Mike Welch

MONSTER MASH

OWNER; Mike Welch of Bellingham, Washington

BODY; 1960 Ford F-100

ENGINE; 454 cu.in. Chevy

CARBURETION; 850 cfm. Holley

HORSEPOWER; 450

TRANSMISSION; TH400

RUNNING GEAR; 2 1/2 ton transfer case, 5 ton Rockwell axles from a rock crusher

SUSPENSION; Peterbilt leafs and 8 Monroe shocks

TIRES; 66X43X25 inch Goodyear Terras

HEIGHT; 12 feet

WIDTH; 12 feet

WEIGHT; 17,000 lbs.

Mike bought the stock Ford when he was only 14 years old. After many hours of labor it was ready for his first competition event in 1982 in Medford, Oregon.

Trading Cards

I scanned these pictures from Magazines that I purchased.

Don Sheehey sent me these shots.

Jeff Bates sent these shots.

Hey Dennis, its Joey. I found some old pics of Mike Welch's Monster Mash from back in 1985. My cousin was promoting a tractor pulling show in his home town and brought in the monster truck as a side act. enjoy, Joey

Steve Hurt sent me this picture.

These shots were captured from Battle of the Monster Trucks. click for the show.

These shots were captured from an Anaheim1987 show. Chick for show.

 

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