We have everything from affordable Electra aftermarket parts to high-end Buick Electra performance parts. Front seat headrests became an option. Buick dropped the Riviera name as a body style designation after the 1963 model year, shifting the name exclusively to Buick's new personal luxury coupe that had been introduced in 1963. The 1975 Electra was also the longest Buick ever built at 233. The front-end was reworked, including the grille and bumper. The Electra 225 name was found on the front fenders in place of the Electra name.
The new design included a double-shell roof for improved roll-over protection and noise reduction. Four per front fender were a hallmark, with identification spelled out on the front fender plaques. It had been a separate model in its own right since 1970, alternatively sharing chassis and styling with both the Electra and LeSabre. We are continuing to grow our convertible related products: These include convertible top latches, tonneau covers, relays, switches, rear tacking rails trimsticks , seat covers, car covers, and carpeting. A new two-spoke steering wheel with horn bars was introduced, replacing the time honored horn ring then still common to most automobiles. The 350 engine also came with a price rebate. The ends of the cables hold the top to the frame.
Horsepower also dropped from 370 to 315 as a result. Featuring wholesale Buick Electra body parts and aftermarket exterior parts at wholesale prices. I like to talk about meditation, freedom, life experiences, inspiration, life, money, business, being an entrepreneur, visiting the beach and parts of Australia, classic cars, just chilling, having fun and being me. Electras also came with distinctive rear wheel skirts filling the aft wheel arches. Installation manual: The manual for classic two part tops is summarized at the link below. A standard 4-window four-door hardtop was also available, as was a 4-door 6-window pillared sedan, along with a stripped chassis of which 144 were built in 1959 and 1960. Electras featured wider rocker panel bright moldings and the Electra script on the front fenders ahead of the wheelhouse.
Each will walk you through your own Electra convertible top installation and help save you hundreds of dollars on labor costs. Red-filled Electra 225 badges were found on the rear fenders, while four VentiPorts lent status to the front fenders. In 1970, Electras actually grew by an inch. Padded dashboards were also standard. Buick Electra collectors mostly seek out convertibles from this era, though the four-door hardtop coupes are popular low-rider or custom candidates. Installation: This is a classic two part top.
The base engine was now the with a 4-barrel carburetor until 1979. The installation items have been packaged together with the convertible top for extra savings to you. Violations of copyright will be prosecuted under the fullest extent of the law. Base and Custom models were still offered, with the Limited trim option available on the Electra 225 Custom hardtop sedan. Buick Top PartsAccessories for Buick convertible tops include hold down cables, top pads, well liners, tacking strips and boots.
The was also downsized for 1977. It was initially powered by a carbureted 3. Tacking into the bow over the windshield header bow and into the bow over the rear window rear top bow is done into special strips embedded in these frame bows. The Buick 350 was now optional, with the base engine being the Buick 4. We also offer a rebuilding service for motor-pumps. Starting in 1991, the became a distinct model instead of a trim designation.
Imported from England, British Everflex vinyl is a supple vinyl with a rich appearance and is more durable than other vinyls. Top Boots: You have the option of using a top storage boot. The Electra Limited, previously a luxurious trim option on the Custom models, was upgraded to full model status. Inside, a revised instrument panel featured a horizontal sweep speedometer, fuel gauge and warning lights. We have packaged most, if not all, of the necessary items for your self installation needs. The last Electra rolled off the assembly line on August 3, 1990. Any handy person can remove and install their own convertible top and save hundreds of dollars on labor costs.
Electra Limited models also got power windows, power driver's seat and a new digital clock as standard equipment, along with an optional leather upholstery trim, the first Buicks along with that year's Riviera to offer real leather seats since the 1963 Riviera. The 1975 Buick Electra Limited got an all new interior. Our convertible top replacements conform to original Buick patterns on which they are all based. Hydraulics: We now stock hydraulic cylinders, motor-pumps, and hoses for your convertible tops. Special Note: If you are taking the top to an installer, they may still recommend getting the package special so they know they have everything they need for installation.