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Forum: Transmission
February 7th, 2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,600
Posted By malibu406

Thanks for the information, especially the...

Thanks for the information, especially the thickness issue. I did not know that. My only concern is that a chunk of steel is not always a chunk of steel coming from over seas. But, like you said,...
Forum: Transmission
January 30th, 2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,600
Posted By malibu406

PRW flywheel

Is anyone using the PRW billet flywheel for a 455? Any comments? I think they are off shore, because the place that sells them was vague in answering the question. I am not a big fan of off shore...
Forum: Cars For Sale
October 18th, 2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,247
Posted By malibu406

Too far for me (east of Pittsburgh), but 66400 is...

Too far for me (east of Pittsburgh), but 66400 is right. It would be a shame to crush that with the quarter, boot, and windshield moldings and the top frame, motor, and cylinders. That stuff is not...
Forum: Body work
October 3rd, 2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,921
Posted By malibu406

Thanks guys. I am going to stick with using the...

Thanks guys. I am going to stick with using the Clausen Rust Defender like I have in the past unless I media blast it. I read the Rust Defender application guide and did not remember that it...
Forum: Body work
October 1st, 2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,921
Posted By malibu406

Rust - Metal prep

I have stripped my 69 442. The original paint was dead, so there are tiny little rust spots (akin to looking like overspray) that cannot be removed with a DA. The look more like stains, but you...
Forum: 442
September 12th, 2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,432
Posted By malibu406

A guy on ROP did one in a 68 and I saw it in...

A guy on ROP did one in a 68 and I saw it in person. He said it was a pain in the rear, but it was the best thing he ever did as he liked it much better than the muncie he ran for years. His author...
Forum: Body work
July 18th, 2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By malibu406

Tabco

I have had good luck wiith Tabco. They are stamped in Ohio and have a made in the USA sticker right on them. They are thicker than the others I have seen and they are galvanized. The do not come...
Forum: 442
March 10th, 2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,166
Posted By malibu406

I looked at the 68 front and rear bumpers and the...

I looked at the 68 front and rear bumpers and the 69 front bumper at the Canton OH swap meet last year. They do not look as good as a rechromed originals (as expected), but they were much better...
March 9th, 2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,093
Posted By malibu406

Eddie, Great job! The only problem is that...

Eddie,

Great job! The only problem is that you out did me.

As I wrote, I knew I should have experimented a little more to get the color match perfect. I noticed to gold too, but did not...
March 9th, 2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,479
Posted By malibu406

I go every year for parts for my 69 442 and...

I go every year for parts for my 69 442 and friend's 68 442. It is sort of a joke between us that we can almost count the number of parts for our cars on our hands. But, tons of stuff for Chevy,...
February 16th, 2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,093
Posted By malibu406

Here is a link to what I did. Sorry, but the...

Here is a link to what I did. Sorry, but the pictures are no longer attached. The only think that I would have done different is first doped the epoxy with a light brown burnt wood then simply...
February 15th, 2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 632
Posted By malibu406

Wyotech Swap Meet - Feb. 20

For those in the Pittsburgh Pa area, the Wyotech Swap Meet in Blairsville is this weekend, Feb. 20. I've never been there before, but what else is there to do right now anyway.

Here is the link,...
February 13th, 2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,815
Posted By malibu406

I've watched two episodes, but the worst was the...

I've watched two episodes, but the worst was the one with the Ford Fairlane. They showed the restoration and it was about the quality of what I would have done........................when I was 16...
January 15th, 2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,292
Posted By malibu406

A guy down the road put one in his 68 Cutlass. ...

A guy down the road put one in his 68 Cutlass. He said it was the best thing he ever did, but he did have to modify the transmission tunnel, driveshaft and a couple of other things. He has some...
Forum: Big Blocks
January 12th, 2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,204
Posted By malibu406

I saw that and thought it was a good way to turn...

I saw that and thought it was a good way to turn it into a swinging pendulum and then cut him in half.
Forum: Big Blocks
January 10th, 2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,204
Posted By malibu406

X2. I was waiting to see stand wipe his feet out.

X2. I was waiting to see stand wipe his feet out.
December 22nd, 2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 811
Posted By malibu406

C Heads

I have two sets of assembled C casting heads for sale.

One set is $200. SOLD

The other set will need shaved approx. .03" to remove some pitting on the deck mating surface. Someone left them...
Forum: Parts Wanted
December 10th, 2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By malibu406

I have one. PM sent.

I have one. PM sent.
December 10th, 2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 356
Posted By malibu406

NOS 66-67 fender - not mine

http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/pts/2104638694.html
December 8th, 2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 758
Posted By malibu406

68ragtop PM sent Rich

68ragtop
PM sent

Rich
Forum: Parts Wanted
December 3rd, 2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,532
Posted By malibu406

Thanks. I have seen that car for sale for years...

Thanks. I have seen that car for sale for years with some negetive feedback. Of course you don't know if any of the feedback is real or not. It is too far for me anyway though.
Forum: Big Blocks
December 2nd, 2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 972
Posted By malibu406

Wow, I just an email back. They did not answer...

Wow, I just an email back. They did not answer any of my questions, but did give me a price...........................$749!!!!:eek:

They must have accidentally included a 6-71 blower or a spare...
Forum: Big Blocks
December 1st, 2010, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 972
Posted By malibu406

New Mondello Toro intake

I just saw this "new Toro intake" on Mondello's site. I sent an email to inquire, but I thought maybe someone knows something about it.

It looks similar to an O4B to me. Maybe it is finally an...
Forum: Parts Wanted
November 28th, 2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,532
Posted By malibu406

Thanks. Good find, but I would feel too guilty...

Thanks. Good find, but I would feel too guilty gutting that car out.
Forum: Parts Wanted
November 25th, 2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 630
Posted By malibu406

69 body shell 442/cutlass

Sorry, I put this in the wrong section previously.

I am looking for a good body shell for my 69 442. Mine needs cowl work and the roof was replaced (not very well at that), plus needs quarter...
Forum: Parts Wanted
November 25th, 2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,532
Posted By malibu406

Body shell for 69 442/Cutlass

I am looking for a good body shell for my 69 442. Mine needs cowl work and the roof was replaced (not very well at that), plus needs quarter skins. Thus, I am considering getting another shell.
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November 24th, 2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,447
Posted By malibu406

I put a Moser 9" with 35 spline axles, nodular...

I put a Moser 9" with 35 spline axles, nodular center section, Detriot Locker, 3.73's, 1350 u-joints, and F-150 drum break setup in my 81 Malibu. Everything fit perfectly and it was a nice unit. It...
November 15th, 2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 758
Posted By malibu406

69 Cutlass 442 f85 Olds Complete DashI

I have a complete black dash assembly from a 1969 Cutlass S. This has EVERYTHING from the dash pad, lower plastic dash, lower metal dash, gauges, glove box, complete wiring harness, switches, radio,...
November 15th, 2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 179,500
Posted By malibu406

Complete dash from a 69 Cutlass S. Everything is...

Complete dash from a 69 Cutlass S. Everything is here. Fuel gauge not shown, but I have it. Thanks
http://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/pts/2025887005.html
Forum: Parts Wanted
September 15th, 2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By malibu406

Try these ...

Try these
http://inlandempire.craigslist.org/pts/1879805668.html
http://kansascity.craigslist.org/pts/1931646862.html
http://stockton.craigslist.org/pts/1925048901.html
September 13th, 2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 698
Posted By malibu406

Complete dash for 69 cutlass / 442 (and 68 A/C)

I have a complete dash that came from a 1969 Cutlass S. This dash has everything from the lower metal dash to the pad including all gauges, complete wiring harness, radio, switches, etc. Note, I have...
September 12th, 2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By malibu406

Upcoming Olds events in Western PA

These events are only about 50 miles apart from each other. I don't know why they are on the same day (Sept. 19)? It makes you choose which to go to rather than both
...
Forum: Cars For Sale
September 12th, 2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,133
Posted By malibu406

The 68 was rough. He was asking $3500 or best...

The 68 was rough. He was asking $3500 or best offer. For a running driving car, I thought it was a fair starting point anyway.

I drove 260 miles (each way) to go to that event based on the...
Forum: Big Blocks
August 12th, 2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,321
Posted By malibu406

Olds rpm air gap 7551

Does anyone know what ever happened to the rpm air gap for the 455 #7551? It still shows up in their catalog, but I've never seen one for sale.
Forum: 442
August 2nd, 2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,907
Posted By malibu406

Thanks for the pictures. Looks good from what...

Thanks for the pictures. Looks good from what can be seen. If you get some more or have any other comments, let us know.
Forum: 442
August 2nd, 2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,907
Posted By malibu406

Here is the reply I got from BAP about the 69 442...

Here is the reply I got from BAP about the 69 442 bumpers. I sounds like they are in work. However, I want to see one in person before buying based on other aftermarket stuff I have seen.

The...
Forum: Body work
July 27th, 2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,400
Posted By malibu406

I used one set of them on a 69 and they were...

I used one set of them on a 69 and they were total junk and did not fit well at all. I had to reshape them with a rubber mallet on a padded stool and cut to fit. I can't remember what brand they...
Forum: Body work
July 27th, 2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,639
Posted By malibu406

The Tabco quater skins are made in Ohio. I've...

The Tabco quater skins are made in Ohio. I've used two sets. They are thicker that the other junk and are galvanized instead of primed. Attached are two photos of convertible replacements that I...
Forum: 442
July 27th, 2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,907
Posted By malibu406

I actually have two orginal 69 442 bumpers that...

I actually have two orginal 69 442 bumpers that need chromed and some small rust hole repairs around the brackets. It is just so expensive to get a good triple chrome job and based on all of the...
Forum: 442
July 25th, 2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,907
Posted By malibu406

Great. I would really appreciate your feedback.

Great. I would really appreciate your feedback.
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