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Cars > Challenges > “The Dual Carb 70 RIV” Vs “Grutle1”

 

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1970 Buick Riviera Base

“The Dual Carb 70 RIV”

1994 Pontiac Grand Am GT Sport Coupe

“Grutle1”

 
Photo of: 1970 Buick Riviera

No longer owned

Photo of: 1994 Pontiac Grand Am

No longer owned

 

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About “The Dual Carb 70 RIV”

I picked this car up on 11-12-11 it runs but did not drive. after getting it home found out the torque converter bolts fell out so i got new one and drive like a dream
check out the video of the dual carbs first start
sold it on 10-25-13 For $2500
I sold it to by a 1941 G506 but after i sold the car the guy sold the truck the day before if i knew that i would have never sold the car

About “Grutle1”

My wife purchased this car in 2000 and we drove it until July of 2012. We absolutely loved this car but it was time to let go. It was a really tough decision after owning the car for so long but it just had too many mechanical problems and nobody could figure out what was wrong. Instead of dumping more money into it, we decided it was time to let go. We have lots to remember it by though. Before we parted with the car, we kept all the badges, front seats and nose piece. We have the seats in our living room, the badges were made into refrigerator magnets and the nose piece will be hung in the garage. I always liked the styling of this generation Grand Am. IMO, this car drives and handles so much better than any of today's cars in it's class. Grutle1 had only 92,000 miles on it. Not bad for a '94. The car that replaced the Grand Am is a 2001 Blue Green Chameleon Trans Am. We now have 3 2001 Trans Ams.

 

Specs for “The Dual Carb 70 RIV”

455 370 hp 510 lb-tq
2.93 Rear Gear Rato
Open Rear End
TH400 3 Speed Auto

Weight: 1986 kg (4,378.4 pounds)
Overall length: 5480 mm (215.7 inches)
Overall width: 2020 mm (79.5 inches)
Overall height: 1370 mm (53.9 inches)
Wheelbase: 3030 mm (119.3 inches)

Second generation
Model years 1966–1970
Assembly Flint, Michigan, United States
Body style 2-door hardtop
Layout FR layout
Platform E-body
Engine 455 cu in (7.5 L) Buick V8
Transmission 3-speed ST-400 automatic

Specs for “Grutle1”

3.1L 3100 SFI V6 Engine
155 HP 185 ft-lb torque

4T40-E 4-speed automatic transmission

 

Factory Options for “The Dual Carb 70 RIV”

AM/FM Radio
Power Windows
Drum Brakes Front and Rear
Electric Fuel Pump (yes, they only had it for 69 and 70)
6 Way Power Bench Seat
Tilt Colom
Clock In Dash

Factory Options for “Grutle1”

No factory options listed.

 

Mods for “The Dual Carb 70 RIV”

18 chrome rims
Offenhauser dual carb intake
Hood Mounted Tach Off a Buick GS 455
2 600cfm Edelbrock Carbs
Mr Gasket Street Scoop
Accel Plug Wires
Accel Distributor Cap
Lokar Throttle Linkage
Stage 1 GS Heads
B&M 2500 Stall
Chrome Tri Bar Trim Covers over the Head lights
13 gal stanless steel fuel cell in truck
Mr Gasket inline fuel pump

Mods for “Grutle1”

K&N Drop In Filter
Powerstop Drilled/Slotted Rotors and Ceramic Pads
Custom Grand Am Floor Mats

 

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Points for The Dual Carb 70 RIV Total Votes Points for Grutle1
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