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  1. 50jetback

    1935 Buick Series 40 Clutch Replacement

    Just pull the rear end. To remove the motor you have to remove the entire front clip which will take a lot of frustrating hours to realign. Where are you in Aus?
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    1936 320 cu in spark advance confusion

    Any updates Bill?
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    Can't make it out - definitely a different servicar to the one on the previous page which reads Forrest? Cadillac. By the number of British cars in this street scene I am guessing it may be in Canada. I see Austins, Vanguards, Vauxhall and even a dreaded Triumph Mayflower with a couple of continental makes as well - VW and maybe a Simca.
  4. Lamar, Hoping all is well at Buick Gardens and Hurricane Michael has moved on.
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    1928 Serie 115. Book of Parts wanted.

    PM sent.
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    Dynaflow question

    Comparing 1948 Series 70 and 1951 Series 50 Dynaflow transmissions. I believe the bell housing and torque converter are different ( 70 Series has larger oil capacity and I guess is larger overall ). Are the transmission case and internals back the same on each series? Could a 1950/51 50 Series transmission be mated with a 1948 70 Series Torque converter for fitment to a 1948 Series 70 Roadmaster? Any thoughts welcome.
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    Deck bars 1927-54 help

    Your friend will also need a pair of these
  8. No - but we don't waste the packaging. https://www.google.com.au/search?biw=1366&bih=597&tbm=isch&sa=1&ei=jlZ3W9a_LIft-QbyrbfwBA&q=kangaroo+scrotum+pouch&oq=kangaroo+scrotum+pouch&gs_l=img.12..0.42893.45981.0.48801.
  9. All this bravado and you still didn't try Vegemite!
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    1933 Phaeton

    Yes, I'd need to be 20 years younger but this certainly seems like good value to me https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/buick/unspecified/2150757.html
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    The Wide Variety of Buick Dashboard Designs

    1936 dash layout ( Factory RHD )
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    Where is the rear brake hose on 56 Buick

    If it's like earlier models its really a middle brake hose - at the front of the torque tube.
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    1950 Buick torque ball

    Sorry Ben - I thought the Dynaflow and Standard transmission Torque Ball Retainer were the same. Had a look at my parts book and they list many.
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    1950 Buick torque ball

    Ben, I used one of these FATSCO Transmission retro fit torque ball retainer kits with the vulcanised seal to get away from the original copper sprayed metal on metal seal ( or in our case none seal!! ). https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/1948-1952-Buick-Dynaflow-Torque-Ball-Retainer-Seal-Kit/280446917124?hash=item414bf05a04:g:~rwAAOSw8GhZf1Wb or this one which is cheaper still and free postage in the USA https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/1948-1952-Dynaflow-Transmission-Rear-Stop-Leak-Seal-Kit-Torque-Ball-Retainer/310578977206?_trkparms=aid%3D222007%26algo%3DSIM.MBE%26ao%3D2%26asc%3D20140106155344%26meid%3D525b9cb23a3b4d4c9e9dab467e62c1e5%26pid%3D100005%26rk%3D2%26rkt%3D10%26mehot%3Dag%26sd%3D280446917124%26itm%3D310578977206&_trksid=p2047675.c100005.m1851
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    1935 buick S.40 HELP!!!

    Did you replace the water baffle?