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1985 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera Diesel Project Car

Make: Oldsmobile
Model: Ciera
Type: Sedan
Trim: LS
Year: 1985
Mileage: 52,000
VIN: 1G3AJ19T3FD382191
Color: Gold
Engine: 4.3L (260 cu in) Diesel (LT7)
Cylinders: 6
Fuel: Diesel
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: FWD
Interior color: Tan
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Paris, Tennessee, United States

1985 Oldsmobile Ciera Additional Info:

1985 Olds Cutlass Ciera Diesel LS. This is Oldsmobile's classic FWD Diesel Sedan on the A-body. The 85 models have the improved LT7 Transverse Diesel engine with a four bolt main and improved coolant flow around the cylinders. They use only Aluminum Heads, with a revised Head Gasket design. This Sedanhas the TH125C three speed transmission with overdrive. This is a mechanically sound car in need of restoration (paint, interior work, and minor maintenance.). The seats and carpet are sound but soiled and faded. Oneend of the rear seat has a gouging mark on it. Needs headliner and dash fitment repair. Exterior has surface rust on the top, hood and window surround on the doors. The trunk lid is beginning to rust through in the usual place and should be replaced. Right front fender has some rust at the joint with the header panel, and a pencil sized place where it rusted through from the top (due to some sort of damage?), but the fender is otherwise sound. All the emblems are with the car, except for the front grille emblem. The door molding is present to complete one side, but missing for the other. Radio Cassette deck had been removed.

This classic Ciera on the A-body had a long and profitable run at GM. Here is a promo video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzy-dKfUpO4

Also a performance review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DvX4PXeC9Z8 And fuel mileage figures: http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/Find.do?action=sbs&id=497

I have a restored 1984 model that is a pleasure to drive and gets 32 MPG highway.