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  1. Thread: New BC-Photos

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    Second that comment! I have not yet bought a...

    Second that comment!

    I have not yet bought a Centurion (almost did last year -- an inspection flagged too many issues and I let it go), but the information on this site and Adam's help through PM...
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    The first owner thinks she recollects that the...

    The first owner thinks she recollects that the piece fell inside the door. That would be consistent with this best-case scenario.



    A quick eBay search shows prices in the $400+ range for NOS...
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    Do you have the impression that the fix would...

    Do you have the impression that the fix would work for the following cracks?

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    Resuscitating this thread to ask a mirror...

    Resuscitating this thread to ask a mirror question. For the following issue, what am I looking at in terms of time and expense? How about part availability?

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    Thank you very much for the advice. I am thinking...

    Thank you very much for the advice. I am thinking of having the car professionally inspected -- any suggestions in Arizona?
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    Adam: Thanks a lot for your comments and...

    Adam: Thanks a lot for your comments and suggestions! Here are the pictures (the interior color is tan):

    1. armrest:
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    2. dent:
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    3. rear appearance:
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    1972 convertible: advice request

    I am looking at a 1972 Centurion convertible with about 80,000 miles. The car has resided in FL/CA/AZ all its life, though it has been taken on road trips up the East Coast.

    My guess is that the...
  8. I think I found another picture of what it looked...

    I think I found another picture of what it looked like here: http://buickpartsdirectory.com/coupe/spare_tire001.jpg

    The picture above looks similar to the trunk of a one-owner, unrestored '72 that...
  9. Thank you -- if you have someone to recommend in...

    Thank you -- if you have someone to recommend in the Mid-Atlantic region, I am all ears!
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    John: I found your post after looking for...

    John: I found your post after looking for information on how to perk up the bright surrounds of the various dash bezels. Question: in your estimate, would such a touch-up increase or decrease the...
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    Thank you for the prompt response! If you happen...

    Thank you for the prompt response! If you happen to take a pic, I'd be grateful for your posting it.
  12. Thank you for the quick response and for the...

    Thank you for the quick response and for the terminology info. Two more questions:

    1. By "local upholsterer", do you mean one specializing in automotive repairs or any good upholsterer?
    2. Would...
  13. Seam repair -- advisability, feasibility and likely cost?

    Newbie question: if the seam (piping?) on a convertible's front bench is broken (see the picture below) but there is no rip or tear in the vinyl, would the experts on the board suggest fixing it? If...
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    Hi Per: do you have any pictures you could share,...

    Hi Per: do you have any pictures you could share, ideally of before and after? How has the repair held up after 3 years?
  15. Very much so -- thanks a lot! One question:...

    Very much so -- thanks a lot!

    One question: are the inside fixtures in your car the original ones, or did you purchase the "carpet" and cardboard fixtures as spare parts?
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    Trailer hauling option ?

    Hello all,

    Newbie here. I am looking at buying a 1972 convertible. The car in question has the trailer hauling option -- including heavy duty suspension, springs and wheels.

    I wonder how the...
  17. Hello there -- first post! I am currently...

    Hello there -- first post!

    I am currently talking to the first owner of a 1972 Centurion convertible about buying her car. If anyone could post pictures of what the inside of the trunk originally...
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