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Cheers or Jeers: 1980 Oldsmobile HursToro

Cheers or Jeers: 1980 Oldsmobile HursToro  

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Cheers or Jeers:

1980 Oldsmobile HursToro - Hurst Package Concept Car 1 of 1

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I am selling a one of a kind 1980 Concept Car Oldsmobile Toronado with Hurst/Toro Pkg.

Only 1 of 1.matching numbers. Listed in Hurst/Olds Registry. RB 350 engine 10 over; Comp Cam; Edelbrock Intake 750 Carb; RB Trans. Hurst package consists of Louvered hood, extended quarter panels, floor shifter, imitation convertible top and all emblems. Car has original manuals, and is extremely well documented. New, ULTRA Leather interior. 18" wheels. This car has won numerous awards at local and state car shows. Please call Larry for any other information needed.

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I have to admit that this intrigues me and scares me a bit. I can't see enough of the interior to know if it is a hack job or not and I'd want to change out the wheels entirely.

not a fan of the Cadillac fins either.

but with the right budget, I'd build something like this with most of the stock brightwork blacked out.

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I could like this if it weren't for the crappy canvas roof. Hurst was about open roof treatments, t-tops, interesting sunroofs, etc., the canvas top is not fitting the critera.

I like everything but that I guess. Needs a new shift boot. And those fins, I cannot really see well enough to judge.

Where are the side mirras???

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Interesting about the fins...Eldorado end caps? Odd the mirrors are missing...the shift boot looks cheezy, along w/ the tacked on aftermarket gauge. The louvers are out of place--that's an old time hot rodder touch appropriate for cars up into the 40s.

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Where are the side mirras???

I'm thinking a set of body color sport mirrors from a Cutlass would do nicely here. The XCS sport mirrors would be too hard to find.

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Agree with ocnblu.

I like the blackout exterior, don't mind the louvers, am neutral on the extended RR fender caps, upholstery is tasteful... but the wheels & 'carriage roof' would be a deal killer if I was in love with it otherwise.

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