1974 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser

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    Pretty clean wagon. Would be nice to see it with original hubcaps and whitewalls. Not sure if the roof rack is original. I've never seen a wood grain trimmed roof rack on a clam shell and it looks a little narrow for the roof. Also have not seen a non power 60/40 split bench before.
     
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    That “wood tone” looks like a reflection off the luggage. If it is wood tone, haven’t seen that before either. Seems like we’ve seen this car before. Love the paint, and vinyl top. Would love to see more interior shots.
     
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    http://www.stationwagonforums.com/forums/threads/1974-oldsmobile-custom-cruiser.50140/

    listed before.
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    The rear bumper on the 74-76 olds cruisers were notorious for rust. This one is no different. It looks to be vamped with metal and contoured with mud and painted. Too much concavity and ridge as the factory came more flat on the bottom. Notice the license plate is something from a car or truck. These wagons didn't come with plate holders, it was part of the bumper chrome that the plate attached to. There is also no slot for the bumper jack. IF rust was on the bumper to need this care....Be wary.
     
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    Not that it's a big deal, but he has the VIN listed incorrectly.

    3035T4M125481

    He has the second character as a zero, and zero was never used in this position. It's mostly like a Q that has been misread as Q indicates Custom Cruiser series. The 35 that follows indicates two-seat, and the T indicates 210 h.p. 455 V-8 with 4-bbl carburetor.
     
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    What the 1974 factory rear bumper should look like.

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    Perfect pic as to what it should look like with the factory rear bumper slots for the tire jack.

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    He’s baaaaack.
     
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    Well. If you can’t sell it for $9,925, or $12,000 on EBay, put it in Hemmings for $22,000. They’ll trip over themselves to snatch it up. :bananaman:
     

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