Bernadine: 1978 Buick Regal Restoration/Build


Master Mechanic
Sep 24, 2020
Pennsville, NJ
I love the '78/'79 cars... I think they are the best looking - more swoopy.

I had the same heater box vs. valve cover interference with my swap with mounts that supposedly put the 5.3L bellhousing mating surface in the same plane as the SBC. Everybody was warning me that my mounts should be an inch more forward (contrary to the kit instructions), and looking back, they were right.
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G-Body Guru
Supporting Member
Mar 3, 2009
Nice build thread, just noticed it today. Always cool to see people getting back to their cars they held on to from their youth or those who might of had one/sold/wrecked it and now later on re-acquiring one.
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