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A Tribute to Archie Elliott, Avery’s 1939 Buick Century 8


This 1939 Buick Century 8 was owned by Archie Elliott who began its restoration before passing away on July 23, 2014. A Veteran, Archie succumbed after experiencing complications from stage 4 brain cancer (Glioblastoma) brought on by Agent Orange. After his passing, Archie’s Buick was passed on to his son Avery Elliott.

smIMG_20150523_141133_160Setting out to keep his father’s dream alive, Avery completed the restoration on the ’39. Cam Auto Creations performed the restoration.

The Century 8 is powered by a 350 cubic inch, fuel injected Chevrolet Ramjet crate engine mated to a TH 400 tranny and rides on air shocks. The exterior is sparkle gold metallic with dual side mounts. The interior is finished in white leather.

Avery is proud to be the owner of this beauty. Each day he goes out to look at it, or take it for a ride, Avery is reminded of the memory of he and his father’s time together over the years, a father he misses each and every day.

Scroll down to check out Archie and Avery’s ’39 Buick Century 8.



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