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Forum: Cars For Sale
April 26th, 2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,838
Posted By mmurphy77

Thanks for everybody's kind words and well...

Thanks for everybody's kind words and well wishes. I took a deposit on the car this afternoon and look to be closing the deal this week.
Forum: Cars For Sale
April 25th, 2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,838
Posted By mmurphy77

FS - 1971 442 Holiday Coupe, Raleigh NC

My declining health has forced the sale of my '71 442. Here are the details:
Very original and correct car. Numbers matching throughout. GM of Canada documented. 455/TH400, posi, rear wing, bucket...
Forum: 442
February 9th, 2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,665
Posted By mmurphy77

It was very clear in the assembly manual that the...

It was very clear in the assembly manual that the option was cancelled (IIRC mid-1971) so I can't see any instance where the factory would go against that. Now, I'm sure dealers installed tons of...
Forum: Parts Wanted
January 14th, 2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By mmurphy77

Thank you. I spoke with him and he thinks he can...

Thank you. I spoke with him and he thinks he can get his broken one back together. I'm betting he'll be unsuccessful so I'll probably be getting back with you within a few days. :)
Forum: Parts Wanted
January 13th, 2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By mmurphy77

WTB - '86 Cutlass Supreme door mirror

I think '81-'87 are the same? Passenger side sport 'bullet' mirror (manual). For my buddy's car.
Forum: The Clubhouse
October 11th, 2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By mmurphy77

There are a few but this one seems to be the most...

There are a few but this one seems to be the most substantial and organized: http://www.imcdb.org/
Forum: Site Help
October 1st, 2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 917
Posted By mmurphy77

I started having the same problem yesterday so I...

I started having the same problem yesterday so I assume it's a site glitch.
Forum: Hurst/Olds
September 26th, 2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,076
Posted By mmurphy77

I'm skeptical because they are no pictures or...

I'm skeptical because they are no pictures or phone number with the listing. The only contact is email and he hasn't responded after several days. If it is legit they're not trying very hard to sell...
Forum: Hurst/Olds
September 25th, 2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,076
Posted By mmurphy77

'83 H/O with 13 miles on craigslist (not mine)

http://winstonsalem.craigslist.org/cto/4682799741.html

Sent a message to go see it but have not heard back. Anybody know this car? Here's what he wrote:

1983 hurst olds very low miles (13)...
Forum: Cars For Sale
September 4th, 2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,454
Posted By mmurphy77

Sold.

Sold.
Forum: 442
September 2nd, 2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,840
Posted By mmurphy77

Nice to see another non-OAI '71 442 and Y73...

Nice to see another non-OAI '71 442 and Y73 stripe. :)
Forum: Cutlass
August 31st, 2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,214
Posted By mmurphy77

I've been using the VR-1 (but in 20W50) for years...

I've been using the VR-1 (but in 20W50) for years with no problems. It's funny, I too, have been using Castrol GTX in my daily driver forever.
August 30th, 2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 932
Posted By mmurphy77

I'm pretty sure the indentation on those door...

I'm pretty sure the indentation on those door panels is correct on the H/Os since they DID use the same door panels. They were indented for the Cutlass Calais script emblem but omitted when used for...
Forum: The Clubhouse
August 29th, 2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,903
Posted By mmurphy77

...loose on entry... :D

...loose on entry... :D
August 24th, 2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,032
Posted By mmurphy77

Nice! Love the Green/Green combo.

Nice! Love the Green/Green combo.
August 24th, 2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,267
Posted By mmurphy77

x2

x2
August 11th, 2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,175
Posted By mmurphy77

Beautiful (and stripped)! Manual steering, manual...

Beautiful (and stripped)! Manual steering, manual drum brakes, no radio, steel wheels, bench seat - whoever ordered that car had ONE thing in mind.
Forum: Transmission
August 11th, 2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,422
Posted By mmurphy77

My friend had an Omega SX ('78 or '79) that came...

My friend had an Omega SX ('78 or '79) that came with a chevy 305 2-bbl and a 4-speed from the factory and I believe it was a Saginaw.
August 11th, 2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,497
Posted By mmurphy77

Pontiac used a lot of 'W' RPO codes as well: ...

Pontiac used a lot of 'W' RPO codes as well:
W72 Pontiac 400 T/A 6.6
WS4 Trans Am
WS6 Trans Am Special Performance Package
WS7 Trans Am Special...
Forum: Cars For Sale
July 20th, 2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,454
Posted By mmurphy77

Thanks Anthony.

Thanks Anthony.
July 8th, 2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By mmurphy77

Maybe he meant L69 which could explain the $105k?

Maybe he meant L69 which could explain the $105k?
July 6th, 2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,183
Posted By mmurphy77

I read an article a long time ago about the Olds...

I read an article a long time ago about the Olds engineer's choice of a 1" front sway bar on the FE2 suspension instead of the 1.125" bar the Chevrolet A-body used ('70-'72). They felt the 1.125 did...
Forum: Electrical
July 2nd, 2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,177
Posted By mmurphy77

Sold! Thanks Scott.

Sold! Thanks Scott.
Forum: Electrical
July 2nd, 2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,177
Posted By mmurphy77

TH400 kickdown switch replacement

My lack of 'passing gear' (and my test light confirmation) tells me my kickdown switch (on the gas pedal) has stopped working. They are readily available as reproductions. My question is, aside from...
June 23rd, 2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By mmurphy77

Awesome!

Awesome!
Forum: 442
June 17th, 2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,764
Posted By mmurphy77

Wow! Original tires too?

Wow! Original tires too?
Forum: Cars For Sale
June 10th, 2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,454
Posted By mmurphy77

All the bottom Gold stripes' Black outline...

All the bottom Gold stripes' Black outline pinstripe have a gentle curve downward as they approach the front and rear wheel openings. This is done correctly on this car as per how Demmer did it.
Forum: Cars For Sale
May 30th, 2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,454
Posted By mmurphy77

Thanks, I get A LOT of compliments on it. Sadly...

Thanks, I get A LOT of compliments on it. Sadly (for a purist like myself) it's supposed to be 53 (Saturn Gold) but one of the previous owners decided that was too 'obnoxiously mustardy' for him and...
Forum: Cars For Sale
May 29th, 2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,454
Posted By mmurphy77

ttt

ttt
Forum: Hurst/Olds
May 23rd, 2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,000
Posted By mmurphy77

According to Mark Fletcher's and Richard...

According to Mark Fletcher's and Richard Truesdell's outstanding book "Hurst Equipped: More Than 50 Years of High Performance", the initial plan was to paint the (already Argent) centers Gold on all...
Forum: 442
May 21st, 2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By mmurphy77

It has been acting like that for about a year...

It has been acting like that for about a year now. It will go 'down' for days/weeks at a time then come back for a while, etc.
May 20th, 2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,423
Posted By mmurphy77

I've wondered the same thing many times as, like...

I've wondered the same thing many times as, like you stated, most all of the other A-bodies already have or were about to get the 60-series tires on 15" rims. Incidentally, the Chevelle SS's F41...
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 4th, 2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,318
Posted By mmurphy77

I agree with the sunk 15000' theory. It's...

I agree with the sunk 15000' theory. It's plausible that the jet ran out of fuel and flared into the water relatively intact (explaining why no debris) and then sank to the bottom of the deepest...
May 4th, 2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,584
Posted By mmurphy77

I won't only because it's detailed throughout and...

I won't only because it's detailed throughout and underneath and it's just too much work to get it back that way after driving in the rain. The car functions perfectly in the rain (aside from being a...
Forum: Cars For Sale
April 22nd, 2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,454
Posted By mmurphy77

bump

bump
Forum: Cars For Sale
April 18th, 2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,454
Posted By mmurphy77

Good question as we've seen them done both ways....

Good question as we've seen them done both ways. However, the H/Os photographed for all the PR shots and magazine road tests back in '69 has the silver outline that way so that's the way we did it.
April 18th, 2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 901
Posted By mmurphy77

NICE! I love those 'Nascar' nosed 442s.

NICE! I love those 'Nascar' nosed 442s.
Forum: Cars For Sale
April 18th, 2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,454
Posted By mmurphy77

F/S 1969 Hurst/Olds

Demmer car #4 (Olds car #61) formerly of Hurst Sales Executive Jim Vaughn. Completely numbers matching including engine and drivetrain. Body-on-frame restored to factory specs and appearance. Many...
Forum: Cars Wanted
April 13th, 2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 623
Posted By mmurphy77

I have a friend that is talking about selling...

I have a friend that is talking about selling his. I can put you in touch with him if you'd like (he's not on here). Here's a picture.
Forum: Cars For Sale
April 9th, 2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,178
Posted By mmurphy77

I'm sure he's not taking the 70k bid because it's...

I'm sure he's not taking the 70k bid because it's his own 'bid'. Beautiful car that I would love to have but not when the asking price is almost 10x the value.
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