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"Dr. Oldsmobile" Joe Mondello talks about the 442
This is a piece shot with "Dr. Oldsmobile" himself, Joe Modello of Mondello Racing Heads. He explains the Olds 442 and what 442 means. I shot and edited the piece.





PART 3 OLDSMOBILE FACTORY BACKED DRAG RACING
NO REPEATS FROM OTHER PREVIOUS TWO VIDEOS. VIDEO FEATURES EARLY OLDS RAIL DRAGSTERS AND OLDS POWERED WILLYS CARS. ALSO NEWLY FOUND OLDSMOBILE DRAG RACING PICTURES FROM THE 60S TO THE LATE 70S.





DIEHARD OLDS VIDEO #3 DRAG RACING OLDSMOBILES IN ACTION!
Lots of Oldsmobiles beating the pee out of there rides,No holds barred dragracing at its finest.





1966 Olds 442 W30 MuscleCar Nationals Race & Show Fun
Great memories racing and showing my 1966 Olds 442 Tri-Carb W30 with friends at the MuscleCar Nationals in Sacramento. I restored it to showroom condition in the 1980's, including balancing and blueprinting the original Olds 400 engine and drivetrain to factory specs as documented in the 2-part article I wrote for Musclecar Review magazine. It's all 442 including the original Olds 400 "E" block, heads, carbs, intake/carbs, etc, and raced on DOT legal street tires through mufflers and full Exhaust per Musclecar Nationals factory stock rules. I raced my first 442 in stock eliminator during the 1960's, and had a ball with my friends showing and racing this one at various events around the country. I hope you enjoyed sharing this trip down musclecar memory lane with me. If you need quality restoration parts or would like a professional video or slideshow of your car, visit our SuperCar Specialty website at http://www.supercarspecialty.com. This video is dedicated to my good friend John Seguin, who died shortly after he videotaped some of the racing scenes in this video for me. Here's to John and our other friends who share our passion for cars: cars and shows may come and go, including the MuscleCar Nationals, but our memories make sure that "Good Friends are Forever".





1903 Curved dash Oldsmobile Completed and Running
Well here it is finished and running as sweet as a nut. This was just before a test drive which I was going to film but there is a lot to do when driving it (steering, gears, mixture and spark setting) so I didn't manage that. But as the client wanted it to run (which no-one had managed for about 4 years) I was pleased with the result. It drove well too! For more old vehicle stuff go to www.rustytrucks.com





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2009 OLDSMOBILE CLUB OF AMERICA NATIONALS 70-72 CUTLASS 442 VISTA CRUISER
2009 OLDSMOBILE CLUB OF AMERICA NATIONALS HELD IN SEVEN SPRINGS PA JULY 15-18. THIS VIDEO DEVOTED TO 70-72 CUTLASS 442 AND VISTA CRUISER.





DIE HARD OLDS VIDEO #2 OLDSMOBILE DRAG RACING EXCITMENT!
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OLDSMOBILE 455 W-43 EXPERIMENTAL HEMI AND OTHER EXOTIC ENGINES - THE JOHN BELTZ YEARS PHOTO TRIBUTE
John Beltz was Oldsmobile's chief engineer in 1964 and one of the prime movers of the Toronado and 442 project. Beltz was promoted to Oldsmobile general manager at age 43 in 1969 when Harold N. Metzel retired. Beltz passed away in May of 1972 from cancer at the age of 46. John Beltz is leaning on a dual fan 455 Olds and posing with other experimental Olds engines that never saw production. Here are descriptions of these engines: 1. The 0W-43 all aluminum 455 with 4 valve per cylinders, four overhead cam Weber engine. With a redline of just under 8,500rpm it was originally conceived for CAN AM racing. At 3,000rpm it put out 300hp and at 6,000rpm registered over 600hp. The top output recorded for this engine in the Lansing Dyno facility was 700 real hp at 6,800rpm. Tests were run with both carbueration and fuel injection. The block was cast from Reynolds 356 alloy and fitted with pressed-in dry steel cylinder liners for the Forged-True 12.20to 1 pistons. Billet steel connecting rods by Carillo was used along with a forged steel crank. The engine weighed in at 50 pounds lighter than the production 455 motor! It was developed at the same time as the ZL-1 Chevy 427 motor. 2. The W-43 4 valve per cylinder 455 developed by JOHN BELTZ , LLOYD GILL , JOE JONES AND FRANK BALL. Rated at 500-550hp with a single Rochester Quadrajet on an aluminum manifold. Constructed with both cast iron heads and block and with aluminum-alloy block and heads 75 pounds lighter than the conventional 455 production engine. Engine featured four valves per cylinder with narrowed angles for a super efficient combustion chamber design, central spark plugs and could easily be adapted for chain for gear driven overhead camshafts. 455 engine had 4.625inch cylinder centers, a 4.125 bore and 4.250 stroke. Making use of the 3inch main bearings and 2.50 inch rod journals, the engine was fitted with a specially prepared cast crank fitted with SAE-1140 forged steel rods, forged 10.20-to-1 pistons which rode on Morraine 400 bearings. Four bolt main block boasted 2 additional 5/8inch drain holes. Four valve heads featured 1.750inch intake valves (SAE-8640 steel) with 22 degree stems and 1.375 Exhaust (214-N stainless steel) with 15 degree stems, special Stellite seats, bronze alloy guides, o ring plug tubes, 14mm spark plugs, 3/8 inch pushrods and aluminum rocker arms. (Of all the experimental Olds engines, this one came the closest to production and there are photos of this engine in street gear. MAY 71 HOT ROD MAGAZINE features some of these engines and the sadness of the Olds engineers of that time of how they would never be released.) 3. 455 dual turbocharged CAN AM ROCKET CHALLENGE. 659hp @ 6250rpm. 554lbs torque @ 6,250 rpm. Alloy block with 4 bolt mains. Forged steel crankshaft. Forged True pistons with 8.5 to 1 compression. 3inch main journals. 2.499inch rod journals. Carillo billet steel rods. alloy heads. 2inch intake valves. 1.625inch Exhaust valves. Crower roller camshaft with 555inch lift and 320 degrees duration. Dual TRW-375-E-10 turbochargers with Boost Wastegate 10and 1/2psi. Lucas fuel injection. Olds alloy intake. Competed with big block Chevy Mclarens and Porsche Panzers in CAN AM racing circa 68-69. This video is merely a couple of old magazine pages strung together with the exception of that blue 455 hemi which was found on the internet. Thats BRUCE MCLAREN in that green can am race car which is Olds powered. AT THE BEGINNING OF THE VIDEO JOHN BELTZ IS POSING WITH SOME ENGINES FEATURED IN THE JULY 1969 ISSUE OF HOT ROD MAGAZINE AND THE BLUE OLDSMOBILE 455 HEMI WAS FEATURED IN THE MAY 1971 ISSUE OF HOT ROD MAGAZINE. The incidental music I overlayed onto this video was muted by youtube.





American Muscle Cars Revs Tire Burnout Hard Acceleration Drag Racing! Dragsters and more.
Full-size muscle models 1962--1970 Buick Wildcat 1965--1974 Buick Riviera GS until 1972, then Riviera GS Stage1 models 1961--1976 Chevrolet Impala SS until '69, then any high HP-engined models 1958--1975 Chevrolet Bel Air 1958--1972 Chevrolet Biscayne 1965--1976 Chevrolet Caprice 1959--1975 Ford Galaxie 1962--1967 Mercury S-55 (1964 and 1965 badged as a Marauder) 1959--1974 Mercury Monterey 1960--1973 Dodge Polara Mid-size muscle models 1970--1971 AMC Rebel and Matador The Machine[31][47] 1968--1969 Buick Gran Sport 1970--1974 Buick GSX 1965--1973 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 1966--1974 Dodge Charger 1968--1971 Dodge Super Bee 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona[48] 1966--1969 Ford Fairlane GT, GTA, and Cobra 1968--1974 Ford Torino (GT, Cobra, and Talladega) 1966--1972 Mercury Cyclone 1970--1971 Mercury Montego 1968--1971 Oldsmobile 442 1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass "Ram-Rod" 350 1969--1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass W-31 1970 Oldsmobile Rallye 350[49] 1967--1971 Plymouth GTX 1968--1974 Plymouth Road Runner[48] 1970 Plymouth Superbird 1964--1974 Pontiac GTO Compact muscle models 1969 AMC SC/Rambler 1971 AMC Hornet SC 360 1963--1974 Chevrolet Nova SS 1968--1976 Dodge Dart GT, GTS, Swinger, and Demon 1970--1976 Plymouth Duster 1964--1969 Ford Falcon 1970--1977 Ford Maverick 1964--1977 Mercury Comet 1974 Buick Apollo GSX 1974 Pontiac GTO 1974 Oldsmobile Omega S Pony car muscle models 1968--1970 AMC AMX 1968--1974 AMC Javelin and AMX 1967--1974 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 & SS 1970--1974 Dodge Challenger 1965--1970 Shelby Mustang GT350 & GT500 1971-1973 Ford Mustang 302 & 351 1967--1971 Mustang Cobra Jet 1969--1973 Mustang Mach 1 1969--1970 Boss 302 Mustang 1969--1973 Mustang Boss 429 1971 Mustang Boss 351 1969--1970 Mercury Cougar Eliminator 1964--1974 Plymouth Barracuda 1967--1979 Pontiac Firebird & Trans Am More news from supercar world 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. Mercedes, Porsche,Jaguar C-X17, Audi Nanuk Quattro Concept, 2015 BMW i8, Opel Monza Concept, Brabus 6x6, Volvo Concept Coupe & A Lot More! Frankfurt Motor Show one of the busiest auto shows on record. Motor Show brought you more than 70 reveals from the center of the action, and are still finding and compiling a lot of other content with Frankfurt-origins as well. Part of the fun of doing this list is seeing what each individual staff member votes for. And since this is a point-based list, there are always a good number of cars that don't quite make the Top Five cut. Here's a look at the other things we liked from Frankfurt. Porsche 918 Spyder -- 19 points Jaguar C-X17 Concept -- 18 points Audi Sport Quattro Coupe Concept -- 16 points Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class -- 13 points Brabus B63S 6x6 -- 9 points Volkswagen Golf R -- 9 points Ferrari 458 Speciale -- 8 points Toyota Yaris Hybrid-R Concept -- 8 points Lexus LF-NX Concept -- 7 points Infiniti Q30 Concept -- 6 points Spark-Renault SRT_01E Formula E racecar -- 6 points Volkswagen e-Golf -- 5 points Porsche 911 Carrera 50th Anniversary Edition -- 4 points Citro├źn WTCC C-Elysee -- 3 points Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG -- 2 points Smart Fourjoy Concept -- 2 points Peugeot 308 R Concept -- 2 points Ford S-Max Concept -- 1 point





1972 Street Strip Oldsmobile 442 takes its fastest pass ever 10.92@121
Well this was shot at the Olds Fall Nationals at Byron Dragstrip......Probley the last Nitrous pass this ole low compression 455 will ever take........I will allways be impressed with the beating this 455 took over the last 6 years.........Countless drag strip passes ( at least 40 Nitrous passes) along with the car shows,parts runs and street racing I did with it........Ole 455 you get a AAAAAAAAAAA+++++++++++! Thanks for the memories and I hope the new mill lasts half as long as you did........Iam going to freshen this ole motor up and keep it as a back up to the new mill going toghter that should be ready to drop in this spring sometime......





General Motors Assembly Plant 1954-Buick, Oldsmobile, Pontiac
We go back in time as Browns Action tells us what it was like buiding brand new cars at the General Motors Factory back in the 1950's. http://www.swrnc.com or 972-420-1293





Oldsmobile 442 Cutlass Drag Racing @ Its BEST! Wheel yankin
Members of RealOldsPower.com doing some Olds dragracing! wheel yankin Oldsmobiles at there best!





RARE OLDSMOBILE DRAG RACE 1968 RAM ROD 350 VS RAM ROD 350
A pair of vintage Oldsmobile ram rods line up at the Olds Nationals in Byron IL Sept 6&7 2008





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