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Mike, my name is Robert and I am a Mopar guy (sorry are you still not going to bite?). But I love all old cars and trucks, I recently came across some Buick parts from a 51 Roadmaster and would like to know the best place to list them. Any input will be appreciated. You can e-mail me at rfuerderer@sau29.org Thanks

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Hi from Terry Lyons Quick65. Just got a 54 skylark project. Previous rebuilds fords and Lincoln.

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Pictures...........we would LOVE to see such.

Dale in Indy

We had a new 54 Skylark, it was two weeks old when while I was slowly backing up, a friend opened the pass door, it caught on a parked bread trucks front bumper, and door folded, hinges broke, and it fell to the ground. DAD SAID, JUST DON'T TELL YOUR MOTHER.

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He was a Buick dealer, YES he was upset, when he saw how upset i was, well, he calmed down, and said, JUST DON'T TELL YOUR MOTHER. A new door was flown in that afternoon, and shop worked all night to replace, Mon NEVER knew.

Dale in Indy

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Hello fellow members, John here from DFW area in Texas. My first car was a 2 dr 55 Special, loved that car. After I left home and moved away, my stepdad sold that car for a paltry sum to get it out of his way, years later I realized what a prize it was and always wanted another. Roll forward 35 years later, I could not afford a 2 dr so I settled on a 4 dr sedan, not quite the same but satisfied that yearning I had for so long! Have had car several years but became disabled from my profession as a diesel mechanic and could not put the money into it I wanted to. I have just settled on it just being a "driver" for now. Just recently learned of the forums and how helpful they could be. Good solid information is sometimes hard to come by but I have found alot on this forum. My 55 is currently driveable, but just barely. It has not been registered in a few years because of the cost for insurance and such when it really is not road worthy for a long trip or anything. I have my original trans scattered for rebuild and a temporary in it so I can move it around. I have 5 grown children and 5 grandsons and a faithful wife of 40 years. (She is amazing to live with me 40 yrs!) Should have posted here earlier, I am still learning how to use the forum. John (TexasJohn55)

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Hi from Terry Lyons Quick65. Just got a 54 skylark project. Previous rebuilds fords and Lincoln.

Welcome aboard Terry and thanks for stopping in and introducing yourself. Look forward to seeing and hearing about the Skylark. Hope to see it in the Me and My Buick Forum and also maybe over on the '54 Buick Highway 1954 Buick Highway - Welcome to the 1954 Buick Highway!

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Welcome aboard TexasJohn. You should join up with the Texas Road Warriors when you get that fitty fibe runnin and head to South Bend or maybe next year to Portland.

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Hi there.

My name is Lasse, living in Denmark and two years older than my Buick. I have always been into American cars, my first one at 19 years old was a 1958 Ford Fairlane, then there were 1958 Ford Custom 300 (351 cui Cleveland), 1968 Chevelle 396SS and a 1971 Camaro RS (396 BB, 4-speed).

In the garage there is also my 1966 Sunbeam Alpine and my wife's 1968 Triumph Herald 13/60.

I'm working in the Danish National Police, but currently contracted as Head of Mission in a European Union Aviation Security Mission in South Sudan, so there is not much pleasure-driving at this time:(

Last autumn I purchased a 1957 Buick Century Riviera 4-door hardtop in USA and had it shipped to my home country Denmark.

Its near original with only 38.000 miles on the meter and sometime over the years partly repainted in its original colours.

I have had the car inspected and is now registered in Denmark, but since I am currently deployed to South Sudan I haven't had much chance of driving it around, but the bit I have shows a perfectly running car.

Please check my other thread dated today, looking for information about the Buick: http://forums.aaca.org/f115/wanted-history-my-1957-century-349627.html

Happy to be here

Cheers, Lasse

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I just joined the Buick Club of America. I don't currently own a Buick automobile but I hope to change that in the future. I have owned several Buick Electra 225 cars over the years. I love the 1972 the best. Have also owned several early 70s Cadillac cars. Right now I have an unrestored 1937 Ford DeLuxe Fordor. I like 1940-41 Buicks and 1957 Buick 4dr Hardtop. Maybe there is one in my future. My dad started out on 1937 Ford, then 50s Chevrolet then a 1941 Buick Series 90 Limited Sedan. There was no looking back for my father and my brother Mike, who also bought a 1941 Buick Series 90 Limited Sedan; everything was Straight Eight at our house growing up. I still love those old Fords. Looking forward to going to the big Buick show at South Bend.

PP

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Welcome to the BCA Pomeroy. I'm sure you'll enjoy your time in the club as well as on the Buick section of the forum. Plenty of friendly and helpful Buick guys hang out here. We'll see you in South Bend!

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My name is William, however feel free to call me WhiteRipple. Allow me to explain the nickname...One day while shopping with some friends at the mall, a store called Hollister (pretty boy store) had one of their male models promoting outside their store. He was quite ripped and full of muscle, so I took this as a dare...I walked up to him and said "I bet I can do something you can't do." He looked at me while all his veins were popping out of his muscles and replied, I bet you can't!" I simple smiled...lifted my shirt to chest high and started to jiggle my bellyfat. Laughter surrounded the air and some of my friends yelled out, "yo, look at the white ripple on his belly." Hence the name WhiteRipple. :)

So I have been off and on working on my 36 Buick Roadmaster...mostly because I am in the Navy is why I cant find time to work on it all the time. But I am now stationed in VA and do have some ample time to do work.

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Just two pictures for now. First is when I purchased the Buick at a junkyard and the second is the most recent picture I have. As you can see I have come quite some way since day one. I will be on here to discuss what I have done also will be seeking out info on parts. For starters, does anyone have any idea on where I can find some torpedo style headlights!!! I have contacted a few people, but yet to hear from them for about a month.

Yep so thats my intro...its currently almost two in the morning and I have to wake up to work on a csb 400 tomorrow, new distributor and accessories. please feel free to contact me or criticize. Whichever will work, mostly the criticize b/c I love hearing people's opinions on what I'm doing wrong. But yeah I'm still typing, so its time to catch some Zzzzzz'z.

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.. does anyone have any idea on where I can find some torpedo style headlights!!! I have contacted a few people, but yet to hear from them for about a month..
Welcome to the forum

You had a rough car to start with

For headlights try http://forums.aaca.org/f165/dave-tachney-341710.html. All '36 are the same

Worth joining Team Buick. More guys with modified cars there. This forum tends to restoration

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Hi there. My name is Rob, I live in sydney Australia. I have just purchased a 54 buick special, from Jackson Tennessee. I'm still waiting for the car to leave America an arrival here for the to drive. This is my first 50s car, but I have live an breathed the rockabilly scene for 15 years. I also own a harley Davidson 97 heritage custom. And also a ski race boat with the 350 onboard

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Hi there. My name is Rob, I live in sydney Australia. I have just purchased a 54 buick special, from Jackson Tennessee. I'm still waiting for the car to leave America an arrival here for the to drive. This is my first 50s car, but I have live an breathed the rockabilly scene for 15 years. I also own a harley Davidson 97 heritage custom. And also a ski race boat with the 350 onboard

Man you gonna love that fitty fo. Welcome aboard.

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Hi Rob, Glad to see another "Aussie" on board, you will love this forum. I have a '55 and have learned a lot about these cars. Pay no mind to MrEarl's exhuberance, as you will soon discover, he is a '54 Fanatic and can likely answer any questions you have about the '54. Welcome!.....TexasJohn

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Hi there. My name is Rob, I live in sydney Australia. I have just purchased a 54 buick special, from Jackson Tennessee. I'm still waiting for the car to leave America an arrival here for the to drive. This is my first 50s car, but I have live an breathed the rockabilly scene for 15 years. I also own a harley Davidson 97 heritage custom. And also a ski race boat with the 350 onboard

Are there any Reattas "down under"?

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Welcome to the forum Rob....now tell us. How did you manage to buy that '54 out from under MrEarl's nose??? Tennessee is practically in his back yard!:D Just kidding but I'd love to see some good pictures when she gets off the boat. Keep us posted!

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Welcome to the forum Rob....now tell us. How did you manage to buy that '54 out from under MrEarl's nose??? Tennessee is practically in his back yard!:D Just kidding but I'd love to see some good pictures when she gets off the boat. Keep us posted!

Just makin sure there are some for me and MrsEarl to ride in when we go down when she retires in 5 years.I sent one down personally and I know of at least two others now. ;)

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Ahhhh...I see. So you're slowly building a network of fitty fo chauffeurs over there for you and the Missus? Brilliant.:D

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