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July 2nd, 2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

Assuming you are referring to the Type-O rear...

Assuming you are referring to the Type-O rear axle assembly (12-bolt cover, 10-bolt ring gear), this is probably what you are looking for...
July 1st, 2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 845
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

Not sure you even need a spacer to accomodate...

Not sure you even need a spacer to accomodate factory 3.42+ gears w/ this diff:
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Or does the fact that this is a special order item mean that it is really a refurbished factory diff? I kind...
June 30th, 2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 845
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

That's not true, I have a Richmond 3.90 on a...

That's not true, I have a Richmond 3.90 on a modified Ford 8.8 w/ 28 spline axles in my '68 Type-O rear. Supercars Unlimited...
June 30th, 2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,356
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

Welcome. Possibly because the engine...

Welcome.



Possibly because the engine in it now didn't have a crank drilled for a manual.
Forum: Other
June 26th, 2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,007
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

Have you considered re-coring your 3-row radiator...

Have you considered re-coring your 3-row radiator to 4 rows and keeping your endcaps, allowing you to keep your support cradles and shroud mounts? I did that years ago w/ my 2-row radiator and it...
June 26th, 2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 910
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

Sweet W32! Don't see those everyday. Welcome!

Sweet W32! Don't see those everyday. Welcome!
Forum: Transmission
June 24th, 2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,600
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

This will get you started. ...

This will get you started.
https://www.tciauto.com/speedometer-gear-calculator
You need to know what drive gear you currently have to know where you need to go.

Here's another:...
June 20th, 2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,455
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

My guess is that if the OP has a '64 convertible...

My guess is that if the OP has a '64 convertible Cutlass w/ an AT and 442 badges, that the badges did not come on the car from the factory. That, or the 4-sp was swapped out at some point w/ an AT.
...
June 20th, 2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,322
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

Yes, please stop calling that hood a "cowl" hood....

Yes, please stop calling that hood a "cowl" hood. It is a "OAI" hood, or a "W25" hood. Thanks. ;)
Forum: Cars For Sale
June 17th, 2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,249
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

I can't say I've ever seen a 6-cyl Cutlass...

I can't say I've ever seen a 6-cyl Cutlass before, but I have seen them with different year front clips. GLWTS.
Forum: Electrical
June 17th, 2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,545
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

The item in the last picture is the horn relay,...

The item in the last picture is the horn relay, whose base also acts as a junction point for the alternator to main fuse box connection.

I've never adjusted a mechanical voltage regulator, it...
June 17th, 2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

Any big car with 2 doors that isn't a 'vert is...

Any big car with 2 doors that isn't a 'vert is rare! Welcome!
Forum: Small Blocks
June 16th, 2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,282
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

How timely. I have a co-worker building a...

How timely. I have a co-worker building a frame-off '65 Cutlass 'vert w/ a 350. He already has Thorton's other shorties and is concerned w/ the fit when it all goes together. If he has...
June 14th, 2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,386
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

Wow, yes, please post pics. I assume this J-2R...

Wow, yes, please post pics. I assume this J-2R is still in the 34 Ford? Capturing that movie to a video would be priceless too, please consider this. I think you have to log a few posts to be...
Forum: Small Blocks
June 13th, 2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,621
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

If you are talking about a flame shooting up...

If you are talking about a flame shooting up through the carb w/ the air cleaner off, that can be caused by a sticking valve or ignition timing that is way off (almost to the point it wouldn't run,...
June 12th, 2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,911
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

Nice 442 and WELCOME! Not sure what it is,...

Nice 442 and WELCOME!

Not sure what it is, maybe the chrome running up the outside edges of the rear fenders, but the '68-'69 Olds A-body 'verts have much sexier "hips" than any of the other GM...
Forum: Big Blocks
June 10th, 2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,848
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

Mike, thanks for those figures. My car (no A/C)...

Mike, thanks for those figures. My car (no A/C) came w/ the 4-blade fan/spacer and a 2-row radiator. When dad added an under-dash A/C in '76, he swapped the fan blade w/ one of those "horsepower...
Forum: Big Blocks
June 10th, 2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,848
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

A couple of things: 1) I thought all 442s (400...

A couple of things:
1) I thought all 442s (400 ci) used a fan clutch setup from the factory. I take it yours was not this way? If not, be sure you are using a deep-pitch fan with this new clutch....
Forum: Cars For Sale
June 5th, 2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

Boy that's pretty. I wonder if I traded mine for...

Boy that's pretty. I wonder if I traded mine for that if my wife would notice. GLWTS!
June 4th, 2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,366
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

That sure looks like the same color as my car,...

That sure looks like the same color as my car, which I thought was called "Scarlet Red" in '68. Undoubtedly red, but not eye searing like some brighter reds.

Keep in mind that variations in the...
June 4th, 2019, 04:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

The threaded shaft is the other end of a...

The threaded shaft is the other end of a ball-joint that allows movement between the pitman arm and the drag link. The threaded shaft is wedged into the pitman arm similar to how a tie-rod end is...
June 2nd, 2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,013
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

Welcome. And NICE ride. LOVE that shade of...

Welcome. And NICE ride. LOVE that shade of green. When I was a kid and mom asked me what color I wanted to paint my bedroom, it was THAT. Unfortunately, Sherwin Williams wasn't able to add the...
May 31st, 2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,548
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

My '68 came w/ the 2-pc driveshaft w/ the rubber...

My '68 came w/ the 2-pc driveshaft w/ the rubber coupling. It was originally a Jetaway / Type-O (now 200-4R / Type-O).
Forum: Transmission
May 31st, 2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 927
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

I use the lockup in my CK-built 200-4R. Mine has...

I use the lockup in my CK-built 200-4R. Mine has an internal switch that disables the lock-up until you are in 4th gear. A simple external relay that provides IGN power to the transmission is...
May 31st, 2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,217
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

Welcome from a fellow Hoosier. Looks like you...

Welcome from a fellow Hoosier. Looks like you have a nice project to work on.
May 30th, 2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,302
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

What is the little shifter for? This is way...

What is the little shifter for? This is way cool, but it'd be so much better if it was decked-out like a Sting-Ray, w/ a 5-speed, tall shifter w/ a knob, banana seat and sissy bar, maybe even some...
Forum: 442
May 27th, 2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,382
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

Cutlass S. I don't think the Supreme had the...

Cutlass S. I don't think the Supreme had the louvered hood. For the 442, just fill the holes for the script.

Year On (https://www.yearone.com/Product/1964-72-cutlass-442/bm122)e has the Oldsmobile...
May 27th, 2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,482
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

I've extended the life of my original black...

I've extended the life of my original black carpet by dying areas where it had faded & worn. I used a sponge / rag to touch up areas. Not sure how even a complete color change would be unless the...
May 24th, 2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

Welcome! Congrats on the acquisition and...

Welcome! Congrats on the acquisition and project. That's looks to be the same color my '70 C/S 'vert was. How many miles on it? I doesn't look like many of them were in the snow from looking at...
May 23rd, 2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

^^This will be much easier to do and will look...

^^This will be much easier to do and will look better than searching for a similar font.
May 22nd, 2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,591
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

Its clearly an expander. What it expands, is...

Its clearly an expander.

What it expands, is another question. Something with a square-ish cross-section, I'd guess.
May 17th, 2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,105
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

I've already talked to my kids about this. My 9...

I've already talked to my kids about this. My 9 y/o son is showing excitement looking forward to helping me rebuilding the SBO in the Cutlass, so he'll likely get that passed to him. My 16 y/o...
May 16th, 2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

You can avoid a drive gear swap by using an...

You can avoid a drive gear swap by using an external reducer. When I changed from a 2.78 to a 3.90 ratio, I used an external reducer in combination with a different driven gear in my Jetaway I was...
May 16th, 2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

Indeed, I've been checking those out too. Thanks.

Indeed, I've been checking those out too. Thanks.
May 16th, 2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

Thanks for the feedback. I was planning on taking...

Thanks for the feedback. I was planning on taking it apart to confirm if there were any broken pieces, just need to buy some fluid so I can put it back together in case I don't find anything wrong...
May 16th, 2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

Chipped Pinion Gear?

This is a question on my '98 Trans Am (M6) with the wimpy 7.5" f-body rear, thought I'd post it here too since there is so much rear axle expertise here:

My stock 3.42 rear with barely 20K miles...
May 9th, 2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 937
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

Welcome! Nice ride, and cute kids! I bet they...

Welcome! Nice ride, and cute kids! I bet they LOVE it when you drop the top.
May 7th, 2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,453
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

The only difference between the SSI and the...

The only difference between the SSI and the Magnums you pictured are the center caps (the SSIs have the Olds Rocket symbol). There are a few variations on them, both in size, width and compatibility...
May 6th, 2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,453
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

Congrats on taking the plunge. What you have...

Congrats on taking the plunge.

What you have pictured are Magnum 500 rims from a Mopar, nearly identical to the SSIs that Olds offered in the mid-late '60s and early '70s. A '68 442 could've been...
Forum: Transmission
May 3rd, 2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By JohnnyBs68S

Good info, still learning stuff. Interesting...

Good info, still learning stuff. Interesting that the Jetaway lived on in the base trim only with the weakest V8.

Would it be possible that the modulator is connected to the wrong vacuum source?...
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