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Everything posted by whitewatersky

  1. hey man, I'd sure appreciate the help, but I'm in Australia... I'm in LA every year or 2 i'll hafta check your ride in person if ever up Ventura way !
  2. loving this thread - thanks for sharing. it'll be handy for reference ... if I ever get my build going again...
  3. hmmmm. thanks for that info. other option is to tidy mine. it works great. just splits in the Bakelite (?) at various points around the radius. i love the look of mine - just need it repaired...
  4. what's a steering wheel like that worth? I don't have a drama with my column, but my blue steering wheel is cracked to buggery... i dig those wooden steering wheels...
  5. check Schmiddy's article in the Riview. Great job mate !
  6. that blog post is really interesting Ed. Agree with the theory that about the loss of the true Riv styling. Some cars are just right. I toyed with the idea of buying a convertible '70 Challenger but found that as much as I'd love a convertible, the hardtop was the only way to go. so that's what I got...
  7. sounds like Raiders of the Lost Ark.... have fun !
  8. yeah - i noticed that one. it's been for sale for a while I seem to remember... unless I'm mistaking it for another. just thought you might be in the SF area...
  9. Going to be in SF and LA in a coupla months, so would love to see a car and buy, drive then ship home... Or if it can be sorted before I get there, have the car sent to LA in time for arrival... Where are you based, Chimera?
  10. Thanks guys... Considering a 72 but maybe should wait and find a 71...
  11. Howdy Does anyone know whether those horizontal rubber strips running through the centre of the 1972 bumpers are removable? Then if so, would they leave scars...? Basically wondering if you can Replicate the '71 bumper look with 1972 bumpers. I like the '72 grille and am not worried either way when it comes to the trunk vents... Thanks
  12. Still looking if anyone knows of a car. Preferably Astro Blue, but not essential colour Thanks
  13. And I thought size din't matter, it's how ya use it.... Back to the drawing board....
  14. nice ! definitely recommend joining the ROA if you want to get it moving www.rivowners.org
  15. another non-Craiglist link - in Ottawa "the GS package was added to this car at some point before 1987 when detailed records started to be kept on the car" http://www.cars-on-line.com/gen3-cars/col1/posting/90227
  16. not Craigslist, but here's a '64 that popped up in my inbox... cool colour... https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2017/06/22/hemmings-find-of-the-day-1964-buick-riviera-4/?refer=news
  17. thanks for all this.... upcoming job over the next few months !
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