9-Second Holden V8 Torana

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From Gippsland, Dom D’Agostino’s LX hatchback Torana was competing in the True street class held recently at the Melbourne round of the APSA championship. The LX is powered by a high compression naturally aspirated 383 cube Holden V8 stroker, built by Molinari Race Engines and drives through a trans-braked Powerglide, Ford 9 inch rear end and street radial tyres.

1975 Holden Torana LX
Holden 308 V8 engine – 383ci Stroker, Approx 610hp
Come Racing billet crank, Oliver rods, CP forged 13.2:1 pistons
Clive Cams roller camshaft, Yella Terra -9 alloy heads
Dominator 1050CFM carby
Custom 4-into-1 extractors, twin 3.5” system
Powerglide 2-speed, TCE 6200rpm converter
Ford 9” diff, Moser axles & full spool, 4.11 Richmond gears
Pedders suspension, Wilwood brakes
Weld wheels, MT 255mm street radial tyres
Thanks to Ange @ Molinari Race Engines, Jock, Tish & Mick

Calder Park, Australia – February 27 2016.