1984 Hurst/Oldsmobile Cutlass Hurst (Buzz Buzzard)
Last updated Jun 18, 2013
1984 Hurst Olds replica. Completely hand built. Tube chassis Body panels are acid dipped sheet metal, aluminum, fiberglass, carbon fiber, and lexan. Never titled. Never ran on street. Originally built by Dick Chrysler and crew at Cars & Concepts in late 1983. Bob Glidden was initially slated to drive this car, but backed out of the deal when Ford presented a better offer. Warren Johnson then accepted the deal and went on to be a 5 time Pro-Stock Champion in 1984.
Updated by Ammons Race Cars in 1997 and reupdated by Pat Condon Race Cars in 2002 and final updates by Texas Don Zielinski Race Cars in 2008.
Body and Paint by Blackwell Racing Evans, CO in 2008
Engine by the Swartwoods BT Performance Lakewood, CO 2009.
Transmission by Sikes Racing Transmissions Littleton, CO
Engine: 555 cu in MerlinIII BBC, 16:1 pistons. Cam is 800/820 Bullet roller, Heads Brodix BB2 Xtra's, Headers are Hooker Super Competition. Induction is via Enderle Tunnel Ram Buzzard Catcher using Methanol / Nitro mix. Developes in excess of 1400hp w/o the 750 shot of nitrous!
Transmission: Keith Sikes prepared PowerGlide, 1.76, Turbo input, Hipster Pro Brake. Converter is US Torque Converter 9" unit set up for high HP and Nitrous, stall speed 5800 rpm
Rear End: Traditional ladder bar. 9" Ford with 4.56 gears and Moser Engineering 40 spline gun drilled axels.
Misc: MSD 7AL2 ignition, Champion plugs, Brad Penn 50w motor oil, Goodyear slicks, Moroso front runners, Weld Drag Lite rims.
Latest Performance: Oct 2010 @ Hill Country Raceway, 8.01 @ 176mph 1/4 mi. 1/8th mi was 5.08 @ 133. 60' was 1.12 ALL w/o using the nitrous.
No Factory Options. NOT a factory built car!
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