MRJBUICK

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    Marty Jablonski
    BCA # 8683
    Director: Long Island Chapter
    1957 Special Mdl 41
    1960 Electra 225 Riviera Mdl 4829
    1975 Century Indy Pace Car Edition
    1978 Century Station Wagon Modified
    1991 Reatta conv

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  1. MRJBUICK

    I D. TAG BEHIND RIGHT HEADLAMP

    Thanks Barney my VIN is 900336 red and tan top. The C05 on the tag is the spo code for a convertible as mine is.i think the first letter in the upper left is the year code, because if the red tag you posted is an 88 and mine a 91 that works. I don't know why mine wouldn't have the stripe code though. Now please be aware my car on the window sticker was not delivered to a dealer but went to BMD show cars, don't know if that matters. I am attaching my SPID label not a great pic but the only one I have handy. I think the test tags are real interesting. Thanks again
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    I D. TAG BEHIND RIGHT HEADLAMP

    Thanks,yes I did notice the VIN my tag is 13 digits later than my VIN and that VIN is not a color match at all so hopefully Barney can she'd more light on the subject
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    Reatta Pace Cars

    I know this has been mentioned before but for the newer members who might not be aware of it, The 88 PPG Reatta pace car. Here are a few pics. And I'm going on record I really like the lower aero treatment all around, it's a shame no one made this as a kit. I believe the pic without the light bar is later than the others the last I knew some years ago it was in a private collection here on Long Island, it had been up for sale with a big pricetag
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    I D. TAG BEHIND RIGHT HEADLAMP

    I had to remove the complete right (passenger) headlamp assembly recently doing some work. On the radiator support there is a metal tag riveted on with stamped numbers. What is this tag for and is there a break down if the numbers/codes.
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    STEERING WHEEL RECOLOR

    Has anyone recolored by paint or dye their Reatta steering wheel. my steering wheel is color worn and faded in spots but still intact and i would like to save it if possible. looking for input on what anyone may have done with good or bad results Thanks ahead of time
  6. My wife and I went to an evening car show 3 to 8 at the Food and Fun deli nice show sponsored by the local Caddy club. We took the 91 Reatta for a nice 35 miles felt great. The only Reatta at the show with just one other Buick, check out the pic with the Allante, GM cousins
  7. Again just my opinion. First Ronnie please don't beat yourself up, I don't see any problems with what you are doing many of the ideas are also tried on the general BCA side and have different levels of success, some better, some not as good. That being said I think that it might just be a technology/social issue, as an example my wife can run circles around me on Facebook and my children are in another ballpark than myself (i am 59 proudly) but when i talk to her about the forum she doesn't know anything about it, and is learning as i tell her. Facebook is very easy on mobile devices. and i have a feeling that the Reatta crowd in general might be on the younger side, just an assumption from things i have read, please correct me if i am wrong so hence possibly the leaning to Facebook. again i think you are doing a great job, please keep up the good work. i find the forum is a better place for the technical stuff, which is always very helpful on our high tech collector cars. Reatta on
  8. Just my opinion but i,m on both. Check both out on a regular basis, trying to get as much info on whats happening with Reatta's and also Buick/BCA info for all my cars! Both great places! Just saying though☺️
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    I JUST LOVE THE PICTURE OF THIS BUICK...........

    WOW, Great pics, how many of us wish we could stroll through those pits taking it all in. interesting things, top pic looks like 2 Century hardtops and a 2 door Special sedan, and they have license plates "driven to the race" in the lower pic on the 55 its interesting to note the sweep spear molding is still on the car, i guess this was before safety rules. Curious if anyone knows what track this was, pretty long straightaway a couple of cars including the 55 have NC hometowns but that just goes with stock car racing anywhere in the country I am sure someone was racing from North Carolina in those days!
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    Favorite Pictures of My Buick Reatta

    Took this last night after our club meeting, beautiful night, beautiful car, so Happy my wife and I decided to get the 91
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    Nailhead Dragster

    Thats alot of pipes pointed in the drivers direction
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    1964 Skylark Oil Pan Removal

    something that hasn't been mentioned above, from what i am seeing is it looks like the 300 is in a 64 special/skylark if this is the case and the car has a single exhaust you would also have to drop the Y-pipe (or crossover pipe) as that usually goes under the oil pan in the rear. if its not a new exhaust that can be problematic alone with rusted bolts or snapping studs. kind of what i am saying for a messy job like the oil pan you might want to take JohnD1956 advice and take it to a shop where they have it on a lift can put heat on the exhaust and the problems become theirs. As much as i love dong my own work sometimes if you have someone you can trust its just better for yourself
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    GIRLS ON BUICKS IV

    Thanks for the info
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    GIRLS ON BUICKS IV

    i found the rail cars in the background very interesting. i'm not familiar with what kind of rail car they are and what they were used for. they almost look like some sort of troop transport.
  15. Not taking anything away from this beautiful looking 60, but that Pontiac ambulance sure looks cool a 64 i think?