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    Re: Looking for advice on replacing tires

    Is there any data in the DOT code to show that the tire was actually made ion the US? If not in the DOT code, would it be present on the tire itself at some other location?
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    Looking for advice on replacing tires

    I currently have a set of five (the spare is new and has never been on the ground) Cooper Cobra RWL tires on my 70 Skylark Custom convertible. I decided to check the DOT date code and discovered...
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    Chrome Air Cleaner Cover

    Are any of the parts vendors selling a chrome air cleaner cover (I believe 15.5") to fit a Buick Skylark 350V8, not a GS or Stage 1?
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    Re: 1970 skylark grill vs gs grill

    Can't say whether it would be considered "period correct" or not. I can tell you that my 1970 Buick Skylark Custom convertible had a GS grill on it when I purchased the car. I didn't have to go to...
  5. Re: I know I've seen this shirt for sale on here.... "GS Gus.... Any Time Baby "

    I'm in, too. I'd be interested
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    Inner Fender Seals

    I just received a set of inner fenderwell seals for my 70 Skylark from OPG and I am extremely disappointed. I will be returning these.

    Does anyone have another source for these inner finderwell...
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    Re: Engine Valve Cover Decal or Decals?

    The ribs on the valve covers are running horizontal (front to back). There is no rectangular flat spot on either valve cover to suggest a correct placement of an engine decal.

    Thanks Again,...
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    Re: Engine Valve Cover Decal or Decals?

    My car is a very early production 1970 Skylark.

    I recently detailed the top side of the engine, so there are currently
    no decals to show you. The air cleaner had a "350 - 4" semi-circular...
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    Re: Engine Valve Cover Decal or Decals?

    I'm not familiar with the GSCA (Gran Sport Collector's Association???)

    Is that newsletter accessible online or is it in print only?

    Thanks for the info!!!
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    Engine Valve Cover Decal or Decals?

    Looking for some help with this issue.

    I have noticed that many or most original and/or unrestored Buick Skylarks (1970 - 1972) have only one engine size decal, and its located on the driver side...
  11. Re: I'm curious about the age of a Snap-On toolbox

    Yes. Thanks for the help.
    I spoke with my local Snap-On guy yesterday. The top box, the KRA4810 is on sale for the remainder of this month. So, I save some dollars by buying the base unit used...
  12. I'm curious about the age of a Snap-On toolbox

    Is there someway to tell what year a particular Snap-On toolbox was manufactured? I just purchased a used KRA4813 and was wondering what year it was made. I know that it is no longer being sold by...
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    1970 Buick Skylark "Tri-Shield" Mirror

    Still looking for a passenger side, RH, chrome embossed "tri-shield" mirror.
    Thanks,
    Marshall
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    Cigar Lighter in 1970 Buick Skylark

    OK, so the cigar lighter is not working, and I am trying to make it work so that I can use my GPS, when necessary, to get to car shows that I have never been to before.

    So, I removed the panel...
  15. Thread: Pinch Clamps

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    Re: Pinch Clamps

    The chewed up ones that I am replacing appear to be dark (flat black or deep blue), but I am not picky on the color. I need the 1" OD size, about four of them. Thanks, Marshall
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    Pinch Clamps

    I am looking to buy or looking for a source to purchase 1" pinch clamps. CARS used to sell them but that item has been discontinued. Does anyone know of a source or seller that still carries this...
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    Re: Vehicle shipping help/advice needed

    I, too, have a 1970 Skylark Custom convertible and it seems that I don't really know how to start a car with a carburetor!!!
    It seems my old Quadrajet is worn out and the accelerator pump is not...
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    Re: Ignition Gremlin(s)...?????

    Thanks for the info! As a stopgap measure, I may go ahead and convert over to the Pertronix II electronic ignition system to include the correct Pertronix II coil. If the ignition work doesn't...
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    Re: Ignition Gremlin(s)...?????

    It's the quadrajet, 4 barrel Carb with automatic choke. Appears to be original to the motor.
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    Re: Ignition Gremlin(s)...?????

    Let me confirm that the Carb is OE and I will post later.
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    Ignition Gremlin(s)...?????

    1970 Buick Skylark, 350V8, automatic transmission - Car has always been hard to start, cold starting with prolonged cranking, especially after sitting But, car eventually starts. However,...
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    Am I nuts or what.......

    regarding driver side and passenger side mirrors. I thought that I would switch over to the "sports" mirror on my 1970 Buick Skylark custom convertible. And, I purchased a set of ready to paint and...
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    Re: 1970 Skylark Convertible 16" armrests

    Thanks to all of you guys for the help! I certainly understand what the OE was and now understand how to approach the restoration.

    Special thanks to you, Patton, for the information on Paul at...
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    Re: 1970 Skylark Convertible 16" armrests

    So, what is the best approach for restoring the bases? Buy the vinyl material and cover the existing bases, or find a pair of bases that are in good shape and simply spray them with a color matching...
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    1970 Skylark Convertible 16" armrests

    I am restoring a 1970 Buick Skylark custom convertible, with 16" (pearl) armrests in the front. One has a cover, and one doesn't.

    Did this come with the armrests covered in a vinyl wrap or was...
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