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Forum: Parts Wanted
October 22nd, 2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By 2Olds4U

PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Parts Wanted
October 21st, 2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By 2Olds4U

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Forum: Parts Wanted
October 15th, 2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By 2Olds4U

I have a couple of extra right sides. I'll check...

I have a couple of extra right sides. I'll check the condition and get back tomorrow.
Of course, if this is not a show car, you can always take a left side Cutlass bezel and put it on the right...
Forum: Parts Wanted
October 15th, 2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By 2Olds4U

The top screw holes are in different places on...

The top screw holes are in different places on each side.
Forum: Parts Wanted
October 14th, 2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By 2Olds4U

What side do you need, passenger or driver?

What side do you need, passenger or driver?
Forum: Electrical
June 23rd, 2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By 2Olds4U

Standard wattage of a 194 bulb is 3.8 watts. I...

Standard wattage of a 194 bulb is 3.8 watts. I think you would be fine with the 5W version.
June 23rd, 2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By 2Olds4U

That was one of my all time favorite cars. Was...

That was one of my all time favorite cars. Was about to buy one when my eyes became fixated on a 67 442 that I got instead. That was in '72.
June 11th, 2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By 2Olds4U

I did Paragon many times as a kid. I still walk...

I did Paragon many times as a kid. I still walk the beach in the evening with Karen and stop for a pop after at the Red Parrot (Former Surf Nantasket).


And that rickety roller coaster is still...
June 10th, 2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By 2Olds4U

A few more:

A few more:
June 10th, 2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By 2Olds4U

Oldsmobiles at the Nantasket Beach car show

Today was the Nantasket Beach car show. A lot of nice cars on a beautiful day. Olds was decently represented. Here are a few along with a couple of others I thought were cool.
Forum: Parts Wanted
June 10th, 2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,016
Posted By 2Olds4U

And you may want to rethink the teflon tape on...

And you may want to rethink the teflon tape on the sending units. Erroneous readings have been reported. The base is brass, it won't seize. Not in your lifetime anyway.
Forum: Electrical
March 18th, 2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 896
Posted By 2Olds4U

Are you sure there isn't an 1156 bulb where an...

Are you sure there isn't an 1156 bulb where an 1157 bulb should be? Pull all the bulbs for the parking/turn signal/brake lights, front and rear. Look at the contacts on the bulbs and make sure the...
Forum: Electrical
November 12th, 2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,908
Posted By 2Olds4U

jpc647, if you're looking for a cheap...

jpc647, if you're looking for a cheap work-around, this may help:
Older VW Beetles had the same problem. VW installed a "vibrator" mounted to the speedo to cure it. All it was was a dome light bulb...
Forum: Parts Wanted
October 16th, 2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By 2Olds4U

I've got a 7043250 that ran so good I didn't dare...

I've got a 7043250 that ran so good I didn't dare touch an adjustment for fear of screwing it up if you can't find the exact carb you're looking for.
September 15th, 2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,475
Posted By 2Olds4U

Beep Beep!

Beep Beep!
August 3rd, 2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 713
Posted By 2Olds4U

Could be, Koda. Packrat, what ever you do,...

Could be, Koda.
Packrat, what ever you do, don't hit the end of it with a hammer. It could break and once the smoke gets out, even the 3/8ths end won't fit anymore!
July 31st, 2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By 2Olds4U

Clouds in the sky. Chrystal ball is...

Clouds in the sky. Chrystal ball is malfunctioning.
Year and model? Maybe a couple more details?
July 4th, 2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,971
Posted By 2Olds4U

RR48, the pulling is not done yet. With those...

RR48, the pulling is not done yet. With those blocks stacked that (the wrong) way, somebody's going to be pulling you out from under that mess. What if it rolls over and destroys your house?
Forum: Electrical
July 4th, 2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By 2Olds4U

And you hear the station change unexpectedly,...

And you hear the station change unexpectedly, look up and see your wife holding the remote. And a gun.:eek:
March 14th, 2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 44,939
Posted By 2Olds4U

That Nash in pic 4 is nice. Imagine it with an...

That Nash in pic 4 is nice. Imagine it with an Olds drive train!
February 14th, 2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 14,966
Posted By 2Olds4U

You do have to pay now. $25/year. Probably the...

You do have to pay now. $25/year. Probably the most complete library of Olds info around if you need info in a hurry.
February 13th, 2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By 2Olds4U

I'm with Joe on this one. Watch for a slimy...

I'm with Joe on this one. Watch for a slimy condensation on the inside of the windshield. In the early stages, both "smoke" and the condensation will disappear (burn off) as the coolant heats up.
January 31st, 2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By 2Olds4U

And it has a 400 small block. Truly unique.

And it has a 400 small block. Truly unique.
Forum: Electrical
January 18th, 2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,102
Posted By 2Olds4U

Rocketguy, I stand corrected. From the pic he...

Rocketguy, I stand corrected. From the pic he posted they looked very similar. And it also explains the lock tab facing the wrong way on the terminal pics I posted. Maybe depending on the application...
Forum: Electrical
January 17th, 2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,102
Posted By 2Olds4U

I would give what m71961 said a shot. Those are...

I would give what m71961 said a shot. Those are Packard Twinlock terminals. They can be removed with a jeweler's screwdriver or even a small paper clip bent to fit in the sides. Push it in from the...
Forum: Electrical
January 17th, 2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,452
Posted By 2Olds4U

I've run into the same thing, Joe. You DO have to...

I've run into the same thing, Joe. You DO have to pre-bend the top of them, otherwise it tends to push the terminal down under the rounded part.
And you need a crimper with the "W" jaws to make it...
January 16th, 2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,632
Posted By 2Olds4U

Ya, those plates (there is one on each side) were...

Ya, those plates (there is one on each side) were the only things that made the factory thing a little dubious. Pity that they didn't find a regular bell housing to work. And he did say it was a 67...
January 13th, 2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By 2Olds4U

The fan clutch is goshitzen. You could probably...

The fan clutch is goshitzen. You could probably stop it with your hand with the engine running (wear gloves).
January 11th, 2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By 2Olds4U

FWIW, I think he is trying to post in the...

FWIW,
I think he is trying to post in the Technical/Reference forum, possibly under general questions, but I think his question would be better answered in the Big Block or Small Block forums...
Forum: Electrical
January 1st, 2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,851
Posted By 2Olds4U

Nice find, Joe! I've been looking for those for...

Nice find, Joe! I've been looking for those for almost 2 years!
They even have the unobtainable twin lock terminals for the bulkhead. I had to pay ridiculous money for those off E-Pay.
Too bad they...
Forum: The Clubhouse
December 20th, 2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,096
Posted By 2Olds4U

I did too, when I was an adolescent....

I did too, when I was an adolescent. :eek::rolleyes:

Sorry, m37, I couldn't resist.

And yes, this thread is from 2010.
Forum: Big Blocks
December 18th, 2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,694
Posted By 2Olds4U

I have 2 67 442s. One has the 400E and the other...

I have 2 67 442s. One has the 400E and the other has a 71 350 in it. The one with the 350 had power steering, but the one with the 400 didn't. The 350 car became a donor for the 400, so I decided to...
Forum: 442
December 2nd, 2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,359
Posted By 2Olds4U

Do you have this page in your manual? And,...

Do you have this page in your manual?
And, steverw, I did ask Ron, since he did the dash for me. He had no idea where it went. I don't think he disassembles the clusters, just removes them.
Forum: 442
November 29th, 2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,359
Posted By 2Olds4U

Welcome to CO! The "shunts" are on the temp...

Welcome to CO!
The "shunts" are on the temp and O/P gauges, not the ammeter.
As far as the jumper wire, I, like you obviously did, took it apart without taking notes. I believe it goes from the...
November 25th, 2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By 2Olds4U

I also have the HF auto darken. It works well....

I also have the HF auto darken. It works well. Much better than a big buck one we have at the shop. You can actually see what you're welding when adjusted properly. End result: better weld.
Forum: Parts Wanted
November 22nd, 2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By 2Olds4U

If that is true, Koda, I have a 7027157 brand...

If that is true, Koda, I have a 7027157 brand new, in the box. Has never seen gas.

Octania, let me know if you are interested in further details.

Paul
November 19th, 2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 488
Posted By 2Olds4U

Thumbs up Positive for hardtop/ragtop

Nice, smooth transaction with hardtop/ragtop regarding some manuals.
He went the extra mile and I appreciate it. A real trustworthy old school guy.
Forum: Parts Wanted
October 24th, 2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By 2Olds4U

I found it but the rod is missing (of course, the...

I found it but the rod is missing (of course, the most vital part). Sorry.
In the past I think I got one from Lunaboy. Check in with him.
Forum: Parts Wanted
October 23rd, 2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By 2Olds4U

I would presume you're looking for the divorced...

I would presume you're looking for the divorced choke stove? I may have one. I'll check and get back to you.
October 7th, 2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By 2Olds4U

As far as the chrome trim goes, I rebuilt my door...

As far as the chrome trim goes, I rebuilt my door panels on my 67 and used 1/4 inch chrome tape I got from paperstreetplastics on ebay. They have multiple widths and finishes. It fit perfectly.
I...
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