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Shelton, Washington
United States

 
 

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JANIS67
Oct 30, 2010 at 6:11 pm
Sweet ride Sarge! Looks like a great cruiser - enjoy!
 
 
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BugeyeRX
Feb 1, 2010 at 8:00 pm
BUUU DEE FULLL
 
 
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GMman
Sep 17, 2009 at 9:32 am
Nice looking Buick, I know she is a pleasure to drive!
 
 

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1963 Buick Wildcat 4 Door Hardtop (Sarge's Barge)

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About

I bought the car on Ft. Lewis here in Washington for $1500. The guy I bought it from was attempting to restore it but didn't have the time. It was in pretty good shape mechanically, but needed some body and paint. Rust was minimal, and there were not many dents. The interior was just about perfect other than two small tears in the back seat. Not bad for 46 years old. The am radio works, but I had to put in a stereo system as the radio just wasn't enough.
I found the original dealership that sold the car, but they don't have records going back that far as to who they originally sold the car to.
I've been working on restoring it for about 4 years now.

Specs

Sarge's Barge has:

401 cid Big Block Buick (BBB) V8

325 HP

4 BBL Carter AFB Carburetor

445 ft lbs of Torque

Max Speed: 115 MPH

Wheelbase: 123"

Length: 215.7" ( 17 ft. 9")

Produced at: Southgate Factory in California

Production Number: 6,286 of 17,519

An all numbers matching car

Factory Options

Factory Options:
Power:
Steering, Windows, Brakes, Front Bench Seat (6 way)

Options:

Tissue Dispenser, Visor Mirror, Automatic Trunk Release, Exterior Chrome Package, Wildcat Wheel Covers, Passenger Side Mirror, AM Radio, Front Seatbelts.

Mods

AM/FM/CD/IPOD Pioneer system w/ 6X9 Focal Speakers

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