Is this the meanest 1961 Buick Skylark you have ever seen?


This beautiful 1961 Buick Skylark belongs to Royce, who is also the man who build this custom car at his home. It’s  388 ci SBC engine with a th400 w/Gear Vendor transmission. That giant thing sticking off the top of the engine? Oh, thats a 8-71 Hampton Blower.

1961 Buick Skylark

'61 Buick Skylark

1961 Skylark


This car Runs on pump gas (91 octane) and has Dart Pro 1 heads 215cc (ported), custom solid F/T cam, 8.47:1 compression, two Holley 750 DP’s, water/methanol injection, 3500 stall, 4.11 gears, with 325/50/15 MT drag radials. Pretty impressive!

Want to hear what it sounds like?





  • Reply January 24, 2013

    Janet McNally DuMaire

    My husband did a 62 with a full drivetrain out of an 86 GN. It’s a baby GN. Full Buick all the way!

  • Reply January 23, 2013

    Jennifer M. Polzin

    Really nice car!!

  • Reply January 23, 2013

    Phil Alexander

    My first car was a 68 Skylark in the burg. So I got a thing for Skylarks lol. However this one makes me think about fuel everytime it breaths. lmao

  • Reply January 23, 2013

    Duke Elliott Jr

    might have a problem hooking up but otherwise SWEEEEEEEET.

  • Reply January 23, 2013

    Joe Kennedy

    A guy on our block had a 4726 hemi in his street race car. When he wrecked the car, he put it in his moms old Lancer-(Valiant). He would see other cars and tell folks “I bet I could beat that with my mom’s Valiant”.

  • Reply January 23, 2013

    John B Davis

    I’ve been drawing cars since I was 6 er 9 years old, my inspirations were Stanley Mouse and Ed Roth, this is how I would draw my cars….crazy man crazy!

  • Reply January 23, 2013

    Gabby Talkington

    One of the best hotrods around and did it all himself.. Not many can say that.

  • Reply January 23, 2013

    John Silver

    sounds like its missing or its not gettin right fuel needs some tweeking but it looks insane.

  • Reply January 23, 2013

    Joey DellaPorta

    That car is wickid sweet…

  • Reply January 23, 2013

    Jerry N Polzin


  • Reply January 23, 2013

    John Herriott

    Nice work…..(Hope it finds traction) LOL…..Note: a couple nice Hotrods sitting around the lot.

  • Reply January 23, 2013

    Gary Verkirk

    puff puff pass.

  • Reply January 23, 2013

    John Green

    Bit of overkill?

  • Reply January 23, 2013

    Max Mowry


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