Sub Model: Demon
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Drive Type: 4 speed
Brixey, Missouri, United States
Original: radiator support, doors, transmission, rear end, intake, 4 barrel, spoilers and scoops, seats, and dash. Not original: X-heads, 71 340 block standard bore and the car body. The 3 steering columns that are there one of them is cut, the original one is bent and the 3rd one is automatic. Everything else, what you see is what you get. Not sure if the J heads are original. I have all the glass, front glass, door glass, side glass and 2 back glass. As you can see in the pictures there's a lot of extra parts. The trailer is not included. I'm sure there are a few things missing like some screws and bolts that aren't there, also missing the passenger front fender extension. All rust was cut out, metal was welded in and then fiberglassed. The body will need to be blocked and sanded. Has 8 3/4 sure grip 323. The pic that shows the carburator, the block doesn't go. Just the x-heads, intake and the carb. I have the original sales slip and build sheets to it. Sold as is. Seller will not ship or arrange for shipping. Buyer is to make arrangements for shipping and/or pick up . Cash only after initial deposit. I reserve the right to end this listing at any time because I have it listed for sale locally as well. Thanks for looking.
Sat, 24 Aug 2013 20:00:00 EST
The Gas Guzzler schedule, with mpg ratings and charges that haven't changed since 1991, lays out which fuel-swillers owe what to Uncle Sam.
I started thinking about the "Gas Guzzler Tax" - considerably less well known as The Energy Tax Act of 1978 - when I was driving Dodge's new Challenger SRT Hellcat last week. Unsurprisingly for a car that can burn 1.5 gallons of gas per minute at max tilt, theoretically able to empty a full tank of premium in about 13 minutes, the Hellcat will be subject to the Gas Guzzler Tax schedule when it goes on sale.
For nine years, Diesel Power magazine has run the Diesel Power Challenge, this year's grindfest being "a week-long torture test that features seven events, nine trucks, 8,000 horsepower, and nearly 15,000 pound-feet of torque." The road to being crowned "the most powerful truck" starts with a dyno run, and then continues through the completion of a CDL-style obstacle course, an eighth-of-a-mile drag race while towing a 10,000-pound trailer, a quarter-mile drag race without a trailer, a fuel economy test in the mountains and finally a sled-pulling test through a 300-foot-long packed-mud pit.
What kind of trucks get into such a fight? Last year's winner, for instance - who upgraded his truck this year to prove he didn't "luck into the win" - drives a 2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty with a 6.4-liter Power Stroke V8 upgraded with a custom intake, Elite Diesel triple turbos and a two-stage nitrous system. Another competitor has a 2005 Dodge Ram 2500 powered by a 5.9-liter Cummins inline-six, upgraded with Garrett turbos, dual-stage nitrous, a seven-inch exhaust stack and twin fans built into the bed to cool the Sun Coast Omega transmission. The numbers on that truck: 1,255 horsepower, and 2,063 pound-feet of torque at the wheels. Naturally, as the image above might suggest, things don't always end well.
You'll find all five videos covering this years challenge below. A scene in the dyno video sums it all up perfectly: a competitor leaves his nitrous on too long and the crew is treated to some ominous poppings, he leans out the window, throws both hands up and shouts, "Amer'ca!"
We recently saw updated specs and new trims of the 2015 Viper, but it looks like the folks at Dodge were saving the biggest surprise for last. Prices on all levels of the American sports car are seeing an immediate, across-the-board price cut of $15,000; even 2014 models still remaining on dealer lots.
The new MSRP for the 2015 Viper in its base SRT trim now starts at $84,995, and when the TA and GTS come to the lineup later next year, they start at $100,995 and $107,995, respectively. The move seems like a swing for the fences that might help to quell slow sales.
Obviously, current Viper owners might be somewhat peeved that their investment was just re-priced by the company. However, to assuage some of their concerns, Dodge is giving all fifth-gen owners a certificate worth $15,000 towards the purchase of a new one, which comes in addition to the price reduction.