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08-09-2007, 10:22 PM #1
well....... here it is. this is what I will begin working on this winter
1978 olds cutlass salon 4 door sedan. body looks good, rust free.
has body color rally wheels w/trim rings
nice interior, I'm going to leave it as is, only adding my oil press,water temp,and volt gauges.
08-09-2007, 10:25 PM #2
Nice! Did you check the rear frame horns. They rot like crazy back there.
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08-09-2007, 10:39 PM #3
yes, looks good. has been in a building for about 4 years
was touchy getting it home, had no brakes at all. (master cyl must have gone bad from sitting, it had brakes when I drove it 4 years ago into this same building for the older couple I got it from)
08-09-2007, 10:42 PM #4
Well have to fix that so you can move it around. Sos not to crash into house
08-09-2007, 10:46 PM #5
luckily, I can use the one off my regal
08-10-2007, 07:55 AM #6
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Nice, sounds like you got a good body/frame to start with. How long is that thing stem to stern?
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08-10-2007, 08:01 AM #7
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nice boat indeedy. you gonna stick that beast of a motor in it? I'm imagnining it's already got a nice sized v8 in it already, but stock isn't ever enough... Then again, I would love to see 550 horsies in an S10 like you wanted to do.Christopher
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08-10-2007, 08:47 AM #8
it has a v6 in it currently, the overall length on this is 197.7 inches, wheelbase 108.1 inches.
08-16-2007, 10:22 PM #9
I was bored, so I began prepping it today for the removal of the tired v6 and trans
I'll snap a pic in the morning
I found the original sales invoice when it was bought new, purchase price in 1978: $6599.94
08-17-2007, 02:25 PM #10
well, here's the ugly,greasy v6, beiing readied to be pulled.
I removed the header panel, and will remove the core support, so all I'll have to do, is pull straight out the front, to save having to hassle with hood removal/alignment
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