Wanted: '65 Skylark Gran Sport

Discussion in 'Cars wanted' started by BuickGS65, Mar 27, 2018.

  1. BuickGS65

    BuickGS65 '65 Skylark/GS Enthusiast

    Hi Guys:

    Looking into buying another '65 Skylark Gran Sport. I'm fairly flexible - so anything from a rust-free project to a daily driver/survivor - but something I can still “tinker” with. $16k or less (if I had to throw out a number). What is out there?

    Prefer:
    Coupe or convertible
    manual trans
    Cars that retain original appearance
    Cars located on West Coast

    Open to:
    Post cars (if manual trans)
    Ordinary Skylark (especially if convertible or manual trans)
    Automatics

    NO:
    A/C
    Very rusty cars

    THANKS!
     
    Last edited: Apr 22, 2018 at 11:15 PM
  2. 36racin

    36racin Platinum Level Contributor

  3. GranSportSedan

    GranSportSedan professional irritator

    There is a black with black top/ black interior 65 GS near me that the seller is looking to get 10K for, unfortunately it's a A/C equipped car. currently sports a 425 engine and auto trans
     
  4. GranSportSedan

    GranSportSedan professional irritator

    I've had some members pm me in regards to the 65 GS i mentioned, if Dan isn't interested i will post it up in the leads section in the next couple days.
     
  5. GranSportSedan

    GranSportSedan professional irritator

    Pics he sent to me
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  6. 69 GS 400

    69 GS 400 Well-Known Member

    Seen a white Arizona 65 GS ragtop on ebay. Sorry don't have a link.
     
  7. BuickGS65

    BuickGS65 '65 Skylark/GS Enthusiast

    Thanks for the leads everyone!

    None of these are quite right for me - but much appreciated!

    The search continues.
     
  8. NorCal.Buicknut

    NorCal.Buicknut Well-Known Member

    Might let go of my frame off restored all matching numbers 65 Gran Sport for mid 30's
     
  9. wheelz

    wheelz 'B' is for Buick.

  10. BuickGS65

    BuickGS65 '65 Skylark/GS Enthusiast

    Hi Mike!
    Sounds like a great car. I'd really like something I can "tinker" with a little bit rather than an awesome frame-off car like yours. Thanks!
     
  11. BuickGS65

    BuickGS65 '65 Skylark/GS Enthusiast

  12. NorCal.Buicknut

    NorCal.Buicknut Well-Known Member

    I hear you it's to nice for me too just sits in garage .
     
  13. wheelz

    wheelz 'B' is for Buick.

    Sure Dan! btw, I would consider selling the car less the 4 speed stuff.

    Wheelz, Tampa Bay
     
  14. BuickGS65

    BuickGS65 '65 Skylark/GS Enthusiast

  15. Buick Power

    Buick Power Well-Known Member

    I have a `65 Skylark Sport Coupe. Midnight Blue and black interior. 300-4 V8 and 2spd (I know you wanted a stick, but???). It's a California Black Plate Car and now in Phoenix, AZ. It's an excellent candidate for anything. Not a pristine survivor, not a rust bucket, not taken apart. It's an ok driver. I have tons of parts for it to upgrade the suspension, brakes, etc. Also have a BRF code 200R4 (I know, but???), gears and LSD for the 8.2 rear. I don't know if I'll ever get to it, that's the only reason that I'm mentioning it. I love the body style. I thought if I offered it, I would want it to go as a package. I'm not at my regular computer so don't have a picture at the moment.
     
  16. BuickGS65

    BuickGS65 '65 Skylark/GS Enthusiast

    Hi Dave - I'm sending a PM. Thanks.
     
  17. BuickGS65

    BuickGS65 '65 Skylark/GS Enthusiast

  18. Chi-Town67

    Chi-Town67 Gold Level Contributor

  19. Bigpig455

    Bigpig455 Fastest of the slow....

    Wow! that's a nice car!
     

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