Wheels-up launches are standard operating procedure for Kevin. With well over 120 passes o
To get this kind of power to the ground, a 9-inch Coan torque converter transfers power to a TH400 automatic transmission, while a B&M shifter controls gear selection. The TH400 spins the custom airbrushed driveshaft, which sets the 4.30 gears and Moser spool into motion. Thirty-three-spline Moser axles turn the Mickey Thompson wheels to help provide maximum acceleration on the street and strip.
Mickey Thompson ET Drags help keep Kevin's LX planted to the pavement.
Weight transfer comes from Strange coil-over struts with QA1 springs, and D&D K-member cradles the big-block. Tubular lower control arms keep the wheels pointed in the right direction, and the power steering has been removed in favor of a Flaming River manual setup. Out back, UPR upper and lower control arms keep the rear end straight under hard acceleration. Strange shocks and stock rear springs keep the Mickey Thompson ET Drags firmly planted.
The custom graphics by Art By Carp flow into the engine bay. The 532ci bullet hiding under
"We haven't been able to make a clean pass on the nitrous," explains Diamond Hugo, owner of Diamond Fabrication. "We should have no problem going well into the 8s with a small shot."
When all is said and done, Kevin's coupe is much more than a showstopper. With a best run of 9.17 seconds at over 149 mph, this Fox is a moving work of art.
Mickey Thompson wheels and tires sit in all four corners.
A TH400 is bolted to the Ford big-block. Art By Carp even spent the time to paint the driv
A 1,050-cfm Holly Dominator carburetor feeds the hungry powerplant.