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Forum: Big Blocks
July 20th, 2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By don71

Good looking TA. I've had a few. I think it will...

Good looking TA. I've had a few. I think it will make a great touring car for seeing the sights on most any road trip.

If I didn't want a convertible at this point in my life, I'd get another TA....
July 7th, 2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By don71

HI Joel. Your front sway size seems correct to me...

HI Joel. Your front sway size seems correct to me too. Don't believe the other guys.

The 1-1/4 stuff is usually the F body trans am diameter which just happens to bolt on to an A body chassis. And...
July 7th, 2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By don71

Looks good. Nice opportunity for some photos....

Looks good. Nice opportunity for some photos. Cool stuff.

I'm sure everybody knows, but the clear glass gave the buyer some assurance that the gas was clean in the day, in despite of dubious gas...
Forum: Small Blocks
July 2nd, 2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,843
Posted By don71

I'd like to suggest you try to get this engine...

I'd like to suggest you try to get this engine going. Don't worry about its assumed weakness. Nobody seems to like them like red headed step children, but it could give you many smiles to the...
Forum: Transmission
June 30th, 2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 899
Posted By don71

manual shaft selector seal This is just an...

manual shaft selector seal

This is just an example:
...
Forum: Small Blocks
June 25th, 2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,436
Posted By don71

? I think its the eighth? digit in the Vehicle...

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I think its the eighth? digit in the Vehicle Identification Number located on the dash and on the title and probably the insurance paperwork. It refers to roller lifters instead of hydraulic...
June 25th, 2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,602
Posted By don71

Its possible, though I doubt it.

Its possible, though I doubt it.
June 25th, 2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,602
Posted By don71

I might have a different view on 30wt oil because...

I might have a different view on 30wt oil because I think that's fine. I don't think you can gain a thing by changing to a multigrade oil. Or even a simple oil change.

I won't comment on whats hot...
Forum: Transmission
June 23rd, 2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,098
Posted By don71

Based on your picture, that is a th400.

Based on your picture, that is a th400.
June 22nd, 2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 986
Posted By don71

I can't help but remember this one. ...

I can't help but remember this one.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLaQUU_VLMk
Forum: Other
June 12th, 2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,009
Posted By don71

I don't know the time line exactly. Trans fluid...

I don't know the time line exactly. Trans fluid used to be a light mineral oil around 10w. and even motor oil was used too. I remember seeing cans of "type A" way back when.

Dexron dates back to...
Forum: Other
June 12th, 2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,009
Posted By don71

Most everyone uses ATF...it is a type of...

Most everyone uses ATF...it is a type of hydraulic fluid. Many use it in the power steering on these older cars too. It works great and makes it convenient

I wouldn't mix them either.
June 8th, 2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 711
Posted By don71

I can't answer this question with any authority,...

I can't answer this question with any authority, but as pointed out above, the SSI cap emblems are smaller in diameter than the SSII and III's. They might work, I don't know.

I just bought new cap...
Forum: Cutlass
June 8th, 2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,974
Posted By don71

Good Looking car Hawks! Hope its not gonna be...

Good Looking car Hawks! Hope its not gonna be down too long, Its a lot more fun driving than fixing...you know how that goes. Good Luck.
Forum: Small Blocks
June 8th, 2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,190
Posted By don71

I've used both composite and metal tray numerous...

I've used both composite and metal tray numerous times. IMO its personal choice as to which one. I don't see an advantage to either one with aluminum intakes or cast iron ones. I've had both...
June 3rd, 2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,369
Posted By don71

I find picking paint color a little challenging...

I find picking paint color a little challenging if not frustrating. One of my favorite GM red is Pontiac Buccaneer red #75 WA4330 It too, probably has an oldsmobile cross over number.

PPG 2546...
June 2nd, 2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,031
Posted By don71

Welcome. Car is looking good!

Welcome. Car is looking good!
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 1st, 2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,472
Posted By don71

Ted, I'm sorry to hear this. I can't help to...

Ted, I'm sorry to hear this. I can't help to think that its going to be like flood insurance some day. Only the govt. offers it.
June 1st, 2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By don71

There is a lot to learn in the details of how...

There is a lot to learn in the details of how this system works. Perhaps someone could link you the correct routing, but I encourage you to do it factory correct. That stand pipe is probably safer...
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 1st, 2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,308
Posted By don71

Flooding is a big problem in my region, but not...

Flooding is a big problem in my region, but not locally. All the lakes and rivers are full or over. My local area has been spared luckily. We've missed the "big" ones. Corn that I've seen is about...
May 30th, 2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,919
Posted By don71

Looks like a good one. Have fun with it.

Looks like a good one. Have fun with it.
May 28th, 2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By don71

Do you have another choice of wrench to try on...

Do you have another choice of wrench to try on top? Or any sacrificial cheap wrench to heat up and bend to your liking?

You can do this, good luck.
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 28th, 2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,068
Posted By don71

That is one heck of an update to a post. You did...

That is one heck of an update to a post. You did well!
May 26th, 2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,539
Posted By don71

I no nothing about that unit fitting the 303....

I no nothing about that unit fitting the 303. Contact them and make for sure.

How ever I do know that some companies can put together working and fitting HEI style distributors for engines that...
Forum: Small Blocks
May 25th, 2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,099
Posted By don71

I don't like the idea of RTV either but you might...

I don't like the idea of RTV either but you might try some Permatex 3H brush on sealant if you happen to have some laying around. I wouldn't rush out and buy any if your to investigate it much more...
May 25th, 2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,531
Posted By don71

You got a good one! Looks great. My wife loves...

You got a good one! Looks great. My wife loves to quilt too.
May 25th, 2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 765
Posted By don71

Ah..yes, sand paper and beer, I can relate. ...

Ah..yes, sand paper and beer, I can relate.

Enjoy the ride smash. I got to drive my car a lot the last couple of weeks and its been fun. Cheers!
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 25th, 2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,579
Posted By don71

I try to wait too. The wait ended two weeks ago...

I try to wait too. The wait ended two weeks ago with 80* temps and the arrival of spring thunder storms. My AC is set on 76 and will be until fall.
May 22nd, 2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,347
Posted By don71

Hi buddy, do you have any pics? The conversation...

Hi buddy, do you have any pics? The conversation could get pretty good with a couple of those.
May 22nd, 2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,593
Posted By don71

I spent some time last night looking (googling)...

I spent some time last night looking (googling) and not one picture or even a clue to its identity was found. I tried my darnest :D

I think you stumped the google. I'm glad we have the community...
May 22nd, 2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,507
Posted By don71

I'd be ticked off too. I wonder what if some...

I'd be ticked off too. I wonder what if some other circumstances are in play here? Because, that doesn't sound like a good business model.

Hope you can find one, maybe someone here on the site...
Forum: Paint
May 18th, 2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By don71

This page has codes for several paint...

This page has codes for several paint manufactures. You'll need to find a local supplier. Orielly auto parts mixes paint at one of their stores in my town, as do a couple of other parts stores. They...
May 18th, 2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,160
Posted By don71

If you want to leave a titled machine to someone,...

If you want to leave a titled machine to someone, check with your DMV to get a TOD. Transfer on Death. You can check with your bank and other holdings too, if they allow this on your financials....
May 16th, 2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 645
Posted By don71

I believe that is part of the convertable top...

I believe that is part of the convertable top latch. left and right. The pic I googled "dynamic 88 convertible top latch'' and found this one from amazon.
...
May 16th, 2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 917
Posted By don71

Welcome. That sounds like a great project. Hope...

Welcome. That sounds like a great project. Hope it all comes together for you.
May 16th, 2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 11,355
Posted By don71

Hope all goes well. My car looks just like...

Hope all goes well.

My car looks just like that today. Meaning... its up in the air. I've bled the brakes and washed up under the hood and fender wells. I've got new tires and wheels to put on...
Forum: Toronado
May 15th, 2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,408
Posted By don71

I think that plate inhibits the secondary section...

I think that plate inhibits the secondary section from pulling fuel vapor from the primary side or at least dissuade it from occuring.
Forum: Electrical
May 15th, 2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,461
Posted By don71

Pretty much any thing metal on the car. There are...

Pretty much any thing metal on the car. There are exceptions though.

Just stick a wire up in there and touch it to the frame or engine block etc.

You could use a continuity tester. Some...
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 14th, 2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By don71

1-Make sure your watch is set to ship time and...

1-Make sure your watch is set to ship time and not some other time zone.

2-If they say the ship departs at 5pm. You had better believe it does, as it won't wait for you.

3- Try to have a good...
May 11th, 2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,880
Posted By don71

I've always thought those were pretty cool. I...

I've always thought those were pretty cool. I think I had a Hotwheels version of it long ago. They still have a following that I read about awhile back. There is a small firm or two that restore and...
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