The forums have been closed. They weren’t being used and were attracting lots of spam. To ask questions, etc. use the Google groups list: Curved-Dash-Olds-List@GoogleGroups.com
CLUB MEMBERS PLEASE NOTE
We have an email distribution list which allows any member to broadcast a message to all of the other members. To use it, you simply email your message to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will need to use the email account you used when you joined the club. Please remember to limit your messages to CDO topics.
We encourage all members to stay on the list as this is now the only way to have technical questions answered in a timely fashion.
GARY HOONSBEENS MAGNUS OPUS IS BEING PRINTED.
It should be available before this summer. The Hoonsbeens will contact the members when it is ready for purchase.
PARTS UPDATE APRIL 2018
Transmission band kits are now available for purchase.
Floor mats have been ordered
The small oilers for the king pins and rear axle have been ordered.
Timer springs for the Model R and 6C have been ordered.
Oldsmobile crest decals are being researched.
MONROE MILLER HAS UPDATED HIS CATALOG
Go to Suppliers and download the latest copy.
He is also about to start casting steps for the Model R. Write him to get on the list.
THE ROSTER AND REGISTRY HAVE BEEN UPDATED AS OF 2/22/2017! Members only may click on the tabs above to see them. The password is in the Welcome letter/email you should have received after sharing your contact information.
ENGINEERNG DRAWINGS ON THE MODEL R BODY, THE MODEL R MUFFLER AND 6C TRIPLE GEARS
Click on “Parts & Technical Information”, then on “Engineering Drawings” and then on the drawing you want to view.
ARTICLES ON THE 6C FRONT AXLE BEARINGS AND THE CHAIN USED BY ALL MODELS
Click on “Parts & Technical Information”, then on “Technical Information” and then on the article you want to view.
NEWSLETTER ARTICLES ON TIMING THE CDO VALVES
Click on “Parts & Technical Information” above and then “Technical Information” to access all of the newsletter articles on timing the CDO valves.
PARTS INTERCHANGEABILITY LISTS ARE AVAILABLE! Click on “Parts & Technical Information” above and then on “Parts”.
THE MARCH 1 NEWSLETTER IS OUT! If you sent me your email address, you should have received them. If you sent me a postal address only, you should have received a copy in the mail.
The club roster will be published as soon as most of the members have renewed their memberships.
THE HOONSBEEN NEWSLETTERS ARE AVAILABLE FOR MEMBERS TO DOWNLOAD! AND AN INDEX TOO! Click on the “Newsletters” tab above to access them. Sorry, this is a members only benefit.
WALKINSHAW MODEL B DRAWINGS are available! James Walkinshaw restored a 1905 Model B and made detailed engineering drawings. His son Ron Walkinshaw has graciously made a complete set of these is available for members to download. Click on “Parts & Technical Advice” above.
BROCHURE REPRINTS ARE BACK! Click on “Parts & Technical Advice” above.
Some more technical pages.
Welcome to the Curved Dash Oldsmobile Club website. We hope that you find this site useful and that you will join us.
You are welcome to use any of the forums. Click on “Forums” at the top of this home page. This will bring up a list of the available forums. Click on the one you want and it will display a list of current topics in that forum and a form for starting a new topic. Clicking on a current topic will bring up the conversation thread for that topic with a reply form at the bottom of the page. Please use the forum to post comments or ask technical questions. With Gary gone, it will be up to our members to help each other out. Please check regularly to see if someone has a question you can answer.
The CDO club has an email list on Google for communication between members. (The former list on Team.Net is being phased out, as we can easier manage the Google list.) Messages sent to the list are distributed to all subscribed members. Once subscribed, you’ll get a notice with more info, and may update and change your settings if desired. All list messages are marked for easy identification. Please check your spam folder within a few days of joining if you don’t see the welcome message, and contact CDOclub@gmail.com for any questions.
Message to members: My name is Vince O’Brien and I live north of San Francisco, CA. I am a recent member of the club and am having a 6C restored. I began this website at Gary’s request. Now I intend to make this the go to place for CDO information and advice and for members to contact one another. However, I am not in a position to carry the Club like Gary did. If you have knowledge and/or can help, please contact me via email: CDOclub@gmail.com