OWNER: Dale Hancock of Evansville, Indiana
VEHICLE: 1989 Ford F-150
ENGINE: Ford 472 cu.in.
CARBURETION: two 660 cfm. Holleys
TRANSMISSION: Ford C-6
RUNNING GEAR: three 2 1/2 ton Rockwell transfer cases to drop drive shaft angles, Rockwell PS115 planetary axles from a fork lift with a 19:1 final drive ratio
TIRES: 73X38X18.4 inch Goodyear Special Sure Grips
SUSPENSION: a big Chevy dump truck frame mounted upside-down, Firestone airbags and 12 Monroe shocks
FEATURES: triple chrome roll bar with a light bar and 5 off road lights, full tilt body, plush captain chairs, and Warn chrome bumpers.
WEIGHT: 16,500 lbs.
HEIGHT: 11 feet 6 inches
WIDTH: 12 feet
LENGTH: 18 feet 6 inches
COST TO BUILD: $75,000.00
QUARTER MILE: 15 seconds at 80 mph.
I scanned this shot from Bill Holder's book "The Ultimate Book Of Monster Trucks". Photography by John D. Farquhar.
I scanned these pictures from Magazines that I purchased.
These shots were captured from a Chicago 1987 show.