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Forum: The Clubhouse
May 25th, 2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,634
Posted By jozw30

Wow, I was just talking to someone about that...

Wow, I was just talking to someone about that band the other day....

”we’re everything your parents ever warned you about........”

May even have the album in box someplace.
May 20th, 2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,996
Posted By jozw30

Beautiful! Great job so far! Love the...

Beautiful! Great job so far!

Love the color......��
April 27th, 2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 938
Posted By jozw30

Looking at it more, doesn’t look like the right...

Looking at it more, doesn’t look like the right air cleaner base at all?
April 27th, 2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 938
Posted By jozw30

Are those extra holes in the air cleaner snorkel...

Are those extra holes in the air cleaner snorkel correct? I’ve seen them with the one hole in the bottom but I’ve never seen the slots and holes on top?
March 28th, 2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,370
Posted By jozw30

https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/442/122107-ti...

https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/442/122107-time-capsule-w30-bj.html
March 28th, 2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,370
Posted By jozw30

Every 442/w30 I’ve ever owned had notched valve...

Every 442/w30 I’ve ever owned had notched valve covers. None were AC cars. One a 4 speed.

Find it more likely people got replacement engines from other models which had flat covers and never...
March 25th, 2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By jozw30

Got mine all cleaned up, used a “high temp” clear...

Got mine all cleaned up, used a “high temp” clear and the exhaust runners turned brown 3 minutes into the break-in......

Had to take it off, strip it and left it bare. Looks great 7+ years later....
March 20th, 2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,349
Posted By jozw30

[QUOTE So, If we talk about someone with more...

[QUOTE So, If we talk about someone with more money than brains and an idiot for spending too much money on a car, then that would include me and so many others here haha.
Jus' sayin

Eric[/QUOTE]...
March 19th, 2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,349
Posted By jozw30

Oh I totally agree, I know some guys that spend...

Oh I totally agree, I know some guys that spend on cars just because they want them. They also do consider them an investment so there is some risk.

I’m still just trying to understand how that...
March 19th, 2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,349
Posted By jozw30

For me it’s the little things that make my...

For me it’s the little things that make my antenna go up. Like there’s no reason why if the heads needed to be replaced (which you could explain) that they couldn’t re-use the correct original...
January 1st, 2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,267
Posted By jozw30

Still a lot of money for a car without...

Still a lot of money for a car without documentation.....

Another funky wing.....looks like a “one-piecer”?
December 31st, 2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,267
Posted By jozw30

Wing only has 4 bolts?

Wing only has 4 bolts?
November 12th, 2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By jozw30

Same here! Welcome!

Same here! Welcome!
Forum: Parts Wanted
November 3rd, 2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By jozw30

I have a pair from a 55 88, are they the same? ...

I have a pair from a 55 88, are they the same?

I’m also not sure how nice they are, but if you are interested, I’ll dig them out and take a couple of pictures tomorrow.

Joe
Forum: Ninety-Eight
August 29th, 2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By jozw30

If you are trying to win a trophy at an Olds...

If you are trying to win a trophy at an Olds show, keep it original. If you just want to enjoy a cool car (sounds like that’s what you are after) then do what you want to make that happen.
August 7th, 2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,133
Posted By jozw30

I opened up my 55 frame with a Hilti hole saw and...

I opened up my 55 frame with a Hilti hole saw and a sawzall. Looks the same as the other side. Body was off at the time, but it wasn’t difficult......
July 29th, 2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By jozw30

If you have the Cadillac rear calipers, you...

If you have the Cadillac rear calipers, you likely do not have them adjusted enough. They can seem to be grabbing but still too loose. Only takes a tiny bit of slop to use up your pedal volume.
...
April 22nd, 2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By jozw30

Go to the conversions and hybrids section of...

Go to the conversions and hybrids section of LS1tech.com. There are only a few folks on here with any LS swap knowledge.

Joe
Forum: Small Blocks
April 19th, 2018, 12:57 PM
January 21st, 2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 17,023
Posted By jozw30

Wow, thanks guys! I had a blast building this...

Wow, thanks guys! I had a blast building this car and sharing it here. This is the only place that I had a build thread.

Hope you all have a terrific 2018!
January 21st, 2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 17,023
Posted By jozw30

OK, so it’s been a while, and I’m not used to...

OK, so it’s been a while, and I’m not used to self-promotion, but this past November at the Goodguys Southwest Nationals, the 55 won the “Traditional Homebuilt Heaven” award.

The other day a...
Forum: 442
January 20th, 2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,918
Posted By jozw30

125K.....sigh.....

125K.....sigh.....
Forum: 442
January 20th, 2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,918
Posted By jozw30

Man, I hope that doesnít happen, thatís bad...

Man, I hope that doesnít happen, thatís bad juju.......
Forum: 442
January 19th, 2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,918
Posted By jozw30

I was being sarcastic, but you are right. I...

I was being sarcastic, but you are right.

I guess Iíd look at this thing like a nice, documented (assuming that stuff is real), driver or restoration candidate.
Forum: 442
January 19th, 2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,918
Posted By jozw30

In fairness the description actually says...

In fairness the description actually says “unmolested” not unrestored. My bad.
Forum: 442
January 19th, 2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,918
Posted By jozw30

Wow...that’s a bummer. So the car’s been painted...

Wow...that’s a bummer. So the car’s been painted as well. Didn’t look like modern paint.

Hopefully prospective bidders look here first!

As you were.......
Forum: 442
January 19th, 2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,918
Posted By jozw30

So you know the owner or have had access to the...

So you know the owner or have had access to the car? Please share. Would be cool to know more about this car.

Wish I’d taken pictures of the window sticker and dealer sales forms.

It’s...
Forum: 442
January 19th, 2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,918
Posted By jozw30

By the way, I didnt post this to start a nitpick...

By the way, I didnt post this to start a nitpick fest, but whatever.

I’ve never seen a 2,000 mile W30, in any condition.
Forum: 442
January 19th, 2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,918
Posted By jozw30

Looking the BJ images, it looks like the...

Looking the BJ images, it looks like the drivetrain was detailed. Firewall and floors look crusty.....

Without access to the car or owner, couldn’t respond to claims of carb or dist. #’s.
Forum: 442
January 19th, 2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,918
Posted By jozw30

Unfortunately, it is in a roped off area. ...

Unfortunately, it is in a roped off area.

Looks like original paint.

I haven’t checked the BJ website to look at pictures and full description.
Forum: 442
January 19th, 2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,918
Posted By jozw30

Time capsule W30 at BJ

Didnít see this mentioned anywhere, but there is a 2300 mile unrestored 70 W30 at Barret Jackson (selling Saturday of course) that is simply amazing.

What a treat to just be able to see it. They...
Forum: Parts Wanted
January 19th, 2018, 04:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 615
Posted By jozw30

Post and hardtop are different. Look at Buick as...

Post and hardtop are different. Look at Buick as well, glass will interchange.
January 18th, 2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By jozw30

Looking good!

Looking good!
Forum: Parts Wanted
January 17th, 2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 615
Posted By jozw30

The back glass is now reproduced. You will have...

The back glass is now reproduced. You will have a difficult time finding a really nice used one. And it’s a lot of effort to remove and install........
Forum: Electrical
January 15th, 2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,009
Posted By jozw30

The idea is to allow the headlights to get power...

The idea is to allow the headlights to get power directly from battery and not passing it through 50+ year old headlight & ignition switch contacts that have worn and corroded.

I believe the...
Forum: Electrical
January 15th, 2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,009
Posted By jozw30

A lot of the automotive lamps are actually rated...

A lot of the automotive lamps are actually rated at 12.8VDC nominal. If you are getting 12.5VDC at the socket terminals, the relays really won’t do much unless you get a ton of voltage drop under...
Forum: Cutlass
January 7th, 2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 777
Posted By jozw30

I haven’t done it to my 72 yet, but I’ve read...

I haven’t done it to my 72 yet, but I’ve read adding the relay to the switch circuit makes a huge difference.

Have you checked voltage at the socket?
Forum: Cutlass
January 7th, 2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 777
Posted By jozw30

A lot of the cheaper (less than $200.00) LED...

A lot of the cheaper (less than $200.00) LED headlights do not meet DOT specs bacause they have crap optics.

Look for products that meet DOT requirements and you’ll save on-coming traffic some...
Forum: Big Blocks
December 6th, 2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 570
Posted By jozw30

X4 on the POR15. 7 years, look great!

X4 on the POR15. 7 years, look great!
November 29th, 2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By jozw30

http://www.oldairproducts.com/catalog/ I...

http://www.oldairproducts.com/catalog/

I actually just ordered the whole system from them this morning for an LS powered 1960 Dodge D100 pickup project I’m building for the wife.

Great folks to...
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