2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT
1989 BMW 325i
Head to Head
About “NIGHT RIDER”
This is my first car. I have drifted thousands of miles in this car i have gotten tons of tickets in this car even won some races but manly just drifting, but one thing i can say is it is awesome to drive Pontiac's it creates excitement.
We purchased this car in the fall of 2010 to race in the 24 Hours of Lemons and Chump Car World Series. We ran our first CCWS race at the beginning of May 2011 at the Iowa Speedway. The car made it 10 hours into the race before a fire knocked us from the race.
The fire, the second fire after a fire at a track day to shake the car down at Waterford Hills, won us the Dramatic Irony award due to our jokes about having been on fire written on the car, which is painted with chalk board paint. The keys being hot rod style flames drawn on the doors and
HELP I'M ON FIRE
SAVE ME TOM CRUISE
written out on the back of the spoiler.
With a new fuel cell in the car we finished third in the 24 Hours of Lemons race at Gingerman Raceway in South Haven, MI in July 2011.
The car also ran in the Longer Longest Day CCWS race at Nelson Ledges in October 2011. It was running at the finish, although it was only on track for 13.5 laps due to some off course excursions requiring an hour of repairs and some electrical gremlins causing some diagnosis time to solve why the car was running poorly, discovering poorly was equal to running on 3 cylinders.
Specs for “NIGHT RIDER”
0-60 - 6.3 Seconds
1/4 mile - 15.5 Seconds
Top Speed 160
- Fuel Economy - I averaged about 28 mpg with the original
Specs for “Lemon”
5 Speed Manual
Factory Options for “NIGHT RIDER”
Grand Prix Competition Group (Comp-G) included:
Supercharged 3800 V-6
TAPshift 4-speed overdrive automatic transmission but now it's a manual
StabiliTrak stability and yaw control
MagnaSteer II Variable Ratio Power Steering
4-Wheel Antilock Disc Brakes
Monitor for all systems gas, tire pressure, oil, coolant, engine etc..
Power Windows, Door Locks, and Seats
ADVANCED SECIRITY SYSTM,??AM/FM/XM Satellite/CD Stereo Heated Front Seats, REAR SUBS
Factory Options for “Lemon”
A sunroof that is welded shut. Leather seats that were removed and sold. Probably some other options that are no longer on the car too. Like AC and crap. Oh it had elipsoids, those were an option maybe? I don't know. Who cares
Mods for “NIGHT RIDER”
My dad and I made this grand prix a freaking manual if that isnt good enough then u tell me what is
Mods for “Lemon”
Gutted Interior with race seat, cage installed by CMP Fabriction of Waterford, MI, 5 point harness, momo wheel, mystery after market shifter that came in the car.
Cheap ass wheels from tire rack.
Carbotech brake pads.
Retrofit HIDs in factory elipsoid headlights.
Side exit exhaust with Jones racing glass packs.
Tons of natural weight reduction.
Cheap Home Depot door hinge replacing rusting away stock gas pedal hinge
Power Steering delete
mechanical cooling fan delete with stock AC assist electric fan for pit road cruising
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