Comanche
Comanche
Location: Woodstock, IL, USA
Joined: 06/10/2010
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"Comanche LSR 3"     1988 Jeep Commanche

Introduction / Overview:

The Comanche LSR3 was built to set land speed records at Bonneville,El Mirage and Maxton.  It competes in the D/PMP class( 5.0L  Production Mid-Mini Pickup)  

It was constructed over the winter and spring of 2008-2009.  I was at Bonneville in the summer of 2009 but did not run due to engine problems.   It is scheduled to run at Maxton and Bonneville in 2010

Drivetrain:

The truck is equipped with a Jeep 4.0L inline 6 that has been bored and stroked to 5.0L.   It uses a Haltech fuel injection system and independent throttle bodies. 

The transmission is a specially built Borg Warner T10 with a .8 OD

The rear axle is the original Dana 44 . 

Chassis: The Chassis is stock, however the rear has been converted from leaf spring to a 4 link, and the front has the solid axle dropped 4"
Wheels and Tires: The Truck has Marsh Racing wheels on all 4 corners, 5" on the front and 6" on the rear.  The wheels have speed discs on them.  Tires are standard street radials.
Body & Paint:
Interioir: The interior is basically stripped, roll cage installed and a Kirky racing seat, fire supression system  and parachute release
Lifestyles: Builder, Hot Rodder, H.A.M.B.