Post your Personal Bests 1/4 mile and 1/8 mile

Discussion in 'Race 400/430/455' started by slimfromnz, Dec 12, 2019.

  1. Fiedlers70buhog

    Fiedlers70buhog 10.70 @ 127 4,180 455

    best run 10.508 @ 1268 on a vp 5000 stall 3.9 gears th 400
     

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  2. Philip66

    Philip66 Well-Known Member

    10.508 sounds like a pretty good ET.
    Care to share any of the engine build specs and any details about the car?
    We'd love to hear all about it! ;)
     
  3. 70 GMuscle

    70 GMuscle Plan B

    You definitely should bring it.
    8.50 qualifying is a great show. Anywhere from 50-75 cars for 32 car field.
    Favorite class to watch.
     
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  4. JESUPERCAT

    JESUPERCAT No Slow Boat

    Motivational video.
    Many have seen it but maybe for the new folks. 462 iron block 2 speed and just over 1800 lbs. The shift lite is at 7200rpm in the video. Yes those are the grandstands at BG left side end when I back off the burnout:D 50% of the fun of a run is doing the burnout. Effortlessly:)
    New combo is starting to come together. As I said a few months ago I need to get back in the Cat.
     
  5. Fiedlers70buhog

    Fiedlers70buhog 10.70 @ 127 4,180 455

    well the 455 has a 4.5 stroke 1/2 fill hard block and girdle and 13.5-1 cr stage 2 te,stage 2 intake 1250 dominator all the oil mods . the GS is full weight @ 4200 w/ me , i had a vp 5000 that i loved it on the street . i could make it sound like a stick car lol. 9" 35 splined rear end. ive had the Buhog for 36 years;) there's more in it, i haven't got it to hook yet ..... i love this car!!! its my kinda of race
     
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  6. Bens99gtp

    Bens99gtp Well-Known Member

    It's not a 455 any more with a 4.5 arn in it...lol
     
  7. JESUPERCAT

    JESUPERCAT No Slow Boat

    ^^ it is if it's an iron block.:D^^ in racing sanctioning bodies use certain parts to limit performance of a vehicle. Buick purists use the factory blocks:).
    Nice combos in this thread. Looking forward to advancing the numbers soon.....
     
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  8. Jim Weise

    Jim Weise 1000+HP

    In a car I owned... about 10.50 at 126ish, with high 1.49 60' times... never really hit it hard on the low ET stuff, as most of the time I bracket raced on a throttle stop. 87 Regal at 3150 lbs

    In a customer's car that I built and drove... 9.04 at 149 with a 1.19 60' 72 GS at 3110 lbs

    If Mike Erickson let's me take his car for a pass this summer, that number will be lowered considerably. Before adding nearly 300 HP, and doing a bunch of chassis work, that car ran 8.50's at 156mph with one of my Tomahawk race motors.- TA STG 3 heads with one of my converted Mopar intakes and a single 1250.. 82 Regal at 2450 lbs.

    The new billet heads/intake with a pair of 1250's is a whole different animal.

    Wallace calculators say 7.73 at 175, but I will believe that when I see it.

    JW
     
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  9. slimfromnz

    slimfromnz Kiwi Abroad

    Jim,
    I have used the Wallace calculators for some time, and find them pretty accurate when a car can hook.
    Cheers
     
  10. crouchmtrsports

    crouchmtrsports crouchmtrsports

    10.51 @ 126 mph, 1.42 60ft, 3450 lbs, 464 iron block, 3.42 rear, p/s & hydroboost brakes.
     
  11. Thumper (aka greatscat)

    Thumper (aka greatscat) Well-Known Member

    Real best et, or published best et.? lol
     
  12. stagetwo65

    stagetwo65 Wheelie King

    These are my two best slips: 8.60 time slip.jpg 8.54 time slip.jpg
     
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  13. hugger

    hugger Well-Known Member

    10.60s 1.44 60ft 123mph 464 stock rod,.stage 2 TEs,.11.25 to 1 comp ,.bullet solid flat tappet 259/267 630/630 110lsa,.1050 carb,.e85,.half fill no girdle, 4200 stall 410gear 3975lbs full 3.5in exhaust stock shifter
     
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  14. RonJ

    RonJ Silver Level contributor

    My GS10 old MOJO ran a 10.89 @122 mph with the air at 5800 ft.
    NOT BAD for ald MOJO.
     
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  15. Bryan&PhyllisW

    Bryan&PhyllisW Well-Known Member

    Not as fast as some of you guys but I am pretty happy with my skylark. Right lane, quicker than expected, fall air at new england dragway is always good for best ET's . home built 455 th400 3:73's
     

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  16. crouchmtrsports

    crouchmtrsports crouchmtrsports

    nice Bryan, hope all is good with you & we can all get together in B.G. in may
     
  17. theroundbug

    theroundbug Well-Known Member

    Currently sitting at around 20 seconds with 231 v6 stock 2.73 gears. Bow down before my power :p
     
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  18. nickbuickgs

    nickbuickgs nickbuickgs

  19. nickbuickgs

    nickbuickgs nickbuickgs

    487 cid Stage 4 Heads 271277 758 lift
     
  20. bill lagna

    bill lagna Well-Known Member

    Sportwagon3.jpg
    9.95 @ 135.73
    Good old days !!!
    Bill
     

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