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Forum: Cars For Sale
February 6th, 2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,911
Posted By bkeese

I've got an original paint (back half) Rallye and...

I've got an original paint (back half) Rallye and the bumpers have NOT been off, I believe. You told me about the grounding strap on the right rear bumper to taillight housing, it's there also. So...
Forum: Cars For Sale
January 21st, 2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 971
Posted By bkeese

1970 Pace Car y74

I bought this car 25+ years ago and drove it home. I am the 3rd owner, the second owner was the next door neighbor to the original owner. The original owner was in college and his girl friend was...
October 9th, 2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By bkeese

Convertible top frame?

My son has come across what I believe is a 1969 GTO power top frame with the pistons. Knowing that many parts or interchangeable with the Olds I thought I'd ask the experts. Are they the same and...
February 13th, 2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 692
Posted By bkeese

Need help selling a 85 Iroc Z race car

My cousin died unexpectedly and I need to sell all 3 cars. She getting a hip replacement and is stuck with 2 sticks and a race car.

It is a street legal 85 IROC-Z, with a crate motor (more...
Forum: Cars Wanted
October 23rd, 2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,408
Posted By bkeese

There was one on here back in July. It was in...

There was one on here back in July. It was in Canada with docs but non-original motor.
Forum: Cars For Sale
October 16th, 2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 11,430
Posted By bkeese

I did not knot that, now I do! Harsh! I didn't...

I did not knot that, now I do! Harsh! I didn't realize this was an episode of American Pickers playing out right here on Classic Oldsmobiles.



I wonder what Stefano said to this? OK? Then...
October 16th, 2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,675
Posted By bkeese

I learned several things that made my investment...

I learned several things that made my investment in reading all 44 pages worth it and they are:
- I will NOT be using any additives, additives usually wrecked the oil, but not always
- 5W30...
Forum: Cars For Sale
October 16th, 2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 11,430
Posted By bkeese

You work with him and he flips it! Harsh!

You work with him and he flips it! Harsh!
October 15th, 2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,675
Posted By bkeese

Just a few thought on the 540RAT link provided,...

Just a few thought on the 540RAT link provided, for those that don't want to read all 44 pages. First, it reads like a Sunday morning paid program, very similar to the stock buying tips I receive in...
October 9th, 2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,675
Posted By bkeese

I sure would like to know where you saw SF having...

I sure would like to know where you saw SF having 1100 ppm of ZDDP. SF was designed for roller cam, catalytic converter modern cars, not antiques. My research states that only CJ4 has 1100 ppm of...
October 9th, 2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,675
Posted By bkeese

True! , but they still have enough for now, maybe...

True! , but they still have enough for now, maybe not in the future. CJ4 has 1100 ppm of ZDDP, the minimum for flat tappet cams is 1000. So you are left with corrosion prevention as the only true...
October 9th, 2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,675
Posted By bkeese

WRONG! according to the American Petroleum...

WRONG! according to the American Petroleum Institute (API)!!!!!!!!!!

S = Service
C = Commercial

Yea but what do they know!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
...
October 9th, 2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,675
Posted By bkeese

I think you article is a bit bias. Remember your...

I think you article is a bit bias. Remember your engine is 45 years old and oils have improved greatly in 45 years, but engines have moved to catalytic converters and roller camshafts. Both do not...
October 8th, 2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 49,760
Posted By bkeese

If you look at the first photo a couplr inches...

If you look at the first photo a couplr inches behind 9G21 is casting flashing where the mold came together. I would say this distributor has never been turned down. So unless there is something...
October 7th, 2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,675
Posted By bkeese

That is exactly how STP became a household name!

That is exactly how STP became a household name!
October 2nd, 2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,267
Posted By bkeese

Thanks, 70Cutty, I've been looking for a thread...

Thanks, 70Cutty, I've been looking for a thread like yours.
October 2nd, 2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,044
Posted By bkeese

College Park airfield (oldest in the country) had...

College Park airfield (oldest in the country) had a fly-in several years back and had a few old trainers fly in. I was talking to one of the guys and he said it was $1900/hour to fly it. When they...
October 2nd, 2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,675
Posted By bkeese

Our engines need 1100ppm zddp which equates to an...

Our engines need 1100ppm zddp which equates to an API of CJ4. Any CJ4 will work including the cheap stuff. If you fell better about the boutique oils then buy them. An SF rating is NOT suffient...
October 2nd, 2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,054
Posted By bkeese

Have I got a long story about involving JC Taylor...

Have I got a long story about involving JC Taylor insurance (Zurich). Here is the Reader's Digest version.

It was a 1968 Z28 RS Camaro with 68,000 miles. The car was found after the original...
October 2nd, 2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,054
Posted By bkeese

Truer words never spoken! I had a close...

Truer words never spoken!

I had a close friend that had this happen to him. He shot 2 guys stealing tools out of his garage. Both lived, the only thing he ever said about it was, "Next time...
October 2nd, 2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,441
Posted By bkeese

Smile I wondered if anyone here knew about it. I have...

I wondered if anyone here knew about it. I have been a member of the NCRS for over 30 years and they say it appears NOS. There is NO organization more anal about originality than the NCRS. I am...
October 2nd, 2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 648
Posted By bkeese

If you don't know the cfm it is NOT big enough. ...

If you don't know the cfm it is NOT big enough. Mine is somewhere in the upper 20s maybe 30 cfm. It is a dual stage, that is how you get to 175 psi. It is either 5 hp or probably 7.5 and it is 220...
October 2nd, 2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,441
Posted By bkeese

Re-skinning aluminum

Any of you guys ever heard of it? I did a search and came up with zip. It makes your aluminum intakes and transmissions look like NOS.

What is an NOS quality W30 or W31 intake worth these days?
October 2nd, 2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,082
Posted By bkeese

I have an extra one that I was thinking about...

I have an extra one that I was thinking about having re-skinned. Any of you guys ever done that? Do you know about it?
October 2nd, 2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By bkeese

You guys have overlooked the obvious. It is NOT...

You guys have overlooked the obvious. It is NOT the AWD, 4WD, 2 wd or 1 wd that matters, it is the driver. I hate BMW drivers on dry pavement and Land Rovers are a close second. In slippery...
October 1st, 2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 49,760
Posted By bkeese

No message

No message
September 30th, 2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 98,556
Posted By bkeese

What are they using to fix the pitted frame? ...

What are they using to fix the pitted frame? Just curious.

Who do you guys get to refinish your aluminum items, like intakes? Do you know about re-skinning aluminum?
September 30th, 2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 49,760
Posted By bkeese

Well call me late to the party! Take a look...

Well call me late to the party!

Take a look at the first 989 dist. Do you notice the flashing that exists too the far right after the number? Any number tampering (except one process I can...
Forum: Small Blocks
July 30th, 2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,702
Posted By bkeese

I have one just about like this and you won't be...

I have one just about like this and you won't be happy. I do have 3.91 gears and I'm not happy. You MUST have a high stall converted for this cam and NO power brakes. I'll put it this way, imagin...
Forum: Cars Wanted
June 19th, 2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,603
Posted By bkeese

I hope you saw this one! ...

I hope you saw this one!
...
May 22nd, 2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,466
Posted By bkeese

Thanks Brian, that's what I wanted to know.

Thanks Brian, that's what I wanted to know.
May 22nd, 2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,466
Posted By bkeese

Brian, What rear do you have in your 507? I...

Brian,
What rear do you have in your 507? I assume it isn't an O-type. Are not the Chevelle 12 bolts stronger?
Forum: Cutlass
May 22nd, 2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 50,028
Posted By bkeese

Sorry guys but I have to agree with Johnny on...

Sorry guys but I have to agree with Johnny on this one. The only 1971 I have ever owned was an LT1 Vette and it was down 40 hp over the 1970 due to lost compression. It was all down hill from 1970!...
Forum: Small Blocks
May 20th, 2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,292
Posted By bkeese

You think!

You think!
Forum: Big Blocks
May 20th, 2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,082
Posted By bkeese

I'm confused. Every recommendation has been to...

I'm confused. Every recommendation has been to fix/free up the advance so that the distributor can add advance to the total timing. I agree that the timing has a problem, but there isn't enough...
May 14th, 2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 565
Posted By bkeese

Well I'm in Maryland and decided not to remove my...

Well I'm in Maryland and decided not to remove my 1970 350 2 bbl engine before sending the car to the scrap yard. So I would say start at $.10 / pound. You can probably get as much for the heads as...
Forum: Small Blocks
May 14th, 2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 907
Posted By bkeese

As little as I have too to achive my goals.

As little as I have too to achive my goals.
Forum: Small Blocks
May 14th, 2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 907
Posted By bkeese

I want to add the bite to my Rallye's bark

I have a Rallye 350 (yea, I know it was just an appearence package) and want to make it run the way the General should have constructed it with a W31 engine. It needs to appear stock, with the...
Forum: Cutlass
February 11th, 2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 50,028
Posted By bkeese

I did a reasearch project for college English...

I did a reasearch project for college English class on this subject back in the 70s. The lower compression was do to emmissions. That has probably been already stated (I didn't read all of the...
Forum: Cars Wanted
October 17th, 2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,451
Posted By bkeese

I'm parting out one right now. 1970 Cutlass S HT...

I'm parting out one right now. 1970 Cutlass S HT a/c console and bucket seats.
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