Buick magazine and news.Wheatbelt-Autos
All of the above articles were previously published on the WesternBuicks website on the dates listed below.
Feb 2013 Article Rough Running Riviera Rectified Rough Running Riviera Rectified – Troubleshooting leads to binning of breakerless ignition system
Feb 2013 How’s Buick Doing? – As usual, China leads the way
Oct 2012 WA Spring Run – The Club visits tulip territory in the deep south
Sept 2012 Buick National in North Carolina – The Haimes and Howes visit the home of NASCAR
Aug 2012 Nationals Western Style – Pete Nicholson recounts his experience of the Nullarbor crossing
Apr 2012 55 Buick Story – Mark Jarvis, now in New Zealand, tells of his experiences whilst restoring his beautiful ’55
Mar 2012 The Mandurah Twilight Run – The Joondalup to Mandurah Hotrod/Classic Car Run is becoming a favourite
Nov 2011 The China Rally – The Haimes, Hitchcocks and Baxters have an interesting time in China
Sep 2011 National Stationary Engine Event – A glorious collection of memorabilia at Fairbridge Farm, Pinjarra
Jun 2011 The Autumn Run WA Style – Another glorious Buick weekend in the country
Mar 2011 Australia Day Fireworks – A memorable event at the Perth Skyshow
Feb 2011 Alternative Retirement Home – Retiring in style!
Dec 2010 GM Day Steel Blue Oval – Members show their GM babies
Oct 2010 Post Vintage National Meet – We join the VCC club at Busselton for a great weekend
Mar 2010 West Coast Summer Runs – Members enjoy the St Valentine’s Day and Summersun runs
Feb 2010 The ’34 Affair Part 3 – Stuart’s roadster takes shape
Dec 2009 Inaugural Brekky Meet- Our first regular breakfast meet at Fast Eddys a success
Nov 2009 Spring Run to Kukerin – Off to the Cook’s ranch for the Cambinata Festival and some shooting
Oct 2009 Solving Cooling Woes – Ken Churchman sent in a comprehensive summary on cooling systems
Sep 2009 The ’34 Affair – Part 2 – Stuart continues with his fascinating restoration article
Aug 2009 Buick National Meet at Colorado Springs, USA – Lois and Alan Haime met up with friends and acquaintances
Jul 2009 The Pinjarra Festival 2009 – Another good turnout of Buicks
Jun 2009 ANZAC Dawn Service – A moving experience at the Albany Memorial
May 2009 The ’34 Affair – Part 1 – Stuart Syme starts with a trailer full of rusty bits ……..
Apr 2009 Classic Car Day Whiteman Park – We had a good turnout for this year’s event
Jan 2009 West Coast Twilight Run – Cadillacs join us for this regular run to the Drive-in
Dec 2008 Spring Run 2008 – Grand tour through the wheatbelt to Merredin and Narrogin
Nov 2008 All The Way There and Back – Buicks driven more than 10,000km from the Indian to Pacific Ocean and Return
Aug 2008 In the Spirit of the Club – The Club rallies when Denis McGavigan has an unfortunate accident
Apr 2008 Brookton Old Time Motor Show – Buicks attend this annual event
Mar 2008 Date Code your Buick – Interesting date code information for mid 60s to early 70s Buicks
Feb 2008 Buick Super Series 40 – A Process of Discovery – Ian Baxter’s story of perseverance
Feb 2008 Big Al’s Poker Run – Buicks and girls on show at Burswood
Jan 2008 West Coast Twilight Run – This regular run finished at the Fremantle wharf
Nov 2007 Those Were the Days – A look at pre AWA working conditions
Nov 2007 Rally West 2007 – Buicks on the Rally West event visit Hewick the Buick gnome
Oct 2007 Stolen and Recovered – An amazing account of how a stolen Buick was eventually recovered
Sept 2007 The Western Australian Spring Run- Coverage of a great weekend at New Norcia and York
Aug 2007 Buicks at Bellevue – The Haimes attend the BCA National in Seattle
July 2007 Buick Owner’s Ten Commandments – The golden rules of Buick owners
July 2007 The Forgotten Gran Sport – How the 1973 fuel crisis spelt the end of the Buick GS
June 2007 The Cervantes Run – A magical autumn run
May 2007 My Love Affair with American Cars – Keith Crane is smitten by Detroit Iron
April 2007 Buick’s Centurion – Some facts about one of Buick’s proud road warriors
Feb 2007 All at Sea – An epic voyage by Keith “Gulliver” Crane
Feb 2007 The Long Awaited Arrival of my 1957 Scott Barker’s ’57 takes the long route here!
Dec 2006 Airborne Fowls
Oct 2006 Off the Beaten Track – In St Petersburg
Oct 2006 Buicks at Boatshed Breakfast
Nov 2006 The Old Quindanning Pub
Sept 2006 Buick Goes Racing – Featuring the Buick Bug
Sept 2005 Air Travel in China A light-hearted look at travel in Chine
Aug 2006 Buicks in China
Aug 2006 Premium Unleaded Fuel Some notes on the effectiveness of premium fuel
Aug 2006 My 1929 Buick is Completed Paul Dickson tells us about his ’29 restoration
June 2006 Health Question Answer Session
June 2006 Kenny the Rooster
May 2006 Buicks in the Ferguson Valley
Apr 2006 Street Dragging Buick
Mar 2006 Twin Wildcats
Mar 2006 Postcard from the USA Part 3
Feb 2006 Annual Stella Awards
Feb 2006 Postcard from the USA Part 2
Dec 2005 Postcard from the USA Part 1
Oct 2005 From Bamboo Springs to Alice Springs
Sept 2005 The $1.62 Million Buick
Aug 2005 Arbroath 2004 was the 150th anniversary of David Dunbar Buick’s birth in Arbroath Scotland.
July 2005 Boattail in the Kimberly Region of Western Australia Lois and Alan Haime travel 3,493 miles From Perth to Derby and back.
June 2005 Scott Barker’s 1930
May 2005 Cunderdin Air Show Weekend Easter 2004
Apr 2005 Buicks to the Rescue in 1906 Buicks in San Francisco
Mar 2005 Phil Taylor’s 1940 Phil’s acquisition from SA
Feb 2005 Route 66 – The Last Bit Final episode of the Haime and Howe’s run down Route 66
Nov 2004 Ride a Wild Horse – A bit of Mustang memorabilia, including the car from Bullitt
Sept 2004 Royal Buicks British royalty had taste!
July 2004 Sea Going Buick A ’57 “sailed” from Cuba to Florida
June 2004 Buick Aims Young A look at Buick’s latest release
May 2004 Kalgoorlie Pre National Tour Perth members to drive up to Kalgoorlie to welcome the eastern states Buicks and show them the sights.
Apr 2004 Route 66 – Via New Mexico Third part of the Haime and Howe’s run down Route 66.
Mar 2004 The Hellcat Tanks Buick’s war efforts
Feb 2004 Buicks off to the Drive-In A night at Perth’s Galaxy Drive-in
Dec 2003 Route 66 – A Detour into Arizona including Tombstone and TA Performance
Nov 2003 Route 66 – The First Bit including a stopover at Wheatbelt Autos. After the big Buick Centenary bash in Flint, Michigan, Alan and Lois Haime together with Tony and Marny Howe drove back to Chicago and set off down Route 66 from Chicago to Los Angeles in a rented 2003 Buick Le Sabre.
Oct 2003 The Syme Seattle 2003 Trip Stuart Syme’s run from Seattle to Flint for the Buick Centenary.