Rare 1938 Oldsmobile 8 cylinder L38 Rumble Seat Convertible

Price: US $59,999.00 Item location: Northern Adirondacks, New York, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Oldsmobile
  • Model: L-38
  • Type: Convertible
  • Year: 1938
  • Mileage: 44000
  • Color: Tan
  • Engine size: 8 cyl
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Burgundy
  • Options: Convertible
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1938 Oldsmobile L-38

1938 Oldsmobile L38 Rumble Seat Convertible.
  • This 1938 Oldsmobile L38 is one of very few remaining convertibles featuring a rumble seat from this model year.
  • This car has the sharp looking period desirable dual side-mounts openings.
  • The car had been with the last owner for 30 years and has reportedly been driven just 500 miles since it was restored a few years after his time of his acquisition.
  • Super Low production according to researched Oldsmobile information. Research shows it to be one of 475 total examples produced.
  • How many are left in existence?
  • Therare 8 cylinder hood ornament comes with the car and was just re chromed.
  • The 257ci L-head straight-eight is backed by a three speed manual transmission.
  • In 2016, $4,000. in work included cleaning the fuel tank, lines, and carburetor.
  • One of very few remaining convertibles from this model yea, no side-mount wheel covers are available.
  • The top, chrome, and wide whitewall tires were all renewed during the restoration, and the car has reportedly been kept in a heated garage since. Inside, the upholstery, carpets, and door panels all appear to be in good condition for their age.
  • The older repaint is said to show some crazing, and the lower grille surround is painted black instead of the Nassau body color.
  • The dashboard controls are reported to work, and the 43k indicated miles is assumed to be accurate.
  • The 257ci L-head straight-eight produced 110 hp in stock form and is linked to a three speed manual transmission.
  • Work conducted in 2016 included cleaning the gas tank, refurbishing the fuel lines, servicing the carburetor, and more.
  • The bare metal data plate is correct for pre-war GM cars and verifies both the body style, and original Nassau Cream color. ABclassics.com