Mirko 73

1959 Buick Electra 225 conv. (pace car)

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Good morning, the car is in Italy and is very solid car, fantastic, there are many parts and also that i think there wasn't.

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I didn't know these door trim pieces were included with the car so I had already started a reproduction of these parts. These are still in raw bronze but will be finished and chrome.

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Removing the badly placed bumper, the grill is slightly crooked

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My first 59 Buick was so rusted these inner fender pieces were non-existent

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Removed the rear bench to check the floor for rust...the photo speaks for itself

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I can actually see the form of the floor in this car!

The electrical wires under the door sill still appear in excellent condition.

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Test fitting my newly fabricated rear cover

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Original upholstery

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Some removal work:

I note that the original gaskets are still inside the fenders.

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The fenders are really in excellent condition only a few little holes but no patch after more than 50 years, the attachment points are perfect.

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The rocker panels are both redone but I can deal with that.

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These are the first pics of the power windows removal, the whole structure is tatty including the gear and the window guide inside the door.

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Fortunately, the motor, although not very healthy should recover. I'm missing the passenger side motor, anybody out there have one for me?

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On the driver's side I will have to fix the door handle that someone has pulled loose fortunately the part is still there

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The passenger side is missing, does anyone have one

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Good morning, i'm looking for the part in the red circle, can we help or sell to me?

Thanks Mirko

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Wow!

Welcome aboard Mirko. Your work is spectacular. It seems a shame to cover the panel you made for the passenger rear armrest.

You should post your car parts wanted in the Buy / Sell forum ( Buick - Buy/Sell ) since it gets more attention than here.

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Like I said:

HOLY S...!!!

Edited by buick5563
Deleted more explicit content. Like y'all don't know what I was sayin' (see edit history)

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