63 Olds 88 Holiday Sports Coupe

Old April 16th, 2014, 04:53 PM
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63 Olds 88 Holiday Sports Coupe

I am looking to buy a 63 Holiday 88 sports coupe. send me an email at [email protected] if you can help me out.
I live up in North Dakota but for the right car I will travel. This car does not have to be in #1 shape but not looking for some rust bucket either.
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Old April 16th, 2014, 07:08 PM
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Here's one. A bit rough, but not that terribly far away from you.

http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/an...418386614.html




Here's another one, this one in Houston. A bit more money, but it's in better shape:

http://houston.craigslist.org/cto/4406103598.html




You need to be careful of your terminology. There was never any such thing as an "88 Holiday Sports Coupe." In fact, over the years, the terms "Holiday" and "Sports" meant opposite things, with Holiday meaning a hardtop and Sports meaning a car with a B pillar. This terminology was most often used with the various flavors of Cutlass more than the full-size cars.

An 88 Oldsmobile with two-doors, solid top, and no B pillar (hardtop) is called a "Holiday Coupe." A four-door hardtop is a Holiday Sedan, and a four-door with B pillar was called a Celebrity Sedan. For the 98s, the four-door with pillar was often called a Town Sedan rather than Celebrity Sedan.

In 1963 (and in other years), there was a "Holiday Sports Coupe" in the 98 line. It was also a pillarless (hardtop) body style. It's the green-ish car at lower right in this page out of the '63 brochure.


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Old April 16th, 2014, 07:41 PM
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Thanks

Thanks for the lead and also thanks for the history lesson on this vehicle. This is the car I learned to drive in when I was about 13 years old. I fell in love with it then and it is still my favorite car today.
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Hey guys, I own a 64 jetstar 1, with very little needed, except now cosmetics. It is a CA car and has only 14,000 orig miles on it. I am the 2nd owner and have invested over $10,000 in it. I can send pics and list of items done to it if interested.

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Old April 18th, 2014, 12:43 PM
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64 Jetstar 1 of interest?

Originally Posted by jaunty75 View Post
Here's one. A bit rough, but not that terribly far away from you.

http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/an...418386614.html




Here's another one, this one in Houston. A bit more money, but it's in better shape:

http://houston.craigslist.org/cto/4406103598.html




You need to be careful of your terminology. There was never any such thing as an "88 Holiday Sports Coupe." In fact, over the years, the terms "Holiday" and "Sports" meant opposite things, with Holiday meaning a hardtop and Sports meaning a car with a B pillar. This terminology was most often used with the various flavors of Cutlass more than the full-size cars.

An 88 Oldsmobile with two-doors, solid top, and no B pillar (hardtop) is called a "Holiday Coupe." A four-door hardtop is a Holiday Sedan, and a four-door with B pillar was called a Celebrity Sedan. For the 98s, the four-door with pillar was often called a Town Sedan rather than Celebrity Sedan.

In 1963 (and in other years), there was a "Holiday Sports Coupe" in the 98 line. It was also a pillarless (hardtop) body style. It's the green-ish car at lower right in this page out of the '63 brochure.

It seems you are the man in the know. I have owned for over 25 years a 64 jetstar 1, here in CA, the 2nd owner and orig 14,000 miles. I can send pics of her if you might know anyone that might be interested. I have invested over $10,000 in her and plan on placing another ad here for her today or maybe sun if I have more time. Thought I would give you a heads up shot at it if interested.
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If your still looking, $6500 cash. I am already having remorse just posting this. Needs interior work and paint. Runs like a bear, and I would drive anywhere in the U.S.A. Need more info?
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