Aeroback Owners Group

This group is for Aeroback / Slantback / Buttless owners on the Forum. 1978-80 Olds Cutlass Salon & Buick Century.

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JAMCAR223
Any of you guys with red interiors, ever use the G Body Parts.com #1593 red interior plastic paint? As much as I hate to order from them, they seem to have a matching paint for our cars. I have had good results with SEM paints in the past, but I have no idea which one is a match to our interior... Read more…
Regalman08
Regalman08
Never tried theirs but have also had pretty good luck with SEM
GP403
Hey quick question for you Aero fans. Do you think the site in general is "hostile" towards the Buttless I mean Aero cars? I think we've got a pretty core group of fans that love them to death and have been cheerleaders for them, helping to push them a little further towards acceptance. What... Read more…
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Rus
Rus
Century specific info. C6BFB8F9-4C42-40D0-AC1A-89AEF4C9FAC3.jpeg

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JAMCAR223
JAMCAR223
Thanks Russell !
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Rus
Rus
I have original dealer parts manual as well, if need any original part numbers.
blk7gxn
Here's a export you don't see everyday, it SOLD too for a decent coin.
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JAMCAR223
JAMCAR223
One of the rarest Aerobacks ??? Got to be... I'd get an Oldsmobile motor back in there ASAP! Thanks for posting.
Regalman08
This group thing seems a bit different in the way you do a post but I think I’m doing my own post here and not a reply to someone else’s...???

I now have 3 slant/Aeros just got my 3rd this weekend I’m up in BC Canada and only learnt of them existing last year when someone posted on in Alberta G... Read more…
JAMCAR223
As most of you guys know, I own (3) of these cars. Here we can talk specifically about these love/hate body styles. They are unique, and a little more rare than the other G body styles. I own the only ones that I know of in my area. That's what I like about them.
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oldsmobile joe
I'll give this a go.
My first experience was when my dad bought a new 79 salon sedan. He needed to replace his 75 salon sedan that came with bucket seats and console. I wish i had that car today. Anyway, i road tested with him while sorted out out what he wanted. I was 14 yo. He passed on the 260 diesel version luckily and got a camel brown sedan, cruise, tilt, ac and rwd. 260 gas engine with the stock 2:29 axle. That car would shift into third at like 80mph on full throttle runs.
My 1978 coupe came out of south Dakota. 260, 5 spd, tilt, and ac. The only way to get a 5spd was with buckets, so it has bucke its also. Carmine red with matching interior. 46k on it when i bought it.
I've added sport steering wheel, gauges with 120 speedo, 32mm front sway bar and a factory rear bar.
Regalman08
Regalman08
Hey thanks guys for the add!!! I call em slant backs
Aero backs works too!!!
C
I was a service advisor at a Buick dealer in 1978 and was sort of attracted to the new Century sedans. I disliked the service manager there and left after a couple months and went to a Dodge dealer till they closed like so many Chrysler Corp dealers folded in 1979. So next I went to Cadillac and... Read more…
Rus
Rus
Got any photos. I always liked the two tone, four door. Especially the blue two tone. Green and brown two tones are nice as well
blk7gxn
I really appreciate the invite, thank you!

In a world full of G's, a car one rarely sees-- the slant backs from GM, some see no value, some see Jem's,-- I like that they are different and funky, rarely seen at shows, a car that few when even new chose-- But for me the love and passion was one... Read more…
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Sorry, i meant to post that. I'll learn this eventually.

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