Buick - 1985 Buick Grand National
Here's another great video from the History Channel's archive on the 1985 Buick Regal turbocharged Grand National. Per the History Channel's exact video description:
"A high-horsepower, attention-grabbing celebration of speed, the 1985 Grand National represents Buick's return to muscle-car roots. Now, two teams of veteran mechanics try to extract everything they can from the Grand National's made-for-speed equipment (including turbo engines, fuel injectors, and racing transmissions) to transform the car into a big, mean racing machine
The premise is simple: FULL THROTTLE selects two teams who are each given the same model of classic car in a similar state of disrepair. They're supplied with a garage, tools, and parts, and after 20 hours of repair time, they battle it out in an old-fashioned drag-race on a certified track. The winner keeps both cars. The loser keeps nothing.
They're fast, they're flashy, they reignited America's love of muscle cars-and finally, the 1985 BUICK GRAND NATIONAL returns with a vengeance on the track."
Buick Olds Pontiac Drag Race Day Part2.mp4
This is part 2 of the entire video for our Buick, Olds and Pontiac day at the local dragstrip. It doesn't have any added music tracks etc. Just the sounds of the track.
Sehr Performance / 908 Horsepower Buick Race Engine.wmv
This is a 908 horsepower Buick drag racing engine built for Dave Huber from Menno South Dakota. To build the power and keep it going oiling is controlled with restrictors, stand pipes, external oil return lines, main girdle with studs, lifter bores and valley strengthening with titaniun iron epoxy and other mods, competition porting on the heads and a custom COMP Cam
SOME OF THE BEST ODD RODS I COULD FINE. SOME CARS ARE MISTAKENLY LABELLED BY ARTIST. A 70 THUNDERBIRD WAS LABELLED AS A FIREBIRD. A YELLOW 70 BUICK GS WAS LABELLED AS A Mustang AND HAS BEEN CROPPED. A 70 PLYMOUTH SUPERBIRD WAS LABELLED AS A TRANS AM. A RED 71-72 OLDS TORONADO WAS LABELLED AS A BOSS 429 AND HAS BEEN CROPPED. A RED 70 GTO WAS MISLABELLED AS A FIREBIRD. THE VERY LAST ONE IS NOT AN ODD ROD BUT ROACH IRON ON.
Buick Regal GS 2012 & Buick GS Stage 1 1970 with McKeel Hagerty
Buick Regal GS 2012 & Buick GS Stage 1 1970 with McKeel Hagerty. In anticipation of Buick's returning GS based on the 2012 Regal, MotoMan heads across the pond to briefly drive its donor car, the Opel/Vauxhall Insignia OPC/VXR. Back stateside he visits with the Mayor of the Classic Car Hobby, McKeel Hagerty, CEO of Hagerty Classic Car Insurance and they drive the car that inspired it all, a 1970 Buick GS Stage 1 . . .
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World's Greatest Drag Race 2!
It's back! The World's Greatest Drag Race returns with nine of the world's best supercars, sports cars, and muscle cars for 2012 facing off in an epic quarter-mile sprint for glory... and ultimate bragging rights! This year's field includes all nine contenders from Motor Trend's 2012 Best Driver's Car competition. We have the Lamborghini Aventador, Nissan GT-R Black Edition, Ford Shelby GT500, McLaren MP4-12C, Jaguar XKR-S, Porsche 911 Carrera S, Subaru BRZ, Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series and Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 -- all gathered together on an abandoned airstrip at El Toro Marine Base to find out which car is the fastest. Obviously these nine competitors display a wide range of power and performance, not to mention price tags. So why are we lining them all up again for one gigantic, over-the-top drag race? It's simple... Because We Can!
World's Greatest Drag Race 2 concludes our special 2012 Best Driver's Car Week here on the Motor Trend youtube channel (http://www.youtube.com/motortrend) and on MotorTrend.com (http://www.motortrend.com). We hope you've enjoyed all of this week's videos and we look forward to rolling out an all-new batch of amazing cars and amazing videos for you next year for Motor Trend's 2013 Best Driver's Car.
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CHUCKLES GARAGE 62 Ford Falcon Gasser with BLOWN NAILHEAD Power!
This Is the Chuckles Garage "Strange Bird" 1962 Ford Falcon Futura A/GS drag car.
The car is powered by a Littlefield Supercharged 401 Buick Nailhead that was originally in a 1960's drag boat. The motor sports a custom blower manifold made here at the shop, custom pistons, custom rods, wild Comp cam, Comp lifters, custom valve springs, custom hi-flow valves, mild port work, custom pushrods, custom headers made in-house,vintage Weiand valve covers, dual Buick Wildcat Rochester 4 Jets that were modified for use with the blower with custom non-progressive linkage, Nicson front cover/engine mount, custom motor plate, custom oil pan, and its backed by a built switch pitch ST400 transmission that is from a 65 Riviera. Front suspension is a Speedway straight axle kit with custom made two position shackles, and custom panhard. Rear suspension is stock leaf springs with custom 66" long heavy wall ladder bars. Rear axle is a Lincoln Versailles unit with 4.56 gears. Tires are Hurst Racing Super Cushions in the front, and Hurst 30x10 Piecrust slicks in the back. Wheels are Vintage American Racing Magnesium spindle mounts up front (no front brakes) and vintage Shelby Cal 500's out back. Seats are set back almost to the rear seat. Gauges are a Sun Super tach, and vintage Stewart Warner oil, temp, amp. The car will have a 6 point cage, and a passenger seat as well when it is finished. This is a period exhibition car, so it will not conform to current NHRA spec. The car is being built to the 1966 NHRA rule book. It has the maximum crank center height of 25", and near the maximum amount of engine set back as well. Maximum setback was determined by the wheelbase. You are allowed 10% of the wheelbase measured from the axle centerline to the first sparkplug hole. This engine is set back 10" The car sports a fill .120 wall frame that will be tied in to the .120 wall roll cage. It's very sturdy. All work on the Strange bird is being done at Chuckles Garage.
1970 Buick GS Stage 1 Frame-Off Restored
Just a quick walk around and drive of my friends '70 GS Stage 1. John Osborne did the frame, trans, rear, engine, ran all the lines and wiring, brakes, etc. Indigo Blue GM paint.
9-Second Buick Regal Drag Racing and the Corvette on 10.5w wipes out!!
HOK Kandy Regal drag racing! Street legal, 9 seconds on motor! The Corvette gets loose and ends up in my lane after sliding sideways. My first Hot Street victory! Mid 9s on 255/60-15 radials....1.32 60' time!!! Track not very good that day for any of the fast cars, and 90 degree weather to boot!