Grand National with a Turbo 4.3 L Ecotec V6

Grand National with a turbocharged 4.3 L Ecotec V6

Jeff and Dan Jost from Jost Boosted Performance enjoy building hot rods with a lot of power as a hobby. So when the factory turbocharged 3.8 L V6 (LC2) in their Buick Grand National suffered a catastrophic failure, there was nothing holding them back from rebuilding the car the way they wanted. The team started … Read more

1970 Buick Skylark with a LS7 V8

1970 Buick Skylark with a LS7 V8

Schwartz Performance built this 1970 Buick Skylark at their company in Woodstock, Illinois. Under the hood sits a 7.0 L LS7 that makes 675 horsepower thanks to a custom ground camshaft, dry sump system, Schwartz Performance 1.875-inch long-tube headers, and custom 3-inch stainless steel exhaust. The drivetrain consists of a T56 six-speed manual transmission with … Read more

FWD Custom Ford Roadster with a Buick Inline-Eight

Steve Grimes FWD Ford Roadster with a Buick Inline-Eight

Steve Grimes enjoys being different. Take for example his custom 1927 Ford Roadster with a very unique powertrain. In the back of the vehicle sits a 1948 Buick inline-eight with eight motorcycle carburetors. Power is sent to the front wheels through a Turbo 350 three-speed automatic transmission and Winters quick change rear end (flipped). The … Read more

1947 Buick Super with a Supercharged LSA V8

1947 Buick Super with a supercharged LSA V8

This 1947 Buick Super recently sold at Barret-Jackson for $412,500. Unfortunately we couldn’t uncover the builder but we do have some details on the project. The custom painted body rides on an Art Morrison GT chassis and features power steering rack and JRI adjustable coilovers. Under the hood sits a supercharged 6.2 L LSA V8 … Read more

1959 Buick Electra with a Supercharged LSx V8

1959 Buick Electra with a Supercharged LSx V8

This 1959 Buick Electra called “The Professor” was built for JP by Hale’s Speed Shop in Lewisville, Texas. The 18-foot coupe no longer holds a 401 cu in Nailhead V8 in the engine bay. Instead it’s powered by a built 6.2 L LSx V8 with a Whipple supercharger. Behind the engine sits a 4L80E four-speed … Read more

1968 Buick Riviera with a 464 ci Big-Block V8

1968 Buick Riviera with a 464 ci Big-Block V8

John Lyons is responsible for building one of the quickest 1968 Buick Riviera around. It starts with a Buick 464 ci big-block V8 set 12 inches further back in the engine bay. The engine features a bored 1973 455 ci block, forged crank, H-beam rods, JE flat-top pistons, Stage 2 solid roller camshaft, CNC ported … Read more