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1978 Oldsmobile CutlassReview
Erichanna1 writes:
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Cool Cars Don't Need To Cost Mega Bucks — Awesome car. Minimal maintenance costs and eye watering rarity , great on fuel and great for long cruises. Parts are easy to find and replace and the costs are not astronomical ( except for U.S. Postage.) I couldn't find an honest Corvette with an honest owner, so I bought an awesome Cutlass Salon instead.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Ultra rare in Australia

Cons: Everyone drives beside the car to have a look,

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1978 Oldsmobile CutlassReview
Joey writes:

Just Fun — Performance - acceleration, braking, handling all very good Appearance - looked sweet but had a bench seat Build Quality - had a few squeaks and rattles but not bad at all after all she was 18 years old when i got her but a very fun car

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

Pros: Fast as hell

Cons: gas pig

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1978 Oldsmobile CutlassReview
Raymario writes:

Oldsmobiles Take The Cake :) — good acceleration, lots of power good handling, looks amazing, not horrible on gas but not very good. only bad thing is that bumper metals corroded and snaped off the bumper. Very very fun and sounds great with its 260 v8

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

Pros: fun & stylin

Cons: none

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1978 Oldsmobile CutlassReview
Samuel writes:

American Roadmaster With Two Leather Couches — A luxury roadmaster with two leather couches I bought the car in July of 2007 with high hopes: 57,000 miles, solid condition, and a damn Oldsmobile. The car has been very solid overall, only needing minor repairs (new alternator, ignition wites, lights). The car rocks like a roller coaster when I zoom down the Van Wyck, but is remarkably smooth for its age. It's comforatble, a head turner, and a symbol when American enginerring and style actually was backed up by true performance.

Pros: Pros: -V6 engine with fine power
-6 Passenger seating
-All steel frame by Fisher
-Classic stock rally 442 rims
-Having middle aged and elderly people compliment my car
-Solid build with minimal problems
-Plentiful parts that are widely avaliable and inexpensive
-Good acceleration and braking (when dry)
-Tasteful tan decor all-around

Cons: -AWFUL fuel economy (10 MPG mixed from a 231 Buick V6!)
-Tempermental carburetor
-Very difficult to parallel park
-Dilapidated headliner (GM issue in general)
-Gauge cluster (no tachometer, fuel gauge off by 1/4 tank, e-brake light broken, lights dimming on its own will)
-70 pounds of kitty litter needed in my trunk for ghetto anti-lock brakes
-Sucky performance from the 3-speed automatic

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1999 Oldsmobile Cutlass Reviews

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1998 Oldsmobile Cutlass Reviews

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1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Reviews

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1981 Oldsmobile Cutlass Reviews

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1980 Oldsmobile Cutlass Reviews

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