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1972 Buick Skylark
http://www.barnfineclassics.com/inventory/1972-buick-skylark Here's an amazing survivor Skylark! It has a great running original 350ci V8 and turbo 350 automatic transmission, power steering, power disc brakes, factory air conditioning, and upgraded dual Flowmaster Exhaust! Everything under the hood is stock! It does have a new battery and new points though! The interior is all original except the carpet has been replaced at some point, and the dashboard remains unmolested and in complete working order. All the lights, wipers, signals, and the blower are working great, it has nice glossy green paint, and very nice glass. It has the original 14 inch Buick wheels with 215/70/14 Firestone raised letter tires, and it is believed to have only 81k miles on the car! This is a fantastic car that is ready to be restored a little more!





1972 Buick Skylark 455,
My 72 Skylark 350 sport coupe, I've had it about 10 or 11 years and I bought it from the original owners family after he had passed away. It used to be a grandfathers car now it's just an old guys toy. Soon after I bought it I installed a warmed up 350 and it ran real good. One day I wanted more so I built a .030 over 455 and that's when the trouble started. The original owners name Was Charley Daniels(no not that one)May he rest in peace because lord knows, When ever I start this thing up nobody rests in peace. Mwuh hah ha hah ha ha





1972 Buick Skylark
1972 Buick Skylark





Test Drive - 1970 Buick GSX 455 Stage One V8 Tribute Muscle Car
Be sure to check us out on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/RamblinAroundTV I thought you'd like a look at this 1970 Buick GSX tribute that we took out for spin. It's equipped with a 455c.i. 4BBL (Performance Built) V8, Automatic (turbo 400) Transmission, 10 Bolt Rear w/ 3.55 Limited Slip, Power Steering, Power Disc Brakes, Factory Air Conditioning, Hood Tach, AM Radio, Nice Chrome & Glass, Buckets/Console w/ Staple Shifter, Seat Belts, Spare, Jack, & Tool. Dual Sport Mirrors, Functional Hood Scoops Feed the Ram Air Induction, Beautiful Fit & Finish, Custom Dual Exhaust System, Gorgeous Saturn Yellow w/ Painted GSX Stripes, Buick Rallye Wheels w/ BFG Radial T/A Tires, An Original GS Car Re-Created into a GSX, GSX Equipment, Front & Rear Spoilers, Great Attention to Detail, Runs & Drives Fantastic, No Expense Spared in the Resto & Build of this Muscle Car! Stunning Example & Tribute to the Classic GSX! Thanks for checking it out! Filmed at Fast Lane Classic Cars in St Charles, Missouri http://www.fastlanecars.com http://www.facebook.com/RamblinAroundonYouTube http://ramblinaroundonyoutube.wordpress.com/ https://twitter.com/#!/RamblinAround The background music track is Whiskey on the Mississippi by Kevin MacLeod. Available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license. Download link:http://music.incompetech.com/royaltyfree2/Whiskey%20on%20the%20Mississ ippi.mp3 MacLeod's description: Genre: Blues Length: 3:15 Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Kit, Organ, EP Tempo: 90 With a jumping bass and off-beat syncopation, this is straight from Memphis' Beale Street. The Hammond organ and electric guitar play together as longtime friends, while the melody changes hands from guitar to organ to electric piano. 011 ISRC: US-UAN-11-00709 Bouncy, Grooving 2010 1970 Buick GSX 455 engine high performance muscle car vintage classic collector car clone tribute stage one highly collectible restored fast torque monster show automobile auto burnout launch "muscle car" "hot rod" "show car" "for sale" Fast Lane Classic Cars RamblinAround rambling vlog hd partner





One Stop Motors - 1972 Buick Skylark
1972 Buick Skylark 1972 was the last model year for the mid-sized Buick Skylark. During this model year many pollution controls were added to the Engines, Compression was lowered, engines had to accept leaded and unleaded gas, and spark timing was retarded (no vacuum advance in lower gears) while driving in lower gears to reduce emissions. For 1972, the base Buick Skylark used the 350 cubic inch V8 with the 2-barrel Rochester carburetor (now putting out 145 horsepower) as standard equipment. A new federally mandated system to calculate power was put into effect that year, and the actual engine performance was probably comparable but slightly lower because of pollution controls in the 1972 model year to the 230 hp (170 kW) that was listed for the previous year. The Skylark 350 now used a version of the same V8 engine as the base Skylark, but with a 4-barrel Rochester carburetor that generated 170 hp (130 kW). Vehicle located in Mendon, MI. Ad ID# 100693 1-877-566-6686 VIEW MORE INFORMATION AT http://www.onestopmotors.com/advertisements/addetails.aspx?adid=100693 https://plus.google.com/105981207564049467401/posts





1970 "Slim" Chevelle SS on 22's and 1972 "Sherbert" Buick Skylark on 22's
Trey presents the kustom old skools 1970 Chevelle SS and the 1972 Buick Skylark.





1972 Buick Skylark ride
This is a video of my late brother Andrew and his 1972 Buick Skylark. Andrew was undergoing chemo at the time this video was shot so it was one of his last rides in the car. He had the car for 20 years and performed all sorts of modifications on it such as rebuilding the engine, converting the car to a five speed manual and toughening up the suspension. The car is a Buick 350, 4 bbl and five speed. Andrew passed away on December 31st, 2006. The music is from King Crimson.





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.





1965 BUICK 425 NAILHEAD
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1971 BUICK GSX 455 1 OF ONLY 124 MADE SOLD! NEW UPDATE FINISHED AND HAS BEEN SOLD!!!
This is a original 1971 Buick GSX 455 car. Yes this is a original, NOT A CLONE, 1 of only 124 ever made in 71 that includes 350, 455 and 455 stage 1 cars all together. This car is registered in the GSX registry. This car was not known to exist until it was discovered a little while ago. There are 3 known so far out of all 1971 GXS's to have a paint code of 62 which is Bittersweet Mist. The others Bittersweet Mist GSX's are restored one is only a 350 engine and 350 auto tranny car. The other is a stage 1 455 car. So this is the only 455 engine 1971 GSX made in the color Bittersweet Mist to date. I have talked to the original owner and have a document that has been signed by him and notorized stating that this is a true 1971 GSX, which he bought on march 12, 1971. I have the original protecto plate This car is a 4owner car, and can be traced to every owner and all the owners are still alive. This was bought brand new at Key Buick & Opel in Jacksonville, Florida on 3/12/71. It stayed in Florida until mid 1979, then it went to the last of the 3 owners in Alabama where it stayed until about a month ago 2/1/08. Now it resides with me here in Pa. This was always a southern car and is about 98% rust free. It has just a little around the back rear window and a pin hole in the rear seat pan and where the battery box is, that was because of a leaky battery but thats it. I have alot of picture of the doors, trunk, floors, fenders, rad support, frame, etc and all of that is 100% solid. This is a very original car with the exception for the block as it was damaged back in the late 1970's and could not be repaired so it was changed with another but the rest of the car is all near original as you see it in the video. This car has had the passenger side door fixed back in 1971 only 3 months after it was new this was told to me by the original owner. The paint is nearly all original with the exception for the drivers door and rear quater. The interior, transmission, which is the original matching numbers turbo 400, original posi rear end, suspension, etc. This is a unmolested car that still retains, from what I can tell, all of it's original sheetmetal with the exception of the drivers door from what I can tell. you can see in the pictures the faded original paint as well as the original faded painted GSX stripes and hood treatment and the faded GSX decals. This car has a tanish interior and has the following options 455 motor, automatic turbo 400, air conditioning, GSX option, Bittersweet Mist paint, tan bucket seat interior, center console, courtesy light package, front and rear bumperettes, power steering, power disk brakes, 3:42 posi rear end heavy duty 10 bolt that only came on the GSX,15" ralley rims. It is sometimes hard to find 1970 GSX's but there out there as they made 678 and they only came in 2 colors yellow or white now compare that to a 1971 GSX which they only made 124 period and you can get them now in special order colors because every GSX had to be special ordered, that was the only way you could get one. If anyone wants a chance to own a original 1971 GSX here is your chance. These cars in #1 condition will bring near $150,000 because of what they are. The car was inspected by a very well know GSX expert and National judge( Duane Heckman of philadelphia, pa.). He shared his findings and pictures with a other well known GSX judge to also verify that THIS IS A GENUINE 1971 GSX. He took every date code he could find. He proved that the car has all of it's original sheetmetal with the exception of the drivers side door. The drivers door is a genuine GM part but was put on the car a couple months after it was purchased. There was some damage on the very front of the drivers side quater as well. This is why the black paint is mostly off the drivers side stripe. These 2 areas were repainted in 1971 as well as the stripes. Now the rest of the car still reatains it's original paint and stripes as well as GSX decals. The proof is in the stripes being that they are original to the car. The spoiler, tach, wheels, interior, bumpers, headlight assemblys, hood, suspension are all original to the car. All of the options on the car was also verified. I hope this helps everyone out. There is proof on this car and it is now documented as a true original 1971 GSX in bittersweet mist. if anyone has any questions about the inspection please email me or call 570-875-7109. Thanks for your interest... UPDATE::::: The car has had a rotisserie high grade restoration and recieved Gold 2 times and the nationals. The car is for sale. The car was put back to factory specs everywhere as well as finding a correct block. If anyone is interested please feel free to call me. Sorry the car has been sold for $100,000. If anyone has any questions please email me or call Me(Marty) at 570-875-7109.





1972 Buick Skylark Autocross
Stockton Autocross Aug, 4th 2012 1972 Buick





1972 Buick Skylark
1972 Buick Skylark with a Hi-Compression Buick 350-4 I've had this car since October 8th 2010, I'm a senior in High School and it is my first car, my dad payed for half of it and I payed for the other half. I pay for the performance goodies that go into it and the occasional parts that break too. I love driving this old monster even though premium gas prices are outrageous but the rumble and roar of that massive V8 are well worth it. I take pride in this car and my dad and I do most of the work on it ourselves, it's somewhat of a father-son project. We've done nothing but make this car a heck of a lot better than it was when we got it. In the great words of GS Club of America, going fast with class, that's what these Buicks do. Detials: Stock HP: 175hp (for 1972 Buick 350-4 8.5:1 compression) Rear-wheel HP: 226hp @ 4326 RPM (should be a little higher with the Hyfire and Mallory coil) Rear-wheel Tourqe: 307.8 lb-ft @ 3372 RPM (should also be a little higher) Net HP: approx. 260hp Compression: 9.5:1 (not sure, but definitely higher than stock because without prem fuel I get spark knock with the correct fuel to air mixture) Rear-end gears: 2.73:1 Open Differential (plan on getting a Limited Slip one) Transmission: turbohydramatic 350 (with a shift kit for fun :D)





Fuel Run - Part 2
Just a run to the gas station. Checking out the camera mount I made. 1972 Buick Skylark. BUICK 350 bored .030, 10.25:1 Hyper pistons, Comp Cams rockers and shafts, T/A Performance intake, 800cfm Q-Jet, .480 intake .495 ext Poston cam, Hooker Super Competition Headers, SuperTrapp racing suppressors, TH350 with B&M Transpak, 2800 Stall TCI converter, 10-bolt rear end w/ 28 pline axles, detroit locker rear, T/A performance girdle. UMI Performance upper control arms, home-fabbed lower control arms, Spohn Racing adjustable rear sway bar, Pontiac SD 455 T/A front swaybar, Delco brakes, Earls stainless lines, 2002 Camaro SS 17x9 wheels and Sumitomo 275/40-17 HRZ-II tires all around. I bought my first Skylark in 89 and it got rear-ended in 96. After sitting 16 years, I got a new car down in Texas that was in storage for 19 years and used mine as the donor to fix it up. I took all the speed equipment from the old car, put it on the new one, and in the process updated the brakes, suspension, wheels and tires. I've been keeping a photo library of all the work I've done. It's a lot easier to do now than it was back in the old days.





Rick's 1972 Buick Skylark
One of my buddys burns rubber with a car he is restoreing.





Bad-Ass Buick: 1955 Special - /BIG MUSCLE
Owner: • Harry Fisher In stock form, the 1955 Buick Special could best be described as a "nice" car. It's not drop dead gorgeous like a 1959 Impala, nor does it have the panache of say a 1956 Chrysler 300. You see the '55 Buick Special was a working mans car. It had room enough for the whole family, a decent power-plant thanks to its 264 cubic inch V8, and style that was, well... above average. Harry Fisher or "Uncle Harry" as most people know him, saw the old Buick a bit differently though. He knew that with a few little touches (like a 502 cubic inch big-block, modern suspension, and a new set of wheels) that this old Buick had the potential to become one of the baddest hot-rods around.




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