1936 BUICK CENTURY SERIES 60 HARLEY EARL ART DECO RESTORED ROD

Price: US $179,950.00 Item location: Fresno, California, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Buick
  • Model: Century
  • SubModel: Series 60, Resto Mod
  • Type: 4 Door, Trunkback
  • Year: 1936
  • Mileage: 550
  • VIN: 2961113
  • Color: Maroon
  • Engine size: Chevrolet 400 CI
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Power options: Power Front Disc Brakes
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic GM 350 Turbo
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Gray
  • Safety options: Dual Rear View Door Mounted Mirrors, Optional Turn Signals
  • Options: Vintage Air Conditioning + Heat
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description:

1936 Buick Century Series 60, Resto Mod

HERE WE HAVE AN EXCEPTIONAL, 1936 BUICK CENTURY, SERIES 60, MODEL 61, THAT WAS SPECIALLYDESIGNED, AND ENGINEERED BY GM'S HARLEY EARL. HE DEVELOPED THIS MILESTONE "CENTURY" WITH MANY FEATURES THAT WOULD SET THE STANDARD FOR THE NEXT 25 YEARS. ART DECO STYLING, ALONG WITH A RIGID "TURRET" DOUBLE-STEEL ROOFTOP, DURABLE 15" ARTILLERY WHEELS, NEW TORSION SUSPENSION COMPONENTS FOR STABILITY, A NEW SAGINAW "BALL AND SCREW" STEERING BOX, AND MUCH MORE! THE CENTURY (CENT MEANS 100 IN LATIN) WAS MARKETED: "TO OPERATE COMFORTABLY, WITH STABILITY, AND RELIABLY, AT 100 MPH, ALL DAY!"FEATURED ON THIS COMPLETE, FRAME OFF, AND FULLY RESTORED VEHICLE: 1. MEDIA BLAST THE FRAME, REPAINT, AND COMPLETELY RESTORE OR REPLACE THE GM SPRINGS, SHOCKS, BUSHINGS, SPINDLES, AND AXLES, WITH 1972 MALIBU: POWER DISC FRONT-REAR DRUM BRAKES, AND A2:72 REAR DIFFERENTIAL. 2. COMPLETELY, REBUILT GM CHEVY: 400 CI ENGINE+HEI IGNITION, TURBO 350 TRANSMISSION, OIL COOLER, BALANCED DRIVE LINE, AND LOKAR, BLACK, SINGLE-BEND FLOOR SHIFT. 3. DISASSEMBLE, MEDIA BLAST THE COMPLETE BODY, FIT, PREP, AND REPAINT IN THE FACTORY MAROON COLOR, WITH RM "UNO" PAINT PRODUCTS. 4. ALL NEW, DATE-CODED, TINTED GLASS WAS FITTED, AND INSTALLED WITH NEW SEALS, AND TRIM AS REQUIRED. 5. POLISHED ALL STAINLESS STEEL TRIM, AND ALL NEW CHROME OF ORIGINAL GRILLE, BUMPERS+HARDWARE. 6. REBUILD, RE-CALIBRATE, AND UPGRADE THE ORIGINAL DASH CLUSTER, AND CLOCK TO A 12 VOLT OPERATING SYSTEM. 7. SOUNDPROOF/INSULATE THE FIREWALL/FLOOR PAN, COMPLETELY UPHOLSTER+CARPET OF INTERIOR & TRUNK. THEN ADD A STEAMER TRUNK+LEATHER STRAPS WITH NICKLE/CHROME HARDWARE. 8. HALOGEN HEADLIGHTS RETRO-FITTED WITH THE ORIGINAL GM LENSES+TRIM. 9. VINTAGE GEN IV/MAGNUM AC/HEAT SYSTEM CUSTOM INTALLATION. 10. SIX FACTORY ORIGINAL 15" ARTILLERY WHEELS, POWDER COATED, AND FITTED WITH FOUR COKER/FIRESTONE 7:00/15 WIDE WHITEWALL TIRES. ALSO, FULL FACTORY SIDE-MOUNTED/COVERED SPARES WITH ORIGINAL LOCKS+HARDWARE. 11. OPTIONAL, PERIOD-CORRECT, TURN SIGNAL SYSTEM WAS RETRO-FITTED FOR SAFETY, WHILE INCORPORATING THE FACTORY LIGHTING COMPONENTS. 12. WORLD-CLASS, REPRODUCTION RUNNING BOARDS SET WERE INSTALLED. 13. UPGRADED, EFFICIENT, RADIATOR WITH A 3,300 CFM ELECTRIC FAN. 14. SPECIAL CONSIDERATION IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT: SMOOTH+CLEAN FIREWALL, ENGINE BLOCK+TRANSMISSION ARE COLOR MATCHED TO THE BODY+POLISHED ALUMINUM & CHROMED COMPONENTS. THERE ARE TEST MILES ONLY ON THIS HIGH LEVEL RESTORATION, CURRENTLY REGISTERED AND INSURED IN CALIFORNIA. THE FACTORY BROCHURE, MANUALS, GUIDES, ADVERTISEMENTS, AND SHOWROOM PHOTOGRAPH THAT ARE DISPLAYED IN THE DESCRIPTION, ARE INCLUDED IN THIS AUCTION. THE COST/VALUE REPLACEMENT OF THIS VEHICLE + "THE COMPLETE, HIGH QUALITY, 3 YEAR +/-, FRAME-OFF RESTORATION", WOULD COST: $200,000+.THE 1936 "YEAR OF MANUFACTURE" CALIFORNIA LICENSE PLATES ARE OFFERED OPTIONALLY, AND NOT INCLUDED IN THIS AUCTION. THE "MOBIL FIRST AID KIT" IS NOT INCLUDED IN THIS AUCTION. THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES IMPLIED, NOR EXPRESSED ON THIS VEHICLE. IT IS BEING SOLD "AS IS, WHERE IS", FOB FRESNO, CALIFORNIA. THE SELLER WILL FACILITATE THE BUYER WITH SHIPPING OPTIONS, AT THE BUYER'S EXPENSE. ALL FUNDS MUST CLEAR BEFORE THE TITLE, AND THE VEHICLE ARE RELEASED. PLEASE CONTACT THE SELLER FOR PAYMENT OPTIONS. I RESERVE THE RIGHT TO END THIS AUCTION AT ANYTIME, AS THIS VEHICLE IS BEING OFFERED FOR LOCAL SALE, OR TRADE. QUESTIONS, AND INSPECTIONS ARE ALWAYS WELCOMED, PRIOR TO AUCTION CLOSE, BY CALLING: 559-269-9000. CHECK MY OTHER AUCTIONS FOR MORE QUALITY ITEMS. THANKS FOR LOOKING!