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Forum: Parts Wanted
June 7th, 2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By stevengerard

the 28th day of February 1971 was a Sunday so if...

the 28th day of February 1971 was a Sunday so if they were working that day it would have been the 1st and only day of the 5th week of February
Forum: Parts Wanted
May 2nd, 2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By stevengerard

Deck lid torsion rods-convertible

I did a search on this site and most of the threads are at least 4 or 5 years or older. All said used is only way to get them. Any one know where i can get either used or reproduction torsion rods...
April 19th, 2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By stevengerard

WHere's the bucket seat headrests?

WHere's the bucket seat headrests?
April 19th, 2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By stevengerard

You can also find 15 x 7 bolt-on center cap rims....

You can also find 15 x 7 bolt-on center cap rims. They were a '73 only option (maybe part of "74) if you want the look of bolt-ons and go up an inch. The extra inch rim also provides a better ride....
March 23rd, 2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 707
Posted By stevengerard

The reproduction badges are pretty much all the...

The reproduction badges are pretty much all the same, since it is a Cutlass I wouldn't worry about finding NOS badges just go to one of the usual vendors who will also sell a template for where to...
Forum: Other
February 6th, 2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By stevengerard

I had mine re-cored but I had to purchase the new...

I had mine re-cored but I had to purchase the new side rails 9WHich are actually the tops and bottom) Got those from a Chevy repo place in NY I believe and reused my correct tanks. Looks great.
December 17th, 2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By stevengerard

if you are worried about safety they now sell...

if you are worried about safety they now sell 3-point seat belts for a-body gm cars such as this, not correct but safe
...
Forum: Big Blocks
December 17th, 2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By stevengerard

Thanks, I'll look into Everyday performance. I...

Thanks, I'll look into Everyday performance. I know thw weight are easy to change but yes I thought it was the cam or whatg ever that center section is called being warn. But maybe its the bushings.
December 17th, 2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By stevengerard

Every 1970 OW I have seen is black (though...

Every 1970 OW I have seen is black (though supposedly some were blue). The flash washed out the rivet as well so it is hard to tell but the upper right hand part of the rivet looks like it is...
Forum: Big Blocks
December 17th, 2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By stevengerard

Distributor rebuild

My 1111979 1970 W30 Automatic distributor could use a rebuild. Is there anyone out there that can reliably change the cam and weights. Or is this something I can do
Forum: Cars For Sale
December 15th, 2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,203
Posted By stevengerard

stay away from it, there is so much wrong from...

stay away from it, there is so much wrong from just pictures that I can only imagine what is wrong when seeing it in person. OK, maybe for $7,500 it would be worth it - if you wnat a project with...
December 13th, 2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,799
Posted By stevengerard

The first pic posted is definitely a 1970 and the...

The first pic posted is definitely a 1970 and the article is from November 1969 so that Detroit auto show would be featuring 1970 cars. So maybe they had two years of the Apoolo. The colors are a...
December 12th, 2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,799
Posted By stevengerard

NOt sure what happened to the car but I have the...

NOt sure what happened to the car but I have the outfit
Forum: Parts Wanted
December 12th, 2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By stevengerard

yes, we were going to do that next.

yes, we were going to do that next.
December 12th, 2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By stevengerard

If anyone really complains about the condition of...

If anyone really complains about the condition of the box, sell them the box for $275, I'll still give you $50 for the mirror. :rolleyes: Nice mirror!!
December 11th, 2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 627
Posted By stevengerard

I 'll drive mine until the first snow, then it...

I 'll drive mine until the first snow, then it sits until we get some good rains to clear off the salt, I like driving with the top down and the heater on full blast.
Forum: Parts Wanted
December 11th, 2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By stevengerard

W30 vacuum advance

Kind of a double purpose thread. I am potentially looking for a vacuum advance for my convertible. I have three 1111979 distributors and not one of them has the 427 16 vacuum advance

I have:...
December 11th, 2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By stevengerard

Years ago I had a vinyl top redone, at that point...

Years ago I had a vinyl top redone, at that point they painted the whole top to help prevent rust as the primer back in the day was porous. I think it still is except for epoxy primers. Hopefully...
Forum: Cars Wanted
December 10th, 2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,909
Posted By stevengerard

Allan pointed out enough of the issues to make it...

Allan pointed out enough of the issues to make it clear its not what it looks like. There are plenty of other items to be concerned about, from the missing hood lock to the what ever is up with the...
Forum: Body work
December 6th, 2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By stevengerard

I thought most of the repo houses carry them,...

I thought most of the repo houses carry them, Year One, Tamarzs, TPP and OPGI, etc., the problem is,every single vendor has a terrible database of keywords for searching and it is only getting worse....
November 26th, 2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,035
Posted By stevengerard

Went a little earlier this year to get our tree,...

Went a little earlier this year to get our tree, unfortunately at night. But the twins were home from college for break and wanted a tree so we beat the snow and went out Saturday night for our "last...
November 26th, 2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 763
Posted By stevengerard

I kind of like it, something different - but not...

I kind of like it, something different - but not $7,000 different.
Forum: Parts Wanted
November 26th, 2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By stevengerard

Awesome, thanks Scott!

Awesome, thanks Scott!
Forum: Cars For Sale
November 26th, 2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By stevengerard

wow, great car, great price, I'd change the rims...

wow, great car, great price, I'd change the rims and gie the stance a little rake and just enjoy it as is.
Forum: Parts Wanted
November 26th, 2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By stevengerard

1970 BOP automatic backdrive linkage

Anyone have one for sale? Mine is missing, guessing it fell off while pulling wheels on I-94:p its also known as an A-body steering column lower lockout swivel and rod assembly.
November 26th, 2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By stevengerard

The aluminum intake is the exact same intake just...

The aluminum intake is the exact same intake just made out of aluminum, as mentioned it saves weight but beyond that no reason to change it. You would also be taking away from the originality of your...
Forum: Body work
November 26th, 2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By stevengerard

OAI bumper nut question

For the OAI hoods there are three bumpers that screw into the core support, one in the middle and one on each side near the fenders. I noticed my driver side nut that holds the bumper in place...
Forum: Electrical
November 26th, 2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 700
Posted By stevengerard

Fusick's sells them

Fusick's sells them
Forum: Electrical
November 25th, 2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 700
Posted By stevengerard

thanks, you have been extremely helpful. I bet...

thanks, you have been extremely helpful. I bet that part is still sitting on the body shop floor somewhere from 10 years ago.
Forum: Electrical
November 25th, 2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 700
Posted By stevengerard

Thanks, so does anyone know what those two slots...

Thanks, so does anyone know what those two slots are for in the picture above below where the light mounts. The paint is warn off (or never painted) as if clearly something was there at one point.
Forum: Electrical
November 25th, 2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 700
Posted By stevengerard

My car has the light package (map light, foot...

My car has the light package (map light, foot well, rear-view mirror, trunk light etc.) though come to think of it not sure it has the light in the glove box, can't remember. But my hood light was...
Forum: Electrical
November 25th, 2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 700
Posted By stevengerard

OAI under hood light

Were under hood lights available on OAI hoods? Mine has one and has the correct brown harness wires but looks like it was mounted improperly. Which makes me wonder if they came with lights. I...
November 23rd, 2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,000
Posted By stevengerard

Joe, that's just par for the course today. I...

Joe, that's just par for the course today. I personally find nothing wrong with adding all of that stuff. Can easily be taken off - and is more like spirit gear than anything, I'm more bothered by...
November 23rd, 2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,000
Posted By stevengerard

Perfect 4-speed W30 convertibles top out at 2 -...

Perfect 4-speed W30 convertibles top out at 2 - 3 times that much, especially at auction. My car is neither perfect nor a 4-speed and there is no way I would sell it for $100K. Prices for 70 W30s...
November 22nd, 2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,000
Posted By stevengerard

I'm not so sure this car is overpriced all things...

I'm not so sure this car is overpriced all things being equal. If you ask me they all are. You can buy a 2014 CTS-V wagon for less than this car that is rarer (2014 production 378) and performs at a...
November 21st, 2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By stevengerard

leave dryer sheets in the car

leave dryer sheets in the car
November 20th, 2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By stevengerard

Are these PEARL or white? Are they for bucket...

Are these PEARL or white? Are they for bucket seats?
Forum: Parts Wanted
November 19th, 2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By stevengerard

I'll check my stash to see if I have another - I...

I'll check my stash to see if I have another - I sold one 2 years ago for $400, they are out there.
November 15th, 2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,313
Posted By stevengerard

Pearl bucket seat headrests :) Edit: I'll be...

Pearl bucket seat headrests :)

Edit: I'll be there one of the days for sure - I'll wear one of those crazy Hawaiian type car shirts filled with Oldsmobiles on it.
Forum: 442
October 26th, 2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 791
Posted By stevengerard

One of my Cutlass' has had this hood on for at...

One of my Cutlass' has had this hood on for at least 20 years as well. From 10 feet away it looks fine 20 feet it looks great. Comments above are right on. I would just add that my two original...
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