my 69 electra 225 custom.

Discussion in 'A boatload of fun' started by Billy, Sep 10, 2017.

  1. Billy

    Billy Well-Known Member

    For drag strip fun.
    Turnpike cruising.
    Future 455 build for stock appearing class.
     

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  2. PatricksBuick

    PatricksBuick PatrickBuick

    I like. Nice color too!
     
  3. BYoung

    BYoung Stage me

    I don't believe there was ever a better turnpike cruiser than the 69-70 Electra.
     
  4. 66electrafied

    66electrafied Well-Known Member

    I'm a little partial to my 66, otherwise I'd agree wholeheartedly. That's one very pretty Electra you've got, and it's even nicer to see a 4 door hardtop kept up in that condition!
     
  5. tufbuick

    tufbuick FORGEDABOUDIT, Y'ALL !!!

    Had the same exact car only mine was a 1970. LOVED THAT CAR, someone liked it better so after about two years I sold it.
    Couldn't live without a Duece so I found my 1969 Red on Red convert and have enjoyed it for about 12 years so far. Love that Aqua Mist color.
     
  6. gsx455-4ever

    gsx455-4ever Silver Level contributor

    69 By far was the most beautiful Buick ever built. I had 3 of them. And yes , nothing better to cruise the turnpikes with .
     
  7. Billy

    Billy Well-Known Member

    Very smooth and quiet ride.
    2300 rpm @ 70 mph.
     
  8. gsx455-4ever

    gsx455-4ever Silver Level contributor

    You can bury the speedo and the needle will go past 120 and only stop when it hits the shift indicator pointer that is in drive. Been there , done that .
     
  9. 66electrafied

    66electrafied Well-Known Member

    Yup; - had a 69 Wildcat that would do that...disable the shift indicator and it'll go to "P" before it stops.
     

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