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So I think everyone knows this car.  There's a thread of mine in me and my buick.  I believe there's also a thread from the previous owner. The car starts easy, runs well, and drives like a cloud. A rust-free survivor with just over 13k miles on the clock and it shows. Power steering, power brakes, and power antenna all function well. Factory tinted glass keeps the interior easy on your eyes. Selectronic radio (auto tuning with foot button) stopped working but the car includes 2 parts radios. Gas gauge also stopped, I suspect bad ground.  The interior is gorgeous, there are a couple holes in the carpet and one seam in the seat that need some help. The trunk has the original liner and original spare tire. The windows roll up and down smooth and the doors shut like new. A rear speaker was installed with a period correct cover, speaker switch should be installed for the authentic look (I have a bezel but no switch). She has brand new tires (42 miles on them), all new engine gaskets including head gasket, transmission was rebuilt 10+ years ago and new mounts just done this year. Water pump and fuel pump are freshly rebuilt. New battery, new points, plugs, wires, coil, cap, and condenser. Also have a pertronix unit for the car if you prefer. I bought the car in Georgia (no titles) and have gone through the NC titling process. Titles are delayed due to COVID, but I have the registration and owners card in my name.  Title will come with when it arrives.  Car will idle for 30 minutes plus but then heats up after 15-20 miles of driving and will overheat if you don't stop. Reverse can be finicky (have to slide the shifter in and out of gear a few times).  Heater core is out for replacement (comes with 3) and it's missing the driver side view mirror. Car comes with my building of parts including set of older white wall bias ply tires (for archival showing), 3 extra rims, dog dish caps with trim rings, 2 more 322s, dynaflow transmission, extra radiator, extra carburetor, spare power steering box with column and pump, extra spark plug covers, extra valve covers, extra water pump, 4 extra fuel pumps, and more.  I can't find much to value it on, not even hagerty. Its 66 years old and has some bumps and bruises and still needs some love to make a driver out of it. I figure I best start high, easier to go down than up.  $15k obo. Shocked? Make me an offer....

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Benefits of AACA Membership.

Walk around video...  Hear how those doors close...

 

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Damn, where did the sad face icon go? 

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I am a big fan of this car. If only this were a few months ago, before I added a car to my garage. I hope you find it a good home.

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I pulled the shift linkage and bent it to the measurements provided by @Fr. Buick still have to shift hard but it seems to get reverse each time.

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Zero interest so far...  drove it again.  Reverse still doing good.  If you want specific photos or have specific questions please ask.  Remember I'm open to offers. 15k just seemed like a number to throw out there.

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Matt,

    Kudos to you for going the distance to honestly represent this car for sale.  👍

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6 minutes ago, Mark Shaw said:

Matt,

    Kudos to you for going the distance to honestly represent this car for sale.  👍

I tried but none of us are perfect and we all miss things but the last item I sold on here for the individual felt it was misrepresented I offered them a full refund return shipping or to ship them replacement pieces. Life's too short to make enemies

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There has got to be interest, I mean I have interest, it's just not prudent to buy it.  Have you listed the car elsewhere yet?

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NC,

Here is a better ad photo.

Might help you with the sale.

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It appears I've remedied the overheat issue.  Reverse now works each time as well although still requires a hard shift.

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On 6/17/2020 at 12:33 AM, FLYER15015 said:

NC,

Here is a better ad photo.

Might help you with the sale.

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and in case that doesn't work

 

 

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On 6/12/2020 at 4:41 PM, Mark Shaw said:

Matt,

    Kudos to you for going the distance to honestly represent this car for sale.  👍

 
In all honesty, while I’m sure Matt wants to  honestly represent the car, IMO he may not have really done the car itself justice. The interior of this car really has to be seen in person to be appreciated. Maybe some of these, taken a few days before he picked it up , will help show that. 
 

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Just sayin.....

 

 

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Got her up on a lift today after a 45 mile jaunt.

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I tell you, the large muffler makes an entirely different sound than aftermarket smaller Walker type mufflers.  She looks good and dry under there. 

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