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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.





'74 BUICK APOLLO GSX STAGE 2 462CI LIC. RUN 9.99@108.52 AT RT66
ALL MOTOR ~ALL BUICK POWERED~ 462CI STAGE 2~850CFM CARB~STOCK SUSPENSION~'74 BUICK APOLLO GSX OWNED AND DRIVEN BY JOE GARCIA ON A LICENSE RUN AT RT66 JOLIET 4-19-14





1973 Buick Apollo Update 1
Still working on Judy's 1973 Apollo she just bought. Hopefully have it on the road for a test drive this weekend.





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.





'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





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.





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."





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.





Barn Find '66 Buick Hits the Autocross! - HOT ROD Unlimited Episode 18
On this bonus episode of HOT ROD Unlimited, it's the return of our '66 Buick Special convertible. In episode 5, we showed you how this car had been abandoned in an Arizona backyard for 33 years with the top down. Freiburger and Finnegan flew into town, got the car running with the help of Rick Pewe from 4-Wheel & Off-Road magazine, and drove it home to Los Angeles. Watch that original episode here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLWndk3-tuk) The car proved to be a ton of fun, so now we are turning it into a daily driver. In this video, Freiburger and Camaro Performers magazine's Nick Licata bring you along for the autocross, slalom and brake testing of the car's all-new performance suspension from Classic Performance Products (CPP). It's a sight you won't soon forget. 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





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 Competition Engines.





1974 Buick Apollo (Bad to the Bone)
Finally got the Buick rolling again after some ignition problems, did the oil change and put some fresh gas and she cranked right up, did alot of interior work and some modifications to the interior, any questions or comments just let me know, wanna see a video of something let me know, hope to get some more videos rolling again after schools out and when i get some more money lol





1965 Buick Riviera $28,900.00
Clean original California car, beautiful factory Astro blue metallic, blue cloth interior, original 401 ci "nailhead" engine, 4 bbl, factory intake & Exhaust manifolds, chrome breather, Buick finned aluminum valve covers, power steering, power brakes, factory air conditioning, 400 automatic transmission, factory bucket seats, wood grain console & dash, factory tilt wood grain steering wheel, factory dash & gauges, complete Sony custom sound system, power windows & locks, power seats, remote mirror, dual Exhaust, factory rear end, Air Ride Technologies custom air ride suspension, 275/30ZR20 Nitto rear tires, 225/40ZR18 fronts, 18 & 20" Boyd Coddington wheels, billet grill, functional "clam shell" headlights, Ready to Cruise!





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.





1974 Buick Apollo (Nova look a like) overview (open headers)
heres my other toy lol this is a 1974 Buick Apollo, a cousin to the Chevy Nova. im restoring it and rebuilding it to be a street legal drag car. its got a 72' chevy 350 engine, custom 350 turbo trans, 3 speed auto, 10 bolt rear. im gonna be paintin it purple, like deep lol with silver ss stripes and yellow outlining (kinda like the Vikings football team colors lol) so yeah, hope yall like it, i know i do




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