WELCOME TO THE CURVED DASH OLDSMOBILE CLUB!
We have over 200 members sharing information and helping each other restore and maintain their cars and to learn about the Curved Dash Oldsmobile via a newsletter, email distribution list, website and shared parts production. Much of this website is open to visitors so please look around.
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 the only way to have technical questions answered in a timely fashion.
THE DECEMBER 1 NEWSLETTER IS OUT! If you sent me your email address, you should have received them. If you paid for postal delivery, you should have received a copy in the mail by the 15th.
GARY HOONSBEENS MAGNUS OPUS IS AVAILABLE.
“The Design History of the One Cylinder Oldsmobile” is available from Nancy Hoonsbeen at email@example.com. It’s 600 pages of the useful detail on the Model R, 6C, B, N & T. Every owner should have one.
PARTS UPDATE APRIL 2018
Transmission band kits
Small oilers for the king pins and rear axle
Head and valve gaskets for the model R
Floor mats have been delivered and await the addition of the logo
Timer springs for the Models R and 6C
Head valve cover gaskets for the Model R
Oldsmobile crest decals
Head for the Model R
Crankshaft for the Model R
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 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. They can also be purchases on a thumb drive.
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.
WHAT’S COMING? A whole new website at same address.
Welcome to the Curved Dash Oldsmobile Club website. We hope that you find this site useful and that you will join us.
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