1952 Oldsmobile 98 on 2040-cars
cascade green and palm green
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Engine:5.0L 4966CC 303Cu. In. V8 GAS OHV Naturally Aspirated
For Sale By:Private Seller
Number of Cylinders: 8
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Drive Type: U/K
Power Options: Power Windows, Power Seats
Exterior Color: cascade green and palm green
Interior Color: Green
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. ...
Selling my 1952 Oldsmobile Holiday 98 two door Hardtop. As Near as we can tell this car was restored around 20-25 years ago. This is a great looking 98. One of a kind color of Cascade green bottom and Palm Green Top. Those are the colors it should be according to the paint code.]
All window hydraulic cylinders have been changed and the seat also! Right rear window needs some coaxing sometimes, Has new springs shocks and all bushings in rear. Nearly all the chrome has been redone and looks awesome. It still has the original head liner that is in good shape and no tears.
Some things that come with the car are new coil springs for the front. Original wheel covers plus the wire baskets on the car and the one in the trunk. The bottom to the oil bath breather. Brand new original style plaid covering for the trunk. New 6 volt temperature sending unit.
Things that I know of that don't work are:
- Back-up Lights
- Interior Lights
- Has a very small oil leak on the front seal on motor
- Battery Box has some rust in the bottom
- Temperature gauge shows warmer than normal but actual motor is around 180 degrees
As you can see by the pictures it has some paint issues but still is and awesome looking driver. I've been over this car with a magnet and couldn't find any bondo. The paint on the bottom of the drivers side door came off at some point and has had a touch up that shows some wear! Passenger door paint has small crack, look at the pictures to see.
This car is a crowd favorite where ever it goes. It has won 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards at nearly every car show its been at. I've owned this car for 8 years and it has been a lot of fun. Got a new project and don't have room for 2 cars.
It runs excellent and has the original 303 V8 and Hydromatic trans. Dual exhaust that sounds great.
I will expect $1000 non-refundable pay pal within 3 days of the end of the auction and the balance within 10 days of the end of the auction.
Call for additional pictures.
I will deliver this car within 700 miles of Omaha, NE in my enclosed trailer for $1.25 per mile
Any questions on this car contact Bill at (402) 677-7674
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