The DT commentariate seemed to agree that yesterday’s domestic V8 powered Jaguar (pronounced Jag-U-are) was awesome (per Kaibeezy “I say, hold my claret and WATCH THIS!!!”) but the asking price north of twenty large isn’t going to produce many smiles. Get ready to pass the Bud Light because this next V8 powered Jag-u-ar is properly […]
You woman have heard of jalopies. You heard the noise they make. Let me introduce you to my Rocket ’88. Yes, it’s great, just won’t wait. Everybody likes my Rocket ’88. Baby, we’ll will ride in style movin’ all along. Find this 1955 Oldsmobile Rocket 88 for sale in Chelan, WA for $17,000 via craigslist. This post […]
The original Hurst/Olds 442 was released in 1968 with Rocket 455 V8 power and a Hurst shifted gearbox, but by the time the 1984 version was released, the engine had been downsized to a 307 LG8 V8 and it now used a 4-speed auto. Before the purists break out the sharpened clutchforks, the 83-84 Hurst/Olds is still fun to drive because it used a thing called the Hurst Lightning Rod shifter, which looks like something you’d use to arm/fire a giant planet destroying laser beam from your fully operational intergalactic battle station. Find this 1984 Oldsmobile Cutlass Hurst/Olds 442 with Rocket 455 power here on eBay currently bidding for $9,200 with 3 days to go, located in Cleveland, OH.