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June 20th, 2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By Weezer

Gotcha

I'm just having fun with you guys by jokingly provoking y'all.
June 20th, 2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By Weezer

Viking Blue is the name you're looking for, and...

Viking Blue is the name you're looking for, and keep on calling it a cowl hood if you want. Drives the purists here completely batty. We all know what you mean with the terminology.
June 6th, 2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,210
Posted By Weezer

Wasn't there a guy on here selling the 8-track...

Wasn't there a guy on here selling the 8-track housings, that could be used for mounting a modern head unit?

Also, if you are thinking of putting tweeters in the CENTER vent delete spot in the...
June 6th, 2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,612
Posted By Weezer

So, you contacted her to let you know you...

So, you contacted her to let you know you couldn't make it to see the car at the time you agreed, and she flipped out on you? Jeebus... at least you had the decency to let her know. Well over half...
May 31st, 2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,679
Posted By Weezer

Another key point everyone is missing here is...

Another key point everyone is missing here is that you need to be certified JUST TO PURCHASE R12. If not, then you're not supposed to be able to purchase it. Just stick with the R134 conversion,...
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 28th, 2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,068
Posted By Weezer

FREE is one of my favorite four letter words,...

FREE is one of my favorite four letter words, especially when a motor is involved! Nice score, I think you owe your nephew a dinner or something!
May 28th, 2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,295
Posted By Weezer

This is the first time I've ever seen a Cutlass...

This is the first time I've ever seen a Cutlass with that luggage rack. Was that a GM Accessories option back in the day? I kinda like it, just because it's so damn unique.
May 28th, 2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,527
Posted By Weezer

Your best bet on narrowing down your search is to...

Your best bet on narrowing down your search is to determine if they had different accessory catalogs for each division. As a suggestion, I know there's a guy in the FB 61-66 Starfire group that used...
May 14th, 2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By Weezer

I'm going to give it another shot on my '64 using...

I'm going to give it another shot on my '64 using the steps you provide, Norm. Thanks!
May 14th, 2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 773
Posted By Weezer

You can still use it to yell and holler at...

You can still use it to yell and holler at people, while shaking it above your head. At one point or another, we all turn into the "Get off my lawn!" guy.
May 13th, 2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By Weezer

And, if what Joe mentions does not work... you...

And, if what Joe mentions does not work... you might have a stuck flow control valve. Or... you might have a problem like mine, where I had a stuck valve, then bled the system by turning several...
April 30th, 2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,891
Posted By Weezer

I was in Houghton Lake, MI, this past weekend and...

I was in Houghton Lake, MI, this past weekend and saw a plate referencing 394 on the back of a Toyota. I was driving and couldn't get a pic. Dammit, I can't remember what the rest of the letters...
April 17th, 2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,153
Posted By Weezer

Does FCA have a Customer Assistance line that you...

Does FCA have a Customer Assistance line that you can call to open a case? I know whenever I've had issues with a GM new vehicle and the dealership wasn't resolving the issue, I always started a...
April 9th, 2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,539
Posted By Weezer

I'm pretty sure most of the GM H-bodied cars of...

I'm pretty sure most of the GM H-bodied cars of this period got the rattly 2.5 Iron Duke. I once had 6 or 7 of my buddies piled into mine as we verrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrry slowly "ran" from the scene...
April 8th, 2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By Weezer

So much for being fixed. Same problem this...

So much for being fixed. Same problem this spring, going to take the valve out and see if it's stuck / clogged up again.
April 8th, 2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,539
Posted By Weezer

I see it retains it's original locking gas cap. ...

I see it retains it's original locking gas cap. Forgot all about that!

Doesn't look too bad overall, but is that decay I see on the bottom of the door? That's where mine rotted first.
April 8th, 2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By Weezer

This is why I avoid moonroofs when car shopping. ...

This is why I avoid moonroofs when car shopping. I currently have my buddy searching cars coming off lease to buy used. Unfortunately, a lot of the Buicks add those stupid moonroofs with the...
April 3rd, 2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 649
Posted By Weezer

Ugh. Not to mention how many times it appears on...

Ugh. Not to mention how many times it appears on the OCA FB page...
April 2nd, 2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By Weezer

I had a Monza, either 79 or 80, when I was in...

I had a Monza, either 79 or 80, when I was in high school 87-89. Those cars were fairly crappy, even by the standards of that day, and tended to have leak and rust issues. Unless the car can be had...
March 22nd, 2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By Weezer

I just did this two weekends ago when I replaced...

I just did this two weekends ago when I replaced the throttle body on the Enclave (damn drive-by-wire throttle position sensor and actuator!). Rock Auto did not include a core charge, so I tossed...
March 22nd, 2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 753
Posted By Weezer

Well, there's another reason to not want to live...

Well, there's another reason to not want to live in MA, thank you very much. That is INSANE. I have a big problem with government taxing sales of personal property like this. Collect fees for...
March 20th, 2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By Weezer

I have one, mother-in-law bought it for me. ...

I have one, mother-in-law bought it for me. Seems a little buggy with not recording loops like it is supposed to. I'll have to get back to you on the model, but it's a Polaroid and probably one to...
March 15th, 2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 931
Posted By Weezer

You never know when / where some of these...

You never know when / where some of these concepts will show up. I was at the old Courtland Mall in Flint a few months ago and was surprised to see some concepts on display, such as the 54 Buick...
March 15th, 2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 833
Posted By Weezer

I like what I'm seeing here with the responses. ...

I like what I'm seeing here with the responses. I hate the comments or replies to ads that someone is asking too much. The market will bear out if someone is asking too much by the car / part /...
March 12th, 2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By Weezer

^^ That's the type of info I was hoping to see in...

^^ That's the type of info I was hoping to see in response to my post. However... how about a 645hp Q4?!

https://www.enginebuildermag.com/2017/09/turbocharged-ld9-oldsmobile-quad-4-engine/
...
March 12th, 2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By Weezer

Here's an idea: instead of the Chevy 2.0 turbo,...

Here's an idea: instead of the Chevy 2.0 turbo, try and pick up a Quad 4 2.3L, rebuild it proper (they had a flaw with head gasket failures, but a good rebuild should rectify that problem), and...
March 11th, 2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 511
Posted By Weezer

Hagerty just had a short article on these last...

Hagerty just had a short article on these last month. Pretty innovative for the time.

https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/02/15/gmc-motorhome-is-fwd-wonder
March 11th, 2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 581
Posted By Weezer

Nice, Charlie! My wife used to do Shows &...

Nice, Charlie!

My wife used to do Shows & Events for GM. She was very proud of the ACDelco Rolling Chassis that her team put together for the show circuit one year. Everything that could be...
March 6th, 2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By Weezer

No, the Cruze is out of production for the...

No, the Cruze is out of production for the market. Looks like GM will only be staying in the mid-size market with the Malibu and Regal. Hamtramck plant got an extension of production for the...
March 6th, 2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,040
Posted By Weezer

Body and frame scrapped? Why? Too far gone? ...

Body and frame scrapped? Why? Too far gone? This is an odd thread without any supporting information or pictures.
March 1st, 2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,799
Posted By Weezer

I'll hazard a guess as to why those vacuum lines...

I'll hazard a guess as to why those vacuum lines had bolts shoved in them: previous owner knew he had leaks, and was only interested in being able to start the car every so often to keep the oil...
Forum: Bravada
March 1st, 2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,049
Posted By Weezer

I wonder if the Saab 9-7X would fly under the...

I wonder if the Saab 9-7X would fly under the radar with insurance, or if the 8th digit of the VIN would be a giveaway and trigger the higher rate.
February 28th, 2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By Weezer

I suppose if you decide to live in fear and make...

I suppose if you decide to live in fear and make ridiculous comparisons, then it's a tragedy. However, working in the industry and seeing the efforts made, as well as the redundancies and coding...
February 28th, 2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,532
Posted By Weezer

This was an interesting thread. I now have a...

This was an interesting thread. I now have a confirmation that it's not just my '64 Starfire, with power drums, that has such immediate brake grab. Even after 20 years of ownership, I still lock up...
Forum: Bravada
February 27th, 2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,049
Posted By Weezer

Try and find one of the elusive Trailblazer SS's,...

Try and find one of the elusive Trailblazer SS's, or the Saab 9-7X.

LS-powered 6 liter. Of course, if you find one, you'll want it for yourself.
February 25th, 2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 601
Posted By Weezer

Eric, I saw a post on FB that had lots of debate...

Eric, I saw a post on FB that had lots of debate about 1/4 mile times. A couple of people wondered what the Jetfire's numbers would've been. Has your research ever come across any data from '62-'63...
February 21st, 2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By Weezer

We have an experimental autonomous bus here at my...

We have an experimental autonomous bus here at my workplace that prowls the parking lot most mornings. I rode in it when they first started it, and I was impressed. Of course, we have a tech that...
February 21st, 2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,431
Posted By Weezer

The opportunistic a-hole towing company that ONLY...

The opportunistic a-hole towing company that ONLY towed cars w/out parking stickers for the particular lots where they were in when I was in college resulted in me doing the hard wheel turn park for...
Forum: Cars For Sale
February 20th, 2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,868
Posted By Weezer

Wow. This is the kind of car that I originally...

Wow. This is the kind of car that I originally dreamed of owning when I bought my Starfire.
February 20th, 2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,173
Posted By Weezer

I commented on another thread about this same...

I commented on another thread about this same thing last week. The reality is that small-batch service parts are a huge hassle for US plants to make, as plants in the US will be more geared towards...
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