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September 12th, 2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By m371961

Did you try any old school radiator shops in your...

Did you try any old school radiator shops in your area? Many years ago I soldered a few by first filling the tank within a inch of the repair with water then cleaned, used acid flux and a acid core...
September 10th, 2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By m371961

Make sure the wire to the points is not grounding...

Make sure the wire to the points is not grounding somewhere inside the distributor.You can put a test light on the coil neg., open the points with a non conductive stick and it should light with the...
Forum: Electrical
September 2nd, 2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By m371961

Before I would throw money at the problem I would...

Before I would throw money at the problem I would look at the wiring diagram and check for volts at the wire that feeds the circuit board for the indicator light. But it is your money, not mine.
August 28th, 2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 443
Posted By m371961

3 pickups back. On my 5th truck now. All sticks....

3 pickups back. On my 5th truck now. All sticks. Got real good at jumping out and unsticking the levers at the bottom of the columns.
August 13th, 2018, 04:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By m371961

Depending on how much of a purist you are, I...

Depending on how much of a purist you are, I would consider switching to a dual master. As a guy that keeps a vehicle a long time, dual masters have proven their worth to me quite a few times.The...
Forum: The Clubhouse
August 12th, 2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By m371961

Why in hell would the enviro police restrict a...

Why in hell would the enviro police restrict a tub spigot? You fill it to a level and shut it off. All it does is slow the process down. I can see the thought process for a sink,( don't agree with...
August 9th, 2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By m371961

Maybe it was pegged past 120 and the needle moved...

Maybe it was pegged past 120 and the needle moved on the shaft!
July 28th, 2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,816
Posted By m371961

Been a lot of classics stolen in Ohio recently. I...

Been a lot of classics stolen in Ohio recently. I believe 2 were taken from hotels during the Good Guys show.
Forum: Small Blocks
July 27th, 2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 464
Posted By m371961

I would think the only time it would be worth a...

I would think the only time it would be worth a change to overdrive is if one has steep axles and highway drives it often. Along with better mileage you make the engine wear and tear less.
But until...
Forum: Transmission
July 27th, 2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 902
Posted By m371961

I thought the reverse lights were controlled by...

I thought the reverse lights were controlled by the neutral safety switch, not the TCS. I am not a cutlass guy, but that is how the rest work.
Forum: Cars For Sale
July 26th, 2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,325
Posted By m371961

Thanks Ben. I hate selling stuff. On the west...

Thanks Ben. I hate selling stuff. On the west coast the Low riders would love it. I prefer it goes to a good home, someone that knows points, drum brakes, carbs, not someone that will toss out the...
Forum: Cars For Sale
July 26th, 2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,325
Posted By m371961

Has to go. Price reduced to 6000 USD cash.

Has to go.
Price reduced to 6000 USD cash.
July 20th, 2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 685
Posted By m371961

The first question is, does it need bored?

The first question is, does it need bored?
Forum: Electrical
July 17th, 2018, 04:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 179
Posted By m371961

What post?

What post?
July 16th, 2018, 03:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By m371961

Glad you found it and made proper repairs. The...

Glad you found it and made proper repairs. The only thing worse is when wire nuts are used.
Forum: Big Blocks
July 14th, 2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By m371961

Stock exhaust?

Stock exhaust?
July 10th, 2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By m371961

Don't know about 62, but later models have that...

Don't know about 62, but later models have that info in the Fischer Body manual.
Forum: The Clubhouse
July 7th, 2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,470
Posted By m371961

When the outcome can be so bad, it pays to hire a...

When the outcome can be so bad, it pays to hire a bonded professional. Then you can blame somebody else.
July 4th, 2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By m371961

Very sweet with a lot of options. Maybe I am just...

Very sweet with a lot of options. Maybe I am just old school but I always liked these more then later ones.
July 4th, 2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 696
Posted By m371961

Hard to beat those old Motor manuals. The way...

Hard to beat those old Motor manuals. The way they explain all the different systems is fantastic. I have collected them for years and pretty much have been giving them away to people that can use...
July 3rd, 2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 696
Posted By m371961

I have been happy with the CSM for my 65 in PDF...

I have been happy with the CSM for my 65 in PDF from Dave Graham Literature. Wiring diagrams are in color and convenient to use, enlarge and print. That said, original can't be beat. Having both is...
July 2nd, 2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By m371961

I have never used a gauge, posted that as you...

I have never used a gauge, posted that as you mentioned the kirkit tool.
Forum: Electrical
July 1st, 2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By m371961

I always check for a drain with a test light....

I always check for a drain with a test light. Disconnect the neg cable, connect light between neg batt terminal and cable. Make sure doors are closed. A light shows a connection, no light no drain....
June 30th, 2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By m371961

https://www.gates.com/resources/calculators/belt-t...

https://www.gates.com/resources/calculators/belt-tension-calculator
For those using a Kirkit Gauge
June 28th, 2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By m371961

Yes it is a archaic set up, and later systems...

Yes it is a archaic set up, and later systems function much better. Later set ups pull fumes from one valve cover to the other then into the intake. I still think if you have that much oil you have...
June 28th, 2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By m371961

Like this? Mine has a vacuum line also. ...

Like this? Mine has a vacuum line also.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com-vbulletin/1920x1080/80-100_0918_05a1190556475f6b77c6d9cb5e65c05cb9c35ab3.jpg
June 27th, 2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By m371961

There is no pvc or vent in left side valve cover....

There is no pvc or vent in left side valve cover. Engine pulls outside air through oil fill cap and into air cleaner. Possible excess blow by or oil drain back holes in cylinder head are clogged with...
June 27th, 2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By m371961

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-100_0072_c6298668d715de34943fc88766474efa568a9551.jpg
June 27th, 2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By m371961

I do not think that is correct for 64 and 65 cars.

I do not think that is correct for 64 and 65 cars.
Forum: Small Blocks
June 27th, 2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By m371961

The one I posted EXCLUDES Toronado.

The one I posted EXCLUDES Toronado.
Forum: Small Blocks
June 27th, 2018, 04:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By m371961

I used this for my 425....

I used this for my 425. http://www.northernautoparts.com/ProductDetail.cfm?ProductId=3030
June 22nd, 2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By m371961

I believe that is a clutch head drive. There are...

I believe that is a clutch head drive. There are 3 sizes.
Forum: Cars For Sale
June 21st, 2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,325
Posted By m371961

Price reduced to $7000

Price reduced to $7000
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 19th, 2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,017
Posted By m371961

Good Luck. I am turning 62. Done dirty work most...

Good Luck. I am turning 62. Done dirty work most of my life. Heath is telling me I cannot do the dirty grimy work any more, but am lucky enough to have retired at 51 due to the place I worked for 31...
Forum: Electrical
June 16th, 2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 430
Posted By m371961

If it is mechanical, the bulb sensor has to be...

If it is mechanical, the bulb sensor has to be submerged in the coolant flow. If you used a tee to keep the idiot light working you might try loosening the sensor to bleed out any air pocket that may...
June 16th, 2018, 06:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 660
Posted By m371961

Have you done the troubleshooting recommended...

Have you done the troubleshooting recommended above, or are you just going to throw money at a replacement alternator and hope that is your trouble?
Forum: Electrical
June 15th, 2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 430
Posted By m371961

It's all cool. Some of us lose patience sometimes...

It's all cool. Some of us lose patience sometimes dealing with the same questions, owners that buy old cars and not factory manuals, or don't take time to read them. Or those that just throw parts at...
June 15th, 2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By m371961

ALL chroming is expensive. You keeping the car,...

ALL chroming is expensive. You keeping the car, pay for good, if just local shows, occasional drives, inside storage, or putting it for sale, you may be able to cut corners. Price of chemicals, labor...
June 14th, 2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By m371961

I bought ACC from rock auto.

I bought ACC from rock auto.
June 12th, 2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By m371961

Getting in to clean it enough may be an issue.

Getting in to clean it enough may be an issue.
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