Will It RUN AND DRIVE 600 Miles Home?1968 Buick LeSabre 400 FORGOTTEN For 26 YEARS!

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My friends' parents bought this 1968 Buick LeSabre 400 Brand new in 1968. In fact, they even filled out the order sheet. When they unfortunately passed, the car just sat parked for 26 years. The 400 model has the high compression high performance 350 small block, and the turbo 400 transmission. This car is loaded with goodies, including an 8 track player! I take on the challenge of firing the old boy up again, and attempting to drive 600 miles back home!
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Luce Ferrari
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Tia M
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Jim Boorman
Jim Boorman 2 ժամ առաջ
Well I really enjoyed that - well done Sir!!
fabslyrics 2 ժամ առաջ
Beautiful lesabre and well deserved
MR3s2b 4 ժամ առաջ
That much carpet in a trunk that large, one starts to wonder....
rob Scott
rob Scott 4 ժամ առաջ
Old cars and trucks are way better than the stuff out ther today.
oscar salazar
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Joseph Long
Joseph Long 5 ժամ առաջ
love it
DAMIEN REILLY 6 ժամ առաջ
Its really in good shape for what it is so how in the world did it end up sitting in a junkyard, people back then usually didn't just junk perfectly good cars. And what happened to driving it home the first time when ur son was working with u or was it the plan to let it set for 3 months and come back?
McFaulkner 15
McFaulkner 15 6 ժամ առաջ
He give me strong Will Ferrell vibes lol
Daniel Mahon
Daniel Mahon 7 ժամ առաջ
it is impressive just how durable a internal combustion engine is
Reita Bishop
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Cameron Goodwin
Cameron Goodwin 11 ժամ առաջ
I can listen to this guy talk all day... The "fuel make it happener"... Gold.
Dark Soul
Dark Soul 12 ժամ առաջ
I don't know this channel. Why do I get the feeling that you're a master mechanic? :-)
Chris Jimenez
Chris Jimenez 14 ժամ առաջ
Rochester carburetor. Nice!
Marty McFly
Marty McFly 14 ժամ առաջ
Opens trunk, finds two skeletons with hands bound by rope. Keeps on filming like it's nothing new.
Bob Boumstein
Bob Boumstein 17 ժամ առաջ
This guy is a hoot!
margie hickman
margie hickman 17 ժամ առաջ
My husband loves your show!
Rob W
Rob W 18 ժամ առաջ
You have to wonder how a car like that ended up in a yard. It's actually in pretty sweet shape.
David Evans
David Evans 19 ժամ առաջ
Another old girl brought back to life. Great! I hope you go back to get the "53 Buick behind this one running, or maybe some of the other precious old iron there. What a great collection they have! Another adventure done. Thanks for takin' us along. Sounds like it had dropped a cylinder when you pulled into your driveway. Head gasket overheating problem?
Don Cheke
Don Cheke 19 ժամ առաջ
68 Buick LeSabre was my first car. It was a white 2-door model (my bright white sports car :-). I got it when I was 16 in 1976. This video brought back some great memories! Thanks.
Vice Grip Garage
Vice Grip Garage 19 ժամ առաջ
nice! Thanks for watching
joe radioman
joe radioman 21 ժամ առաջ
34:40 grass on hat lol
Frank Phillips
Frank Phillips 21 ժամ առաջ
Funny use of English, but quite pleasant.
joe radioman
joe radioman 21 ժամ առաջ
chicken noodle soup and gym locker
richardtheone 21 ժամ առաջ
atlas here in canada was esso's in house parts distribution supplier for its service stations
Greg Betts
Greg Betts 21 ժամ առաջ
great to see the young fella getting into it . id love to find a oldy in that great shape . thanks for the vid
ekrem oncirak
ekrem oncirak 22 ժամ առաջ
i enjoying my thee while watching this hero in TURKEY, thx man :)
Ted Bergmann
Ted Bergmann 22 ժամ առաջ
I thought a Sasquatch was the master of hide and seek. Tighten up man. Jeesh.
Tanja U
Tanja U Օր առաջ
"I'll get my rust checker in here." Thumps his foot on the floor a few times LOL Just one of the many gems in this video :D
Matthew Black
Matthew Black Օր առաջ
A guy sees the time length of a video is almost 2 hours. Well, something this special needed to be viewed on the big telepictulater, so that's just what we did.
joe Mama
joe Mama Օր առաջ
Find the fan shroud and reinstall it. That should help draw more air through the radiator and keep it cooler.
joe Mama
joe Mama Օր առաջ
You should always disconnect the vacuum hose going to the distributor before you adjust your base timing. Even a small amount of vacuum will give you an incorrect setting.
Chris Lemaster
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ATLAS oil filters were an AMOCO (Standard Oil) Brand. Standard Oil discontinued in 1995 or around 1996. In 1995 ATLAS oil filters changed to AMOCO Ultimate Gold
Justin Reese
Justin Reese Օր առաջ
Throw a built big block and transmission in it with some other good parts 4 door mosquito fogger 🙃🤷
Chris Lemaster
Chris Lemaster Օր առաջ
Sir Mix Lot My Hooptie Deuce in a Quater
Motersickle Bum
Motersickle Bum Օր առաջ
you let your kid get under the car with just a hydro-jack holding it up. geesh...
David Thomas
David Thomas Օր առաջ
I'll.... be.... DIPPED!!
Jrod 264 Win mag
Jrod 264 Win mag Օր առաջ
Looks like your behind the gas station in Piedmont. I got relatives right there next to ya
Pat X
Pat X Օր առաջ
XD well i dont give that much a damn about this but in my country spilling oil , prestone and gaz everywere like that could get you in little trouble with law enforcer .
Bill L
Bill L Օր առաջ
Love your channel, every thing about it. Old school guy here. Your attitude, voice and just, hey get it done and have fun. Thanks for starting out my 2021 with a go too channel. My first.. 69 goat, 71 cutlass f85, 76 Ventura, 84 gran prix le.
Bill L
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Vice Grip Garage
Vice Grip Garage Օր առաջ
Thanks Bill! Nice rides!!
Luis Flores
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Red Six
Red Six Օր առաջ
I bet your son could teach the average 25 year old on basic car stuff... spark/ fuel Nothing like a chic with a flat tire... thats another thing most 21 year old males cant do. Tragic
Richard Galli
Richard Galli Օր առաջ
another fun video
Darrell Flaherty
Darrell Flaherty Օր առաջ
Awesome video. Even better father!
APT420 Օր առաջ
Anybody else assume he was going to say he was going in to buy a pack of smokes when he said he found out the cigarette lighter worked? 🤣
T Man
T Man Օր առաջ
Love the video - I wish you didn't have issues on the road taking it home as you drove past my town crossing the Beautiful Missouri River but it was in the dark at 1:34:45.
SonnyGTA Օր առաջ
I’ll never understand why people junk running cars.
Johnnywhamo Օր առաջ
Ulysses Everett McGill : " Well, ain't this place a geographical oddity. 600 miles from everywhere!"
Richard Salazar
Richard Salazar Օր առաջ
YOUR DOING GOOD vise grip 3 million view dang
SonnyGTA Օր առաջ
One of the few 4 doors I actually like! Great lines!
robert younge
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Kelly Norman
Kelly Norman Օր առաջ
Still sounds like shit what a weak engine and car
dynodish Օր առաջ
Three is tres (trace.) Good job though.
Richard Warfield
Richard Warfield Օր առաջ
Nice car Derek - good job in bringing her back to life.
T-Man Records
T-Man Records Օր առաջ
Awesome video, absolutely loved the restoration and getting it running again. personally in my experience with old cars being parked for such a long time., I usually drain the water/coolant, and depending on the corrosive condition of the radiator, I would either throw in some Mercedes citric acid flush which will absolutely take out all of the rust out of the radiator/engine block/every other hidden place, and or I would replace the water with Evans waterless coolant, then you could literally run the radiator cap off and it will never over boil. But regardless there is something satisfying watching it start and running again.
Maples01 Օր առաջ
My grandfather bought a Buick, from day one it had poor oil pressure, light flicker at idle, he took it back to the stealership, they said it was fine, he didn't put many miles on it before he died, my uncle got it for a daily driver, turns out there wasn't enough oil pressure, caught fire and was put down.
ted coffman
ted coffman Օր առաջ
On GM, the fuel gauge being maxed to super full means that the gauge has lost ground.
Michael Amend
Michael Amend Օր առաջ
I love your video and no doubt about it you are an amazing auto technician ! Also I love the fact that your saving our heritage the world needs more fine historic auto lovers like you ! the only thing I dont understand was with all the R and R you did to insure a successful and time you spent before the trip home , why not have flushed the gas tank a few times ? but what can I say I most likely would have done the same thing I guess sometimes its more easy to judge something you see after the fact and I most likely would have messed up by not replacing the water pump! ps your son will remember this time with his father for ever ! God bless you!
david white
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how is it that you can just drive a car on the highway without any official safety checks or licencing? Did you have to get a permit?
TailsTheCat 2 օր առաջ
I hope the kid ignores the idiotic way this guy speaks.
David Pendleton
David Pendleton 2 օր առաջ
Totally entertaining. Beautiful interplay with "youngest human I'm responsible for", loved the alternate and amusing terminology, especially thought his relaxed personality made it fun.
144pBandiKam Unregistered
144pBandiKam Unregistered 2 օր առաջ
you look like btec adam sandler
Michael and Shotzie Cohen
Michael and Shotzie Cohen 2 օր առաջ
Wanna find what right now? The tires are only flat on the bottom so not a prob, right?
Gregory Delozier
Gregory Delozier 2 օր առաջ
Those headlights are supprisonly pretty bright
Donald Sullivan
Donald Sullivan 2 օր առաջ
cant tell ya how much I dig watchin these videos man! Awesome you have your lil guy involved too
Tim Firman
Tim Firman 2 օր առաջ
It seems like that Buick is 97.63% slower than any vehicle that passes you, don't worry be happy.
Cook Chief
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Victor Sawafi
Victor Sawafi 2 օր առաջ
Hi dirrek is this rig for sale? it's same my age, so the guy like it.
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willie lock
willie lock 2 օր առաջ
I have a Atrack with allot of tapes if you are interested?
Marco Maidell
Marco Maidell 2 օր առաջ
so nice looking car considering its been sitting on field for 26years :o
Russ Bonar
Russ Bonar 2 օր առաջ
Epic adventure. Something I would have done before I started taking sanity pills.
Robert Foster
Robert Foster 2 օր առաջ
Nothing short then a completely awesome adventure, congratulation for your amazing find.
Jordang4275 2 օր առաջ
1:38:42 please tell me someone got that reference
Raynedog00 2 օր առաջ
"The amount of carpet fiber going into my lungs is kinda alarming" lmao I love how he says it, adds so much to the humor
NteRidr NteRidr
NteRidr NteRidr 2 օր առաջ
Is VGG Canadian? He sounds like he has a Canadian accent at the start.
Rob W
Rob W 17 ժամ առաջ
Minnesooohta. It's a suburb of rural Canadia.
Bart Neal
Bart Neal 2 օր առաջ
Well at least there were no bodies in the carpet.....lol
Derek Bailey
Derek Bailey 2 օր առաջ
Love the garth brooks pun at the end 🤣
Michael and Shotzie Cohen
Michael and Shotzie Cohen 2 օր առաջ
How many miles per filter?
Michael and Shotzie Cohen
Michael and Shotzie Cohen 2 օր առաջ
Where is this place with all these GM treasures? Just awesome, brings me back!
Ray Flash
Ray Flash 2 օր առաջ
A guy don no but want to find it , RIGHT NOW
Lindsey Rex
Lindsey Rex 2 օր առաջ
50 year old car , a few adjustments and its running again!!!! try that in 30 years with any car thats built in 2000 or later , hahahahahahaha
John Grossbohlin
John Grossbohlin 2 օր առաջ
Hopefully the youngster learns what things are really called as compared to dad's goofing around names... otherwise the son's future visits to the auto parts stores are going to be hilarious. 😉 Back in the '70s I had a '72 Buick Electra 225 Custom Limited with a 455. The Speed Alert kept me out of trouble as 75+ didn't seem any different than 45... the car just floated along. The down side of that car was that in my youth I drove it like a sports car. It ate tires... new to bald in about 6K... and it got 4-4.5 MPG. 😉
Michael and Shotzie Cohen
Michael and Shotzie Cohen 2 օր առաջ
Great find! Motor sounds real good! Good luck with her, how's the codgetator? That's a 4 barrel codgetator right? That's the old Carter.
griff Hall
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crunchy snow!!!!
griff Hall
griff Hall 3 օր առաջ
best time to travel, nighttime. low temps and fewer travelers
bobo xeon
bobo xeon 3 օր առաջ
Wholesome father son time. Don't see much of this anymore. I love it🥺🥺🥺🥺
Cardboard Empire
Cardboard Empire 3 օր առաջ
I enjoy the dry humor.
Vice Grip Garage
Vice Grip Garage 3 օր առաջ
Thanks for watching
David 3 օր առաջ
Its great to see these old beasts brought back to life. The body shells will also be well worth preserving so that they can be retrofitted with electric batteries and motors.
R B 3 օր առաջ
First visit to the channel. Am I watching a young Red Green? 😅
omgwow loldang
omgwow loldang 3 օր առաջ
Where is this place? I really wanna know
scouter48 3 օր առաջ
fuel make it happener
Ton Bosma
Ton Bosma 3 օր առաջ
love ya style and adventures!
Albert Nieves
Albert Nieves 3 օր առաջ
I like you. You very funny and cool.
Richard Wallinger
Richard Wallinger 3 օր առաջ
wow that is a tough drive hopefully the cold will not cause issues with fozen water damage .
Trippy Bruh
Trippy Bruh 4 օր առաջ
They don't make them like they used too.
br Platten
br Platten 4 օր առաջ
Love the video love the attitude I'm a 64 year woman and just got myself a 1984 Club Econo wagon van. boy you'd be fun to fix that sucker up with I miss my older brother glad you made it home I new you could do it
b wadles
b wadles 4 օր առաջ
Who wants to see him revive that bull nose ford with probably a 300 inline 6 in it
Kevin B
Kevin B 4 օր առաջ
😂 You're funny (in a good way)! Has your brother destroyed the truck yet?
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