Pictures of Rare Buick Speed Parts
Said to have been built in 57-58, it is a 322 with much modifications.
This is the the first aftermarket intake I know of, the company was Golden Eng. in Glendale CA. Made in early 1953 and Max Balchowsky used one like it clocked at 135 mph!
Max Balchowsky's single 4 barrel intake casting #.
Max's experimental heads, Max did more than anyone at that time to seek out hidden power form the nailhead.
Max's aluminum head top, modified stock iron head on the bottom. Show intake ports.
Max's single 4 barrel manifold, it was an open plenum type with a divider in the center.
Front view of Max's 4 barrel intake.
This was Max's first Weber intake, this is for one head. Later versions bolted to heads with intake flanges removed for 10 extra HP.
Side view of Max's Weber intake.
Max's 2-4 intake, he made heated and un-heated manifolds, all the ones I have seen were un-heated.
Max's 2-4 manifold side view.
Max's 2-4 top view.
Max's 3-2 manifold, this was his brother's, it was used on a boat.
The carbs were 3 large size 2GC's from a 1962-63 LeSabre 401.
Buick Factory experimental 2-4 intake for the 401-425, Buick made different styles and this is one of them.
Here is the 401-425 X intake, taller than the cast iron production ones.
Sorry for the poor pix, this is a Cragar 471 blower manifold for a 322 or 364.
The hole 471 blower kit.
Offy 6-2 intake, the only intake Offy made for the Buick that was any good.
RARE RARE Gotha 6-2 intake for the 57-66 heads, nice castings.
The Drag Star, this is an original, I have the patterns and make them new. 3 version were made, this is the first one made in 1956.
Factory Buick experimental 322 3-2 intake.. CAST IRON
The 3-2 X manifold casting #'s
Another picture of the cast iron 322 X intake.
53-56 264-322 Edmunds 2-4 intake.
The best intake ever made for the 401-425, the Edelbrock B-262 First made in 1962
First made in 1959 Edelbrock 6-2 for the 364-401-425.
Edelbrock Boat manifolds.
Weiand 2-4 with Weiand adapters to make a 4-2 intake. This is for the 264-322 .
Weiand 2-4 dor the 264-322
The Spalding Flame Thrower, later the Grant Flame Thrower. Dual points and coils. Have one on my roadster.
Racing 322, later heads, modified intake ports, valve covers of unknown origin..
The Vertex Mag, also sold by Joe Hunt for the Nailhead.
Starting on the left, super rare Roto-Faze, last one made. Middle one DuCoil and right is the Mallory.
Nicson front cover for a boat.
These are bootleg plug covers, I have real ones posted, notice how small the WEIAND is?
Roller timing set for the 264-322, came on 56-59 GM trucks.
New Roto-Faze, still available.
Buick factory Hi Performance racing intake gasket set, blocked off heat to the intake, 10 hp increase.
3 different adjustable rockers, first the Factory Export, middle is the Gotha and far right the very rare Thomas.
Factory Buick Tach, first available in 1962 on the Wildcat with 7K and 1963 and later like this one with 6K.
Hilborns with rare fuel pump driven from distributor.
1953-58 264-322-364 oil filter bypass plate.
Another view of the adjustable rockers.
Rare Almquist 3 bolt to 4 bolt carb adapter.
Early Weiand timing cover for racing.
C-T engine mounts for the 264-322 engines used for engine swaps.
The 215 Buick Edelbrock 2-2 manifold.