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Forum: Electrical
September 8th, 2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 565
Posted By tim72

Won't Start

Hi all ! Was driving and stopped for a beverage. Tried starting her and a poof of smoke came out from under the hood. Was told it was the Fusible link smoking which makes sense since the wire looked...
Forum: Electrical
September 3rd, 2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 861
Posted By tim72

Neutral Safety switch

Just wondering the procedure to by pass the Neutral safety switch to see if the car will start before I replace it? I know there are two purple wires on the conection and was wondering if you...
August 14th, 2010, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By tim72

Woodward Dream Cruise

Went down last night, kinda on a test run with the new motor. There were a ton of cars. people were lining the streets last night watching all the great cars. Saw a few Olds's besides mine. Drove...
August 13th, 2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By tim72

Went to Walmart! they will do for now

Went to Walmart! they will do for now
August 13th, 2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,112
Posted By tim72

You have the same interior color I have in my 72...

You have the same interior color I have in my 72 Cutlass Supreme. Just completed mine with a lot of new and some old reworked pieces. Looks pretty good. Wiring was the pain the the butt part.
August 13th, 2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By tim72

Floor Mats

Lokking to get some floor mats quickly from Walmart,Autozone,Oreilly's,Car quest. Anybody have a preference on who carries somethoing that will get me by for today? Just put in new carpet and do not...
August 12th, 2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,112
Posted By tim72

Hand Sewing Visors

The thread holding the edge binding onto the sun visor has rotted off. Thank goodness my wife can sew. Pretty easy but very tedious task to line up and get the needle exactly through the old holes!...
Forum: Big Blocks
August 12th, 2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,460
Posted By tim72

Do not knowif you are runnung air or not but the...

Do not knowif you are runnung air or not but the brackets for the 350 vs 455 Alternator and power steering pump are different.
August 10th, 2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,531
Posted By tim72

Would love to go to both shows but it would be...

Would love to go to both shows but it would be nice if they were on two seperate weekends?
Forum: Electrical
August 5th, 2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,122
Posted By tim72

Thanks guys! Have bought a complete used set off...

Thanks guys! Have bought a complete used set off of E-bay for $25. The socket alone at Year one was $25. Also the electrical connection on the back of the socket is round. The year one takes a flat...
August 5th, 2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,531
Posted By tim72

What about the Detroit olds club? they usually...

What about the Detroit olds club? they usually have a big show and a lot of cars along woodward?
Forum: Big Blocks
July 31st, 2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By tim72

X2 on above. Buyer beware. Like to know the...

X2 on above. Buyer beware. Like to know the details as I have similar motor.
Forum: Electrical
July 31st, 2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,122
Posted By tim72

yes it is out of the socket joe.

yes it is out of the socket joe.
Forum: Big Blocks
July 31st, 2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,704
Posted By tim72

Olds oil pressure issue

We got the motor started after 4th rebuild and we finally have oil pressure around 45 psi at idle using 30 weight Brad Penn break in oil. Lesson learned: make sure you get a good builder that knows...
Forum: Electrical
July 31st, 2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,122
Posted By tim72

Cigarette lighter

Keep getting heavy spark when I try to connect the big orange lighter wire. It just sparks and blows the fuse? I have purchased the new element that the lighter element fits into from Year one....
Forum: Site Help
July 27th, 2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,707
Posted By tim72

Tried again and it is a no go on uploading...

Tried again and it is a no go on uploading pictures. Have no issues on facebook! lol!!!
July 26th, 2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 46,261
Posted By tim72

Disturbing trend

Read all the posts and feel it is best to let those who want to switch there 455 out for a 454 Chevy have at it. Will be kinda funny when he takes the car to a show and gets asked why he would do...
July 26th, 2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 931
Posted By tim72

2004 Yukon XL

My Wifes GMC yukom has been hard starting and usually fires on the second try. I took it into the dealer and they said it was a bad fuel pump. If it was a bad fuel pump it probably would not run for...
July 25th, 2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,872
Posted By tim72

My motor is nothing close to stock although that...

My motor is nothing close to stock although that was not the intention. I am .040 over with rollers and 10.5 to 1 compresion. The stock edelbrock heads have been tweeked as they are not perfect out...
July 24th, 2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,872
Posted By tim72

Edelbrock heads 455

To run a W-30 Fuel pump the front of the edelbrock head has to be cleared about .200 for the pump to bolt up. Edelbrock actually gives you the ok to do this. What happened in my situation is I ran...
July 24th, 2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,371
Posted By tim72

Edelbrock thunder 800CFM

Looking at the specs the jets and metering rods are all significantly bigger than the 750cfm performer Carb. I am going to go with this carb because you can adjust the secondary air valve. With...
July 20th, 2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,371
Posted By tim72

Edelbrock Thuinder series 800 CFM Carb

Just wondering what the opinion is on this Carb? I was going to run a 800 cfm Rochester but this carb seems much simpler. Was running a edelbrock performer 750 CFM. Not that I do not like Holley but...
July 20th, 2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 818
Posted By tim72

Fuel pump W-30

By mistake I found that the W-30 had a bigger bowl fuel pump than the stock 350,455. Does any body know if the Fuel pressure it puts out is the same as stock?
Forum: Site Help
July 14th, 2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,707
Posted By tim72

Mine still does not work. Take your time. No big...

Mine still does not work. Take your time. No big hurry.
Forum: Site Help
July 12th, 2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,707
Posted By tim72

I have the same issue as above plus it is...

I have the same issue as above plus it is refusing to accept new pictures to load.

Thanks
Tim
Forum: Big Blocks
July 11th, 2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 924
Posted By tim72

Engine Break in

Thought I would post this seperate from what oil to use which I always see a lot of posts on. I will be firing up my new 455 with 30 weight Brad Penn breakin oil. I will then be switching over to 20w...
July 7th, 2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By tim72

Lost Rachet Wrench

I misplaced a sears 1/2 inch stubby Rachet wrench while I was working on adjusting the front fenders. It fell down in there some where and I could never figure out where it went too. Well I found it...
July 4th, 2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By tim72

Welcome from Brighton

Welcome from Brighton
Forum: Big Blocks
July 4th, 2010, 08:06 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,842
Posted By tim72

Joe, The right thing to do is to leave the car...

Joe,
The right thing to do is to leave the car alone and put the olds Motor back in the car. I agree with your post. If you want a Chevy go buy one. If you want an olds stay with the correct motor....
Forum: Big Blocks
July 3rd, 2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,842
Posted By tim72

I agree Whats the point. Sell it and go buy a...

I agree Whats the point. Sell it and go buy a Chevy.
Forum: Big Blocks
July 3rd, 2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,897
Posted By tim72

Am I missing somethiong or is there a joke or...

Am I missing somethiong or is there a joke or feud going on between Norm and somebosy else? Seems counter productive. Lifes to short.
Forum: Big Blocks
July 3rd, 2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,897
Posted By tim72

"Eveyone is on a learning curve" Boy you said...

"Eveyone is on a learning curve" Boy you said that right! I feel like a peewit after all the mistakes I have made with my motor. I had nothing to do with the 4 rebuilds. I trusted somebody else. Live...
Forum: Big Blocks
July 3rd, 2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By tim72

Fuel pump

FYI ... Did not know there are two fule pumps available for olds 455 and 350. there is one that has a bigger can on it that holds more fuel. It was used on the W-30 cars. It is still available as I...
Forum: Big Blocks
June 30th, 2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By tim72

Eddie got it figured out. Basically had to cut a...

Eddie got it figured out. Basically had to cut a hole in the baffle. We then adjusted the baffle ( hammer) to clear. So if there is a will there is a way. Eddelbrock valve covers have there holes in...
Forum: Big Blocks
June 30th, 2010, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By tim72

Baffles Valve covers

My roller rockers are hitting my baffles inside my edelbrock valve covers. I have cut the baffles out but......... my problem is the airconditioning braket will not except a taller valve cover....
Forum: Electrical
June 29th, 2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,069
Posted By tim72

That answers the question. Thanks Joe

That answers the question. Thanks Joe
Forum: Big Blocks
June 29th, 2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,213
Posted By tim72

I agree but I do not know how my wife would react...

I agree but I do not know how my wife would react to using the oven for this purpose.
Forum: Electrical
June 29th, 2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,069
Posted By tim72

Cigarette ligther

I bought a after market cigarette lighter from O reillys and found the housing did not fit because it had a longer lenght then the original. I ended up buying the correct one from Year one for $25....
Forum: Electrical
June 29th, 2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,069
Posted By tim72

Thank you! I had that wrong!

Thank you! I had that wrong!
Forum: Electrical
June 29th, 2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,069
Posted By tim72

Radio wiring need help

I bought a new Kenwood radio and it has two wires I am having an issue with. One wire goes to battery and one goes to ignition. Can somebody tell me what color wire in the dash wiring the ignition...
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