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1971 Buick Skylark Custom Convertible 51,000 miles and ALL ORIGINAL !!!


Bill Hamilton
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1971 Buick Skylark Custom Convertible with 51,000 original miles. 350 ci engine and Automatic Transmission that works Perfect !!! This is a completely Original Skylark all the way down to the Original Headlights. It has the Rare Power Top , Rare Am/FM Radio and Rare A/C. Original Paint and Always kept inside. Has New Tires and Recently Took on a 300 mile round trip with no issues at all. It Rides and Drives like NEW !!! No Rust on Body or Floor Pans or Trunk Pan. Has the Original Trunk Mat and the Original Buick Floor Mats. No Rust on Bottom of Doors. Has the Original Top that will need replacing and has the Original Cover for the Top also. The Power Top Works Perfect !!! A/C needs Charging and the Radio doesn’t work. Originally bought to Restore but now moving and no room to keep it. It is Truly the Most Original Skylark with the Rarest of Options you can find !!!  $ 16,500 Call or Text 912-294-4840.

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Nice car !

 

Is the transmission the 400 Turbo-Hydramatic?

or the 380?

or a 2-speed automatic?

 

Is the engine actually a Chevy 350,

or a Buick 350?

 

Does it have the Optional Full Guage Package,

or just the lights for Amp / Oil pressure / Temp ?

 

Where are you located  beyond the Area Code?

 

Does it have:

Cruise Control?

Power Front Disc Brakes (were not standard even with Power Brakes)?

Tilt / Telescope Steering Wheel?

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In the absence of answers from the owner, I can answer a few of the questions. I owned a '72 that was nearly identical to this 30 years ago. They all had power tops, so there is nothing unusual about a power top in a 1970s Skylark convertible. This one has the disc brake emblem on the brake pedal, so we can assume the front brakes are discs. This one does not have a tilt steering wheel lever on the steering column so it is not a tilt wheel, and Buick never offered a telescopic wheel on its mid-size cars. The automatic transmission will be a three-speed transmission, not a two-speed. And I do see a power seat switch, which the seller does not mention. Engine should be a Buick 350, since Buick was still making its own 350 V-8 in 1971 and 1972.

Pete Phillips, BCA #7338

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