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1937 Oldsmobile L37 8 SeriesKnow your VIN?
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Original Base Price $1,060.00
No. Produced 30,053
Body Maker Fisher
No. Doors 4
Passengers 5
Model Number 373819
Weight 3,495lbs
Wheelbase 124 inches
Length
Width
Height
Front Tread
Rear Tread
Type L-head
Displacement 257.1 cu. in.
Cylinders 8
Bore & Stroke 3 1/4 & 3 7/8 inches
Compression Ratio-Std 6.2 to 1
Compression Ratio-Opt Not applicable
Brake Horsepower 110@3600
Rated Horsepower 33.8
Torque
Main Bearings 5
Valve Lifters
Block Material
Engine Numbers
Engine No. Location
Lubrication Pressure to all bearings excluding wrist pin
Type Dual downdraft
Make Carter
Type
Drive
No. Of Gears
Gear Ratios
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
Reverse
Single plate
Clutch Size
Semifloating
Differential Ratio 4.37
Front Independent coil springs
Rear
Worm & double roller
Service Bendix hydraulic
Front Size 12 inches
Rear Size 12 inches
Emergency Internal expanding on rear wheels
Size 12 inches
Exhaust System
Ignition System Distributor and coil
Battery 6
Cooling System Water pump
Radiator
Fuel Type
Mileage
Wheel Type
Wheel Mfr
Wheel Size
Tire Type
Tire Size 7 x 16
Spare Location
Fuel 18 Gallons
Oil 7 Quarts
Transmission 2 Pints
Cooling System 20 Quarts
Rear Differential 2 1/2 Pints
Front Differential Not applicable
Transfer Case Not applicable
Not Rated
VIN/Serial no. Starting CL140,001 or L146,001
VIN Description
VIN Location On left frame side member under hood.
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Additional Information

The Production Figure Book for U.S. Cars Jerry HeasleyHorseless Carriage Foundation
8186 Center St. Suite F P.O. Box 4119
La Mesa CA 91944-4119
(619) 464-0301
www.hcfi.org
Chilton Flat Rate & Tune Up Manual Thirteenth Edition 1939Horseless Carriage Foundation
Automobile Topics December 6 1937Horseless Carriage Foundation
Paint Type
Colors Mansion Maroon
Runymede Green
Agate Red
Delmar Gray
Tulipwood Brown
Santone Cream
Bruce Blue
Ormond Tan
Steel Blue
Loyola Maroon
Standard/Optional Equipment
Data not yet collectedStd
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