After a few weeks of chasing an electrical demon, we were finally able to get the car stable enough to take it out and play. The car is a 1985 Shelby Charger with an upgraded A555 Transaxle. 10 pounds of Boost. Special thanks go to the guys at turbododge.com and a special thanks to NAJ from turbododge.com for all the help.
The 1986/1987 Shelby GLHS vehicles
Kazzer introduces the long overlooked low budget performance sports cars
from Caroll Shelbys Chrysler turbo days,
the 1986 Shelby GLHS (sedan) and the 1987 Shelby GLHS (coupe)
These weren't just Shelby stickered up Chryslers, the GLHS series of cars
were taken to Shelbys Whittier CA skunkworks facility where the performance
was bumped up all around and limited editions were made..
1986 GLHS's = 500 total
1987 GLHS's - 1,000 total
Dodge Shelby Charger Turbo
Picture montage of my 1985 Dodge Shelby Charger turbo purchased new in 1985 ... including window
sticker. This was the 1st car I ever owned.
GLHS Shelby Charger #742 of 1000 made
I drove this car today, and let me tell you, this is one of the most
under-rated cars every made. What a blast it was winding 2nd and 3rd gear
out! Make you wonder why they only made 1000.
1987 Shelby Charger GLHS #477 - Engine - FOR SALE BY OWNER - October, 2012
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This car has a little over 51,000 actual and documented miles at the time
of this video upload. The turbo is very
strong, does not blow any blue smoke or burn oil. The engine compartment is
still real clean. I removed the air conditioning compressor, refrigerant
lines and condenser back in 1997. The previous owner said that the
compressor seal had leaked oil (which is evident from the oil streak on the
hood blanket) and never got it repaired. Honestly, I never cared to repair
it either. Any 4-cylinder engine I've owned totally sucked when the air
conditioning compressor kicked on. But all of the parts are included. Aside
from the compressor seal, all of the other parts including the condenser
appears to be in very good shape. The Koni adjustable shocks & struts are
original and have not leaked. They work excellent (I've always had them on
the lowest setting) and include the adjustment key. The driver-side ball
joint dust boot has had a split in it since the day I owned it. I bought an
original Mopar stock ball joint with intentions on getting it replaced but
never had the time. There is a slight rattle from it but it is nothing that
I felt needed to be replaced immediately. I installed a K&N air filter,
replaced the charge air temperature sensor, resealed the valve cover the
proper way, replaced the Hall-effect sensor, and cap/rotor and wires. The
oil pan should eventually be resealed, as it shows a small drop after a
full week of driving. Again, nothing that I would say needs to be done
right away. With the Mopar Performance Stage II computer, I've installed
Bosch Platinum spark plugs that is one hotter than specified by the Shelby
engine decal up by the radiator panel. If you look close in front of the
radiator, I've installed a bug screen to protect the fins of the radiator
and Intercooler. It hasn't
affected cooling at all, and the fins aren't smushed over from stones. It
can be removed if desired, but I would keep it on. You will also see a
reversed-stamped VIN on the body next to the driver headlight that matches
the vehicle VIN. This will prove that the car is a true GLHS and not a
clone. I've modified the backer
plate under the hood vent. Originally it was completely blocked off by
Shelby. However, I felt it was important to relieve underhood heat when the
engine was shut off, so I made and installed an aluminum scoop which helped
to vent the heat while funneling rain water away from the motor. It just
made sense. The sunroof can be raised, or removed and stored in the trunk,
and does not leak.
Omni GLH VS Shelby Charger "arch nemesis" turbogod VS Kevin C. Talking trash for
years and finally get to the track! I tried solid core Spark plug wires bad
no-no.. It stalls off the line and backfires all the way down the track..
Next time Kevin!!
1983 Dodge Shelby Charger / May 2013 update
video 2: Since purchasing this 1983 1/2 Dodge Shelby Charger in August
2012, a number of engine updates by turboMopar's 'R/T' and 'BIGBRUDDA" have resulted
in a nicely running Shelby Dodge machine. Here is a short video with a few
throttle blips to show off the new Exhaust and smooth-running carbed 2.2 liter
Dodge Hellcat-Viper-Hellcat Thrash Battle! - Roadkill Ep. 38
Roadkill is now powered by Dodge! To kick off the sponsorship, Finnegan and
Freiburger called for some brand new 2015 supercars: the 707-horsepower Dodge Challenger
SRT Hellcat and Charger SRT Hellcat, plus a 645-horsepower Dodge Viper GT.
Why? For an epic thrash, of course! This video has more tire smoke than
you've ever seen from these cars, plus a big, irresponsible surprise at a
motocross track. There are guest spots from Carlos Lago from Motor Trend,
Fred Williams from Dirt Every Day, and pro drifter Tony Angelo. None of
these guys should have been handed the keys. And by the way, we used the
Hellcat red keys the whole time.
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shelby charger... she runs...
got her for $300 back on october as a birthday prez from my wife, 6 months
and 1000 mile move later she finaly runs...
required lots of rewiring stuff, still have some left but she runs and has
moved under her own power now.
for the build log and more info on the car visit