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JOHNNYLARK'S Stage-1 Buick 455 Skylark with "TA286-08H" Camshaft & 1.6 Rockers!!! 5-30-2013

This was a COOL DAY! I finally met "Johnnylark" of V8buick.com at the Home Depot Parking Lot MUSCLE CAR MEET. YOU MUST SEE THE "entrance" Johnnylark made with this Buick 455 Stage-1 Skylark's TA PERFORMANCE "286-08H" cam CHOPPING like crazy accompanied by his TA PERFORMANCE 1.6 ROCKERS! Johnny & his COOL son "John" made my day. In the video I recorded prior to this one ... I stated that there's NO Buick Muscle Cars attending ... and felt disappointed until I heard ... we ALL heard this Buick 455 Stage-1 chopping "Sinister-Like." This is a very similar cam to that I have in my '87 Stage-1 Buick 455 Regal (currently at the Dyno Shop). The guy in the white wife-beater suggesting that Johnny "reverse it in," actually stated a few seconds before that ... "A car like THIS shouldn't be over there by itself." Classic! JOHNNY IS THE COOLEST!!!


 


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71 Buick Skylark GS GSX 455 Stage 1 Burnout.MP4
4-17-13 NOW FOR SALE!! IS RECEIVING PAINT THIS WEEK. WHITE/BLACK STRIPES May be traded this weekend for a big truck to haul my other toys unless someone comes up with $18,000 or ?$$ Outskirts of Fountain Hills, AZ just seeing what kind of smoke show the Buick was capable of. Motor was completely built by TA Performance in Scottsdale, AZ. Car runs on premium pump gas or aviation 110. Motor is a 73' Buick 455 bored .030 over to a 462 with forged pistons 9.84:1 compression, TA Hemi-Killer Camshaft, TA HD rocker assembly, TA Double Row Timing Chain, TA Timing Cover, TA Water Pump, Aluminum Radiator, TA Aluminum Stage 1 Heads, TA Valve Covers, Hooker Full Length Headers, Magnaflow 3" stainless crossover Exhaust, 12 bolt posi, 4 Wheel Disc Brakes, 9" Brake Booster, TA Hi-Perf. Starter, TA Billet Aluminum Flywheel, TA Street/Strip Mechanical Fuel Pump, Borg Warner T-10 4-Speed Transmission with 904 Cast Iron Case(split the old aluminum case with 1st gear explosion), Driveshaft Loop, Hurst Shifter, Centerforce dual friction clutch, Edelbrock 850cfm Carb, Edelbrock performer intake, MSD Distributor, Accel Coil, tires were BF Goodrich radial T/A. Motor was featured on the rear cover of TA Performance 2010 Catalog.





134283 / 1970 Buick GS455 Stage 1
For more information on this vehicle visit http://tinyurl.com/pp2mfqt When GM lifted their ban of engines larger than 400 cubic inches in intermediate cars, the Buick camp responded with a legendary piece of muscle car history. The GS was the go-to for anyone who put equal emphasis on pure comfort and brute power. This Sloan-documented 1970 GS 455 is the beneficiary of an extensive frame-off restoration which has already claimed some significant awards. Accolades include a Concours Gold First Senior award at the 2012 Buick Club of America Nationals. While Buick's GSX made its presence loud and clear with two strong color options, the GS455 went about things in a slightly more sophisticated way. This GS 455 wears a refreshing mix of fresh Burgundy Mist and Glacier White paint for a refined appearance. Only the functional hood scoops hint at the cars performance capabilities. All brightwork has been polished or replaced, including the showroom fresh bumpers which were rechromed by Tri-City Plating. Inside the car, Buick design remains at the forefront. An all new Pearl White interior from Legendary Auto Interiors offers new carpet, bucket seats, door panels, and a taut new headliner. Presentation is great thanks to details like freshly rechromed center console trim and a new steering wheel. Upgrades include a full Custom Autosound stereo system with direct iPod connection. The stock Buick 455 was a strong engine, offering a factory rated 360 horsepower and 510 lb. /ft. of torque but this GS takes things to the next level. Lift the hood and a deceptively stock-appearing bay hosts a fully rebuilt 470ci Buick motor full of high-quality parts. Built by Tri-Shield Performance, the block hosts pieces like Diamond forged pistons, Eagle H-beam rods, and a TA cam. At the top, a ported stock intake works alongside ported and polished aluminum SE Stage 1 heads to help make a stout 507 horsepower. Behind that powerhouse, TH400 automatic transmission rebuilt by TSP spins power back to a 12-bolt rear with versatile 3.31 gears. At either side, headers connect to a 3-inch dual Exhaust system complete with an X-pipe and Flowmaster 50 series mufflers. To the rear, a new Quantum fuel tank and RobbMc fuel pump keep the big Buick properly fed. During restoration, the frame was sand blasted and painted with an industrial urethane before being joined by all new suspension components. Power front disc brakes and rear drums provide plenty of stopping power while a fully rebuilt power steering system ensures confidence through the corners. The chassis meets the road through new Wheel Vintiques Buick Rally wheels wrapped in Goodyear Polylgas tires. Offering a near-perfect blend of show and go, this award-winning 1970 GS 455 is a great reminder of Buick's performance heritage and a resounding "Yes" to the old slogan, "Wouldn't you really rather have a Buick?"





1970 Buick GS 455 Burnout and Pass
Buick built a number of great sleepers in the '60s and '70s, since they were known for style and comfort rather than all out performance. Buick's big block, the 455 powered a number of high performance muscle cars, including this all black 1970 Buick Gran Sport. This car is a real sleeper with its all black paint and base model wheels, but it runs low 12's in the quarter. This video was taken at the 2012 Buick GS Nationals in Bowling Green, Kentucky.





Trans Am 455 HO v Buick GS 455 Stage 1 - Burnout & 1/4 Mile Drag Race x 2 - Road Test TV
http://www.RoadTestTV.com 1/4 mile drag race between a 1971 Buick GS 455 Stage 1 and a 1971 Pontiac Trans Am 455 HO. Both cars a stock and running stock biased ply tires. Road Test TV - We Live Hi Performance! Please SUBSCRIBE http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=roadtesttv





1970 Buick GSX Engine Rebuild - RKM Performance Center
This 455cid V8 came into the shop under the hood of a 1970 Buick GSX. When new, the motor was capable of propelling the GSX to 13-second quarter mile passes in stock trim. Unfortunately, this one was way past its prime. To get this 455 back in shape, a full rebuld was called for. Technician Jon Sipple gives us a quick overview of the process.





1972 BUICK GS Coupe , nice exhaust sounds !!
Its not everyday I meet a real Buick , 8 cylinder , 7.4 litres , and a real rumbling Exhaust sound !!





70 Buick GS Stage 1 vs Radical 69 Camaro SS
Stock 1970 Buick 455 Stage 1 engine with pump gas vs 454 with gears and converter in a 69 Camaro SS. Listen to the difference in cams etc towards the end. The owner of both even said he was pissed till he realized they were both his cars so why be mad the buick was faster





1972 Buick Skylark GS455 Enjoy!!
1972 Buick GS455, 455 Cubic Inch, Ported and Polished, 650 Q-Jet Carb, Replacement Intake (extrude honed), 2.5 Magnaflow Stainless Steel Exhaust with Magnaflow Stainless Steel Mufflers, Electric Fan Conversion, A/C Delete, MSD Pro Billet Distributor, Timing Advanced 34.5 Total, Blaster 2 Coil, Champion Platinum Plugs .040 Gap, MSD 8.5 Supercore Copper Wound Wires, Engine Dress up Components (valve covers, valve cover breather, chrome breather with a K&N Filter). Crager 15's with 275/60/15s on the rear. Car runs hard and is very quick! High 12's with Track Tires on and low 13's on Street Tires all on Pump Gas! Thanks and Enjoy.





1970 Buick GS 455 4 speed
1970 GS455 4 speed with a built motor featuring a TA 413 camshaft





American Muscle Car-S1E07-Buick Gran Sport
From the series American Muscle Car Buick Gran Sport http://xtremecarzone.com.au





455 Buick Engine, 580 HP, By AMS Racing Engines
455 Buick Engine, 580 HP, By AMS Racing Engines http://www.amsracingengines.com/index.html





1970 Buick 455 Stage 1 Dyno Bone Stock
Big Dyno day for the 455 stage1 with stock Exhaust intake and carburetor. Mark at Scared Shiftless explains the the process. Only modifications was to install roller lifters and better oiling system. Determined to get at least 400hp Sponsored in part by ClassicCarAuctionNews.com, Scaredshiftless.com and Papadent.com





455 Buick Street Crate Engine Dyno Test
http://precisionraceengines.com/ 455 Buick Turn Key Crate Engine Dyno Test. For more information and purchase info go to precisionraceengines.com





JEFF REINOEHL'S 1969 TA Performance Buick 455 Skylark on PASS-TIME! 4-3-2012
Recorded (sorry about the upload audio issue) on my DVR is Jeff Reinoehl's 1969 Buick Skylark with a TA Performance Buick 463 cubic-inched V8! The car has 4-link suspension, ET Streets measuring 33/18/50. The 175-Shot of Nitrous rockets the INSANERACING.COM "Torque-Monster" Buick to an 8-second time in the 1/4-mile!!! BUICK BIG-BLOCK TORQUE RULES!!!





1971 Buick GS Ram-Air
I thought you'd like a look at this very clean 1971 Buick GS. This is a true GS that is powered by it's original, numbers matching 350 V8 4 bbl with Ram Air. This is believed to be a true 70,xxx original mile car. The interior is almost entirely original and it looks great. I hope you find it interesting...thanks for watching! Filmed at Country Classic Cars in Staunton, IL http://www.facebook.com/RamblinAroundonYouTube http://ramblinaroundonyoutube.wordpress.com/ https://twitter.com/#!/RamblinAround The background music track is Whiskey on the Mississippi by Kevin MacLeod. Available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license. Download link:http://music.incompetech.com/royaltyfree2/Whiskey%20on%20the%20Mississ ippi.mp3 MacLeod's description: Genre: Blues Length: 3:15 Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Kit, Organ, EP Tempo: 90 With a jumping bass and off-beat syncopation, this is straight from Memphis' Beale Street. The Hammond organ and electric guitar play together as longtime friends, while the melody changes hands from guitar to organ to electric piano. 011 ISRC: US-UAN-11-00709 Bouncy, Grooving 2010





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