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I just bought a 53 Buick

Discussion in 'New to the H.A.M.B.? Introduce yourself here!' started by keith455, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. keith455
    Joined: Jun 28, 2011
    Posts: 10

    keith455
    Member
    from tampa, fl

    I'm new here but have lurked for awhile. I just bought my first really old car.
    It's a '53 Buick Super or special I'm not sure how to tell yet. I'm going to need a lot of help and it looks like this is the place for it.
     
  2. NumbNutz
    Joined: Mar 11, 2009
    Posts: 319

    NumbNutz
    Member

    Welcome!! I got a 52 Buick,just love it. Check it out on my profile.
    Post some pics of yours
     
  3. Greaser Bob
    Joined: Mar 5, 2006
    Posts: 1,325

    Greaser Bob
    Member

    They both have 3 ventiports but the super is wider than the special-do a search and it will be obvious real fast.
    Welcome aboard!!
     
  4. PuddlePyrate
    Joined: Jun 30, 2011
    Posts: 2

    PuddlePyrate
    Member

    I love my 53 Special. She needs some tlc, but there is nothing like driving a classic Buick!
     

  5. Strange Agent
    Joined: Sep 29, 2008
    Posts: 2,879

    Strange Agent
    Member
    from Ponder, TX

    Welcome from TX, check out the Buick HAMBers social group, we should be able to help you with some of your questions, there's a few folks on there with the early '50s cars like yours.
     
  6. skoh73
    Joined: Apr 17, 2008
    Posts: 1,553

    skoh73
    Member

    Welcome and congrats! Those Buicks are gorgeous!
     
  7. padorey
    Joined: Jan 20, 2007
    Posts: 282

    padorey
    Member

    welcome Buicks are Super and special in many ways.
    Special is a straight eight 6 volt elect system, rear fenders part of the body
    Suoer is a V 8, 12 volt system and rear fenders bolt on to the body, super has a wider body also. Both have three port holes. Roadmaster has 4 port holes.
     
  8. padorey
    Joined: Jan 20, 2007
    Posts: 282

    padorey
    Member

    Again, welcome
    Here are a few pictures of my 53 Super Riviera
    Enjoy
     

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  9. Welcome from San Jose. Post up some pics of the Buick
     
  10. big welcome from down under :)
    get some pics up!
     
  11. alpo
    Joined: May 7, 2011
    Posts: 692

    alpo
    ALLIANCE MEMBER
    1. 34 Fords
    2. Mississippi Hambers

    welcome aboard from Mississippi
     
  12. pumpman
    Joined: Dec 6, 2010
    Posts: 2,674

    pumpman
    Member

    Welcome from Union Pier, MI. Pic's please.
     

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