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March 27th, 2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By Doc350s

Nice '74. Love the looks with the decals.

Nice '74. Love the looks with the decals.
June 16th, 2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,683
Posted By Doc350s

I've heard of vapor lock being an issue on the...

I've heard of vapor lock being an issue on the big block cars. Reason why they went to a return line to the tank to provide recirculation flow to prevent it. Gas cap is definitely a good start. ...
Forum: Transmission
May 22nd, 2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 300
Posted By Doc350s

TH350 Thrust problem

Ok looking for some information. Here's the issue. Engine (350) has ~ 1500 miles on it and developed a lower oil pressure/noise issue. Rebuilder now has the engine and has shown me a badly...
Forum: 442
July 18th, 2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,953
Posted By Doc350s

Welcome to CO. I restored my 73 from worse...

Welcome to CO. I restored my 73 from worse condition being a Canadian car. They turn out real sharp and aren't very common at the cruise nights and car shows outside of the Oldsmobile events. As...
Forum: Small Blocks
June 12th, 2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,842
Posted By Doc350s

I've got an x pipe on mine. Hooker super comps...

I've got an x pipe on mine. Hooker super comps up front (1.75" primaries to 3" collector) 2-1/2" to the mufflers (GT exhaust - essentially the exhaust shops company muffler, polished stainless)...
May 20th, 2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By Doc350s

PM sent

PM sent
May 3rd, 2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By Doc350s

Got any pics?

Got any pics?
Forum: Cutlass
April 29th, 2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,021
Posted By Doc350s

Sounds like the proportional valve has set...

Sounds like the proportional valve has set isolating the rears. This can happen when there is pressure up front but none in the rear. Easiest way to fix it is to watch the brake light or put a...
January 29th, 2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By Doc350s

PM sent

PM sent
December 20th, 2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,267
Posted By Doc350s

Good looking car! Welcome from Ajax.

Good looking car! Welcome from Ajax.
June 16th, 2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,495
Posted By Doc350s

What an amazing find. I wish we had barns like...

What an amazing find. I wish we had barns like that near here.:D
June 16th, 2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,963
Posted By Doc350s

Both sites have a huge amount of resources. I...

Both sites have a huge amount of resources. I think I'm not the only one that is members on both sites :D
June 14th, 2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By Doc350s

They mount underneath the top weatherstrip for...

They mount underneath the top weatherstrip for frameless windows just prior to the top end of the A pillar on the outside edge. They hold the window in against the rubber seal when fully raised. ...
June 14th, 2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By Doc350s

Blowout Clips

Anybody have any idea where we can get replacement blowout clips for the 73-75s. Pretty sure they were the same on both the Supreme and S/442s? That being said do we really need them and if so what...
June 13th, 2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,802
Posted By Doc350s

I'm with Dan. I pay about $7 a gallon up here in...

I'm with Dan. I pay about $7 a gallon up here in Canada and that's when it's cheaper.
June 10th, 2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,362
Posted By Doc350s

My builder recommended Joe Gibbs 10-30 as well. ...

My builder recommended Joe Gibbs 10-30 as well. Only thing I've ever seen using 50 is a control differential on a Sherman tank :D
June 8th, 2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,344
Posted By Doc350s

I've pretty much dealt with Inline Tube and...

I've pretty much dealt with Inline Tube and Fusick for most of my resto parts. Can't say I had a bad experience. Fusick missed a part once but it was picked up in the next order. What I can say is...
May 23rd, 2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 402
Posted By Doc350s

74 Salon Seat Chrome

Anybody have a set of chrome moldings for the 74 Cutlass Salon Seats? Looking to get a complete set as one of mine have broke. I'm sure mine wasn't the first ever to be broken by the seat lock pin....
April 14th, 2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,507
Posted By Doc350s

Condolences to you and the family.

Condolences to you and the family.
March 28th, 2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,206
Posted By Doc350s

Good luck. If it ends up being one of the new...

Good luck. If it ends up being one of the new self bleeding style (plugs come with it to seal the line ports to bench bleed) let us know. I've spent some "wonderful" time getting rid of the air in...
March 28th, 2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,206
Posted By Doc350s

Still sounds like an air problem, seeing as the...

Still sounds like an air problem, seeing as the line and master were completely drained. It takes a bit to get all the air out of the rear chamber. With the master cylinder mounted in the car the...
March 25th, 2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 946
Posted By Doc350s

I'm interested. PM sent.

I'm interested. PM sent.
March 25th, 2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,206
Posted By Doc350s

When I put my master on following the bench...

When I put my master on following the bench bleed, I filled the line to the rear cylinders using a clear hose and syringe connected to the rear line to the combination/proportional valve. Takes a...
Forum: Small Blocks
March 23rd, 2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,871
Posted By Doc350s

I vote for too much slack.

I vote for too much slack.
March 23rd, 2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,206
Posted By Doc350s

I put a new master on the 73 and it has the...

I put a new master on the 73 and it has the internal bleeders. Pain in the you know what. Front would bleed great, back neededthe bubbles punctured every time. I wish it had the old style with...
March 23rd, 2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,820
Posted By Doc350s

Funny things you find when you're not looking. ...

Funny things you find when you're not looking. Didn't think they made a pickup. Custom conversion? Found a 1957 Chev Cameo at the rad shop when we got a military M113 carrier rad replaced.
March 23rd, 2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By Doc350s

Cold idle sounds reasonable at 1200. Most newer...

Cold idle sounds reasonable at 1200. Most newer vehicles are 1000 rpm on cold circuit. Tube heat or electric, sounds like the choke is set too heavy. If the carb hasn't been rebuilt the choke stat...
March 23rd, 2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,206
Posted By Doc350s

X2 what Joe said. I've ran into this problem...

X2 what Joe said. I've ran into this problem myself. After bench bleeding you can hook up a continuity tester that has an alarm to it (connect one end to brake switch and the other to ground) and...
March 11th, 2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,477
Posted By Doc350s

Sorry for the loss, condolences.

Sorry for the loss, condolences.
Forum: Big Blocks
March 9th, 2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,503
Posted By Doc350s

If you have to go to an open element. Check out...

If you have to go to an open element. Check out Edelbrock 1223 air element. Black matte powder coat with silk screened Edelbrock logo. I've got a repro 350 decal on the top and it covers...
March 9th, 2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,564
Posted By Doc350s

Eric's idea is probably best. Good to track down...

Eric's idea is probably best. Good to track down leakage by replacing or removing fuses. If not you run the risk of lets try this....then this....it may be this. Spent time in a shop and the worst...
March 9th, 2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,921
Posted By Doc350s

Saw the pics on the www.73-77olds.com site. ...

Saw the pics on the www.73-77olds.com site. Definite work but not impossible. Nice find.
March 9th, 2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,419
Posted By Doc350s

As much work as it would be you are far better...

As much work as it would be you are far better off grinding flush and drilling it out. Tap the new hole and install new bolt/stud. Maintains factory alignment adjustments anyway. I was lucky...
March 6th, 2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By Doc350s

Still steep. Saw the original asking price was...

Still steep. Saw the original asking price was around 100K.
March 5th, 2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By Doc350s

I second the Doug Roe book. Had mine for years...

I second the Doug Roe book. Had mine for years and always go back when I have q-jet questions or want to "play" with the carb.
March 4th, 2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By Doc350s

Looks like all the engine needs is a quick dust...

Looks like all the engine needs is a quick dust off and voila!....nice looking gold block. Welcome!
March 4th, 2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By Doc350s

Welcome!

Welcome!
March 4th, 2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,329
Posted By Doc350s

Got a replacement from these guys...

Got a replacement from these guys www.canadapartsonline.com. probably have a US affiliate as mine came from the US. Bought a 4 core rad looks like the original except has an extra fitting on the...
February 22nd, 2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,438
Posted By Doc350s

No computer crap!!! X2 on the rest.

No computer crap!!! X2 on the rest.
February 22nd, 2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,376
Posted By Doc350s

Actually doesn't look bad. Interior is pretty...

Actually doesn't look bad. Interior is pretty good, big wheels over do it, but the door decal definitely tops it off. :D
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