Back on Track!

Wow, it has been a FULL YEAR almost to the DAY since I last worked on the Flat-Top Impala project! I feel pretty guilty, but such is life. Other projects got in the way unfortunately. Last December I posted about the purchase of a ’60 Buick Invicta Convertible. This was a huge distraction! The Buick… Continue reading Back on Track!

1960 Buick Invicta Convertible

1960 Buick Invicta Convertible. As Found

The opportunity to purchase a 1960 Buick Invicta convertible came up, and I couldn’t say no!  Don’t worry, this car won’t be too much of a distraction from the focus on the Flat-Top project. This Buick will replace my rather rough 1965 Impala Convertible, which wasn’t really my style anyway. If it doesn’t have excessive… Continue reading 1960 Buick Invicta Convertible

Wow, Three Years?

1960 Impala project, as-found

It’s hard to believe this project has dragged on for THREE years already. It was October of 2006 that Steve and I dragged this rust bucket into the shop and began tearing it apart! I thought it would have been a little farther along by now, but the project did take a dramatic change from… Continue reading Wow, Three Years?

Body Mount Repair Panels

Finally, I have available for anyone who needs them, cage-nut repair panels for those rusted out body mounts on these old Impalas! If you recall from a Sept 29, 2007 blog entry, this is an item that has not been available to the restoration hobby.  They are direct replacements for the body mount cage nuts… Continue reading Body Mount Repair Panels