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Old June 11th, 2019, 07:07 PM
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This is all new to me, so please be patient. Have built and sold chevelles over the years, this 4-4-2 is all original # matching 4 speed car, I'm the 2nd owner. It was wrapped in blue tarps underneath a overhead back deck for 39 years. It was t-boned at the original owner's house in 1978, then stored. I purchased it in 2017 and for 2 years have worked to bring it back to life, happy to say it runs great and looks like 68 4-4-2 again. From my research it seems the 68 is harder to find than the 69-72? So much to tell in this story, looking for any suggestions on this car, it has turned into a love that is different than any Chevelle I have ever done. Thanks for your time.
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Old June 11th, 2019, 07:19 PM
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Welcome! Great story , let’s see some pics.
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Old June 11th, 2019, 07:36 PM
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Welcome to the site. I suggest some pictures to start.
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Old June 13th, 2019, 10:06 PM
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Welcome to the site and credit to you for saving another Olds!!
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Old June 14th, 2019, 02:30 PM
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Welcome to the group... Sounds like your project is moving along quite well... When do we get to see the fruits of your labor???
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Old June 14th, 2019, 03:03 PM
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Good stuff. We patiently await the visual verification of your new found love that most of us here can appreciate.
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Old June 14th, 2019, 03:24 PM
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Welcome to the site.
A T boned car that was stored for 39 years sounds almost like a 'Why?" but I'm glad to hear you bought it and restored it. Under a tarp sounds like the perfect nesting place for varmints too BTW. How bad was the damage? Bent frame? Curious to see if you have before and after pictures. 68 was the first year of the new body style, and the first year that 442 was it's own model. So your VIN should start with a 344. I'm sure everyone here is as curious to see what it looks like now. Fortunately there are some reproduction parts made for the 68 models but many of the really elusive parts continue to elude the market.
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Old June 14th, 2019, 03:45 PM
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Thanks for the interest, had my grandson come over to help get pics on this site, he was unable to help me. Can you help me? Like I said all new to me, we downloaded pics from phone to my email, that's it. Thanks again.
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Old June 14th, 2019, 03:55 PM
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Thanks, just asked for help on getting pics to this site, like the 4-4-2 pic is that Jade Gold? my paint code is S-S.
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Old June 14th, 2019, 05:11 PM
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Correct - both lower and upper body colors are jade gold.

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photos uploaded

Finally pics are here. Thanks for patience, used sheet metal on and interior back together. Running great.
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Finally pics are here. Thanks for patience, used sheet metal on and interior back together. Running great.
Where are they?
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click on gallery then albums, olds engine pic comes up with user id olds4421st, click on engine pic and it opens the album.
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Just posted pics today, click on gallery then on albums, olds engine pic with olds4421st comes up click on pic and you should be in. Thanks.
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Just posted pics today, click on gallery then on albums, olds engine pic with olds4421st comes up click on pic and you should be in. Thanks.
https://classicoldsmobile.com/g/album/14259148
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