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December 5th, 2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 938
Posted By Dan Wirth

New Spinner Hubcaps for my '57 and new valve stems

I purchased new Spinner type "14" hubscaps for my '57 Olds and discovered that the existing valve stems were too long for these caps to fit over. Although the hubcaps will look great, there is more...
December 4th, 2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,613
Posted By Dan Wirth

I use Super Clean purchased at my local auto...

I use Super Clean purchased at my local auto store (purple bottle). This cleans my engine, then to shine it up, I spray "Mist and Shine" on a clean terry cloth rag. Wizard's Mist and Shine can be...
December 4th, 2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 880
Posted By Dan Wirth

Does Anyone know about Wizard Products and how good they are?

I purchased Wizard's "Mist and Shine" and was quite impressed with the outcome - a great almost wet look, without the silicon. So I would certainly buy it again. But I went onto their website and...
December 3rd, 2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By Dan Wirth

I may be wrong here, but your car looks perfectly...

I may be wrong here, but your car looks perfectly fine to me. It would be good to see a few more photos looking directly down onto that crack. There are plenty of 56 Olds around my part of the world...
December 2nd, 2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 500
Posted By Dan Wirth

You may be able to find an instrument panel...

You may be able to find an instrument panel "Detail Factory" photo or "Automotive Poster Photo" on ebay. There are several of these photo types available for my '57, so am assuming the same for...
December 2nd, 2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,956
Posted By Dan Wirth

Thanks to you both for the information - sorry it...

Thanks to you both for the information - sorry it took so long for me to get back, been away awhile.
Dan
December 2nd, 2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By Dan Wirth

I know what you mean regarding gaps on these old...

I know what you mean regarding gaps on these old cars, but unfortunately they pretty much came that way. The important thing to me about them is are they equal symmetrically (e.g., same width gap on...
January 23rd, 2010, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,047
Posted By Dan Wirth

Very nice collection. Wish I had the glass...

Very nice collection. Wish I had the glass display case!
January 23rd, 2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,043
Posted By Dan Wirth

Great case Stickman. Would love to see photos...

Great case Stickman. Would love to see photos your collection better inside it.

A couple of months back, I went to a garage sale where there were about 20 Danbury Mint and Franlin Mint cars for...
January 23rd, 2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,425
Posted By Dan Wirth

There's a complete list of cars for the auction...

There's a complete list of cars for the auction at www.barrett-jackson.com. I was pleasently surprised to see that three 57 Olds are up for sale - 2 convertables and a Fiesta station wagon.
January 23rd, 2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,664
Posted By Dan Wirth

Hi Joe, The show last week was so crowded I had...

Hi Joe,
The show last week was so crowded I had to park my car way out in the north 40 away from the action. Got there too late - should have known better. But the show was spectacular. Huge for the...
January 19th, 2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,970
Posted By Dan Wirth

I think if it were me (and IMHO), I would...

I think if it were me (and IMHO), I would seriously consider removing my car from the shop. It's a shame to have to do that with a work in progress, but once your marked by crooks, worse things can...
January 17th, 2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By Dan Wirth

That sadness I found can be helped by getting...

That sadness I found can be helped by getting another car that you really like - perhaps the same year and model. Good Luck.
January 14th, 2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,629
Posted By Dan Wirth

This car will require much work and expense, as...

This car will require much work and expense, as well as time. But if you are doing the work yourself, it may be quite neneficial. In the link I sent you, I saw a 58 Olds (light blue) that went for...
January 14th, 2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,629
Posted By Dan Wirth

Check this out: ...

Check this out: ...
January 14th, 2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,629
Posted By Dan Wirth

It was one of the most chromed up car of the...

It was one of the most chromed up car of the 50's, if not of all times. I love this car and would even consider renting garage space to have one. Finding one at a reasonable price, fully restored is...
January 14th, 2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,437
Posted By Dan Wirth

I'm a chrome fanatic.

I'm a chrome fanatic.
January 14th, 2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 808
Posted By Dan Wirth

Too bad about the car being pulled from the...

Too bad about the car being pulled from the auction - I was looking forward to seeing the 58 Impala there. If anyone is interested in going to this mega event (over 1000 cars to be auctioned between...
January 14th, 2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,071
Posted By Dan Wirth

A 5 year business plan should show a profit...

A 5 year business plan should show a profit beyond the first couple of years. There are many software programs for business plans that can be purchased or like in a previous post, help from the SBA...
December 23rd, 2009, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,651
Posted By Dan Wirth

I've seen them in rod shops (SOCAL) for about...

I've seen them in rod shops (SOCAL) for about $100. I think they are called "Batwing" air cleaners and are period correct for your car.
December 23rd, 2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,316
Posted By Dan Wirth

Your signs are nice. Have you considered making...

Your signs are nice. Have you considered making any from the 50's? (I would be interested if the price is right).
December 23rd, 2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,120
Posted By Dan Wirth

Please show a photo.

Please show a photo.
December 21st, 2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,485
Posted By Dan Wirth

I agree. Even though the price guides list these...

I agree. Even though the price guides list these older cars, they are going to sell to those only who are willing to pay the price, on an INDIVIDUAL CASE BASIS (as mentioned in a previous post). This...
December 21st, 2009, 11:27 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,485
Posted By Dan Wirth

I wonder if NADA even has a no.1 OCPG equivalent,...

I wonder if NADA even has a no.1 OCPG equivalent, as per Jaunty's comparison (which appears to be a fairly good assessment, by the way).

IMO, there's no holds barred on prices with "Better than...
December 21st, 2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,485
Posted By Dan Wirth

[quote=jaunty75;133292]A few comments: We...

[quote=jaunty75;133292]A few comments:
We already know that the NADA guide has some errors. But even without them, the NADA guide is different from the OCPG. The OCPG attempts to give a price for...
Forum: Ninety-Eight
December 19th, 2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,329
Posted By Dan Wirth

Very cool - not too bad on the rust. This car...

Very cool - not too bad on the rust. This car will be beautiful once restored, one of my favorite Olds of the 50's. Your moving it along nicely.
December 19th, 2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,059
Posted By Dan Wirth

I grew up near N. Hollywood (George Barris...

I grew up near N. Hollywood (George Barris country) and during the sixties when he was considered "all in" among car enthusiasts. He went to creative extremes with his car art back in the day - that...
December 19th, 2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,485
Posted By Dan Wirth

Good point here... Funny thing, I sold my 97...

Good point here...

Funny thing, I sold my 97 Nissan Sentra the other day for a bit lower than half what I paid for it two years ago, as it was pretty thrashed by my step son. I showed the buyer...
December 19th, 2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,485
Posted By Dan Wirth

Pricing cars is subjective with or without the...

Pricing cars is subjective with or without the guides. I look at some of the top quality cars around and if I had the money, would not care too much about the price. IMO, it all hinges on what you...
December 19th, 2009, 08:12 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 13,560
Posted By Dan Wirth

Amazing job and great photos. You really have the...

Amazing job and great photos. You really have the room in your garage for this project.
Forum: Ninety-Eight
December 19th, 2009, 07:48 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,329
Posted By Dan Wirth

Nice ride! What was it's original color?

Nice ride! What was it's original color?
Forum: 442
December 19th, 2009, 07:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,579
Posted By Dan Wirth

I also like the dash option, but would keep the...

I also like the dash option, but would keep the gauges SAE instead of metric.
Forum: Ninety-Eight
December 19th, 2009, 07:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,191
Posted By Dan Wirth

Welcome to the forum Mike.Am looking forward to...

Welcome to the forum Mike.Am looking forward to your photos.
Forum: Body work
December 15th, 2009, 12:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By Dan Wirth

You will likely find the gap sizes in your shop...

You will likely find the gap sizes in your shop manual or chassis manual.
December 14th, 2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,214
Posted By Dan Wirth

Good point - but to keep from getting lots of...

Good point - but to keep from getting lots of useless calls and taking up time, knowing what year Olds parts are available does not seem unreasonable.
December 14th, 2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,214
Posted By Dan Wirth

Is this just a quick ad or is this person going...

Is this just a quick ad or is this person going to mind this thread? Don't see that he has replied to any posts yet. Why not tell us the range of parts - for what year Oldsmobiles? (Pardon me if I...
Forum: Eighty-Eight
December 13th, 2009, 11:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,065
Posted By Dan Wirth

A big thumbs up on Crager Mags for the period.

A big thumbs up on Crager Mags for the period.
December 10th, 2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,905
Posted By Dan Wirth

Great Job! I especially like the gold color -...

Great Job! I especially like the gold color - looks rich and smooth.
December 10th, 2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,889
Posted By Dan Wirth

Yep, just as I thought ...in reading Section 17-7...

Yep, just as I thought ...in reading Section 17-7 in the Shop Manual, there is no reference on how broad the sweep should be, except a note that says "loose cables can cause blade slap". So I would...
December 10th, 2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,889
Posted By Dan Wirth

That's three of us now with the same 90 degree...

That's three of us now with the same 90 degree sweep. It has to make you wonder if this is really a problem. The section in the Shop Manual is complex, but do not recall reading anything about how...
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