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1987 Buick Grand National

1987 Buick Grand National in Calabasas California

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1984 Grand National El Camino. Up for sale is the GRAND CAMINO. It is a 1984 El CAMINO that has been transformed into the 1987 Buick Grand National. The build was a 7 year labor of love professionally built with no expense spared. It took close to $95000 to piece this car together without counting labor. It has the best of all parts.. The car has never been smoked in or driven in the rain. The car was completed in August of 2004 and has won numerous trophys including best of Show with car shows in excess of 300 participants. It has been featured in GM High Tech Performance magazine in April of 2006 and was also featured in the GS Xtra and an El CAMINO calendar. You can see the publication that was printed in GM High Tech Performance if you enter a Google search Al Shapiro Grand scheme. The car is being sold as is with no warranty however it has been completely rebuilt. Shipping of the car is the responsibility of the buyer-More pictures are available upon request and if you have any special requests please let me know. ENGINE-- 4.1 Liter Stage II casting 25500016. One of about 50 produced by Buick Motor Sports in 1994. Buick Motor Sport billet crank- Buick Motor Sport H" beam rods- Ross Pistons .030 over sized- Comp roller cam with custom grind from Dan Strezo DLS Engine Development- Champion GN1 aluminum heads- Morel roller lifters- Roller rockers- JW SFI flywheel- BHJ SFI balancer-Duttweiler external oil pump- Champion GN1 IAC adaptor- Champion GN1 ported aluminum OEM intake- Champion GN1 EGR block off plate- Champion aluminum valve covers- Precision 70mm doghouse plenum- Precision 70mm throttle body- The engine was built by Jay Wilker former NASCAR engine builder for Richard Childress. . ENGINE COOLING- Aluminum racing radiator- Dual electric fan with thermal onoff. ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM- Big Stuff 3 tuned by Cal Hartline. FUEL SYSTEM- Art Carr double pump in take fuel pump- WaterFuel separator with pet cock drain-Alky Control alcohol injection with 2 nozzles. EXHAUST- ATR dual stage stainless steel headers- ATR stainless steel dual exhaust from down pipe to tailpipe (modified for El Camino)- ATR stainless steel 3" down pipe. INDUCTION- Bigmouth cold air kit- Precision front mount inner cooler- K&N filter- Precision PT 71- GTQ turbo- Innovative Turbo waste gate- Innovative Turbo MSBC-1 electronic boost controller- Siemens 83 lbhr injectors- Custom turbo cover by DC-Tech. TRANSMISSION- Century Transmission Mike Kurtz 200 4R Stage IV capable of 1000 HP- Century Transmission 3500 stall locking convertor. Capable of manual lockup in 2nd gear- Century Transmission trans brake- B&M trans cooler with custom scoop- Custom aluminum driveshaft- Driveshaft safety loop. REAR END- Grand National 8.5" rear- 3.731 gear ratio. Unsure of manufacturer- Auburn Posi- Moser 31 spline Axles- LPW cover (Truss reinforcement). BODY- Buick GN fenders grafted into El Camino fenders- Buick GN header panel bumper and grill- Buick GN hood modified to fit El Camino fenders- License plate bucket in tailgate covered up- Roll pan with new license plate location- Paint is DuPont Chromabase and Chromaclear- Gaylord fiberglass bed lid with spoiler and 3rd brake light. INTERIOR- All Buick GN interior except for pieces unique to the El Camino- Custom floor mats that say GRAND CAMINO with GN logo- Hood insulator that says GRAND CAMINO with GN logo. GAUGES- Cyberdyne instrument cluster- Electric fuel pressure mounted on "A" pillar pod- Knock gauge with audible alarm mounted on "A" pillar pod-Innovate air fuel gauge mounted on "A" pillar pod with its own wide band O2 sensor. . REAR SUSPENSION-Metco aluminum upper and lower control arms- Variable rate springs- Airlift air bags- ATR super large rear sway bar- QA-1 12 way adjustable aluminum shocks- Pinion snubber- 185lb ballast weighted with lead mounted in front of roll pan. FRONT SUSPENSION- QA-1 9010 12 way adjustable aluminum shocks- Factory sway bar is off the car but goes with the car. BRAKES- Master Power Brakes electric vacuum pump. WHEELS AND TIRES- FRONT Centerline Convo Pros 15X4- REAR Centerline Convo Pros 15X10- Nitto Drag Radial 2755015--PERFORMANCE- The car was timed at Bradenton Speedway with the original motor (about 100 HP less than this Stage II motor) at 11.42 136 MPH. The car was never timed with the current Stage II motor. It did dyno at 493 HP to the rear wheels on a very conservative tune with only 18* of timing at WOT. The camshaft is retarded to help with spool up. This was done before the trans brake was installed. It is estimated that the current time with this motor would be anywhere from 10.20 - 10.50 and with a little more tuning high 9's are possible. 500 HP to the rear wheels is about 600 HP at the flywheel. . MISC EXTRAS- Ground stretcher kit- Volt booster- TPS-TEC- Custom hood liner that match the floor mats- Custom front license plate that says GRAND CAMINO- Custom front grill emblem changing BUICK to QUICK- GNX (non functional) fender lovers-Custom switch panel in place of original ash tray . EXTRAS THAT GO WITH THE CAR- Buyer is responsible for shipping or picking up in SW Florida- Comp Cam roller lifter set- Push rod set- Roller rocker set- Extra coils- Extra GN steering wheel- Extra engine sensors- Wiring- Misc. Light bezels- Extra coils- Extra gaskets- Front sway bar- Spare alternator parts-Car cover- GRAND CAMINO manual- Misc. GN books- Collection of the GS Xtra from 1998 to present. GM HI-TECH MAGAZINE ARTICLE. When the magazine was published in April 2006 the car had the GN production motor in it at that time. The article talks about my desire to install the Stage II motor but it wasn't done until April 2007. . Located in Cape Coral FL. Financing Nationwide Shipping And Warranties Available To Qualified Buyers Stock Number: C175587L1"
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23679 Calabasas Road
Calabasas California 91302
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23679 Calabasas Road
Calabasas, California 91302
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