vacuum hose routing

Bob1111
0

Asked by Bob1111 Oct 12, 2008 at 03:56 PM about the 1978 Oldsmobile Cutlass

Question type: General

I am looking for a diagram for the vacuum hose routing on a 1978 Cutlass 260

5 Answers

Andy Redekopp
30

it really doesn't matter cause most vacuum off the carb is the some

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
Bryan Block
75

Try to find a Chilton or such brand repair manual for your car at an auto parts store. They come in very handy, especially if you plan on doing a lot of work yourself. These manuals almost always include wiring and vacuum line schematics.

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
bluRAYwhale
145

re: "I'm looking for the vaccuum hose routing for a 1978 Oldsmobile Cutlass". This is a great question as far as questions go. It does matter where you "source" the vaccuum from ported and so on), and service manuals aren't going to be much help, you'll likely finthe refer to under hood emmission decal reccomendation. I've put a great deal of effort in trying to figure out what was going on at Olds. (in regards to emmisions),around these years. Many mechanics simply removed, disabeled, or the parts were lost over time. Maybe you took it apart of got a vehicle that was partialy disassembled. Any ways I'll go back out to the salvage yard, they have a complete '79. I'll post info. later. Hope this helps

bluRAYwhale
145

re: "vacuum hose routing for '78". It does matter where you connect the ports on various units(distrib.,"smog-pump", air cleaner assy., EGR valve, trans. modulator). And you have to have the vac. switchs in place and operating. The carb. and distrib. are calibrated to function properly like that. I checked a '79 recently however someone took the carb. and pulled off the hoses and the air cleaner assy. was gone, so no help there. I could provide you with the factory routing for Olds./Buick(77-79) with the 350 motors and auto trans. with or without air pump. I doubt it would be the same as your 260("F") motor, but probably close enough to get it running/driving.

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
dfree2k
40

Hope this helps. Daniel

4 out of 4 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Related Questions

  • WHAT IS THE TRANSMITION SIZE AND THE MOTOR SPECS 7 answers

    I OWN A 78 CUTLASS..looking to bring it back to life.THERE ARE NO MARKINGS SHOWING MOTOR INFO OR TRANSMITION DETAIL. JUST THE VIN. # INDICATES IT HAS A 260 V8 2 BL CARB

    1978 Oldsmobile Cutlass

    -

    General

  • Steering Wheel 2 answers

    Does anyone know where i Can find a good steering wheel for a 1968 cutlass supreme?

    1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass

    -

    Car Customization

  • i dont know which trans. i have in my car pls help 3 answers

    ok i have a 1972 oldsmobile cutlass supreme its got the 350 rocket in it but i dont know what trans. it is automatic tho

    1972 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

    -

    General

  • 1982 cutlass supreme vacuum hose 2 answers

    I dropped a new engine in my 82 cutlass and I need help with the vacuum hoses the engine is a 5.0 307 and it came out of 85 Buick lesabre

    1982 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

    -

    Car Customization

  • How much is my '87 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme worth? 6 answers

    I have a well-kept '87 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme that has 115,000 miles on it. It is metallic green and has a few rust spots around the bottom of the doors. Other than that, paint is good. Slight ...

    Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

    -

    Shopping & Pricing

Cutlass
Looking for a Used Cutlass in your area?
CarGurus has 121 nationwide Cutlass listings starting at $1,490.
ZIP:

Search Oldsmobile Cutlass Questions

Oldsmobile Cutlass Experts

#1 dfree2k
dfree2k
Reputation 40
#1 bluRAYwhale
bluRAYwhale
Reputation 40
#1 chassy
chassy
Reputation 40
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme"
205 listings starting at $2,795
Used Chevrolet Impala"
1,922 Great Deals out of 60,021 listings starting at $995
Used Chevrolet Caprice"
203 listings starting at $2,500
Used Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight"
153 listings starting at $895
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo"
79 Great Deals out of 2,741 listings starting at $988
Used Pontiac Grand Prix"
180 Great Deals out of 5,790 listings starting at $800
Used Chevrolet Camaro"
651 Great Deals out of 33,383 listings starting at $1,200
Used Dodge Challenger"
272 Great Deals out of 16,074 listings starting at $12,995
Used Ford Mustang"
857 Great Deals out of 29,584 listings starting at $1,500