Buick tri-shield wingnut

Discussion in 'Parts wanted' started by V8Sky, Aug 24, 2007.

  1. V8Sky

    V8Sky "Scarlett"

    Hi everyone,

    Would anyone happen to have a Buick tri-shield wingnut similar to the one I attached a pic of for sale?
     

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  2. carbineone

    carbineone Well-Known Member

    I was watching this one on Ebay and it did not get a bid for 25.00 and no reserve,probably because he wanted 14.00 to ship a 2.00 package and in his description it says shipping will be cheap.......LOL
     
  3. V8Sky

    V8Sky "Scarlett"

    Hi Bruce,

    Yeah, I totally agree - that shipping quote was very high.
     
  4. MichaelH

    MichaelH Well-Known Member

    Where did this originally come from? It must be aftermarket, right?
     
  5. flynbuick

    flynbuick Super Moderator Staff Member

    I have one in the wrapper somewhere but finding it would be the issue.
     
  6. OLDS442GM

    OLDS442GM Going Fast With Class!

    :Smarty: The wing nut comes with the GM chrome air cleaner or can be ordered separately from Summit or Jegs. One thing I have found out with my experiences with Summit is that even though the catalog dosen't show it, dosen't necessarly mean they dont have it. There has been plenty of times I have asked on the phone if they have it and 9 times out of 10 they do. BTW there is a larger one as well, which I have on my Buick and it looks nice :laugh: .

    Larry
     
  7. Howrad

    Howrad idiot... SAVANT!

    i dont know why anyone's forking out $30 for this $9 WING NUT. :Do No:

    i bought one and it holds the air cleaner on nice & tight.

    guess it's not 100% factory correct.

    ----sheesh!
     
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  8. V8Sky

    V8Sky "Scarlett"

    >>Thanks Larry! I'll try contacting Summit & Jegs about the Buick wingnut.
     
  9. photobugz

    photobugz 1965 Skylark

  10. V8Sky

    V8Sky "Scarlett"

  11. red68skylarkcon

    red68skylarkcon Well-Known Member

    Well too bad I haven't been on here in a while, I have one. Won't fit now that I put the correct carb, and air cleaner back on my car.:Do No: Could have sold it cheap.
     
  12. TurboV6

    TurboV6 Platinum Level Contributor

    Jerry Salley, who is a board member, makes some AWESOME aircleaner nuts.
    Wildcats and tri-shields. I bought a couple from him at the Nationals.
    I would strongly suggest calling him, or pm him from the board. I cant find his number right now. So maybe someone can share that info
     
  13. V8Sky

    V8Sky "Scarlett"

    >>Do you have any pics of his tri-shield wingnuts?
     
  14. Lee Bacon

    Lee Bacon Well-Known Member

    Ya i'm interested too :TU: p.s. Jerry show me a pic.
     
  15. austingta

    austingta Well-Known Member

    I would be interested too...
     
  16. red68skylarkcon

    red68skylarkcon Well-Known Member

    I'll get one on later. Sorry don't get on here everyday like I used to.
     
  17. red68skylarkcon

    red68skylarkcon Well-Known Member

    How much would one go for? Can't remember what I bought mine for.
     
  18. red68skylarkcon

    red68skylarkcon Well-Known Member

    Here are some pics. If there is genuin interest I'll sell it. If not I'll just make it to fit on mine.
     

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  19. SmittyDawg

    SmittyDawg Need another garage....

    For what it's worth, my local speed shop has probably half a dozen of these tri-shield wing nuts, brand new, hangning on a peg at their shop. They were about 10 bucks if I remember right.
     
  20. red68skylarkcon

    red68skylarkcon Well-Known Member

    I think I got mine from year one. But that was like 6 years ago.
     

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