BUILD THREAD 1986 Oldsmobile 442 Build

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RunAwayNJ

RunAwayNJ

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Edelbrock published my testimonial on their web site! Have to say I LOVE how the car drives! We haven't made it to any more shows, but have been just driving it and enjoying it. It's better than a new car.

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olds307 and 403

olds307 and 403

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Your build sounds very satisfying. So many Olds guys have given up on Edelbrock carbs, ran crappy no matter what was done. Glad it turned out so awesome.
 
RunAwayNJ

RunAwayNJ

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Got this sweet keychain in the mail yesterday courtesy of GBODYPARTS.COM. Going to transfer my 442 keys over to it now. Its funny as I was browsing their site the other day looking for the small incremental things that its time to get to, like chrome trim and stuff. I think next on the list is replacing the front grilles which I have repaired 3 times - I think its time to replace them. Perhaps the headlight bezels too so everything up front looks the same. Other than that time for a good spring detail and get ready for the warm weather.

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I only use their stuff on all of our cars, not just the 442. If you have a moment check out their site!
 
RunAwayNJ

RunAwayNJ

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The other day I ordered the headlight bezels and grilles for the 442 from GBodyparts.com. The ones on the car were pretty worn, I had repainted them several times, and the grille mounts were broken more times than I can recall. It was time - they lived a long life. As usual they were shipped fast and I had them in 2 days. The new parts are a huge upgrade - they really stand out and complete the look of the car.

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^^- The New bezels and grilles installed.

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^^ - Old Bezels ^^ - Side by side old and new parts - ^^
 
TURNA

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Are those repops ?
 
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