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62 Buick Electra 225

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  • Member since
    March, 2006
62 Buick Electra 225
Posted by johnnyR on Thursday, February 02, 2017 6:21 PM

Tried to sell or trade this kit off for a year, had to repaint the body twice and then built it in a week!

  • Member since
    August, 2015
  • From: the redlands, Fl
Posted by crown r n 7 on Thursday, February 02, 2017 10:07 PM

Nice color combo 


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    June, 2004
Posted by Tom99 on Friday, February 03, 2017 6:13 AM
Very nice.
  • Member since
    February, 2008
Posted by justmike on Friday, February 03, 2017 11:24 PM

For a kit you didn't seem too interested in you sure did a good job on it. Funny how that can go.

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  • Member since
    July, 2016
  • From: Podunk, Illinois
Posted by smhardesty on Saturday, February 04, 2017 12:46 PM

Looks good! Nice color combo.


On the bench - Right now, a mess.

  • Member since
    June, 2015
Posted by dimaxion on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 9:38 AM

It amazes me aslo how good Builds that don't Grab me end up so well . This deserves Kudos . A piece of history well done . BTW , Green is my Favorite Color :) "Where's the keys ?"  Thanx .. 

  • Member since
    September, 2004
  • From: Peoria, IL
Posted by markdoo on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 5:31 PM

Your build is excellent and brought back a lot of good memories for me. My uncle worked at the Buick plant in Flint and my dad was always a Buick man. Dad had a '62 just like this one but in what he called Baby-boy Blue with the same colored Light Blue interior. In the summer of 1967, in 90-degree heat, we drove that car to the top of Pikes Peak with the underdash air conditioner running full-tilt. That Buick wasn't even phased. My Dad starting counting the stalled and overheated Fords, Chevies and Plymouths on the way up, but got tired of it when he reached about 50 and had me count from there to the top! I think I gave up counting too, when I hit 70-something!

That was one of his all-time favorite cars and your build put a big smile on my face!

On the bench:  '63 Studebaker Avanti.

  • Member since
    March, 2006
Posted by johnnyR on Monday, July 17, 2017 4:00 PM
Restored pics


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