Search results

  1. B

    1957 Century Wiper Vacuum hose routing

    Can anyone provide me with the correct windshield wiper vacuum hose routing for my Century? I think I saw something on this topic but now cannot locate it. Help will sure be appreciated. Lee Noga Tel: # 1(509)967-2723
  2. B

    '47 Super Engine

    Is the engine the same in the '47 & '48 years, all series? What series is the Super? Is that a series 40 or 50? Where can I find a good article on Buick engines of these years with specifications etc? The VIN on my Buick is14755148. Don't have a service manual for this year. Lee
  3. B

    Replacing the power steering belt

    In order to replace this belt you must remove the generator & air conditioning belt. I got the generator to move and got the belt off, but after loosening the air conditioner two adjustment bolts I cannot seem to budge the air conditioner. Any hints?? Lee
  4. B

    Boatail outside door handle removal

    Did a search and found no help in the forums on this problem and surprised at that. To replace a door handle appears to be a real headache. Surely someone must have had to do this. Is there any instruction anywhere on procedure?? I have the inside door panel off and see no easy way. It appears...
  5. B

    Painting dash with lettering, '57 Century

    I have the switch assembly out on my '57 Century and it has several scratches on it. I have purchased matching paint color. My problem is to paint the bezel without painting over the indented black lettering. I was wondering how I could fill the lettering indentations with something before...
  6. B

    1957 Buick -- Stymied Again w Master Cylinder Removal

    Trying to get the Master Cylinder off my '57 and it is NO SIMPLE TASK!! Some Designer Idiot decided that in addition to the four bolts that hold the unit to the firewall that it will be held with about a 2" nut. This nut is impossible to get to because it is right behind the bracket that holds...
  7. B

    '57 Buick Master Cylinder & Power Unit

    I have to remove the master cylinder on my '57 because it does not function at all. My question is that while I have it off what can I do to check the power brake unit? Is there any way to check if there is a vacuum leak? The engine is still out of the car so I can't check it that way. Is there...
  8. B

    1957 Century OIL PAN DRAIN PLUG

    When rebuilding the engine lost the drain plug. Now I can't seem to find one. I bought one from the NAPA store which is a 11/16" however it is too big. I am sure I cannot force it in. Turns a couple of threads and quits. Is this an odd ball size?? Seems between a 11/16" and 5/8". Does anyone...