Butler Performance makes a 6.27 pass, at 228 mph at the Ames Performance Pontiac Tri-Power Nationals, at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, OH.
They are the black car, in the right lane. (62 Tempest, I think it was...?)
They also made a 6.22 pass that same day.
Buick Olds Pontiac Drag Race Day Part1.mp4
This is part 1 of the entire video for our Buick, Olds and Pontiac day at
the local dragstrip. It doesn't have any added music tracks etc. Just the
sounds of the track.
Knafel Tin Indian 1966 GTO vs. Running Bear 1963 Tempest Launch
This is at The Pontiac Nationals in Norwalk OH on August 8, 2010. Both
these cars were originally built/prepped and driven by "Akron" Arlen Vanke.
Arlen is riding in the Red Running Bear Car. The cars launch and go
through first gear. Both are the ACTUAL cars not clones. The '66 GTO is
built to stock specs with a .060 389 Tripower 4 spd and 4.33 gears.
Running bear is set up to do more aggressive track duty with a worked 455.
Back in the day Running Bear ran a Super Duty 421 to low 11's in the A/FX
factory experimental class. The Tin Indian DOMINATED B and C stock running
consistent mid 12's and to Arlen's recollection a best time of 12.22 at
112mph. The GTO won Stock Eliminator at the Nascar Winter Nationals in
Daytona and followed that up by going 27 rounds and winning the Spring
Nationals in Bristol, TN. The '66 GTO never lost a race in it's class. Norm
"Sonny" Tanner is riding shotgun in the GTO. Tanner drove for Knafel
Pontiac in the late 60's and early 70's. Running Bear is now owned and
driven by Tim Benko. The Tin Indian is now owned by Merle Green and his
son Mike Green is driving in the video.
Splitter's 541 Inch Pontiac Engine V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - We turned to the Pontiac pros at Butler
Performance for insight on building Splitter's street / strip / road course
engine. This one has to do it all, so the parts need to be carefully
chosen to get the job done. David Butler takes us through the parts and
explaines his choices.
MIGHTY 700hp Pontiac TRANS AM at the Hillclimb Reitnau Bergrennen - Great V8 Sound!! FV.3
Genialer Pontiac TRANS AM von Roger Bolliger / Schweiz.
Pontiac Trans Am 1971 , Clone des Rennfahrzeugs von Jerry Titus ( Trans Am
Serie 1970 )
Vollaluminium Pontiac Motor von Butler Performance in Leoma, Tennesse.
Hubraum 496 cubic inch ( 8075 ccm )
700 PS bei 6100 rpm
860 Newtonmeter bei 4000 rpm ,
4 Gang Getriebe ,
Spitzengeschwindigkeit bei 7000 rpm, 311 km/h
Roger Bolliger fährt Rennen beim http://www.histo-cup.at/
Pontiac Performance Tips from Butler Performance V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - Certain engine builders specialize
in specific brands, and for Pontiac power, Butler Performance is in the
forefront. We visited Butler to get the lowdown on the latest in hi-po
parts for Pontiac V8s and to spec out a motor for project "Splitter."
Here, David Butler takes us through the shop and brings us up to speed on
the latest in Pontiac performance.
World's Fastest Pontiac 6.27 @ 228mph
Rodney Butler sets both ends of the tradional Pontiac power record with his
twin turbo 63 Tempest. Congrats to
Rodney & Travis & the rest of the team. In the other lane John Welter Is
getting it done with a 6.92 @ 199mph
1970 Pontiac Trans Am "Splitter" Engine Pre-Install V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - The engine's been tuned, the parts are all
together... now Brett takes us through Splitter's engine bay and the 541
Pontiac with all the accessories from March, Edelbrock, MSD, and Butler
Performance all installed. Brett also points out some tricks to install
large-tube Hooker Headers on the big All Pontiac.com block. It won't be
long before the key is turned!
77 Plantinum Bandit @ The Dyno!
Here is a quick upload of the Dyno session we did with the
Platinum Bandit just after the TA Nats this year.
The Platinum Bandit, is an original 77 SE 4spd TA, that we converted over
to a lot of modern technology to make it a fun road ready car with a lot of
power. The 474 stroked engine we recently built for it with the help of
Butler Performance, will be featured in the next issue of High Performance
Pontiac Magazine. Pushing 585HP off of 89 Ethanol fuel, with plenty of
vacuum and drive-ability, really makes this car come alive! I will be
posting a video of all the updated components and their manufacturers soon.
19 and 20in. Snowflake Wheels from YearOne.
4 wheel disc brakes from SSBC.
4-Link Suspension by Highland Daytona.
Engine by Butler Performance & RAMC.
Custom Decals by Phoenix Graphix.
Custom Leather Cerrilo Seats.
Burt Reynolds Edition Door Panels, Rear Speaker Deck by Year One.
HID 8k Kelvin Headlights w/98 Tahoe Euro style assemblies.
Billet Aluminum Hood Hinges
Kenwood Sound System - Autosounds