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Buick reveals the Avista concept car

January 10, 2016 // 1 Comment

All I have to say is WOW. I wants. I needs. I can haz? Photo by Steve Fecht   Buick unveils the Avista concept Sunday, January 10, 2016 on the eve of the North American [...]

Wood You?

August 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

To borrow from a classic movie about stealing cars- “Metal is cold and ugly; wood is warm and clean.” While the ugly part is certainly up for debate, there is no doubt [...]

Buick 350 Engine Build

August 4, 2015 // 14 Comments

When I purchased my 1971 Buick GS convertible almost 16 years ago, I knew I had found my dream car. Spending the $4,000 asking price was also a big step as that was pretty [...]

Port Authority

July 31, 2015 // 1 Comment

When the name Buick comes up in any bench-racing session, the conversation turns to 455 big-blocks, Stage 1s and the venerable GSX. What rarely gets mentioned is the [...]

Weathering the Storm

April 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Not only does old weatherstripping not seal the car, but it also soaks up water, which leads to rust like this. During the course of a restoration, there are always certain [...]

2004R Swap

April 1, 2015 // 5 Comments

Building a hot motor and dropping it into your muscle car isn’t the only way to add some punch. Upgrading the stock 3-speed slushbox to a 4-speed overdrive will add more [...]

Port Authority

March 23, 2015 // 2 Comments

When the name Buick comes up in any bench-racing session, the conversation turns to 455 big-blocks, Stage 1s and the venerable GSX. What rarely gets mentioned is the [...]

How to Paint Your Own Dash

March 11, 2015 // 1 Comment

There are certain aspects of automotive restoration\customizing that are inherently difficult, even though the task itself is simple. Dropping an engine in a car is a fairly [...]

How to Restore a Dash Pad with a Dash Cap

January 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

There are relatively few items on a muscle car that aren’t readily restorable at home. Most restoration jobs require a little research, maybe some welding or paint, while [...]
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