"1963 Oldsmobile F-85 Deluxe" - Refresh & Build Begins...

Discussion in 'The "Other" Bench' started by patshotrods, Apr 9, 2021.

  1. Thanks Joe! Front Seat Area Pictures coming soon...
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  2. Finished Detailing and Refreshing the Entire Interior and Door Jams. Will now be moving on to the Trunk. More Info. and Pictures to follow...

  3. I Replaced 1 - Headlight, 2 - Tail Light Bulbs, 2 - Reverse Light Bulbs, 2 - Tail Light Assemblies as mine were pitted, 1 - Drivers Side Rear Rocket F-85 Emblem as mine was broken and a New Forever Sharp Half-Wrap Steering Wheel & Hub Assembly. The Half-Wrap Color is: Khaki.

    Continuing to work on the Trunk Area.

    More Pictures and Information to follow...

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  4. OHC JOE

    OHC JOE Mullet Mafia since 2020

    I wanna get one like this for my son's car Pat. Might look good in that old Olds;)
    Not sure if it would bolt up though
    Looks good
    I'm a steering wheel guy
    Love to change them around. 853006.jpg
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  5. Yeah Joe that is a sweet looking Steering Wheel! It looks like a VW Steering Wheel.
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  6. 1972Mach1

    1972Mach1 Just some M.M.O.G. guy.....

    Looking great, Pat! That interior is gorgeous, looks like a great place to spend 1 or 1,000 miles :D I've got the same Forever Sharp wheel in the Mach 1 in black leather. I love it.
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  7. Thanks Lucas! Yeah I love the Forever Sharp Steering Wheels as well, this is my 3rd one.
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  8. lemmy-67

    lemmy-67 Platinum Level Contributor

    Looks like a JFK-era FBI vehicle. Think I saw one in the film: Mississippi Burning.
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  9. Finished up the Trunk Area last night. Got the NOS Tail Light Assemblies & Lenses installed and Redone the F-85 Emblem as well. Will be starting on the Engine Compartment over the next few days. More Info. & Pictures to follow...

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  10. OHC JOE

    OHC JOE Mullet Mafia since 2020

    Looks great Pat what a sweet looking ride. Have a good day
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  11. Thanks Joe! You have a good day as well my friend!
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  12. cjp69

    cjp69 Gold Level Contributor

    Pat, you should post before photos too, so we can see what a mess you started with.
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  13. SpecialWagon65

    SpecialWagon65 Ted Nagel

    Looking forward to the engine compartment now. Yesterday I spent way too long looking at the classic Olds site on a 62 Jetfire resto thread. I'm going into a deep 215 AL block rabbit hole!
    Dad took one out of a 63 F 85 = 43 years ago, I have the engine still. Yours is amazing, that pot metal on the tail is stunning.(along with interior, grill...)
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  14. Thanks Ted! I will post Pictures of the Engine Compartment as I go...
  15. Engine Compartment So Far...

    Oil & Filter Change, Antifreeze Changed, Radiator Cap, Added a Coolant Reservoir, Positive Battery Cable, Correct Factory Battery Warning Decal, Junction Block Black Boot Cover, 2 - Chrome Oil Caps & Breathers, Chrome 14"x3" Air Cleaner Assembly with Red Re-usable Air Filter, Factory Rockette 8 Air Cleaner Decal, Re-done the Vacuum Lines, Complete Tune-Up: NGK V-Power Spark Plugs, Red 8mm Mallory Spark Plug Wires, Grey Dist. Cap to match Aluminum Engine, Rotor Button, Converted the Points & Condenser to a Pertronix Electronic Ignition, Edelbrock Red Coil, Capacitor & Bracket, I custom made a Coil Bracket, 2 - Hood Bumpers, Replaced 3 of the 6 missing Fender to Hood Bumpers and Etc.

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  16. 1972Mach1

    1972Mach1 Just some M.M.O.G. guy.....

    Super clean, Pat! Going to surprise a lot of people when you pop that hood.
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  17. Thanks Lucas!
  18. Ordered these off of eBay this morning for my Car. They are Brand New, I have an Appointment at the DMV on Tuesday, 06-29-21'.

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  19. Cruise-In Night...

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  20. OHC JOE

    OHC JOE Mullet Mafia since 2020

    So clean Pat have a great Sunday buddy
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