1984 Oldsmobile Hurts 442 Very Clean Lightning rod shifter 1 owner

  • Make: Oldsmobile
  • Model: 442
  • SubModel: Hurts Old
  • Type: Coupe
  • Trim: Hurts / Old
  • Year: 1984
  • Mileage: 680374
  • VIN: 1g3ak4794em445190
  • Color: Silver / black
  • Engine size: ohv V-8
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Power options: Air Conditioning, Power Locks
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Red
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Options: Cassette Player, Convertible
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Location: Mantua, New Jersey, United States


1984 Oldsmobile Hurst 442

w/LightningRod Shifter

1 owner

68K original Miles

Delaware Clean title in hand

Runs / Drives 100%

Clear coat on top roof hoodand trunk faded. Paint on sides in better shape.

Cars alloriginal

Interior very clean

New Exhaust System

Call or text Mike @ 856-498-8493 w/any questions

See brief history of the hurst olds

The 1983-1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass/Hurst was a late-'80s revival of the mid-size muscleOldsdeveloped by Hurst Performance Products. Issued on the 15th anniversary of the original Hurst/Olds, the series was marketed by Lansing as an adjunct to the standard Cutlass line.

The 1983-1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass/Hurst was based on the downsized 1978-vintage A-body Cutlass notchback coupe and featured the expected suspension upgrades plus a black-over-silver exterior with red accent stripes, spoilers front and rear, buckets-and-console interior with extra gauges, and tuned four-barrel 307OldsV-8 driving a four-speed Turbo Hydra-Matic transmission.

A novelty was Hurst's "Lightning Rod" transmission selector with no fewer than three sticks: a stubby main lever and one auxiliary wand each for first and second gears. The latter allowed "slam" upshifts for maximum acceleration (recalling Hurst's "Slap Shifter" of the '60s).

That acceleration was pretty good -- about eight seconds 0-60 -- but the arrangement confused customers and was discarded for an orthodox single stick whenOldsrepackaged Hurst's concept as a new 4-4-2 for 1985. This was similar to the H/O but could be had with a less flashy monotone exterior and most all the luxury extras available on top-line Supreme coupes.

Canceled with the advent of a new front-drive Cutlass Supreme for 1988, and production was deliberately limited, but the H/Osand 4-4-2s are a respectable reminder of the good old big-inch days.


Type V-8, iron block and heads, aluminum intake manifold

Bore x stroke

3.80 x 3.385


307 cu. in., 5 liters

Compression Ratio



1 x 4 Rochester 4MVQuadrajet

Emission controls

monolythicbed catalytic converter
feedback fuel-air-ratio control
auxiliary air pump


pushrods, overhead valves, hydraulic lifters

Power (SAE net)

180 bhp @ 4400 rpm

Torque (SAE net)

245lbs-ft @ 3200 rpm

Exhaust System

low restriction dual outlet, mufflers

Fuel requirement




4-spd. automatic with lockup torque converter, 2400 rpm stall speed

Final drive ratio

3.73:1 (limited slip optional)

Transmission gear ratios

I 2.74
II 1.57
III 1.00
IV .67

WOT upshift

1-2: 5200 rpm
2-3: 4900 rpm
3-4: 4400 rpm



Independent, unequal length control arms, coil springs, anti-sway bar (1.25 in. diameter)


rigid axle, 4 trailing links, coil springs, anti-sway bar (.875 in. diameter), Delco Super Lift adjustable shock absorbers



Recirculating ball, power assisted



Turns lock-to-lock




10.5 x 1.0 in. vented disc


9.5 x 2.0 in. cast iron drums

Wheels and Tires

Wheel size

7.0 x 15 in.

Wheel type

stamped steel, chrome plated Super Stock

Tire make and size

Goodyear Eagle GT Steel Belted Radial, P215/65R x 15 WOL

Dimensions and Capacities


108.1 in.


200.0 in.


71.6 in.

Curb Weight

3557 lbs.

Weight Distribution F/R


Fuel tank capacity

18.1 U.S. gallons



full length frame with rubber isolated body

Body material

Welded steel stampings



Hurst 4spd. Lightning Rods, floor console mounted, cable operated withbackdriveand park/neutral start provision.

Front seats

reclining bucket, cloth or vinyl upholstery


85 mph (140 kph) speedometer with trip odometer, tachometer, oil pressure, fuel level, water temperature, voltage.