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Fitting a Buick Straight 8 aftermarket exhaust and intake manifold | Redline Update


Period-correct custom parts were part of Davin's plan for the Buick straight-eight, and he has enough experience to know that, given that decision, some components won't bolt together perfectly right out of the shipping box. The first example was the valves. Then, the pistons presented the same problem. Now Davin's wrangling with the fitment of the period-correct Edmunds intake manifold and tubular header. It's nothing a little time with the press can't fix, though.


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