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Today, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By cdrod

Tapered bearing end play

Nate:
You are referencing my posts about the Blazer rear disc install. I used a separate bearing spacer so I could set the correct end play of the axle bearings. The original Olds bearings were a...
Today, 03:40 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 20,957
Posted By cdrod

EFI Fuel Line Questions

I decided to make the switch to fuel injection... after I purchased and installed the standard fuel line kit from Inline Tube. The INL parts included a 3/8" stainless supply line and a 1/4" stainless...
Today, 01:34 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 20,957
Posted By cdrod

'70 disc-drum combination valve

I'm running a 1970 combination valve for front-rear brake distribution. Inline Tube helped me out with this one; because I have a disc-disc system, I needed a distribution block only w/o the residual...
Today, 09:44 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 20,957
Posted By cdrod

5th Gen Camaro Fuel Module

dc2x4drvr:
Thanks for the thumbs up! I purchased a stamped restomod tank from Ricks Tanks which looks like a stock tank but has cutouts for a 5th gen Camaro fuel pump module and level sensor. By...
Yesterday, 09:16 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 20,957
Posted By cdrod

Man, I've been so delinquent in keeping this...

Man, I've been so delinquent in keeping this thread up to date! Ropewrench, Thank you for your offer to lend a hand. I may yet take you up on the offer! I was building my car in an empty warehouse...
Forum: Small Blocks
June 15th, 2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,176
Posted By cdrod

Greg: Thanks for the congrats! This header...

Greg:
Thanks for the congrats! This header ordeal really killed my momentum. I feel like i've been stuck for 2-3 months, but I spent the better part of today in the garage and getting this project...
Forum: Small Blocks
June 15th, 2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,176
Posted By cdrod

Fun71: Yeah, I'm starting to realize that parts...

Fun71:
Yeah, I'm starting to realize that parts and products that worked "pre-china" are no longer as dependable as they were before all the off-shoring. Although, Headman states their headers are...
Forum: Small Blocks
June 15th, 2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,176
Posted By cdrod

Eric: Yeah, I was pretty scared to cut them up,...

Eric:
Yeah, I was pretty scared to cut them up, I've never done this sort of thing before and didn't want to screw them up beyond all hope. I was grateful to the Holley rep for letting me keep the...
Forum: Small Blocks
June 15th, 2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,176
Posted By cdrod

I thought I'd provide an update to my header...

I thought I'd provide an update to my header problems. I hate it when I follow a thread and the OP never returns to update the story. It's like reading a book and never reading the last chapter to...
June 15th, 2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 850
Posted By cdrod

I still have for sale a NOS quarter panel for...

I still have for sale a NOS quarter panel for '70-72 Cutlass/442 convertibles and Cutlass Supremes. Fits the RH (passenger) side.
$1200 + the ride from Houston, TX.
Rodney
June 15th, 2019, 04:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By cdrod

I still have for sale a '69 water pump pulley...

I still have for sale a '69 water pump pulley #399401-KE, 2-groove fits power steering, w/o AC. It has been bead blasted and primed with etching primer.
$50 ea. shipping is not included. Cash,...
June 15th, 2019, 04:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By cdrod

I still have for sale a very nice fan shroud...

I still have for sale a very nice fan shroud removed from a 1971 Cutlass Supreme. I'd like $150+shipping from Houston, TX.
Rodney
June 15th, 2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 940
Posted By cdrod

I still have for sale a NOS air conditioning...

I still have for sale a NOS air conditioning thermal limit switch for the AC compressor, AC Delco part number 6556440, Group 15-279. This is in excellent condition. $25 or best offer + shipping from...
June 1st, 2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By cdrod

tmbrennan: I have attached a page from the...

tmbrennan:
I have attached a page from the assembly manual that shows the connections between the standpipe and the gas tank. I hope this helps!

Rodney
May 29th, 2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,189
Posted By cdrod

Jim: Sorry to thread jack but I think my...

Jim:
Sorry to thread jack but I think my question is pertinent to the OP's original question. How do you set the end play with tapered bearings in a BOP bolt-in rear end?
Rodney
Forum: Body work
May 17th, 2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By cdrod

Amd 400-3468

The AMD part number for a Ď69 442 floorpan is 400-3468
Forum: Body work
May 17th, 2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By cdrod

AMD Floorpan

If itís as bad as you say, I highly recommend a full pan from AMD, but you will need to raise the body off the frame to allow room to install it. I did a full pan replacement with inner rocker...
May 11th, 2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By cdrod

Kyle: Yes, that was a stock, iron intake. I...

Kyle:
Yes, that was a stock, iron intake. I have another stock, 4-barrel intake from a '71 350cid along with a matching Q-jet carb if you're looking.

Rodney
Forum: Big Blocks
May 11th, 2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By cdrod

I have the M/T valve covers and I bought the...

I have the M/T valve covers and I bought the grommets from RockAuto. The aluminum M/T covers are thicker than the stock, stamped steel, so I had to modify mine with a Dremel to get them to fit. ...
May 11th, 2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By cdrod

Sold!

Sold!
May 9th, 2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By cdrod

Eric: I've owned two '71 supremes and two '72...

Eric:
I've owned two '71 supremes and two '72 supremes and all had the 2-piece drive shaft with the rubber sandwich. I never had any problems with my cars, but my engines were mild, 350 cid builds;...
Forum: Other
May 5th, 2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By cdrod

Here ya go! ...

Here ya go!

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Forum: Parts Wanted
May 5th, 2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By cdrod

I just bought a re-built tilt column from Jim at...

I just bought a re-built tilt column from Jim at Gmtilt.com for $550 shipped. He has cores in-house and builds these to order. He includes a new ignition switch, new turn switch & cancel cam, new...
May 3rd, 2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By cdrod

Craig: I have 18" Bandit U-109 rims from US...

Craig:
I have 18" Bandit U-109 rims from US Mags and they clear the C5 Vette calipers I have installed on my '72 A-body convertible.

Rodney
May 3rd, 2019, 05:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By cdrod

Craig: I have 18x9" rims with 5.25" backspacing...

Craig:
I have 18x9" rims with 5.25" backspacing on the back of my 442 convertible. The tires are 285-40R18 with 1.5" of clearance to the frame rail. I have the body off the frame at the moment so no...
May 1st, 2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By cdrod

Kev: After reading tons of car forums on the...

Kev:
After reading tons of car forums on the web, I chose an AMD full floorpan for my convertible project and was very happy with the fit. If AMD makes a full trunk floor, I would expect it to be of...
April 30th, 2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By cdrod

Here's the "how-to" guide.

Here's the "how-to" guide.
April 30th, 2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By cdrod

Power window docs

I have attached several photos and a "how-to" guide for installing power windows in a GM A-body. I won't take credit for any of this: I found the guide on the web and I copied the photos from...
April 28th, 2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By cdrod

I think it's called a LH Side Cowl Patch. Here's...

I think it's called a LH Side Cowl Patch. Here's a link to an AMD part#:

Auto Metal Direct 376-3468-L 68-72 GM A-Body Outer Cowl Hinge Panel LH...
April 27th, 2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 930
Posted By cdrod

Pettrix: I have 18x9" rims with 5.25"...

Pettrix:
I have 18x9" rims with 5.25" backspacing on the back of my 442 convertible. The tires are 285-40R18 with 1.5" of clearance to the frame rail. I have the body off the frame at the moment...
April 26th, 2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By cdrod

Coppertop: Where are you located? I have a '71...

Coppertop:
Where are you located? I have a '71 front disc set up but shipping could be really expensive.

Rodney
Forum: Small Blocks
April 23rd, 2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,176
Posted By cdrod

Thanks for all the comments and suggestions. I...

Thanks for all the comments and suggestions. I was hoping to hear from others that my experience is an anomaly and others have had good experiences with the Hooker brand. I have a customer service...
April 22nd, 2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By cdrod

I still have them. I sent you a PM for shipping...

I still have them. I sent you a PM for shipping info.

Rodney
Forum: Electrical
April 21st, 2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By cdrod

Stellar: Love your jar of smoke!! Years ago, I...

Stellar:
Love your jar of smoke!! Years ago, I worked in recoding studios and we used to call it "magic" smoke because nothing worked after the smoke escaped?

Darkalley:
matt69olds is correct...
Forum: Electrical
April 20th, 2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By cdrod

Electric fans can have a very high in-rush...

Electric fans can have a very high in-rush current when they turn on. Once they get moving, the current comes down and levels off. You can bench test the fans with an amp gauge to get an idea of...
April 19th, 2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By cdrod

Rear Frame Reinforcement Bars

I have for sale a nice pair of rear frame reinforcement bars that have been bead-blasted and powder coated in a cast metal color. These install between the lower and upper control arms in the rear...
Forum: Small Blocks
April 17th, 2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,176
Posted By cdrod

Joe: These are Hooker 3901HKR; 1-5/8"...

Joe:
These are Hooker 3901HKR; 1-5/8" primaries, 2-1/2" collectors. The crazy thing is the combo valve is not even close to being a problem, that's what is so surprising. I'm the kind of guy that...
Forum: Small Blocks
April 16th, 2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,176
Posted By cdrod

The car is a '72 Cutlass convertible with 350...

The car is a '72 Cutlass convertible with 350 small block.
Forum: Small Blocks
April 16th, 2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,176
Posted By cdrod

Headers don't fit!!

My Hooker headers don't fit!! This is my first rodeo with headers so I'm very inexperienced with what is normal fitment issues and what is not. I expected to beat on them a little bit; a ding/dent...
April 14th, 2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By cdrod

Oddball: I'll be using a FITech EFI system. ...

Oddball:
I'll be using a FITech EFI system. The throttle body has two 3/16" ports; one is timed (ported) and the other is full vacuum. I can use the full vacuum port for the distributor vacuum...
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