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Operator/Instruction Manual - Page 5


1968 Buick Skylark Gran Sport


Relay Locations

Relay Number

Relay Name

Relay Location


Holley Fuel Pump

Back Left Side of Trunk (Purpose to increase fuel flow)


Fuel Safety

Drivers Side under Dash Radio Shack #275-218


Windshield Wiper

Drivers side - Where stock emergency brake was

 Radio Shack #275-218 DPDT 30 Amp @ 15 volts


Holley ECM

Passenger Side under the Dash by ECM (Electronic Control Module)

(Purpose to increase fuel flow)  Radio Shack #275-218


Emergency Flashers

Lower Console


Emergency Flashers

Indicator Light

Lower Console


140 DB remote

Control Siren (Off)

Overhead Console (It interrupts siren ground, when parking lights flash,

 when arming main alarm)


Trunk Lock Release

Trunk (Gets power from battery through 20 Amp auto breaker in trunk)



Next to Passenger Door


Prelube Pump

Passenger Side up high under Dash (Enclosed in dust tight can

and wrapped with electrical tape)


140 DB Siren

Front Right Fender ( Makes siren run only as long as radar

sensor is actually on)


140 Siren trap

Radio Shack #275-249 60 MAH coil 4 Amp contacts



Refer to original Operator/Instruction Manual


140 DB


(Turns off glass breakage sensor when 140 DB siren runs, so that main alarm will not start from the sound of the 140 DB siren)


LED color changes

Overhead Console (Switches LED's from red to Green when cold air doors,

 for intake engine air, goes from closed to open)



Cooling Fan

Located by Horn Relay


Alarm Light

Refer to original Operator/Instruction Manual


140 DB Siren

Temporary off

Overhead Console (Cycles 140 DB siren to keep proximity alarm from

running continuously)



  This is my 1968 Buick Skylark Gran Sport.  I spent 8 years and 5000 hours on it and it turned out much better than I would have believed.  I have always liked a car with a stick not just because they might be faster but because when you drive a stick you feel the power of the car and are one with it.  The first car that I learned to drive on didn't have a synchromesh transmission, so you had to learn how to double clutch.  That's now a lost art and probably not necessary in most cases.  However it was and still is great fun to be able to control your vehicle manually.  The Buick is rough and loud by today's standards but nearly tearing your head off your shoulders is what makes a car like this exciting.  A V6 Buick Regal can turn in similar times in the quarter mile and pull as smooth as silk but where's the fun in that?  This is the only car I have ever driven that you can accidentally spin the wheels just because you pushed the accelerator down a 1/4 of an inch to far.  Although this car is built for drag racing with a safety Lakewood Bellhousing shielded gas lines etc. I have never raced it because I don't want to scratch the Candy Apple paint job.  It has a lot of chrome and less than 1000 miles on it since the restoration.  There's no rust anywhere even inside the panels and they are all painted Candy Apple Red.  Home   Clutch   Links   Picture1   Picture2   Picture3   Picture4   Picture5   Picture6   Picture7   Transmission   Operator/ Instruction Manual Page1   Page2   Page3   Page4   Page5   Page6   Page7   Page8   Page9   Page10   Page11   Page12   Page13   Page14   Photo Gallery   E-Mail