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1965 Buick Skylark - Bed Time

Photography by Marko Radielovich, Matt King

The Details
Car: Tim Lee's '65 Buick Skylark
Engine: 231ci Buick V-6
Heads: Stock '87 Grand National
Induction: Stock '87 Grand National, 50-pound injectors
Power Adder: Kenne Bell Stage 3 turbocharger, Kenne Bell intercooler
Camshaft: Stock '87 Grand National
Power: 400 hp @ 5,700 (est.), 420 lb-ft @ 3,500 (est.)
Transmission: GM 200-4R, Art Carr 3,500-stall converter
Rearend: Stock Grand National 8.5-inch 10-bolt , 3.42:1 gears
Suspension: Stock coil springs, front; stock four-link, rear
Brakes: Stock 10-inch drums, front and rear
Wheels and tires: 15x4 American Racing Torq-Thrust Ds with Kumho 165R15 tires, front; 15x8.5 American Torq-Thrust D with Mickey Thompson 26x11.5-15 ET Streets, rear
Paint: Original Buick Green bySignature Auto Body, Cucamonga, California
Best e.t.: 11.30 @ 116 mph (quarter-mile)
Cost to build: $12,000

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