Mitsubishi L300 VR4 Turbo Van Drag Racing at Meremere Dragstrip, New Zealand
Night speed drag wars @ Fram Autolite Dragway, Meremere, New Zealand.
First time down the track in 6 years. Old PB was 14.8.
Managed a 14.3. Its a start.
Engine: Stock 2L 4g63 DOHC turbo, from a
1991 Mitsubishi VR4
510cc Evo3 Injectors
ECU: Stock VR4 ECU with a MapECU2 piggyback
Greddy Profec B Electronic Boost
turbo: TD05H with 20g wheel (Evo3
38mm Tial Wastegate
Gearbox: Standard 2L L300 (5 Speed Column Shift)
Heavy duty standard clutch
Wheels/Tyres: Diezel Drift 17x8 Rims
235/45 Toyo R888 semi slick tyres
Diff: 2L LWB L300 housing/axles/diff head modified to an LSD.
Tuned by Glen Suckling, GDS Automotive Ltd
10-second plumbers Van
Andrew Barlett's Chev powered Mitsubishi plumbers work van. This rig went
on to run as quick as 9.20 at 155mph over the quarter mile with a home made
Footage is from May 2004.
More info here: http://www.fullBoost.com.au/feature_car.php?storyId=474&p=1
Toyota Hiace V8 turbo Van
Bert Willemsen's Toyota Hiace transport Van has run a best time of
8.9-seconds at 154mph over the quarter mile. Power comes from a Garrett turbocharged small block Chev 383ci LT1 V8
engine equiped with a dry ice Intercooler and MoTeC fuel injection.
Drive is through a ProTrans Powerglide and Pro 9in rear end. The engine is
mounted under the driver.
The Toyota is presently for sale: http://www.fullBoost.com.au/forum/showthread.php?t=13319
9-second plumbers van vs 8-second WRX
Tony Rigoli Performance Subaru WRX racing at Heathcote Park. This car still
retains an AWD system but is using an automatic transmission vs one wild
Mitsubishi Van. The van is running a Nitrous assisted small bock V8 Chev engine.