West Coast Exotic Cars is now offering the opportunity to purchase this incredible Willys project for a fraction of the cost to build it. This one-of-a-kind Gasser is one of the best engineered, styled and constructed Willys ever. With every detail built to the highest standard available. Utilizing the best components on the market paired with extremely high level fit and finish with just a few items remaining to complete this amazing project. Items that need to be completed are Electrical system / harness & wiring, Dash gauges (design included), Fuel system Plumbing, Interior door panels (design included), Carpet, Glass installed and rear brakes installed. With a rare, valuable and extremely powerful supercharged Donovan Aluminum Big Block at the helm of this build, a custom transmission and a steel/ fiberglass body with thousands of hours into it, this is truly a unique vehicle that will perform and turn heads everywhere once completed. For more details please contact us today!
Donovan D-500 Aluminum Big Block: 4.53 Bore, Scat USA 4340 Forged Crankshaft, 4.5 Stroke x 2.200/2.008 Pin, 6.535 Rod lengthAll Nitrided, Scat USA Forged H-Beam Rod set w/ 6.535 Rod Length / .990 Wrist Pin, Bushed, 2.200 Pin Diameter / .992Big End Width, SFI Certified 168 tooth Flexplate, JE Forged Pistons w/ Compression Ratio 8.03:1, Displacement of 580.21 Cu In.
Dart Aluminum Heads: Intake valve Dia. 2.4, Avg port Dia. 2.49, Port Volume 479cc, Port Length 6, Exhaust valve dia. 1.9, Clearance volume 169.1cc, Avg. Port dia. 2.36, Rocker arm ratio = 1.7:1 Intake & Exhaust.
Camshaft: Intake Duration @ .050 = 287 degrees, Lift = .459, Exhaust duration @ .050 = 299 degrees, Lift = .489
Supercharger: BDS 871 Roots Type, Street Stage 1, Belt Ratio 1.15, Volume per Revolution = 440 cu in
Carburation: Two Holley Dominators, 1000 CFM each
Ignition: MSD Digital-7 with Boost Retard, Crank Trigger, Launch Control and Shift Light capable.
In Summary: The Donovan Engine is typical of the entire car. Everything was well engineered and done right. The engine has been dynod for break-in and Power Pulls.
For 91 Octane Fuel: 914HP @ 7,000RPM, 784 Ft. Lbs. torque with low boost of 5 Lbs. very streetable & under stressed.
For 116 Octane Fuel: 1128 HP @ 7,000 RPM, 908 Ft. Lbs. Torque with low boost of 7 Lbs. 116 octane is achieved with racing gas or adding a Moroso type additive to 91 octane fuelAgain engine is under stressed.
This combination of Donovan Block / Dart Heads. can produce well over 3,000HP with appropriate fuels and boost. Currently it is set up for low stress and durability.Change the Carburetor jets and the Blower pully/boost.its anything you want it to be!
Transmission: Mad Dog Transmissions in Florida make custom transmissions for specific High Horsepower & Torque applications. They also are a key supplier to NHRA competitors. This particular transmission is the God Father TH400 with ratios of: 2.48:1, 1.48:1, 1:1,..Reverse is 2.07:1, Torque Converter is 2500 RPM Stall Speed.
Rear Axle: Specially built by Currie Industries in Southern California. This Differential is based on a Ford 9 design using Currie and Strange components throughout. Severe duty Limited Slip, Axles, Gears are utilized. Ring and Pinion Ratio = 3.50:1. Custom rear housing and axle width created to work in conjunction with rear wheel and rear fender dimensions.
Front Suspension / Brakes / Steering: Custom designed Independent Front Suspension with adjustable ride height. Custom Aldan fully adjustable Coilover / Shock Absorber suspension. Brakes are Wilwood Discs in conjunction with a Wilwood Master Cylinder. Rack and Pinion steering utilized.
Rear Suspension / Brakes: Unique 4 Link Rear Axle design. Custom Aldan fully adjustable Coilover / Shock Absorber suspension. Two adjustable Wheelie Bars designed and fabricated for Safety. Brakes are Wilwood Discs & E-Brake, to work in conjunction with a Wilwood Master Cylinder.
Fuel Cell: AeroTec LabratoriesATL 18 Gallon Fuel cell. Approved Worldwide for competition use. 20-gauge container, High Tensile Fill plate, Ball Type vent check valve, Spring loaded Fill valve, Dual AN outlets. Fuel cell is cleverly designed to can contain 2 types of Fuel if desired. (9 Gallons of 91 Octane and 9 Gallons of Race Fuel) or act as a normal 18-gallon Fuel cell.
Electrical System: Engine driven GM Mini Denso alternator (75amp), 1 wire connection. Dual aluminum battery boxes to house two 12 Volt sealed batteries. Electronic mechanism to retract license plate, Stoplight and Taillights are Frenched consistent with the Smooth body design.
Body / Paint: All Steel body exterior is complete and finished with Glasurit 90 Line - Base Coat/Clear Coat. Color is Midnight Black. The Lightweight Fiberglass Tilt Front End is painted to match. The entire exterior was color sanded with #4,000 grit sandpaper and buffed to a very high luster. It is now ready for Flames, Stripes or Graphics as the new owner chooses.
Interior: Two Procar Buckets Seats are finished in Black leather with Red Piping. A center console to match. Instrument layout design is finished and included but not sourced. Door panel design is finished and included but not sourced.
Wheels / Tires: The wheels / offset are bespoke to this Willys from M/T. Front wheels are 6x18 with M/T Sportsman R/S Tires 26x6 R20LT, Rear wheels are 16x18 with M/T Sportsman R/S Tires 29x18 R20LT
Title: This Willys has its Original Clean Title from the State of California and is included with License plates.
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