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@  dezldave961 : (06 August 2021 - 11:43 PM)

Going to move towards RWD chassis soon, so it's more fun to use. Z7 kit needs gone, MP112/L26 chillin', 2 GenV's on ice, and T67 currently on my L32. Cheaper than LSx playtime yo tinker with this.

@  dezldave961 : (06 August 2021 - 11:40 PM)

I'll gladly do mega builds with my stash! Getting stationed at a new spot next year, and might need projects.

@  kevandkaye : (05 August 2021 - 10:52 PM)

How cool would it be for everyone here who has leftover parts, send them ALL to one person for a superbuild? Sorry, peeked in and got chatty!

@  kevandkaye : (05 August 2021 - 10:50 PM)

Sure am missing the days when Buicks were built by Buick.

@  kevandkaye : (05 August 2021 - 10:50 PM)

Paul's a mod?!?! I take you more for a resto......

@  ejguillot : (03 August 2021 - 10:28 PM)

Well, my project Buick is dead. Piston smacked a valve, piston/block/head is trashed. That killed my enthusiasm. Will be posting a parts for sale list real soon.

@  Marchi1 : (22 July 2021 - 05:30 PM)

Its even worse... he has been a memeber for 13 years and has 2 active posts.....

@  dezldave961 : (21 July 2021 - 11:38 PM)

Some people don't know how the internet works, and think deleting after posting somehow works like an Etch-A-Sketch. (You made 2 posts 13yrs ago about fixing an ignition switch, which I'd never know if you didn't ask about deleting... Look up Streisand Effect.)

@  Marchi1 : (21 July 2021 - 01:53 AM)

and just quit using it. there is very little update and while I can delete it why would you?

@  Marchi1 : (21 July 2021 - 01:52 AM)

that hurst I have been here in less than months

@  esqueue : (15 July 2021 - 05:50 PM)

A moderator hasn't been here for months

@  esqueue : (15 July 2021 - 05:48 PM)

How do I get my account deleted?

@  sky72lark : (25 June 2021 - 01:20 AM)

SELLING 99GS SEE FORUM, THANK YOU

@  dezldave961 : (16 June 2021 - 11:10 PM)

Good deal. I'll be resolving some issues when I get back from a work trip, as well.

@  ejguillot : (14 June 2021 - 01:05 PM)

Also rechecked the flexplate and rocker arm bolts, all were torqued to spec.

@  ejguillot : (14 June 2021 - 01:05 PM)

Update on the tap/knock noise: resolved most of it by resealing my exhaust. Front header to crossover pipe leak - noise at 1/2 engine RPM.

@  ejguillot : (04 June 2021 - 07:15 PM)

I'll recheck those, thanks for the heads up.

@  dezldave961 : (03 June 2021 - 04:50 PM)

Also, check that the rockers are all torqued, still. Re-usable bolts like to be around 25 or so, but settling in from running may back one out that was torqued while partially under load on a cam lobe.

@  dezldave961 : (03 June 2021 - 04:48 PM)

Did you do anything with the flexplate? Those 3 bolts tend to come loose and rattle over time, if not torqued with loctite.

@  ejguillot : (03 June 2021 - 04:46 PM)

doing OK. Tune's all fixed, but hearing a tap/knock noise from my engine that is no longer fading with higher RPM. Not good.


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Posted 23 October 2016 - 05:53 PM

Greetings!

 

Eric here from San Diego.

 

I recently acquired a 97 Regal GS w/ 85K on the odo in really good shape. She needs some gaskets addressed to stop the oil dribbling down the back side of the block and and a new window regulator in the back passenger side. Other than that she runs strong and is torquee as hell.  :music-rockon:

 

I have a small Buick farm with a 64 Skylark, 66 Skylark GS, 87 GN, and now the 97 GS.

 

Excited to explore her untapped potential.

 

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Posted 23 October 2016 - 08:24 PM

Welcome to the site, Eric. First read the newbie guides...there are two.

Then get ready because there are some talented and knowledgeable folks here.
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Posted 24 October 2016 - 02:06 AM

Welcome to the site, Eric. First read the newbie guides...there are two.

Then get ready because there are some talented and knowledgeable folks here.

Are the newbie articles pinned somewhere or posted as stickies?

 

Poked around a little and couldn't seem to locate them...


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Posted 24 October 2016 - 04:52 AM

Welcome Eric, nice line up in the garage.
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Posted 24 October 2016 - 10:45 AM

The original is stickied in the DIY section and the new one authored by glendayle is in the Additional Forum Ideas? section.
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Posted 24 October 2016 - 10:50 AM

Go to this thread where I posted links to both the original and the new one.

http://www.regalgs.o...ia/#entry386858
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Posted 25 October 2016 - 03:58 AM

Thanks!
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Posted 26 October 2016 - 12:27 PM

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