1949 Oldsmobile 88 FUTURAMIC ROCKET “88” Deluxe V-8 RestoredSOLD

This is truly America’s 1st production Muscle Car!

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Style 3569D = Deluxe included the following as appearing on this car:
Clock, deluxe steering wheel, reverse lights. Extra-cost accessories offered by Oldsmobile: Super Deluxe radio-it works!, heater/defroster-it works!, turn signals, wheel trim rings, windshield washer- not working, glove box light, under hood light and trunk light.

58632 Miles believed to be Actual based on outstanding condition of car & all its components.

An Incredible Find -100% Solid Rust-Free, all metal top to bottom. A magnet stuck solidly everywhere w/ a THUNK!

Very tastefully & slightly customized. Practical w/ four doors & Cool w/ Great Sounding Dual Exhausts. 2009 PA inspection. Always Garaged & driven anywhere w/ confidence in nice weather only. All original drive train - 303ci Rocket “88” & Whirlaway Hydra-Matic. Also have spare trans and 4 barrel manifold with carter carb (goes with car).

 Restoration apprx. 22 years ago included respray in beautiful Gray, All chrome redone, Interior redone as needed. A professional job that has stood the test of time.
 Skirts.
 2006 - Engine completely disassembled & rebuilt/cleaned as necessary. Top end redone & everything else was checked & was fine. $3200.00 in receipts.
 Orig. 2bbl Carb `49 only
 Dual Exhausts.
 12 Volt System!, New Alternator & Electronic Ignition.
 Tranny completely overhauled. $300.00 in receipts.
 Radiator cleaned & pressure tested – Heater works!
 Original Washer Bottle –not working.
 New seat covers, door panels, Like New, Original headliner.
 New GOODYEAR Radials on Chrome wheels & Moons.
 Workshop manuals, books etc.
 Spare tire (was taken out for pics)


Car is a completely reliable #3++(better in some areas) Show Winner & always brings smiles & trophies. The paint is exceptional. Chrome is very bright but has some small bumps on grill & a couple of flaking areas as shown in pics. Chassis is clean, dry & rust free & engine is sparkling.


Reference Number 47329

as of 7/19/2009

Overview
Car 1949 Oldsmobile 88 FUTURAMIC ROCKET “88” Deluxe V-8 Restored
VIN 498W5520 
Exterior / Interior Color      Grey /      Dark Grey 
Registration USA 
Condition Exceptional 
Mileage 58,632 miles 
Configuration Left Hand Drive (LHD) 
Transmission Automatic 
Options Interior: Cloth interior, Vinyl interior 
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Known History

Oldsmobile introduced a "rocket" in 1949. Only this rocket had eight cylinders, not afterburners. Placement of it in the new, light Olds 88 resulted in the first high-volume U.S. performance car”… or Muscle Car as they became known. Rocket 88’s Dominated NASCAR racing until `51.

Cosmetic Restoration apprx. 22 years ago included respray in beautiful Gray, All chrome redone, Interior redone as needed. A professional job that has stood the test of time.

2006 - Engine completely disassembled & rebuilt/cleaned as necessary. Top end redone & everything else was checked & was fine. $3200.00 in receipts.

Tranny completely overhauled. $300.00 in receipts. Much More, see below: