1957 57 Olds * One Owner! * Frame-on Restoration * 100% Rust Free

1957 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight 98 Convertible J2

Technical specifications of Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight 1957

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Item location: De Pere, Wisconsin, United States
Make: Oldsmobile
Model: Ninety-Eight
Type: Convertible
Trim: 98 Convertible J2
Year: 1957
Mileage: 72,426
VIN: 579C07410
Color: Blue
Engine size: Rocket V8 371 CID J2
Number of cylinders: 8
Power options: Power Locks, Power Windows, Power Seats
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Blue
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Options: Convertible, Leather Seats
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Car description

1957 Oldsmobile 98 Convertible J2
1957 57 Olds * One Owner * Frame-on Restoration * 100% Rust Free

One owner. Meticulously maintained throughout its entire life. This car spent its first 2 years in Hawaii and the remainder on Mercer Island in Washington State.

No expense spared, newly completed frame-on restoration. The entire mechanical and frame structure of this car was restored, while taking great care in maintaining its original exterior and interior as possible.

100% rust free.

~ 85% original paint. Some nicks and scratches are visible in the 60-year-old paint.

~ 95% original interior.

The engine is a Rocket V8 371 CID with the J2 option: three two-barrel carburetors, vacuum controlled.

Power steering, brakes, windows, and seat, aerial, and power top.

Wonder Bar radio with remote control on the floor.

➤ Engine rebuilt 30 over, standard crank.
➤ Rebuilt carburetors, generator, starter, power steering pump.
➤ New battery.
➤ Radiator recored.
➤ New water pump, fuel pump, ignition.
➤ All new belts, hoses, plugs, points, condenser, cap, rotor, wires.

➤ New battery and cables.
➤ Serviced the transmission, replaced u joints and ballast shaft.
➤ Removed third member for inspection and installed new rear wheel bearings.
➤ The drum brakes were turned and wheel bearings repacked. New shoes, cylinders, and rubber lines. Rebuilt master cylinder and treadle vac. All the original brake lines were cleaned and reinstalled.
➤ Replaced front end ball joints, sway bar bushings and links. Aligned front end.
➤ Four new white wall radials. New Bias Ply spare in the trunk. Restored jack and lug wrench.
➤ And many more operation details that are too numerous to list. Please call if you have any questions.

While restoring the motor, we taped and removed the front fenders. All the inner fenders and adjoining sheet metal were removed, dipped, and repainted.

When we received the car, the rockers were scratched on both sides, and there was a scratch 4 inches up on the passenger side. The rockers were painted, and the paint was meticulously blended into the door. The new paint matches perfectly! Otherwise all the rest of the paint is original.

➤ The interior is original except for the carpeting and the armrest, which was repaired. A new set of seat belts were installed. The weather stripping on the doors and the top were replaced.
➤ All gauges work. The Wonder Bar Radio and clock work.
➤ Upholstery was removed from the seats. New foam rubber was installed and replaced the original upholstery was reinstalled.
➤ The trunk is totally original.

➤ The convertible top has been replaced, as well as the hydraulic motor and control switch on the dash.
➤ The front and rear bumpers and the grill were triple chrome plated.
➤ New Oldsmobile letters.
➤ The rocker moldings are new reproductions.
➤ All the rest of the stainless and chrome is original to the car.
➤ New gas tank and sending unit.
➤ The exhaust was replaced from the manifold to the back. The glass pack mufflers were installed by choice.
➤ All wheels were dipped, painted and balanced. The original Hubcaps were restored.

Odometer reads: 72426
Cannot verify the accuracy of the mileage.

Original Washington Title issued in 1959, still in original owner's name. Original owner retitled the car when he moved from Hawaii to Washington.
VIN on Title: 579C07410
Matches VIN plate on door jamb.

This car is sold as is. No warranty.
Will consider trades.
Transportation is the responsibility of the Winning Bidder.

If you have any questions, please contact:
Larry Fisette
Phone: 920-360-3595


Terms and Conditions
Our terms are simple. A $1000 deposit is due 48 hours after the auction ends. The total amount due must be paid within 10 days or the vehicle will be relisted. Acceptable payment methods are Cashiers Check or Wire Transfer. Only the Deposit is payable through Paypal. When we receive payment, we will send the title immediately. When you come to pick up the vehicle, if you feel that it was misrepresented, you do not need to buy it. All we ask is that you pay us $50 to relist the vehicle. We feel that is very reasonable, and it is very important to us that the winning bidder is satisfied with the vehicle.

Winning Wisconsin bidders to pay applicable county and state sales tax.

All cars are being offered for sale locally at De Pere Auto Center, 705 George St., De Pere, Wisconsin. We reserve the right to end the auction early due to sale.

We try to represent our vehicles as accurately as possible. We provide many pictures to give you a good view of the vehicle. Please be advised that this car is pre-owned and probably has small dings, scratches, or paint imperfections. If you would like a particular picture not shown in the listing, please ask. PLEASE ASK QUESTIONS BEFORE BIDDING.

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