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For sale: 1960 Buick LeSabre - Blue/White Paint - Placerville, CA - Not Mine - 10/20 Price Reduced

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For sale on Craigslist: 1960 Buick LeSabre 4-Door Sedan in Placerville, CA  -  $20,000  - Phone # from Hemmings ad: Call: 530-409-7845


Link:  https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/placerville-classic-1960-buick-le-sabre/7215324841.html


Also listed on Hemmings for $14,990  https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/buick/lesabre/2439321.html


Seller's Description:

1960 Buick LeSabre 4-Door Sedan

  • Transmission: Auto
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Exterior: white/blue
  • Interior: silver/white/blue
  • 60 years of American history up for sale!

1960 Buick Lesabre is a nice honest driver that needs nothing but a new owner to enjoy. Equipped with Power steering. chrome shows really nice. The paint shows very well. The 364 runs excellent and fires upon command.
The exterior is easily a 8-10 in regards to paint chip, cracked windshield. It shows very well. All of the chrome is in great condition. Wheels and tires are in great shape. 90% tread. The underside is solid, and it is dry. The body has no signs of rust.
The Interior has been refurbished about 10 years ago, Headliner clean ,door panels are in great shape. All dash items work. All windows go up and down with ease. Doors close easily. No funny sounds or smells.
Powered by 364ci motor mated to a 2-speed Dynaflow transmission that shifts perfectly. The engine does not smoke or hesitate. Trans shifts excellent, and it does not overheat. Motor sounds unreal at idle. It does not have any sort of hot start issues. Brakes feel great. Factory power steering is not loose, all bushings are in good shape as well. It doesn't smoke or overheat. Rear-end is solid.
Imperfections are as follows:

cracked front windshield on center, front bench seat split stiching drv side, left rear door chipped paint . Other than that very sorted solid vehicle.
Currently vehicle is registered /insured with CLEAN CA TITLE

































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  • 6T-FinSeeker changed the title to For sale: 1960 Buick LeSabre - Blue/White Paint - Placerville, CA - Not Mine - 10/20 Price Reduction
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  • 6T-FinSeeker changed the title to For sale: 1960 Buick LeSabre - Blue/White Paint - Placerville, CA - Not Mine - 10/20 Price Reduced

Fix the seat, install a new windshield and drive it.  I happen to agree with the seller $14990 is a price that should be firm anything less and he's giving it away.  It's a pretty car!

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Still boils down to how many guys are looking for a 59 Buick 4 door sedan with 15000 in their pocket.  Lots of options for lots of cars at 15000. Maybe not a 1959 Buick but probably a very limited number of guys looking for a car just like this.    Probably the reason it's not selling most. It's in nice shape but with 15000 in my pocket I would look at all options and probably buy a different car. There has been alot of great survivor type cars and i think a 63 Caddy coupe that looked really nice for 17? yesterday.  Personally not crazy about the tutone either but that's a personal preference thing. 

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Not necessarily the case here but when I see tutones like that on any old car my first thought is the lower body has had some rust repair done. Easier for some folks to repaint in a contrasting color than blend the patched areas in so they're not as noticeable. 

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If this is a factory paint scheme, it's fine and I think attractive.  The darker lower body tends to make the car look longer and lower - later in the 60's several cars used blacked out rockers for this effect.

Nice car, yes that pesky B-pillar does count against it

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11 hours ago, bryankazmer said:

If this is a factory paint scheme

I don't think it is/was, but I admit that I know little about these cars. This kind of two tone was definitely going out of style at GM by 1960 (...aside from pickup trucks and the big side scallop on Corvettes.) I googled and didn't see any two tone 60 Buicks like this, but I could be wrong. I did see some two tone schemes with the lower area above the rockers in a different color, though. I do have a soft spot 59 and 60 Buicks, and this one looks clean. I'd prefer all white on this one, but that's just my opinion.


Edit: OK, I've seen some with different color tops, but not the rear deck. Did see one of the "flat top" roofed cars with a roof/rear deck one color, so I don't know. Also, those rocker area colors I mentioned may actually be a wide brushed trim piece. kind of in the vein of the early sixties Olds Starfires. There was a forum member named "60 Flattop"...I bet he'd know. 😄

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