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Old January 22nd, 2019, 11:29 AM
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Hello from South Texas

Hi Folks,

I am a vintage guy who has owned many cars from all out NHRA race cars to a bunch of Chevy's, but as of yesterday I finally scratched a lifelong itch to own a vintage Oldsmobile.

My Dad drove Oldsmobiles, but as much as I have hunted for a good 57 Super 88 without ever finding one I "settled" for a very nice 1964 F-85 Cutlass Holiday Coupe. Traded my 66 Chevy C20 for this one.

The car is in very nice shape as it has had a 5 year frame on "restoration". Not stock, but has a fresh slightly warm 455 with a T350 and stock rear gears.. all interior & paint is new. Also is riding on 17" Foose wheels with Michelin Pilot rubber..
Pretty nice car to start with, but of course I cannot leave it alone.. Not going to make any radical changes, just a few things that I see including EFI.

Anyway, just wanted to say hello and here is one shot of the car. The white one is mine.

I will post some more pics soon,

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Old January 22nd, 2019, 11:51 AM
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Welcome to CO. What part of Texas are you in?
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Old January 22nd, 2019, 11:53 AM
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Welcome to the site, congrats on the new toy.
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Old January 22nd, 2019, 12:06 PM
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joesw31,

I am in Victoria, Texas

Sure would like to have one of those rearends laying there just mildewing
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Old January 22nd, 2019, 12:12 PM
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Old January 22nd, 2019, 02:11 PM
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Old January 22nd, 2019, 02:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Thirdcoast View Post
joesw31,

I am in Victoria, Texas

Sure would like to have one of those rearends laying there just mildewing
Cool! There's a fair amount of Texas people on CO. I'm in Houston!

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Old January 22nd, 2019, 03:35 PM
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Welcome to the group... Congrats on your recent acquisition... Good luck with your upgrades...
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Old January 23rd, 2019, 11:54 AM
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I remember eating out in Victoria a few times when I visited friends in Goliad. Welcome from across the pond.

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Old January 24th, 2019, 05:19 PM
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Welcome third coast, Iím a new member also! Recently purchased a 64 F85. My dad was an Olds man back in the day also. Looking forward to your future mods. Not very tech savvy, so I hope my reply goes through!
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Your Buggy is a very nice example of an Olds early A-body. Nice to have you in our Club, welcome from Dallas....
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Old January 24th, 2019, 08:16 PM
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Congrats on the Olds acquisition and welcome to the forum!
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Old January 25th, 2019, 10:19 AM
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Old January 25th, 2019, 12:24 PM
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Another 64 owner - welcome! Our favorite roaming the roads part of TX is Haslet/Roanoke area.

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Old January 25th, 2019, 01:43 PM
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Hi and welcome to Classic Olds. I'm north of you on US 87 past San Antonio.
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Old January 25th, 2019, 04:51 PM
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Welcome to ClassicOldsmobile. I've been to Texas and my biggest regret is I left without having a steak. Maybe I'll be back again someday. Nice cars!
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Old January 30th, 2019, 07:04 PM
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Houston here as well! My dad also has a 56 and is in Houston.
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