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Forum: Parts Wanted
January 31st, 2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 150
Posted By 70wcar

WTB: "Oldsmobile" Trunk Emblem '70 F85

Looking for an NOS or EXCELLENT condition "Oldsmobile" Script emblem for the truck decklid of a 1970 F85, I believe this was also used on the trunk of 1969's

These emblems had the built-in...
January 31st, 2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,677
Posted By 70wcar

For the inner brace, try contacting Connecticut...

For the inner brace, try contacting Connecticut Classic Car Company at 203-631-0184. They repair fenders including the brace and I believe they will sell them separately as well. They did some 1970...
Forum: 442
January 30th, 2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 20,840
Posted By 70wcar

Even thought it is not a 442, my Dad ordered a...

Even thought it is not a 442, my Dad ordered a Cutlass W31 that came with Firestone Wide Ovals on it. He did not particularly like the tires and as they needed to be replaced, he picked up the...
April 14th, 2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By 70wcar

Well, nice to know that's an NOS part. I have...

Well, nice to know that's an NOS part. I have one in my basement just like it and don't recall where I got it or if it was a repop.

Good luck with the sale.

Jim
Forum: Body work
March 5th, 2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By 70wcar

I have an aftermarket all fiberglass hood on my...

I have an aftermarket all fiberglass hood on my 71 Cutlass. I have a set of the "light" springs but they don't look anything like the originals so I initially put the original springs on the hood. ...
Forum: Body work
March 5th, 2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By 70wcar

Hey Joesw31, got another? LOL I need the...

Hey Joesw31, got another? LOL

I need the same emblem for my 1970 F85 W31.
Forum: Body work
March 5th, 2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 786
Posted By 70wcar

I did the entire underside of my car with an...

I did the entire underside of my car with an inexpensive quartz work light pointing up at the undercarriage. As it heated up an area about 15" square I would move the light over and scrape it off...
Forum: Parts Wanted
March 5th, 2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By 70wcar

The difference between the 69 & 70 hoods is the...

The difference between the 69 & 70 hoods is the latch mechanism. The difference between a 70 OAI and standard hood metal frame is the additional clearance for the chrome hood hold downs and the fact...
March 8th, 2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 967
Posted By 70wcar

Currently I am running 15 x 8 Repop SSI's on all...

Currently I am running 15 x 8 Repop SSI's on all four corners of my 1970 W30. I have 265-50-15's on the front and 295-50-15's on the rear. I have no rubbing issues, BUT... I put this same set on...
March 8th, 2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,662
Posted By 70wcar

Currently I am running 15 x 8 Repop SSI's on all...

Currently I am running 15 x 8 Repop SSI's on all four corners of my 1970 W30. I have 265-50-15's on the front and 295-50-15's on the rear. I have no rubbing issues, BUT... There always seems to be...
Forum: Parts Wanted
February 15th, 2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By 70wcar

Hey Tony, I think I have a 68/69 tach...

Hey Tony,


I think I have a 68/69 tach (might even work).


Let me look tonight.


Jim
February 15th, 2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 23,607
Posted By 70wcar

I want one like this.... just got to pick a...

I want one like this.... just got to pick a radio! Well, and finish the quarters, doors, paint, trans, reassembly. OK, I'll be back! LOL
Forum: Cars For Sale
January 30th, 2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,866
Posted By 70wcar

I saw this car in person at the auction. It was...

I saw this car in person at the auction. It was an EXTREMELY well done resto! Congrats to all involved.


I cringe to think of it driving thru the mud on the way to the auction block!
Forum: Cars For Sale
January 30th, 2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,556
Posted By 70wcar

This IS a very nice car! I learned to drive a 4...

This IS a very nice car! I learned to drive a 4 speed in it! :)


If it was a big block car it would have gone in a heartbeat.


Jim
October 27th, 2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 49,964
Posted By 70wcar

WAY back when I was in High School I was running...

WAY back when I was in High School I was running Polyglas H60's and F60's on my '70 Cutlass. Loved the look and the rake they gave. Then I switched to radials of the same size (245-60's) and now I...
October 20th, 2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,473
Posted By 70wcar

I love these cars (W-31's) and this color. L:ove...

I love these cars (W-31's) and this color. L:ove to see build pics.
Jim
September 20th, 2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,087
Posted By 70wcar

Looks like you definitely have the room! Should...

Looks like you definitely have the room! Should be a couple of really nice projects.


Might just take you up on the offer to drop by next time I am in town. Used to live right up north of you...
August 28th, 2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,134
Posted By 70wcar

Spinning lug nuts (Not the same as the loose nut behind the wheel)

Same thing happened on my 71 Conv. Noticed it when I checked the bearings and went to tighten the wheel. I could get the lugs tight, but always seemed I could go another turn...


I think the...
March 18th, 2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By 70wcar

Nice looking ride! I'd post pics of mine but a...

Nice looking ride! I'd post pics of mine but a simple repaint has gotten to the point of me pulling the engine and trans this weekend... loll
Jim
Forum: Transmission
February 5th, 2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,204
Posted By 70wcar

Just for some additional information, the hole...

Just for some additional information, the hole and sheet metal hump that Olds used were the same parts for console or non-console applications. The boot going through the floor was also the same. ...
November 13th, 2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By 70wcar

When did they use the metal ones? All my cars...

When did they use the metal ones? All my cars have had the plastic covers (well the auto trans ones).

Jim
October 9th, 2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By 70wcar

Manuals

Hi Ron,

Sent a PM about the New Product info manual

Jim
September 30th, 2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 13,580
Posted By 70wcar

Nice Car

I always liked those cars as well, my Uncle's neighbor in Milwaukee had a Red 1971 Cutlass Supreme with a black interior, red SS-II's and 4 speed. I always thought that was a sharp car!

Good...
August 31st, 2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 834
Views: 84,658
Posted By 70wcar

I'll second that Robertshaw t-stat...

I'll second that Robertshaw t-stat recommendation. If you get an NOS one, test it to be sure it opens when it is supposed to.

My Dad used to design t-stats and we always had a pile to choose...
August 20th, 2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,436
Posted By 70wcar

hmm, either I haven't been watching or this is...

hmm, either I haven't been watching or this is the first time I have seen a car with this option package parted out.

Other than the chrome mirrors, rear quarter windows and GMO stickers are there...
August 3rd, 2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,054
Posted By 70wcar

Congrats to all that helped put on the show this...

Congrats to all that helped put on the show this year. With less time to pull it together I think that they did a great job!


Had another good time at the Nats this year, it was kind of a...
May 19th, 2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 834
Views: 84,658
Posted By 70wcar

Believe it or not, the staple kits were probably...

Believe it or not, the staple kits were probably really made for Chevy's and such that have steel inner fender liners. The number of staples were set and the holes were probably pierced ahead of...
Forum: Cars For Sale
February 19th, 2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,203
Posted By 70wcar

As for the question of why someone would order...

As for the question of why someone would order the "Post Coupe" loaded with luxury options, I have one reason. Smoking. (I know no one does this now or ever did)

My dad bought a 70 Cutlass...
January 13th, 2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 107,367
Posted By 70wcar

Yup, that's exactly what mine look like! I...

Yup, that's exactly what mine look like!

I thought I had seen a photo of yours somewhere Ray but I must have missed it. Thanks for the link. I wasn't sure what color they were originally. My...
January 13th, 2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 107,367
Posted By 70wcar

I don't have the car here and keep getting the...

I don't have the car here and keep getting the build date of this and my W31 mixed up but both are later cars, 3rd week of March if my memory is correct.
January 13th, 2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 107,367
Posted By 70wcar

Ok, all this talk about the plugs in the lower...

Ok, all this talk about the plugs in the lower rear quarters got me to peek under mine. Does anyone have plugs that do NOT look like the one costpenn has posted a photo of, or the ones that ILT...
July 20th, 2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,558
Posted By 70wcar

Another Photo

Dave,


Here is the only "side" view I can find on my pc now. I have more on my portable hard drive but left it at work on Friday.


I picked 15 x 8 because after measuring, they pretty much...
July 19th, 2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,558
Posted By 70wcar

Tire Sizes

I am running 295-50-15's on the back and 265-50-15's on the front. All are on 15 x 8 rims with what Wheel Vintiques calls their "stock" offset (but it is slightly different, maybe off by 1/4" or so...
Forum: Paint
July 9th, 2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,824
Posted By 70wcar

I like Black on Black interior with Red stripes...

I like Black on Black interior with Red stripes (I am partial). Next fav would be Matador Red with Black interior and stripes (still got to get me one like my Dad had)! Hmm but then there is also...
January 13th, 2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,279
Posted By 70wcar

Eric, would you be referring to the decklid I...

Eric, would you be referring to the decklid I brought to the Nats?

Jim
November 5th, 2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,896
Posted By 70wcar

Hi, Just wondering if you received my PM? Jim

Hi,
Just wondering if you received my PM?
Jim
November 5th, 2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,480
Posted By 70wcar

Thanks Steve, That's the same date as the...

Thanks Steve,

That's the same date as the one I have.

Jim
November 3rd, 2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,480
Posted By 70wcar

Steve, What's the casting date?

Steve,
What's the casting date?
June 19th, 2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 87,432
Posted By 70wcar

My brother-in-law had a GMO. They were sold in...

My brother-in-law had a GMO. They were sold in the Chicagoland area. Somewhere I have the chrome sport mirrors off of it in my parts stash. Not sure what other parts were special other than the...
February 5th, 2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By 70wcar

Set you a PM Jim

Set you a PM

Jim
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