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Old 01-02-2020, 10:07 AM
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Default Some really kool Buick Nailhead history!

This is kool!

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Cool!

Shame the video isn't available but I found a couple museum pics...





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That's funny, they didn't even take the power steering pump off the engine.
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That's funny, they didn't even take the power steering pump off the engine.
No belt on the pulley and what's with the big red hose/fitting?


Curiosity forces Google quest...

Here's a later version with twin BB Chevys. The pump is (obviously) supplying a system of some sort, complete with a piggyback reservoir.




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It looks to be connected to raise the drive shaft up into the J58, to spin the turbine up to speed for ignition. see two handled drive mechanism sticking up out in 2nd picture.

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