Dan Williams '68 442 Convertible

The 1968 Olds 442 marks the first year with the 442 as a separate model instead of an option on the Cutlass line. It is also the first year of the new rounded body style and is the best selling model year for the entire 442 production run.

This car currently has 60K original miles. Even with the low miles, It is still being driven in nice weather.

                           MODEL		
MODEL                      CODE                  MSRP	
4-4-2
Convertible                4467                  $3341.00

FACTORY-INSTALLED OPTIONS
A02   Windshield, Soft-Ray Tinted                $ 25.27
A39   Seat Lap Belts, Deluxe Front and Rear      $  7.90
B93   Moldings, Chrome Door-Edge Guard           $  5.27
C60   Air Conditioner, Four-Season               $360.19
D33   Mirror, Remote-Control Outside Rearview    $  9.48
D55   Console, Sports-Includes lockable map 
      case; plus map case and front and rear 
      console lamps                              $ 57.93
G80   Axle, Anit-Spin Rear                       $ 42.13
J50   Brakes, Pedal-Ease Power                   $ 41.60
M40   Transmission, Turbo Hydra-Matic            $184.31
N34   Steering Wheel, Wood-Grain Finish 
      Custom Sport                               $ 31.50
N40   Steering, Roto-Matic Power                 $ 94.79
P05   Wheels, Super Stock 14                    $ 88.47
U29   Lamps, Instrument Panel Courtesy and Map	 $  N/C
U35   Clock, Electric                            $ 16.85
Y60   Lamps and Mirror, Convenience - Includes
      trunk, underhood, and glove compartment
      lamps and visor vanity mirror              $  9.06
ENGINE
Type...................................Rocket V-8
Bore x stroke, inches..................3.87 x 4.25
Displacement, cubic inches.............400
Compression ratio......................10.5-to-1
Bhp....................................325 at 4800 rpm
Torque, lb-ft..........................440 at 3200 rpm
Carburetion............................4-bbl
   Built-in Combustion Control System provides constant carb air temperature.

DRIVE TRAIN
Transmission...........................Turbo Hydra-Matic floor 
                                       shift.

CHASSIS and BODY
Suspension.............................Heavy-duty.  
   Includes heavy-duty springs and shocks, front and rear 
   stabilizers.  
Exhauts................................Dual exhausts.
Steering ratio.........................24-to-1
Wheels.................................Heavy-duty 14-inch with 
                                       extra-wide rims
Tires	..................................F70x14", Nylon-Cord 
                                       Wide-Oval Red-Lines

GENERAL
Wheelbase..............................112"
Overall length.........................201.6"
Overall width...........................76.6"
Overall height..........................52.8"
Loaded height...........................53.5"
Trunk Capacity (cu. ft).................17.5
Fuel tank capacity (gal.)...............20.0
Cooling capacity (qt.)..................15.2
Brake diameter (in.).....................9.5
Total lining area (sq. in.)............156.3
Turning diameter (ft.)..................40.0
Curb wt. (lb.)........................3628
Tread	front...........................59.0", rear 59.0"

COLOR
Exterior Color.........................Provincial White
Top Color..............................White
Interior Color.........................Blue
PRODUCTION FIGURES
Total 442..............................36,587
Total 442 Convertible...................5,142
Total 442 Convertible w/auto trans......3,476

Dan's Email: dr_olds@pitnet.net