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Old December 18th, 2012, 08:46 AM   #1
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1968 front wheel drive oldsmobile 442 built by hurst















MARCH 1968 SUPER STOCK MAGAZINE

THERE IS TALK THAT THREE OF THESE WERE MADE!!! ONE WAS SOLD THROUGH A CALIFORNIA DEALERSHIP AND IS LISTED IN A SUBSEQUENT POST IN THIS THREAD.

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1968 FWD 442
1968 442 with a 455 with front wheel drive. It was purchased in 1970 from Guy Martin delarship in Woodland Park, California. The story is that only 3 of these cars manufactured as a special order from Hurst from Oldsmobile. This is the only one known to still be in existence. It is gold with a black stripe down the hood. The VIN is 344878M137975.

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Old December 18th, 2012, 09:19 AM   #3
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Old December 18th, 2012, 09:22 AM   #4
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Still exists, and was pulled out of storage, too

Wow, how cool.

Get it out so others can see it in person!
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Old December 18th, 2012, 09:28 AM   #5
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The son-in-law of the guy that owns it was on here or ROP a while ago telling the whole story

edit: Just went back & checked. The son-in-law was on a vette forum that was linked on ROP.

Here's one of the threads:

http://www.realoldspower.com/phpBB2/...oronado++front

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The son-in-law of the guy that owns it was on here or ROP a while ago telling the whole story

edit: Just went back & checked. The son-in-law was on a vette forum that was linked on ROP.

Here's one of the threads:

http://www.realoldspower.com/phpBB2/...oronado++front
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