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1958 Buick Chassis Suspension Maintenance

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SECTION 7-A  COIL SPRING SUSPENSION 7-1 SPECIFICATIONS 1958 Buick Suspension Specifications   7-2 FRONT SUSPENSION SYSTEM A one-piece stamped control arm assembly with attached ball joint, more rigid control arm shaft-to-frame mountings, new shock absorber mounting methods and front spring relocation are incorporated into Buick's 1958 front suspension system.   7-3 CONTROL ARM [...]

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1955 Buick Chassis Suspension Maintenance

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GRILLE FRAME BOLTS 1955 MODELS Two bolts, which attach the radiator grille frame to the fender sheet metal, have been intentionally omitted on some production jobs; therefore, it will not be necessary to install these bolts •in the field. (See Figure 38). 1955 Buick Grill Frame Bolts If bolts were installed at the [...]

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1950 Buick Wheel Alignment and Balance

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SECTION 6-D 1950 BUICK WHEEL BALANCE AND ALIGNMENT 6-26 1950 BUICK WHEEL AND TIRE BALANCE 1950 Buick wheel and tire balance is the equal distribution of the weight of the wheel and tire assembly around the axis of rotation. Wheel unbalance is the principal cause of tramp and general car shake and roughness, and contributes [...]

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1950 Buick Chassis Suspension Repair

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SECTION 6-C 1950 BUICK CHASSIS SUSPENSION REPAIR OPERATIONS 6-13 REPLACE AND ADJUST STABILIZER LINK GROMMETS The construction of the stabilizer links is clearly shown in figure 6-15. 1950 Buick Front Stabilizer Link-Sectional View To disassemble, remove nut from lower end of the link rod, then remove rod, spacer, retainers, and grommets. When new, [...]

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1950 Buick Chassis Suspension Trouble Diagnosis

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SECTION 6-B 1950 BUICK CHASSIS SUSPENSION TROUBLE DIAGNOSIS 6-9 1950 BUICK ABNORMAL TIRE WEAR General Operating Conditions Assuming that there is no misalignment condition to cause unnatural wear, the life of tires depends largely upon car operating conditions and driving habits. Tires wear at a much faster rate in some localities than in others because [...]

2014 2014/11

1950 Buick Chassis Suspension Specifications

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SECTION 6-A 1950 BUICK CHASSIS SUSPENSION SPECIFICATIONS, DESCRIPTION, SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS 6-1 1950 BUICK CHASSIS SUSPENSION SPECIFICATIONS       1950 Buick Chassis Suspension Tightening Specifications Use a reliable torque wrench to tighten the parts listed, to insure proper tightness without straining or distorting parts. These specifications are for clean and lightly lubricated threads only; dry or dirty threads produce [...]

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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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1954 Buick Chassis Suspension Maintenance

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WELDING REAR SHOCK ABSORBER LINK FRAME BRACKET 1954 ALL SERIES In some cases it has been reported that the rear shock absorber link frame bracket to frame rivets are loosening, thereby causing a knock at the rear of the car due to the action of the shock absorbers. When this condition is encountered, it can [...]

2014 2014/10

1957 Buick Chassis Suspension Maintenance

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CHASSIS SPRINGS CORRECT DOMESTIC SPRING APPLICATIONS FOR ALL 1957 MODELS ARE AS FOLLOWS: FRONT SPRINGS 1957 Buick Chassis-Front Springs REAR SPRINGS 1957 Buick Chassis-Rear Springs   SHOCK ABSORBERS THE CORRECT SHOCK ABSORBERS APPLICATION FOR ALL 1957 MODELS ARE AS FOLLOWS: FRONT 1957 Buick Front Shock Absorbers REAR 1957 [...]

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