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1951 Oldsmobile Super 88

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1951-1953 Oldsmobile Super 88 was a replacement for the 1949-1950 Deluxe 88 -- a separate in-between series introduced along with a substantial \'51 Olds restyle. The previous 88 line with its full range of body types (save wagons) was cut to just two standard-trim sedans (called \'Deluxe 88\' for 1952-1953) to make room for the similar group of Supers, which also used the smaller GM B-body and, for \'51, the same \'Rocket\' V-8 that powered all Oldsmobiles. Thereafter, base 88s had less power than Supers or top-line 98s, making the middle series the true successor to the original Futuramic 88 as Lansing\'s hot rod. Though Supers (and 98s) gained 25 horses for 1952-1953 (via a higher-lift cam and new \'Quadri-Jet\' four-barrel carburetor), Olds was eclipsed in NASCAR racing by the surprising six-cylinder Hudson Hornets. But 88 sales kept rising anyway thanks to expanding options -- ever-improving Hydra-Matic, power steering for \'52, air conditioning and power brakes for \'53 -- plus trendy, if not timeless, styling. Please Note The Following **Vehicle Location is at our clients home and Not In Cadillac, Michigan. **We do have a showroom with about 25 cars that is by appointment only **Please Call First and talk to one of our reps at 231-468-2809 EXT 1 ** FREE Consignment Visit Our Site Today Easy To List Your Vehicle and Get it Sold in Record Time.