Facts & Figures
Greg Dawson
Carmel, Indiana
1965 Buick Riviera

CHASSIS
Frame / Manufacturer Stock/Buick
Rearend / Ratio Stock/stock
Rear suspension Air springs by Air Ride Technologies (Jasper, IN)
Front suspension Air springs by Air Ride Technologies
Front brakes Disc
Front wheel make, size Coddington Spectra, 18x7.5
Rear wheel make, size Coddington Spectra, 18x9
Front tire make, size Kumho, 235/40R18
Rear tire make, size Kumho, 255/45R18
ENGINE
Make 1965 Buick Nailhead
Displacement 431ci
Machining / Assembly NW Buick Performance (Bellingham, WA)
Camshaft NW Buick Performance
Valve covers Buick finned aluminum
Manifold / Induction Edelbrock/Edelbrock Performer 500cfm (2)
Air Cleaners K&N
Ignition / Wires Pertronix/Taylor
Headers Jet-Hot coated manifolds
Exhaust / Mufflers 2-1/4"/stainless glasspacks / RaceTime electric cutouts
TRANSMISSION
Make 1965 GM TH400
Assembly Irby Westmoreland (Mansfield, TX)
BODY
Body style / Material Riviera coupe/steel
Body manufacturer Buick
Body mods Top chopped 4", shaved emblems and handles, hood peak removed, molded cowl vents, custom exhaust cutouts, smooth firewall
Bodywork Hatfield Restorations (Canton, TX)
Paint type / Color PPG Porsche Seal Gray
Painter Michael Stovall, Hatfield Restorations
Other body items Chrome by North Texas Quality Chrome (Gainesville, TX) and Advanced Custom Chrome (Erie, PA)
INTERIOR
Dashboard Stock with brushed stainless inserts
Stereo / Speakers Sony/Infinity
Air conditioning Vintage Air (San Antonio, TX)
Wiring Painless Performance (Ft. Worth, TX)
Steering wheel Billet Specialties
Steering column ididit (Tecumseh, MI)
Seats Modified Lexus
Upholsterer Tony Chamberlain, Hatfield Restorations
Material / Color Leather/dark and light graphite
Carpet Wilton wool, dark charcoal