(Tyler) and I raced the car for about 4 years.
making many improvements to the car we managed to turn it into an mid 11
second car that was very consistent and reliable.
Although it was Street Legal... it would set a lot of car alarms off. The engine
was a 451 Stroker Dodge Motor that produced an estimated 500+ HP. It included
Ported/Polished 906 Heads, an M-1 Intake, 850 Double Pump Holley, 11:1
Compression, 2" tube headers, MSD Ignition & Billet Distributor.
car also had an Aluminum Radiator, Fuel Cell mounted in the trunk, Electric Fuel
Pump, Dana 60 with 4:10 gears & Racing Axles, 727 trans with a Griner Trans
Brake, B&M Shifter, Stock Chassis with Super Stock Springs, Roll Bars with
Racing Seats & Simpson Belts. The car was Race Ready at a Hefty 3750
lbs. with the driver
best ET was 11.53 at 115+MPH.
2003 we decided that we wanted to go faster, in order to do that would require
major alterations to the car. Since it was pretty much stock relative to
the body and suspension, we decided to sell the car and purchase another car
that was already modified for faster racing.
the car in 2003 to Dave Schultz
in Houston, TX.
Afterwards, my son and I both regretted selling it. However, since then, the
Texas Thunder have
turned the the car into a very nice 9 second NSS car which Dave races
frequently. You can see pictures & videos of the car in it's current
configuration at the bottom of this page and in other areas of this website.
Shown below is my old '65 Coronet
(post 2003) after being revised by Texas Thunder
under the direction of the cars new
owner Dave Schultz. In addition to the pictures, there are
a few u-tube videos shown that you
can watch by clicking on them.