I purchased my first Olds Cutlass in 1969, a Cutlass S with a 350 CID. Soon after I got shipped out to Vietnam and left the car for my girlfriend, now my wife, to drive. I was gone for 2 years and she managed to wreck it, though it was not her fault. The car was totaled. I came home in 71, we got married and I decided I need a new 442, which I had always wanted. In September of 71 I ordered my beautiful 72 Olds 442 W30. Today it is setting in my shop as beautiful as it was when I received it in February of 72. There are lots of memories associated with my Olds, most of them good. That 455 rocket did get me in trouble a few times but it saved my butt on several serious occasions. I am very partial to the Olds 442 and the Rocket 455 W machine. There are lots of interesting stories around my Olds and myself. It is definitely a keeper.
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