What is the 0-60 time of a 1987 Oldsmobile 442,

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stock? The 442 was in some years an option package on models like the Cutlass, and in some years was it's own model. 1987, I think, was a year in which it was an option package on the 1987 Cutlass Supreme. I'm definitely gonna need a reference to a source on this one. Thanks!
The high 13s, if I am not mistaken, could only be the V-8 or maybe even the v-6 Cutlass without the 442 option. I drove a 1987 442 for years and clocked 0-60 and other times -- I just cannot remember them exactly. I KNOW the 0-60 was under ten seconds, closer to 8 if I recall -- I just want to know if there is an official number. Long story why.
 

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JSKingston,"FIRST" get some manuals(like Chilton's) which refer to year&model of the vehicle you speak of.And as for Cutlass: Supreme,ment the model with certain options which where above all others,AND 442 ment 400 cubic inches 4barrel carburator 2 wheel drive(positraction).Can't ever remember a 442 ever having a 400ci V6.Get the reference manuals. The V6 I believe you are thinking of was on the Buick Gran National.
 

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This may post twice because I'm the FNG and haven't figured out what I'm doing yet.

High 13's on a stock 87 442 is a pipe dream. I have a 7 page article from Car and Driver on my website. www.hutchhiperf.com/Pics2.html Click on the 6th pic in the article and enlarge to read. At the bottom is 0-60, 0-100 and 1/4 mile times. It's an article from 85, but HP numbers didn't change enough (or at all) from 85-88 to make a difference. There's the bad news in black and white.

Hutch
 
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JSKingston,"FIRST" get some manuals(like Chilton's) which refer to year&model of the vehicle you speak of.And as for Cutlass: Supreme,ment the model with certain options which where above all others,AND 442 ment 400 cubic inches 4barrel carburator 2 wheel drive(positraction).Can't ever remember a 442 ever having a 400ci V6.Get the reference manuals. The V6 I believe you are thinking of was on the Buick Gran National.
actually the first year 442 had an Olds 330 interceptor motor and the original 442 stood for 4 barrel carb, 4 spd trans and dual exhaust. Some though refer to the double clutch plate as the 2 in 442. The next year introduction of 400 ci (and with auto trans) the 442 stood for 400 ci, 4 barrel carb and dual exhaust. The 442 code stood for different variations over the years but the dual exhaust has always stayed constant. It has not stood for posi rearend. From 65 thru 69 the years of the 400 ci as the only 442 motor available, all 442's stood for 400ci, 4 barrel carb and dual exhaust.In 85 thu 87, 442 stood for 4spd (200r4 trans) 4 barrel carb and dual exhaust. The 78 & 79 models came with 3.8L V-6 or 305 4 barrel chevy motors. No Olds 350 motors. Only the 79 H/O) had an Olds 350.
 

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Great Link!

Hey Oldsofb,
Great link! Thanks for putting all of that on the web.

Are those your billet rallye wheels? Those are awesome!!
 
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This may post twice because I'm the FNG and haven't figured out what I'm doing yet.

High 13's on a stock 87 442 is a pipe dream. I have a 7 page article from Car and Driver on my website. www.hutchhiperf.com/Pics2.html Click on the 6th pic in the article and enlarge to read. At the bottom is 0-60, 0-100 and 1/4 mile times. It's an article from 85, but HP numbers didn't change enough (or at all) from 85-88 to make a difference. There's the bad news in black and white.

Hutch
I had a 87 442 stock out ran 16.8 not 13
 
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