1974 Buick Estate Wagon

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    Well strange that it has a rebuilt transmission and new torque convertor but the kickdown doesn’t work. You’d think you’d test that when you installed a new transmission.
     
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    Kickdown on the Turbo 400 is an electronic switch. May be something as simple as it came unplugged or needs re-adjusted. May have been just fine when it left the shop.
     
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    Yes I reinstalled mine before when I replaced the engine/trans on my 76. Pretty simple fix instead of driving around without it downshifting.
     
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    SOLD? Guess we will see.
     
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    I think he’s gonna be disappointed again. That transmission issue is troubling.
     
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    Those earlier auctions supposedly ended with bids of $7900. So why does it keep coming back?
     
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    That’s had more farewell appearances than Cher and ole Blue Eyes put together. Did that car originally have no wheel opening / rocker moldings ?
     
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    Definitely no wheel opening moldings when I first saw it and it had a white roof. I don't know how you can get a bid each time and sell the car on eBay and re-list it. Only way I've heard to do this is the buyer and seller agree to not complete the sale which seems to be the routine for this car.
     
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