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Everything posted by racepoint

  1. hi Al soon i will be back here on the highway and i will share the whole story its almost 4 years now so its time I'l be back
  2. hi guys happy to be back greetings from the netherlands to you all
  3. From the netherlands and for all my buick friends
  4. from the Netherlands Happy Holidays
  5. nice car Al what do you think of my 53
  6. look what i find on the net never seen these taillights vbefore looks original to me
  7. thanks Al nice pictures where did you all go to looks on the picture the weather was not so good yeh its a little different than that warm and sunny weather in Florida to bad i didn't catch up with you maybe next time i'm almost ready in the house so in time i will be starting again with harley you will see thanks again Andre
  8. well guys racepoint is back in busines not from germany but still in the netherlands in our old house we had some big problems with selling the house it was a struggle and it cost me a lot of money and stress so finaly i had to sell miss caroline to pay the bills because we did not want to to court my wife could not mentally take it any more so she was close to a breakdown and i love here to much to see that happens my vision is health and wellness goes above money so we make a new start in our old house and in a couple of weeks i will start with harley
  9. i think with some small adjustments it will fit is it a used set or a rebuild set i would pay about 500 to 750 euro but only for a rebuild complete set
  10. finally were going to move in three weeks i have to be out of my house so thats a short time to pack all the stuff but were going to get it there keep you guys informed when were setlled down
  11. rob i will look into it and make some pics of the altenator brackets we make them ourself its not a big job so i will let you know very busy with moving to germany thanks
  12. thanks guys know i hope he can find the right one anyone else who knows good shippers in the us from abeline to sumas WA Let me know
  13. guys i need help i bought a set of bumpers from buicknut Jeff 2 months ago but he can not find a shipper to send it from Abeline to sumas WA does anyone know a shipper who can do it please let us know because Jeff can not find one so HELP IS NEEDED thanks
  14. yes Al one day we will meet up in miami you bet
  15. oke Jan we will meet up when were settled yes Al i like to meet with you but i will be busy with the move sorry
  16. about 30 minutes drive from koblenz but it can change because i,m not sure that we can buy that house but it going to be in that area
  17. well guys here is the last news i finally sold the house in the netherlands so we can move the germany so i will be busy with other things than buicks will keep you guys informed with pics
  18. i bought mine here https://www.kanter.com/index.aspx nice project by the way make a lot of pictures we love pictures here on the forum
  19. this week i did get my exhaust manifolds back they were out for cleaning and ceramic coating its titanium color i think it looks good and now there protected against rust
  20. so finally i take her out today for the first time and we drove around for a while well i must say that the sway bar i installed, wow that is a big improvement comparing with the original one hope my new tirea are coming fast these old ones are not to good but good enough for driving arround for the time be well thats it thanks for looking
  21. this is miss caroline i bought her in 2011 in canada shipped her to the netherlands getting the 54 virus and restored her in about 1,5 year and this is Harley and he just arrived here in the netherlands and you will see on this forum what i'm going to do with him
  22. today i did a compression test on the heart of harley men this guy has very healty longs 6 with 140psi and 2 with 130 psi well i must say that is i think really good so no reason for a complete rebuild i,m going to clean it and paint it thats it, and i did oilpressure test to 35 with cranking so also ok and i have the exhaust manifold to a paintshop for keramic coating will let you see the results pictures so thats it for now thanks for looking
  23. well miss caroline is almost ready the hood is in place and really smood i repainted th e bench covers in black looks way better than the cream white so now a little more polishing work and she is ready my new tires are already in canada so the come with the next container to the netherlands so thats it for now thanks for looking
  24. so today i finally finish my work on miss caroline she has new shocks in the back and the new swaybar on the front we did some work on the brakes one wheelcilinder leaks replaced it with a new one replaced the sparkplugs and the wiring repainted the hood pick up the original wheels from jan in zeeland ordered new tires in L.A i bought the american classis the radial with the bias ply look and now i have only some polishing work and she is ready for the summer so thats it more to come next week thanks for looking
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