Interview with Ken Becker Jr. about his 64 Riviera “Deception”

Nicknamed “Deception”, this beautiful custom Riviera was built by Ken and his father — also Ken — in a garage the low-slung street cruiser was a seven-year frame-off build. Power comes, appropriately, from a Nailhead engine, modernized by a Buick “Star Wars” air cleaner. The body modifications include shaved door handles, hidden headlights, and frenched 1989 Cadillac taillights, and that classy two-tone green paint. The interior features 2010 Cadillac CTS front buckets.
Ken said he likes the way the Riviera’s chiseled bodylines were a ’60s alternative to the round curvy lines of the ’50s.

Source: http://www.hotrod.com/articles/43rd-msra-back-50s/

Written by Tim Bernsau on August 29, 2016
Photographer: Robert McGaffin

1964 Buick Riviera Custom

1964 Buick Riviera Custom & Engine start up @ World of Wheels on My Car Story with Lou Costabile

This is Ken Becker being interviewed about his son’s (Ken Becker Jr.) 1964 Buick Riviera. The only thing more special than the car is the relationship between the two of them. The talent and knowledge they share about classic car restoration is secondary only to the bond they share, it’s quite special. “Deception” (The name of Kenny’s 1964 Riviera) took 7 years in a home garage and became such a work of art, such a labor of love… a must see for any classic car enthusiast!

(Citation of Ken’s daughter on Youtube)

1965 Riviera LED Taillight Installation

“Mustang Project” ist the inventor of the LED sequential tail light system for classic Camaro, Charger, Corvette, Impala, Riviera and other great classics including Mustangs. Mustang Project’s unique and patented “Smart Signal” technology prevents unwanted sequencing. Their kits sequence only when the turn signal is activated – just like they should!

1963 – Commercial

What does it take to be a Buick? Here a 1964 Riviera.

1965 Buick Riviera on 15″ supreme wheels

1965 Buick Riviera slammed on air ride suspension. 15″ supreme wheels with whitewall tires and Bellflower pipes. Such a gorgeous car!

Riviera Gran Sport – What you should know about 65 GS Rivs

An absolute great video for people who don’t know that much about that car… well done, exactly all the infos you need to fall in love with this car! Well, I actually am since many years… Wow, this car is soooooo damn cooool!!!

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1965 Buick Riviera (sold)

1965 Buick Riviera For Sale~Custom Leather~Fantastic & Very Original

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The 1965 Buick Riviera Custom that was debut by Alloway’s Hot Rod Shop at The SEMA Show 2016

Alloway’s Hot Rod Shop has been building cool for many years. This 1965 Buick Riviera is no exception. There are no major body mods but it has the “Look” that we are accustom to from Bobby Alloway.

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1966 Buick Riviera – Jay Leno’s Garage

Randy Cark, owner of Hot Rods and Custom Stuff, stops by the garage to show Jay a custom 1966 Buick Riviera that has an eye-popping gold paint job that took his team 1,500 hours to complete.

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Mother of all Rivieras, the Buick Riviera Silver Arrow

Concept Car at The Sloan Museum
Buick’s iconic 1963 Riviera luxury sport coupe actually began as a Bill Mitchell concept attempting to marry the high-end sporting character and passion of an Italian Ferrari to the shear-edged luxury look of a British Rolls-Royce.
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Very nice build. Check it out!

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JF Launier 2014 Ridler Winner Owner/Builder Interview

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