For Sale: 1972 Oldsmobile 442 in Volo, Illinois

Vehicle Description

#s match motor, trans and rear. Genuine W-30, proven by the X in the vin. Only 659 W-30 hardtops made total in 1972! Body off frame restoration. Overall, it's in very nice unabused condition.

EXTERIOR: Triple S- scoops, stripes and spoilers! Clean and straight original metal, no rust or damage. It fits real nice including the original ram air hood. It also has sport mirrors and a rear spoiler. Repainted its original color, it has a glossy finish. The W-30 stripes were painted on correctly. Jambs are painted slick. Weatherstrips were replaced. Excellent trim- emblems look new. It has the notched rear bumper for the exhaust trumpet tips. Correct 442 grills and blacked out taillights. Windshield was replaced.

INTERIOR: Recently restored. The door panels, carpet and upholstery were replaced. Very good original dash area, not cut or broken. Original radio and lighter. In the glovebox it has the pouch with manuals. Complete set of original seatbelts. Very tidy, unabused inside this car. Nice bench seat so you can sit close to your sweety!

ENGINE COMPARTMENT: Vin # matching W-30 455 motor. Correct W-30 Ga heads and aluminum intake. Complete and functional ram air system. It features power steering and brakes. It's proper and complete. Washers are hooked up, rubber flaps are in place next to the radiator, wires are run neatly. Correct hose clamps. All the components look fresh, cadmium plated booster. It's detailed and painted real nicely.

TRUNK COMPARTMENT: Under the trunk lid and jamb are painted nicely. The compartment is clean metal with a tidy coat of spatter paint. Correct 2 piece felt mat, new weatherstrip. Matching wheel spare, complete jack assembly including the lug wrench.

UNDERSIDE: The body was off the frame during restoration. The floors look to be excellent original metal that were cleaned and painted semi-gloss black. It has the rally suspension which includes sway bars and boxed rear control arms. Completely rebuilt suspension front and back. Rebuilt steering. Rebuilt brakes system- disc in front, new brake lines and e-brake assembly. The fuel system was replaced. Looking up at the motor it is spotless, rebuilt starter. Vin # matching original Turbo 400 automatic trans. It is unique to a W-30, the original OW tag is still attached. Original 3.42 posi rear, code TM.

This is a rare and desirable top dog muscle car! No questioning if it's real, 1972 was the first year it was designated in the VIN. #s match, restored to stock specs.

I, Jay Grams, take pride in personally writing the descriptions for virtually every car for about the last 30 years now. A significant amount of effort goes into fact checking. What I am offering is my professional impression of the vehicle. Our salesmen are happy to assist with descriptions and making sure your questions are answered. One great suggestion is letting us do a walk around video that explains the car's condition in detail. **These cars are displayed in a museum. If interested in a particular car make an appointment with a salesman to see that car. Without an appointment there is an admission fee to enter the showroom. If you buy a car, your admission will be refunded and you will be given a 1 year membership.

815 385 3644 9-5 central
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W-30 performance
Power steering
Power disc brakes
3.42 posi
Ram air
Rear spoiler
Sport mirrors
Rally suspension
Sport wheel

Vehicle Details

  • 1972 Oldsmobile 442
  • Listing ID: CC-1662822
  • Price: $71,998
  • Location:Volo, Illinois
  • Year:1972
  • Make:Oldsmobile
  • Model:442
  • Exterior Color:Flame Orange
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:V20627
  • VIN:3G87X2
Listed By:
Volo Auto Museum
27582 Volo Village
Volo, IL 60073

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