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1966 Buick Convertible Barn Find Rescue, Part 1
This is the story of a '66 Buick Special convertible that had been abandoned in Arizona in 1978 by the family of Rick Pewe, editor of 4-Wheel & Off-Road magazine. In 2011, the guys from HOT ROD Magazine, in conjunction with Rick, spent four days bringing the car back from the dead with plans to drive it home from Phoenix to Los Angeles. This is part 1, with the hacking fun the guys had rescuing the car. Look for part two, loaded with road-trip hilarity. The story is printed in the September 2011 issue of HOT ROD Magazine.





Jeff Brock Bonneville Buick
Jeff Brock, driving his "Bombshell Betty" 1952 Buick Super Riviera, sets a new class world-record at Bonneville in early October 2012.





The Great Grand National
new set up... no more AC.. still breaking it in on 20lbs of Boost.





'87 Grand National-- fun with slicks
RIP Stolen and scrapped for parts in 2009





Tom's Turbo Garage: Buick Grand National Street & Strip Upgrades - Part 1
Join me on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/TomsturboGarage In this episode we give my 1987 Buick Grand National some much needed attention, specifically to the differential and rear suspension. This is the second part of a multi-part series where we're making a host of modifications to this American classic to improve its performance on the street and strip. Thanks for watching and subscribing! For more Grand National pictures and build stories, visit my website at http://gn.turbomirage.com





Buick Grand National streetcar 11.02 @ 125mph
car goes 10.0's...Scott turned the Boost down for me as this is my first time at the track! What a blast! sdce non-intercooled single turbo, sdce 350 cid engine, 3400#





Tom's Turbo Garage: Buick Grand National Street & Strip Upgrades Part 6: Results!
in this episode, we finally get to enjoy the fruits of our labor and take the 1987 Grand National for a ride to test out it's performance and all around drivability. Join me on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TomsturboGarage See more car photos, a mod list and more on my Grand National website: http://gn.turbomirage.com Get your Black Air DVD, iTunes rental t-shirts and other cool stuff at http://www.gnmovie.com Thank you for watching! -Tom





Buick - History Documentary (1995)
This video is a wonderfully-done documentary, written and produced by Michael Rose, on the history of Buick as presented in 1995 from the History Channel's archive. Here is Michael's description of the video verbatim: "No one would have believed that the tinkering of a plumber would turn into the foundation of the world's largest corporation. But it did. David Dunbar Buick invented a process to adhere porcelain to tubs and other bathroom fixtures. But the Scottish immigrant dreamed of making a mark out of the bathroom, and set to work building a car. By 1900, he enlisted the aid of another inventor, Walter Marr, and they built their first vehicle. Their invention attracted the attention of one of Michigan's wealthiest men, William Crapo Durant, the president of the world's largest buggy-building business. As soon as he drove one of Buick's early creations, Durant realized that the days of the horse and buggy were over. He teamed up with Buick, and the two went on to make history. By the thirties, Buicks were regarded as some of the finest cars ever made. From the first Buicks through the birth of General Motors and into history, this is the compelling story of the partnership that eventually became the basis for the largest company in the world."





Tom's Turbo Garage: Buick Grand National Street & Strip Upgrades - Part 5
In this episode, we finish up the remaining to-dos on our modification list! This includes finishing up our air fuel ratio gauge kit install and improving things in the interior. This is part of a multi-part series where we're making a host of modifications to this classic American muscle car to improve its performance on the street and strip. Thank you for watching and subscribing! Join me on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/TomsturboGarage Get BLACK AIR: The Buick Grand National Documentary today! http://www.gnmovie.com Record and send video of your turbo Buick for BLACK AIR 2! http://www.gnmovie.com/sequel For more Grand National details and photos, visit my website at http://gn.turbomirage.com.





Tom's Turbo Garage: Buick Grand National Street & Strip Upgrades - Part 4
In this episode, we continue on our quest for more horsepower on my 1987 Buick Grand National. We also have a special guest in the garage to help out a bit. This is part of a multi-part series where we're making a host of modifications to this classic American muscle car to improve its performance on the street and strip. Thank you for watching and subscribing! Join me on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/TomsturboGarage Get BLACK AIR: The Buick Grand National Documentary today! http://www.gnmovie.com Record and send video of your turbo Buick for BLACK AIR 2! http://www.gnmovie.com/sequel For more Grand National details and photos, visit my website at http://gn.turbomirage.com.





Best burnout EVER!!!! INDOORS!!!
WIN an H&S programmer and twinkies! visit: http://woobox.com/vossqs/27ntoc (Facebook app) Just cruising around her living room in my cobra.





GN vs. GT500
I ran a GT500, he wasnt talking to anyone, just acting like his GT500 was a Ford GT or something. He did a really weird burnout and I let him get the jump. I guess he liked his rims to much to get a stickier tire because all he did was spin. It wasnt even a race, his time ended up being 21.41 seconds in the quarter.





Fast & Furious 4: Buick Grand National
MORE FAST& FURIOUS 4 @ INSIDELINE.COM: http://www.edmunds.com/il/fastandfurious/index.html Heists are, by their nature, illegal. So what could be a better car for a heist than a sinister black Buick Grand National GNX? And that's just what Dominic Torreto (Vin Diesel) drives at the beginning of Fast & Furious as he robs a land train full of high-octane fuel. No one in the picture car department remembers exactly how the GNX won its role, except that it seemed such a natural choice that no one gave it a second thought. Considering the intense stunts performed during the filming of this opening sequence, it's probably not surprising that a lot of Buick Grand Nationals (but no actual GNXs) were sacrificed in its creation. In fact, the picture car department created seven of them, all based on real GNs or T-Types. Four would wind up scrapped. The most unusual of the seven GNs built was one with the body mounted backward on the frame so it could be driven at speed while appearing to be going backward. To get the engine tucked under the trunk lid, however, the turbocharger and its plumbing had to be removed. Most of the other GNs retained their original turbo V6s, though a couple had Chevy crate V8s installed. It's amazing it took this long for someone to give the Grand National the starring role it deserved.





Nyce1s.com - Rob Cioffi's Buick Grand National!!
Here is a recent feature from Nyce1s.com. Take a look at Rob Cioffi's 1987 Buick Grand National. This is truly one to see! Checkout http://www.nyce1s.com/forum for more videos!!!





1987 Grand National vs. Late Model GTO
My 1987 Grand National vs. a late-model GTO at Island Dragway in Great Meadows, NJ. You can buy the entire Island Dragway DVD from febusfilms.com




Which car is faster? Which Car is Faster?





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