72' ProLark build

Discussion in 'Pro-Touring' started by Sebambam, Dec 23, 2019.

  1. Sebambam

    Sebambam Well-Known Member

    Update. My shop is pretty much done on the inside and I have all my crap in there finally.
    SUCH A RELIEVE to finally have a lift.
    That was a lifelong dream.
    So I am working on the 72.
    I pulled all the brake and fuel lines.
    I replaced the brake lines already. Since I have a 9in rear end I just did all lines myself.
    I also put in a new 9in brake booster and Master cyl. + a adjustable proportioning valve.

    Next thing is to put in a AC blockoff plate.
    And route the LS fuel line kit with the C5 fuel Regulator/Filter.

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  2. sean Buick 76

    sean Buick 76 Buick Nut Staff Member

  3. Sebambam

    Sebambam Well-Known Member

    Engine. Trans (4l80e) are in .
    And I have to say the holley /hooker mounts and trans crossmember are a huge relief.
    They work perfect!
    Rather spend some $ and safe the headache.

    I blocked the firewall.
    Installed Speed engineering 1-7/8 long tubes they needed a bit of BFH massaging to clear the eng. Crossmember but that was easy.
    All in all I'm very happy.
    Further I installed a 20 gallon fuel cell with a 450 internal walbro pump.
    All new -6AN braided fuel lines, a c5 corvette style regulator and return.

    I am debating if I should use the standalone harness and flashed ECU or invest in a holley terminator x max.
    I know it's much easier to tune etc.
    But the costs would also cover my (probably vintage air ) AC setup I definitely need in this TX heat.
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  4. sean Buick 76

    sean Buick 76 Buick Nut Staff Member

    Use a factory computer and a Blackbear remote tune via data logs and emailed tunes. I’ve done 5 this way using the “auto cal” option.
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  5. breakinbuick11

    breakinbuick11 Platinum Level Contributor

  6. Sebambam

    Sebambam Well-Known Member

    i have a Dyno Live tune option here of a buddy which helps alot

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