1967 Oldsmobile 442
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1967 Oldsmobile 442, 12,000 original miles, excellent unrestored example

When you set your mind to looking for an unrestored collectible car, what you expect is a car that has been well maintained and cared for its entire life. This example was ordered new by Lenny Fitch and he never let it leave his possession. Lenny painstakingly documented every oil change, chassis lube, tire rotation, and an exhaust system replacement, from day one until his last entry 8/13/1977 with 11,908 miles on the car. He saved all the original paperwork from the order sheets, original window sticker, Protect-O-Plate, finance contract, insurance paperwork, receipt for deposit, sales brochure, cloth for the windshield, radio tag, Posi-traction tag and Owner's Manual.

Lenny even ordered personal plates every year so everyone would know "L 442 F" was his car. During his ownership, Lenny added some “Day Two” accessories that can be easily removed but are also part of the car's history. Among these are mods common to the era an array of under dash gauges and an electric fuel pump (that has been since removed, the toggle switch is still in the dash). The car remained in the Fitch family until 2007.

In January of 2007, Lenny's wife sold the car after safely storing the car for nearly 30 years. The second owner set himself to the task of making the car roadworthy. The gas tank has been replaced with a new one, the hood insulation has been replaced and the original wheels, repainted. The car is otherwise as Lenny left it in 1977.

The current owner has been its caretaker since 2009. Mechanically, the car runs like new, everything works, the brakes are great, the transmission shifts firmly. The car currently rides on an alternate set of wheels and tires with radial red lines to protect the factory issued set. The Original Wheels and Tires are included in the sale. This 1967 Oldsmobile 442 remains an excellent unrestored example, still showing 12,323 original miles. The exterior is nearly flawless, and the interior is in near perfect condition, still has that signature GM “original car smell” that you just can't duplicate in a restored example.

Options:
L78, 4-4-2 Performance Package
M40, Turbo Hydramatic transmission
N40, power steering
J50, power brakes
Y60, Visor vanity mirror
U29, Instrument panel courtesy lamps
U63, Deluxe push button radio
U80, BI-PHONIC rear radio speaker
D55, Sport console
G80, Anti-spin rear axle
A39, Front and rear seat belts
AL5, Rear center seat belt

Principal Use

Private Museum Piece

Conditional Grade

Excellent
80%-89% of new condition. Shows minimal wear. High touch surfaces have small blemishes and/or flaws and plated finishes have dulled. Components may show patina and/or blemishes consistent with repeated show detailing, transport, occasional driving on dry roads and outdoor display.

Overall Originality

Unrestored as Factory Equipped
An unrestored vehicle in near factory condition in more than one or all the following areas: exterior, interior, engine bay, and chassis.

SYA's 5 Keys to Investment Collectability

*100% Original Sheet Metal
*100% Original Interior
*100% Original Drivetrain, including Engine, Transmission, and Rear
*12,000 actual miles, most all of them logged by the original owner
*Extensive Documentation, including original owner service records

Engine

Engine Type
Engine Size
400 V8
Fuel Specification

Body

Body Color
Saffron Yellow
Body Style
Doors
Paint Type

Basic

Year
1967
Make
Oldsmobile
Model
442
Miles
12,323
Stock
483

Interior

Interior Color
Red
Secondary Interior Color
Seating Type
Seat Material
Shifter Type
Center Console
Yes
Engine Size
400 V8
Transmission Type
400TH Automatic
Body Style
Principal Use
Private Museum Piece
Conditional Grade
Excellent
Overall Originality
Unrestored as Factory Equipped
Current Location
Seatac, WA 98148

Estimated Monthly Payment

$591.15

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