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Driving The 1984 Hurst Olds to Dairy Queen
Dad wanted to take two of his classic cars up to the Cruse-in at Dairy Queen, so I volunteered to drive the 1984 Hurst/Olds. He drove the Camaro. It is a really fun car to drive. Fast, smooth, and very easy to steer. Follow Me On: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/matthew.roy.146069 Twitter: https://twitter.com/matmroy Pintrest https://www.pinterest.com/matthewroy14606/ Tumblr: https://www.tumblr.com/blog/matmroy Mike at The Primal Edge: https://www.youtube.com/user/mleates HAVE A BLESSED DAY!





Muscle Car Of The Week Video #69: 1969 Hurst / Olds
http://www.musclecaroftheweek.com - Back before 1970, GM had a mandate that limited the engine cubic inch displacements in midsize "A" body cars like the Chevelle, GTO, and Cutlass 442 to 400 cubic inches. However, George Hurst and Doc Watson were able to create a special version of the Olds 442 that broke the mold, and allowed for an Olds 455 to be installed and sold through Oldsmobile dealers. Called the Hurst / Olds, these cars came to be in 1968, and by 1969, they were widely known for their outlandish styling, fully-loaded option list, and excellent performance. This example from the Brothers Collection is an unrestored survivor, a original car that was driven often... the way Hurst would have wanted!





1984 Hurst/OLDS Review and Test Drive
This is my dads new 1984 Hurst/OLDS. He picked this up about two months ago and just finished the restoration and it LOOKS GREAT! Here is some information about this car courtesy of http://tlentz.oldsgmail.com/specifications.html Engine Type V-8, iron block and heads, aluminum intake manifold Bore x stroke 3.80 x 3.385 Displacement 307 cu. in., 5 liters Compression Ratio 8.0:1 Carburetion 1 x 4 Rochester 4MV Quadrajet Emission controls monolythic bed catalytic converter feedback fuel-air-ratio control EGR auxiliary air pump Valvetrain pushrods, overhead valves, hydraulic lifters Power (SAE net) 180 bhp @ 4400 rpm Torque (SAE net) 245 lbs-ft @ 3200 rpm Exhaust System low restriction dual outlet, mufflers Fuel requirement Unleaded Drivetrain Transmission 4-spd. automatic with lockup torque converter, 2400 rpm stall speed Final drive ratio 3.73:1 (limited slip optional) Transmission gear ratios I 2.74 II 1.57 III 1.00 IV .67 WOT upshift 1-2: 5200 rpm 2-3: 4900 rpm 3-4: 4400 rpm Suspension Front Independent, unequal length control arms, coil springs, anti-sway bar (1.25 in. diameter) Rear rigid axle, 4 trailing links, coil springs, anti-sway bar (.875 in. diameter), Delco Super Lift adjustable shock absorbers Steering Type Recirculating ball, power assisted Ratio 12.70:1 Turns lock-to-lock 2.5 Brakes Front 10.5 x 1.0 in. vented disc Rear 9.5 x 2.0 in. cast iron drums Wheels and Tires Wheel size 7.0 x 15 in. Wheel type stamped steel, chrome plated Super Stock Tire make and size Goodyear Eagle GT Steel Belted Radial, P215/65R x 15 WOL Dimensions and Capacities Wheelbase 108.1 in. Length 200.0 in. Width 71.6 in. Curb Weight 3557 lbs. Weight Distribution F/R 58.6%/41.4% Fuel tank capacity 18.1 U.S. gallons Chassis/Body Type full length frame with rubber isolated body Body material Welded steel stampings Interior Shifter Hurst 4 spd. Lightning Rods, floor console mounted, cable operated with backdrive and park/neutral start provision. Front seats reclining bucket, cloth or vinyl upholstery Gauges 85 mph (140 kph) speedometer with trip odometer, tachometer, oil pressure, fuel level, water temperature, voltage. Follow Me On: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/matthew.roy.146069 Twitter: https://twitter.com/CoolCat1983 Reddit http://www.reddit.com/user/matmroy Pintrest https://www.pinterest.com/matthewroy14606/ Tumblr: https://www.tumblr.com/blog/matmroy Mike at The Primal Edge: https://www.youtube.com/user/mleates HAVE A BLESSED DAY!




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