1957 Buick Roadmaster - Jay Leno's Garage
The boulevard ride - pure Dynaflow
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1957 Buick Roadmaster - Jay Leno's Garage
1987 Buick Grand National vs 2009 Saleen Racecraft Mustang 420S
11 February 2012, Silver Dollar Raceway, Reynolds, Georgia
Near lane: Me, 1987 Buick Grand National
Car & driver: 3940 lbs
Tires: BFGoodrich 225 50-15 street radials
1/8: 9.001 @ 84.53
1/4: 13.603 @ 106.09
Far lane: 2009 Saleen Mustang 420S
Tires: Mickey Thompson drag radials
1/8: 9.868 @ 92.43
1/4: 14.035 @ 117.13
Fast & Furious 4: Buick Grand National
MORE FAST& FURIOUS 4 @ INSIDELINE.COM:
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
It's amazing it took this long for someone to give the Grand National the
starring role it deserved.
Miami Heat Monte Carlo SS.....Linny J
Check out this 88 Monte Carlo SS (Miami Heat Edition) on Asanti A/SF159
24's. Built by 813 Customs in Tampa, FL. With a Full Addictive Audio
System, Asanti Welcome Lights, 383 Small Block, Aerospace Components Disc
Brakes, Halo Headlights, Black Paint with a cherry pearl.
1,600 Wheel Horses on the Dyno...
Anytime you take a couple F2 chargers feeding a whole bunch of cubes and
add methanol even on only half of max Boost it is quite a show.. Intake gasket that
didn't want to play cut the day short. Around 1,600whp through an auto!
Lots left in the car and the Dyno. Over 1K ftlbs by 4
thousand... Easily the new top HP record for the Dyno without even trying yet.
Had manners like a street car just a bit more bark.
Built by Mark Werdehausen of Tydo racecars. A few of the components
came from Taliaferro machine shop. On the Superflow Autodyn 30 in
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
1987 Buick GNX 223 on Classic Car and Driver Flashback
Video shown on TNN of the 1987 Buick Regal Grand National "GNX"
GNX 311 Drag Racing VIDEO Close up - Next to track: 11.106 @ 117 mph
GNX # 223 is the star of this video along with Joe Harrington (previous
owner of GNX # 375 the only GNX to have the privilege to be displayed on
the front turn stile at the National Corvette Museum June 2000, Bowling
Monte Carlo SS drag race
drag radials now. first time in competition and won high school class. Girl
got almost a 7 second head start but i managed to catch and beat her.. runs
low 12 without Nitrous. 11.6 with. at