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Forum: Troubleshooting   Yesterday, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 119
Posted By Deadwolf
If your turning the key and not even hearing the...

If your turning the key and not even hearing the engagement solenoid on the starter engage the gear to the flywheel it is most likely an ignition switch problem or wire issue to your starter ignition...
Forum: General Tech   Yesterday, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 81
Posted By Deadwolf
Has the car ever ran with the electric fuel pump?...

Has the car ever ran with the electric fuel pump? Just trying to ask the obvious here. Not all electric fuel pumps can be connected to a standard tank outlet. Some require a sump type pickup where...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension   04-02-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 401
Posted By Deadwolf
I highly doubt it because it looks like you are...

I highly doubt it because it looks like you are using stock steel tires, but could the back spacing on the rims be wrong? From a quick search it does look like GM has wheels with different back...
Forum: Interiors   04-02-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 54
Posted By Deadwolf
Unless the tumblers are worn out and you can get...

Unless the tumblers are worn out and you can get another key to work the only way to get the lock cylinder out is drilling from what I have seen. If I remember right you can't even remove the whole...
Forum: Engine   03-30-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
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Views: 122
Posted By Deadwolf
Without pulling the engine out of the car...

Without pulling the engine out of the car completely the main things that are going to get you anywhere are creating a better path for air to flow more freely. I personally would build a package to...
Forum: Performance   03-14-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By Deadwolf
Probably not going to find a 60's Oldsmobile...

Probably not going to find a 60's Oldsmobile frame, but when I install the ladder bar rear frame section, it will span from rocker to rocker and intersect the existing frame in the middle. Then all...
Forum: Performance   03-13-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By Deadwolf
Been doing some research and found that the early...

Been doing some research and found that the early 59 Oldsmobile used pretty much the same frame, but added a perimeter on each side. I'm looking into this as an option so I can continue to use more...
Forum: Performance   03-10-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By Deadwolf
Pro Street builds

Looking into building my 63 coupe hardtop into a Pro Street build. Looking for ideas and pictures of related builds on original X frame cars(1958 to 1964 Impalas). Right now the plan is.

1....
Forum: General Tech   03-09-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By Deadwolf
No. I'm a Power Plant Electrical Engineer,...

No. I'm a Power Plant Electrical Engineer, specialized in Generator windings and automatic voltage regulation. We bring the units down for major maintenance when the weather is suspected of being...
Forum: General Tech   03-09-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By Deadwolf
Well it looks like this car will not be staying a...

Well it looks like this car will not be staying a 4 door. I picked up a 2 door hardtop body with most if not all of the 2 door specific trim. Now the bad news is I'm in the busy season for work...
Forum: General Tech   03-09-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By Deadwolf
The difference between a 4 door hardtop and a 4...

The difference between a 4 door hardtop and a 4 door sedan is the hardtop has no post between the front drivers door glass and the rear door glass. While the 4 door sedan has a post between the...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension   03-09-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 401
Posted By Deadwolf
That lower ball joint movement doesn't seem...

That lower ball joint movement doesn't seem right. How does the angle change on the upper?
Forum: General Tech   03-09-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By Deadwolf
Front seal leaks are notorious in the power glide...

Front seal leaks are notorious in the power glide transmission. I can't remember the number of transmission I dropped out of cars to have my grandfather perform the repair back in the day.

You...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension   03-06-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 401
Posted By Deadwolf
I would say if the new rubber is already cracking...

I would say if the new rubber is already cracking something is either wrong with the rubber or the installation of it. You could try going with poly and see if that helps any.
Forum: Brakes & Suspension   03-05-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 401
Posted By Deadwolf
Something has to be flexing if you have good...

Something has to be flexing if you have good clearance at a stand still and going in reverse. Could be a control arm bushing, a Tie rod end, or something else. I would go back and check torques on...
Forum: Steering   02-27-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By Deadwolf
From what I have been able to find in a short...

From what I have been able to find in a short search, E-bay looks like your friend on this. I can't find anyplace that re-manufactures the manual pitman arm.
Forum: Performance   02-26-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By Deadwolf
The rear suspension on the B bodies are fairly...

The rear suspension on the B bodies are fairly simple and without going into back halfing the car the best your going to be able to do is swap out stock parts for adjustable and stronger parts. Then...
Forum: Interiors   02-25-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Deadwolf
The assembly manual should definitely have it in...

The assembly manual should definitely have it in it. The only issue is some of the pages are not as clear as others, so hopefully it will have what you need. I am not sure why, but the reproduction...
Forum: General Tech   02-24-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By Deadwolf
That is part of the reason for 2 projects. The...

That is part of the reason for 2 projects. The 63 Convertible is a labor of perfection with painful attention to detail. 63 Rat rod is more about making it work and keeping it on the road. You get...
Forum: General Tech   02-24-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By Deadwolf
Picked up for parts, but it got me thinking

I picked up a 1963 4-door doing a little horse trading. The car has a title, the VIN plate there, but it is missing the cowl plate. The main thing I wanted out of it was all the AC parts to put in...
Forum: Body Shop   02-20-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By Deadwolf
Are you talking full trunk pan with rear inner...

Are you talking full trunk pan with rear inner wheel wells or just some partial of this? Most likely for a full trunk pan the car body will have to be lifted off the frame. I would probably go with...
Forum: Transmission & Driveline   02-14-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 325
Posted By Deadwolf
I guess my first question is what is the...

I guess my first question is what is the transmission being fed from and what rear end is it feeding? What is your intention for the transmission? (hard launches and burn outs or just cruising) Do...
Forum: Body Shop   02-14-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 204
Posted By Deadwolf
If your 60 is a long roof, I have a rear window...

If your 60 is a long roof, I have a rear window for it up here in Michigan.
Forum: Tag Team   02-14-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By Deadwolf
Impala 2 door sport Coupe (8 cylinder) Looks...

Impala 2 door sport Coupe (8 cylinder)

Looks like it was built in Norwood, OH

White exterior.

Black vinyl interior (SS with buckets).

Tinted windshield, Padded dash, 4 speed, Super Sport.
Forum: Interiors   02-14-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By Deadwolf
It possibly could. Do you have the original dash...

It possibly could. Do you have the original dash pad as a comparison?

If you marked and drilled a new hole for the stud would it be covered by the dash pad, both original and replacement? Will...
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