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1946 Olds Special - Sixty Series Overview

1946 Series 66 Club Sedan
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1946 Olds Special - Sixty Series

The Special Series 66 was Oldsmobile's lowest priced group of cars in 1946. The Specials came with Oldsmobile's economical "Fire-Power" six-cylinder engine, although in other years an eight cylinder was offered. The majority of interiors in this series were done in tan mix­ture pattern cloth with leather interiors offered on convertibles. The standard tire size was 6.00 x 16 inches.

Special Series Engine and Transmission

Engine: Fire-Power Six-cylinder. Technical features included electro-hardened aluminum pistons, full-pressure lubrication and automatic choke with fast idle mode.

  • Displacement: 238 cu. in
  • Bore and stroke: 3-1/2" x 4-1/8"
  • Cast iron block. L-head
  • Five main bearings. Solid valve lifters
  • Carburetion: Carter one-barrel Model WA I -504S 
  • Compression ratio: 6.5:1
  • Brake horsepower: 100 @ 3400 RPM
  • Three-speed manual with column shifter was standard.
  • Fully automatic HydraMatic transmission was optional.

Convenience Options
Condition-Air heater and ventilating system - Dual-flow heater and defroster - DeLuxe radio - Standard radio - DeLuxe plastic steering wheel - Electric clock - Directional signals - Safety spotlight - Auxiliary driving lights
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1946 Series 66 Club Coupe

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