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Jay Boucher

Jay Boucher is a weekend DIY mechanic who loves station wagons and redblock Volvos. When he’s not scraping his knuckles under his 1992 Volvo 245, he’s working as a freelance illustrator and interactive designer in northern NJ. Jay’s portfolio is at jayboucher.com and he blogs at myblackbrick.com.

Recent Posts

Anti-Gloss: The Rise of Matte Paint

Posted by Jay Boucher
on Jun 1, 2014
Flat paint has long been the look of a car in transition, covering globs of bondo and smoothing out rusty patches. Lately, however, a matte ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Miscellaneous

Volvo 240 Wagon vs The New York International Auto Show

Posted by Jay Boucher
on May 12, 2014
Last month the annual international auto show invaded the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, displaying the worlds newest ... Read more

Topics: Miscellaneous

Volvo 240, 740, 940 Transmission Flush DIY

Posted by Jay Boucher
on Apr 21, 2014
With proper care, the automatic transmissions for rear wheel drive Volvos will last as long as the redblock engines they're attached to. ... Read more

Topics: Miscellaneous, Volvo

Volvo Redblock: Aging Tortoise of the Automotive World

Posted by Jay Boucher
on Apr 14, 2014
... Read more

Topics: Miscellaneous, Volvo