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  1. I need a decent straight lid to replace lid on my convertible - I believe the fourdoor or Riviera lid will work too. I am located in Texas.
  2. For Sale: A 401 Nail head Buick engine and transmission pulled from an Invicta. $650.00 Located in Moorhead, MN. reply here or email: mark@myoldclassics.com
  3. Up for sale or trade is this striking 1940 Pontiac "Silver Streak" sports coupe that has just completed an extensive two year restoration. Originally purchased in San Francisco in 1940, the car was put into storage in 1953 until restoration began in 2012. This seventy four year old rust-free California car purchased from the original family is like new again with nearly everything replaced or restored back to her original beauty. Restored features include: New sage green paint (similar to original Ludington green,) rich two tone bedford cord wool interior in correct stitch pattern, square weave carpet, finished trunk, headliner, wood grain dash and window frames (in multiple grains,) new glass, rubber, weather stripping, original cloth style wiring harness, two classic chrome seat belts, Firestone wide Whitewall bias ply tires, 6V battery, restored AM/FM radio, gauges and clock. Tidy undercarriage and engine compartment. All exterior chrome and stainless steel parts were replated and polished. Original details include: Original steering wheel, door cranks/handles, bakelite knobs, radio grill, heater, black glass Pontiac logo/Indian and original 1942 registration sticker behind the rear view mirror! This coupe is a true pleasure to drive, with great handling and smooth column shifting. Here is your chance to own a truly special stock pre-war fat fender coupe including wonderful flowing deco lines, tons of chrome, 1940 CA YOM plates and stylish details that set this car a part from the crowd. The car is sold as-is, and inspections and test drives are welcome on site. Radio, antenna and windshield wipers currently disconnected. $36,500 or OBO. Willing to trade (or partial trade) for a turnkey 1925-1960 restored car or truck. (Tend to favor 20's-30's Mopar, GMC, LaSalle, DeSoto, Nash, Hudson, Studebaker, Kaiser and other unique or orphan cars, trucks and convertibles in restored or survivor condition.) For 190+ photos of the car and link to a video walk around, please contact John.
  4. hey guys my names anthony im in the ridley township delaware county area, im 21 and relatively well rounded but im not a mechanic ive been learning as i go an im having alot of trouble, i set the timing on my 65 cause it was at 12.5 on the scale an i believe its supposed to be at 2.5 an i believe its right but im having a hell of a time getting the car above 25 she chokes an stumbles an sometimes wants to stall, i rebuilt the carb myself and the distributor plugs an plug wires were replaced by the original owner an i think its alright but the caps on wrong an i cant get to the dwell an also dont know how to check it anyway, im so lost an i traded my rebuilt 84 wagon that ran great when i was done a few months ago for this cause i love it but im pulling my hair out, any ideas please let me know cause im so confused now i dont know what to do thanks alot an i hope to hear back from you guys
  5. Not sure if this is the best place for this question, but here it is. I have been in the process of doing a total re-wood of a 1930 Buick four door sedan, the big one, for many (too many) years. As I near the end of the process, a nagging question comes back to me. Should a person "screw and glue" the connections and joints throughout the body, or just screw them together and leave it at that?? The Fisher Body Service manual says that joints are "screwed and glued" throughout the book, almost every time a joint is described. However, my local restoration shop and others never glue their joints and say not to. The pros for "screwing and gluing" are maximum strength and less chance of squeaks. The pros of screwing without gluing are ease and the ability to readily replace bad or damaged pieces of wood in the future. What is the current school of thought on this? Also, what is the best treatment for the wood when done, other than the asphalt-based coating Fisher Body used?
  6. Looking to buy wholesale lots of New NOS GM, A-C/Delco parts at the Hershey show. Even if you don't know what they fit bring them along and most likely I will buy as long as they have part #'s. Please e-mail description of what you have, name and space #. I will be arriving Wednesday. Thanks, Bill
  7. I have a 1973 Buick Century GS 455 Stage 1 w/Muncie 4 speed, all #'s matching. It is 1 of only 7 straight from the factory that year with this engine & transmission package. Does anyone have info on this rare combo. I have only found 1 of the other 6 which was featured in a car mag years ago. Any info is greatly appreciated!
  8. First time poster, little knowledge about this older Buick coupe I have. I inherited this beautiful '86 LeSabre Sesquicentennial a few years ago. Less than 75,000 miles, rebuilt engine with less than 10,000 miles on it, garaged, everything except the heat worked. Unfortunately it got tagged in a parking lot and the right side door is now inoperable. I'm now looking to part it out if at all possible, really hoping that there may be some restoration interest somewhere. I have zero experience parting out a car and would love any tips or feedback ya'll can provide. Thanks!
  9. The Estate Wagon is coming along nicely. The rear wheel tubs were nicely covered by Trevor Brown Upholstery in Edmonton (yes, they kept patterns). Now the main cargo area. Does anyone have any experience in gluing down the rubber matting to the various cargo and seat areas? I tried weather-strip glue but it would not stick. Thoughts? Cheers. Michael.
  10. hello gentlemen and ladies, i just purchased my first classic buick, a 62 lesabre 4dr. i look forward to chatting and restoring my 62.
  11. Hi can please tell assist me with website where I can get parts for my 1947 Buick super 8. Need books on restoration for it A complete guide for engine and body
  12. Please visit www.smithsclassiccarclocks.com for a complete listing of our current inventory 1932 1933 Cadillac, 1934 1935 Buick, 1936 Cadillac, 1936 Oldsmobile, 1937 Cadillac, 1937 Oldsmobile, 1940 Oldsmobile, 1940-1947 Buick, 1941-1948 Oldsmobile, 1941 Ford, 1942 Dodge, 1942, 1946-1947 Packard, 1946 1947 1948 Dodge, 1947 1948 1949 Studebaker, 1947 1948 Ford, 1948 Buick, 1948-1952 Oldsmobile, 1949-1950 Kaiser, 1949-1951 Frazer, 1949 Lincoln NOS, 1949 1950 Chevrolet, 1950 1951 1952 Cadillac, 1951-1954 Pontiac, 1951 Ford, 1951-1953 Hudson, 1951-1952 Chevrolet, 1952-1953 Ford, 1953 Buick, 1952-1953 Mercury, 1954 Ford NOS, 1955-1956, 1958-1962 Chevrolet, 1956 Desoto, 1956 Buick, 1957 Chevrolet, 1957 Ford, 1958 Ford, 1957-1958 Mercury, 1960 Mercury, 1960 Pontiac, 1961 Ford, 1963-1966 Rambler, 1964-1966 Ford, 1965 Mercury, 1966 Cadillac, 1966-1969 Lincoln, 1967 Ford, 1967 Mercury NOS, 1968 Ford, 1967-1968 Oldsmobile, 1969-1973 Plymouth, 1969-1970 Imperial, 1971-1973 Cadillac, 1971-1975 International Harvester scout, 1971-1973 Buick, 1973-1975 Mercury, 1978-1982 Oldsmobile. I recondition clocks for AACA members for $49.95 including return postage. If you are looking for a hard to find clock, just ask, I may have it or might be able to point you in the right direction. www.smithsclassiccarclocks.com
  13. Hi, My indicator stalk in the 64 Riviera has stopped working (doesn't "click" up or down).........resulted in the stalk breaking, which I have removed and can fix. Anyone had this issue before? I have pulled the wheel but can't seem to get the top of the column off to see what's inside.....or does the entire column need to come out to look at it all....? Thanks in Advance Mai Ki-Ki
  14. Have set of 4 (four) '71-'78 Riviera Rally / Road Wheels (Rim Code 895) in good shape available for $200 plus shipping They are 15" x 6" with a 5 x 5 bolt pattern. I believe they also fit the big Buicks in the same time period. I have posted a few pictures if you want the wheels or more pictures to look at send a PM. Rock On gord
  15. I bought this beautiful car from my friend's mother when her husband died at 92 years of age. He was a major car guy, and this was his driver (My friend swears his father parked it in the garage and covered it daily.) Nobody in the family was interested in owning it or taking the time to sell it, and the local Buick dealer had made a low-ball offer for it. Just to show how little the dealer was offering, I said I'd pay twice the amount, and the next thing I knew, I owned it. I'm not a collector or a mechanic, so while the Reatta is drop-dead beautiful and runs like a new car, I have it covered in the garage, unused, while I drive my rusted 95 Wrangler. Before I put it on eBay or craigslist, I thought I'd put it here in the hope that someone who really appreciates it might want to own it. I'll probably upset some of you with this, but the non-stock 17 inch chrome wheels on this car make it the best looking Reatta I've seen! I am asking $5000, and the car is in Green Bay, WI. Thanks for looking. Added: I can't seem to figure out how to attach either the form I've filled or a photo, so I'm posting it without the attachments. You can contact me at Jlayden25@yahoo.com and I'll email you pics and the form. 1. Year:___1990____ Coupe: __x__ Conv:____ Mileage:__119,332________ Considered Correct? (Y) Location:____Green Bay, WI______________________________ VIN:__1G4EC13CXLB904824______________________________ Title: Clear_x__ Salvage____ Other___ Any Accident History? (N) Asking Price: $ Willing to take trade (N) Exterior Color:Black Interior Color:Gray Paint Original? (Y) Paint Condition? (Excellent) Belt & Bumper Molding Color: (Black) Body Dents: (N) If Y where__________________ Body Rust: (N) If Y where__________________ Windshield Chipped or Cracked? (N) If Y to what extent? Vent Glass Intact? (Y) If N please describe which one is damaged and how damaged. Rubber surround molding for windshield condition? (Excellent) (Coupe only) Rubber surround molding for rear window condition? (Excellent) Out Side Mirrors Intact? (Y) Headlight Motors Function Correctly? (Y) Tail Light Lens: (Cloudy) (Convertable only) Convertable Top Material: (Vinyl or Cloth) Convertable Top Color? Convertable Top Condition? (Excellent/Good/Fair/Poor) Please describe any flaws or problems with the convertible top. Interior Original? (Y) 16 Way Seats? (Y) Works (Y) Suede bolsters? (88 only) (N) Seat Condition? (Good to Excellent) Drivers interior door panel condition? Excellent Passengers interior door panel condition? (Excellent) Center console top armrest condition? (Excellent) Door weather stripping condition? (Excellent) Headliner Condition? (Excellent) Carpet Condition? (Excellent) Original Floor Mats: unknown Floor Mat Condition: (Excellent) Condition of Steering Wheel Leather: (Excellent) Sun Roof? (N) Works? (Y/N) Functional Keyless Entry? (Y) Both Remotes? (Y) Problems with Electronic Dash items? (N) If Y describe problems: Power Windows Work Correctly? (Y) Power Seats Work Correctly? (Y) Power Door Locks Work Correctly? (Y) Power Antenna Work Correctly? (Y) Original Sound System? (Y) Factory CD Player? (90-91 only) (Y) Sound System Fully Functional? (Y) If N what are the problems (i.e. tape player, CD, speakers, noise): Aftermarket Sound System Equipment? (Y) If Y describe: XM satellite A/C Functional? (Y) If N describe problem:Works, but does not feel as cold as I'd expect. I've had it checked and it held vacuum and is charged. Has the A/C been converted from R12 to R134A? (Y) Does the suspension require any attention? (N) If Y describe what is needed Tire Brand:Good Year Assurance 225/55/R17 Remaining Tread: Excellent Are All Tires Matched? (Y) Factory Wheels? (N) If N describe the non stock wheel Kazera Chrome Mags Factory Wheel Center Caps Condition: (Excellent/Good/Fair/Poor) Missing Caps? (____) number Any Brake Components Replaced? Unknown If Y describe the part(s) replaced and when? Last Time Brake System Was Flushed?Unknown Original Engine? (Y) If N when replaced and how many miles on replacement? Original Engine Rebuilt? (N) If Y when and how many miles ago? Does Engine require attention? (N) If Y what needs to be done. When was last tune up? Fall 2013 Does the engine, cooling system, power steering, or brake system leak any fluids? (N) If Y describe in detail what is leaking, to what extent. How often do you change the oil? 2K Original Transmission? (Y) If N when replaced and how many miles on replacement? Original Transmission Rebuilt? (N) If Y when and how many miles ago? Does Transmission require attention? (N) If Y what needs to be done? When was last Transmission Service? Unknown Any Transmission Leaks? (N) If Y to what extent? Have CV joints been replaced? (Y/N) Unknown If Y when and how many miles ago? I have (no) receipts for this vehicle's service history. (or, for example I have (all/most/some/no) receipts for service for the last ___ years and ______ miles) Does the car have the owners manual portfolio? Y For 90/91 Reattas only, does the owners manual portfolio contain: Craftsmen?s Log (Y) Tire gauge (Y) Flashlight (Y) Buick Road Atlas (Y) In General, What items need attention? Nothing My Reatta Drives: (Excellent) I am the ______owner of this Reatta. Unknown I have owned this Reatta for 10 Months. Contact Me at _920 499 3689__ ___ ____ or email me at _jlayden25________@_yahoo__.__com_
  16. We are in the process of working on a 1937 Buick Roadmaster Series 80 trying to get it road ready so we can enjoy it. I am having problems finding parts anywhere for something this old. We would would prefer OEM parts that look original on this car. From what we know everything on the car is factory. There are a couple things missing, nothing major. As we drive the car we will need certain things to keep it on the road. I posted some images of the car in my profile gallery. Some of the things that appear to be missing like the carburetor and bumpers are not. The bumpers were removed and chromed recently. The carburetor has been removed so we can rebuild it. Any suggestions or information would be helpful. All the places that I have found that have classic Buick parts only go back to 1946.
  17. We are in the process of working on a 1937 Buick Roadmaster Series 80 trying to get it road ready so we can enjoy it. I am having problems finding parts anywhere for something this old. We would would prefer OEM parts that look original on this car. From what we know everything on the car is factory. There are a couple things missing, nothing major. As we drive the car we will need certain things to keep it on the road. I posted some images of the car in my profile gallery. Some of the things that appear to be missing like the carburetor and bumpers are not. The bumpers were removed and chromed recently. The carburetor has been removed so we can rebuild it. Any suggestions or information would be helpful. All the places that I have found that have classic Buick parts only go back to 1946.
  18. Hi, I became the happy owner of both a 50 and 60 series Victoria coupes recently. The 50 is in pieces and boxes and has no running gear, the 60 is complete but a bit rough and will need major work all over. Both cars are in different states currently many hundreds of miles from here. The 50 is really solid, little rust . Is there anyone that knows if the bodies of the 2 cars are the same exact size and could be interchangeable on the frames. Also, does anyone know what the differences in the sheetmetal are? Are the grilles the same, and the bumpers etc? Also, does anyone know of a great place for reproduction 34/35 Buick parts is ? I'd like to eventually have both cars up and running in the future, but the 50 series on the 60 frame could really speed things up, I think. Any thoughts and info on this is greatly appreciated, Thanks, in advance.
  19. We are liquidating the Mitchell Museum in Owosso, MI, selling a once in a lifetime collection of cars. The Mitchell Museum contains 27 rare cars, including a 1954 Dodge Granada concept car- the only one in the world, as well as 6 Woodie Wagons, a ’53 Kaiser Golden Dragon, and much more! Also selling gas pumps and other Petroliana. Bid live or online on August 20, starting at 10am. Visit our website to view the entire catalog with photos and more information. Click here to view this auction on our website. Here is the list of cars: 1954 Dodge Granada 2D 1948 Pontiac Streamliner Wagon 1958 Oldsmobile Super 88 Fiesta Wagon HDTP 1950 Buick Roadmaster 4 Dr Woody Wagon 1951 Buick Roadmaster 4 Dr Woody Wagon 1953 Buick Roadmaster 4 Dr Woody Wagon 1954 Dodge Coronet Sierra 1955 Buick Special EST Wagon 1962 Oldsmobile Dynamic 88 Fiesta 4 Dr Wagon 1963 Buick Invicta Wagon 1956 Lincoln Continental MK II 1957 Lincoln Continental MK II 1904 Mitchell B2 Runabout 1908 Mitchell Model I 5 Passenger Touring 1908 Mitchell Model H Runabout 1917 Mitchell D 40 Jr 5 Passenger Touring 1911 Mitchell Model T Touring 1919 Mitchell C Cab Truck 1919 Mitchell 3 Passenger Coupe 1955 Willy's Military Utility Vehicle 1961 Mutt M151 Truck 1970 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow Saloon 1983 Cadillac Seville 1953 Kaiser Golden Dragon 4D 1953 Packard Caribbean Covertible 1949 Buick Roadmaster Wagon 1949 Buick Super Estate Wagon Feel free to call the Sheridan office with any questions- 517-676-9800.
  20. Im looking to purchase 1953 Buick Skylark Kelsey wire wheels. Any help would be very appreciated!
  21. Hi everyone! I had posted this car in a sale thread about a year ago, but decided to hang on to it and see if I could fix some of the minor things that were wrong with it (like the heater and wiper motor). Thankfully, I was able to get the parts needed so I'm very happy to list this again for sale. I have to say, it was really fun working on this with a good friend of mine who knows his way around a car. Sadly, I still have to try to say goodbye and sell it. I just don't have the time to enjoy it, and waaay too many other hobbies! Anyway, it's a 1960 Buick Lesabre 4 door hard-top. It has approximately 78,000 mies on it, and is located in Columbus Ohio (43081). The exterior looks pretty good, with some bubbling/rust on the lower edges of the sides, and signs of an old restoration spot on the passenger side near the front door. The interior carpet and seat upholstery really need to be restored, but the interior is still fine for driving around town. As for some of my remaining "to do" list on it- The parking brake works, but could use a good tightening to the cable. There is also a slight ATF drip. Other than that, I don't tend to drive it that much but it starts up and drives around town just fine! I'm asking $5000 for it, but I'm more than willing to discuss any serious offers. I have the title as well as the Preliminary Chassis Service Manual and the larger Chasis Service Manual. If anyone is interested and would like more info and more pictures, please email me at daikins@columbus.rr.com
  22. Ground up restoration to original color. Good condition. Runs great! Solid car. Always popular at the car shows. 2 door. White top and Aqua color on the bottom. Will email pictures or see at link below. Located in Boise, Idaho http://classiccars.com/listings/view/418069/1953-buick-special-for-sale-in-meridian-idaho-83642
  23. I am selling a 1983 Buick Riviera located in Boston, MA. For details, please see: http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/cto/4543431045.html Thanks, Kevin
  24. This 1960 Buick LeSabre convertible has been the subject of a no-expense-spared restoration to show standards. It is currently offered for sale by a long-time AACA member and collector of 20 prize-winning vehicles. Originally a well-maintained South Carolina vehicle, this Buick was rust free allowing all original panels to be restored to as new condition. All die-cast was removed and re-plated by Librandi’s Plating of Middletown, Pennsylvania. Concours level paint in Titian Red metallic. Interior, trunk, top and rear window are all new and faithful to the original pattern, material and construction. All interior metal—horn escutcheon, window and door handles, arm rests and A pillar trim—was removed and re-plated as new. The interior also has an NOS Buick accessory tissue dispenser with original box. Highly detailed engine bay and the attention to restoration detail is evident throughout with correct decals and instruction tags placed as per original. The jack and related jack hardware, and even the hood springs, have been meticulously restored to their proper finishes. National First Place and AACA Senior Award 2013 Hershey Fall Meet. This car must be seen to be appreciated! Asking $59,500. I am selling on behalf of a Hershey region owner. Please email for further details: eric@pixacar.com SEE EBAY LISTING
  25. Hi . . . I was taking care of a friend's dog in West Hollywood, so this recent LA transplant took the opportunity to walk along Sunset Boulevard. I found this 1941 Buick in a gas station and had to take a look. Noting the Mexican plates, I took a look inside and saw the speedo was in kilometers. Wow! I chatted with the proprietors and they said it was a friend's and it was a '38 (I corrected them). I then asked them if I could take some pics. They were very willing and I was very thankful for that because, y'know, sometimes people can be weird (as well as people like me having ulterior motives). They told me the same guy owned the 1955 Cadillac on the lot and yes, the speedo was in kmh as well - cool! I sent the pics to my friend (who's a member here), who told me the following: The Century is a bit of a mystery. Officially, it does not seem to be a factory export model, because the body number is too high...only 109 Model 61X four-door sedans were made, while 15,027 non-export were built. The data plate is bent down, concealing the model number, which would be 61X for an export car, 61 for a regular Century. The style number, 41-4609 is correct for the series and model. The GM export situation is rather confusing. There were cars built for export and sold through the export organization, but there were also cars exported that did not for one reason or another go through the export sales company. This must be one of those cars. There were also Canadian Buicks, but they were still produced by GM of Canada and were technically McLaughlin Buicks. (There is a possibility they did not build the large series models, though, so this could still be a car built in the US for the Canadian market.) The kilometer speedometer is incredibly cool! The data plate has the correct rivets, but the serial number strip should be attached differently...not with screws. The number, however, is a 1941 Flint-built Buick number and looks to me like it falls generally in the early months of the model year range, which would be consistent with the body number. The color code 571 is for English Green, which the car apparently remains. He then followed up with this: Just one more thought on the '41 Century...it might have been assembled in Mexico. Attached is part of a story from GM World magazine about the GM assembly operation there in 1940. Sub-assemblies and parts were shipped from the US in crates with assembly finished in the plant. These cars may have had regular Fisher Body plates, or not. Almost certainly, the Century was at least ordered through the GM de Mexico operation. However, look at the Cadillac's data plate. Strange, eh? Here's what my friend said: The Cadillac with the blank data plate is also a mystery. It looks like there might be another plate the left of it that might have some addition info? The blank data plate kind of rings a bell...I think I've read about another Cadillac that had such a plate. On the other hand, the rivets are non-standard and one is in the wrong place, making me think the plate may have been added after production. It may be there simply to legally prove the car was produced in the US, with the other info being not relevant. A few Cadillac were still sold new outside of the US at the time. I know an elderly guy who worked for Cadillac as a regional manager for the Caribbean area in this period... Anyone can help with insight beyond my equally enthusiastic friend?