what to look for on a81 skylark when purhcasing

Asked by Jan 24, 2014 at 02:40 PM about the 1981 Buick Skylark Limited Sedan

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

35000 original miles needs tires & alinement

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The usually as purchasing any other used car. Tires, brakes, exhaust. The GM cars of that era , the power steering rack had issues and the auto transmissions, and rust.

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If it's got the turbo-hydramatic 250 transmission, I'd pass. They were very prone to failure. First thing to go on those transmissions is reverse. HTH. -Jim

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