1949 Oldsmobile Delux Coupe

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					                               1949 Oldsmobile Delux Coupe

For sale is arguably one of the finest modified 1949 or 1950 Oldsmobile Coupes in the USA.

This vehicle was originally a 76 model (Big 6 engine). It has been updated with a blueprinted
Olds 425 C.I. engine mated to a Phoenix Transmission 700R overdrive.

This is not a show car trailer queen. It is allergic to trailers and has 21,800 road proven miles
since a professional frame-off restoration finished in 2003. I recently completed my second
cross country trip with this vehicle creating 1 million smiles. It is outfitted with a light duty 1" hitch
receiver and 4-wire harness.

Every moving and connecting part is brand new including grade 8 hardware, bushings and
suspension parts.

 It is outfitted with 1950 Oldsmobile trim and 1-pc. windshield. All flat glass is new bronze tint. It
has all new chrome and professionally polished stainless. It is dressed in Sherwin Williams 3-
stage Cadillac Diamond White (pearl) paint. Photos don't do the pearl paint justice.

The interior sports mocha and white leather Lincoln Mark VIII 6-way power seats and tan tweed
headliner and side panels. It has 3 point shoulder harnesses in front and lap belts in back.

Diamond Back wide whites are mounted on 15 x 9 (back) and 15 x 7 (front) Early Wheel Co.
solids powder coated red. Rechromed stock ‘49 caps are adapted to the late wheels and along
with stainless 3-rib beauty rims enhance the footprint.

Power rack and pinion steering, and 1" Quickor stabilizers front and back enhance the turns.
Power GM front discs and stock Olds drums in back make it stop.

                                                                             3-way Vintage Air keeps
                                                                             it cool in the summer and
                                                                             warm in the winter.
                                                                             Pioneer sound with 6-disc
                                                                             changer and XM Satellite
                                                                             Radio provide tunes
                                                                             anywhere, and Cruise
                                                                             control lets you relax as
                                                                             you grip the Colorado
                                                                             Custom wheel on the GM
                                                                             tilt column (with '49 Olds
                                                                             clock delete for horn
                                                                             button).

                                                                        The 425 C.I. Olds engine
                                                                        was built by Rocket
                                                                        Science Engineering of
Hailey, Idaho and heads given breath by J. Weight Racing Engines of Davis, California. It is
linked thru the 700R to a rebuilt stock 3.23:1 Olds rear end. It runs smooth and mellow but can
get angry if you toggle the QuickTime servo-operated electric exhaust cutouts.
Now is the time for me to move on to other toys and funds are limited. Believe me this one has
provided much joy. It has been pampered and cared for. There is no actual or implied warranty
with this vehicle and it is being sold as is. I will answer any questions by email idaholc@aol.com,
or phone: 208-890-5921.

To see a picture slideshow, visit http://www.retrorodz.com/slide_show.html.


                                    ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS

1966 Oldsmobile 425 C.I. – 45 degree bank Engine
       -Stock bore (4.125) honed for .006 clearance for forged pistons
       -Block was tanked, magnafluxed, line bored and decked (basic blueprint)
       -Forged Crank – Childs/Albert Bearings
       -Shot-Shot-peened forged rods - Childs/Albert Bearings
       -TRW 13:1 Forged Race Pistons (for stock bore 400 Chevy)
       -Valve reliefs cut for Olds big valves (net compress. ratio = 10.82:1 w/.006 clearance)
       -Seal Power Moly Rings
       -entire rotating assembly static and dynamically balanced
       -Milodon 7 qt. baffled oil pan w/ Milodon high volume oil pump
       -Edelbrock Performer Intake
       -600 CFM Edelbrock 4bbl Carb
       -Dyno at 450HP Cylinder Heads
       -Blueprinted – specially cut for Milodon stainless steel valves
       -Ported & Contoured by J. Weight Racing Engines – Davis, California
       -Harland-Sharp shaft-mounted billet rocker arms w/ Torrington shaft bearings & roller tips,
       -Comp Cams valve springs & retainers, Comp chrome-moly push rods
       -T.C.I. race-approved flex plate
       -Cloyes true roller timing set
       -Isky lifters – adjusted preload at .025 (adjusted at assembly)
       -Mallory Unilite Ignition with MSD 6 Box
       -Taylor Sprio Pro Race ignition wires

Transmission

        -Custom built 700 r4 4spd. Overdrive by “Phoenix Transmissions”

Exhaust

        -Heat Coated (Finish Line) stock 442 dual exhaust manifolds
        - Flowmaster mufflers
        - Servo Operated electric cutouts by Quick Time Performance
        - Magnaflow “Camero type” stainless tips

Chassis

        -Frame off complete restoration
        -All new Grade 8 hardware
        -Completely rebuilt front end with Kanter rebuild kit with Polyurethane bushings
        -Knee action front shocks rebuilt by 4-Corners
        -Rear tube shocks
        -Quickor 1” anti-sway bars front & rear
        -New 1972 Cutlass rear coil springs (progressively wound) providing 2” drop
           -Chevy Cavilier power rack & pinion steering
           -Mid-size GM power disc brakes front, stock Olds in rear
           -completely rebuilt stock 3.63:1 49 Olds rear end.
           -Early Wheel 15” x 7” front wheels, powdercoated red w/ 195 70R 15 Diamondback 2 ½”wide
           whitewall radial tires. Early Wheel 15” x 9” rear wheels, powdercoated red w/ 255 60R 15
           Diamondback 2 ½” wide whitewall radial tires




Other Features

           -Stock gas tank refurbished by “Renuzit”
           -Vintage Air three-way (air, heat, defrost)
           -Cruise Control
           -Newport Engineering 12 volt wiper conversion w/ Toyota washer bottle & pump
           -Painless wiring set
           -Pioneer 6CD Changer
           -Pioneer 50 Watt per Channel receiver/CD controller w/remote
           -Infinity 6x9 speakers rear Infinity Mid-range & tweeters front
           -Flush mount power antennae
           -XM satellite radio
           -800 CCA Optima gel 12 volt battery with cutoff switch
           -Sturdy powder coated, light duty 1 ¼” receiver hitch w/ wiring

Body & Trim

           -Sherwin-Williams 3-stage Cadillac Diamond White pearl paint
           -All new chrome and professionally polished stainless. Back of chrome bumper parts and grille
           parts painted with black POR-15 for rust prevention.
           -1972 Cutlass outside rearview mirrors (driver side adjustable)
           -1950 Olds one-piece windshield (new)
           -1950 Olds front fender/door spears & headlight flares
           -1950 Olds rear fendertop crown moldings with backup lights
           -All new bronze flat glass
           -All new door, window, hood and trunk rubber
           -License plate delete on front bumper

Interior

           -Reconditioned and refaced instrument cluster with new odometer drum
           -Classic (Boyd Style) temp gauge & voltmeter
           -1995 Lincoln MK VIII 6-way power seats & matching rear seat in Mocha and White leather
           -Tan tweed headliner & side panels with 1950 Olds “Rocket” trim with white leather inserts
           -Mocha & Diamond White dash with Mocha window garnish moldings
           -Mocha leather and tan tweed center console w/cup holders housing receiver/CD controller
           -GM tilt column with Colorado Custom leather wrapped “Classic” billet steering wheel
           -1950 Olds chrome day/nite interior rear-view mirror (re-silvered)

				
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