Car: 1989 Dodge Daytona ShelbyOwner: Butch NordstromWhat it did: 214hp@4500 rpm, 274 lb/ft@3250 rpmHow he did it: Stock 89 2.2 roller cam, ported head, ported 2.5L intake, 2-inch exhaust, stock ignition, and 17 pounds of boost from the turbo.Our comments: Look at the numbers: over 200 ponies at the tires with only 4 cylinders, through a trans axle that just screams parasitic loss. Butch will be back next year with More fuel and more boost.
Car: 1991 Shelby DaytonaOwner: Mike LupisWhat it did: 305hp, 371 lb/ft (no rpm given)How he did it: .030-over Wiseco 8.25:1 pistons, Super 60 injectors, race head, Comp cam, 3-inch exhaust, T-4 Turbonetics turbo running 25 pounds of boost, and a host of junkyard parts.Next Year: MSD Stage 2 ignitionWhat else: 305hp, 4 cylinders. V8s werent making that!
Car: 1997 Dodge AvengerOwner: Nick SoloveyWhat it did: 141hp@5500 rpm, 145 lb/ft@4500 rpmHow he did it: Its stock, except for an Ice Man intake system.