Demon Drag Pak

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  1. SRT-Tom

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    Top Fuel driver Leah Pritchett is racing the first Dodge Demon Drag Pak car in a special NHRA class called Factory Stock (similar to the old Super Stock class).

    The Drag Pak car uses a GM Turbo 400 transmission, mostly because of its aftermarket support in the drag-racing world. It also uses a live rear axle, as opposed to the Challenger’s independent rear. The interior also has some minor alterations to make it ready to race, like a 10-point cage, extra gauges and a switch panel to control different functions.

    Here are a few more tidbits about the car from the video:

    3,675 lbs. (with driver)- min. NHRA weight
    15X10 MT tires on front, 9" MT drag radials on rear
    1,100-1,300 hp. (blueprinted motor)
    Fuel cells
    Kirkey racing seats
    Twin whipple- 17 lbs. of boost
    109mm throttle body
    4" drive shaft
    Uses 60 lbs. of ice for cooling before each run (engine is at 55F degrees before race)


    Check out this informative video:


    https://autoweek.com/article/car-life/check-out-leah-pritchetts-7-second-dodge-challenger
     
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    So Tom, you able to create an article post just like the one you linked! :) :)
     
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    Yes, I just wrote one. Ready to post it as soon as the site gets updated.
     
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    Guessing this is a typo?

    I would be using 15 x 3 1/2” wheels on the front
    And 10-12” on the rear with tubs
     
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    Told you so :)

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    I should have said 15X4 on front and 15X10 on the rear.
     
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    Just keeping ya Honest man, just keeping ya Honest :)


    And if they were so worried about keeping it cool,
    just fill the block with concrete. (We used http://www.hardblok.com/ in the rail)
    and run alcohol.