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PostSubject: New menber from France   Sat Apr 13, 2013 11:38 am

Hi everybody,

I'm a new menber from France, (Yes, far away but the land of WINE, Food, Cheese....).

First, i want to present all my apologies for mistakes in my american writing.

Second my little story....

About 12 years ago i saw a car that catch all my attention on my local home depot parking lot.
That was a blue Buick roadmaster wagon, she was so sweet, so glamorous and elegant lines, so exclusivity (in France), seems so practical and comfy, so i was very impressed by such a car that combines all of these qualities that no other europeans car provides at the moment.

so the years and years pass and keep a good memory of this car in my mind.

3 years ago, after my daily driver (Chrysler voyager) was totaled on a Highway, i need a new car, that must be practical, comfy, exotic, beautyfull, and...V8.

I immediately remenber which car i want, i must found one right now.....and i find it right now....and it was the car i saw on my local home depot parking lot 9 years before that was for sale.

In France there isn't more 6 or 7 Buick Roadmaster.

Now she's my daily driver since 3 years and i love it more and more.
Every day peoples stop me and ask about it and tell me how she is beautifull with her intemporal lines and how she sound so great.

Let me to present her:

1991 Buick roadmaster estate wagon 305ci
Light saphirre blue/Dark saphirre blue interrior
New carpet from Stockinterriors ultra plush cut pile 1017 lapis blue with matching floor mat with buick logo (absolutely perfect fit, look and quality)
Grant chrome/walnut classic steering Wheel
Summit Racing G9001 long tube Header heat and oil treated
2.5" Dual exhaust with crosspipe and 2 Dynomax SuperTurbo
Cold Air Intake with KN filter
LPG equipped (Liquid Propane Gaz) (Here in France gas is priced at 8,5$/gallon versus LPG at 4,2$/gallon)
Innovate MTX-L air/fuel ratio gauge
Th700R4 rebuilt and reinforced with 5 planetary/beast sunshell/Kevlar clutch and Band/New bearing/New drum/boost Valve/Corvette servo/New converter stock stall
B&M High capacity Transmission oil pan
Heavy duty Transmission cooler and temperature gauge
Air lift bag to help the rear spring.
Towing Package
3,23 rear end ratio (GU5)
Sony Head Unit with bluetooth phone and music streaming 4X50W
Focal component P165V30 for the front and Pioneer elipsoidal in stock location for the rear
Airco air recycle mods
Stock wheels and tyre size
2" class III Hitch

Thank you for your attention.






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PostSubject: Re: New menber from France   Sat Apr 13, 2013 11:51 am

en francais huh?

well ,.. Bienvenue !

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PostSubject: Re: New menber from France   Sat Apr 13, 2013 11:58 am

Welcome to the forum! roadmaster in france? thats gotta be rare! post some pictures! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: New menber from France   Sat Apr 13, 2013 12:00 pm

Bienvenue. Cette voiture t'était destinée.

Feel free to PM me if you need clarifications on something in French.

Cheers,
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PostSubject: Re: New menber from France   Sat Apr 13, 2013 12:05 pm

Welcome to GM Longroof Forum. These wagons are not common place in the US and damn right scarce on the Oregon coast. Yours must draw crowds in France. Post some photos when you can.
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PostSubject: Re: New menber from France   Sat Apr 13, 2013 12:08 pm

Bienvenue au forum.
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PostSubject: Re: New menber from France   Sat Apr 13, 2013 1:11 pm

Welcome to the group,bet your wagon really stands out everywhere you go with it.
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PostSubject: Re: New menber from France   Sat Apr 13, 2013 4:23 pm

Welcome, what part of France are you from?
Take a picture at night so I can see how a wagon looks with yellow headlights!

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PostSubject: Yellow Headlights   Sat Apr 13, 2013 5:10 pm

Hi Sprocket,

I didn't have yellow headlights, because it was a French specificity only for the World War II 1939-45 to year 1993, after for the European community harmonies we used too the white headlights.

Thank you

Sprocket wrote:
Welcome, what part of France are you from?
Take a picture at night so I can see how a wagon looks with yellow headlights!

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PostSubject: part of France   Sat Apr 13, 2013 5:16 pm

Hi,

I forget, i'm from the south west of France (good whine and marvellous country), near Toulouse ( Toulouse is the Airbus company's city like Seatle for Boeing in USA) and about 200 miles from Bordeaux the world famous wine place.

Thanks a lot

Sprocket wrote:
Welcome, what part of France are you from?
Take a picture at night so I can see how a wagon looks with yellow headlights!

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PostSubject: re new member from France   Sat Apr 13, 2013 5:24 pm

Merci beaucoup,

c'est avec beaucoup de plaisir et bien le bonjour à tous les québecois(es).

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Bienvenue au forum.
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PostSubject: re new member from France   Sat Apr 13, 2013 5:28 pm

Bonsoir,

Merci beaucoup pour ton aide et ton mot en Français, j'y suis sensible.

Best regards

jasonlachapelle wrote:
Bienvenue. Cette voiture t'était destinée.

Feel free to PM me if you need clarifications on something in French.

Cheers,
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PostSubject: Re: New menber from France   Sat Apr 13, 2013 5:29 pm

M'enfin suis pas Quebequois moi! Shocked

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PostSubject: re new member from France   Sat Apr 13, 2013 5:40 pm

Thank you,

Yes, this longroof captive all people from 7 to 77 years old.
I use it everyday and every time i stop somewhere i always get questions and positive feedbacks, it is really very pleasant but time consuming Laughing Laughing

COL wrote:
Welcome to GM Longroof Forum. These wagons are not common place in the US and damn right scarce on the Oregon coast. Yours must draw crowds in France. Post some photos when you can.
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PostSubject: re new member from France   Sat Apr 13, 2013 5:42 pm

Excuse moi, je croyais..... tu es d'où alors?

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M'enfin suis pas Quebequois moi! Shocked

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PostSubject: Re: New menber from France   Sat Apr 13, 2013 5:44 pm

Ah oui la plaque quebequoise, j'ai trouver ca aux puce...

Je suis Canadien un FrancoOntarien, mais j'ai passer mon enfance entre Bruxelles, Alger, Beijing Geneve et les vacance fut ici au Canada.
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PostSubject: Re: New menber from France   Sat Apr 13, 2013 6:02 pm

these wagons are getting rare here too, I often get people wanting to ask me about my wagon.
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PostSubject: re new member from France   Sat Apr 13, 2013 6:07 pm

This is my car's photo

http://i71.servimg.com/u/f71/18/24/23/99/img_4611.jpg
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PostSubject: Re: New menber from France   Sat Apr 13, 2013 6:09 pm

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PostSubject: Re: New menber from France   Sat Apr 13, 2013 6:11 pm

do you know the full history of your wagon from 1991 till now? when was it imported and such?
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PostSubject: Re: New menber from France   Sat Apr 13, 2013 7:18 pm

Thats one of the cleanest 91 RMWs that I've seen anywhere.Was it always that well kept or have you been a fanatic/81x11 about your wagon.Once you meet Mike(81x11) you will understand my comment,yours is a beauty!
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PostSubject: Re: New menber from France   Sat Apr 13, 2013 11:11 pm

That's a great looking longroof! Welcome to the club! Smile

Are there places you can't drive because it's so much bigger than other cars over there? Did changing it to LPG change the sound of the exhaust note? Do you have pictures of the engine bay after the conversion? Too cool! Smile
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PostSubject: Re: New menber from France   Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:23 pm

another photo

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PostSubject: Re: New menber from France   Sun Apr 14, 2013 6:03 pm

Damn,its as clean inside as is outside!Thats a beautiful steering wheel too and keep the pics coming.Hey Mike 81x11 you have competition for cleanest wagon right here!
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PostSubject: Re: New menber from France   Sun Apr 14, 2013 6:51 pm

Your RMW is as nice as any I have seen. We have wagon owners scattered throughout Europe. Glad you found us.

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PostSubject: Re: New menber from France   Sun Apr 14, 2013 7:04 pm

Thank you very much

other pics coming soon
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