My 1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass S

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Checked the Performer cam 107 ICL in the straight up positiion. The temporary 350 short block is in the engine compartment.
 

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This arrived today.
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Short block in place on the mounts and trans bolted to the bellhousing. After I put the heads and intakes, the Sanderson shorties and 2.5" X pipe exhaust will go in place. Of course the trans mount broke and twisted the cooler lines. Changed the mount. The trans lines are getting replaced with Nickel Copper lines in a remote cooler instead of the rad cooler lines. My CK Performance .555" boost valve and larger reverse with their spool valve and spring. Installing that along with TCI lock up kit in the 2004R. I also need to install the Cruise Control, so swapping speedo cables and switches.
 

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distributor, fuel pump, Mallory distributor, mini starter with 1 gauge cables from the 88, exhaust and the 2004R mods along with new Nickel Copper lines and it should be ready to fire up.
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Congratulation Davies-Crag, it sure was nice to have a product, especially a fan controller work out of box. It is nice it shows what the probe is reading on the digital display and actually start where it is supposed to. I have it set as fan one is the low setting, comes on at 70C, then 10 seconds later high fans kick as fan two. The turn off at 65 and kick on again at 70 degrees, a very nice and highly rated product.
 

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It's good to see your progress. Very seldom do I need to buy a part but when I do I bitch like Hell. 😝 Being in Ohio, I'm so close to these vendors. I guess I don't realized how good I have it. My goal anymore is to use up my stash of parts. I am trying to get motivated to finish up a 425 plus 0.030 over. Everything except the pushrods and paint, I already had. It needed "longer" pushrods to get the correct roller rocker pattern on the valve stems. I went with a 9.80" black anodized Comps Cam pushrods. I used Crane roller rockers. Summit Racing is 25 minutes away but they gave me free shipping. Total was $137. 😭😝 The weather getting pretty good so I'd better get moving.
 
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So I put these tires on the back, they are now 6 years old with two tiny cracks on the inside near the rim. They will be the new motor torque tester. Pretty sure 205/75R14's won't spin much. The weapon of choice.
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My parts from CK Performance are supposedly shipping shortly. I ordered these since I need an O2 bung.

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After much wrangling, I am getting the CK Performance high pressure pump, their shift kit, the best on the market and a full seal kit for my 2004R. I also have their improved GN servo, a better servo is necessary for firm shifts. I am also getting the rigid carrier with rubber sealing beads Mr Gasket pan gasket. Of course I am using my deep pan and a fresh 4L60E bottom feed filter. BTW, anyone who thinks you can just put new parts and get close to 300 psi, it won't happen. The best I got out a rebuilt pump I did with the later 13 vane and rotor, which is questionable for strength, hardened rings and upgraded slide springs needed a .555" boost valve to hit 220 psi. If you have access to a mill to machine the case halves and time on your hands, go for it.
 
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I bought some good used 3.08 gears for the Type O, saved $300 over a new 3.42 gear. Thanks Dale. My Challenger has 3.09 gears with the same OD gear. It should work great for the 65 to 70+ mph cruise with 1" to 3" shorter tires. The other good part is all the available aftermarket posi and gears are based off the 3.08-3.23 carrier. It needs an axle seal done, hoping to get a new posi and bearings by next winter to replace the 2.78 open.
 

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