SPECS
Horsepower
522 HP
Torque
457 LB-FT
Curb Weight
3245 LB
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Engine Size
5.7 L
Transmission Type
Automatic
MPG (City/Highway)
18 MPG
VEHICLE STORY

I inherited this in stock form in 2013.  It had sat for a couple years, so I got it running again and started thinking about what could be done with it.  I had the exhaust and tires installed by IPS Motorsports in May of 2014, along with a Vararam intake.  I loved the jump in performance, now over 350rwhp, but I kept remembering my Dad talking about wanting a 500hp car. I looked into my options and was thinking a heads/cam build, but IPS recommended the A&A supercharger kit for better driveability, power gains, and lower cost.  I did some review and agreed to go with the kit.  It was installed a few months after the original parts. In October of 2014, I discovered that the stock transmission and diff just weren't up to the task.  IPS recommended that I go with RPM Transmissions for both pieces and worked to ensure I'd have the right build if I decided to add more power later on.  They also recommended the new torque converter from Precision Industries.  

Discuss this build

[]Bob Ooton

Not sure when they opened? I just started looking at shops in 2013 and heard about them then. Here's their site: ipsmotorsports.net.

[]Andrew Johnson

IPS Motorsports, are they new? I'm from Columbus and don't recall that shop (I've been gone 12 years).

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