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1936 BUICK CENTURY SERIES 60 ART DECO RESTORED RESTOMOD ROD HARLEY EARL DESIGN

1936 Buick Century

Vehicle Data

  • Item location:
    Fresno, California, United States
  • Make:
    Buick
  • Model:
    Century
  • SubModel:
    Series 60, Model 61
  • Type:
    4 Door, Trunkback
  • Year:
    1936
  • Mileage:
    1404
  • VIN:
    2961113
  • Color:
    Maroon
  • Engine size:
    Chevrolet 400 CI
  • Number of cylinders:
    8
  • Fuel:
    Gasoline
  • Transmission:
    Automatic GM 350 Turbo
  • Drive type:
    RWD
  • Interior color:
    Gray
  • Safety options:
    Dual Rear View Door Mounted Mirrors, Optional Turn Signals, Electric Fuel Pump Regulated w/Insulated Return, Transmission Oil Cooler
  • Vehicle Title:
    Clear

Extras

  • Power Front Disc Brakes
    Vintage Air Conditioning + Heat

Description

HERE’S 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, NEW SAGINAW "BALL AND SCREW" STEERING BOX, AND MUCH MORE!THE CENTURY (CENT MEANS 100 IN LATIN) WAS MARKETED: "TO OPERATE COMFORTABLY, AT 100 MPH ALL DAY WITH STABILITY, AND RELIABLY”.
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 PLATING OF: ORIGINAL GRILL, BUMPERS+HARDWARE. 6. REBUILD, RE-CALIBRATE, UPGRADE THE ORIGINAL DASH CLUSTER, AND CLOCK TO A 12 VOLT OPERATING SYSTEM. 7. SOUNDPROOF/INSULATE THE FIREWALL AND 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 GLASS LENSES+TRIM. 9. VINTAGE GEN IV/MAGNUM AC/HEAT SYSTEM CUSTOM INSTALLATION. 10. CENTURY EXCLUSIVE:SIX FACTORY ORIGINAL,15"STEELARTILLERY 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+NEW TIRE SET. 11. OPTIONAL, PERIOD-CORRECT, TURN SIGNAL SYSTEM WAS RETRO-FITTED FOR SAFETY, WHILE INCORPORATING THE FACTORY ORIGINAL LIGHTING COMPONENTS. 12. SPECIAL ORDER: WORLD-CLASS, REPRODUCTION RUNNING BOARD SET.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, 3-5+ YEAR, FRAME-OFF RESTORATION", WOULD COST: $250,000-$300,000.
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.
NOTES: 1. CONTACT THE SELLER FOR PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS. 2. CONTACT THE SELLER FOR SHIPPING OPTIONS, OR FREE PICKUP. 3. ALL FUNDS MUST CLEAR BEFORE THE TITLE,AND THE VEHICLE ARE RELEASED. 4. SELLER RESERVES THE RIGHT TO END THIS AUCTION AT ANYTIME, AS THIS VEHICLE IS BEING OFFERED FOR LOCAL SALE, OR TRADE CONSIDERED.
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!
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