Dave Marquart

Mike Nickel

Owners: Dave Marquart and Mike Nickel

Vehicle: 1987 Chevy K-20

Engine: 1970 Chevy 454 cu.in. bored to 468 cu.in.

Carburetion: Alcohol injected BDS blower

Horsepower: 1,250

Transmission: TH400

Running Gear: ProFab quick change transfer case, 5 ton Rockwells with planetaries and Detroit Lockers

Suspension: Custom leafs with 12 inches of travel, 20 Trailmaster N-7 shocks

Tires: 66x43x25 inch Firestone Flotation '23s

Height: 12 feet

Width: 11 feet 6 inches

Weight: 13,800 Lbs.

Cost to Build: $115,000.00

The truck rolled in 1987.

Trading Cards

I scanned these 2 shots from Michael Benson's book "Monster Trucks". Photography by Mike Bargo.

I scanned these shots from Bill Holder's book "The Ultimate Book Of Monster Trucks". Photography by John D. Farquhar.

This is a picture and a letter that Dave Marquart sent to me.

Jeff Cook of War Wagon sent me this shot.

I scanned these pictures from Magazines that I purchased.

Luis Vera from Puerto Rico. I reside in Orlando, FL. Love your site. Keep it up.

I built this model for my brother Dan. It was built using a Hammer Head model.

Cost to build; $15.oo Time to build; 35 hours Scale; 1/25th

Features; I modified the frame.

Completely hand painted.

This is the Clod Buster remote control.

Cost to build; $300.oo Time to build; 18 hours Scale; 1/10th

Features; Hand made exhaust. 4 wheel drive, 4 wheel steer, 1 speed controller, 1 receiver, 2 servos, and a motor in each axle.

Completely hand painted.

When my oldest son Alex was about 1 year old, I would tie his wagon to the rear bumper and tow him to the park. He would get mad when the batteries went dead.

This was my first remote control truck. I used to pull my son Alex to the park with it when he was little.