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April 17th, 2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 94
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Posted By DewChugr

Got the motor painted. Next I'll be painting some...

Got the motor painted. Next I'll be painting some of the brackets, etc.

We are considering doing the trunk and quarters ourselves. Not decided yet, but my son can do pretty much anything so we...
March 18th, 2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,683
Posted By DewChugr

If you want info on the motor PM me, I am not...

If you want info on the motor PM me, I am not ready to pay info on it here yet.

I will tell you, these battery cables are a pain in the ass to take out. The ONLY reason I got the one out of the...
March 18th, 2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,683
Posted By DewChugr

This cable is about 12 or so feet long, there are...

This cable is about 12 or so feet long, there are 2 separate wires as you can see. There is a junction that snaps into the firewall, but I could not get it out because there was zero access to that...
March 18th, 2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,683
Posted By DewChugr

Here are some photos. I'm uploading them from my...

Here are some photos. I'm uploading them from my phone so I hope they aren't megasized.

Not bad for $75 and an extra set of clutches....
March 18th, 2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,683
Posted By DewChugr

It's been a dreadful period of time of getting...

It's been a dreadful period of time of getting very little done. The motor I was going to use needed to be rebuilt so rather than spending money on that I've picked up another one that should work.
...
March 17th, 2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By DewChugr

That's what I'm aftaid of. I was hoping since the...

That's what I'm aftaid of. I was hoping since the tires aren't that wide they might fit. I can't try them right now because the body is not on the frame.
March 16th, 2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By DewChugr

after reading some more threads it looks like I...

after reading some more threads it looks like I have to have 5.5" on a 10" wheel.
March 16th, 2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By DewChugr

Another will these fit

71 convertible. I'm looking at a set of at wheels to get me by until the car is done and to not spend a ton of cash on the ones I want now. I'm pretty sure I won't lose any on these. They are 18x10...
January 22nd, 2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,683
Posted By DewChugr

I have a guy up here that does restorations and...

I have a guy up here that does restorations and has done a lot of show winning pint jobs and cars in low rider mag, etc. that I'm leaning towards doing the paint on mine. I'm hoping to at least get...
January 22nd, 2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,683
Posted By DewChugr

Yeah, it's pretty sad I haven't gotten more done....

Yeah, it's pretty sad I haven't gotten more done. We've been going some motor work and I've been getting some more stuff together. Hope to get back to it when it's a little warmer.
Forum: Other
July 20th, 2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By DewChugr

Blower motor wheel

so I pulled the rest of the stuff off the firewall today. After I pulled the heater/ac box off I found the wheel on the blower motor in two pieces at the center. The nut holding on being finger...
June 14th, 2018, 04:47 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,683
Posted By DewChugr

nothing much since the last post.

nothing much since the last post.
June 9th, 2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,683
Posted By DewChugr

Picked this up for 75 bucks yesterday. With an...

Picked this up for 75 bucks yesterday. With an extra set of clutches ...
June 4th, 2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,683
Posted By DewChugr

Gotta be honest, I haven't gotten much done...

Gotta be honest, I haven't gotten much done lately. Getting some motivation going again. I've accumulated everything for the engine and need to get some stuff to a friends for some work.

I think...
April 9th, 2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By DewChugr

im only interested in the limited slip which I'll...

im only interested in the limited slip which I'll try to get numbers on. The trans is not an issue :).

https://imgur.com/a/l98F9
April 9th, 2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By DewChugr

Will this work in my 71

Will this posi work in my 71 10 bolt? Not interested in 410s.

https://i.imgur.com/usggbCn.png
October 28th, 2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By DewChugr

Where are you located?

Where are you located?
October 28th, 2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By DewChugr

Don't throw away your old drum brake parts. We...

Don't throw away your old drum brake parts. We use those for C5/C6 swaps.
June 6th, 2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By DewChugr

I'm in Champaign so I'll be at the show here,...

I'm in Champaign so I'll be at the show here, without car but I'll be there. Anyone need any advice on where not to stay or where to eat let me know. Last time they were doing burnouts downtown....
June 3rd, 2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,683
Posted By DewChugr

Got the shocks in and cleaned up my GC steering...

Got the shocks in and cleaned up my GC steering box. The rear is in, the spindles are in, minus the hubs, etc. didn't realize the shocks in the back had the lower mounts in the box so I had to get...
May 31st, 2017, 06:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 734
Posted By DewChugr

The TBSS/Rainier is cathedral for sure, they come...

The TBSS/Rainier is cathedral for sure, they come with the 243/799 heads, there is one in my shed. The 07 and up truck 5.3 has the same intakes as far as I know. I believe the square ports are 6.0...
May 30th, 2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 734
Posted By DewChugr

How about the TBSS/new truck intake. It performs...

How about the TBSS/new truck intake. It performs very well.
May 30th, 2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,683
Posted By DewChugr

It's been a while since I've made any real...

It's been a while since I've made any real progress on this thing. Lost motivation over the winter. Went to visit my sister in Florida at the beginning of March and was in a bad wreck on the...
Forum: Body work
May 2nd, 2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 926
Posted By DewChugr

I'm looking for more modern seats in mine as I'm...

I'm looking for more modern seats in mine as I'm not to concerned for 100% originality. What do you think would be a safer option, a 3 point belt anchored like this or seats with integrated belts...
Forum: Body work
May 2nd, 2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 926
Posted By DewChugr

Some info I have gathered. ...

Some info I have gathered.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com-vbulletin/447x600/80-front_shoulderbelts_71_assembly_1_8520480df799a790a777a662b5be2fd6b7c8a579.jpg...
May 2nd, 2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 514
Posted By DewChugr

Power tour is coming up in Champaign soon. A show...

Power tour is coming up in Champaign soon. A show and autocross at the junior college this Saturday. Street car takeover in Indy this weekend.
February 24th, 2017, 06:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,428
Posted By DewChugr

I'm on a budget as well, see thread here...

I'm on a budget as well, see thread here (https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/major-builds-projects/97002-restoration-71-cutlass-beginner.html). I'm going to be using C6 brakes as well, $250 for the...
February 24th, 2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,683
Posted By DewChugr

Last night we got the sleeves for the control...

Last night we got the sleeves for the control arms pressed in. We had issues with the round one on both lower front arms not wanting to line up right and things took longer than they should have. We...
February 20th, 2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By DewChugr

i was looking at the service manual and not the...

i was looking at the service manual and not the assembly manual or some of this would have been more clear. I don't see any washers on the control arm bolts in the assembly manual. I have new cross...
February 20th, 2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By DewChugr

Any reason not to reuse these bolts with some new...

Any reason not to reuse these bolts with some new nuts or nylock nuts?
February 19th, 2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By DewChugr

Control arm bolt questions

Im having some confusion about my control arm bolts. I have a bag for front control arm parts and a bag for rear control arm parts.

I've been looking for new bolts online and it looks like the...
February 18th, 2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,276
Posted By DewChugr

Sorry for your loss. Good luck with a speedy...

Sorry for your loss. Good luck with a speedy resolution.
February 17th, 2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,683
Posted By DewChugr

I got the 2 rubber bushings for the rear upper...

I got the 2 rubber bushings for the rear upper control arms last week. I just ordered these springs. This is the last of the parts that I need for the frame. :)
...
February 16th, 2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By DewChugr

rockauto

rockauto
February 6th, 2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By DewChugr

Don't forget the rockauto discount code in the...

Don't forget the rockauto discount code in the general section.
February 6th, 2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,683
Posted By DewChugr

No heat at the shed so we brought the frame home...

No heat at the shed so we brought the frame home to start putting it back together....
February 6th, 2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,841
Posted By DewChugr

Get a will if you don't have one, update it if it...

Get a will if you don't have one, update it if it needs to be.

Mine will most likely be going to my son since, without him I wouldn't have started the resto and wouldn't be able to do all the work...
February 6th, 2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 10,059
Posted By DewChugr

It's to bad you can't hang on to it for later or...

It's to bad you can't hang on to it for later or to take to shows. I would have been worried about one of my kids starting out driving an older car like this without all of the modern safety features.
January 10th, 2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 857
Posted By DewChugr

I did the same things with a lot of parts on my...

I did the same things with a lot of parts on my car, but I used steel instead of graphite. I used a 32 gallon garbage can for the control arms and other large items.
January 5th, 2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,049
Posted By DewChugr

Right, my junkyards only rarely have anything in...

Right, my junkyards only rarely have anything in the 70s and no Trans-Ams or GNs. The gear I was going to get was from the front of a 4WD, but that won't work. Do you know how new of trucks I could...
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