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Rob J

Just curious, what's everyones age, and what year Riv(s) do you own?

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Turning 37 this summer, and my Princess is a -63. She's my first American ride and we ended up together 2 years ago because of my raging age-, identity- & whatnot crisis.

It got to the point where I told my wife that this crisis will now be resolved with one of the following:

A) I get a mistress

B) I get a nice heroine addiction

C) I buy an American project car

I don't know if this was the cheapest or wisest choice but I'm happy!

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I'm 42 and I have a 65 Riviera and a 67 Olds 98 Holiday Coupe. Brian

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Nice 98:cool:

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Thanks Gseago, it is a true barn find, well a behind a barn find, I saw it and couldn't let it rot away, so I popped down $500 and took it out of the hole it was in, after a battery and hooking up a gas can she fired right up and I drove it to the backyard, after pulling the vinyl top off I have found some unwelcome rust, but thats all, everything else is solid. It's a high comperession 425 with 82,000 one owner miles, she a tank! Brian

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OK Riviera People: I'm 61. I had my first 63 Riv in 1970 at the age of 18. Since then there have been maybe a few years in the 70's I have not owned one. Currently I have 22 examples. 7 63's, 9 64's and 6 65's. A few are nice, most are running beaters and believe it or not, not that many parts cars. Mitch

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Approaching 73, with a '68 that I've owned since '84 - along with many other Buicks.

The 'JEWAL' from one of last years events.

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OK Riviera People: I'm 61. I had my first 63 Riv in 1970 at the age of 18. Since then there have been maybe a few years in the 70's I have not owned one. Currently I have 22 examples. 7 63's, 9 64's and 6 65's. A few are nice, most are running beaters and believe it or not, not that many parts cars. Mitch

Mitch, I think you need to buy yourself a few more. I'm disappointed that you only own 22 first gen Riv's. Get with the program already.

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OK Rob: You may or not know that the First-Gen Riv is not my main squeeze. The 1960 Buick is. I have 60 examples of the 1960 Buick. I really didn't have but 3 First Gen Rivs in 2004. Had I started earlier with the Riviera collecting I'm sure I would be over 100 by now. "Padiction"...half passion, half addiction.

I may be full of what ever you may want to call it but there's one thing anyone can take to the bank with me and that is this....when I say having all thise heaps is fun....it's fun! Mitch.

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Got my 63 from my Grandmother when I was 15. Still have it today. Bought an 85 Convertible in 1990 and sold it in 02. Bought another last year. My wife says I have a problem. LOL. I am 41.

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Im 48 and own a 65 Riviera GS. It was originally VERDE/VERDE but now the car is Silver Cloud and will have a black interior.

My other cars include an awesome 65 Jeep Wagoneer with 37K miles, a 69 Pontiac GTO Judge (Ram Air IV..one of 9 built) and a 2001 BMW 740i Sport thats good for about 150 out on the interstate.

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I will be 57 very soon. I have had my 1983 Riviera Convertible for 30 years. I bought it new in my twenties. I have been everywhere in it. It is still an amazingly comfortable car to travel in. I love it.

People don't know what it is anymore. When I first bought it people were impressed with such a rare BUICK. Since it is actually "Riviera by Buick" the Buick badging is very small and not obvious. People will now confuse it for a Cadillac or if they spy the R on the hood ornament they often think it is a Rolls. Just seeing the Riviera badging doesn't mean "Buick" to a lot of people anymore. But everyone notices it even if they can't quite place it.

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Born in 1966, own a 1965 Riv Gran Sport, plus a few other Buick's from 1955 - 1970.

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51 with a 66. First 67 when I was 17 for $275.

Rob, we'll expect to see this data compiled in the form of a line graph or bar chart. :P

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I'm 55, Right now I have 2 1966 Rivieras. When I was younger my first car was a 1966 Riviera. Have a soft spot for them.

Great Cars !!!

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I'm 51 now, won't be long before I have as many years with the 65 Riviera as without it. It has been a super reliable car since '88...and has fueled my passion for Nailheads, dual quads, and 4-speeds. I'm still working on the Wildcat that will be as reliable as the Riviera!

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I'm 47, have a 63 & 65 riv, both projects...... still own my 1st car, a 55 chevy 210 delray & a bunch of project cars. my mother & brother both owned 65 riv's when I was in high school. my brother recently bought a clean 64 that he is having the motor rebuilt in.......

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I'm 32. I have a 65. In the process of replacing the funked up non-original 401 with a 66 425. It's a shared project between my father, who's 64, and I.

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61 years old.......65 Rivi Non GS 425 2x4 all matching numbers. But it's all deluxe. Also, on that sweet Shoebox, my Son has one in robin egg blue. Imagine how I feel when I have to ask Him if I can borrow it...lol

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Born in 1966 and have a 1965.[ATTACH=CONFIG]183988[/ATTACH][ATTACH=CONFIG]183989[/ATTACH]

Nice looking Riviera, any other info on the Impala on the left?

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