502 Cubic-Inches of Pure Muscle

Oldsmobile grille.

The Big-Block lurking under these ram-air scoops is a ZZ-502 crate motor capable of producing (you guessed it) 502 horsepower, and 567 foot lbs. of torque. With forged aluminum pistons, forged steel connecting rods, forged steel crankshaft, 4-bolt main block, stainless steel valves, 6-quart oil pan, windage tray and 5800 RPM redlline -- this motor runs and feels like a custom built race engine. This puppy will do what the licence plate says - Burn Rubber!

ZZ-502 Big Block Crate Moter, right side ZZ-502 Big Block Crate Moter, left side

To keep weight down, the ZZ-502 makes use of aluminum heads, intake, water pump and valve covers. Jet-Hot coated Hooker headers feed into a custom-built exhaust system from Wholesale Tube Bending in Escondido. The carburetor is a Demon 750 Double-Pumper topped off with a hand-made air-cleaner from Hot Rods & Custom Stuff. From Zoops come the billet aluminum pulleys and brackets. Cooling is provided by U.S. Radiator.


Messler Products 4L80E transmission Currie Ford 9-inch rear-end

All that power is sent to the rear wheels by a Messler Products 4L80E transmission, connected to a Currie Ford 9-inch rearend, by a custom-built and balanced drive shaft from Oceanside Driveline.

Hotchkis A-arms Wilwood disc-brake system

Stopping power is provided by a four-wheel Wilwood disc-brake system. Hotchkis A-arms, tubular control-arms, sway-bars, springs and more complete the suspension system that give this beast a smooth ride and superior handling.

Ram-Air hood from Year-One

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