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Old 11-29-2006, 12:19 PM   #21
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Just think of the quality difference of parts from 1970 to 2006 but the choice is mr floyds, for 500 maybe scoop the car up but do a bit of research on the car first ebay search and what not, if the car is solid all the way around then it may be ok, I had a chance to purchase a 71 riviera, 3000 but it had a full complete interior all the chrome, i guess it all depends on how much you want to put into it,
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Definitely get an opinion from someone else that can see the car in person if you don't feel comfortable making the determination of whether it'* worth it. It'* pretty tough to judge by pictures, which is why I've never bought a car on ebay.

And what I meant by quality is the material. A lot of the reproduction parts use inferior material. For example bumpers and other metal parts often are made with slightly thinner steel.

Trim is definitely a big one though. That stuff can get ungodly expensive since a lot of it isn't reproduced unless you have a Chevelle or Camaro. If this car has all of it'* trim in good shape, you could probably get $500 out of that alone. I'm not familiar with Buick, but with Oldsmobile you can get a couple hundred bucks just for the headlight buckets, a couple hundred for a bumper in good shape, a hundred for a set of wheel well trim, etc...
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I thought that those came with those monster sized wildcat motors? 455 I think?

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