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    Top Gear USA host Rutledge Wood picks up a Buick Roadmaster wagon

    Rutledge Wood, part of the Top Gear trio here in the States that went out to find the best car from GM's recent past, (wisely) picked a Buick Roadmaster as his steed. He then used the wagon to wind up victorious over the choices of his co-hosts. Now, Rutledge has shown that he truly cares about ...

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    What would a 2011 Buick Roadmaster look like? Top Gear USA takes a crack at it

    2011 Buick Roadmaster renderings from Top Gear USA – Click above for high-res image gallery
    General Motors has made some excellent cars over the course of its hundred-plus years of existence. As we're all painfully aware, though, it's also produced some horribly bad cars. It's debatable as ...

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    Autoblog Maintenance 301: Part II of our front suspension/steering refresh

    With Part I out of the way and the front end of our Buick Roadmaster in pieces, the next logic step is to start putting things back together. In this installment, we'll get the control arms buttoned up, and pay some loving attention to the steering gear. Click through for more ...

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    Autoblog Maintenance 301: Front suspension/steering refresh, Part I

    Suspension components, charged with providing articulation while withstanding a constant beating from rough roads, live an incredibly tough life. Proper maintenance that includes regular lubrication helps, but once the odometer clicks over the sixth digit, it's often time for some fresh components. ...

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    Autoblog Maintenance/Project Garage: 2006 wrap-up

    In 2006, we spent a lot of time spinning wrenches here in the Autoblog Garage in the process of taking on common maintenance tasks and a few performance upgrades. For your convenience, we've compiled links to each of the posts after the jump.We already have some things in the works for 2007, but ...

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    Autoblog Project Garage: Underbody rust mitigation

    Quite simply, rust sucks. Most any vehicle regularly driven during winters in the Salt Belt will fall victim to corrosion, and the various spray-on undercoatings available from the aftermarket have their shortcomings. Specifically, the spray-on application of these coatings often results in ...

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    Autoblog Project Garage: Axle swap, Part IV

    One of the goals of the Autoblog Project Garage posts is to give our readers some insight into the scope of various projects, including a sense of the amount of time it might take to complete a job given our usual variety of distractions. As a case in point, the first post concerning a rear-disc ...

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    Autoblog Project Garage: Axle swap, Part II

    With the axle disassembled in the previous installment of this project, it is now time to start putting things back together with fresh parts as needed. One surprise that we encountered during the tear-down of the axle was a significant amount of debris; namely, there was a lot of dirt inside the ...

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    Autoblog Project Garage: Axle swap, Part I

    Here's a great example of a project that has undergone a bit of "feature creep". Oh, it started innocently enough, with my wife asking if anything could be done to improve the brake feel of our 1996 Buick Roadmaster. Sure, I said - we can ditch the rear drum brakes, and install a set of discs ...

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    Fans design dream lineups for GM brands

    The dedicated General Motors supporters at GMInsideNews are tired of waiting for GM to come up with the compelling model lineups that will propel its brands back to market leadership, so they've taken matters into their own hands, with a minisite called Revitalization in Action.The first marque to ...


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