1963 Buick Riviera

Mike brought us his Rivi soon after he purchased it to make sure everything was in good working order.  As usual, there were things to repair, but unfortunately the motor had a dead hole and needed to be rebuilt.  We pulled the motor, did a minor engine detail and clean up, front end rebuild and clean up, repaired various electrical circuits in the cabin, and fixed some trim.  

63 Buick Riviera
63 Buick Riviera
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Original motor
Original motor
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401 Nailhead
401 Nailhead
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Engine breakdown
Engine breakdown
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Engine out
Engine out
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Front end rebuild
Front end rebuild
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Front end rebuild
Front end rebuild
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front end rebuild
front end rebuild
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Fresh 401 nailhead ready for assy
Fresh 401 nailhead ready for assy
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Replaced cracked manifold
Replaced cracked manifold
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Engine stabbed
Engine stabbed
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Light engine bay detail
Light engine bay detail
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Engine dressed, ready to run!
Engine dressed, ready to run!
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Happy, healthy 401 Nailhead
Happy, healthy 401 Nailhead
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Heater controls broken - removed
Heater controls broken - removed
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Heater core replaced
Heater core replaced
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New heater control assembly
New heater control assembly
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Damaged blend door mechanism
Damaged blend door mechanism
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Dash and cluster apart for gauges
Dash and cluster apart for gauges
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Cluster out for new Dakota Digitals
Cluster out for new Dakota Digitals
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Dakota Digital VHX Gauges in cluster
Dakota Digital VHX Gauges in cluster
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VHX Gauges installed, night dim
VHX Gauges installed, night dim
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VHX Gauges in daylight
VHX Gauges in daylight
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Interior
Interior
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Interior - metal trim found/restored
Interior - metal trim found/restored
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