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Forum: Other
Yesterday, 04:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 973
Posted By Dave26

Refer to post #16 for correct pulleys

Refer to post #16 for correct pulleys
Forum: Other
July 20th, 2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 973
Posted By Dave26

Chris, Here's a picture of mine....looks like we...

Chris, Here's a picture of mine....looks like we have the same water pump, but it looks as if we are running different pulleys. Notice the distances to the pulley grooves....
Forum: Other
July 18th, 2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 973
Posted By Dave26

Chris, Along with measuring the water pump, I...

Chris,
Along with measuring the water pump, I wonder if you have the KB crankshaft pulley and the KO water pump pulley.
Forum: The Clubhouse
July 14th, 2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 981
Posted By Dave26

Terrible loss

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A local car guy lost his pole barn and 4 classics...3 Chevelles and a...
Forum: Other
July 14th, 2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 973
Posted By Dave26

Chris, It looks like your alternator and power...

Chris,
It looks like your alternator and power steering belts are in the wrong grooves.....The alternator is the inside groove, power steering is the middle groove, and AC is the outside groove....
July 4th, 2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,606
Posted By Dave26

There are two 1/4 in screws that hold the top...

There are two 1/4 in screws that hold the top switch from behind. I find it easiest to remove the gauges and reach through the holes with a 1/4 inch socket. It’s feel only type of job.
Forum: Transmission
June 28th, 2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,195
Posted By Dave26

As stated, you need vacuum through the modulator...

As stated, you need vacuum through the modulator for smooth shifts. I’m running quite a bit of cam.....I had to put a modulator on my th350 that was made especially for engines that don’t make a lot...
June 27th, 2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,484
Posted By Dave26

The vin derivative is stamped on a pad right...

The vin derivative is stamped on a pad right below #1 spark plug....may be covered with dirt/grease
Forum: Parts Wanted
June 27th, 2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By Dave26

Chris, here’s what I have $50 shipped for stud &...

Chris, here’s what I have $50 shipped for stud & bracket, or $70 shipped for everything....
Forum: Electrical
June 26th, 2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 916
Posted By Dave26

FYI, I pick these up at the local Ace...

FYI, I pick these up at the local Ace Hardware.....in the electrical parts drawers.
Forum: Parts Wanted
June 24th, 2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By Dave26

I found a blower motor relay plug for my 72 at...

I found a blower motor relay plug for my 72 at the local NAPA. If you still have the old plug take it along. That 3 prong plug has a number of applications, a good counter man should be able to dig...
Forum: Other
June 15th, 2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,094
Posted By Dave26

I found the thermo limiter fuse at NAPA

I found the thermo limiter fuse at NAPA
Forum: Body & Paint
June 12th, 2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,619
Posted By Dave26

Just curious, have you looked closely at the...

Just curious, have you looked closely at the moisture on the carpet.....the passenger side is where the heater core is located. A leaky heater core could be the source of the moisture
Forum: Parts Wanted
June 11th, 2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,138
Posted By Dave26

X2, Aside from the obvious sheet metal, let us...

X2, Aside from the obvious sheet metal, let us know what else you need as you begin digging into the repairs.
Forum: Big Blocks
June 11th, 2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,881
Posted By Dave26

When stabbing the distributor it should be AT TDC...

When stabbing the distributor it should be AT TDC on the compression stroke as Olds64 said. Remember you want the distributor in the correct position before setting the timing. Also to make sure you...
June 10th, 2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,124
Posted By Dave26

X2......When my 72 was in the paint shop the 80...

X2......When my 72 was in the paint shop the 80 something owner ( son now runs the shop) saw the “lean” told the son to get that car on the frame machine. Sure enough the frame was slightly tweaked....
June 1st, 2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,230
Posted By Dave26

Welcome from NWI, Straight up I65

Welcome from NWI, Straight up I65
May 29th, 2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,612
Posted By Dave26

An original 350 from 1972 wasn’t, nor never will...

An original 350 from 1972 wasn’t, nor never will be, what anyone would consider a ”muscle” car motor. Having said that, depending on your budget and your learning curve, a real fun ride can be had....
May 28th, 2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,586
Posted By Dave26

Tony, I for one have enjoyed following your...

Tony,
I for one have enjoyed following your build. Congratulations, and thanks for sharing.
Dave
May 22nd, 2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 765
Posted By Dave26

At the right price, picking up the Firebird is a...

At the right price, picking up the Firebird is a no-brainer.
May 15th, 2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By Dave26

Tony, I did mine on my inkjet printer a few...

Tony,
I did mine on my inkjet printer a few years back. Somewhere I have a file of pictures of originals I saved from cars on eBay, etc. From those pictures I decided on the font & size. I then...
April 7th, 2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By Dave26

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com...

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I have exactly 11 inches from the floor to the bead on the seat...
April 2nd, 2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By Dave26

X2.....The man does what he says. I smile every...

X2.....The man does what he says. I smile every time I turn the key!
Forum: The Clubhouse
March 30th, 2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 271
Posted By Dave26

Thanks for the reminder! Viet Nam Vets, don't...

Thanks for the reminder! Viet Nam Vets, don't forget to register your children and grandchildren in the Agent Orange registry....
March 29th, 2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By Dave26

I had mine painted about 5 years ago....my top...

I had mine painted about 5 years ago....my top was in great shape but real dingy. While at the paint shop a rep from one of the paint supply companies came in, said for $100 I will re-paint your top....
March 28th, 2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 885
Posted By Dave26

X2 on the beaded edge.....The channel is screwed...

X2 on the beaded edge.....The channel is screwed to the body just behind the top of the rear seat back.
March 11th, 2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By Dave26

I have a couple of nice SBO exhaust manifolds....

I have a couple of nice SBO exhaust manifolds. I’m in the Chicago area. Shipping is the deterrent.
Forum: Electrical
March 4th, 2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By Dave26

It seems that you also found out that the 30 amp...

It seems that you also found out that the 30 amp breaker takes a while to "reset". I keep a spare in my glove box just in case I get caught in the rain. My vert is a power window car, this is also...
March 2nd, 2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By Dave26

I just changed mine with this one from NAPA,...

I just changed mine with this one from NAPA, perfect fit. BTW ‘72 Supreme

...
Forum: Electrical
February 24th, 2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,274
Posted By Dave26

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com...

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February 23rd, 2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By Dave26

It’s helpful to have a couple of jack stands or...

It’s helpful to have a couple of jack stands or floor jacks to set the old bumper on after you unbolt it from the car while unbolting the light housings. Reverse the proceedure with the new bumper.
Forum: Electrical
February 21st, 2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By Dave26

Just screw the “braided” wire to the mounting...

Just screw the “braided” wire to the mounting “ear” that screws into the metal strap on the dash. Other end grounds to the coil mounting bracket.
February 19th, 2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By Dave26

I think there are at least two lengths as well as...

I think there are at least two lengths as well as the weight ratings.
February 19th, 2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By Dave26

I use these, you get about 2+ feet off of the...

I use these, you get about 2+ feet off of the floor, they are called Quickjack, come in different sizes....I would think with a '57 you would need the larger size. Many vendors on the internet.
...
Forum: Small Blocks
February 14th, 2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,426
Posted By Dave26

I bet that’s going to be a lot of fun to sit...

I bet that’s going to be a lot of fun to sit behind!!
Forum: The Clubhouse
February 11th, 2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 764
Posted By Dave26

About 1500 miles per year

About 1500 miles per year
Forum: Parts Wanted
January 19th, 2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By Dave26

If this is what you’re looking for, there are...

If this is what you’re looking for, there are several on eBay.
...
January 9th, 2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 933
Posted By Dave26

Outstanding!!

Outstanding!!
Forum: Big Blocks
January 8th, 2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By Dave26

Personally, I would go to a muffler shop, have...

Personally, I would go to a muffler shop, have them cut the old flange off, and weld a new one on. I just went through this. They did a great job, it seals great.
January 8th, 2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,147
Posted By Dave26

A couple of years ago I was struggling with the...

A couple of years ago I was struggling with the same dilemma with my '72 convertible....rebuild my Olds engine, look at a crate motor, or do an LS swap. Last year I finally decided to buy a motor...
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