1972 chevy vega 427bbc
my vega i am building it have a full studded 427 big block with 11.5 to 1 pop ups, forged crank, closed chamber heads, roller rockers, gear drive timing, big mother thumper cam, tunnel ram and two 660 holly carb. It hase the hooker motor mount and trans mounts and hooker super comp headers. trans is a built 350 with 3500 stall. car is back half with a nine nich ford rear. is a work in progess and will post more as i do more to it.
MY 1991 S-10 DRAG TRUCK
After my s-10 was wrecked . i decided to make my truck into a drag truck . i have spent alot of time doing the conversion , because it's the first one i have built . but i am geting alot of help and ideas from frends and racers . i could have bought one cheaper , but this way i know exactaly what i have . i am curently working on the "roll cage" and hope to have another video soon .
920 horsepower Firebird Acceleration
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DT records a 1988 Pontiac Firebird with 920 horsepower and 910 ft-lbs of torque at Cars & Coffee.
Here are the specs:
'88 Pontiac Formula Firebird
400 cid SBC with a single 76mm turbo
920 hp and 910 ft-lbs at 18 psi Boost (engine Dyno)
T56 trans with Strange Engineering 12 bolt rear axle
Formula 43 RAD14 18" 3 piece wheels (made in Livonia Michigan)
Bilstein shocks/struts; Hotchkis & BMR suspension bits
Chevy Vega engine Turbocharged
This is a schnieder cammed,ported Vega engine on 12 PSI Boost. It uses a Corvair Corsa turbo in a "draw through" design.
The rubber hose you see expanding and contracting is just a radiator hose we used to fire it up. That is being replaced with hard tubing.
The nasty idle is the cam..I am going to have to run it at about 1000 rmp idle.
Boost comes on at 1200rpm. Any questions,just email me.
I have been keeping Vega engines in vegas for years.
1972 Chevrolet Vega & Ford Mustang Pass
Down in Montgomery, a 1972 Chevy Vega and a 393 stock engine Mustang see if they can race all out. Want more? PINKS All Out airs Thursdays at 8pm (5pm PT), only on SPEED.