Buick Ventiports: what's the future?

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    Buick Ventiports: what's the future?

    Love the ones on the 2017 Lacrosse. Disappointed they weren't on 17 Encore.

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    Re: Buick Ventiports: what's the future?

    Quote Originally Posted by buickfan262 View Post
    Love the ones on the 2017 Lacrosse. Disappointed they weren't on 17 Encore.
    I would imagine that they would continue. Everybody else is copying them, just look at the new A5

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    Re: Buick Ventiports: what's the future?

    My hope would be their integration into the sheetmetal vs being glued the **** on.

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    Re: Buick Ventiports: what's the future?

    Stick-on ones will be on Ebay soon - direct shipping from Hong Kong, only $2 a set.

    Maybe they already are?

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    Re: Buick Ventiports: what's the future?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ruperts Trooper View Post
    Stick-on ones will be on Ebay soon - direct shipping from Hong Kong, only $2 a set.

    Maybe they already are?
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    Re: Buick Ventiports: what's the future?

    http://www.jcwhitney.com/all-sales-s.../p2017535.jcwx

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    Re: Buick Ventiports: what's the future?

    They are a heritage cue easily as recognizable as any other (non-symbol) cue out there.
    I love 'em, and say this tho I own a 1 of 2 model year Buicks that DON'T have them in a 38-yr run of VentiPorts.

    I, too, would like to see them stamped into the sheet metal, even if many of the 'classic' VentiPorts were also 'stuck on'.

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    Re: Buick Ventiports: what's the future?

    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Accardi View Post
    A little touch of heritage doesn't hurt! I won't go so far as to say I'm crazy in love with them, but I like the concept of the nod to their heritage. I say keep 'em.

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    Re: Buick Ventiports: what's the future?

    I hope they don't disappear. Just because the grille changes they should still keep those just for heritage's sake.

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    YES!








    NO!


    (Bonus trivia: the first is the Lucerne CXL with Northstar V8, the second image is Encore.)

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    Re: Buick Ventiports: what's the future?

    Quote Originally Posted by eb110americana View Post

    YES!








    NO!


    (Bonus trivia: the first is the Lucerne CXL with Northstar V8, the second image is Encore.)
    The Lucerne looks much more planned and thought out, not just an afterthought IMO.

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    Re: Buick Ventiports: what's the future?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ruperts Trooper View Post
    Stick-on ones will be on Ebay soon - direct shipping from Hong Kong, only $2 a set.

    Maybe they already are?
    Yes, it seems so.

    Quote Originally Posted by eb110americana View Post

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    Re: Buick Ventiports: what's the future?

    Tho not (at all) as well integrated as the Lucerne's, the Encore's are still fit to the stamping in the hood… as opposed to actual 'stick-on' VentiPorts.

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