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  1. ssn696 replied to the thread BUILD THREAD Project Olds Cool (Updated 6/23/17).

    No rust for the wicked (-ly good)!

    Jun 23, 2017 at 8:41 AM
  2. ssn696 replied to the thread Back to the past.

    Glad you saved this survivor. Excellent place to start a long romance with the G-body.

    Jun 23, 2017 at 8:27 AM
  3. ssn696 liked Wraith's post in the thread Wagon picture thread..

    My dad's daily driver [img]

    Jun 22, 2017 at 6:58 PM
  4. ssn696 replied to the thread BUILD THREAD 1980 Malibu Coupe - 3.3 Liters to 6.6 Liters.

    I never managed to drive that one long enough to break it or use it up. I had put a bearing and seal kit in it, so with the 2.95 1st...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 6:57 PM
  5. ssn696 attached a file to the thread BUILD THREAD 1980 Malibu Coupe - 3.3 Liters to 6.6 Liters.

    This car was my test mule when I had little money but a lot more free time. I pulled the 267 and replaced it with a 4-bolt truck 350....

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  6. ssn696 attached a file to the thread BUILD THREAD 1980 Malibu Coupe - 3.3 Liters to 6.6 Liters.

    The Malibu coupe I have now is actually the second one. The first one was a $500 1979 parts car I found in Santa Fe in 1998 with a...

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  7. ssn696 attached a file to the thread BUILD THREAD 1980 Malibu Coupe - 3.3 Liters to 6.6 Liters.

    Ask and ye shall receive. Time to roll up my sleeves, raid the archive, and document the 18 years of never quite getting this car...

    Greasy.jpg Jun 22, 2017 at 7:39 AM
  8. ssn696 replied to the thread roof rot malibu.

    Z-cut example: Short-bed Chevy pickups are few and far-between. Long beds are much more common. With careful measurement and layout,...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 12:24 AM
  9. ssn696 replied to the thread HAFRODs 78 Aeroback Salon build.

    You and Clutch should start up a restoration shop. He's looking for an escape route from NJ.

    Jun 21, 2017 at 10:30 PM
  10. ssn696 replied to the thread roof rot malibu.

    To add to Clutch's post, if some of the A-pillars are salvageable, slice them in half vertically, and make a 'Z' weld rather than a butt...

    Jun 21, 2017 at 10:00 PM
  11. ssn696 replied to the thread roof rot malibu.

    If I may suggest, can you separate the old roof from the B- and C-pillars, keeping the window / door frame rails intact? Then weld in...

    Jun 21, 2017 at 9:49 PM
  12. ssn696 replied to the thread Brutal Weather.

    If anyone has enough postage, feel free to send us some rain. The Hot Shots are sweltering managing a couple of fires up in the...

    Jun 21, 2017 at 9:38 PM
  13. ssn696 attached a file to the thread BUILD THREAD Turning Back Time.

    So the wagon axle has been sitting on blocks because I lacked a pair of brackets to 'turn' the shock mounts past the calipers. So I...

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