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Forum: The Clubhouse
Yesterday, 07:29 AM
Replies: 26,825
Views: 655,174
Posted By Allan R

Good morning everyone, Decent start to the...

Good morning everyone,

Decent start to the day. Forecast is for yet more snow.... sigh....

Jouni - We'll see how the game goes today. I have to import a spare player to make up for Ron's...
February 21st, 2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By Allan R

Dave, Just my opinion but I'd go with the Moog...

Dave,
Just my opinion but I'd go with the Moog 5450 (with AC). The only components of your AC that are missing are the compressor and mounting brackets. They weigh in at about 60-65 lbs. Not enough...
February 21st, 2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 260
Posted By Allan R

No one's arguing about the seat code except you....

No one's arguing about the seat code except you. We're well versed in the RPO codes that go on that cowl tag. If you look closely at your picture in page 1-4 of the FBW manual it shows the OPTION for...
Forum: Parts Wanted
February 21st, 2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 258
Posted By Allan R

This is one of the reasons I don't have headers...

This is one of the reasons I don't have headers on my car. I went with the N10 option on the cast iron exhaust manifolds.
February 21st, 2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 260
Posted By Allan R

No, they are sequences that are related to the...

No, they are sequences that are related to the build sheet. FYI the seat selection on your car is the optional A65. That's right between your trim and paint codes. I wouldn't lose sleep over the...
Forum: Parts Wanted
February 21st, 2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 258
Posted By Allan R

Glenn, if you look a the top of the page that the...

Glenn, if you look a the top of the page that the link opens to it's specific for Olds small block (7.5 L or 350) engines
February 21st, 2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 260
Posted By Allan R

72 Cutlass Supreme had only 2 RPO seat options as...

72 Cutlass Supreme had only 2 RPO seat options as seen in the SPECS page I posted above.

A51 - Strato Bucket seats (standard)
A65 - Split bench with armrest (also referred to as Custom Sport...
Forum: The Clubhouse
February 21st, 2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 26,825
Views: 655,174
Posted By Allan R

Good morning everyone, Colder here this...

Good morning everyone,

Colder here this mawnin. So much for a reprieve from the cold. I was going to wash the car today but decided naw. All my cleaning supplies are in the garage and are frozen...
Forum: 442
February 21st, 2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 824
Posted By Allan R

Patton, I didn't know if they punched them or...

Patton, I didn't know if they punched them or used hydro piercing back then.
Forum: Parts Wanted
February 20th, 2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 258
Posted By Allan R

Just an FYI, the headers are the same for all...

Just an FYI, the headers are the same for all Cutlass models. There's no difference in engine mounting or position regardless of what the vendor says. They are completely out to lunch on stating CS...
February 20th, 2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 260
Posted By Allan R

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Forum: The Clubhouse
February 20th, 2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 26,825
Views: 655,174
Posted By Allan R

Wed afternoon kind of day Glenn - I like...

Wed afternoon kind of day

Glenn - I like the way you think! Yes indeed we pulled out a win today. It was close; came to a draw to the button but a win is a win :D

Jouni - So how do you want to...
Forum: The Clubhouse
February 20th, 2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 26,825
Views: 655,174
Posted By Allan R

Good morning everyone, Beautimus start to...

Good morning everyone,

Beautimus start to the day here at only -7. There's a light dusting of snow (so what's new??? :confused:) to brush off the car before the trip to the Saville.

Jouni - Ye...
Forum: 442
February 20th, 2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 824
Posted By Allan R

Factory fenders were "pierced" to accept the...

Factory fenders were "pierced" to accept the appropriate scripts or numerals. Who knows what that means? It could mean drilled; it could mean punched. I doubt you'll be able to distinguish between...
Forum: The Clubhouse
February 19th, 2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 26,825
Views: 655,174
Posted By Allan R

Good afternoon everyone, Just got back in...

Good afternoon everyone,

Just got back in from curling practice. Ron couldn't make it but Carl did. He's improved a lot from the sessions we've had. I think the difference is because instead of...
February 19th, 2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By Allan R

Very nice Dave. As per the FBW manual the only...

Very nice Dave. As per the FBW manual the only real reference they have is for the sail panel trim. So how long did this project end up taking you?
Forum: 442
February 18th, 2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 824
Posted By Allan R

Dan, A51 Strato Buckets were indeed standard on...

Dan, A51 Strato Buckets were indeed standard on all 70/71/72 CS coupes, but they also had a no charge switch out option for A65 Split Bench seats too. Same goes for the 442 Convertible which of...
Forum: The Clubhouse
February 18th, 2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 26,825
Views: 655,174
Posted By Allan R

Jouni - I believe Jim is trying to say you have...

Jouni - I believe Jim is trying to say you have an interesting (and somewhat fresh) way of seeing things. Don't 'over analysze" or then you'd definitely be a Carl Jung or Sigmund Freud. zzoooo, how...
Forum: Parts Wanted
February 17th, 2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 284
Posted By Allan R

Note: The trim pieces for earlier SSII/SSIII are...

Note: The trim pieces for earlier SSII/SSIII are a different profile than later models.

Early
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/M6AAAMXQCndRf1qC/s-l300.jpg
Later...
Forum: Parts Wanted
February 17th, 2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 284
Posted By Allan R

Short answer is Yes.

Short answer is Yes.
Forum: Paint
February 16th, 2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By Allan R

Be sure to record your firewall stampings before...

Be sure to record your firewall stampings before you sand or paint over them.
February 16th, 2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By Allan R

They look like 71 or 72.

They look like 71 or 72.
Forum: Big Blocks
February 16th, 2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 903
Posted By Allan R

Hell ya Norm. I was there when it was built and...

Hell ya Norm. I was there when it was built and spoke to him personally, helped him install the cam and finish the build. Then I watched him stab that HEI into the block and install the plugs before...
Forum: The Clubhouse
February 16th, 2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 26,825
Views: 655,174
Posted By Allan R

Dan, Mike had noted the same thing a couple...

Dan, Mike had noted the same thing a couple months back. I just looked at his profile and saw that he's currently active here. Who knows, maybe he lurks in the background to see what's going on but...
Forum: Big Blocks
February 16th, 2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 903
Posted By Allan R

Dave, You're running HEI, and typically the gap...

Dave,
You're running HEI, and typically the gap for HEI is more than a conventional points distributor. Have you checked the gap on your existing plugs? I'm guessing they are set for around .060...
February 16th, 2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 43,323
Posted By Allan R

Hmmm, I used my media blaster with fine grit...

Hmmm, I used my media blaster with fine grit glass. Works even faster... :D
Forum: The Clubhouse
February 16th, 2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 26,825
Views: 655,174
Posted By Allan R

Good morning everyone, Yay :( :( I say...

Good morning everyone,

Yay :( :( I say facetiously. More snow last night and spoda be more today. On the good side of that at least it's only about 2" and it's light stuff. Can't shoot the weather...
February 15th, 2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 385
Posted By Allan R

Very cool. Here's the one I dug out of my e files...

Very cool. Here's the one I dug out of my e files for you to compare. They're both U code CS, just different factories and different roofs.
...
February 15th, 2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By Allan R

Dave, as per my PM here is the image of the RH...

Dave, as per my PM here is the image of the RH mirror. There is no RPO code I know of for these but they do a decent job matching the look and front profile of the Drivers mirror.
...
Forum: The Clubhouse
February 15th, 2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 26,825
Views: 655,174
Posted By Allan R

Good morning everyone, Somehow i think this...

Good morning everyone,

Somehow i think this winter will just never end. Sigh.

Marc - Yeah, it was warmer here at only -26. This morning it's -29. You ready for the light snow that supposed to...
February 15th, 2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 43,323
Posted By Allan R

One thing POR isn't bullet proof against is brake...

One thing POR isn't bullet proof against is brake fluid. I used the brush on (and the 3 step process) to do my front chassis. About a year later the master cylinder decided to take a dump which...
Forum: Electrical
February 14th, 2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 309
Posted By Allan R

You might check to see that the headlight knob...

You might check to see that the headlight knob hasn't been turned to the right. It thermostatically controls the brightness of the dash instruments.
...
February 14th, 2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By Allan R

How's this? All you have to do is Google Willow...

How's this? All you have to do is Google Willow gold Cutlass and BAM! If you're looking for new upholstery check out Legendary Auto Interiors. They have a full array of seat covers and door panels.
...
February 14th, 2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By Allan R

I'm sure it was a typo by the owner of that axle....

I'm sure it was a typo by the owner of that axle. BTW, I was just posting that image and quote as information. It's not my axle or ad. I will say that anyone who thinks they can get that axle for...
February 14th, 2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 43,323
Posted By Allan R

bullet proof paint??? WTH is that?? :D :D :D...

bullet proof paint??? WTH is that?? :D :D :D Everything will eventually deteriorate so don't sweat it. As long as it lasts long enough for you to be happy that's the key to success. After all you...
Forum: The Clubhouse
February 14th, 2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 26,825
Views: 655,174
Posted By Allan R

Mike, my comment was a generalization. I'm sure...

Mike, my comment was a generalization. I'm sure there are millions of people who feel the same way you do. Sorry if it appeared I was singling you out because I wasn't. I don't exactly enjoy dental...
February 14th, 2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By Allan R

Dave, the dash pad isn't just foam rubber,...

Dave, the dash pad isn't just foam rubber, there's also a metal substrate imbedded in it across the horizontal surface IIRC If it's bowing upwards that bond with the metal may have broken free. How...
February 14th, 2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By Allan R

Likely by GSL Chev (Olds) City in Calgary. Most...

Likely by GSL Chev (Olds) City in Calgary. Most probable just a white 1998 Ninety Eight (to match the winter theme) with special graphics added by the organizing committee. Totally a local thing.IMO...
Forum: Cutlass
February 14th, 2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By Allan R

No. Next question....

No.
Next question....
February 14th, 2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By Allan R

What's so wrong with that price? Have you priced...

What's so wrong with that price? Have you priced any 1970 W30 special parts? Try looking at a complete 1970 W27 axle and that crank will seem like a drop in the bucket.
...
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