Targa Tasmania 2013: Hunter Holden VL Walkinshaw Highlights
Adam and David Kaplan thrill the crowds at Targa Tasmania 2013 receiving
the official title # One Hoons for the event. Despite breaking a couple of
rockers, the team had a good run and as you can see, a lot of fun. Enjoy,
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V8 Cars - Holden Torana Standing Start - Targa Tasmania 2011 Australia
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Holden Torana Loud Standing Start - Targa Tasmania 2011 Australia. Very,
very loud video of the start line. I could barely hear myself above the
engine noise. This is what you would call a muscle car in the United
States, like a Camaro
or Ford Mustang. Australia
loves producing their version of the American muscle car. I really love the
comments from everyone below about how good this sounds! This is obviously
a highly modified V8 car (or Muscle car) that sounds fantastic! The way
cars should sound me thinks!
I've written about this elsewhere on another related Holden Torana video
ripping down the road as fast as possible. Anyway, the Holden Torana is a
circa 1970's muscle car. Was great listening to the car at the starting
line here, even though I now suffer from industrial deafness! I was right
next to this beast! Back in the 1970s (yes, well over 40 years ago), the
Holden Torana was a very popular road car in Australia. It was small in
size, but had a large, loud and noisy V8 engine (called a 308) which gave
it a high power to weight ratio. Many car enthusiasts have maintained their
Toranas until this day so some of them now are collectors items and are
highly sought after by Holden fans. This was the General Motors Holden
weapon used against the massive Ford Falcon, and this is a rivalry that
exists until today
In the Targa Tasmania, there are many different categories of cars,
including ones of different capacities, sizes and eras. This can range from
classic cars to supercars like Ferraris and Lamborghinis. Petrol head
heaven! The Targa Tasmania takes place all over the state of Tasmania
around April of each year. This is quite different to dirt based rallies,
as this rally occurs on public tarmac roads and cars must be able to be
registered to be driven on public roads.
I stood next to this car at the starting line and I could barely hear
myself speak. Turning the speakers up to maximum goes nowhere near the
crazy noise that this sounds like in real life!
And this is a fast car, considering the age and era of where this comes
from. I think the driver has souped up this car a lot just for the noise
Holden is also a subsidiary of the General Motors organisation. The Holden
Torana was also designed, engineered and built in Australia. It was
famously driven by the legendary Peter Brock who won a number of Bathurst
1000 titles, which is an endurance race for touring cars that has been held
for decades and is usually a battle between Holden and Ford.
So anyway, for the fast car fans out there in petrol head land, enjoy this
very short but sweet video of a V8 Holden Torana revving it's guts out at
the starting line. I'll never forget listening to this loud V8 muscle car,
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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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Taking The 285 Ton Anode The Last Mile
Here we see the 285 ton anode running it's last mile of a trip that started
in Salt Lake City, UT. In the first scene we see the Precision Heavy Haul
team making the turn from Arizona Highway 188 onto the US 60 in Claypool,
AZ. I thought this turn was going to be a troublesome one for them, but
you could tell this wasn't their first rodeo! Arizona DPS officers blocked
off the intersection and within 5 minutes the anode was through and traffic
was flowing again. Scene two shows the load entering the Freeport McMoRan
mine complex in Miami, AZ. An interesting thing to note, is as the load is
climbing the very steep grade at the mine, the driver of the lead truck
lifts the rear most and unpowered axle on his rig for more traction on his
drive axles. The entire set up was reported to be 225 feet long, with the
anode itself weighing 285 tons. This was shot on 8-16-11.
Walkinshaw 497 Review
The Walkinshaw 497 is the most powerful V8 the Holden hot shop has ever
built. Slamming down 497kW and 955Nm, this sports sedan is evil.
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Supercharged 5.0l holden
This is a quick video of a MWS Supercharged 5.0l in a VR commodore, the car
has a stock engine that has had a cam, springs and a set of custom head
gaskets. Car also has a rebuilt 4l60e trans with a std converter, 3.08 LSD
diff and a full custom Exhaust. For
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STREET LEGAL LEVELS TO BE ABLE TO USE THE VEHICLE LEGALLY ON THE ROADS OF
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Targa Tasmania 2014 - Prologue Highlights
The highlights from Prologue Day at Targa Tasmania 2014.
Temco George Town Prologue has been a Targa institution since 1994 and sets
the running order for the rest of the Targa Tasmania event. Outright winner
this year was Jason White in his new EXO IX RS.
How to build a Rotary Bridge Port engine
FullBoost Tech Files, Ep 1 ~ Rebuild
and Bridgeport of a 13B rotary engine @ Mr Parts.
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run through the steps involved in bridge porting the engine, then assembly,
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2000 HP Commodore VL at NRE. New 441(7.2L) SBC Beast! NRE TV episode 191. Nelson Racing Engines.
First of all, thank you all for pushing us past 30,000 subscribers! The
best is yet to come from NRE. This new small block engine uses NRE's big
88 MM Mirror turbos; that's unusual.
Look how quickly this engine glows the headers! It means business, yet it
is streetable. Keep in mind this engine is not from NRE's Warrior Series.
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40psi boost Nissan RB30 ~ BT-1 turbo Commodore
Bill's Holden Commodore VL BT-1 turbo
getting a hard workout on the Dyno. The car features a high
output 3L Nissan RB30 SOHC forged engine by Loui's Performance Services.
Goodies include a Garrett GTX42R turbo,
Loui's plenum, MicroTech E98 ethanol fuel system, ICE Ignition system with
power being driven through a Powerglide 2-speed transmission. The car has
previously run 9.3 at over 150mph with less power. Dyno tuned at CK Automotive,
EDIT: Since this video was taken Bill's car has run 8.9 @ 160mph.
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Insidious ~ Monster vs Human
Bathurst 1987: That Old Brocky Magic
Another from the vault - and a clip from what turn out (eventually) to be
Peter Brock's ninth and last Bathurst win. Coming home third on the day,
the "winning" and "second place" Eggenberger Texaco Ford Sierra's were
firstly cleared of having illegal fuel by the Tuesday after the race, but
found to have illegally modified wheel arches and associated body work to
allow them to run larger tyres on their cars. It took until June 1988, but
Brock was declared the winner - but in this sequence in the rain in the
closing laps of the race, we are reminded just how good the man was.
Absolutely superlative car control, mixed with the happy-go-lucky mind of
the man. Pure Brock magic!
1500hp Supercharged VL Commodore.
Motorvation Perth, Car was said to have around 2000hp but i said 1500hp to
be safe. The audio quality was bad at the start but gets better at the end.
Ultimate Oz Rocket! 2014 HSV Gen-F GTS Attacks Bathurst! Epic Drives Ep. 24
From its thunderous, 577-hp supercharged V-8 to its massive brakes and
bodacious bod, Holden's wicked new HSV Gen-F GTS stands alone as
Australia's ultimate performance sedan. Once again making the 7500-mile
trip to Oz, host Arthur St. Antoine joins Motor Trend's native Aussie,
Angus MacKenzie, to wring out HSV's four-door beast on the writhing roads
outside Sydney. From there, it's on to "the Nurburgring of Australia"--the
treacherous Mount Panorama Circuit at Bathurst--where the GTS cuts loose
around the famed race track in the company of one of its most successful
Bathurst competitors of its time.
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