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167 – Fairground Follies Day Out, Bowral

Sunday 30th November we got the old Mustang out for the drive to Bowral. No problem, but the wind was blowing a gale with gusts shifting the pony car around. We joined the 32 [...]

166 – My 1939 Buick Century Sedan by Paul Sammut

On 3 September 1939 Prime Minister Robert Menzies announced the beginning of Australia's involvement in the Second World War.  Australia was facing a future of uncertainty as Buick in Australia were selling the newly [...]

165 – Kurri Kurri Nostalgia Festival Run

The Kurri Kurri Nostalgia Festival usually has a pretty good Car Show on the Sunday so I thought it might be a good time to get together a few Riviera Owners plus Buick Club [...]

162 – Column 801 Q&A: “Quaffable and Affable”

A wine is described as quaffable, (easy and enjoyable to drink, suitable for being quaffed, drinkable). Whilst a person is recognised as affable, (friendly and good-natured, agreeable, easy to talk to). An anecdote is [...]

160 – President’s Weekend Wallewarang 12-14th March

NSW President’s Weekend to Wallerawang  12-14th March, 2021                                  by Gary Ferrett Leaving Camden at 9am Friday, 12th March, to join up with fellow Buickers at the Information Centre was another easy run [...]

159 – 1940 Buick Straight Eight

1940 Buick Straight Eight                    Mechanical/specs Eight cylinder OHV Capacity – 248 cubic inches Bore/stroke-3&3/32x4.125 inches Taxable HP –  30.63 Brake HP -  107 Wheelbase – 121 inches Top speed - 90mph  (est) This car [...]

158 – Part 1. Oh Shoot! No Brakes!

Brakes have been very much on my mind of late. Too much, to be honest. It all happened at the tail end of our V8 Buick run to Mudgee in November.  On the Sunday, [...]

155 – My Favourite Buick is 1934 and it was my 1st Buick

MY FAVORITE BUICK IS 1934 AND IT WAS MY FIRST BUICK                                                 by Greg Massey My first Buick was a 1934 Holden Body 8/40 Sedan.  I retrieved it from a barn outside of Camden, [...]

154- How Valentine Nearly Got Away

Whilst always being an avid car enthusiast the vintage car craze for myself began in early 2016. I was driving along New Canterbury Road, heading towards Hurlstone Park (Sydney, NSW), where I noticed a [...]

153 – Column 801 “Bare Grilles”

Column 801:          “Bare Grilles” I sit at my Laptop waiting for inspiration. Surely that can’t be too hard in this strange season of lockdown! Plenty of time to think and reminisce. But sadly it [...]

152 – 1987 Buick LeSabre Coupe

1987 Buick LeSabre Coupe Mechanical/Specs Six cylinder (V6) –  OHV Capacity –   3.8 Litres Bore/stroke –97x86 mm Power – 125 Kw  (Est. based on Commodore) Transmission – 4 speed auto Wheelbase –   2.6m (est)  [...]

150 – Vale Holden by Eric North

Holden is Dead         -          Long live Holden After the devastating announcement some years ago that General Motors was to stop manufacturing Holdens, the almost immediate reaction of Australians was to stop buying their products, [...]

148 – ROA Meet Adelaide 2019

Recently, Greg and I joined the five NSW Rivieras driving to Adelaide, SA, for the Riviera Owners Association Meet. Once in Adelaide, we met up with 21 Rivs from the other States.   The [...]

146 – Concours & Display Day Rouse Hill 2019

Annual Concours NSW at Rouse Hill Shopping Centre June 9th June Even though the date was earlier than usual and on a long weekend the roll up was pretty good with 18 cars attending [...]

145 – Orange Autumn Tour 2019

This is a tour organised by the Orange District Antique Motor Club for vehicles manufactured before 1931. The rally took us on many roads and towns around the Orange district. Six Buick Club vehicles [...]

144 – 12th East Coast Meet – Tamworth 2019

An overview from the Co-ordinator A great Buickful weekend for the 12th East Coast Meet was recently held in Tamworth hosted by the NSW club. 39 Buicks from the 20's to 1983 with a [...]

143 – GM Day Penrith

GM Day – 2019 By Virginia Russell What a brilliant day it was! We are so lucky to be able to hold GM Day at the Museum of Fire in Penrith which has ample [...]

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