Any Chicago Area brothers able to help?

1963 Buick Riviera that I am very interested in getting. Can someone go and give her a look for me and let me know if it is worth my time?

https://chicago.craigslist.org/sox/cto/d/1963-buick-riviera/6667833118.html
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  • tonybtonyb Posts: 30,378
    A little far for me, don't know any other south siders, maybe Brian but he's farther west.

    Car looks in nice shape, but I dunno about that price, not being the original engine and tranny.
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  • erniejadeerniejade Posts: 4,443
    It’s not too far from me. I have time tomorrow or during the week to take a look at it if you want. Today is out. Heading to Alpine Valley for Zac Brown concert.
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  • tonybtonyb Posts: 30,378
    Offer the guy 10k John, he might counter at 12k. Gonna cost ya about 1500-2k to transport it out there....enclosed trailer, not an open one.
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  • erniejadeerniejade Posts: 4,443
    Looking at the specs and his description, he doesn’t say what options it has. I guess some had power seats and such. Since I’m not familiar with this motor, I looked that up also. So the 465 is a 340 hp 425. Super wildcat would be a dual carb version that jumps it to 360 hp.

    It’s sharp looking car that’s for sure.
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  • erniejadeerniejade Posts: 4,443
    Lumin D1,Wireworld Silver Eclipse, KEF LS50 Wireless, Velodyne SPL1200, Technics 1200, Denon DL160, Jolida D9,
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    Living Room Elite SC27, LSI25, SDA 3.1TL
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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 18,916
    Thanks Ernie... I have a call to him and waiting to hear back. I had a white over red 63 with the 425 that I sold while Nooshin was going to Purdue. I spent ten years trying to buy that car and it just came about at the wrong time.. anyway, I sold it to a guy in Illinois not to far from where this car appears to be located. It could turn out to be the same car...
    The Gear... Carver "Statement" Mono-blocks, TriangleArt Reference SE with Pass Labs Xono Phono Preamp, Walker Precision Motor Drive, ClearAudio Stradivari v2 cartridge and Origin Conquerer Mk3c tonearm, Polk Audio "Signature" Reference Series 1.2TL with complete mods, Pass Labs X1 preamplifier Signed by Poppa himself, PS Audio PerfectWave DAC MkII, Pioneer Elite SC-65, Oppo UDP-205 4K Blu-ray player, Sony XBR70x850B 4k, Polk audio AB700/800 "in-wall" surrounds



    Saying that it's "too hard" to pursue your dreams is no different than admitting to yourself that you are too lazy to achieve them.

  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 12,051
    Wouldn't that be a trip
  • erniejadeerniejade Posts: 4,443
    Agreed that would be amazing if it was the same.
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  • vmaxervmaxer Posts: 4,335
    Good luck, I hope it works out for you.
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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 18,916
    erniejade wrote: »
    It’s not too far from me. I have time tomorrow or during the week to take a look at it if you want. Today is out. Heading to Alpine Valley for Zac Brown concert.

    PM sent buddy... thanks!
    The Gear... Carver "Statement" Mono-blocks, TriangleArt Reference SE with Pass Labs Xono Phono Preamp, Walker Precision Motor Drive, ClearAudio Stradivari v2 cartridge and Origin Conquerer Mk3c tonearm, Polk Audio "Signature" Reference Series 1.2TL with complete mods, Pass Labs X1 preamplifier Signed by Poppa himself, PS Audio PerfectWave DAC MkII, Pioneer Elite SC-65, Oppo UDP-205 4K Blu-ray player, Sony XBR70x850B 4k, Polk audio AB700/800 "in-wall" surrounds



    Saying that it's "too hard" to pursue your dreams is no different than admitting to yourself that you are too lazy to achieve them.

  • verbverb Posts: 4,444
    Nice Riv! Hope you get it!
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