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Buick Grand National Car Show, 1990

Video by John Spina, Caspers Electronics Inc. in Loveland, Colorado, and hosted by Kirban Performance, Warminster PA. Vintage video footage showing the Buick Grand National frenzy back in the day...something you will never see again (at least not in these numbers - the closest you'll ever get to this many cars is the GS Nationals). The turbocharged and intercooled Buick was the fastest US production car in 1987; and even today, still one of the quickest vehicles on the road and at the quarter-mile tracks. This production vehicle has become a cult-classic and still shows up in numbers at the annual GSCA event in Bowling Green, KY.


 


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1987 Buick Grand National 3.8 Turbo V6 53xxx Miles Original Modern Muscle Car
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1987 Buick Grand National - 468 Chevy Big Block - 8-71 BDS Blower - Dual 950 4150 Blower Carbs - Dart Pro 1 aluminum heads - JE Pistions/ 8.5 to 1 - Eagle rods - 250 shot Nitrous Dual Plate w/ fogger nozzles - Dual purge Nitrous kit w/led lights - Comp Roller Cam - Roller rockers - Stud girdle - BG 400 fuel system - Bullet proof turbo 400 w/trans brake - Ford 9" narrowed rear - Coil overs w/ adjustable 4 link - 11 AutoMeter gauges - CD player w/ IPod





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2013 and 2014 Buick Encore Review and Road Test with IntelliLink Infotainment Review
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