1971 Pontiac Ventura II w/400 Pontiac engine making 430+ HP 11 seconds...
1971 Ventura II, Pontiac 400, TH350 w/Redneck 3500 converter, Ford 9" with
two third members 3.70 trac-loc and 4.30 full spool.
Engine .030 1971 Pontiac 400, oem 6.625" rods, oem "N" crank turned
.010/.010, Comp Cams XE284H cam w/Crower cam saver lifters, and 1.60 Comp
Cams Pro Magnum roller rockers. 1968 #16 heads, milled .035 to get 71cc
chambers 2.11/1.77 valves. I ported the heads flowing 240+ cfm. Pro-Form
850 double pumper on a ported Torker II intake. Heads and Intake matched to
the RA4 gaskets size fully blended.
Ancient "ICE" brand Nitrous kit from the
early 1980's, later bought out by Barry Grant re-named Nitrous Works plate kit.
Big Burnouts: 1964 Pontiac Catalina Safari - /BIG MUSCLE
If you haven't figured it out by now, we love wagons on this show. To some
they're a misunderstood breed, but to those in the know, they're amazing.
Not only were the wagons of yesteryear known for their styling, but their
capacity to haul as much cargo as a modern day pickup. This 1964 Pontiac
Catalina Safari started off life as a Police Wagon, but was transformed by
its owner into the kick-ass, tire-shredding monster you see here. With a
Nelson Racing Engines 468 cid big-block under the hood, some updated
suspension bits and a killer look, this big green machine is
outside-the-box styling at its best.
• Mike Artman
10 second 68 Firebird Sacramento Raceway 1987
This 68 Firebird was my first car purchased when I was 17 in 1977. The car
is currently undergoing a frame-off restoration.
At the time this video was taken in 1987 it was powered by a 455 Pontiac
The best ¼ mile performance was an ET of 10.87 and a MPH of 124.83 WITHOUT
the aid Nitrous oxide.
The heads are ported factory cast iron D-Ports cast# 48.
Crankshaft is factory 455
Rods are factory 73/74 455 Super-Duty
Camshaft is a Cam Dynamics solid flat-tappet with .618/.644" lift (1.65
rockers) 265/275 @.050 duration
Advertised duration is 312/322 int/exh
Pistons are Ross flat-tops yielding 12:1 compression ratio with the 69cc
Carburetion is 2 660cfm Holley center squirters mounted on a Doug
Nash/Warrior tunnel-ram manifold.
The differential is a Dana 60 with a 4.10 ratio gear set