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Buick Forum: Man, someone must still race their Buick at the track??? GNs not included :P
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    BC in QC is offline Buick Newbie My Buick(s): Buick Park Avenue Ultra
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    Man, someone must still race their Buick at the track??? GNs not included :P

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    Man, just as soon as I get mine road worthy it's going up to Wild Horse for a pass or two, just because why not. Nobody else plays at the track any more, saving it for rush hour I guess?
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    Re: Man, someone must still race their Buick at the track??? GNs not included :P

    Im heading to the track once its fully open...Im in IL so...
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    Re: Man, someone must still race their Buick at the track??? GNs not included :P

    Once a year, I go to Cecil County Dragway with my local Buick car club. It's a 340 mile round trip for me. All day test n tune on a Friday. I usually put about 6 passes on the car. I bought my GS in 1999, and started in the mid 13's at 101 MPH. All iron motor with a mild cam and headers. Upgraded to aluminum heads and got into the mid 12's at 108 MPH. Built another engine with those same aluminum heads, and a small roller cam. Currently in the mid 11's. It will run 11.60- 11.80's with the Quadrajet, and 11.50's with a 1000 CFM Holley 4150. It has run in the 11's for 4 years now, and you can drive it anywhere. Has an Overdrive. Gets as much as 16 MPG on the open road, and runs cool in the worst condition. Has A/C also. A true street car. All my runs took place in not the best air. Density altitudes in the 1000-2000' range. Need to run it in some good air one day. I know it has some 11.30-11.40's in it. Last year, it ran an 11.69 @ 116.06 at a density altitude of 2057'. That corrected to 11.41 @ 118.95 MPH at sea level.

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    Re: Man, someone must still race their Buick at the track??? GNs not included :P

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    Member here Walt G has posted a few of his track runs recently.

    http://buickforums.com/forums/threads/37221-Track-day!

    I'm sure he's not alone. My suspicion is some members don't post their track participation for personal reasons. There's also probably only a handful who even know this section of the forum exists.

    As for me - I save my fleeting moments of turbo bliss for select seconds during rush hour.

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