Dads 68 GS 400 4 - Speed Convertible

Discussion in 'Members Rides' started by Todd Borland, Mar 9, 2018.

  1. Todd Borland

    Todd Borland Buicktodd

    Finally getting rolling on my dads convertible that he bought in the late 70's with a parts car for $200
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    Last edited: Apr 9, 2018
  2. GS Spoken Here

    GS Spoken Here Well-Known Member

    Todd, I remember that car, in your dads garage, in the late 70's.
     
  3. BYoung

    BYoung Stage me

    Looking good! Man, a lift makes working on these cars so much easier.
     
  4. Todd Borland

    Todd Borland Buicktodd

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    A little progress on Dad's frame, boxed the original rear control arms, powder coat with polyurethane bushings, installed the rearend I purchased from 64G-lark with 3.55 gears Eaton posi, Baer disc brakes. On to assemble the front;)
     
  5. StagedCat

    StagedCat Platinum Level Contributor

    Looking good Todd....
     
  6. That's a whole lot of tire. looks good
     
  7. hiphopelements

    hiphopelements Knowledge is Freedom

    Any progress?? Pure motivation here........
     
  8. Todd Borland

    Todd Borland Buicktodd

    Sorry about dragging my feet with updates.


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    Last edited: Sep 11, 2019
  9. pbr400

    pbr400 68GS400

    The steering wheel and horn button are worth what you paid for the car!
    Patrick
     
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  10. telriv

    telriv Well-Known Member

    You may want to re-think those poly bushings. Makes the car too stiff & uncomfortable.
    JMHO
     
  11. gs66

    gs66 Silver Level contributor

    Looks like this will be a great car when completed!
     
  12. Buicksky

    Buicksky Silver Level contributor

    Todd nice shop and great work .
     

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