727 Cubic Inches and Australian Tire Smoke! - Roadkill Episode 10
On this episode of Roadkill, there's endless burnouts and powerskids as
David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan of HOT ROD magazine are on the loose in
Australia with 727ci of Sonny Leonard hemi-headed madness. The massive
big-block makes 1,275 horsepower between the
fenders of a 2006 Holden HSV VE Clubsport R8. In American, that's like a
Pontiac G8. This display of overkill is the product of "Gup," the promoter
of the Powercruise series of events in Australia, New Zealand, and
Minnesota (USA) where tire smoke is the rule. On the show, you'll see tire
fire from Gup's infamous "Elvis" '74 Holden HQ, from his 727ci Clubbie,
from a 1,500ci diesel semi truck, and from Downunder's most throttle-happy
petrolheads on both coasts. The miracle is that Freiburger and Finnegan
aren't still in an Aussie jail. Of course, that might have been less
punishing than the 30-hour flight home.
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1964 Ford Falcon / $100 At a Time
Shane has owned this 1964 ford falcon Sprint 2 door hardtop since 1997 when
he was 15 years old. He bought this car for $500 and made payments "$100 at
a time". The car was a shell when he got it and over the years he has
turned it into a running, and driving classic car with a Ford 302 V8 and a
5-spd manual transmission out of a Mustang 5.0.
BTA Motorsports 1000hp 'Monster' Ford F6 turbo
Just how far can you push the tried and proven Ford straight six? This is
what we try to find out with our project "Monster" F6.
The goal? A 1000hp engine in a street package. The result? 1300hp+ from the
engine with 992.8hp at the rear wheels.
For more info, check out the Project F6 build blog:
Part 1 - http://www.btamotorsports.com.au/index.php/project-xr6-1000/
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How to build a Rotary Bridge Port engine
FullBoost Tech Files, Ep 1 ~ Rebuild
and Bridgeport of a 13B rotary engine @ Mr Parts.
We have started with a stripped down 1984 Mazda RX7 13BT engine, and will
run through the steps involved in bridge porting the engine, then assembly,
to the start up in its new home, a 1972 Mazda 808 (RX3). [
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Ford XK Falcon cinema short - 1960
To mark the announcement that Ford Australia will cease local production in
2016, here's a cinema short from 1960 introducing the car on which their
fortunes rode for the last fifty or so years - the Falcon.
Wild Ford XR6 turbo!
Welcome back to the track Karman. After a 4 year absense the Ford XR6 turbo awoke first pass off the trailer. The
Falcon is still a full weight car with electric glass and factory interior.
Quickest pass for the day was an easy 9.0 at 151mph. The 4L turbo six is now using E85 fuel.