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Owner: Eric Grothaus
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AIM: ohiotccoa
Location: Ohio
Model/year: 1991 XR-7 5.0L V8
Engine Mods: Engine:
10k miles, all miles after break-in have seen mobile one
fully machined (deck squared, line honed, balanced)
ARP wave lock rod bolts
ARP main Studs
FMS oil pump with hardened ARP shaft
Crane cams double roller Timing chain
FMS f-303 cam shaft
Ported E7te castings
Multi-angle valve job
Milled to 58cc chambers
TFS double valve springs
TFS chromoly locks and retainers
Teflon valve stem seals
ARP head bolts
FMS cobra upper and lower intake manifolds
FMS 65mm throttle body
SN95 70mm air meter with custom cold air intake and K&N filter
MAC 1 1/2\" primary shorty headers (chrome)
Off-road Downtubes and H-pipe (2 1/2\" custom)
2 1/2\" flowmaster 2 chamber mufflers, dumped (custom)
Cooling system:
Pep-boys 3-core radiator
Fuel system:
BBK 190lph in-tank fuel pump
flow-matched 19lb injectors
Drive Line:
20,000 GVW trans cooler
Trans-go street/strip shift kit
TCI 3500 stall lock-up torque converter
FMS aluminum center section with 4.30 gears
99 cobra halfshafts
Crane HI-2000 ignition
Crane fireball coil
FMS 9mm plug wires
Battery relocated to the trunk in NHRA legal box with battery cut of switch
A/C and Smog pump (and equipment) removed
Exterior Mods: Eibach Pro kit
rear Air bags
Nitto 450 performance tires (255/50/16 front)
Nitto 555r drag radials (255/50/16 rear)
30% tinted windows
Interior mods: Autometer Phantom water temp and oil pressure gauges
Pro-form shift light
Future Mods: Road course racer, N.A.S.A., American Iron Class
World class T5
3:73, 3:27, and 3:55 in differnt pumpkins
8pt cage
front air dam
SC side skirts
rear lip spoiler
drastic weight removal
Kirkey Aluminum buckets
Sparco 4 pt harnesses
17x9" Cobra Rs with Dry slicks
16x7 SC rims with wet tire
16x7 XR7 rims with drag tires
revised exhaust
92 + fuel tank
Fire supression system


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