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Favorite Pictures of My Buick Reatta

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On 1/22/2019 at 12:55 PM, RichardSwave said:

This is the Best Picture I have taken of my 1988 Buick Reatta before it broke down on me about 2 years ago. I've been having some electrical issues with it for a while so as of right now I got it sitting at a mechanic shop. they just replaced the starter on it for the sencond time, the speedometer doesn't turn on sometimes I don't know why but the car is back up and running. I cracked the 20" rims you see on this picture so I just purchased a new set of 18" aftermarket rims and tires. I had also lost all the keys for it 🤕 so I bought a new ignition cylinder & new locks for the doors. Sadly since it has been sitting in my driveway for almost 2 years 😞 the clear coat has pealed off on certain areas but the car still looks stunning. I will keep you guys updated and post new pictures of it as soon as I get chance to put the new rims on it.

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Nice looking car!   That is the first Reatta I've seen with the license plate mounted on the side of the bumper.  I like the wheels. Does it ride rough with those extremely low profile tires?

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Here was today at the Long Island Buick Clubs show. And a stop by at the colleg I went to on the way home. 

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With a fan like that I can only conclude that NY is as hot as TN right now. (Currently 97* as I type this.) :)  Just kidding. Great photos of your car!

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It got up to 90 today. Was nice for a change. I realized I didn’t take pictures of any of the other cars there. But that’s one of the four propellers from the SS United States. The liner that still holds the fastest time across the Atlantic from NY to Liverpool, both ways. 

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1 hour ago, Kevin M said:

 But that’s one of the four propellers from the SS United States. The liner that still holds the fastest time across the Atlantic from NY to Liverpool, both ways. 

 

Cool. I like things like that.

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On 5/24/2019 at 11:37 AM, DAVES89 said:

Nice looking car. What size wheels are on it and what did you use for a spoiler?

Thank you. They Are 18" American Racing wheels and the spoiler is Unknown, the wheels fit perfectly no rubbing or turning issues and not too rough, the ones that it had before were 20" rims and they used to give me too many issues. I also have 3" spacers on them to make the wheels stick out and they look great.

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On 5/24/2019 at 6:04 PM, Ronnie said:

 

Nice looking car!   That is the first Reatta I've seen with the license plate mounted on the side of the bumper.  I like the wheels. Does it ride rough with those extremely low profile tires?

Yes they Used to ride Very Rough lol, Specially since I live in South East Texas, Near Beaumont and our Roads are just Terrible, I didn't really want to use the front license plate but since I live in Texas I'm practically forced to so I thought the side bumper would look really nice & it does, thank you for the compliment.

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Well, since you guys have been so helpful getting my Reatta back up and running here's a picture of her...  Unfortunately I'm not a great photographer so I gotta work on getting some better ones.

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Yesterday was a great day for a Cruise-in. Perfect weather, free food, great friends parked near me to talk with, and I had my own shade tree to sit under. Just don't get no better than that.

 

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DAVES89 sent me this photo of his Reatta. It was taken by the staff photographer at the 2019 Buick National Meet in Oklahoma.  It looks great Dave!

 

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Got my Sun Roof fixed. Works great. Out for a drive in Oscoda Michigan and stopped at boat launch on Ausable River for a Photo.

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2 hours ago, RichardSwave said:

Man I wish I had sun roof on mine, I always thought it would be amazing to have one on this car.

 

 I have an after market electric sun roof on my car. They can be installed.

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1991 Convertible, Red/Tan/Tan, 900419, built 2/91, 50k miles. Won "Best Preserved" at ClassicCars.com's Future Classic Car Show 1/19 in Scottsdale, AZ. Lives in Surprise, AZ.

 

 

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Cleaned up and ready head to Gatlinburg and have some fun driving through the mountains.

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1988 Buick/ASC pre-production transparency images.

I just purchased a 7 piece lot of large format GM transparencies of what appears to be the pre-production 1988 Reatta.

I am not sure if any of these images were used in Buick advertising or if these were design studies.

The transparencies range in size from 8" x 10" to 4.5" x 3.5".

Images are slightly watermarked to discourage illegal re-posting.

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A pic of my 1st car, a '90 coupe from back in December when I bought it! 

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