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June 17th, 2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 728
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Way Kooool!! Joe. Glad you had a safe trip....

Way Kooool!! Joe. Glad you had a safe trip. Eventually, the power tour is on our bucket too. Chasing electrical gremlins right now.
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 29th, 2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,016
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Congrats Rick! What a deal! By the way, Pam...

Congrats Rick! What a deal!

By the way, Pam had a good chuckle on the ďsales pitchĒ. Her response ďsounds familiarĒ. I am not sure what she is talking about.😇
May 27th, 2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 673
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Speedometer Cable Routing Blues

Since I just melted the casing on my brand new speedometer cable against the exhaust what is the proper routing for the speedometer cable under a 70 442.?

Also, once inside whatís is the path it...
May 24th, 2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 7,732
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Mac, Try this, if you can get the wood past...

Mac,

Try this, if you can get the wood past the header. When I did mine on the Cutlass it was quick and easy. As you mentioned, had to get around the headers though to get to the block. Post...
May 13th, 2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

I had seen those, but they were not long enough...

I had seen those, but they were not long enough to do what I wanted. I did not want to cut out anything. Been there, done that in the past. With the spacers the speakers do not hit the metal in the...
May 13th, 2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Alternate speaker mounting

Starting on the interior. What is one of the important items for the interior? Music of course.




I wanted to put 6x9ís in but I didnít want to recut the 6x9 holes in the package tray, as I...
May 12th, 2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Nice looking W-30! Are you going to be at the...

Nice looking W-30! Are you going to be at the Aliance show this year. It is on my to doís for shows. I havenít had a car there since 1989. Iíve been there a couple of times the past 4-5 yrs.
May 11th, 2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Less than an hour!

Iím wanting to go for a ride, the Mrs is wanting to go for a ride. So, interior be darned, Put the passenger seat in, throw the speedometer in, and away we go.

Stopped by Advance to pick up a...
May 11th, 2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Thanks Rob! I will say when they are done right,...

Thanks Rob! I will say when they are done right, some vinyl tops look good, but I donít like to deal with them. Plus, I think it is sportier looking without the top.
May 10th, 2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

I understand, I like the looks of the Wide Ovals,...

I understand, I like the looks of the Wide Ovals, but not the tread pattern or the ride of those old style tires.
May 9th, 2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Thank you guys, I am really pleased with it. ...

Thank you guys, I am really pleased with it.


As for the plate.......
May 9th, 2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Thanks Ron! All stripes were done and cleared...

Thanks Ron! All stripes were done and cleared over when it was painted. Was that you on face book asking about the SSIís vs the aftermarket rims? If so, I vote for the SSIís
May 9th, 2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Thanks again Rick!!

Thanks again Rick!!
May 9th, 2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Thanks! Yes it is a great feeling. I got to...

Thanks! Yes it is a great feeling. I got to drive her, although it was just off of the trailer and into the garage. I had never been in the car when it moved on its own.
May 8th, 2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,842
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Here you go. ...

Here you go.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com-vbulletin/1227x1230/b5baf16d_0e54_4dfd_afd0_af78ce33c653_f9bc2f5d5b79eda75c4fb6ad899bf822f6cb1f94.jpeg
May 8th, 2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

In case you missed the personalized plate post....

In case you missed the personalized plate post. (Last letter is a N)
...
May 8th, 2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Thank you!!

Thank you!!
May 8th, 2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Thanks Adam!! My tech deficiency is showing...

Thanks Adam!!

My tech deficiency is showing again. I cannot get the video to upload from my I phone any suggestions?
May 8th, 2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Sheís Home!!!!

Yesterday, I finally brought her home!!!! Still interior work to do, but it is a great feeling!...
May 8th, 2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,842
Posted By Troys Toy 70

70 Add Campaign

Here are my new plates. Didnít want to show them until she was home from the body shop. (Last letter is an N)
...
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 6th, 2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Congrats again!! If you want to get creative...

Congrats again!!

If you want to get creative you can use pool nuddles, All sorts of colors available to put on the hood tooth.😃
May 6th, 2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 834
Posted By Troys Toy 70

To add to what Joe just said. The A-body 4-door...

To add to what Joe just said. The A-body 4-door windshields are 3/4 to an inch taller than the 2-doors.
May 5th, 2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Scrappy, Where are you located? I have one...

Scrappy,

Where are you located? I have one in SE Ohio.
April 25th, 2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 300
Posted By Troys Toy 70

70 Dual Gate Questions

A coupe of questions on the 70 dual gate.

1) Is the shifter arm that is on the side of the transmission the same between a regular floor shifter and a dual gate?

2) What is the proper procedure...
Forum: Paint
April 18th, 2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Thanks everyone. It appears that there are two...

Thanks everyone. It appears that there are two camps rattle paint and clear, or the Parts Place. If there are any others let me know.
Forum: Paint
April 16th, 2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Another Splatter Paint Question

Other than rattle can paint, what other options are you guys using for splatter paint?
April 16th, 2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Thanks Luke! I am pumped!!! I donít know...

Thanks Luke!


I am pumped!!! I donít know if Christmas was ever this exciting, LOL!!!
April 15th, 2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Thanks everyone for the other compliments. I...

Thanks everyone for the other compliments. I really appreciate this site all the help and support and new friends!
April 15th, 2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

I appreciate it! I told the Mrs. It...

I appreciate it!

I told the Mrs. It finally struck me that this isnít someone elseís car that I am looking at at a car show....Itís our 4 4 2!

Unfortunately, Nationals is not in the cards...
April 15th, 2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

I would love to claim all the work, but the body...

I would love to claim all the work, but the body work was done by a gentleman in Covington KY. If any one is close and needs body work, PM me and we can talk.

I do what little I can. Such as I...
April 14th, 2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Thanks Adam! She is not quite done, but I am like...

Thanks Adam! She is not quite done, but I am like Pavlovís dogs just waiting and slobbering all over myself.
😮😁😁

By June she should be on the road, and to a few shows.


Hownis you project...
April 14th, 2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Yes, they are cleared over. It is a personal...

Yes, they are cleared over. It is a personal preference of mine, I donít think the factory did though.

You car is going to look great as well! I am following along.
April 14th, 2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

I wasnít going to post these pics as I wanted to...

I wasnít going to post these pics as I wanted to do the full reveal, but I am too excited not to. It will be a couple more weeks before it comes home....
April 12th, 2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

It still has a grey hue to it, but standing...

It still has a grey hue to it, but standing upright out in the sun light it looks more black.
...
April 11th, 2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Special Thanks to the Mrs.

You know you have a loving wife, when she tapes all the chrome on a set of SSIís so I can keep scuffing and painting.

Not only that but she did a really good job!!!!
April 11th, 2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Unmasked

Here is what one looks like unmasked. Still need to do a little hand rubbing on the chrome.
...
April 11th, 2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Wow, Is that grey???

After sever recommendations, I ordered a couple of cans of Eastwoodís Satin Black Wheel paint.
...
April 10th, 2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

I made two coating and polishing with the Dremel,...

I made two coating and polishing with the Dremel, and this is the final result.
...
April 10th, 2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Prior to polishing. (I hope the pics do the...

Prior to polishing. (I hope the pics do the process justice, as there is a very noticeable difference.)
...
April 10th, 2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,559
Posted By Troys Toy 70

Here is the before ( in the front) good bath and...

Here is the before ( in the front) good bath and scrubbing with a SOS pad, and after (in the back)...
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