1987 Buick Grand National - Black & Blue

A Two-Tone 11-Second GN That Can Even Put The Beat Down On Racecars At The Circle Track

Jim McIlvaine Mar 15, 2007 0 Comment(s)

Car: 1987 Grand National

Owner: Julie Schmittinger
Block: Stock LC2, 231 cubic inches
Compression ratio: 8:1
Heads: Stock iron, ported and polished by McKenzie's
Cylinder Heads, 1.77 intake, 1.50 exhaust valves
Cam: Comp Cams hydraulic roller, 218/218 duration at
.050, .511/.511-inch lift, 115 LSA
Pushrods: Comp Cams hardened
Rocker arms: Stock 1.55:1
Pistons: JE forged
Rings: TRW
Crankshaft: Stock
Rods: Stock
Throttle body: Kenne Bell 76 mm
Fuel injectors: MSD 50 lb./hr.
Fuel pump: Holley 250 lph
Ignition: Stock
Engine management: Stock, homemade chip
turbo: Innovative GTS 66mm
Boost: 24 psi
Intercooler: Kenne Bell air-to-air
wastegate: Stock
Exhaust system: Hooker Super Comp 1 5/8-inch headers, Terry
Houston 3-inch downpipe, ATR 3-inch exhaust
with cutouts
Transmission: 200-4R built by Jimmy's
Torque converter: Precision Industries Vigilante 3000-stall
Driveshaft: Stock
Front suspension: Hotchkis lowering springs and sway bar,
Lefthander upper control arms, PRO struts
Rear suspension: Hotchkis lowering springs, sway bar, upper and
lower control arms, PRO shocks
Rear end: Stock 8.5-inch 10-bolt, 3.42 gear, Moser 28-spline
axles, Auburn posi
Brakes: Baer 13-inch front, 12-inch rear
Wheels: Boyd Coddington custom 17x9
Front tires: Nitto Extreme 555 255/40/17
Rear tires: Nitto Extreme 555R Drag Radials 275/40/17
Fuel octane: 110
Race weight: 3,600 pounds
Best ET/mph: 11.12 at 110 mph
Best 60-ft. time: 1.63
Current mileage: 57,000


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