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1951 Buick Body Maintenance

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NEW COLOR COMBINATIONS In the near future, nine new color combinations will be offered on 1951 models. On approximately the same date, five current combinations will be cancelled, three of which are replaced by new colors. The cancelled combinations are as follows: Combination Number- Color 04 - Geneva Green 06 - Olympic Blue 08 - [...]

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1951 Buick Chassis Sheet Metal Maintenance

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WHEEL SHIELD EDGING We have been advised by the Parts Department that the Rear Wheel Shield Edging, Group 8.177, Part No. 1336292, used on 1949 Series 50 and 70 after jobs is no longer serviced due to unavailability of steel used as an insert in the part. As a result, this part will be replaced [...]

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1951 Buick Radio & Accessories Maintenance

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FENDER GUARD WRENCH The wrench clearance between the new 1951fender guard accessory, Group No. 7.728, Part Nos. 980994 and 980995, and the fender is very limited. It will, therefore, be necessary to purchase a special type wrench to tighten the nuts which attach the guard to the bumper. A suitable wrench may be purchased from [...]

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1951 Buick Electrical Systems Maintenance

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DELCO BATTERIES Careful tests in many parts of the country indicate that many discharged Delco Batteries are being returned to U .M.S. Accounts as being defective under the 90-day or 4,000 miles warranty. This practice is not only very expensive, but it also constitutes a decided waste of materials that are very hard to replace [...]

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1951 Buick Frame & Bumpers Maintenance

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BUMPER BOLT TORQUE In order to obtain satisfactory results with a bumper jack it is imperative that the bumper back bar to frame bolts be torqued to recommended figures. Loose bolts at these points will allow the bumpers to twist upward far enough to make rear wheel removal difficult or even impossible. Correct torque specifications [...]

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1951 Buick Brake Maintenance

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BRAKE DRUM SEALING TAPE Further investigation and testing by the Engineering Department has revealed a material, for sealing between the brake drum and backing plate, that is considerably more durable than the felt material formerly recommended. The new material is Tadpole Gasketing Tape, Style No. 123, Size #1, consisting of a center core of soft [...]

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1951 Buick Steering Gear Maintenance

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STEERING COLUMN RATTLES We have recently received complaints of a metallic rattle in the steering column jacket, just below the wheel, when the car is driven over rough pavement. This rattle is usually caused by loose lower thrust and plain washers at the base of the shift control lever housing due to excessive end play [...]

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1951 Buick Chassis Suspension Maintenance

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UNEVEN TIRE WEAR 1948 THRU 1951 ALL SERIES Numerous reports from the field concerning uneven tire wear and shimmy after driving relatively low mileages indicate that owners are not following our instructions regarding the regular crisscrossing of their tires at 2000 to 4000 mile intervals. The majority of complaints seem to be from relatively hard [...]

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1951 Buick Clutch & Transmission Maintenance

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DYNAFLOW OIL CHANGE 1948 THRU 1951 DYNAFLOW Supplements Sec. 1-A, Par. 1-4, 1951 SM and Sec. 5, Par. 20{b), 1948-49-50 Dynaflow SM. At the 25,000 mile Dynaflow oil change, the oil pan and screen should be removed from the transmission and thoroughly cleaned before the transmission is refilled with new oil.   DYNAFLOW PUMP COVER [...]

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