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I really enjoy the Olds mail list server group because of the high quality of postings, and how polite we tend to be with one another. The humor from the list, dry one liners, experiences, jokes you can see a mile away, have really brightened my day! We're even polite (sometimes) in regard to that lesser, though more popular, brand.

This FAQ favors Olds' from around the muscle car era, and ignores a bunch of 70's to 90's 4 & 6 cylinder and corporate me-too models. This has resulted from the absense of mail list server postings about these cars.

Thanks to everyone who have made this FAQ possible. Initially I just tossed everything together, and as a result lost a lot of contributor information. I then started to give people credit for posting information. I plan to keep doing this until it turns into a maintenance nightmare. Please let me know if I have included something you posted and your name is not listed. Overall, let's just say that the FAQ is ours. Not mine, but yours, deal?

The people contributing to the mail list server are the knowledge base. I have also contributed certain information, but have decided to leave my name off. My apologies for leaving anyone off this list - I'm sure there are some - there are a few anonymous contributors. Please e-mail me with the appropriate addition!

Remember, this is a member driven project. The more input and information recieved from members, the better the FAQ will become.

Please mail any changes, comments, complaints and/or disagreements to David Brown, and I will respond to you.

And now a little something for the spammers: Permission to use the following e-mail addresses for unsolicited business e-mail is withdrawn as of Sept. 2, 1998. Unsolicited business mail will be proof read, and a $200.00 US charge invoiced to the sender.

The following people have contributed information found in this FAQ, and have made putting it together rather easy.

Tom and Gail Adams
Jason Adcock
Doug Ahern
George Aigeldinger
Eric Aksomitis
Mike Aldana
Michael Allen
Brian Alling
Brian Ammons
Robert Anderson
Susan Aprill
Donny Arnold
Ed Atlee
Mike Van Auken
Mike Van Auken
Nick Augenstein
Brad Baker
Bob Barry
Thomas Bartee
Without Greg administering the Olds Mail List Server, none of us would have this FAQ.
Peter Berusch
Richard Biebrich
Lou Biggs
Ed Binnix
John T. Blair
Bob Blanchard
Mike Bloomer
Bryan Bodine
Loyd Bonecutter
Frank Boerger
Matthew Bremmer
Paul Brillhart
David Brode
David Brown
Josh Brown
Eric Brubakken
Bruce D. Brumm
Charley Buehner

Edwin Burger
G. Douglas Burton
Mike Burton
Dave Carolfi
John Carri
Jeff Carter
Dennis Casteele
Olds Authority - what else is there to say other than we'll miss him?
Angel Castrodad
Brett Chaveriat
Jim Chermack
Gerald Christiana
Tim Churchill
Pat Clark
Scott Clark
Mike Coccagna
Glenn Connors
Mark Cornea
Ray Costanzo
Gary J. Couse
Brent Covey
Matt Cremean
Dave Cullen
Bill Culp
A big THANKS to Bill for the abundance of interchange information!
Roger Currie
Tim Customs
Todd Daenzer
Databook and Price Guide 4-4-2 1964-1986
by R. Perry Zavitz
Charles Dempsey
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Nick DiGiovanni
Dave Dillon
Ian M. C. Dixon
Jim Donoghue
Wayne Drusch
Carl Dudash
George Dumpit
Collyn Eastham
Jeff Easton
Michael Ecker
Ed Ekstrom
Paul Elosge
Derek Esplin
Bobby Etzel
Mike Evans
Todd Evans
Chris Fair
Sean Fay
Cliff Feiler
Robert F. Feitt
Erik Ferguson
Lloyd Ferguson
Joe Ferrero
Brent Fields
Matt Finholm
Matt Finholm
Mike Fisher
Patrick Flowers
Ron Forsee
John Foster
Michael R. Frederick
Toro Mail List Administrator
A big THANKS to Mike for all the Radio and Speaker tech info! Without Mike administering the Toro Mail List Server, we wouldn't have that resource.

Alan Friedrich
Marvin Friesen
Wes Fujii
Art Fuller
Stefan Gadecki
Don Gatrell
Gene Gatti
Bruce Geiger
John Gene
Andy Geeting
Scott Geiger
Randy Geisel
Mick Gillespie
Gene Gilpin
Glenn's Oldsmobile Tune-up and Repair Guide 1955 -1974
by Harold T. Glenn
Copyright 1974, Harold T. Glenn
Bill Gochenour
Ed Gonfindini
Frank Gonzalez
Bill Goodnight
Spencer Grant
Andrew C. Green
Rich Grega
Daniel A. Gulino
Pat Hadwin
Bob Hale
Michael R. Hall
Todd Hall
Tim Hammerlund
Bob Handren
Glen Hankins
Steve Harrison
Jim Harrell
Steve Harris
Paul Hartlieb
Roger Heath
Dennis Heinle
Kurt Heinrich
Henry's Garage
Randy Hermsen
Jeff Herndon
Roger Hitson
Jim Hoekendijk
Luke Hogan
Kevin Hoopingarner
Stephen Hoover
Everett Horton
Kurt Horton
Howard Hosenbold
Peter L. House
Gerald Hughes
Jeff Hunter
Jim Hurd
Esko Ilola
Ernie Johnson
Dennis Johnson
Sam Johnson
Samuel Johnson
Mike Jones
Greg Kalkhoff
Toro FAQ Administrator
Thanks to Greg for creating the Toro FAQ!
John Kreitzer
Ray Kelly
Steve Kenny
Brothers Automotive Products-The worlds largest and oldest all Cutlass and 442 salvage yard and manufacturer for new Oldsmobile parts.
Clif King
Doug Kitchener
Aaron Kollsmith
Scott Kozhill
Kerry Kroger
Mike Krumwiede
Jason Labay
A big THANKS to Jason for the abundance of 442 information!
Don Lacey
Robert Lavey
Peter Landowski
Robert Lawrence
Trevor Lee
Tom Lentz
George & Joan Lesperance
Rob Lewis
Brian Lorway
Gregg Ludlam
Jar Lyons
Lance Mackey
Lisa Madsen
Rob Malland
Dan Mann
Paul Martin
Thomas Martin
Scott Martindale
Matthew Mayer
David McDougall
Cliff McFarlane
Jim McKeague
Sean Meldrum
John McMenamin
Travis McWaters
Chris Miller
Tom Millard
Tony Molinaro
Mondello Performance Products, Inc.
1103 Paso Robles Street
Paso Robles, CA 93446
John Monnin
Ray Moriarty
Todd Morris
Scott Mullen
Jeff Mullenix
Jaakko Mustakallio
Flynt Myrick
Mat Nadrofsky
George Nenadovich
Aaron Neumann
Bob Newbegin
Brad Nicholson
President, Capitol City Rockets
Frederick Nissen
R. Kevin Noon
Chuck Noppe
Erik Nowacki
David Nye
Kevin O'Brien
Steve Ochs
Oldsmobile, Division of General Motors
Well, they sort of originated everything in this FAQ!
Oldsmobile Muscle Cars
by William Holder and Phillip Kunz
Copyright 1994, Phillip Kunz
Jim Olson
Brad Otto
A special thanks to those people who I cannot identify!
Joe Padavano
John Pajak
Jonathan Parke
Scott Parker
Paul Pate
Dave Paulison
Steve Paulson
John Pajak
Trond Jarle Trond Pedersen
Larry Pegg
Phil Penketh
Frank Evan Perdicaro
Roger Peterson
Clayton Pierce
A big THANKS to Clayton for proof reading the FAQ!
Ken Pilidis
Brent Pinkstaff
John Preston
Fernando Proietto
Greg Pruett
Randy in Oklahoma
Steve Reed
Bill Reilly
Rod Rickenbach
Bruce Roe
Dave Rogers
Ken Rotten
Gary Rubrich
Gilbert Russell
Curt Salada
Blaine Sanders
Dave Van Sant
Robert Schinkel
Mike Schlottman
Chad Schwartz
Rich Scott
John "Shoe-Man" Schumacher
Drew Senko
Ron Setran
Setting the Pace
Brian Shankle
Kurt Shubert
Cliff Simpson
Laurence Simpson
Slant/6 Web Site
Peter Sliskovich
Peter Slisz
Cecil Smalley
Chris Smetana
Dave Smith Engineering
P.O. Box 607
Corona, CA 91718-0607
Thomas Smith
Ken Snyder
James Stafford
Sherry Soball
Jeff Stanish
Graham Stewart
Thomas Stoner
Schurkey Swanke
Rob Thomas
Igor Todorovic
Mark Tupper
Mike Turley
Shawn M. Twomey
Rob Turner
Chris Urban
Mike Van Auken
Bob Valentine
Al Varhus
Delvin Vogle
Dave Voorhis
Butch Vosburgh
Tony Waldner
Todd Wallin
Mark Weinberger
Jack Wendel
Jon Wessel
Director, Hurst/Olds Club of America
Scott Wheeler
Robert Whitaker
Warren Whitmore
David Whittemore
Tony Williamson
David Wilk
Dan Williams
Brett Wilson
Chris B. Witt
Rocket Science
*the* Rocket Scientist
A big THANKS to Chris for the abundance of engine information!
Kevin Wong
Ray Woodward
Scott Woodworth
Dave Wyatt
Dorian Yeager
Chuck Zallow
Ali Zalzala
Jeff Zeilmann

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