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May 1st, 2012, 07:10 PM
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Posted By 442_Mustang

Whelk thanks:-) when I was doing my car I had...

Whelk thanks:-) when I was doing my car I had everything hung and aligned and adjusted and I also used a long AFS sanding block from Eastwood and worked down the whole car as if it was one single...
May 1st, 2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 45,188
Posted By 442_Mustang

Just a tip, not sure if you know this but if you...

Just a tip, not sure if you know this but if you block sand the vehicle as a whole with all panels lined up and fitted, and sand down the whole side at one time, the lines and everything will flow...
Forum: Big Blocks
April 30th, 2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By 442_Mustang

There was some sort of spray gasket adhesive used...

There was some sort of spray gasket adhesive used to glue the gasket down. I wiped that all clean with laquer thinner... Trouble is, the guy that built my engine is in jail right now for supposedly...
Forum: Big Blocks
April 30th, 2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By 442_Mustang

Well im going to use the ultra blue on the end...

Well im going to use the ultra blue on the end seals . I wonder if torquing them from the inside out was the problem
Forum: Big Blocks
April 30th, 2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By 442_Mustang

Thank you!!! I will have to look into that...

Thank you!!! I will have to look into that...
Forum: Big Blocks
April 30th, 2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By 442_Mustang

Hmmm... I wonder if its a factor in the order he...

Hmmm... I wonder if its a factor in the order he torqued them . He is a Mopar and Chevy guy... Dayumm... Very interesting. Stupid gasket set dont have any info sheet.
Forum: Big Blocks
April 30th, 2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By 442_Mustang

No idea but im pretty sure he did it correctly.

No idea but im pretty sure he did it correctly.
Forum: Big Blocks
April 30th, 2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By 442_Mustang

I assumed it was straight. It was new. I will...

I assumed it was straight. It was new. I will have to check. I dont know what they were origionally torqued to. My engine guy did it and did the retorque and check valve lash after dyno. It looks...
Forum: Big Blocks
April 30th, 2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By 442_Mustang

http://sphotos.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/536694_32...

http://sphotos.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/536694_321229214616968_100001896755044_778928_189225402_n.jpg


I hope this works.
Forum: Big Blocks
April 29th, 2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By 442_Mustang

No, it has never backfired. Not even when we...

No, it has never backfired. Not even when we dynoed it. I did retighten them after we dynoed it. The gaskets are spilt at the bolt holes and at the top of the port and pushed out. I have one of those...
Forum: Big Blocks
April 29th, 2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By 442_Mustang

Intake gaskets...

I had a problem with my intake gaskets. Edelbrock heads, and intake. Any ideas why this happened and how to prevent this? I got new felpros again but the cheap mr gaskets were recommended . Either...
April 13th, 2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 30,547
Posted By 442_Mustang

Then again I'm a bit partial.tonthe 72 Cutlasses...

Then again I'm a bit partial.tonthe 72 Cutlasses S.
April 13th, 2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 30,547
Posted By 442_Mustang

Very nice looking project . Keep at it and it...

Very nice looking project . Keep at it and it will be a beauty. Congrats on not buying a ricer
January 17th, 2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 16,342
Posted By 442_Mustang

Wow!!! Nice!

Wow!!! Nice!
Forum: Big Blocks
January 1st, 2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,882
Posted By 442_Mustang

Unless you go with aluminum heads and intake on...

Unless you go with aluminum heads and intake on the 455... I never weighed it but I went from the stock 350/4bbl to a 455 with Edelbrock heads and intake with headers and I know my car actually sits...
November 27th, 2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,698
Posted By 442_Mustang

Allyolds, Did you work at Oldsmobile? If so, did...

Allyolds, Did you work at Oldsmobile? If so, did you know of the Sattazans? (I think that's how they spelled it.)
November 27th, 2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,698
Posted By 442_Mustang

I honestly don't remember finding that broadcast...

I honestly don't remember finding that broadcast sheet. I had some help from my kids tearing it apart and it was a long time ago. I do have the origional window sticker and bill of sale. Sold at...
November 26th, 2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,698
Posted By 442_Mustang

My VIN is 3G87M2N208296. How do I know when mine...

My VIN is 3G87M2N208296. How do I know when mine was cobbled together? lol...
November 26th, 2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,392
Posted By 442_Mustang

Yes, the firewall is differentbetween an A/C car...

Yes, the firewall is differentbetween an A/C car and non A/C. Also, the non A/C cars do have the little pull vents with ducting. I have 2 72 Cutlasses. One is an A/C and one not. There are a few...
Forum: Body work
November 17th, 2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,696
Posted By 442_Mustang

507Olds posted above that he has a dash/cowl...

507Olds posted above that he has a dash/cowl piece available.
Forum: Big Blocks
November 17th, 2011, 03:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 646
Posted By 442_Mustang

Did you check the ignition timing?

Did you check the ignition timing?
November 8th, 2011, 04:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,509
Posted By 442_Mustang

No, Not much measuring... I just carefully...

No, Not much measuring... I just carefully trimmed everything away on the used roof till I got to just the origional roof skin and then I cut the rusty roof off of my car. I went to the factory seams...
November 7th, 2011, 04:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,509
Posted By 442_Mustang

Nice Project... I am kinda partial to black...

Nice Project... I am kinda partial to black Cutlasses myself. I had to put a roof on mine too. Good luck on it!
October 27th, 2011, 04:10 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 64,131
Posted By 442_Mustang

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SFvCx6w_ptE Her...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SFvCx6w_ptE
Her name is Sandra Nasik. Being from Germany, I think the last name is a bit too close to Nazi but what do I know... :-)
October 27th, 2011, 04:05 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 64,131
Posted By 442_Mustang

Ya... I know what Guano is... lol. They are a...

Ya... I know what Guano is... lol. They are a kinda progressive German rock band. Some of their stuff rocks and some of it can put you to sleep... "The Germans... Ya just can't stay mad at them!"-...
October 26th, 2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 64,131
Posted By 442_Mustang

Yep... I love just driving my car too. I will...

Yep... I love just driving my car too. I will pick a 2 lane farming road and just head out. I don't have a radio in my car so just the exhaust purring is the best. You have done a great service to...
October 26th, 2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 64,131
Posted By 442_Mustang

Awesome! Thank you for the pictures and the...

Awesome! Thank you for the pictures and the descriptive post. The mind can almost envision being there with you. The German singer, Sandra? Nasik???
October 21st, 2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 64,131
Posted By 442_Mustang

I still remember it well. Yellow with a gold 2...

I still remember it well. Yellow with a gold 2 tone down the center of the sides. I dont know if he paid extra for that but it was almost as scary as the wife. You feel sorry for the guy because it...
October 21st, 2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 64,131
Posted By 442_Mustang

Well now as a body tech we do a TON of free work....

Well now as a body tech we do a TON of free work. Fixing unrelated dents, replacing any burned out bulbs, adjusting doors. I had a job not long ago where i replaced a fender and a bumper cover. We...
Forum: Big Blocks
October 21st, 2011, 04:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,294
Posted By 442_Mustang

I think I saw Bigfoot!!! I'm sure I heard a...

I think I saw Bigfoot!!! I'm sure I heard a roaring growl!!!!


Like I posted a while ago... "Oldsmobile Sound"
October 21st, 2011, 04:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,316
Posted By 442_Mustang

Breaking in on the dyno or in the car?

Breaking in on the dyno or in the car?
October 21st, 2011, 04:17 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 64,131
Posted By 442_Mustang

If you bring your car in for an alignment, they...

If you bring your car in for an alignment, they had dang well better get the wheel at least very close to straight.I used to be a mechanic and did brakes, alignment and driveline. I had a few...
October 19th, 2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 64,131
Posted By 442_Mustang

U never want to change the steering wheel on the...

U never want to change the steering wheel on the splines because theoretically that's the center of the gearset in the box and clearances are tightest. Some older vehicles only had one adjustable...
October 19th, 2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 64,131
Posted By 442_Mustang

You can adjust the steering wheel by lengthening...

You can adjust the steering wheel by lengthening the passenger side tie rod and shortening the drivers side by the same amount. Adjusting the tie rods i mean.
October 17th, 2011, 03:57 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 16,245
Posted By 442_Mustang

x2 on the above!

x2 on the above!
October 16th, 2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 16,342
Posted By 442_Mustang

Looks like you are still making good progress on...

Looks like you are still making good progress on it. Its nice to have another car there for a reference when it comes time to put it back together.
October 15th, 2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,183
Posted By 442_Mustang

Cripes!!! Has Joe P ever been stumped???

Cripes!!! Has Joe P ever been stumped???
October 12th, 2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 64,131
Posted By 442_Mustang

Summer School!

Summer School!
October 12th, 2011, 04:36 AM
Replies: 679
Views: 91,435
Posted By 442_Mustang

Ever hear of Ladendorf Olds? Des Plaines Ill....

Ever hear of Ladendorf Olds? Des Plaines Ill. That's where mine was origionally purchased. These are some great pix. It must have been so cool to go in and go down the order sheet to really make your...
October 12th, 2011, 04:14 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 20,860
Posted By 442_Mustang

You do need that hose to the vacuum modulator on...

You do need that hose to the vacuum modulator on a turbo 350. That's what controls shift points. If theres no vacuum to it, the trans thinks it's at WOT. btw, you bring up a point. What's the best...
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