Back from the grave 71 GS

Discussion in 'Members Rides' started by Dr. Roger, Nov 17, 2018.

  1. Dr. Roger

    Dr. Roger Stock enthusiast

    So after 3 1/2 years of work, I am finally done with a complete restoration of this 71 GS. She was rough, but after a lot of metal work and a rebuilt engine (and a ton of parts from all over the country), she looks and runs like new. She was a Fremont car, originally sold at Seaside Buick in San Diego. I went back to all original (found the build sheet under the tank). It is 99% stock, except for the paint color, which is now red instead of the turd brown (bittersweet mist) she came with. Worst thing about old cars... they didn't have any cup holders, but I fixed that. Last pic is a before.

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  2. jsgs

    jsgs Well-Known Member

    Turd Brown! lol!
    Nice car Doc.
     
  3. DasRottweiler

    DasRottweiler -BuickAddict-

    Like the new color/top combo.
    My car suffers from " where can I put my drink, wallet, phone etc . " syndrome. Always seems to be a water bottle rolling round on the floor.
    One of my and the wife's pet peeves. Will be one of my winter projects.
    Again , red/black top, NICE....enjoy, Jim/Rott
     
  4. BUICKRAT

    BUICKRAT Torque Rules!

    All you cup holder guys, the beer can goes in your crotch, and then out the window....jeez

    Great looking car, btw!
     
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  5. 436'd Skylark

    436'd Skylark Sweet Fancy Moses!!!!!

    Hey some of us have turd brown cars and like them..
     
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  6. 1970 STAGE 1

    1970 STAGE 1 Well-Known Member

    Very nice, Thanks for posting your photos.. Looks great !!
     
  7. Buicksky

    Buicksky Silver Level contributor

    Looks good, really like the cup holder solution!
     
  8. hwprouty

    hwprouty Platinum Level Contributor

    Looking good! Nice job!
     

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