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1962 Buick Skylark Base Hardtop 2-door Wildcat 312 V-8 Aluminum Motor on 2040cars

Year:1962 Mileage:69623 Color: White / Brown
Location:

Bellingham, Washington, United States

Bellingham, Washington, United States
Transmission:Automatic
Body Type:Hardtop
Vehicle Title:Clear
Engine:312 Wildcat Aluminum V-8
Fuel Type:GAS
For Sale By:Private Seller
VIN: 3I1512914 Year: 1962
Number of Cylinders: 8
Make: Buick
Model: Skylark
Trim: Special
Drive Type: RWD
Mileage: 69,623
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Exterior Color: White
Number of Doors: 2
Interior Color: Brown
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ... 

This 1962 Buick Skylark has a very straight body, and all the glass and crome is very good. It has surface rust in side do to the wet wether we have here in the Seattle area. It was left parked outside with a side window down before I got it.

I listed it last december on an ebay auction, but bids were not high enough so I decided to keep it.

Now unfortionally I want to sell it. I have spent more time and money on it, but for the good.

I bought a very good red interior for it. (orig. from a 62, so it is old, but pretty good) I also bought brand new red carpet, and had the door panels repaired with red carpet.

I started repainting the interior red, but only got one door done. So sad to say, the painting needs to be done on the interior. Big job, and  I lots interest and don't have the time to finish. So I'm calling uncle before I get too deep into it.

There are no holes in the floor boards. I rust proofed the interior bottem with pro 15. To stop and seal the serface rust. Overall it looks great and makes a nice finish.

There is some rust in the body, but not allot. The paint is daul, and will need repainting of course.

The motor starts and runs very good. The sell also includes a rebuild 2 speed transmission. The one that is in it works great in forward, but slips in reverse.

 

Overall, feel it is a great car to restore and would make a very nice daily driver while you restore it.

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