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


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Krakow, Wisconsin
United States

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Luray, Virginia
United States


1970 Buick Riviera Base

“The Dual Carb 70 RIV”

1987 Ford Mustang LX


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No longer owned

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Head to Head


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


Stock 5.0 dropped in a 4 banger shell.Has a 2" cowl stamped hood.put a 5speed and some ponies and you got a lil black sleeper....a true dark horse.


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


Engine 5.0L (302cid) OHC V8 (iron block- 2 Valve Heads sequential fuel injection
Displacement 302 cid
Horsepower 225 @ 4000
Torque 300 @ 3000
Compression 9.5.1 to 1
Fuel 87 Octane, unleaded
Exhaust aluminumized steel. LX models featured chrome tips
Transmission 5 speed


Front Independent, modified MacPherson strut with Separate spring on lower arm and stabilizer bar
Front springs Helical coil, rubber-insulated
Rear Four-bar link with coil springs on lower arm
Rear springs Helical coil, rubber-insulated
Rear shocks gas pressurized hydraulic (4 shocks in total)
Sway bars front: 26.5 mm, rear 23mm
Steering power assisted rack and pinion with 15.3:1 ratio
Front brakes 10.84 inch rotors
Rear brakes 9 inch drums
Wheels 15 by 7 Turbine styled aluminum wheels / LX versions received the 15 by 7 inch ten hole aluminum wheels
Tires 225/60ZR15 Goodyear Eagle VR60
Curb Weight: 3160 lbs
Wt. Dist.: 59/41
Wheelbase(Ft/Rr): 100.5
Track (Ft/Rr): 56.6/57.0
Length: 179.3
Width: 69.1
Height: 52.1
Quarter Mile 14.4 @ 96 mph
0-60mph 6.1 seconds
Skidpad 0.83 g's
Top speed 145 mph


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 “YOURNIGHTMARE”

Power steering /brakes
Premium stereo


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


took of the lx whale tale and put on a gt spoiler


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the beast
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