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Yesterday, 07:37 PM
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Posted By 72455

My question is... what's the point? It's not a...

My question is... what's the point? It's not a cowl tag and it's not a door sticker. It's just a metal tag with your VIN and car brand. I dunno about the rest of you, but I can't think of any...
July 21st, 2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 217
Posted By 72455

My car's "alter ego"...

Since I couldn't find a die cast replica of my '72 Supreme, I went with its "alter ego". ...
Forum: Cutlass
July 21st, 2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By 72455

Taps are hardened steel, so you won't be able to...

Taps are hardened steel, so you won't be able to get it out using conventional methods (Dremel or drilling). Depending on the size of the tap, you may have to use a center punch and hammer to try...
July 19th, 2019, 01:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 679
Posted By 72455

Beautiful ride Jeff and welcome to the group!

Beautiful ride Jeff and welcome to the group!
July 14th, 2019, 07:59 PM
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Views: 106,521
Posted By 72455

Took the ol' heap out for a spin today and...

Took the ol' heap out for a spin today and decided to stretch her legs. After a quick 100 mph blast I backed her down and cruised back to the house.

As I was rolling through the neighborhood, I...
July 14th, 2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,221
Posted By 72455

Ahh...the old "sometimes the hardest problems are...

Ahh...the old "sometimes the hardest problems are the easiest to fix" diagnosis....been there done that.
Are you kicking yourself in the butt?...lol

Glad to hear you figured it out😀 and thanks...
July 10th, 2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2,001
Views: 106,521
Posted By 72455

Um, Norm, it's the hose clamps 😁😁😁

Um, Norm, it's the hose clamps 😁😁😁
July 10th, 2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,221
Posted By 72455

Is it overheating and when you say water, do you...

Is it overheating and when you say water, do you mean straight water or a 50/50 mix?
July 10th, 2019, 07:59 PM
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Views: 106,521
Posted By 72455

I absolutely love them! Hit 'em with a heat gun...

I absolutely love them! Hit 'em with a heat gun to set them up, then I fired the ol' heap up for about 10 min to give them some time to shrink even more. After that I took it out to bring the...
July 10th, 2019, 06:31 PM
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Views: 106,521
Posted By 72455

Installed repop stamped hoses, OEM upper hose...

Installed repop stamped hoses, OEM upper hose clip, Gates belts and Gates Power Grip hose clamps on my '72 Supreme..and took it out for a test drive to check the new front shocks...much better!...
July 7th, 2019, 05:27 PM
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Views: 106,521
Posted By 72455

After the astute observation by my buddy, I...

After the astute observation by my buddy, I decided it was time to get rid of the front drag racing shocks on my '72 U code Supreme and replace them with regular shocks. Picked up a set Friday and...
July 5th, 2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By 72455

Positive for 442crzy (Nick)

As always, great service and speedy delivery 😀
Forum: Big Blocks
July 3rd, 2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,138
Posted By 72455

Got it fixed.. sealed the crack on the nipple for...

Got it fixed.. sealed the crack on the nipple for the overflow tube and she's good to go😀
June 27th, 2019, 01:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Posted By 72455

Repop tower style hose clamps...

I bought a set of these for my '72 Supreme but have heard (and read) the various horror stories about them and what a PITA they are to use.

I like the look of them but will not sacrifice...
Forum: Cutlass
June 26th, 2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,061
Posted By 72455

I have the driver side OEM drip rail set. PM me...

I have the driver side OEM drip rail set. PM me if interested.

Dave
June 26th, 2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,422
Posted By 72455

Nothing but Napa gold for me😀

Nothing but Napa gold for me😀
Forum: Big Blocks
June 25th, 2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,006
Posted By 72455

Repop tower style hose clamps...

I bought a set of these for my '72 Supreme but have heard (and read) the various horror stories about them and what a PITA they are to use.

I like the look of them but will not sacrifice...
June 25th, 2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 907
Posted By 72455

Bump...

Bump...
Forum: Cars For Sale
June 24th, 2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By 72455

1972 Cutlass Supreme for sale (not mine)

I may be wrong, but is his asking price in range? A close look shows no torque braces, and I also noticed no rear bumper fillers and incorrect hose clamps. Not trying to nit pick by any stretch of...
June 21st, 2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,252
Posted By 72455

Also check the terminals to make sure they are...

Also check the terminals to make sure they are good and tight😀
Forum: Big Blocks
June 18th, 2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By 72455

Ahhh...so that 'splains the difference...I was...

Ahhh...so that 'splains the difference...I was wondering why the two different designs.🤔
Forum: Big Blocks
June 18th, 2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,138
Posted By 72455

I know I've never had the petcock open since I've...

I know I've never had the petcock open since I've owned it, and I just noticed it this summer. I'll keep digging...
Forum: Big Blocks
June 18th, 2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,138
Posted By 72455

Uh...I guess I should clarify that Norm...thanks...

Uh...I guess I should clarify that Norm...thanks for pointing that out. The spot would measure roughly 4-6 inches in diameter, and it's always the same size.
Forum: Big Blocks
June 18th, 2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,138
Posted By 72455

Gotcha...I'm really not that concerned at this...

Gotcha...I'm really not that concerned at this point, I was just tossing my mystery out there for those that are in the know could help me solve it.
Forum: Big Blocks
June 18th, 2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,138
Posted By 72455

I get that, so where is the coolant coming from?

I get that, so where is the coolant coming from?
Forum: Big Blocks
June 18th, 2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,138
Posted By 72455

Hey Allan, I plan on fixing the crack. How would...

Hey Allan, I plan on fixing the crack. How would I know if I have the right cap?

Also, as I've already mentioned, I get no leaks whatsoever when I'm driving (even on 90+ days). It's only when...
Forum: Big Blocks
June 17th, 2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,138
Posted By 72455

Nope...no leaky water pump. The spot is directly...

Nope...no leaky water pump. The spot is directly below the driver side of the car under the radiator. Water pump leak would spot in the middle, plus cause overheating, which I don't have.
Forum: Big Blocks
June 17th, 2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,138
Posted By 72455

Nope...no leaks when hot, otherwise I'd be losing...

Nope...no leaks when hot, otherwise I'd be losing coolant which would lead to overheating, which isn't an issue.
Forum: Big Blocks
June 17th, 2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,138
Posted By 72455

Something strange is happening...

When the outside temp here in SE VA gets above say...90 degrees, I notice a small spot of coolant under my '72 Supreme. It's usually on the driver side under the left side of the radiator. I know I...
June 17th, 2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,057
Posted By 72455

If you're talking about the 3M black double stick...

If you're talking about the 3M black double stick tape, you're going to have to trim it so it doesn't show through the letters. I was going to do this when I put the Cutlass scripts on mine, and...
June 17th, 2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,963
Posted By 72455

Welcome to my world ..lol

Welcome to my world ..lol
June 16th, 2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,963
Posted By 72455

What size tires are you running?

What size tires are you running?
June 16th, 2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 819
Posted By 72455

Come to think of it, he did say it was a '69...

Come to think of it, he did say it was a '69 engine. And my bad about the power top...I'm still learning.
June 15th, 2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 819
Posted By 72455

Spotted this at the weekly cruise in today...

'70 Cutlass Supreme 'vert. I saw it last year at the same cruise in, but it has since changed owners. I chatted with the guy today and he's in the process if making it a 442 tribute.

Lemme tell...
June 15th, 2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,963
Posted By 72455

Ahhh...the feeling of knowing that one more...

Ahhh...the feeling of knowing that one more project is behind you😀...despite all the frustration and setbacks, nothing compares...
Forum: Big Blocks
June 14th, 2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By 72455

I dunno that's what I'm trying to find out...

I dunno that's what I'm trying to find out...
Forum: Big Blocks
June 14th, 2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By 72455

Thanks but I'm trying to find out if the repop...

Thanks but I'm trying to find out if the repop upper and lower hoses are durable? I ordered those from The Parts Place and my bypass hose from Year One...
Forum: Big Blocks
June 14th, 2019, 01:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By 72455

Uh oh...does the same hold true for the upper and...

Uh oh...does the same hold true for the upper and lower rad hoses as well? I ordered those too...and what about the GM stamped belts?🤔... need to ASAP know so I can cancel my order on the hoses if...
Forum: Big Blocks
June 13th, 2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By 72455

Thanks...got em ordered along with a GM stamped...

Thanks...got em ordered along with a GM stamped bypass hose.
Forum: Big Blocks
June 13th, 2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By 72455

Correct clamps for bypass hose?

Hey all...
I'm looking for the correct style hose clamps for the bypass hose on my '72 U code Supreme. I see two different ones on the interweb, so not sure if it's the wire style or the band...
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