OWNER; Rickie Lewis sold it to Charlie "Kid" Rarig of Catawissa, PA.
VEHICLE; 1979 Ford F-250
ENGINE; 1970 Ford 429 Cobra Jet bored to 490 cu.in.
CARBURETION; Holley 800 cfm. and nitros oxide system
TRANSMISSION; Ford C-6
RUNNING GEAR; 2 1/2 transfer case, 5 ton axles with planetaries
SUSPENSION; leafs and 12 shocks built on a 2 ton International truck frame
TIRES; 67X34X30 inch Goodyear Terras
FEATURES; a chrome double roll bar, chrome front and rear bumpers, red velour interior and a Pioneer 120 watt stereo
TOP SPEED; Tested on a drag strip, hit 68 mph and it got out of control. This was not as fast as it would go, but was as fast as they dared take it.
WEIGHT; 15,000 lbs.
TIME TO BUILD; 6 months
COST TO BUILD; $65,000.00
I scanned these shots from Bill Holder's book "Monstrous Trucks". Photography by Harry Dunn.
I scanned these pictures from Magazines that I purchased.
The pictures below came from Richard Scott and Ricky Lewis.
This was built using the Destroyer model.
Cost to build; $15.oo Time to build; 8 hours Scale; 1/25th
Completely hand painted.