the story is . i found this in a old mans barn and it was sitting in there for about 12 years until i found it. at first i didnt know what it was , after a few days of research i found out there were only 1000 or so buick apollos with this gsx package , it came with a buick 350 but when the man got it he put a 455 big block in it and did some work to the engine it puts out about 515 torque and stock horsepower is 350 , but it has high performance cam aluminum intake , 600 holly four barrel carb , shift kit , and other stuff so maybe close to 400hp . this video was taken before it was tuned on lol still with alittle old gas and old plugs and points
1974 Buick Apollo GSX
1974 Buick Apollo GSX 455
--Originally 6 cyl automatic 10-bolt. Now 1970 455 Stage 1, Edelbrock b4b,
John Osbourne Q-Jet, Forged Pistons, Custom Exhaust, MSD, turbo 400 switch-pitch transmission 1200-2800
stall, Frame tied, Ford 9", 3.50 Posi. Conversion performed by Tri-Shield
Performance in 2004 at 51,000 original miles. Now has 59,000+. Vinyl top,
chrome, stainless, and most of the interior is original. Repainted once in
original color and had GSX decal package reproduced from the originals
prior to stripping the car. Its been a good dependable cruiser.
Jeff Brock Bonneville Buick
Jeff Brock, driving his "Bombshell Betty" 1952 Buick Super Riviera, sets a
new class world-record at Bonneville in early October 2012.
1966 Buick Convertible Barn Find Rescue, Part 1
This is the story of a '66 Buick Special convertible that had been
abandoned in Arizona in 1978 by the family of Rick Pewe, editor of 4-Wheel
& Off-Road magazine. In 2011, the guys from HOT ROD Magazine, in
conjunction with Rick, spent four days bringing the car back from the dead
with plans to drive it home from Phoenix to Los Angeles. This is part 1,
with the hacking fun the guys had rescuing the car. Look for part two,
loaded with road-trip hilarity. The story is printed in the September 2011
issue of HOT ROD Magazine.
Big Block Buick 462 going into a 73 Buick Apollo
Here is the buick 462 thats going in a 73 buick apollo. 73 455 block bored
.30 over, speed pro .30 over hypereutectic pistons with 4 valve reliefs and
coated skirts, about 9.5 to 1 comp. ta 310 cam, stock 73 heads slightly
milled with stock valves, new springs and bowl ported. Crank and rods are
original. Can't wait! should be fun! A big thanks again to Rick at HBR
1200 HP Grand National burnout, Cars Fishtailing & Accelerating
DtRockstar1 records a series of cars accelerating away very loudly. You'll
see a 1,200 horsepower Buick Grand
National doing a burnout, two Cadillac CTS-V cars, Corvettes, and a Porsche
accelerating and fishtailing.
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Buick - History Documentary (1995)
This video is a wonderfully-done documentary, written and produced by
Michael Rose, on the history of Buick as presented in 1995 from the History
Channel's archive. Here is Michael's description of the video verbatim:
"No one would have believed that the tinkering of a plumber would turn into
the foundation of the world's largest corporation. But it did. David Dunbar
Buick invented a process to adhere porcelain to tubs and other bathroom
fixtures. But the Scottish immigrant dreamed of making a mark out of the
bathroom, and set to work building a car. By 1900, he enlisted the aid of
another inventor, Walter Marr, and they built their first vehicle. Their
invention attracted the attention of one of Michigan's wealthiest men,
William Crapo Durant, the president of the world's largest buggy-building
business. As soon as he drove one of Buick's early creations, Durant
realized that the days of the horse and buggy were over. He teamed up with
Buick, and the two went on to make history. By the thirties, Buicks were
regarded as some of the finest cars ever made. From the first Buicks
through the birth of General Motors and into history, this is the
compelling story of the partnership that eventually became the basis for
the largest company in the world."
Bruce Kent - Kenne Bell Big Block Buick Apollo 8.96- Wheelstand 10-17-2013
Bruce Kent - GS Nationals 2013, Bowling Green, Ky. 8.96 @ 152mph. This car
is awesome, leaves hard and goes straight. One of the best engineered cars
I have ever seen created by one of the nicest people you will ever meet.
I apologize for the poor down track video quality. I was so blown away by
the launch that by the time I could wheel around to catch the tail end of
the run Bruce was gone. Wow!
Judy's new 1973 Buick Apollo
My girlfriend picked up a new car from her dad. A 1973 Buick Apollo. Has a
350 Buick V8, Th350, ps pb and had air.
1969 Buick Special Deluxe (Skylark/GS Base Model)
This is my 69 Buick Special Deluxe (which is actually pretty hard to find
now-a-days. They're mostly Skylarks and GSs now) I got a little over a week
ago. Got it for $2500. Its in fantastic condition for being non-restored
for 41 years. Got a 250ci Chevy Straight-6 (the smallest engine you could
get on the car at the time) and a 3 speed stick on the tree. I love this
car so much!