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.
Digging into my Rocket 350
Now that I've got the engine pulled from my 1970 Cutlass Supreme, it's time
ot tear it down a bit and get ready for some cleaning and upgrades!
Oldsmobile Factory Tour in 1951 - General Motors Documentary - Ella73TV
Singers Lucille and Johnny, whose radio show is sponsored by Oldsmobile,
are invited to visit the Oldsmobile factory to see why the cars are
superior to other manufacturers. While touring the plant, Johnny becomes
concerned that another visitor is a Martian spy dedicated to subverting
Earth's autonomy! .
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132198 / 1957 Oldsmobile: Golden Rocket 88
For more information on this vehicle visit http://tinyurl.com/blcwa26
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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Oldsmobile Cutlass V8 Sound [HD]
Oldsmobile Cutlass with V8 Exhaust
Sound - The Oldsmobile Cutlass was built from 1967 to mid-spring in 1981.
It was also available as Oldsmobile 442 - an American muscle car. Enjoy the
typical V8 engine sound.
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Big Block 1966 Olds 425 For Sale 455 350 330
Here is a good low mile rebuilt 425 olds. It has around 30k miles on it
since rebuilt. D block, and B heads. I just completely went through it. It
was completely rebuilt before. Mild cam, .030 over pistons, steel timing
set. I put all new gaskets in it even NOS steel shim head gaskets. New
plugs, New wires, New cap and rotor, New coil, Magnetic drain plug. I
installed an Early Toro 4bl intake This is a great street motor! Comes out
to 9.45:1 compression, so you can run mid grade fuel. No smoke, No knocks,
No noises! $1500 Firm Email, text, or call Josh 63o-885-11o1 Engine is at
my Shop in Big Rock,IL 60511 Just west of Aurora,IL
Does not include brackets, pulleys, carb, or headers!
Does not include brackets, pulleys, carb, or headers!
70' Cutlass Supreme Rocket 350
My Olds Cutlass Supreme with the HC 310hp 350 Rocket with Pypes 2 1/2" Exhaust and Violator mufflers. Battery
died at end. Last year I replaced ball joints, front bushings, springs and
shocks all around. Cleaned and painted front frame and engine compartment,
core support, grill and tail lights. Recurved distributor for 32* @ 2700
rpm. Wanted to pull engine ,re-cam and paint engine this year but funds are
very limited. Installed a Pioneer stereo, speakers, shift kit and tranny
cooler so fare this year.
Information about Oldsmobile V8 engines
In this video I talk about the "late" Oldsmobile V8 and offer tips on how
to identify them by number.
"Late" in this instance means 1964-1990. Early('49-64) Olds engines are an
entirely different block, etc.
Sometimes my info gets a bit twisted when it stays inside my head for a
while, so a correction is that '77-80 heads are 3A, not 4A. 4A heads are
Also, to clarify and avoid confusion, this...7 A is a 350 head, this...7A
is a later 307 head. You can also tell the difference easily by the ports.
Late 307 and 260 ports are half the size of any other versions.
Trivia: The Olds 403 was used in 1977-79 Pontiac Trans-Am's, but not all of
Of note...the engine in the video is painted the incorrect shade of gold,
which appears to be the Krylon generic gold. The proper shade is slightly
darker and less "glitzy"
Supercharged 1969 Oldsmobile Cutlass - brutal V8 sound!!
Jamboolio records a custom 1969 Oldsmobile Cutlass with a supercharged 350
cid (5.7L) V8. This classic convertible looks awesome with the candy green
paint and huge rear wheels, and the V8 sound with the Supercharger whine is pretty insane! Enjoy!
Location: Kotka, Finland 2013
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