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1960 Olds 88 2dr Hardtop (bubble Top) Mile Custom Hot Rod Lowered on 2040-cars

Year:1960 Mileage:50000 Color: primer / Brown
Location:

Stanton, Tennessee, United States

Stanton, Tennessee, United States
Engine:394
Transmission:Automatic/Hydramatic
Body Type:Coupe
Vehicle Title:Clear
For Sale By:Private Seller
VIN: xxxxx Year: 1960
Exterior Color: primer
Model: Eighty-Eight
Interior Color: Brown
Trim: 2 door hardtop
Number of Cylinders: 8
Drive Type: Automatic (Hydramatic)
Mileage: 50,000
Sub Model: Super 88
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. ... 

1960 Oldsmobile 2 door hardtop (bubble top) coupe.  Body is in exellent condition with only minor surface rust.  Engine is a 394 with only 50,000 miles on it since rebuild. Automatic Hydramatic transmission.

New aluminum radiator.   
New universal joints on driveshaft.
New Edelbrock 600 carb.
New dual exhaust with cherry bomb mufflers.
New Astro Supreme custom wheels.
New whitewall tires.
New Pertronics Electronic ignition w/new accell wires and coil.
New glove box.
Complete extra front bumper.
All glass is in great condition with no cracks or breaks.
Custom billet grille that just needs to be cut to fit. (in addition to stock grille shown)

Also has all the original chrome trim and emblems for the car.  Vehicle is titled in my name with a clear Tn title in hand.  Car is driveable but will need finishing.  Just got the car on the road and still needs minor bugs worked out so I wouldnt recommend a long distance drive.  Interior is complete but needs to be redone.  Body is in excellent condition but still needs finish work and paint. The only rust thru is on the drivers floor board that is an easy fix and not very bad.  Only reason for selling is I have way too many projects and something needs to go.  This car is a one of a kind and a real head turner as it sits.  Will easily be a $30k+ car when finished.  

The original gas tank has a small leak and needs to be flushed.  I just put a brand new sending unit in it ($109.00) and when I reinstalled the tank it started to leak.  I have a new 15 gallon aluminum tank temporarily mounted in the trunk.  


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