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455-Powered 1971 Oldsmobile 442

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Seller: BCRT
Location: Santa Clara, Utah 84765
Listing Details
  • Chassis: 344871Z102932
  • 23k Miles Shown, TMU
  • 455ci V8
  • 3-Speed Turbo 400 Automatic Transmission
  • Dodge Viper Red Paint
  • Black Vinyl
  • 15″ American Racing Torq Thrust Wheels
  • Vinyl Roof
  • Hood Scoops
  • Hood Pins
  • Dual Side Mirrors
  • Fog Lights
  • Hurst Ratchet Shifter
  • Air Shocks
  • Performance Suspension Tech Front Suspension Kit
  • Forged Pistons
  • Demon 730 Carburetor
  • MSD Billet Distributor
  • Edelbrock Aluminum Intake Manifold
  • Hooker Long Tube Headers
Private Party or Dealer: Private Party
Lot #77510

BaT History (1 entry)

This 1971 Oldsmobile 442 is powered by a replacement 455ci V8 paired with a three-speed Turbo 400 automatic transmission and is finished in red over black. The car was acquired by the owner in 2003, and subsequent work included replacing and rebuilding the engine, updating the transmission internals, repainting the body, refreshing the suspension, and reupholstering the interior. Equipment includes 15″ American Racing wheels, a vinyl roof, hood scoops, fog lights, air shocks, and a Performance Suspension Tech front suspension kit as well as a Hurst ratchet shifter, a Demon 730 carburetor, an Edelbrock aluminum intake manifold, an MSD Billet distributor with a 6AL ignition box, and Hooker long tube headers. This 442 is offered by the seller on behalf of the owner with a Utah title.

455-Powered 1971 Oldsmobile 442

The body has reportedly been repainted in Dodge Viper Red under current ownership and features a black vinyl roof, hood decals, and replacement chrome bumpers and trim. Exterior details include a fiberglass hood with hood scoops and pins, dual side mirrors, and fog lights. The weatherstripping on the doors and trunk has reportedly been replaced and the wipers have been repaired. The seller states that rust repair has been performed on the rear quarter panels. Photos of chips in the paint are included in the gallery.

455-Powered 1971 Oldsmobile 442

Chrome 15″ American Racing American Torq Thrust wheels are wrapped in Mickey Thompson Sportsman S/T tires that measure 215/70 up front and 275/60 out back. The suspension is reportedly fitted with air shocks, polyurethane bushings, and a Performance Suspension Tech front suspension kit. Stopping power is provided by front and rear disc brakes, and a quick ratio steering gearbox has reportedly been fitted.

455-Powered 1971 Oldsmobile 442

The seats were reupholstered in black vinyl and are joined by a matching dashboard, door panels, and carpets. Interior details include a Hurst ratchet shifter, manual windows, lap belts, and a lockable glovebox. The battery has been relocated to the trunk. The air conditioning vents need to be connected, the carpet has shrunk, and the rear deck shelf cover does not lay flat.

455-Powered 1971 Oldsmobile 442

The four-spoke steering wheel is mounted to a tilting column and frames a 120-mph speedometer, an analog clock, and auxiliary gauges. An AutoMeter 10k-rpm tachometer and gauges for coolant temperature, oil pressure, and voltage are mounted below the dashboard. The five-digit mechanical odometer shows 23k miles, and approximately 500 miles have been added by the owner since completion of the build. The fuel gauge does not work, and total mileage is unknown.

455-Powered 1971 Oldsmobile 442

The 455ci V8 was reportedly built by Vegas Machine in Nevada. Work performed is said to have included boring the cylinders .060″ over and installing the following components:

  • Balanced Eagle 4340 rotating assembly
  • H Beam 4340 connecting rods
  • Forged pistons
  • High volume oil pump
  • .520″ lift hydraulic cam
  • Double row timing chain
  • Edelbrock Torker 455 aluminum intake manifold
  • Demon 730 carburetor
  • MSD Billet distributor with 6AL ignition box
  • Taylor 409 Spiro pro-race spark plug wires
  • BeCool dual electric radiator fans
  • Milodon valve covers
  • Milodon high capacity oil pan
  • Hooker long-tube headers

455-Powered 1971 Oldsmobile 442

Power is sent to the rear wheels rear through a three-speed Turbo 400 automatic transmission and 12-bolt rear differential with a limited-slip differential and 4.10 gears. The following parts have reportedly been installed:

  • Blue Eagle clutch packs and Kevlar bands
  • High capacity finned transmission fluid pan
  • Transmission brake kit
  • 3,500 rpm stall speed torque converter
  • Strange axles

The Utah title lists a “Corrected Title” label.

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