I am posting this for a friend. His E-mail address is [email protected]
1979 Mercury Capri Dragcar
Engine: 460cid Big block ford balanced, standard bore and stroke, 2 bolt main amblance block, 12 1/2 pistons, 1987 efi truck heads ported, ford motrosports single plane intake ported to match heads, probe stainless valves, triple valve springs, .663 lift solid roller comp cams, 1.73 crane gold roller rockers, roller lifters, milodon oil pump, pickup, and 9qt flat oil pan w/ windage tray and baffles, ati damper, griffin alum. radiator, march crank pulley, hardend pushrods
Fuel: 1050 holley dominator carb, 2 holley blue fuel pumps, 2 fram fuel filters, 1/2 fuel line, 8 gal fuel cell
Electronics: Msd dist, msd 7al-2, 2 step rev limiter, air shifter, dual batteries, safety shutoff switch, moroso electric water pump conversion, 1 wire alt
Trans: powerglide w/ transbrake, 5500 stall converter
Rearend: Mark Williams 9 inch ford, 35 spline axles, spool, 4.86 gear, ladder bars, non adjustable coilovers, big drum brakes
Chassis: Art Morrison chassis, 12pt cage, mustang 2 front suspension, adjustable coilovers
Body: Steel 79 mercury capri rs, fiberglass rear hatch w/ lexan window, 2 pc fiberglass front end, rear aluminum spoiler
Wheels: centerline wheels, moroso front drag tires
Interior: B&M shifter, 5 inch monster tach, oil psi, water temp, kirklan seat, tilt wheel, switch panel, fuse panel, new seat belt, and new window net
Car has made it down the track at the end of 2005
It made 3 straight test passes at cordova dragstrip in the eight mile
6.98 1/8 mile '
The car needs some tuning and should be capable of mid 10's in the 1/4 mile. The car is very responsive , sounds, and runs good.
Pics available at http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2231691