http://www.v8tvshow.com - We turned to the Pontiac pros at Butler Performance for insight on building Splitter's street / strip / road course engine. This one has to do it all, so the parts need to be carefully chosen to get the job done. David Butler takes us through the parts and explaines his choices.
Splitter 1970 Trans Am Drag Strip Pass V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - Part of our 1970 Pontiac Trans Am's dual
personality is drag strip performance, and Splitter delivers on the track.
Here Brett Evans pilots the car to a 9.28 / 147 mph pass in a recent
street car drag event.
1970 Trans Am "Splitter" First Start V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - Project "Splitter" 1970 Trans Am finally comes to
life! Brett Evans and crew install it's new Coan turbo 400 transmission, TCI Torque Convertor, and
the Gear Vendors Overdrive unit. First drive is not far off!
1970 Pontiac Trans Am "Splitter" Engine Pre-Install V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - The engine's been tuned, the parts are all
together... now Brett takes us through Splitter's engine bay and the 541
Pontiac with all the accessories from March, Edelbrock, MSD, and Butler
Performance all installed. Brett also points out some tricks to install
large-tube Hooker Headers on the big All Pontiac.com block. It won't be
long before the key is turned!
1970 Pontiac Trans Am "Splitter": First Drive V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - Splitter is all back together and it was finally
time to take to the streets! Brett Evans toured us around with the 1970
Pontiac Trans Am clone through some quite backroads, but it's hard to be
inconspicuous in a borderline race car! We'll be at the track soon to
get some real numbers, both at the drag strip and on the road course.
1970 Pontiac Trans Am "Splitter" Part 2 - Suspension V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - The transformation of Project Splitter begins
with a quick mini-tub job to gain clearance for the larger rear tires,
followed by a major overhaul of the front suspension. Splitter now sits
on Global West tubular upper and lower control arms, QA1 coil-over shocks
and springs, Baer brakes, CCW Wheels, and Toyo Tires.
1970 Pontiac Trans Am "Splitter" Build Part 1 -V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - Project "Splitter" begins as we find a clean 1970
Pontiac Trans-Am clone as the foundation for the multi-purpose road race /
drag racer called Splitter. Builder Brett Evans takes us through the
concept of the car and the beginnings of the project.
Pontiac Performance Tips from Butler Performance V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - Certain engine builders specialize in specific
brands, and for Pontiac power, Butler Performance is in the forefront.
We visited Butler to get the lowdown on the latest in hi-po parts for
Pontiac V8s and to spec out a motor for project "Splitter." Here, David
Butler takes us through the shop and brings us up to speed on the latest in
KRE WARP 6 headed 535 cid Pontiac engine idel on dyno
This is the fist KRE WARP 6 headed 535 cid Pontiac engine at idel on the Dyno. This engine is
built using a K&M Performance Parts MR-1 block, with KRE's canted valve
WARP 6 cylinder heads. This is a fully machined casting with water jackets
that flows over 400 cfm as cast. This is the ULTIMATE Pontiac cylinder
Turbo "S71" Olds Engine Build Video BTR Performance Part 4 V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com/enginedvd - This is the fourth in a multi-part
series covering the custom 422 cubic-inch stroker engine build performed by
master engine builder Bill Trovato at BTR Performance for our turbocharged 1971 Olds project called the "S71".
In this installment, Trovato installs the piston rings on the pistons and
installs the pistons and rods on the crankshaft. Although this video
series features and Olds engine, the valuable, race-proven techniques shown
by Trovato apply to any performance engine build.
Nelson Racing Engines SEMA 2008 V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - Nelson Racing Engines has been building
high-level turbo engines for over a
decade, and Tom Nelson and crew are not slowing down any time soon. Tom
took a few minutes at the 2008 SEMA show to bring us up to speed on their
new intake manifolds and their problem-solving asymmetric turbo housings. The turbo housings are one of those common sense ideas
that will really simplify installation of twin turbo systems.
Pontiac 350 - 350 Horsepower For Less Than $500.00
A short video describing the modifications done to the 65,000 original mile
Pontiac 350 engine in my 1975 Formula. Using heads, cam, pushrods, rocker
arms and an intake that I had laying around, this Pontiac 350 developed 353
horsepower and 385
lbs/ft of Torque, for less than $500.00 invested.