1969 Buick Skylark Custom Hardtop 2-door 5.7l 4bbl Auto Original Gs In Drag on 2040-cars
Alpine, California, United States
Engine:5.7L 5736CC 350Cu. In. V8 GAS OHV Naturally Aspirated
For Sale By:Private Seller
Trim: Custom Hardtop 2-Door
Sub Model: Custom
Drive Type: U/K
Options: Cassette Player
Number of Cylinders: 8
Condition: UsedA vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections.Seller Notes:"it's a 43 year old car been around a while not new"
Clean straight car with original 350ci 285HP 375ft lb torque 4bbl rebuilt less than 35k ago by previous owner was his wife's car. Car was parked last 5 years due to brakes and was left under a carport. New distributor cap, rotor, points, condensor, plugs, plug wires, radiator hoses, fuel filter. Car starts but still needs accelerator pump in carb and fuel line to fuel pump. Does need tires, comes with 2 extra stock rims will need to be towed. It had alot of surface rust on the hood so I sanded it to bare metal and put it in white primer, matches the faded original white pretty good. Does have some rust not bad for it's age, pic's available, Itreated all rust with Extend before putting it in primer, pic's are available...NADA books this car at $7500 as a daily driver, climbs up to triple that when restored, Medical requirements like a torn rotater cup, are making me sell my project before I can go out for a ride in it.
Buick Skylark for Sale
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 13:31:00 EST
For the first time since 1998, J.D. Power and Associates says its data shows that the average number of problems per 100 cars has increased. The finding is the result of the firm's much-touted annual Vehicle Dependability Study, which charts incidents of problems in new vehicle purchases over three years from 41,000 respondents.
Fri, 05 Jul 2013 15:01:00 EST
Looking at first-owner cars from the 2011 model year, the study found an average of 133 problems per 100 cars (PP100, for short), up 6 percent from 126 PP100 in last year's study, which covered 2010 model-year vehicles. Disturbingly, the bulk of the increase is being attributed to engine and transmission problems, with a 6 PP100 boost.
Interestingly, JDP notes that "the decline in quality is particularly acute for vehicles with four-cylinder engines, where problem levels increase by nearly 10 PP100." Its findings also noticed that large diesel engines also tended to be more problematic than most five- and six-cylinder engines.
European Concerns Drive GM, But Beware Of The French Connection
Sat, 20 Apr 2013 02:15:00 EST
GM's bid to rationalize Europe will impact the products that will be offered domestically.
It seems that Europe is defining the future of General Motors more so than its home North American market. Having axed Saturn, Pontiac and Hummer, GM has done a fairly good job of repositioning its remaining four divisions, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Buick and GMC. Cadillac carries the luxury banner. Chevrolet is aimed at the masses with cars and trucks along with a nod to performance thanks to Camaro and Corvette. Buick bridges the premium gap between Chevy and Cadillac, while GMC offers a hardcore work/upscale proposition.
Here we have a concept in the true sense of the term. The Buick Riviera you see here - the name of which was last used in production back in 1999 - is said to preview Buick's future styling direction, which means we should expect to see more flowing body shapes to go along with new versions of the marque's classic waterfall grille design. Oh, and we don't believe there's a single porthole in sight.
Powered by Buick's so-called dual-mode wireless plug-in hybrid electric vehicle propulsion system (we'll stick with the W-PHEV acronym) that allows the car to be charged wirelessly just by driving atop a special charging mat on the ground, the car's powertrain is just as futuristic as its exterior shape.
Other high-tech bits include holographic projections on the windshield showing the driver what's around him, with input coming from 10 high-res cameras and 18 micro high-precision sensors. The car also sports 4G wireless connectivity so that its occupants are always connected.