68-69 Cars!

Discussion in 'Members Rides' started by Mike Atwood, Oct 11, 2004.

  1. Brian Albrecht

    Brian Albrecht Gold Level Monkey

    Beautiful Electra Billy
     
  2. Billy

    Billy Well-Known Member

    Thanks.
    Its so quiet and smooth on the highway.
    2300 rpm @ 70 mph.
     
  3. 69GS455

    69GS455 69 GS 400

    Here is my 69 GS.
     

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  4. Mike Trom

    Mike Trom Blah, Blah, Blah

    MT 68 GS 003.jpg Its been a few years since I posted a picture. Still have it, mostly sits in the garage but I enjoy her when I can.
    Original drive train, interior and convertible top. One repaint by previous owner in 1979.
     
  5. fastest430

    fastest430 Well-Known Member

    My 1969 GS 400 4-speed 20171022_161110-2448x1377.jpg 20171022_161159-2448x1377.jpg 20171022_161051-2448x1377.jpg 20171022_160850-2448x1377.jpg 20171022_095815-2448x1377.jpg 20171022_152829-2448x1377.jpg
     
  6. 69GS455

    69GS455 69 GS 400

    I still have it George.
     
  7. GSXER

    GSXER Well-Known Member

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    Here she is almost 13 years later IMAG7250.jpg IMAG7248 (1).jpg
     
  8. fastest430

    fastest430 Well-Known Member

    20171104_155134.jpg 20170813_120334-3984x2241.jpg 20171104_151448-2448x1377.jpg Recent picture of my "tweety"
    Ran a best of 10.18 this weekend 11/4/17
     
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  9. Two tone

    Two tone Well-Known Member

    Hello!
    Here is my 1968 Skylark
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  10. mstapell

    mstapell New Member

    DSC_0571-1-2.jpg Here's my 69 G.S. 400 I'm about to own a 69 Riviera G.S.
     
  11. Todd Borland

    Todd Borland Buicktodd

  12. Schu3507

    Schu3507 Well-Known Member

    My 68 Base..was 3 speed manual on column now four on floor. Currently has built 350 wt 2500 or so in motor and 42k orig miles on car.
     

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  13. Mike Sumrell

    Mike Sumrell NC68Riviera

    This is our 1968 Riviera that we call "The Aqua Zephyr". We are the fourth owners. It was originally sold at Skip Erb Buick in Akron, Ohio on July 10th, 1968. The original owner had it for 33+ years then sold it to his niece in North Carolina in 2001. She owned it for 15 years then sold it to the man I bought if from.
    This picture was taken at the Airborne & Special Operations Museum in Fayetteville, NC during Memorial Day weekend, 2018.
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    This is our Riviera January 2018 after it snowed in Fayetteville, NC
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  14. 68 Wildcat

    68 Wildcat Wildcat parts? What Wildcat parts?

    I was sitting on my porch staring at the other love of my life...my 68 Wildcat. Buckets , console and dashboard etc. await in our basement which is starting to look like a Wildcat flight simulator. Interior will have to wait till the body is done. Not in love with the Brown and am debating other 68 Buick colors. I will keep the factory painted White roof however. The original paint is mostly burnt off the top of the car and the rest is dull and 100 grit, But from 20 feet, I'm livin the dream. Next, front and rear glass out and a respray of the roof. Can't abide water leaks, it will kill the pan that's in great shape. Here she is, warts and all.

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  15. pbr400

    pbr400 68GS400

    I see two cats in the first picture! Don’t knock ‘Burnished Saddle’ before seeing it fresh, it really glows, but if you do change it consider red, black, or code V Charcoal Metallic. My old ‘68 ‘Cat was red when I got it but its original color was charcoal.
    Here’s a member’s former car that color:
    https://www.carolinamusclecarsinc.com/vehicles/3/1968-buick-gs400
    Patrick
     
  16. gd2227

    gd2227 Platinum Level Contributor

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    Summer progress pics
     
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  17. gd2227

    gd2227 Platinum Level Contributor

  18. 68 Wildcat

    68 Wildcat Wildcat parts? What Wildcat parts?

    Thanks, Patrick. I haven't decided on the color and the Burnished Saddle does look good when the car is wet. I have eliminated Red and am leaning towards 'K' Aquamist after seeing a set of used fender skirts in that color. Charcoal is also on the list for sure. I'm amazed how few of these cars remain compared to Skylarks. Getting parts involves a lot of internet sleuthing and travelling. Nothing except the odd part is available repro, which is a real drag.

    Gary
     
  19. COdeuce

    COdeuce Member

    Just acquired, 1969 Electra Custom Green on Green, spent the majority of my childhood rolling around in this car with my grandpa. Lots of memories. Nobody wanted it and they are selling the house it has been garaged at for the last 23 years. Working on paperwork so I can bring it back to Colorado and make it a Sunday cruiser. Spent the last 4 evenings after work changing fluids, brake hydraulics, and rubber hoses. Runs as good now as I remember then. I’ve also always been a forum guy with off-roading, now time for Buick’s. I have learned a lot in the last couple of weeks lurking around. Thanks, Ben from CO
     

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  20. pbr400

    pbr400 68GS400

    Awesome car, even awesomer that it was your grandfather’s. I came home from the hospital in a green ‘69 four door like that, ours had a dark green roof and interior.
    Patrick
     
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