My Buick Special 1957 project

Discussion in 'Members Rides' started by Wesley Van der Werff, Apr 9, 2019.

  1. Hello Guy’s!

    Iam Wesley van der Werff, 31 years Old and living in the netherlands.
    Iam working on a Buick Special 1957.

    Iam also looking for Some Parts, but cant find them here in Holland.

    Iff Some one has parts please contact me.

    Attached Files:

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  2. Smokey15

    Smokey15 So old that I use AARP bolts.

    Welcome Wesley. My late Bro-in-Law was a Vander Werff.
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  3. flynbuick

    flynbuick Super Moderator Staff Member

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  4. With dutch roots?
  5. flynbuick

    flynbuick Super Moderator Staff Member

  6. Smokey15

    Smokey15 So old that I use AARP bolts.

    Yes. Most of west Michigan was settled by Dutch. Mom's Maiden name, Bouwman. Grandma, Boersma.

  7. That is nice, those are Frisian surnames, I am also from Friesland. those surnames are well known here, you hardly hear in the rest of the Netherlands. my Buick comes from Michigan again, also funny !!
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  8. telriv

    telriv Well-Known Member

    It seems no matter where the '57 cars come from the rear bumper corners are all rotted out.
    GOOD LUCK finding replacements & IF you do once they get blasted to remove the rust before they are re-chromed you end up with big holes.
    AGAIN, IF you find some be ready with the $$$$.
  9. Are Those things So hard to find? My Search for those bumpers corners is Just begun

    Witch price are they going for?
  10. Smartin

    Smartin Staff Member

    About $1500 for a rechromed pair...maybe more
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  11. Oké, Thats a shitload of money
  12. Smartin

    Smartin Staff Member

    You may be able to find them cheaper, but it is very difficult.
  13. telriv

    telriv Well-Known Member

    Then, more than likely they will have to be blasted & chromed which of course adds to the expense.
  14. 1957buickjim

    1957buickjim Member

    Wesley, PM me with what you need, I may have parts for you. I don't have the bumper ends that are good, but many other components. Thanks.

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