1971 stage 1 silver fern

Discussion in 'Color is everything!' started by alain, Aug 11, 2017.

  1. alain

    alain Well-Known Member

    :confused:In the process of doing a complete restoration on this car .Thinking of going from black interior to pearl white will this hurt the value of the car since it is a very original STAGE 1?Any comments or opinions welcomed.
    Thanks to all for your input.
    Alain:)o_O
     
  2. BYoung

    BYoung Stage me

    JMHO, if you are keeping the car, do what you like best. If it's going to market, keep it original.
     
  3. flynbuick

    flynbuick Super Moderator Staff Member

    For some, yes, it will make a difference.
     
  4. Rich Johns

    Rich Johns Platinum Level Contributor

    Yes, it will devalue your car.
     
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  5. flippermtc

    flippermtc Valley Forge Pa- Go Phillies!

     
  6. oldsmobiledave

    oldsmobiledave Well-Known Member

    Alain

    Keep it original.

    Dave
     
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  7. Paul Stewart

    Paul Stewart Well-Known Member

    If it were paint, I would agree with the rest. Interior isn't cheap to change over, but much easier than paint. I vote Pearl White!
     
  8. alain

    alain Well-Known Member

    :):)Thanks to everybody for the input.The outcome will be a surprise:confused:
    It will be interesting any more comments welcomedo_O
    Alain;)
     
  9. Mike Sobotka

    Mike Sobotka Founders Club Member

    Keep it original.
     
  10. scubasteve455

    scubasteve455 Well-Known Member

    Do what makes you happy. Stock market is at an all time high. Economy picking up
    Car value ( not good) no return on car market. It will be years before it gets good
    72 stage 1 $32,000
     
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  11. alain

    alain Well-Known Member

    Do not care about the market it is what it is
    Alain
     
  12. gstewart

    gstewart Well-Known Member

    Change it to pearl white by purchasing new panels, seat covers, etc. and store the original pieces.
     
  13. alain

    alain Well-Known Member

    No salvaging the interior mice
    Alain
     
  14. Buick 72

    Buick 72 Well-Known Member

    I say make it the way you want it.
    Robert
     
  15. izanurse

    izanurse Platinum Level Contributor

    I’m glad to see you restoring that car. I followed it on the for sale thread. That will be a truest one of a kind car when you are finished.
     
  16. gd2227

    gd2227 Platinum Level Contributor

    Your car, your choice.. I think Silverfern with pearl would look GREAT!!!!
     
  17. alain

    alain Well-Known Member

    :)Go to members ride to see the progress of the restoration:cool:Should be done for the summer .Registered for Lake George in September o_O
    Alain;)
     

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