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July 12th, 2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By Boiler_81

The Listing...

The Listing (https://www.ebay.com/itm/1969-Oldsmobile-Hurst/352707678902?hash=item521f0412b6:g:iBYAAOSwVaNdEnM2)
June 16th, 2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,339
Posted By Boiler_81

Before changing the motor check that the ground...

Before changing the motor check that the ground strap is clean. The flat brass grounding strap often becomes corroded and causes an intermittent operation and then complete failure. You need to...
Forum: Big Blocks
August 28th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,885
Posted By Boiler_81

He fixed mine as well - perfect.

He fixed mine as well - perfect.
August 17th, 2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 606
Posted By Boiler_81

Adapting is not required, Olds big block heads...

Adapting is not required, Olds big block heads all interchange. What is meant by rebuilt is the valves and valve seats ground and valve guides checked and replaced if necessary. This is pretty...
August 16th, 2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,281
Posted By Boiler_81

I agree, most of the decals out there are just...

I agree, most of the decals out there are just garbage. There is a market for high quality accurate reproductions.
August 16th, 2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,281
Posted By Boiler_81

I'm sure it was an assembly line aid. These types...

I'm sure it was an assembly line aid. These types of codes are very common in the industry
Forum: Electrical
August 9th, 2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By Boiler_81

Check the ground strap. The grounding path for...

Check the ground strap. The grounding path for the wiper motor uses a piece of brass sheet stock going from the motor to the firewall. The end at the motor is sandwiched in the mounting grommet. You...
August 9th, 2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By Boiler_81

CR calculator...

CR calculator (https://www.summitracing.com/newsandevents/calcsandtools/compression-calculator) Here is a compression ratio calculator. Plug you data in and get the compression ratio. You can vary...
July 28th, 2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,525
Posted By Boiler_81

Not posting prices for a car being parted out...

Not posting prices for a car being parted out makes sense to me. Listing a few major parts just seems like checking a box for sake of checking a box.
Forum: Parts Wanted
July 16th, 2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 864
Posted By Boiler_81

I rebuilt the horns on my 66 Corvette 25 years...

I rebuilt the horns on my 66 Corvette 25 years ago. It wasn't hard and they still work. If you can get a rebuild kit, I say go for it.
July 8th, 2018, 04:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 900
Posted By Boiler_81

I had not heard of differences during the 70 MY...

I had not heard of differences during the 70 MY before this post. Do you know when the change was made? Would you be willing to post photos of early and late 70 fenders?

Thanks
June 26th, 2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By Boiler_81

Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: 442
June 26th, 2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By Boiler_81

The VIN derivative is stamped on the drivers side...

The VIN derivative is stamped on the drivers side pan rail. This post has a great photo of the location: https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/cutlass/112163-71-cutlass-sx-no-emblems.html#post990025
June 26th, 2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By Boiler_81

The posted sheet from the assembly manual doesn't...

The posted sheet from the assembly manual doesn't indicate where the sticker goes for the 69 OV code for W-30/W-31/W-32? Anyone know?
June 26th, 2018, 05:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,042
Posted By Boiler_81

The ebay link doesn't work

The ebay link doesn't work
Forum: 442
June 25th, 2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,406
Posted By Boiler_81

I know the question is old but the RK was a...

I know the question is old but the RK was a manufacturing assist for the plant. It is much easier for the worker to read a two letter code than a part number.

If anyone has additional data on...
June 25th, 2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,680
Posted By Boiler_81

That is a correct 70 W-30 carburetor for...

That is a correct 70 W-30 carburetor for automatic transmission application. The 1240 is the date code. I breaks down to the 124th day of 1970 which was May 4, 1970. This is the latest known to me...
Forum: 442
June 22nd, 2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 14,136
Posted By Boiler_81

I bought my 70 W-30 in the Spring of 1978. I just...

I bought my 70 W-30 in the Spring of 1978. I just passed 40 years of ownership.
Forum: Big Blocks
June 27th, 2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By Boiler_81

Thanks, this makes sense.

Thanks, this makes sense.
Forum: Big Blocks
June 26th, 2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By Boiler_81

What is the distributor end play specification?

What is the specification for distributor end play for a 1970 455? Should I shim it to factory specification of tighten it up a bit?
Forum: Big Blocks
May 24th, 2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 910
Posted By Boiler_81

Thanks everyone

Thanks everyone
Forum: Big Blocks
May 23rd, 2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 910
Posted By Boiler_81

Engine storage cradle

Several years ago, someone posted plans for a rolling Oldsmobile engine storage cradle. I would now like to build a couple of these. I can't find the post now. IF someone would provide the drawing, I...
Forum: Electrical
September 1st, 2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11
Uhv
Views: 1,074
Posted By Boiler_81

I just did the HEI module conversion for a...

I just did the HEI module conversion for a friend's 68 W-30 UHV setup. We used the original UHV distributor with no modification. I removed the board from the original UHV module and made a small...
Forum: Parts Wanted
August 27th, 2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By Boiler_81

What body style and where are you located?

What body style and where are you located?
August 19th, 2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 681
Posted By Boiler_81

I stopped taking a car to the cruise many years...

I stopped taking a car to the cruise many years ago because of these issues. I usually go one evening during the week. On Saturday, I went as a spectator only because we had out of town guests who...
Forum: Electrical
July 30th, 2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 799
Posted By Boiler_81

If the car originally had K66, it would have...

If the car originally had K66, it would have three mounting holes on the front of the passenger side plastic wheel well
July 29th, 2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,198
Posted By Boiler_81

OK, Thanks

OK, Thanks
Forum: 442
July 28th, 2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,406
Posted By Boiler_81

Thanks, data added to the first post in the...

Thanks, data added to the first post in the thread.

I also see B85 on the trim, don't see many of those.
July 28th, 2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,198
Posted By Boiler_81

Looks real to me with a known build date. Do...

Looks real to me with a known build date.

Do you know what the car build date is? I would like to add the carburetor to the 7040258 data...
Forum: 442
July 28th, 2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,406
Posted By Boiler_81

Thanks, this is the second 0160. I can't read the...

Thanks, this is the second 0160. I can't read the body tag. It is a small attached image instead of a thumb nail.
Forum: Parts Wanted
July 5th, 2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By Boiler_81

Where are you located?

Where are you located?
June 20th, 2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,985
Posted By Boiler_81

Watch out on the NOS front fenders. They are all...

Watch out on the NOS front fenders. They are all of the late 71-72 design. They will work on a 70 but any With the hood up, any Olds 442 guy will be able to tell with a glance they are incorrect for...
June 20th, 2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,985
Posted By Boiler_81

I have added the carburetor build date and...

I have added the carburetor build date and vehicle assembly date to the data in the 7040258 carburetor data in the thread:
...
Forum: 442
June 20th, 2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,406
Posted By Boiler_81

Thanks, that is the first 0124 I have seen. There...

Thanks, that is the first 0124 I have seen. There was also one posted in the thread: https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/general-discussion/88208-70-w-30-convertible-info-needed.html I will add both...
Forum: 442
May 21st, 2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,406
Posted By Boiler_81

That is a new date. Would you post some...

That is a new date. Would you post some additional photos of the stamp area. What do you know of the history of this carburetor?
May 15th, 2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 834
Views: 84,649
Posted By Boiler_81

Another vote for no door edge guards. My car had...

Another vote for no door edge guards. My car had them, when I repainted it in 1984 I left them off. I think they detract from the looks of the car and I certainly wasn't going to open a door into...
Forum: Parts Wanted
May 8th, 2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By Boiler_81

Welcome to the site. I also have a Dec of 69...

Welcome to the site. I also have a Dec of 69 W-30. Mine is the 4th week of December. The early cars are a bit different than the later ones. A December car will have OLDSMOBILE spelled out on the...
April 26th, 2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,294
Posted By Boiler_81

My 1970 W30 also has the B85 molding. It must...

My 1970 W30 also has the B85 molding. It must have been a low take rate option. I haven't seen very many with the option.
April 19th, 2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,723
Posted By Boiler_81

These are on my 1970 W-30 built the last week of...

These are on my 1970 W-30 built the last week of December 1969
April 19th, 2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,599
Posted By Boiler_81

That is the frame P/N stamping.

That is the frame P/N stamping.
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