QUADZILLA

OWNER; Rocky Viracola (passed away)

BODY; 1982 Jeep CJ-5

ENGINE; Ford 476 cu.in.

CARBURETION; 2- 6,000 series Predators

HORSEPOWER; 600

TRANSMISSION; Ford C-6

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

SUSPENSION; stock frame mounted over a subframe, 10 Rancho shocks

TIRES; 66X50X26 inch Goodyear Terras

COST TO BUILD; $120,000.00

WEIGHT; 18,851 lbs.

Hello my name is Rocky Viracola. I was the owner of the jeep here in your album. I appreciate your documenting its history as I thought it was just one of those forgotten monsters of long ago.

 Rocky Viracola

 

Don Sheehey sent these 2 shots.

These shots were captured from MotoRock Monster Madness. click for the show.

This was one of my early models. It was not an exact replica, however the Quadzilla was the inspiration for the model. I messed around with different tire combinations.

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