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Forum: Technical & Restoration 11-16-2020, 02:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By wthirty1
I’ll give it a try. Thanks, Dan. The interior has...

I’ll give it a try. Thanks, Dan. The interior has by far been my least favorite part of the project thus far. I’m going to mess with the two brackets at the top some more and see if that helps any.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 11-16-2020, 12:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By wthirty1
Door Panel Massaging??

Started in on the install of the door panels from Legendary. This is the RH door. I spent hours trying to get the fitment right, but I canít figure out how to get more space near the kick panel. It...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 11-16-2020, 12:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By wthirty1
Kirkconnell did a great job on mine. He even...

Kirkconnell did a great job on mine. He even repaired two cracked fins. Just be specific about the stamp and date of you want them applied. He put ‘EATON’ in big letters on mine and I had to wipe it...
Forum: Olds 11-03-2020, 01:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By wthirty1
Of course, canít wait. I was hoping to have...

Of course, canít wait. I was hoping to have debuted her this year.
Forum: Olds 11-02-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By wthirty1
1970 Cutlass W-31 Frame Off Restoration

Thought I'd post a few pictures of my frame off restoration that started back in January of 2018. Some on the site may remember the article in Muscle Car Review a few years ago.

I should be done...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 11-02-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By wthirty1
These are vintage pictures from the '70's but...

These are vintage pictures from the '70's but they're the best to really show the true shade of the blue. I haven't seen another platinum / blue stripe W-car but I'm sure there's another one out...
Forum: Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals 10-21-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,430
Posted By wthirty1
Awesome. Subscribed and shared.

Awesome. Subscribed and shared.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 10-19-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By wthirty1
Perfect detail, thanks for the reply!

Perfect detail, thanks for the reply!
Forum: Technical & Restoration 10-15-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By wthirty1
Colored Fuses and Correct Flasher

I'm going through the fuses in the fuse box on my '70 Olds. The 10 amp has the red, it looks like the 25 amp fuse has the white, and I don't have any colors on the 20 amp fuses so I'll assume those...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 09-30-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,073
Posted By wthirty1
Awesome, thanks. I'll head to Home Depot this...

Awesome, thanks. I'll head to Home Depot this afternoon and grab a 4" PVC pipe.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 09-30-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,073
Posted By wthirty1
What size PVC for the driveshaft? Anyone able to...

What size PVC for the driveshaft? Anyone able to post a picture of their system for Evaporusting a full driveshaft? I assume the entire shaft is submerged, or do you rotate it 180?
Forum: Olds 09-10-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,102
Posted By wthirty1
I misspoke. The man's name is Keith Coffey. His...

I misspoke. The man's name is Keith Coffey. His email address is [email protected] PM me if you'd like his call.
Forum: Olds 09-09-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,102
Posted By wthirty1
There was a 4-speed Supreme (I think it was a...

There was a 4-speed Supreme (I think it was a Supreme...) "pace car" that was built much later than the bulk of the track cars. I believe it even had GM of Canada docs. The car passed through Mecum...
Forum: Olds 09-09-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,102
Posted By wthirty1
The two track cars in 1970 weren't badged W-30,...

The two track cars in 1970 weren't badged W-30, however, they included W-30 parts such as the OW trans, F heads, W-455 intake, etc.

Are you located in West Chicago? I'm in Naperville. Your car...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 09-08-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By wthirty1
Question Firewall "Sealer"

What have you guys used to replicate this? I made sure to leave the original sealer on my firewall during the restoration, however, I want to apply the sealer to the two e-brake mechanism nuts as...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 08-13-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By wthirty1
Door Panel Water Shield Black Tape

Trying to decide on the correct black tape used to hold the paper splash / dust shields over the door. It's a 2.5" black tape...I'm leaning towards Gaffer Tape. It's water proof which makes sense....
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-29-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,204
Posted By wthirty1
Thanks, Paul. I need to give you a call this week...

Thanks, Paul. I need to give you a call this week and get your opinion on something, btw.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-27-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,204
Posted By wthirty1
Interesting. I'll check that out. Is that how...

Interesting. I'll check that out. Is that how they do it at the tire plants?
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-26-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,204
Posted By wthirty1
Question How to recreate blue for RWL tires

I recently finished restoring my original G70-14 Polyglas spare tire for my Olds. The tire came out looking as mint as a 50 year old tire possibly could. How can I "recreate" the blue that went over...
Forum: Parts/Memorabilia - For Sale 07-23-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By wthirty1
Not sure on age...I can't post pictures on the...

Not sure on age...I can't post pictures on the site (low post count?) so text me, and I'll send them. 630-six 3 one-90 two nine.
Forum: Parts/Memorabilia - For Sale 07-23-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By wthirty1
"NOS" 1 Gallon of DuPont Lucite Acrylic Lacquer Daytona Yellow / Sebring Yellow

I have a gallon of acrylic lacquer in Daytona Yellow for sale. The can is beat up. It is the same color as Oldsmobile's 1970 Sebring Yellow and came with a W-car I recently parted. I have no idea...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-08-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,526
Posted By wthirty1
I can't comment on how the Chevy rag joint looks,...

I can't comment on how the Chevy rag joint looks, but the NOS part available for the '70 Olds has a few subtle nuances from the assembly line piece. The splines on the factory clamp go around maybe...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-05-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,526
Posted By wthirty1
For whatever reason I don't have the ability to...

For whatever reason I don't have the ability to upload an image through my posts. I wonder if it has to do with my post count.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-05-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,526
Posted By wthirty1
Hey, Dan. Power steering. I'll look for your PM.

Hey, Dan. Power steering. I'll look for your PM.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-05-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,526
Posted By wthirty1
Question Rag Joint Restoration

Getting close to completing my frame off on my '70 W-31 and would like to restore the original rag joint. Is there a way to remove the two "pins" (rivets?). I've seen rebuild kits available that...
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