4 door 71 Buick Skylark Build
My 1971 Buick Skylark " A work in progress". Buick 350 4 barrel, comp cams
camshaft, lifters, roller timing chain, high volume oil pump, Th350 trans.
97,000 original miles. Power Seats, Power windows, A/C. Super 44 mufflers.
1957 Buick Roadmaster - Jay Leno's Garage
The boulevard ride - pure Dynaflow
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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
1972 BUICK SKYLARK GOOD CONDITION 4 BARREL 350 DUAL EXHAUST LOUD $3950.00 WWW.NHCARMAN.COM.MOD
1972 BUICK SKYLARK GOOD CONDITION $3950.00 WWW.NHCARMAN.COM.MOD 4 BARREL
350 DUAL Exhaust GREAT SOUND
Garage Kept No winter use Oiled frame twice in last 10 years to keep it in
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REAL MUSCLE CAR SOUND
over 230 walk around videos and 900,000 views
Always garage kept..I bought in in 1984 with 92,000 its has 160,000 now
Motor rebuilt 3 years ago
Tranny replaced 5 years ago
Interior redone 10 years ago
It was inspected in 2009 and 2011 driven some on the road
The basic Skylark was available as a two-door hardtop coupe or a four-door
sedan. The Skylark Custom came as a two-door convertible coupe, two-door
hardtop coupe, four-door hardtop sedan, or four-door sedan.
The previous V6 was discontinued and the associated tooling was sold to
Kaiser Industries, which used the V6 in its Jeep trucks and sport utility
vehicles. The base engine in Buick Skylarks (and Buick Special sedans)
became a 250-cubic-inch inline six-cylinder engine using a 1-barrel
Rochester carburetor (borrowed from Buick's sister Chevrolet division) that
produced 155 hp (116 kW) at 4200 rpm.
Optional on the Skylark and standard on the Skylark Custom was a new 350
cubic inch V8 engine using a 2-barrel Rochester carburetor that produced
230 hp (170 kW) at 4400 rpm. This engine was based on the previous 300- and
340-cubic inch-displacement V8 engines. The Buick Special name was dropped
after the 1969 model year.
For 1970, the mid-sized Buicks once again received new sheet metal and the
Buick Skylark name was moved down another notch, replacing the previous
Buick Special. The Skylark became the entry-level Buick available in two-
and four-door sedans with the 250-cubic-inch inline-6 as standard and the
350 cubic inch V8 (260 horsepower at 4600 rpm)
available as an option.
Replacing the previous Buick Skylark was the Buick Skylark 350, available
as a two-door hardtop coupe or four-door sedan with the 350 cubic inch V8
as standard equipment. This 350 cubic inch engine was a different design
then the Chevy's 350 CID engine (4.000 in × 3.48 in) the Buick design had
a longer stroke and smaller bore (3.80 X 3.85 in) allowing for lower-end
torque, deep skirt block construction, higher nickel-content cast iron, 3.0
in crank main journals, and 6.5 in connecting rods, the distributor was
located in front of the engine (typical of Buick), the oil pump was
external and mounted in the front of the engine, the rocker arm assembly
had all rocker arms mounted on a single rod and were not adjustable. The
Skylark Custom continued to be available, also using the 350 cubic inch V8
as standard equipment and still available as a two-door convertible coupe,
two-door hardtop coupe, four-door hardtop sedan, and four-door sedan. Buick
Gran Sport models continued to be available as a separate series. The Buick
Sport Wagon name was now used on a conventional four-door station wagon
that no longer featured a raised roof with glass panels over the cargo
area, or a longer wheelbase, as in the past. It now used the same 116 in
wheelbase as the Buick Skylark four-door sedan and the now-discontinued
Buick Special four-door Station Wagon. It became, in effect, a Buick
Skylark four-door station wagon in all respects but the name.
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
1972 Buick Skylark... on 22" rims... motor cammed out.. interior done...
new paint.. list goes on
FOR SALE $8500
1962 Buick Skylark Street Cruiser
A 1962 Buick Skylark Street Cruiser that I shot at the Georgia Mountain
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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.
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
Transmission: turbohydramatic 350 (with
a shift kit for fun :D)
Bad-Ass Buick: 1955 Special - /BIG MUSCLE
• 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.
1971 Buick GS (Gran Sport) Convertible
What a great car! Original owner! It has the Buick 350 c.i. engine under
Great hood scoops, hood mounted tachometer. The paint and interior are
flawless. The 8 track tape player still works! Buick was right up there
with its GM stablemates of Chevelle, GTO, and Cutlass in offering great
performance machines. Based on the same chassis, they still maintained
their individual identities! Those were the days!