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Buick find: Gear head buys his ‘first love’

Almost every collector remembers the first car they drove, or the first car that brought them into the hobby as a kid. Very few of those collectors have the chance to own one of those special cars from their past, but count Leonard Anderson among the lucky few who owns the...

Beautiful Buick needs year identification

From reader Deanna Coffey: Could someone help me with the year of my great-uncle’s Buick?  I keep looking at old Buick pictures, but it doesn’t quite fit the look of the ones I’ve seen.  I believe it is between 1912/1918, and was a 5 passenger.  The ones I’ve found close to...

Upholstery professional D. Chase begins removing the convertible top of a 1984 Buick Riviera, noting how the top was originally installed in order to reinstall it in the same manner. The location of holes, staples, studs and glue are all noted and photographed.

Tip-top convertible roof installation

Not all cars are equal, nor are their convertible tops. No-frills cars are likely to have relatively simple tops, but luxury cars often have more complicated tops, such as the roof covering on the featured 1984 Buick Riviera convertible. Installing one of these tops is no easy task, so replacement of...

Michigan Introduces Bill to Expand Use of Historic Vehicles

SEMA ACTION NETWORK UPDATE Michigan Introduces Bill to Expand Use of Historic Vehicles Michigan, the birthplace to many of the collector cars we cherish, has introduced legislation (S.B. 1146) that would amend the state’s current law governing historic motor vehicles to permit their unlimited use as “exhibition” vehicles the entire month...

Car of the Week: 1934 Buick Victoria coupe

Jill Helmke has had her 1934 Buick Victoria coupe for a little more than a year, and so far it is exactly what she was looking for. It’s a car that’s easy for her to handle. It’s fun to take to shows, and it’s got enough room in the back seat...

Turn back the clock: ‘New’ 1941 Buicks on display

Buick Heritage Alliance and Petersen museum display ‘new’ 1941 Buicks By William C. “Bill” Anderson BHA Vice President The news throughout 1940 was of one Hitler triumph after another. Only a massive rescue by the British Navy prevented capture of the entire British Expeditionary Force at Dunkirk. In America, there was...

Car of the Week: 1958 Buick Special

Getting his 1958 Buick Special on TV certainly wasn’t what Scott Dohnal had in mind when he was putting it back together. He had bigger ideas — like making a car that was loads of fun to own and drive, and very hard to ignore.

Sloan Museum about to tuck away its Chevrolets

Reader Bruce Granger let us know that the Sloan Museum in Flint, Mich., is getting ready to take down its 100 years of Chevrolet display, closing the public’s window on an opportunity to see some of the rarest vehicles still in existence, many with the “bow tie.” Once the museum‘s display...

Car of the Week: 1950 Buick Super

Rick Zierler’s 1950 Buick Super convertible somehow managed to survive 35 years of neglect inside a barn. It couldn’t survive its first big night of freedom without hitting a deer, however.