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March 13th, 2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 556
Posted By Rocketowner

Nice '53

Welcome to C.O. from another '50's owner. Sorry to say that I parted with mine about 3 years ago but still love to see other owners that love and appreciate Oldsmobile's . They still let me hang...
March 13th, 2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 556
Posted By Rocketowner

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October 26th, 2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 665
Posted By Rocketowner

You can contact Fusick by E- mail @...

You can contact Fusick by E- mail @ [email protected] ,and they will come as near having everything you need as anyone
I know of. Hope this helps. According dipstick and pictures ,that appears to be...
October 22nd, 2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By Rocketowner

Tried to add pictures last night 'but failed ...

Tried to add pictures last night 'but failed
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com-vbulletin/291x200/image_6352fc1b18d00894959da9d36fd1feb1d0523a0e.jpeg
1956 Olds Dash with factory...
October 21st, 2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By Rocketowner

Tedd,the picture in post# 1 is of the center vent...

Tedd,the picture in post# 1 is of the center vent and control which mounts under the glove compartment door, but the '55 Oldsmobile with factory air did have the larger "fish eye " vents mounted in...
September 25th, 2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 494
Posted By Rocketowner

Angry Special Hydramatic Tailshaft remove and installation toolI

Does any member own one of these tools made especially for the recessed Tailshaft seal on '55/'56 Hydramatic. If so, we have a member here ,that I am sure would pay for the use of it. All help...
September 17th, 2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By Rocketowner

If you decide to go with an additive, I always...

If you decide to go with an additive, I always liked Marvel Mystery Oil. There are several sites where you can view test to help you make up your mind. Larry
August 26th, 2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,167
Posted By Rocketowner

Smile Halo roof Mouldings

This info is not "Chiseled in Stone",but my family was in the car business before 1971 and I believe we sold Cutlass Supreme Holidays ,both coupes and 4 doors with Halo roof mouldings without vinyl...
July 18th, 2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By Rocketowner

Not sure about the blades or wiper arms but the...

Not sure about the blades or wiper arms but the windshield in '55 was I believe the first
Full a Wraparound windshield and would be shaped differently from the '53! Larry
July 14th, 2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By Rocketowner

Smile Carb to transmission

No longer have my Olds, but if the linkage looke this below ,they have them on Bow tie Classic Parts. Larry
July 14th, 2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By Rocketowner

Not sure, you might give Fastenal a try. Also...

Not sure, you might give Fastenal a try. Also have you tried any kind of magnet to maybe find the one you lost.
Try ASI Automotive and Google carburetor linkage clips, they have many kinds...
July 14th, 2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By Rocketowner

I may be asking a foolish question ,but on a...

I may be asking a foolish question ,but on a holiday coupe could it be that you need to adjust the rear window to stop further forward. Seems to me that the front window should run snugly in the felt...
July 14th, 2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By Rocketowner

Weilcome to Classic Olds. Good luck with the...

Weilcome to Classic Olds. Good luck with the project. Larry
July 12th, 2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,860
Posted By Rocketowner

Welcome to Classic Olds. Sounds like you found a...

Welcome to Classic Olds. Sounds like you found a nice Convertible. We love pictures when you get a chance. If questions arise ,and they probably will, don't be afraid to ask, someone here will come...
Forum: Body & Paint
July 11th, 2018, 04:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 911
Posted By Rocketowner

Be extra careful using compound with a...

Be extra careful using compound with a machine,especially around and edges as even with experience with use with a buffer,it's may easily burn through paint on sharp corners.
I would recommend the...
July 9th, 2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By Rocketowner

Welcome, I'd take it just as is. Great looking...

Welcome, I'd take it just as is. Great looking ride! Larry
July 5th, 2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,599
Posted By Rocketowner

Way to go Frank,I knew it could be done ,and if I...

Way to go Frank,I knew it could be done ,and if I had of still owned my '55 ,I might have beat you to the draw,but you would have been hard to beat the with twice the firepower!
Larry
July 3rd, 2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 512
Posted By Rocketowner

welcome to C.O. From another Olds lover from...

welcome to C.O. From another Olds lover from Tennessee.I'm from Columbia . Nice '57 you have there. My mom had two of those cars that I recall.1 was gray like yours, the other black and white with...
Forum: Other
June 27th, 2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By Rocketowner

Glen, I feel like I must have been totally lucky...

Glen, I feel like I must have been totally lucky with my A.C. addition . Cost $720 total.
i used the original radiator ,no fan changeover or shroud, and even used a 64" belt on stock single...
Forum: Other
June 27th, 2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By Rocketowner

Glad you got it fixed. I knew the heating problem...

Glad you got it fixed. I knew the heating problem was causing you many stressful headaches. Larry
June 23rd, 2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By Rocketowner

In the vintage section,we have site called...

In the vintage section,we have site called '54-'56
Owners Unite .He might be impressed by how many
are on Classic Olds.com. Larry
June 16th, 2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By Rocketowner

Welcome to Classic Oldsmobile. I love the way...

Welcome to Classic Oldsmobile. I love the way you opened up with "Hello Oldsmobile Lovers" ,truer words were never spoken. Sounds like you are into a nice project. Help will come to you on this...
June 14th, 2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,599
Posted By Rocketowner

The lights in my post above are (as Redoldsman...

The lights in my post above are (as Redoldsman brought to my attention,are flashing lights) but if you google amber License Plate Bolt Lights, many more will show in The $6
Price range. Larry
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 14th, 2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 693
Posted By Rocketowner

Hey, did she change outfits while in your car ?...

Hey, did she change outfits while in your car ? If she did a video would have sold well on this site. ha-ha , Larry
June 12th, 2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By Rocketowner

If you need a carb for a core I have a friend...

If you need a carb for a core I have a friend that has a big stack of 4 Barrel GM Carbs . Let me know exactly what you need and I will see what I can do! Larry
June 9th, 2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,599
Posted By Rocketowner

Smile Rocket burner lights

I recall some motorcycle tag bolt lights ,that looked very much like this,when I was custom painting chopper cycles Several years ago. After researching I found some online that should work...
June 9th, 2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,599
Posted By Rocketowner

That afterburner light is one cool factor! I bet...

That afterburner light is one cool factor! I bet if someone could come up with a way to duplicate that ,he could stay busy for the next year or two just from business on this sight. Larry
June 3rd, 2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 796
Posted By Rocketowner

The waterless hand cleaner that is mentioned...

The waterless hand cleaner that is mentioned above,works wonders on stains on both leather and cloth,and will not dry out the leather. Larry
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 5th, 2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,192
Posted By Rocketowner

Smile Old Gulf Statio

Tedd,there is an old '30's Gulf Station in Tazewell Tn. that was closed down in the '60's,and in 2001 the city purchased it and restored it ,and now it is open for tours, photo shoots ect.
How...
Forum: Ninety-Eight
April 28th, 2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 575
Posted By Rocketowner

Seems like the problem might still be in the pump...

Seems like the problem might still be in the pump itself. I 'd pull it back apart and check the diaphragm and O-rings and look For a tiny hole in the diaphragm or a O-ring not seated properly. ...
April 27th, 2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,141
Posted By Rocketowner

Tedd ,sorry for your bad luck, but this crap gets...

Tedd ,sorry for your bad luck, but this crap gets old quickly.I know you love originality, but the unit above gives the original look and most of all reliability. Those tow bills don't come cheap...
April 27th, 2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,228
Posted By Rocketowner

Thanks for the confidence. I will be very busy...

Thanks for the confidence. I will be very busy for the next few weeks because we are flying to California to see our grandson graduate from Pepperdine Law School.I had 2 way tickets,but he called and...
April 27th, 2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,228
Posted By Rocketowner

No,it was a '55 Red and white Super 88 Holiday...

No,it was a '55 Red and white Super 88 Holiday coupe and I have pictures of the vents in the headliner somewhere.It had 4 chrome vents about 5" long by 1&1/2" tall mounted in the headliner just...
April 26th, 2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,228
Posted By Rocketowner

Smile 1955 and 1956 Olds factory installed air conditioner

In 1955 and 1956 Oldsmobiles with factory A.C. They had (as Tedd stated earlier ,the Fish Eye type vents in the lower section of the dash) as pictured below. If memory serves me,they also had a small...
April 26th, 2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,228
Posted By Rocketowner

Glen, I find that concerning early Oldsmobiles,...

Glen, I find that concerning early Oldsmobiles, that ignorance flows freely on the Internet.A big percentage of items sold on EBay that state (fits 1955 Olds ) would only fit if you could find a...
April 25th, 2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 683
Posted By Rocketowner

Several months ago there was a ad from someone in...

Several months ago there was a ad from someone in East Tennessee,that had 2 '55 Olds 88 sedans that he was parting out. Just thought he might have a good hood, his # is423-923-7073, and goes by...
April 24th, 2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By Rocketowner

1950 Olds 88 jack

Looks like the one below . I believe one from any GM '49-52 car will work.
April 22nd, 2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By Rocketowner

Graphite works well sometime on old rarely used...

Graphite works well sometime on old rarely used locks. Larry
April 21st, 2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 683
Posted By Rocketowner

Speaking of taking a look, when will we get to? ...

Speaking of taking a look, when will we get to? We love pictures! I am also a lover of '55's. And have been instrumental in helping others to locate one. Larry
Forum: Ninety-Eight
April 18th, 2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 709
Posted By Rocketowner

I heard that White Post Restorations was trying...

I heard that White Post Restorations was trying to buy him out,but I hate to hear that.
They will have a Big pair of shoes to fill. He was the best! Larry
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