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I`ve been restoring G-Body Oldsmobiles and Pontiac`s(1983-1987) for a number of years now . I have a ton of information related to people trying to restore these soon to be classics .


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2015-07-25 1978 Regal:

Jim,     Good afternoon. My apologies for the late response. From what I've read online the manual recommended a minimum of 87 Octane. Inherit benefits of using mid grade, premium octanes or additives

2015-02-06 Vinyl top moldings:

Carlton James,     Hi. There are plastic tabs, welded studs and small holes in place to hold the vinyl top to the roof. I've heard that the body work needs to be done correctly (filling/welding) to make

2014-12-31 1987 Olds 3 liter V-6:

Karl,     Hi. With all of the troubleshooting you've done so far I would recommend a cylinder compression test. It is not difficult to test and I believe this is a crucial next step.     http://www.dummies

2014-11-02 cooling fans not working:

Stacy,     Hello there. According to my data starting from the driver side, the first relay is the low speed coolant fan relay and the second a high speed coolant fan relay. Also, check to make sure there

2014-01-03 Oldsmobile 88 1998 Engine Block Heater wattage and operating cost:

Margot,     Most Block Heaters that I've seen run between 1000-1500 Watts. That's about 9-12 Amps. Typical GM 1 1/2 Block Heaters run at 400-600 Watts so there's certainly a range. Without knowing whether


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