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August 24th, 2016, 03:24 AM
Replies: 738
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Posted By kitfoxdave

Have a Great Time! I learned how to drive on the...

Have a Great Time! I learned how to drive on the wrong side of the road in the highlands, before going to west coast of Ireland... Good times!
Forum: The Clubhouse
August 20th, 2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 746
Posted By kitfoxdave

I really like seeing the pictures! I may not...

I really like seeing the pictures! I may not need them right away, but often I will refer back to them when I am working on something. Also helps a lot for deciding what wheels tires interior etc......
August 13th, 2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By kitfoxdave

x4 on right stuff... it fits really well. Call...

x4 on right stuff... it fits really well. Call them up and let them know exactly what you have and they will get it together for you. Good to work with. Changed mine to 4 wheel disc.
July 5th, 2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 52,619
Posted By kitfoxdave

Eddie I Love your thread! Thanks so much for the...

Eddie I Love your thread! Thanks so much for the Hinge refurb info! I have a box of them for mine plus all the repair parts... and now I know how to do it!
Thanks again Eddie!
June 5th, 2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,679
Posted By kitfoxdave

I gave up on the 750 cfm slayer carb. Just too...

I gave up on the 750 cfm slayer carb. Just too much hassle to live with.
Installed an Edelbrock Thunder AVS and the difference is night and day! It runs much better and stays adjusted! The car is...
Forum: Electrical
January 3rd, 2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 919
Posted By kitfoxdave

OK, folks, between working 60 hour weeks since...

OK, folks, between working 60 hour weeks since August and working on the house in my "spare time"... I swapped the flasher modules around. They both seem to work fine. the Directional signals still...
Forum: Electrical
August 24th, 2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 919
Posted By kitfoxdave

sorry for calling it a relay instead of a...

sorry for calling it a relay instead of a module... I will try to get some time to swap the modules and see if that works. I bought all of the stuff from digitals so it should keep working together....
Forum: Electrical
August 23rd, 2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 919
Posted By kitfoxdave

Directionals not working

I have a 72 cutlass convertible. The directional were working 3 weeks ago, neither direction works today! Digitails tail lights, standard bulbs up front (cant find LED's that actually fit) The...
Forum: Cutlass
August 5th, 2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By kitfoxdave

I got mine from Oldspackrat...

I got mine from Oldspackrat...
August 2nd, 2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By kitfoxdave

I have 245 /60/ 15 on the front and 255/ 60 /15...

I have 245 /60/ 15 on the front and 255/ 60 /15 on the rear. Specialty wheel SS1 15x7
Forum: The Clubhouse
August 1st, 2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,242
Posted By kitfoxdave

If it is flat copper sheet, you might be able to...

If it is flat copper sheet, you might be able to have one cut on a cnc plasma cutter using the old one as a pattern.
July 28th, 2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,639
Posted By kitfoxdave

On the 72 Cutlass convertible there is a slight...

On the 72 Cutlass convertible there is a slight difference between drivers side and passengers side in the specs... it is not a lot, maybe he did them both the same? Not sure if it is the same way...
July 28th, 2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,037
Posted By kitfoxdave

Joe, I have to confess.... I installed those...

Joe, I have to confess.... I installed those stupid manifold bolt locks.... I am sorry... ;-)
July 28th, 2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 824
Posted By kitfoxdave

He may be able to just buff that out....

He may be able to just buff that out....
Forum: The Clubhouse
July 28th, 2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 213
Posted By kitfoxdave

Thanks Guys!

This is long overdue on my part... I would like to thank all of the folks here for the help that they graciously provided whenever I ran into an "opportunity to excel" while working on my 72 Cutlass...
Forum: Small Blocks
July 28th, 2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By kitfoxdave

Put on some Thrust Mufflers and you'll never hear...

Put on some Thrust Mufflers and you'll never hear it ;-) yeah, mine is noisy too...
July 27th, 2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By kitfoxdave

Sounds like the parts should work. Are you...

Sounds like the parts should work. Are you replacing the brake lines when you install this set up? If you make your own, fit should not be a big issue. The lines from right stuff needed a little...
July 27th, 2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By kitfoxdave

What car was this kit off of? Are you using...

What car was this kit off of? Are you using wheels larger than 14"? Looks similar to the "right stuff" kit I put on my 72. The rear dust shields may have to be "dished" in the center with a press...
July 27th, 2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By kitfoxdave

The Brass "manifold" attached to the master...

The Brass "manifold" attached to the master cylinder is the proportioning valve. I did the swap on a 72 cutlass. If you have the bolt in retainer style rear axle you may need some shims. I believe...
July 26th, 2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,308
Posted By kitfoxdave

And they wonder why they are closing down... I...

And they wonder why they are closing down... I very seldom go into a sears store, maybe once every 2 or 3 years. Used to go fairly often in the seventies. The quality of everything went out the...
Forum: Transmission
July 25th, 2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,937
Posted By kitfoxdave

You might want to check out Bowtie Overdrives...

You might want to check out Bowtie Overdrives site... the new installation instructions cover a lot of the questions you ask, also shows where to measure and such.
Forum: Small Blocks
July 25th, 2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By kitfoxdave

I would give the tech support people a call for...

I would give the tech support people a call for clarification. If you need to do it this weekend, I would torque it to the lower numbers of the charts. Leave it alone for a while, then re-torque it...
Forum: Cutlass
July 25th, 2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,179
Posted By kitfoxdave

Yes, the spindles are different between drum...

Yes, the spindles are different between drum brakes and disc brakes. You most likely will need to change out the bushings and ball joints. when you do the car will handle better as well. I put...
Forum: Transmission
July 25th, 2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,937
Posted By kitfoxdave

On my 72 cutlass convertible, just moved the...

On my 72 cutlass convertible, just moved the cross member back and picked up the bolt holes for the th400 position. The driveshaft for the TH-350 fits just fine. no length changes required. I used...
July 22nd, 2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By kitfoxdave

great! good luck with the tag! drive up...

great! good luck with the tag!


drive up I-95, stop at exit 244 for some pictures with FL 442 signs!
July 22nd, 2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By kitfoxdave

From reading up on this, in Florida it seems like...

From reading up on this, in Florida it seems like if the plate has been tampered with at all (repaint, restored, etc...) it is NOT eligible to be reused... you have to physically ship the plate to...
July 22nd, 2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By kitfoxdave

I am switching over from bench to buckets and...

I am switching over from bench to buckets and console... I have too many trips around the sun behind me, and an achy hip... My wife has a bad back... so we are going to customize the buckets for each...
Forum: Cutlass
July 22nd, 2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,179
Posted By kitfoxdave

A slight detour on the thread, since the OP has...

A slight detour on the thread, since the OP has only 1 post, I suspect he is a newbie...
The above mentioned chassis service manual is your friend! Try to buy an original off ebay or somewhere......
July 22nd, 2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,000
Posted By kitfoxdave

Yeah, I am thinking instead of a new truck, maybe...

Yeah, I am thinking instead of a new truck, maybe an older one with a kick but engine and transmission would be a better way to go...
Forum: Cutlass
July 22nd, 2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,179
Posted By kitfoxdave

here is the link... ...

here is the link...
https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/tech-editors-desk/6873-low-cost-body-disk-brakes.html
Forum: Cutlass
July 22nd, 2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,179
Posted By kitfoxdave

Some of those kits you mentioned are "universal"...

Some of those kits you mentioned are "universal" for A-Body cars and do not fit the cutlass very well. Been there! If you decide to go with "right stuff" kit make sure you get the cutlass specific...
Forum: The Clubhouse
July 18th, 2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,616
Posted By kitfoxdave

Have you tried automatic transmission fluid mixed...

Have you tried automatic transmission fluid mixed with acetone? (50-50 mix) I have managed to get out some ugly stuff with that... It is cheap and seems to work better than all the brand name...
Forum: The Clubhouse
July 13th, 2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 737
Posted By kitfoxdave

The exit strategy is kind of like this... in the...

The exit strategy is kind of like this... in the group meeting give a presentation on the problem you have been developing the fix for, explain to him exactly where things went wrong with the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
July 13th, 2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 737
Posted By kitfoxdave

Or go to Contract Job Hunter, and become a...

Or go to Contract Job Hunter, and become a contractor... make boatloads more money and NEVER have to put up with this BS ever again!. Christmas card with a picture of your new bigger house, new...
July 6th, 2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,679
Posted By kitfoxdave

I got a response from Joe regarding the...

I got a response from Joe regarding the sloppiness of the throttle linkage/throttle cable connection. Sent me a really nice picture of studs that are used. Searched and searched on the web......
July 6th, 2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By kitfoxdave

Joe, thanks for the help! Mine always had the...

Joe, thanks for the help! Mine always had the loose fit clevis pin which seemed a bit odd but worked... I now have a 200r4 transmission... to get the TV cable to do its job properly, I suspect I...
July 5th, 2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By kitfoxdave

Throttle cable to Carb connection

I have a 72 cutlass convertible with a 350 rocket. It came to me with a carter carb installed. The Throttle cable is attached to the Carb bellcrank with a clevis pin (constant shank diameter, no...
July 5th, 2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,679
Posted By kitfoxdave

I have been working on the Throttle linkage and...

I have been working on the Throttle linkage and the TV cable adjustments for a few days... it looks like things are working out now. The clevis pin going thru the throttle cable and the hole in the...
July 1st, 2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,982
Posted By kitfoxdave

Buy it for the fun, sell it when you must... You...

Buy it for the fun, sell it when you must... You will likely lose money on it, but you had fun! The convertible is a great car to take to the beach, or cruise around. They seem to hold value a bit...
July 1st, 2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,679
Posted By kitfoxdave

Brian is 507OLDS...

Brian is 507OLDS (https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/members/507olds.html) he is in PA. Did a great job on the Posi rear I bought from him. Super nice guy to deal with to.
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