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1971 Buick Skylark

Sale price: $23,000.00 make an offer

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Manufacturer: Buick
Model: Skylark
Year: 1971
Type: Convertible
Color: Red
Mileage: 46,000
Engine: 455
Transmission: Automatic
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Trim: Custom
Interior Color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1971 Buick Skylark for sale

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For sale is my 1971 Buick Skylark Convertible.   It has a 455 cubic inch engine with a TH400 automatic transmission and a Quadrajet 4 barrel carb.   It has a power top with a hard glass rear window.   The car drives and sounds fantastic. I bought it in 2012 from a family friend who had acquired it in 2009 fresh off restoration at a Barrett Jackson auction.   I've maintained it. driven it. and enjoyed it ever since then.   I have saved all receipts and have documentation from the prior owner for the restoration. including photos of the car stripped down to the bone and on the auction block at Barrett Jackson.   The car does not have. and does not appear to have ever had. any rust issues.
The interior is black and in excellent condition with no tears or rips anywhere.   I recently replaced the instrument bezel and added an OEM style tachometer instead of the broken old clock.   The lights in the dash have been upgraded to LED. The heat and A/C both work.  The stereo is modern but retro style and has an AUX input to connect to a phone and is hooked up to 5. 25 inch Pioneer speakers in the kickpanels.   It has outputs for a subwoofer if you feel so inclined.   I also have the original AM radio. kick panels. and steering wheel in case the buyer wants to make it look like it did when it rolled off the line in 1971. They will be included with the car.   I give the interior a 9/10 with the only points deducted for some fading in the color of the carpet.  
The paint and chrome are in great condition. though not without a few minor blemishes here and there.   The imperfections are not visible unless you get up pretty close.   Certainly no dents or wrinkles. The body is completely straight and the under carriage is clean.  The glass is very good with only a couple of small chips (no cracking). I give the exterior of the car an 8/10.   It is not a museum piece but I would not hesitate to park it at any car show. I get "thumbs up" wherever I go.   You can proudly drive this car anywhere.  
I drive the car at least two times a week and more if I can.   The prior owner did not drive it much and many of the issues that I have addressed were related to the car just sitting.   The miles on the odometer are most likely inaccurate.   As mentioned. the car was completely restored in 2009.   That said. there are probably fewer than 5k miles on the car since 2009.   Within the last two months. I replaced nearly all of the gaskets. seals. hoses. and grommets so that the engine does not drip oil.   It's got a brand new alternator. thermostat. water pump. starter. battery. transmission mounts. motor mounts. and harmonic balancer.  The car was also tuned and all of the fluids replaced.   I have all receipts.  It starts right up and runs like a champ.   It is powerful and fast but also a comfortable cruiser.   I love this car and will be just fine keeping it if it doesn't sell.  
I have a clean Georgia title that I can sign over to the buyer.   The buyer is responsible for picking the car up or having it shipped.   You can feel comfortable with a one way flight and driving this car home across the country.   Feel free to email me with any question.

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