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July 27th, 2018, 11:51 AM
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Posted By sicky olds

Both 350 and 455 motors were blue starting in 73.

Both 350 and 455 motors were blue starting in 73.
Forum: Cars Wanted
May 7th, 2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By sicky olds

That 67 Jaunty posted looks like the one Eric...

That 67 Jaunty posted looks like the one Eric Pope owns/owned? I also wonder if they added the handle when they restored it thinking it was proper or helps with keeping fingerprints off of the paint?
May 2nd, 2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,832
Posted By sicky olds

And for those that know me (especially if you...

And for those that know me (especially if you look to see the block I had installed in the 69 Hurst when I owned it) knows I cant do basic things, it needs to have my own touches. In this case the...
May 2nd, 2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,832
Posted By sicky olds

Pulled the motor over the weekend. and cleaned...

Pulled the motor over the weekend. and cleaned some of the gunk that was built up over the 47 years. Motor has never been separated from the frame from the looks of it. then painted to protect it. ...
Forum: Parts Wanted
April 24th, 2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By sicky olds

Those are tall valve covers that I believe...

Those are tall valve covers that I believe mondello carries?
Forum: Cars For Sale
April 23rd, 2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,015
Posted By sicky olds

Bump

Bump
April 21st, 2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,832
Posted By sicky olds

And then i buttoned it all back together. Just a...

And then i buttoned it all back together. Just a couple more things to tidy up then it will be ready for install/break in. Sorry for all the post updates but it has been a while and figured it...
April 21st, 2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,832
Posted By sicky olds

If you noticed i taped off the brackets when i...

If you noticed i taped off the brackets when i painted the intake. and the reason is this. I decided to add some accents to it by adding the same wrinkle coat that i did on the valve covers.
April 21st, 2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,832
Posted By sicky olds

I also forgot to add that the HEI and the intake...

I also forgot to add that the HEI and the intake did not agree so i had to grind some off for the dist to work. still a little tight but it at least fits in now :D
April 21st, 2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,832
Posted By sicky olds

I was not a fan of the aluminum look so i taped...

I was not a fan of the aluminum look so i taped it off and painted it the same color as the motor itself. Also foamies work fantasic for blocking off threads and such in case people were wondering :D
April 21st, 2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,832
Posted By sicky olds

So i had the timing set setup wrong and since i...

So i had the timing set setup wrong and since i had to drop the oil pan i figured i might as well upgrade. So i went to studs on valve covers, oil pan, and headers. And as you can see in the pic...
April 21st, 2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,832
Posted By sicky olds

Has been a while since updating on this but...

Has been a while since updating on this but doesnt mean i havent been busy. Got the intake back from the machine shop and man did they do a nice job. here is some pics of the intake itself
Forum: Cars For Sale
April 11th, 2018, 01:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,015
Posted By sicky olds

Bump, still available

Bump, still available
April 4th, 2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,832
Posted By sicky olds

I have now put the wagon up for sale if anyone is...

I have now put the wagon up for sale if anyone is interested.

https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/cars-sale/124304-1971-72-vista-cruiser.html
Forum: Cars For Sale
April 3rd, 2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 17,619
Posted By sicky olds

Thats cause i have like the only rallye in south...

Thats cause i have like the only rallye in south texas :D
Forum: Cars For Sale
April 3rd, 2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,015
Posted By sicky olds

i have both wagons still. 4k will just be for the...

i have both wagons still. 4k will just be for the one wagon. price goes up with the more stuff you add with it. I have one guy asking for everything and i said 12k for that minus the bellhousing,...
Forum: Cars For Sale
April 1st, 2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,015
Posted By sicky olds

1971/72 Vista Cruiser

Well guys i have decided to sell the vista Cruiser. 72 frame with 455 motor and 400 trans original to the frame (have the wagon as well and if you want the body can be worked out) trans tunnel has...
February 23rd, 2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,222
Posted By sicky olds

He tried to do that too when I hooked him up with...

He tried to do that too when I hooked him up with a vista speaker grille lol. I insisted he not do it lol.
February 15th, 2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By sicky olds

Hey buddy you have a hood tongue to go with it?

Hey buddy you have a hood tongue to go with it?
Forum: Parts Wanted
February 10th, 2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 545
Posted By sicky olds

yeah you can see the build thread on my...

yeah you can see the build thread on my signature. Along with the wagon
Forum: Parts Wanted
February 10th, 2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 545
Posted By sicky olds

i just have ther green cutlass here. Rallye and...

i just have ther green cutlass here. Rallye and the post car is in texas. 442 greeted here on 2 weekends
Forum: Parts Wanted
February 10th, 2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 545
Posted By sicky olds

just let me know.

just let me know.
Forum: Parts Wanted
February 10th, 2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 545
Posted By sicky olds

By the time you spend the gas money to come get...

By the time you spend the gas money to come get it if I asked money for it you would be overspending. I have had many hookups through out the years on parts and this is just a time I can give back. ...
Forum: Cars For Sale
February 10th, 2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,037
Posted By sicky olds

Good luck with everything and glad you are...

Good luck with everything and glad you are deciding to keep/inherit them to the kids :D
Forum: Cars For Sale
February 10th, 2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,030
Posted By sicky olds

I have a buddy selling a 71 that is rust free,...

I have a buddy selling a 71 that is rust free, 455 and such for 8500 here in vegas. its posted on oldsmobile central
Forum: Parts Wanted
February 10th, 2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 440
Posted By sicky olds

Have you checked with H&H classics. I know they...

Have you checked with H&H classics. I know they sell reproductions but I believe he deals with original as well if he has them
Forum: Parts Wanted
February 10th, 2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 545
Posted By sicky olds

I have a 72 vista hood here in vegas. if you...

I have a 72 vista hood here in vegas. if you want to make the trip. pick it up and its yours. I am going with a glasstek hood on the wagon.
February 9th, 2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,832
Posted By sicky olds

So apparently the machine shop was not done with...

So apparently the machine shop was not done with the intake til this afternoon. But unfortunately one of his new guys damaged one of the rails. So he had to order a new one and i am picking it up...
Forum: Parts Wanted
January 22nd, 2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By sicky olds

Remember there was 2 trunks for 1970 if going...

Remember there was 2 trunks for 1970 if going correct. earlier ones were different and harder to find from what I remember reading
January 22nd, 2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,832
Posted By sicky olds

thank you. its been a fun one so far

thank you. its been a fun one so far
January 17th, 2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,832
Posted By sicky olds

Talked with the machine shop today. Intake is...

Talked with the machine shop today. Intake is finally done but when they went to install the fuel rails they had red ones, when I wanted black, so tomorrow it will be ready, just in time for the...
January 17th, 2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,832
Posted By sicky olds

I will find out how it does when I attempt to...

I will find out how it does when I attempt to mate them together. I need to clean up the garage and then get my engine hoist back lol
January 17th, 2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,832
Posted By sicky olds

You should see the shit I got when I did the...

You should see the shit I got when I did the motor in the hurst lol. Black block, red heads, black intake, white spark plug wires, etc
January 16th, 2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,832
Posted By sicky olds

Do you have a picture of that?

Do you have a picture of that?
January 16th, 2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,832
Posted By sicky olds

Thanks, i am a fan of it too. I didnt want to...

Thanks, i am a fan of it too. I didnt want to paint it blue and if i painted it black it would not pop inside the engine bay when done was my thinking.
January 16th, 2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,832
Posted By sicky olds

And that is all the updates for now lol. More to...

And that is all the updates for now lol. More to come as i have some more tricks up my sleeve for this unique ride :D.
January 16th, 2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,832
Posted By sicky olds

During my conversation with Tick performance they...

During my conversation with Tick performance they said that the input shafts are way too different to use between the LS version and the Mopar Version. So i bought a caliper and tested it myself....
January 16th, 2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,832
Posted By sicky olds

A big issue that i am seeing usingthis TR6060 is...

A big issue that i am seeing usingthis TR6060 is the mounting that Mopar uses (black brace on bottom of this pic) It looks like it will hang WAY too low for my liking.
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January 16th, 2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,832
Posted By sicky olds

So i unbolted the Mopar bellhousing and installed...

So i unbolted the Mopar bellhousing and installed my Mcleod bellhousing to it.
January 16th, 2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,832
Posted By sicky olds

Then I had a little bit of play money left over...

Then I had a little bit of play money left over and after looking at parts I had to buy to repair the t56 I had I decided to look for a new one. Well I found something a little different and at a...
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