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Posted 13 April 2012 - 01:44 AM

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Cheers or Jeers: 43,000 Mile 1980 Oldsmobile Starfire GT


Link: http://cgi.ebay.com/...=item2ebd095811


This is a very rare 1980 Oldsmobile Starfire GT. It is a one owner car that has been garage kept. It is the second generation of Oldsmobile Starfire GT. The H-body was produced from 1975 to 1980. The 1980 production was only 758 of the Starfire GT. It has a V/6, Automatic Transmission, Power Steering, Power Brake, Power Windows, AM FM Radio. All the facory options for this model. Original paperwork is included.
The car is being sold for the 88 year old Aunt of my wife. It was bought for her 30th wedding anniversary in 1980. It was bought at a local dealership that has continued to regularly service it through the years. During a Spring storm a tree fell on the rear hatch and was repaired and the damaged area was painted. No rust. The carpet is faded in the rear hatch area. The car has had a recent tune up. New Delco Air Conditioning Compressor, Rotors & Pads, Wheel Bearings, Muffler Pipe. A couple of the Center Caps are missing. This car is still being driven regularly by the owner.


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Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:22 AM

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Quite possibly one of the only ones left for this year/trim. You'd certainly be the only one at the car cruise with it. Cheers for the preservation.
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Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:16 AM

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Time capsule. Very clean interior, judging from the pictographs. Cheers.
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Posted 13 April 2012 - 07:53 AM

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Fun little RWD runabout!
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Posted 13 April 2012 - 12:03 PM

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Quite possibly one of the only ones left for this year/trim. You'd certainly be the only one at the car cruise with it. Cheers for the preservation.


Yeah, Standard Catalog says that all Starfire production was ended by December 1979. 8,237 total Starfire production. Also interesting is that this is a base Starfire with the GT option, by the T07 in the VIN... not a Starfire SX (D07). Unfortunately, there is little info on these options to suggest popularity in the Standard Catalog.

Also interesting that the VIN starts with a '3'... Hecho en Mexico.

I like it, but would have liked a SX with the Firenza package better for kitsch.
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Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:24 PM

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Cheers no doubt, its a well presereved piece of auto history.
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Posted 13 April 2012 - 09:43 PM

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always loved this car + Monza
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Posted 13 April 2012 - 10:59 PM

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Cheers.
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Posted 11 May 2012 - 09:19 AM

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Didn't meet reserve at $2810. I have a 1979 Consumer Guide review book with pricing and this thing was probably double that when new.

If I had cash I'd give about $3000 for it myself. Drive it until the engine/trans croak. Then drop in a nice strong 455/4-speed. Then it'd be a killer.
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Posted 11 May 2012 - 10:31 AM

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Perfect for being turned into a street sleeper.
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Posted 11 May 2012 - 01:43 PM

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Perfect for being turned into a street sleeper.


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Posted 14 May 2012 - 06:56 PM

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The earlier cars looked better, but you'll never find another like this.

Cheers.
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Posted 10 July 2012 - 10:56 PM

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Nice find. I have a 1975 Starfire GT myself. I am trying to find the production number and some parts to fix it up a little. If anyone has any leads to where i might be able to find some that would be great.
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Posted 10 July 2012 - 11:32 PM

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When I get back home I'll see what I can find information wise.
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Posted 11 July 2012 - 02:34 PM

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Nice find. I have a 1975 Starfire GT myself. I am trying to find the production number and some parts to fix it up a little. If anyone has any leads to where i might be able to find some that would be great.


POST PICTURES!!! :) We want to see the project car.
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Posted 11 July 2012 - 02:42 PM

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Nice find. I have a 1975 Starfire GT myself. I am trying to find the production number and some parts to fix it up a little. If anyone has any leads to where i might be able to find some that would be great.


POST PICTURES!!! :) We want to see the project car.



Also this..... you can add the car to the C&G Garage in the tab at the top of the page
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Posted 11 July 2012 - 10:56 PM

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ill add the car and pics to my garage saterday.
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