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    Transmission - Rearend
    Hey fellas! So apparently i've done the impossible and tracked myself down an 8.5 rear end from a 71 skylark for my 70 Buick Skylark! With the bolt in axles! Needless to say I'm overjoyed at my find, but I just wanted to get some clarity: How much horsepower will this hold? A regular 8.5 is...
  2. 1948 Buick Roadmaster, need help making decision

    Hotrodding Basics
    I am new to this but I am trying to get a project car going. I found a 1948 buick roadmaster on ebay, that already has custom work done to it. I really like the car but I have no idea on what is a good price or not. It's at about $10,000 right now. Any feed back is greatly appreciated. Thank...
  3. chevy 350 swap

    Hi all, so I have a 72 buick skylark with a buick 350, and a th350 trans. I want to drop a chevy 350 into it, and I'm looking to get an accurate idea as to what this swap will look like. I have read some posts that say it is an easy swap, that the chevy350 fits right in and bolts up to the th350...
  4. Starter alignment problem

    Hi, I am building a 1936 Buick Century streetrod and I am having a problem with my starter. It was making a lot of noise and it was getting more worse every day. And Yesterday my starter housing cracked. Inspection learns that the starter isn't aligned close enough to my flywheel so the teeth...
  5. Our "VEGAS" Invicta

    Our "VEGAS" Invicta

    1961 Buick Invicta w/Chevy SB400
  6. '65 Riviera

    Hot Rod Art
    What if... forward cab, mid-engine, front wheel drive, reverse doors. Thanks for looking! :)
  7. Buick Men, step inside 215v8?

    Hello Back when buick and olds used these what was the underlie'n issues that put there use to an end, YES I know land rover bought them and used them until a few years ago.. How big are they..? ballpark,, using a "known " (i.e. I can go out to garage and look at one) compaired to a SBC? in...
  8. buick 455 carb and manifold help

    hey im new to the site and also new to this 73 buick 455 engine rebuild i started a while back, but after all the part searching and modifications i had to go thru i am finally ready to set the timing and here her purr, i hope. the last few things i need help with is figuring the last few...
  9. 465 Wildcat Nailhead Engine

    Hotrodding Basics
    I have a 465 nailhead engine in a 66 buick Riviera that I want to beef up. I want to rebuild it from top to bottom. Talked to a couple mechanics and none seem knowledgeable enough for me to give them my hard earned money.... anyone know a knowledgeable nailhead engine mechanic in the NC, SC, GA...
  10. I'm officially an old man now. (got a new car)

    Yeah, you guys can call me Grahampa. I bought a Buick (^ sorry for the ****ty Iphone pics). Its the GS, so the highest model you can go. Factory 20's with HID, 14" Brembro brakes & the turbo (270hp/295tq) 2.0L 4 banger & 6speed manual, Pirelli P-zero tires & 3" exhaust. ^ re-read that...
  11. Just bought a 1972 Skylark that needs tuning?

    Hotrodding Basics
    So i just bought this beautiful lark. I payed $3,000 for It. I'm about to turn 17 and this is basically my first car. The car is almost all original excluding the wheels and the interior has been redone. It has 79,000 original miles on it. Under the hood is a 350 with a 2bbl carb I believe to be...
  12. What would have to be changed to use Buick tranny in Suburban

    Transmission - Rearend
    :confused: Found 96 Buick Roadmaster 4L60E, low miles, cheap from friend. Want to put it in 96 C-1500 Suburban. What are the differences that would need to be changed out, etc. Some are telling me it will work, and I believe them. But, Interchange books don't show it as the same. Thanks...
  13. 40 Buick Streetrod

    40 Buick Streetrod

    Chevy 454, Th400, 4 wheel disks, One very sweet ride!