1987 Buick Regal T-Type (Eights) Dragracing
1987 Buick Regal T-Type (Eights). Dragracing 8.80 quarter mile pass.
Featured and on the cover of GM High Tech Performance March 2005. Also
featured in Car Craft December 2004.
Brett Wallace - 1987 BUICK GRAND NATIONAL (GNX CLONE) MODIFIED 13.2 at 105 mph -- 12's Spring 2010
1987 BUICK GRAND NATIONAL
(GNX CLONE #007)
Sept 2010 Updated Video Tour - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nT8PPcJwrOA
87 GN Hard Top - Purchased March 4, 2008
March 4, 2008 -thru- May 10, 2009 -- Engine/Upgrade/Mods
Keystone turbo Rims from 1988,
2009 Cooper Cobra Radials 235/60/R15
3" Front Mount Intercooler
F-Body Alum. Radiator with Dual Fans, TA 49 turbo,
3" DownPipe with External Wastegate & Boost Controller,
turboTweak 93 Chip and 60 pound
3" Stainless Steel Dual Exhaust, Tie
Scanmaster, A-Pillar Knock & 30 psi Boost Gauges,
New Shocks, Brakes, Rotors, Plugs, Wires, New Front & Rear Bumper Fillers,
New Head Light Bezels, New Grill, New Wiper/Radiator Overflow containers &
Caps, New Steering Wheel with Billet Buick Tri-Shield Horn Cap,
XP Plus Fuel Pump, Adjustabe Fuel Pressure Regulator, 160 Degree
Thermostat, RJC Plenum Powerplate, Front & Rear Seat Brace Kit Pkge, Vacuum
Brake Conv., 30% Side & Rear Window Tint.
May 2009 - Always Driven (Never Trailered) from Kaukauna, WI -to- Bowling
Green, KY for the Buick GS Nationals, then to Portland, Maine summer of
2009, then driven back to Wisconsin.
BEST ET 13.2 at 105 MPH on 235/60/R15 Cooper Cobra Street Radials, 20
pounds Boost, no knock, Stop-N-Go...
Rear End & Suspension Parts Installed July 2009
HRpartsNstuff New Rear Anti-Roll/Super Swaybar
HRpartsNstuff Dbl. Adjustable Upper Control Arms
HRpartsNstuff Lower Control Arms
HRpartsNstuff Dual Air Bags
Part 1 - Restore to street driven quality - Check!
Part 2 - Modify for drag racing/show car - Check!
Part 3 - Convert GN to GNX Clone - work in progress
GNX Parts acquired, waiting for installation!!!
GNX Wheels, Flares, Vents, Stewart Warner Gauges, Decals, Badges, Dash
Plaque, GNX Head Rests, GNX turbo
Shield... oops the GNX turbo shield
doesn't fit with 3" downpipe with external wastegate & Boost controller!
Enzo, F50, Noble, Ford GT, and Viper at Bondurant
I was at Bondurant attending their 4 day Grand Prix Road Racing School and
a few Ferraris, Noble, and Ford GT owned by Peter Dyson and some of his
friends were there for a 3 day track rental. Sorry that I didn't get the
cars on the track...I was busy on the track myself!
Mustang v 370Z SMACKDOWN: Ford Mustang GT vs. Nissan 370Z
FULL Mustang V 370Z COMPARO
When we last left the 2009 Nissan 370Z, it had just laid a drubbing on
BMW's little 135i. We then proclaimed, "The 2009 Nissan 370Z raises the
standard for the sport coupe segment to a new level of affordable
Time to get more serious. It's V8 time. Who's in? Let's see, no Camaro, and a Challenger is not
available (don't ask), so that leaves the freshly updated 2010 Ford Mustang GT, a car whose very
existence is predicated upon wallet-friendly performance.
Perhaps a reinvigorated veteran can take down the newly crowned king. The
particulars might differ — four seats versus two, V8 versus V6 — but
the mission is the same. And the 2009 Nissan 370Z and 2010 Ford Mustang GT are priced closer than you