Location: Dallas, NC, USA
Joined: 11/07/2008
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"POWER wagon CTD "     1947 Dodge W-Series Pickup

Introduction / Overview: M37 Power Wagon cab, w/ 4" chopped top.   Low rider with Air Ride suspension. 700+ hp Cummins Turbo Diesel
Drivetrain: 5.9 Cummins Turbo diesel.  BIG single turbo, P7100 pump. Plenty of chrome.  HUGE intercooler takes up entire grill shell.  Radiators are mounted next to 4 link bars with stainless piping to them.  9 inch Ford detroit locker, 4 link suspension on NASCAR style floater rear end.  47RH transmission with all of the hardened parts. Stainless exhaust runs under pass side running board with big NASCAR styled oval outlet in front of rear tire.
Chassis: 4x3 tubing main rails with 2x3 inner rails to handle the diesel torque.  Front chassis clip is a NASCAR style from Bobby Wellmon.  NASCAR compents used with air bags replacing the coils.  Rear is 4 link with Mittler Bros. fabricated 9 inch housing and cooling pump for gear oil. Full roll cage.
Wheels and Tires: 4- 20" Prowler rears by Plymouth for mocking up car.  A set of standard 15" Nascar wheels are available to trips to the road course!
Body & Paint: Chopped top 4".  Cab is fiberglass with all other body components hand made using Hammers, Englsih wheel, shrinker, stretcher and planishing hammer.  Color planned is dark Burgundy/ Maroon.
Interioir: A pair of Kirkey aluminum road racer seats with full 5 point harnesses.  Dash insert is from '95 Dodge 2500 diesel, along with the wiring harness, steering column.  Brake master cylinder is located inside the dash, keepiing the firewall smooth. B&M shifter form 47RH transmission.
Lifestyles: Builder, Hot Rodder, Street Rodder, Low Rider, Diesel Performance