Third owner, 56,000 original miles, factory paint and interior. Transplanted powertrain from an '87 Grand National - 3.8L SFI turbo V6, TH2004R trans. Ron Francis engine management with stock ECM. Running 15psi boost on pump gas (93 octane).
430 torn apart hadn’t to clean it all. The clblick is good I cud not even hear that bent rod while it was running but I got it out and I checked the lifters still good shape all of them
My 1970 “race car” skylark
my first car and where my love of buicks came from,affectionantly called the beast by a couple of friends who were honda and volkwagon enthusiust.
my project hoping to get to it one day soon
1969 Buick Skylark Base Purchased on 11/13/18 in Collinsville, Tx with my brother Chris Taylor from 5th owner who had owned for 24 years and car had never run during that time. Bought to get it running and leave as patina. Changed out original 350-2 engine with 2 speed turbo transmission with Shane Butler due to rust in block with a 69 350-4 RP engine & 350 Turbo Transmission. Ray Engine had to bore 2nd engine .30 over with new pistons, rings, push rods, lifters with a TA Performance...
Buick 350-4 Conversion (TA Stage 1 Intake, Edelbrock Performer 600CFM Carb), 200-4r transmission (Conversion from ST-300), American Racing AR 23 on P235/60R15 Radial T/As, Magnaflow True Dual Exhaust, Retrosound 2 Radio w/ Sony Amp, Rear Sway Bar