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    Buford26

    215 casting number - "3" first digit?

    3J2519779

    3 = Skylark V8
    J = 1963 model year
    2 = built at South Gate, CA
    519779 = sequential number, range for South

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    by Published on 10-29-2014 08:07 AM
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    So, you want power windows...

    Buick Special, Skylark, GS400 power windows

    I shopped around and ended up purchasing a pricer set from a reputable Chevelle/Camero/Nova restoration supplier for $699.00. They were sold to me as a good replica of the original equipment regulators.

     

    You are going to have to remove the doors and everything in them. (Give some consideration to the fact that you may wish to remove the front fenders to adjust the doors later)

    Read the instructions, they sound straight forward, but lack a lot of information unless you are familiar with working with doors and windows.

    Take your doors off.

    Disassembly:

    Roll down the window and remove the felts.

    Remove Front Window

    Remove two upper window stops and the rear window guide. Remove the window by lifting it up at the rear and sliding it out of the track.

    Vent window mountings

    Remove the vent window, three phillips screws (one hidden under the weather stripping), one bolt (near the front), and the two adjusting nuts. Loosen the window by shimmying it. You will work it up until the front comes clear of the door, the move it back a little and turn in to allow the adjusting screw to pull through the opening.(you may have to pry the outer and inner panels ...

    Published on 09-16-2014 01:44 PM

    Winterize Your Classic Car

    If the warm weather seems far away and the thought of cruising with a set of snow chains on doesn't appeal to you, then it's time to tuck your car away for a few months.

    This is a brief guide to helping your car survive another long cold winter while you make plans to attend exciting events next summer.

    First things first. Go for one last drive.
    This serves two purposes.

    1. It's fun
    2. It allows your car to get up to operating temperature.

    Bringing your engine up to temperature is important to burn off contaminants in the oil and it also gets rid of moisture in the exhaust system. If you've waited too long and it's a bit too cool to get the engine up to temperature, use a piece of cardboard in front of the rad to help things along. Be careful not to overheat it this way.
    While you are out cruising, stop by a car wash and clean the undercarriage. Then stop and fill the tank with high grade gasoline, be sure and add the appropriate amount of fuel stabilizer before filling up the tank. This will thoroughly mix the stabilizer with the fuel. Now drive straight home and wash and scrub up the outside of the car. Clean the car as if you were entering it in a show and shine. If it's ...

    Published on 08-28-2014 09:04 PM
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    Published on 08-26-2014 09:40 PM
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    Buick 430

    General Specifications for the 1968 400/430 and 1970 Buick 455 Cubic Inch Engines. The following information has been directly complied from original Buick service manuals for the respective year of vehicle manufacture.

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    Published on 08-25-2014 09:55 PM
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    401

    General Specifications for the 1966 Buick 401 and 425 Cubic Inch Engines The following information has been directly complied from original ...

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    STUBBORN DOWEL PIN REMOVAL

    Most of the time, you can pull a dowel pin easily with the right tool like a Cal-Van Tools 95400 In-Line Dowel Pin Puller Master Set. ...