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Forum: Small Blocks
January 5th, 2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By Four Four Tony

Here's the balancer on my 69 400. No step there....

Here's the balancer on my 69 400. No step there. I'm beginning to believe the stepped ones were for 350 engines only.
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Forum: Small Blocks
January 4th, 2016, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By Four Four Tony

Really? This is the only 68-70 350 I've seen in...

Really? This is the only 68-70 350 I've seen in years so I can't say for sure but I've had a few big blocks and none of them had a balancer that large. Maybe only the 68-70 350 had the stepped...
Forum: Small Blocks
January 3rd, 2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By Four Four Tony

Anyone recognize this harmonic balancer?

A number of years ago I bought what was supposed to be a 1968 350 short block off a friend of mine. Somewhere along the line I noticed the harmonic balancer was larger than a typical Olds balancer....
October 29th, 2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By Four Four Tony

Sold

Sold
October 23rd, 2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By Four Four Tony

Repro ram-air hood

Bought for my car but decided I'm not going to use it. All fiberglass hood (no metal frame like a stock one) is pretty heavy and appears to be well made. It was jambed yellow by the previous owner to...
Forum: Parts Wanted
August 18th, 2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 349
Posted By Four Four Tony

17083553 carb

Looking for a carburetor for a 1984 Hurst Olds. Prefer a good running take off but will consider rebuildables as well as NOS (though they're probably too pricy for my budget). Who has one?
January 25th, 2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 285
Posted By Four Four Tony

1965 big block alternator brackets

Cleaning my basement and getting rid of parts I no longer need. A friend of mine said he took these off a 1965 425 a few years back and somehow they ended up in my stash.

Anybody need them? Not...
November 8th, 2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,598
Posted By Four Four Tony

Excellent job!! What a great idea to have the...

Excellent job!! What a great idea to have the kids in the before and after photos! It really drives home how much time it takes to do a restoration like this. You should be very proud of your hard...
October 10th, 2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,068
Posted By Four Four Tony

Thanks Joe, appreciate the info!

Thanks Joe, appreciate the info!
October 10th, 2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,068
Posted By Four Four Tony

steering knuckle differences

According to my Olds parts book the 64-66 F-85 knuckle is part number 385091 while the 67-69 drum knuckle is 407017 and the disc one is 405982. I know the difference between a disc and drum knuckle...
October 17th, 2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,908
Posted By Four Four Tony

I had a 67 442 convert with a 4 pinion, 3:90, ten...

I had a 67 442 convert with a 4 pinion, 3:90, ten bolt, 8.2 posi. It was axle code TH and mine was a non-W30 of course. SJ is the code for a 3:55 posi but I don't see any breakout for W-30 and non...
Forum: Big Blocks
October 3rd, 2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,442
Posted By Four Four Tony

A switch pitch trans means the torque converter...

A switch pitch trans means the torque converter stall speed can be changed between two preset RPMs. A typical stock switch pitch stall RPM would be 1300 in the low stall mode and 2200 in high stall....
June 11th, 2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,338
Posted By Four Four Tony

I believe it was the stick shift 68-69 400's that...

I believe it was the stick shift 68-69 400's that had the highest attrition rate.
May 17th, 2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,063
Posted By Four Four Tony

Nice car! Good luck with it!

Nice car! Good luck with it!
May 12th, 2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By Four Four Tony

Well I guess I'm not driving to Hartford.

Well I guess I'm not driving to Hartford.
May 11th, 2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By Four Four Tony

I'm running aftermarket larger outlet manifolds...

I'm running aftermarket larger outlet manifolds so I'll need a pipe to go from the manifold to the X pipe. There must be a rest stop somewhere out there I'm just not familiar with the area so I...
May 11th, 2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By Four Four Tony

So the welding on the tailpipes would be where...

So the welding on the tailpipes would be where they were cut to remove it from the car? When would you want to meet up? We'd have to figure out a place in Hartford to meet too. Maybe the Civic Center?
May 11th, 2010, 06:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By Four Four Tony

Looks like Hartford is halfway.

Looks like Hartford is halfway.
May 11th, 2010, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By Four Four Tony

So that's New Jersey? What's halfway the...

So that's New Jersey? What's halfway the Connecticut/Mass border? I could do that.
Is that a mandrel bent exhaust like Flowmaster or Pypes sells or is it a crush bent style made at a muffler shop?...
May 11th, 2010, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By Four Four Tony

That is crazy! Where are you located in case we...

That is crazy! Where are you located in case we did meet halfway?
May 10th, 2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By Four Four Tony

I'm interested. Do you know who makes the system...

I'm interested. Do you know who makes the system and what you'd want to ship it to Massachusetts 01880?
Forum: Cars For Sale
May 8th, 2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,913
Posted By Four Four Tony

That's pretty sweet! And a lot of great extra...

That's pretty sweet! And a lot of great extra parts go with it too.
Forum: Transmission
May 1st, 2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,079
Posted By Four Four Tony

Like Joe I've never swapped one over but I'd...

Like Joe I've never swapped one over but I'd assume they'd interchange. The only thing I'm thinking might screw this up is on the 67-69 shifter you push the ball down to shift gears while on the...
May 1st, 2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,324
Posted By Four Four Tony

Geez I had a pair of stands with no spoiler for...

Geez I had a pair of stands with no spoiler for like 10 years but sold them last year.
April 29th, 2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,192
Posted By Four Four Tony

Me too. Black with red pinstripe for the win!

Me too. Black with red pinstripe for the win!
Forum: Body & Paint
April 27th, 2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,686
Posted By Four Four Tony

The way it was explained to me was the "dash...

The way it was explained to me was the "dash dash" paint code means the color used was an extra cost one not usually used on that make and model car. So if you wanted your 70 442 painted a Cadillac...
Forum: Body & Paint
April 27th, 2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,686
Posted By Four Four Tony

Nugget gold is more of a rich, orange-y gold...

Nugget gold is more of a rich, orange-y gold leaning toward copper while galleon gold is like a light gold. If I recall correctly Nugget gold was a special order color that would have "dash dash"...
April 18th, 2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,381
Posted By Four Four Tony

I measured mine and it's 3" tall. It's the one...

I measured mine and it's 3" tall. It's the one that was in my original, single snorkel 442 air cleaner. I just stuck it in the OAI one since it was like new.
April 16th, 2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By Four Four Tony

I did look up the selling dealer but they're not...

I did look up the selling dealer but they're not in business in any way shape or form that I could find anymore. The service I was thinking of was almost like a private eye for car history from what...
April 16th, 2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By Four Four Tony

History search

Years ago there were services that could document the history of your car from day one to the present. I was wondering if they were still around and if anyone here had ever used one of them? I'd like...
Forum: Other
April 12th, 2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,362
Posted By Four Four Tony

Too true Rob!

Too true Rob!
April 11th, 2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,554
Posted By Four Four Tony

Surprise! Mine has no trim sticks it has one long...

Surprise! Mine has no trim sticks it has one long metal piece and I had no desire to take that off. The metal piece has a U-shaped groove at it's center and on the other side is a plastic or...
Forum: Other
April 11th, 2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,362
Posted By Four Four Tony

OK I found out what's going on. I actually found...

OK I found out what's going on. I actually found it by accident when I was looking for something in my 69 Service Guild book this morning. On a 69 the down stop is a block of rubber installed at the...
Forum: 442
April 10th, 2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,829
Posted By Four Four Tony

I believe scepticism is not necessarily unhealthy...

I believe scepticism is not necessarily unhealthy in our hobby.
Forum: 442
April 10th, 2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,829
Posted By Four Four Tony

I wasn't saying auction cars are always correct....

I wasn't saying auction cars are always correct. I was saying a member of this board said he had restored the car and could speak to it's provenance and authenticity.

By the same token the...
Forum: Other
April 10th, 2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,362
Posted By Four Four Tony

I hate to sound stupid but I didn't see anything...

I hate to sound stupid but I didn't see anything in there today that looked like a stop or a place where one would go or had been. I'm going to be in the driver's door tomorrow so I'll take a look...
Forum: Other
April 10th, 2010, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,362
Posted By Four Four Tony

Thanks for the info guys. I'll get back in there...

Thanks for the info guys. I'll get back in there today and see what's what but the other day I didn't see anything that stopped it or any spot where it appeared something was missing. That struck me...
Forum: 442
April 9th, 2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,829
Posted By Four Four Tony

That's not true. Here'a pic of a 69 W32 with air...

That's not true. Here'a pic of a 69 W32 with air that sold at BJ a while back.
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There was a guy on here who I think said he'd restored that car. He was the one who said he had an OAI air...
Forum: Other
April 9th, 2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,362
Posted By Four Four Tony

I'll look again tomorrow Tim but I didn't see it...

I'll look again tomorrow Tim but I didn't see it so far. Right now the window stops traveling down when the window track hits the power window motor! Is it just a rubber bushing that fastens in...
Forum: Other
April 9th, 2010, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,362
Posted By Four Four Tony

window stop adjustment

Is there an adjustment to control the downward travel on the front windows of a 69 Cutlass/442 convert? My passenger window goes down too far (just below the fuzzy strip so it rattles) and I didn't...
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