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August 2nd, 2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By 71 Cutlass

Hy-Per Lube Super Coolant

Anyone ever use Hy-Per lube Super Coolant as an additive to their radiator, or Purple Ice, Water Wetter or whatever? I run the old "green" coolant with a 50/50 mix with water and am wondering if...
July 7th, 2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 90,998
Posted By 71 Cutlass

Pulled steering wheel just to tighten the turn...

Pulled steering wheel just to tighten the turn signal lever, removed starter and replaced with high torque mini starter, changed the oil, and tightened valve covers. Heat and humidity were tough all...
Forum: Small Blocks
June 19th, 2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,129
Posted By 71 Cutlass

The we agree, your original title, which screams...

The we agree, your original title, which screams out: "I need more power dammit!" should have been "How can I get just a sliver of power, if any at all, out of a 350 motor with 8:1 compression."...
Forum: Small Blocks
June 19th, 2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,129
Posted By 71 Cutlass

And without a higher CR you are not going to get...

And without a higher CR you are not going to get much, just as I said. If you are only looking to tune the engine with what you "already have," then you won't gain much of anything at 8:1. With that...
Forum: Small Blocks
June 18th, 2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,129
Posted By 71 Cutlass

gearheads78 is correct, the cr needs to be up...

gearheads78 is correct, the cr needs to be up near 10 if you want to make better power. The camshaft as well is not going to do much at 207/213. Did not read what gear ratio you are using but 3.42 at...
Forum: Parts Wanted
April 26th, 2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 394
Posted By 71 Cutlass

Black Door Pannels 1971 Cutlass convertible

Black door pannels for 1971 Cutlass convertible. Preferably nice looking pannels from Legendary Interiors...can be front or rear pannels.
Email: [email protected] or PM here.

Thanks.
April 2nd, 2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,012
Posted By 71 Cutlass

It is not OEM, but I got duct work from NAPA and...

It is not OEM, but I got duct work from NAPA and it works very well.
March 16th, 2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 908
Posted By 71 Cutlass

Front springs? Which ones to buy?

I feel the front of my 71 is hanging a little low and would like to raise it up a bit higher. What front springs should i purchase to give the front end of the car a nice ride height that does not...
March 16th, 2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,083
Posted By 71 Cutlass

Starfire, what brand of fuel filter is that in...

Starfire, what brand of fuel filter is that in the photo? Is there a part # for it?
Thanks...looking into switching from my glass inline filter.
March 7th, 2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,604
Posted By 71 Cutlass

Car now "moans" when using the breaks (above...

Car now "moans" when using the breaks (above 20-25mph).????
February 26th, 2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 77
Rop
Views: 3,393
Posted By 71 Cutlass

Ditto

Ditto
February 26th, 2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,604
Posted By 71 Cutlass

Ha, funny you would mention that. She only comes...

Ha, funny you would mention that. She only comes in town twice a year. Ten days from now is one of those times. I'll let you know if the "groaning" noise increases in volume while she's in the car :D
February 25th, 2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,604
Posted By 71 Cutlass

Slam, Tried the "turning the wheel in park"...

Slam,
Tried the "turning the wheel in park" trick but the tire makes so much noise on the pavement I cant tell. Also, if the car is moving slowly, the groaning noise is virtually non-existent...the...
February 25th, 2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 77
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Views: 3,393
Posted By 71 Cutlass

Probably the best post. Wisdom stands out on any...

Probably the best post. Wisdom stands out on any page, just a matter of taking notice.

P.S. Joe P. is another for that list above.
February 25th, 2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,604
Posted By 71 Cutlass

Yep, fluid was my first move. It was fine. Just...

Yep, fluid was my first move. It was fine. Just interesting to me that the noise, as stated above, only occurs when turning left?????
February 25th, 2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 77
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Views: 3,393
Posted By 71 Cutlass

Observation made by several and complained about...

Observation made by several and complained about by several. Other Olds sites have had discussions about it over the years where past ROP members have cited the bias (deletion of their comments in a...
February 25th, 2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,604
Posted By 71 Cutlass

Yes...power steering

Yes...power steering
February 24th, 2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 77
Rop
Views: 3,393
Posted By 71 Cutlass

BIGJERR wrote: "ROP is run by two brothers who...

BIGJERR wrote: "ROP is run by two brothers who have there hands full with there church,running a drag strip and having the site called ROP"

Unless the Hunt brothers have gotten religion all of a...
February 24th, 2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,604
Posted By 71 Cutlass

Fixing a rag joint?

When turning to the left (only), car makes a deep groaning noise. I have owned the car for 17 years, and the rag joint may be the original one that was installed in 1971. How does one know if it...
February 7th, 2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,536
Posted By 71 Cutlass

Droptopron, It may not look great, but I put...

Droptopron,
It may not look great, but I put silicone on my broken washer jar leg, so it can now hold the full compliment of fluid. Just a thought for your situation.
December 27th, 2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 827
Posted By 71 Cutlass

ttt

ttt
Forum: Electrical
August 23rd, 2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,116
Posted By 71 Cutlass

So is it a better plan to buy a complete aluminum...

So is it a better plan to buy a complete aluminum rad and fan set and just drop that in as opposed to trying to rig something up w/ my current rad?
Forum: Electrical
August 22nd, 2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,116
Posted By 71 Cutlass

Electric Fan help

I plan on replacing my stock fan/fan clutch set up with an electric fan. I have a 4 core brass radiator and would love it if there is a dual fan set up that moves 2500 cfm (Assuming that is...
May 29th, 2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,089
Posted By 71 Cutlass

Are you in the NTOC? I am a member. Let me have...

Are you in the NTOC? I am a member. Let me have your phone number..I'd love to come look things over.

Thanks.
May 5th, 2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 827
Posted By 71 Cutlass

Back ttt

Back ttt
Forum: Small Blocks
April 3rd, 2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,974
Posted By 71 Cutlass

Word for years from the personal experience of...

Word for years from the personal experience of Olds owners, including myself, has been that the Performer is not worth the money, based on the virtually unnoticeable HP gains it produces over the...
April 2nd, 2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,813
Posted By 71 Cutlass

Well, this thread has gotten a little too...

Well, this thread has gotten a little too conspiratorial for me. Both Edelbrock and Holley claim that their carbs are cast and assembled here in the USA and they told me where. Without any proof to...
Forum: Small Blocks
April 2nd, 2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,974
Posted By 71 Cutlass

I'm not overlooking a thing, I simply said if he...

I'm not overlooking a thing, I simply said if he wants to use that manifold "It's up to him." It is his car.

You're obsessing over what intake this guy chooses. You've already told him in this...
Forum: Small Blocks
April 2nd, 2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,974
Posted By 71 Cutlass

The purpose of my post was to point out that the...

The purpose of my post was to point out that the 1406 does work on an Edelbrock RPM intake. This was a concern to the OP, so I answered it with a fact and a video(after I posted it, someone else...
April 2nd, 2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,813
Posted By 71 Cutlass

Edelbrock just told me that the carb I have IS...

Edelbrock just told me that the carb I have IS made in the USA, and that new ones are the same as mine from 10 years back. The carbs are cast and assembled in North Carolina by Magneti Marelli....
April 1st, 2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,813
Posted By 71 Cutlass

Texascarnut, I do not want to disagree with...

Texascarnut,
I do not want to disagree with your post, mostly b/c I do not know EXACTLY where every part of an Edelbrock carb is made, but if Edelbrock claims "made in the USA", then they better...
March 31st, 2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,813
Posted By 71 Cutlass

Replaced my Q-Jet with an Edelbrock 10 years ago...

Replaced my Q-Jet with an Edelbrock 10 years ago and have never looked back. I have better performance and it is a no hassle carb.

There are other threads regarding carbs with a lot of Edelbrock...
Forum: Small Blocks
March 31st, 2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,974
Posted By 71 Cutlass

There is not much difference in the 1406 and the...

There is not much difference in the 1406 and the 1405. A simple jet change and presto, the carbs are virtually the same. In reference to the lean spot...you can use a stiffer step up spring (pink or...
March 22nd, 2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 981
Posted By 71 Cutlass

R-12 is what they meant. As far as...

R-12 is what they meant.

As far as pressure, I just use a gague. My 71 has been switched over to R-134a and the gague I use is color coded, so I just go up to the "danger zone" and stop. The...
Forum: Paint
March 16th, 2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,004
Posted By 71 Cutlass

Color paint code #28, from 1970

Color paint code #28, from 1970
Forum: Paint
March 15th, 2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,004
Posted By 71 Cutlass

Toughest paint

Because my car is my everyday driver and goes on the freeway, streets through town, etc. it collects chips up front and a few other places. Seems like the basecoat/clear is not the toughest paint,...
March 13th, 2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 827
Posted By 71 Cutlass

ttt

ttt
March 12th, 2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,146
Posted By 71 Cutlass

Based on this thread I'd say he's neither. He...

Based on this thread I'd say he's neither. He alienates his customers, screws over your friend, loses more business and now makes less money due to his own stupidy. Hardly a successful genius.
...
March 12th, 2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By 71 Cutlass

Electron is a good top, and one of the tops of...

Electron is a good top, and one of the tops of choice by the trim shop many of us in the North Texas Olds Club have been using for years... "Ray's Auto Trim."
Forum: Other
March 10th, 2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,540
Posted By 71 Cutlass

Got a repro front bumper from Fusick Automotive 2...

Got a repro front bumper from Fusick Automotive 2 years ago for my 71 Cutlass. It is an everyday driver...on the freeway, residential areas...everywhere. Bumper still looks like new.
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