1977-1979 Buick Skylark coupe

Discussion in 'Cars wanted' started by Jester.308, May 22, 2020.

  1. Jester.308

    Jester.308 New Member

    I currently found two, one local another in the state over but I'm looking at all options. I'm looking for either the car or the shell in good condition with minimal rot or rust. My goal is to drop an LS2 in with a five speed , do whatever need to be done to the suspension and customize the interior maybe even paint it to match my lightning gray GMC. I'd like to know a bit more about the car as I've never actually ever seen one and it seems like they are pretty rare.
     
  2. cjp69

    cjp69 Platinum Level Contributor

  3. newmexguy

    newmexguy Well-Known Member

    The 75-79 Apollo/Skylark is basically a Chevy Nova with Buick styling cues - front bumper is different, grille is different, front fenders are same shape but have the faux venti ports. The doors, trunk lid, glass, and interior body tub is the same. I'd be willing to try and find one in El Paso, but the interior will most likely be completely vaporized to powder. And the interior parts are not reproduced, don't believe any of them. Last coupe I saw in the U Pull it was four years ago, had bucket seats and sport mirrors to boot. Long gone, of course, but if one happens to come upon a car they just bought, you can buy it if you meet there price. Before the VIN is deactivated, and the car is processed, and goes to general population in the yard. Usually about a tripling in price. All about timing.
     
    Last edited: May 24, 2020
  4. cjp69

    cjp69 Platinum Level Contributor

    https://ventura.craigslist.org/cto/d/simi-valley-1975-buick-skylark-hatch/7133070311.html

    1975 buick skylark hatch back - $3000 (simi valley)
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    1975 1975 buick skylark hatch back

    condition: good
    cylinders: 6 cylinders
    drive: rwd
    fuel: gas
    odometer: 87698
    paint color: blue
    size: full-size
    title status: clean
    transmission: automatic
    type: hatchback

    original paint--sky blue--,original interior---bot from buick dealership in ventura,ca new and has been in ventura all her life-passenger door is dented from previous owner--other than that car is solid--back seat folds down-- with hatchback u can go camping/fishing/partying/traveling----plates r expired----no fines---needs 2 be towed--needs minor/major tune up---runs
     

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