Dodge Caravan Turbocharged Drag Racing Racelegal.com 4-6-2012
Race your ride at qualcomm stadium at racelegal.com how about a dodge caravan turbocharged drag racing and very fast.
Generation I Caravans used the Chrysler S platform, which was closely related to the K-cars, Dodge Aries and Plymouth Reliant. There were three trim levels on the Generation I Caravan: base, mainstream SE, and upscale LE. The Caravan was on Car and Driver magazine's Ten Best list for 1985. All trim levels were also available in a slightly longer body, called the Grand Caravan, which allowed significantly more cargo space behind the rear seat. Most of the interior trim, controls, and instrumentation were borrowed from the K-car, leading to a very "car-like" interior look and feel. Coupled with the lower floor that the front-wheel-drive design allowed, this helped to make the Caravan seem more like a large station wagon than a van, enticing many buyers who would not have otherwise been comfortable driving a van.
The vans came equipped for seven passengers in three rows of seating, putting it between a typical twelve-passenger/four-row full-size van and a six-passenger/two-row large sedan. 2 bucket seats with attached armrests and open floor space between them in the front, a 2 person bench seat in the second row, and a 3 person bench seat in the back row. The two bench seats in the rear were independently removable, and the large 3 person bench could also be installed in the 2nd row location via a second set of attachment points on the van's floor, ordinarily hidden with snap-in plastic covers. This configuration allowed for conventional 5 person seating with a sizable cargo area in the rear. The latching mechanisms for the benches were very intuitive and easy to operate. The act of moving the seats, however, typically required 2 adults, and lifting them back into the van was a very awkward procedure. An 8-passenger model with a bench front seat accommodating a middle front passenger was offered in the SE trim level in 1985 only, and was not repeated due to poor sales.
Safety features were typical of vans of the era, and consisted of 3-point seat belts for the front two passengers, with simple lap belts for the rear 5. The rear seats had no headrests, while front seats with non-adjustable headrests came only on the LE and in conjunction with vinyl upholstery on the SE. Base models and cloth-trimmed SEs did without front headrests which were not mandated due to the van's "light truck" legal status. Side-impact reinforcements were, and were at all seating positions front and rear. Airbags or ABS were not available.
Access to the rear rows of seating was by a large sliding door on the passenger side. The sliding door allowed easier access in a confined suburban garage, compared to the double doors found on most full-size vans of the era. Because only one sliding door was offered, the smaller 2nd row bench seat was installed off center, shifted to the drivers side of the van, to allow easy passenger access to the 3rd row seat. The cargo area behind the rear seat was very limited on the standard short body model, however, the seat could be adjusted forward in 2 increments, the first of which removed roughly 6 inches (150 mm) of legroom from the back row passengers, and the second of which would push the bench all the way to the back of the 2nd row, making the seats unusable. The seatback of the rear bench could also be folded forward, providing a flat cargo shelf. The smaller 2nd row bench was not adjustable, nor foldable; it could only be removed entirely.
Cargo access to the rear was via a hatchback, similar to the one on the K-Car station wagons. The hatch was hinged at the top and held open by gas struts, and it was the source of much confusion among Caravan owners. It could only be released by the key, or by a button on the driver's control panel; it did not have a traditional door handle. Once the hatch had been "popped", the key could be removed, and the hatch lifted by a handhold above the license plate holder. However, many owners did not identify the handhold area, and instead used the turned key as a handle to lift the hatch, resulting in many broken keys.
Rat Rod Hot Rod Drag Racing RaceLegal.com 4-6-2012
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interesting cars show up to race on the 1/8 mile like this very cool "hot
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Imports Drag Racing Race Your Ride Racelegal.com 4-6-2012
Friday night drag racing fast and hot imports nissang gtr, honda civic,
1992 mitsubushi gtx all wheel drive
Latest Race Winners -- Friday, April 6th, 2012:BEST REACTION TIME
Richard Braganza -- 1992 Honda Prelude -- R/T .505
FAST STREET QUICKEST ET 2nd PLACE
Richard Braganza --1992 Honda Prelude R/T .505 ET 9.546 @ 78.25 mph
STREET STOCK QUICKEST ET 1st PLACE
Raymond Hughes --1993 Nissan Skyline R/T 1.161 ET 10.165 @ 73.17 mph
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Crew Start Up, Engine, Test Drive and In Depth Review
In this video I give a full in depth tour of the 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan
Crew. I take viewers on a close look through the interior and exterior of
this van while showing details, over viewing of features, and noting unique
styling cues to the vehicle itself. I also show the engine and the details
of it, start it up and see how it sounds under acceleration. A thorough
tour/review of this van designed to give others a greater overall
appreciation of the vehicle.
2012 Dodge Caravan
Dodge Grand Caravan is a force to be reckoned with on the streets. It's
entirely budget friendly, offering every driver a fuel optimizer feature
that helps improve fuel economy. Stop in the see the 2012 Dodge Grand
Caravan at Lambert Auto Sales in Claremont, NH.
dodge caravan noisy steering DIY fix
The 3rd and 4rth generation dodge caravans Are notorious for developing
loud and hard power steering. Most people think that it is either the pump
or the rack but it is probably just the screen built into the power
steering reservoir. Dodge uses inferior hoses that start to degrade after
about 50,000 miles and that material plugs the screen causing the pump to
starve for fluid.
Your best bet is to change the reservoir and hoses but this little fix
should get you through another 50,000 miles or so.
500-1500hp STREET RACING | Colorado Cash Days!!!
With $1200 at stake, some of Colorado's baddest street cars came out to
battle it out on the streets to see who had what it takes to take home the
CASH at Colorado's Mini Cash Days street race!
Cars entered in the race - $100 buy in per car
- LSx Swapped Nitrous Mazda RX7 FD
- Nitrous Fox Body Mustang
- TWO 550hp 1G Talon DSM
- 650hp Chevy Nova
- 685hp 1G Eclipse / Talon
- 760hp Blown Ford Coupe
- 850hp turbo Pontiac Firebird
- 950hp Nissan GT-R's (TWO)
- 1100hp Fr8train (didn't make the race)
- 1500hp turboCamaro