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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.





BUICK - The "Grand National" & "GNX" Story Part 3 of 3
I don't like too many 80s cars, but this is my favorite BY FAR. It's the only car I allow to be included with the "brute force" muscle cars of the 60s and early 70s. I enjoyed working on them and driving them when I started as a tech at a Buick dealer in 1991, in Arlington TX. Too bad Pontiac and Olds didn't also make their own version of this the same way Buick made theirs.---Buick made a V6 from wacking 2 cylinders off their great V8, while letting the turbo and PERFECT computerized spark/fuel control "get back" the lost power of the 2 cylinders, AND retaining V6 fuel economy!--(these cars could get in the high 20s low 30s on the hwy). Since this is EXACTLY a Buick V8 with 2 cylinders wacked off, and since it is a 90 degree V (like a V8) unlike many V6s, the result is a nice even power curve that does not lack low-end. It does not have near the low-end "turbo lag" as many turbo POS's today that have to redline at 8500rpm before they make any power. In fact, in stock form these engines never need to see over 5000rpm.





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.





Buick - 1985 Buick Grand National
Here's another great video from the History Channel's archive on the 1985 Buick Regal turbocharged Grand National. Per the History Channel's exact video description: "A high-horsepower, attention-grabbing celebration of speed, the 1985 Grand National represents Buick's return to muscle-car roots. Now, two teams of veteran mechanics try to extract everything they can from the Grand National's made-for-speed equipment (including turbo engines, fuel injectors, and racing transmissions) to transform the car into a big, mean racing machine The premise is simple: FULL THROTTLE selects two teams who are each given the same model of classic car in a similar state of disrepair. They're supplied with a garage, tools, and parts, and after 20 hours of repair time, they battle it out in an old-fashioned drag-race on a certified track. The winner keeps both cars. The loser keeps nothing. They're fast, they're flashy, they reignited America's love of muscle cars-and finally, the 1985 BUICK GRAND NATIONAL returns with a vengeance on the track."





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1983 Buick GNX-R Pro Street for sale at with test drive, driving sounds, and walk through video
http://www.flemingsultimategarage.com/1983-buick-gnx-r-pro-street-c-844.htm 2 year $70K build by a body shop owner, mirror finish black paint top & bottom, black bucket seats w/ rear single theater seat, Pro built Buick 455 big block V-8 @ estimated 550hp, runs cool all day, custom built ram air system, turbo 400 automatic, Ford 9 narrowed rear w/ posi-traction, 4 link coil over rear suspension, custom built GN 15X15 wheels with M/T Sportsman tires, Wilwood 4 wheel disc brakes w/ relocated master cylinder, ceramic coated Exhaust, 2002 Hot Rod Magazine power tour winner - the most sinister black car weve ever owned! http://www.flemingsultimategarage.com 301.816.1000





1987 Buick GNX for sale with test drive, driving sounds, and walk through video
http://www.flemingsultimategarage.com/1987-buick-gnx--c-626.htm Built for Marriot new, number 464 of 500 built, balanced + blueprinted w/ Dyno 456hp + 561 ft lbs torque! Mirror finish Jet Set black paint, GNX package w/ factory S/W gauges, correct fender vents + flares, 16" alloys w/ hi-speed radials, ladder bar rear suspension w/ posi-traction, believed to be the only ASC factory sunroof car. http://www.flemingsultimategarage.com 301.816.1000





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.





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





Buick Grand National Turbo Modified Import Killer
1986 Buick Grand National turbo, 500HP Import Killer Street Car.





1987 Buick Grand National (Regal T-Type Turbo) Start Up, Exhaust, and In Depth Review
**I made an editing error at the beginning. Thanks a bunch to Streetside Classics of Charlotte, NC for allowing me to film this video! Hello and welcome to Saabkyle04! YouTube's largest collection of automotive variety! In today's video, we will take an up close and personal in depth look at the understated muscle car of the late 80s, the Buick Grand National, this one specifically the Regal T-Type. The GN and the T-Type are identical except for badging and interior trim. It wasn't until you stepped it on up to the GNX did you get the truly different package (which I will explain in the video). The GN is arguably the most menacing looking buick of all time with it's black monochrome paint scheme and turbo charged 3.8 V6 pumping out amazing performance numbers for the time period, even today! A unique experience to be able to check out one of these beasts. During this presentation, we will take a 1st person look at what the vehicle is all about beginning with the start up, performance data, fuel economy, the occasional track data, and build quality. Also, I will teach you how to use most of the interior and exterior features in a detailed fashion, that before, you could only get from going to a dealership yourself! Throughout the video, I will highlight key styling and unique differences about the vehicle, any available options, and of course it would not be an enthusiast car video without the good ole engine portion with rev and Exhaust note with interior and exterior perspectives. A thorough tour/review of this car designed to give others a greater overall appreciation of the vehicle. FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE CHANNEL SEE BELOW: In this channel you will find in depth reviews/tour of automobiles from all over the world, presented in a more detailed fashion than ever before. Basically, this gives the viewer the chance to view the most detailed 1st person look you can get without going to an actual dealer yourself! Every video is consistent in the way I present so viewers know what to expect in my presentations. I treat every vehicle with the same respect whether a 1960 Chevrolet Impala SS or the 2012 Lamborghini Aventador. I film all types of vehicles from past, present, and future while broadening the knowledge of the automotive enthusiast. You will see everything from vintage, brand new, exotic, mainstream, old, etc. I am very proud of this channel and have built it up from amateur videos years ago to what you see today. I wanted to share my love for the automotive world with the rest of the world. Be sure to explore the massive video variety, have fun and enjoy The Driver's Seat of YouTube! FIND ME ON THE OFFICIAL SAABKYLE04 FACEBOOK PAGE FOR CONTINUOUS UPDATES ON WHAT'S TO COME AND INTERACTING WITH OTHER FANS! http://www.facebook.com/pages/saabkyle04/315743567772





Sleepers
Sleepers Two Official Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTwOoZzvEZ8 This is a short documentary I made for a class. Using mostly my own found footage, I give a commentary on "Sleepers" and my own personal experiences with them. This video was intended to tell a story and be mildly entertaining/funny. No one in this film thinks they drive the fastest car on the planet. We are all aware of our limitations. Try to enjoy it :) I'm getting messaged like crazy to reveal the mod lists for my cars. This is a bit difficult to do for the Regal since it almost never had the same setup on it for more than a few weeks! Anyway I'll try my best! Z34 - Intake and chip. Stock at the time of the Iroc-Z race. SHO - SHO SHOp catless Ypipe (That's it!!!) (Stock during most of the Races in this Video) vs tuned turbo Cobalt at the Track. Regal: Headers, mild cam, pulley, tune and intake Vs stock G8. Regal: same mods as above 11.9 @ 112 in the 1/4 on slicks with some c16 race gas mixed in, m90 blower (stock) Vs full bolt on, gears, tuned 2011 Mustang v6. Regal: TVS swap with stock TVS pulley. 7psi of Boost. vs full bolt on, 3.55 gears, tuned 1998 Cobra. Regal: same setup as vs the 2011 v6 Vs 330whp low 12 second Vortech supercharged 2002 Mustang GT. Regal: TVS swap + 2.8'' pulley (14psi) and ethanol. 374whp with same mods as vs the blown GT As always the Regal had stock heads and never had an Intercooler! Thanks for all the comments! First two songs: "Wake of the Martyrs" "Ash" By Secession Studios https://www.youtube.com/user/thesecession/





Stock 1987 GNX vs. Callaway Twin Turbo Corvette
Factory stock Buick GNX handily thrashes a Callaway Twin turbo B2K C4 Corvette, winning 4 out of 4 races. Video from March, 1987.





2015 Corvette Zo6 - Zo7 Performance Pack
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