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Forum: Parts Wanted
October 29th, 2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By copper128

It may not be identical, but I believe this will...

It may not be identical, but I believe this will work in the 65-68 Olds B-body:

Amazon.com: 1965-68 Pontiac Catalina, Grand Prix, and Ventura Trunk Floor Pan: Automotive
October 29th, 2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,051
Posted By copper128

I may have one Larry. My '67 had one original...

I may have one Larry. My '67 had one original chambered tailpipe and one aftermarket replacement tail that someone welded the rusted-out chambered end of the other OE tail to. I saved most of the...
Forum: Eighty-Eight
October 13th, 2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,353
Posted By copper128

https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/other/75056-1...

https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/other/75056-1969-delta-88-fuel-sending-unit.html
October 3rd, 2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,379
Posted By copper128

Type O rear was manufactured by Olds division and...

Type O rear was manufactured by Olds division and came in 8-1/2" 10-bolt gear (12-bolt cover) for A-body and 9-3/8" 12-bolt gear for B & C-body use.

here's some ID help:...
October 3rd, 2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,379
Posted By copper128

Only 330/350-powered Delmont and Delta 88's from...

Only 330/350-powered Delmont and Delta 88's from 67-70 used the 8.5" type O - even then you'd have to check to be sure which model rear end was actually in it.
My '67 has a 8.2" type P while my '68...
Forum: Parts Wanted
September 29th, 2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,182
Posted By copper128

This ebay seller has a parts '73 wagon with the...

This ebay seller has a parts '73 wagon with the mirror you're looking for, however I can't tell much of it's condition from the pic. Check his auction here:...
Forum: Parts Wanted
September 29th, 2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,182
Posted By copper128

That same style carried on 'til the mid-80's. You...

That same style carried on 'til the mid-80's. You can still buy an aftermarket replacement on RockAuto: https://www.rockauto.com/catalog/moreinfo.php?pk=692403&cc=1214390&jnid=543&jpid=0


Geez...
September 24th, 2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By copper128

I imagine the used-up one is original to the car....

I imagine the used-up one is original to the car. An aftermarket stock replacement rubber trans mount probably won't last as long as OEM, but it'll do the job. I don't see any advantage to the poly...
September 24th, 2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By copper128

Part it out Seriously though, you can...

Part it out

Seriously though, you can replace the entire floorpan and crossbraces with aftermarket sheetmetal. If the body tub is too rusted to restore the structural integrity that way, you...
Forum: Eighty-Eight
September 24th, 2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,531
Posted By copper128

That Cadillac rotor shows as no longer available...

That Cadillac rotor shows as no longer available from RockAuto, but I did some checking and found they use the same inner and outer wheel bearings as the 68 Olds. That is a very good sign, but not...
September 24th, 2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,217
Posted By copper128

So we're debating the meaning of "classic" as it...

So we're debating the meaning of "classic" as it applies to cars on a website called Classic Oldsmobile (of which by strict definition there are none). Maybe we're not really here at all and I'm just...
September 23rd, 2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 590
Posted By copper128

Not sure about the platform, but the early V6...

Not sure about the platform, but the early V6 engines were Honda units
September 23rd, 2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 830
Posted By copper128

The hitch the OP is talking about is missing a U...

The hitch the OP is talking about is missing a U bolt that went through the bottom edge of the bumper and sandwiched the drawbar with a heavy bracket underneath.
Forum: Eighty-Eight
September 18th, 2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By copper128

I don't think installing a late model LS engine...

I don't think installing a late model LS engine would be excessively difficult. No more so than any other engine swap. The aftermarket supports it with all the necessary parts (controller, harness,...
Forum: Eighty-Eight
September 17th, 2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By copper128

I did some more searching this morning and found...

I did some more searching this morning and found this:
http://1962oldsmobile.com/62accessoriesfs.html

It shows the Skyrocket as option W3 for Dynamic 88 at a cost of $37.66. Interestingly, the...
Forum: Eighty-Eight
September 16th, 2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By copper128

'62 Dynamic 88 engine options

I know the '62 Dynamic 88 came standard with a high compression 2-bbl 394 and had a low compression 2-bbl as a no cost option. My question is: was the 4-bbl Sky Rocket the only extra-cost engine...
September 8th, 2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,655
Posted By copper128

I gotta admit, I clicked on this thread thinking...

I gotta admit, I clicked on this thread thinking we were gonna be talking Tennessee Whiskey.
September 8th, 2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By copper128

Click on his user name

Click on his user name
September 5th, 2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,207
Posted By copper128

All the best to you and your family, Scott. Take...

All the best to you and your family, Scott. Take comfort at this difficult time in knowing that you freely gave your love to her in her last days.
Forum: Cars For Sale
September 3rd, 2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,646
Posted By copper128

This one? ...

This one?
https://oklahomacity.craigslist.org/cto/5195061556.html
Forum: Big Blocks
September 2nd, 2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By copper128

The Toronado manifolds are a simple log type, so...

The Toronado manifolds are a simple log type, so not a model of efficiency, but they should flow better than all other factory manifolds with the exception of the W/Z set.

You might be able to...
September 2nd, 2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 933
Posted By copper128

Delta 88 Custom, like all other full-size Olds...

Delta 88 Custom, like all other full-size Olds that year (except Delmont 88) had 425 engine as standard equipment. Remember, the base Delmont 88 replaced the Jetstar 88, so it had the 330 only. All...
September 2nd, 2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 933
Posted By copper128

Hahaha, Chris :D I could have listed them as...

Hahaha, Chris :D

I could have listed them as 352xx, etc. but the factory CSM used the double zeros, so there ;)
Forum: Parts Wanted
September 2nd, 2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By copper128

The seat cushion is roughly 52" wide with bars...

The seat cushion is roughly 52" wide with bars for the floorpan-mounted attaching hooks at 28" center-to-center. The seat back is about 43" wide x 24" high. The seat back is apparently held by "J"...
Forum: Parts Wanted
September 1st, 2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By copper128

I'm not sure if they're the same, but I have a...

I'm not sure if they're the same, but I have a complete white vinyl rear seat from a 78 hatchback
Forum: Parts Wanted
August 23rd, 2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By copper128

I have a lot of '78 Omega hatchback parts,...

I have a lot of '78 Omega hatchback parts, including a set of 14x7 SSIII's. No tail lights, though. I have the hinged load floor panels, black cargo area carpet and a near-perfect white vinyl rear...
August 23rd, 2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By copper128

Thanks Ken. It was a pleasure doing business with...

Thanks Ken. It was a pleasure doing business with you.
Forum: Parts Wanted
August 20th, 2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By copper128

You should contact Scott, the OP of this parts...

You should contact Scott, the OP of this parts ad:
https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/parts-sale/96012-1975-cutlass-salon-y76-gmo-option-parts-whole.html
August 19th, 2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By copper128

Give your "parts wanted" ad here some time before...

Give your "parts wanted" ad here some time before you go buying from an unknown source. There are lots of guys with G-body parts on this site.

Seems like A Grade Auto is a junkyard part locator...
August 19th, 2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By copper128

Wow! Beautiful car. It's worth what you're...

Wow! Beautiful car.

It's worth what you're willing to pay - provided the seller thinks so too.
August 19th, 2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 933
Posted By copper128

Copied from my response to your post on the parts...

Copied from my response to your post on the parts wanted thread:
Forum: Parts Wanted
August 19th, 2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,092
Posted By copper128

PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Parts Wanted
August 18th, 2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,092
Posted By copper128

Rob, that's partially true. The 425 engine...

Rob, that's partially true. The 425 engine wasn't, strictly speaking, an option on the Delmont 88. The Delmont 88 425 was actually a separate model series from the Delmont 88 (which was 330-powered)....
August 18th, 2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 843
Posted By copper128

Classic Performance Products #7078DS 2" dropped spindles

Classic Performance Products #7078DS 2" dropped spindles for use with factory disc brakes. Simple, safe way to lower your front end. Brand new in the box, look to be very well made. Couldn't use them...
Forum: Parts Wanted
August 18th, 2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,092
Posted By copper128

Sorry, I got swamped with higher priorities...

Sorry, I got swamped with higher priorities yesterday. Life :o
These should work for you, right Ken?
The hot air tin is '68. All the threads are good, all bolts are included, even the original lock...
August 16th, 2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By copper128

A 66 Jetstar 88 (330) with automatic trans should...

A 66 Jetstar 88 (330) with automatic trans should have a 2.78 P-type 8.2" 10 bolt.
Optional ratios would be 3.08 or 3.23.

Posi differentials, ring & pinion sets, bearings and parts are readily...
August 16th, 2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,939
Posted By copper128

I dig that '62!

I dig that '62!
Forum: Eighty-Eight
August 16th, 2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,172
Posted By copper128

One other thing I just thought of. Your Delta...

One other thing I just thought of. Your Delta likely has a "corporate" 8.5" 10-bolt rear. I'd guess it probably has 2.56 or 2.73 gears in it. A swap to 3.23 or 3.42 gears will put some noticeable...
Forum: Eighty-Eight
August 16th, 2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,172
Posted By copper128

Andrew, GM standardized the b/c-car chassis in...

Andrew, GM standardized the b/c-car chassis in '71. Look for a listing for '71-76 Impala/Caprice. If they have a kit for that, it will bolt right into your '72 Delta 88.

I'd agree with Eric as far...
Forum: Ninety-Eight
August 16th, 2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 814
Posted By copper128

The rear p/n is apparently discontinued, but you...

The rear p/n is apparently discontinued, but you can still find them on eBay
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