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Grand National and GNX History (part 2 of 3)

Buick quietly re-entered the supercar wars in the late eighties with a turbocharged 3.8 liter V6 engine in an all black Regal. The car was so outrageously fast that its now among the most collectible cars of all time.


 


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Grand National and GNX History (part 3 of 3)
Buick quietly re-entered the super car wars in the late eighties with a turbocharged 3.8 liter V6 engine in an all black Regal. The car was so outrageously fast that its now among the most collectible cars of all time.





Grand National and GNX History (part 1 of 3)
Buick quietly re-entered the supercar wars in the late eighties with a turbocharged 3.8 liter V6 engine in an all black Regal. The car was so outrageously fast that its now among the most collectible cars of all time.





Subaru exhaust repair at Errons Garage. Plus an Engine powered Mountain Bike. ( Part 1 )
This is a quick, easy and cheap way to fix your broken Exhaust. We got real lucky because it was a break and not rotted like most NY cars. So see the repair done. But mosly, see Bill and Erron poke fun and enjoy our Saturday morning after the new year of 2010. Please see the follow up video with Errons engine powered mountain bike.





Grand National at the first "Pinks All Out"
LSPBC member John N. and Houstonite Ryan M. makes us proud at "Pinks All Out" episode 1. This video has been edited to show only the runs related to the two Buick entrants.





True fire paint job and Durango engine repair at BILLS GARAGE
Elby lays down a sick true fire paint job on motorcycle parts while I repair my 98 Dodge Durango. Oh, and BTW. I wont allow any rude comments to make it through. So you sons a bitches, keep the rude remarks to yourself...





1987 Buick Grand National First start in ten years
Video was made for personal use but decided to share Sat in storage for ten years (01-11) Changed oil, changed plugs and charged the battery. Thats it. Fogged the cylinders and ran the motor with out plugs to build up oil pressure before i started it. Smoke from start up was from the fogging oil, I still cant believe how easy it started. Even the gas in ten years old! Although, it was before Ethanol was added to everything and it was treated with a heavy dose of good stabilizer. It will be drained and new fuel will be added before we run it again. Enjoy!





Buick GNX Turbo Engine Build (Part 1)
http://www.horsepowermonster.com -- A mondern interpretation of the classic turbo Buick V6 from the great GNX and Grand National cars. This is part one in a three-part engine build series where we will take you from the bare block all the way through completion. For more great engine builds, please check out www.horsepowerMonster.com. Thanks! We're constantly uploading great new videos. Please subscribe so you won't miss out! https://www.youtube.com/thehorsepowermonster MORE INTERNET GOODNESS: Website: http://www.horsepowermonster.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/horsepowerMonster Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/hpmonster/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/HpowerMonster Google+: https://plus.google.com/+ThehorsepowerMonster/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/horsepowermonster





1987 Buick GNX Top Gear Test Track
http://youtu.be/PhKz1ZRVgJg The 1987 Buick Grand National-GNX in the hands of the Stig 276 hp (206 kW) and 360 lb·ft (488 N·m) of torque. 1/4 mile time of 13.5 seconds at 102 mph (164 km/h) and a 0-60 mph (97 km/h) time of 4.7 seconds





It's Alive!!!
My 87' buick grandnational lives again,(please read below)12-31-09,Orlando,FL,USA..Brand new GN1 Stroker motor..This time " I " did all the work!! vs paying for blown-up motors from KDK Performance an/or Lamotta Performance,both in FL an supossed speacilist...8^/....If your cars at either of these shops above in Florida,i feel for you!!!.. Update! July 27th 2010 The ROH drift wheels an Falken autocross tires are on,Aerospace disk brakes all around,TRZ tubular control a-arms front an upper in the back..Cars Very close to the GNX conversion an Brand New Paint!! The Story of this car.. Brought out storage,in year 2000 had 2 differant motor builds both whipe the camshafts,little known to people back then was the camshaft manufactors fault ,the cams metal was flawed 2000.. the car goes to Bowling Green Custums in Alt GA, He has it 4 years, charges me $14,000 for Yeap,straight from his shop a Whiped camshaft!!! 2005.. Car goes to KDK Performance in FL gone billit rollor cam $8000 rebuild,car blows up 1/2 track at 110mph 3 total rebilds all i payed for,Dynoed an to the track same thing, 1/2 track garnade First Run !! 4th new motor bought an payed for, i pull car out KDK spend over $30,000 in cash an parts totaling over 3 years 2008.. I call Cal Hartline,He recommeds Lamotta performance The new motor from KDK goes striaght on the Dyno an BOOM!! headgasket launches as all the times before I asked if Lamotta can fix it, an add GNX style dash an new Intercooler,6 months later motors done at Heartbeat racing engines,Even though Lamottoa dropped my motor to him for whatever reason i had to go pick it up.(that cost the tranny in my truck!)After Lamotta installs the motor an fires it,I called Jake an he said i quote "Its fine, ready to go"..I pick it up, Its belowing white smoke out the exshuast,water temps high, oil pressuers all over the place!!!,,the dash speedo don't work, (the whole reason i had the GNX dash kit Installed!!) an the grill ,Lamotta broke the headerpanel flap so my Grill dangles in place,had to buy whole new pannel,won't mention them storing my car under a car on lift that leaked fuild $13,000 in total back to square one Piston pin was riding up an down the #4 cylinder wall 2009.. Car stays in My Garage.. Dave at Heartbeat racing engines rebuilt an sleves the damage piston pin cylinder an i have him add GN1 stroker kit..The Motors now perfect an i have over 2000miles on it Today July 27th 2010 the cars at ProFab in Tampa having Matt inspected the suspenion along with the brakes,Possiably adding a 6 point roll cage...8^) Moral to this build,Try your Hardest to Have one All-in-One shop work on your car,Or you'll get the Third person run around,(example), Oh i'll take your car an your money,but its the machist fault or part builders fault why nothing works,pay us, blame them... First time you here that....Run!!! Get all work in Writing,You might need it later





1464 HP Grand National dyno
Owners name is Jim, this is an 87 GN with a funny car cage, air to liquid Intercooler, SBC V8 (yeah, I know), 106mm single turbo, running on E85. The car Dyno'd 1464 HP but since this was a challenge no torque numbers were shown. The PA system they have sucks and this car brought such a large crowd it took me more than ten minutes just to see the screen and verify the numbers. He won the Car Craft Dyno Challenge in the turbo class at the 2010 Car Craft Summer Nationals.





Cars from the 1980s making history. SAVE OLD CARS!
We always see cars from the 40's-70's in junkyards, backyards, and sitting in fields rotting away... Ive yet to see a video dedicated to the 80's. I know some cars pictured here aren't classics and never will be, but one day they will be gone too. Let me know what you think.





412hp supercharge 350z vs the Great Grand National
412hp supercharge 350z(low Boost pulley) vs the Great Grand National my nissan was no match for the grand national.... 350z - stillen Supercharger,stillen Intercooler,cosworth Vq block with 10.3:1 pistons and CNC big valve heads,DC headers Grand National -1987 buick grand national stroker stage II T/A aluminum block and heads.Fully built J&E pistons, scat rods, steel crank, Jessel rockers, BG intake with RJC spacer, RJC pulley's, MSD dis high output alternator, turbo 76MM Innovative turbo dbb..asnti 22 rear 20 in the front (new set up)bear all around etc its not a GNX its a Grand national......the rims are a custom 20in 3 piece rims on Nitto NT 555 R Drag Radials(video set up) pic of rims http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u81/gotham562/gnx/DSC07460.jpg Dyno link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Abic_18Acj4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x54FYa_KxSc





Grand National Vs. Viper
Grand National Vs. Viper





tnt racing grand national monte carlo
tnt racing grand national monte carlo





Buick Grand National Commercial - 1985
Commercia for the '85 Buick Grand National




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