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June 26th, 2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,433
Posted By O's_Car

I don't mean to be argumentative, but I think...

I don't mean to be argumentative, but I think they've advertised the show portion of the event about as well as most car shows in the area:

it's listed in the "CARS Cruzin'19 Calendar of Events"...
June 1st, 2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,183
Posted By O's_Car

Time to Reconnect

Well obviously I've been distracted from participating on this forum for a long time, but I thought I'd reconnect since the OCA National Meet is coming to town later this month. Since my last post...
Forum: Parts Wanted
April 8th, 2016, 06:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By O's_Car

Thanks for the quick replies guys. Patton, I...

Thanks for the quick replies guys. Patton, I sent you a PM.
Forum: Parts Wanted
April 5th, 2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By O's_Car

70 Cutlass Coupe Weatherstrip Retainer Corner Piece

Iím looking for a piece of the roof rail weatherstrip retainer shown in the attached picture. 1970 Cutlass Holiday Coupe, driver side (although I suspect passenger side will work too). Upper...
Forum: Other
December 30th, 2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,743
Posted By O's_Car

Good work Joe, that looks a lot cleaner than my...

Good work Joe, that looks a lot cleaner than my mess!
December 20th, 2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,669
Posted By O's_Car

You can also send him a private message from...

You can also send him a private message from here, that's what I did. My '70 Cutlass S also has the Type O rear end, originally with the standard carrier and 2.56 gear set. Jim set me up with a...
December 20th, 2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,183
Posted By O's_Car

Thanks! The picture in my previous post didn't...

Thanks! The picture in my previous post didn't download correctly, but it's fixed now.
December 17th, 2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,183
Posted By O's_Car

Thanks Eddie! Here's the latest picture: ...

Thanks Eddie! Here's the latest picture:

https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=107144&stc=1&d=1419095041
December 17th, 2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,183
Posted By O's_Car

Hey Joe, nice to see another Olds guy in Wichita!...

Hey Joe, nice to see another Olds guy in Wichita! I just added a post to my other thread on the CAA kit:
...
Forum: Other
December 17th, 2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,743
Posted By O's_Car

Overdue Update

Well it's been over 3 years since I last posted to this thread, when I had installed the evaporator case, heater case, air inlet valve, and compressor in my Cutlass. Now doing my best Seinfeld...
December 17th, 2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,183
Posted By O's_Car

Thanks guys! Wow, it has been a long time since...

Thanks guys! Wow, it has been a long time since I posted here (that mojo didn't last very long). My day job has kept me very busy, and I've only made small steps of progress on random weekends. ...
August 6th, 2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,368
Posted By O's_Car

Thanks FlyBoy! After I wrote that post I pulled...

Thanks FlyBoy! After I wrote that post I pulled apart the original wire harness (which fortunately I saved) and found an AGA-30 fuse in the old in-line holder. I went out and bought a new one...
August 5th, 2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,368
Posted By O's_Car

Hey all, I'm glad I found this thread because I'm...

Hey all, I'm glad I found this thread because I'm in the same boat. I replaced all the wiring in my 70 Cutlass S and there was no fuse in that in-line holder. The Chassis Service Manual says "30...
Forum: Body work
March 31st, 2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,447
Posted By O's_Car

I'm also in the process of doing this. The...

I'm also in the process of doing this. The original channels came off easily as Patton described, although I started at the bottom as the channels extended a little past the edge of the glass there....
Forum: Paint
March 18th, 2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,512
Posted By O's_Car

Hey Chris, a couple years ago the TV show...

Hey Chris, a couple years ago the TV show MuscleCar cleaned up the underbody of a Camaro they were restoring. Here's a link to what they did (skip to about 11:20 on the timeline):
...
March 18th, 2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,183
Posted By O's_Car

Greg and Darrell: thanks for the compliments and...

Greg and Darrell: thanks for the compliments and encouragement! Between my day job and the cold winter weather I let myself get off target, but Saturday was a nice day and I finally got back into...
March 10th, 2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,049
Posted By O's_Car

My base doesn't have any stampings. Mine is a...

My base doesn't have any stampings. Mine is a Fremont built Cutlass, and the jack assembly is just as ROCKET VAPOR described. Now, my dad did buy the car used from a Chevy dealer in California, so...
March 5th, 2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,049
Posted By O's_Car

Here's a picture of the bumper hook and base from...

Here's a picture of the bumper hook and base from my 70 Cutlass S before I had them powdercoated. Only the hook was gray, the base, mechanism, and wrench were all black.
March 2nd, 2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,183
Posted By O's_Car

Greg - I'm sorry I haven't replied to your post...

Greg - I'm sorry I haven't replied to your post until now, I haven't been back here in a long time. I do have the thread you mentioned, but there hasn't been anything to update since my last post. ...
July 28th, 2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,183
Posted By O's_Car

It's Alive!

Well I haven't had much to write about lately, but I've slowly been putting my Cutlass back together. Since my last post I've installed a new fuel tank and plumbed the fuel system, installed the...
Forum: Parts Wanted
June 20th, 2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,470
Posted By O's_Car

Thanks Allan, I talked to Scott and I think he...

Thanks Allan, I talked to Scott and I think he has everything I'm looking for.
Forum: Electrical
June 20th, 2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,617
Posted By O's_Car

I recently had the same problem, tried Radio...

I recently had the same problem, tried Radio Shack and a number of local parts stores. Assuming you need the same fuse I did (4 amp SFE Series glass fuse), I found it in an assortment pack: ...
Forum: Parts Wanted
June 17th, 2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,470
Posted By O's_Car

I'm reviving this thread. I've got the lower A/C...

I'm reviving this thread. I've got the lower A/C vent valance but I'm still looking for the instrument panel lamp housing (see pictures in earlier posts). I'd like to get the blue plastic lens that...
May 4th, 2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,183
Posted By O's_Car

Paint is Done!

The Green Machine is finally back in my garage! Now I just have to put it all back together again and get it running...



It's base/clear. Sikkens was the brand they used.
...
April 24th, 2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By O's_Car

I'm not dead yet... (think Monty Python and the...

I'm not dead yet...
(think Monty Python and the Holy Grail)
April 8th, 2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,183
Posted By O's_Car

A few teaser shots from yesterday's activity. ...

A few teaser shots from yesterday's activity. Too bad the paint booth windows were so blurry...

https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=43640&stc=1&d=1333900940
...
Forum: Parts Wanted
April 8th, 2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,370
Posted By O's_Car

The remaining pictures from the previous post. ...

The remaining pictures from the previous post.

https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=43635&stc=1&d=1333897762
...
Forum: Parts Wanted
April 8th, 2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,370
Posted By O's_Car

Here are some pictures of the repro metal hood...

Here are some pictures of the repro metal hood extension I just got from Fusick's, compared to my banged up original. The repro appears to be a well made piece: flange thicknesses are about the...
April 7th, 2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,183
Posted By O's_Car

Today my Cutlass had her day in the paint booth -...

Today my Cutlass had her day in the paint booth - the Green Machine is green once again!!
April 6th, 2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By O's_Car

Supercars Unlimited sells 2 different wiper motor...

Supercars Unlimited sells 2 different wiper motor to firewall seals, I got one for my 70 Cutlass. Either is $4.49 + shipping. Here are the descriptions:

Part #50-206: For all 1964-1972 1 speed...
Forum: Parts Wanted
April 6th, 2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,370
Posted By O's_Car

If you're interested, I know Fusick is now...

If you're interested, I know Fusick is now selling reproductions - cast metal, not plastic. $89, with shipping comes to $104. Part #HE700. I ordered one earlier this week, but it hasn't arrived it...
March 30th, 2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,183
Posted By O's_Car

Long Overdue Update (part 3)

Here's the final coat of primer on Monday. Man that is one straight and smooth body!
March 30th, 2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,183
Posted By O's_Car

Long Overdue Update (part 2)

Here's the end of the body work last Friday. They had to build up some body filler at the front edge of the door to make it flush with the fender - it had been way off originally.
March 30th, 2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,183
Posted By O's_Car

Long Overdue Update (part 1)

Wow, 6 months since my last update! Unfortunately work on my car kind of ground to a halt at the shop, they got tied up on other projects. Back in November the new vinyl top got installed: the...
March 11th, 2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,032
Posted By O's_Car

I learned to drive at age 17 in my '70 Cutlass...

I learned to drive at age 17 in my '70 Cutlass (it was Dad's then)...at least part of the time. I learned in the summer and the A/C didn't work in Dad's car, so I also drove Mom's '79 Cutlass...
Forum: Cutlass
February 12th, 2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 25,583
Posted By O's_Car

Below are the pics I have of the defroster door. ...

Below are the pics I have of the defroster door. Nothing fancy, I just removed the staples, cleaned off the old foam and adhesive, and stuck on a new piece of foam that was included in the seal kit....
February 12th, 2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,491
Posted By O's_Car

I also have the Olds cradle and am happy with it....

I also have the Olds cradle and am happy with it. It holds the engine just fine but the caster attachments are a little weak: the square tubing bent a little bit when a wheel caught in a seam of my...
Forum: Cutlass
February 10th, 2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 25,583
Posted By O's_Car

Hey Rob, I have one of those in my A/C evaporator...

Hey Rob, I have one of those in my A/C evaporator case! I wonder what it means...?

Looks like your heater case resto went just like mine; guess I did it right after all!:D I didn't try to remove...
Forum: Parts Wanted
January 15th, 2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By O's_Car

Thanks to Scott (oldspackrat), I got the piece I...

Thanks to Scott (oldspackrat), I got the piece I was looking for. Sorry Olds24, he beat you to it.
Forum: Paint
December 29th, 2011, 04:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,578
Posted By O's_Car

Here are a couple pictures of my '70 Cutlass S...

Here are a couple pictures of my '70 Cutlass S (Freemont plant). A little overspray on the latch, otherwise it's all trunk spatter. I'm not completely sure it's factory original - some collision...
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