GATOR

OWNER: George "Spanky" Cole of Louisiana

VEHICLE: 1977 Chevy

TANK: M-4 army personnel carrier

ENGINE: 1972 454 cu.in. Chevy bored to 462 cu.in.

CARBURETION: 2 predators (6000 cfm)

HORSEPOWER: 600

TRANSMISSION: Allison 4 speed automatic

RUNNING GEAR: M-4 gear box

WEIGHT: 22,000 lbs.

TIME TO BUILD: 10 weeks

I scanned these pictures from Magazines that I purchased.

OOPS!

These shots were captured from a Chicago 1987 show. Chick for show.

These shots were captured from an Anaheim 1988 show. Chick for show.

This is a model I built of the Gator. Notice the sticks instead of a wheel in the cockpit. The model was built using a Hammer Head and a tank.

Cost to build; $45.oo Time to build; 22 hours Scale; body 1/25th and tank 1/34th

Features; Hand fabricated frame covers, Steering sticks, and rear mounted engine.

Completely hand painted.

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