Michael's Valiant VE sedan is a great example of a true old school street driven muscle car. Powered by an all motor stroker 360/408ci Chrysler V8 engine, the car has run a best time of 11.14 in full street trim.
Heathcote Park Raceway, Australia
Drag Crash - Stooge V8 Torana
Chris Theo was very lucky to escape unscathed from this unfortunate
accident at Heathcote Park. The very well built V8 powered Holden LX
hatchback Torana didn't fare so well.
Ford XR6 turbo - ICER Dyno-Mite Performance
powered Ford Falcon BA XR6 4L turbo runs
into the 10s on radials at Heathcote Park Raceway.
40psi BOOST Powerskid ~ COLEYZ VL Commodore
Shaun isn't afraid to thrash his Garrett turbo equipped Nissan RB30 powered Holden VL
Commodore. Recent changes include the switch to a Haltech EFI system with
current power around 700hp to the wheels.
Easter Car Mania, Winton Motor Raceway Australia - April 20th 2014
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ONBOOST Holden LS2 V8 turbo Ute
Brendan's VS Commodore Ute runs easy tens thanks to a GM LS2 6L V8 engine
conversion. Boosted by a Master
Power T70 turbo, power is fed through a
T700 transmission to 26x8.5in slicks. The car has also gone 10.57 on 235 ET
NASCAR Powered Valiant Dyno at 9000rpm
Listen to the sweet, sweet sound of the NASCAR-powered Valiant on the Dyno at Summernats 27.
For you American visitors, the 1970 Valiant is built on the Dodge/Plymouth
VE Valiant VIP 1968, Barn find in UK, engine start after 25 years
Originally published on Nov 29, 2012. Video modified Feb 2013.
A very few of these Chrysler cars made in Australia were imported into UK
in late 1960's. Shares a lot of parts with the US Dodge Dart. 273 cubic
inch V8 engine (about 4.4L). This was actually smallest of the Chrysler
small-block engines. This car was sold in Cardiff around 1970. Had been in
mint condition with 32K miles on clock until around 2 to 4 years ago when
left outside in British rain. Lots of surface rust but all panels are
sound. No welding needed.
Drained oil. New oil. Oil down bores. Oil on rockers. Checked engine
turned. Starter changed. Starter relay fixed. Spun engine with plugs out.
Found a few distributor problems which were fixed. Checked for sparks then
went for a first engine start after many years standing.
Rigged up temporary fuel supply to carb (funnel and hose seen in video) as
petrol from tank smelled like varnish so could damage engine if used. Very
cold winter evening.
Feb 2013: Second half of this video taken when engine running sweetly after
a lot more work and a small incident with burning petrol. Putting petrol
down the carb is OK most of the time but it CAN (and did) catch fire if
Lots more still photos of the ongoing work here:
Plymouth Duster 1970 426 stroker
Spec. stroker kit from Ohio crankshaft
Bigs, 950 stage 5 carb.
Intake Indy, 360-14-3 oval 4150 single plane.
W2-W5 Race cylinder heads.
TTI (Tube technologies, inc ) W2-1-7/8" race headers-
Harland Sharp, heavy wall rocker set.
Comp, roller camshaft.
Comp, roller lifters.
JE pistons 360 wedge
Fuel pump Clay Smith Engineering
CRT 727 Super pro Transmission
Outlaw shifter Trans brake
Exhaust 3" Summit +
drive shaft Mancini Racing.
Dana rear end with 4.11 gears
BLOKY - NASCAR-Powered Valiant Burnout
Check out Daniel Blok's VG Valiant. He's found himself a 358ci Dodge NASCAR
engine complete with P7 heads and a dry sump set-up. It makes around 800hp
at the crank and sounds fantastic when he gets it up over that 8000rpm
mark. Mopar porn at it's finest.
Pissed Off Valiant
This 1969 Plymouth Valiant was built by Greening Auto Company. The engine
is a 6.4 Hemi, with 8stack injection, running on a Holley Efi that was
tuned by Carma Performance.
1969 Plymouth Valiant "Pissed Off"
A 1969 Plymouth Valiant "Pissed Off" built Greening Auto Company....No
doubt this is coolest Plymouth Valiant I have ever seen....I shot it at the
Good Guy's PPG Nationals 2013...a great show...Make sure you follow me so
that you don't miss any of the other cool videos I shot at this show!!
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Start: $400 - Finish: Mean Green MOPAR: Violent Valiant - /BIG MUSCLE
The Plymouth Valiant was never meant to be a muscle car. It was never meant
to be fast, overly attractive or go around corners. Loved by grandparents
and college professors alike, the Valiant was the go-to car for those who
wanted smooth reliable transport. Owner Shannon Hudson bought this Valiant
for $400.00 and after 20 years of ownership and a few different versions,
built it into one of the coolest MOPAR A Bodies we've ever seen.
• Shannon Hudson
7 Second Australian 1972 Valiant Charger
Not a car you see in the US that often, John Faraone's 4200lbs 572ci Twin
88mm turbo powered 1972 Valiant Charger
layed down some serious passes on Drag Week, especially the last day when
he overcame some tuning issues and broke into the 7's! We love seeing
people come from overseas to enjoy this insane event, especially when they
come from the opposite side of the world!
Car built by https://www.facebook.com/pages/Faraone-Engines-Dyno-Tune/161151870627284
The 2012 Fastest Street Car in America! - HOT ROD Unlimited Episode 19
This episode of HOT ROD Unlimited screams with action from 200-mph street
cars at one of the most grueling events in all of motorsports: HOT ROD Drag
Week, presented by Gear Vendors. This is the most brutal test anywhere of
real drag-racing, street-driven cars, as the competitors hit the road for
1,400 miles to race five times at four different drag strips in five days
in a battle to post the lowest average elapsed time at the end of the week.
The winner is crowned the HOT ROD Fastest Street Car in America. In this
video, we'll follow the chase for that title in Drag Week's most outrageous
class, called Unlimited. Imagine cars that run 7 seconds in the quarter
mile, in excess of 200 mph, and then drive on public roads—in the rain,
over potholes, whatever it takes—to make it to the next race day to do it
again. Five times. Ever see a 2,800-horsepower car hauling its
own trailer full of tools and parts? You will here. When you wonder how the
staff of HOT ROD could ever make the statement that a Lamborghini Aventador
"isn't $400,000 fast," this video will prove why with legit American street
cars in a battle of speed and survival.
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1969 D100 slant six cam break in.
Breaking in the cam on the new 225. Yes that is a Chevy alternator and GM
HEI unit above the coil. The one thing Mopar could never get right was the
You can see what the truck currently looks like here....
101mm TURBO CTS-V - 1200hp Cadillac!!!
This was probably the NUTTIEST car we encountered at the Pikes Peak Air
Strip Attack - this 1170hp 101mm turbo
equipped Cadillac CTS-V was turning heads everywhere it went. Hop into the
passenger seat as we race down the 1/2 mile raceway at over 180 mph!