Buick 3 Speed Manual Transmission

by Dennis Wheeler



I removed this tranny from "I THINK" a 70 Buick GS 455 back in the very early 80's. The car was pretty much stripped out except for the full-of-water 455 & tranny. No interior. No doors. No front clip. floors gone, broken glass, etc. It was a fairly rare setup so I bought it with the intent of building a fairly rare GS someday. Anyway, the tranny is original? or not, dunno, but the stamped id numbers are: S2R14 and the original Hurst shifter number: 0500542M. I separated the shifter unit from the tranny years and years ago to ease storage, and I am not 100% certain I have it together correctly, but its all there and hooked up. I've looked for the 3 speed console medallion and can't seem to locate it at the moment. I've promised Dave Kleiner the use of these rare 3 speed shifter linkages so he can reproduce them.

Here is a list of the 3 speed manufacturers:


65-69 FoMoCo sourced toploader 3 speed

70 Muncie H.D. 3 speed

71-72 Saginaw 3 speed

Here is a pic of the Muncie 3 speed