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November 15th, 2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,098
Posted By stevengerard

Pearl bucket seat headrests :) Edit: I'll be...

Pearl bucket seat headrests :)

Edit: I'll be there one of the days for sure - I'll wear one of those crazy Hawaiian type car shirts filled with Oldsmobiles on it.
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October 26th, 2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By stevengerard

One of my Cutlass' has had this hood on for at...

One of my Cutlass' has had this hood on for at least 20 years as well. From 10 feet away it looks fine 20 feet it looks great. Comments above are right on. I would just add that my two original...
October 19th, 2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By stevengerard

Wish I had a 72 that could use it. What a find,...

Wish I had a 72 that could use it. What a find, lucky for you.
October 9th, 2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 877
Posted By stevengerard

You guys are nuts, I'm telling you for a fact on...

You guys are nuts, I'm telling you for a fact on both my W30's I'm getting at least an extra 75+ HP by the time i'm hitting 20 mph with the OAI hood. By the time I hit 60 mph I swear its 150 hp - to...
Forum: Cars For Sale
October 9th, 2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
Posted By stevengerard

Wow, that's the perfect car to buy, good enough...

Wow, that's the perfect car to buy, good enough to be proud of, old enough Restoration to not frighten yourself driving it.
Forum: 442
October 9th, 2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By stevengerard

Good luck, I love those cars - was this close to...

Good luck, I love those cars - was this close to buying one instead of my blue car.
October 9th, 2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 877
Posted By stevengerard

About 10 years ago I was at the Lansing...

About 10 years ago I was at the Lansing Homecoming event, I met one of the engineers who designed the hood. He said they actually did a lot of testing and it theoretically would make a difference at...
Forum: Cars For Sale
October 6th, 2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 583
Posted By stevengerard

that's a good price for what looks like a very...

that's a good price for what looks like a very solid car, love the color combo and the painted hardtop.
Forum: Cars For Sale
October 5th, 2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,634
Posted By stevengerard

Paid 38k for that car just to part it? I can't...

Paid 38k for that car just to part it? I can't see how that car with be worth more in parts even 10 years ago than the potential restoration of a real '71 W30.

As for the Facebook car, WOW. Just...
September 7th, 2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 919
Posted By stevengerard

That looks great. Who did the conversion for you....

That looks great. Who did the conversion for you. I have ab extra clock or two
September 7th, 2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 46,231
Posted By stevengerard

wow, I did not even notice the price, for that...

wow, I did not even notice the price, for that amount there is no way I would take the chance with the 55 NEG looking like that. As I said I am pretty sure mine have an unequal depth of stamp but not...
September 6th, 2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 46,231
Posted By stevengerard

nope, the pad for the stamp looks like it was...

nope, the pad for the stamp looks like it was scrubbed clean but not grounded down. The 55 NEG is really sharp but a couple of mine have the variation in stamp impression as well
September 5th, 2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By stevengerard

BTW what color is the interior DK Green?

BTW what color is the interior DK Green?
September 5th, 2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By stevengerard

good luck, I'll bet what ever color you pick will...

good luck, I'll bet what ever color you pick will be close enough. And I definitely want to see pics. I'm leaning towards painting my 72 either the Sunfire Yellow it should be or safflower yellow...
September 5th, 2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By stevengerard

I do not know about '71 but for 70 the blue...

I do not know about '71 but for 70 the blue stripe is not a color any car body was painted. So the '71 green may be unique for the stripe as well. That 71 lime green is by far my favorite color, not...
Forum: Parts Wanted
September 3rd, 2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,718
Posted By stevengerard

My friendly six month reminder, maybe someone...

My friendly six month reminder, maybe someone found a pearl headrest or two in their parts horde recently?
September 3rd, 2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,330
Posted By stevengerard

I'm guessing because there were more automatics...

I'm guessing because there were more automatics made to begin with, once these cars became just "old" cars I'm sure many had their carb either swapped for a Holley or turned in as a core for a...
September 3rd, 2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By stevengerard

That's a great deal, thanks for posting.

That's a great deal, thanks for posting.
September 3rd, 2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By stevengerard

Yep, great find, a nice single download with a...

Yep, great find, a nice single download with a ton of info. A saw a few pages of info I don't have and I only skimmed through it.
September 2nd, 2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 158
Posted By stevengerard

68 - 72 power bench seat conversion

Has anyone every converted a non-power bench seat in a 68 - 72 a-body without using an OEM 68-72 track and the welded floor mounts. I would think someone has a kit out there to add power adjustment...
Forum: Cars For Sale
September 2nd, 2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,527
Posted By stevengerard

I'd leave it as is. And if there are really a...

I'd leave it as is. And if there are really a bunch of OEM HO parts in the barn I wouldn't even look through them after seeing hte first one, I'd have my wife wrap them and give me those throughout...
Forum: Cutlass
September 2nd, 2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By stevengerard

very tough to say, car looks solid, if they have...

very tough to say, car looks solid, if they have all the parts then that helps. But I guarantee even if they say every part is there - its not. That looks like a lot of work but for the right price...
September 1st, 2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By stevengerard

I have seeb a couple of those ATS switches in the...

I have seeb a couple of those ATS switches in the last year but to expensive for my taste - I assumed they were rare but didn't realize they were getting that hard to find
August 29th, 2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By stevengerard

OK, so you are technically offering him $25.00...

OK, so you are technically offering him $25.00 plus the $159 Shipping instead of the $1.00 he offered them at plus the $159.00 Shipping price. Maybe if you state the final total he would be willing...
August 28th, 2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,754
Posted By stevengerard

My brother-in-law runs a machine shop and is...

My brother-in-law runs a machine shop and is willing to quote what it would cost to reproduce this if anyone is willing to send one to me. He will need to see it in person. I'll cover shipping back...
August 28th, 2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By stevengerard

here is a pic of my hood where the back of the...

here is a pic of my hood where the back of the stripe ends. Took the measurements from an original paint '70 W30 convertible. Somewhere I have pics of the front as well and the sides. I'm with you....
August 28th, 2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By stevengerard

Where it does vary is with a convertible. Not to...

Where it does vary is with a convertible. Not to confuse, but maybe someone painted your car after seeing a convertible. Convertibles with white/Ivory/pearl interior have black A-pillars, windshield...
August 27th, 2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By stevengerard

FYI, for those looking this is a DELUXE set of...

FYI, for those looking this is a DELUXE set of seat-belts. I'm tempted myself.
August 27th, 2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,050
Posted By stevengerard

wow, I'm just getting back to this thread. Sorry...

wow, I'm just getting back to this thread. Sorry they totaled it - in my eyes and I bet many, many others a salvage title woudn't matter if you ever did decide to sell the car. Not sure what I would...
August 26th, 2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,921
Posted By stevengerard

Some where on the way home from Indianapolis to...

Some where on the way home from Indianapolis to Chicago I took some side roads and saw a property full of 73 - 77s. Nobody was around but there had to be 30 or more in various conditions. Nothing...
August 26th, 2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,921
Posted By stevengerard

did those mouse traps come ith it? Great find...

did those mouse traps come ith it? Great find Eric
August 26th, 2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By stevengerard

wow, that car looks like it was in a minor...

wow, that car looks like it was in a minor accident, then was abused for a while, engine seized so it sat, then was in a flood only to be left out to dry out and the sun baked it, finally attempted...
Forum: Cars For Sale
August 22nd, 2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,368
Posted By stevengerard

lots to like about this one

lots to like about this one
Forum: Cars For Sale
August 16th, 2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,560
Posted By stevengerard

Great looking car - inside and out. Love the...

Great looking car - inside and out. Love the color GLWS
Forum: Cars For Sale
August 16th, 2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 963
Posted By stevengerard

from pics that car looks fantastic - as a...

from pics that car looks fantastic - as a stasting point - but I agree without it running it is not worth close to 13k more like a 4k car for its solid panels/glass and its potential.
Forum: Cars For Sale
August 15th, 2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By stevengerard

That's a cool car and great color. GLWS

That's a cool car and great color. GLWS
Forum: Cars For Sale
August 7th, 2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,594
Posted By stevengerard

WOw, what a nice looking car, I think the rims,...

WOw, what a nice looking car, I think the rims, tires and stance really make that car look great.
Forum: Cars For Sale
August 7th, 2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By stevengerard

he's got a 72 Cutlass in the garage

he's got a 72 Cutlass in the garage
Forum: Cars For Sale
August 7th, 2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By stevengerard

that is a nice looking car, seems like a fair...

that is a nice looking car, seems like a fair price too.
August 7th, 2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 977
Posted By stevengerard

I'm a 70 - 72 person myself but that 69 sure...

I'm a 70 - 72 person myself but that 69 sure looks good. $14k is not bad at all, would cost a lot more to get a lesser car looking this good. The fact that it is not perfect is a plus in my opinion...
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