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May 5th, 2019, 03:05 PM
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Posted By Diego

I wrote to the current owner to learn more about...

I wrote to the current owner to learn more about the car. They could have been down the road for me, for all I know.
Forum: Cars For Sale
May 4th, 2019, 11:44 AM
Forum: Cars For Sale
May 4th, 2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 958
Posted By Diego

The Superbird had Coronet fenders. Do you think...

The Superbird had Coronet fenders. Do you think the dealer would rather knock off $500 or go through the expense of obtaining Coronet fenders and painting them so they would mismatch the rest of the...
Forum: Cars For Sale
May 4th, 2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 958
Posted By Diego

This is an urban legend. If you swap out the...

This is an urban legend. If you swap out the nose, you also have to swap out the front fenders.

Dealers were not in the business to commit to this expense.
May 3rd, 2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By Diego

Thank you for the heads-up. Had no idea the car...

Thank you for the heads-up. Had no idea the car existed.

The '71 no longer exists, however.
...
Forum: Paint
December 23rd, 2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,563
Posted By Diego

That's alright because, if you haven't noticed by...

That's alright because, if you haven't noticed by now, I am not in need of anyone's validation, but I do enjoy learning about Oldsmobiles. Merry Xmas.
Forum: Paint
December 23rd, 2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,563
Posted By Diego

I gotta apologize to aretubj, who started this...

I gotta apologize to aretubj, who started this thread looking for information but several people decided to make it about me.



I've been on the Internet starting around '97 and, since then,...
Forum: Paint
December 23rd, 2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,563
Posted By Diego

Then you should post it. But please spare me...

Then you should post it.

But please spare me and others the "there you go" condescension. A number of us are interested in the as-delivered specs for W32 cars, and if you can't include some...
Forum: Paint
December 22nd, 2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,563
Posted By Diego

Y73 was standard on the 4-4-2; W42 was optional. ...

Y73 was standard on the 4-4-2; W42 was optional.

W42 was standard with either the W30 or W31 package, but optional with the W32 package.
December 22nd, 2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 923
Posted By Diego

Do you know for a fact it was a clone? Or are you...

Do you know for a fact it was a clone? Or are you simply unaware that the configuration you describe was possible?
Forum: Paint
December 21st, 2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,563
Posted By Diego

All 4-4-2s had pinstripes on the hood. Optional...

All 4-4-2s had pinstripes on the hood. Optional was W42 which filled in the space where the pinstripes were outlining (similar to Camaro Z/28s and 1970-72 Chevelle SSs ordered with stripes - some...
December 17th, 2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By Diego

I scored some neat Mopar items from Steve...

I scored some neat Mopar items from Steve Juliano, who's the guy who owns several Mopar show cars:

...
December 17th, 2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By Diego

I'm indebted for featuring your car as well as...

I'm indebted for featuring your car as well as some of the items from Fred M's collection.

Finally read the book and there are some things that crept into the book as published. I noticed one typo...
Forum: Paint
December 16th, 2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,563
Posted By Diego

The only thing different with the W32 compared to...

The only thing different with the W32 compared to other W-Machines was that the W42 stripes were not standard, but that just meant the stripes on the hood were like any other 4-4-2's.
Forum: Paint
December 16th, 2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,563
Posted By Diego

I don't see why the W32 would receive a different...

I don't see why the W32 would receive a different stripe - it's a W-Machine.

Have you looked here?
...
December 15th, 2016, 08:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,893
Posted By Diego

You just started the thread, so you're all set. ...

You just started the thread, so you're all set.


http://www.oldcarbrochures.com/static/NA/Oldsmobile/1968_Oldsmobile/1968%20Oldsmobile%20Salesman's%20Specs/index1.html
Forum: Cars For Sale
December 14th, 2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 984
Posted By Diego

A link would be helpful.

A link would be helpful.
December 14th, 2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By Diego

....Yet they say it's 1 of 96, like a real one.

....Yet they say it's 1 of 96, like a real one.
December 13th, 2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By Diego

Yup . . . and no self-respecting W30 ragtop owner...

Yup . . . and no self-respecting W30 ragtop owner would put a spoiler on it.
Forum: 442
December 12th, 2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,440
Posted By Diego

The same guy had an auction for two Cyclone...

The same guy had an auction for two Cyclone ragtops. I think his narrative for those cars was full of it, but I think he truly believes it.
December 12th, 2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 772
Posted By Diego

That last pic is of the car in which I have the...

That last pic is of the car in which I have the whole car in an image. I was curious if the strange W30 pic I posted is of the same car, but I am thinking they are unrelated.
December 11th, 2016, 01:23 PM
December 10th, 2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By Diego

Black and white match everything, so it isn't...

Black and white match everything, so it isn't unusual to see a car with black interior and white stripes.
December 9th, 2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 772
Posted By Diego

I know Car Craft did something in the August 1966...

I know Car Craft did something in the August 1966 issue, but it doesn't have this pic. I know the pic is from the CC files. So you think it's a prototype piece?
December 9th, 2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 772
Posted By Diego

It's in a '66, so not J2.

It's in a '66, so not J2.
December 9th, 2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 772
Posted By Diego

Need help with this 1966 mystery

Notice the air cleaner?

Recognize it at all?

Image was taken by a professional, but I can't pinpoint it - is it a prototype piece? Is it some aftermarket item? I can't seem to find any...
December 7th, 2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 632
Posted By Diego

I don't believe there was a default color choice,...

I don't believe there was a default color choice, so there is nothing that suggests one color was more likely than another, IMHO.
December 7th, 2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 632
Posted By Diego

The top doesn't have a color name. And white...

The top doesn't have a color name.

And white (or black) was available with any color.
December 4th, 2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,153
Posted By Diego

A car with a B-pillar between the side windows is...

A car with a B-pillar between the side windows is commonly called a post coupe. Oldsmobile called it a Sports Coupe" but that's a marketing term because I've seen other brands and their Sports Coupes...
December 4th, 2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 934
Posted By Diego

Y'know there's another 4-4-2 in Lebanon? ...

Y'know there's another 4-4-2 in Lebanon?

http://www.streetmusclemag.com/news/71-4-4-2-olds-dr-oldsmobiles-arabian-tonic/
Forum: 442
December 4th, 2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,297
Posted By Diego

No I'm not - I'd love a Panhard as well, although...

No I'm not - I'd love a Panhard as well, although that's from another country.
December 3rd, 2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 934
Posted By Diego

Is the car in Iran?

Is the car in Iran?
December 3rd, 2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By Diego

That's not an article - that's an ad.

That's not an article - that's an ad.
Forum: Cars For Sale
December 2nd, 2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,844
Posted By Diego

The Cutlass S sports coupe could have buckets,...

The Cutlass S sports coupe could have buckets, but the Cutlass hardtop couldn't.
Forum: Cars For Sale
December 2nd, 2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,844
Posted By Diego

I personally don't like 1972s due to the black...

I personally don't like 1972s due to the black trim (true for Chevy and Buick too), but I'd love to have a Cutlass or a Cutlass S sports coupe with the 4-4-2 package and W30 - 19 and 17 built, I...
December 2nd, 2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,054
Posted By Diego

If anyone knows 1971s, it's Paul. This car's...

If anyone knows 1971s, it's Paul. This car's gonna be spectacular!
December 1st, 2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By Diego

Thank you both past and future enthusiasts!

Thank you both past and future enthusiasts!
Forum: Cutlass
December 1st, 2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By Diego

The issue is with the green, not colors that...

The issue is with the green, not colors that match (or lack thereof). If a green car with white trim is alright, why not the inverse?
December 1st, 2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,771
Posted By Diego

The same guy has been selling a '69 XL 429...

The same guy has been selling a '69 XL 429 4-speed for around $55,000 for months, which is a crack-smoker price.
November 30th, 2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By Diego

Got it - thanks!

Got it - thanks!
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