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1 hour ago, billbuickgs said:

Roadmaster 2 dr. Riviera with "AIR" RARE !!!!

53 first year for AC and 54 was the second and last year of the commercial type units just like my 54

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I was looking for other photos to attempt to answer a question posed in another thread and thought it might be fun to relive this almost 6 year old adventure.

 

 

Those were the days...too many toys, too little time.

 

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1 hour ago, JohnD1956 said:

fun flash back Thriller!  Thanks!

 

I enjoyed it too.  I actually called Paul tonight to chat as well - he isn’t active here any more so I’d sent him the link via e-mail earlier.

 

It does bring up the topic of having too many toys when you can’t make progress on them in six years...priorities just keep changing too regularly.

 

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51 minutes ago, Thriller said:

 

I enjoyed it too.  I actually called Paul tonight to chat as well - he isn’t active here any more so I’d sent him the link via e-mail earlier.

 

It does bring up the topic of having too many toys when you can’t make progress on them in six years...priorities just keep changing too regularly.

 

Thats why I limited myself to my current accumulation.  One rule I voluntarily follow is any car I own must move, stop, and steer with its own systems. And I have been lucky to find the few I have. 

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On ‎6‎/‎5‎/‎2019 at 6:56 PM, Ben Bruce aka First Born said:

  And the occasion, Stuart?   Don't leave us wondering!:P

 

  Ben

 

2012 Australian Buick National Meeting held in Tasmania.

 

Three days of luxury on the Indian - Pacific train from Perth to Adelaide with cars as freight at the rear of the train

https://journeybeyondrail.com.au/journeys/indian-pacific/

 

 

 

Offloaded in Adelaide ( photos above ) and drive Adelaide to Melbourne via Great Ocean Road.

 

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To Port of Melbourne and overnight Ferry crossing ( Spirit of Tasmania ) to Tassy ( very rough crossing  ).

 

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Three weeks of National Meet and tour around Tassy then Ferry back to Melbourne.

 

Drive Melbourne to Perth ( 3406 Km or 2116 miles ) including Nullarbor.

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3 hours ago, 50jetback said:

 

2012 Australian Buick National Meeting held in Tasmania.

 

Three days of luxury on the Indian - Pacific train from Perth to Adelaide with cars as freight at the rear of the train

https://journeybeyondrail.com.au/journeys/indian-pacific/

 

 

 

Offloaded in Adelaide ( photos above ) and drive Adelaide to Melbourne via Great Ocean Road.

 

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To Port of Melbourne and overnight Ferry crossing ( Spirit of Tasmania ) to Tassy ( very rough crossing  ).

 

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Three weeks of National Meet and tour around Tassy then Ferry back to Melbourne.

 

Drive Melbourne to Perth ( 3406 Km or 2116 miles ) including Nullarbor.

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 WOW! Now that is what I call a tour/cruise.  Colour me ENVIOUS.

 

  Ben

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Sold the '40 Roadmaster coupe and delivered it on my way to Michigan.  Somebody might want to call Dave Tacheny if interested in the car.  He surely isn't, but I understand he is not planning to part the car out.

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I had loaded a rebuilt engine/transmission on the front of the trailer along with a re-cored radiator to deliver to the shop doing the bodywork on the 76C.  These will be installed in the car so that final assembly of the body is absolutely final.  I don't want to have any part of fender or hood removal after alignment, paint and final alignment has been completed.  I realize it will be more of a pain-in-the-drain to complete engine assembly, but at a much lower risk of damaging car finishes.

 

This was a great trip up the middle section of this beautiful country.  I also stopped in Detroit to visit Terry Boyce with whom we toured the Greenfield village.  Met the Model T entourage at the village during their NY to Seattle cross country trip.  I want a Model T now, those guys were having way too much fun!

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Sorry I wasn't able to connect with you Ken.

It's a busy time of year for me but next time you are driving through let me know as slipping over the Border in the evening for a visit isn't that big a deal.

I mean, if you can come up from your place to deal with your restoration hey, 45 minutes is nothing comparatively...

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