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July 21st, 2019, 04:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By rob1960

Very nice car! Lots of options. I've always liked...

Very nice car! Lots of options. I've always liked Starfires since my dad drove them when I was a kid. Love the side exiting exhaust on the '65s. It's a shame the big Olds' don't get the "love" from...
July 13th, 2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 769
Posted By rob1960

Very nice restoration, almost too nice to drive!...

Very nice restoration, almost too nice to drive! I wouldn't kick it out of my garage but at almost $90k I couldn't afford to put it there in the first place! I love the painted on "spiral shocks" out...
July 4th, 2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By rob1960

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The frames are pretty much the same except for where the seat back locks...
Forum: The Clubhouse
July 3rd, 2019, 04:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,135
Posted By rob1960

RIP Lee, A true car guy!!

RIP Lee, A true car guy!!
June 23rd, 2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 966
Posted By rob1960

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'68 442s didn't use the small rocket emblem on the...
June 1st, 2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,680
Posted By rob1960

I was able to go back to R12 on my '68 last...

I was able to go back to R12 on my '68 last summer. When I bought the car back in '12 it already had R134 in it. The so called rebuilt compressor started leaking from the big case o-rings. The...
June 1st, 2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,986
Posted By rob1960

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Forum: Body work
May 26th, 2019, 03:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,277
Posted By rob1960

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I made a tool to start the bend in the staples after I got them in...
May 26th, 2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,089
Posted By rob1960

I'm having the same problem with one of my front...

I'm having the same problem with one of my front tires. The other 3 are fine but the one I have on the rt frt has some brown at the top of the letters & no matter what I do it comes back just like...
May 22nd, 2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,593
Posted By rob1960

Looks like something to do with adjusting/holding...

Looks like something to do with adjusting/holding brake shoes, maybe the old non self-adjusting type???? I have a bunch of old K-D drum brake tools but that's not one of them. I had no luck searching...
May 13th, 2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 26,332
Posted By rob1960

I plan to go to Alliance this year. I missed the...

I plan to go to Alliance this year. I missed the last 2 yrs due to other projects,weather etc. Hope to see you there this year Troy
May 12th, 2019, 04:56 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 26,332
Posted By rob1960

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I agree Troy, vinyl tops do look good on certain color combos. The first...
May 12th, 2019, 04:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 773
Posted By rob1960

Your wheels are the newer late '70s style with...

Your wheels are the newer late '70s style with the snap on center caps. Original '72 wheels would have had bolt on center caps. I'd just go get a 13/16" lug wrench & forget about it. The correct...
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 12th, 2019, 04:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By rob1960

I have that one in my cabinet also. Highway 61...

I have that one in my cabinet also. Highway 61 did a nice job on that one!!!
May 12th, 2019, 03:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By rob1960

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com...

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It's not a '68 base, it's a correct '69 base. '68s...
May 11th, 2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By rob1960

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com-vbulletin/1000x1000/_12070_dc1910t_e522b4690027106237ce4832e63ecf9a38fb77e9.jpg
I thought there was someone one this site that was making the...
May 11th, 2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 26,332
Posted By rob1960

Beautiful job Troy!! Great choice leaving the...

Beautiful job Troy!! Great choice leaving the ugly white vinyl top off!!!
Forum: 442
May 5th, 2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By rob1960

That's not your vin. It's the fisher body cowl...

That's not your vin. It's the fisher body cowl tag that's under the hood. It shows you have a '71 442 holiday coupe built in Lansing. The "263614" is the fisher body #. It has nothing to do with the...
May 4th, 2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,315
Posted By rob1960

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com-vbulletin/1760x1168/442_ram_air_disc_brakes_dec_2013_011_5ebe68f4fa76361554144f7a28e83ff73d04b723.jpg
Yes your booster has a non-adjustable...
May 2nd, 2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,315
Posted By rob1960

My '68 did the same thing after doing a front...

My '68 did the same thing after doing a front disc conversion. It was fine cold but after driving it the brakes would drag to the point where I couldn't move the car when in neutral. I remembered...
April 27th, 2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,566
Posted By rob1960

I've dealt with Ron a few times since I bought my...

I've dealt with Ron a few times since I bought my 442 & I'd buy from him again. Sure he can be pricey but the bottom line is he has the "stuff". I'm glad that there is someone out there that took...
April 27th, 2019, 03:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By rob1960

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I just don't get it!!! I wouldn't...
April 22nd, 2019, 03:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 953
Posted By rob1960

I'm in the same boat. I have a '10 Ford Fusion...

I'm in the same boat. I have a '10 Ford Fusion with a 6spd stick. It's coming up on 200k & mechanically it's fine(one of the nicest driving cars I've ever owned)but the Ohio rustbelt cancer is...
April 14th, 2019, 03:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By rob1960

There were 3 nice Oldsmobiles at BJ(see above...

There were 3 nice Oldsmobiles at BJ(see above pics). The 2 black/red ones were from Troy Thornton, They were both color changes(both were born green). They were both gorgeous frame off restorations....
April 14th, 2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By rob1960

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com-vbulletin/1000x667/230044_front_3_4_web_06d718026e389d5bd328356cd766aac6ec16eef3.jpg...
April 6th, 2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By rob1960

They still show the set up in the '75 assembly...

They still show the set up in the '75 assembly manual, bet they built lots of them!!!!
Forum: Cars For Sale
April 2nd, 2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,243
Posted By rob1960

Very poor add!!!!! I like how it's listed as a...

Very poor add!!!!! I like how it's listed as a 442 W31???????
March 29th, 2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,395
Posted By rob1960

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/100_0747_ad33aeb7fcd34dbee2a9c83274621111f229440d.jpg...
March 28th, 2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By rob1960

Yes you'll want to cut the jute backing for your...

Yes you'll want to cut the jute backing for your speaker cut outs.
March 27th, 2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,395
Posted By rob1960

It has the wrong valve covers on it(no notches).

It has the wrong valve covers on it(no notches).
March 27th, 2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,101
Posted By rob1960

When I freshened up my console a few years ago I...

When I freshened up my console a few years ago I just put some large trim screws in those holes using some sheet metal clips on the back side so they had something to screw into. They serve no...
March 24th, 2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 854
Posted By rob1960

Yes it's code K ocean turquoise.

Yes it's code K ocean turquoise.
March 23rd, 2019, 04:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 854
Posted By rob1960

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I'm running 15x7 with 235/60s in the front & 15x8 with...
March 16th, 2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By rob1960

The "holiday sedans"(no posts) had fully boxed...

The "holiday sedans"(no posts) had fully boxed frames all the way to '76
March 14th, 2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 694
Posted By rob1960

Nice job Jon! Looks & sounds great!!!

Nice job Jon! Looks & sounds great!!!
March 8th, 2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By rob1960

I've been done with GM ever since they killed off...

I've been done with GM ever since they killed off our Oldsmobiles & after their phony "bail out" I really hate them. How sad that they're building the new Blazers in mexico instead retooling...
March 8th, 2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 776
Posted By rob1960

Great to see it done!!!! according to the "barn...

Great to see it done!!!! according to the "barn finds" article in MCR a while back Tweeds shop was flooded badly during the restoration.
March 7th, 2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,532
Posted By rob1960

The rear drums are the same,9 1/2 x 2 on all...

The rear drums are the same,9 1/2 x 2 on all a-bodies regardless of what was on the front. If I remember correctly only the a-body wagons(Vistas, etc) had 9 1/2 x 2 1/2 at the rear. I've seen some...
March 6th, 2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By rob1960

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com-vbulletin/1760x1168/dcp_5815_e587b38a9b64a1bfc388b78436d8281e6bcd069d.jpg
I found this on epay, it's from Tracys corvette. It uses all the GM...
March 2nd, 2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,532
Posted By rob1960

Thanks Koda!! The car is just awesome underneath,...

Thanks Koda!! The car is just awesome underneath, it was never in salt like cars here in rustbelt Ohio. All it took was a cup style wire wheel on my angle-grinder to bring the frame back to shiny...
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