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Forum: The Clubhouse
July 21st, 2019, 05:19 PM
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Posted By 1969w3155

Mike, I was scheduled to work today, so no going...

Mike, I was scheduled to work today, so no going back. Greg, I have a small group of guys that I have known 40-50 years, so It's always good to get together when we can. The buddy that went with me...
Forum: The Clubhouse
July 20th, 2019, 11:06 AM
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Posted By 1969w3155

Well, the got 60+ winds up north, but what I have...

Well, the got 60+ winds up north, but what I have heard so far no major damage, that occurred down this way as trees were down, a roof ripped off of a house about 30 miles S.E. of here. 140,000...
Forum: The Clubhouse
July 19th, 2019, 09:58 PM
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Posted By 1969w3155

As high as an elephants eye. Which would be some...

As high as an elephants eye. Which would be some damn tall corn if compared to an African elephant. Up north in the Ludington area, about 60 miles from me, they are expecting 80 mph winds as of this...
Forum: The Clubhouse
July 17th, 2019, 09:26 PM
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Posted By 1969w3155

Norm, nice pics of the town. You left you bike...

Norm, nice pics of the town. You left you bike and trailer at the on ramp? I would have been concerned that someone would hook it up, and drive away with it. I have the worst dandruff in the world...
Forum: The Clubhouse
July 13th, 2019, 02:40 PM
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Views: 737,704
Posted By 1969w3155

Headed to a car show today, and forgot my hat. My...

Headed to a car show today, and forgot my hat. My head looks like a beet. Thin hair/receding hairline is no defense against the sun. Got home, and doused my head in cool water, then drank a bottle of...
July 12th, 2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By 1969w3155

I think that it is a re-stamp by the restorer....

I think that it is a re-stamp by the restorer. The 7 is the last digit of the numbers indicating the body style in the vin, he/they, did it wrong, not knowing that it is supposed to be a 3,...
July 12th, 2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 959
Posted By 1969w3155

I saw your red one in Milford a couple of years...

I saw your red one in Milford a couple of years ago, and it was sweet. If this one is as nice, then kudos to you.
Forum: The Clubhouse
July 12th, 2019, 10:49 PM
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Views: 737,704
Posted By 1969w3155

Norm, I know what you mean by the parking idiots....

Norm, I know what you mean by the parking idiots. They occupy the "No Parking/Fire Lane" at the front of the store every week. Lazy asses that can't park in the lot and walk like the rest of us....
July 11th, 2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By 1969w3155

Legendary has the most accurate interior...

Legendary has the most accurate interior materials. They match detail and texture better than anyone else.
Forum: Cars For Sale
July 11th, 2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,248
Posted By 1969w3155

For clarification, that is a Cutlass "S", not a...

For clarification, that is a Cutlass "S", not a Supreme.
Forum: The Clubhouse
July 10th, 2019, 09:38 PM
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Posted By 1969w3155

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Mike, if an old ratty looking tanker truck shows up in your...
Forum: The Clubhouse
July 10th, 2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 28,418
Views: 737,704
Posted By 1969w3155

Like the Valiant Mike. Were these ever available...

Like the Valiant Mike. Were these ever available with the small V-8, like the 273? Well I got most of what I wanted done while I was off, except for pulling the interior out of the Olds. My back...
Forum: The Clubhouse
July 9th, 2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28,418
Views: 737,704
Posted By 1969w3155

LOL! I remember watching Letterman when that...

LOL! I remember watching Letterman when that aired. That was a long time ago.
Forum: The Clubhouse
July 6th, 2019, 03:20 PM
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Views: 737,704
Posted By 1969w3155

A bit warm here, but I got the grass cut, weed...

A bit warm here, but I got the grass cut, weed killer applied, and Home Defense applied around the foundation of the house. Stopped out at the local mall to get some small U of M T's for my buddies...
Forum: The Clubhouse
July 4th, 2019, 11:46 PM
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Posted By 1969w3155

Just went over to FB, and found out that my best...

Just went over to FB, and found out that my best friend had his first grandchild (his daughter & husband). A 4th of July baby. His second one, via his son and wife is due in September.
Forum: The Clubhouse
July 4th, 2019, 11:24 PM
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Posted By 1969w3155

84 at 11 pm. A bit warm, with humidity to match....

84 at 11 pm. A bit warm, with humidity to match. Mike, I know how you feel, I have been wanting to pull the interior from the Olds for awhile, and stated as such here. I will be taking Monday &...
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 30th, 2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 28,418
Views: 737,704
Posted By 1969w3155

Mike, sorry to hear about your friends son. My...

Mike, sorry to hear about your friends son. My washer will not start until the lid locks, and for some reason after filling, it would not lock, and the light that tells me that, was flashing, rather...
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 30th, 2019, 03:27 PM
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Views: 737,704
Posted By 1969w3155

Hmm, it appears that my 5 year old washer is...

Hmm, it appears that my 5 year old washer is taking a dump. Probably won't get a repair man over here until Tuesday at the earliest. Greg, I have heard of that cruise, but haven't seen any of it, as...
June 28th, 2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By 1969w3155

Welcome.

Welcome.
June 28th, 2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,422
Posted By 1969w3155

I saw this video a few months ago. I quit using...

I saw this video a few months ago. I quit using Fram years ago due to another dissection of filters that I read a few years back. I also saw the Purolater money grab, and stopped buying them purely...
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 28th, 2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 28,418
Views: 737,704
Posted By 1969w3155

Marc, thanks for the history lesson. Some...

Marc, thanks for the history lesson. Some interesting stuff there. Due to work schedules, the family is getting together tomorrow for the "4th". I had a pork butt for pulled pork sandwiches for the...
June 27th, 2019, 08:35 PM
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Views: 1,316
Posted By 1969w3155

Sorry about that, Joe!

Sorry about that, Joe!
June 27th, 2019, 09:42 AM
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Views: 1,316
Posted By 1969w3155

Correct on 1969. Again not related in '69, as the...

Correct on 1969. Again not related in '69, as the SX option did not become available until 1970. All SX's were auto, and on the Supreme only, but the W32 option, which was only available in 1970,...
June 26th, 2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,316
Posted By 1969w3155

Not related in '69 as the SX did not exist until...

Not related in '69 as the SX did not exist until 1970, but in '70 the W32 engine was an option on the SX. It was the 442 automatic engine.
June 25th, 2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By 1969w3155

No offense, but Pontiac did not use the dual gate...

No offense, but Pontiac did not use the dual gate until 1967, and Olds not until 1968.
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 25th, 2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 28,418
Views: 737,704
Posted By 1969w3155

Allan, Marc is right about changing the...

Allan, Marc is right about changing the headlights, don't remove the bumper if you don't have to. My former Saturn had the same method for headlamp replacement. I would do a online search on how to...
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 23rd, 2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 28,418
Views: 737,704
Posted By 1969w3155

My buddy talks about when his uncles, back in the...

My buddy talks about when his uncles, back in the day, would go out at night with a bag and grab sleeping sparrows from their nests. You would need a lot of them to make a dinner for a family. I'm...
June 23rd, 2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,110
Posted By 1969w3155

I believe that you are right. I checked a non...

I believe that you are right. I checked a non factory book at first, which did not have buckskin listed, but the 442 & W machines resto guide did have it. My '68 PPG paint card also has it. I have...
June 21st, 2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,110
Posted By 1969w3155

I saw the car on ebay, that is for the vinyl top,...

I saw the car on ebay, that is for the vinyl top, which is Parchment. For some unknown reason, it lacks a paint code. It is a Fremont built car, so maybe the cowl tags were done differently?
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 18th, 2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 28,418
Views: 737,704
Posted By 1969w3155

Nice pics Mike. The one thing that I have learned...

Nice pics Mike. The one thing that I have learned while trying to take pics of cars at car shows, is that there are some real morons out there. I will be trying to take a pic, and people will just...
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 18th, 2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 28,418
Views: 737,704
Posted By 1969w3155

Here ya go Mike:...

Here ya go Mike: https://www.occidentalbrewing.com/ (https://www.occidentalbrewing.com/)
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 17th, 2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 28,418
Views: 737,704
Posted By 1969w3155

Argh, up early Tuesday due to a broken crown $$,...

Argh, up early Tuesday due to a broken crown $$, then off to the orthopedic doc for a re visit with my back, which has been killing me lately. That's an Oldsmobile Limited Mike, like the one in my...
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 17th, 2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 28,418
Views: 737,704
Posted By 1969w3155

The Woody wagon was one of my favorites as well,...

The Woody wagon was one of my favorites as well, along with the nocturne blue '65 442. There was a '31 Olds there that i took a couple of pics of, that, for some reason aren't one my photo card. Dang...
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 16th, 2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 28,418
Views: 737,704
Posted By 1969w3155

A few pics from Homecomimg. Not as many as I used...

A few pics from Homecomimg. Not as many as I used to take. https://photos.app.goo.gl/Yy9nzcTFihmLbTM39
June 16th, 2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,933
Posted By 1969w3155

https://photos.app.goo.gl/Yy9nzcTFihmLbTM39

https://photos.app.goo.gl/Yy9nzcTFihmLbTM39
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 15th, 2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 28,418
Views: 737,704
Posted By 1969w3155

Made it to Homecoming, with a bit of a delay. We...

Made it to Homecoming, with a bit of a delay. We went in my buddies '68 442, which he has been taking to Homecoming for over twenty years with few problems...very reliable. We got about 10-15 miles...
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 15th, 2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 28,418
Views: 737,704
Posted By 1969w3155

Allan, If you have the mind to, give this a...

Allan, If you have the mind to, give this a looking over for oil. It is a looonng read, but worth it.https://540ratblog.wordpress.com/2013/06/20/motor-oil-wear-test-ranking/
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 14th, 2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 28,418
Views: 737,704
Posted By 1969w3155

So much for painting the door. Took a sample of...

So much for painting the door. Took a sample of metal from my roof to a long established paint store to have it matched. they won't have it until tomorrow, but of course I'll be at Homecoming, so...
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 12th, 2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 28,418
Views: 737,704
Posted By 1969w3155

Getting my ears lowered as well, Thursday. Allan...

Getting my ears lowered as well, Thursday. Allan no problem with the A/C temp. When I have mine on, it is usually set between 70 & 72. I may take Friday off, and paint the front door to match the...
June 12th, 2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,756
Posted By 1969w3155

They show white wall, but I would call to...

They show white wall, but I would call to confirm....
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