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    Edelhoser 800 CFM carb

    yachtsmanbill submitted a new listing: Edelhoser 800 CFM carb - Edelhoser 800 CFM carb View the entire listing here...
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    Edelhoser 800 CFM carb

    This carb was brand new with a tuning booklet and a few spares. Has dyno time and about 50 miles on it. Electric choke. Theres a Q jet adapter plate included. It wouldnt fit with my air cleaner and hood. $200.00 plus shipping. Also a V6 or V8 manual bellhousing. I used this exact model behind...
  3. Spares from my 1964 Buick Special DeLuxe 2 door post

    Spares from my 1964 Buick Special DeLuxe 2 door post

    Got the BADLASS almost fully back together (2nd year on the street now!) and finally finished up with the paint last winter. The car is a 1964 Buick Special DeLuxe two door post. Had a V6 with a 3 on the tree. I have a "Pretty darn nice" set of tail lights with nice ruby red lenses and "minor...
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    Spares from my 1964 Buick Special DeLuxe 2 door post

    yachtsmanbill submitted a new listing: Spares from my 1964 Buick Special DeLuxe 2 door post - Spares from my 1964 Buick Special DeLuxe 2 door post View the entire listing here...
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    BADLASS IS WELL UNDERWAY

    Wowee!! two months again. Been a heck of a lousy summer, but its almost done. The wheels are indeed Chevy Rally's, but thats what Buick used in '64 and 65. I do plan on getting some repop Buick centers, then bnp one will be the wiser. The fresh motor (465"!) runs super. The only complaint is...
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    425 NailHead rebuild-Need advice

    Nows the time to upgrade to a 455 with a turbo 400... never look back! Bill in TR
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    BADLASS IS WELL UNDERWAY

    I cant believe its been a month since I was over here... I was led astray by the race wars going on across the hall LOL... Probably put 3-400 miles on it this summer. Runs flawless and gets nothing but compliments! Ive driven this girl way more than the '72 XGS this year, but now its 90F outside...
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    revised engine hard to turn over

    Stupid first step... squirt some oil in the cylinders; HELP? The only other two issues would be piston rings with an inadequate end gap, or a bearing thats too tight. If the engine was out, I'd recommend just loosening the rod bearings enough to roll it over. If it frees up the bearings were...
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    Floorpans for a 63 'lark

    The trunk frame kit is still available. OFFERS??? Plus shipping. Look up the kit before the offer tho. They are still factory wrapped and BRAND NEW! Bill
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    BADLASS IS WELL UNDERWAY

    Thanks steve... cast a circle for me Wednesday when I get the extra quart of clear, touch up some blue, and lay the new CC on! Bill
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    BADLASS IS WELL UNDERWAY

    So the 400 was a step above the 220 to cut the glaze. That CC is tuff stuff. 220, 400 then finally 600 all by hand with a sanding sponge wrapped with the 600. My hands havent been that clean in 30 years! For kicks, I ordered another quart of clear. The whole job so far used 1/2 the gallon can...
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    BADLASS IS WELL UNDERWAY

    I started out trying to get down to the basecoat, by back scraping with a razor blade and some sanding. It was going slow, but OK, until I blew some air to dust it off and the air caught a little divot in a corner. That lifted the clear right off the base coat. Unbelievable. I grabbed a roll of...
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    BADLASS IS WELL UNDERWAY

    Just an update... Got the color on and it took 2/3 of a gallon, i.e. 3 quarts ish. Got nice deep even coverage. Then came the clear. Made a mess out of that part, so its back to class for a chapter on remedial painting. Yikes! Bill
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    Anyone else driving their old girls yet

    Cant wait! Gonna try and paint tomorrow! Bill
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    Wanted 1959 Buick station wagon

    This was on Hemmings... Bill https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2013/02/15/buick-caballero-pontiac-catalina-among-fifties-standouts-at-verde-museum-sale/
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    BADLASS IS WELL UNDERWAY

    So while everyone slept, I managed to get all the wet sanding done. Did the whole job with 320 and some 400. I think its pretty acceptable. Today I am rigging some extra lighting and plan on tossing a bucket of paint at it saturday or Sunday. After the initial sand the other day, I found a ding...
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    Wanted 1959 Buick station wagon

    Here's the link for one of them... I do accept checks LOL... This one is a restomod 2 door. Bill https://rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/fl20/palm-beach/lots/r0016-1959-buick-invicta-station-wagon-hot-rod/840360
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    Wanted 1959 Buick station wagon

    How about a '59(?) wagon hardtop. That has no post between the doors. Theres one for sale on V8 Buick. Mucho $$$ Bill
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    BADLASS IS WELL UNDERWAY

    Went to a swap meet in West Bend Wi yesterday and picked up a 1979 Nova washer tank and bracket for 10.00 and a new (no box) northern industrial jitterbug air sander for 19.00--- NO TAX either! With 320 paper on there and doing it wet, it makes light work outa that process. The other day I...
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    BADLASS IS WELL UNDERWAY

    Once ya start, ya cant stop. After getting the gun and mix right, the repairs still needed to get sanded to "break the skin". I ended up re sanding the whole car, and giving it a nice wipedown with a fresh hot, wet towel. I then made up a quart of primer and recoate to whole car again. Great...
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