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1972 Buick Gs455 All #s Matching on 2040-cars

US $29,900.00
Year:1972 Mileage:38500

Staples, Minnesota, United States

Staples, Minnesota, United States

For sale today is a 1972 Buick GS 455. According to all the records there were 1015 of these built. I believe this was the lowest production year for this model making it the rarest. The car features its original numbers matching drivetrain which is a 455 ci. V-8, Automatic Transmission and 3:08 open rear differential. Car also includes an original build sheet which was found above the gas tank. Also included is a thumb drive with several hundred pictures of all the parts and car before and after work was done and in various stages.

This was a frame off restoration. The frame and entire body was stripped and sprayed with PPG DP90 before any work was done. The car was from Nevada and was in very solid condition when purchased and did run and drive. There were two soft spots the size of a golf ball behind each rear tire where the jack had been stored and set against the inside of the quarter panel since 1985 when the car was parked. these were cut out and small patches were welded in place The car is painted the original color of Burnished Copper (DuPont base coat) and PPG Deltron 2002 Clear Coat. The car was originally a white vinyl top car but I did not put the vinyl top back on, I do have all the original trim if someone wished to put one on. (holes etc. were removed-welded).  Some of the factory options include:

455 ci. V-8, Ram air, Automatic Transmission, Air conditioning, Power steering, Power Brakes (front disc), In Dash Tach (replaced with new original style replacement), ralleye gauges, Factory 8-Track Player, Custom Build-up interior: Front split bench with folding armrest and 3 color side panels and lots of d'ecor and trim and lighting options (see build sheet picture).

The heads have been completely rebuilt with hardened seats, new springs and valve job. The block has new main and rod bearings, new rings, timing gear and chain and water pump. The carb has been completely rebuilt and is the original carb to the car.

The car has all originally equipped components except the following: New in dash tach (exact factory replacement), new wiper motor, new master cylinder and rear wheel brake cylinders and new brake pads and shoes, end links for stabilizer bar, new front door panels, new headliner and sail panels, new carpet, rocker moldings, new grill emblem and fender 455 emblems and trunk stainless trim. New factory style exhaust including tailpipes, mufflers and front pipes, battery and wiper fluid bottle and water pump.

Chrome wheels are the original wheels with new lug nuts.


As the car sits right now it needs the following to be 100% complete:

The finish needs some light sanding and buffing to be perfect, the ralleye gauge pod appears to have a grounding issue from what I can find out as the fuel gauge is on over full, the temp gauge and oil gauge are not responsive. The exhaust system should arrive any day and will be installed at that point, I have a new correct non-perforated headliner and sail panels but have had no luck in finding someone to install them yet. I will continue to work to finish the car but whatever is left will be taken into account when making an offer. I have spent over a year working on this car to ensure the best job possible. This is a very nice and solid investment vehicle and the few items it still needs are very minor compared to the work done on this car.  For everything else I have included pictures which I hope answer many questions. Thanks for looking and reading my rambling.

Buyer to deposit $500.00 non refundable to paypal account within 24 hrs of purchase. Car is for sale locally and I reserve the right to end auction early. May consider partial trades as well. You will have to arrange your own transport. thank you again.

I am not a car salesman but believe in total honesty and Its very hard to describe and list everything that people would want or need to know when deciding on a purchase so please ask questions if I have missed anything important. contact John at two-1-8-four-1-four-02eight0.

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