ClassicOldsmobile.com - Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: oldsconv
Showing results 1 to 40 of 265
Search took 0.03 seconds.
June 13th, 2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,045
Posted By oldsconv

Jaunty: Good point. I agree you can rebuild...

Jaunty: Good point. I agree you can rebuild yourself. Not that hard to do. I have done a few over the years and they ran fine. However, I would personally spend the money on someone who can set...
May 6th, 2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By oldsconv

I think convertibles are also different than...

I think convertibles are also different than Hardtops. I believe all 2 door, 4 door Hardtops were the same though. Convertible being a different unit. Not sure about wagon.
Forum: Paint
November 30th, 2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By oldsconv

I've seen them multiple ways. Sometimes black and...

I've seen them multiple ways. Sometimes black and sometimes the dove gray (non metallic) color like shocks. And sometimes, a mix; I.e. Gray mechanism and base and black lug wrench. I think it may...
October 21st, 2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,315
Posted By oldsconv

I have cooper cobra RWL tires on my 70 SX. They...

I have cooper cobra RWL tires on my 70 SX. They ride well and quiet. Don't know about longevity as I don't drive the car that much, unfortunately. I have BFG TAs on my Chevelle. They are also a...
September 5th, 2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,135
Posted By oldsconv

I bought the repros for my 70. Lighting is dim...

I bought the repros for my 70. Lighting is dim and I have not yet done the repaint of the inside as outlined in a thread here. I did go to brighter bulbs and it helped. I have heard stories of...
August 6th, 2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 894
Posted By oldsconv

Agree with above. My chevelle had same issue. ...

Agree with above. My chevelle had same issue. Kick panel protrudes into cowl side panel. Rain water runs down and on top of the plastic vent " tube"and collects and leaks into passenger...
June 9th, 2018, 03:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By oldsconv

My 70 with discs had a Plain pad. What happens...

My 70 with discs had a Plain pad. What happens is many of the repro parts places have no idea so they list the disc brake pad as correct. I think chevelles and maybe Buick used the disc brake...
Forum: Transmission
June 5th, 2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By oldsconv

Y

I know you can't "third" a motion, but I agree. Larry from D&L did a Muncie for my Chevelle SS around 20 years ago. Great guy to deal with and It came back perfect. He's been in business a while...
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 8th, 2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,192
Posted By oldsconv

On NJ, yes, full service is just a person pumping...

On NJ, yes, full service is just a person pumping your gas. They don't check oil or washer fluid or anything else.
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 7th, 2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,192
Posted By oldsconv

Yes. I think Germany is like US. Some self...

Yes. I think Germany is like US. Some self service and some full service. I remember going 25 years ago and having to pay $10 Euro to have washer fluid "installed". You couldn't buy a jug at any...
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 7th, 2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,192
Posted By oldsconv

Correct on NJ - Full service only. For supposed...

Correct on NJ - Full service only. For supposed safety reasons.

Went to Germany 3 years ago. They have self service but it was not pay at the pump. You filled your car, walked inside to pay and...
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 6th, 2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By oldsconv

Just to clarify my earlier post, the swap meet is...

Just to clarify my earlier post, the swap meet is all weekend but Sunday is the only real day to go down for muscle cars and classics. Saturday is a different show- it is for street rods and...
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 2nd, 2018, 04:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By oldsconv

I am driving down Sunday with my 70 Green SX Conv...

I am driving down Sunday with my 70 Green SX Conv (assuming it will start after the long winter!!). FYI - Swap meet is all weekend but Saturday is the Hot rods/Modified car show and Sunday is the...
March 3rd, 2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 23,672
Posted By oldsconv

TTT. These gas tank pads are a great product.

TTT. These gas tank pads are a great product.
March 3rd, 2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 824
Posted By oldsconv

If other sales fall through, I am interested in...

If other sales fall through, I am interested in whole package.
Forum: 442
October 17th, 2017, 02:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 827
Posted By oldsconv

It would be a ton of work to make it a factory...

It would be a ton of work to make it a factory conversion . Firewall is different, but you can purchase that metal repro, kick panels are different, the heater box, the dash controls, the wiring,...
October 14th, 2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 898
Posted By oldsconv

Of course, my 70 SX Conv is auto and I like...

Of course, my 70 SX Conv is auto and I like driving it, but I prefer banging my own gears, which is why I kept my college car, a 70 Chevellee SS396 with Muncie.
Forum: Transmission
September 24th, 2017, 03:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,051
Posted By oldsconv

I am not sure the size of that o ring, but a...

I am not sure the size of that o ring, but a tranny shop could get one easily, or check Fatsco transmission supply in NJ. My chevelle Turbo 400 tranny, which was swapped out at one time and was not...
Forum: Ninety-Eight
September 23rd, 2017, 01:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 406
Posted By oldsconv

Yes. That's the word I was looking for - impact...

Yes. That's the word I was looking for - impact drill, not hammer drill.
Forum: Ninety-Eight
September 22nd, 2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 406
Posted By oldsconv

I agree heat is best, but after soaking (I like...

I agree heat is best, but after soaking (I like AeroKroil), I have also had luck with my low torque battery drill that has the hammer option. Not a big electric hammer drill with the handle on the...
September 18th, 2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 348
Posted By oldsconv

70-72 cutlass conv top wiring harness and engine lift bracket

This is a spare original from my 70 Cutlass Convertible - should fit 71-72 and maybe 68-69?. It is the front to rear conv top harness wiring (around 11 feet long). It does not include the small...
Forum: Body & Paint
September 18th, 2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By oldsconv

AllyOlds - agree on triple plate. Sandy's said...

AllyOlds - agree on triple plate. Sandy's said that the copper step is only for filling in pits and making it smooth, but he buffs the bare steel to get it smooth, so skips the copper unless it is...
Forum: Body & Paint
September 17th, 2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By oldsconv

I used Sandy's Bumper Mart in Syracuse NY for my...

I used Sandy's Bumper Mart in Syracuse NY for my 70 cutlass front bumper and it looks great. Not sure how they do on pot metal and other trim parts, but I was happy with the bumper. They do show...
September 11th, 2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By oldsconv

As Joe said, not easy to replace. I bought...

As Joe said, not easy to replace. I bought something like the metal one below, removed old swaged socket, and drilled socket hole to size, snapped new one in and then epoxied and tied into harness....
Forum: Big Blocks
September 6th, 2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By oldsconv

Now that I think about it, it does ping...

Now that I think about it, it does ping sometimes. I assumed my timing was off or not enough octane. Do you know what metering rod sizes you Used?
Forum: Big Blocks
September 5th, 2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By oldsconv

Quadrajet carb

Any issues using a 7040250 Qjet (from 350)on my 70 SX with 455? I swapped from the original 2 barrel. It has run fine this way for several years. Just wondering if there any downsides using this...
Forum: Cutlass
July 14th, 2017, 04:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By oldsconv

Not sure accuracy of info, but I just now saw on...

Not sure accuracy of info, but I just now saw on Supercars Unlimited catalog for sale, it says the plastic converter cover for 71 and up, but can also be used on earlier 64-70 models that had the...
Forum: Cutlass
July 13th, 2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By oldsconv

Agreed rocketbrian, but my car did have the lower...

Agreed rocketbrian, but my car did have the lower metal shroud clips spot welded on the rad support, so I am assuming it had a shroud originally (one clip was broken/rusted off and I had to make a...
Forum: Cutlass
July 13th, 2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By oldsconv

Thanks - do you know the physical differences...

Thanks - do you know the physical differences between the 70 and 71-2 shrouds. I think I have the 71-2 but it seems to fit fine.
Forum: Cutlass
July 13th, 2017, 04:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By oldsconv

Two restoration questions

70 SX convertible with 455 and no AC.

I have the fan shroud and it fits. Mine was missing and I bought this one used. Not sure if it is correct 70 or the 71-72. I see from various websites that...
Forum: Toronado
July 13th, 2017, 04:10 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,508
Posted By oldsconv

I really like that maroon color.

I really like that maroon color.
Forum: Small Blocks
July 13th, 2017, 04:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 847
Posted By oldsconv

Inline tube sells the correct heater hose nipple....

Inline tube sells the correct heater hose nipple. Stupid questions, but did you install the oil slinger on crank, the galley plug with oiling hole in distributer area and timing chain area. I...
June 26th, 2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 948
Posted By oldsconv

On a separate subject, I think it's great that...

On a separate subject, I think it's great that your son likes old cars. Most young kids, including mine, would rather have a modern car. It is true, that a 4 speed swap is very involved, but it...
March 12th, 2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 779
Posted By oldsconv

Wait, I thought the 442 was a 442 cubic inch...

Wait, I thought the 442 was a 442 cubic inch engine :)

Just kidding, we don't need to start that thread again......
March 12th, 2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,848
Posted By oldsconv

This kit is not like original either, but I think...

This kit is not like original either, but I think it looks closer to the stock c-channels than just a flat plate.
...
Forum: Cutlass
February 17th, 2017, 04:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,282
Posted By oldsconv

After removing column shift lever, you can also...

After removing column shift lever, you can also cut and grind the column shift nub off the tilt column and fill in with bondo, repaint, etc. Unfortunately, the non tilt floor shift bowl will not...
November 20th, 2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,194
Posted By oldsconv

I believe chevy had a V8 in 1917 and it was even...

I believe chevy had a V8 in 1917 and it was even overhead valve. 288 CID and something pitiful like 55 HP. Of course it only had 4.75:1 compression so low Hp makes sense.
October 31st, 2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By oldsconv

Just a couple thoughts. I am a perfectionist...

Just a couple thoughts. I am a perfectionist also, but to do an exact factory conversion requires a lot of AC specific parts like vents, controls, kick panels, brackets and on and on. You will...
Forum: Body work
August 13th, 2016, 03:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,731
Posted By oldsconv

I bought a repro because my cutlass original was...

I bought a repro because my cutlass original was bent severely and had some rust through. Look around, because while all repro's are Chinese stampings, some places triple plate them in US. That...
August 5th, 2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,802
Posted By oldsconv

So sorry to hear. He was always very helpful...

So sorry to hear. He was always very helpful with parts and advice. Prayers to his family.
Showing results 1 to 40 of 265
 


 
Forum Jump

Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.