Challenges 1 – 3 of 18
Challenges W: 4 L: 13
- : 79 pts (win)
- Frankenolds: 41 pts (loss)
- Total votes: 24
- Ended: Feb 6, 2009
- Slow-cus: 11 pts (loss)
- Frankenolds: 24 pts (win)
- Total votes: 7
- Ended: Mar 1, 2007
- Badbird: 24 pts (win)
- Frankenolds: 21 pts (loss)
- Total votes: 9
- Ended: Feb 13, 2007
1981 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale Coupe (Frankenolds)
Last updated Jan 17, 2007
I got this car in 2000 for free from the original owner in good running/driving condition. It had a 3.8(231ci)V6.
It has been in it's current state and on the road since 2003.
I used parts from several cars to build this on the super cheap. The '77 403 had a factory rating of 185hp/320ft.lbs torque. Just a little tweaking on carb jetting,timing,and breathing. It does run pretty strong for what it appears to be.
I built Oldsmobiles on the assembly line,so no problem building them at home.
403,TH350,8.5 3.23,dual exhaust,Flowmaster 40s,255/60-15 Road Huggers,8.5 X 15 Centerline Hellcat 4X4 wheels,1.25 front and 1" rear sway bars.
V6,auto,ac,am/fm,padded vinyl landau top,SSII wheels.
'77 Olds Delta 88 Royale;403 V8,TH350 trans and crossmember,big radiator and shroud,short driveshaft for 8.5" rear end,front spindles and 12" 5X5 rotors,11" rear drums.
'84 Cutlass Calais; Steering gear box 13:1,reclining bucket seats,console.
'84 Delta 88 Brougham;driver and passenger 6 way power seat bases,deluxe trunk trim,rear seat,front header panel,left fender,fuel lines,dash pad and trim.
Other parts;'80 Olds Holiday 88 trunk lid and interior carpet,Toronado leather sport steering wheel,'81 Delta 88 aluminum hood,hinges&springs.
'87 Chevy 9C1 8.5 3.23 limited slip rear end.
A few cans of Rustoleum primer.
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