Ebay 2 70 GSX's for sale in Sunray Tx

Discussion in 'Ebay Parts and Cars' started by bill lagna, Sep 6, 2021.

  1. Brian Albrecht

    Brian Albrecht Gold Level Monkey

    Doesn't look like a build sheet to me...it looks like some kind of Fisher Body work order. Why would someone remove these tags? I think I would have a vehicle database checked before I handed over a check. Also, why insist on a package deal for both? Wierd stuff

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    STAGE III Lost Experimental Block. Platinum Member.

    Very complicated question……

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  3. Buickone

    Buickone Founders Club Member

    It wouldn't matter much, it's an X and that's all that matters. It's the Superbird of the Buick world.
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  4. docgsx

    docgsx It's not a GTX

    People in the old days, around the 80s, would remove VIN tags when cars were in storage to dissuade thieves from stealing them. I remember that being a thing around Detroit
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  5. 72STAGE1

    72STAGE1 Runnin' with the Devil

    Dano number matching in my humble opinion, is more desirable, a lot less made, but a correctly done Stage 1 with all the correct parts is close.
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  6. 72STAGE1

    72STAGE1 Runnin' with the Devil

    Thats about the 2nd dumbest thing I have ever heard……..We hicks in Missouri even knew better than to tamper with a VIN.
  7. 69 GS 400

    69 GS 400 Well-Known Member

    This looks to me like the guy bought them at a recovery / stolen police auction. Probably got them for a song. Started to gather parts and realized what he would be into the cars for and decided he would be better off selling as is and putting some money in his pocket and walking away.
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  8. LARRY70GS

    LARRY70GS a.k.a. "THE WIZARD" Staff Member

    X=10:D Not so complicated with simple trigonometry.
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  9. docgsx

    docgsx It's not a GTX

    I know right? Never made sense to me but that’s a story I was told… But the guy who told me was probably the guy stealing the cars!
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  10. buick64203

    buick64203 Just plum crazy Staff Member

    Omg!!! Unattached VIN plate!! Brian....breathe buddy.....breathe :D:D:p
  11. 69 GS 400

    69 GS 400 Well-Known Member

    LOL ! Just so you are not alone infront of the firing squad , I did hear that about a Mopar years ago.
    Definitely not common but in a way that makes sense. I believe Graveyard Cars takes the tags off fairly often for their restos.
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  12. Stage 2 iron

    Stage 2 iron 474 IRON HEAD STAGE 2

    Mopar‘s are fairly easy with a Phillips screwdriver. The vin attached to the dash assembly
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  13. Brian Albrecht

    Brian Albrecht Gold Level Monkey

  14. bill lagna

    bill lagna Well-Known Member

    UP to $40,100
  15. buick64203

    buick64203 Just plum crazy Staff Member

    Seriously, what happens when you get your car back from media blasting and the blaster destroys the vin plate and says "oops, sorry"? Do you sue the guy for 100k because he just destroyed all the value of your gsx resto? Or do you remove the tag and reattach it with the correct rose head rivets?

    And when the car is done, how exactly is anyone going to know?
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  16. gd2227

    gd2227 Platinum Level Contributor

    Easy killa…. lol. I think you just caused Brian to burst a vessel.
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  17. Brian Albrecht

    Brian Albrecht Gold Level Monkey

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  18. 72STAGE1

    72STAGE1 Runnin' with the Devil

    False VINs is why there are literally several hundred more 1967 427/425 hp Vettes in the world than we’re actually made originally….Some guy back in the 90’s made a bunch of new VIN and trim tags and got creative, actually went to prison over it I believe.

    Don’t buy anything that can be verified with paper trails.
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  19. Brian Albrecht

    Brian Albrecht Gold Level Monkey

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  20. Dano

    Dano Platinum Level Contributor

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