Buick 455 engine oil dip stick

Discussion in 'Parts wanted' started by COMPTA, Jul 4, 2018.


    COMPTA Well-Known Member

    Hello all,

    Looking for a 1970 Buick 455 engine oil dip stick. I understand there may two versions. Please let me know what you have.

    Thank you.
  2. gsfred

    gsfred Founders Club Member

    Should have the bayonette style.
  3. flynbuick

    flynbuick Super Moderator Staff Member

    I have the one that does not use the tube.

    COMPTA Well-Known Member

    Thanks for your reply's Jim and Fred. May be interested in both. Can one of you tell me which one is "correct" for and early 70? I am led to believe that there were two versions used. One with a tube and one without.
  5. gsfred

    gsfred Founders Club Member

    I believe that the A body used the tube type, and upper series used the bayonette.
  6. tsgp51

    tsgp51 Well-Known Member

    Cheers, I looked in the assembly manual for 70, Looks like power brake A body cars got the tube.(to get around the brake booster) Tim IMG_20180704_165055340.jpg

    COMPTA Well-Known Member

    Thanks Jim. That is very helpful. So, since the car in question is a A body, PB car, looks like i need the one with the tube. Anyone have one or two for sale.
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  10. Ryans-GSX

    Ryans-GSX Have fun, life is short.

    Juan, I think I have at least one but It will be next week before I can check the storage unit to see. Shot me a text or call me next week and I will be glad to check for you.
  11. COMPTA

    COMPTA Well-Known Member

    Thank you sir. I will connect with you next week.

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