Tig Napier performs a 130ft wheelie in his 1974 Dodge Challenger 'Bad Habit' (572ci) in a drag race against Nigel Green in his VW Beetle while competing in the 2010 Springspeed Nationals at Shakespeare County Raceway... although Tig 'red lit', his awesome wheelie more than made up for it!! 138 mph terminal speed and a 9.7 second quarter mile!!
Apologies for the shaking picture and noise... it was blowing an ice cold gale at the top of the stands!
Dodge Challenger Slow motion Wheelie
1974 Dodge Challenger Slomo Wheelie vid. Santa Pod 2010 eurofinals. By
Blackett Photography. Here the car is powered by a 572ci Wedge motor. Runs
mid 9's @ full weight (3850lb +). To make the caltracks work you need
plenty of front end lift, bump stops were removed and frames notched to get
almost 6 1/2 inches of travel. Something Chrysler never designed that
suspension for I'd guess. We've since improved the bump steer by replacing
parts and resetting the camber / castor as the front has aftermarket parts
and plenty of adjustment.
In reality it's difficut to fully eliminate without going to a strut type
front end, though some people appear to have done it on stock stuff, it
seems to be a common chrysler trait. Check out the superstock video's from
the '70s and most Mopars do it also check out my other real time wheelie
vids you see that the wobble lasts only a fraction of a second.
Thanks for the comments.
900hp 1972 Dodge Challenger OO...OO
~ Engine = 1977 440 out of an RV .
~ 440 block is bored .030 over to 4.350" ..
~ Stroked to 500 cubic inches using 4.15" stroke..
~ 6.760" I-Beam rods with ARP 12pt cap bolts..
~ 1/2 inch main girdle integrated with BCR billet main caps..
~ ARP studs with 12pt nuts..
~ Ross Racing billet pistons, dished - 32cc's for a 8.7:1 compression ratio
~ Edelbrock Performer RPM Heads with 84cc chambers...
~ Comp Cams Hydraulic Roller Cam .550 lift with 214 degrees lobe
~ Custom built blow-thru Holley carb with Boost referenced fuel pressure regulator.
~ 1000 gph fuel pump.
~ Methanol Injection
~ F1 Procharger @ ? PSI
~ Currently revs to 6,500 rpm..
~ MSD 6-BTM
Wheels = Vintage Wheel Works V48 - 17 X 8 Front. . . 17 X 12 Rear
Tires = Nitto NTO1 245/45/17 Fronts with 315/35/17 Rears..
Brakes = Wilwood 13inch cross/drilled slotted rotors ... 4 piston calipers
front & rear..
Transmission= Rebuilt Torqueflight A-727 with Kevlar clutches... and
retuned front + rear shift bands...
Suspension mods are coming soon ///
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Driver: Will G.
Owner Will G.
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Grand National single turbo 1,500 horsepower dale cherry
A video from bowling Green, Ky 5-18-2002 Single turbo stage 2 V6 4.1 liter. Killer sounding turbo. On this run, wheels up launch while
spinning. Dale said it also spun the last 300 feet or so. 1500 horsepower, full steel car
except the hood! full frame. built and tuned by Dale Cherry of Hatboro,Pa
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