FRESH RESTORATION OF A REAL DOCUMENTED 442 CONVERTIBLE
For the 1968 Model Year, The Oldsmobile 442 (400 CI, 4 Barrel Carburetion, 2 Exhaust Pipes) Was Upgraded From A Simple Options Package To Its Own Separate Model. The Model Is Denoted By VINs That Start With The Digits '344'.
It Was Originally Written "4-4-2", But By 1968 Badging Was Shortened To Simply "442", But Oldsmobile Brochures And Internal Documents Continued To Use The "4-4-2" Model Designation.
1968 Was The First Year For Side Marker Lights And Front Outboard Shoulder Belts, And The Last Year For Vent Windows On Hardtops And Convertibles. 4-4-2s For '68 Had Unique Rear Bumpers, With Exhaust Cutouts And Special Exhaust Tips.
Only 5,142 Convertible 442's Were Made For The 1968 Model Year.
Documented With Protect-O-Plate
Standard Equipment Included:
Dual Master Cylinder, Four-Way Flashers, Energy-Absorbing Steering Column, Padded Dash, Back-Up Lights,. Other Standard Equipment Included Heavy-Duty Springs, Stabilizer Bar, Special Shock Absorbers And Wheels, Special Emblems, Hood Louvers, Paint Stripe, Special Tires And A High Output Engine. The Interior Was Either Vinyl Or Cloth.
Smooth Running Oldsmobile 400ci V8 With Vehicle VIN Numbers Stamped On Side Of Block # 38M159081
Block Casting # 396026G
Rochester 4 Barrel Carburetor
"C" Code Heads
Newer Dual Exhaust System
Power Drum Brakes
Newer Brake System
AM/FM/CD Player (With Remote) In Glove Box (Orig Radio In Dash)
Grant Steering Wheel, Original Available To Buyer
New Professional Bare Metal Re-Paint In Ocean Turquoise (Code K1) With Black 442 Signature Vertical Striping On Both Front Side Fenders
New Black Power Convertible Top, Clear Back Plastic Window With Black Boot (Boot Not Pictured)
Black Vinyl Interior (Code 950)
Newer Chrome And Polished Trim
BFG Radial TA Raised White Letter Tires On American Racing Wheels
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This is a consignment vehicle and the information above was provided by the current owner. We can make no guarantees as to the accuracy of the above information. However, please understand as with all pre-owned automobiles, the described condition is subjective . .