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Old 03-22-2013, 04:58 PM
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Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
They never put a 401 in one that I know of until 65, my Gran Sport, it wasn't a "Special" of course it was a Skylark, but same body.

On the 62, I do not believe a 401 would even fit in there, the car was a uni-body made for the 215 aluminum block. The only thing I can think of is yours had a 300, which was basically an aluminum block cast in iron and a bit bigger. But I have been a Buick nut for ever owned many of them as well as my brother and father and sister, we have all had a number of them from the 60's. I have never heard of a 401 (completely different motor than the 215-300-340) or any other Buick V8 in one of those cars so it was likely a 300, or I am totally wrong and that was the rare baby I have never heard of.

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