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Forum: The Clubhouse
July 2nd, 2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 924
Posted By Sampson

That could only happen at Walmart

That could only happen at Walmart
Forum: Big Blocks
June 28th, 2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,199
Posted By Sampson

Wow! Don’t let this die out here. Does ambient...

Wow! Don’t let this die out here. Does ambient temp have any effect on this operating temp thing? �� �� ��
June 5th, 2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,342
Posted By Sampson

I have. Heard of others using a metric bolt of...

I have. Heard of others using a metric bolt of similar size in a stripped thread hole. How about a helecoil?
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 31st, 2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,725
Posted By Sampson

88%.

88%.
May 7th, 2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By Sampson

👍👍 for 442crzy

I have dealt w/Nick a couple times. He reached out to my parts request. Answered questions quickly. Shipped quickly and the parts came better than described! Thx Nick
Forum: Parts Wanted
April 27th, 2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By Sampson

Convertible Switch wiring harness

Looking for the short harness that goes from the conv. Top switch in the dash to the fuse block for a 72 Cutlass.
thx Steve
April 21st, 2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,891
Posted By Sampson

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https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/edc8d48b_db5c_44cb_b731_8e9b885138c5_3549cc8ec3d85db4f4533c53ec325352e72207dd.jpeg
January 2nd, 2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 613
Posted By Sampson

Unhappy As the owner of a cloned 442, I concur with...

As the owner of a cloned 442, I concur with Eric’s response. There will still be questions but they will be different. You nailed my favorite one, “Does it have a 442 in it “ ? This is the...
Forum: Small Blocks
November 23rd, 2018, 05:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By Sampson

I installed Hooker 3901’s and I had to modify the...

I installed Hooker 3901’s and I had to modify the heat shield on the drivers side. I started to leave it off entirely but the header comes awfully close.
November 22nd, 2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By Sampson

Brake Rotors Good Deal?

Can anybody advise if this is a good deal? Also will they provid more stopping power than a traditional rotor?

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/328335994429045/
November 7th, 2018, 05:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 958
Posted By Sampson

As I remember it only took a couple cans of...

As I remember it only took a couple cans of paint. I also wet sanded with 800-1500 (tel:800-1500) sand paper to get rid of any orange peal and to degoss a bit. This car is a driver with 5'years and...
Forum: Parts Wanted
November 6th, 2018, 04:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By Sampson

I installed a set of Hooker. Competition...

I installed a set of Hooker. Competition 3901-1HKR. on mine last winter. Here is the thread on how it went and some things to look out for. All in all it went pretty smooth and I am very happy...
November 6th, 2018, 04:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 958
Posted By Sampson

THIS^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ I painted mine Red 5 plus...

THIS^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
I painted mine Red 5 plus years ago following this procedure. Still looks great.
October 12th, 2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By Sampson

Not sure if this is right for your build but it...

Not sure if this is right for your build but it worked great for mine.

https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/small-blocks/123637-hooker-header-install.html
Forum: Electrical
October 8th, 2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By Sampson

Inaccurate fuel sender

Last fall I had the fuel tank out to fix a leak around the fuel sending unit. The sender and gauge worked correctly but the gasket leaked. I had already purchased a new sending unit prior to...
Forum: Small Blocks
October 3rd, 2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,584
Posted By Sampson

exactly! The Hooker Comps fit and went in...

exactly!
The Hooker Comps fit and went in place great. My issues related to the difference between the flange sizing between the 2.5" Summitt Exhaust and the Hooker 2.5" Flanges. I have been...
Forum: Small Blocks
October 3rd, 2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,584
Posted By Sampson

Looks like you are a year behind me. I was...

Looks like you are a year behind me. I was pondering the same exhaust mod last year. I used Hooker longtube Comps and the Summit header back 2.5 inch exhaust. Everything fit real well. No issues that...
October 2nd, 2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By Sampson

This brought back some memories from my resto...

This brought back some memories from my resto several years ago. I worked late in the garage on the interior. About ready to go in and call it a night when I thought, might as well put the armrests...
September 14th, 2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,113
Posted By Sampson

Speechless. Great Job,

Speechless. Great Job,
Forum: Big Blocks
September 4th, 2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 668
Posted By Sampson

Are you sure the carb is going to WOT. Look down...

Are you sure the carb is going to WOT. Look down the carb with the engine off and make sure the butterfly's will open all the way?
September 1st, 2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 960
Posted By Sampson

Just be glad you were not driving down the road...

Just be glad you were not driving down the road when that thing went off in the trunk. Probably would have scared you into next week. I was in a parking lot when a tire exploded on the car next to...
August 28th, 2018, 03:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By Sampson

actually it was the guys in the machine shop of...

actually it was the guys in the machine shop of my local pArts store that prompted the question. When I asked them they were adament not to buy the remans that they sell. He did not know the...
August 27th, 2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By Sampson

Remanufactured Engines

Would be interested to hear opinions/experiences on reman engines. This is for a non Olds project I am working on and I really do not want to take the time to rebuild it myself. The engine is 360...
August 27th, 2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By Sampson

I wear latex gloves when handling the parts to...

I wear latex gloves when handling the parts to keep body oils from contaminating them
August 21st, 2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By Sampson

Nice looking Vert Brock! We really should try...

Nice looking Vert Brock!
We really should try to get a cruise in set up with the local CO guys. I know of Scott442 and there was a guy in Knightdale named Joe.
August 19th, 2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By Sampson

Talking The town right next to where PM 70 Is moving to...

The town right next to where PM 70 Is moving to is Cary NC which is an acronym for: Consolidated Area of Relocated Yankees.
August 18th, 2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By Sampson

ding ding ding we have a winner. Removed the...

ding ding ding we have a winner. Removed the valve covers today, removed the rockers on one cyl, and the compression went from 85 psi to 120. Kept tearing it down until I got to the timing chain. ...
August 17th, 2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By Sampson

Well that is close to the end of show season. ...

Well that is close to the end of show season. Looks like you will be busy for this one but it is the best local show of the year IMO. If there is anyway you can go it s worth the trip....
August 17th, 2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By Sampson

Looks like we will be neighbors. Welcome to NC. ...

Looks like we will be neighbors. Welcome to NC. I am not into the club scene but there are plenty local for you to look into. Lots of cruise ins and shows in the area. What time frame are you...
August 16th, 2018, 04:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By Sampson

I installed a new EGR. And have plugged most...

I installed a new EGR. And have plugged most vacuum. This engine has a Motorcraft 2 barrel carb. Actually the International Full Size Jeep Association (IFSJA) site is pretty good. I am having...
August 16th, 2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By Sampson

This is a good thought Ken. I will give that a...

This is a good thought Ken. I will give that a try. I once saw this happen on a 1973 GTO. Thanks for jogging my memory as the presentation of this problem is very similar.
August 16th, 2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By Sampson

i tried the "wet" compression test and there was...

i tried the "wet" compression test and there was minimal difference in compression. About 5 psi / cyl.
August 15th, 2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By Sampson

Bang blow suck: non Olds

Guys this has nothing to do with An Olds engine but I have a lot of respect for the experience on this site and the problem is petty basic stuff to any 4 stroke engine. I would appreciate any...
August 14th, 2018, 04:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 525
Posted By Sampson

[QUOTE=87Brougham;1117243]). Safety first! ...

[QUOTE=87Brougham;1117243]). Safety first!


Make sure you have a good pair of gloves. That wire wheel will remove skin at a fast rate! A shield or safety glasses is a must. Adjust the guards...
July 28th, 2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,943
Posted By Sampson

Good looking progress. Stop fretting over those...

Good looking progress. Stop fretting over those control arms. Take them to to the local parts,house that still does machine work and have them press the old out and the new in. Mine was done by NA PA...
July 28th, 2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,943
Posted By Sampson



Forum: Transmission
July 28th, 2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,995
Posted By Sampson

I bought a Stage 1 200r4 from...

I bought a Stage 1 200r4 from http://extremeautomatics.com/th2004R.php. I have about 15000 miles on it now and love it. I am running 3:42 gears and frequently Drive long distance on interstate. ...
July 25th, 2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,943
Posted By Sampson

. I also finished my blast cabinet, works great...

. I also finished my blast cabinet, works great other than air pressure. Does anyone know if smaller tip on the gun makes any difference?

Lots of variables to that question. A lot is going to be...
July 25th, 2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,943
Posted By Sampson

. I also finished my blast cabinet, works great...

. I also finished my blast cabinet, works great other than air pressure. Does anyone know if smaller tip on the gun makes any difference?

Lots of variables to that question. A lot is going to be...
July 23rd, 2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By Sampson

Looks like this! ...

Looks like this!


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