Carbed Turbo 3.8 Liter
Block #25506397 Intake #25505881

SIDE

FRONT

Features of Note:
  • Notice the carb is mounted to the rear of the motor
  • Notice sheet metal valve covers
  • Accessories bolt to the front (typical )
  • Notice various brackets and supports necessary at the rear for the carb
Features of Note:
  • Notice the familar front cover design
  • Turbo is at the rear of the motor kind of in the center
  • Carb is on the right side of the picture
  • Notice the distributor pointing to the right side of the picture on the front of the motor

Carb/Turbo Close Up

TOP/Side

Features of Note:
  • Notice the carb ... looks like the typical Quadrajet of the period
  • The turbo "nestles up" to the carb on the right side of the picture
  • Wastegate actuator is "cocked" on the right side
  • Exhaust side of the turbo (out of frame) in on the right side of the picture
  • Notice the base of the carb and the way it feeds into the inlet of the turbo.
Features of Note:
  • Notice the exhuast elbow
  • You can see the oil feed line at the toop of the turbo center section
  • Notice the EGT valve in the middle of the motor/intake
  • Notice the choke housing above the turbo inlet
  • PCV valve is towards the rear of the motor

Carb/Turbo Close Up

Features of Note:
  • Complete assembled engine with air cleaner assembly
  • Photo is courtesy of the 1979 Buick Motor Division catalog and submitted by Larry Klesser
  • Notice the similarity of the air cleaner "box" to the later 1986-87 boxes
  • V-belts and clutched fan
  • Computer Command Control module on the front center top

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