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June 12th, 2019, 01:03 PM
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Posted By johnrossjdr

Great job, very jelly with all your progress and...

Great job, very jelly with all your progress and the brilliant results!
February 21st, 2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,430
Posted By johnrossjdr

I didn't do it, so I cant comment. All I know is...

I didn't do it, so I cant comment. All I know is someone converted mine, and if you spin that column dial, you cant start it with a key at the ignition. I do have backup lights and it wont start...
February 21st, 2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,430
Posted By johnrossjdr

JDR reply: Not following. If it is not in Park,...

JDR reply: Not following. If it is not in Park, the ignition switch doesn't close, so no start by key or any method used to defeat at the ignition switch. So doesn't open me up to having the car...
February 21st, 2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,430
Posted By johnrossjdr

Wish this wasn't true but Joe is very much so...

Wish this wasn't true but Joe is very much so right, unless you are in a few select states, you will be going to jail in that scenario, even if they are caught red handed, you just cant shoot em.
February 20th, 2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,430
Posted By johnrossjdr

Oh and one more that is a converted from column...

Oh and one more that is a converted from column shifter to floor shifter only, that actually catches me occasionally on my own damn car! Spin that column shifter around to anything but Park, the...
February 20th, 2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,430
Posted By johnrossjdr

Just like with any theft, you are not going to...

Just like with any theft, you are not going to stop it, ideally, just make it more appealing to steal the other guys. Similar to I don't need to be able to outrun a bear, I just need to outrun the...
February 20th, 2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,738
Posted By johnrossjdr

72 cutlass supreme 15x8 Ridler Cheap Wheels

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old 20's...
February 20th, 2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,180
Posted By johnrossjdr

Some pics

Everyone likes pictures, so here you go.

Small items fixed up along the way, put in stereo and speakers. Nice to have tunes. Purchased some kick panels and they worked out well, painted them to...
January 15th, 2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,180
Posted By johnrossjdr

Long time no updates. Finally found a set of...

Long time no updates.

Finally found a set of wheels I can live with, and purchased some Cooper tires. Went to get them installed and...problem! Didn't even see it coming AND will also expose...
August 22nd, 2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By johnrossjdr

That is going to the power steering belt. At some...

That is going to the power steering belt. At some point this car had A/C also, so you can kind of see where that third belt would be if it still had it (front pulley has the third slot closest to the...
August 9th, 2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,362
Posted By johnrossjdr

Sounds like a fun project. The th350 should hold...

Sounds like a fun project. The th350 should hold up fine and if it does break down then consider the swap would be my 2 cents. I am also a casual hobbyist so take my 2 cents for it's TRUE value, 0. :)
August 9th, 2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 724
Posted By johnrossjdr

Love the car, stripes look fine to me but I am a...

Love the car, stripes look fine to me but I am a guy just having fun, not so much a purist like some folks. If you are happy, that is all that matters!
August 7th, 2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By johnrossjdr

Nice car, welcome!

Nice car, welcome!
Forum: Parts Wanted
August 7th, 2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By johnrossjdr

Ok so need passenger b85 molding and passenger...

Ok so need passenger b85 molding and passenger sweep. Thanks for the ID. I see sets for the sweeps and none of mine look very good so maybe I should buy a set and then get the molding from you fine...
August 7th, 2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By johnrossjdr

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com-vbulletin/2000x971/80-radiator_water_pump_72_olds_cs_a2bc4f9e474000422bf5aae823ec39aea8478498.jpg
Just wanted to put a picture in of it installed...
Forum: Parts Wanted
August 7th, 2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By johnrossjdr

What is it even called? I want to replace the...

What is it even called? I want to replace the bent one on passenger side and do not even have the inside the windows piece at all. Driver side is fine already luckily. PM a price please.
Forum: Parts Wanted
August 6th, 2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By johnrossjdr

72 cutlass supreme quarter trim

Need both inner and outer whatever you call this molding piece. Passenger side horizontal pieces that go on each side of the glass....
August 6th, 2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,180
Posted By johnrossjdr

Was going to update this thread with my latest...

Was going to update this thread with my latest "work" but can figure out how best to do it so linking to the other thread so you can see the ups and downs of figuring out which water pump I needed,...
August 4th, 2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,363
Posted By johnrossjdr

Drooling. Very nice, welcome!

Drooling. Very nice, welcome!
August 4th, 2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By johnrossjdr

Oh,...

Oh, https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com-vbulletin/2000x971/80-20180804_165428_a67dbfd80dddd2862c1989e839207bc4bd0f13c5.jpg...
August 4th, 2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By johnrossjdr

Update

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August 2nd, 2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By johnrossjdr

Ok cool, as long as there is not some guy keeping...

Ok cool, as long as there is not some guy keeping it running out of his pocket or something, all good!
August 2nd, 2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By johnrossjdr

Question

Love the site, what do you need from users to help out? Figure someone is paying some bills here, any simple things we can do to help such as donations or linking to it, or maybe purchasing things...
August 1st, 2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By johnrossjdr

I'm slow, what can I say. :o

I'm slow, what can I say. :o
August 1st, 2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By johnrossjdr

Most helpful folks around on this site, welcome!

Most helpful folks around on this site, welcome!
August 1st, 2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By johnrossjdr

I plan on using what is currently on the engine....

I plan on using what is currently on the engine. So my working theory being if all things stay the same lengthwise with the water pump, the existing brackets and pulleys should be adequate.
August 1st, 2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By johnrossjdr

Lol and thank you for your interest and feedback,...

Lol and thank you for your interest and feedback, dont want to be all super defensive, just giving you my thought process, for better or worse.
August 1st, 2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By johnrossjdr

It is a 72 cutlass supreme, but has been gutted...

It is a 72 cutlass supreme, but has been gutted by prior owner and setup as a sleeper type drag racer as far as I cann tell. Engine not original in other words but strong, but already rigged prior...
August 1st, 2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By johnrossjdr

Thanks guys, based on both of your comments, I am...

Thanks guys, based on both of your comments, I am thinking that second one will do the trick! The clarification that it is to the top of the round thing puts it at 6"! Hopefully can put it all in...
July 31st, 2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By johnrossjdr

And if I am measuring correctly, then looks like...

And if I am measuring correctly, then looks like I need the 1775 flowkooler. I doubt any item on the car is original at this point so dont want to figure out a whole new setup, just replace the pump....
July 31st, 2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By johnrossjdr

Thanks for taking a peak. Not sure it is a 67 425...

Thanks for taking a peak. Not sure it is a 67 425 at all, just to be clearer. That is just my best guess so far. Ahhh the Joy's of a Frankenstein engine, everything comes with some mystery.

So if...
July 31st, 2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By johnrossjdr

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com-vbulletin/2000x971/80-20180731_195227_ae6706c4a47d1be4b7556db62bd24233fdeb8776.jpg
Uhmm, so uh, where am I supposed to be measuring to see how big...
July 31st, 2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By johnrossjdr

Ordered the flowkooler 1575, fingers crossed

Ordered the flowkooler 1575, fingers crossed
July 31st, 2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By johnrossjdr

Help...again block vs water pump?

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July 31st, 2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,872
Posted By johnrossjdr

That is horrible, sorry to hear about this. I see...

That is horrible, sorry to hear about this. I see the kill switch items and the cell phone thing, does anyone just use lowjack? It was something I was considering. My car is worth very little...
July 30th, 2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,180
Posted By johnrossjdr

Red face Always amusing to see what I thought I was going...

Always amusing to see what I thought I was going to work on next in my thread, never seems to actually work out that way.

So took a nice long 100 mile drive and just could not shake a cooling...
July 30th, 2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By johnrossjdr

Thanks guys! Appreciate the help as always.

Thanks guys! Appreciate the help as always.
July 29th, 2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By johnrossjdr

Better pic...

Better pic hopefullyhttps://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com-vbulletin/2000x971/80-15328950551691715568788375220652_ca623fd8940f26f00f75a82c702d091e4b8a6eb0.jpg
July 29th, 2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By johnrossjdr

Can I remove this?

72 cutlass supreme, assuming this is left over from gutted a/c, ok to remove and just connect the hose? Replacing radiator as found a pinhole leak. ...
July 27th, 2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By johnrossjdr

Lol, no reply does seem to be the right answer,...

Lol, no reply does seem to be the right answer, they appear to fear the classics around here!
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