1971 Oldsmobile 442 Convertible
8 cyl. 455cid/ 340hp 4bbl
Very good condition.
Purchased 9/26/08 from a dealer in Stratford, NJ called "Black Tie Classics." Paid $37,500. Added maybe 100 hours in the 10 years since. Always garaged. See detailed photos of the undercarriage, wheel wells, engine and dashboard. All reasonable offers will be considered.
Door skirts, quarter panels, trunk and door jams all good.
Three minor rust spots: trunk key hole, bumper and rear wheel well. Scoops are cosmetic but original. Manual locks, manual windows.
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