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Well I'm putting out feelers for my car.not really sure if I'm going to sell it, but if i can get the right price i here it goes,a list of things the car has had done to it.

Has a 25.5 certified mild steel cage.
car weighs 2975 (car only)

Drive train
8.8 shortened 1.5 inches,tubes welds and braced.9 inch Ford ends.
Strange 33 spline axles
Strange spool
5/8 wheel studs
wheelie bar brackets welded on it with 54 inch wheelie bars.
Strange brakes
Aluminum rear end cover,( can't remember the brand)
Solid aluminum upper bushings in the rear.
upper and lower control arms are C/M with hiem joints(solid) no rubber bushings.
Strange coil over rear shocks
3.55 Strange gears
1350 yoke with billet cap covers

Denny's N20 ready C/M driveshaft with hardened front yoke with 1350 joints

Glide with ultra case and ultra bell
1.80 straight cut gears
10 clutch pack
pro tree t-brake.
a lot more in it that i can't remember.
but it has all the best you can buy
Lenny@Ultimate Converter Concepts did the convertor
Hurst pistol grip shifter.


374 CI Dart iron eagle 4 bolt main block
3.5 Eagle crank and 6.2 h beams
Ross turbo Pistons
Yates belt drive timing gear setup
Camshaft Solutions solid roller,Custom Cams lifters and pushrods
Probe shaft rockers
Canton oil pan
Canfield Heads with Titanium Intakes, and inconel Exhaust.titanium retainers.
plenty of port work.
Sheet metal valve covers
Victor sr.intake
Holley blow thru carb by Brent Davis,Pro Hat
Ron's fuel shut off
Aeromotive Belt driven fuel pump
SS headers, Precision PT106/101,just had it freshened up by Supernatural turbo.all SS hot side with aluminum downpipes,cold side all aluminum.
under dash A/W intercooler.Newgen W/G, Godzilla BOV
Custom dual pass radiator with custom fan and shroud with Mesiere W/P mounted to the radiator. all lines on the car are AN and Braided hose.over 4000 just in fittings.
Gz vacuum pump
Orme Brothers Diaper
front and rear motor plates


MSD 7531 with map sensor. MSD Boost controller.MSD Coil.MSD crank trigger, MSD Pro Billet distributor,LM1 data logger with Aux box. 2.5 aluminum C02 boll on billet mounts.
Hurst line loc
Painless wiring harness

Front Suspension

Tube k-member and control arms,Hal coil over adjustable struts,BBK C/C plates.bump steer kit.
Manual rack
Strange front brakes.

Tires and Wheels

Bogart Fluted Stars front 3.5 and rear 10 inch drilled
Moroso DS-2 front
275/60 M/T radials and M/T 10x29 non W slicks for rear.


Gutted of all unnecessary items
83 convertible
new Canvas top
Candy Cobalt blue with candy red and Orange flames.
Racecraft Spoiler
Stroud Chute
5 inch glass cowl hood
Gary Markwich front spoiler
every seam on the underside was welded solid and painted to look as good as the top side.
5 gal aluminum fuel cell and 5 Gal water tank/trans cooler with pump for intercooler.
Fire suppressant system to motor,driver and trunk area.


2 Blue tweed covered Kirkey seats,door panels and 1/4 trim panels in blue tweed.
everything else in the inside is plated aluminum
Removable steering wheel
Stroud seat belts.


Autometer gauges,shift light

car is in perfect shape..only 4 passes
first 2 runs aborted,needed suspension adjustment
next run went straight but since i was trying to get a AFR reading i let out at 800-900 ft,,coasted through at a 9.51
Next time out blew a H/G and aborted the run.had a leaky valve seat and had that fixed.never been out with it ti test since then as i've been in and out the hospital.
i have probably 90000 in this car.
looking to get 40,000
it might seem like a lot, but you couldn't build this car for twice that. i know

I may not be the best,but when the top 10 get together,they all talk about me..

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