1970 BUICK GS 455 STAGE 1 CONVERTIBLE - 137696 Sold* at Scottsdale 2013 - Lot #1269 1970 BUICK GS 455 STAGE 1 CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/137696/137696_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #1269

1970 BUICK GS 455 STAGE 1 CONVERTIBLE

Auction Scottsdale 2013
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 1269
Year 1970
Make BUICK
Model GS 455 STAGE 1
Style CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN 446670H193343
Exterior Color SHERWOOD GREEN
Interior Color PEARL WHITE
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 455
Transmission 3-SPEED AUTOMATIC
Description

Lot #1269 - One of 232 Stage 1 convertibles built by Buick in 1970. Matching numbers drivetrain, factory GM Protect-O-Plate, fresh frame-on restoration of a rust-free Texas car. 29,500 original documented miles. GM NOS parts include wheel well mouldings, taillight lenses, marker light lenses, ignition cap and rotor, tri-shield wheel center caps, Stage 1 fuel pump, GS fender emblems, GS trunk emblem, Stage 1 fender emblems, ash trays and quarter door jamb vents. Concours restored 1970 Stage 1 Rochester Quadrajet correct date coded 7040246 carburetor. Blueprinted and balanced engine overhaul to Stage 1 specs including clevite bearings, forged TRW pistons, ARP rod bolts, double row timing chain, NOS GM timing chain cover, ported and polished oil passages, new oil pump cover and gears. T/A water pump, roller bearing rocker arms. New USA Griffin aluminum radiator, factory spec overhaul of Stage 1 BB coded matching numbers transmission. Drive shaft overhaul. All new brake system from Right-Stuff detailing, including new lines, rotors and drums, rear wheel cylinders, powder coated calipers, caliper brackets and backing plates, DOT 5 silicone brake fluid. Overhauled steering gear. Power seat overhaul. All new air conditioning components, lines, POA valve, expansion valve, condenser and evaporator core, dryer and compressor. All new Legendary interior. New correct Delco reproduction battery. Overhaul of AM/FM radio with new speakers. New power window harness with all new switches, new engine harness, new front light harness, new reproduction T3 headlights, new wiring for power seat motor and new wiring for power top motor. New top motor, cylinders and lines. New T/A performance 2 ?" mandrel bent exhaust, with stainless steel Flowmasters and stainless steel band clamps.
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