The 1980 Wannabe Racing Monza consists of the following parts and pieces.
Chassis and Components
Plueger Chassis once owned and driven by Kenny Bernstien
An old and heavy fiberglass Monza body once ran as "The Hawaiian" by Roland Leong
Floating Dana 60 rear end built by Strange Engineering with 4.56 gears
Centerline Wheels and Goodyear tires
The Car with driver is close to legal pro stock weight at around 2350
GM DRCE cast iron block with 9.8 deck height
4.375 stroke Callies Crank
4.625 bore Wiseco 16 to 1 compression pistons with gas ports
Tool steel wrist pins
Childs and Albert zero gap rings
Cam Dynamics .850+ lift billet roller cam
Crower super duty roller lifters
Manton 3/8 .080 wall push rods
Complete Jesel rocker assembly with 1.75 ratio
Comp Pacaloy triple springs
Trick Titanium retainers and 10 degree locks
Manley titanium valves
EPD hand ported DRCE pro stock heads
Topped off with an Enderle bird catcher on a sheet magnesium EPD intake
Pumping alcohol to the 588 cubic inch monster!
Transmission and Drive Components
GM two speed Power-Glide built by Tony Kanelopolos of the
Tony's Racing Transmissions fame!
1.76 Low gear with ALL the hard parts including:
9310 billet gears- Mike's ultra input shaft with Turbo splines
JW Ultrabell, Ultracase, deep pan all JW accessories
almost doubling the standard clutch count, dual ring servo and roller bearing output
The torque converter is a 9 1/2 inch Neal Chance "pro mod" bolt together
The second pass on the above mentioned motor ran the car through on a 7.98 at 168 mph.
There is no doubt that there is more in this combination!
All art, paint, driving, tuning, maintenance, assembly, financing and
hospitality of this team is in the Family!
Come on out and see us at a track in the Western USA!