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Yesterday, 12:34 PM
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Posted By costpenn

When I got up to Indy on Saturday, I saw Joe's...

When I got up to Indy on Saturday, I saw Joe's car. Not seeing him around, I called him and told him some winos were sleeping in the back of it, and that one was doing a clog dance in golf shoes on...
July 21st, 2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 33,229
Posted By costpenn

Next Harness Happening (2 hours) Took...

Next Harness Happening (2 hours)

Took yesterday off to go to the Hurst Olds Nationals in Indianapolis. So awesome to see 50 plus 69 Hursts in attendance.

Finished up the courtesy lamp harness...
July 21st, 2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 33,229
Posted By costpenn

Hello Lance! Long time no talk. Yes, going to try...

Hello Lance! Long time no talk. Yes, going to try the repo wells. The set I got look great. They have come a long way in quality since the first repos were introduced.
July 19th, 2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 33,229
Posted By costpenn

Front Lamp Harness done - almost along with the...

Front Lamp Harness done - almost along with the dash convinience light harness (3 hours)

After scrounging up all the individual correct wires for fixing the alternator connector, I got the rest of...
July 16th, 2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 33,229
Posted By costpenn

[QUOTE=costpenn;1185606]Back at the harness again...

[QUOTE=costpenn;1185606]Back at the harness again (3 hours)

This was the front lamp/engine bay's harness turn. There were several spade connections in the firewall connector that were severely...
July 15th, 2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 107,848
Posted By costpenn

Rohan, great meeting another genuine enthusiast...

Rohan, great meeting another genuine enthusiast with a great attitude. Please let me know if there is anything or any question I can help you with. Yours will be amazing X2 considering the logistical...
July 13th, 2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 15,507
Posted By costpenn

Tom, taking a one day trip up to Indianapolis...

Tom, taking a one day trip up to Indianapolis next Saturday. See you there.
July 13th, 2019, 02:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 959
Posted By costpenn

Another benckhmark in excellence car.

Another benckhmark in excellence car.
July 13th, 2019, 02:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By costpenn

If it does not have the groove I will take it.

If it does not have the groove I will take it.
July 10th, 2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 33,229
Posted By costpenn

Fun progress. (2 1/2 hours) Began and...

Fun progress. (2 1/2 hours)

Began and completed the tail lamp harness. This one need some work - more than the body harness but still better than buying new. Respliced or repaired several...
July 10th, 2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By costpenn

Congratulations Rick!

Congratulations Rick!
July 9th, 2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 15,507
Posted By costpenn

Tom, it looks awesome period. You must have set a...

Tom, it looks awesome period. You must have set a record for the fastest quality restoration of an Olds ever! Great job.

That glove box door can be adjusted a lot of different ways to get it to...
July 9th, 2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 33,229
Posted By costpenn

Hello and thank you so much for looking! This car...

Hello and thank you so much for looking! This car is a Jersey car as well so black it is. I'm glad too - it's hard to find the white translucent connectors that haven't turned yellow or dissolved...
July 8th, 2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 33,229
Posted By costpenn

Testing testing 1,2 - is this thing on? It...

Testing testing 1,2 - is this thing on?

It looks like the paint and body shop have decided to get to work again on the car. I will soon be needing my storage space to work on my projects so this...
July 8th, 2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 107,848
Posted By costpenn

Hello Chris, We'll be up at MCACN. Look forward...

Hello Chris,
We'll be up at MCACN. Look forward to it as per usual. I was going to PM you about air cleaner labels fo 72's - the "little" ones that have the air filter P/N on them - do you make...
Forum: Parts Wanted
July 6th, 2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By costpenn

Anyone on this?

Anyone on this?
July 4th, 2019, 08:43 AM
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Views: 107,848
Posted By costpenn

Thanks Mike. Hope to see you with one of yours at...

Thanks Mike. Hope to see you with one of yours at Murfreesboro next year.
July 2nd, 2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 107,848
Posted By costpenn

1. Onto the trailer 2. Off the trailer. 3. To...

1. Onto the trailer
2. Off the trailer.
3. To some local car shows.
4. Back and forth from my house to my work where I store it

That's aboiut it.
July 2nd, 2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 107,848
Posted By costpenn

Hello Luke - missed you at the Nats - maybe MCACN...

Hello Luke - missed you at the Nats - maybe MCACN in November?

The tire shop I went to in Wichita could not find a full set of 5 on Saturday, but he did fill me in on the Endurance tires and the...
July 2nd, 2019, 03:15 AM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 107,848
Posted By costpenn

Also, hope the air cleaner base made it to you...

Also, hope the air cleaner base made it to you OK. Survived this year's ritualistic trainer tire blowout. Patton turned it into Dan - chain of custody lost after that.
Forum: Parts Wanted
July 2nd, 2019, 03:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By costpenn

70 NOS Or Excellent Used Arm Rest Pad

Looking for an NOS or used 1970 A body Black LH front arm rest pad. Thanks!!
July 2nd, 2019, 02:54 AM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 107,848
Posted By costpenn

Hello, that is a repo one I painted. The debate...

Hello, that is a repo one I painted. The debate goes on about whether the color was ever really yellow or not. We saw a 19000 mile 72 W-30 at the show with the claimed original seal and it was yellow.
July 2nd, 2019, 02:51 AM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 107,848
Posted By costpenn

The mounting screws I have holding them on have...

The mounting screws I have holding them on have no head marking at all. They were the ones on the car when I got it, but I'm not 100% sure they are correct.
July 2nd, 2019, 02:45 AM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 107,848
Posted By costpenn

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com-vbulletin/1318x984/img_5850_680f83edb1120dd10d7e0cb6d0e7a7ba5e34633c.jpg

At the Nationals last week. The Asro Blue really popped indoors under...
June 20th, 2019, 05:30 AM
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Views: 107,848
Posted By costpenn

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/20190620_080101_7df1b9c9c8a02525d65873fc54faa9ce79b8a977.jpg

No kidding Eric! They are way longer than they should be....
June 18th, 2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 107,848
Posted By costpenn

Almost 4 years! I've been tinkering with a...

Almost 4 years!

I've been tinkering with a few things over the last week in getting this car ready for the OCA Nationals. Us Texas boys have to take advantage of every event close - for us 5 1/2...
Forum: Big Blocks
June 18th, 2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By costpenn

The repo rad. hoses themselves are OK for normal...

The repo rad. hoses themselves are OK for normal usage. The bypass hose on the bend is where you very well might have a failure. Even the original ones were prone to fail - that is why Olds changed...
June 18th, 2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 207
Posted By costpenn

Thanks Vader

Got a NOS '70 LH hockey stick from Mike. Delivered in no time in great condition without shelf wear.
Forum: Big Blocks
June 13th, 2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By costpenn

The Wittek style clamp is correct for 71-72, the...

The Wittek style clamp is correct for 71-72, the double wire style are for earlier models. Be careful with that bypass hose. The resto houses version with the big ink stamped numbers is made out of...
June 12th, 2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 34,287
Posted By costpenn

The last W car I did was at 70K. There was a mix...

The last W car I did was at 70K. There was a mix of ILT and NOS critical parts used. Paint was 26K and that was paint and body repair labor only.i did everything myself except engine machining,...
Forum: Parts Wanted
June 11th, 2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 722
Posted By costpenn

70 Hockey Sticks

Looking for a set of NOS or original freshly chromed 70 hood hockey sticks. Thanks!
May 24th, 2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 33,229
Posted By costpenn

Hello Lance, Not mucjh. As is aleays the case,...

Hello Lance,
Not mucjh. As is aleays the case, the body is still in "painter jail" Still havent startsd the harnrsses nor the trim, but I'm about to. That Ford truck really took it out of me!
March 30th, 2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 26,326
Posted By costpenn

Looking great Troy!! 2019 will be better!!!

Looking great Troy!! 2019 will be better!!!
Forum: Parts Wanted
March 20th, 2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By costpenn

Tom, what you are looking for is probably...

Tom, what you are looking for is probably referred to as the "back drive" linkage bushing at the steering column. The shifter itself does not use a bushing - it is a cable that attaches directly to...
March 20th, 2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By costpenn

What year? 70-72 cars do not use a retaining ring...

What year? 70-72 cars do not use a retaining ring - the boot is attached directly to the hump flange around the shifter opening with 8 short sheet metal bolts. (the bolts are hidden by the lower...
March 19th, 2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,353
Posted By costpenn

Can I play? In addition to the valve covers,...

Can I play?
In addition to the valve covers, HEI ignition, and painted lift hook/water outlet, a quick look at the photo reveals:
1) Bypass hose clamps improperly oriented with tension screws way...
March 1st, 2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 33,229
Posted By costpenn

Thanks Eric. Hope you are enjoying life up there...

Thanks Eric. Hope you are enjoying life up there in OK. Going to start working on this car's parts again with a couple of weeks. Still have the exterior trim to straighten/polish, seat belts to...
March 1st, 2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 33,229
Posted By costpenn

Scrappie, I don't know how they did it, but the...

Scrappie, I don't know how they did it, but the body shop has already installed it - too bad they haven't done much else!
December 12th, 2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By costpenn

It is worth the dough.

It is worth the dough.
December 4th, 2018, 10:26 PM
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