Limited Edition Recall: 1991 Buick Regal Custom 3800
My Favorite Used Car
I Love My Car!
I love my car. It is a 1991 Buick Regal Custom 3800 sedan as listed on the title. But, on the door it says it was made August of 1990. It was a good used car when I bought it. I had to buy it when my 1994 Oldsmobile Station-wagon died on the mountains up north. I loved the stationwagon too. It was another good used car buy. I like good used cars and here I'll tell you my lifelong story of vehicles.
Photo of my car just outside the door.
Haynes Manuals are always Handy to have around.
Things for My Car on Amazon
There are many different kinds of parts and pieces that a vehicle may need that can be found online. Although, I am not a mechanic I come from a long line of mechanics. I don't know everything there is to know about my car. Nevertheless, I do know that having the right automotive manual around is always a good idea. I know that my father and brother as well as my boyfriend really appreciate having the right auto manual in hand before they begin working on any vehicle.
To actually choose things for my car anywhere I would have to consult with my shade tree mechanic to be absolutely sure, you should make sure to choose the right automotive items for your vehicle or vehicles as well.
I Love My Car!
My Good Used Car Buying Stories
...how to buy a good used car...
First, I'd like to say that I am thankful that the majority of my used cars were and have been really good, reliable cars. I'll tell you more about them later. However, I'll tell you about this particular car now.
Believe it or not it was a second-hand car. The first owners were at the time I bought the car an elderly couple. Soon after they bought the car the company recalled them for some flaw in the top coat.
Lots of other people sent their car back and got the newer edition. However, the man who bought this car knew he had a good car and wasn't worried about the top coat. He knew the engine was top form and the transmission was awesome. This couple had a garage alongside their home so, the car had its own garage to keep it safe, sound and protected from the elements.
However, over the years there was a bit of well used and care for wear showing as the couple became too old to drive. They decided to retire from driving and to sell the car via one of their friends who had a car lot.
About this time, I showed up and fell in love with it as soon as I saw it. It was used, but still very much in great condition. It runs well and stops well. It's taken me and my family many miles and then back again.
The owners manual is in the glove box and lists all the various maintenance jobs that have been taken care of by the first owners and I've added to the list as tasks have shown a need for care. I've driven this car since the early part of 2005. Of course, the top coat is still ailing and I hope to one day have it repainted in the same dark burgundy color. The head liner is beginning to fray off at the rear view or back window. I plan to have this fixed as well. One of the covers on a backseat belt has come off or was off when I bought the car; but, the seat-belt still works correctly.
Used Car Poll
What do You think about Good Used Cars?
A Front Window View - Riding down the road in my car
Articles of Interest
- How I Find Good Used Cars - Bubblews
After reading my “The Cars I Have Owned” article post here on Bubblews &irenen1 replied asking me “Where do you locate such good cars?" This is my answer in short article form. I hope it is helpful and inspiring to anyone searching for good used
- The Cars I Have Owned - Bubblews
A simple article and info about the cars I have owned and loved. My first car was a 1979 Plymouth Duster. It was a shiny gold color with metallic flecks in the paint job. It was the same color as my hair, which I think is a really cool thing.
- Used Car Buying Tips: How to get the best value when...
Insider tips for gaining the best value when trading in your vehicle against a new or used car.
- The Smart Way to Buy a Used Car
Buying a used car can save you a lot of money but exercise extreme caution or you might regret it if you end up with a dud. Know your rights and know how to properly examine a car before buying it.
- Buying A Used Car From A Dealer - Some Do's and Don'...
Some handy tips for anyone buying a new used car from a dealer
- Gift Guide for Shade Tree Mechanics
I don't know about you, but I know several shade tree mechanics. Many of them are awesome and know exactly what they are doing. Most of them learned how to work on cars and trucks by helping their father or grandfathers. Some shade tree mechanics...
- Car Tires and the Single Woman
If you are a single woman and you own and drive a car or a truck, you will at some point need some tires for your car or your truck. Car tires are just as important as all the other little and big things a car needs to get you where you are going...
- Top Reliable Cars
Thus, one should also choose cars that offer a greater mileage. Let us find more out about the most reliable cars 2012 through information presented below.
- For the love of Buick
What makes a car so loveable and unique, how cars become a part of life.