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Buick Restorations


70 GS455 Body-Off Restoration

71 GS455 Body-Off Restoration

70 GS455 Body-Off Restoration

70 GS455 Convertible Body-Off Restoration




Buick Documentation


New Buick Order Forms Original 69 Special Deluxe and Sportwagon Order Form Original Buick Documentation for 69 Stage1 Engine Option Order original Buick Documentation from Sloan Museum What's a Production Order Body-Final(gas tank sheet) look like? What's a 1972 New Car Order Form? What's a Build Sheet look like and where do I find it? A nice original 1972 Skylark Custom Window Sticker

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65-72 Skylark/GS Tech



Engine, Transmission & Rear Axle


1972 GS455 A.I.R Brackets


Buick Quadrajet Tuning Dyno Results


Buick ProStock Racing Engine from 1970


Buick TH350 vs TH400 Torque Converter Covers Comparison


Buick Skylark/GS 3 Speed Manual Transmission


In Car Valve Spring Change


Buick 455 Stage 2 Program


Buick 455 Timing Cover Oil Modifications


Buick 455 Cam Bearing Failure


Buick 455 Nodular Crank and How to Mark Rods for Engine Rebuilding


Where to find Buick 455 Engine Codes and VIN


Buick 455 Pulley and AC/Alt Bracket Descriptions


More Buick 455 AC Bracket Information


Buick Water Pumps Explained


Buick Switch Pitch Transmissions Explained


How to verify/ID a Factory Stage1 GS


Transmission Cross Members Comparison


Cruise Control and Choke Modifications for Edelbrock Performer


How to Repair 8.2" Posi Rears


Factory Buick Pistons


Problems with High Lift Cams in Buick Engines


Spark Plug Selection and Tips


How to install headers on a Buick 350


455, Stage 1 and Stage 2 head comparisons


How to determine Pinion Angle


350 and 455 Performance Engine Build-ups


Factory Buick 455 w/4 bolt mains


Buick Big Block ID Guide and Gasket Applications


Converting from a 350/TH350 to a 455/TH400


Why install an 8.5" rear axle in your 1965-70 A-body?


How to find and remove 8.5" posi units


How to Degree a Camshaft


Buick 455 Oil Passage Modifications/Enlargement


How to Install A Rear Oil Pressure Gage


Buick Oil Pump Wear


Strengthening 400-430-455 Lifter Valley


Rear Axle Tips and Decoding


455 head numbers and descriptions


Installing a 200-4R trans


What's a Switch Pitch Transmission?


Buick running hot?


Fan Clutch Information


Change rear gears, change speedo gears



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