1959 Oldsmobile 98 Convertible
This is how I found it Options:
  • 394CID engine
  • Rochester 4bbl carb
  • Automatic trans
  • Power Steering
  • Power drum brakes
  • AM radio
  • Dash clock
  • Two-Tone Paint
  • Leather Interior
I found this car sitting in an old lady's car port. It was filled to the roof with junk that had accumulated over 25 years. It had not been on the road since 1967. It has less than 60,000 miles on it. I got the car for $1500. I had been eyeing this car for years ever since I got my other one. Imagine, a matching pair Hardtop and Convertible ! The old lady was the original owner. She bought got it in 1959 and used it as her honeymoon car. She was very eccentric. I had to help her sort through all of the junk. It took me 14 hours and 2 truck loads.
Rescued Options continued:
  • Automatic Retractable Top
  • Power Windows
  • Power Seats
  • Trans-Portable Radio
Suprisingly the motor turned over beautifully. I flushed the fuel system and replaced the plugs, wires, roter, distributer cap and points. It still didn't run. I am in dire need of a parts car to restore this car. There were only 7,514 produced, so a restoration is a must for this car.
I will take a Trans-Portable Radio in virtually any condition. If you have one that is functional or at least appears to be repairable please e-mail me.

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