1965 Buick Skylark "GS" Gran Sport--Real Vintage Muscle: Ok, now you've heard the stories and/or the song of the Little O'l Lady from Pasadena! Well this Bad A-- factory Muscle was originally purchased by a Lady named Hazel in Pasadena, California who owned him from 1965 when new until 1984! With good solid documented California history and now residing in the hands of the 3rd owner in HOT Lake Havasu City, Arizona, you can bet this one is Bone Dry! Finding Good solid 60's "American Muscle" like this dude is kinda like the "Needle in the Haystack" thing! Real, Very Original Muscle and a True Survivor in shocking original condition! Loaded to the max with all the right stuff!! I will use the Factory word a bunch in this ad! Read on for more details!
Let's start with the power-train! Under the hood resides the Original and Matching # "SUPER WILDCAT" 401 cubed Nail-Head with factory "DUAL 4 BARREL CARBS" The power is transferred thru an up-dated Turbo 400 3-speed auto tranz that spins the factory "3.08 POSI DIFFERENTIAL" that's contained by Factory "QUAD REAR SHOCKS" and BIG Factory "FRONT/REAR SWAY BARS"! Really, take a look at the sub-page of pix! Yep Sir! Wait I have more! Factory "POWER STEERING" makes parking easy! Factory "POWER BRAKES" up-dated with front disc! Factory "AIR-CONDITIONING" is in place and will freeze yer buns out!
Inside this car will knock yer socks off with factory condition and options! Other than the A/C, which I already mentioned! How about we take a look at the "POWER DRIVER SEAT", "POWER WINDOWS" and "BUCKETS w/ CONSOLE FACTORY TACH"! Now for the shocker, which will give you the idea of how well this dude was cared for!! The interior Trim, Seating Surfaces, Dash and Headliner are 100% Factory Original and in GREAT Condition!
Now, hop outside to finish this Muscle Dude!! The Body is solid, dry and re-finished in the masculine Silver that he was born with and was never any other color! Again, attesting to it's care and originality! The Vinyl Hard top is FACTORY, no doubt! His Chrome, Trim, Emblems and Grill also appear factory! Always garaged for over 39 years, Documented Dry Climate Usage and Well Cared For! What more could you ask for?? DRY! SOLID! REAL!
In Closing, whether you are BUICK purist or a person who looking for that special survivor muscle, you will certainly appreciate the condition and equipment of this wonderful "AMERICAN MUSCLE SURVIVOR"! A sure fire mid 60's V8 Hardtop collectible that will grow in Value! Health reasons force the sale of this one and it's your chance to be the next owner of this jewel!!
Known Items: The body is very solid with documented Dry Climate History! Re-finished the factory color over the factory color an estimated 5-6 years ago, is professional in nature and of great driver quality. The vinyl top is the original and in darn near perfect shape with the only exception being a small bump above the LR Qtr below the window near the seam. There is no perforation, its is not crunchy and it's very minor but there. All glass is great with the exception the front windshield that has some peppering and age. All chrome/trim appears original and in spectacular condition with very minor age! The interior is spectacular ORIGINAL with the only spot I noted is a common small tear near the Power Seat switch. The carpet has been replaced with reproduction material. The ODO reads 43,000 miles and is sold with 143,000 actual mile Statement! History notes that the complete Engine is the original MATCHING # with the heads re-done, valves reground and up-dated valve seats for unleaded. These Nail-Head's are bullet proof and if well cared for, will last! Runs perfectly, No noise's, does not smoke and will Get Up and Boogie!!
The original 2 speed auto transmission was correctly updated with a fresh late model turbo 400 3 speed auto! The original trans is available for the purist! The exhaust has been updated with headers and the Factory exhaust manifold's are included with the sale! The front Disc Brakes are a nice up-date also! The A/C works great and this one drives even better! I like this this car for it's rare equipment along with it's amazing originality and wonderful condition! I would hop in this unit and gladly take a long drive! You will not be disappointed!! Let the extensive photo's tell the rest of the story! I have documented the above minor flaws with photos, So please, MAKE SURE you visit the sub-page's of pictures!! NOT New and NOT Perfect but a true survivor of rare form! NICE MUSCLE CAR!