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Re: 65 buick skylark GS on e bay starting bid 4500.00 (white)
« Reply #15 on: March 03, 2015, 07:10:32 AM »
The starting bid has been reduced to $3750.00
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Re: 65 buick skylark GS on e bay starting bid 4500.00 (white)
« Reply #16 on: March 03, 2015, 09:25:55 AM »
The starting bid has been reduced to $3750.00


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Re: 65 buick skylark GS on e bay starting bid 4500.00 (white)
« Reply #17 on: March 03, 2015, 10:36:26 AM »
he emailed me this morning, he said a bunch of people told him it wasnt a real GS and he lowered the price...good for a buyer i suppose....

i guess the 350 is freaking them out...and the fact they ran the battery cable to the passenger side..

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Re: 65 buick skylark GS on e bay starting bid 4500.00 (white)
« Reply #18 on: March 03, 2015, 02:12:57 PM »
Good luck getting it Mark. PM sent also.
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Re: 65 buick skylark GS on e bay starting bid 4500.00 (white)
« Reply #19 on: March 04, 2015, 09:10:07 AM »
he emailed me this morning, he said a bunch of people told him it wasnt a real GS and he lowered the price...good for a buyer i suppose....

i guess the 350 is freaking them out...and the fact they ran the battery cable to the passenger side..

Looking closely at the pictures left a few questions in my mind as to it being a real GS also.

So,... I decided to contact the seller and asked him one basic question.

"Is the frame boxed or open?"

His reply to me "boxed frame".
If someone were to build a clone '65 GS, I doubt that they would go to the headache to put a boxed frame under it and then jamb a 350 in it.
In short, it is a real GS in my opinion.

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Re: 65 buick skylark GS on e bay starting bid 4500.00 (white)
« Reply #20 on: March 04, 2015, 11:56:27 AM »
This auction is kinda funny , it's not often to watch a car on E bay start out high and watch the price go down . ( started at 4500.00 and now down to 3500.00 )
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Re: 65 buick skylark GS on e bay starting bid 4500.00 (white)
« Reply #21 on: March 04, 2015, 12:09:54 PM »
This auction is kinda funny , it's not often to watch a car on E bay start out high and watch the price go down . ( started at 4500.00 and now down to 3500.00 )
John

Just an opinion, but not enough interest, a few nay-sayers that it is a GS and the engine change.
Oh,... probably really wants it gone too.

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Re: 65 buick skylark GS on e bay starting bid 4500.00 (white)
« Reply #22 on: March 04, 2015, 12:29:31 PM »
The price has come down almost enough to cover the cost of shipping.
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Re: 65 buick skylark GS on e bay starting bid 4500.00 (white)
« Reply #23 on: March 04, 2015, 12:42:34 PM »
Interest may be low. Buying an old car that needs work requires a financial commitment that many are unable or unwilling to make. Plenty of abandoned or stalled projects out there.
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Re: 65 buick skylark GS on e bay starting bid 4500.00 (white)
« Reply #24 on: March 04, 2015, 06:30:26 PM »
I think people are scared about the invalidity of the GS option. I would bet that the car has the correct sway bar and other tell tales.....remember the steering shaft where it meets the gear box...etc. I don't see it being a clone as far as what Is pictured. It just depends on if someone wants to do an original car because the right parts add up fast. If it is anywhere near as decent as the pics look, it is a good start. Hopefully the seller gets a little interest from someone who knows the car. Dan

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Re: 65 buick skylark GS on e bay starting bid 4500.00 (white)
« Reply #25 on: March 04, 2015, 10:32:59 PM »
I agree that it's a GS. There is certainly a segment of the population that knows it's a real one but still no bids. Maybe marxjunk will get his project!
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Re: 65 buick skylark GS on e bay starting bid 4500.00 (white)
« Reply #26 on: March 05, 2015, 09:11:38 AM »
Well..I too, have been toying with purchasing this car... I have been emialing him via Ebay communications, and this seller is arrogant.  I told him Buick never made a GranD sport... and to STOP calling it that...  WHY would he post an ad, saying it 'WAS A REAL" then it "WAS A CLONE"... and now "ITS REAL AGAIN!"??   His description is misleading and confusing. I also told him he SHOULD REALLY RESEARCH WHAT HE IS SELLING BEFORE POSTING TOTALLY CONFUSING INFORMATION"...   
He just called me an KNOW IT ALL... 
I wished him GLWS.
He didnt know what GLWS means.  :dontknow:   

Still,  could be a nice scoot for someone...  Im out.
« Last Edit: March 05, 2015, 09:15:43 AM by wheelz »
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Re: 65 buick skylark GS on e bay starting bid 4500.00 (white)
« Reply #27 on: March 05, 2015, 09:58:24 AM »
no i probably wont get it...he's spooked and probably wont offer it for a bit..or if he does who knows....i thought he was one of the nicest guys ive ever tried to deal with....nice responses...easy to talk to..i told him i never bought a car that far away and he helped every time i asked...so hes not a a jerk...he just got spooked..i even told him i needed an extra day or two to get the money together ( thought is was going to do 6 or 7 grand..not sit there at 3500) and he said "no problem..i will work with you"

i missed the end of the auction last night..i have been sick with a sore throat and a wicked cough..i took some meds and fell asleep on the couch..well..it knocked me out..i havent slept but an hour or two a night all week..and finding the car didnt help...i set the alarm on my phone and slept thru it. i woke up 10 or 15 minutes after the auction. I emailed him asked hi what his plans where and he was going to relist it...this morning i see he did and then stopped it...

i couldnt make my e-snipe log in..so i thought i would do it manually..and i slept right thru it


this morning he sent me a link to here

and a few emails from other people

I didnt give a flipping crap that it was a GS..it was exactly what i was looking for..and i would have done a frame off resto on that car.......oh well one thing i have is patience...theres always more cars and always more parts..something will pop up...

im surprised it didnt sell..i mean shocked..kinda tells me where the market is...what a deal it was in my mind
« Last Edit: March 05, 2015, 10:01:12 AM by marxjunk »

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Re: 65 buick skylark GS on e bay starting bid 4500.00 (white)
« Reply #28 on: March 05, 2015, 10:10:07 AM »
Well it must be just me then. I sometimes rub people the wrong way. Here is his last most recent reply and in quotes":

"becuse u are wong like i said dont listen to know it alls thats been doing buicks since 1971 then dont know what they are talking about its becuse i change the ad by buicks guys saying its not a gs when it is u are the one wrong think be for u say things have a nice day"

????   :dontknow:

Like I said,  Im out. 

« Last Edit: March 05, 2015, 08:33:26 PM by wheelz »
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Re: 65 buick skylark GS on e bay starting bid 4500.00 (white)
« Reply #29 on: March 08, 2015, 06:02:08 PM »
The listing was pulled. Anyone want to fess up and tell us they bought it?? :alien:
Looked like a decent car that was worth the asking price.
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