Matt’s Buick Milkshake

Matt’s Buick Milkshake

Matt’s 1969 Buick Skylark had been suffering from running hot, then one day it started running real rough and puffing water vapors out the back, so we knew something was terminal. He cracked it open and took the heads to get check and machined and decided while he had everything apart he’d pull the engine and clean and detail it. Good thing he did!!  Read More →

Stockton CA Car Show and Swap Meet

Stockton CA Car Show and Swap Meet

Matt, Gabe, and I headed out to the Stockton swap meet Sunday to see if we couldn’t find more junk we needed. I have a fairly small list these days (surprisingly!) although I try to never miss a swap meet. The rain kept a lot of swappers away, but we were still able to find a couple good deals. Matt and his 1969 Buick Skylark Sweet little Nova gasser for sale, already solid axled... 

Simple Sunday Cruise

Simple Sunday Cruise

So, I’ve been itching to drive the Model A lately. A new high volume/pressure fuel pump now adequately feeds the blown 283, and it’s a little rocket on my late night test drives, but I wanted to get out and really stretch its legs. Saturday I cruised it out to Livermore, and aside from being stuck in a short downpour, it buzzed along without a problem. I didn’t get any... 

Matt’s 1969 Buick Skylark

Matt’s 1969 Buick Skylark

Matt inherited this car in a roundabout kind of way from his uncle. His uncle added a bunch of handling goodies, it has drop springs and aftermarket swaybars, possible other parts. Matt found the wheels on Craigslist for $300 (screamin’ deal there!), pulled of the old frazzled vinyl top and started doing some bodywork.  Read More →