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    Default 1987 442 ready for action

    The beast is ready for race season. A little walk around video shot today.

    1965 442 White on blue 455 / Richmond 5 speed
    1969 442 Gold / Gold 400 Auto (GM Executive car)
    1970 Cutlass W-31 Green Auto 14.47 @ 99.7mph
    1972 442 524cid BBO 10.89 @ 122.5mph @ 3950'
    1972 442 W-30 Radiant Green 4 speed 3.73s
    1987 442 470cid SBO 11.37 @ 119.4mph @ 3800'
    1980 GMC 468 BBO 14.73 @ 93.1 mph @ 6000'
    Seventy-nine Oldsmobiles owned since 1989.

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    Sweet, always liked this car
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    New personal best on the weekend. 11.37 @ 119.4 mph at 3800' corrected elevation. I got tossed for no roll bar but it was worth it.
    1965 442 White on blue 455 / Richmond 5 speed
    1969 442 Gold / Gold 400 Auto (GM Executive car)
    1970 Cutlass W-31 Green Auto 14.47 @ 99.7mph
    1972 442 524cid BBO 10.89 @ 122.5mph @ 3950'
    1972 442 W-30 Radiant Green 4 speed 3.73s
    1987 442 470cid SBO 11.37 @ 119.4mph @ 3800'
    1980 GMC 468 BBO 14.73 @ 93.1 mph @ 6000'
    Seventy-nine Oldsmobiles owned since 1989.

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    I thought you needed a roll bar for 10.5 or less
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    88 H/O #1 of 4
    88 CSC White/Claret - T-tops
    88 H/O Triple Black
    87 442 Black/Gray - T-tops
    85 442 White/Blue - T-tops
    85 442 White/Blue - T-tops
    85 442 White/Claret - T-tops
    85 442 White/Sage
    84 H/O Aero Commemorative #2199 - Sunroof
    83 H/O #2400 Sand Gray - Sunroof
    83 H/O #1607 Sand Gray - T-tops
    83 H/O #727 Maple
    "Keep them Rockets lit!"

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    Default 11.50

    Quote Originally Posted by 88hurstolds View Post
    I thought you needed a roll bar for 10.5 or less
    No. A roll bar is required to run faster than 11.50.
    1965 442 White on blue 455 / Richmond 5 speed
    1969 442 Gold / Gold 400 Auto (GM Executive car)
    1970 Cutlass W-31 Green Auto 14.47 @ 99.7mph
    1972 442 524cid BBO 10.89 @ 122.5mph @ 3950'
    1972 442 W-30 Radiant Green 4 speed 3.73s
    1987 442 470cid SBO 11.37 @ 119.4mph @ 3800'
    1980 GMC 468 BBO 14.73 @ 93.1 mph @ 6000'
    Seventy-nine Oldsmobiles owned since 1989.

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