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July 22nd, 2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,081
Posted By coldwar

Yeah, Mr. shifter car contact the police. These...

Yeah, Mr. shifter car contact the police. These days the litmus test for who is a genius and who isn't is committing criminal (and stupid) acts and posting video of the act online. Even if the posts...
Forum: Big Blocks
July 19th, 2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,432
Posted By coldwar

Why not try trading or selling it first just as...

Why not try trading or selling it first just as it is. Experience has taught me any interested buyer with experience wont pay or trade for a sellers clean-up in anticipation of a sale, and you might...
Forum: The Clubhouse
July 19th, 2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By coldwar

The Dynatraps work fantastic. Japanese beatles,...

The Dynatraps work fantastic. Japanese beatles, flies of all kinds, small white moths, mosquitos. Uses a soft UV light and a fan to draw them down to a screened chamber where they expire of exposure....
Forum: Parts Wanted
July 13th, 2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By coldwar

Even broken emblems might help - Thanks

Even broken emblems might help - Thanks
Forum: Parts Wanted
July 10th, 2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By coldwar

Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: 442
July 10th, 2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,524
Posted By coldwar

Follow up - This car was sold and included WITH...

Follow up - This car was sold and included WITH THE HOUSE in a recent sale. Word I got was many guys from all over wanted the car and offered on it, family wouldn't go for any offered cash deal....
Forum: Parts Wanted
July 10th, 2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By coldwar

Anyone? Thanks

Anyone? Thanks
June 26th, 2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,741
Posted By coldwar

I thought everyone was sending bumpers to Ogden...

I thought everyone was sending bumpers to Ogden Plating. They send a call tag, return it well packaged. Reasonable costs.
Forum: Parts Wanted
June 26th, 2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By coldwar

1964-65 Jetstar Emblems Wanted

Like in the picture below borrowed from a ebay sale. I don't need or want particularly good ones - These are for a unrelated project. If there are smaller interior Jetstar emblems with the same...
Forum: Parts Wanted
June 7th, 2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By coldwar

It's pretty rare the speedometer/odometer both...

It's pretty rare the speedometer/odometer both fail completely where the connected cable is rotating at the speedo head and nothing visibly is happening. But if the cable checks OK and is connected...
June 7th, 2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,326
Posted By coldwar

Yeah no price. The other guy said in another...

Yeah no price. The other guy said in another thread he thought this approach 'weeds out the pin heads', my view is the individual wants a free appraisal. Nice parts in any event.

OOOHHHH it's in...
June 3rd, 2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 775
Posted By coldwar

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1950s-GM-Windshield-Revea...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1950s-GM-Windshield-Reveal-Molding-RH/173876043765?hash=item287bd1dff5:g:EGsAAOSw1RVaiwS8

Ask, he might have the other side too

Good luck ~
Forum: Small Blocks
May 25th, 2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,385
Posted By coldwar

Speedway Motors printed catalog is one-stop...

Speedway Motors printed catalog is one-stop shopping for early Oldsmobile hop up, if you are not a speed equipment collector who wants period parts. You can try their web site but it isn't a good one...
May 24th, 2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,890
Posted By coldwar

Since I see your car doing a burnout in your...

Since I see your car doing a burnout in your avatar, another plus I forgot about with the short lead to battery is the ability to easily disconnect the alternator at the drag strip for a few more HP....
May 24th, 2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By coldwar

I'd like to add - Don't forget to carefully...

I'd like to add -

Don't forget to carefully consider the wire size of the charging circuit with your new retrofit, especially on the chance your new alternator is rebuilt to 100a specs which is...
May 24th, 2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,890
Posted By coldwar

It's completely true, a short, heavy lead...

It's completely true, a short, heavy lead connected directly to the battery is best and functionally correct, especially in consideration of the fact your new alternator is capable of producing more...
May 20th, 2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By coldwar

OK those are 1950-1951 98. The 88's are one...

OK those are 1950-1951 98. The 88's are one piece. Had to go look at one of my cars. Jeez advancing age is brutal.
...
Forum: Body & Paint
May 14th, 2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By coldwar

Try Bill Ehrsam in Sylvania Ohio, or Franklin...

Try Bill Ehrsam in Sylvania Ohio, or Franklin Graf in Westfield Center, Ohio. Either guy might let one go, but brace yourself for sticker shock, even for a less then presentable piece. Contact info...
Forum: Big Blocks
May 8th, 2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,121
Posted By coldwar

Sorry I missed these replies. Post #41, the...

Sorry I missed these replies.

Post #41, the picture of his transmission, it is a Jetaway, perhaps a Pontiac example with a Oldsmobile bell housing. In 1963-64 floor clearance is tight, but since...
May 7th, 2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 415
Posted By coldwar

Northern Ohio Olds Chapter 19th Annual Dust Off Sunday 5-5-2019

Had a great time, was a very nice day. The green 1952 D-88 is my junk. NO DJ, I loved it. 67 pics on FB:
...
Forum: Body & Paint
May 6th, 2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By coldwar

98 and 88 are different - not interchangeable. A...

98 and 88 are different - not interchangeable. A very hard part to find for 88's even in rough shape.
Forum: Big Blocks
May 2nd, 2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,121
Posted By coldwar

Nice to see your car has been converted to a...

Nice to see your car has been converted to a Jetaway transission, a much more rugged and fun to drive unit then the slim-jim which was original equipment. We used to see this conversion a lot more...
April 18th, 2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,042
Posted By coldwar

Ignachuck said: I found the switch! $15. ...

Ignachuck said:

I found the switch! $15.

A very nice part. I have two of the setups, one new in box and one loose parts but complete. The first one of the valves I ever saw was in a dealers...
April 16th, 2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 883
Posted By coldwar

Syracuse China Dates Codes Here: ...

Syracuse China Dates Codes Here:

http://www.railroadcollectors.org/Pages/syracuse_china_dates.shtml

Exhaustive overview found in WIkipedia.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syracuse_China
...
Forum: Body work
April 8th, 2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By coldwar

The post is staked on to the arm found under the...

The post is staked on to the arm found under the dashboard. The post, chrome plated die-cast trim, bearing, washer nozzle if so equipped, and stamped steel arm are a assembly. So unbolt it under...
Forum: Small Blocks
April 8th, 2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 806
Posted By coldwar

I have a number of beam style including J H...

I have a number of beam style including J H Williams, Plomb, Craftsman, S K Wayne, some others. I have been meaning to find one by P A Sturtevant, once in a famous name in precision fastener...
Forum: Parts Wanted
April 7th, 2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,119
Posted By coldwar

Blame e-check in places like Ohio, and then later...

Blame e-check in places like Ohio, and then later the stupid buy-back where they used that liquid stuff to intentionally ruin the engines on surrender. Rust didn't have a chance to take it's usual...
Forum: The Clubhouse
April 6th, 2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By coldwar

Honk if you're horny!

Honk if you're horny!
February 21st, 2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By coldwar

Yeah, they have had driver less vehicles in...

Yeah, they have had driver less vehicles in Florida for years:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IT-sBagXbT0
February 20th, 2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By coldwar

It's the horn button for a 1953 Oldsmobile...

It's the horn button for a 1953 Oldsmobile 'standard', not deluxe steering wheel. Looks nice.
Forum: Transmission
February 16th, 2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By coldwar

Dacco still catalogs both sizes, or at least did...

Dacco still catalogs both sizes, or at least did the last time I checked.
February 7th, 2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By coldwar

Well it has 'Positraction' so it can't be show...

Well it has 'Positraction' so it can't be show correct ready.....:)
February 6th, 2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By coldwar

A original double sided dealership sign, then...

A original double sided dealership sign, then separated and made over in to two flat back wall hanging sides, in this case using the original fired porcelain panels and typically new enclosures. That...
January 21st, 2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By coldwar

Lindz said "....I would feel better if I could...

Lindz said "....I would feel better if I could replace one of the rear drums, but having a hard time finding one...."

Just one thing: It's up to you in the end but in my experience, regular rear...
Forum: The Clubhouse
January 21st, 2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By coldwar

Most we have had at one time in a few years here...

Most we have had at one time in a few years here in Ohio. 2f right now. Ugh


...
January 19th, 2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 567
Posted By coldwar

Oldsmobile's first automatic transmission was the...

Oldsmobile's first automatic transmission was the Automatic Safety Transmission of 1938. Although the image shows professional men gathered around a model of this unit, it was essentially developed...
January 5th, 2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,255
Posted By coldwar

Although I'll confess not seeing one on anything...

Although I'll confess not seeing one on anything this new, it might be a 'bermuda bell'. You step down on a large button it sounds a 'DING DONG' sound. Used to be common on older cars.

...
Forum: Ninety-Eight
January 3rd, 2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 952
Posted By coldwar

Also too, no four speed in big cars in 1963...

Also too, no four speed in big cars in 1963 evidenced in facts book. You can see the aftermarket adapter alloy bell housing in addition to the home brew steel plates to pick up the rear motor mounts...
Forum: Ninety-Eight
January 3rd, 2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 952
Posted By coldwar

It's nice to see a Oldsmobile big car with...

It's nice to see a Oldsmobile big car with correct Oldsmobile pedals. A few of the cars around purported as factory builds have Chevy pedals, which is a glaring error. The one observation I would add...
December 24th, 2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 23,322
Posted By coldwar

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLV20xB8hLw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLV20xB8hLw
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