1971 Oldsmobile 442 Convertible, 1 of 1304 cars built in 1971, It had only 95,000 miles on it when I started the restoration, It sports a beautiful matador red paint job with correct 442 black stripes, this car has had an extensive frame off restoration with the body lifted, Media blasted, washed and etched, the bodies bottom, interior and cowl were painted
black before placing it back on the frame, NOS Fenders were used along with rust free California trunk lid and doors, The Factory W25 Ram air hood and breather are original, It has the original numbers matching 455 engine, “OG” Turbo 400 Transmission and 3:23 Posi-traction rear differential, the entire drive line was completely rebuilt and it has the correct factory intake, carburetor, distributor and G heads, 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, The 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 from inline tube. Brakes have all new calipers, pads, drums, shoes and brake hardware and cables. It has the correct boxed rear control arms with rear sway bar and all new shocks. brand new black Legendary interior, Including the carpet, seats and door panels. The dash was disassembled, freshly dyed and detailed.
The under the hood wiring harnesses are all brand new, it also has brand new black convertible top, pads, cables and top well along with new top hydraulic hoses, I used a NOS Stone shield with a restored original 442 grille and one NOS 442 grille,
It also has a new windshield, All the stainless trim has been restored and polished for show, This car is very well optioned, options include: SS1 Wheels with NOS Center Caps and trim rings, NOS sport steering wheel, horn contact and horn cap.
It has a Tilt steering column, factory rally pac gauges, Reconditioned AM/FM Stereo Radio and 8 track tape player, Power trunk, Power windows, Power door locks, Power drivers seat, factory hurst dual gate shifter, Light package, deluxe seat belts, Power brakes, Power steering, and Air Conditioning. I started to re-install the original cruise control but have not had a chance to restore some of the pieces, Both bumpers were re-plated and the bumper brackets were powder coated, tail light housings were re-painted along with the deflectors, New factory style custom bent exhaust system, new Goodyear Polyglas tires all around, This car speaks for itself and it has won numerous awards Including BOC at the Minnesota Olds clubs state show 2 times, BOC at the All GM show 3 times,
BOC at the 2011 Quad States Show, Best of Show at the 2012 Quad states car show, BOC in the Senior class at the 2013 Quad States show, Junior BOC at its first Oldsmobile Nationals in 2012 in Des Moines also winning the “Presidents Choice” for best Stock car, It won Best Of Class in the Senior class at the 2013 Oldsmobile Nationals in Springfield earning the coveted “Senior Preservation Award” scoring a 998 out of 1000
This car has won First Place 3 times at the LOL GTO Muscle Car Classic taking Second and a fourth in the winners circle the following years, It has also won many other local awards
110,000 or best offer
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