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December 6th, 2018, 09:43 AM
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Posted By Don R.

Love that six-window style.

Love that six-window style.
September 17th, 2018, 09:26 AM
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Posted By Don R.

The 394 was the last version of the original Olds...

The 394 was the last version of the original Olds Rocket V-8 first used in 1949 with 303 cubic inches. 1964 was the last year they were used before being replaced by the lighter 330-455 engine design.
June 18th, 2018, 09:17 AM
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Posted By Don R.

Gopar, Booster Dewey screwed up but I'd be...

Gopar, Booster Dewey screwed up but I'd be surprised if he can't make it right. Can't speak for 64 but he did the Moraine booster from my 63, it only had four studs and mounted straight to the...
May 18th, 2018, 09:23 AM
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Posted By Don R.

Have any of the big Olds owners here replaced...

Have any of the big Olds owners here replaced their A-6 air conditioning compressors with the S-6 newer style? If so how did you do it and what were the results, also were you able to find the...
May 16th, 2018, 09:50 AM
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Posted By Don R.

Rather than a kit just get it rebuilt: ...

Rather than a kit just get it rebuilt:


http://boosterdeweyexchange.com/
February 16th, 2018, 10:16 AM
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Posted By Don R.

This is another Thank You to Charlie Jones for...

This is another Thank You to Charlie Jones for starting this Darksider thread. Those of us with big Oldsmobiles are very familiar with lack of interest and knowledge about our cars but now there is a...
November 28th, 2017, 09:30 AM
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Posted By Don R.

Just go to the "Forums" tab and pick the forum...

Just go to the "Forums" tab and pick the forum you want to use. If you are going to go all the way with detail - "Major Builds and Projects" or the car specific forums for a more general thread....
November 22nd, 2017, 09:35 AM
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Posted By Don R.

I installed a VA system in a 63 Buick years ago....

I installed a VA system in a 63 Buick years ago. Works great, fairly easy install, and with a factory air car you can reuse the stock outlets. Only thing to remember is that they are recirculate only...
November 9th, 2017, 09:37 AM
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Posted By Don R.

That will be a cool car if the swap was done...

That will be a cool car if the swap was done right. Start a project thread and keep us posted on your progress.
July 12th, 2017, 09:27 AM
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Posted By Don R.

Unless you are doing a show points restoration...

Unless you are doing a show points restoration find a good local muffler shop that does a lot of custom work. I've used Rich's Performance Muffler in Wylie, TX for my last three jobs and have been...
February 27th, 2017, 09:23 AM
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Posted By Don R.

Secret confession - I love my 63 but the 64...

Secret confession - I love my 63 but the 64 Starfire is my favorite.
October 29th, 2016, 10:23 AM
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Posted By Don R.

Did they have PCV valves in 61? I thought 63 was...

Did they have PCV valves in 61? I thought 63 was the first year without the draft tube.
September 16th, 2016, 06:44 AM
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Posted By Don R.

Hood and hood hinge have to come off. Hood hinge...

Hood and hood hinge have to come off. Hood hinge is bolted to the fender AND the firewall.
May 25th, 2016, 09:39 AM
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Posted By Don R.

Looks completely rust free, love those desert...

Looks completely rust free, love those desert cars.
April 28th, 2016, 07:51 AM
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Posted By Don R.

Hey Charlie, this thread was a great idea - past...

Hey Charlie, this thread was a great idea - past 100 posts and a lot of new big car owners!
April 25th, 2016, 07:55 AM
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Posted By Don R.

Never actually got to Olds centers but I would...

Never actually got to Olds centers but I would have probably had some stickers made.
April 24th, 2016, 09:06 AM
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Posted By Don R.

I can tell you from personal experience that 17"...

I can tell you from personal experience that 17" by 8 1/2" wheels and 255-50-17 tires will fit and clear although the skirts may be a problem. I tried to use a set of 94-96 Chevy Impala SS wheels and...
April 22nd, 2016, 09:10 AM
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Posted By Don R.

Great to see more big Oldsmobiles in the fold,...

Great to see more big Oldsmobiles in the fold, welcome aboard!
September 9th, 2014, 08:07 AM
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Posted By Don R.

Unfortunately Jaunty75 is probably right. The...

Unfortunately Jaunty75 is probably right. The cars that sold the most back in the day - 4-doors and station wagons - were also the least wanted when they got older. The convertibles and two door...
September 8th, 2014, 09:49 AM
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Posted By Don R.

Charlie, sign me up. It seems most of my life...

Charlie, sign me up. It seems most of my life I've had "Darkside" cars - either before they became popular (musclecars in the late 70s) or ones that were never that popular. The big Oldsmobiles have...
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