1961 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight User Reviews

1961 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Appearance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Build Quality:3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars 3 / 5
  • Overall: 2.5 out of 5 stars2.5 out of 5 stars2.5 out of 5 stars2.5 out of 5 stars2.5 out of 5 stars 2.5 / 5

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Eric writes:
1961 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight Review
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big engine with lots of power

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its very old and uses a lot of gas  carbuerator is only a 2 barrel

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An Example Of American Heritage — its a beast it has a huge interior with a matching enormous trunk the car currently has a lot of problems due to its age but it still feels like a luxury car should

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'61 stylin' all the way, sleek, neat archetectural featured knobs and glovebox, chromey interior skippy delightful center hub on the steering wheel goin back back almost to the firewall.

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cost $2500 to be fitted with hardened valve seats to be able to burn regularr, tranny was weak-

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Creepy Ride. — body to chassis mounts were going bad and ride felt like meat on a piece of white bread. could to 85 easy but distrusted the 35 year old moving parts on the front end and the body mounts. One could have done an off frame resoration and still end up with a second rate ride. Windows would howl and needed new rubber. Killer pushbutton TUBE am radio!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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1999 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight Reviews

Great Car By Anthony

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1998 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight Reviews

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1997 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight Reviews

I Wouldn't Really Reccomend It. By Matt

It has issues. The engine has a random misfire, the breaks have gone bad... really really bad... once... blew the lines, ABS and Traction Control is screwing up... But it keeps on trudging on and do... Read More

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1996 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight Reviews

The "sleeper" By Ryan

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1995 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight Reviews

Its An Ok Car By Jeremy

I like the car because it get great gas milage. But I dont like the car because it has no power, and its front wheel drive. Its sometimes fun to drive because its got some geddy up in its step, but mo... Read More

I Love To Take Long Trips In This Car With The Whole Family. By Bruce

This car has a comfortable ride and is easy to load. I've had low maintenance costs on this classic with gorgeous lines. Over a great deal in these difficult times. I could drive this car thousand... Read More

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