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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.





1972 Buick GS clone skylark 350 not GSX or 455
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Buick Skylark Sun Coupe & 455 Power on display ( 1972 )
Here is a nice video of a Buick with something extra at the end for you! ENJOY !!





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."





Suncoupe on Dyno
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1972 Buick Skylark GS Convertible OrngGry CocoaBch051813
Sorry for the muted sound! Let me tell you what I said! It's a 350 V8 with intake that has inlets in the hood. Beautiful custom steering wheel and custom two tone paint job. Not only is this an attractive design as it left the factory, but I believe this mild cutomization has done wonders! I love the paint job, and the new steering wheel and aftermarket wheels make this appear more contemporary. The A/C makes it a practical car for Florida!





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!





1995 Buick Skylark Custom V6 Start Up, Exhaust, and In Depth Tour
In this video I give a full in depth tour of the 1995 Buick Skylark V6. I take viewers on a close look through the interior and exterior of this car while showing details, over viewing of features, and noting unique styling cues to the vehicle itself. I also show the engine and the details of it, start it up and see how it sounds under acceleration. A thorough tour/review of this car designed to give others a greater overall appreciation of the vehicle.





1970 Buick Skylark GS clone for sale at Gateway Classic Cars in St. Louis, MO
1970 Buick Skylark GS clone for sale in St. Louis, MO. This one is equipped with a 455CID engine and a 400 turbo automatic transmission with shift kit. Posi rear end that was rebuilt with 3.23 gears. This Buick has a great presence with light green paint with white roof, tinted windows and chrome wheels. Options include AM/FM radio with cassette, tan cloth interior, power brakes and steering, seat belts, tinted windows, and radial tires with brand new American Racing chrome wheels. This is a nice big block American muscle car that will pack a mean punch. The Skylark is located in our St. Louis showroom, which can be reached at 618-271-3000.




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