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For Sale 1956 Buick Roadmaster Riveria Series 76R $36,000


wharris155
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4 Door Hard Top - Family named it "Old Blue" - Only 2 Owners and well cared for - only driven to Lost in the 50's Car Show once a year since 2009 - 845 miles driven since engine and transmission restoration and 37,860 miles driven from new!  A First Prize Winner in 1950's ORIGINAL Class.  A great collector car for cruise night events, tours, car shows, and parades.  Beautiful Era Correct Colors!  VIN puts manufacture in the fall of 1956. 

Equipment:

·         322 cui Fireball V8 engine

·         4 Barrel Air Power Carburetor

·         Automatic Dynaflow Transmission

·         Factory Air Conditioning

·         Power Steering

·         Power Brakes

·         Power Windows

·         Power Seat 6 Way

·         Deluxe radio

·         Windshield washer

·         Wrap Around Glass

·         Wide Wide white wall tires

·         Double Y Dual Exhaust Manifold and Mufflers

·         Production 12,490 cars

·         Max Horsepower 255

·         Wheelbase  127 inches

·         Length 213.6 inches.

·         Maximum torque 341

·         Approximate Base weight 4,355 pounds

·         Car starts by pressing the gas pedal

·         Twin front fender chrome bombsights

·         Twin chrome exhausts and chromed bands on the trunk.

Meticulous engine and trunk compartments - restored factory gauges and lights - Original restored interior/upholstery is exceptional and dash and steering nice.  Recent check-up/tune up.  New Battery.  Power windows all go up and down. Overall, this Buick runs and drives excellent and is very easy to drive, especially with the power steering and brakes. Very striking colors with excellent chrome and stainless.

Independent front suspension, coil springs front and rear, and rear sway control by radius makes this ride feel exactly as Buick's Ads states “You are “Up in the Clouds”.  Buick known to accelerate 0-60 mph in 11.2 sec, 0-100 km/h in 11.8 sec and quarter mile time is 18.9 sec.  However, this car was not driven more than 55 mph and has been kept stored under cover.

There are some touch up areas on the paint finish, and minor flaws present due to transport, but the car still displays very well. The door jams and hood interior was not repainted to demonstrate original colors.  Transmission Gasket does have a minor fluid seep.  

Excel schedule provided on request to demonstrate work performed over the years.  2007 Buick Article of Car, extra parts, original Buick Shop manuals, and brochure go with this car!  The smooth-running, easy to drive Buick Roadmaster – a definite trophy winner at most local cars shows!

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Your Buick looks very nice.  Four-door hardtops aren't

appreciated as they should be, and are scarce today

in excellent condition.

 

You will need to indicate your location, since this forum

reaches all over North America, Europe, Eurasia, and beyond.

Also, a phone number is very helpful, so people can reach you.

Make your car easier to sell!  Some newcomers post ads but

never check back to the forum to respond to inquiries.

 

All the best to you with your beautiful Roadmaster.

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