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I just bought a 1939 Buick special sedan and I'm just nosing around and snooping

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Special?

1939

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Special yourself? What have you tried so far?

I have not even got it to Maui where I live, I will fix / work on it as needed myself

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Oh no I'm just looking around for resources, I'll bookmark this page and keep it as a ref

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Hello, the best resource and source of literature is the Buick alliance. You can click here to go to their website.

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