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1987 Buick Regal LS3 Conversion

1987 Buick Regal

Condition: Used
Make: Buick
Model: Regal
Type: Coupe
Year: 1987
Mileage: 17,300
VIN: 1G4GJ1178HP429351
Color: Silver
Engine: LS3
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Gray
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Rogers, Arkansas, United States
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Description for Buick Regal 1987

FOR SALE: 1987 Buick Regal LS3 conversion; was originally a Turbo Regal; chosen for conversion due to combination of a “worn out” original drive train in a 57,108 miles nonsmoker car without any rust and an excellent interior without any weird smells. Car was built to be an everyday driver that would occasionally go to the track and play with the LS crowd. Project has turned out as planned but other factors will not allow car to be used and enjoyed as hoped. Just turned 17,000 miles since completion of the project. Here is a chance to own a g-body LS professional conversion that is totally ready to enjoy from day one. Except for the power antenna all options installed are working including a/c. Cruise control for this engine/transmission combo has not been installed. Design of installation allows for future options of supercharging or turbocharging. As it sits this is a super nice car but to be perfect it needs a new paint job. It has had a repaint in the past but it was done on a budget no doubt. Unfortunately I am a perfectionist so I am very critical of even my own cars. Again, the car has no rust but the paint is of poor quality. There are some paint chips as expected from a driven car and there are a couple of “outward” dings on the trunk lid where the lid was closed on something just a little too tall. Last winter someone deliberately dented the hood with two dings less than one inch in diameter. I have tried to be thorough in my description but undoubtedly additional questions will arise. Two loose leaf binders of receipts and part numbers will go with the car. The car is listed with a reserve which is well below the cost to duplicate this build.

DRIVETRAIN: GM Connect & Cruise LS3 and 4L65E transmission with 2800-3000 rpm stall torque converter; new Moser 12 bolt GM rear with Wavetrac differential, 35 spline axles, 3.42 axle ratio, and 1350 yoke; new custom drive shaft; drive shaft loop

BRAKES: Four wheel discs set up - Baer 13” Front Track 4 and 13” Rear SS4+ with Parking Brake; new power brake diaphragm and master cylinder; manual Baer rear proportioning valve; line lock

SUSPENSION: New UMI upper and lower front control arms and front sway bar; Bilstein shocks front and rear; HRpartsNstuff rear suspension package; front chassis brace from SC&C; rear chassis brace

COOLING SYSTEM: New Alradco radiator; oil and transmission fluid coolers from Setrab; all lines new with AN fittings; new heater core; dual electric fans

FUEL SYSTEM: New Walbro fuel pump and sending unit; new gas tank; all fuel lines new with AN fittings

TIRES/WHEELS: Staggered wheel set up; CCW “Classic” 2 piece wheels which were out of production but made thanks to a “special order”; front wheels 17 x 9 with 4.75 backspacing; rear wheels 17x9.5 with 4.75 backspacing; front tires Sumitomo HTR Z 245-45-17 with rears 275-40 17

INTERIOR: Newly recovered Lear Siegler seats from a 1984 Grand National; new headliner; visors recovered; Dakota Digital VHX dash; new Clarion stereo; all new speakers – tweeters in the dash, 2-ways in the doors, and 6x9 3-ways in the rear shelf; Kirban’s Touch & Go Security system installed; all windows tinted

EXHAUST: Hedman mid length headers with their silver ceramic coating; dual 2 ½ inch system with Hushpower mufflers

The car is sold “as is” with no warranty implied or otherwise. A $500 nonrefundable deposit is required within 24 hours of the close of the auction. Balance of sale price will be expected within 7 days of the close of the auction. Acceptable payment includes domestic bank wire transfer, cashier’s check or cash transaction. Car will not be released until funds are successfully transferred. The car has a clear Arkansas title. Personal inspections of the vehicle are welcomed and encouraged. The car is garaged and will not be driven after it sells. Pick up of car within two weeks of close of auction is expected. Any shipping arrangements must be made by the buyer and I will assist in any way I can. Please do not hesitate to submit any questions.