Aussie builder rules!!!!

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  1. Torch

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    Ya seen that a few years ago. Rod Hadfield is the builder, very well known the Australian Hot Rod scene.
     
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    I remember watching some guy from the UK some years ago, must 10 or so...who also built a car with a Merlin engine. This car was yellow or gold and wasn't as crazy as this one...more road worthy if you like and it didn't have the blower...but what a car!! Good stuff nonetheless!
     
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    I also posted some pics of this car in another thread ages ago. But anyways, this is a very cool car! It holds the record for being the most powerful street legal car at 3000hp! I saw this car at a car show a couple years back and the display that comes with the car is almost as good as the car itself!
     
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    Whats next...taking a NASA shuttle and transforming it into a dragster...but I have to give credit to the guy..he put a lot of effort and money into that thing and I say thing because I don't think we can call it a car anymore...
     
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    Why not?

    Just to give people an idea of scale the drivers seat sits on the engines battery!
     
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    Hey, NASA will be retiring all the space shuttles soon so there will be an abundance of engines laying around.

    Now, where did I park that 68 camaro!
     
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    Imagine that Camaro breaking the sound barrier on a desert highway :D
     
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    oh yeah that would be sweet! :)
     
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    hmmm you will need a semi trailer tanker for a fuel tank..........that will give you what a few minutes of fun :lol:
     
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    Yeah but a few minutes of awesome fun :D
     
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