressive - high humidity (80%) & high temperatures (95*+) w/ a heat index of 105* today. I managed to hit some range balls for ~1hr. - I couldn't handle it any longer. On my way...
Forum: The Clubhouse
July 18th, 2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 28,418
Views: 737,704
Posted By Vintage Chief

James - Good deal. I was just thinking of heading...

James - Good deal. I was just thinking of heading out to the range to get some practice in. I'm not all over the place at the moment, but still struggling w/ maintaining consistent tempo, and getting...
Forum: Small Blocks
July 18th, 2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By Vintage Chief

Get simple for both.

Get simple for both.
Forum: Big Blocks
July 18th, 2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,638
Posted By Vintage Chief

You aren't going to be able to upload any lengthy...

You aren't going to be able to upload any lengthy videos w/ a 5MB upload limit. This limit was tested several times via my own testing routine when I made the new How To Post Pictures/Images...
Forum: The Clubhouse
July 18th, 2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 28,418
Views: 737,704
Posted By Vintage Chief

Dan - I carry a couple different styles of...

Dan - I carry a couple different styles of trailer hitch locks which slide into & lock within the trailer hitch ball receiver in addition to a locking pin for the lock-down. Not that it would limit...
Forum: Big Blocks
July 17th, 2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,638
Posted By Vintage Chief

^^x2^^ ;)

^^x2^^ ;)
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