This is the TA 288-92H cam. Bought cam and lifters used from a reputable source(Jim Weise who is a knowledgeable Buick guru, Hi Jim). TA SP1 intake, 800 QJ carb, Roller rockers, Headers and big 3" pipes all the way to the bumper. This video shows the motor as it looks today and it is different from the original video. The intake is the only visible part changed but the valve covers have been painted Buick red to match the rest of the motor. I like them better red than black as they were. Did the additional motor work earlier in the year but am just now getting around to a new video.
Motor is probably 9:00 to 1 or so comp ratio(cast hyperutectic pistons)as both the block and heads have been milled a total of about .060" and has homebrewed port and bowl work along with stainless stage1 size valves.
Recorded 12/13/09 Best heard with headphones. Oh yeah it's in stereo babee!
1972 Buick Skylark 455,
My 72 Skylark 350 sport coupe, I've had it about 10 or 11 years and I bought it from the original owners family after he had passed away. It used to be a grandfathers car now it's just an old guys toy. Soon after I bought it I installed a warmed up 350 and it ran real good. One day I wanted more so I built a .030 over 455 and that's when the trouble started. The original owners name Was Charley Daniels(no not that one)May he rest in peace because lord knows, When ever I start this thing up nobody rests in peace. Mwuh hah ha hah ha ha
9 Second Buick GSX Stage2 GS Stage1 9.51 @ 140
We originally built this car with Frank Urbinati back in 1996.It debuted at the GS Nationals where it won the GS Pro Street class races. It was also the 1st GS Pro Street class car to break into the 9's at the time.Thanks to Frank this project came to life. Fast forward to 2010 and the car has been taken over by Bob Ortolani,the car still looks great and Bob decided to bring it up another level. We were happy to have the car come back to our shop and to have the opportunity to work with Bob and put together the new powerplant. The video shows the results of our 1st day out to tune the engine. The 1st two passes were shakedowns to check fuel/oil pressures and get a feel for the new combo. By the 3rd run we had posted a 9.62 @ 138 hitting the 7100rpm rev limiter chip! The 4th run was a 9.52 @ 140. On the 5th run it went 9.51 @ 140.65! After a good cool down and a timing adjustment we were ready to try for a 9.40 run, launching right off idle the car gave us a nice big unexpected wheelie! The wheelie sure lookes cool but we know we can go quicker with a little more suspension work to straighten out the launch and try to keep the front down. We're sure it'll go into the 9.40's yet and maybe even 30's after everything is worked out.
Big Block Buick 462 going into a 73 Buick Apollo
Here is the buick 462 thats going in a 73 buick apollo. 73 455 block bored .30 over, speed pro .30 over hypereutectic pistons with 4 valve reliefs and coated skirts, about 9.5 to 1 comp. ta 310 cam, stock 73 heads slightly milled with stock valves, new springs and bowl ported. Crank and rods are original. Can't wait! should be fun! A big thanks again to Rick at HBR Competition Engines.
1972 Buick Skylark Walk Around
This is my 1972 Buick Skylark 350-4bbl. It is bone stock with the exception of duel Exhaust. Sorry that the camera's microphone is sucky, but I think you'll get the gist.
1972 Buick Skylark 350 RUNNING COLD
This is Billy's(my brother) 1972 Buick Skylark 350, now 355.
Buick 350 Bored .030 over
-T/A performance Intake Manifold
- 50,000V HEI Ignition
-268H Comp Cam
- 9.5:1 Compression
- Hooker Super Competition Headers 1 7/8 primaries; 3" Collector
- 2 1/2 Exhaust; H-pipe; Flowmaster 40's w/ turndowns
Any questions or comments feel free to contact me via PM.
Buick riviera 1972
"72 Buick Riviera, 466 V8, 9.8:1 CR, Ported iron heads, TA 288-98H cam 230/245 duration 116LSA, TA performance long tube headers into dual 2.5" stainless Exhaust system with X crossover.
How to Turbo - Part 1
After buying a Euro car last episode, Marty discovers he has not yet found his perfect vehicle... In this extended episode, we reveal what he got, and show how to make it faster.
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1972 Buick Centurion 455; walk around, short acceleration
Bought the car in "yard condition". Now it´s done.
Body, chrome, paint, interior, everything is new.
Engine: ported heads, hooker long tubes, performer intake, modified 800 cfm Q-jet,
carb re-jetted, ign. mods.
idles very fine as you can see and has lots of power.
72 Nova - 408 SBC - Big Cam Idle & Burnout
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_ol4VvsPGo&list=FLoqCN31u7TZJCJ4jPCykbqw&index=1 at the track....
406 Sbc - 9.75:1
AFR 195cc heads
Comp Cams Extreme Energy 288 Hydraulic Roller
1.6 Rockers .555/.576 288/294
Edelbrock RPM Airgap Intake
Hooker 1-3/4" Super Comp Headers
Holley 750cfm Double Pumper