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1956 Buick Convertible Top Power System

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SECTION 13-D 1956 BUICK CONVERTIBLE TOP POWER SYSTEM 13-12 OPERATION OF 1956 BUICK FOLDING TOP When the control knob is pushed forward, the feed wire is connected to the red motor lead and the motor and pump assembly operate to force the hydraulic fluid through the hoses to the lower ends of the double-acting cylinders. [...]

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1952 Buick Convertible Folding Top

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SECTION 13-F 1952 BUICK CONVERTIBLE FOLDING TOP 13-22 OPERATION AND CARE OF 1952 BUICK FOLDING TOP The 1952 Buick folding tops on convertible coupes are operated by the Hydro-Lectric Power System described in Section 13-G. The following instructions should be observed by anyone operating the top to raise and lower it. Lowering the 1952 Buick Convertible [...]

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1951 Buick Convertible Coupe Bodies

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SECTION 13-E 1951 BUICK CONVERTIBLE COUPE BODIES 13-21 OPERATION AND CARE OF FOLDING TOP The folding tops on 1951 Buick convertible coupes are operated by the Hydro-Lectric Power System described in Section 13-F. The following instructions should be observed by anyone operating the top to raise and lower it. Lowering the Top and Installing Boot STOP [...]

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1959 Buick Hydro-Lectric System

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SECTION 7-G 1959 BUICK HYDRO-LECTRIC SYSTEM 7-12 DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION Description The hydraulic unit which is used in the Convertible bodies, consists of a 12-volt reversible type motor, a rotor-type pump, two hydraulic lift cylinders, and an upper and lower hydraulic hose assembly. It is important to note that the folding top cannot be operated [...]

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1959 Buick Back Curtain

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SECTION 7-F 1959 BUICK BACK CURTAIN 7-10 REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION OF 1959 BUICK BACK CURTAIN ASSEMBLY Removal of 1959 Buick Back Curtain Assembly Detach top compartment bag from seat back panel and remove all trim stick attaching bolts. Remove wire-on binding and escutcheons. Detach folding top trim from rear roof bow and from the large [...]

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1959 Buick Convertible Top Trim Assembly

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SECTION 7-E 1959 BUICK CONVERTIBLE TOP TRIM ASSEMBLY 7-9 REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION OF 1959 BUICK CONVERTIBLE TOP TRIM ASSEMBLY Description The 1959 Buick convertible top trim is attached in a manner similar to that used on past models. The sealing of the top trim assembly is basically the same as on past models. Some of [...]

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1959 Buick Convertible Top Adjustments

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SECTION 7-D 1959 BUICK CONVERTIBLE TOP ADJUSTMENTS 7-7 DESCRIPTION The 1959 Buick convertible top linkage consists of three sections of right and left side roof rails and a front roof rail connected by bolts, hinges, and a series of connecting links and bows. The top linkage is attached to the body at the rear quarter [...]

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1959 Buick Convertible Roof Rail Weatherstrips

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SECTION 7-C 1959 BUICK CONVERTIBLE ROOF RAIL WEATHERSTRIPS 7-5 DESCRIPTION The sealing along each folding top side roof rail is accomplished by a front, center and rear section of weatherstrip. These weatherstrips are attached to the side roof rails with nuts on the three integral studs of each weatherstrip section. In addition, both ends of [...]

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1959 Buick Convertible Top Operation

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SECTION 7-B 1959 BUICK CONVERTIBLE TOP OPERATION 7-2 DESCRIPTION The convertible coupe incorporates a Hydro-Lectric system to raise and lower the folding top. After the top has been unlatched and raised above the windshield by hand, it can be lowered or raised, respectively, by actuating a power control switch located at the instrument panel. Hydraulic [...]

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1959 Buick Convertible Top Information

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SECTION 7-A 1959 BUICK CONVERTIBLE TOP INFORMATION 7-1 CARE OF 1959 BUICK CONVERTIBLE TOP ASSEMBLY General Information As a safety precaution, DO NOT OPERATE THE TOP UP OR DOWN WHILE CAR IS IN MOTION. After raising the top, make sure it is securely locked to the windshield header before starting the car. Do not obstruct [...]

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