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1968-69 Buick GS Riviera Wildcat Pre-heater Rubber Elbow with Clamps


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OEM 1968-69 Buick GS Regal Riviera Wildcat 400 Air Cleaner Pre-heater Hose Elbow with Band Clamp. This is an OEM part intended for the 68-69 Buicks equipped with the ThermAC preheater provision. This elbow mounts to the bottom of the air cleaner snorkel and is secured using the large band clamp. Early Buicks featured this style rubber elbow with an internal support spring and 2 large band clamps to hold it onto the bottom of the air cleaner snorkel and connect to the metal pre-heater tube. 

       PN 1383166, Rubber Elbow

       2 each 2 1/4" Band Clamps

       1 each 4" x 2" Internal Support Spring

The piece presents well and will add to your restoration. Best of all, it is a genuine GM part!

For further information on the restoration process, please contact us.




This assembly is correct for the following 1968-69 models:


GS, Regal, Riviera, Wildcat with 400 (and transplanted 455) engines  





The assembly will fit factory air cleaner assemblies/pre-heater tubes as described above. Return requests for non-fitment will not be honored.





The assembly will ship within one day (usually the day of payment) with shipping/tracking information provided.



This assembly is guaranteed to match the item description – customers have up to 14 days to return the assembly after receipt if it is not as described.



Assemblies must be returned in the original packing – customers are responsible for return shipping charges. A refund will be issued upon receipt of the inspected assembly. Returns for non-fitment will not be honored – please ask questions first.



In the event of shipping damage, customers must save all packaging and send 5 digital pictures so Musclecar Air Cleaners can initiate a shipping damage claim.



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Estimated insured shipping costs:

            US  $10-$20 

            Canada / Hawaii / Alaska $35 +/-

            Scandinavia  $55 or less

            Australia  $75 or less