Car and Engine Details

The chassis, suspension and body are developed and produced by JBL Motorsports. The specifications are summarized below. See their excellent website for details.



Design Stressed-skin semi-monocoque design using 1018 carbon-steel

Torsional Rigidity

3800 lbs per degree
  Chassis Weight 270 lbs
Total Car Weight  2350 lbs (estimated)
  Wheel Base 95"

Front Suspension

Design Fully adjustable cast aluminum upper A-arms with inboard coil-overs. Tubular steel lower A-arms.
  Anti-roll bars Electronic cockpit adjustable
Spindles Wilwood NASCAR forged spindles
  Brakes Wilwood 11" vented rotors

Rear Suspension

Design Ford Traction-Lok 8.8" IRS with unequal-length non-parallel A-arms
  Anti-roll bars Electronic cockpit adjustable
Brakes Wilwood vented rotors

Brake Bias

Cockpit adjustable


Front 17" x 10" Compomotive
  Rear 17" x 12" Compomotive


Front Michelin Pilot Z 275/40ZR-17
  Rear Michelin Pilot Z 335/35ZR-17


Block Sportsman 351W stroked to 408 ci (4.030" bore, 4" stroke)
  Pistons Forged 4340, 9.8:1 compression ratio
Connecting Rods Forged 4340
  Crank Forged 4340
Main Girdle DSS Main Support System
  Heads Canfield stage 2 ported by Panhandle Performance
Camshaft Lunati custom grind roller cam, 232/242 @0.050", 0,544/0.560 lift, 108 centerline, 112 degree lobe sep
  Lifters CompCams hydraulic rollers
Rockers Panhandle alloy roller
  Induction TWM Induction EFI with individual runners, throttle bodies, and air horns, ported and flowed.
Computer/Ignition Electromotive TEC-II
  Injectors Ford Racing 36 lb


Tank 16 gallon fuel cell
  Pump Aeromotive 1000HP electric


Gearbox Tremec TKO II Racing, 0.83 fifth gear ratio
  Clutch McLeod
Bellhousing Tremec aluminum
  Shifter Pro-5.0
Rearend-ratio 3.55
Interior Seats Sparco Carbon (red)
Steering Wheel Sparco Ring Suede (black)
  Gauges Autometer Ultralight - 5" 10K tach and 160MPH speedo, 2" oil pres, oil temp, fuel level, fuel pres, water temp, voltage
Dashboard Custom dash - fiberglass back with red leather covering and black anodized brushed aluminum center section
  Carpeting black
Door panels red leather to match dash, map pockets on door.

Chassis Performance

Lateral acceleration 1G minimum on street tires
Linear acceleration +1G and -1.5G minimum on street tires
  Transient performance 0.75G <> 0.75G in less than 0.5 seconds
Engine Performance

Estimated using Dyno2000. These numbers look a little optimistic to me, but we'll see.
We'll be happy if we reach 500 hp.