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Forum: The Clubhouse
May 16th, 2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By 76olds

Hey guys, I have been a little under the...

Hey guys,

I have been a little under the weather for the past several weeks. Seems my constant fatigue, falling asleep often/not feeling the greatest needed some attention... Doc says I needed to...
Forum: Small Blocks
May 16th, 2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By 76olds

^^^X2 ^^^ a needle file clean up should do the...

^^^X2 ^^^ a needle file clean up should do the trick. Or slightly file taper/chamfer the other end of the key to fit .
Forum: Small Blocks
May 4th, 2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By 76olds

How does it idle since being rebuilt and set-up?...

How does it idle since being rebuilt and set-up? Your oil pressure is fine, looks to me like a bit of stumble at idle. A little more tuning will get things settled down.

Eric
Forum: Parts Wanted
May 3rd, 2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By 76olds

I'm 99% sure Paladin31 (Brett) with have all the...

I'm 99% sure Paladin31 (Brett) with have all the window trim you are looking for. He carries a large supply of parts, including our 76-77 year colonnades.
Shoot him a PM,, great guy to work with and...
May 3rd, 2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,135
Posted By 76olds

------------ Good to hear you have nailed...

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Good to hear you have nailed down what you thought could have been the problem in your first post. I have difficulty trying to remember how I adjusted things from last spring haha.
...
May 1st, 2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,135
Posted By 76olds

If the booster pushrod length checks out OK , you...

If the booster pushrod length checks out OK , you may want to check the supplied slider pins for run-out and bushings.
How tight were the bushings on the supplied caliper bolts from wilwood ? You...
Forum: Small Blocks
May 1st, 2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 685
Posted By 76olds

I agree with the others, a 3:42 or 3:73 rear gear...

I agree with the others, a 3:42 or 3:73 rear gear will be the best place to start.
My low compression 76 350 had the 2:41 gears in which I switched to 3:42 with posi and a TH350 transgo shift kit....
Forum: Small Blocks
May 1st, 2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,455
Posted By 76olds

Looking good Kyle, Nice work !

Looking good Kyle, Nice work !
May 1st, 2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By 76olds

I feel much better braking in my 76 and I have to...

I feel much better braking in my 76 and I have to be hard on them a couple of times. I also had to use the stock brake hoses and banjo bolts as mentioned above. This due to the supplied fittings, you...
April 30th, 2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By 76olds

I installed them on my 1976 Olds Cutlass Supreme....

I installed them on my 1976 Olds Cutlass Supreme. I find the do provide much better braking on heavier cars such as mine. As Joe mentioned they are much lighter as well.
I had an issue with the...
April 28th, 2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By 76olds

Fair anuf. However, with the amount of coolant...

Fair anuf.
However, with the amount of coolant flow running through the intake crossover into the head given the "path of least resistance" . This happens. On a cold engine start-up, the hose will...
Forum: Small Blocks
April 27th, 2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 526
Posted By 76olds

Marvel Mystery Oil takes the win over any...

Marvel Mystery Oil takes the win over any adjustments. I should have tried that before spending a few hundred bucks on wrenches, sockets and diagnostic on tools.
Good to hear its running better...
April 27th, 2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By 76olds

The hose installed is up higher than the T-stat ,...

The hose installed is up higher than the T-stat , unlike the constant flow on heater hose side of the water pump. How would that hose effect any cylinder head flow, T-stat open or closed ?
Forum: Small Blocks
April 27th, 2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,083
Posted By 76olds

I like anything made in Canada or U.S.A My...

I like anything made in Canada or U.S.A
My preference is the 2 row 1" tube aluminium rad, the best rad on the market IMO.

Eric
April 27th, 2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By 76olds

Would this help, hurt or do anything at all? ...

Would this help, hurt or do anything at all?

I agree with others. In fact, you won't get any flow going through the added hose. It won't hurt anything so if you don't mind looking at it, just...
Forum: Small Blocks
April 21st, 2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 526
Posted By 76olds

If the pic you posted was after the engine was at...

If the pic you posted was after the engine was at or close to operating temperature then the choke appears to be working. The carb does have the sooty look which indicates a rich condition. A...
Forum: The Clubhouse
April 19th, 2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 293
Posted By 76olds

Good to see you back and on the mend Tedd! ...

Good to see you back and on the mend Tedd!
Geez you should be rite up their with the 6 million dollar man by now. ( Better, stronger, faster)
They should have replaced the defective part with some...
Forum: Small Blocks
April 19th, 2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,455
Posted By 76olds

Nice work at cleaning up the block etc. Hope...

Nice work at cleaning up the block etc. Hope everything checks out OK Kyle.
Forum: The Clubhouse
April 19th, 2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By 76olds

Eeeewww, That's why you should stick to the ones...

Eeeewww, That's why you should stick to the ones that can twirl a baton.
April 17th, 2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By 76olds

X2 thanks for the update. Put-r-ther, Excellent...

X2 thanks for the update. Put-r-ther, Excellent work and a very nice job!
Those locking casters are a little expensive, but top notch for home use. That will make your project much easier to move...
Forum: Small Blocks
April 14th, 2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 526
Posted By 76olds

You can still find some really good Old school...

You can still find some really good Old school speed shops in Toronto.
I've drained my wallet several times over the years prior to becoming a member here on Classic Olds .
However, If your ready...
April 8th, 2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By 76olds

Thanks for the update. The information is always...

Thanks for the update. The information is always helpful here . Good to hear you have it fixed up and ready for alignment.

Eric
Forum: Small Blocks
April 8th, 2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,455
Posted By 76olds

Very nice Graduation gift Kyle, I'm sure your son...

Very nice Graduation gift Kyle, I'm sure your son will be happy to own a Olds. Don't spoil him too much haha.
I'm following along here!

Put-er-ther!

Eric
Forum: Small Blocks
April 8th, 2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By 76olds

I agree with all the above, push a 3/16 or 1/4"...

I agree with all the above, push a 3/16 or 1/4" dowel pin into vacuum line depending on line Diameter, then plug it back into the EGR. I would also tap/plug the 2 holes in the intake as Brian...
Forum: The Clubhouse
April 6th, 2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By 76olds

Did the SIGN don't feed the animals blow over ?

Did the SIGN don't feed the animals blow over ?
April 5th, 2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By 76olds

X3 you need to get that loud clunk checked out,...

X3 you need to get that loud clunk checked out, could be a ball joint ready to drop out. I don't think it will be brake related.

Eric
April 5th, 2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By 76olds

Welcome to CO, you stumbled upon the best, all...

Welcome to CO, you stumbled upon the best, all Oldsmobile site on the web! Their is always room here for 98 Olds lovers. Nice fleet of Olds you have. All members here help each other out with all...
March 31st, 2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By 76olds

Zacc, their are many choices if your looking for...

Zacc, their are many choices if your looking for a decent aluminium rad. I purchased and stand behind the Be-Cool, 2 row with 1" tubes made in the U.S.A aluminium rad. A little more money than...
Forum: Small Blocks
March 30th, 2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By 76olds

Thanks for the info Kenneth, I'm surprised...

Thanks for the info Kenneth, I'm surprised hearing of this.
The reason being, I worked in a rad shop back in the early 80's after school, Saturdays and summer vacations. Did many re cored rads and...
Forum: Small Blocks
March 27th, 2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By 76olds

Kenneth, How high RPM were you running when your...

Kenneth, How high RPM were you running when your heater core expanded? Did it blow the tank off the core or expand the core itself?

Eric
March 27th, 2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By 76olds

Keep us updated on the resto, what are you...

Keep us updated on the resto, what are you planning to do ?

Eric
Forum: Cutlass
March 27th, 2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 24,686
Posted By 76olds

Welcome to the group, Nice 74. Looks to be in...

Welcome to the group, Nice 74. Looks to be in really nice condition. Any engine pics to share? The 3:42 gears will really get you off the line much quicker.
Keep us posted with the changes .

Eric
March 26th, 2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By 76olds

Your welcome. Sorry I couldn't assist more. I'm...

Your welcome. Sorry I couldn't assist more.
I'm happy to see Eric and Tedd respond, they usually do, these guys know so much more about the older stuff, you'll up and running in no time.
All the...
March 25th, 2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By 76olds

If your getting spark it should fire up, a weak...

If your getting spark it should fire up, a weak spark will keep the engine from idling properly. You may have a flooding issue depending on how much fuel your putting down the carb. I wouldn't be...
Forum: Small Blocks
March 25th, 2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By 76olds

I used the same fitting on my 2711 , I bought...

I used the same fitting on my 2711 , I bought the blue anodised one.
Certainly does look better than the heater control valve sticking out of the intake.
March 25th, 2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By 76olds

Are you getting fuel past the fuel pump? Could be...

Are you getting fuel past the fuel pump? Could be a bad fuel pump, The fuel filter/carb may be slimmed up a bit since it sat. Is the fuel new ?

Your timing is good and you have spark, so it can...
March 24th, 2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By 76olds

Good to know buddy, I'm confident now and will...

Good to know buddy,
I'm confident now and will go with the underside flat black look. Plus, I really need the extra noise power in our heavy 76 cutlass haha.
March 24th, 2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By 76olds

I know you have many years experience in the...

I know you have many years experience in the trade Copper.
Almost talked myself into buying new insulation to install for the first year or two over the weekend just in case haha. Good thing I...
Forum: Small Blocks
March 24th, 2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,408
Posted By 76olds

Yes, It shouldn't happen in every engine build...

Yes, It shouldn't happen in every engine build thread such as this . This is not a "DRAG RACING" thread for 1.
Plus, Classic Olds isn't a racing site either, we have a section on this to post in if...
Forum: Small Blocks
March 24th, 2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,408
Posted By 76olds

Vortec... I have heard... Internal/external...

Vortec... I have heard...
Internal/external itching can really become bothersome EH.
Lord Tunderin'... could it be your PH levels getting high again? Being in the dark for long periods can really...
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