9 Second Buick GSX Stage2 GS Stage1 9.51 @ 140
We originally built this car with Frank Urbinati back in 1996.It debuted at the GS Nationals where it won the GS Pro Street class races. It was also the 1st GS Pro Street class car to break into the 9's at the time.Thanks to Frank this project came to life. Fast forward to 2010 and the car has been taken over by Bob Ortolani,the car still looks great and Bob decided to bring it up another level. We were happy to have the car come back to our shop and to have the opportunity to work with Bob and put together the new powerplant. The video shows the results of our 1st day out to tune the engine. The 1st two passes were shakedowns to check fuel/oil pressures and get a feel for the new combo. By the 3rd run we had posted a 9.62 @ 138 hitting the 7100rpm rev limiter chip! The 4th run was a 9.52 @ 140. On the 5th run it went 9.51 @ 140.65! After a good cool down and a timing adjustment we were ready to try for a 9.40 run, launching right off idle the car gave us a nice big unexpected wheelie! The wheelie sure lookes cool but we know we can go quicker with a little more suspension work to straighten out the launch and try to keep the front down. We're sure it'll go into the 9.40's yet and maybe even 30's after everything is worked out.
Ride in a 10 Second BUICK GS street car run #2
This run was done at the 2007 GS Nationals MAY2007 Ran a 10.21 @ 133 mph. All in street trim
'66 Buick Back From The Dead! - HOT ROD Unlimited Episode 5
On this episode of HOT ROD Unlimited, we raise a '66 Buick from the dead. After spending 33 years sitting outside in the desert, the broken down Buick Special is revived by David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan of HOT ROD and Rick Pewe of 4-Wheel & Off-Road magazine. Rick's mother bought the car when it was near new and parked it when the transmission failed in 1978. In 2011, the guys spent two and a half days wrenching on the car, with the hopes of driving it home from Phoenix to Los Angeles. Come along for the ride and see what happens! HOT ROD Unlimited appears every other Friday on the new Motor Trend channel. http://www.youtube.com/motortrend Subscribe now to make sure you're in on all the action! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=motortrend Facebook - http://facebook.com/motortrendmag & http://facebook.com/hotrodmag Twitter - http://twitter.com/motortrend Google+ - https://plus.google.com/101867967859016552744/posts Website - http://www.motortrend.com & http://www.hotrod.com
1970 Buick Skylark
www.coyoteclassics.com 1970 Buick Skylark Convertible: 350 V8, freshly rebuilt 350 automatic transmission, power steering, power top, power disk brakes, tilt, cruise control, aftermarket Air, Viper security system, new aluminum radiator, and dual Exhaust. This is a very sharp drop top with tons of eye appeal. It is sitting on new 20 inch wheels with 275s in the rear and 255s up front. The transmission was just recently rebuilt by Aamco in June of 09 along with all new front suspension, disk brakes, radiator, control arms, bushings, top, and much more. This is a great running and driving car that handles great down the road. It has very solid original patch free floors, frame, and trunk. The interior is in great condition with its correct saddle bucket seat interior with console and horse shoe shifter. This car is in great shape inside and out with an exception of a scrape on the driver side rear quarter and some wear on the top of the back seat. This car is ready to put the top down and cruise to your next classic car event!