Cars that Deserve their own Thread: 1971 Gforce Cuda

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  1. daign

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    http://youtube.com/watch?v=om3Zv-e62U8


    Specs:
    • Complete 870 HP all aluminum HEMI powerhouse built by Indy Cylinder Head featuring Callies Crank, Eagle Rods, & Wiseco Pistons topped by a pair of Indy Cylinder heads, 300-horse two stage direct port Holley NOS system
    • 4-Stage dry stump oiling system by Missile Enterprises along with a Charlie's aluminum oil pan
    • Complete one-off Hogan sheet metal intake mated with a FAST EFI system
    • Pair of 70mm throttle bodies by Accufab handle the breathing for the HEMI
    • Complete MSD ignition system
    • Comp Cams supplied valve train components and roller camshaft
    • Custom fabricated air duct tubes plumbed into throttle bodies
    • Tube frame rail design and front end suspension by Art Morrison modified by JHRS
    • 19x10 front and 20x12 rear one-off knock off wheels by Colorado Custom
    • 295/30-19 and 335/30-20 Michelin PS2 Ultra High Performance tires
    • 15" Red Devil Titanium front and rear brake rotor utilizing 6-piston caliper
    • Bilstein custom-built coil-over shocks with Hyperco Coils handle the corners with Addco torsion-bar style front and rear sway bars
    • Complete Gertrag transaxle and rear independent suspension modified by JHRS
    • Banging gears handled by a T-56 6-speed Tremec transmission from Rockland Standard Gears utilizes 9310 nickel-alloy gears with Drive Shaft Shop halfshafts
    • A trick twin disk 10.5 inch Centerforce LMC aluminum clutch handles the torque of the HEMI through a Lakewood top-fuel style direct-drive bellhousing
    • Front windshield and rear back window laid back 2 inches causing the roof section to move rearward and completely reworking the sail panels
    • Overall wheelbase stretched 3 inches requiring front wheel wells to be moved forward 3.5 inches to accommodate the shift in wheelbase
    • Rear quarter panels tweaked to rake upward into the rear bumper for more dramatic rear profile
    • Complete front end made out of carbon fiber (hood, front fenders with functional fender scoops, inner fenderwells, front spoiler)
    • Custom built shark-tooth grille complete with twin headlights
    • Custom built rear valance diffuser features removable ground effects tunnel to hide the parachute mount
    • Carbon fiber rear trunk spoiler
    • Custom front and rear bumpers built into the body for closer, seamless fit in overall design of the CUDA
    • Machined Aluminum headlight bezels, gas filler cap, and hood pin bezels, gauge bezels, spark plug wire bezels
    • Carbon fiber and custom Johnson's Orange Hot Rod paint mixed by PPG creates unique tu-tone paint scheme complete with billboard HEMI graphics
    • Paul Atkins all leather interior, custom panels and console built by Johnson's Hot Rod Shop
    • Custom carbon fiber inlay on interior roll cage
    • Piston grip shifter handle with exposed Can-Am racer style shift rail
    • Complete Vintage Air A/C system
    • Complete Safecraft fire system
    Sold for over $535k at Barrett Jackson.

    I'd take one :o
     
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  2. Ham Sammich

    Ham Sammich New Member

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    wow i want
     
  3. hyukki

    hyukki ._.

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    Damn.
     
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  5. hyukki

    hyukki ._.

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    Fucking sweet.
     
  6. BLoG

    BLoG Scented Meat

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    looks cheap
     
  7. Charlie

    Charlie make the homies say ho, and the girlies wanna scre

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    i came.
     
  8. Trouser Trout

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    Er, holy fuck.
     
  9. Bob Abooey

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    The attention to detail is shocking, I'm a big fan of the builder.
     
  10. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    Saw it in person at Barrett-Jackson last year. Even more amazing in person. :o
     
  11. zillion01

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    looks like a car that mexicans would drive
     
  12. FULL-REV

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    the front end needs some work
     
  13. KDubb

    KDubb everyday I'm hustlin'

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    i saw that on Barrett-Jackson last evening

    I was gonna whip it out, but that would be a little wierd
     
  14. Mikel

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    Don't like the stretched wheelbase :o
     
  15. FULL-REV

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    something is missing in the front and its bothering me
     
  16. glide

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    That safety wire gives me a boner.

    Amazing car.
     
  17. borazhasleftthebuilding

    borazhasleftthebuilding Lets Party OT Supporter

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  18. glide

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    Traditional chin spoiler.

    I think it doesn't need one :o
     
  19. daign

    daign Guest

    The previous owner was :bowdown:
     
  20. pathOFdisaster

    pathOFdisaster Resident Ford Troll OT Supporter

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  21. daign

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    MtotheIKEo Air Suspension is ok

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    safety wire so the spinner doesnt come off accidentally
     
  23. daign

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    At 200+ mph :bigthumb:
     
  24. Dodgers

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    It looks terrible with the wheels tucked that far under the fenders.

    Woot dawgs we so sik yo.
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  25. daign

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    Ignorant as fuck as usual. Im amazed its taken so long for you to hit my IL. :mamoru:
     

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