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1  Classifieds / Parts for Sale / '79 cutlass 3.8 V6 and auto transmission for sale
 on: Nov 1st, 2017, 6:59pm 
Started by Dlicht | Post by Dlicht
Hi:
I have a '79 cutlass and I am switching out the 3.8 V6 (231) and the auto transmission.  Car only has 29K original miles.  I have been driving the car to work and around and runs good once warmed up.  Cruises at 70 mph no problem.  Looking to get $800.  message "lichtfamily@hotmail.com.

Thanks

2  Technical Forums / Oldsmobile / While stopped engine stalls upon acceleration from
 on: Jul 31st, 2017, 5:49pm 
Started by leverette | Post by leverette
I have 1979 Cutlass Supreme with a 260 V8, that runs very strong and idles very quietly. Whenever I drive for a while and come to a stop and step on the gas pedal it will stall. Would this suggest the carburetor needs to be adjusted, idle needs to be adjusted or something else? It has a new gas filter and plugs and wires are fine.

3  General Category / General Board / Re: New
 on: Jun 11th, 2017, 10:44am 
Started by ZZ4MCSS | Post by Jettons
That's a nice car you have there. Do ya still have it?

4  Classifieds / Parts for Sale / 10 bolt 8.5 custom rear 3.42 TRUE TRAC POSI MOSER
 on: Oct 12th, 2016, 9:45am 
Started by J D | Post by J D
10 BOLT 8.5 CUSTOM BUILT REAR
3.42 PERFORMANCE YUKON BRAND GEARS
DETROIT TRUE TRAC POSI UNIT
ALL NEW BEARINGS AND SEALS
MOSER AXLE SHAFTS
DOUBLE ADJUSTABLE UPPER CONTROL ARMS
BACKING PLATES INCLUDED

1695.00
WILL HANDLE YOUR HP AND TORQUE

JIM
AKRON

5  Classifieds / Parts for Sale / Re: New 12 bolt Moser G-body rear 33 spline posi 1
 on: Oct 12th, 2016, 9:41am 
Started by J D | Post by J D
SOLD

6  General Category / General Board / mistakes
 on: May 31st, 2016, 3:27am 
Started by Surgeon | Post by Surgeon
How Sportsmanship Relates to Life

As players in organized sports, respect is an integral part of any game,  states Sean Dailey, Fort Decatur Recreation Center supervisor. Players must respect game officials, coaches, teammates and members of the opposing team to be successful. Players must even have a strong respect for the game itself by learning the rules and abiding by them. This respect learned through sportsmanship easily transcends the sports arena and applies readily to life with respect for others, for laws and even for the self by making positive decisions about conduct and actions.

Sportsmanship teaches players how to win and lose graciously, according to Hall of Fame baseball star Cal Ripken Jr.  As the object of the game involves winning, it understandable for a winning team to become jubilant and excited with victory. However, the triumphant team should remember that winning isn the only objective, with enjoying the process and learning new skills also being key aspects. A certain amount of humility is also important, because a winning team could also make mistakes that might cost a victory. Conversely, losing also requires sportsmanship skills to keep the loss in perspective. With a loss, players should analyze mistakes, focus on positives and congratulate the winner. When applying these principles to  other areas of life, lessons include doing your best, maintaining composure, feeling pride in efforts and acting respectfully whether you win or lose.

7  General Category / General Board / Aldridge
 on: May 31st, 2016, 3:26am 
Started by Surgeon | Post by Surgeon
LaMarcus Aldridge tells Portland Trail Blazers he is leaving the team

LaMarcus Aldridge is leaving the Portland Trail Blazers. The frustrating news for Blazers fans seems to be official, as sources close to Aldridge state that he has already told the organization that he is leaving in free agency. According to a report from Yahoo! Sports on Thursday (June 25), the relationship between the All Star power forward and the front office in Portland had deteriorated over the past year. Now he will become one of the prized free agents available during the NBA offseason.

Aldridge had his best season with the Blazers last year, averaging 23.4 points and 10.2 rebounds per game. It didn't lead to postseason success, though, which could be one of the reasons he is leaving the team. A lot was placed on his shoulders when the Blazers played the Memphis Grizzlies in the 2015 NBA Playoffs, but he just couldn't carry the team through all the injuries.

It's unclear what the next step is going to be for Aldridge, as there are a lot of other teams that are ready to pursue him in free agency. The Dallas Mavericks, San Antonio Spurs, Houston Rockets, Boston Celtics, and Los Angeles Lakers have all expressed some form of interest in the big man. He is from Dallas, so a return there would make sense, but the bright lights of Los Angeles could also be very alluring.

This is where the front office of the Portland Trail Blazers needs to work hard on constructing a sign and trade deal with another franchise. That would get Aldridge the most money possible, and it would make sure  to agree to that as a free agent, so he could simply walk away and leave Rip City in the rearview mirror. The next step for Portland may not be an exciting one for Blazers fans, as a rebuilding process may have just begun.

8  General Category / General Board / through
 on: May 31st, 2016, 3:26am 
Started by Surgeon | Post by Surgeon
NBA star team up again

CLEVELAND LeBron James couldn't leave Las Vegas without making  one last creative move off the court.

In addition to broadening his image through the venture, James is hoping the innovative website will motivate youngsters worldwide with positive messages of encouragement and his own story of perseverance.

"I've always wanted to have a place where kids can see all aspects of my personality where I can really talk with them about where I came from, what I do, what I have achieved in my life and what my goals are," James said. "Kids can follow me on a day to day basis, and I want to inspire them."

James' interest in working with kids appealed to Microsoft, which first partnered with the 22 year old last summer as one of the sponsors of his annual King for Kids Bike a Thon in his hometown of Akron, Ohio.

The leading vote getter for this year's All Star game held Sunday, James appeared in TV ads for Microsoft's launch of its Windows Vista operating system. He is also the first NBA player the Redmond, Wash. based software giant has used to promote its products, and he may do more projects in the future.

For James, the partnership with Microsoft was a natural. He was already a fan of Xbox, the company's wildly popular video gaming system before adding the company to his impressive business portfolio. James has more than $150 million in endorsement deals with Nike, Sprite and other companies.

On the new website, people can watch videos to learn more about James' life on and off the basketball court. There are also places to enter contests; download pictures and other images of James; and check on his latest statistics and see how the Cavaliers are doing.

But the website's primary intent, James said, is to help educate youngsters through activities and challenges.

James, who was raised by a single mother,  will offer kids practical advice from his own experiences, struggles and successes. They can then chart their progress and share stories with others.

9  Classifieds / Cars for Sale / announce
 on: May 31st, 2016, 3:22am 
Started by Brasil | Post by Brasil
NBA Star Talks Proposal To High School Sweetheart VIDEO

NBA star LeBron James will  appear this Sunday on Oprah's "Next Chapter," and in a preview clip, James tells the host about the lead up to his proposal to his high school sweetheart, Savannah Brinson.

"I was nervous. It felt like before a finals game," James told Oprah.

James proposed to Brinson at a New Year's Eve celebration last year and, just like  for a finals game, he asked his teammates to help him prepare for the big moment. Throughout the party, fellow Miami Heat star Dwayne Wade held the $300,000 engagement ring that James planned to give to Brinson.

"I didn't want her to bump up against me and felt [sic] the ring," James said.

Brinson said "yes" to the proposal and flaunted her sparkler at a Heat game after the New Year. James and Brinson have yet to announce a date for their wedding.

The pair have been together for eight years and have two sons together, Bryce and LeBron, Jr.

James is one of many celebs who is engaged to a "regular" person. Click through the slideshow below to test your knowledge of celeb 'regular' people pairings.

10  Classifieds / Cars for Sale / expressly
 on: May 31st, 2016, 3:21am 
Started by Brasil | Post by Brasil
Lamar Odom's Health Continues To Improve

After the incident, Odom was reported to be in a coma for four days before regaining consciousness. Although the 36 year old is still battling memory loss issues, he has made great strides in the months since the scare.

TMZ reports  that he hopes to start running in the near future as he continues his recovery.

For now, Odom appears to be on the right path.

LOS ANGELES JANUARY 22: (L R) Luke Walton 4, Trevor Ariza 3, Andrew Bynum 17, Kobe Bryant 24, and Lamar Odom 7 of the Los Angeles Lakers share a laugh on the bench during their game against the Washington Wizards at Staples Center January 22, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and  agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to  the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images).