Buick Grand National Model Overview
Buick Grand National Cars
My Power Antenna Is Stuck Up Can You Get It Down Without Having A Radio
I had a fuse blow when I was listening to the radio and the power antenna is stuck up and I have tried everything.i want to know if you can power it down without a radio I sold it
How Do I Repair A Power Antenna?
The power antenna intermittently raises or fails to raise. It sometimes raises when I drive over potholes, sometimes when I turn on the radio, but only when it feels like it.
I,need to find someone that knows how to work on my 1987 grand national.
My Grand National Code Was 44 What Could Be That.>?
1987 Buick Grand National No Spark
No spark from the coil the car has a new crank sin and coil I thank the module is bad is thar anything I can do to make sure its not something else that is bad that's keeping it from running
Buick Grand National Overview
The first year Buick offered the Grand National was 1982. It was a two-tone dark grey and light grey paint scheme, and the turbocharged engine was an option very few of these cars were built with. The Grand National model was not offered in 1983.
In 1984, the Grand National returned, this time in the all-black color scheme that's become its signature. Electronic fuel injection was offered for the first time with the turbo V6 engine.
In 1986 and 1987, an intercooler was added to the engine package, which raised the output to a dramatically underrated 235 hp. This is the version on which the legend is based. For domestic U.S. production, the Grand National (and the non-black turbo Regal versions) was the fastest accelerating American car you could buy. Yes, faster than the Camaro, the Mustang, and the Corvette (although with modifications, all of those competitors could be made considerably faster).
In addition to the Grand National, in 1987 Buick did a limited production run of 547 specially prepped Grand Nationals that were badged as the "GNX." Due to its limited production numbers, the GNX became more of a collector's car, although the performance tweaks it received made it even faster than the standard Grand National. Contrary to popular conception, the GNX was originally built with a single turbocharger, despite what you might have heard about someone's buddy's uncle's best friend who had a twin-turbo GNX that had a bazillion horsepower, etc.
I own a 1986 Regal T-type and a 1987 WE4. While neither of these cars should be called a Grand National, very few non-owners are aware that there were other turbo Regals. I'm sorry for not properly citing my sources, but perhaps someone else will submit supporting or disagreeing information?
For further info, check out www.gnttype.org or visit www.turbobuicks.com.