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June 30th, 2015, 10:23 AM
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Posted By Billb442

Yes, that would be fantastic. Please PM me the...

Yes, that would be fantastic. Please PM me the contact info for Ron. Anyone I can talk to that worked there at Phillips Olds may know something or someone that may be able to help. Thanks.
Bill
June 30th, 2015, 08:31 AM
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Posted By Billb442

Thanks Richard. That actually was going to be one...

Thanks Richard. That actually was going to be one of my next steps. One of the previous posts mentioned Ray and that he was a mechanic at Phillips Olds and I was going to try and contact him, so...
June 29th, 2015, 12:53 PM
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Posted By Billb442

I too would be interested in seeing more Phillips...

I too would be interested in seeing more Phillips Olds racing pics if anyone has any.

I am finally just about finished with my many, many year restoration project on my 69 Olds 442 W30...
Forum: Big Blocks
April 23rd, 2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,943
Posted By Billb442

Update: I took the carb to the carb guy who...

Update: I took the carb to the carb guy who rebuilt it a while ago. He tore the whole thing down right in front of me. He blew air through all the passages and none of them were blocked. He checked...
Forum: Big Blocks
April 17th, 2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,943
Posted By Billb442

Well I have Airtex now so I guess I will try and...

Well I have Airtex now so I guess I will try and find a Carter one and see how that goes. You said you had issues with Carter pumps too though. Are those the only 2 options now? Where did you get the...
Forum: Big Blocks
April 17th, 2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,943
Posted By Billb442

Well I'm thinking I should probably replace my...

Well I'm thinking I should probably replace my fuel pump to be on the safe side. Anyone know of a good source for a good quality fuel pump? Most I have looked into don't say who the manufacture of...
Forum: Big Blocks
April 17th, 2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,943
Posted By Billb442

OK, so I got a proper vacuum/fuel pressure gauge...

OK, so I got a proper vacuum/fuel pressure gauge and connected it directly to the fuel pump. I cranked the engine for several seconds and watched the gauge. It registered around 7 psi but would pulse...
Forum: Big Blocks
April 16th, 2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,943
Posted By Billb442

As far as I can tell the choke is working. It is...

As far as I can tell the choke is working. It is the disconnected mechanical type that works off the heat of the intake. It is closed when cold and opens as the engine warms up. Whether or not it is...
Forum: Big Blocks
April 16th, 2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,943
Posted By Billb442

Thanks, I will look and see if I can find one of...

Thanks, I will look and see if I can find one of those filters. OK, so maybe my bowl being low was just evaporation? It was a few days before I pulled it off. I just wouldn't think that much gas...
Forum: Big Blocks
April 16th, 2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,943
Posted By Billb442

I'm not sure what jets or rods he used. I gave...

I'm not sure what jets or rods he used. I gave him the specs for a W30 carb and asked him to rebuild it as such. Whether he did that or not I'm not sure. But he offered to tear the carb apart of...
Forum: Big Blocks
April 16th, 2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,943
Posted By Billb442

Eric, thanks for the reply. Actually now that I...

Eric, thanks for the reply. Actually now that I think about it I don't know if the gas is leaking ALL the way back to the tank but it is definitely leaking back from the carb to at least the fuel...
Forum: Big Blocks
April 16th, 2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,943
Posted By Billb442

OK, I rented a fuel pressure gauge from autozone...

OK, I rented a fuel pressure gauge from autozone last night to check the fuel pressure. Unfortunately they only had one made for fuel injection systems so the gauge is designed to read high pressure....
Forum: Big Blocks
April 15th, 2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,943
Posted By Billb442

No, I have not checked the pressure yet. I am...

No, I have not checked the pressure yet. I am planning on doing that tonight. I'll post what the pressure was after I test it.
Bill
Forum: Big Blocks
April 15th, 2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,943
Posted By Billb442

Eric, thanks for the response. Let me clarify a...

Eric, thanks for the response. Let me clarify a little the symptoms I am having.


I believe that I am getting gas to the carb just fine as I had tested the pump when I installed it....
Forum: Big Blocks
April 15th, 2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,943
Posted By Billb442

I know that it is pumping gas as I did exactly as...

I know that it is pumping gas as I did exactly as you suggested when I installed the pump to make sure it was pumping. I did not check the pressure though so I guess I need to get a fuel pressure...
Forum: Big Blocks
April 15th, 2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,943
Posted By Billb442

As far as I recall it was running OK. The car has...

As far as I recall it was running OK. The car has been in process of being restored for many years now and it hasn't really been running in quite a few years. So it was sitting for a while with gas...
Forum: Big Blocks
April 14th, 2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,943
Posted By Billb442

Carb/Fuel Pump problem?

I am having an issue with my 69 442 running extremely rich and having a hard time starting after sitting a while. I had the carb rebuilt a while ago and just got around to installing it. It takes a...
April 14th, 2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 941
Posted By Billb442

Yeah, that sounds good. Send me a PM with how you...

Yeah, that sounds good. Send me a PM with how you want me to pay.
Bill
April 14th, 2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 941
Posted By Billb442

While we're discussing heater parts. Would you...

While we're discussing heater parts. Would you also have the defroster adapter and the 2 hoses that connect it to the defroster vents?
Bill
April 14th, 2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 941
Posted By Billb442

If you are willing to part it out I actually...

If you are willing to part it out I actually don't really need the heater control face plate just the part with the levers and cables that attach to it.
Bill
April 14th, 2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 941
Posted By Billb442

Ok, please PM me with price on the heater...

Ok, please PM me with price on the heater control. I did receive your emails I just haven't had a chance to reply yet. I will shortly.
Bill
April 13th, 2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 941
Posted By Billb442

Dean, Do you still have the items in this...

Dean, Do you still have the items in this listing? If so I may be interested, provided all the heater cables are intact with no broken plastic tabs where they get screwed in.
Bill
Forum: Body work
April 9th, 2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 699
Posted By Billb442

Convt Header Vinyl Installation

Anyone have experience with installing the convertible header vinyl? I bought the piece from Legendary Interiors a while back and I am now just getting around to installing it.
What is best to use...
Forum: Body work
April 4th, 2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,359
Posted By Billb442

Thanks for the offer 70Post. I think I may...

Thanks for the offer 70Post. I think I may actually already have the vinyl. I ordered complete interior from Legendary and got a Header Vinyl piece. That is the strip that goes along the top of the...
Forum: Body work
April 4th, 2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,359
Posted By Billb442

Thanks for the info Mrolds69. I'll take a look at...

Thanks for the info Mrolds69. I'll take a look at that strip caulk stuff. It looks like it is the right kind of material. I may need a lot of it though. It was pretty thickly applied in my molding...
Forum: Body work
April 3rd, 2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,359
Posted By Billb442

Windshield Reveal Molding

I am getting ready to reinstall my windshield reveal molding on my 69 442 convertible. It's been a long while since I took this all off and I have a few questions.
1. The side reveal moldings had...
Forum: Parts Wanted
April 1st, 2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By Billb442

Lunaboy, no big deal. Mine has been missing for...

Lunaboy, no big deal. Mine has been missing for quite some time so I couldn't remember what exactly it looked like. The picture you sent me looked correct from what I remembered but obviously there...
Forum: Parts Wanted
April 1st, 2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By Billb442

Well something is better than nothing, which is...

Well something is better than nothing, which is what I have right now. So I'll take it! PM sent. :D
Forum: Parts Wanted
March 31st, 2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By Billb442

dnmfranco, Is it something you would be willing...

dnmfranco, Is it something you would be willing to part with? Would you be interested in a swap for a 68 upper spacer? If not PM me and let me know what you would want for it.

Regards,
Bill
Forum: Parts Wanted
March 31st, 2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By Billb442

Still looking for this part. The one I got from...

Still looking for this part. The one I got from Lunaboy unfortunately seems to be for a different year Olds. It had a part# of 387726 which as far as I can tell is from a 68 or earlier Olds. The one...
Forum: Parts Wanted
March 13th, 2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By Billb442

WTB: 69 442 wheel well moldings

Looking for a complete set of 69 442 wheel well moldings. Doesn't need to be show quality but decent driver quality.
Thanks,
Bill
Forum: Parts Wanted
March 6th, 2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By Billb442

WTB: 1969 W30 Carb 7029254

I am looking for an original 1969 W30 Carburetor Part#7029254. Anyone have one of these just lying around that they want to part with? ;)
Thanks,
BillB
Forum: Parts Wanted
February 24th, 2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By Billb442

WTB: 69 442 upper antenna spacer

I am looking for the upper antenna spacer for a 69 442. It's the piece that sat in between the gasket and the mast nut on top of the fender. I believe it was chrome plated.
Forum: Parts Wanted
February 11th, 2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By Billb442

Thanks for the part number. There were many...

Thanks for the part number. There were many different ones to choose from and I wasn't sure which would work best so having the part number helps a lot. Now I just have to order some.

Thanks to...
Forum: Parts Wanted
February 11th, 2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By Billb442

Yeah, I saw the ones from Fusick's but $4 a piece...

Yeah, I saw the ones from Fusick's but $4 a piece seems a bit steep to me. I will try and search Auveco and see it I can't find a match.



Thanks for the link. The only one that seems like it...
Forum: Parts Wanted
February 10th, 2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By Billb442

Thanks for the link Randy. I'll check them out. I...

Thanks for the link Randy. I'll check them out. I know it is hard to find originals of these. I just figured with as many '69's I have seen parted out on this site over the years that maybe someone...
Forum: Parts Wanted
February 10th, 2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By Billb442

Wanted: '69 fender molding clips

I am looking for '69 fender peak molding metal spring clips with studs that attach 1/2" peak molding to the fender. looking for original clips not replacement ones. I need 16 of them.
Forum: 442
October 2nd, 2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,552
Posted By Billb442

I contacted a member of an Olds club who told me,...

I contacted a member of an Olds club who told me, "I looked at an original air cleaner and the center of the vent hole is almost 6 1/2" from the rear of the snorkle". So the 4" on the repro seems...
Forum: 442
September 30th, 2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,904
Posted By Billb442

Thank you very much Steve. I received the file...

Thank you very much Steve. I received the file and printed it out. It looks to be right at 4.7" so I think I'm good now. I really appreciate your help.

Regards,
Bill
Forum: 442
September 28th, 2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,904
Posted By Billb442

Thanks Steve. I really appreciate you doing...

Thanks Steve.
I really appreciate you doing this. I think this should help me out. The only problem is getting it to print out at the exact size. I copied the image and printed it but the image...
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