Buick 1970 Buick Gran Sport 455 Stage 1 At on 2040-cars
Woodinville, Washington, United States
For Sale By:Private Seller
Options: Cassette Player
Drive Type: Rear Wheel Drive
Disability Equipped: No
Exterior Color: Blue
Number of Doors: 2
Interior Color: White
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Number of Cylinders: 8
Condition: Used: A 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. ...
Selling a 1970 Buick Skylark Gran Sport 455 AT. Medium blue with white vinyl top and interior. I am selling this car for a friend who had a stroke a couple of years ago and can no longer drive. Options include factory tach which works, front-rear sway bars, front spoiler, PS and AC which works good and blows ice cold. It was restored some years ago and is in great running and driving condition as it is one of the fastest cars I have ever driven. Owner tells me engine was completely rebuilt, balanced and blueprinted by a guy named Tuco The Legend, a well known engine builder in Seattle and he says it will run with a Hemi car as it has tons of power. Turbo 400 trans with automatic on the column. 10 bolt rear end. Not sure if numbers matching as I do not know a lot about Buicks. What I can tell you is body is rust free as I had the car on a rack and underside looks great with no rust anywhere. Floors and trunk are near perfect and frame rails are rock solid. Front and rear suspension have been completely rebuilt including new dual exhaust. Interior looks like new and all gauges and lights work as they should. Owner had a couple of aftermarket things installed including dual cooling fans, sound system and alarm which can all be removed if desire is to go back to stock. Pics speak for themselves I think but if anyone has any questions about the car please don't hesitate to ask as I will try my best to answer them. 619 929 8806. Car is sold as is.
Buick Skylark for Sale
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It's not unusual for there to be a lag between an automaker announcing a recall and the official documentation showing up on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website. So it's no surprise that a recent GM campaign took about a month to appear in its official capacity. However, there appears to be some big differences between the two reports with potential safety implications.
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:30:00 EST
In late June, GM announced that it needed to recall 181,984 examples of the Chevrolet Trailblazer, Buick Rainier, GMC Envoy, Isuzu Ascender and Saab 9-7x from the 2005-2007 model years, plus the 2006 Chevy Trailblazer EXT and 2006 GMC Envoy XL. The new documents paint a slightly different picture with 184,611 needing repaired and different model years listed.
The reason for the fix is still the same, though. It's possible for fluid to contact the master power window switch module in the driver's door, which can corrode the part. Eventually this could cause a short circuit, leaving the buttons inoperable and potentially leading to a fire. But the new NHTSA documents add an important note: "A fire could occur even while the vehicle is not in use. As a precaution, owners are advised to park outside until the remedy has been made."
General Motors today announced a truly massive recall covering some 8.4 million vehicles in North America. Most significantly, 8.2 million examples of the affected vehicles are being called back due to "unintended ignition key rotation," though GM spokesperson Alan Adler tells Autoblog that this issue is not like the infamous Chevy Cobalt ignition switch fiasco.
Mon, 23 Dec 2013 17:29:00 EST
For the sake of perspective, translated to US population, this total recall figure would equal a car for each resident of New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Montana, Delaware, South Dakota, Alaska, North Dakota, the District of Columbia, Vermont and Wyoming. Combined. Here's how it all breaks down:
7,610,862 vehicles in North America being recalled for unintended ignition key rotation. 6,805,679 are in the United States.
"Are you telling me that you built a time machine... out of a DeLorean?" So asked one Marty McFly of his mentor Dr. Emmett Brown, who replied: "The way I see it, if you're gonna build a time machine into a car, why not do it with some style?"
Doc Brown was right, of course: with an exotic mid-engine layout, gullwing doors and stainless steel body, the DeLorean DMC-12 sure looked the part. It just needed a little more juice. Well this one might not have 1.21 gigawatts of time-bending power - that'd be more than one and a half million horsepower - but it does have more than the 150 hp in the the standard 2.8-liter V6.
That's because this particular DeLorean has had its stock Peugeot Renault Volvo engine swapped out for a Buick-sourced, all-aluminum, 4.3-liter V6 from the Grand National. Dutteiller Performance didn't leave the engine in stock form, either: while they were swapping it out, they added a pair of turbochargers, new pistons, crank, cams and much, much more.