This is my '65 Riviera. I originally bought her for myself when I turned 30. A year to the day later, she burned up (on my birthday) due to a wire loom s... Show morehorting out in the trunk. As I had already rebuilt the front end, I decided to keep the chasis and replace the body. I found a suitable donor and in five weeks did a body off restoration. She looks okay, but is far from done. I need chrome work, interior work and eventually body work and paint. The nailhead was rebuilt in 2004. (Very costly rebuilding a nailhead) and I obtained a conversion kit to mount up a 700R4 Bowtie transmission. I enjoy having the extra gear on the freeway, but have no need for it in town. If anybody needs Buick parts or suppliers, I know quite a few of them. I would also be willing to trade commercial printing for interior work in the Southern Oregon area. See you out there!
All cleaned up for a Sunday drive. The paint is a Midnight blue metallic. Looks black till it's in the light.
17" Torque Thrust IIs wrapped in Kumo tires. I know the Torque Thrusts are used a lot, but I feel for good reason. They made a huge difference . Show Less
This shot from the back shows the width of the wheels. This was as deep as I could go without serious fabrication. They are American Racing Torque Thrust IIs... Show more. 17" x 12.5" deep. Took mearurements for the offset and they were special ordered from American Racing and I could've paid for a year of college for my daughter with what i spent on the wheels all together. But, I am more than pleased with the outcome. Completely changed the entire look and stance of the car. Show Less