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I saw this cool thing in my neighborhood today. Good inspiration for a Revell 1/25 '83 Hurst Oldsmobile or '85 Oldsmobile 442/FE3-X build. It looks to be mostly factory stock and is riding on some period correct Centerline rims wrapped in BF Goodrich tires.

 

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My mom owned one of those back in the '90s.  It was metallic gray with very plush gray velour interior.  Very comfy car to drive, but watch out for static electricity when getting out of it in the winter!  ZAP!  It was very painful.  It was so bad that I eventually I figured out a way to drain the static from my body before getting out.

That elegant body style was similar on many GM cars from the first half of the '80s. My '85 Caddy Eldorado has a similar body style, and those Centerline wheels look like they just came off my '76 Camaro (I drove in the '80s and '90s).

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17 hours ago, peteski said:

My mom owned one of those back in the '90s.  It was metallic gray with very plush gray velour interior.  Very comfy car to drive, but watch out for static electricity when getting out of it in the winter!  ZAP!  It was very painful.  It was so bad that I eventually I figured out a way to drain the static from my body before getting out.

That elegant body style was similar on many GM cars from the first half of the '80s. My '85 Caddy Eldorado has a similar body style, and those Centerline wheels look like they just came off my '76 Camaro (I drove in the '80s and '90s).

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I love that Camaro! 

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17 hours ago, peteski said:

My mom owned one of those back in the '90s.  It was metallic gray with very plush gray velour interior.  Very comfy car to drive, but watch out for static electricity when getting out of it in the winter!  ZAP!  It was very painful.  It was so bad that I eventually I figured out a way to drain the static from my body before getting out.

That elegant body style was similar on many GM cars from the first half of the '80s. My '85 Caddy Eldorado has a similar body style, and those Centerline wheels look like they just came off my '76 Camaro (I drove in the '80s and '90s).

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Cadillac is beautiful too. There's a gentleman in my area with one of the ASC converted convertible versions. 

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On 4/6/2024 at 1:45 PM, Mike Slapattack said:

Cadillac is beautiful too. There's a gentleman in my area with one of the ASC converted convertible versions. 

Yes, those are sharp looking cars and fun to drive around topless. My neighbor down the street owns one of those convertibles.  As a bit of a trivia, one of those was used in the Hart to Hart TV series.

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On 4/6/2024 at 1:43 PM, Mike Slapattack said:

I love that Camaro! 

Thanks!  Here is another photo.

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I was in my early 20s and had lots of fun with that car.  Back then the Night Rider series was on TV and I designed and built my own computer for my  car.  If you look behind the grille, there are 5 lights there. When I turned them on, they scanned back and forth just like the red lights in the series KITT car.  I could select different flashing patterns too.  The tinted headlight covers were removable (attached with Velcro (working 2nd shift I did a lot of nighttime driving, and cops also would also not be fond of them whenever they pulled me over).

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I love seeing 70s,80s,90’s cars driving around.Two,four door,station wagons,and vans,doesn’t matter.I’m actually looking to possibly pick up some local guy’s car.Its a 70 Mercury Cyclone,with a numbers matching 351 Cleveland.Very similar to this one.

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You wanna have fun,pick up a used police car.Theres tons of different ones,some were junk,but most were simply great all around cars.I have an 09 ExFed black Crown Vic.Its in really good shape,and not butchered like some.I threw on a cold air KnN,filter,lower pulleys,and a Flowmaster cat back system.Its a 4.6.Like I said,nothing crazy,just get it out on the highway,and goodbye.I think there’s a company,ADTR,they make a bunch of Panther platform framed cars, (Crown Vic’s,Marauders,Town,Cars,etc)performance parts.

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Sorry I didn’t mean to take attention away from your Cutlass.Very nice car.I know a guy with one.Hes had it since he bought it brand new in his senior year of HS.The car has really low miles,and is pretty much showroom condition.And he has done a lot of work to his motor.

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