Test Drive - 1970 Buick GSX 455 Stage One V8 Tribute Muscle Car
I thought you'd like a look at this 1970 Buick GSX tribute that we took out for spin. It's equipped with a 455c.i. 4BBL (Performance Built) V8, Automatic (turbo 400) Transmission, 10 Bolt Rear w/ 3.55 Limited Slip, Power Steering, Power Disc Brakes, Factory Air Conditioning, Hood Tach, AM Radio, Nice Chrome & Glass, Buckets/Console w/ Staple Shifter, Seat Belts, Spare, Jack, & Tool. Dual Sport Mirrors, Functional Hood Scoops Feed the Ram Air Induction, Beautiful Fit & Finish, Custom Dual Exhaust System, Gorgeous Saturn Yellow w/ Painted GSX Stripes, Buick Rallye Wheels w/ BFG Radial T/A Tires, An Original GS Car Re-Created into a GSX, GSX Equipment, Front & Rear Spoilers, Great Attention to Detail, Runs & Drives Fantastic, No Expense Spared in the Resto & Build of this Muscle Car! Stunning Example & Tribute to the Classic GSX! Thanks for checking it out!
Filmed at Fast Lane Classic Cars in St Charles, Missouri
The background music track is Whiskey on the Mississippi by Kevin MacLeod. Available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license. Download link:http://music.incompetech.com/royaltyfree2/Whiskey%20on%20the%20Mississippi.mp3
Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Kit, Organ, EP
With a jumping bass and off-beat syncopation, this is straight from Memphis' Beale Street. The Hammond organ and electric guitar play together as longtime friends, while the melody changes hands from guitar to organ to electric piano. 011
Bouncy, Grooving 2010
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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.