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Re: 1987 Buick Grand National - The Perfect X275 Drag Car?! - Dave Fiscus
« Reply #1 on: December 08 2022, 04:47:53 PM »
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Re: 1987 Buick Grand National - The Perfect X275 Drag Car?! - Dave Fiscus
« Reply #2 on: December 11 2022, 01:52:28 PM »
The question is: competitive or not?

It's got to weigh nothing. But, can a Stage motor make and sustain the power needed to win the class reliably and consistently?
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Re: 1987 Buick Grand National - The Perfect X275 Drag Car?! - Dave Fiscus
« Reply #3 on: December 14 2022, 01:11:27 PM »
The question is: competitive or not?

It's got to weigh nothing. But, can a Stage motor make and sustain the power needed to win the class reliably and consistently?

Obviously you don't know Dave Fiscus's Racing.  :rofl:  Dave has been there an done it for years ! This is not his first rodeo  :cheers:

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Re: 1987 Buick Grand National - The Perfect X275 Drag Car?! - Dave Fiscus
« Reply #4 on: December 15 2022, 10:13:05 PM »
The question is: competitive or not?

It's got to weigh nothing. But, can a Stage motor make and sustain the power needed to win the class reliably and consistently?

Obviously you don't know Dave Fiscus's Racing.  :rofl:  Dave has been there an done it for years ! This is not his first rodeo  :cheers:

Obviously. Obviously I asked an honest question and was looking for some technical insight into how it would be achieved.
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Re: 1987 Buick Grand National - The Perfect X275 Drag Car?! - Dave Fiscus
« Reply #5 on: December 16 2022, 07:21:27 AM »
Money and parts are his biggest roadblocks.  Trying to run a stage motor only drawback is keeping up a supply of parts. That can almost  be impossible on 35 year old motors less the TA blocks.  A friend of mine runs Promod  and uses Pat Musi  motors. He goes through 2 or 3 a year at $175K each but they are readily available with unlimited setups. I think Dave will be limited to a very few outings a year.
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Re: 1987 Buick Grand National - The Perfect X275 Drag Car?! - Dave Fiscus
« Reply #6 on: December 16 2022, 09:46:31 AM »
Yeah, I think that is more one of those run it now and then and talk about it a lot.  I might be wrong and I know Dave is a well known figure in the Buick world but for what it costs to keep a Buick running on the absolute, competitive edge, I kinda doubt it will be out most week ends of the year.  It's all speculation at this point, but it is a work of art no matter how it is sliced.
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Re: 1987 Buick Grand National - The Perfect X275 Drag Car?! - Dave Fiscus
« Reply #7 on: December 16 2022, 03:05:12 PM »
People have a hard enough time getting small-block and big-block chevy parts at the moment - I can't imagine trying to race a Stage II Buick V6!
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Re: 1987 Buick Grand National - The Perfect X275 Drag Car?! - Dave Fiscus
« Reply #8 on: December 17 2022, 05:41:01 PM »
Dave races all over the place for years. Not just Buick stuff.  This Buick is a lot lighter than the Mustang. When ya break shit ya fix it NOW... Been there an done it with Melissa's car. Ya we broke stuff. and YES I still have a lot of parts  :chin:

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Re: 1987 Buick Grand National - The Perfect X275 Drag Car?! - Dave Fiscus
« Reply #9 on: December 17 2022, 05:52:03 PM »
Dave races all over the place for years. Not just Buick stuff.  This Buick is a lot lighter than the Mustang. When ya break shit ya fix it NOW... Been there an done it with Melissa's car. She races a lot of local stuff along with Buick events ( that are getting smaller an smaller  :( ) Hell what are Buick events now besides BG ??  Ya we broke stuff. and YES I still have a lot of parts  :chin:

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Re: 1987 Buick Grand National - The Perfect X275 Drag Car?! - Dave Fiscus
« Reply #10 on: December 17 2022, 08:56:25 PM »
Double post  :rolleyes;

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Re: 1987 Buick Grand National - The Perfect X275 Drag Car?! - Dave Fiscus
« Reply #11 on: December 17 2022, 08:57:18 PM »
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Re: 1987 Buick Grand National - The Perfect X275 Drag Car?! - Dave Fiscus
« Reply #12 on: December 28 2022, 11:31:32 AM »
Sweet car!  Has he made any runs with it yet?

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Re: 1987 Buick Grand National - The Perfect X275 Drag Car?! - Dave Fiscus
« Reply #13 on: December 28 2022, 12:14:34 PM »
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For anyone that wants to follow along. As Dan said Dave is legit, his mustang is one of the quickest in Ultra Street and it's Buick powered.
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