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Year:1972 Mileage:34876 Color: Orange

Cary, North Carolina, United States

Cary, North Carolina, United States
Body Type:2 dr hardtop
Engine:350 OLDS
Vehicle Title:Clear
For Sale By:Private Seller
VIN: 3G87H2G103981 Year: 1972
Exterior Color: Orange
Make: Oldsmobile
Number of Cylinders: 8
Model: 442
Drive Type: rear wheel drive
Mileage: 34,876
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Sub Model: cutlass
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ... 

Up for auction is what I think is a real 1972 442. I have pictures from the previous owner when the car was repainted once back in the late 80's in the correct factory orange color. I will provide the winning bidder only with previous owners name, phone number and pictures. He owned this car for 20 plus years and parked it in the early 90's next to his shop. It runs and drives around the yard but has been sitting for 15 plus years and needs fuel lines and brake line work. Has an original GM OAI ram air hood, 442 grilles, 442 rear bumper with cut outs, rear spoiler and like NOS front fenders. Previous owner said he put on the NOS front fenders and trunk lid when it was painted. A local painter who did the work responded to this add back in the winter time when I had posted it before and said that was true. I took out the passenger side inner fender and took a pic to show you how nice the bottom legs of the front fenders are. 350 numbers matching engine with 4 bbl carb and non matching 350 turbo trans which was rebuilt before being parked and looks to also be true by the looks of the case and pan. Has power front disc brakes, open 10 bolt rear with original spiral GM factory shocks. 4 core radiator with 4 core top plate. In 1972 you could get the 442 package on any cutlass and it did not show up in the VIN like the previous years did. The doors have scaly rust, but rockers look great. Rear trunk pan is gone and so are front floor pans. Worst spot is around the tail lights in the rear panel. Radiator support has rust under the battery tray area. All glass is good but some of the interior stuff is missing. This was a bucket seat console car. It has a tilt steering column. I hooked up a shifter from my 69 cutlass to drive it around the yard and also put the tires and wheels on it from my car and they are not included in the sale. When the car is loaded onto a trailer I will remove my shifter and wheels. I have the orange rally wheels with tires and they hold air for about 5 min but are very dry rotted. There are no centers or trim rings on them. Again the shifter and wheels on the car are not included in this auction. The frame has scaly rust and back next to the gas tank there are 2 very thin spots where the box part of the frame stops and goes to the rear bumper area. You could sell the front fenders, ram air hood, rear spolier and deck lid for more than my asking price. Must be removed within 10 days after auction ends. Clear title. Take a look at my other auctions.

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