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Old 08-24-2011, 06:04 AM   #1
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From the days when man walked on the moon and Lee Harvey Oswald walked on the 6th floor of the Dallas Book Repository, so too were they driven around by the old 60'* Buick pushrod V8. From the bowels of this iron artificat, the Buick 3800 Series II supercharged 3.8L V6 engine breathes life. Based on the highly popular, cult-status Grand National Buick V6 turbocharged engine, the L67 is a FWD transverse variation of the late 80'* supercar.



GM likes to put the L67 under the hoods of those cars it thinks should be peppy enough to have a V8, but that aren't expensive enough to have a transmission or drivetrain to support one. You'll find these engines crawling around on their front two wheels and tearing up the dragstrip (and their transmissions). Much of the L67'* technology can actually be found close-by in the infamous LS1 engine (same basic pushrod V8 design, crank driven oil pump, roller rockers, and so forth), except one can't help but notice that the GM L67 engine is "pointin' the wrong way, missin' 2 liters, and has 2 few cyllinders."



Nevertheless, the next time you're tromping around in your plain-jane V8 powered sportscar and you pull up next to a peppy grocery-gettin Pontiac or Granny-Mobile sporting 40 years of proud Buick pushrod technology, and you hear the faint whine of a supercharger, don't be surprised if you get a good look at its taillights.
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Well said.
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Very well said...great idea.
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What do I like about Buicks loaded with the L67 cannon? The badges. The only badge they give them is a supercharged badge over the right taillight, as if to tell the guy in the right lane who has to pick up his doors of the side of the road because they were blown off, exactly why they were blown off in such a spectacular fashion, by an old person car no less.

I can spot the L67 powered trims, but only because I know what I am looking for.
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The */C badge is on the left lol.
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You should see the looks I get. The hood don't help any. But I've seen people stare and almost cause a accident. Dude, watch the road. I still get a few clowns that want to test me on the street. I just look and smile. Not doing it.
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i wouldnt toy with dan car if i had a regular ole car lol
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Mine is kind of regular.
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They do the same to mine but it really surprises them in winter mode lol
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Well said, my glorified grocery getter has taken its share of unsuspecting drivers by surprise
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