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High Point, North Carolina
United States


1970 Buick Riviera Base

“The Dual Carb 70 RIV”

1986 Chevrolet Camaro Sport Coupe

“Red Lightning”

Photo of: 1970 Buick Riviera

No longer owned

Photo of: 1986 Chevrolet Camaro

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

About “Red Lightning”

Bought the car back in October 2012 for only $1,500. It's in good solid condition. It is a project car.


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 “Red Lightning”

305 CI V8 4 Barrel carburetor 155 Horsepower and 245 ft.lbs torque (engine code LG4), 700R4 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 “Red Lightning”

A/C, T-Tops, Power windows, Power door locks, Power hatch release, Power driver seat, Rear, window defogger, Intermittent windshield wipers, Tilt steering column, Cruise Control with speed resume, Interior dome map lights, Rear cargo light, Split folding rear seat back, Rear locking cargo storage cover


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 “Red Lightning”

Panasonic AM/FM CD MP3 stereo, Sony Xplod 4x6" dash speakers, Sony Xplod 6x9" rear sail panel speakers, Pioneer 10" Subwoofers with a Dual 400 watt amp.


Photo Albums 1 – 2 of 2

Cover photo of mods album
Photos: 30
Cover photo of the beast album
the beast
Photos: 16

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