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August 1st, 2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,959
Posted By 442much

14' dealership sign; got it in 2007. makes a...

14' dealership sign; got it in 2007. makes a nice night light on those warm summer nights. Did the garage over in the colours of the car and added my favorite sports team items. It's where I can...
July 20th, 2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,258
Posted By 442much

I am calm, and they were desirable even when they...

I am calm, and they were desirable even when they weren't rare. The reason I even mentioned it at all is because you said the 73-77's were a "flop". And since you can't write the inflection of the...
July 20th, 2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,258
Posted By 442much

Yes it does, and I'm fine with that.

Yes it does, and I'm fine with that.
July 20th, 2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,258
Posted By 442much

The easiest way for me to tell the difference? ...

The easiest way for me to tell the difference? The 72 has egg crate tail lights. The 72 has the headlight doors painted black while the 71 is stainless.
July 20th, 2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,258
Posted By 442much

If that's the only reason you got into this...

If that's the only reason you got into this hobby, then you're in it for the wrong reasons. You should sell your car, and enjoy the money while letting someone who really loves these cars enjoy it.
...
July 20th, 2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 811
Posted By 442much

Long Distance - Member: Winnipeg, MB. (824 miles)...

Long Distance - Member: Winnipeg, MB. (824 miles)
Long Distance - Non Member: Bothell, WA (702 miles)
Oldest Oldsmobile at Olds: 1936 3 window coupe
Mayor's Choice; 1957 98 Convertible

...
July 20th, 2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By 442much

Long Distance - Member: Winnipeg, MB. (824 miles)...

Long Distance - Member: Winnipeg, MB. (824 miles)
Long Distance - Non Member: Bothell, WA (702 miles)
Oldest Oldsmobile at Olds: 1936 3 window coupe
Mayor's Choice; 1957 98 Convertible


There...
July 20th, 2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By 442much

87 cars were entered and paid for. 81...

87 cars were entered and paid for. 81 Oldsmobiles was the final count. Thanks for the pictures Dave. More to come on the club website...along with some aerial shots.
May 25th, 2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By 442much

About 25 years ago I sent my shifter to the...

About 25 years ago I sent my shifter to the states. At least for you it's within your borders. I was nervous but all turned out well and for $45 I got back a piece that looked brand new. I suspect...
May 22nd, 2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,696
Posted By 442much

I work for a company that manufacturers equipment...

I work for a company that manufacturers equipment that is used to build an oil and gas pipeline. In one instance a US contractor wanted cradles that can but a pipline into the trench while moving...
May 15th, 2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,411
Posted By 442much

I didn't read the entire listing, but didn't the...

I didn't read the entire listing, but didn't the prototype have a wrap around spoiler that never made production?
May 13th, 2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,696
Posted By 442much

The other day I decided to by a Canadian flag as...

The other day I decided to by a Canadian flag as the one on the front of my house was getting faded. I picked one up and the red was blood red and the white was like Mr. Clean just got through with...
May 12th, 2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,696
Posted By 442much

No deception Allan...the box was probably made in...

No deception Allan...the box was probably made in Canada. Hope it was a good quality box. :-)
May 12th, 2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By 442much

The California group put on a great show in a...

The California group put on a great show in a great setting. I drove down to Morro Bay two years ago and was very impressed. You'll see some fine examples or Oldsmobile's, enjoy. My car at the...
May 6th, 2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 804
Posted By 442much

I love driving. In 2013 I did a 5600 mile round...

I love driving. In 2013 I did a 5600 mile round trip to the SW USA in my 442, but I also know my car. I drove through 11 states, desert, mountains, plains...it was fantastic. Took 2 of my sons...
May 1st, 2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 837
Posted By 442much

My car could do it, 100% stock with no aftermaket...

My car could do it, 100% stock with no aftermaket or non factory pieces. I'd go to the trunk, remove the spare and take out the jack. I swear I could get her to lift at least one of the front tires...
April 22nd, 2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By 442much

Thanks for your feedback Dave. He's planning...

Thanks for your feedback Dave. He's planning bringing the W30 Convertible to Olds in July for the show. I think I posted his garage and his 20 something cars on here a while back.
April 22nd, 2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By 442much

"Oldsmobile" script on a 69 442 W30

On the hood of a 1969 442 W30, would there be the Oldsmobile script on the driver's left front corner? I think that this is correct for Cutlasses, but not 442's but wouldn't bet the farm on it, so...
Forum: The Clubhouse
April 19th, 2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,434
Posted By 442much

A friend of mine (who owns a couple of houses in...

A friend of mine (who owns a couple of houses in Scottsdale) is good friends with the Fouronado owner, who lives there as well. Cool car.
April 9th, 2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By 442much

Jim, here is an idea. These are the options for...

Jim, here is an idea.
These are the options for 1973-77 Cutlasses but some are the same. I've highlighted some that may be similar.


A01 - Tinted Windows
A31 - Windows - Power Side
A39 -
A46...
April 8th, 2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,377
Posted By 442much

I use mine in the fog. I have 2 Aurora's (one...

I use mine in the fog. I have 2 Aurora's (one winter, one summer) and I use the front ones mostly if need be, and both front and back in snow storms and and fog. I don't know why people use them...
April 8th, 2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,378
Posted By 442much

It's not in the US, but think how far your US...

It's not in the US, but think how far your US buck will go at the 20% exchange rate. Take her to the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal in July. It's the biggest, best in the world. ...
April 2nd, 2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,711
Posted By 442much

You know, I agree with you. I would expect that...

You know, I agree with you. I would expect that cars with highter gears (numerically) would have a shroud, however I can only prove what the literature says and the assembly manual says OAI ST cars...
March 29th, 2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,711
Posted By 442much

Hi RocketDevo, what does it say for 1969? We're...

Hi RocketDevo, what does it say for 1969? We're only concerned for 1969. I do see what you're saying, however I would say that since he didn't buy the car brand new, we don't know what is original...
March 27th, 2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By 442much

The M123456 on the engine should match the last...

The M123456 on the engine should match the last part of the VIN. If it does it's the engine that was originally installed in the car.
March 27th, 2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 477
Posted By 442much

I have used them in the past and have had no...

I have used them in the past and have had no issues. Products that I ordered were of good quality and comparable in price to the other Oldsmobile suppliers.
March 26th, 2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,711
Posted By 442much

Actually I don't think I'm misunderstanding the...

Actually I don't think I'm misunderstanding the parts catalogue at all. The catalogue is also stating what that fan shroud doesn't apply to, that being the 4 spd OAI cars in 1969 only.

The part...
March 26th, 2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,711
Posted By 442much

Greg, one thing I've learned in the old car hobby...

Greg, one thing I've learned in the old car hobby is to never say never. I don't doubt what you are saying as anything is possible. However, the "official" info from Oldsmobile says 1969 4 spd W...
March 26th, 2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,978
Posted By 442much

Yeah I'm sure I know who that is. He was in...

Yeah I'm sure I know who that is. He was in Georgia last time I heard. If he didn't get back to you...go buy a lotto ticket.
March 26th, 2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,126
Posted By 442much

Actually in was in British Columbia and the cop...

Actually in was in British Columbia and the cop was young. I wonder if there is more here that we haven't heard. There are three sides to every story; your side, my side and the truth. I got...
March 26th, 2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,711
Posted By 442much

Just received an email from a friend of mine who...

Just received an email from a friend of mine who is very knowledgeable about the W30 cars. He sent a diagram from the 1969 Assembly Manual. He said the W30 would not have the shroud.


On the...
March 24th, 2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,711
Posted By 442much

Great information guys! That is something to...

Great information guys! That is something to check out. Thank you all.
March 24th, 2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,126
Posted By 442much

In my opinion, if the story is as it was...

In my opinion, if the story is as it was presented, then the cop should not have impounded the car. Give the guy a warning and time to have it fixed and be done with it. But then we have to ask, why...
March 24th, 2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,126
Posted By 442much

By Design or Flaw

I received an email from a member who received an inquiry from the OCA president. Apparently a fellow had his car confiscated by police because when he was asked to show his licence and registration...
March 24th, 2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,711
Posted By 442much

He's wants a 100% factory look. So he wants it...

He's wants a 100% factory look. So he wants it to be as correct as possible. His 69 Hurst has the shroud but it has air. The W30's don't have air and don't have a shroud. So far the answer is go...
March 24th, 2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,215
Posted By 442much

Funny, I also thought it might be Pontiac as well...

Funny, I also thought it might be Pontiac as well since they have 4X, 6X, etc. heads. He claims it's Olds. Photo was from his cell.
March 24th, 2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,711
Posted By 442much

W30 and Fan shrouds

My friend has a 1969 442 W30 4 spd convertible that is just about ready for the road. He also has a 1970 442 W30 Convertible that is next in line for a ground up.

Someone told him that he needs a...
March 23rd, 2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,215
Posted By 442much

Here is the picture he sent me..... oh wait...I...

Here is the picture he sent me..... oh wait...I think I see a "J".
March 22nd, 2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,215
Posted By 442much

Thanks guys. I'll see what he has to say.

Thanks guys. I'll see what he has to say.
March 22nd, 2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,215
Posted By 442much

455 "X" heads

Has anyone every heard of Oldsmobile heads with X in the place of the C,D,E,F etc. I hate to admit it but I never have. I know of a guy selling what he said were 455 Oldsmobile heads. When I asked...
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