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1961 buick 2 door wagon?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by slider, Apr 25, 2005.

  1. slider
    Joined: Oct 9, 2002
    Posts: 29


    I looked at a buick a few months ago and thought it was a two door. The cars by my father inlaws place and he called me last night and said his neighbors wanted to sell it. question is was did they make 2 door wagons in 61 or has my mind gone south? and is it worth 400$. It runs and drives, smokes a bit on start up and hasn't been titled since 1999. v-8 auto. thanks
  2. get it! its hard enough to get a powerplant for that much let alone a hole car. that could be a sick wagon. but i dont think buick ever made a 2 door wagon. i could be wrong though. its happened once or twice before...
  3. leadsleadolds
    Joined: Jun 7, 2004
    Posts: 1,817


    I dont think they did a two door wagon either. has production #'s $00 bucks for a driver is always a good deal and to top it off its a 61 and a wagon. If anything else clean it up and make a few grand.
  4. KustomSkylark
    Joined: Oct 23, 2001
    Posts: 193


    I don't think there are any 2-door wagons. Is it a Special or a full size?

  5. tx longroof
    Joined: Apr 25, 2005
    Posts: 62

    tx longroof
    from fort worth

    i saw this post & figured i'd register & chime in-first post!

    i don't think they made 2 door wagons either. but if it runs, $400 is a steal. i got more looks and compliments on mine with rusted out origninal paint than my other cars with nice paint & a lot more $$$ sunk into. buick body lines kick ass over other comparable year cars. they only made about 4500 wagons that year so it's kinda rare too. you won't regret it.
  6. Anything that runs is worth 400.00.

    Don't recall ever seeing one, but that doesn't mean much. About anything '61 is cool and has good possibilities.
  7. We can't ever say Never....

    I saw a '60 Pontiac 2-door wagon. Yes... a Poncho 2-door. And it was Canadian only. Just like they only made Canadian '59 2-door hardtop Chevrolet Bel Airs. So it wouldn't surprise me if that '61 Buick 2-door wagon is a Canadian car. Nutty neighbors we have north of us, but I love them.

  8. jersey fink
    Joined: Feb 11, 2005
    Posts: 385

    jersey fink
    from jersey

    i know of a 57 mercury,2 door hardtop wagon rustin away(1200 made) so whos says buick never made one.If it is its gotta be cool!!!
  9. Wasnt the 57 Buicks Caballero a 4 dr HT wagon?
    I never saw a 61 in a 2 dr wagon but who knows........heres a 51, I reworked from 4 doors[homemade]
  10. RockyJr
    Joined: Feb 17, 2005
    Posts: 454

    from Wichita KS

    $400 is waaaaay too much for a car like that...just out of curiosity where was it again?
  11. Rot 'n Kustom
    Joined: Sep 24, 2004
    Posts: 1,983

    Rot 'n Kustom

    No 2-door wagons were produced by Buick in 1961 (or 1960 or 1962) in any of the various lines: Special, LeSabre, Invicta, or Electra.

    At least according to The Encyclopedia of American Cars which is gets its production info from the manufacturers reports. But nothing is absolutely certain and mistakes and special orders were common enough in the early sixties. Canadian or other foreign destination cars are also a possibility.

    And even if it IS a 4-door - That a great car and a great buy.
  12. Movinman
    Joined: Feb 20, 2005
    Posts: 1,006


    Hey Jersey Fink, is that two door Mercury wagon available to the public?

  13. InjectorTim
    Joined: Oct 2, 2003
    Posts: 2,242


    Yeah! Thats probably a 401 Nailhead in it, the motor itself worth 400 depending on how bad someone wanted it.
  14. Leaky Pipes
    Joined: Jan 11, 2005
    Posts: 596

    Leaky Pipes

    I got a 61 Falcon 2 door wagon. looks cool as hell! for $400, think of all the fun u could have!?
  15. jersey fink
    Joined: Feb 11, 2005
    Posts: 385

    jersey fink
    from jersey

    waitin to see,,the house is abandoned.And now the property is up for sale.They put up a big wire to keep us white trash out.Theres about 20 cars back there.The only thing missing is the bone stock 32 ford that was in the barn,no shit,i been eyein this place up for a year and a half.The old dude died and someone got there before me.The barn is about 15 feet off a busy road.These cars been there at least 30 years,ill try to get pics.Stopped there last week but some asshole had to stop to see what i was doing so i split.
  16. Anchor
    Joined: Jan 30, 2005
    Posts: 131

    from N/A

    I know several makes had a 2 door wagon, mines a 4 though. don't know for sure about buicks but anything that runs for $400...

  17. Leaky Pipes
    Joined: Jan 11, 2005
    Posts: 596

    Leaky Pipes

    Thanx, now u got me goin crazy looking down every backyard in Jersey for this place. didnt think there were any of these places left in NJ. hope u find somethin good. im allways lookin for model A stuff so if u score.... im right here in NJ.

    ps if u need help trespassing im available for that too!

  18. JamesG
    Joined: Nov 5, 2003
    Posts: 5,249


    Sure they

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  19. ATTA BOY!-MIKE:eek: :D
  20. Orange Crate
    Joined: Apr 5, 2005
    Posts: 454

    Orange Crate

    If you don't want it, tell us where it is and we'll send after it!!:eek:
  21. 53Nailhead
    Joined: Aug 14, 2005
    Posts: 138


    There were no 2dr wagons in '61, but man they are sharpe looking cars & for 400 you can't go wrong, I'd grab it before they change their minds. For what it's worth... the lowest priced #6 wagon was 680 in the 'Standard Catalog Of Buick'.
  22. ray
    Joined: Jun 25, 2001
    Posts: 3,766

    from colorado

    could you share your definition of "abandoned"?

    if "they" put up a fence after the guy died, it don't sound abandoned.

    someone got there before you? and did what? stole the deuce? bought it?

    who was the asshole that chased you off? the guy to talk to about buying the cars? what WERE you doing?

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