Dead at 106: Oldsmobile

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  1. mucky

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    In other news, I will have as many pics as possible of whatever display/special accomodations are made at the R.E. Olds Museum of that Alero as soon as I hear the car is in place there.

    I will do what I can to get further pics; I'm gonna drive by the tube where all the cars come out at the end of the line (it's right by a bridge overpass) and see if I can catch any of the final 500 comming out (I dunno if they've reached the last 500 in production yet or if that will happen tomorrow.)
     
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    A LOT of my family in past generations worked for GM/Oldsmobile building cars or in plant management. I have tons of oldsmobile and fisher body memoribilia around the house here.... in good news, all of that will be worth BIG $$$$ in the near future, but at the same time it sucks the brand and all the history will be gone. :hs:
     
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    the cars they've made the last couple decades have been crap, so it was inevitable.
     
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    I really want to buy one of those "Final 500" cars and park it in a buble for about 50 years.... that would be the investment opportunity of a lifetime. :cool:
     
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    Oldsmobile.. I think the only nice car they made lately was the Aurora.... :~
     
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    Merit83 Your mama was a snowblower!

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    good, maybe buick is next
     
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    :werd: ever since they eliminated all the "old stand-by" models. :hs:
     
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    My dad used to race for Oldsmobile in IMSA years ago. :sadwavey:
     
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    :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :jerkit: :jerkit: :cjerk: :cjerk:
     
  14. mdaniel

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    People still buy Oldsmobiles? Oh, wait. I guess not.
     
  15. Merit83

    Merit83 Your mama was a snowblower!

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    lol, and i even drive an oldsmobile! :)
     
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    so, that doesn't make it ok to be glad GM and all of america's historic brands are dying. :rant2:
     
  17. mdaniel

    mdaniel S is for Shiksa

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    If they made cars the market wanted, they'd still be around. :dunno:
     
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  19. urbanchaos

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    how did olds remain unprofitable? they didn't design any new cars or engines. every Olds product was another rebadged GM vehicle :riaa:
     
  20. 72SSAbody

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    Its the last of the Olds to come off the assembly line and all they can do is slap some badges on them? :ugh:
     
  21. RDB

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    in other news oldsmobile hasn't produced an exclusive model for 30 years
     
  22. urbanchaos

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    an alero will never go up in value.
     
  23. urbanchaos

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    i bet it sucks for anyone needing oldsmobile parts, you won't be able to go to a dealer anymore to get anything :mamoru:
     
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    why? every olds is just different version of every GM in every other GM line...
     
  25. Merit83

    Merit83 Your mama was a snowblower!

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    its up to the car companies to keep up to date with providing the people with what they want, right now people want a ricer or a fast car or an suv, they made old people cars...
     

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