While Jim R. didn’t physically steal his 1958 Buick Special, he did get it as the result of a crime. The second owner, who had bought it in 1959, had been in prison for a long stretch when his mother got tired of storing it in her garage and had made him sell it in 1989. Jim saw the ad and went to see it. It had a 364 CID “nailhead” V-8 engine with a two-barrel carb and a Dynaflow auto trans. For options it had power steering and brakes,…
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Are you interested in becoming a Roamin Angel? The only prerequisite is you must have an interest in pre-1972 American-made vehicles and their preservation.
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