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Today, 05:04 PM
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Posted By Allan R

Did you try mounting it so the arrow on the boot...

Did you try mounting it so the arrow on the boot is inboard? It should slide into place. Look on the inner side of the ball joint to see if it has a raised boss to fit that slot in the boot.
Forum: The Clubhouse
Today, 01:57 PM
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Posted By Allan R

Glenn - I didn't know you were a retired pilot....

Glenn - I didn't know you were a retired pilot. That's a lot of miles under your belt - WOW! You do remember Pat well ( Citcapp (https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/members/citcapp.html) ) I never...
Today, 01:48 PM
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Posted By Allan R

can you post a picture? I haven't seen this on...

can you post a picture? I haven't seen this on any ball joint install. I used Moog as well and nothing like what you're describing happened. I also used a ball joint press to seat them.
Forum: The Clubhouse
Today, 07:57 AM
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Posted By Allan R

Anutter soggy mawnin here. Been raining now for...

Anutter soggy mawnin here. Been raining now for the past 3 days. Weather dude says it should taper off this afternoon, another one says mebbe tomorrow. Can't win.

What a surprise. Today I went to...
Today, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 429
Posted By Allan R

I disabled mine for a time and saw absolutely no...

I disabled mine for a time and saw absolutely no difference in idle, but did see some changes in higher heat range. I have it hooked up now the way it came from the factory and it runs just fine.
Forum: The Clubhouse
Yesterday, 04:24 PM
Replies: 28,162
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Posted By Allan R

That was 8 years ago. Sadly, Pat has since...

That was 8 years ago. Sadly, Pat has since passed. He was a great guy just not on puters. Mods and Admins do a very good job keeping this site clean. Still some bots get through...
Yesterday, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By Allan R

Where are they?

Where are they?
Yesterday, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 429
Posted By Allan R

Yes, all the 71/72 350/455 engines (2bbl or 4bbl)...

Yes, all the 71/72 350/455 engines (2bbl or 4bbl) had the same electrical connections and vacuum. If you look at the OP's post you will see the connections bent to the side and not hooked up. IMO if...
Yesterday, 07:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 429
Posted By Allan R

Yes, 71 and 72 were the only years for this...

Yes, 71 and 72 were the only years for this specific application
Forum: Big Blocks
June 18th, 2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 637
Posted By Allan R

Dave, The radiator cap for your car should be...

Dave,
The radiator cap for your car should be somewhere around 15 lbs IIRC. You don't need to dump any coolant if you have a radiator overflow container. It's hard to really say what's up with your...
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 18th, 2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 28,162
Views: 722,267
Posted By Allan R

Hmmm, note to self. Don't visit Gawja to whack...

Hmmm, note to self. Don't visit Gawja to whack whitey wit Jim unless it's monday.... ;) I'm sprized you whack ol Whitey on Monday when most of em are MIA that day. You get a special rate as a member...
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 18th, 2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 28,162
Views: 722,267
Posted By Allan R

Well that's bizarre. Never heard of it anywhere...

Well that's bizarre. Never heard of it anywhere up here. When it's Whackin time up here, we even have twilight golf with glow in the dark balls... Courses gotta maximize their profits before the...
Forum: Small Blocks
June 18th, 2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,098
Posted By Allan R

At that price I can't see anyone lining up to buy...

At that price I can't see anyone lining up to buy them. I still don't like the dump so close to the solenoid and starter
Forum: Big Blocks
June 18th, 2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 637
Posted By Allan R

Dave, You said there's a small crack on the...

Dave,
You said there's a small crack on the overflow nipple, but that would be on the passenger side of the rad. It's possible that any leaked coolant could migrate to the left side of the rad...
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 18th, 2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 28,162
Views: 722,267
Posted By Allan R

Quiet day. Sunny, then cloud and rain. Now sunny...

Quiet day. Sunny, then cloud and rain. Now sunny again. Spoda be cloudy and more rain later... Good thing I got all the outside chores done yesterday. Called Poly Pro's and scheduled the concrete...
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 17th, 2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 28,162
Views: 722,267
Posted By Allan R

Got all the lawns trimmed and the rock swale...

Got all the lawns trimmed and the rock swale cleaned out. That swale takes a lot of work as I have to move a lot of rocks to get to the weed / grass roots that encroach on it. I need it clean because...
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 17th, 2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 28,162
Views: 722,267
Posted By Allan R

Monday. Nice Monday. Beautimus Monday. It's...

Monday. Nice Monday. Beautimus Monday. It's already 75 at 11:00 am. Mostly clear sky with nice breeze about 14.37 mph.

My new master cylinder from Rock Auto should be here soon. Boy they have...
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 16th, 2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 28,162
Views: 722,267
Posted By Allan R

Evening everyone, Happy Fathers Day to all...

Evening everyone,

Happy Fathers Day to all the Dads out there.

Finished the judging today on the skills competition. It was brutal. Lots of unused talent that needs to be educated better IMO.
...
June 15th, 2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By Allan R

Would these work for you? They're 1972 but likely...

Would these work for you? They're 1972 but likely close to what you're looking for?

Parts Place - Disc brake backing plates....
June 15th, 2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,584
Posted By Allan R

Boy that brings back soooo many memories of the...

Boy that brings back soooo many memories of the cars I used to own/drive back in the day. Looks like a wonderful turnout. Fantastic collection of cars. I'm just curious because I've never been to a...
June 15th, 2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,803
Posted By Allan R

When you go to install the new bushings in the...

When you go to install the new bushings in the pumpkin, it will be much easier on one side than the other just because of the bushing ear design. In a nutshell one side is badly designed. I was going...
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 15th, 2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 28,162
Views: 722,267
Posted By Allan R

Good evening everyone, Busy day. I was...

Good evening everyone,

Busy day. I was judging a heavy equipment skills operating competition and will be again tomorrow. Gotta say it's scary to see some of the 'professionals' demonstrating...
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 14th, 2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 28,162
Views: 722,267
Posted By Allan R

Feel free to report me if you think that's a...

Feel free to report me if you think that's a criminal and partisan violation on my part. I don't think my statement was either. Gee, do you go to church? Or is that too Religious for you? Same thing.
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 14th, 2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 28,162
Views: 722,267
Posted By Allan R

Safe travels Marc. Hopefully the problems are...

Safe travels Marc. Hopefully the problems are small and easy to resolve (hahahaha, never seen that in an estate, but wishful thinking). Neighbors like yours deserve what they get. They must be...
June 14th, 2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By Allan R

Welcome to the site. A T boned car that was...

Welcome to the site.
A T boned car that was stored for 39 years sounds almost like a 'Why?" but I'm glad to hear you bought it and restored it. Under a tarp sounds like the perfect nesting place...
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 14th, 2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 28,162
Views: 722,267
Posted By Allan R

Glenn - Raptors 114, GSW 110. It's a done deal....

Glenn - Raptors 114, GSW 110. It's a done deal. Forgot to post that earlier. NBA title belongs to Canada.
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 14th, 2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 28,162
Views: 722,267
Posted By Allan R

Just curious about something. When does a thread...

Just curious about something. When does a thread become too large for the site to manage? Or is that a thing?
June 14th, 2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,803
Posted By Allan R

They should all be straight.

They should all be straight.
June 13th, 2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,460
Posted By Allan R

That's a really nice looking ride! Are those 14"...

That's a really nice looking ride! Are those 14" on the front and 15" on the back? Maybe just the camera angle but looks like different size wheels.
June 13th, 2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 742
Posted By Allan R

Welcome Kevin. Another car from Alberta... to...

Welcome Kevin.
Another car from Alberta... to Ontario. sigh... At least the Calgary climate isn't quite as brutal as most people think it is.
Good luck with your project. Your dad was quite the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 13th, 2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 28,162
Views: 722,267
Posted By Allan R

Weather advisory here a few hours ago. Wind was...

Weather advisory here a few hours ago. Wind was picking up, skies turned nasty looking. So I took down all the hanging baskets and put them in a sheltered nook on the side of the house. Covered the...
June 13th, 2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,803
Posted By Allan R

I've never seen powder coat flake like that....

I've never seen powder coat flake like that. Looks more like it's an epoxy paint that wasn't primed properly. It's in an area that's not going to be seen so I'd just spray some Rustoleum black over...
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 13th, 2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 28,162
Views: 722,267
Posted By Allan R

Greg - If you find the first true line of screws,...

Greg - If you find the first true line of screws, simply measure the standard distance between joists and snap lines. As for the trees? Use the hammer method. Hit the T&G lightly. If it's on a stud...
Forum: Body & Paint
June 13th, 2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Allan R

Ok, I just went to my link and used the drop down...

Ok, I just went to my link and used the drop down selector to find door parts (window channels, seals, etc) for a 63 Dynamic Wagon. Honestly I think all the parts you need are on their website. Try...
Forum: Body & Paint
June 13th, 2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Allan R

Window channels and weatherstrip. Not knowing...

Window channels and weatherstrip. Not knowing what your car is makes it difficult but I'd strongly recommend Steele Rubber Products. Clik this blue link (https://www.steelerubber.com/side-window) and...
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 13th, 2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 28,162
Views: 722,267
Posted By Allan R

Thorsday! Time to hammer down and head for...

Thorsday! Time to hammer down and head for brekkie with da boyz.

Rained here last night too. Don't know how much but the garden and flower beds are all wet and there's water beading off the cars....
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 12th, 2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 28,162
Views: 722,267
Posted By Allan R

Almost 80 outside right now but feels hotter. I...

Almost 80 outside right now but feels hotter. I used the Saturn to go shopping this mawnin and get my ears lowered. I think that was a good idea considering I don't do well in heat at all. For a 23...
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 12th, 2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 28,162
Views: 722,267
Posted By Allan R

I think it's time to go get my ears lowered. ...

I think it's time to go get my ears lowered.

Glenn - sounds like good news for your missus.

Had to look up Ropa Cubanista. Looks pretty decent.

Good looking day here. Already 72 but feels...
Forum: Body work
June 12th, 2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By Allan R

Cheap solution : Rustoleum in satin or gloss...

Cheap solution : Rustoleum in satin or gloss black.
Forum: Body & Paint
June 12th, 2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By Allan R

Maybe a long shot since I don't know the...

Maybe a long shot since I don't know the condition of your cowl area, but check and see if there's rust perforation under the trim at the bottom.

One way for sure to see if it's leaking from the...
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