November 11, 2017 @ 7:17 am anonymous 1,125 views 2 pictures Oak Grove, MN
1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30, this car is 1 of 920 and 1 of 563 hardtop automatic cars built, It sports a beautiful matador red paint job with correct W30 black stripes. These are the original colors, this car has had an extensive frame off restoration, the body was lifted, media blasted, washed and etched the bottom, and Interior and cowl were painted black before placing it back on the frame. NOS fenders were used along with rust free Texas trunk lids and doors. W25 Ram Air Hood and Breather are original restored, The entire drive line was completely rebuilt using the original numbers matching 455 engine and 3:23 Posi-traction rear differential, The Transmission while not born to this car is a correct “OW” Turbo 400 Transmission. It has all the correct W30 equipment Including the Correct Factory Aluminum W30 Intake, Carburetor, Distributor, H Cylinder Heads and open faced alternator, Every part on this car has been restored to new condition, frame, undercarriage, cross member and many other parts have all been media blasted and powder coated, Differential housing was media blasted and primed and painted, all interior pieces large and small right down to the glove box screws have all been bead blasted and or repainted, The gas tank, pad, straps, gas Lines, brake lines and other plumbing have been replaced using factory correct bent lines and parts from inline tube, Brakes have all new Backing Plates, caliper brackets, calipers and pads, It has the correct boxed rear control arms with rear sway bar and all new shocks.
All new black legendary interior, including the head liner, carpet, seats and door panels, The dash was pulled, disassembled, freshly dyed and detailed. The under the hood wiring harnesses are all brand new, NOS stone shield and original restored 442 grilles, New windshield and back glass, All the stainless trim has been restored and polished for show this car is also very well optioned, options include: All chrome SS1 wheels with NOS center caps, sport steering wheel, tilt column,
Factory rally pac gauges, reconditioned AM/FM stereo radio and 8 track tape player, power trunk, power windows, power door locks, factory Hurst dual gate shifter, light package, deluxe seat belts, power brakes, power steering, Air conditioning
I started to install the cruise control but have not had a chance to restore the pieces.
Both bumpers were re-plated and the bumper brackets were powder coated, tail light housings were re-painted along with the deflectors, The exhaust system is a factory OEM style made by Gardner Exhaust, reproduction red wheel wells and Goodyear Poly glass Tires are installed, This car speaks for itself and has won numerous awards Including a First place at the Oldsmobile Nationals in 2009 and in 2013, It won Junior Best of Class at the Nationals in Cincinnati and First place as a senior in 2015, it then won Senior BOC at the Kingsport Nationals in 2016 earning the coveted “Senior Preservation” award scoring 994, it has won several first places at OCA Quad States shows, and won BOC at the Minnesota Olds Club State Show 4 times, All Gm show Best of Class winner 5 times and has Won First Place 3 times at the LOL GTO Muscle Car Classic, winning a second, third and 4th place awards in the Winners circle the following years, It has also won many other local awards including many First place and Best of show awards.
85,000 or best offer
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