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1950 Buick for Parts or Repair - $1,950 (Nipomo)

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make / manufacturer: Buick Auto-Vim & Power Co.
model name / number: 41D
size / dimensions: 204"x79.4"x63.9"
This is a NON-RUNNING, NON-DRIVING car for parts or repair. (or yard art)
Needs Full Restoration. Many extra parts included. No Title. Bill of sale only. Texas Car.

Year: 1950, Make: Buick, Model: 41D “Special”, Trim: Deluxe Tourback Sedan
Engine: “Fireball” 248ci OHV Inline 8,
Transmission: 3-speed Manual, Column Shift

1950 was a banner year for Buick; they sold half a million cars, breaking all sales records for the brand. (it should be noted the best selling car in the US in 1950 was actually the Crosley, a subcompact, 2-door wagon, built in Cincinnati, which…is so not what you’d expect, but I digress…)

The styling of the 1950 Buicks, most notably the ABSOLUTELY GIGANTIC GRILLE has been consistently panned by automotive design critics over the years as over the top, but obviously they’re just a bunch of dumb nerds, because these cars are all fucking gorgeous.

If you do ever see a 1950 Buick at a car show, (which you won’t) it’ll likely be an upmarket 2-door with every option, because the prevailing ideology from stewards past is that only the top-trim examples are worth saving, and 4-doors=parts car.

So, to be clear; this is not a desirable example, by all accepted wisdom. This car is the opposite of rare. In fact, this Buick Special is actually the least special Buick; one notch above the base model, the Special Deluxe Tourback Sedan was by far the most commonly ordered Buick; well over 100,000 cars of this exact configuration were sold; 3 speed manual, 4 doors, and a conventional trunk. This is the one everyone bought, and no one saved. I’ve named this car “Barabbas” because he was, as far as I can tell, not worth saving, but was saved anyway.

Resting inside you’ll find his frozen and broken eight-chambered heart . 248 cubic inches split between 8 pots, all in a row. Barabbas has been granted reprieve from the crusher’s jaws, but only you can bring him to the Divine state of redemption!

Seller is not liable for any demons, jinn, or other malevolent spirits inhabiting vehicle.

delivery possible for the right price. the car will go to highest offer by summer's end.

post id: 7757679601

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