Buick Skylark...UPDATED FRONT AND REAR....10/26

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    Buick Skylark...UPDATED FRONT AND REAR....10/26

    Presenting Buick's much needed entry level car.
    The 2009 Buick Skylark


    Engines are to be decided.
    Rear View coming soon.
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    Re: Buick Skylark

    I don't like the new Buick "huge nose", but overall the idea is wonderful in its simplicity.

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    Great job! Anything added to Buick's lineup would be a plus.

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    Re: Buick Skylark

    The headlights looks way to much like Sebring's. And thats not a good look either. Nice chop though.
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    Re: Buick Skylark

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    The headlights looks way to much like Sebring's. And thats not a good look either. Nice chop though.
    I agree. Nice chop though. Of course since everyone but a few hate the split lights of LaCrosse and I do not think the "Blue Eyes" of Enclave would come standard at this price range, take a different approach with the headlights.
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    Update...


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    Re: Buick Skylark

    It really needs to have full-width tail lights to have a "Buick" look. All Buicks from the 60s until just recently have had this feature.

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    yeah i agree. That's the next part of the rear make over
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    Re: Buick Skylark

    Leave the "angeleyes" alone, they add the car a lot of character and chic, but the rear end needs an emergency redesign. I'd do away with the roundish gizmos and give it a Buick light belt.

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    No update yet but what cars feature full width tail light that i could use as a base?
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    Put the Enclave lights on there! I did a chop of the Skylark with Enclave headlights on it and posted it on GMI a while back in an article about turning the Daewoo Tosca into a Buick Skylark. It's somewhere around here, lol.

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    Re: Buick Skylark

    sory.. it looks too cheap to be a Buick... maybe add some more chrome elements and like ChevroletRevived said, add more Enclave parts!


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    Tried the Enclave stuff and honestly it just doesn't fit with the car IMHO. I'll do a chop with Enclave and a pic with my stuff and we can see what looks better. I'm working on massaging the Enclave tails onto the car to see how that looks...but i'm still in need of idea's for full width tails...Monaro if you stop by the thread maybe you could help.
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    Re: Buick Skylark

    Filling out the wheel wells and adding dual exhaust would do a lot for this car. As of now it just looks to cheap to be a Buick. The chops were very well done though.
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    Well I finally decided on engine choices and first engine will be the 173hp LE5 and then a reworked light pressure bi-turbo 2.5l I6 making 278hp.
    Also is a quickie update on the rear

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