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Buick Grand National 1987 Testing my new setup. Motor: Holset hx40 super (modified for buick), Tial wastegate, kb-headers, 42-lbs injectors, front mount ic, power logger, devils own alcohol injection, 3" dp, tt chip, 70 mm accufab, walbro pump, test pipe, hooker Exhaust system. Brakes and suspension: SMC rear control arms, airbags, polyurethane bushings, eibach lowering springs, 2005 pickup brakes. Coming: vigilante converter, ported gn1 heads, cam, maf translator pro etc...


 


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