Holden Commodore VX SS Nitrous assisted 408ci LS1 power using Higgins Race cylinder heads. Car still retains the OEM rear end (IRS).
Calder Park, Victoria, Australia.
10-second LS1 Street Commodore built in 2 weeks
Mark Sass has transformed this once V6 nugget VX Holden Commodore into a tough 10-second street car in a mere two weeks. The 3.8L V6 was ditched in favour of a 346ci LS1 engine, with the only internal change being a Nitrous spec camshaft. Other modifications include a 200hp Nitrous system, FAST intake manifold, Holden 3.7:1 LSD rear end (still retains factory IRS) and a turbo400 3spd transmission.
Mark drove the car to Calder Park on skinny MT 235 Drag Radials, ran a solid 10.3-second pass and drove home, the car's best MPH was 133mph.
Calder Park V8s Part 1 - April 3rd 2010
Heaps of 8-second V8s here. Inlcudes Mick McGrath's 1TUFLJ running an 8.0/170, Mick Brody's LH running an 8.8 and making it his second car in the Mod-street Aspirated top 10.
Full Throttle at Sydney Drag Way - Rotor vs Piston MEGA MIX!!
Twin turbos on a V8 RULE!! as to Craigs 20B PP NA RX3... awesome night at the office again for us g33ks!! we thought we would share some piston action in our new videos to come so that you guys can see what really happens behind the scenes of a Full Throttle Friday!! More info and write up coming soon to http://www.rotorg33k.com
727 Cubic Inches and Australian Tire Smoke! - Roadkill Episode 10
On this episode of Roadkill, there's endless burnouts and powerskids as David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan of HOT ROD magazine are on the loose in Australia with 727ci of Sonny Leonard hemi-headed madness. The massive big-block makes 1,275 horsepower between the fenders of a 2006 Holden HSV VE Clubsport R8. In American, that's like a Pontiac G8. This display of overkill is the product of "Gup," the promoter of the Powercruise series of events in Australia, New Zealand, and Minnesota (USA) where tire smoke is the rule. On the show, you'll see tire fire from Gup's infamous "Elvis" '74 Holden HQ, from his 727ci Clubbie, from a 1,500ci diesel semi truck, and from Downunder's most throttle-happy petrolheads on both coasts. The miracle is that Freiburger and Finnegan aren't still in an Aussie jail. Of course, that might have been less punishing than the 30-hour flight home.
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LS1 twin turbo SS Ute - 8s on IRS
Tim Perry's HP-F 408ci twin turbo LS1 V8 powered Holden SS Ute runs a personal best pass of 8.73 at 161mph. The car still retains an IRS rear end.
1000+ hp 2007 holden ve gts with nos
1000+ hp 2007 holden ve gts with nos
LQ9 6.7-litre (408ci) Chev iron block, 030 forged pistons, 102mm stroke Callies crankshaft, I-beam rods, ARP main studs, high-volume oil pump, dual timing chain, custom grind cam, ported and polished L98 heads, stainless valves, heavy duty valve springs, Yella Terra roller rockers, cosmetic head gaskets, Vortech V7 YSI race Supercharger kit, 125mm Intercooler, custom air intake, 50mm Gilmour crank drive, Vortech Mondo bypass valve, 8-rob belt, 3.5-inch piping, Difillipo extractors, twin three-inch Exhaust system, 3.5-inch quad stainless tips, three Bosch 522kW (700hp) external fuel pumps, Bosch in-tank lifter pump, custom surge tank, dash-8 lines, Speedflow fittings, billet alloy fuel rails, 1000cc injectors, NOS 149kW (200hp) Nitrous system, NOS purge kit, LS2 coil packs, MSD leads, custom PWR radiator, reprogrammed ECU, custom stainless cans, full custom engine bay detailing
Australian Holden LX Torana LS1 running here in California latest updates
My Torana, LS1 with Edelbrock intake, big brakes, 6 speed, Exhaust I built, a/c, power windows, remote locks, custom 18" wheels, upgraded suspension, etc.
I did all of the work including electrical, engine swap, cooling system, hidden a/c stuff, fuel system, suspension and the rest of the build.
I imported it years ago (and others since), but this one has been my favorite!)