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1966 Cutlass Convertible on 2040-cars

Year:1966 Mileage:99999 Color: Red-ish /

Moab, UT, United States

Moab, UT, United States
Body Type:Convertible
Engine:330 Rocket
Vehicle Title:Clear
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Private Seller
VIN: 338676M196937 Year: 1966
Number of Cylinders: 8
Make: Oldsmobile
Model: Cutlass
Trim: Sport Vista
Warranty: Negative
Drive Type: Rear wheel
Options: Convertible
Mileage: 99,999
Exterior Color: Red-ish
Interior Color: Black
Number of Doors: 2
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. ... 

1966 Cutlass Convertible, maybe a Sport Vista. Not in that bad of shape for a 1966. Many new parts, and it needs some more. I just do not have time for it.

I bought this car with the interior out (in the trunk). I replaced the floor pans, undermats and insulation. I put in new carpet, and purchased new door panels, which are not yet installed. The seats are in good condition, yet some of the stitching is starting to pop.The dash is okay, and the dash board is rough. The center shift consul is missing some of the parts. The wiring under the dash could be cleaned up, looks like someone who was clueless installed the after market cheap stereo. I have new power window switches and a new top in a box. The hydraulic cylinders for the top are good and I'm told "are easy to rebuild". The pump/reservoir needs to be replaced. I never installed the top since I have no tools (upholstery) and the two folks that do upholstery (locals) don't want to do it.

Mechanical wise, it has new springs in the back, and all new shocks. I re-did the drum brakes times 4. The transmission leaks a little at the cooling lines, that run forward along the oil pan. The motor has a few new lifters and pushrods. It will need a valve job at some point, as after running and warming up, and then sitting, you fire it up and it burns just a little blue smoke. The carburator needs a rebuild, as the fuel bleeds out after sitting for a few days, and it becomes a little hard to start (no fuel).

The body looks like it has bondo in some places (rear quarters). It has less then I thought, as the paint fade is unique. I put refridgerator magnets all over the places that look funny and they stuck (excluding the rear quarters and around the wheel openings). The front bumper is bent, but easy to find in junkyards. The trunk lock is missing, and the floor in the trunk is good.

I bought this car 8 years ago, and basically worked on it as I had money. I have kids now and many other projects, and basically I'm tired of fixing things. The wife just wants a station wagon from the 60's, which would be more useable for us. With out a whole lot of effort this car is road worthy. 

Winning bidder deposit by Paypal $500. Once the winner sees the car and it is not what I have expressed here, or it is not of their satisfaction, I will refund all, except the cost I pay for the winning deposit.

I'm also interested in trades, a 66 or 67 Chevrolet station wagon, Chevelle, Impalla, Sport Vista et cetra. A 1990's 4700 international truck, crew cab with DT466, manual trans, (the right trade I can support with cash on my side to make fair).

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