Swedish V8 fanatic Tommy Tiger's latest joy ride, a US built street race Cuda 1970. Weighs 1.090 kg without driver. 4-link chassie with Funny car cage. Coilovers, adjustable specifically for this car. Flip front, doors, boot. Aluminium interior. New Good Year slicks, 33.5 - 15 -15. Best ET 8,68. 1,18 in 60 foot. Never been used with gas. Only 2 competitions ran in 2009. ENGINE SPECS: Chrysler 496 cui, 798 hp / 712 lb/ft, 6800 rpm. Coated headers. New fluid damper, aluminium water pump. MSD 7AL3, 2-step module. GEARBOX: Chrysler Coan 727 Transbrake. Full race prepared 3 geared box. New 9" Coan Max-Perf CNC Billet Converter (New 1250$). Stall speed 4000 rpm. Specially built converter for this car. Plans are to put a Hemi 528 Blower Engine in the car 2010.
Nascar in Sweden - 650 hp NOICE machine!
Car lunatic Tommy Tiger has imported a Nascar racer, a Monte Carlo.
NASCAR / Late Model Chevrolet 2004 Monte Carlo for Asfalt & Road Racing
Weight 2300 Lbs
5,8 liters, 358" Nascar Chevy aprox. 650 Hp
Dubble MSD 6 Ignition
40 liters Gasoline tank
4-Speed, 3-Disc Clutch
Winters quick change Rearend
Top Speed 350 Km/h +
26 - 10 - 15 Slicks
70 Double Blown GTO
My 1970 GTO with two blowers. It's 474ci Pontiac engine with a 8-71 blower
on top of a 6-71 blower. This is from the last day of being double blown.
I'm going to one single 8-71 blower and going racing. The front clip was
removed to make it easier to work on. The reason for the double blowers was
not as a power enhancement like many ASSume. I stacked the blowers to have
a car that stood out in the crowd. Most Pro Street cars were starting to
blend together. If you seen one, you had seen them all. That wasn't the
case with this GTO. Al someone had to say was "The double blower GTO" and
people knew which car. I was told it couldn't be done, so I attempted it
and it worked. It stayed that way for almost 2 years. I knew a twin turbo setup would make more HP. I knew I could
have run a 14-71 blower and made more power. That wasn't the point. I
wanted to be different than the other cars in the parking lot, I did that
now it's time to ove on. For all those people who don't understand why,
I'm not going to try and explain it to you anymore. Get over it. I didn't
expect EVERYONE to love it. But you won't forget it.
LMC Super Cuda 200 MPH!
log onto www.legendarymotorcar.com to see photos of the build!
Lady Luck was on our side last week as the Legendary Team made its way to
the Chrysler Proving Grounds in Chelsea, Michigan.
An all night drive through a snow storm saw us pull into the proving
grounds parking lot at the crack of dawn. It was cold and overcast but no
sign of rain or snow. It looked like the weather would cooperate, the next
hurdle was having MOPAR engineers check out the Cuda. The car passed with
flying colors, testament to the sweat and dedication put in by everyone at
Legendary over the last year.
Then it was off to the black lake for some real world handling tests in
preparation for the 4.75 mile oval and a crack a breaking the 200 mph mark.
Both the Cuda and the Enzo look impressive on the track but once the sun
began to come out late that morning the setting was perfect for our high
speed run. I think we captured some spectacular footage of a once in a life
After a brief mishap, when the Cuda lost its windshield trim at 190 mph,
Peter was ready to go. We could hear the Cuda coming long before we could
see her, as the cars went by they sounded like jet fighters. Top speed 208
mph with still some leftwe did it!