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1966 Oldsmobile Toronado Gold over Black Reciently Completed and Ready to Go

Make: Oldsmobile
Model: Toronado
Type: Coupe
Trim: Deluxe
Year: 1966
Mileage: 136,000
VIN: 396876M516950
Color: Gold
Engine: 425
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: FWD
Interior color: Black
Drive side: Right-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: The Villages, Florida, United States

1966 Oldsmobile Toronado Deluxe Additional Info:

Besides the overall condition being: Rust Free, with No Accident Damage, Mechanically and Cosmetically Like New, morethings that make this car stand out from all the other Toronados that you have seen are: the highly sought after and correct gold color, numbers matching drive train, factory air conditioning, and the rarely ordered option number A-69 "Reclining Passenger Seat".

Options on this car include:

Deluxe Package: Strato Bench Seat, Courtesy and Door Open Warning Lights,

Visor Vanity Mirror, Trunk, Glove Box and Under Hood Lamps.

A02 Tinted Windshield

A31 Power Windows

A39 Seat Belts, Front and Rear

A69 Reclining Passenger Seat (Rarely Ordered)

A81 Seat Headrests, Dual Front

B93 Chrome Door Edge Guards

C60 Air Conditioning

D31 Glare Proof Day/Night Rear view Mirror

D33 Remote-Control Outside Rear view Mirror

N37 Steering Wheel, Tilt-and-Telescope

O63 Deluxe AM Radio

P04 Whitewall Tires, 8.85" x 15"

T87 Cornering Lamps

Dealer Option: Passenger Side Rear View Mirror

Dealer Option: Canvas Tool Bag

Completed in April at 136,200 miles; with $7,300 spent on mechanicals, $5,500 on the cosmetics, and $4,200 for 70 hours of the dealers labor, and over 100 hours of my time making repairs and meticulously detailing every inch of this care, everything now looks original and functions properly.

This car has been freshly painted, plus the interior received new: seats, carpet and mat, sun visors, mirrors and lenses, plus the trunk lining and mat were replaced, and a spare tire cover was added. The transmission and torque converter were rebuilt and the engine was refreshed. All the rubber body mountings, gaskets and seals are new, as well as the: ignition, charging, fuel, starting, cooling, wiper, steering and brake systems. The tires and all seven shocks are new and the A.C. and vacuum headlight systems, radiator, power windows, clock and rear window trunk drains have all been rebuilt.

Still in good original condition were the interior: door and side panels, rear deck, headliner, dash, steering column, as is the exterior: stainless steel trim, chrome, lenses and window glass.

Upgrades include: a two bay master cylinder, passenger side mirror, tighter turning gear box, pointless - high energy - long life ignition, all bulbs replaced with L.E.D.s, and rear sequential turn signals were added.

The only flaw in the paint is a scratch about one inch long next to the windshield wiper on the drivers side that I caused while replacing the wiper arm. Any part or systems that have anything to do with safety or dependability has been either replaced or rebuilt. Everything works, even the clock, power windows and the air conditioning. I kept records of every part, and the cost and time it took for installation. The information can be seen in two of the pictures that are posted. They add up to over $18,750 worth of repairs and upgrades. Every available on line or dealer ordered part has been replaced on this car.

With the numerical rating system used for appraisals having such a wide spread between rankings, I used averaging and percentages to brake them down to a fractional system between a rating of 2 and 3. I car consider this car to be a 2.66.

Hagerty and NADA's Condition vs. Value: Average Hagerty NADA

#2.00 Excellent $35,175 $34,020 $36,330

#2.33 Outstanding $30,468 $29,540 $31,395

#2.66 Very Good $25,760 $25,060 $26,460

#3.00 Good $21,053 $20,580 $21,525

#4.00 Fair or Daily Driver $11,786 $11,445 $12,127

Also included with the car is: All the components of the Jack, Owners Manual, Repair Manual, Car Cover, the Canvas Tool Bag (a Dealer Option in '66) filled with: a Set of Fan Belts and Radiator Hoses, a Thermostat, a Gas Filter and Wrenches. Also included is an extra metal Air Cleaner Decal and 3 PER-5 Oil Filters.

My plan was to take it to car shows, but things have changed and I would like to see it go to someone that will enjoy it and not have it simply sit in the garage as it is now. The price that I'm offer the car at is what I have invested into it, with nothing added for my time, so please don't bother making low offers.

This car is ready to be driven anywhere at any time and Inspections are welcome.

A non-refundable $500 deposit made within 24 hrs. of winning the auction will hold the car for one week until the final payment is due in full.