Follow the Leader is the sales introduction film prepared for dealers to
let them know all of sales advantages to be found in a 1937 Oldsmobile. In
1937, Oldsmobile was a pioneer in introducing a four-speed semi-automatic
transmission called the "Automatic Safety Transmission", although this
accessory was actually built by Buick, which would offer it in its own cars
in 1938. This transmission featured a conventional clutch pedal, which the
driver pressed before selecting either "low" or "high" range. In "low," the
car shifted between first and second gears. In "high," the car shifted
between first, third and fourth gears.
1983 Hurst Olds
1983 Hurst Olds
Black & Silver
50,000 Original Miles
Texas its entire life
5.0 Liter V8
4 Speed OD Automatic
Factory Custom Wheels
Lightning Rod Shifters
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Hurst Lightning Rods Triple Shifter Operation - 1984 Hurst/Olds
Just a quick take on the basic operation of a triple shifter. I got my
thoughts mixed up explaining the shifting sequence(s), but hopefully it
makes sense. At the time the car was produced "Hurst Lightning Rods"
shifter package was presented exclusively in the 83' & 84' Hurst/Olds;
however they can be retro fitted to other vehicles. I also did a rolling
start (30mph) to 85+, and then a 0-60.
1000 HP Hurst/Olds First Run
First Run with 1984 Hurst/Olds. Dick Miller 496 Big Block Olds with D1SC
ProCharger from Colorado Speed. 5 Speed Cryo Treated Tremec, Moser 12 Bolt
with 35 Spline Wave Trac, Full suspension, disc brakes, etc...
1000 HP / Lb Ft TQ on 15 LBS Boost.
Never more than half throttle so far.
Oldsmobile Cutlass H/O 434ci Stroker with Fast EZ-EFI
This is my Oldsmobile 434 Stroker. It is a Oldsmobile 350 diesel block
stroked out to 434ci and converted to gas with alot of goodies. I took off
the Double Pumper I had on there. In turn I installed the new Fast EZ-EFI.
This is a really nice setup. The idle quality, throttle response, and power
is incredible. Runs real strong. I will be post more videos in the up
Oldsmobile 307 V8 Build Part 5
Taking out the pistons led me to discover that the bearing and crank shaft
are damage far far beyond any hope of repair.
One bearing was so bad that it ate itself away, as well as the crank shaft
to a measurable degree.
I've never seen something this bad, and can't believe the owner got this
far without thinking the clunks they are hearing where bad.
132198 / 1957 Oldsmobile: Golden Rocket 88
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Don't be fooled by the large-by-huge chrome wheels it's wearing today, this
particular '57 Golden Rocket 88 is an authentic J2 car, and is extensively
and thoroughly restored to original condition from top to bottom. Our
documents suggest that this is one of only four Golden Rocket 88 2-door
sedans in existence with the J2 engine.
The two-tone bodywork on this car is spectacularly done and looks
especially striking in black and white with a red stripe in the chrome trim
that separates the two halves. Bodywork is beautiful, with straight panels
and excellent fit throughout, evidenced by the miles-deep reflections in
The real story on this Olds is the J2 371 cubic inch engine under the hood.
Fully rebuilt during the restoration, it runs like new and the passing of
years has proven that these are some extremely durable engines. Detailing
is first-rate too, from the 'Oldsmobile J2 Rocket" decals on the valve
covers, to the correct 2-barrel carburetors, to the original power steering
system that's fully functional. You'll note that this engine sports a trio
of shorty air cleaners on the carbs, but the original dual oil-bath air
cleaner is also included.
The engine is backed by a 3-speed Hydramatic transmission, and drives the
original rear end. Brakes were rebuilt to stock specifications, as was the
suspension, although the car was given a subtle, aggressive look by
tweaking the spring height slightly. The car wears a set of chrome Billet
Specialties wheels, but the original 15-inch steel wheels and plain hubcaps
From the tri-tone seats with patented GM comfort weave cushions, to the
positively breathtaking instrument cluster, this interior is new. The
original radio has been upgraded to include an iPod interface. The trunk is
sporting a custom carpet, but an original trunk mat is included.
This Olds is fast, comfortable, luxurious, and about 2/3 the cost of a
comparable Chevy. There are no irreversible modifications, and this car
could be put back to 100% stock condition in an afternoon. Act fast and
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