For Sale: 1970 Oldsmobile 442 in Cadillac, Michigan

Vehicle Description

1970 Oldsmobile 442 Convertible 496 C.I., TH400 auto trans with Hurst Dual Gate shifter. Power steering. Power brakes with disc's in front. A/C car (not currently hooked up) True 442, VIN verifiable with 344 VIN. Lansing, Michigan built car. Arizona and California car its whole life. I am owner #5, although owner #2 was very brief. Originally purchased in AZ. Moved to Cali in late 70's or early 80's. Owner #4 purchased in 2004 and moved to AZ in 2009. I purchase in 2011. Service and upgrade documentation book all the way back to 1983. Top replaced by PO with high quality vinyl and real back glass, not plastic. Original bucket seat interior. Engine replaced in 1993. Original aspen green car, repainted in 1994 with Cadillac's Basil Firemist Green. Rare and beautiful color. (Hard to capture pearlescent beauty in pictures) Paint still looks amazing nearly 30 years later, with only a few minor flaws acquired in that time. 455 big block is now 496 cubic inches. Engine and drive train specs detailed below. From the sound of the big Olds engine, beautiful color, and being a convertible classic, this car turns heads everywhere. On the 1 to 5 car scale, this one rates as a 3+/2-. Best description would likely be restomod, as the car is not being represented as 100% original. Tasteful improvements and upgrades have been performed, and are stated below. Bored and stroked to 496 c.i. using Eagle balanced rotating assembly. Machine work performed by Duffee Motorsports Torque plate used to bore and hone cylinders Mahle pistons with custom grind rings Full hydraulic roller setup (lifters/rockers/cam) Oil return at front of block clearanced for better return. HV oil pump Custom length oil restricted push rods Olds C heads with oversized intake and exhaust valves, and port matched intake ports. Edlebrock RPM Air Gap Intake Machined to match heads and block fitment. Dick Miller Racing Main Girdle ARP main studs and head studs Crank machined for pilot bearing at time of assembly.

Vehicle Details

  • 1970 Oldsmobile 442
  • Listing ID: CC-1566818
  • Price: $54,895
  • Location:Cadillac, Michigan
  • Year:1970
  • Make:Oldsmobile
  • Model:442
  • Exterior Color:Basil Firemist Green
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:89000
  • Stock Number:312535
  • VIN:SMA636

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