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Name Paul Harring
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The car was bought as a mess in 1990, and has been undergoing a rebuild since.
Paint is Cobalt blue 2 pack with 6 coats of clear. Rear bumblebee stripe and highlights on the shaker are straight silver with cobalt tint. Bumpers have been colour coded and bolts concealed.
Rearvision mirrors are off an XY Falcon.
All bolts, where practical, are stainless.
Tail lights have been modified with flush black tinted faces so that tail lights and centre panel form a black strip across the tail.
The gaps in the air dam have had horizontal alloy grilles fitted to match the front grille.
Engine is a colour coded 360 with stainless bolts, 40 thou over with forged flat tops, and molly rings. Manifold is a Mopar Performance M1 with a 750 Holley at the moment, which will be replaced with a quad Weber manifold fitted with sheet metal plenum with graduated twin butterfly throttle body off an offshore racing boat.
Heads are mildly ported alloy Edelbrocks with oversize valves, and colour coded Mopar Performance valve covers, 1.6:1 Crane roller rockers, and a Crane cam. Headers are Pacemakers, 2.25, porcelain coated, into twin 2.25 HPC coated exhaust with a single HSV muffler per bank. Single 3600cfm 16 inch thermo on a Nascar alloy radiator, with a Davies Craig electric waterpump hooked up to a turbo timer. When the car is shut off, the thermo and water pump run for an additional 5 mins or until collant temp drops below 80 degrees.
The only engine ancilary is a chrome alternator which is run by a 2 inch wide blower belt on billet alloy pulleys.
The engine is topped with a 71 Plymouth Cuda shaker.
Trans is an A904 with 2000 stall, stage 2 shift and a Mega shifter. Trans cooler is in the right guard fitted with a thermo fan. There is a thermal switch for the trans fan tapped into the deep alloy trans pan along with a temp sender for the VDO trans temp gauge.
Interior is fitted with an alloy 4 point roll cage. Dash is full VDO and all windows have been converted to electric with 98 Statesman switches.. The inside floor is lined with Dynamat Extreme. Diff is an XC nine inch with drilled and slotted 315mm rotors with alloy rotors, 3.55 gears and a pinion mounted handbrake.
All bolt on gear under the car has been painted the same colour as the car, with the floorpan painted bitumen.
Steering is manual rack and pinion with the rack mounted to a modified K frame.
Door handles are Mazda MX-5.
Wheels are 17x7 Boyd Smoothies with 235's on the front and 17x10 with 265's on the rear.
There is the option of a straight, colour coded fuel tank with stainless straps or an alloy 90 litre drop tank.
Front brakes are 330mm slotted and drilled rotors with alloy twin pot calipers.

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