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Skylark 4 speed @ Atco NJ 11.16.07

12.16. pass in my Skylark 4 speed.


 


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Skylark 4 speed @ Atco NJ 11.16.07 #2
My 4 speed goes 12.25 @ 114 against a Vette.





10 second Streetable 1971 Buick Skylark GS
Perry Carlini making a low 10 second pass in his 1971 Buick GS at Byron Raceway, Byron Illinois 2001.





1966 Buick goes 11.98
SBC 355, 10.76:1 comp, Lunati Voodoo 276/284 cam, RPM AirGap/Holley 750 dbl pumper, 2.02 Bowtie heads, 125 NOS powershot





A Musclecar Named Light Your Fire - scene 1
AKA Massholes 1. The beginning of my first attempt to make a car vid.





12.06 second pass in a Buick 455 4 speed
I duct taped my camera to the seat and rowed gears. Car has gone 11.95 with this setup.





Buick Skylark 455 4 speed @ Cecil County 10/06
Getting closer to the 12's with this one. Best et of 13.28 @106.21 mph (Edit-13.19 @103 Atco). All with a almost stock 4 speed. Wait till next year!





GS 455 @ pinks all out, Vegas
Davids Brown Supercharged GS 455 at pinks all out in Las Vegas 9-8-2007





Buick vs corvette zr-1
Buick skylark 350 acing against a corvette zr-1. Buick Win





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.





My Classic Car- The Buick GS Stage 1
A profile of the 1970 Buick GS Stage 1 from the show My Classic Car.





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."





Driving the M22
My first attempt at a video while driving. Just rebuilt the 455 stage 1 and M22 4-speed in this 1971 Buick GS convertible and the gears whining in the M22 "rockcrusher" really took me back to the '70s and '80s when these transmissions were the "holy grail" of GM gearboxes. I will do a feature on this rare and unusual Buick soon...





The Best Buick Build Ever!
Time compressed build of a 1955 Buick Special custom rod. See this car go from stock to a custom frame, air ride, custom panels, amazing metal work, to paint, and finally completion. Apparently these things don't happen in less than 10 minutes, or even a week. See how it is *really* done. This ain't no TV show!





Buick Blown 455 VS Chevy Blown Monza
Buick 8.252 VS Chevy 8.160





9 Second Buick GS Stage1
This was the car's 1st 9 sec. pass. Built around the GS Club Of America's GS Street Eliminator Class rules. A real street car naturally aspirated with a complete Exhaust system,full interior etc. It is the first GS to run in the 9's using the original cast iron Stage1 heads, under the GSE rules! It is a stock stroke 455 with an .038 overbore to give it 464ci. It weighs 3500lbs and it idles smooth enough to still run the power brakes! This pass was 9.98@132.4 mph and was backed up with a 9.99@ 132.7 run.





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