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Forum: Transmission
June 3rd, 2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,568
Posted By redbaron442455

Ok the hughes pan seems pretty reasonable, $220...

Ok the hughes pan seems pretty reasonable, $220 with the hardware, gasket and 700r4 filter shipped.
I pulled the pan and it looks like it may have had some water get into it, im thinking it got...
Forum: Transmission
May 30th, 2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,568
Posted By redbaron442455

Well thats a relief, i think i will take the seal...

Well thats a relief, i think i will take the seal out and clean it up.
I will look into that seal retainer as well.
What kind of transmission fluid should i use in this? Is there any kind of break...
Forum: Transmission
May 29th, 2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,568
Posted By redbaron442455

2004r quality check

Hey all,
I picked up a rebuilt 2004r transmission to put into my 72 cutlass, its supposedly a bowtie overdrives level 2 2004r that was purchased and installed but never run.
Looking it over i saw...
Forum: Small Blocks
March 17th, 2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By redbaron442455

my father brought the motor to this guy to have...

my father brought the motor to this guy to have it fully rebuilt, he paid $2700 for a long block rebuild including new bearings, polished journals, new forged pistons, bore 30 over, balance assm, hv...
Forum: Small Blocks
March 17th, 2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By redbaron442455

Thank you for the input! I definately am going to...

Thank you for the input! I definately am going to be demanding a refund for sure!
i was thinking that if they fitted new bigger valves their would be allot more machining you would see (making it...
Forum: Small Blocks
March 16th, 2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By redbaron442455

Intake valves not seating

Hey all,
I am having some trouble with a 350 rebuild, well really having trouble with a rebuilder.

1970 350 long block rebuild, one of the things we had done was have big block valves installed...
Forum: Small Blocks
January 28th, 2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By redbaron442455

Sorry for the misunderstanding, my question was...

Sorry for the misunderstanding, my question was will I run into problems because the motor was built mostly stock WITH a high volume oil pump, I am concerned that I will run into problems because it...
Forum: Small Blocks
January 27th, 2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By redbaron442455

thank you for your input, please correct me if...

thank you for your input,
please correct me if I am wrong but my understanding was the stock oiling system is fine, but when you put a high volume pump your pushing more oil thru the system, and the...
Forum: Small Blocks
January 27th, 2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By redbaron442455

350 oiling

hello olds gurus,

I am helping my father get his 70 cutlass convertible going again (350 4bl) and due to my busy work schedule and my fathers impatience, he took his 350 to a local engine...
Forum: Big Blocks
October 6th, 2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 811
Posted By redbaron442455

great thanks guys! just curious whats the most...

great thanks guys!
just curious whats the most you have ever heard of being safely milled off olds heads?
Forum: Big Blocks
October 4th, 2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 811
Posted By redbaron442455

Milling heads

Does anyone know what is the most that can be milled off a set of 68 455 big valve C heads?
I'm hoping to be able to bring it down to 70cc currently 85cc.

thanks,
Forum: Big Blocks
September 30th, 2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By redbaron442455

Anyone know if those cometic head gaskets are...

Anyone know if those cometic head gaskets are compatible with a O-ringed deck?

Is it possible to have the heads milled fully assembled or am I looking at a valve job as well?

How much do I have...
Forum: Small Blocks
September 24th, 2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By redbaron442455

It has the pertronix flame thrower distributor...

It has the pertronix flame thrower distributor and coil. It was timed at stock initial timing I believe, maybe a few degrees advanced.
Forum: Small Blocks
September 24th, 2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By redbaron442455

Ok I was thinking they were originals and they...

Ok I was thinking they were originals and they just re-ringed it, as far as the detonation goes he always said it runs great on reg 87, hes 75 and probly didn't hear it pinging haha,
thanks for the...
Forum: Small Blocks
September 24th, 2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By redbaron442455

it was supposedly replaced with a "rv cam" only...

it was supposedly replaced with a "rv cam" only information I found on it was " 262 cam " on the rebuild receipt.
he would run 87 octane.
its stock 70 cutlass with outside air induction w25, th350,...
Forum: Small Blocks
September 23rd, 2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By redbaron442455

350 piston/ring failure

So I finally got around to pulling the oil pan on my father's 70' cutlass and here's what I found:...
Forum: Big Blocks
September 14th, 2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By redbaron442455

Raising compression on a 455

I'm looking to raise the compression on my 455, can I get some recommendations on some good forged pistons and rings? I currently have the l2323-030 18cc dished pistons, I'm looking for something...
Forum: Small Blocks
September 6th, 2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 924
Posted By redbaron442455

What would you recommend for a cam with those...

What would you recommend for a cam with those pistons?
70 cutlass convertible
350 4v OEM ram air w25
2.56 gears, th350, stock stall
only real upgrade is the 2.5" exhaust system, but it's still...
Forum: Small Blocks
September 6th, 2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 924
Posted By redbaron442455

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-15362813974816421089689756937901_1b4d09876267a6568099c284f263ebd308c51f06.jpgIve got the R2
Forum: Small Blocks
September 6th, 2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 924
Posted By redbaron442455

I'll look for that tonight when I stop by his...

I'll look for that tonight when I stop by his house, I'm guessing that's drivers side back side?
Forum: Small Blocks
September 6th, 2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 924
Posted By redbaron442455

Would the l2321 or l2320 pistons be too high on...

Would the l2321 or l2320 pistons be too high on compression? I was also considering the pistons cutlassefi offers but that's still around 9.25-9.5.
Forum: Small Blocks
September 6th, 2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 924
Posted By redbaron442455

It probly is 2.56 then, I know the thing drives...

It probly is 2.56 then, I know the thing drives well on the freeway and is a dog taking off, no posi traction, 14" wheels, 245-60-14 tires, would it have a spec tag or stamping to ID it?
Forum: Small Blocks
September 6th, 2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 924
Posted By redbaron442455

350 build

Hey all, I'm getting ready to rebuild my father's 1970 olds cutlass convertible (w25 option) can I get some recommendations on pistons and cam?
it's the original motor, and he wants to keep it...
Forum: Big Blocks
August 31st, 2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By redbaron442455

I just measured them with my caliper, for what...

I just measured them with my caliper, for what sticks out between the block and the heads its .060, and I remember them being quite a bit bigger then the bore... my receipt says corteco hg-olds. I...
Forum: Big Blocks
August 31st, 2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By redbaron442455

its a 68 olds 455 from a Toro, I built the motor...

its a 68 olds 455 from a Toro, I built the motor about 13 years ago, and when I did i went with my machinists advice and took the bare minimum off the deck and heads, and went with the l2323 18cc...
Forum: Big Blocks
August 31st, 2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By redbaron442455

Thanks for the reply, I haven't taken the heads...

Thanks for the reply, I haven't taken the heads off yet, I was just wondering what I'm in for if i do take the heads off.
Forum: Big Blocks
August 30th, 2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By redbaron442455

O-ring block head gasket replacement

Anyone have any experience replacing head gaskets when the block has been O-ringed around the cylinders? Do the o-rings need to be replaced/machined? Can I use aluminum cylinder heads without having...
Forum: Big Blocks
August 24th, 2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 978
Posted By redbaron442455

thanks for the input, I think I will try to...

thanks for the input, I think I will try to advance my current cam, that 2000 stall the lunati cam listed sounded good to me since I'm wanting to make it more streetable.

I plan on swapping the...
Forum: Big Blocks
August 23rd, 2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 978
Posted By redbaron442455

I'm looking at the lunati street master 285/285 ...

I'm looking at the lunati street master 285/285

Hydraulic Flat Tappet. Good cam for high performance street or Pro Street applications. Needs 2000- 2500 RPM stall converter, headers, 9.5:1...
Forum: Big Blocks
August 22nd, 2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 978
Posted By redbaron442455

I built the motor about 10 years ago with the...

I built the motor about 10 years ago with the idea of taking it the drag strips on weekends and driving it around town, now I'm more about just cruising around, i would definatly like to gear It more...
Forum: Big Blocks
August 21st, 2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 978
Posted By redbaron442455

that's what I was thinking, do you think the cam...

that's what I was thinking, do you think the cam I have would work well if say I put a set of aluminum heads? What CR should I shoot for?
Forum: Big Blocks
August 21st, 2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 978
Posted By redbaron442455

that's sounds about what's in it now, 292/292...

that's sounds about what's in it now,
292/292 adv
240/240 @ 50
520/520 lift
it's a clay Smith cam

what's your compression?
Forum: Big Blocks
August 21st, 2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 978
Posted By redbaron442455

ill see if I can dig up the paperwork on the heads

ill see if I can dig up the paperwork on the heads
Forum: Big Blocks
August 21st, 2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 978
Posted By redbaron442455

thanks I'll try that out too

thanks I'll try that out too
Forum: Big Blocks
August 21st, 2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 978
Posted By redbaron442455

Roller would be preferred but not if I have to...

Roller would be preferred but not if I have to change the springs, hydraulic flat tappet would be fine, thanks
Forum: Big Blocks
August 21st, 2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 978
Posted By redbaron442455

455 cam

I'm thinking of replacing the cam in my 455, can someone recommend a brand/grind that would go well with my set up?

72 olds cutlass,
68 Toro 455, .030 over, l2323 pistons 18cc dish, 9:25:1...
Forum: Cars For Sale
January 16th, 2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By redbaron442455

I might be interested, I'm about 30 minutes away,...

I might be interested, I'm about 30 minutes away, pm me with a phone # and maybe we can arrange something.
Forum: Parts Wanted
May 10th, 2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By redbaron442455

would a 62 olds starfire front bumper work? i...

would a 62 olds starfire front bumper work? i have a decent one..
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