When we varied our cruising speeds to 62 mph at 1,950 rpm and later to 71 mph at 2,400 rpm, we noted that the response and handling were sure and the car was remarkably quiet. In 1990, a revised 5-speed option was available for the and the 3. To be 100% sure it is 1-2-3-4-5-6. From 1978 through 1980, a high-performance model was available, and for 1979 Cutlass Calais , a special-edition performance model, the was offered. To finish off the specialization of the premium model, created specific Brougham hood ornaments.
The 3 Spark Plugs facing you directly are From left to right 246and the ones in the back, firewall are … 135. Taken from the Haynes Repair Manual 38010. For 1970, the Cutlass Supreme nameplate was switched to 's equivalent of the downsized on the , to give the division an entry in the burgeoning market for smaller. Throughout its run, the convertible was considered a separate trim level. The added performance that adds to the pleasure of driving. During the last 2 years she did not drive at all. The spark plugs are not facing outward straight, they are slightlyslant.
The 1988 and 1989 models were 2-door. One of the bolts on top is located on the right hand side of the … alternator if facing it from the passenger side fender. The front windows dont roll down which sucks and it sometimes leaks gas. The two bolts on top are both size 10 wrench or socket and the one on the bottom is 13. Other inside amenities included mirrors on the visors, a tilt steering wheel, the ever-popular cupholders and a pass key security system. This attractive redesign boosted sales even further. It was positioned as a premium offering at the top of the range.
NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. Thank you for quality options. The easy one is forward top and can be reached with a short socket 13mm and wobble extention or universal joint. It is nice and clean on the inside and smells good too. Using a 12 point 13mm box wrench, or better yet if you have one a 13mm crowfoot, back out this bolt as far as you can without removing it. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter.
The car is great to drive, runs and looks like it is almost new, other than a few scrapes etc. There is very limited space between the 13mm bolt head and the exhaust crossover pipe. The gear shifter was on the console, which also held a storage bin for tapes and coins. And it is worth mentioning, that the paint cans and spray nozzles are definitely high quality. In addition to the two-door Holiday Coupe , the Cutlass Supreme series for 1970 also included a four-door Holiday Sedan and regained the convertible bodystyle. General Comments: Now that all the repairs are done, this car runs like a dream! Things like bushings and shocks don't do well without exercise.
EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. To the right of the area is the drive belt. You shuld now be able to remove the throttle bracket and set it aside while getting to the thermostat. The Cutlass Calais was renamed the Cutlass Salon taking its name from the upscale Supreme coupe and sedan that preceded the Calais. There was no console or cup holder which sucked so i had to buy one and make do whi.
After you loosen and remove the belt take off the three nuts below the alternator that mount the mounting plate to the engine block. Yes Review Date: 8th December, 2009 Faults: I have had to replace the serpentine belt, and it is due for some brake pads on the rear. Convertible top started to malfunction in 2010. Model year 1994 Year of manufacture 1993 First year of ownership 2009 Most recent year of ownership 2009 Engine and transmission 3. So … the cylinder numbers on the back of the engine are 1-3-5 and the cylinders on the front of the vehicle are 2-4-6. For 1973-74, the 350 Rocket V8 with four-barrel carburetor and 180 horsepower 130 kW was the standard Cutlass Supreme engine with a 250-horsepower 455 Rocket offered as an option. This nifty little system could also be programmed to automatically unlock the doors when the ignition was turned off.
Changing an Alternator dissconect the battery cables. We also replaced the air and fuel filters, as well as the oil and oil filter. The firing order is 1,2,3,4,5,6 if it is a 2. But I have talked to some guys in the salvage yard and they said that if you jack up the car and put the body of the car on jack stands take both wheels of and then put a floor jack on the subframe and undo back bolts completely and loosen up the front bolts and then let the floor jack down it will give you enough acces to get the alternator out and put in the new one. To test the suspension, we drove the Cutlass Supreme over a variety of road surfaces, including bumpy city streets and uneven, cracked expressways.
As such, the two-door hardtop had a new roofline, while lower trim-line Cutlass coupes had a style roof. Aside from not being able to see precisely where the front and rear bumpers ended, visibility was fine. Our design team keeps pace with the industry and provides advanced solutions for today's vehicles. . Last year was no doubt my best year ever, with very little maintenance required. And actually, the entire car benefits from getting used regularly. There are 2 bolts holding the thermostat housing in place.