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25 minutes ago, NC1968Riviera said:

ROA member Bob Reed and I attending BCA Tarheel Buick Club cruise to Fort Bragg, North Carolina 82nd Airborne Division museum today. 

The BCA's Tarheel Buick Club chapter visited the museum and had lunch at an on base golf course. 

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Another white w vinyl top 65!

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34 minutes ago, NC1968Riviera said:

ROA member Bob Reed and I attending BCA Tarheel Buick Club cruise to Fort Bragg, North Carolina 82nd Airborne Division museum today. 

The BCA's Tarheel Buick Club chapter visited the museum and had lunch at an on base golf course. 

 

 

Nice Mike!

 

I was by that entrance to Ft Bragg on my way back from an appointment in Fayetteville last Friday.

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52 minutes ago, NC1968Riviera said:

Unbeknownst to me while I was backing into a parking spot I almost had a close encounter with a light pole while visiting the 82nd Airborne Division museum today. 😳

 

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A close one …

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17 hours ago, NC1968Riviera said:

Unbeknownst to me while I was backing into a parking spot I almost had a close encounter with a light pole. This while visiting the 82nd Airborne Division museum today. 😳

 

 

Been there, done that. I usually have a sigh of relief when I realize I have missed a mishap by that little.

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My grandfather's brother had this new and parked it in the mid-70s (w/ about 90k miles). They just recently left the house and gave the car to our family. The dusty picture is how it looked coming out of the garage. The other picture is just after a hose down. The car is amazingly photogenic and somehow doesn't show it's rust (unless seeing it in person).

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Here's the car now. I had to go through the Dynaflow, swapped the carb for EFI, switched to front disc brakes, and got the AC working with the new refrigerant.

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I have a couple kids and wanted a better seat belt setup. I made this gizmo from a roll bar main hoop.

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This site has saved the day - Tom (1965rivgs) has helped me get an odd-ball part to get the horn working. Thanks Tom!!

 

Looking forward to future interactions.

 

 

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1 hour ago, MadmanMark said:

My grandfather's brother had this new and parked it in the mid-70s (w/ about 90k miles). They just recently left the house and gave the car to our family. The dusty picture is how it looked coming out of the garage. The other picture is just after a hose down. The car is amazingly photogenic and somehow doesn't show it's rust (unless seeing it in person).

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Here's the car now. I had to go through the Dynaflow, swapped the carb for EFI, switched to front disc brakes, and got the AC working with the new refrigerant.

 

Beautiful Riviera. Great job on the rejuvenation and updating of the fuel delivery system and the installation of the seatbelts!

 

You might want to write up an article with pictures about the seatbelt upgrade and send it to Ray Knott, the editor of the ROA magazine, The Riview.

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1 hour ago, Chimera said:

And the rarity and name makes it even cooler I think.

 

"Shadow Turquoise."

 

RoA figures show only 1372 from factory for 1966. 

Love that color too. My grandmother had a 66 impala that color, or very close, when I was a kid. 

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15 hours ago, NC1968Riviera said:

Another addition to my personal color slide archive of classic automobiles.

 

Pictured below is a 1963 Riviera sitting in a residence driveway. Location and slide processing date are unknown.

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@Turbinator I know you are digging those wheel covers! 🤩

I like the fade paint job on the right front fender. 

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52 minutes ago, NC1968Riviera said:

My thought is that it's a shadow falling across the fender. You will see the corner of the bumper is also a bit darkened.

I knew that.  My comment was on how 'well' the photographer framed his photo.  In the same light, he must have run through a puddle of some kind because he has smudges on his tire and wheel cover.

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23 hours ago, NC1968Riviera said:

Another addition to my personal color slide archive of classic automobiles.

 

Pictured below is a 1963 Riviera sitting in a residence driveway. Location and slide processing date are unknown.

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@Turbinator I know you are digging those wheel covers! 🤩

Id like to have another set like those babies!

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