Bill Stoneberg

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About Bill Stoneberg

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  1. Beware of hi-jacked Buicks-for-Sale ads

    Your pictures are so good, you should watermark them to stop this stuff. Unobtrusive, it keeps folks from stealing your property.
  2. The 2018 - 2500 Challenge

    John, Old tank probably has driven his cars more then I have. Its easy now, ask in July and August when your AC won't keep up with the sun.
  3. On OCTOBER 12-13, 2018, come to the heart of the beautiful Texas Hill Country for a weekend of food, friends and touring in your Buick. The Alamo Chapter is hosting the fall regional meet. Rather than a traditional car show format, this will be a touring meet with headquarters at the Inn of the Hills along the Guadalupe river in Kerrville Texas. Festivities will include a welcoming Bar B Que dinner Friday night at Bill & Dee Stoneberg’s house. The tour Saturday will follow the South Fork of the Guadalupe River as we climb up to the top of the Edwards Plateau. We will then drop back down into the Sabinal River valley passing Lost Maples State Park and then turning west to experience one the three “twisted sisters” on the way to Leaky in the Frio River Canyon for lunch. After lunch we will return via 83 to Garvens store and Hwy 41 past the YO ranch. Eventually, we will turn on 1340 and traverse the North Fork of the Guadalupe River to Hunt and then back to Kerrville. This will be a tour of about 120 miles tour on scenic roads. Dinner Saturday night will be at the host hotel where we will partake of a Prime Rib buffet. For hotel reservations, contact the Inn of the Hills, https://www.innofthehills.com or (800) 292-5690. Ask for the Buick Club of America room rate of $129 / night. This rate is good until September 12, 2018. Expect some fun and driving on this meet, come with a full tank of gas and the desire to see the wide-open spaces of Texas. Registration fee - $25.00 per couple Friday night BBQ - $17.00 per person Saturday night dinner - $20.00 per person Contact Bill Stoneberg with questions – bill.stoneberg@gmail.com
  4. The 2018 - 2500 Challenge

    Took a 629 mile round trip from Kerrville Texas to Conroe Texas. I am now at 702 miles since I joined this challenge. We took back roads on the way and it was a pain towards the end. City traffic on a Friday afternoon. A cold and rain from came through Friday night / Saturday morning and all the cars got wet and dusty. They had a garage tour that all the folks had fun on. The drive home Sunday was straight down the Interstate with cruise control set at 70 Stopped at Buc-ees which is the large car stop / watering hole / gas station. They boast the cleanest restrooms in Texas and they probably have 100 stalls. Probably 1 restroom stall per gas pump. I was glad to get out of the flat Houston area and back into the hills where I live. I got 13 mpg in the all Interstate part of the drive and 12 mpg for the in town driving. A few pictures of the drive home. Wildflowers along the side of the road, Buc-ees and the hills at home.
  5. Off to the Texas regional meet today.... 300 + miles one way. Should be fun if we dont have storms.
  6. New to me 61 Invicta 2dr hrdtp

    SMS has materials to redo the seats. You can find a lot of the mechanical stuff at Rock Auto, Napa etc. Suspension stuff is at PST. Nice car....
  7. BCA 2018 Denver Meet Prewar Buick Parking

    Besides, Willie, yours is a Pre War car. Pre Vietnam War.
  8. Carb Rebuild Woes

    Also good for powdercoating small parts, though my wife complained when she found the hanger I made.
  9. where are the modified's

    Bos, If you want to see modified in the Bugle, send the editor pictures and an article. He doesn't know modifies , so he doesn't write about them. He will print it if he gets articles.
  10. I went to a shop that sold mirrors and they put me in touch with a gentleman who could do it. Cost me $20 for my 1950 mirror.
  11. It is amazing what a difference redone seats can make. I felt when I redid the seats in my Electra.
  12. The 2018 - 2500 Challenge

    Took the Electra for a ride today, Toured the Hill country to see the flowers. Here is picture for the start of this challenge. 48567 Original miles...
  13. Part Sources Wiper Motor, Horn Pad Needed for 1960 Invicta

    I dont either, but I am lucky enough to be able to get non-ethonal gas here in town. Pick a good brand Exxon or Shell and use the Premium.
  14. vibration dampener

    Call you favorite vendor and make sure you get the correct one.
  15. The Buick Club of America is planning a roundup of historic Buick station wagons this July 19-21, 2018, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, at the Buick Club of America (BCA) Heartland Regional show. To commemorate the arrival of the 2018 Buick Regal TourX, the first Buick wagon in 22 years, the BCA Heartland Regional show is making a special display of Buick wagons: woodies, SportWagons, Roadmasters, and any Buick wagon in Buick’s 115-year history. More information http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/news/buick-wagons-will-invade-iowa-july-19-21#.Wqsz8ILza8k.facebook