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1974 Kelmark GT 1 Registered SPCN CA

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Serial Number: 745X010
Frame Number: 665W153
Engine Number: 3782870
Gearbox Number: 1966
Condition: Excellent
Price:  US $89,000 OBO  Currency_Convert
Location: Newport Beach, California,USA
 
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KELMARK GT1 Body / Serial No 745X010 Factory Built Frame / Serial No 665W153 Integrated Steel Roll Bar Manufacturer: Mid- Engineering, Inc P.O. Box 286 2215 E. Jolly Road Manson, Michigan 48854 Vehicle type: Mid engine, rear wheel drive, 2 passenger coupe Engine: 400+ Horsepower 1962 327 L84 bored .030 over / 3782870 / I 12 2 two bolt main 67� �Camel back� heads, 3890462 / A 16 7 1.94/1.50" valves All new parts with Hardened valve seats 64CC combustion chambers Intake port volume 161CC's, Exhaust port volume 65CC's. The 462 is the best flowing production SBC heads. Extruded Aluminum Roller tip Rockers with Poly locks 1.5 Ratio LT-1 Cam Double roller timing chain / with chrome cover Steel Crank High volume oil pump All new FelPro gaskets Perma Line Valve Cover gaskets Ultra Seal Head Gaskets Edelbrock Streetmaster Manifold 650 cfm Carter AFB Competition Series Accel Super Coil Accel Street Billet Distributer / with adjustable advance Splitfire Twin core Ignition wires Splitfire spark plugs Moroso Oil Pan Includes Integral Scraper Windage Tray Screen Wet Sump 7 Quart Capacity Moroso High volume water pump All Aluminum drive pulley set Custom made stainless steel headers, Titanium coated by Embee Performance Supertrapp 5� core Black Ceramic coated by Embee Performance K&N high flow Air filter with K & N drop housing Chrome 100 amp alternator on lower mount 1 AWG Streetwire pure copper cables and soldered cooper ends throughout Complete Battery disconnect switch / console mounted Optima battery mid mounted forward of the center console Twin 10 gallon fuel tanks Polished and coated with Dynamat Xtreme Electric Dual Fuel tank Switch with manual brass shut offs at tank All Aluminum fuel lines with cleanable glass filters Holley Red Electric Fuel pump / with pressure gauge Custom firewall, Removable with (6) Six Zeus fittings / fiberglass coated with thermo-acoustic Dynamat Hoodliner Be Cool Aluminum 4 core Radiator (Largest Made, never runs over 160) Dual 14� electric Fans fully shrouded / 160 Degree with over ride switch on dash 1 piece, front to back, Buna-N/SBR Rubber Coolant Hoses Perma-Cool Three Tube Headered Oil Cooler with electric fan Perma-Cool Multi-Port Remote Dual Oil Filter Mount / All braided Stainless Lines Transmission: 1966 Corvair transaxle housing, Thickest ever made with drilled sump, 3.27 ring & Pinion, �� solid steel top with hard oil lines, Clark�s heavy duty 4 spider gear set Double Seal nose cone Saginaw 4 Speed gear box Mid�engine input shaft Mid engineering /Kelmark adapter Jabsco Rotary Vane Gear oil Pump / All braided Stainless hoses, Moroso Aluminum Transaxle cooler, Holds 8 quarts NEO Synthetic Gear lube Custom Built solid tube shifter assembly with Hurst T- Handle Suspension: Bilstein Nitrogen gas filled shocks Custom V8 Rear coil spring with rubber bumps, Airlift bags Lower Control Arm Bracket with Heim Joint Control Arms Front/Rear Suspension / Adjustable camber Bolts 1� Rear anti sway with poly bushings Custom made front end, widened, Twin tube, 4 adjustable spring sets 11� drilled front Disc brakes / Carbon metallic pads Kevlar Slotted Rear Brake Pads Wilwood Disc Brakes Residual Pressure Valves Stainless Brake lines Stainless Steel Brakes Adjustable Rear Proportioning Valve Interior: �Gurney Built � Carbon/Kevlar Seats from the 1993 Toyota GTP Car driven by JUAN MANUEL FANGIO II Adjustable/ removable (fits a driver 6�1� tall with helmet under 200lbs, lots of room) RCI Cam-Lock Type 5-Point 3�Racing Harness: Pull-Down / Lap Belt Adjusters / bolted with grade 8 through Frame Wink Mirror, Radar detector with mount and wiring Custom built pedal set /roller gas & Morse cable / Dual brake cylinder / Hydraulic Clutch Silent paging alarm with remote arm/disarm / 5 mile range / Interior/ Exterior proximity radar senor Full Console with Heat and a/c, all ducts A/C compressor never installed (for weight/HP), all other A/C parts/hoses complete All interior panels removable with Zeus fittings Full set Stewart Warner deluxe gauges Pioneer Super tuner III High power CD player Pioneer 4 Way 6 X 9 front Speakers Pioneer 3 Way 4 X 10 Rear Speakers Corvette Tilt/Telescopic Steering wheel and Column Exterior: BF Goodrich Comp TA 225-50ZR-16 Front tires Front Wheels 16 X 7 Billet Chevy pattern ARP through bolted studs with extra long Shank BF Goodrich Comp TA 245-50ZR-16 Rear tires Rear Wheels 16 X 8 Billet Chevy pattern ARP through bolted studs with extra long Shank DOT Rollup Driver and passenger glass windows DOT windshield and rear window Halogen 60/100 watt H-1 Headlights Halogen 55 watt Fog lights Electric Antenna �Racer Red� Gel coat �Blatant Black� 3mm vinyl striping Vitaloni California Mirrors Alfa door handles KELMARK GT1 Engine Type: V8, Water cooled, Iron Block, Iron heads, 5 Main Bearings Bore x Stroke: 4.001 bore x 3.25 stroke Displacement: 327ci, 5354 cc,5.4 litre Compression ratio: 11 to One Carburetion: 650 cfm Carter AFB Competition Series Valve Gear Pushrod-operated overhead valves, hydraulic lifters Power (SAE net) 400 bhp @ 6500 rpm Torque (SAE net) 375 ft-lb @ 4000 rpm Specific power output 1.22 bhp/ci, 74 bhp/litre Max. Recommended engine speed 7000 rpm Drivetrain Transmission 4 speed Manual Saginaw Final drive ratio 3.27 Gear Ratio Mph/1000 rpm Max. tes 1 3.11:1 7.28 50.98 2 2.21:1 10.26 71.81 3 1.47:1 15.40 107.80 4 1:1 22.6 158.40 Dimensions & Capacities Wheel base 95 in Track, F/R 70/73.5 in Length 172 in Width 73.5 in Height 45 in !! Ground Clearance 4.5 in Curb weight 2,350 lbs Weight distribution, F/R 45/55 Fuel Capacity 20.0 gal Oil Capacity 12 qts. Suspension F: independent, fully adjustable, 2 trailing arms, 4 torsion bars, anti-sway bar R: independent, fully adjustable, trailing arm, control arm, stabilizing rod, half shaft, and coil spring per side Steering Type Recirculating ball Turns lock to lock 2.5 Brakes F: 11� drilled front Disc brakes / Carbon metallic pads R: 2" x 9-1/2" dia drum, Kevlar Slotted Rear Brake shoes Wheels & Tires Wheel size: F: 16 X 7 R: 16 X 8 Wheel type Street Billet Chevy pattern, ARP studs with extra long Shank Tire make and size BF Goodrich Comp TA F: 225-50ZR-16 R: 245-50ZR-16

History

The Kelmark GT was the first American production car to go OVER 200 MPH (Car & Driver 1977) With styling inspired by the Ferrari 206 Dino GT, this was not only Ferrari�s first mid-engined production car, but was also the new Ferrari-based Dino brand. The Kelmark is graceful, aerodynamic and combined the looks of the Dino with the Astro II XP-880 Mid Engine 1968 Corvette concept car. Component car pioneers Russ Keller and Randy Markham began building Kelmarks in Okemas, Michigan, in 1969. The Kelmark ceased production in all forms in the mid '90s, and possibly only a few dozen exist today. This is the last remaining of only 3 original�s ever built with this configuration. A true collector at 35 years old. The Kelmark was a real, purpose-built supercar that sold for more than $20,000 in 1974 We found this Kelmark GT1 in �94 after it had been stored in a garage for 20 years. Professionally restored over 5 years with 70K$ by a veteran Motion Picture Vehicle Coordinator. This striking car has appeared in films, commercials and print ads worldwide. A very solid vintage race car that can be street driven! California Smog exempt ! A Similar model pulled .89 G's on the skidpad and topped 202.7 mph in 1977 "This is the fastest documented speed ever attained by a street machine" (Car & Driver 1977)

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