Last updated Jun 21, 2010
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.
Sarge's Barge has:
401 cid Big Block Buick (BBB) V8
4 BBL Carter AFB Carburetor
445 ft lbs of Torque
Max Speed: 115 MPH
Length: 215.7" ( 17 ft. 9")
Produced at: Southgate Factory in California
Production Number: 6,286 of 17,519
An all numbers matching car
Steering, Windows, Brakes, Front Bench Seat (6 way)
Tissue Dispenser, Visor Mirror, Automatic Trunk Release, Exterior Chrome Package, Wildcat Wheel Covers, Passenger Side Mirror, AM Radio, Front Seatbelts.
AM/FM/CD/IPOD Pioneer system w/ 6X9 Focal Speakers
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