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Forum: Small Blocks
June 23rd, 2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 348
Posted By RetroRanger

Do you have stock baffled valve covers? Some have...

Do you have stock baffled valve covers? Some have found increased oil thru the pvc w no VC baffles
Forum: Body work
June 23rd, 2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,751
Posted By RetroRanger

The new top looks great! Bummer on the...

The new top looks great! Bummer on the windshield, it stinks to wait on parts then to get the wrong one hopefully the replacement is correct!
June 22nd, 2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By RetroRanger

No they were all gold. Later 350s were blue but...

No they were all gold. Later 350s were blue but not the blue color BBO s were painted more of a blahsa blue.
Forum: Big Blocks
June 21st, 2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,621
Posted By RetroRanger

The sp wire setup looks nice! What keepers see...

The sp wire setup looks nice! What keepers see those, I have to improve my sp wire layout its terrible.
June 20th, 2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By RetroRanger

not sure but you may need a longer DS your...

not sure but you may need a longer DS

your user name suggests a 1971 , but your post suggest a 1970. if you state what car your working on it will help
June 18th, 2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By RetroRanger

I looked on rockauto, they dont show any...

I looked on rockauto, they dont show any difference in 2 or 4 door or v6-v8
...
Forum: Other
June 16th, 2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,775
Posted By RetroRanger

I recall a thread recommending a modern...

I recall a thread recommending a modern replacement for the compressor that was lighter and more effiecient, that might require r134 tho.
Forum: Big Blocks
June 11th, 2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By RetroRanger

its not clear from the ad but it lookslike he may...

its not clear from the ad but it lookslike he may be stating for use w a 5 7/8 (6") water pump. Generally speaking you cant mix and match pulleys but you must use them in sets that work together...
Forum: Big Blocks
June 3rd, 2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,208
Posted By RetroRanger

heres a sticky w most BBO and SBO torque specs ...

heres a sticky w most BBO and SBO torque specs

https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/big-blocks-2/torque-specs-106813/
May 30th, 2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By RetroRanger

is the alignment set to the factory castor...

is the alignment set to the factory castor setting ? Increasing the caster makes the front wheels just want to go straight, i had my car aligned last year and the guy agreed more caster is better...
Forum: Body work
May 30th, 2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,241
Posted By RetroRanger

eh zip ties can be plenty tough, but i thijnk i...

eh zip ties can be plenty tough, but i thijnk i prefer the staples over the zip ties in this case.

heres a pic from another forum,
...
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 29th, 2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,043
Posted By RetroRanger

yay Ranger FTW :)

yay Ranger FTW :)
May 29th, 2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,002
Posted By RetroRanger

I had the same issue 72 350, i had a 455 rebuilt...

I had the same issue 72 350, i had a 455 rebuilt dropped it in and its great much better than the 350 but i still need more :)

search on CUTLASSEFI he has been working on some small block stuff...
Forum: Body work
May 26th, 2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,241
Posted By RetroRanger

If it were me ( and it was a while back) I would...

If it were me ( and it was a while back) I would just sit down pull all the old staples and reinstall the new flap w as many of the old staples as possible.

no sense doing it if your not going to...
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 22nd, 2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,552
Posted By RetroRanger

yeah im a yankee but thats what i understood it...

yeah im a yankee but thats what i understood it to mean as well, but back then boys were boys and girls....well they were girls !!!
May 22nd, 2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,482
Posted By RetroRanger

I wonder what a N-93 rim is ?

I wonder what a N-93 rim is ?
May 22nd, 2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,888
Posted By RetroRanger

Wow the turbo housing looks fantastic !!!!

Wow the turbo housing looks fantastic !!!!
May 22nd, 2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 8,368
Posted By RetroRanger

did you loosen the LCA bolts maybe the bushings...

did you loosen the LCA bolts maybe the bushings are casuing it to bind if you did not? When i did mine the old spring was loose and kinda popped out of the pocket, the new spring fit right in no...
May 20th, 2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By RetroRanger

I assume you used a soft rubber squeegee to...

I assume you used a soft rubber squeegee to spread the graphic out and a hair dryer or better (if used correctly) heat gun? If it hasnt been heated i would try gently local heat and squeegee w soapy...
May 18th, 2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 6,415
Posted By RetroRanger

Lares unit is a 974 10:1 unit, not sure on turns...

Lares unit is a 974 10:1 unit, not sure on turns lock to lock maybe 2-3/4 or 2.5. I have one in my car and it feels more like a modern rack unit than the original 16:1 variable rate pinky steer box. ...
May 18th, 2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By RetroRanger

Some on ebay ...

Some on ebay

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=quadrajet+throttle+ball&_sacat=0
May 18th, 2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By RetroRanger

I would try eBay, any of the quadrajet rebuilders...

I would try eBay, any of the quadrajet rebuilders or rockauto off the top of my head
May 18th, 2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 6,415
Posted By RetroRanger

Also the lca rear bushing may be round or oval...

Also the lca rear bushing may be round or oval doesn't seem to be anyway to tell until it's apart
May 18th, 2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 6,415
Posted By RetroRanger

I don't want to say anything, but MAW replace the...

I don't want to say anything, but MAW replace the steering box w a fast ratio unit, like the rockauto lares unit....about$200.

your welcome :)
May 18th, 2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By RetroRanger

Nice car Youri, welcome to classic olds

Nice car Youri, welcome to classic olds
Forum: Big Blocks
May 11th, 2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By RetroRanger

I think there are two sizes to the stock rubber...

I think there are two sizes to the stock rubber grommets a larger and a smaller one. Maybe you just have the smaller one?
May 11th, 2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By RetroRanger

Which way does it go? Is the bottom left image ...

Which way does it go? Is the bottom left image the nut or bolt head side facing up? And I assume you would just flip the summit flange to work?
Forum: Parts Wanted
May 10th, 2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By RetroRanger

march performance makes a nice short aluminum...

march performance makes a nice short aluminum replacement fill tube, another member just shortened his fill tube for a diffreent look
May 9th, 2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,653
Posted By RetroRanger

stripes finish wing car all awesome !!! nice...

stripes finish wing car all awesome !!! nice work.

ill bite whats the plate mean ?
May 8th, 2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By RetroRanger

i used nail polish on a steering wheel center cap...

i used nail polish on a steering wheel center cap rocket logo and it came out better than expected YMMV
May 8th, 2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 85
Posted By RetroRanger

Positive for seller mr69olds

This is my second transaction w Frank good guy and good parts thanks
May 7th, 2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By RetroRanger

i thought the offset shaft was to compensate for...

i thought the offset shaft was to compensate for frame sag and add in addtional camber so you could use less shims?

I redid mine w all new bushings, ball joints, bearings and the original shafts...
May 6th, 2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By RetroRanger

oh yeah check out you tube as well search...

oh yeah check out you tube as well search something like "wet graphics install" to get some ideas
May 6th, 2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By RetroRanger

Depends how much water/soap you use. As joe...

Depends how much water/soap you use.

As joe said use tape to mark your locations, have your set up all laid out

wet the hood and back of the graphic position as needed w the layout already on...
May 6th, 2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By RetroRanger

do it in the shade or garage to limit evaporation...

do it in the shade or garage to limit evaporation and contamination (dust pollen bugs etc)
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 6th, 2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 734
Posted By RetroRanger

let us know if you see "florida man" pulling any...

let us know if you see "florida man" pulling any of his antics down there !!!
Forum: Body work
May 5th, 2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,751
Posted By RetroRanger

It does look much better nice work! will you...

It does look much better nice work!

will you repaint w no vinyl or redo the vinyl top?
May 5th, 2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By RetroRanger

I've had no problems w USPS service. My carrier...

I've had no problems w USPS service. My carrier brings packages up my long driveway when needed, and the lady at the office is always pleasant and efficient. Their www tho could be improved. When...
May 4th, 2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By RetroRanger

positive for buyer EXOTEC

easy smooth transaction thanks for your purchase
Forum: Small Blocks
May 4th, 2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,098
Posted By RetroRanger

heres a thread w pics ...

heres a thread w pics

https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/big-blocks-2/4-core-radiator-install-70-cutlass-455-a-105363/#post931613
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