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1929 Buick 25 Vintage Endurance Rally Car

Posted 12.01.2021 in

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Rally Preparation Services are thrilled to have been consigned to offer for sale this Buick 25 Vintage Rally Car.


Buick is one of the oldest vehicle marques with the first cars being built at the turn of the (last) century. Buick’s early success was due in part to technical innovation including an overhead valve configuration and the marketing flair of Billy Durrant. Buick’s financial success soon paved the way to the formation of General Motors (GM) with a structured model and brand ladder. For 1929 the 116 series (116 is the dimension of the wheelbase in inches) continued with the engines stroked and bored up from 3200cc to 3900cc, the bigger valves and a revised oil pump giving a useful 10bhp increase.


This charming car was imported from California in 2012 where it was reported to have been tucked away in a garage untouched for 20 years. When the car arrived, it was converted to its gentle rally spec over the following 4 years. Since then the car has done relatively little work and more recently the current owner has continued with many gentle upgrades to keep the car in good form.


A list of works done since the car arrived in the UK is detailed in the specifications.


A great pre-war car with much character but above all some of the main ingredients necessary for rallies – simplicity, ground clearance and strength! We have a number of clients who own and enjoy these cars, which have a huge following globally with a very active club – www.29buick.ca


The car is currently with Rally Preparation Services sister Company, the SASCo storage facility and available for inspection.


All viewings and test drives welcomed through direct contact with Rally Preparation Services.


All enquiries please contact us on mail@rpsrally.com or telephone +44(0)1993 358009


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Specification from 2012 - 2016 Works 



Rebuilt with new pistons and rings

Main white metal bearings inspected and checked

New oil pump gears

Oil ways cleared/cleaned

Cylinder Head refaced

Hardened valve seats and new valves and springs

New concealed spin off oil filter housing

New modern oil lines

NOS Stromberg BX (downdraft carb fitted

New throttle linkage fabricated

King glass bowl fuel filter



Modern core fitted to radiator

Water pump rebuilt

New silicon hoses



Converted to 12v with complete rewire

12v alternator

New fuse boards

Original bull horn twin air horns

Battery master switch concealed under dash

Halogen driving light

Facet fuel pump

Monit G200

12v Aux twin USB charging

Oil pressure water temp gauge


Fuel gauge

Vintage style switches



Body Resprayed red over black

New elements of ash frame where required

Bumpers re chromed



Chassis fully checked

Springs checked

6 new wire wheels with rolled rims

6 new Lucas tyres and tubes

Race grade brake linings



All seats refurbished and covered in black leather

Door cards covered in black leather

New rubber floor mats

Lockable steel trunk in rear

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