MONSTER VETTE

Cliff Starbird and Jeff Cook

OWNER; Cliff Starbird

VEHICLE; 1984 Corvette

ENGINE; 454 cu.in. Chevy

CARBURETION; 4 barrel carb.

HORSEPOWER; 400

TRANSMISSION; TH400

RUNNING GEAR; 2 1/2 ton military transfer case, 5 ton military axles

SUSPENSION; custom leafs and 16 chrome shocks

FEATURES; in cab double roll bar, full tilt body, transparent colored spark plug wires, custom chrome triple tube bumpers, and giant baby moon hub caps

TIRES; 66X43X25 inch Goodyear Terras

HEIGHT; 9 feet

WEIGHT; 12,000 lbs.

TOP SPEED; 65 mph.

I scanned these pictures from Magazines that I purchased.

Ryan Seddon sent me this picture. Ryan's father is a friend of Cliff Starbird.

Jeff Bates sent this shot.

Steve Hurt sent this shot.

Steve Worthington sent this shot.

These shots were captured from Return of the Monster Trucks.

These shots were captured from a video in Omaha 1987.

These shots were captured from a Pontiac 1987 show.

This shot was captured from a Minneapolis 1987 show.

These shots were captured from a video in Seattle 1987.

These shots were captured from MotoRock Monster Madness.

These shots were captured from Battle of the Monster Trucks.

This is how it looks today.

As you can tell by the lenght of this page, this is one of my favorite trucks. It horrified me to see the pictures above. The good thing about those pictures is that the trucks had not been scrapped. Now I'm pleased to say that Cliff Starbird has restored the trucks.

I built this truck for MTM2.

I built this model using a Corvette and a Bigfoot model.

Cost to build; $20.oo Time to build; 18 hours Scale; 1/25th

Features; I combined the Bigfoot frame with the Corvette frame. Hand fabricated bumpers, and full tilt body.

Completely hand painted.

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