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1948 Buick Super Convertible Street Rod Frame Off Restoration All Steel Body

1948 Buick Super Convertible Street Rod Frame Off Restoration All Steel Body
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1948 Buick Super Convertible

1948 Buick Super Convertible Street Rod FrameOff Restoration All Steel Body

This 1948 Buick Superconvertible is finished in the iconic color combination of vibrant red with a tanconvertible top and completes its outward presentation with a massive quantityof beautiful Buick Super polished chrome body trim.Featuring a sturdysteel body well-positioned to stand up to the rigors of the road and thepassage of time, this 1948 Buick Super Convertible's curb appeal is absolutelyoff the charts.

A thorough, frame offrestoration has transformed this ‘48 into a stellar classic that is equally athome on the car show circuit as it is providing plenty of fun filled miles onthe asphalt. Every exacting step was taken to ensure that the array ofmechanical components featured on this one of a kind ride offers anuncompromising driving experience along with outstanding aesthetics.

The fuel injected BuickRoadmaster LT1 V8 at thecenter of the engine compartment is perfectly framed by the color matchedfirewall and inner fenders surrounding it and there's not so much as a wire outof place. The engine exhales into a pair of ceramic coated headers anddual exhaust system with stainless mufflers. An aluminum radiator with electric fan now sits up front tokeep operating temperatures under control. The motor pairs with a 4L60E automatictransmission with high performance rebuild that provides both seamless shifts and low RPM highwaycruising and is running in top form. The added performance, both in terms oftorque and horsepower, make this combination far more user-friendly car todrive than the original powerplant. Faster acceleration and an enhancedcruising speed is combined with a thoroughly upgraded suspension and steeringsystem, so the overall driving experience it provides is top notch. The powerrack and pinion steering makes this sizable ride easy to maneuver and a pair offront drilled and slotted disk brakes along with rear drumbrakes bring the car to dependableand prompt stops.

With its rack and pinion power steering,tubular control arms up front and Chassis engineering rear leaf springsuspension at both ends, this '48 BuickSuper offers a smooth, refined ride - not an attribute you'd normal associatewith this earlier era.

The fully customized driving interiorfeatures a tan ultraleather power bench seat and an expanse of ultra-cleanmatching carpeting. Tasteful custom upgrades added to an interior retaining mostof its original design features has created an outstanding driving experience.Most of the furnishings inside the cockpit have a familiar, authenticappearance to them, but represent visual improvements over the original 1948build.

When a change in the weathercalls for more protection while out on the road, it’s as easy as pressing theswitch to operate the power-actuated tan convertible canvas top to seal out thefoul weather elements.

This 1948 Buick Superconvertible street rod represents a skilled pairing of vintage and modern andwould be a fitting garage centerpiece for even the most discerning collector. Thiscar has been a fan favorite at car shows and will be sure to turn heads forgenerations to come. 1948 Buick Super convertible’s are becoming very hard tocome by and especially in restored condition. If you are in the market for anamazing, nostalgic Buick, you can end your search here!Call today! Chris 763-350-5858

Model Year: 1948

Make: Buick

Model: Super 56C Convertible

Body Type: Two Door Convertible

Interior Color: Tan

Exterior Color: Red

Title Condition: Clear

Mileage: 2,043 Since Restoration

Date of Restoration: 2017

For Sale By: Private Seller

Basic Information

All steel body and fenders

Built with a rare 1946 Buick front grill, the original1948 grill is included in the purchase

Full frame off nut and bolt restoration


Power windows

Power Seat

Ultraleather adjustable split-back power bench seat,matching tan leather door panels, electric cloth convertible top & rearcompartment area

Red dashboard w/ full set of Classic Instruments black/tan-facegauges

GM tilt steering column w/ a tan leather wrapped banjo style3-spoke steering wheel

Billet pedals and door handles

All of the electrical components, gauges, lights,blinkers, etc. work perfectly

Vintage A/C and heat

Pioneer AM/FM CD Stereo


Every piece of original chrome and stainless trim hasbeen restored to very high standard

New tan canvas convertible top, which is alsopower-actuated and stows itself neatly behind the back seat

15-inch steel wheels w/ chrome Buick hubcaps & chromebeauty rings wrapped in Corker wide-whitewall radial tires

Running boards

Lighted trunk compartment is beautifully finished inmatching tan ultraleather & tan carpeting w/ embossed SUPER logo

LED brake lights

TANKS fuel tank with electric fuel pump and completedwith end to end braided lines


Buick Roadmaster LT1 V8 EFI

Aluminum heads

Custom fuel injection cover

Chrome alternator and bracket

Aluminum radiator with electric fan

Lots polished & chrome components everywhere thatmeets the eye

Custom coated headers and dual exhaust system withstainless mufflers

4L60E Automatic Transmission with high performancerebuild


Smooth and painted frame

Rebuilt Ford 9-inch rear end with 3:50 gears

Front suspension is a Mustang II base with tubular a-arms

Power rack-and-pinion steering,

Chassis engineering rear leaf spring suspension

Front drilled and slotted disk brakes with rear drumbrakes

Purchase includes the California Car Cover

Call today! Chris 763-350-5858or Ebay message (We have additional pictures and videos if seriouslyinterested)

All funds must clear bank before transferring vehicle andtitle

Vehicle Details
  • VIN: 1485351
  • Item location: Cape Coral, Florida, United States
  • Year: 1948
  • Mileage: 2043
  • Make: Buick
  • Model: Super Convertible
  • Type: Convertible
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Interior color: Tan
  • Vehicle Title: Clean
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