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72 BUICK SKYLARK SUN COUPE / GS

After 25 years of owning a 1972 Buick Skylark Sun Coupe / GS Clone ... Its time to sell. . .11 - 07 - 2011


 


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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.





1928 Buick Country Club Coupe 1st Start in 50 Years
My Great Grandfather bought this car in 1929 from the Buick dealer in Perryman, Md. with only a few hundred miles on it. He paid $900 for it, a hefty sum considering most new cars at the time were under $400. He was the last one to hear it run until today. By the way, I could not tell while looking through the camera if the lights were on or off.





Buick GSX
My cousin Frank Mouthaan's totall rebuild Buick GSX. Listen to the great sound of a V8 engine making a burnout from 0-100mls in 10secs.!!!!





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.





Suncoupe on Dyno
took my 1972 Buick Skylark with the Suncoupe option to the Dyno for the first time





1972 BUICK Skylark GS SPORT STAGE 1
1972 Buick GS Stage 1! 455CI Factory RAM AIR TH400 Auto Trans.





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.





1989 Buick Skylark Custom 1 Owner Low Original Miles
Here is a very nice 89 Buick Skylark Custom. This is a 1 Owner car with very low original miles. This car is as clean as can be and runs good. It does have a motor mount that needs to be replaced I believe. Make sure and check out my other videos I always have all sorts of unique Classic, EURO & Muscle cars and I sell them cheap. Need help Exporting to Europe Canada, Asia etc. No problem I got you covered. Make your next car a Investment car. My website is Http://www.missoulaautoauction.com or Http://www.cerealmarshmallows.com/blog. Also feel free to Call anytime Nathan Wratislaw 406 544 6919





My Car Story with Lou Costabile 1973 Buick Century Stage 1 Gran Sport Sun Coupe
On "My Car Story" we're in Rosemont IL at the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals on 11-22-13. We're looking at a 1973 Buick Century Stage 1 Gran Sport Sun Coupe. You just don't see these on the road. According to Mr. Philip Roitman this car has a 455 cc motor and is 1 of 4 produced. Has a factory sunroof. ENJOY!





Todd Paine 70 Buick Skylark
1970 Buick Skylark Rt 66 Joliet, il 1/8 mile 7.90 Todd Paine





1962 Buick Skylark Street Cruiser
A 1962 Buick Skylark Street Cruiser that I shot at the Georgia Mountain Moonshine Cruize In 2013....Who Hot Rods a Skylark....Bob's son did...very nice car...Check it out!!...Make sure you follow me so you don't miss any of the other awesome videos I shot at this show!! My apparel provided by: http://www.etmotorgear.com Check them out!!





1972 Buick GS clone skylark 350 not GSX or 455
72 buick skylark GS CLONE stock 350 40 series flowmaster bucket seats b&m shifter flatt black matte paint job idle





1972 Buick Skylark 430 Rev and Ride
72 skylark it has a big block in it 430 flowmaster custom Exhaust and a few other things like comp cam, electronic ignition and a hard shift kit





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."





Buick 455 Stage 2 with a 308 solid cam
My buddy's new AMP Stage 2 motor's initial startup in the car. Bad Ass!




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