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401-425 Buick Nailhead Oil Pump Rebuild Kit

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401-425 Buick Nailhead Oil Pump Rebuild Kit
401-425 Buick Nailhead Oil Pump Rebuild Kit

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This oil pump rebuild kit fits '62-'66 401 and '63-'66 425 engines only.

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Fits 1962-66 401 & 1963-66 425 engines only

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