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1991 Buick Park Avenue 3.8 V6. £700 OVNO

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#1 OFFLINE   bramz7

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Posted 02 January 2019 - 11:58 AM

Yeah, I really need this gone now. I made some awful error whilst calculating my financial needs for this month, and as such, this has to go.

 

The lowdown:

 

-3.8 V6 FWD with about 170hp.

-MOT until March

-Working electric seats, front bench seat (it has a middle belt!) with fold down arm rest if needed.

-Deep pile carpet mats (GM branded which match the carpet colour)

-Working windows

-Awful plastic wood everywhere

-Buick hood ornament in situ

-All wheel trims present

-Drives well, really quiet on motorways, 70 is more or less 3000rpm but you wouldn't be able to tell.

-Fuel economy not too dire on a run

-Original stereo works really rather well

 

Not so good:

 

-ABS light and service due light on. I am a bit pissed about the former as the previous owner didn't mention it at all, I just discovered the black tape covering it when I got home.

-Rust in places. Part of the front radiator mount has disappeared through rust. It hasn't ever been mentioned on an MOT so I suspect it wouldn't really need doing, and the radiator is held on by side mounts too.

-Engine fan always on

-No headlining

-Central locking does not work

-Paintwork is really rough up close.

-Some little chips in the windscreen.

 

I think that covers all of it. It is classic insurance friendly as FJ were happy to cover it for me,

Has done approx 116k.

Gearbox seems weirdly fine, it doesn't make any sort of indication that its changed down or up, it just gets on with it.

Heater works, but I haven't checked the AC.

Has a soft close boot, which works but it's bloody noisy.

I was told the belts were done, then found a belt in the boot. The belt in the engine bay looks fine, but no idea of age.

 

Originally a Florida car, and there is an owners manual with some of the cars history in it, but it is very brief.

 

 

I really, really need this gone as soon as possible. 

 

 

First offer around £700 takes it.

 

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#2 OFFLINE   eddyramrod

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Posted 02 January 2019 - 12:02 PM

Oh bugger.  Much, much want.  Slightly more can't-have.


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Posted 02 January 2019 - 12:04 PM

[Junkman] Swap for a Peugeot 405? [/Junkman]


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Posted 02 January 2019 - 12:08 PM

Look at that colour! Simply divine.


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Posted 02 January 2019 - 12:27 PM

Which light is on? Service Engine Soon, or Change Oil Soon?


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#6 OFFLINE   bramz7

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Posted 02 January 2019 - 12:31 PM

Which light is on? Service Engine Soon, or Change Oil Soon?


Service engine soon

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#7 OFFLINE   pandamonium

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Posted 02 January 2019 - 12:31 PM

Oh my god. Everything I don't need but everything I want...

:D

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Posted 02 January 2019 - 12:34 PM

Would love this but promised wife no more cars, cant break a new years resolution on day 2 can I ????

 

Unless of course you have any interest in a Rover 216 Cabriolet Auto in a swap/cash setup.,

 

Car looks lovely by the way.


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Posted 02 January 2019 - 12:43 PM

MAKE AMERICA BEIGE AGAIN.


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Posted 02 January 2019 - 01:01 PM

This is fupping OUTSTANDING.
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Posted 02 January 2019 - 01:26 PM

Jesus H Christ man, you really do have problems.

Shit you are brave taking one of these on, they really are hopeless.


#12 OFFLINE   bramz7

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Posted 02 January 2019 - 01:29 PM

Jesus H Christ man, you really do have problems.


Okay? Thanks, I appreciate the constructive language.

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Posted 02 January 2019 - 01:32 PM

Americanshite. WINNAH

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Posted 02 January 2019 - 01:40 PM

FFS.  I would love this.  Could you not have waited 3 weeks until I have money again? :-(


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Posted 02 January 2019 - 01:50 PM

Oh my god. Everything I don't need but everything I want...

:D

 

+1

This is amazing. Sorry I can't take it but hope it finds a new home swiftly.


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#16 OFFLINE   bramz7

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Posted 02 January 2019 - 02:14 PM

I am open to deposits/ paying it in 2 installments if that's easier at this time of year.

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Posted 02 January 2019 - 02:23 PM

What puts me off a bit is the rather vague description of rust.


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1993 Peugeot 405 2.0 auto Saloon..........................................A disappointment for many

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Posted 02 January 2019 - 02:25 PM

Oh, and the same with the chips in the windscreen.


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#19 OFFLINE   Bren

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Posted 02 January 2019 - 02:30 PM

That looks fit. The new owner needs to be clinically obesce, wears a baseball cap and live in a retirement village.
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Posted 02 January 2019 - 02:36 PM

Sooo nice. That interior looks like a great place to be.

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Posted 02 January 2019 - 02:37 PM

That looks fit. The new owner needs to be clinically obesce, wears a baseball cap and live in a retirement village.

 

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Posted 02 January 2019 - 02:38 PM

Fair play Junkman, you make a good point.

I've just taken some more photos.
What can't talk can't lie.

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Forgot about the windscreen, drat.

I have no idea how that front radiator mount hasn't been picked up on before.
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1991 Buick Park Avenue

1995 BMW 518i -going

1995 Rover 820Si.-going, but not far

2001 BMW 318i SE Touring.


#23 OFFLINE   bramz7

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Posted 02 January 2019 - 02:42 PM

Also I just gave this some serious beans around my 'block' and it responds well to a lead foot.
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1995 BMW 518i -going

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2001 BMW 318i SE Touring.


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Posted 02 January 2019 - 04:15 PM

Good God, that's absolutely horrible. Hats off.
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Posted 02 January 2019 - 04:49 PM

Fucking wow.


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Posted 02 January 2019 - 05:07 PM

We should start an Unpopular Yank club!


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Posted 02 January 2019 - 05:09 PM

I thought that's where we already were?  You and I with our RHD Blazers, me and Bobthebeard with the Mercury Sable...


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GLWTS everyone!

 

Fashion Victim: 2018 Suzuki SX (new wheelchair bus)

Huggy Bear: 1973 Cadillac Coupe de Ville - FOR SALE

Tripod: 2014 three-wheeled walker.  Temporary I hope!

 

 

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Eddy is the finest fellow you will ever meet,  FACT (Djimbob, 2017)


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Posted 02 January 2019 - 05:18 PM

I like this. I had a look at the 'proper' Yank thread and it's no use to me. I already know what Corvette/Camaro/Edsel/Tri five are & that they're well out of my price range. I'd be interested in a Yank like this. Not too huge, suitably ugly, and best of all - cheap.

Had I not got far too many cars at the mo, I'd be on this in a trice.


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Posted 02 January 2019 - 05:44 PM

I'd be all over this if I was driving.  With or without Huggy for the Big Occasion this would be a splendidly suitable daily.


GLWTS everyone!

 

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Posted 02 January 2019 - 05:56 PM

A whole new meaning to 'rust belt'.
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