http://www.v8tvshow.com - Project "Splitter" 1970 Trans Am finally comes to life! Brett Evans and crew install it's new Coan turbo 400 transmission, TCI Torque Convertor, and the Gear Vendors Overdrive unit. First drive is not far off!
1970 Pontiac Trans Am "Splitter": First Drive V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - Splitter is all back together and it was finally time to take to the streets! Brett Evans toured us around with the 1970 Pontiac Trans Am clone through some quite backroads, but it's hard to be inconspicuous in a borderline race car! We'll be at the track soon to get some real numbers, both at the drag strip and on the road course.
Splitter 1970 Trans Am Drag Strip Pass V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - Part of our 1970 Pontiac Trans Am's dual personality is drag strip performance, and Splitter delivers on the track. Here Brett Evans pilots the car to a 9.28 / 147 mph pass in a recent street car drag event.
1970 Pontiac Trans Am "Splitter" Engine Pre-Install V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - The engine's been tuned, the parts are all together... now Brett takes us through Splitter's engine bay and the 541 Pontiac with all the accessories from March, Edelbrock, MSD, and Butler Performance all installed. Brett also points out some tricks to install large-tube Hooker Headers on the big All Pontiac.com block. It won't be long before the key is turned!
1970 Pontiac Trans Am "Splitter" Part 2 - Suspension V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - The transformation of Project Splitter begins with a quick mini-tub job to gain clearance for the larger rear tires, followed by a major overhaul of the front suspension. Splitter now sits on Global West tubular upper and lower control arms, QA1 coil-over shocks and springs, Baer brakes, CCW Wheels, and Toyo Tires.
Splitter's 541 Inch Pontiac Engine V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - We turned to the Pontiac pros at Butler Performance for insight on building Splitter's street / strip / road course engine. This one has to do it all, so the parts need to be carefully chosen to get the job done. David Butler takes us through the parts and explaines his choices.
GEAR VENDORS OVER DRIVE / WRVTV VERSION
Gear Vendors Overdrive Video with Currie Ford 9" Extreme-Duty rear end, Denny's Nitro-Ready drive-shaft and fully polished TH700-R4 reverse manual valve body transmission. Featuring Ken Bolomey of Woodlawn RV , a certified Gear Vendors installer , explaining how the Gear Vendors Overdrive system works.
1968 Charger Gear Vendors Test
A slow take off to test the Gear Vendors under/over drive in each gear. I was operating the overdrive manually. With manual steering and a manual valve body on uneven roads it is hard to hold a camera. Not bad for steering with my knee though. :) Don't do that. Forget I said that.
split shifting with a Gearvendors under/overdrive
I installed a Gearvendors under/overdrive on my 1975 Monte Carlo. This video demonstrates split-shifting between gears to keep the engine from excessive drop in RPM. It is a very mild acceleration from stop to 70 MPH in order move through all 6 gears in under 15 secons (my camera can only do 15 seconds of vid at a time)
Hell's TA - 80 Trans Am SE LS9 Super Charged ProTouring - Dyno Session
Final Dyno session putting down around 409hp to the ground and 630hp to the flywheel, with Exhaust cutouts closed. With them open, it gains another 10-15hp. This 1980 Special Edition TA, one owner car out of NY that we are just finishing up for the owner, is sporting full DSE equipment, Year One 18x12 and 18x10 snoflakes, a new LS9 crate motor, complete custom KillerPaint.com Mike Lavalle flamed hood bird and accents, Kenwoods new state of the art Double DIN DVD NAV system. Leather interior, mini tubbed, full protouring suspension, custom engine covering ,etc. We will be posting a full video of this car after completed so everyone can see all the details!